Living Windows

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One night a year our windows come to life with scenes of the holidays. An evening straight out of a Hallmark movie, come enjoy live performances in the windows around…

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Shop Small Saturday

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The first Saturday after Thanksgiving is recognized as Shop Small Saturday across the nation. Come out and support the many small businesses that make our community unique and who drive…

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Holiday Open House

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Find those unique gifts and decor items that are carefully curated by locally owned small businesses. This year more than ever you will want to shop before the holiday rush…

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Square Lighting

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Its an Independence tradition. Join us for singers, dancers, and more as we light up the town. We are collecting toys for Community Service League’s Christmas store. Bring a new…

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Ghouls Night Out

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GIRLS NIGHT OUT ON THE SQUARE Presented by: Gilbert Whitney & Co. Thursday | October 21st | 2021 4:00 - 8:00pm GHOULS (GIRLS) NIGHT OUT Looking for something fun and…

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Spooky Skate 2021

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This is an all new take on a typical skate night that combines the old fashioned skate nights with the fun of Halloween. Trick or Treat for FREE around the…

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Ghost Tours With Pioneer Trails Adventures

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Come join us for a special, spooky tour this Halloween season! We'll tell the stories of haunted houses and ghostly stores right here in Independence. You’ll see the very spot…

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Puppetry Arts Movie Nights

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The movie, on our large screen, will be The American Puppet--A History of Puppetry in America--300 Years in the Making.  Kraig will share some about working marionettes.  The event is…

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Winter Solstice Torch Lit Hike

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Torch Lit Trail - Ice Sculpture – Hot Chocolate – Live Raptor Display. Call 816-325-7115 for info. Plywood cutouts for this year with Habitat ReStore - Gingerbread house will be…

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