Platte County September Events


September 1,8,15,22,29: Farmer's Market - Savor the taste of the freshest homegrown fruits, vegetables, breads, jams, honey, and such at Zona Rosa. Located in the breezeway off 86th St. between Victoria's Secret and Hot Topic, I-29 and Barry Rd., Kansas City. Hours: 4 p.m.-8 p.m. Admission: Free. 587-8180.

September 2,5,9,12,16,19,23,26,30: Farmers Market
- Fresh baked goods, locally grown fruits and vegetables. City Parking Lot, south end of Main St., Parkville. Hours: 7 a.m. to sold out Sat.; call for details Wed. Admission: Free. 450-8810 or 769-7921.

September 3,10,17,24: Jazz on the Town Square - Two hours of jazz on the square. Zona Rosa, I-29 and Barry Rd., Kansas City. Hours: 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Admission: Free. 587-8180.

September 4-6,11-13,18-20,25-27: Irish Music - Live entertainment Fri.-Sun. O'Malley's Pub, 500 Welt St., Weston. Hours & Admission: Call for details. 640-5235.

September 4-6,11-13,18-20,25-27: Irish Music and Entertainment - Join O'Dowd's Little Dublin in Zona Rosa for live DJ Trivia, Irish Music, live bands and music from the rooftop deck Wed-Sun. O'Dowd's Little Dublin, 8600 NW Prairie View Rd., Kansas City. Hours & Admission: Call for details. 268-6333.

September 5-6,12-13,19-20,26-27: Fall Harvest Weekends - Apples, pumpkins, 2 country stores, 15-acre Vote 2008 Presidential Seal maze, and fun country hayrides at a turn of the century farm. Weston Red Barn Farm, 16300 Wilkerson Rd., Weston. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: Free. 386-5437.

September 5-6,12-13,19-20,26-27: Bonnell Museum - Tour late 1800's farmouse with original furnishings; picnic area with natural waterfall. 20755 Lamar Rd., Weston. Hours: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Admission: Free. 992-0102.

September 5: Parkville Cruise Night - See classic cars, muscle cars, hot rods, rat rods, exotics, and imports in downtown historic Parkville. DJ and 50/50 Drawing. Sponsored by Main Street Parkville Association, Main Street, Parkville. Hours: 4 p.m.-9 p.m. Admission: Free. 505-2227.

September 12: 14th Annual Platte City Community Wide Garage Sale - Antiques, toys, electronics, furniture, household items, clothing. Maps showing garage sale locations available for purchase. Sponsored by Platte City Area Chamber of Commerce. Platte City. Hours: 8 a.m. Admission: Free. 858-5270.

September 12 : Outdoor Concert at O'Malley's - Walkenhorst & Porter will be rocking the outdoor stage at O'Malley's in Weston. Weston Brewing Company beers, picnic beers and food will be available outside all evening. O'Malley's Pub, 500 Welt St.,Weston. Hours: 7 p.m.- 11 p.m. Admission: Free. 640-5235.

September 18-20 : Zona Rosa Arts Festival - Sponsored by Platte County Friends of the Arts, this festival brings local and national artists together in one place. Watercolor & oil paintings, turned wood, sculpture, handcrafted jewelry, and more plus live music, dance, theatrical performances. Zona Rosa, I-29 and Barry Rd., Kansas City. Hours: Friday 5 p.m.-10 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday Noon-6 p.m. Admission: Free. and artists wanting to apply starting Feb. 15. 587-8180.

September 18-19 : Riverside Riverfest - Follow the steel drum music to E.H. Young Park and experience An Island State of Mind. Free activities include Vintage Car Show, inflatable carnival, exotic bird shows, belly dancers, live music, fireworks, food vendors, arts & crafts, beer garden, and children's games. E.H. Young Park, located next to the Argosy Casino on Argosy Parkway, Riverside. Hours: Friday 7:30 p.m.-11 p.m.; Saturday 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Admission: Free. 741-3993.

September 19: Paws in the Park Dog Walk Festival - Grab your leash, load up your pup and join this 4th annual family fun festival celebrating people and their dogs to benefit Friends of Parkville Animal Shelter (FOPAS). One mile fun walk, pet related vendors, food, contests, games, dog demos, KC Disc Dogs, PURE FUN! English Landing Park, Parkville. Hours: 9 a.m.- Noon. Admission: Pre-registration $20, event day registration $25. or 808-1878.

September 19-30: Pumpkin Patch - U-pick pumpkin and gourd patches close to old barn filled with squash, dried gourds, honey, painted pumpkins, straw, stalks and Indian corn. 42 varieties of mums and asters. Free mazes. East of Platte City between Hwy. 92 and Hwy. HH on Farmer Lane, Platte City. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Admission: Free. 858-5758.

September 27 : Whisper Walk - Special event raises money & awareness for ovarian cancer education programs through the Vicki Welsh Ovarian Cancer Fund. 5K Walk and Run is an opportunity for those who have been touched by ovarian cancer to walk in memory of loved ones and express their support. Zona Rosa, I-29 and Barry Rd., Kansas City. Hours: 7:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Admission: Visit for more information and to register. 587-8180.