The Missouri State Fair’s public campground, sponsored by Missouri State Parks, is now open. The 60-acre campground is located west of the fairgrounds on Clarendon Road. Unreserved spot rental is $35 per day, per vehicle/unit. There are approximately 60 full hook-up sites available for first-come, first-serve. These spaces are in the white section and offer
Learn about the sun and the moon Saturday, Aug. 19, at Washington State Park. The event will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. Planned activities include the following: Petroglyph Tour – 2 p.m. at the petroglyph site. Park team members will offer a tour of the petroglyphs, the park’s history carved in stone! Learn
In preparation for the Special Election to be held on Tuesday, August 8, 2023, a public test of the vote tabulating equipment will be conducted in the Commission Room #5, of the Cedar County Courthouse on Thursday, August 3, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. The public is welcome to attend.
Lewis and Clark State Park team members invite the public to join them Saturday, Aug. 5 from 7-8 p.m. for an educational program about Missouri’s owls. Missouri has a wonderful diversity of owls. Join park staff in the park office’s Keelboat Room to learn about the different species of owls and what makes them special.
Stop by the parks’ overlook Sunday, Aug. 6, between 10 a.m. and noon to visit with park staff and discover a few new incredible insects. Insects are incredible! They come in all shapes, sizes and colors, and do every kind of job you can imagine. This program is free and open to the public. In
Prairie State Park will host a Guided Bison Saunter starting at the park’s Regal Tallgrass Prairie Nature Center Saturday, Aug. 5, at 10 a.m. “What is a saunter?” you ask. It’s simply a leisurely walk, which sounds much better than a hike, that will take participants within view of the park’s resident bison herd. Visitors
The Perseid meteor shower greets stargazers every year from mid-July to late August, with this year’s peak around Aug. 13. Guests are invited to take part in a special overnight camping event at Washington State Park Aug. 11-12. For this overnight event, guests will camp out in the Big River Day Use Area (near Shelter
Jerico Springs Missionary Baptist Church will hold their Fifth Sunday service July 28 – 29. Friday evening – 7:30 p.m. Devotional – Bro. Wade Hicks Sermon – Bro. Ralph Benham Alternate – Bro. Tim Cooper Saturday morning – 10 a.m. Devotional – Bro. Colton Collins Sermon – Bro. Scott Brown Alternate – Bro. Bobby Budd
Hopewell Baptist Church will begin revival services on July 31. Services begin at 7:30 with Bro. Ralph Benham preaching. He will be assisted by Bro. Brock Divine and Bro. Hayden Stevens. Church address is 9480 1320 Rd., Stockton. Everyone welcome.
Mastodon State Historic Site is offering its third special museum admission night of the year for individuals and families with sensory sensitivities Wednesday, Aug. 2. From 4:30-6:30 p.m., museum visitors will be able to enjoy dimmed lighting and smaller crowds. Please call the museum office at 636-464-2976 for more information. Mastodon State Historic Site is