It's a test of strength, the 3rd annual Strong Ale Fes

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BeerKC presents the 3rd Annual Strong Ale Beer Festival, an ode to bold ales. The festival takes place on Saturday, November 16 from 1pm - 5pm in the street outside of McCoy's Public House, and is a benefit for AIDS Walk Kansas City.

The Strong Ale Fest will feature over 80 robust brews from nearly 35 craft breweries around the United States and abroad, each known for their bold flavor. Attendees will receive a commemorative tasting glass and enjoy the opportunity to mingle with the brewers and brewery representatives of the beers being poured.

Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Click here to purchase your ticket.

*Sponsored by the Pitch

November 6, 2013 - 12:25 pm

Westport Santa Dash

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Saturday, December 07, 2013 10:00 AM

4050 Pennsylvania Ave
Kansas City, MO

This world could use a little more Santa, right? Take advantage of this opportunity to become every child’s favorite man by donning a Santa suit in the heart of Kansas City. Register Now and start your Holiday celebration early with friends and family.

Entry Fee Until 10/31 Until 12/5 Packet Pick-up 12/6 & Race Day 12/7

Individual $25 $30 $35
Family of 4 or more $20 per runner $25 per runner $30
Elf Dash, 12 and under $10 $15 $15
All participants in the Santa Dash receive their own Santa Suit and lots of holiday treats!

Start/Finish: The race starts at 10 AM near the intersection of Westport Rd and Pennsylvania Ave.

Elf Dash: For ages 12 & under. Elf Dash will start as soon as the last 5K participant crosses the finish line. The Elf Dash will not be timed. All Elf Dash participants will receive an elf hat and a finisher’s medal!

Packet Pickup: Garry Gribble’s Running Sports, Ward Parkway Center (8600 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO), Friday, Noon to 6 PM. You may also pick up your packet on race morning from 8:30-9:30 AM.

Awards: Awards will be given to top male and female Santas and top 3 Santas in age groups 0-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 and up. Note: you do not have to wear a Santa suit to qualify for an award …by why wouldn’t you?

Post-race: Join us afterwards for Santa’s favorite post-race snack -milk and cookies -along with other great holiday treats! Be sure to hit up the streets of Westport after the race for great deals on holiday shopping!

Strollers Welcome! We ask that walkers with strollers start behind the runners so everyone will be safe!

Note: No runners with headsets, motorized vehicles, roller blades, bikes or dogs will be allowed on the course as our insurance policy does not cover these. No runners with strollers will be allowed but you can WALK with a stroller. Protection will be provided at all intersections by volunteers or the Kansas City Police Department.

Volunteer Opportunities: Register to volunteer or contact All volunteers receive a race shirt and post race refreshments!

Questions? Send us an e-mail at

October 22, 2013 - 3:41 pm

Westport Movies in the Parking Lot

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Break out your blankets and enjoy some delectable eats and delicious libations at Westport Movies in the Parking Lot. The event will feature movies in the parking lot behind Harry’s Bar and Tables on Sunday, October 20 from 8pm to 3am. This weekend’s lineup includes: Halloween, The Exorcist and The Shining. In addition, to the film showcase, pose for party-pics in the Photo Booth or warm-up underneath a space heater. And the best part, the evening entertainment is free.

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Sponsored by:
Westport Saloon. the Pitch.
The Neighborhood Tourism Development Fund.

**Guests must be 21 and older to attend.**

September 9, 2013 - 4:35 pm

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