Nightly at 6 PM – Winter Magic on Cliff Drive is back! Come experience the most fantastic mile of synchronized holiday lights this side of the North Pole! $25 per car. Winter Magic, in partnership with Kansas City Parks and Recreation Board of Commissioners, is the city’s premier, drive-thru winter event! Nightly, beginning at 6pm through December 31. More info at 

Every weekend –The Kansas City Renaissance Festival presents Knights of Lights. Visit the lighted castle, meet Santa and Mrs. Claus, and more. Fridays and Saturdays from 5:30 to 10 pm and Sundays from 5:30 to 9 pm. through December 31 Visit for information and tickets.

Thursday, November 30 – Kansas City Museum, 5:00pm – 7:30pm, Sip and Shop, Book signing by local author Catherine Browder. Come in the Museum gift shop and meet Catherine Browder for a book signing event of her debut novel The Manning Girl, set in nearby Stoll, Kansas. 

Saturday, December 2, Sunday December 3 – Open Studios Tour sponsored by Northeast Arts KC. Visit galleries and studios, talk with local artists and view their works at various Northeast locations. Pick up a tour map at the EGG Gallery, 2659 Independence Ave, Free.

Wednesday, December 6 – Sheffield Place Open House & Holiday Bazaar, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Enjoy a tour of Sheffield Place, (6604 E. 12th) and shop for handcrafted gifts and holiday decor at the bazaar. See story on page 1 and 4 for more information.

Friday, December 8, Saturday December 9 – PH Coffee’s Pop Up Taproom from 4 to 9 pm will feature Rizoma Liquid Creations’ newest beverage products. Ages 21 and up.

Saturday, December 9 – Pendleton Heights Holiday Homes Tour from 11 am to 4 pm. Visit seven historic homes decorated for the holidays. For tickets, visit

Saturday, December 9 –   Mattie Rhodes Holiday Gift Giveaway, 148 N. Topping, 9 am to 12 pm. Gifts, food, and activities for the whole family. Participants must sign up in advance at Contact for more information.