Weekends in KC: September 19-21

Another weekend hits Kansas City, so make some plans to enjoy it. The following are just a few ideas to get you started.

KC Renaissance Festival: Time to get out your kilts, as this weekend at the Renaissance Festival is all about the Highlands. The Highland Games Championships take place, as well as a bagpiping competition, keg toss, potato sack race, back fur battle, best kilt competition, costume contest and haggis eating competition. Whether you go to compete or just to watch, this weekend will certainly be fun for everyone. Go to kcrenfest.com to learn more.

Plaza Art Fair 2014: Visit one of the longest-running art fairs in the nation this weekend at the Plaza. The 83rd Annual Plaza Art Fair will feature 240 artists from across the country in this three-day event. 30 different Plaza restaurants will have food stands available and there will be three different stages with live music performances. The fair takes place Friday from 5–10pm, Saturday 10am–10pm and Sunday 11am–5pm. Find out more about the Plaza Art Fair atcountryclubplaza.com/event/plaza-art-fair/.

Opening Celebration: An Afternoon of Native American Art, Dance & Song: If you are looking for more art events besides the Plaza Art Fair, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art will be holding an opening celebration for their latest exhibition The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky. There will be performances by Haskell Indian Nations University Dancers, artist demonstrations and even hand-on activities. A trolley will even give free roundtrip rides to the Plaza Art Fair. To learn more about the exhibit check out www.nelson-atkins.org/art/exhibitions/plains-indians.cfm.

The American Royal: The American Royal starts this weekend with the Arabian Horse Show, Youth Horse Show and Barbeque Sauce Contest. The Arabian Horse Show lasts from the 18th to the 20th and the Youth Horse Show takes place the 20th and 21st. Admission is free, so check out the shows at Hale Arena. For barbeque fans, the sauces featured in the contest will be on sale at the Diddy-Wa-Diddy BBQ Sauce Store located in inside the American Royal Building. Visitwww.americanroyal.com to learn more about the shows.

Halloween Haunt: Halloween season has started at Worlds of Fun. Enter terrifying mazes, scare zones and view haunting live shows on top of the thrilling rides Worlds of Fun already boasts. Enter if you dare, as monsters, creatures and other creepy experiences await you. Go towww.worldsoffun.com/things-to-do/halloween-haunt for ticket information.

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Croft Trailer Supply does not have an affiliation with any of the events listed above; this list is only intended to help enjoy Kansas City to its fullest. Croft hopes you enjoy exploring our hometown as much as we do.