Ruby Jean’s Juicery opens in Westport & other weekend possibilities

weekend-072415Ruby Jean’s Juicery (4001 Broadway) is holdings its grand opening Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Chris Goode has created a bright juice bar serving 16-ounce juices, performance shakes and smoothies (including this No Crust PB&J made with berries, almond milk, almond butter, agave and ice). The juice bar has free Google Fiber Wi-Fi. The phone number is 816-399-2596.

The Campground is hosting a Guerilla Cocktail Party Saturday from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Morton Ballroom (enter at 3936 Main Street). It’s a cocktail party to raise funds for their Kickstarter campaign to back their pocket bar in Westport. $25 gets you a drink ticket and some snacks (yes, S’mores are on the menu).

The Lawrence Farmers Market (824 New Hampshire) is Saturdays from 7 to 11 a.m. You can get creme brulee from a food truck (Torched Goodness), gluten-free goodies from The Yeast We Can Do, emu meat from Sundance Emu Ranch, and honey from Anthony’s Beehive. Right when it closes, head over to Leeway Franks — the new snack stand with sausages made by a young butcher with an old soul [Read more here].

The 7th annual Kansas City Tomato Times Tomato Tasting is from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Local Pig (2618 Guinotte Avenue). Bring tomatoes from your garden or your favorite tomato dish to the free event.

The Platte County Fair (15730 Fairgrounds Road, Tracy, Missouri) is tonight and tomorrow, so you’ve got plenty of time to eat funnel cake. There’s a carnival, midway games, a tractor pull (it starts at 7 p.m. Saturday) and the Dirty Shame Saloon. Tickets are $10 and children under 12 years old get in free.

Jonathan Bender

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