Sep
29
Sat
2018
Meet Curious George at Paradise Park! @ Paradise Park
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Meet Curious George at Paradise Park! @ Paradise Park | Lee's Summit | Missouri | United States

Celebrate fall at Paradise Park! Bring your camera and take photos of your little ones meeting two of PBS Kids’ most beloved characters, Curious George and The Man With The Yellow Hat. Enjoy a Curious George story time and learn how to carve curiously unique pumpkins.

The Meet & Greet is free; arrive early to get your time slot ticket (grouped in half hour increments). All Paradise Park attractions are available at regular prices.

Oct
13
Sat
2018
Be My Neighbor Day @ Toyota Plaza at Children's Mercy Park
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Be My Neighbor Day @ Toyota Plaza at Children's Mercy Park | Kansas City | Kansas | United States

Join KCPT, PNC Grow Up Great® and Sporting Kansas City for “Be My Neighbor Day,” a family celebration featuring tigertastic events! The day will include appearances by Daniel Tiger of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, entertainment and hands-on learning activities focused on being a caring neighbor!

Scheduled events:

10 a.m. to Noon – Roving Puppets from the Stone Lion Puppet Theatre

11 a.m. – Family Zumba with the YMCA

11 a.m. to Noon – Appearance by Sporting KC’s Blue

Noon – Dance Performance by Los Bailadores de Kansas City

1 p.m. – Performance by Drum Safari

1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. – Appearance by a TBD Sporting KC Player

2 p.m. – Interactive Dance Performance by Kristi’s Academy of Dance

Throughout the event, you can meet Daniel Tiger and participate in a number of hands-on activities with our partners PNC Grow Up Great, Sporting KC’s Sporting Stripes, PB & J Initiative, Kansas City Kansas Public Library’s F. L. Schlagle Library, the Sunflower House, KC Kindcraft, Kansas City Zoo’s Zoomobile, Literacy KC, City Playcorps Pop-up Adventure Playground, Recycle Cycle, Lyric Opera of Kansas City and Science City.

Do your first act of kindness by bringing a pair of gently used or new shoes to donate to the Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Shoe Drive, benefiting Soles4Souls.

Free parking is available in the Blue lots located to the West of State Avenue at Sporting Way.  Enter the Toyota Plaza at the southeast corner of State Avenue and Sporting Way. Look for the KCPT tent!

RSVP on Eventbrite for easy check-in the day of the event and to be entered to win a free PBS KIDS Playtime Pad, a kid-safe tablet that provides access to PBS KIDS videos, games and apps.

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.

Oct
24
Wed
2018
Haunting Humanities @ Abe and Jake's Landing
Oct 24 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Haunting Humanities @ Abe and Jake's Landing | Lawrence | Kansas | United States

Join us on the dark side of literature, history, classics, theater, and more! The Hall Center for the Humanities presents a one-of-a-kind “science fair for the humanities” Halloween-themed celebration at Abe & Jakes landing in downtown Lawrence, KS. Free and open to the public, doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the event will run through 9:00 p.m. This is an all-ages event that will feature work from a wide range of KU scholars and independent scholars from all over Kansas.

Doing away with the traditional lecture format for humanities scholarship, Haunting Humanities creates a new kind of experience designed to appeal to a wide array of audiences, from young adults to senior citizens, from those with extensive humanities education and experience to those who may not fully understand what the term “humanities” even means. Visitors will be given a map of the space and invited to guide themselves through a series of innovative presentations, activities, games and performances at their own pace. Scholars will engage audiences in a variety of ways – from an “escape room” based on the 1895 real-life murder of Kansan Tom Patton to an opportunity to get made-up to look like a witch while learning about the history and symbolism of witches in western literature. The evening will culminate with a 12-minute dance performance inspired by ghostly tales from Lawrence’s past, choreographed by KU Dance Lecturer Maya Tillman-Rayton, and the chance for audience members to chat one-on-one with participating scholars about their research.

Learn more here.

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.

Nov
18
Sun
2018
The Priests @ The Carlsen Center
Nov 18 @ 7:00 pm
The Priests @ The Carlsen Center | Overland Park | Kansas | United States

Celebrating ten years as The Priests, Fathers Eugene O’Hagan, Martin O’Hagan, and David Delargy will again bring together people of all faiths in an uplifting concert this fall. The trio hail from Northern Ireland, where they began singing together as students at St. MacNissi’s College. The release of their debut album in 2008, The Priests, was a remarkable commercial success, charting high on Billboard’s Classical Traditional and Christian/Gospel charts, and hitting the #1 spot on the Top 200 chart. By coordinating their diaries, seeking the support of colleagues and devoting their energies to their music, they remain at the forefront of religious and secular music.

Join KCPT for a night of The Priests’ most beloved recordings celebrating faith, spirituality, love and the power of the human spirit. Call 1-888-203-1747 or complete the form below to make your contribution for your tickets today! Alternatively, make your contribution for our assembled collection of recordings by The Priests in CD format.

View our seating chart for KCPT ticket offer locations.

Tickets provided in partnership with the Irish Center of Kansas City and JCCC Carlsen Center.

Nov
25
Sun
2018
Celtic Thunder X (CANCELED) @ Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
Nov 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Celtic Thunder X (CANCELED) @ Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

NOTE: This concert has been canceled as of 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 25 due to inclement weather conditions affecting our area with no plans to reschedule at this time.

Celtic Thunder returns to Kansas City to celebrate its 10-year anniversary — a fitting “homecoming” for the singing group that made its first live appearance on KCPT 10 years ago.

See for yourself the magic that turned Celtic Thunder into a household name in 2008 with a song list featuring traditional and contemporary Irish songs, classic hits, love songs, nostalgic songs and fun retro songs drawn from the soundtrack of our lives.

Music lovers and Thunderheads–fans of Celtic Thunder–can anticipate a variety of solo and ensemble numbers from Damian McGinty, Ryan Kelly, Neil Byrne, Michael O’Dwyer and Emmet Cahill. A special soundcheck experience with these five will include two songs not performed in the concert.

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 deluxe edition of their newest album and PBS performance special, Celtic Thunder X.

View our seating chart for ticket offer locations.

Nov
30
Fri
2018
The Texas Tenors with The Kansas City Symphony @ Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Nov 30 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Having performed more than 1000 concerts around the world, The Texas Tenors return to the Kansas City stage with new music from their first studio album in four years, RISE. This album has gathered multiple peak positions on Billboard charts, and a recent naming of The Texas Tenors as the No. 10 Classical Crossover Artist by Billboard Magazine. The Kansas City Symphony adds to their performance collaborations with some of the most prestigious symphonies in the United States, including the Cleveland Pops, Houston Symphony and the Pittsburgh Symphony.

Come experience the passion and power of The Texas Tenors, whose music is characterized as music with a positive, uplifting message. Anticipate performances of classic favorites from pop, gospel, country and Broadway, as well as original arrangements including “God Bless America.”

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 their newest album and PBS performance special, RISE.

View our seating chart for ticket offer locations.

Tickets provided in partnership with The Kansas City Symphony.

Kansas City Symphony

Dec
8
Sat
2018
Under the Streetlamp: “Hip to the Holidays!” @ The Carlsen Center
Dec 8 @ 2:00 pm
Under the Streetlamp: "Hip to the Holidays!" @ The Carlsen Center | Overland Park | Kansas | United States

Let’s get Hip to the Holidays, as Under the Streetlamp celebrates with a joyous performance of your favorite holiday tunes plus songs from the American Radio Songbook. Oh, what fun it is to dance in the aisles while merrily singing along to songs from their live PBS specials and studio album Every Day’s a Holiday. Featuring I’ll Be Home for ChristmasSanta Bring My Baby BackRun, Run RudolphAve Maria and many more. It’ll be a night to remember!

Call 1-888-203-1747 or complete the form below for your ticket in support of Kansas City PBS, and the entertainment programming we’re proud to offer you!

View our seating chart for KCPT ticket offer locations.

Tickets provided in partnership with JCCC Carlsen Center.