Whether you’re full of spirits or simply need to get out of the house, The Indie on Main (1228 Main St.) has Karaoke Friday from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. If you can’t make it this Friday, there is always next Friday. Should you need liquid courage, The Indie has a Horsefeather made with Bulleit Bourbon or a Dutch Mule (vodka, ginger beer, lime juice and bitters).
Ruby Jean’s opened its third location earlier this week. The juicery debuted a stand inside of the Price Chopper at 500 NE Barry Road. Ruby Jean’s also has locations at 3000 Troost and 1111 Main St. Consider starting with the Vine Street Greens (pictured above).
Kids get milk and cookies. Adults? We get Dave Stephens for the holidays. The Dave Stephens Band, a world-traveling jazz group, is back in town and playing at Repeal 18th (1825 Buchanan, North Kansas City, Missouri) from 9 p.m to midnight Friday. Reservations are encouraged. Call (816)-527-1819 or go online.
The Tea Room is open at the Strawberry Hill Museum and Cultural Center (720 N. Fourth St., Kansas City, Kansas) from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Warm up with tea or coffee and dessert. Just a note, it’s cash or check only.
Worlds of Fun (4545 Worlds of Fun Ave.) hosts WinterFest from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. You can check out light shows and live acts, ice skate, decorate cookies with Mrs. Claus, pet reindeer or drink all the holiday drinks from hot buttered rum to egg nog.
Holladay Distillery in Weston, Missouri, has a new spirit: Five Farms Irish Cream Liqueur. The cream is from five farms in County Cork, Ireland, that are then blended with Irish whiskey. Five Farms is available at the distillery and in Kansas City liquor stores.
Limitless Brewing Company is hosting a free beer tasting session on Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. at 8113 Overland Park Drive, Overland Park, Kansas. The brewery in the works will be pouring a Blonde Pear Brett, Coffee Porter, and East Coast-style IPA, among others. The brewery will also be taking donations for the Johnson County Suicide Prevention Coalition.
Parker at The Fontaine (901 W. 48th Place) is now open. Chef Kevin Nicholls, who was at the Grand Street Cafe previously, is cooking up a seasonal, new American menu. The Parker serves tartare, pan-seared scallops, and Brussels sprouts and pork rinds. The rooftop restaurant is the right spot to take in a last look at the Plaza lights.
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