11/01/2014 - 01/31/2015
NELSON ATKINS MUSEUM OF ART
Artists from the Plains Indian cultures of North America create works of exceptional beauty, mystery and emotional power. This exhibition celebrates the accomplishments of these artists from before Euro-American contact in the 1500s to the present day with master works from around the globe.
11/01/2014 - 04/30/2015
Xtreme BUGS are marchin’, crawlin’ and flyin’ into Union Station! This larger-than-life exhibition will host more than 100 giant insect and fun, hands-on activities for the whole family. Get up close and personal with these massive, moving insects and arthropods and discover their amazing talents, unique behaviors and strange survival strategies! UnionStation.org/bugs
Skip the craziness of Black Friday shopping and make it “Bright Light Friday.” Bring your family and friends to a free Jim “Mr. Stinky Feet” Cosgrove concert at the Plaza library (4801 Main St.). On the day of the show, we’ll be collecting winter clothing items for Artists Helping the Homeless. This organization is in need of hats, gloves, socks, scarves, coats, boots, long underwear, etc. All sizes will be accepted.
11/28/2014 - 12/06/2014
OVERLAND PARK ARBORETUM & BOTANICAL GARDENS
The Arboretum’s year tops off with the 15th annual Holiday Luminary Walk. This major fund-raiser features a mile of beautiful candlelit trails, holiday lights and live entertainment, Santa for the kids, horse-drawn wagon rides, a bonfire and warm refreshments. 5-9 p.m. ArtsAndRec-OP.org
Make an appointment to help save a life. Join neighbors and friends at the Presbyterian Church of Stanley (14895 Antioch) between noon and 6:30 p.m. for a Community Blood Center blood drive. Donors must be 17.