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:

http://www.fiddlesong.com/pages/fiddle_and_bow.htm

 

For regular, recurring and ongoing events, click here.

 

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.

October 2

 

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Mushroom Workshop at the Winigan Community Center -- learn to grow Shitake mushrooms

 

October 2-3

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Kirksville: Missouri Department of Conservation firearms workshop for women. October 2 at 6pm, October 3 4 pm.

October 4

Making a longbow – workshop by the Missouri Dept of Conservation at Cape Girardeau .

https://mdc.mo.gov/newsroom/mdc-space-available-next-week%E2%80%99s-cape-girardeau-longbow-making-workshop-oct-4 

October 5-6

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Lowry City, St. Clair County Quilt Show at the Lowry Civic Center. For more information call 314.605.3761

 

October 5-7, 12-14, 19-21, 26-28

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Oktoberfest in Hermann. For more information, call 573.486.2744

October 6

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Kirksville: Highland Games, starting 9 am at Faith Lutheran Church, corner Highway 63N (Baltimore) and LaHarpe.

October 6-7

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Quilting for beginners, 8am-4pm at the Kirksville Arts Association

 

October 6-7

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Florida: 2rd Annual Salt River Quilt Show., Mark Twain State park. For more information, call 573.565.3440

 

October 6-7

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Gerald: 22nd Annual Mid-Missouri Horse, Mule and  Ox farming and Historical Crafts Days. For  more information call 573.764.2629

 

October 6-7

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Ava: Pioneer Heritage Festival of the Ozarks, Chapel Grave. For more information call 720.205.5641

 

October 7

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St. Mary’s of Adair, homecoming 12 Miles east of Kirksville on Highway 11. See this historic church open for one day each year. For more information call 660.665.9338

 

October 8-13

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West Plains: Midwest Mule Trainers Challenge, Flying R Ranch. For more information call 573.202.5597 or visit www.MidwestMTC.com

 

October 13

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Greenfield: Milling demonstrations at the historic Hulston Mill. For more information call 417.637.0281 or visit www.hulstonmill.com

October 13

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Camdenton: Lake Area Fiber Arts Festival, Community Christian Church. For more information call 573.692.3530

Or visit www.MM4C.org

 

October 16

Winona: Pine Needlers at Twin Pines Conservation Education Center. For more information, call 573.325.1381

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October 19-20

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Piedmont: 41st annual Ozark Heritage Festival, S. Main Street. For more information call 573.223.4046

 

October 19-21

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Ironton: Arcadia Valley Mountain Music Festival, Courthouse Square. For more information, call 314.517.4445 or visit www.mountainmusicfestival.net

 

October 20

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Clinton: Red Star Pow Wow, Benson Expo Center. For more information, call 816.331.2824 or visit www.redstargourd.com

if you have never attended a powwow before, please go here: http://missourifolkloresociety.truman.edu/Powwow.htm

 

October 20

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Marble Hill Archaeology Day: Trail of Tears in Missouri, Bollinger County Museum of Natural History. For more information, call 573.238.1174 or visit https://bcmnh.org/events.html

 

October 20

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Camdenton. Lake of the Ozarks Woodcarvers Show, Community Christian Church. For more information call 573.286.1049 or visit www.lakeozarkswoodcarvers.org

 

October 27

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Lexington: Spirit of the Civil War. For more information, call 816.806.8489 or visit www.spirit.visitlexingtonmo.com

 

October 27

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Ste. Genevieve: Rural Heritage Day, St. Mary’s Road and Historic Downtown. For more information call 800.373.7007 or 573.883.7097 or www.visitstegen.com

 

November 1-3

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This is the big one! The annual meeting of the Missouri Folklore Society! Washington Missouri -- three days of fun, food, fellowship and folklore. http://missourifolkloresociety.truman.edu/MFS%202018/washington.html

 

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