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Saturday is the 7th annual "Family Day at the Farm" at the Shatto Milk Company in Osborn, Missouri. Milk a cow, pet a baby calf and take a tour of the farm between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. If the weather holds up, there will also be hay rides. Sample Shatto milk at the new milk bar and try their cheese. The event is free.
If you don't think you can wait for the KC Irish Fest, Browne's Irish
Street Faire can tide you over. With traditional Irish food and music,
the party thrown by Browne's Irish Market and Deli
is a fundraiser for Cycling for Change. The festivities are Saturday from 4 to 11 p.m. between 33rd and 34th streets on
Pennsylvania. Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 the day of the fair.
Overland Park has a new sushi and soul combo at Intentions (713 West 80th Street). Get your Smokey Robinson and sashimi fix at the former space that housed Revolver.
Walk softly and take a big sip. That's the idea at the Art & Wine Stroll
in Paola, Kansas, on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. Learn about
Kansas wines, including the Paola-based Somerset Ridge Vineyard and
Winery. The tasting event in the historic park square is $10 and
includes a commemorative wineglass.
The bacon explosion comes to the Webster House on Saturday with the dish creators Jason Day and Aaron Chronister showing off grilling techniques. The authors of the new cookbook, "Barbecue Makes Everything Better," will be be showcasing some of their favorite recipes at 4 p.m. It's $25.
The Missouri Barn Dinner series returns to Powell Gardens on Sunday. This dinner theme is Beerfest with courses designed to pair with local craft beers. The dinner starts at 5 p.m. and is $50 per person.
The Rosedale Farmers Market is now open on Sundays from 12 to 4 p.m. Grab spring onions and salad greens from the market in the parking lot of Southwest Boulevard Family Health Care in Kansas City, Kansas. And bring your dogs. The market has bowls of water and free organic puppy treats.