City Market Farmers’ Market

March - October:

Saturdays: 6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  |  Sundays: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

November - February

Saturdays: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  |  Sundays: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Rain or shine, the region's largest farmers’ market can be found at the City Market every Saturday and Sunday year-round. More than 140 vendor stalls burst with bedding plants, fruits, vegetables, herbs, fresh baked goods and other sweets, cut flowers and crafts made by local artisans.
At the City Market, you will find the finest produce and many organic foods all fresh from Missouri and the surrounding region.
Great benefits and value can be found here while also supporting local farmers!

For a more information about the City Market and the Farmers’ Market, visit thecitymarket.org.


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Kansas City Public Library, Central Branch

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14 West 10th Street
Kansas City, MO 64105 United States

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October 2017

We Gotta Get Out of This Place: Soundtrack of the Vietnam War

October 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Kansas City Public Library, Central Branch, 14 West 10th Street
Kansas City, MO 64105 United States

For many U.S. soldiers in Vietnam, music was the connection between battlefront and home front and helped them cope with the complexities of the war. And it helped many of those who came home to heal. Author Doug Bradley talks about the popular tunes of the era and plays clips from songs that had significant resonance for those in the field and the veterans who returned home. RSVP for the free event here: https://www.kclibrary.org/node/22207/register Find more regional events, activities, and…

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Meet Explorer, Anthropologist, and Author Wade Davis

October 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kansas City Public Library, Central Branch, 14 West 10th Street
Kansas City, MO 64105 United States

In preparation for our production of EVEREST, National Geographic Society Explorer-in-Residence Wade Davis talks about his book, INTO THE SILENCE: The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest. The talk will be held at the Kansas City Public Library Central Branch, 14 W. 10th Street, on Friday, October 20. INTO THE SILENCE is the definitive story of the British adventurers who survived the trenches of World War I and went on to risk their lives climbing Everest. For this…

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The Vietnam War in Cinema: The Deer Hunter (1978)

October 21 @ 1:30 pm - 4:35 pm
Kansas City Public Library, Central Branch, 14 West 10th Street
Kansas City, MO 64105 United States

The Vietnam War has provided fertile ground for filmmakers for more than 50 years. Amid the fall 2017 Big Read KC, the Kansas City Public Library screens four of the most important big-screen studies of the war and its impact on American society as judged by filmmaker, screenwriter, and University of Missouri-Kansas City associate professor Mitch Brian. All are shown in the Central Library’s lower-level Stanley H. Durwood Film Vault. Learn more about The Deer Hunter: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0077416/?ref_=nv_sr_1   This title…

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Standing Up & Sitting Down: Protests & Dissents in the 1960’s

October 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Kansas City Public Library, Central Branch, 14 West 10th Street
Kansas City, MO 64105 United States

During the Vietnam conflict, battles on the home front went beyond anti-war protests. Activists gathered in support of many cultural movements: civil rights, women’s rights, gay rights, rights for students and workers, and protections for the environment. University of Missouri-Kansas City history professors Rebecca Davis and Sandra Enriquez examine those protests of the ’60s and compare them with those of today. RSVP for the free event here: http://www.kclibrary.org/node/22208/register Find more regional events, activities, and resources at bigreadkc.org.

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The Vietnam War in Cinema: The Killing Fields (1984)

October 28 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Kansas City Public Library, Central Branch, 14 West 10th Street
Kansas City, MO 64105 United States

The Vietnam War has provided fertile ground for filmmakers for more than 50 years. Amid the fall 2017 Big Read KC, the Kansas City Public Library screens four of the most important big-screen studies of the war and its impact on American society as judged by filmmaker, screenwriter, and University of Missouri-Kansas City associate professor Mitch Brian. All are shown in the Central Library’s lower-level Stanley H. Durwood Film Vault. Learn more about The Killing Fields: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0087553/?ref_=nv_sr_1 This title is…

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Viewing Vietnam: A Matter of Time and Place

October 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Kansas City Public Library, Central Branch, 14 West 10th Street
Kansas City, MO 64105 United States

The war experience in Vietnam varied greatly, depending on when and where you served. A panel of military veterans, convened by the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, reflects back on the conflict from individual perspectives - as an adviser, Huey gunship pilot, armored officer, Special Forces member, communications officer, and member of the U.S. embassy security detachment. RSVP for the free event here: http://www.kclibrary.org/node/22209/register Find more regional events, activities, and resources at bigreadkc.org.

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