This weekend, you can party on the patio with your pup, explore the world of rosé or learn about all things fermentation.
Yappy Hour Kick-off at Mission Taco Joint South Plaza
"This summer, patio happy hours have a new purpose. Mission Taco Joint, the West Coast-style street food concept serving tacos, burritos and tortas will partner with Wayside Waifs, Kansas City’s largest no-kill animal shelter, to host a weekly Yappy Hour, on Mondays from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the South Plaza location (5060 Main St. Kansas City, MO 64112). Mission Taco Joint and Wayside Waifs will host a kick-off party for the partnership on Saturday, June 22 (since the first official day of summer is on Friday, June 21) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with adoptable pups outside of the restaurant. There will be dog bowls and treats from Three Dog Bakery like the Dogo Tacos and Mar’grr’ita Pupcakes (while supplies last) for visiting patio pups. 20% of profits from both the Saturday kick-off and Mondays throughout summer will be donated to Wayside Waifs." From 11am to 2pm.
"Curious about how to ferment your garden vegetables to preserve them, create beneficial enzymes, probiotics and improve digestion? Join us for an introduction into fermentation including sauerkraut and other spring veggies." From noon to 1pm. Register here.
"To celebrate the release of our newest kettle sour, Sunshine!, we are hosting a Solstice & Tiki party equipped with custom Tiki glasses! Party will be going on all night and $10 buy the beer, keep the glass specials will be available until supplies are completely gone. We'll see you in the brewery!" From 5 to 11pm.
"Join us at Messenger Cafe / Ibis Bakery every Friday evening this summer for Cheese Slipper Night! Slipper is the french translation of the word Ciabatta, ours is then filled with fontina, cheddar, and gruyere cheeses and topped with a rotating selection of local vegetables. Grab your friends, score a piping hot slipper fresh from the oven and pop up to the rooftop with some great wine or beers and enjoy the sunset. Save room for our rotating dessert selection provided by the Ibis pastry team - think homemade ice cream sandwiches among other delicious treats! We will be baking fresh hot cheese slippers from 6:30 until sold out." From 6:30 to 9pm.
"Paint the town pink on the longest day of the year. Taste 10 different rosés by the flight. Limited releases available by the glass. Sip your way into summer and discover your new favorite rosé! Wines to be featured include:Marietta OVR Old Vine Rosé, Stolpman Rosé
Fritz Muller Perlwein Rosa Trocken, Red Car, Friedrich Becker, Chateau La Nerthe, The Ojai Vineyard Rosé, Bollini Pinot Grigio Rosé, Salviano Pinot Nero Rosé and Lucien Albrecht Cremant." From 10am to 10pm.
"Summer is here! June is the perfect month to explore the wonderful world of Rosé. This month the American Wine Society Kansas City Chapter celebrates Rosé. We will learn how the wines are made, stored and understand aromas and flavors. It is going to be a fun afternoon full of friends, fun and Rosé! Visitors are welcome to attend. The cost for members and guests is $10.00. Tickets must be purchased prior to the event due to venue regulations." From 2 to 4pm. Tickets are $10, available here.
"Same awesome wine tastings, live music, handcrafted and artisan vendors, and socializing with the unique restaurants and businesses on Delaware St.! Tickets are $20 per person and can be purchased through Eventbrite or on the day of the event starting at 4 p.m. Ticket sales/check-in close at 7 p.m. so be sure to arrive with plenty of time to get your tickets and enjoy the walk! Tickets are limited, so if you want to guarantee you have yours before we sell out, be sure to order in advance or get there early! All participating attendees must be ready to present valid ID." From 5 to 8pm. Tickets are $20, available here.
"It's the party of the summer. Enjoy tastings from 24 restaurants, beverages, music and other entertainment and fireworks. Proceeds benefit The Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park to further its mission to promote and provide for Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, public art installations and the Arboretum." From 7 to 11pm. Tickets are $150, available here.