Headed to the mall for a short
shopping trip and saw these
amazing structures! "Canstruction
Kansas City" arrived early in
February and will leave in early
March. All of the structures are
constructed with canned goods
and non-perishable items.
Fifteen teams of architects,
engineers and contractors are
competing against each other to
build their structures which are
built on site. They are roped off
to protect them from getting
This entry resembles a shuttlecock,
there are three on the lawn of the
Nelson Art Museum. They are very
popular with museum visitors.
When the competition ends, all
of the food will be donated to
Harvester's Food Pantry and in
turn given to families in need.
This entry's theme is Wizard of Oz.
Each entry is judged and then the
winners are awarded. Over 1,000
plus cans and boxes are used for
Of course, we have to have Kansas
City Royals themed entries. Here
we have a ball cap.
This entry resembles the score-
board at Royals stadium. So
This is the coolest fountain I have
ever seen! Kansas City is called
"The City of Fountains". This
one is modeled after the actual
one on The Country Club Plaza.
The builders were awarded with
the "Structural Integrity Award."
Last but not least---A cow.
There is BBQ sauce bottles
on the floor. We do love our
BBQ here in KC.
Lots of fun wandering around
looking at the creativity of others.
This is a great way for our local
food pantry to stock up on much
needed food donations!
~Keep on Dreaming~