Progressive Dinner

Progressive Dinner logo on photo of people dining indoorsfour courses of food on a tablePublic Market exteriorLower Commons at Public Market

Sunday, July 24, 2022  |  5–8 p.m.

Lenexa Public Market, 8750 Penrose Ln., Lenexa, KS 66219

  • Ticketed event
  • Free, covered parking on-site

Enjoy an amazing dinner that unites two of Lenexa’s culinary gems at our Progressive Dinner. Lenexa Farmers Market vendors will supply the ingredients, and Lenexa Public Market merchants will prepare those ingredients in a special, one-night-only menu! Each merchant will serve one course, from appetizer to dessert. Guests will eat their way through the Market at their leisure, enjoying great food and music.

Price: $55 per person (plus Eventbrite service fee)

Registration deadline: Monday, July 18, 2022, at 11:59 p.m.
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Participating Lenexa Farmers Market vendors will be announced soon.


Bruschetta flatbread with roasted tomato made by Topp’d Pizza + Salads; Flatbreads topped with roasted heirloom grape tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, basil and a balsamic glaze.


Salpicón de res made by Red Kitchen KC: Tostada salad with shredded beef, fresh corn, radishes, lettuce, avocado, onions and black beans. *Vegetarian option is available without beef. Indicate your preference during checkout.


Choose one:

  • Smoked beef with a side of farm fresh vegetables made by African Dream Cuisine: Slowly smoked beef, sliced and served with a side of traditionally cooked eggplant.
  • Chicken karahi made by Sohaila’s Kitchen: Simmered chicken in a sauce of tomatoes, thai peppers with traditional spices on a bed of rice.
  • Vegetarian karahi made by Sohaila’s Kitchen: Zucchini simmered in a sauce of tomatoes, Thai peppers with traditional spices on a bed of rice.


Choose one:

  • Jo Ann Butterfield's famous carrot cake made by Butterfield's Bakery & Market: Carrot cake with cream cheese frosting. This rich carrot cake recipe features locally grown pecans and has been passed down in the Butterfield family for generations.
  • Peach melba made by Butterfield’s Bakery & Market: Poached peaches with blackberry sauce and homemade brown butter ice cream.


  • A peachy keen Italian cream soda made by Mr. D's Coffee (non-alcoholic) is included with your ticket.
  • Water is included with your ticket.

Soft drinks/tea/alcoholic beverages are not included but are available for purchase from several market merchants. Alcoholic drinks available from Topp'd Pizza + Salads or Butterfield's Bakery & Market.

*Menu is subject to change. If a product becomes unavailable, a comparable substitution will be made.

Joy Zimmerman with guitar in Public Market

Musical guest

Enjoy a live performance by folk and acoustic roots singer-songwriter Joy Zimmerman. A frequent Lenexa Farmers Market featured entertainer, Joy's soulful voice and thought-provoking lyrics light up her music.

At home on guitar and violin, Joy is bound to add a fiddle tune or two along the way. Her most recent album, "The Canvas Before Us," debuted at #8 Top Album on the Folk Alliance International Folk Chart.

Contact Information and Cancellations

Jenny Doty, Manager, [email protected]

To stay notified of event cancellations, call our notification line at 913.477.7100.