Top 5 Events
April 15 | 7 p.m.
Miley Cyrus, princess of shock, is ready to party with her Bangerz tour. Cyrus’ show is crafted to focus on her fourth album and incorporate imaginary animals, an acoustic session, stunts and props. Opening for her 90-minute ride is Swedish duo Icona Pop, whose hit, “I Love It,” became the summer anthem that had everyone shouting “I Don’t Care!”
Tickets range from $41.50 to $91.50, and can be purchased at sprintcenter.com, the Sprint Center box office, or by phone at (888) 929-7849.
Harvester’s Forks and Corks
Harvester's Forks & Corks
Grand Ballroom, Kansas City Convention Center
April 24 | 6:30 p.m.
Sample, sip and mingle at Harvester’s 18th annual Forks & Corks. Indulge in signature dishes, wine and specialty beers provided by more than 30 local restaurants and beverage purveyors. Proceeds from last year’s event made it possible for Harvester’s to provide more than one million meals to the hungry in our community. Tickets are available online or at the door.
For more information, visit harvesters.org.
2014 Spring Parade of Homes
April 26-May 11 | 11 a.m.
It’s spring, which means it’s time for the Spring Parade of Homes. Tour Kansas City’s most stunning homes as they roll out the welcome mats. Learn about the newest trends in home design and innovation while fantasizing about renovating your old place or moving into a new one. And with the real estate market on the steady rise, now’s the time to shop around.
For a full list of the homes available for tour, visit kchba.org.
75th and Wornall Road
April 27 | 7:45 a.m.
Runners, get hydrated and limber up. It’s time for Sabates Eye Center’s annual Trolley Run. This all-inclusive family fun features a kid’s Trolley Run and seven different “waves” of the race for each type of runner, among other activities. Kansas City’s largest 4-mile run benefits the Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired. CCVI’s mission is to prepare young children with visual impairments, including multiple disabilities, to reach their highest potential in the sighted world.
For more information and ways to support CCVI, visit trolleyrun.org.
Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
April 27 | 7 p.m.
Whether you fell in love with her as one third of the Supremes in 1961 or at the debut of her solo career in 1970, you can’t deny that Diana Ross is a diva. Known for countless hits, including “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” “Where Did Our Love Go?” and “I’m Coming Out,” Ross’ Summer Tour is a great way to welcome in the warm weather. It’s a can’t-miss trip down memory lane, filled with glamorous costume changes and ever-fabulous hair.
Tickets range from $58 to $178 and can be purchased at midlandkc.com.