Read the October 2014 issue of Johnson County Lifestyle!

Calendar of Events

Scarecrows are A'Comin'

10/20/2014 - 11/02/2014

OVERLAND PARK ARBORETUM & BOTANICAL GARDENS

Free to FOTA members, $3 nonmembers. This exhibit coincides with the display of fall color at the Arboretum. Visit ArtsAndRec-OP.org.

Mysterioso: A Magical Night

10/31/2014 - 11/01/2014

KAUFFMAN CENTER

Celebrate Halloween weekend with an elaborate mix of music, magic, mayhem and mirth. This program is part Vegas and part old school variety show with illusionist, comedy and magic acts. Enjoy music from the iconic television themes of “I Dream of Jeannie” and “Bewitched,” plus “Supercalifragilisticexpealidocious” from “Mary Poppins” and much more!

Overrun Ovarian Cancer 5K Run/Walk

11/02/2014

BLUE VALLEY RECREATION COMPLEX

Join us for the third annual OVERRUN Ovarian Cancer 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Teal Trail Walk at the Blue Valley Recreation Complex at 8:30 am. Men, women and children will enjoy a beautiful, fast course with a downhill finish, age group awards, long sleeve t-shirts and fantastic post race food and fun! The OVERRUN Ovarian Cancer Foundation is dedicated to changing the face of ovarian cancer through support for better treatment options, and ultimately a cure. Proceeds will benefit ovarian cancer research at The University of Kansas Cancer Center through the OVERRUN Ovarian Cancer Fund.

Jaques Brel-The Life & Music of a Legend

11/07/2014 - 11/08/2014

CROWN CENTER, OFF CENTER THEATER

Musical Theater Heritage will present an evening of Brel’s most beloved songs, including Amsterdam, If We Only Had Love, Jacky, Ne Me Quitte Pas, and more. Tickets starting at $22. 816.545.6000 MTHKC.com

Champagne & Chocolate

11/08/2014

KANSAS CITY

Please join us for an amazing array of chocolate desserts and savories provided by Kansas City’s top restaurants, bakeries and chocolatiers at the home of hosts and Honorary Co-Chairs are Jenny and Warren Erdman. Event Co-Chairs are Heather and Dr. Timothy Pluard and Shelley and Jon Copaken. Proceeds benefit Southwest Boulevard Family Healthcare. $125/person. SWBFHC.org or Shari Webster 913.722.3100 x272. shariwebster@swbfhcs.org