- Brooke Vandever
- Gordon (second from right) will be speaking this weekend at Maker Faire.
is no longer just about the latest electronics or hacks. The annual event at Union Station has absorbed tenets of the Slow Food movement and will have local growers on the schedule this year to talk about the art of "making" food. John Gordon of BoysGrow
talks Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m., and Stan Slaughter speaks about "Composting Our Way to an Organic Future" on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. The festival runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $7 for seniors (60 and older) and kids.
3 Girls Cupcakes, which founder Simonie Wilson is selling, will be handing out free mini cupcakes today all along its regular route in order to thank fans.
Discover one of the few places in the metro to get emu: the Overland Park Farmers Market. The downtown market (on Marty between 79th and 80th streets) runs from 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. If emu is not your flavor, the market offers plenty of fruits, vegetables and baked goods.
The Replay Lounge (946 Massachusetts) in Lawrence is holding its fourth annual Fish Fry on Saturday at 5 p.m., with performances by Deadman Flats and the Bus Company.
The Classic Cup Wine Club meets this Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. on the Plaza, as it does the last Sunday of every month. Host Stephen Malloy leads a tasting of four to five wines and appetizers. For $30, you also get the benefit of two preselected take-home wines.
What have you got on tap for the weekend?