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Nov 22

Holiday Shopping Guide 2019

Posted on November 22, 2019 at 4:07 PM by Claire Jackson

Holiday Gift Guide 2019
Shop Local. Give Local.

Something for everyone on your list from Liberty's restaurants, boutiques and attractions. 

For the Hostess
Need something delicious to take to your next holiday party or family gathering? Pie Time has you covered. In addition to pies they offer cookies, woopie pies and quiches.

Pie-Time


Local Experiences
Give the gift of time spent together.

Try something new. Head to Wood Chux in Liberty and try out the popular axe throwing lanes. No axe throwing skills required, the helpful staff will teach you all you need to know. Reserve a 90 minute slot for up to six people online.

WoodChux

Tried and true favorite. Liberty B&B Theatre has state of the art technology and comfy reclining seats taking a night at the movies up a notch. With specialty theatres like ScreenPlay with a playground inside the theatre (pictured below) or MX4D with wind, snow, fog, scent, motion and more, there's a movie experience for everyone! Book tickets and reserve your seat online.

BandB


Local Dining - For the Foodie
Gift cards available at any price point. Try out one of our locally owned favorites: Conrad's Restaurant & Ale House, The Fish Market or Overflow Coffee House.

Conrads


Great Stocking Stuffers
Looking for a small gift or stocking stuffer for less than $10? Look no further than Bittersweet Apothecary. This shop has everything you need to care for even the most sensitive skin. Try out the soaps, creams and lip balms. All are made right here in Liberty. 

Bittersweet


Wrap Up Your Shopping List
Need a last minute gift? Historic Downtown Liberty's Wrap It Up Downtown kicks off at Hometown Holidays on December 7 and runs through December 24. 18 days of shopping to find the perfect gift for each person on your list. You can find it all Downtown from women's clothing and sports team apparel to jewelry and hand-made soaps, Downtown Liberty businesses will have featured gifts in the $25 and $50 range. Stop by to see what each shop has to offer!

Main Street Goods & Goodies is full of treasures, from old fashioned soda and candy, to high end antiques with a wide range of items that make great gifts. These Patrick Mahomes candles and fun football-themed wall art are great for any Chiefs fan. 

Main-Street-Goods


Petals & Potpourri is transformed into a winter wonderland this time of year! They have array of holiday-themed gifts for everyone on your list, including this fun metal board that can be accompanied by the hanging picture of your choice! This item is great for any season or holiday, as the appropriate pictures can be purchased and rotated throughout the year!

Petals


Brant’s Clothing is one of the oldest family owned businesses on the square, so this isn’t their first holiday season. Brant’s specializes in Kansas City athletic apparel and merchandise, and has experience picking great gifts for sports fans. You can even find your favorite Charlie Hustle tees in store. Your one stop shop for all things Chiefs, Royals, Sporting KC, Liberty HS, Liberty North, college apparel and more!

Brants

Nov 04

Mark Your Calendar: Hometown Holidays 2019

Posted on November 4, 2019 at 3:48 PM by Claire Jackson

Hometown Holidays

Join the City of Liberty, Clay County and Historic Downtown Liberty Inc. for Hometown Holidays and the Mayor's Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, December 7.

Hometown Holidays

Schedule of events includes:
10 a.m. - Passport Shopping Activity Begins

  • Get a passport at the HDLI Offices (117B N. Main St)
  • Check in at 12 of the participating businesses
  • Submit a complete passport by 5 p.m. for a chance to win gift card prizes. You do not need to be present to win. Winners will be called the week of December 9.

2 - 5 p.m. - Free Family Activities
  • Pictures with Santa (located inside the Clay County Administration Building in the center of the square)
  • Crafts for Kids
  • Refreshments and S'mores
  • Live music and entertainment
Hometown Holidays

Hometown Holidays

5:15 p.m. - The Mayor's Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Hometown Holidays

If you're interested in volunteering a the event, email Claire Rodgers.

Oct 04

Halloween Events in Liberty 2019

Posted on October 4, 2019 at 11:21 AM by Claire Jackson

Fall is in the air and it’s time to start thinking about your Halloween costume! There are a variety of spooky events happening in Liberty all month long. Dress up, bring your family and head to Liberty for all the Halloween fun. 

Fairy Tale Forest
Martha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary
October 18, 19 and 20
5:30 – 8 p.m. each night

Cost: 
  • $8 per person
  • $25 family tickets available until Oct. 15
Location: 407 N La Frenz Rd, Liberty, MO 64068
Description: Head to the Martha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary for a family friendly Halloween event! A guide will take you on the "Walk of 100 Jack-O-Lanterns" to meet the fantastical creatures of the Fairy Tale Forest! Come enjoy crafts, face painting and live animals! Wear a costume, if you like, but it is not necessary. Bring a bag to "Trick or Treat" and dress to be outside.


Tricks and Treats: Magic with Eric Vauhn
Mid-Continent Public Library – Liberty Branch
October 23
6-7 p.m.

Cost: Free
Location: 1000 Kent Street Liberty, MO 64068
Description: Halloween has never had so many creepy tricks or brain-teasing treats as magician Eric Vaughn opens his bagful of not-so-super-scary-but-definitely-spooky magic. Only the bravest of participants need volunteer. Boo!


Trunk-or-Treat & Trucks
Liberty Clinic
October 26
3-5 p.m.

Cost: Free
Location: Liberty Hospital - 2525 Glenn Hendren Drive, Liberty, Missouri 64068
Description: Come in costume and bring your trick-or-treat bags for this free family event for the entire community. Big trucks include a fire truck, other emergency vehicles and much more!


Trick or Treat Downtown Liberty
Historic Downtown Liberty, Inc.
October 31
5-7 p.m.

Cost: Free
Location: Historic Downtown Liberty
Description: Come join Historic Downtown Liberty for our annual Trick or Treat Downtown event on Thursday, October 31 from 5 - 7 p.m.! This free event is a night of costumes, candy and fun for the whole family.


Bevoir Winery Halloween Costume Party
Belvoir Winery
October 31
6:30-11 p.m.

Cost: $65
Tickets » 
Location: 1325 Odd Fellows Rd, Liberty, MO 64068
Description: Join us for another fantastic Halloween Party at Belvoir Winery! There's no better place to celebrate Halloween than at one of the most haunted locations in the Midwest! Tickets will be limited because they want to ensure a great experience for all their guests! Party includes:
  • Guest host: The Legendary Melinda Ryder!
  • Live music with the Troubadour Retrievers!
  • Full buffet meal with dessert
  • Best costume awards
  • One drink ticket included per person
  • Psychics available for $10 readings (not included in ticket price)