November is the transition from fall to winter. A month where we focus on gratitude while also prepping our holiday wish lists. It’s also a month with lots of celebrations and family fun in Kansas City. Check out our favorites things about this month to add to your calendar!
Get ready to dive in on the action as magical mermaids glide through the ocean waters! Come face-to-fin with a real mermaid as they swim through the Ocean Exhibit with sharks, sea turtles, and other tropical fish. You can also take a photo on the dry land with these captivating sea maidens. Learn more.
Mermaid Dives and Dry Land Details
- Every Friday – Sunday from October 28 – November 13
- Mermaids can be seen gracefully swimming near the coral reef in the Ocean Exhibit with a variety of sea creatures
- Dive times are from 10:30 a.m. – noon, 2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
- Meet and take a photo with a stunning mermaid from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thank you to SEA LIFE for making this month’s guide possible.
Opening Day at Crown Center Ice Terrace (Nov. 4)
Day of the Dead Celebration (Nov. 5)
Santa’s Bake Shop Opening (Nov. 9)
Just Between Friends Winter Sale (Nov. 9-12)
At the Just Between Friends Holiday/Winter Sale, you will find clothing for all colder weather, shoes, baby gear, toys, books, games, and so much more. With prices 50-90% off of retail, this is one sale you cannot afford to miss. Check out our tips for consignment sale shopping.
Kansas City Reptile Show (Nov. 13)
This is an opportunity to talk directly to breeders in your area! The show runs 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Overland Park Convention Center. There will be thousands of reptiles, amphibians, feeders, invertebrates, supplies and more available to the public. Bring your kids, and explore the show. Did we mention there will also be a huge variety of supplies including cages, tanks, bedding, toys, and decorative items. Learn more.
Family Party at the Giving Machines KC (Nov. 16)
It’s vending machines with a Christmas twist. Instead of purchasing something for you, people donate something to help others. 100% of your donation goes to the charity you choose. Join a family friendly party from 6-8 p.m at Crown Center to kickoff the giving season. More info here.
A Christmas Carol (Nov. 18-Dec. 24)
Join Ebenezer Scrooge on his redemptive journey with Christmas Past, Present, and Future, and rediscover the true meaning of the holidays. You’ll meet the Cratchits, Tiny Tim, and the irresistible Fezziwigs, and hear the haunting and joyous Candlelight Carol — all this and more, to kindle your Christmas spirit. Share the season with the people you love at A Christmas Carol at the Kansas City Repertory Theatre. Get tickets!