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Sunday 10%
High 64° / Low 50°
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Generally cloudy. High 64F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph.
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Monday 0%
High 71° / Low 48°
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Partly cloudy. High 71F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph.
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Tuesday 20%
High 74° / Low 50°
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Intervals of clouds and sunshine. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 74F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.
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Wednesday 40%
High 62° / Low 44°
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Cloudy with showers. High 62F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
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Thursday 20%
High 68° / Low 45°
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Partly cloudy skies. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 68F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.
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High 65° / Low 44°
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Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High near 65F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph.
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Saturday 10%
High 73° / Low 52°
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Generally sunny. High 73F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.

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Rice-Tremonti Lawn party

Rice-Tremonti Lawn party: Ice cream, live music, Buffalo Soldiers and crafts

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The Friends of the Rice-Tremonti Home will hold an old-fashioned lawn party on the grounds of the Rice-Tremonti Home on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2-6 p.m. The 1844 era farmhouse is located at 8801 E. 66st St. in Raytown. Admission is free for the afternoon event and ice cream will be served and homemade jams and bread will be for sale.

Three Americana/Folk music acts are on the schedule. The Shortleaf Band will play at 2 p.m.; the duo of Betse & Clarke will perform at 3:30 p.m. and Kelly Hunt will play at 4:30 p.m. Each group will evoke the sounds of yesteryear in contemporary stylings. Attendees are encouraged to bring a lawn chair, sit back and enjoy the entertainment.

In addition, historic re-enactors of the Kansas City-Leavenworth area chapter of the National 9th and 10th (Horse) Cavalry Association, or Buffalo Soldiers, will be present to explain how African-American cavalry soldiers played a big role in “taming the West” in the 19th century. The Buffalo Soldiers were members of the 10th Cavalry formed at Fort Leavenworth in 1866. They protected settlers during the westward expansion. Members of the group will be present throughout the afternoon and will give a talk at 3:30 p.m.

A talented group of crafters will sell their hand-made wares to attendees. Participating crafters include: Beyond Scentsations, soy candles and wax melts; Serendipity Dish, unique towel sets for kids; Revamp By Lady Dunn, one of a kind jewelry; Hum-A-Long Ranch, alpaca wool goods; Cassie’s K-9 Bakery, homemade dog treats; Designs By Downing, quilts, children’s bibs and aprons; Soapnotica, handmade soaps and lotions made to pamper you and your skin and Ailina Jewelry, handmade jewelry of stones, crystal, glass and metal beads. More are expected to sign up. No fees for crafters!

Of course, the Friends of Rice-Tremonti will serve homemade ice cream to cap off a fun afternoon outdoors. Yes, it’s all  free, but donations are always welcome as the not-for-profit group is responsible for all upkeep and preservation costs of maintaining this 172-year-old westward trails and Civil War landmark. Tours of the house and Aunt Sophie’s cabin will be held during the afternoon.

For more information contact Leigh Elmore, president of the Friends of the Rice-Tremonti Home Assn., 816-510-8179.

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