, 2022-08-25 11:05:07,
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Music festivals, multiple celebrations of the arts and brunch with food writer Liz Cook are on the table in August’s final weekend.
Friday, Aug. 26
8 a.m. – 9 p.m. One of the nation’s largest disc golf tournaments is underway across multiple courses in and around Kansas City. The 40th Annual Kansas City Wide Open includes competitions for both amateurs and professionals in multiple age groups and styles of competition. Participating courses include Water Works Park, Rosedale Park, Shawnee Park, Stocksdale Park and LaBenite Disc Golf Course. Check the full schedule of events online for details on divisions and registration.
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Hands-on art activities and entertainment are on the docket for Friday’s Deaf Cultural Festival at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St. Deaf comedian Levi Anderson will be in the house. Guests will also be able to check out storytelling and poetry sessions, create their own sketchbooks and more. ASL interpretation, voice interpretation and live captioning will be provided. The event is free.
5 – 12:30 a.m. The Kaw River Roots Festival brings national and local acts to multiple stages this weekend, both indoors and outdoors at Abe and Jakes Landing in Lawrence, Kansas, 8 E. 6th St. Fans of roots, bluegrass and Americana music can catch sets from Leftover Salmon, The Infamous Stringdusters, Jon Stickley Trio and more. Single-day tickets are $50. Two-day passes are $85.
Saturday, Aug. 27
9 a.m. – Noon Seed Saving for the Resilient Grower is a workshop led by Nancy Kost of The Buffalo Seed Co. and Blair Thedinger of First Seed Farm happening Saturday morning. Attendees can expect lessons on the importance of saving seeds and strategy surrounding the practice. Registration for the event at First Seed Farm, 448 Shawnee Road in Kansas City, Kansas, is $10.
Noon – 12:30 a.m. Local music is in the spotlight Saturday throughout the West Bottoms. The 18th Annual KKFI Crossroads Music Festival features 25 local acts, including Olivia Fox, The Black Creatures, Ivory Blue and True Lions to name a few. Festival passes are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Check…
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