Calendar of Upcoming Folklore and Folk Arts Events:

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Wyatt Fiddle Shop in Independence maintains a fiddle events calendar, with lots of information on upcoming contests:


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A note on Native American Events: we post notices of pow-wows which are open to the general public. It’s a worthwhile experience. However, if you have never attended a powwow before, please click here.




For the current list of horseshoe tournaments sponsored by the Missouri Horseshoe Pitchers Association, click here.



January 14

Hermann: Summer Sausage Making 101 class at the Hermann Wurst Haus. For more info call 573.486.2266



January 21

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St Robert: Polar Meltdown Chili Cookoff at the Community Center. For more info call 573.336.5121

January 26-28

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Fruitland: Bootheel Bluegrass Festival at the Bavarian Halle (by Drury Inn) For more info call 314.779.6800 or visit


April 28-30

20th Anniversary St. Louis Tionól:

the largest weekend event of traditional Irish music in North America.  The weekend features workshops, sessions, and a concert on Saturday night with the very best traditional musicians from Ireland and North America.  For more information contact Mike Mullins by email or phone  - 636-926-9192. or visit



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