Aug 16 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Starlight Theatre
Tony Award-winning icon Idina Menzel has a diverse career that traverses stage, film, television and music. Menzel’s voice can be heard as Elsa in Disney’s global box office smash Frozen, in which she sings the …
Aug 17 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm KCPT Public Television
KCPT Presents: Independent Lens Documentary The Bad Kids A Workshop With Judi Simmons Estes, Ph.D, Park University Are you an education professional who works with students at risk of dropping out of high school? KCPT wants to …
Aug 18 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm Swope Park
Feel the world beat in the heart of America through music, dance and cuisine at the 38th Annual Ethnic Enrichment Festival. Friday: 6-10 p.m. Saturday: Noon-10 p.m. Sunday: Noon-6 p.m. Join KCPT and 909 The Bridge …
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Kansas City Zoo
Join KCPT and Meet Daniel Tiger at the Kansas City Zoo!  Bring your camera for a photo with Daniel Tiger.  We’ll be in the Penguin Plaza from 10:00 am – 2 pm on Saturday, August …
Aug 20 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Crown Center Showplace - Level 1
Join KCPT at Thomas & Friends™: Explore the Rails exhibit, and come aboard for a fun learning adventure with Thomas! Every third Sunday this summer, KCPT will be available at this FREE exhibit to share …
Aug 22 @ 5:43 pm – Aug 30 @ 6:43 pm
Join your fellow Kansas City PBS viewers as you spend eight days exploring parts of Europe, including the the opportunity to enter the world of Downton Abbey as you visit Highclere Castle. The trip is …
Aug 23 @ 8:00 pm – 10:45 pm Starlight Theatre
It began as one man’s story… became everyone’s music… and is now Broadway’s musical. Motown The Musical is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight …
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Arvest Bank Theater at the Midland
Join KCPT for an exclusive evening with award-winning filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick around their upcoming documentary series, The Vietnam War, at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 8, at the Arvest Bank Theatre at …
Sep 30 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Paradise Park
Join us at Paradise Park for a meet and greet with our favorite little monkey, Curious George, along with his friend, The Man In The Yellow Hat! Come and play lawn games, join a storytime …
Sep 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Carlsen Center at Johnson County Community College
Join KCPT for a night with Asleep at the Wheel and Hot Club of Cowtown live at JCCC’s Carlsen Center! Both musical groups will highlight JCCC Performing Arts Series’ 2017 Kansas Cowboy Jubilee on Saturday, …
Oct 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Liberty Hall
Join KCPT for a special screening of Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s new documentary, The Vietnam War, followed by a discussion with local Vietnam veteran John Musgrave. Musgrave’s experience as a Marine in Vietnam and his changing …
Oct 5 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Chiptole
Head to the Chipotle on Main Street to have your dinner AND support KCPT and 90.9 The Bridge! Bring in the flyer posted in this event, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier …
Oct 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Phosphor Studios
Join Flatland and KCPT for an introduction to its new series, Artconomy. In Kansas City, we’re told the economic impact of the arts totals a quarter of a billion dollars. Artconomy evaluates how we, the …
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Plexpod
As part of the national education initiative American Graduate, KCPT is celebrating local champions of education and inviting community members to learn more about ways to mentor youth in Kansas City. Earlier this year, KCPT …
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm KCPT
Do you often wonder what more you can do to help children develop, achieve, learn, and enjoy education more? Please join us for an exciting and enlightening workshop that will open your eyes to the multiple …
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm KCPT
Stop by Kansas City PBS for hands-on activities inspired by Sesame Street in Communities, giveaways from your favorite PBS Kids shows, music by Mr. Stinky Feet (1:00 p.m.), appearances by Cookie Monster and more family …
Oct 18 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm KCPT Public Television
Presenting an RTI (Response to Intervention) game plan with targeted strategies and proven approaches, this workshop will show the ways that data and reporting help students achieve academic success. Strategies covered include: Identifying a problem. …
Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Arvest Bank Theater at the Midland
Join KCPT for a night of fun, fun, fun with The Beach Boys live in concert! Known for their unmistakable vocal harmonies in popular classics “Help Me Rhonda,” “I Get Around,” “Barbara Ann,” “Surfin’ USA,” …
Nov 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Gem Theater
Engage with community issues through film with KCPT’s Indie Lens Pop-Up film series! November’s film is Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary. Set against the social, political and cultural landscape of the times, Chasing Trane …
Nov 3 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm The Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
Join KCPT for a night with Tommy Emmanuel and David Grisman live at the Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland! Arguably the greatest living acoustic guitar player and recognized as the elite of the elite, Australia’s …
Nov 4 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm Kauffman Conference Center
Early Childhood providers’ care and support can make a huge difference in the life of a young child. Sesame Street in Communities, a new local initiative, supports caregivers with resources designed to help children overcome adversity and …
Nov 4 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center
‘Be My Neighbor Day’ is a daylong celebration for families, supported by PNC Grow Up Great®, featuring tiger-tastic activities that focus on being a caring neighbor to people and wildlife! Join Daniel Tiger of Daniel Tiger’s …
Nov 11 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Join KCPT for an evening with the Vienna Boys’ Choir, celebrated by music-lovers across the globe! Known internationally for a purity of tone, distinctive charm, and diverse repertoire encompassing Austrian folk songs and waltzes, classical …
Nov 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
Straight No Chaser (SNC) is the classic-meets-contemporary sensation whose unique blend of classic pop stylings and modern pop hits will deliver a music experience of a lifetime this fall. This group’s remarkable success has attracted …
Dec 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Sprint Center
Trans-Siberian Orchestra returns to Kansas City with its highly-anticipated 2017 winter tour, created to deliver an updated presentation of The Ghosts of Christmas Eve rock opera. This tour will celebrate the art and accomplishments of …
Dec 9 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Sprint Center
Trans-Siberian Orchestra returns to Kansas City with its highly-anticipated 2017 winter tour, created to deliver an updated presentation of The Ghosts of Christmas Eve rock opera. This tour will celebrate the art and accomplishments of …
Jan 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm The Gem Theater
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.  Tune-in for the documentary Monday, January 15th at 8 p.m. on KCPT. One of the most acclaimed films of the year and an Oscar nominee for Best Documentary, I Am …
Jan 10 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm KCPT
Young children’s successful development of early math skills is directly linked to daily opportunities and experiences with language and concepts of math. Join us to discover strategies to enhance children’s development of skills related to …
Jan 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Carlsen Center at Johnson County Community College
As part of their 50th Anniversary Season, the critically acclaimed and award-winning Roundabout Theatre Company is proud to present Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) and Rob Marchall’s (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony …
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Sprint Center
Join KCPT for an evening with 2Cellos, music’s most electric and dynamic instrumental duo, live in concert! The Croatian cellists Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser have forged a signature style that breaks down the boundaries …