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Upcoming 2017 Fall Family Events near Kansas City

The summer season has come to a close, and the changing weather is paving the way for a very eventful fall and winter here in KC. This new season brings a change of food and an abundance of holidays that are always a good excuse to take a family vacation. Here are several exciting Kansas City events for you to check out for 2017!

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Previewing the Kansas City Chiefs’ 2017-18 Season

After winning an astonishing 12 games last season, the Kansas City Chiefs are right on the cusp of pro football’s elite. But with a renewed Raiders squad sitting near the top of their division, as well as potentially resurgent teams in the Chargers and Broncos not far behind, our hometown heroes are going to have an arduous road to the playoffs. Still, win or lose, our Kansas City auto dealership is proud to cheer…

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Pack Your Summer with these 2017 Concerts in Kansas City

Now that the snow has melted and garage sales have started, your summer is probably getting to be pretty full. Not so fast—if your momma taught you well enough, you’ll know that there’s always time for music! So tap, swipe or click over to your calendar app, crack your knuckles, and prepare to make room for these fantastic Kansas City concerts. 

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Boulevardia (June 16th-17th)

Can you name another festival that’s as uniquely eclectic and fun as Kansas City’s Boulevardia? We can’t. With heaps of craft beers on tap…

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12 Ways Our McCarthy Dealers Always Spread Holiday Cheer

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Although we won’t be rewarding our customers with partridges, pear trees, or piping pipers this Christmas season, we aren’t void of the holiday spirit. In fact, we spread X-Mas cheer 24/7/365! Since December is nearly upon us, allow us to sing you a carol that best explains how McCarthy Auto Group and our Kansas City car dealers can give you some holiday cheer this and every other year. Feel free to sing along with our version of “The Twelve Days of Christmas.”

Cue the music.

And the twelve ways our dealers will make you so happy…

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10 Scrumptious Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes

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Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends, and food—both freshly made and of the leftover variety. It's basically a tradition to eat turkey-cranberry sandwiches for days (or maybe even weeks) after Thanksgiving. And if you're like many of us at our Kansas City car dealerships, those sandwiches might eventually send your taste buds into a boredom-induced food coma. Flip the switch on your Thanksgiving leftovers this year and try some of these incredible recipes.

BLT Turkey Tacos with Cranberry Salsa

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If you're a baconaholic, here's a recipe that'll have your taste…

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Don’t Get Distracted: Understanding the Dangers of Texting & Driving

We all have our vices—mine is snacking late at night—but perhaps none is worse than texting while driving. Accounting for about 25% of all vehicle accidents, distracted driving (particularly texting) is undoubtedly a main reason why US vehicle collisions have risen sharply within the last decade.

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In 2012 alone, nearly 500,000 people were wounded in accidents caused by a distracted driver. Worse yet, more than 3,300 people were wheeled into a morgue because of a driver who just had to text an "lol" response to their friends.

Teaming up with Kendall Schoenekase, Miss Johnson County of…

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McCarthy Auto Group’s 2016 Best Summer Road Trips

At McCarthy Auto Group, our favorite time of the year is here, with warm sunshine and tasty barbecues... Here’s to sweet summertime! There is no better way to make the most of the summer than by blasting your favorite tunes and letting your adventurous side have some fun with a spontaneous summer road trip. We’ve made it easy for you with a list of our top four road trip destinations. 
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So what are you waiting for? Grab your travel partners, some sunglasses, and a trusty new or used vehicle from a nearby McCarthy dealership to let your summer…
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10 Summer Events in Kansas City You Won’t Want to Miss

ave you been sifting through local KC events hoping to discover a hidden gem, only to conclude that summer is telling you to read more books? Don’t do that. Put down the library card and start stuffing your calendar with some of these: 10 of the best events Kansas City has to offer this summer, compiled by your friends at McCarthy Auto Group.

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Kauffmann Stadium, aka “The K.” Photo credit: Kansas City Royals Facebook Page

1. Kansas City Royals vs. Chicago White Sox (

Location: Kauffman Stadium (One Royal Way, Kansas City, MO)

Date & Time: Thursday…

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See the Latest Cars at the 2016 Kansas City Auto Show

Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines! The exciting and fun-filled 2016 Greater Kansas City International Auto Show® returns to Bartle Hall March 2 - 6. Billed as "AutoFest," the annual automotive showcase takes over Kansas City's cavernous Bartle Hall at the K.C. Convention Center for five days of high-octane excitement for the entire family.

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Whether you're a "gearhead", classic car enthusiast, love muscle cars, or just like to see the hottest and newest creations from the world's automakers, this is the place for you.


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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is this October, and it is an opportunity for people all across the country to wear their pink ribbons, support companies that are donating a portion of their proceeds to breast cancer research, and show their sympathy to those that are struggling with this deadly disease. 

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However, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is about more than just wearing pink and supporting those that do. In fact, this tradition has its roots in a few distinct purposes, all of which are part of the united cause of saving lives. 

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