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Hard to believe that 2012 is over and we are moving into January 2013. The holiday's are over and the cold has set in... what to do in Kansas City? Here are our Top Picks for Things to Do in Kansas City for January 2013.
  • Party Arty 2013

    Kicking off the New Year and the Kansas City philanthropic circuit, the Nelson's-Atkins annual Party Arty is never a disappointment and is considered one of Kansas City's most anticipated young professional events of the year. Party Arty is the Young Friends of Art's annual fundraiser that benefits The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

    Eternal Spring is January 26th, 2013 for tickets visit, www.partyarty.org/

  • "The Science of Rock & Roll"

    Union Station's 'The Science of Rock 'n' Roll' exhibition provides an indepth look at the history of rock from a science and technology view. The exhibit shows how music shaped the tools of rock--and how those tools have changed the music throughout time. Admission is $7-$18, and runs daily through May, 2012 at Union Station (30 W Pershing Rd., downtown). For further information, visit unionstation.org

  • Russian Ballet at Yardley Hall

    The Russian ballet brings turn-of-the-century Paris - a city of exquisite contradiction to JCCC's Yardley Hall, Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park. Tickets: $46, $37

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  • Folly Kids Series presents: "Charlotte's Web"

    The loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte comes to life as the Folly Kids Series presents, 'Charlotte's Web', January 29th. Admission is $6. Visit the Folly.com folly.com for more information or call (816) 474-4444.

  • Plaza Lights

    Don't miss the final days of Kansas City's favorite holiday tradition, the Plaza Lights, on until January 13th. The famous lights, which began as 16 lights hung over a doorway, now includes over 80 miles of lights with 280,000 multi-colored bulbs outlining and illuminating the buildings and towers of the Country Club Plaza.

  • Missouri Comets vs. Wichita Wings

    Need a soccer fix? The Comets are back in action throughout January starting January 6th vs the Wichita Wings. Tickets range from $12-$35 and may be purchased through Ticketmaster or via box office. Call 855-522-7362. The Comets play at Independence Events Center, 19100 E Valley View Pkwy., Independence, MO 64055

    See our Missouri Comets profile
  • Missouri Mavericks vs. Denver Cutthroats

    Hockey is back Friday, January 25th at Independence Events Center, 19100 E Valley View Pkwy., Indpendence. Tickets range from $13.75-$41.75. Go to for more info.

  • Swan Lake performed by Russian National Ballet Theatre

    The Russian National Ballet Theatre returns with their complete ensemble for the Harriman-Jewell Series Janurary 25th, 2013 at the Kauffman Center (1601 Broadway St, Kansas City, Missouri) for their performance of in 'Swan Lake'. Head to www.kauffmancenter.org/

  • The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley

    Who doesn't love Flat Stanley? Starlight Children's Theatre at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts presents 'The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley' January 18th to 20th, with weekend public performances and weekday school fieldtrip matinees. The fun children's book comes alive onstage-how Flat is Flat Stanley? See Flat Stan at Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts (1601 Broadway Kansas City, MO)

  • The Grand Court Four Seasons Farmers' Market


    While spring and summer in Kanss City abound with farmers' markets, the winter months leave us wanting produce and local goods. Head to Grand Court Four Seasons Farmers' Market where you'll find local and organic produce in season, eggs, mushrooms, baked goods, lotions, a petting zoo and more. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays,grandcourtfarmersmarket.com

  • 9th ANNUAL Elvis Birthday Bash

    Celebrate the King's birthday with the 9th annual Elvis Birthday Bash, January 11th at Voodoo Lounge at Harrah's Casino. The fun starts at 7pm.

  • Rocky Horror Picture Show with Fishnets and Floorshows @ the Screenland

    The Screenland Crossroads returns their monthly production of Rocky Horror Picture show is back on the third Saturday of the month at the Screenland. They will have a preshow, dressing up, and participation is encouraged.

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