National Wine Day

National Wine Day was this week! Did you know that Clay County has several wine-themed activities and events that will make for a perfect addition to any trip to Clay? Here are just a few that we recommend…

CHAMBER TROLLEY WINE TOUR IN EXCELSIOR SPRINGS:

For an all-inclusive tour of the tasty wine options around Excelsior Springs, we recommend you book a one-of-a-kind tour on their Chamber Trolley! For a full exploration of Excelsior Springs’ culinary offerings, we recommend that you hop on to one of their All-Inclusive Wine & Dine Tours! Click here to learn more.

SIPPIN’ INTO SPRINGTIME IN EXCELSIOR SPRINGS:

This new limited ticket event features wine sampling a shopping throughout historic Excelsior Springs’ Downtown! The event is schedule for March 30th, 2019. Click here to learn more.

WINE FESTIVAL IN EXCELSIOR SPRINGS:

This annual event is one of the best ways to sample Missouri Wines and foods; it’s a great summer event! The festival is scheduled for June 15th, 2019. Click here to learn more.

SPIRITS AND SPECTERS AT BELVOIR WINERY:

Presented by Strange Escapes, this haunted weekend offers a ton of paranormal fun that you won’t get anywhere else. In addition, the event includes a special edition ‘Strange Escapes’ labeled bottle of Belvoir’s Lucky Pierre wine. The event is scheduled the weekend of April 12th through April 14th, 2019. Click here to learn more.

TUESDAYS AT TREZO IN THE VILLAGE AT BRIARCLIFF:

This weekly event is $36 per person and includes optional wine pairings. This is a three-course culinary experience constructed by the talented chefs at Trezo Mare. Click here to learn more.

Interactive Destinations

Doers and makers looking for some fun activities in Clay need to look into some of these interactive destinations:

1. Sip & Salvage in North Kansas City

2034-2000 Fayette St, North Kansas City, MO 64116

https://www.sipandsalvagekc.com/

 

Enjoy an interactive crafting class with you friends! Participants will be supplied with the woods and tools to distress, stain, and assemble your own sign. Stencils and paints will be supplied as well! Sip and Salvage is BYOB, so make sure to take your favorite beverage with you.

 

2. The Brewkery brewing and tasting class in North Kansas City

1443 Swift St, North Kansas City, MO 64116

http://brewkery.com/

 

The Brewkery offers a couple options to enjoy a more hands-on experience. Want to learn how to brew your own kombucha at home? Then sign up for a brewing a tasting class. More interested in tasting then brewing? Then the kombucha led tasting will be perfect! Facility yours are available with both activities.

 

3. Pinot’s Palette in Kansas City

4165 N Mulberry Dr, Kansas City, MO 64116

https://www.pinotspalette.com/briarcliff

 

Enjoy a BYOB painting party with your family and/or friends at this Kansas City studio!

 

4. Blanc Palette in Liberty

17 E Kansas St Suite 100, Liberty, MO 64068

http://blancpalette.com/

 

Enjoy a BYOB painting party with your family and/or friends at this Liberty studio!

 

5. Grain to Glass in North Kansas City

1611 Swift St, North Kansas City, MO 64116

http://graintoglass.biz/

 

Along with kits for home beer brewing, Grain to Glass offers brewing themed classes and events on a monthly basis.

 

6. Duncan’s Berry Farm in Smithville

908 F Hwy, Smithville, MO 64089

https://www.facebook.com/Duncans-Berry-Farm-208827389155640/

 

This small family-run farm offers blueberry and blackberry picking June through July.

 

7. Woodchux Axe Throwing in Liberty

888 South, MO-291, Liberty, MO 64068

http://woodchuxkc.com/

 

Liberty’s first indoor axe-throwing range is the perfect place to plan a night out for every occasion!

National Pizza Day!

Today is National Pizza Day! Luckily Clay has tons of delicious pizza shops that will be perfect to visit to celebrate that day!

 

Leo’s Pizza

408 NW Englewood, Kansas City, MO 64118

Visit: http://leospizzakc.com/

 

Zios Pizza

4702 NE Vivion Rd, Kansas City, MO 64119

Visit: https://www.facebook.com/ziospizzakc/

 

Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom

8251 North Booth Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64158

Visit: https://oldchicago.com/locations/shoal-creek

 

Judge’s Pizza

5171 NE Chouteau Trafficway, Kansas City, MO 64119

Visit: http://judgespizza.com/

 

Ikey’s Pizzeria

6950 N Oak Trafficway, Gladstone, MO 64118

Visit: https://www.ikeyspizzeria.com/

 

Giambalvo’s Wood Fired Pizza & Pasta

751 Watson Dr Ste H, Kearney, MO 64060

Visit: https://www.giambalvos.com/

 

Did we miss any of your favorites? Let us know in the comments where your favorite pizza place in Clay is.

Valentine’s Day With Clay

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we know a few of you are still trying to come up with the perfect unique date idea. Don’t worry, we’re happy to help and have a few ideas for some fun dates that we think may make for a truly memorable Valentine’s Day!

 

  • Take a trolley tour in Excelsior Springs…

Perfect for a gift idea, tickets to an Excelsior Springs Trolley Tour are sure to impress whoever you’re shopping for this Valentine’s Day. With numerous tour options including wine, brews, culinary, and more…there is sure to be a trolley tour for everyone!

 

Learn more: https://estrolley.com/

 

  • A tasting at The Brewkery…

Did you know that North Kansas City is home to a local kombucha brewery? They even have a taproom where you can order flights of their locally brewed kombucha. We think this would make for a one-of-a-kind date, and there are plenty of nearby dining options as well!

 

Learn more: http://brewkery.com/

 

  • A painting party at Pinot’s Palette or Blanc Palette…

Want a keepsake to take home from your date? Take a painting class with your significant other and take back something to remember the day by! These classes are BYOB too, so make sure to bring your favorite beverage along.

 

  • Dinner at Trezo Mare…

Grab a romantic dinner at this local favorite and consider strolling around The Village at Briarcliff while you’re there!

 

Learn more: https://www.trezomare.com/

 

  • A tasting at The Brewkery…

Did you know that North Kansas City is home to a local kombucha brewery? They even have a taproom where you can order flights of their locally brewed kombucha. We think this would make for a one-of-a-kind date, and there are plenty of nearby dining options as well!

Learn more: http://brewkery.com/

 

  • A tasting at Belvoir Winery…

Historic, spooky, and scenic, Liberty’s Belvoir Winery is the perfect spot for a date! Taste their wines and tour their grounds with your boo on this date and you’re sure to have a Valentine’s Day you’ll both remember!

 

Learn more: http://www.belvoirwinery.com/

 

  • Catch a 4D movie at Liberty 12 Cinema…

Liberty’s brand new theatre has tons of screens designed to make your movie-going experience all the more enjoyable. The theatre’s MX4D experience is a fully immersive motion EFX experience that includes seat poppers, rumblers, water blasters, scents, fog, and more…Their Grand Screen offers a wall-to-wall premium large format viewing experience…And, to top it all off, you can get dinner here too!

 

Learn more: https://www.bbtheatres.com/location/liberty-cinema-12