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3 things to do this weekend to get your Christmas on!

Looking for some Christmas activities to do this weekend without the threat of a winter storm? It’s a great opportunity to get out as snow, ice and rain rages to our south.

Here’s our top picks:

Christmas at Missouri Town 1855

Celebrate Christmas as if its 1855 at Missouri Town in eastern Jackson County. Festivities begin at 9 a.m. and go until 4. The chill of winter cannot stop staff and volunteers from sharing the joys of the holiday season with the many visitors who have made this annual holiday event a must.

Warm hearth fires, simple but delicious food, period music, an appearance by Belsnickle, and piping hot cider are but a few of the treats awaiting our guests.

Pets are not permitted inside the village. Catch the fun at 8010 E. Park Road in Lee’s Summit.


See the area’s largest church choir

Today at 1 and again at 5 p.m. and Sunday at a 5 p.m., enjoy family Christmas activities at Lenexa Baptist Church. The event is an escape from the myriad of activities, work, shopping, busyness and focuses on WORSHIP.  This is their yearly Christmas program featuring the LBC Worship Choir and Orchestra, and it is followed by a delicious dessert buffet. The event is free but seating is limited, so get there early. The doors will open 1 hour before each performance. Lenexa staff say it is their prayer that the Messiah – the King of kings and Lord of lords – makes this your most memorable Christmas ever as you worship Him in “spirit and in truth.” Childcare provided provided for ages 3 and under. LBC is located at 15320 W 87th Street Pkwy, Lenexa.

Take the Road to Bethlehem

Red Bridge Baptist Church in South Kansas City is hosting this annual favorite among families. Road to Bethlehem is a captivating, walk-through experience, giving viewers a glimpse into the true meaning of Christmas.

This weekends dates are Saturday from 5 to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 4 to 9 p.m. Catch this experience at Red Bridge Baptist, 4901 E. Red Bridge Road Kansas City, MO.

The birth of Christ was an event unlike any other in history, creating an eternally significant impact on people across time. Through dramatic narrative from the Bible, well-loved characters will draw listeners into the mystery, revealing the greatest story of all time.

Tours will be approximately one-hour long and will consist of groups of up to fifteen people. All ages are welcome!

Tours will consist of a moderate amount of standing and walking and will include a scene outdoors. Tickets are free but must be reserved in advance. Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the tour to allow time for check-in. Walk-ins will be accommodated at the soonest open time slot.