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Girl's Day Out!

Updated: May 10, 2021

May is the perfect time for a girl’s day out! Whether you are celebrating Mother’s Day, spending time with friends, or pampering yourself, there is always plenty to do in the Kansas City area. Here are a few suggestions to get out and explore some of KC Destinations' best kept secrets for a perfect day.

Join us for “Build a Bouquet,” Saturday, May 8, 10 am-4 pm in historic downtown Leavenworth. Perfect for your child to walk around and receive a flower from participating businesses. By the end of the day, you have a beautiful bouquet to hand to Mom for Mother’s Day. Pick up your map & jar on May 8 from the Leavenworth Main Street Program at 416 Cherokee St. for $5 each. Limit 2 per family. Call 913-682-3924 for information.

Enjoy a special Mother’s Day take-n-make project kit at the Merriam Farmers Market on Saturday, May 8. Nestled in beautiful downtown Merriam – and conveniently located just west of I-35 – the Merriam Farmers’ Market was voted Nextdoor’s “Neighborhood Favorite” in 2017, 2018, and 2019. The Merriam Farmers’ Market offers covered vendor spaces, Covid-19 safety precautions, an on-duty market supervisor, restrooms, and free, paved parking. It’s a great way to spend a Saturday morning! Learn more!

It’s important to nurture friendships and mother-daughter relationships. We can think of no way better to do that than spending an hour finding that mindful Zen during an invigorating yoga class and then enjoying a bottle of locally-produced wine. Start your day with a class at Sacred Spaces Yoga & Pilates Studio in historic downtown Gardner, then visit one of two nearby wineries (KC Wine Co. or White Tail Run Winery), sipping any of a dozen or more varietals – something to please everyone’s palate. Regardless of which order you choose to visit, you can’t go wrong in Gardner.

Kansas City, KS For all of your wine-filled girls day out needs, head to Rowe Ridge Winery where you’ll find the perfect patio to sip on locally made wine, relax and watch the sunset over the vineyards.

Rowe Ridge Winery & Vineyard 11255 Leavenworth Road, Kansas City, KS 913-721-9776 /

Olathe End a girl’s day with a beautiful patio and some local spirits. Enjoy Olathe’s outdoors at KC Wine Co. Sip on their homemade wine slushies or a wine flight, enjoy yard games, and more. Check out their food truck and live music schedule, you don’t want to miss out! Stone Pillar Vineyard and Winery is another great option to enjoy some local wine inside their tasting room or out on the vineyard atio. In the mood for beer? Check out Red Crow Brewery. Be sure to ask the history of their beer names because they all are stories about important women in their life! What a great way to end your girls day out. Cheers! Lenexa

The Lenexa Arts Council hosts rotating art shows in the City Hall art gallery featuring local and regional artists. Through May 31, featured artists are Catherine Kirkland’s "Abstract-O-Rama!" acrylics and Melanie Harvey’s ceramics. Join Catherine Kirkland for an Artists Walk & Talk at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 13, at the art gallery. Register here and learn more about the Arts in Lenexa.

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