Here are a few things happening this weekend!

Thanks to, for posting events listed.

Santa-Cali-Gon Days Festival on the Independence Square. 500 crafters/ vendors and more than 100 food booths, free local, gospel and nationally known country western music on a three stages, stage, a midway carnival and old fashioned contests like watermelon seed spitting, ice cream eating and root beer chugging. Independence Square, 116 W. Lexington. Free. For times and details, call 816-252-4745 or visit

  • Pops in the Park, FREE COMMUNITY CONCERT, Monday, September 3 at 7pm at The Theatre in the Park at Shawnee Mission Park 7710 Renner Road, Shawnee, KS.Bring your family and friends, plus blankets and lawn chairs. The parking lot opens at 4:30 p.m.; gates open at 5 p.m. Instrument Petting Zoo begins at 5:30 p.m. Pre-concert entertainment with the Youth Symphony of Kansas City begins at 6 p.m.
  • Why We LOVE It: We kicked off summer with the Symphony’s FREE Concert at Celebration at the Station, now bid farewell to summer with The Kansas City Symphony’s FREE Labor Day concert at The Theatre in the Park at Shawnee Mission Park! All ages enjoy the beautiful outdoor setting. Pack a picnic and enjoy the holiday with familiar classics — from The Stars and Stripes Forever to Hungarian Dances!

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