January Prairiefire happenings: The Journey of Art in Egypt, Wine’d up Wednesdays, Primp & Shop, KC Restaurant Week and more

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Dec. 21, 2018) – Prairiefire, located at 135th street in Overland Park, is kicking off the new year with a calendar of events to look forward to.

January events include:

How to Pack a Backpack Workshop at REI – January 16th from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Join an REI expert to learn the best ways to distribute gear in your hiking backpack, what fits best where, and the key elements to good backpack fit. You are encouraged to bring your own pack, packed with your gear, and we'll show you how to make it carry as comfortably as possible. An REI fit expert will also help you identify what to look for in good pack fit and how to achieve that light-as-a-feather feel on your next trail adventure. For more information, and to sign up for the class, please visit


Primp & Shop at Prairiefire – January 17th from 4 – 7 p.m.

Join Primp & Blow and Anaphora for its Primp & Shop event on Thursday, January 17th. Grab your girlfriends and enjoy a glass of champagne (21+ only), complimentary primping (dry hair styling and make-up) and a 20% discount on purchases made at Anaphora.

The Journey of Art in Egypt with Donna Houtteman – January 17th – February 7th

Join Eva Reynolds Fine Art Gallery for a four-week ART BLOCKS Program with Donna Houtteman from the Kansas City Art Institute and Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art January 17th through February 7th. Learn the answers to questions regarding Egypt and discover the hidden messaging and secrets of this ancient civilization’s art and what it all means. Refreshments will be provided. For more information and to register, please visit

Kansas City Restaurant Week – January 11th – 20th  

Dine at participating restaurants, Coco Bolos Woodfired Grill & Cantina, Brass Onion and Maru Sushi during Kansas City Restaurant Week. Enjoy specially-priced ($15 or $33) multi-course meals all while supporting a great cause. Portion of proceeds from this year’s event benefit The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City. For more information, please visit

Science Happy Hour at The Museum at PrairiefireJanuary 23rd from 6 – 7:30 p.m.

Join the Museum at Prairiefire for its Science Happy Hour: What Comes After the Discovery of Higgs Boson? With Dr. Philip Baringer of University of Kansas. Light bites and drinks will be provided. For more information, please visit

Wine’d Up Wednesdays at Threshing Bee – Every Wednesday during January

Join Threshing Bee every Wednesday throughout the month for its Wine’d Up Wednesday event. Enjoy complimentary wine (21+ only) and featured shopping specials while you browse the latest fashions from the collective boutique. For more information, please visit

For a full list of events, please visit  

About Prairiefire

Prairiefire is 60-acre mixed-use development located at 135th street in Overland Park. The 700,00 square foot development is home to living, retail, dining, entertainment, a natural history museum and more. To learn more about Prairiefire, visit or call (913) 647-5160. “Like” Prairiefire on Facebook (, follow on Twitter (@PrairiefireOP) and follow on Instagram (@PrairiefireOP).