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Dec 16 all-day Theatre For Young America
Saturday shows at 2 pm, all others 10 am or noon. Check site for showtimes. The Herdman kids are a rough and tumble bunch who create mayhem wherever they go. Cast in the church’s annual Christmas pageant, they bring their own unique interpretation to the familiar events. Remarkably, they help everyone rediscover its true meaning.  
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm Papa Keno's Pizzeria in Overland Park
Join us for a general knowledge trivia game covering topics ranging from history to music to science to pop culture. The game is free to play and prizes are awarded to the top three teams.  
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm Westport Coffeehouse
Join Wave Cage w/ special guest The Funtet for a night of creative music exploring the intersection of jazz and electronics. Show starts at 7pm, $10 tickets Wave Cage: Ryan Garmoe on flugelhorn Nolan Schroeder on saxophone & electronics Jarrett Purdy on keys & synths Chris Jensen on drums The Funtet, We Play Music You Like! Dawson Jones, vibes Forrest...
Dec 16 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Brewery Emperial
Join us for a general knowledge trivia game covering topics ranging from history to music to science to pop culture. The game is free to play and prizes are awarded to the top three teams.
Dec 17 all-day Coterie Theatre
NOTE DIFFERENT TIMES FOR DIFFERENT PERFORMANCE DAYS A stage adaptation based on the television special of the same name, this story by Charles Schulz puts Charlie Brown on a mission to bring out the true spirit and meaning of Christmas. A live jazz trio accompanies the show, and Snoopy meets up with the Red Baron in a “special encore.”
Dec 17 all-day KC Repertory Theatre
NOTE DIFFERENT TIMES FOR DIFFERENT PERFORMANCE DATES The extensive cast includes Gary Neal Johnson, reprising his role as Ebenezer Scrooge, and Walter Coppage, Peggy Friesen, Taylor Harlow, Shanna Jones, Victor Raider-Wexler, Matthew Rapport, John Rensenhouse, Vanessa Severo, Rusty Sneary, Jake Walker … and more.  
Dec 17 all-day Musical Theater Heritage
NOTE DIFFERENT TIMES FOR DIFFERENT PERFORMANCE DATES. A few of MTH’s favorite things, according to its website, are singing, dancing, show tunes, and Christmas. Its annual seasonal show promises all of these, with holiday-themed songs from the musical-theater repertoire as well as classics.

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