Turner Days parade to be Oct. 12
The Turner Days parade will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, on 55th Street. The parade starts at Turner High School and continues on 55th Street to Inland Drive. After the parade, Turner Days activities will be at Steineger Field, 58th and Metropolitan. Turner Days runs Oct. 12 and 13, and also includes a car show, activities, entertainment and booths. More information is available at www.turnerdays.com, 913-362-5862.
Maywood Church plans bazaar and sale
The Ladies Council of the Maywood Community Church, 11201 Parallel Parkway, will have its annual Fall Bazaar on Oct. 12.
There will be a Country Store with homemade jellies, jams and baked goods, antiques, wood-crafts, furniture, jewelry, tools and miscellaneous items. Lunch will be served from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The public is invited. All proceeds go to missions.
Church plans Second Saturday Supper
Edwardsville United Methodist Church, 302 N. 4th St., Edwardsville, will serve a Second Saturday Supper from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 12. On the menu are spaghetti and meat balls, salads, and desserts. The requested donation is $9 for adults and $3 for children.
CommunityAmerica Ballpark to hold Beer Fest
CommunityAmerica Ballpark will be holding a Beer Fest at the ballpark from 1:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12.
The ballpark is in the Village West area of Kansas City, Kan., near 110t and State Avenue.
The event is a chance for people to sample more than 200 domestic, micro-brewed and international-craft beers during a beer tasting from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Then, there will be a cash bar and a disc jockey from 5 to 7 p.m. In addition to the beer, food will be available from Village West restaurants including Hooters, Dave and Busters and Outback Steakhouse for $5 per plate.
More information, including ticket purchasing and restrictions, can be found at the event’s website, www.beerfestattheballpark.com.
Renaissance Festival concludes with Oktoberfest and Harvest Huzzah Weekend
The Kansas City Renaissance Festival is celebrating on Oct. 12, 13 and 14 with the ever-popular Oktoberfest and Harvest Huzzah Weekend featuring authentic German food, vendors, games, and beer.
Patrons can wander through the village of Canterbury and indulge in German wares and authentic food from local vendors. German street characters Hansel and Gretel will wander the village interacting with patrons, and playing games with children daily during Oktoberfest. More popular Oktoberfest games will be available for patrons to partake in throughout the entire day to test their stomachs and strength.
The free Beer Sausage Eating Competition will feature sausages from Fritz’s Smoked Meats.
The free Keg Toss Competition will test the strength of competitors to see who can toss the keg the farthest.
The festival is open weekends, through Columbus Day, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., rain or shine. The festival is located in Bonner Springs next to Cricket Wireless Amphitheater, 126th and State Avenue. Price of admission is $19.95 for adults; $10.95 for children 5 – 12; $17.50 for seniors; 4 and under, = free.
For more information, visit www.kcrenfest.com or call 913-721-2110.