Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out our top picks for February 14 – 16.
If you’re in the mood for music, the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is offering two very different performances. Jazz singer and pianist Tony DeSare brings his rich, retro-contemporary sound to KC just in time for a Valentine’s Day date, while Bring It On The Musical’s stunt-filled take on the 2000 cheerleading comedy is perfect for a girls’ night out.
Have you always wanted an excuse to wear that old prom dress again? If the answer is yes, head to Mosaic Lounge in the Power & Light District for Throwback Prom. Come with a date dressed in your favorite vintage prom attire, or show up single and ready to mingle. Be sure to wear your dancing shoes, singles—cupid is watching.
Still trying to plan a Valentine’s Day date for your significant other? Check out our roundup of date ideas and find a last-minute gift to make sure your romantic weekend is one to remember, not regret. If you’re looking for love, consider adopting a dog or cat through the KC Pet Project, which is offering Valentine’s Day adoption discounts through Saturday.
Enjoy an artsy evening at the Kansas City Artists Coalition’s 31st Annual Art Auction, where you can view hundreds of pieces by the region’s best artists while indulging in appetizers and drinks. A silent auction will kick off the event, with the live auction starting at 8:15 p.m. Proceeds will benefit KCAC and the Kansas City Clay Guild.
Feeling a little bit country? Grammy Award-winning trio Lady Antebellum is making a stop at the Sprint Center as part of its Take Me Downtown tour. Featuring rising stars Kip Moore and Kacey Musgraves, the show is sure to be a hit with music lovers of all ages.
Go pantsless for a cause. Embark on an adventure with Kansas City’s first Cupid’s Undie Run and help raise money for the Children’s Tumor Foundation. Join the pre-party at noon at McFadden’s in the Power & Light District before venturing onto the less-than-a-mile course. This Valentine’s Day-themed race is part of a national effort to raise more than $3 million for cancer and neurofibromatosis research.
Get to Feng’s pop-up designer warehouse sale before all the goods are gone. Throughout this weekend and from Feb. 20-23, you can get deep discounts on clothing, shoes and accessories as well as home and gift items at the chic boutique’s temporary location at 3719 W. 133rd St.
You’ve probably seen George Clooney making the rounds to promote “The Monuments Men,” his new film about the team tasked with protecting monuments and works of art from destruction during World War II, but did you know that the story has ties to Kansas City? Before taking in a showing of the film at your local theater or Union Station, stop by the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art for a history lesson.
Two museum directors and several other museum employees were involved in the preservation efforts, which are documented through postcards, manuscripts, newspaper clippings and biographies on display at the Bloch Lobby now through March 9.