There’s some weekend fun for your young (or young-at-heart!) coming up on Saturday, October 23, from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at Shawnee Mission Park. Yes, it’s Shawnee Mission Park’s traditional fall Big Bad Pumpkin Derby race and Canine Costume Contest! In addition to all the fun of the Derby and the Canine Costume Contest, there will be hayrides, sidewalk mural paintings, and food vendors. Admisson to this event is free, but there is a $25 fee to enter the Derby and a $5 fee to enter the Canine Costume Contest, and contestants must register to participate in these events (downloadable forms on website). The Pumpkin Derby race runs from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., and the Canine Costume Contest begins at noon (sign-in for the Canine Costume event begins at 11:00 a.m.). All the fun takes place in the parking lot of Shawnee Mission Park’s Theatre in the Park, located at 7710 Renner Road in Shawnee. For all the info, including registration forms and a schedule of events, visit this event’s page on the Park’s website.
Keep the fall fun coming~ Rosemary