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Located in Wyandotte County, (County Seat). East of Topeka along Interstate 70. Kansas City comprises one of two large cities of the same name, the other in Missouri; they are at the confluence of the Missouri River and Kansas River.

The area was the jumping-off point of many Western expeditions on the Santa Fe, California and Oregon trails that passed through Westport, later part of Kansas City.

A commercial, industrial, agricultural and cultural center, famous for jazz, barbecue and African American baseball Leagues.

Attractions include the historic 18th & Vine district, center of music, sport and high times; the National Agriculture Center and Hall of Fame, chartered by Congress to honor America's farmers; the Kansas City Renaissance Festival, which invites visitors to experience life during medieval times; and the Wyandotte County Fair, which draws 100,000 fair-goers annally.

Part of the Kansas City, Missouri-Kansas metro area.

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12/07 Coming to The area
Heart of America Shakespeare Festival Kansas City MO June18-July7 The Heart of America Shakespeare Festival is set under the stars in South Moreland Park near Nelson Atkins Museum of Art. It is a perfect way to spend a summer evening with family and friends. They have several programs to study and explore such as Speaker's Bureau and Poster and Sonnet Contest. The faculty includes theatre professionals, actors, and educators experienced in performing and teaching Shakespeare. Many of the instructors are veterans of festival productions.

Greater Kansas Citry Japan Festival Kansas City MO October6 Cekebrating the cultural of Japan.