So it's not going to be a white Christmas. But that's okay: there's still plenty to do this holiday weekend. To help get you out, Brian McTavish offers up these five fun and unique things to do in Kansas City.
A Very ’50s Christmas: 1950s All Electric House decorated for holidays. 1 to 4 p.m. (tours every half hour) Thursday and Friday at the Johnson County Museum, 6305 Lackman Road, Shawnee, Kan. Admission: $2 adults, $1 ages 12 and younger.
Christmas at Lanesfield: Century-old one-room school decorated for holidays with kids’ activities. 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday at Lanesfield Schoolhouse, 18745 S Dillie Rd., Edgerton, Kan. Admission: Free.
“The Nutcracker” performed by Kansas City Ballet and Kansas City Symphony. Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 1 p.m. Saturday. Tickets: $95, $105.
“Christmas in Song” cabaret revue. 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 3 p.m. Saturday. Quality Hill Playhouse, 303 W 10 St Kansas City, Mo. Tickets: $29, $26.
“Game Show”: Stage comedy. 6:30 p.m. dinner and 7:40 p.m. show Thursday and Friday at the New Theatre Restaurant 9229 Foster (one block west of 92nd and Metcalf), Overland Park, Kan. Tickets: $42 to $48