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Join us at Perkins Park in Plattsburg for three days of scheduled events to commemorate the 1864 Battle of Plattsburg, April 25-27. There are way too many activities to list; please see the web page for the entire listing, from Battlefield to Grand Banquet and Ball!
Arrow Rock hosts one of Missouri's oldest and most popular heritage festivals featuring traditional and modern hand-crafted items, historic reenactments, living history presenters, entertainment and food.
You will see booths featuring weaving, spinning, needlework, rug hooking, bobbin lace, gunsmithing, blacksmithing, soap making, rope making, pottery, woodworking, printing and medical exhibits.
Note: Address is for Friends of Arrow Rock office. The festival takes place throughout the Village of Arrow Rock.
Enjoy tours of Maclay Home, built 1858, Civil War headquarters for Union Army and General John Fremont featuring 17 rooms with original furnishings.
Ice cream and cake, pulled pork sandwiches served on grounds. Musical entertainment; craft vendors. Serving begins 11 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m. Tours of the house offered from noon to 2 p.m. Veterans tour free.
2014 Fall Mountain Musical Festival: join us October 17, 18 and 19 for a fun filled weekend of music and fun! Friday evening begins with our final Friday of "Pickin on the square." Bring your acoustic instruments and join in the fun.
A large community parade kicks off the festivities on Saturday, followed by a full day of music, food, and dancing. Many vendors set up around the town square to display their crafts. A small train is available for the children and a horse drawn carriage gives rides as well. There is something here for everyone.
Spend rodeo Saturday in downtown Sikeston at the Cowboy Up! Arts Festival. The fun begins with the Rodeo Parade, followed by a day of rodeo excitement.
Events and exhibits take place at the Sikeston Depot Museum and Art Gallery, and next door in Legion Square. Meet the rodeo clowns; enjoy cowboy and western arts and crafts; concessions; music; and pony rides.
While downtown visit antique and collectibles shops, boutiques and specialty stores.
Join us for Dillard Days Old Town Picnic at Dillard Mill State Historic Site. Bluegrass music will be filling the air throughout the day at this free event. Strongman Steve Schimdt will be displaying his super human strength and old time crafters will be demonstrating their skills. There will be food and beverages available to purchase and the first floor of the mill will also be open with staff available to answer questions.
The Historic Village reverts to the 19th century, with period dressed re-enactors. Hay wagons carry visitors to and from the parking lots at Faust Park.
The event includes, in addition to other activities: traditional arts and crafts such as blacksmithing, rope making and pottery firing; historical arts and crafts demonstrations; food stands; hands-on activities for children, including, but not limited to, rope making, corn-husk doll making, peg making and crosscut sawing.
Admission: $5; age 4-12, $2; 3 and younger, free.
The festival is full of fun for the family: children’s games; live bluegrass and country music entertainment; a pie eating contest; a petting zoo; a carnival; pony rides; and bouncy houses. There is a parade at 3:30 p.m.
You won't go hungry with all the wonderful homemade food, barbecue, hamburgers, carnival treats and kettle corn. Vendors offer handmade goods such as candles; kitchen items; gardening and home décor; jewelry; and soap.
Enjoy an evening in the garden at this recreation of a La Veillee, a traditional French Colonial summer social gathering. Featured will be French folk dancing, folk tales, candlelight tours of the home and refreshments. Held at Felix Valle House State Historic Site.
Started in the late 1960s as a marching band competition, the annual Maple Leaf Festival received its name thanks to Mother Nature. Every year, surrounded by an array of glorious fall colors, the city of Carthage proudly welcomes 80,000+ visitors to this wonderful fall celebration.
Every year, on the third Saturday of October, the biggest day of the festival begins with the largest parade in Southwest Missouri. This keystone event begins at 9 a.m. and ends around noon. The parade route begins on the Carthage Historic Square and ends at the Carthage Middle School.
Numerous events are scheduled throughout the day to entertain young and young at heart including Willie Arthur Smith's Marching Cobras; an art and crafts festival; car and dog shows; quilt show; food vendors; and live entertainment.
The rest of the festival is filled with a variety of activities including a 5K/10K, beauty pageants, baby and toddler contests, dog skill competition, gospel sing, and a lip-syncing competition. Currently in its 48th year, the Maple Leaf Festival offers family style fun in a home town atmosphere.
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