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Stop by Jowler Creek Winery to pair everyone’s favorite Christmas cookies with our award-winning, hand-crafted Missouri wines. Take your favorite Jowler Creek wines home to enjoy with all things Christmas this year.
Nothing will warm Santa’s heart more than finding a delectable chocolate cookie and a sample of Jowler Creek Norton wine by the fireplace this Christmas Eve. You might even keep it for yourself!
Cost: $5/person and free for Creek Club members. No reservations are required for this event – just come on out 11 a.m.-5 p.m. both days to enjoy! Visit our website for the most up to date list of events.
Help celebrate the grape harvesting season by dipping your toes into a barrel full of juicy red grapes at Jowler Creek Winery. Then we’ll finish the event with a hearty grilled lunch.
Cost: $19/person (includes glass to take home; wine sold separately). Spaces for this event are limited and pre-payment is required, so reserve your spot today by calling (816) 858-5528. Visit our website for the most up to date list of events.
Cooler weather leaves of gold and the spicy scent of cider warming by the fire -- autumn is in the air! So come out to Jowler Creek Winery for our free traditional Fall Festival. The winery will stay open late so you can enjoy traditional fall games, a bonfire, mulled wine, s’mores, and festive music.
Cost: free. No reservations are required for this event -- just come on out! Visit our website for the most up to date list of events.
When Jack Frost is nipping at your nose, there’s nothing better than to come up to the winery and indulge in some holiday cheer!
We’ll have holiday s’mores to make out on the fire pit, mulling some of our award-winning wines, and showcasing lots of unique holiday gifts for that special someone on your list.
This event is free, just come out 11 a.m.-5 p.m. each day. Visit our website for the most up to date list of events.
Ever wonder how grapes make their way from the vine into wine? See for yourself on this hour-long tour at Jowler Creek Winery.
In the vineyard, learn about the growing process – from planting to harvesting. You see our sheep and all our other sustainable farming practices in action. Also, we cover the winemaking process, from the arrival of the grapes to bottling of the finished wine.
Learn and laugh while tasting our award-winning wine; go home with a complementary Jowler Creek wine glass.
Cost: $14/person. Space is limited; pre-payment is required, so reserve your spot early.
NOTE: Tours are held on specific days and times only. Visit our website or call for details, schedules and reservations.
Gather your friends and come watch the sunset from our wine garden as we stay open late this Saturday night with live music! Listen to local bands play rock-n-roll while enjoying locally-made cigars around our beautiful fire pit.
We’ll be selling wine and beer by the glass and bottle, and we’ll also have a few snacks available to enjoy alongside your favorite wine. This event is FREE to attend and no reservations are required–just come on out to join the fun! Visit our website for the most up to date list of events.
Make a unique, handcrafted holiday gift for that special someone while relaxing and sipping on some wine with friends at Jowler Creek Winery.
At these hands-on workshops, you’ll transform a bottle into a holiday keepsake while sampling a taste of each of Jowler Creek’s wines.
Come to one session, or attend two or all three to create a matched set!
Reservations and pre-payment are required for this event. Reserve your spot by calling (816) 858-5528. Visit our website for the most up to date list of events.
Events will be held on the three above dates ONLY.
Wondering what Jowler Creek wine would taste terrific with your turkey or pair perfectly with pumpkin pie? With this fun and tasty event you’ll taste each of the wines in Jowler Creek’s lineup alongside a small bite of all your favorite holiday foods.
Cost: $5/person. No reservations required, just come out 11 a.m.-5 p.m. to indulge. Visit our website for the most up to date list of events.
This activity is only held on the last Thursday of each month.
Looking for a good excuse to get together with your girlfriends to whine…and drink some wine? At the monthly “Women Who Wine” event, you visit with friends and make your own craft to take home – all while sampling Jowler Creek’s eight wines.
Light appetizers are served.
Reserve your spot by calling the winery. Visit our website an up to date list of events.
Cost: $15. Reservations and pre-payment required.
Situated on 73 lakeside acres, approximately seven miles north of Kansas City International Airport.
Facilities include: hotel rooms; cabins; tent and RV campsites; country store; propane filling station; pizza parlor; laundry facilities. All rooms feature a dining area, and private entrance. Meeting rooms available for up to 100 people.
Activities include: volleyball; stocked fishing lakes; play structure for kids; walking trails; shuffleboard; horseshoes; game room; wagon rides; special family events; and outdoor movies.
The museum occupies a Federal Empire Victorian brick mini-mansion. Every piece of furnishing in the home, dating from 1840 to 1900, has a Platte County history. The first level includes: a parlor; sitting room with bronze marble fireplace; dining room with large double sliding wood-on-wood German hand-grained doors; kitchen with a German tongue and grove wood ceiling; and latticed back porches. A curved staircase made of walnut and mahogany leads you to the second floor where there are four bedrooms. Another staircase connects the second floor and the kitchen. The basement, which once contained a cooking area, dining area, wine cellar, cistern room, wash area, and workroom, houses the Platte County Historical Society's genealogical library, archives and display rooms. The museum has a rare Civil War collection of Col. Charles E. Sinnet, a Union soldier. Open April 15-Oct. 15. Admission: $3; younger than 12, free.
Located four miles north of the Airport. We offer free local calls and a free weekday newspaper. Breakfast features waffles, biscuits and gravy, hard boiled eggs, assorted cereals, oatmeal, fresh fruit, yogurt and assorted breads and pastries.
Our Stay and Fly package includes airport shuttle and 14 days of free parking.
Perfect for business and leisure travelers, this Comfort Inn is two miles from the KCI Airport. Complimentary shuttle service to the airport, 4:30 a.m.-11 p.m. We offer a free hot breakfast, 5 a.m.-9 a.m.
Indoor salt-water pool and hot tub. We offer rooms with king beds and rooms with double queen beds.
Visit our website for details and reservations.
The Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Kansas City Airport hotel is two miles from Kansas City International Airport, providing shuttle service to the Airport and also providing Park Here Fly There Packages.
This KC airport hotel offers meeting space perfect for small meetings and groups. We are adjacent to the KCI Expo Center and a perfect choice for those attending conventions, trade shows, events.
We offer a complimentary hot breakfast each day and our rooms feature high speed Wi-Fi access, mini-fridge, microwaves and HD TV’s. We are also just 5 miles to Zona Rosa, the northlands entertainment district, offering shopping and dining options. This KC Airport hotel is a short drive to Riverboat Casinos, Fort Leavenworth and Kansas Speedway. We are also within 15 miles to downtown KC’s Sprint Center, Kauffman center, KC Convention Center and Liberty Memorial.
A serene area that offers bird watching, fishing, hiking, hunting, outdoor photogaphy and wildlife viewing.
Conveniently accessible to all that Kansas City has to offer, our hotel is the perfect location to Kansas City’s attractions and destination areas. The Zona Rosa Shopping and Entertainment District is 1 mile south. Downtown Kansas City is only a 15 minute drive including the Power & Light District, Sprint Center, Kauffman Center and the Convention Center. Plus, the hotel is a short drive to the KCI Expo Center; Worlds of Fun; Kauffman Stadium; Arrowhead Stadium; the Kansas City Zoo and the Kansas Speedway.
Whether in town for business or pleasure, our hotel offers modern comfort with a feeling of home. Start your day with a complimentary hot breakfast and enjoy a plethora of nicely appointed amenities including wired and wireless high-speed Internet, microwaves and refrigerators in all guestrooms. The hotel is equipped with an indoor heated pool and spa, fitness center, business center, guest laundry, meeting space and Jacuzzi suites are available.
The Holiday Inn KCI Airport is two miles from the Kansas City International Airport and offers complimentary transfers. Concierge Lounge, on our sixth floor, offers lounging and dining areas, and a private business center. Kem’s Restaurant and Lounge serves breakfast, dinner and room service daily.
We offer complimentary guest parking with more than 900 spots to choose from, and a 12-foot 5-inch porte-cochere. Our indoor heated pool and outdoor sun deck allow guests areas in which they can relax.
We offer fresh morning coffee, complimentary copies of USA Today, and a 24-hour cardio fitness center. We also offer high-speed Internet access and our 24-hour business center. There's a complimentary shuttle for guests, taking you to work or play, within a five-mile hotel radius. We offer same-day valet dry cleaning and there's a coin-operated laundry on-site. Vending is available on each floor, located behind glass doors to help ensure quiet floors. We have a 24-hour convenience store for guests who may have forgotten an essential item or who are in need of a quick snack.
Originally part of the 1842 Weston Royal Brewing Company. The Inn features four guestrooms furnished in antiques and mementos; private bath and sitting area. We have an outdoors hot tub and a creek-side garden. A full hot breakfast is served each morning. O'Malley's Irish Pub and the Weston Brewing Company are adjacent; shops, restaurants, Pirtle Winery and Weston Historical Museum are within two blocks. We are 30 miles from downtown Kansas City; 20 miles from Kansas City International Airport.
Jowler Creek is in the hills north of Kansas City. We produce wines that are fun to drink and easy to pair with foods. Sample them all in our tasting room. Visit our website for a listing of events and join the wine club for unadvertised specials.
We are a professional croquet club. We offer open play during the week and on select weekends. We play a very fun and social game of golf croquet. We are available for company picnics, team building events and fundraisers. This year we expanded out and can now do larger parties and weddings. We have memberships available for the more serious players. Contact us or check us out on Facebook to learn more about special events.
An energetic city forged by a rich history, Kansas City is brimming with activities to keep you entertained—eclectic cuisine, swinging jazz, one-of-a-kind museums, a thriving arts scene and fantastic shopping. Part of the city’s charm lies in its impressive network of parks and boulevards and of course, exquisite fountains.
The world-renowned jazz legacy continues today in clubs throughout the city. For barbecue lovers, the city’s signature food can be found at more than 100 barbecue establishments, but visitors also delight in restaurants of every ethnic origin. Pack your bags and discover something unique and unexpected in Kansas City.
The museum is truly a one-of-a-kind. It is located in the former Bank of Weston building in historic downtown Weston, MO. The museum exhibits the world's largest collection of woven silk tapestries (over 300) produced 200 years ago on punch card mechanical looms. This process was the first to utilize the same punch card technology that would eventually lead into the invention of the modern-day computer.
The museum preserves and shares the history of this long-lost and largely forgotten guild. Every tapestry in the collection is a digitized copy of an original painting by one of over 85 different Master Artists from the 19th and 20th centuries, including Francisco Goya, Mariano Alonzo Perez, Rembrandt, Raphael, Guido Reni and Elizabeth Sonrel. The collection also serves as the only evidence of many paintings that have either been lost over time, or altogether unknown.
The museum also boasts an impressive art research library with the Grove Art Dictionary, E. Benezil-"Dictionnaires des Peintres, Sculptures, Dessinateus, et Graveurs", Propylaen Kunstqeschichte, and "The Art Galleries of Erope", as well as many rare books over 100 years old.
Platte County CVB provides area information, plus we are a Missouri Division of Tourism Affiliate Welcome Center.
Platte County includes Platte City and the river towns of Parkville and Weston. Attractions include free tours at the Harley-Davidson plant; Kansas City International Airport; Zona Rosa shopping and dining district featuring the Improv Comedy Club; Springs Aquatic Center; great golf courses; charming bed and breakfast inns; more than 4,000 hotel rooms; farmers markets; orchards; wineries; brewpubs; festivals; and hiking and biking trails.
The courthouse, built in 1866, was the site of the 1933 trial and conviction of Blanche Barrow, a member of the Bonnie and Clyde gang. Tours by appointment.
If you'd like to take a tour of the courthouse, please call the Platte County CVB for arrangements; 888-875-2883.
A Platte County haven of hiking, fishing, hunting, shooting, bird watching and wildlife viewing.
We offer executive king rooms with plush-top king-size beds, a sitting area, and microwave and mini fridge; poolside bunk-bed rooms with sleeping arrangements for the entire family with a king bed, bunk beds and a sleeper sofa; and two-room suites.
We are located off I-29, across from East Hills Mall; two miles from Missouri Western State University. Our hotel features more than 6,900 square feet of banquet and meeting space. The Ramada is the home of Monkey Cove Water Park, which is open year-round (extra fees apply for guests using water park).
Vintage linens and china like grandma used, and 50s music in the background. Enjoy one of more than 65 varieties of loose teas with your breakfast or lunch. Shop for teas, tea-ware, unique jewelry, cutesy handmade items and one-of-a-kind vintage pieces for your cottage decor. We are closed on Sundays, which is the day we host private parties.
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