Looking for some fun (and the luck of the Irish) the weekend of March 14-17, 2013? Brian McTavish returns with the Weekend To-Do List.
Big 12 Men’s Basketball Championship, Thursday through Saturday at the Sprint Center, 1407 Grand. Tickets start at $45.
NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship, Thursday through Tuesday at Municipal Auditorium, 301 W. 13th. Tickets are $12, $5 for students
Greater Kansas City Regional First Robotics Competition (1,200 students from seven states combine sport with rigors of science and technology), 7:45 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Hale Arena, 1701 American Royal Court (next to Kemper Arena). Admission: Free
Kansas City Ballet: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (Ballet based on Shakespeare comedy with KC Symphony, women of KC Chorale, actors reciting), 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets: $29 to $99. Get a preview here with an exclusive KCUR video.
29th Snake Saturday Parade and Festival, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (parade at 11 a.m.) Saturday, North Kansas City, 1401 Swift. 33rd Brookside St. Patrick’s Warm-Up Parade, 2 p.m. Sunday, Brookside Shopping District, 63rd and Wornall. 41st Kansas City St. Patrick’s Day Parade, 11 a.m. Sunday, on Broadway from Linwood to 43rd.
11th Annual Elders Hoolie (Irish folk rock), 8 p.m. Saturday at the Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway. Tickets: $25, $37