Looking for something to do this weekend? Up to Date's Brian McTavish offers up a few options in his Weekend To-Do List for April 6-8, 2012.
Kansas City Sea Life Aquarium: Grand opening of the family attraction, which features more than 5,000 sea creatures. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Crown Center, 2450 Grand, Kansas City, MO. Admission: $10-$19.
Lady Antebellum: Country pop group. 8 p.m. Friday at the Sprint Center, 1407 Grand, Kansas City, MO. Tickets: $25 -$69.50.
Middle of the Map Fest: A music festival with eighty bands playing rock, pop, indie, hip hop, electronic, shoegaze, psych, punk and more. Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights at eight Westport locations: Record Bar, Beaumont Club, Gusto Lounge, Firefly Lounge, Riot Room, The Union, Westport Coffeehouse and McCoy's Public House. Tickets: $35.
A Conversation with Giada De Laurentiis: Celebrity chef and host of Everyday Italian on Food Network. 8 p.m. Thursday at the Midland by AMC, 1228 Main, Kansas City, MO. Tickets: $25-$45.
25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: Musical comedy with Richard Karn from Home Improvement. 6:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, noon and 6:30 p.m. Saturday, and 12:15 p.m. Sunday at the New Theatre Restaurant, 9229 Foster, Overland Park, KS. Tickets: $36-$52.