Independence Living History Tours

Independence Living History is an experiential history program that aims to bring our city's history back to life. On Saturdays from May to September, discover historic Independence with a professional…

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2020 SantaCaliGon Days Festival

SantaCaliGon Days Festival 2020 has been cancelled Check back next year for more information. We look forward to celebrating with you in 2021! The SantaCaliGon Days Festival honors the origin…

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Arboretum Scavenger Hunt

The Vaile Victorian Society and the Independence Tree Commission are sponsoring an arboretum scavenger hunt on Saturday, September 12 from 10 AM to noon. It will be a great way…

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Through Time, Space, and DNA… Tracing Your Roots

Whether your interest in genealogy is old or new, there is always room to learn more about researching and preserving family history. Join the Midwest Afro-American Genealogical Interest Coalition (M.A.G.I.C.)…

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Jim Gaffingan The Pale Tourist Tour

Jim Gaffigan is a four-time Grammy nominated comedian, actor, writer, producer, two-time New York Times best-selling author, two-time Emmy winning top touring performer, and multi-platinum-selling recording artist. He is known around the world for his…

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Tourism 2020

Tourism 2020 Learn about the Truman Library renovation and moreThe year 2020 will see several tourism attraction enhancements in Independence. From the $30 million renovation of the Harry S. Truman Presidential…

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