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Kansas City Star: Big Slick Announces Dates for 2018 Children's Mercy Fundraiser

In 2017, the event raised a record $1.75 million for the Children's Mercy Cancer Center. Since Big Slick began in 2010, it has raised more than $6 million.

By David Frese

Fans of Big Slick Weekend, rejoice!

The annual local celebrity homecoming hoedown for KC area stars Rob Riggle, Paul Rudd, Jason Sudeikis, David Koechner and Eric Stonestreet will arrive slightly earlier than in previous years.

Organizers announced Monday that the next Big Slick Celebrity Weekend will be June 1-2, 2018.

Once again, the stars and their celebrity guests will play softball at Kauffman Stadium before a Friday Royals game (the boys in blue will be hosting the Oakland A’s June 1-3). The next day the celebrities will have a bowling tournament at Pinstripes in Overland Park and then head to the Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland that night for the annual auction.

Tickets will go on sale in the spring. Find more info at bigslickkc.org.


Read the full story via The Kansas City Star.

Learn more about how Big Slick supports transformative care at Children's Mercy.