Looking for something fun to do in Kansas City this season? Whether you’re a local or just visiting, here are a few things to do in the city this August. From cultural festivals to events at the zoo, there’s a little bit of something for everyone.
Through Aug. 7, you can still catch a few of the Kansas City festivals and events that kicked off in July, including the at Powell Gardens, as well as , which focuses on international cultures through an immersive summertime experience at Worlds of Fun theme park.
Later on in the month, if you’re willing to travel slightly out of the city, to Parkville, Missouri, you can take in the small-town culture at Aug. 19–21, with crafts, carnival games and more. The same weekend, the kicks off, with food, dance and music coordinated by the Ethnic Enrichment Commission of Kansas City.
If you have kids in the house, you likely already know what a challenge it can be anytime they come into the kitchen. Whether they want to help with a batch of chocolate chip cookies or you’re just trying to make any ol’ dinner, messes — and maybe a few tears — are likely to ensue. Baketivity helps families streamline the kids-in-the-kitchen experience, with baking kits featuring everything you need, as well as easy directions, so you can enjoy more treats and fewer tears. This summer, it has even given its subscription boxes a travel twist, focusing on sweet treats from countries like Sweden, Mexico and Italy.
United Airlines remains firmly committed toward sustainability in aviation. The latest development in its eco-conscious goals includes working with Oxy Low Carbon Ventures to commercialize the production of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) with biotech firm Cemvita Factory. Cemvita looks to develop a revolutionary new way to produce SAF by using carbon dioxide and synthetic microbes. Additionally, United Airlines Ventures (UAV) recently announced an equity investment in Fulcrum, and United has invested more in SAF production than any other airline in the world.
It’s time for a celebration as we announce the winners of our 2022 The Trazees, in their eighth year. Congratulations to all the amazing winners!
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