Downtown Lee's Summit is hosting downtown movie nights. The featured presentation is "The Princess Bride." Bring your blankets, chairs and picnics to enjoy the movie.
Celebrate the arrival of Fall at Missouri Town 1855! Enjoy 1850s music and dance, horse-drawn buggy rides, hot spiced cider, children's games, period arts and crafts, and fun-filled hayrides. $10 per can/van; $20 per school/commercial bus
Enjoy live music and free pumpkin decorating for the first 100 kids while shopping for fresh produce, baked goods, handmade crafts and more.
Come early to enjoy the parade, shop craft booths and watch apple butter being made. Weston's famous apple dumplings, apple pies and cookies will be available. Catch a tasty bite at the Applefest food court. Fun childrens activities include pony rides, face painting, straw bale maze, pumpkin painting and more. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
This year, Boo Ball is under the big top and, as always, promises to be an elegant and fun evening of delicious food, cocktails, and entertainment. Come dressed in your best circus attire! Awards will be given for the best costumes of the night. This event will benefit the expansion of the surgical services at Saint Luke’s East Hospital.
A fall tradition at Powell Gardens, this seasonal evening festival features a walk through hundreds of beautifully carved and candlelit jack-o'-lanterns on display in parts of the garden. Guests can enjoy hayrides, food vendors, hands-on family activities, live music and more. The festivities begin at 4 p.m., and the pumpkin path opens at 6 p.m. Festival admission applies.
Spend the afternoon at October Marketplace, where you have the chance to enter a raffle for a handmade quilt and products from marketplace vendors, visit local crafters and businesspeople, and enjoy a homemade lunch made by the Holy Spirit Ladies Auxiliary! End your day with some baked goods including pies, breads and cookies. More details at Fcebook.com/OctoberMarketplace. HolySpiritMO.org
Join the Lee’s Summit Symphony as they begin their Crystal Reflections season! The first concert will feature intense classics such as "Ride of the Valkyries," "Funeral March of a Marionette," "Firebird Suite," "Masquerade Waltz," selections from "Phantom of the Opera" featuring soloists Gloria Helmer and Paul Shrout, and The Batman Theme. To purchase season tickets, visit LSSymphony.org
Brain Balance Achievement Center of Lee's Summit will host Dr. Robert Melillo at the new Missouri Innovation Campus on October 26 at 7 p.m. He is an internationally recognized author, expert and specialist for children with behavioral, social or learning challenges. This is a free event for families and professionals who have children who struggle. BrainBalanceCenters.com
The Kansas City Zoo has treats to go along with their tricks. Children will trick or treat the zoo while enjoying Halloween-themed activities and entertainment. Skip, hop, crawl or waddle to trick or treat stations with the zooiest, gooiest treats in town. Put on your favorite costume and join the zoo animals for a trumpeting great day of not-so-spooky activities.
Families and their dogs are invited to wear costumes and join in the costume parade from City Hall Plaza to Howard Station Park. After the parade, children are welcome to trick or treat at participating downtown businesses. Awards will be given out for the best costumes at Howard Station Park following the parade.