Read the August 2014 Issue of Northland Lifestyle!

Calendar of Events

Free Saturday night movies

07/12/2014 - 08/02/2014

SATURDAYS IN JULY

Briarcliff at Mulberry Lake

Join us for free outdoor movies under the stars! Bring chairs, blankets and a picnic dinner and enjoy The Incredibles, The Avengers, Pitch Perfect and Despicable Me 2. Movies start at  8:45 p.m.

BENTON IN BLACK AND WHITE

08/01/2014 - 02/28/2015

NELSON-ATKINS MUSEUM OF ART

Join the city-wide celebration of Thomas Hart Benton’s 125th birthday! See a selection of lithographs in Gallery 214 and visit your favorite Benton paintings from the permanent collection. Stop by the library’s Benton-related book display.

Kansas City Antiques Expo

08/01/2014 - 08/02/2014

KCI Expo Center

The Kansas City Antiques Expo (formerly the Overland Park Antique Show) is the premier show for high quality antiques in the Midwest. Featuring vendors from all across the United States, the Kansas City Antiques Expo features top dealers in the industry, including experts in glass, wristwatches, porcelain and silver.  Admission to the two-day show is $8.

Tax Free Weekend

08/01/2014 - 08/03/2014

Zona Rosa

Back-to-school shopping at Zona Rosa may be a little easier on the pocketbook during Missouri’s annual sales tax holiday weekend. Qualifying purchases are tax-free throughout this three day event. Restrictions apply. More details at DoR.MO.gov/tax/business/sales/taxholiday/.

Holy Trinity Ice Cream Social

08/03/2014

Holy Trinity Catholic Church

This long standing annual event features ice cream and cake, meals from the grill, and beverages.  Attendees can browse the Country Store for hand-crafted items, baked goods, homegrown produce, and collectibles.  Bingo and children’s games will be on-going throughout the afternoon. WestonMO.com

SUMMER JAZZ SERIES

08/07/2014 - 08/28/2014

THURSDAYS IN AUGUST

TOWN SQUARE AT ZONA ROSA

Join us for our Summer Jazz Series featuring the Everette Devan Trio, Bill Crain Group, Brad Allen Quartet and the Tim Whitmer Quartet. Performances are free and begin at 6:30 p.m.

BACK TO SCHOOL WITH NORTH KANSAS CITY HOSPITAL

08/08/2014

LIVEBLUE AT ZONA ROSA

Whether you have a tot or a college student, hear a North Kansas City Hospital healthcare professional and a Charlie’s House representative share tips on keeping your child safe. Pick up the Youth Yellow Pages to share with your child. Presented by North Kansas City Hospital in cooperation with the LiveBlue store in Zona Rosa. Pre-register at LiveBlueKC.com

WEEKENDER- 6 DEGREES WEST & “JAWS”

08/08/2014

CROWN CENTER SQUARE

Cap off your work week with top local bands and favorite food trucks. Shop the wares of KC artisans and finish the evening with a famous flick under the stars. Festivities begin at 5 p.m., music at 6 p.m., with the movie starting at approximately 9 p.m. No admission fee. (Please note pets are not permitted at the event.) 816.274.8444.

FREE OUTDOOR MOVIES

08/09/2014 - 08/16/2014

AUGUST 9 & 16

MULBERRY LAKE AT BRIARCLIFF VILLAGE

Enjoy a FREE showing of “Fast & Furious 6” on the 9th and “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” PG-13 on the 16th at 8:45 p.m./dusk at Mulberry Lake across from Briarcliff Village. Bring blankets and snacks and enjoy the show!

RACE FOR THE CURE

08/10/2014

UNION STATION

Join forces with your neighbors from all over Kansas City at the 21st annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. This 5K event and kids fun run begins at 7:30 a.m. A survivors’ parade is at 9:30. Register online at KomenKansasCity.org.

CHARLIE PARKER CELEBRATION

08/14/2014 - 08/31/2014

KANSAS CITY

Organizers have scheduled a series of events to honor Parker, “the Bird,” who would turn 94 on Aug. 29. Parker is one of the most important and influential saxophonists and jazz icons. For more information on all the activities: KCJazzAlive.org or AmericanJazzMuseum.org

UNICO’S 6TH ANNUAL MICROBREW FEST

08/14/2014

ZONA ROSA

All thirsts will be quenched with more than 75 unique brews from a wide variety of regional and national breweries. This year, we will have good showing from new, local breweries and home brewers! The event will take place in the Zona Rosa town square from 4 to 9 p.m. Cool off with some ice-cold beer and some fabulous live music at this community event.

FAMILIES SERVING AS GUARDIANS

08/19/2014

NORTHLAND CATHEDRAL

The Missouri Guardianship Alliance will hold a special one-day seminar to provide critical information for family members who are serving as guardians for a loved one. The event will focus on filing petitions for guardianship, Social Security and disability information, available supports and more. Registration is $25 and includes lunch. Tri-CountyMHS.org/Guardian 

BACON FEST KC

08/23/2014

UNION STATION

Bacon Fest raises funds to support medical rehabilitation, employment placement, and disability services for the Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City (RIKC), so attendees can feel good about the plate-full of delicious food samples they eat. For the sixth annual Bacon Fest, attendees will find a bacon foodie’s paradise. Come embrace this quirky event filled with unique bacon-themed cuisine, local beer selections, and live music. BaconfestKC.com

QUEEN BEE SHOPPING SPREE – STRESSLESS SCREENINGS HEALTH FAIR

08/28/2014

THE GROVE AT ZONA ROSA

During Jazz on the Square, take action for your own healthy future by getting health screenings, including DermaScan skin damage scan, height/weight/BMI test and bone density screening. A North Kansas City Hospital scheduler can register participants for self-referred screenings including mammogram, carotid artery, lung cancer CT, abdominal aortic ultrasound and cardiac calcium score.

KANSAS CITY IRISH FEST

08/29/2014 - 08/31/2014

CROWN CENTER SQUARE AND

OFF CENTER THEATRE

Commemorate Kansas City’s proud Celtic heritage with three days of music, dancing and exhibits. The festival will feature more than two dozen locally and nationally known bands, playing traditional music and Celtic rock. Off Center Theatre will host Irish comics. Festival hours: 5 to 11 p.m., Friday; 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. Call 816.561.7555 or visit KCIrishFest.com for ticket information.

BRITISH INVASION NIGHT & ALL BRITISH CAR SHOW

08/30/2014 - 08/31/2014

ZONA ROSA

The Kansas City All British Car Show will be held on the second level of the Northwest Parking Garage by Dillard’s. Classic British cars will begin arriving to the scene starting at 8 a.m., so make plans now to enjoy an amazing collection of classic British automobiles. Can’t make it out on Sunday, stop by for British Invasion Night for a mini British car show. Kansas City All British entrants will be parked around the Square showcasing their cars in anticipation of Sunday’s official show.

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