Julep Cocktail

Learn all about whiskey at Julep this weekend.

Celebrate all things Irish, sip rare whiskeys or drink beers in a botanical garden.

Friday

Andy's Frozen Custard State Line Grand Opening

"In celebration of the company’s newest Kansas City location, Andy’s Frozen Custard will host an Official Grand Opening Ceremony on Friday, October 11 including a ribbon-cutting ceremony with The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce at 1:00 p.m. Andy’s will also offer delicious, regular-size one-topping sundaes for just $2 dollars to customers, all day long. Andy’s will also present a $4,000.00 check to Children’s Mercy Hospital of Kansas City following the ribbon-cutting. Andy’s has been a longtime supporter of the local pediatric medical center focused on integrating health care, research and medical education to provide care for patients, and recently raised funds for the non-profit at two Kansas City stores (Overland Park and Blue Springs) on National Frozen Custard Day." From 11am to 11:30pm.

Weston Irish Fest

Enjoy three days of Irish music, food and drink at this annual festival featuring some of the biggest names in Irish music. Friday from 5pm to 1:30am, Saturday and Sunday from 11:30am to 1:30am.

Saturday

Julep's Grain to Glass Whiskey Celebration

"Join us on Saturday, October 12th from 1-4pm for our best whiskey tasting of the year at our 3rd annual Grain to Glass Whiskey Festival! This private tasting event features exclusive access to 12+ whiskies from around the world! Facilitated by our very own Beau & Zach Williams, Grain to Glass is your opportunity to engage your taste buds, connect with others and enjoy some memorable moments with our favorite spirit! This year, in addition to our standard tasting tickets, Julep will be offering a limited number of premium “VIP Tasting Tickets.” The VIP tasting is a unique opportunity to taste rare, premium spirits not offered in the general tasting, including Julep's debut of Wild Turkey Master Keep Cornerstone Rye. Be sure to purchase your ticket today to guarantee that you have the opportunity to try this beautiful spirit." From 1 to 4pm. Tickets are $40, available here.

Oktoberfest Live! at the Power & Light District

"4th Annual Oktoberfest Live! in the Kansas City Live! Block at the Power & Light District! This year, this event will also be apart of Cornucopia: KC's Ultimate Fall Fest! Please advise, the only entrance to Oktoberfest Live! is the Northwest entrance located between County Road Ice House and Guy Fieri's Dive & Taco Joint. Featuring traditional Oktoberfest contests and games, Wiener Dog races, seasonal beers, great food, prizes, live entertainment and more!" From 4 to 8pm. Tickets are $5 for general admission or $30 for beer tastings, available here.

Botanical Brewfest at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

Taste more than 100 craft beers from 40 different breweries alongside food from 15 featured restaurants. The event also includes music and dancing, games, activities and access to the gardens and nature trails. From 4 to 9pm. Tickets are $60 for general admission or $85 for VIP, available here.

Sunday

Food Truck Boo-runch at The Roasterie

"Celebrate the spooky season and grab a bite to eat at The Roasterie's final food truck brunch of the year! From 10am to 2pm at the factory cafe parking lot at 1204 W. 27th St. enjoy food and goodies from the following vendors: Estrella AZUL, Taste of Kansas City, BBQ & Grill, Cajun Cabin, Greg-Co Foods, Twisted Taters, Julianne Hall Studio, The Frayed Crochet, Cavacats and KC Coffee Collective." From 10am to 2pm.

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