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Fall Fun Recap

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

It’s been awhile since I shared some of the fun things we have been doing locally. Even though I haven’t had the chance to share, we have been keeping busy! Here are some of the things we did over the past month.

WaterFire KC

Dave and I went to the WaterFire Festival. Kansas City WaterFire is an art installation created by artist Barnaby Evans that utilizes braziers mounted above water. There are also performances happening and at the end we watched them light a “volcano” on fire – it was kind of crazy! I didn’t bring my camera, but took some photos on my phone.

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Missouri Town 1855 Fall Festival

Missouri Town is a living history museum of what life was like in a progressive farming community. There are original structures, furnishings and equipment, interpreters in period attire, authentic field and garden crops, and rare livestock breeds. The fall festival celebrated the arrival of fall and cost less to enter than the regular price, although it had more going on to see and do.

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Louisburg Cider Mill

On the same day we went to the pumpkin patch, we also stopped at Louisburg Cider Mill, a usual fall tradition for us!

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Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead

I hadn’t been to the farm all season, although my kids went with camp! When the kids had a half day off from school, we headed over and visited the farm in the fall for probably the first time.

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Zachary discovered this guy.

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This pig was hilarious! He was oinking like crazy.

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Lenexa Enchanted Forest

Finally, we attended the Lenexa Enchanted Forest as volunteers to sell and help create lanterns that kids could float on the lake and in order to raise money for a local food pantry. There were some performances and a huge line for a hay ride, but we mostly helped at the lantern booth!

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I hope you all have been having lots of fall fun too!