Special Event at Howard's Grocery, Cafe and Catering
Aug
20
6:00 PM18:00

Special Event at Howard's Grocery, Cafe and Catering

Sneak Peak at Howard’s 6pm – 9pm

In a couple of months, Howard’s will be changing their hours and staying open until 7:00pm Tuesday-Friday. Their Happy Hour small plates will include fresh pastas, flat breads and lots of locally grown veggies.

They are looking forward to hearing your feedback on their new menu items before they start serving them to the public! KC Local Week will be providing a local beer for your enjoyment!

We are looking forward to seeing you at the sneak peek of Happy Hour at Howard’s.

Tickets are $30 and will be available for purchase soon.

50% of ticket sales will be donated to “5 Wonderful Reasons to Live.”

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Small Business Saturday
Aug
20
12:01 AM00:01

Small Business Saturday

 

Shop small y’all. Get out there and shop local. And don’t forget to swing by your local farmers market! Here are some additional events:

*Sweaty Stretchy Happy – Zen & Juice – 8am – 9:30

*Werner’s Fine Sausages - Every Saturday (rain or shine) Werner’s has the grill going right outside the store from 11 am to 2:30 pm. The sausages are $4 each plus tax (this price includes ketchup, mustard, kraut…any condiments that you want!). The sausages available include the German Style Bratwurst, Knockwurst, Cheddar Bier Brat, Smoked Polish, Italian, and the Andouille. The sausages are all made in house and are hand twisted. There are no preservatives in their sausages–just hand trimmed pork and fresh spices (and NO MSG!) in a natural casing.

*City Gym Block Party – 12pm – 4pm

*Mills Record Co Presents: Wild Hair, Momma’s Boy, & Bummer. All ages show at 7pm.

Snap a picture and post it to your favorite social media outlet. #kclocalweek #eatdrinkshoplcoalkc

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Date Night
Aug
19
12:01 AM00:01

Date Night

Date Night

Stuck in a rut? Looking for something new to do? Shake up your Friday night routine with these fantastic events: Ethnic Enrichment Festival at Swope ParkOff the Wall Film Series: 10 Things I Hate About You – KC Public Library, Downtown OP – Local LifeDrink and Paint at Crane Brewing, or Third Fridays on West 39th Street.

And you know the drill: Snap a picture and post it to your favorite social media outlet. #kclocalweek #eatdrinkshoplcoalkc

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Local Bucket Lists & Thirsty Thursday
Aug
18
12:01 AM00:01

Local Bucket Lists & Thirsty Thursday

Local Bucket-Lists

Try someplace new! Is there something you are dying to try but haven’t yet? Today is the day. Check out a tour at The Roasterie (they are free and available every day – check their website for times) or check out the new Beer Hall and revamped tours at Boulevard Brewing Company. Take a stroll around Brookside and the Trolley Trail.  Still haven’t ridden the Street Car, make that happen!  Snap a picture and post it to your favorite social media outlet. #kclocalweek #eatdrinkshoplocalkc

 

Thirsty Thursday

Has all the back to school shopping lightened your wallet? Dropping in on a happy hour is an economical way to treat yourself while still supporting local establishments. Where do you happy hour KC? Snap a picture and post it to your favorite social media outlet. #kclocalweek #eatdrinkshoplocalkc

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Special Event with Hand & Land and t.Loft
Aug
17
3:00 PM15:00

Special Event with Hand & Land and t.Loft

Beauty Happy Hour – 3pm-6pm

Beat the heat with a fortifying beauty tonic and intoxicating aromatherapy! Hang with Hand & Land on Wednesday, August 17 from 3 – 6 pm for a Beauty Happy Hour.

Create your own Beauty Bar adventure with customizable bath salts using a blend of essential oils to calm your nervous system, uplift and rejuvenate your spirit or relieve congestion and sooth tension headaches, all while sipping on a restorative beauty tonic. Beauty tonics and protein balls will be provided by t.Loft.

BONUS: Anyone who attends the BEAUTY Happy Hour will be entered into a drawing for one of two $25 gift certificates. Need not be present to win.

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Local Lunch on the Cheap
Aug
17
11:00 AM11:00

Local Lunch on the Cheap

Local Lunch on the Cheap

It’s time to break up the work week with some cheap eats. Hit up a local lunch spot. Grab a bite at The Little Piggy Food Truck Hub located at 3014 Southwest Blvd and/or eat lunch outside at a local park. Stay tuned for additional lunch spot suggestions. Snap a picture and post it to your favorite social media outlet. #kclocalweek #eatdrinkshoplocalkc

 

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Wellness Wednesday
Aug
17
12:01 AM00:01

Wellness Wednesday

Wellness Wednesday

Time to sweat out those tacos!  How do you choose to elevate your heart rate?  Running?  Yoga?  Cross fit? Cycling?

How else do you re-charge and/or take care of yourself; body, mind and soul? Music? Massage? Retail therapy? Cooking?

Show us how you take care of yourself KC. Snap a picture and post it to your favorite social media outlet. #kclocalweek #eatdrinkshoplocalkc

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Special Event with plate.
Aug
16
4:00 PM16:00

Special Event with plate.

Local on Local Happy Hour

plate. is hosting a happy hour for KC Local Week on Tuesday, August 16th from 4pm – 6pm. 

plate. will be featuring cocktails made with local spirits. In addition, plate. will provide a garlic appetizer made with garlic from Stony Crest Urban Farm, bread from Ibis Bakery, tomatoes and basil from Powell Gardens, and cheese from Green Dirt Farm.

The cost of this event is $5 and is extremely limited. Tickets will not be sold at the door. Purchase tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/local-on-local-happy-hour-at-plate-tickets-27085616809?aff=eac2

Be sure to follow up happy hour with dinner reservations at www.platekc.com/reserve..html

BONUS – All those who attend the Local on Local Happy Hour will be entered into a drawing for two $25 gift certificates to plate.

DOUBLE BONUS – All those who attend the Local on Local Happy Hour will also receive a Kansas City Passport courtesy of The Passport Program. More info: http://www.thepassportprogram.com/kansas-city/

 

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Two-fer Tuesday - Tacos and t-shirts!
Aug
16
12:01 AM00:01

Two-fer Tuesday - Tacos and t-shirts!

T-Shirt Tuesday

Wear your favorite t-shirt (anything goes from favorite BBQ joint, local festival, landmark, bar, sports team, dog shelter, etc). Snap a picture of you and your t-shirt (or if you are camera shy, just your t-shirt) and post it to your favorite social media outlet. #kclocalweek #eatdrinkshoplocalkc

Not in KC on Tuesday? No problem. Snap a photo of you and your favorite t-shirt wherever you are: Miami, Italy, Canada,Topeka – you get the idea.

 

Taco Tuesday

Get out there and frequent your favorite local taco joint. Where’s your favorite taco spot? Here comes the two-fer part — wear your favorite t-shirts whilst eating tacos! Snap a picture of you, your taco and your t-shirt (or if you are camera shy, just your t-shirt and taco) and post it to your favorite social media outlet. #kclocalweek #eatdrinkshoplocalkc

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KC Local Week Kicks Off with KCup of Joe Monday & Donuts!
Aug
15
12:01 AM00:01

KC Local Week Kicks Off with KCup of Joe Monday & Donuts!

It’s your wake-up call! KCup of Joe Monday. Be sure to pick up or make your favorite local beverage; coffee, tea, juice, smoothies, kombucha, etc. What fuels you KC?

And don’t forget all the donuts, bagels, scones, pop tarts, and delicious pastries & snacks that KC has to offer!

If you are looking for ideas, KC Local Week’s website is a great place to start. http://www.kclocalweek.com/drink-local-in-kansas-city/

Snap a picture of you and your local beverage and tasty treat and donut (or if you are camera shy, just your local beverage/donut) and post it to your favorite social media outlet. #kclocalweek #eatdrinkshoplocalkc

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