Join in on a massive pizza party, pair empanadas with coffee or ride your bike to local breweries.
"Everyone is talking about super foods - kale, collards and other leafy greens - but not everyone knows how to prepare them. Learn some easy and delicious recipes as well as how to put together simple salad dressings. We will focus on whatever produce is ready to harvest. Come ready to sample some delicious foods! PLEASE NOTE: You do not need to register for this workshop to attend but we urge all attendees to register so we know how many people to expect." From noon to 1pm. Register here.
"Friday, May 17th is National Pizza Party Day and Pizza Bar is the place to celebrate! Extended Slice Time special from 12-5pm: One FREE slice of cheese or pepperoni pizza with the purchase of a beverage. 2 for $6 mix and match specials from 5-10pm. 7pm: Come watch as competitors try to beat the world record for most slices of pizza eaten in 10 minutes! DJ Entertainment by DJ JODY RHEW. Prizes and Giveaways sponsored by SKYY Vodka." From noon to 10pm.
"Part of growing food is growing soil, and we've recruited some animal volunteers to "contribute to the soil" while they feast on our winter/spring cover crop. These party poopers include the sweetest cows from Liberty Hill Dairy Farm, rabbits, chickens, ducks and maybe even some goats. Come watch as they roam the field and learn about the soil food web and our plans on for converting the former playing field into a full-fledge farm. Local vendors will be on site with offerings for human grazers." From 10am to 1pm.
"In celebration of World Whiskey Day we will be releasing our Dingle Single Malt Whiskey to the public, and offering 18% off all Whiskey related clothing and merchandise." From 10am to 3pm.
"Come join us at the fourth annual Weston WineFest presented by Pirtle Winery. Spring is almost here and what better way to celebrate than a festival of wine! Come and enjoy live music and taste wines from 10 different wineries from around the area! The event will be held on the adjoining space with our friends at the Weston Brewing Company. Wines from the participating wineries will be available for purchase at the event. A souvenir wine glass and special gift will be included for tastings. Ticket sales are limited, so make sure you grab one today! Parking is also limited, so try to carpool when possible. Rain or shine, the event will go on." From noon to 7pm. Tickets are $25, available here.
"It's time for our once a month blind wine tasting in Union Hill Kansas City! This month as the weather is finally cooperating we will be pouring Sauvignon Blanc. Can you tell the difference between a $10.00 SB or a $45.00 Sancerre? We bet you can, and we cannot wait to have you join us!" From 2 to 4pm. Free to attend.
"The KC Nanobrew Festival is the original festival in KC dedicated solely to local home brewing and giving the public a chance to see all the amazing brewing talent we have in our community. Our mission is to provide the best festival experience for the best price. This is our 10th year and our admission includes unlimited tastings from over 300 unique beers, a full-size souvenir glass, food, and entertainment!" From 2 to 6pm. Tickets are $40, available here.
"The incredible folks at Velo Garage are opening their brand new beer garden for the summer! Dead Beet is bringing some killer vegan food for the night! There will be games, music, beer, bikes, and of course.. vegan tacos." Starts at 6:30pm.
"The Tour de Bier KC is a casual, point-to-point bicycle tour of Kansas City’s modern breweries, historic brewing landmarks, and other breweriana. Participants learn about the rich history of brewing in Kansas City, past and present. It's the most fun you can have on two wheels!" From 7am to 2pm. Tickets are $50, available here.
"Enjoy a variety of empanadas and a warm cup of your favorite brew!" From 10am to 2pm.
"YOGA & WINE IS BACK! In honor of Mother's day, this is a special event dedicated to celebrating and serving MOMS! They work hard, they love hard, and they absolutely deserve a special treat of relaxation and wine for all they do! Only $30 serves you a glass of Handcrafted Red or White Wine to quench your thirst after a rejuvenating, beginner-level yoga practice. There will be grapes, crackers, and cheese available to snack on as well. Bring your mom, daughter/son, mom friend, ECT, anyone is welcome to join. Sign up ASAP as spaces are limited! Must be 21+ years old. Please bring your own mat!" From noon to 1:30pm. Tickets are $30, available here.
"Create your own Collins with us at Lifted Spirits! The recipe for a Collins is the foundation of a bunch of classic cocktails. If you master a Collins, you'll also be able to make a French 75, a Gimlet, a Rickey, and all sorts of other cocktails. Learn to create flavored simple syrups and the possibilities are endless. Join us for a workshop and learn how to create your own Collins riff with flavors that you love! For this hands-on workshop, one of our talented bartenders will walk you through the basics of the cocktail and explain how you can change elements of the build to create a personalized, delicious drink. You will then get the chance to play with our spirits and other ingredients to create your own cocktail and even give it a name! Take home your signature recipe to create any time!" From 4 to 5:30pm. Tickets are $30, available here.