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Aug.-Dec. • Springfield Greene County Pet Bird Club 3rd Saturday of the month 417-877-1229 Aug. 3-6 • Lebanon Brumley Gospel Sing Cowan Civic Center 800-435-3725 Aug. 3-7 • Washington Washington Town & Country Fair 636-239-2715 Aug. 5-6 • Laurie 19th Annual Laurie Hillbilly BBQ Cook-Off Laurie Fairgrounds 573-374-8776 Aug. 5-6 • Troy American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Lincoln County Clonts Field 800-489-9730 ext. 8183 Aug. 5-7 • Boonville Swapper’s Days Cooper County Fairgrounds 660-834-5031 Aug. 6 • Lake of the Ozarks 18th Annual Missouri Wine & Brew Fest Country Club Hotel & Spa 573-964-1008 Aug. 6 • Troy Troy Historic Downtown Business Association’s 7th Annual Car Show Memories on Main Street 636-528-5647 Aug. 6 • Kimberling City Chances of Stone County Cardboard Boat Race & Motorcycle Ride 417-739-1557 www.chancesofstonecounty. org Aug. 6 • Fulton Callaway County Historical Society 6th Annual Vintage Tractor Drive 573-642-0570 Aug. 6 • Republic 10th Annual All-School Reunion Republic Senior Center 417-425-4834 Aug. 6 • Mountain Grove 11th Ozarks Conference on Private Property Rights Mountain Grove YMCA 417-668-5977 Aug. 6 • Perry 5th Annual Perry Cruise Night 573-565-2138 Aug. 6 • Odessa Puddle Jumper Days Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show 816-699-1607 www.odessapuddlejumperdays. org A R O U N D M I S S O U R I Aug. 12 • Lake of the Ozarks Hot Summer Nights Cruise Spectacular Car Exhibition and Street Fair Bagnell Dam 573-964-1008 Aug. 12-14 • Platte City 50th Platte County Steam Engine Show Platte County Fairgrounds 816-550-0481 Aug. 13 • St. Robert Full Moon Float Trip Lay Z Day Canoes & Camping 573-336-8639 Aug. 13 • Sikeston Cowboy Up! Arts Festival American Legion Square Downtown 573-481-9967 Aug. 13 • Stoutland Fun Horse Show Trail Ridge Saddle Club 573-346-7443 Aug. 13 • Rolla 13th Annual Car, Truck & Motorcycle Fun Show Salem Avenue Baptist Church 573-364-4442 Aug. 13 • Springfield First Annual Birthplace of Route 66 Festival College Street 417-831-6200 photo courtesy of Wright Photography, Union, Mo. John McCarty’s 1961 GMC Suburban will be one of the historic trucks on display during the American Truck Historical Society show taking place during the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia. The trucks will be on display from Aug. 11-16. For more information on other fair events, visit Aug. 13 • Columbia Discover Archery Day American Legion Park 573-368-1402 Aug. 13 • Monett Annual Kings Prairie Music Festival Farm Road 2015 417-235-3870 Aug. 13-14 • Ste. Genevieve 18th Century Home and Garden Tour 573-883-7097 Aug. 13-14 • Ewing Annual Park Party and Car Show Ewing Community Park 573-209-3646 Aug. 13-14 • Sikeston Quilt Show Bootheel Quilters’ Guild Clinton Building in Sports Complex Park 573-471-8701 Aug. 15-20 • Lexington Lexington Community Fair 660-259-4201 Aug. 18-21 • Dixon Annual Bluegrass Pickin’ Time Show Carol Jones Pitts Memorial Park 573-759-7716 Missouri Happenings Events are published as space allows and must be submitted at least 60 days in advance. Include a telephone number for publication. Send materials to Rural Missouri Events Calendar, P.O. Box 1645, Jefferson City, MO 65102; e-mail or fax 573-636-9499. Dates and times are subject to change; please call ahead. For more information, go to Aug. 6-7 • Cape Girardeau Fort D’s 150th Anniversary Fort D Historic Site 800-777-0068 Aug. 6-7 • Revere Battle of Athens 2011 150th Anniversary Battle of Athens State Historic Site 660-877-3871 Aug. 7 • Walnut Grove 2nd Annual Mead Fest & Renaissance Fair 7 C’s Winery 417-788-2263 Aug. 9-13 • Puxico 65th Annual VFW Homecoming 573-222-6144 Aug. 11 • Jefferson City Missouri Germans and the Cause of Union and Freedom Harry S. Truman Building 573-526-5296 CivilWar Aug. 11-21 • Sedalia 2011 Missouri State Fair State Fairgrounds 800-422-3247 Aug. 11-13 • Jameson 120th Jameson Picnic Jameson City Park 660-663-3520 Aug. 11-16 • Sedalia American Truck Historical Society Antique truck show Missouri State Fairgrounds 636-584-1413 Aug. 12-13 • Skyline Skyline Volunteer Fire Department Picnic 417-948-2443 32 WWW.RURALMISSOURI.COOP http://WWW.RURALMISSOURI.COOP

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Rural Missouri - August 2011

Rural Missouri - August 2011
Stop and smell the barbecue
2011 Missouri Youth Tour
The fight on Bloody Hill
Missouri snapshots
Out of the Way Eats
Eight seconds to win
Hearth and Home
News Briefs
Touring history
Around Missouri

Rural Missouri - August 2011