Here are a few things happening this weekend. Thx to and for events listed.

Mystic Pumpkin Festival. Halloween themed carnival games, costume contests, pumpkin painting with Independence Parks and Recreation, concessions for sale, live entertainment , haunted fire truck rides, vendors, and more. Englewood Station shopping district, Englewood and Sterling Roads, Independence, MO. 2 p.m. till 9 p.m. Free, fee for concessions. 816-886-1478 or

Scavenger Saturday at the Kemper Museum, FREE, 10am to 3pm Sprint Fall family festival This has always been really fun. There is a maze, hayride, puppet show etc. THIS IS MOST LIKELY WHAT WE ARE GOING TO….

Lego Creationary ChallengeToys R Us Stores NationwideSaturday, October 20th12 pm – 2 pmCost: Free(Only at participating locations, so call your store to confirm)