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Backyard Birthday Bash
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate our 30th Birthday as Kansas City’s botanical garden! Enjoy food vendors including BBQ by our event sponsor Smokey’s On The Boulevard BBQ. Enjoy music by Sky Smeed from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the Knobtown Skiffle Band from 2-4 p.m. Relax in the Beer Garden in our Missouri Barn and peruse the BIG Backyard exhibition featuring enormous outdoor objects such as GIANT Adirondacks and a walk-in birdhouse. Sign our BIG Birthday Card, get a temporary tattoo and have a piece of cake on us! All the fun is included with general admission and happens in the Heartland Harvest Garden at the Missouri Barn.

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Aug
31
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Cocktails & Constellations
Aug 31 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

This outing will take you to the stars and back! View moon showers and planets, enjoy a cocktail class by Till Vodka featuring simple syrups by Boozy Botanicals and custom charcuterie prepared by sous chef Justin Kent of the Classic Cup.

Sep
2
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History of Powell Gardens: Celebrating 30 Years
Sep 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join Powell Gardens docent Betty Boyd for a tour of Powell Gardens that features information about the history of the land, the Powell family, development of the gardens onsite and more. Dress for the weather. Free with garden admission. Meet at the Visitor Center Grand Hall. 25 persons (first-come, first-served)

Sep
6
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“The Flower of the Milk” Luncheon with Jasper Mirabile
Sep 6 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Mirabile will demonstrate how to make fresh mozzarella, a menu item made table-side at Jasper’s Ristorante, the Mirabile family’s revered restaurant, which opened in 1954.

Sep
15
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Missouri Barn Dinner: Patrick Ryan of Port Fonda
Sep 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Culinary experience under the eaves of the Missouri Barn.

Sep
16
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Cars at the Gardens | Mid-America AACA
Sep 16 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Peruse classic cars, trucks and motorcycles in a scenic garden setting.  Big D’s Dogs and Cafe Thyme will be serving food at the event. The Missouri Gourd Society will display gourds in the Grand Hall during the show, and Perennial Gifts is holding a carport sale in the Multipurpose room. All the fun is included with general admission.

Sep
20
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SAGES: Off the Beaten Path
Sep 20 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Enjoy an illustrated talk engaging all of the senses, featuring Barb the Gardener.

Sep
28
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Cocktails, Constellations & Charcuterie
Sep 28 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join KC Skyentist Patrick Hess for a unique experience that will take you to the stars and back!

Sep
29
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Girl Scout Workshop: Nature’s Narrative
Sep 29 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

This workshop combines a sensory walk through the gardens with nature-inspired art creations.

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Girl Scout Workshop: Nature’s Narrative
Sep 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

This workshop combines a sensory walk through the gardens with nature-inspired art creations.