2018 Sugarplum Festival

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Mark your calendars for November 8th – 10th as the Albrecht-Kemper invites you to kick off your holiday season as local and regional vendors transform the museum into a “Holiday Gift Gallery”.  The Annual Sugarplum Festival is a chance for all to get some early holiday shopping done and pick up some decorating ideas while they do so.  The festivities start Thursday evening with the Preview Party and continue through Saturday, with a special Wine Tasting on Friday evening.  Festival hours are Friday, November 9th from 10:00 am – 8:00 pm and Saturday, November 10th from 10:00 am-4:00 pm.

Admission for the Gift Gallery is $8.00 and tickets will be sold at the door.  Admission tickets will be available to the public for $6.00 October 22nd through November 8th (at 12:00 pm) at the following locations:
East Hills Shopping Center (Guest Services Desk)
Mosaic Life Care – Sunshine Personal Assistants Desk in Plaza I
St. Joseph Convention & Visitor’s Bureau (Downtown location only)

Sugarplum Preview Party on Thursday, November 8th (5:30-8:00 pm)- The cost is $40 and includes 1 Preview Night Admission and 1 weekend admission pass. Holiday savories and sweets will be prepared by the AKMA Chef, Ralph, and the Luna’s crew.

Sugarplum Holiday Wine Tasting on Friday, November 9th (5:30-7:30 pm) – The cost is $20 after admission.  Holiday food will be prepared by Chef Ralph Filipelli and the Luna’s crew.

Enjoy special benefits with your donation at an upgraded level of a Sugarplum Friend or Sugarplum Patron:

Sugarplum Friend $60 – Includes 1 Preview Night Admission, 1 drink ticket, 1 weekend admission, 1 VIP Parking Pass, and 1 Wine Tasting Admission

Sugarplum Patron $100 – Includes 2 Preview Night Admissions, 2 drink tickets, 2 Weekend Admissions, 1 VIP Parking Pass, and 2 Wine Tastings.

The Sugarplum Gift Gallery is Open Friday, November 9th from 10:00 am-8:00 pm and Saturday, November 10th from 10:00 am-4:00 pm.  Admission is $8.00

The AKMA Holiday Cafe is open Friday and Saturday, 11:00 am-1:30 pm.

Our 2018 Sugarplum Vendors:
MWSU Pottery Guild
Amy’s Silks
Mommy Towne
Lane Tree & Lily
Milla’s Custom Creations
Simply Posh Boutique
Nesting Goods
Triple Image Design
KH Design Co.
Blue Willow Boutique
Two Charming Chix
102 Antiques Plasma Art
Heather Lilies Signs
S. Roth Designs
In Good Taste
Wyethwood Weavings
In My Second Life
Chic Boutique
Nichole Lewis Designs
Rocky Mountain Chocolate
MJ Casady Copper Works
Gunslinger Soap
Zigba Tree
Mod Podge Boutique
HyVee Flower & Gift
Manic Snail: Paper & Gift
The Lucky Tiger
Missouri Bluffs Boutique
The Only One
The Pot Rack
Kristen’s Coin & Jewelry
Herbie O’Keefe
Felix Street Gourmet
CHEW Gourmet Dog Bones

“Home for the Holidays” Lower Level:
Scout & Cellar
Damsel in Defense
Color Street
The Cocoa Exchange
Debbie’s $5 Jewelry
Pampered Chef
Pure Romance
Lula Roe
Rodan & Fields

Call the Museum at 816-233-7003 for more information or sign up for Sugarplum’s Special Events below.

Sugarplum Festival