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A People's History of Kansas City LIVE!

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Crysta Henthorne
KCUR 89.3

This event is SOLD OUT. Please use the ticket link if you wish to add your name to the waitlist.

You loved it so much, we're hosting a SECOND live event. We sold out last time so don't delay!

Join us on March 29 for your chance to choose who will wear the Cookie Crown.

Join the hosts of the award-winning KCUR Studios podcast A People's History of Kansas City for an interactive live event — with a special "twist"!

Did you know that a certain cream-filled black and white sandwich cookie got its start right here in Kansas City in 1908? If you're thinking about the Oreo, think again.

On March 29, at Rochester Brewing & Roasting in the Crossroads, hosts Suzanne Hogan and Mackenzie Martin will take you back to the birth of the first: Hydrox. You won't want to miss it.

When: Friday, March 29, 2024 at 7-8:30 p.m.
Where: Rochester Brewing & Roasting Co., 2129 Washington, Kansas City, Missouri
Cost: $5 for KCUR members, $10 for non-members*
Tickets: click here for tickets!

*Not yet a KCUR member? Your ticket qualifies you for automatic membership to KCUR, Kansas City's trusted source for news, information and more.

Learn about Hydrox's origins, how Oreo came to win America's hearts instead, and then participate in a taste test to see which one you love more.

Who will take the Cookie Crown? You get to decide! We've scoured the region and the internet to bring these beloved sandwich cookies back home for you to taste (or taste again).

So come down to Rochester Brewing & Roasting for this very special LIVE event, presented by KCUR Studios. See you there!

Questions? Contact events@kcur.org.