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Join us for the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Glasgow at Stump Island Park. More than 100 Civil War reenactors will recreate the battle and have demonstrations for you and your family.
There will be a parade downtown and a ladies tea (see brochure). A period Civil War ball will be held 7:30 p.m.-midnight with a fiddler and caller for your dance enjoyment. Wear your best period gowns and suits, as this is an event you will not want to miss.
Race to the Dome is a charity canoe/kayak race on the Missouri River with two race courses from Providence to Jefferson City (26.6 miles) and Hartsburg to Jefferson City (15.8 miles). Proceeds from the race go to Missouri River Relief to support their efforts reconnecting people to the Missouri River through hands-on river clean-ups and education.
The race will start at 9 a.m. at the Perche Creek Access and Hartsburg Access. Race time will be between one and four hours depending on the distance and the paddlers' experience. This is a perfect opportunity for novice paddlers to gain race experience and enjoy the beauty of the Missouri River.
Come cheer them on as they finish at the Carl R. Noren Missouri River Access. Free for Spectators; $45/paddler.
Join us in celebrating the holiday season with this year's 75th Annual Christmas Parade. See dozens of floats decorated in holiday themes and hear local bands playing Christmas carols while collecting candy and waving on the parade!
Come to Coleman Hawkins Park in downtown St. Joseph, MO September 26-27, 2014 for the 5th Annual Bluegrass Battles Hunger.
Bands include: The Midday Ramblers, Loaded Goat, Konza Swamp Band, Dr. Cotton, Under the Big Oak Tree, and many more.
Please bring non-perishable food and/or a cash donation to support Second Harvest Community Food Bank. In four years, we have raised more than $6,850 and 3,645 pounds of food.
Visit us at: www.bluegrassbattleshunger.com facebook.com/bluegrassbattleshunger.com
In the glow of the candlelit legislative chambers, musicians will perform traditional old-time songs indigenous to Missouri and the Midwest region. The event atmosphere will get you in the holiday spirit. Tickets are $10 per person; sales begin Nov. 28. For more information, please call 636-940-3322 or e-mail email@example.com.
Each holiday season the Governor's Mansion is beautifully decorated and visitors can experience this magic at the annual Candlelight Tours. The tour features several decorated rooms of the historic brick building which has been home of Missouri Governors since 1871.
You will be surprised and delighted as period-dressed interpreters lead you by candlelight through the fully restored capitol building. The ambiance of the warm crackling fire and glowing candles will get you in the holiday mood. Admission is $4.50 for adults and $3 for children. Tours last one hour and leave every 15 minutes until 9 p.m. Reservations are required. For more information, please call 636-940-3322.
On February 21-22, 2015 the seven Hermann area wineries will host the Chocolate Wine Trail, where the wineries have paired luscious chocolate creations with their wines. Participating wineries are:
The $30 ticket price includes a souvenir wine glass. Purchase tickets in advance online at www.HermannWineTrail.com or call the Hermann Welcome Center at 800-932-8687.
The Columbia Handbell Ensemble charter is to promote the excellence of music through the media of handbells. CHE is a member of the American Guild of English Handbell Ringers (AGHER) and is a community-based auditioned choir. Come visit St. George Church for the Handbell Ensemble and the Rectory Christmas decoration tours.
One evening in 1955, Harry Truman came home to find Bess burning her letters to him. “What are you doing? Think of history,” he said. “Oh, I have,” she replied and tossed in another stack. Bess Truman thought her business was hers and nobody else’s, so she destroyed her half of the more than 2,600 letters she and Harry exchanged during their courtship and marriage.
While making an inventory of the Truman home in the 1980s, archivists discovered 184 letters Bess had missed. Her grandson, Clifton Truman Daniel, will share them, along with portions of Harry’s responses, family photographs and stories. These letters provide new insight into the life and personalities of Bess and Harry Truman during the formative years of his political life.
Despite Bess’s shy and self-effacing manner, her lively correspondence offers a glimpse of a caring and witty woman who shared her concerns about family, politics and day-to-day activities with her husband.
There will be a public reception from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. in the atrium of the James C. Kirkpatrick State Information Center preceding the program.
Established in 1855, Adam Puchta Winery is the oldest continuously owned and operated family winery in the United States. The Puchta family, now in their 7th generation, continues to produce award-winning wines in a unique, charmingly historic setting.
We offer wine tasting and a gourmet gift shop; live music on some weekends.
Located beside Frene Creek, on the original family homestead, 2.5 miles west of Hermann, off Route 100.
Check our website for details, special events and music schedules.
Victorian-style bed and breakfast. Four unique guestrooms, all with luxury bath, antique-style electric fireplace and individual climate control. Off-street parking. We serve a multi-course breakfast prepared by a professional chef. Cooking school on-site.
One suite with jetted tub. Be sure to see our Lionel model trains layout when you stay with us. We are located seven miles north of Jefferson City, on Route 54 at the Route OO exit. The Katy Trail is four miles; Lake of the Ozarks is 40 miles, there is a winery four miles away. We have a large parking area.
Relax and enjoy great views of the Missouri countryside. Two trains daily each direction between St. Louis and Kansas City, with stops at St. Louis, Kirkwood, Washington, Hermann, Jefferson City, Sedalia, Warrensburg, Lee's Summit, Independence and Kansas City.
Limited carry-on bicycle space is available (St. Louis-Kansas City trains only); restrictions apply. Reservations are required for bicycle space and for all passengers. Purchase tickets from any travel agent or on the Amtrak Web site.
Discounts offered: seniors (62+), children (2-12), active duty military, groups (20+), AAA, Veterans Advantage members, and Student Advantage members. See individual listings for each city served.
Anchors Away is the sister house of Cat Nap Inn and right next door; your party of up to 16 guests can be close, with privacy, right in the heart of downtown Hermann! Both Guest Houses have hot tubs and fully stocked kitchens with eclectic furnishings and creative touches throughout.
Enjoy being outdoors with fire pits and BBQ pits as well. See our website for prices and availability.
Step back in history at one of the finest antique shops in St. Charles. Featuring lamps, clocks, primitives, glassware and furniture, along with a picture gallery. We buy, sell and appraise. Located on Historic North Main Street.
Our grounds are three miles north of St. Joseph, approximately one mile from I-29. We offer year-round camping, with 53 full hookup RV sites, big rig friendly, on 23 scenic acres; 40 of the sites are pull-thru; 17 sites have cable.
There are 23 primary tent sites.
Amenities include: restrooms with showers; coin-operated laundry; hiking trails; recreation areas; and a stocked, private ‘catch and release’ lake. Off-season camper storage is available.
This circa 1865 house is located one block from the Katy Trail, amidst Augusta’s acclaimed wineries. Apple Gate offers three guest suites, each with private bath and private entrance; one has a kitchenette. A full, hot breakfast is served.
We provide guests with an escape to America's past, while enjoying the luxuries of today.
The site offers 47 campsites: 12 basic; 34 with electricity; and one with electric, sewer and water. On-season (April 15-Oct. 31) services include a dump station, shower facilities and woodlot, along with potable water spigots located throughout the campground. There is a special-use camping area.
There are hiking trails, picnic sites and a visitor center museum. The Santa Fe Trail crossed the Missouri River here. Landmarks include artist George Caleb Bingham's house, the 1834 J. Huston Tavern and a one-room jail.
Located 13 miles north of I-70 on Route 41. Check-in: 3 p.m. Check-out: 2 p.m. Reservations: 877-422-6766 or online at www.MoStateParks.com.
The Bier Garden is located right beside the Katy Trail. With Augusta's strong German heritage, there has always been a love of great beers. Our hope is to revive this tradition by serving our own beer, in a unique setting.
We serve a menu of pub-style foods and barbecue specialties. Park your bicycle and pull up a chair indoors, in the covered patio and the outdoor terrace.
Live music and many special events are scheduled, spring thru fall.
A private cottage for two. Relax in privacy with a king-size bed, sitting area with a color TV, full bath with tub and shower, automatic heat and cooling.
There is a kitchen; a spacious front porch with a swing and rocking chairs; and a shady backyard. Fresh flowers, chocolates and cookies welcome you.
Breakfast includes juice, coffee, tea, cereal, breakfast breads, fresh fruit and the necessary accompaniments.
The Luxury Suites have elegant Jacuzzi suites with ground floor entrances. Co-located with Ashley’s Rose Restaurant across from the town square in the heart of Augusta’s major town activities.
Augusta Winery features a year-round complimentary tasting room, gift shop and a covered terrace.
The Wine and Beer Garden is open April through October and has free, live music on weekends. Bring your own picnic or purchase cheese, sausage, snacks and beverages at the winery.
No outside alcohol or beverages allowed.
Closed New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
During the winter months, we recommend guests call ahead to verify hours and to check on potentially hazardous road conditions.
A unique combination of hair salon and boutique in Parkville. You will find a relaxed environment to have your hair quaffed or do a bit of shopping, or both. Some of the latest trends and fun accessories are available.
A folk art gallery in a restored 100-year-old building. We feature handmade works by Missouri artisans and some from neighboring states. In addition to other types, works include: chainsaw sculptures of eagles, fish, turtles, frogs, bears and mountain scenes; outdoor metal art; and American Indian art.
Warm. Welcoming. Approachable. Offering wine novices and connoisseurs fine wines, a relaxed environment and personal service. Come relax on our wine deck or in our indoor seating area.
Free tasting and tours; live music; and events throughout the year.
Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
This urban park features paved streets, concrete pads and patios. We have 30-amp/50-amp hook-ups, cable TV, Wi-Fi, restrooms and laundry.
Our menu includes a variety of choices, everything from fried green beaks to fresh grilled-chicken salad to steaks and shrimp. We also offer sandwiches, from burgers to tenderloins, and entrees, such as our smoked pork chop. On weekends, we offer specials featuring catfish and peel-and-eat shrimp.
We feature a full bar with several beers and wines - including wines from the Bushwhacker Bend Winery, located just across the street - and specialty drinks; our strawberry cake is among our customers' favorite desserts.
Belvoir Winery's tasting room is filled with old-world charm, complete with a full bar. The 40,000-square-foot building is a former Odd Fellows Home, circa 1910. We have lots of space for private events or consider Belvoir for a wedding.
Belvoir, which is French for beautiful view, sits on 170 acres, with breathtaking vistas. It is located in the Odd Fellows Historic District off Route 291. Visit the winery and learn about the 130-year history of the property.
On days we have a wedding at the winery, we close the winery early at 6 p.m., and 5 p.m. in October only. Please call if you would like to check closing times.
Triple Creek Farm is located in Franklin County Missouri just a stone’s throw from the Missouri River in the heart of Missouri Wine Country. Berger Guesthouse is 7 miles east of Hermann, Missouri or 6 miles west of New Haven, Missouri just off Route 100.
Situated on 42 acres, Triple Creek Farm provides a quiet getaway with farm animals, a small lake, three creeks, in-ground pool, woods and wildlife galore. You can walk and bike to the Berger Bottoms from the farm or catch the Katy Trail in Hermann.
Berger Guesthouse has been totally renovated by Master Carpenter Phil Manne. The two newly renovated suites have their own private kitchens and baths and original hardwood floors. Both suites are exquisitely, but sparsely decorated with images taken on the farm by owner and photographer Margie Manne. In 1942 the caretaker built an addition on the guesthouse made solely out of ammunition boxes. The Mannes have preserved this fabulous piece of history just for you.
This 133-room hotel is less than half-a-mile from the Bass Pro Shop, Ameristar Casino, 10 restaurants and two grocery stores; eight miles from St. Louis Lambert International Airport. (Shuttle available for an additional fee.)
In addition to our standard guestrooms, we offer two-room suites and whirlpool suites. There are two meeting rooms that accommodate up to 70 people.
We offer a complimentary hot breakfast. Our oversized, heated, indoor pool has an adjoining outdoor sundeck.
Visit our website for details, photos and reservations.
An award-winning, Tuscan themed, all suite-style, AAA Three-Diamond hotel. Each guestroom features plush bedding; seating area with love seat; lounge chair; coffee table; 42-inch HDTV; desk; and a large bathroom.
Guests may relax in the spacious breakfast room and enjoy a free, hot breakfast with scrambled eggs, sausage, hash browns, biscuits and gravy, and Belgian waffles. Also, fresh-made chocolate chip cookies are served Monday through Thursday afternoons. Complimentary USA Today available in the lobby.
Located three miles from the Capitol, the Governor’s Mansion, the historic Missouri State Penitentiary, Lincoln University, and many government offices. Columbia Regional Airport is 25 miles.
Big River Ranch provides 2,100 acres of land to enjoy on horseback. We offer 25 miles of cut trails; five of which are along the Missouri River. We have an event center, camping, an outdoor lighted arena, and horse boarding stables. We welcome RVs.
Birk's Gasthaus occupies the Herzog Mansion. There are nine guestrooms, seven with private bath. There is a game room with a 50-inch plasma TV, a poker table and a full-size pool table. We serve homemade food and pastries. We offer Murder Mystery weekends; see our website for schedules. The park-like setting and wraparound covered porches all set the theme to enjoy our local wines and your stay in Hermann.
This home, built in 1864, has been beautifully restored with the charm of high ceilings, antique furnishings and a sitting porch. All rooms have sitting areas, air conditioning, fluffy bathrobes, and ceiling fans. The inn has common areas decorated with antiques.
We are in the Frenchtown district of St. Charles, 25 minutes west of downtown St. Louis, 15 minutes from Lambert Airport.
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