Weekends in KC: March 20-22

It’s now officially spring in Kansas City. To celebrate, check out one of the fun events happening this weekend.

GREATER KANSAS CITY HOME SHOW: Kansas City’s original home show will be at Bartle Hall this weekend. Presented by the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City, The Home Show is the place to get inspiration and ideas for your home. This year’s show boasts celebrity speakers Chip and Joanna Gaines, stars of HGTV’s Fixer Upper, as well as over 200 different exhibitors. For more show highlights, times and ticket pricing, visit www.kchba.org/home-show/.

SPORTING KANSAS CITY VS. PORTLAND TIMBERS: This Saturday at 7:30pm, Sporting KC will face the Portland Timbers at Sporting Park. Both teams are looking for their first win of the season, so it should prove to be an exciting game. Head over to www.sportingkc.com to get the latest team news, buy tickets and more.

NAIA DIVISION I BASKETBALL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS: One of college basketball’s longest running tournaments is happening, starting March 18th and running through the 24th. This year the men’s tournament takes place at the Municipal Auditorium and the women’s tournament at the Independence Events Center. Go to www.naia.org to learn more about the tournament, kcconvention.com/event/naia-division-mens-basketball-national-championship/ to get tickets for the men’s tournament and www.independenceeventscenter.com for tickets to the women’s tournament.

WOMEN OF JAZZ WEEKEND: In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Mutual Musicians Foundation is hosting a weekend of music, film and fun. On Friday and Saturday nights there will be Late Night Jam Sessions at the Mutual Musicians Foundation. Screenland Crossroads will showing the PBS documentary The Lady Who Swings the Band: The Story of Mary Lou Williams Saturday from 11am to 2pm. Also on Saturday at iPhotower Vietnamese French Bistro will be a Jazz concert featuring ADORNE: The Feminine Mystic of Jazz will from 5pm to 8pm. Learn more about the Mutual Musicians Foundation at www.mutualmusiciansfoundation.org.