Join fellow Kansas City PBS viewers and travelers for the trip of a lifetime to beautiful Ireland in support of KCPT. We’re partnering again with Collette Vacations to explore Ireland’s emerald landscapes in Spring 2019. Spend nine (9) days touring the best of Ireland, including Dublin, Blarney Castle, Killarney, the Cliffs of Moher and more.
Cultivate your curiosity for culture when you hear traditional Irish music and storytelling, visit a famous distillery, kiss the Blarney Stone, drive along the Ring of Kerry, sip an Irish coffee where it was invented and much more! Enjoy your stay at Castlemartyr Resort, a grand manor house, and be treated royally during your stay at Ireland’s iconic Dromoland Castle.
“Elegant Ireland” Tour
April 11 — April 19, 2019
- Blarney Castle
- Castlemartyr Resort
- Cliffs of Moher
- Dromoland Castle
- “Irish Night”
- Kilkenny farm visit
Find additional trip details and itinerary for KCPT Elegant Ireland. Don’t miss out. Call Collette at 1-800-581-8942 and reference booking number 892137 for your reservation today.
Inspired by the incredible stories and results seen on “Antiques Roadshow,” KCPT revives its antique and fine art appraisal fair after a four-year hiatus to help you uncover the hidden treasures and dearest heirlooms in your home. Our partnership with KC Auction Company has assembled more than 15 appraisers to evaluate items that fall into these categories:
- Furniture and Quilts
- Jewelry, Sterling silver, and Pocket watches
- Fine Art
- Radios and Electronics
- Ephemera and Photography
- China and Glassware
- Couture and Fashion
- Books and Collectibles
- Native American art and artifacts
Please note: stamp and coin collections are not permitted.
Choose from our three (3) ticket offers to attend this event in support of Kansas City PBS:
Early Entry Appraisal | 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Three (3) guests allowed to attend with two (2) items per person
Morning Appraisal Session | 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Two (2) guests allowed to attend with two (2) items per person
Afternoon Appraisal Session | 2 to 4 p.m.
Two (2) guests allowed to attend with two (2) items per person
Review the list of appraisers participating in the 2019 KCPT Antique and Fine Arts Appraisal Fair.
Call 1-888-203-1747 or complete the form below to make your contribution for your tickets to this highly anticipated event. You can also make a contribution for “Antiques Roadshow” related gifts below.
Event organized in partnership with: KC Auction Company and El Torreon KC, Inc.
About KC Auction Company
The KC Auction & Appraisal staff has a passion for history and a real curiosity in the value of heirlooms and other possessions. When it comes to assessing the value of unique items or a wide-ranging collection, the staff brings close to 50 years of expertise and professional experience necessary to establish a verifiable value for every item in your collection. Services include auctions and appraisals of fine art, antiques, jewelry, complete estates, and large collections.
About El Torreon KC
Affectionately known as Home of the Cowtown Ballroom, the El Torreon building is a stunning part of Kansas City’s history since its opening in 1927. It’s also on the forefront of the revitalization of Midtown Kansas City. This premier event space is the perfect backdrop for weddings, music shows, business gatherings, and open houses.
In “Now You See Them, Soon You Won’t,” comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short present new material in a variety of musical sketches and conversations about their iconic careers, most memorable encounters, and of course, their legendary lives in show business. This event will also include performances by bluegrass group Chatham County Line.
Experience the spontaneous moments, roasts and laughs crafted by these two long-time friends and comedians for what Martin intends to be ‘the best show the audience ever saw.’ Call 1-888-203-1747 or complete the form below to make your contribution for your tickets in support of Kansas City PBS.
View seating chart for KCPT ticket locations. Tickets provided in partnership with AEG Presents.
Steven Raichlen, host of the PBS show Steven Raichlen’s Project Smoke, returns to Kansas City with new insight on a cult favorite in the culinary world: brisket. “The Brisket Chronicles” is the definitive handbook to mastering brisket, featuring step-by-step techniques and a collection of recipes. Join Raichlen and Smoke ‘N’ Fire for an appetizing experience for the grill savvy and the enthusiast! Proceeds from this event benefit the children’s education programs provided by Kansas City PBS.
A single ticket includes:
- Live cooking demonstration with Steven Raichlen
- A copy of “The Brisket Chronicles: How to Barbecue, Braise, Smoke and Cure the World’s Most Versatile Cut of Meat”
- Dinner selections from “The Brisket Chronicles” recipes
- Live music and Open bar
- A coupon for 25% off one BBQ accessory at Smoke ‘N’ Fire
Tickets available at Smoke ‘N’ Fire store location, online or by phone at 913-685-1111. Doors open at 6 p.m.; the demonstration begins at 6:30 p.m.
Steven Raichlen is a James Beard Award-winning author of an impressive array of New York Times best-selling cookbooks, a Barbecue Hall of Famer and the host of PBS shows Project Smoke, Primal Grill and Project Fire. He introduced America and the world to myriad iconic dishes that have become indelible parts of our barbecue vernacular.
“The Brisket Chronicles” delivers both a complete step-by-step handbook to mastering the techniques — including how to cook brisket both indoors and outdoors, and the differences between brisket cuts — and a collection of 50 innovative recipes, from starters to breakfast to sides, plus what to do with leftover brisket.
Celebrate Memorial Day at Union Station with KCPT and the Kansas City Symphony on Sunday, May 26 during the annual Bank of America Celebration at the Station. Make sure to visit KCPT KIDS in the Bayer Family Zone where Arthur will be making regular appearances. The grounds open at 3 p.m. with events leading up to an 8 p.m. performance by the Kansas City Symphony and fireworks at 9:40 p.m.
Join the Emmy-winning producer and host of tasteMAKERS, Cat Neville, for a live culinary experience celebrating the flavor of Kansas City’s culinary scene.
The live show will screen segments from the Kansas City episode and feature interviews with Sarah Hoffmann of Green Dirt, Jerry Eisterhold of TerraVox and Howard Hanna of The Rieger and Ça Va.
A tasting experience and a Makers Market will follow the show, featuring food and drink from Kansas City makers and chefs, including:
Green Dirt Farm
Kansas City Canning Co.
Fox and Pearl
Wood Hat Spirits
Fair Share Farm
Amigoni Urban Winery
Doors open at 1:30 p.m. The program starts at 2 p.m. and the tasting experience and Makers Market begins at 3 p.m.
Meet the Makers is a companion to tasteMAKERS, a new national public television series that celebrates the makers who are rolling up their sleeves and defining the flavor of American food and drink.
tasteMAKERS airs on KCPT2 on Thursdays at 11:30 a.m.
Gear up for Ken Burns new documentary series, Country Music, with Kansas City PBS and 90.9 The Bridge at Knuckleheads’ honky-tonk jam session featuring local musicians Dave & Jimmy Nace, Carl Butler and Bobby DeMoss. This free event will also feature sneak peek clips from the upcoming Ken Burns’ documentary series.
We cordially invite you to return to Downton Abbey!
Reunite with some of your favorite characters in your favorite castle at KCPT’s exclusive, advance screening of the Downton Abbey movie including an opening reception with a complimentary drink and nibbles while you mingle with fellow fans and relive six seasons of your favorite Abbey moments.
We’ll have drawings for a chance to win Downton Abbey prizes including a grand prize of two tickets to KCPT’s Great British Brunch in 2020.
Come dressed as your favorite character for extra chances to win!
KCPT and Leopold Gallery presents an exploration of regional art at Arrowhead Stadium. The Kansas City Chiefs are excited to share the Arrowhead Art Collection and look forward to celebrating regional art at this exclusive KCPT member event. Located within the Community America Club Level at Arrowhead Stadium, the Arrowhead Art Collection features over 50 pieces of art from Chiefs Kingdom artists. An evening of art, enlightening conversation, cocktails and snacks – as the Chiefs host this inaugural event – sponsored by AARP of Kansas City.