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.
Dec 17 all-day Unicorn Theatre
NOTE DIFFERENT TIMES FOR DIFFERENT PERFORMANCE DAYS. World-famous French actress Sarah Bernhardt, of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, took on many roles in her time, including Hamlet. We learn all about that Shakespearean undertaking in this full-length comedy, a non-Christmas show at the Unicorn that gives KC audiences a decidedly different option.
Dec 17 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 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Bier Station
Tis the season for collaborations! 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, we join with 4 Hands Brewing Company and McLain’s Bakery for a holiday beer-and-cookie treat: Pairing perfection with three pours of 4 Hands delicious, limited seasonals with three hand-crafted versions of McLain’s famous French macarons. Buy a flight in advance at the link below ($15) to guarantee your decadent night....
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm recordBar
6 PM DOORS 7 PM SHOW It’s back, folks! On December 17th, twelve of the area’s best folk acts will gather at the Record Bar for a celebration of Kansas City music. While all are talented songwriters and musicians in their own right, each act will perform two songs that were written by a different local artist of their choice....
Dec 17 @ 6:30 pm HopCat - Kansas City
Join HopCat on Tuesday, Dec. 17 at 6:30 p.m. for a special off-menu dinner and beer pairing with Kansas City’s own Cinder Block Brewery. Advanced tickets sold online. $30 plus fees. Four Course Menu Below: Welcome Beer: Block IPA – American IPA – 7.2% First Course: Cranberry Bacon Jam Crostini Weathered Wit – Belgian-Style Witbier – 5 % Second Course:...
Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Spencer Theatre
By Charles Dickens Adapted by Geoff Elliott Directed by Jason Chanos Kansas City’s beloved holiday tradition returns with all the heart and spectacle you’ve come to love over 39 years. Join Ebenezer Scrooge on his redemptive journey with Christmas Past, Present, and Future, and rediscover the true meaning of the holidays. You’ll meet the Cratchits, Tiny Tim, and the irresistible...
Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm Waldo Pizza
Join us for a general knowledge trivia game covering topics ranging from history to music to science to pop culture. Call the restaurant at 816-363-5242 to make a reservation for your team.  
Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Our Daily Nada
Weekly writing workshops || all genres || 16+ || hosted by Poet Jen Harris https://www.facebook.com/writingworkshopkc/
Dec 17 @ 7:30 pm CAMELOT BALLROOM
The Abel Ramirez big band is a 17 piece band that play classic big band jazz in the same style and tradition that made Kansas City famous. They play music from the great American Song Book. They do a really wonderful show called “An Evening of Sinatra” featuring various vocalists. Abel Ramirez 17 piece Big band can also play the...
Dec 17 @ 8:00 pm Folly Theater
A Drag Queen Christmas – The Naughty Tour. It’s a magical (and hilarious) evening of holiday performances featuring contestants from the reality television show on VH1. Here come the queens in their biggest holiday costumes with back-up dancers and a full stage production. All ages welcome. Warning – adult content (because they’re drag queens). Doors at 7pm, show at 8pm....
Dec 17 @ 8:00 pm Riot Room
Performances from Quan Chi Geek $quad LeeSon Bryce Chase Duckets Veeza 21+ | 8PM
Dec 18 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 18 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 18 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.
Dec 18 all-day Unicorn Theatre
NOTE DIFFERENT TIMES FOR DIFFERENT PERFORMANCE DAYS. World-famous French actress Sarah Bernhardt, of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, took on many roles in her time, including Hamlet. We learn all about that Shakespearean undertaking in this full-length comedy, a non-Christmas show at the Unicorn that gives KC audiences a decidedly different option.
Dec 18 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 18 all-day recordBar
Center Cut Records Presents: Cocktails And Candy Canes with Fritz Hutchison, The Black Creatures and Calvin Arsenia Doors at 7:00 Show at 7:30 18+ $15/$20 Day of show
Dec 18 all-day Quality Hill Playhouse
Performance times vary by date; all performances take place at either 1 p.m., 3 p.m., or 7:30 p.m. Pianist and emcee J. Kent Barnhart accompanies vocalists Lindsey McKee, LeShea Wright and Tim Noland in a revue that spans musical styles.
Dec 18 all-day The Living Room Theatre
Our annual family-friendly hit holiday musical comedy is back! Macey Maid-a-Milking seems to be the only person in all of Christmastown to sense that something strange is going on; toys are coming out wrong, soldiers are out in force, and there must be an awful lot of naughty children, because coal production is higher than ever. Driven by a mission...
Dec 18 @ 2:00 pm Chestnut Fine Arts Center
This group of professional Christmas carolers offers three performances of holiday songs. December 18 @ 2:00 p.m. December 19 @ 7:30 p.m. December 20 @ 7:30 p.m.
Dec 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Mickey's Hideaway
Do you love finding new places in Kansas City? So do we! Join us once a month for Crew Community Networking happy hour where we introduce you to awesome, active sports or event focused venues/businesses in Kansas City while also networking with others like yourself. This month’s happy hour will be at Mickey’s Hideaway KC (old McCoys) which just opened...
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Spencer Theatre
By Charles Dickens Adapted by Geoff Elliott Directed by Jason Chanos Kansas City’s beloved holiday tradition returns with all the heart and spectacle you’ve come to love over 39 years. Join Ebenezer Scrooge on his redemptive journey with Christmas Past, Present, and Future, and rediscover the true meaning of the holidays. You’ll meet the Cratchits, Tiny Tim, and the irresistible...