Event Extras

Community of the Good Shepherd

Dinner Dance & Silent Auction
Community of the Good Shepherd recently held its 15th Annual Dinner Dance and Silent Auction at the Ritz Charles.  “Play Among the Stars” was the theme of the event.  Tony Antonucci entertained the guests during the cocktail hour, and DJ John Barnhart kept everyone dancing.  Marsha Daley and Cathy Anielak served as the co-chairmen.

read more


Kansas City Repertory Theatre

A Fearless Fête
Kansas City Repertory Theatre‘s annual fundraising gala, A Fearless Fête, will be held on April 8th at Spencer Theatre.  The evening will feature singing and dancing from cast members of the hit production Cabaret.  Guests will also enjoy gourmet food, specialty cocktails and surprises from the Kit Kat Girls.  Proceeds from the event support the Kansas City Repertory Theatre‘s vital development of new works and its education programs.

read more


A Garden Soirée

Stems 
Stems: A Garden Soirée will be held on June 25th at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens.  The evening will feature food from 20 area restaurants and caterers, libations, jazz and rock music, caricature artists, and a huge display of Plein Air art.  The event benefits the Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park and its mission to maintain the quality of life in our community.

read more


Kansas City Artists Coalition

The 28th Annual KCAC Art Auction
The Kansas City Artists Coalition kicked off its 28th annual fundraising auction with a preview reception on February 16th.  A record-breaking 500 people attended the event, enjoying local culinary treats and viewing 200 pieces of art donated by regional and national artists.  The auction itself took place on February 19th, celebrating Our Town’s artists.  Julián Zugazagoitia, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art; served as the honorary chairman.

read more


Spay & Neuter Kansas City

Spay-ghetti & No Balls Dinner Event
Spay & Neuter Kansas City held its 3rd Annual Spay-ghetti & No Balls Dinner Event on February 25th.  Charles Gusewelle was the featured speaker, and Keith King served as emcee.  Betsy Gamble was chairman of the event, which featured a raffle and silent and live auctions.  Proceeds help subsidize spay and neuter surgeries and provide support to other programs that help improve the quality of life for animals in Our Town.

read more