Blue KC - The Main Event
Saturday, October 12, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (CDT)
Kansas City, MO
The Main Event
Saturday, October 12, 2013
1 p.m. to 5 p.m. - Come anytime and stay as long as you'd like!
Downtown Kansas City, Missouri
Main Street, between 20th and Pershing
(This is a FREE event / rain or shine)
- Parking is available along the street and at free and paid parking lots in the area including Union Station.
- Food will be available for purchase. Local restaurants will also be hosting cooking demonstrations with food samples!
- A full event schedule is listed below!
For our 75th anniversary, we at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC) want to celebrate you – our members, partners and community we serve. As a local company focused on doing its part to make Kansas City a vibrant place to live, work and raise a family, we encourage you to come out for a fun-filled fall day featuring some of the best local entertainment and restaurant offerings, and health and wellness samplings. There will also be giveaways, activities for the kids, and a chance to meet and work out with “The Biggest Loser” celebrity trainer Dolvett Quince.
Join us in celebrating YOU and some of the other things that make our hometown great.
Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of fun activities throughout the day, including, but not limited to:
MAIN STAGE SHOW SCHEDULE
1:00 PM The Main Event opens
1:10 PM Have fun, get healthy and Zumbatomic
1:50 PM Work out with NBC's "The Biggest Loser" celebrity trainer Dolvett Quince
2:30 PM Learn how to eat clean and get lean with author / nutritionist Mitzi Dulan
2:55 PM Performance by Quixotic
3:25 PM Work out with NBC's "The Biggest Loser" celebrity trainer Dolvett Quince
4:00 PM Performance by Quixotic
4:25 PM Have fun, get healthy and Zumbatomic
Event schedule is subject to change.
All day Race through the Adrenaline Zone, the area's largest inflatable obstacle course
1:00 PM Enjoy comedy and zany stunts with Flying Debris
1:30 PM Experience rhythm and world instruments with Drum Safari
2:30 PM Amore Dance / Zumba Kids
3:00 PM Enjoy comedy and zany stunts with Flying Debris
3:30 PM Live musical performance with Kevin Dolan with KC Young Audiences
3:45 PM Live interactive children's performance with Kim Shope with KC Young Audiences
4:00 PM Experience rhythm and world instruments with Drum Safari
4:30 PM Enjoy comedy and zany stunts with Flying Debris
Plus face painting, balloon artists and special appearances by Sporting KC players Lawrence Olum and Jon Kempin, Sluggerrr, KC Wolf and Chiefs Cheerleaders!
FULL DETAILS BELOW>>
Work out with NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” celebrity trainer
Join Dolvett Quince and other Kansas Citians in a day full of fun, high energy workouts for all levels! Quince is committed to “changing lives one rep at a time” and believes in the importance of reshaping one’s self mentally in order to transform physically. Quince will talk about his lifestyle approach that goes beyond physical appearance. As one of America’s most sought-after trainers, Quince will focus on mental health, nutrition, spirituality, environment, fat loss, strength training and cardiovascular exercise.
Quince will hold three different workout and motivation sessions on the Main Stage.
Times will be posted shortly.
Take in a show by Quixotic and explore the infinite
possibilities of movement
Quixotic is an ensemble of artists from various disciplines including aerial acrobatics and dance. This inventive group of artists goes beyond the limits of any specific art form while exploring infinite possibilities of movement, sound and multimedia.
Quixotic will perform on the Main Stage on two occasions.
Times will be posted shortly.
Have fun, get healthy and Zumbatomic
Amore Dance will show guests of all ages how to have fun while promoting good health through Zumbatomic! Zumbatomic gives people the power to take control of their health by teaching them that getting fit can be fun. This is a party designed to promote good health, cardio exercise and energetic movement, all of which children and adults need for healthy bodies!
Amore Dance will be on the Main Stage on two occasions and will also be in the Kids Zone throughout the day. Times will be posted shortly.
Race through the Adrenaline Zone, the area's largest inflatable obstacle course
From the moment you set your eyes on the large inflatable obstacle course you’ll want to test your talents! Designed for kids and adults young at heart, this fun activity will fuel your competitive spirit and channel your mental toughness.
Adrenaline Zone will be open throughout the event.
Learn from Royals Team Nutritionist and author of The All-Pro Diet Mitzi Dulan
Mitzi Dulan is a trusted source for nutrition and fitness information and has been a guest on more than 300 television shows, even appearing on The Dr. Oz Show. Dulan is the co-author of The All-Pro Diet with former Chiefs and current Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez.
Before becoming a nationally recognized nutrition and wellness expert, Dulan had her own struggles with weight. At age 33, after the birth of her second child, she was determined to lose the extra weight she had gained as a freshman in college. Armed with goals, determination and passion she did it! As a working mom of two girls, Dulan understands and relates to the challenges of losing weight with a busy lifestyle.
As a foodie Dulan loves to cook clean, real foods that are bursting with flavor. She enjoys trying new recipes and restaurants with her daughters. She also loves to indulge in her favorite desserts like molten chocolate lava cake with vanilla bean ice cream. Dulan knows exactly how to balance achieving a healthy weight, a passion for food and a love for life and wants to share her secret recipe with you to help you reach your goals!
Dulan will be on hand to help people learn how to eat clean and get lean.
Dulan will be on the Main Stage and available throughout the event. Times will be posted shortly.
Kids Zone – A fun filled day full of activities for all ages!
The Main Event will have fun activities throughout the day for all ages!
We do have special acts and entertainment designed just for kids including appearances by Drum Safari and Flying Debris, face painting with Sister Act, cooking demonstrations with Bistro Kids and more!
Experience rhythm and world instruments with Drum Safari
Join us for a drum safari with special guest Brandon Draper. Draper
carries on the torch of bringing rhythm to kids of all ages through interactive drumming.
Enjoy comedy and zany stunts with Flying Debris
Just Flippin' Funny! The Flying Debris Show is a great blend of comedy, amazing juggling, zany stunts, and lots of audience participation. Great for all ages - kids, adults, seniors, and everyone in between!
Express yourself with a face painting by Sister Act
Sister Act Face Painting, the premiere face painters in the Midwest, puts the WOW factor in the transformation of your face. With a creative twist Sister Act can turn an everyday face into just about everything imaginable including a cat, bear and even a butterfly. Get ready to be transformed!
Cooking with Bistro Kids
Bistro Kids will hold fun cooking demonstrations throughout the event and will focus on the importance of healthy eating patterns versus poor eating habits! It is important that children learn about healthy eating patterns at an early age so that they can protect their health through diet as they grow older. Poor eating habits established in young children lead to increased incidence of chronic diseases such as heart disease, many of the cancers, and diabetes. Let’s get cooking with Bistro Kids!
Blue KC works with a numerous community partners to foster healthier lifestyles. A variety of these partners will be at The Main Event to demonstrate what they are doing to improve the health
and wellness of our community!
Learn more about healthy food options from local chefs by stopping by the cooking demonstrations tent! Blue Bird Bistro, Bistro Kids and Cafe Gratitude will all be on hand!
The Main Event will feature an array of Food Trucks that will have food available for purchase (items priced between $4 and $7). We've challenged these Food Trucks to put a healthier spin on their offerings. Included in the mix are Indios Carbonsitos, El Tenador, Wilma's Real Good Food, Arepas (gluten free) and Jazzy B's.
Stop by the Live Blue tent and learn about free health and wellness classes at our Zona Rosa and Prairie Village wellness centers!
Have a question about health insurance?
Blue KC will have representatives onsite for anyone wanting to explore their health insurance options!
Additional event details will be added as they become available!
*Event details are subject to change.*
Blue KC is the largest health insurance provider in the Kansas City area, offering health empowerment and trusted support to more than one million members. For 75 years, our members have relied on our healthcare benefits and personalized services to help them achieve lifelong health and wellness. Our mission statement: We will use our role as the area’s leading health insurer to provide affordable access to healthcare and to improve the health and wellness of our members.
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