Spend the holiday with Pendergast and Walt Disney

Photo courtesy Kansas City Public Library, Missouri Valley Room.

How’d you like to raise a glass with Tom Pendergast, Walt Disney, and other ghosts of Westport past?

You can, at the annual 1855 Harris-Kearney House Museum holiday candlelight tour on November 30.

This year’s theme is Christmas Eve 1922, and the prominent residents of Kansas City will be gathering at a secret speakeasy in Westport from 6-9 p.m.  In attendance, there will be the likes of Pendergast, Julia Kearney Wornall, Walt Disney, the mayor and the police chief (from 1922), and other guests.


Adults 16+ only.  Tours will begin every 15 minutes. Price of admittance is $10, and will include a candlelight tour, mocktails, refreshments, and a small stack of fun chips.  Additional fun chips will be available for purchase.  Cash only, please.  Call 816-561-1821 for more information, or to make reservations.  Discount tickets are available for Westport Historical Society members and the military.

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