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Sept. 1-4 • Mercer Mercer Homecoming 660-953-0861 Sept. 1-4 • Stover Small Animal Swap 573-789-5905 Sept. 1-4 • Dixon Bluegrass Pickin’ Time Festival Carol Jones Pitts Memorial Park 573-759-3544 www.bluegrasspickintime.com Sept. 1-5 • Brookfield 35th Great Pershing Balloon Derby 660-258-7255 www.pershingballoonderby. com Sept. 2 • Kimberling City Artist Meet and Greet Table Rock Art Guild Gallery 417-739-5829 www.tablerockartguild.com Sept. 2 • Billings Antique Classic Tractor Pull Billings City Park 417-744-2118 Sept. 2-5 • Deepwater Deepwater Labor Harvest Picnic 109 Years of Tradition 660-438-9828 Sept. 2-5 • Gainesville A Pre-1840s Fur Trade Rendezvous County Road 831 417-683-2764 photo by Bob McEowen Sept. 9-10 • Conway Conway Community Days Downtown 417-589-2893 Sept. 9-10 • Buffalo 9th Annual SW MO Celtic Heritage Festival and Highland Games Old City Park and Fairgrounds 417-345-2852 Sept. 9-11 • Winigan 73rd Annual Winigan Fair 660-857-4796 Sept. 9-11 • Miami Route 66 Association of Missouri’s 22nd Anniversary Motor Tour 314-776-7385 Sept. 10 • Owensville Heritage Day and Heartland Quilt Guild Show 573-694-9204 or 573-885-4033 Sept. 10 • Ashland Ashland Fall Festival Ashland City Park 573-657-2091 www.ashlandmo.us Sept. 10 • Nevada NHS Tiger Pride Marching Band 5K Run/Walk Nevada High School 417-667-1480 Sept. 10 • Bolivar Craft Fair Polk County Museum 417-253-2605 The 35th annual Great Pershing Balloon Derby will fill the skies above Brookfield on Labor Day Weekend, Sept. 1-5. The event is the longest-running continuously sanctioned ballooning event in the nation, according to the Balloon Federation of America. For more information on the derby, call 660-258-7255 or visit www.pershingballoonderby.com. Sept. 10 • Sullivan Friends of NRA Dinner and Auction Eagles Hall 573-927-5373 Sept. 10-11 • St. Joseph Coleman Hawkins Blues Festival Downtown 816-253-9824 www.colemanhawkins.org Sept. 10 • Summersville Hometown Reunion Community Center 417-736-2441 Sept. 10 • Shelbina Farmer’s 5k Walk 573-588-4107 or 573-822-4108 Sept. 10 • Wentzville Firefighters Fight Like A Firefighter 2011 636-262-1612 Sept. 10 • Dixon The Show-Me Shrimp Festival 417-664-2307 www.showmeshrimpfarms. com Sept. 10 • Steelville Golden Oldies Show Meramec Music Theatre 573-775-5999 Sept. 10-11 • Hermann Hermann Country Fair Hermann Farm 573-486-3276 A R O U N D M I S S O U R I Sept. 3 • High Point High Point Homecoming High Point School Grounds 660-489-2200 Sept. 3 • Apple Creek St. Joseph Parish Picnic 573-788-2588 Sept. 3 • Van Buren City Wide Yard Sale Business 60 573-323-4335 Sept. 3 • Sedalia Georgetown School and Community Reunion Basket Dinner Georgetown School 660-827-2169 Sept. 3 • Florida Mark Twain Festival Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site 573-565-3440 www.mostateparks.com Sept. 3 • Crocker Railroad Days Downtown Cocker to the park 573-736-5327 Sept. 3 • Lebanon Trash to Treasure Swap Meet Lebanon Fairgrounds 417-286-3208 Sept. 4 • Augusta Labor Day BBQ Mount Pleasant Estates 636-482-9463 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 events@ruralmissouri.coop or fax 573-636-9499. Dates and times are subject to change; please call ahead. For more information, go to www.visitmo.com. Sept. 4 • Mary’s Home Our Lady of the Snows Parish Picnic Fried Chicken and Roast Beef Dinner Parish Center 573-498-3599 Sept. 4 • Innsbrook Annual VIGC Market Innsbrook Conference Center 636-791-2041 Sept. 5 • Montrose Annual Labor Day Picnic Immaculate Conception Church 660-693-4651 Sept. 8-10 • Seymour Seymour Apple Festival On the square 417-935-2580 Sept. 8-10 • Huntsville 123rd Randolph County Old Settlers and Fall Fair Reunion 660-676-6454 Sept. 8-11 • Boonville Missouri River Valley Steam Engine Association’s 48th Annual Back to the Farm Reunion Brady Showgrounds 660-248-3045 Sept. 9-10 • Walnut Grove Walnut Grove Annual Possum Trot Days School and City Park 417-994-2593 www.walnutgrovemo.com Sept. 9-10 • Moberly 4th Annual Fall Open House 660-263-2708 www.moberlychamber.com Sept. 9-10 • Columbia Roots ’N Blues ’N BBQ Festival Downtown 573-442-5862 www.rootsnbluesnbbq.com 30 WWW.RURALMISSOURI.COOP http://www.bluegrasspickintime.com http://www.pershingballoonderby.com http://www.pershingballoonderby.com http://www.tablerockartguild.com http://www.ashlandmo.us http://www.pershingballoonderby.com http://www.colemanhawkins.org http://www.visitmo.com http://www.mostateparks.com http://www.walnutgrovemo.com http://www.showmeshrimpfarms.com http://www.showmeshrimpfarms.com http://www.moberlychamber.com http://www.rootsnbluesnbbq.com http://WWW.RURALMISSOURI.COOP

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

Rural Missouri - September 2011
Table of Contents
Comments
Columns
The story behind the stories
Hemp bales and history
Bear necessities
Outdoors
Out of the Way Eats
Open up and say ‘neigh!’
Back to the one-room school
Hearth and Home
News Briefs
The Missouri artist
Marketplace
Around Missouri
Neighbors
Just4Kids

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