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MERRIAM EVENTS:
March 1 - 31, 2014 (follow link for Gallery hours)
Heartland Artist Exhibition

Tim Murphy Art Gallery @ the Irene B. French Community Center (5701 Merriam Drive)
 

19th Annual National Juried Art Exhibition featuring original submissions from all over the United States.


April 26, 2014
Community Garage Sale

Merriam Marketplace (5740 Merriam Drive)
 

Vintage is in this season and early birds find the best deals at this annual garage sale bursting with old treasures and new finds.


May 3 - October 11, 2014 (7:00 AM - 1:00 PM)
Merriam Farmers' Market

Merriam Marketplace (5740 Merriam Drive)
 
Shop local and buy fresh at the Merriam Farmers' Market every Saturday, 7AM to 1PM.

May 15, 2014 (5:30 - 8:30 PM)
150 Years...Historic Exhibit & Trolly Tour

Tim Murphy Art Gallery @ the Irene B. French Community Center (5701 Merriam Drive)
 

Take a glance at Merriam’s past on a trolley tour of Merriam followed by the opening night reception of Campbellton to Merriam…150 years of Community (1864-2014) from 5:30 - 8:30 PM. While the gallery exhibit is FREE, there is a $10 charge for the trolley tour -- limited seating is available, RSVP to 913.322.5550.


May 17, 2014 (7:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Merriam Turkey Creek Festival & 5K Run
Antioch Park (6501 Antioch Road)
 
Enjoy a fun family outing the 3rd Saturday of May at Merriam’s Antioch Park.  This annual festival features savory food, live music, kids’ games and activities, arts and crafts fair and much more!

June 6, 2014 (6:30 - 8:30 PM)
Party in YOUR Park

Brown Memorial Park (5040 Booker Drive)
 

Nothing says summer like enjoying the outdoors at a park party in Merriam!  Join friends and neighbors for fun, food, kids inflatables and live music for a summer evening to savor.


June 15, 2014 (5:00 - 8:00 PM)
Food Truck Rally at the Marketplace

Merriam Marketplace (5740 Merriam Drive)
 

Bring your bib cause you’re gonna need it at the Food Truck Rallies in downtown Merriam on June 15 and August 17 from 5-8pm.  Each foodie event features delicious menu items from trucks all across the metro. 


June 29 to July 5, 2014 (follow link for complete schedule)
Flags 4 Freedom

Merriam Marketplace (5740 Merriam Drive)
 

Watch downtown Merriam transform into a breathtaking sea of red, white and blue as over 1,200 flags are placed in perfect rows to celebrate Independence Day and honor those who protect our freedom.


July 12, 2014 (6:30 - 8:30 PM)
Cruise Night

Merriam Marketplace (5740 Merriam Drive)
 

Baby let’s cruise!  Merriam Drive is a great place to show off that beautiful hot rod or classic car on July 12 and August 9. Enjoy live music and shine up that engine for a cool evening of cruisin’ downtown Merriam.


July 18, 2014 (6:30 - 8:30 PM)
Party in YOUR Park

Quail Creek Park (7024 Grandview Avenue)
 

Nothing says summer like enjoying the outdoors at a park party in Merriam!  Join friends and neighbors for fun, food, kids inflatables and live music for a summer evening to savor.


August 9, 2014 (6:30 - 8:30 PM)
Cruise Night

Merriam Marketplace (5740 Merriam Drive)
 

Baby let’s cruise!  Merriam Drive is a great place to show off that beautiful hot rod or classic car on July 12 and August 9. Enjoy live music and shine up that engine for a cool evening of cruisin’ downtown Merriam.


August 17, 2014 (5:00 - 8:00 PM)
Food Truck Rally at the Marketplace

Merriam Marketplace (5740 Merriam Drive)
 

Bring your bib cause you’re gonna need it at the Food Truck Rallies in downtown Merriam on June 15 and August 17 from 5-8pm.  Each foodie event features delicious menu items from trucks all across the metro. 


September 13, 2014 (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Turkey Creek Car & Motorcycle Show

Merriam Marketplace (5740 Merriam Drive)
 

One of the metro’s most popular car shows, Turkey Creek features all classes of cars, trucks and motorcycles, tons of prizes, music, concessions and a great time.  Stroll along the over 200 entries lined up on Merriam Drive and you’ll discover why this show is now in its 14th year!


October 23, 2014 (6:30 - 7:45 PM)
Halloween Happenings

Merriam Marketplace (5740 Merriam Drive)
 

Dress up the little ghosts, goblins and witches for a fun and scare-free pre-Halloween event in downtown Merriam.  This event is the place to be for a wicked good time in downtown Merriam.  BOO!


December 6, 2014 (5:30 - 7:00 PM)
Sundown with Santa / Mayor's Christmas Tree Lighting

Merriam Marketplace (5740 Merriam Drive)
 

Santa will arrive by Merriam Fire Truck on this special evening as the Mayor lights the Christmas tree.  Join us for hot cocoa, holiday carolers, kids’ games and the spirit of the season!


December 13, 2014 (9:30 - 11:00 AM)
Breakfast with Santa

Irene B. French Community Center (5701 Merriam Drive)
 

Naughty or nice?  If it’s the latter, Santa wants to have breakfast with you from 9:30-11am while his reindeer rest along nearby Turkey Creek.  Happy Holidays!


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