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Brisket and Waffles, Pizza Shuttle & Other Weekend Possibilities

Harp Barbecue is a new barbecue spot Harp Barbecue is a new barbecue spot attached to Crane Brewing Co. in Raytown, Missouri. (Contributed | Harp Barbecue)
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Pizza Shuttle (12094 W. 135th St.) has landed, Overland Park. Over the past three decades, Pizza Shuttle is the spot that’s been on the other end of many a late night call in Lawrence, Kansas. The new location brought Brobecks BBQ Chicken pizza along for the ride, as well as cheesesticks, sweet sticks (cheesy rectangles of cinnamon sugar that you can dip in icing) and The Wing Shuttle (a pizza covered in chicken, wing sauce and served with a side of ranch).

Pizza Shuttle is a sports bar menu where everything just happens to come in pizza form. The Overland Park restaurant is open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and 11 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday. The delivery area includes Olathe, Overland Park and Lenexa, Kansas.

The Parkville Farmers Market is holding its opening day at 7 a.m. Saturday in English Landing Park. Pick up habanero jam, microgreens and local honey. The market is open from 7 a.m to noon and runs through October.

The 16th annual Parkville Microbrew Festival starts at 11 a.m. in the park. The beer begins flowing at 1 p.m.

Geo Pressed Juice & Wellness is a new spot that’s open at 8126 Floyd St. in the former Simple Science Juices space. The Overland Park juice shop is serving cold-pressed juice like the Icosa (watermelon, mint, Himalayan sea salt and strawberry), nut milks and cold brew coffee drinks. Geo is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Always dreamed of living on the prairie? Check out the native plant sale at the Shawnee Indian Mission State Historic Site (3403 W. 53rd St., Fairway, Kansas) from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Learn about native plants and rain gardens from the KC Native Plant Initiative.

As long as you’re thinking about the prairie, you might as well go full pioneer. The Jackson County Historical Society and National Frontier Trails Museum (318 W. Pacific Ave., Independence, Missouri) are holding a Live Action Oregon Trail game from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $30 for a team of four that must make it through 10 stops along the virtual trail.

The Cherry Blossom Festival will be at the Independence Uptown Market from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The festival, which honors Independence’s sister city of Higashimurayama, Japan, will feature Japanese cuisine, apparel, dances, drums and martial arts demonstrations.

Treat yo self. Bloom Baking Co. is holding a cupcake pop-up at Post Coffee Company (200 NE Chipman Road, Lee’s Summit, Missouri) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The bakery will decorate your cupcakes to order. While you’re there, grab an espresso tonic.

Baseball is all about tradition. Start a new one with brisket and waffles. Harp Barbecue — the new barbecue eatery at Crane Brewing Brewing Co. –– is holding a collaboration breakfast with The Waffle Iron. The meat fest begins Sunday at 11 a.m. at the Raytown brewery. Former Kansas City Royal Greg Pryor will be on hand signing his book, “The Day The Yankees Made Me Shave,” from 2 to 4 p.m. and Crane will have bottles of Small Ball Saison.

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