The Vaile Strawberry Festival will be held on Saturday June 1 at the Vaile Mansion in Independence, Mo. The festival will include arts, crafts, entertainment and food. Performing for the event will be The Spirit of Independence Concert Band and the 1859 Missouri Town Dancers. The mansion will be open for tours and carriage rides will be available.
The Prairie Village Art Show 2013 will be held Friday May 31 through Sunday June 2 at the village shops located at 71 and Mission Road in Prairie Village. The show will include art, children’s activities, food and entertainment. On Friday the Michael Beers Band will perform and on Saturday Blue Orleans will entertain the spectators.
Live theatre May 31 to June 2:
- American Heartland Theatre: Crown Center, “Miss Abigail’s Guide to Dating, Mating and Marriage”, closes June 23.
- Barn Players: 6219 Martway, Mission, “Sordid Lives”, closes June 16.
- Chestnut Fine Arts Center: 234 N. Chestnut, Olathe, “With A Banjo On My Knee”, closes June 23.
- Just Off Broadway Theatre: 3051 Central, “A Feminine Ending”, closes June 1.
- Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre: 3614 Main, “Ragtime”, closes June 16.
- Quality Hill Playhouse: 303 W. 10, “Great Big Broadway: The Rise of the BIG Broadway Musical”, closes June 30.
Aftershock Bar and Grill
The Aftershock Bar and Grill is located at 5240 Merriam Dr. in Merriam, Kan. On Friday night Aftershock will feature Metal Hearts III, Day 1 at 5:30 p.m. Saturday the club will feature School of Rock, the Rolling Stones 50 Years at 6 p.m. At 8 p.m. join the Battle for the Red, White and Boom.
The Czar Bar located at 1531 Grand, in the Power and Light Entertainment District, presents the Electric Cities Phil Neal and the Wornall’s at 6 p.m. On Saturday the club will feature Cooper Creek at 6 p.m. The Saturday late show will include the Slowdown, the New Imperialism and the Devils Marmalade at 9 p.m.
Davey’s Uptown Ramblers Club
Davey’s Uptown Ramblers Club is located just south of downtown at 3402 Main in Kansas City. The featured performers on Friday night will be Mikail Shapiro, Hide in the Shadows, Clare and the Crowded Stage and Rue Lydia at 9 p.m. On Saturday at 9 p.m. the club will present Kurmudgeon and Prometheus.
Kellys Westport Inn
Kelly’s Westport Inn located at 500 Westport Road, in the Westport Entertainment District, will feature the Magnetics at 10 p.m. on Friday night. At 10 p.m. on Saturday night the Rent takes the stage. Kelly’s Westport Inn has an outdoor dining and drinking area located on the roof-top of the business.
The RecordBar is located at 1020 Westport Road in the Westport Entertainment District. On Friday night at 7 p.m. Drunkards Dream takes the stage. At 10 p.m. Dutch Newman, Frico Suave and Boys Out the Block will be featured. On Saturday at 7 p.m. Danny Cox and Friends will be featured. At 10 p.m. Chance the Arm and Mad Libby take the stage.
The Riot Room
The Riot Room is located at 4048 Broadway in the Westport Entertainment District. On Friday night beginning at 7:30 p.m. the Riot Room will entertain guests with Royal Teeth, She’s A Keeper and Refero on the main stage. On Saturday night at 6 p.m. the club will feature Metal Hearts III, Day 2.
Uptown Arts Bar
Located at 3611 Broadway the Uptown Arts Bar Friday night will feature Scott Stuewe from 7 to 9 p.m. At 9 p.m. Juxtapose, DJ House Techno with Todd Howard et al will be featured. Saturday night the bar will feature the KC Cabaret Variety Show from 9:30 to 11:30 p.m.