There’s always something to do in KC! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Kansas City this week.
1. KING + QUEEN OF HEARTS WORLD TOUR WITH MAXWELL AND MARY J. BLIDGE
Monday, December 12, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
Maxwell and Mary J. Blidge will tour together for The King and Queen of Heart Tour. The tour will bring some of the most soulful sounds together on one stage. Learn more here.
2. THE MUSES AT SOUL LOUNGE
Tuesday, December 13, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
The Muses at Soul Lounge is open to singers, musicians, poets and comedians for an open mic. Learn more here.
3. THIRD THURSDAYS AT NELSON-ATKINS MUSEUM OF ART
Thursday, December 15, 2016, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Not your typical trip to the museum. Every Third Thursday of the month, Nelson-Atkins stays open late and invites music performers, artists and other local talents to showcase their skills. This month’s theme is “Museum Unwrapped.” Did I mention it’s free? Learn more here.
4. CROWN CENTER ICE TERRACE
Friday, December 16, 2016
Kansas City’s only public outdoor ice skating rink will open on Friday! Enjoy free skating, coffee and hot chocolate. Learn more here.
5. JINGLE AND JAM
Friday, December 16, 2016, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
The Heartland Black Chamber of Commerce will host their annual holiday party with a DJ, appetizers and cash bar. Learn more here.
6. RIVER MARKET FOOD TOUR
Saturday, December 17, 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.
7. BARLEY BUS: BREWERY TOUR
Saturday, December 16, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
The Barley Bus takes you on a tour of Kansas City’s craft beer scene. Guests get an opportunity to visit several breweries, sample beer and learn about the brewing process. Not a beer fan? There are distillery and winery tours too. Learn more here.
8. CITY MARKET FARMER’S MARKET
Saturday, December 17-Sunday, December 18, 2016 – 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
At the City Market Farmer’s Market you will find fresh produce from Missouri and surrounding areas. More than 140 vendors sell plants, fruits, vegetables, meats, herbs and baked goods. Learn more here.
9. DREEZY AT KC MINGLES NIGHT CLUB
Saturday, December 17, 2016, 9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
You’ve probably heard her voice on the radio. Rapper Dreezy’s makes a stop in Kansas City for the first time. Learn more here.
10. YOGA FLOW AT LIFTED SPIRITS DISTILLERY
Sunday, December 18, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Join CorePower Yoga at Kansas City’s newest distillery in the Crossroads district. Enjoy one hour of free yoga followed by spirits. Learn more here.
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