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Thursday, September 21 2017

The exhibit tells the story of the military wives who founded the organization, which would later become the National League of POW/MIA Families and features documents, artifacts, oral histories, multimedia and regionally specific components.

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Wednesday, September 20 2017

October 14th trip begins with Mummies of the World exhibit at Union Station followed by the Kansas City Gangster Tour and Dinner at Garozzo's Ristorante.

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Tuesday, September 19 2017

The 6th Annual Haunted Harris-Kemper Walking Tour and Psychic Fair will be held this year on Saturday, October 14, with tours beginning at 6:30 p.m.. The Psychic Fair will be inside the home at 2101 Faraon, its first year on the tour.

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Tuesday, September 19 2017

With beautiful architecture as a backdrop, visitors will hear from 'residents' of the cemetery as well as 'guests' as they take a walk along a lane in the prettiest 'City of the Dead.' Rich Man, Poor Man, Beggar Man, Thief, Doctor, Lawyer, Merchant, Chief is the theme for the 2017 tours which begin at the Wyeth-Tootle Mansion on October 19th and 20th.

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Tuesday, September 19 2017

Almost continuous entertainment for adults and children taking place both on stage and on the grounds of Patee Park across from the museum during the 3-day family event opening at 5 PM Friday, Oct. 13th and runs through Sunday, Oct. 15th until 5 PM. The highlight of the celebration is th lighting of 800 hand-carved pumpkins on “Pumpkin Mountain” in front of the museum.

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Tuesday, September 19 2017

On Saturday, September 23, the whole family can enjoy a St. Joseph “day-cation” as participating museums from the Museum Association of St. Joseph join in the annual Museum Day Live!, created by Smithsonian Magazine.  Some members of the Museum Association of St. Joseph will provide guided tours while others will feature special exhibits or programs and activities.

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Tuesday, September 19 2017

Join the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and Ducks Unlimited (DU) to learn about fishing, hunting, and wildlife in celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day at the James A. Reed Memorial Wildlife Area in Lee’s Summit. This free event will have exhibits and stations where experts will provide tips about fishing, trap shooting, archery and other outdoor skills. All equipment is provided.

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Friday, September 15 2017

The Lunar Sample is a portion of a rock brought back from the moon by Apollo 17 astronauts Harrison Schmitt, Eugene Cernan and Ronald Evans. The rock is a gray color with rounded surfaces and a flat bottom. A second exhibit, “The Moon and Madness,” encourages visitors to imagine taking a trip to the moon.

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Thursday, September 14 2017

Museum, in partnership with the International Guild of Miniature Artisans (IGMA), presents an unprecedented juried showcase of fine-scale miniature work. Sixty-eight of the top fine-scale artists from around the world have been selected to participate in the show and submit a work for the Barbara Marshall Award for Artistic Achievement. Preview and sale begins Friday evening at 6 p.m.

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Monday, September 11 2017

The nursery provides mainly one-year-old bare-root seedlings with sizes varying by species. Seedlings varieties include: pine, bald cypress, cottonwood, black walnut, hickory, oak, persimmon, birch, maple, willow, sycamore, blackberry, buttonbush, holly, dogwood, hazelnut, redbud, spicebush, sumac, wild plum, and others.

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Saturday, September 02 2017

Lines and Legacies: The Harry L. George American Indian Collection exhibit re-opens showcasing many of the items from the 3,000 pieces that became a cornerstone of the museum's Native American collection in the 1940s.

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