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March 6-10, 2017
National School Breakfast Week
School Nutrition Association.
March 11, 2017
Enjoy a chocolate lover's dream come true: something for everyone who enjoys sweet treats and has an affinity for chocolate. Held downtown.
March 21, 2017 - Celebrity Chef Tour - St. Louis, Missouri
Benefiting the James Beard Foundation, featuring Award-Winning Chefs
March 21, 2017 'AgDay' National Agriculture Day - Nationwide
A day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture
March 25-26, 2017 Annual Hermann Wurstfest - Hermann, Missouri
A citywide celebration of the traditional art of German sausage making. Sausage competitions, sausage samples and sausage-making demonstrations! Freshly grilled brats available in our Pavilion.
April 8-9, 2017 Show Me Gourd Art Festival - Sedalia, Missouri
Show Me Gourd Society. Gourd Craft Competition, workshops, demonstrations and more. 2017 Theme is 'A Gourd Day at the Zoo'
April 21-22, 2017 18th Annual Rock'n Ribs BBQ Festival
Benefits 7 Local Children’s Charities. 80 teams come together to compete for the best Barbeque in a “Kansas City BBQ Society” Sanctioned event. Starting at 1:00, enjoy chicken, pork and beef. 11 hours of Live Music, a Kids Play Zone, Motorcycle Show and of course… plenty of Food and Drinks.
April 22, 2017 Earth Day - Worldwide
Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network (EDN) works with over 22,000 partners in 192 countries to broaden, diversify and mobilize the environmental movement. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.
April 22-23, 2017 Big Bass Bash Fishing Tournament – Spring
Lake Ozark, Missouri
The Big Bass Bash on the Lake of the Ozarks has grown to become one of the Midwest's largest amateur bass fishing tournaments. More than $210,000 in cash prizes, including a grand prize of $70,000 to the angler who hauls in the heaviest bass of the weekend.
April 24, 2017 Capital City Cook-Off, “Buck-A-Bone” BBQ Rib Competition & Fundraiser - Jefferson City, Missouri
Our mission is to operate and promote the premiere barbeque fundraiser of Mid-Missouri. This is the opening of the social season for Jefferson City, with all proceeds supporting the Special Learning Center. Thank you to the teams, sponsors and supporters that joined us for the Annual Buck-A-Bone Competition & Fundraiser last year. On behalf of the Capital City Cook-Off committee and the Special Learning Center, we sincerely appreciate your support and contributions.
April 27-29, 2017
Missouri Cherry Blossom
Japanese lantern lighting, annual cherry pie baking contest, musical entertainment, craft & food booths, and lectures. The Cherry Blossom Festival is open to the public and all events that do not include food are free.
April 28, 2017 15th Annual Taste of the Ozarks - Springfield, Missouri
Benefiting Big Brothers-Big Sisters. Enjoy samples of food from Springfield's finest restaurants, silent and live auction, raffle, wine pull, and live music
April 29, 2017 9th Annual Pierce City Arts Festival and Wine Tasting
Pierce City, Missouri
Wine tasting inside the wine garden from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with Keltoi Winery. About 30 fine arts booths as well as live music, free art workshops, free root beer floats (1 per person at 1 p.m.), kettle corn and bratwurst, and more! Free PCAC Kids & Teens Art, free chalk drawing. Fine art workshops by professional artists (children must be accompanied by an adult). RAIN OR SHINE!
April 18, 2015 Crawfish Boil and Music Festival - Sikeston, Missouri
Come early, stay late and partake of 1,800 lbs. of fresh Louisiana crawfish delivered straight from the Gulf Coast. Enjoy an evening of live music and great food in a casual, outdoor atmosphere. Event held rain or shine. Activities for the kids include petting zoo and jump-in-space.
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