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10 Kansas City Events for Black Professionals This Week

10 Kansas City Events for Black Professionals This Week

There’s always something to do in KC! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Kansas City this week.

1. UNDERGROUND WATCH PARTY
Monday, October 31, 2016, 6:00 p.m.
“Underground” tells the story of slaves who were involved with the Underground Railroad. Every Monday for the next 10 weeks, the Black Archives of Mid-America will host a series of watch parties ahead of the season two premiere set to return early 2017. Learn more here.

2. HALLOWEEN CANDY AND WINE PAIRING
Monday, October 31, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Stop by Jowler Creek Vineyard and Winery for the best wine parings along with all your favorite Halloween candy: candy corn, Milky Way bars and Twizzlers. Learn more here.

3. KC YOUNG PROFESSIONALS NETWORKING HAPPY HOUR
Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Join Kansas City Young Professionals for a monthly networking happy hour at Boulevard Brewery Beer Hall. An $11 ticket is required. This will provide a Boulevard taster and happy hour specials. Guests are asked to bring a coat or blanket to donate to a featured charity. Learn more here.

4. THE PRICE IS RIGHT LIVE
Thursday, November 3, 2016 7:30 p.m.
Come on down! You are the next contestant on the Price is Right! This interactive game show is coming to Kansas City. And yes, you will be able to win prizes. Learn more here.

5. CROWN CENTER ICE TERRACE OPENING DAY
Friday, November 4, 2016, 6:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Kansas City’s only public outdoor ice skating rink will open on Friday! Enjoy free skating, coffee and hot chocolate. Learn more here.

6. FIRST FRIDAY – 18TH AND VINE DISTRICT
Friday, November 4, 2016, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
The sights and sounds of First Fridays in the 18th and Vine District: soul food, step dancing and jazz music. While you’re there, tour the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and the American Jazz Museum. Learn more here.

7. DAY OF THE DEAD FESTIVAL
Sunday, November 6, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Enjoy special performances, live music and traditional Mexican fare at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Learn more here.

8. RIVER MARKET FOOD TOUR
Saturday, November 5, 2016, 9:00 a.m.
Explore the River Market neighborhood through your taste buds. This two hour walking tour is the best way to connect with Kansas City. Learn more here.

9. TAPPED: THE ULTIMATE CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL 
Saturday, November 5, 2016, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. or 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Kansas City has a booming beer scene. Tapped brings more than 100 beers, wines and ciders to the Sprint Center. Learn more here.

10. KANSAS CITY CHIEFS VS. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS
Sunday, November 6, 2016, 12:00 p.m.
Come on out to watch The Chiefs take on the Jaguars at Arrowhead Stadium. Learn more here.

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Taylor Taylor is the I DON'T DO CLUBS Influencer of Kansas City. She is a graduate of William Peace University & American University and a social media & digital journalism professional. She enjoys exploring Kansas City, cooking Pinterest recipes, and watching reruns of The Golden Girls in her free time. Follow her @TaylorCShaw on Facebook, Instagram, SnapChat, and Twitter.

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