First Fridays in the Crossroads Arts District

Dates: First Friday of Every Month | Location: Downtown Area | Venue: Crossroads Arts District, 18th & Baltimore, Kansas City, MO 64108 

Join the thousands that explore the galleries and shops in the Crossroads Arts District for one of the nation’s largest art walks. …

Admission: FREE
Type: Special Events,Top Events

Van Till Farm and Winery Oktoberfest

Dates: Sun., Oct. 9 | Location: Northeast | Venue: Van Till Family Farm and Winery, 13986 Hwy C, Rayville, MO 64084 

We will be serving our own homemade Bierocks, Various Bratwursts, German potato salad and sauerkraut, along with our own wines and local beers. There will be live accordion music throughout the evening. You can look forward to the same quality food …

Admission: FREE
Type: Free Events,Special Events

Oktober Family Fest

Dates: Sat., Oct. 8 | Location: Southeast | Venue: Calvary Lutheran Church, 12411 Wornall Ace., Kansas City, MO 64045 

The event will feature activities for all ages, including authentic German food, a Biergarten, and an all-new expanded midway with even more rides and carnival games than last year. Unlimited ride wristbands will be available, allowing kids to enjoy…

Admission: FREE
Type: Festivals,Free Events,Special Events

Hike with a Naturalist

Dates: Sep. 22, Oct. 9, Nov. 3 | Location: Southeast | Venue: Lakeside Nature Center, 4701 E Gregory Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64132 

Join a Lakeside Nature Center Naturalist to explore the trails around the center. Dress appropriately for the weather of the day and bring along a water bottle. The trailhead for the hike will be determined based on weather forecasts and the condi…

Admission: FREE
Type: Free Events

2011 Free Family Fun Nights

Dates: Sep. 9, Oct. 7, Nov. 18, Dec. 16 | Location: Southwest | Venue: Sylvester Powell Jr. Community Center, 6200 Martway St., Mission, KS 66202 

These nights are free to anyone interested and include: open swim, arts & crafts, video games, open basketball and racquetball, a movie and free use of our entire Indoor Playground….

Admission: FREE
Type: Free Events

Smithville Octoberfest 

Event Date:

10/07/2011 11:59 PM – 11:59 PM

The Smithville Octoberfest will be held Friday, October 7th and Saturday October 8th, 2011 in beautiful downtown Smithville, Missouri.  Bands, vendors, a parade, a carnival, food and so much more!  I thought this was interesting…this link leads you to alot of the historic mainstreets in the area.  It might be fun to go and check out some of the restoration.