Art and Event Happenings

Events for the week of Jan. 15

Events for the week of Jan. 15

Dickie-Doo Bar-B-Que entertainment schedule

Dickie Doo Bar-B-Que, 4800 S. Limit Ave., hosts a Jam Night at 8 p.m. every Thursday. Weekend bands are as follows:

Today: 9 p.m., VHS Rewind to the ’80s — Hairspray and Cowboy Boots featuring Clay Clear, Brent Harms, Sam Schleicher, Mike Adams and J.R. Kenyan.

Saturday: 9 p.m., Sweetshot.

Social Painting Classes

Today, Saturday, Thursday: 7 to 9 p.m., The Painting Parlor, 314 S. Ohio Ave., will host social painting classes. Private parties available by appointment. To make reservations visit

Wassailing Celebration and Winter Feast

Saturday: 5 to 7:30 p.m., Powell Gardens is hosting a Wassailing Celebration and Winter Feast. Join Powell Gardens, Kansas City’s botanical garden, to sing to the health of the apple trees, imbibe some “ole recipe wassail” and enjoy a winter feast. The tradition of “wassailing” to encourage a productive apple harvest dates back at least to the 1500s.

After wassailing the trees, guests will return to the warmth of the roaring fireplaces in the grand hall of the Visitor Center for a country dinner featuring Heartland Harvest Garden produce and traditional wassail.

Prepaid reservations are required and seating is limited; $45/person. For details visit or call 816-697-2600 ext. 209. Powell Gardens is located at 1609 Northwest Route 50, on U.S. Highway 50 near Kingsville.

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