Some highlights: Oklahoma Joe's. Kansas City is known for it's BBQ, and this is the best BBQ in the world. Don't take my word, take Anthony Bourdain's. 13 Places to Eat Before You Die . Also, if you're into lists, check out Flying Saucer, 125 Places to Have a Beer Before You Die. Last fun fact, Kansas City has more fountains than any other city in the world, with the exception of Rome.
Since I'm Catholic, this also was a must (free entrance to Nelson-Atkins Musuem)
Lastly, I did of course perform comedy. Kansas City is not really a great town for comedy: you have two clubs, the constant chain Improv, and Stanford and Sons: the longest running family run comedy club in American history,(with exception of the Shore's out in LA). Here's a quick highlight.