Nine Things To Do In KC This Weekend, March 28-31

Whiskey Dynamite. Courtesy photo.

Here are nine great things to do in Kansas City this weekend, March 28-31, including: an Easter-themed pop-up bar at KC Wine Co., comedian Craig Robinson and Whiskey Dynamite.

Easter Hop-Up Bar 

Weekends from late March to early April will feature a spring pop-up bar, Easter Hop-Up, held inside the new Black Barn at KC Wine Co. There will be Easter-themed photo ops and, along with old favorites, the bar will also feature new themed cocktails like the Cottontail Mojito, Buzzed Bunny and the White Capri-Sangria.

Weekends March 22-April 7. Times vary. KC Wine Co.

KC Wine Co. Courtesy photo.
Dialogue between Mary Frances Ivey and Don Lambert

The Nerman Museum hosts a conversation between Mary Frances Ivey, Guest Curator for the Elizabeth Layton: Drawing as Discourse exhibition and artist Elizabeth Layton’s advocate and friend, Don Lambert. The exhibition is a collection of 30 various Layton drawings, highlighting the legacy of her work and her enduring belief in the power of art to “inform, disarm and engage.”

March 28. 6 pm. Hudson Auditorium, Nerman Museum.

Photo by Lauren Erickson.
Birds, Birding, and the Biodiversity Crisis

Referencing his new book, What It’s Like to be a Bird, author David Allen Sibley will discuss the incredible feats and adaptations that allow birds their “superpower”-like abilities, including flight. Sibley will also discuss the biodiversity crisis on birds and how other factors impact bird populations.

March 28. 7 pm. Linda Hall Library.

Craig Robinson

Chicago-native Craig Robinson began as a stand-up comedian, but reached mainstream success playing Daryl Philban in The Office. Since, he has become a staple in the comedy scene with films like Knocked Up and Hot Tub Time Machine

March 28. 7 pm. March 29 & 30. 7 & 9:45 pm. Funny Bone.

Raj Sharma

Comedian Raj Sharma has been on the scene for over two decades, making a name for himself as the co-founder of Indians at The Improv, a successful touring show based in Texas. Now, Sharma is taking his routine on tour after finding acclaim in the US and abroad.

March 28. 7 pm. March 29 & 30. 7 & 9:30 pm. The Comedy Club.

Whiskey Dynamite

The electrifying show Whiskey Dynamite is captivating audiences with explosive performances and an engaging cast. This interactive multimedia performance blends acrobatics, fun costuming, immersive visuals and live music, with Kansas City’s own innovative performance art collective, Quixotic, to bring audiences a unique multi-sensory, sexy and celebratory experience. 

March 29 & 30. April 5 & 6, 11–13. Times vary. The Grand Theater (at Crown Center).

Whiskey Dynamite. Courtesy photo.
Spring Fest

Spring Fest is a free, spring family-friendly event at Zona Rosa featuring Easter Bunny photo opps, pop-up shopping events from The Strawberry Swing on The Bridge and bounce houses in North Park. There will also be kids activities, balloon artists, airbrush tattoos, a DJ, drinks and food trucks to celebrate the beginning of spring.

March 30. 10 am-4 pm. Zona Rosa.

One Way

R&B meets Funk with One Way, a night where soul meets groove in the heart of the jazz district. More than just a concert, this celebration of rich musical heritage with special guest Norm Liggins and guest DJ Grandmaster Dee of Whodini is set in the historic Gem Theater, a venue synonymous with the legacy of African-American arts and culture.

March 30. 7 pm. Gem Theater.

Making Movies Quinceañera Celebration

Local KC favorite band Making Movies celebrates 15 years of bringing music and activism with their quinceañera celebration, as part of the ¡Viva El Barco! Latino Love Aboard The Ship collection, which highlights local Latinx talent. The band will be playing from the entirety of their versatile catalog, promising to give love back to the city that shaped them.

March 30. 9 pm. The Ship.

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