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 

Last week –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.

Monday, January 1- Happy New year!

Tuesday, January 2 -11- The Kansas City Public Library’s AmeriCorps VISTA Project will be accepting donations of hygiene products to produce free hygiene kits. Donations of shampoo, soap, deodorant and more will be collected at all library branch locations, including the North-East branch at 6000 Wilson Road.