In the event of inclement weather, contact the sponsoring organization to find out if the event will be held.
Quilt show opens at Wyandotte County Museum
Saturday will be opening day for the community quilt show at the Wyandotte County Museum, located in Wyandotte County Park at 126th and State Avenue, Bonner Springs. More than 60 quilts from the community are on display this year. Many of the quilts are handmade. The community quilt show is open during regular hours at the museum. On Saturday, Oct. 5, the hours will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum is now open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. It will not be open Sunday.
80th annual Silver City Day parade on Saturday
The 80th annual Silver City Day celebration is planned Saturday, Oct. 5, in the Argentine area of Kansas City, Kansas. The day starts with a parade at 10 a.m. at 42nd and Strong Avenue, continuing east. After the parade, a festival will be held at Emerson Park, 29th and Strong Avenue. The festival will continue until around 3:30 p.m. or 4 p.m. Musical entertainment, food, information and craft booths are planned at the festival. There will be seven to eight groups that will have food available for sale. There will be no admission charge to the festival. For more information, see https://www.facebook.com/Argentine-Silver-City-Day-Celebration.
Renaissance Festival continues
The Renaissance Festival will continue from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 5 and 6, at 130th and State Avenue, Bonner Springs. Tickets are $22.95 for adults and $13.95 for children 5 to 12 years old. For more information, visit www.kcrenfest.com.
Family story time planned
Family story time is planned from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 5, at the youth services craft room at the Main Kansas City, Kansas, Public Library, 625 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The event includes stories, dance and singing. The program is geared to ages 2 to 6. For other library programs, visit www.kckpl.org.
Spanish singing lessons planned
“Clases de Canto,” or Spanish singing lessons, are planned from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, in Conference Room B, South Branch Library, 3104 Strong Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The Spanish language singing class is taught by Sandra Zamora. For other library programs, visit www.kckpl.org.
40 authors featured at library’s Homegrown Reads program Saturday
About 40 area authors will be featured at the Homegrown Reads program on Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Main Kansas City, Kansas, Public Library, 625 Minnesota Ave. The event will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday on the main floor of the library. The event is free and open to the public. Most of the authors will have their books on hand to sell, and will autograph books. For more information, visit https://www.kckpl.org/.
Armourdale Fall Festival to be Saturday
The Armourdale Renewal Association is sponsoring a fall festival from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Shawnee Park, 719 S. Pyle St., Kansas City, Kansas. The festival will include food, games, arts and crafts, free carnival games and entertainment. Also included are bounce houses and pony rides for children. There is no charge for the festival and it is open to the public. After the festival, a movie night will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Armourdale Community Center, 730 Osage Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The movie night is free and popcorn will be provided.