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February 15 | 7 p.m.
The high-energy harmony-based Nashville trio is bringing their Take Me Downtown tour to Kansas City. Known for hits such as “I Run To You,” “Need You Now,” and “Downtown,” Lady A’s modern country flair and relatable lyrics not only make their tunes perfect for belt-your-heart-out-sing-alongs, but also a good time.
Whether you make it a belated Valentine’s Day present or an outing with friends, Lady A’s performance is sure to be as "Golden" as their album.
Tickets range from $41.50 to $96.50 and can be purchased at sprintcenter.com, the Sprint Center box office, or by phone at (888) 929-7849.
Johnson County Home & Garden Show
Overland Park Convention Center | February 28-March 2
Although snow may still be flying, flowers will soon be blooming. Get tips and tricks on mastering your kitchen and making your yard the envy of the block this spring at Johnson County’s largest home and garden show.
HGTV’s Kimberly Lacy and Alison Victoria, along with more than 3,000 other exhibitors, will take the home and garden stages to show you how to bring out the best in your home.
Tickets are $8 online and $10 at the door. Children 12 and under free.
For more information on coupons and parking, as well as a full list of exhibitors and stage schedules, visit johnsoncountyhomeshow.com.
KC Ballet presents Dracula
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts | February 21-March 2
The dark and seductive ballet based on Bram Stoker’s "Dracula" will premiere this winter season at the Kansas City Ballet. British choreographer Michael Pink brings to life the classic tale of the bloodthirsty nocturnal Count from Transylvania.
You’ll never feel more alive as your heart thumps to the suspenseful build of Philip Feeney’s original score, complete with howling wolves and frightened voices.
Described as being “sinister and sensual at the same time,” the dark sets, captivating choreography and cinematic scenery of "Dracula" vill leave you vanting more!
For tickets and show times, visit kcballet.org.
Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
5 & 8 p.m. | February 1
Bill Cosby is far from finished and he wants everyone to know it. America’s favorite funny dad — who gave us "The Cosby Show," "Fat Albert" and numerous comedy albums — has returned with his first comedy special in 30 years.
In "Far From Finished," Cosby compares marriage to a game of chess and reveals other universal truths in a way only he can. Bond with your family (yes, he’s still family-friendly) over Cosby’s classic storytelling, slow-burn comedy and wisdom that's sure to leave you in stitches.
Tickets range from $49 to $69 and can be purchased at midlandkc.com.
Girls’ Night In
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
6 p.m. | February 26
It’s always fun to have a girls’ night out, so how about switching it up with a girls’ night in? Join the University of Kansas Hospital for its 9th annual Girls’ Night In, a fundraiser for A Change of Heart, the hospital’s program promoting heart disease awareness. Enjoy food, fun and friendship as you learn about having a heart-healthy lifestyle and hear stories from the heart. February is American Heart Month, so why not do something truly heartfelt with some girlfriends.
For more information on tickets and details on the evening, visit girlsnightinkc.com.