FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 25, 2019Contact: Marshanna Hester(816) email@example.com
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Parks + Rec invites you to usher in the summer with a day of fun for the entire family during its Children’s Day and Sheep Shearing festivities at Missouri Town 1855.
What: Children’s Day and Sheep Shearing
When: Saturday, May 49:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Where: Missouri Town 18558010 East Park Rd, Lee’s Summit, MO 64064
Cost: Adults - $7Children (5-13) - $4Seniors (62 and older) - $4Children 4 and under - Free
On-site Contact: Jonathan Klusmeyer, Jackson County Parks + Rec (816) 246-1752
Children will experience a variety of fun games and crafts including tin punch, stilts, game of graces, rope making, tug of war and more. Visitors of all ages can enjoy pie eating contests, log sawing and potted plant activities. Additionally, Dr. Field’s “Good Medicine Show” featuring magic tricks will return this year with morning and afternoon shows.
Along with our Children’s Day festivities, we will also feature our resident flock of sheep receiving their spring haircuts. Watch as our sheep are sheared and their wool is washed, carded, dyed, spun and woven into beautiful shawls and other crafts.
About Missouri Town 1855
Missouri Town 1855 is an authentic, antebellum farming community owned and operated by Jackson County Parks + Rec. It is comprised of more than 25 authentically-furnished buildings dating from the 1820s to 1860s on 30 picturesque acres in Lee’s Summit, MO, on the east side of Lake Jacomo in Fleming Park.