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December's Best Bets for Live Music in Lawrence, Kansas

Let’s end the year with a bang, shall we? It’s time to big adieu to the aging 2021, tremendously falling out of style, and turn to the season’s hottest accessory: 2022. You did it. You’ve survived the year (for the most part). It’s time to don we now our gay apparel and party . Here are, in our…

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Trivedi Wine Video Tour

Matty D and his family visit Trivedi Wine in rural Lawrence for wine, bbq, and local live music. Meet co-owners Maulik Trivedi and Jodi Palmer and learn what inspired them to get into the business of wine and how they ended up in Lawrence. In addition to hosting live music, Trivedi Wine hosts events…

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Explore Schaake's Pumpkin Patch

Join Matty D as he searches for the perfect pumpkin on opening day at Schaake's Pumpkin Patch in Lawrence, Kansas. Watch for expert tips from experienced pumpkin hunters on finding the right pumpkins to take home. The free family attraction features activities for kids, tons of photo ops, a country…

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Encountering John Brown Video Tour

eXplore Lawrence vlogger Matty D explores the new traveling exhibit, Encountering John Brown, at the Watkins Museum of History in Downtown Lawrence, KS. The exhibit shares the story of free state abolitionist John Brown through the eyes of those who knew him. The Watkins Museum's own Natalie Vondrak…

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Bring on the gnar! Rocktober is finally here!

October is notoriously referred to as “Rocktober” for a reason. It’s when all the stars (or rather, tours) align and everyone comes through Kansas. It’s also a time to get spooky—and as a result, some of the better shows get booked closer to Halloween. Rocktober also marks a special occasion in…

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Final Fridays with Matty D and Kiara

What better way to experience Final Fridays than with a new friend? A chance meeting between the vlogging Matty D and skating Kiara (who's pumped up after finding one heckuva deal shopping in Downtown Lawrence) makes for a great time! Watch as they discover an immersive art experience at Cider…

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