Jul
13
Fri
2018
The Great American Read Voting Booth Tour
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am – Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm
The Great American Read Voting Booth Tour

We want YOU to vote for Kansas City’s Best Loved Book!

As part of “The Great American Read,” Kansas City PBS wants your help in determining Kansas City’s best-loved book. Join KCPT at one of these local library branches to use our special voting booth, get your “I Voted” button, campaign for your favorite novel, and other activities. Learn more about “The Great American Read” here.

Voting Booth Tour Schedule
Hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

July 13Lawrence Public Library

July 19 |  Woodneath Library Center – Mid-Continent Public Library

August 2 | Central Library – Johnson County Library

August 7 |  Main Library – Kansas City, Kansas Public Library

August 9Parkville – Mid-Continent Public Library

August 10 | North Kansas City Public Library

August 14West Wyandotte Library – Kansas City, Kansas Public Library

August 16 | 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. | Red Bridge – Mid-Continent Public Library

August 28 |  Indian Creek – Olathe Public Library

August 29Downtown – Olathe Public Library

September 4 | Watson Library – The University of Kansas Libraries

Aug
4
Sat
2018
Splash and Bubbles Day @ Lakeside Nature Center
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Splash and Bubbles Day @ Lakeside Nature Center | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

Dive into a day of family nature activities and catch free previews of the newest Splash and Bubbles special “Pole-to-Pole” (10 a.m. and noon) at KC Parks’ Lakeside Nature Center. Learn about fresh and salt water creatures and their lake, river and ocean homes through hands-on activities, a marshland tour (11 a.m.) and special presentations by Lakeside Nature Center and KC Water.

RSVP at Eventbrite.

Aug
22
Wed
2018
Explore London & Paris with KCPT
Aug 22 – Aug 29 all-day
Explore London & Paris with KCPT

Join your fellow Kansas City PBS viewers to explore parts of Europe you’ve seen on your favorite MASTERPIECE programs. The trip is a partnership with Collette Vacations and a portion of your ticket goes back to supporting the programs you love! More information can be found on the Collette website.

London & Paris with KCPT Kansas City PBS

During your free afternoon, enjoy an interesting visit to the incomparable Palace of Versailles. The palace and gardens of Versailles reflect the extravagant tastes of King Louis XIV, the “Sun King.” On this excursion, travel by coach to Versailles where your local guide will recount the history of the palace and lead you through the various rooms of the State Apartments.

Oct
4
Thu
2018
In the Kitchen with Julia and Bridget, Hosts of ‘America’s Test Kitchen’ @ The Culinary Center of Kansas City
Oct 4 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

America’s Test Kitchen is coming to Kansas City! Join co-hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster for a revealing conversation about the inner workings of the test kitchen where recipes are perfected, ingredients are tasted and equipment is tested all with the goal of helping home cooks experience success in the kitchen. With some help from the audience, they’ll demonstrate what it takes to be a test cook while sharing surprising and game-changing tips and tricks that will change how you cook. Plan to be entertained, and come ready with your questions—Julia and Bridget want to help solve your biggest kitchen challenges!

A single session ticket includes:

  • Appetizers from America’s Test Kitchen and Cook’s Country recipe collections
  • Cooking demonstrations by Julia and Bridget
  • Meet & Greet and photo with Julia and Bridget
  • Q&A with Julia and Bridget

Ticket Options


Julia Collin Davison is executive editor for the book division of America’s Test Kitchen, co-host of America’s Test Kitchen, and an on-screen test cook for Cook’s Country from America’s Test Kitchen. She began working as a test cook for Cook’s Illustrated in 1999 and is responsible for the food and recipe development for all America’s Test Kitchen cookbooks. Before coming to America’s Test Kitchen, Julia worked in Albany, the Berkshires, San Francisco, and the Napa Valley at several restaurants, catering companies, schools, and wineries.

Bridget Lancaster is the executive editor for new media, television, and radio at America’s Test Kitchen, co-host of America’s Test Kitchen, and an on-screen test cook for Cook’s Country from America’s Test Kitchen. She joined the Cook’s Illustrated team in 1998 and is an original cast member of both television shows, as well as a co-host for America’s Test Kitchen Radio. Bridget currently serves as the lead instructor for the America’s Test Kitchen Online Cooking School and helps develop and produce courses for the school.

In Cooking at Home with Bridget and Julia (Oct 2017), Bridget and Julia get personal and pull back the curtain on their lives, their families, and the recipes they like to cook when they are off camera. From the fluffiest pancakes to crisp, perfect roast chicken, to dessert showstoppers like chocolate-espresso dacquoise, this is a collection of 150 of their all-time favorite America’s Test Kitchen recipes (and the variations that they make for their families). Each recipe features fun, behind-the-scenes stories, entertaining tips, and kitchen shortcuts.

 

KCPT has organized this event in partnership with The Culinary Center of Kansas City.

Culinary Center of Kansas City logo

In the Kitchen with Julia and Bridget, Hosts of ‘America’s Test Kitchen’ @ The Culinary Center of Kansas City
Oct 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

America’s Test Kitchen is coming to Kansas City! Join co-hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster for a revealing conversation about the inner workings of the test kitchen where recipes are perfected, ingredients are tasted and equipment is tested all with the goal of helping home cooks experience success in the kitchen. With some help from the audience, they’ll demonstrate what it takes to be a test cook while sharing surprising and game-changing tips and tricks that will change how you cook. Plan to be entertained, and come ready with your questions—Julia and Bridget want to help solve your biggest kitchen challenges!

A single session ticket includes:

  • Appetizers from America’s Test Kitchen and Cook’s Country recipe collections
  • Cooking demonstrations by Julia and Bridget
  • Meet & Greet and photo with Julia and Bridget
  • Q&A with Julia and Bridget

Ticket Options


Julia Collin Davison is executive editor for the book division of America’s Test Kitchen, co-host of America’s Test Kitchen, and an on-screen test cook for Cook’s Country from America’s Test Kitchen. She began working as a test cook for Cook’s Illustrated in 1999 and is responsible for the food and recipe development for all America’s Test Kitchen cookbooks. Before coming to America’s Test Kitchen, Julia worked in Albany, the Berkshires, San Francisco, and the Napa Valley at several restaurants, catering companies, schools, and wineries.

Bridget Lancaster is the executive editor for new media, television, and radio at America’s Test Kitchen, co-host of America’s Test Kitchen, and an on-screen test cook for Cook’s Country from America’s Test Kitchen. She joined the Cook’s Illustrated team in 1998 and is an original cast member of both television shows, as well as a co-host for America’s Test Kitchen Radio. Bridget currently serves as the lead instructor for the America’s Test Kitchen Online Cooking School and helps develop and produce courses for the school.

In Cooking at Home with Bridget and Julia (Oct 2017), Bridget and Julia get personal and pull back the curtain on their lives, their families, and the recipes they like to cook when they are off camera. From the fluffiest pancakes to crisp, perfect roast chicken, to dessert showstoppers like chocolate-espresso dacquoise, this is a collection of 150 of their all-time favorite America’s Test Kitchen recipes (and the variations that they make for their families). Each recipe features fun, behind-the-scenes stories, entertaining tips, and kitchen shortcuts.

 

KCPT has organized this event in partnership with The Culinary Center of Kansas City.

Culinary Center of Kansas City logo

Oct
11
Thu
2018
Save the Dates: 2018-19 Early Childhood Professional Development Workshops @ KCPT
Oct 11 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Save the Dates: 2018-19 Early Childhood Professional Development Workshops @ KCPT | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

 

KCPT will be offering four professional development workshops during the 2018-2019 school year, designed for early childhood providers and teachers. Workshop details will be available on the KCPT Events Calendar soon.

Save the dates:

October 11, 2018
January 10, 2019
March 14, 2019
May 9, 2019

All workshops are free and a meal will be provided. Each participant will receive two clock hours.  Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. with a light dinner and the training will begin at 7:00 p.m.

For more information, please email Gary Brock at gbrock@kcpt.org.

 

 

Oct
13
Sat
2018
Emmylou Harris @ JCCC Carlsen Center
Oct 13 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Emmylou Harris @ JCCC Carlsen Center | Overland Park | Kansas | United States

A multiple Grammy winner and Country Music Hall of Fame inductee, Emmylou Harris is known as much for her eloquently straightforward songwriting as for her incomparably expressive singing. Harris is one of the most admired and influential women in music. She has recorded with an impressive group of diverse artists, selling more than 15 million records and garnering 14 Grammy Awards — including this year’s Grammy for “Best Americana album” with Rodney Crowell — three CMA Awards, and two Americana Awards.

Forty years into her career, Harris continues to share her hard-earned wisdom but never stops looking ahead. Call 1-888-203-1747 or complete the form below to make your contribution for your tickets in support of Kansas City PBS!

View our seating chart for KCPT ticket offer locations.

Tickets provided in partnership with JCCC Carlsen Center.

Oct
18
Thu
2018
Fleetwood Mac @ Sprint Center
Oct 18 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Fleetwood Mac @ Sprint Center | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

For more than 50 years, the enduring spirit of Fleetwood Mac — and its incredible body of great music — has connected with generations of people all over the world. Fleetwood Mac has sold more than 100 million records worldwide and the Grammy-winning band was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1998.

The 2018 concert tour will feature Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Stevie Nicks and Christine McVie along with newcomers Mike Campbell and Neil Finn.

Call 1-888-203-1747 or complete the form below to make your contribution for your tickets in support of Kansas City PBS! Or make your contribution for the Fleetwood Mac Deluxe Set for remastered and unreleased music from the album Fleetwood Mac in CD, Audio DVD and LP formats.

View our seating chart for KCPT ticket offer locations.

Nov
4
Sun
2018
The Fab Four @ JCCC Carlsen Center
Nov 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Emmy-winning Fab Four is elevated far above every other Beatles tribute band because of its precise attention to detail. With uncanny, note-for-note live renditions of Beatles’ classics, such as “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “Yesterday,” “A Day In The Life,” “Twist And Shout,” “Here Comes The Sun,” and “Hey Jude”, the Fab Four will make you think you are watching the real thing.

Call 1-888-203-1747 or complete the form below to make your contribution for your tickets in support of Kansas City PBS!

View our seating chart for KCPT ticket offer locations.

Tickets provided in partnership with JCCC Carlsen Center.

Johnson County Community College Carlsen Center Logo

 

Nov
17
Sat
2018
Wild Kratts LIVE! 2.0 @ Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Nov 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Wild Kratts LIVE! 2.0 @ Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

It’s off “To the Creature Rescue!” as the Kratt brothers, Martin and Chris, come to life in a classical Wild Kratts story. Through hilarious pratfalls and fantastic animal “wow facts,” the Wild Kratts team rescue its favorite invention from Zach’s clutches, so the animals of the creature world are safe once again. Watch as the Kratt brothers activate fan favorite Creature Power Suits and demonstrate the amazing abilities of animals, such as the rhinoceros and the caracal!

Experience, live-on-stage, the astounding creature fundamentals, and the infectious excitement and inspiring quest of the Kratt brothers that make the hit PBS Kids series, Wild Kratts, so popular with your creature-loving family.

Call 1-888-203-1747 or complete the form below to make your contribution for your tickets in support of Kansas City PBS. Ticket availability to the general public through the Kauffman Center starting on Friday, May 11.

A contribution total of $123 or greater qualifies you for a KCPT Family Membership, allowing us to continue bringing you the experiences you value.

View our seating chart for ticket offer locations.