Variety Events – Hooray for the Holidays!


It is beginning to feel like the most wonderful time of year! Variety the Children’s Charity of Kansas City is kicking off the holiday season with our 2nd annual Hooray for Holidays event at Mission Farms on November 15th at 6 p.m.  The event will include a performance from the Shawnee Mission East Drum Line, the Heartland Ringers and Vocalocity, a presentation of gifts to local special needs kids, an official tree lighting by Santa Clause, and an auction of contributed artwork from 17 area artists with all proceeds going back to Variety of Kansas City.

The auction for original artwork will be hosted on-line at However, make sure to visit the different storefronts to see all the art in person. Contribution artists include: Wes Benson, Samantha Buller, Jennifer Rivera, Teresa Dirks, Cynthia Hudson, Trudi Burns, Steve Rimmer, Rebecca Pashia, Pam Peffer, Majo, Claudia True, Sue Adams, Noelle Stoffel, Nancy McCarthy, Suze Ford, and Julia Shapiro. If you aren’t able to make it out on November 15th, the auction will last until December 7th.

Variety would also like to give a huge shout-out to Drew Six! Thanks again for performing your amazing song for us at Haus in Martini Corner. Everyone had a wonderful time, and there was a great turnout of all our friends!

P.O. Box 3446 | Shawnee, KS 66203 | (913) 558-2309 |