Photography: Sporting KC 2018 Team, Courtesy of Visit Kansas City Kansas

Sporting KC Team on Field

What's there to do in Kansas? There are great events happening all over the Sunflower State and as we move into spring and summer, that's only going to kick it up a notch. Here are five events to consider when planning your weekend. Visiting a certain town or city? Check out their local calendars and the surrounding communities. Have a great weekend!

March 8

Restaurant Week – Final Night | Topeka

Don't miss the final night of Topeka's Restaurant Week. Enjoy delicious cuisine while supporting the local culinary arts. How you might ask? At least 5% of every meal will go towards a scholarship fund for hospitality and culinary art majors. Fifteen Topeka restaurants are participating, including newest additions The Pennant, Iron Rail Brewing and The Weather Room, check out some the special menus at Visit Topeka's website.

March 9

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration  | Manhattan

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the St. Patrick's Day celebrations and the Little Apple is rolling out the green carpet. Held in Aggieville, events kick-off with a two-mile run/walk then the festivities continue in the afternoon with a parade. Don't forget to wear your green gear and Visit Manhattan recommends stopping off for a Belfast Bomber at O’Malley’s or a pint o’ Guinness at Kite’s.

Second Saturday | Wichita

One of our favorite monthly events is Second Saturday in Wichita's Douglas Design District. Which also includes shops located in Downtown, Delano, and Old Town. With over 30 different stores, museums and restaurants participating you'll have no trouble (except maybe narrowing down the list) experiencing some of the best shopping in Wichita.

80 Proof Alice Performing at Paisley Pair  | Hays

80 Proof Alice is a husband and wife acoustic duo who are sure to entertain you with their bluegrass music mixed with a little country, folk and all around Americana. The show begins at 8 PM, for more details visit Paisley Pear's Facebook page.

March 10

Sporting KC Home Opener | Kansas City

This Sunday, Sporting Kansas City will play their 2019 home oper at Children's Mercy Park taking on the Philadelphia Union. This game begins at 2 PM. Before you head over to the stadium grab a bite to eat at the Legends