This Weekend at Powell Gardens

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This Weekend at Powell Gardens

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Reciprocal Weekend with the Kansas City Zoo: July 16 and 17, 2016 

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It’s our reciprocal weekend with the Kansas City Zoo! Show your Friends of the Zoo member card to get half-price admission to Powell Gardens this Saturday and Sunday! And Friends of Powell Gardens’ members who show their membership card at the Zoo get 50 percent off of admission, too! Photo: The Kansas City Zoo


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Fresh Bites with Barb: Burstin’ Out with Berries!
2 p.m. Saturday, July 16 

If you’re coming to the Gardens on Saturday, don’t miss Fresh Bites. Barb is talking raspberries and blackberries—both of which have been plentiful in the Heartland Harvest Garden this season! She even baked blackberry cobbler, so stop by the Missouri Barn for a sample. Included with admission.

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Garden Chef Cooking Demonstration by Chef Julie Kendall 
2 p.m. Sunday, July 17

Julie Kendall is chef/owner of Cafe Blackadder in Warrensburg, Mo., where she serves up flavorful fare using as many local ingredients as possible. On Sunday afternoon at Powell Gardens, she will create a tasty dish featuring produce grown in the Heartland Harvest Garden—the nation’s largest edible landscape. Join her in the Missouri Barn at 2 p.m. Included with admission.

Playing Pokemon Go? 

Powell Gardens has several PokeStops and three gyms! Show your Pokemon Go app at the gatehouse to get $2 off an adult or senior’s general admission to the Gardens. This offer is good now through August and applies to general admission only (no festivals or special events).

Have a wonderful weekend!