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.

May 2

30th anniversary celebration:

Scott Joplin House State Historic Site
2658 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis 63103

for more information, call

A special event in partnership with Missouri State Parks and Historic Sites. Performances and demonstrations by Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program alumni from 1985 - 2014. Irish music and dance; storytelling; gospel singing; quilting; Mexican paper flower making; and blacksmithing.

Performances:
1:00, Eileen Gannon & Kevin Buckley from St. Louis Irish Arts
2:00, Storytelling with Loretta Washington, Angela Williams, and Gladys Caines Coggswell
3:00, Gospel music with Doris Frazier and friends

Demonstrations, 1:00-4:00 p.m.:
*Darold Rinedollar, Blacksmith
*Olivia Perez & Eileen Wolfington, Mexican Paper Flower makers
*Lois Mueller, Quilter

 

 

May 2
Arrow Rock. “Digging Through History” – lecture at the Arrow Rock State Historic Site Visitor Center. For more information call (660) 837-3231

 

May 2

Mexico: Bluegrass Jam, at the Presser Performing Arts Center. For more information, call (573) 581-2100, ext 234

 

May 3-4

Mansfield: Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds Annual Spring Planting Festival. For more information, call (417) 924-3031

 

May 7-9 and 14-16

Camdenton: Maifest at Der Essen Platz. For more information, call (573) 346-1122 or visit www.deressenplatz.com

 

May 10
Rosebud: Pioneer Village Rendezvous at the Zelch Farms Pioneer Homestead and Village. For more information call (573) 764-3719, (573) 202-3616 or visit www.zelchfarms.com

May 9

Mexico: Mid-Mo Beer Fest in the KoC Park. For more information call (573) 7211-0952 or visit www.midmobeerfest.com

 

May 13-17

Boonville: Osage Knap-In at the Brady Showgrounds. For more information call (816) 807-1334

 

May 16

Marshall: Jim the Wonder Dog Day. 101 N. Lafayette. For more information call (660) 886-8191

 

May 16

Winona: Wild game cooking at the Twin Pines Education Center. For more information, call (573) 325-1381

 

May 16-17

Hermann: Maifest at the Stone Hill Winery. For more information, call (573) 486-2221

 

May 21-24

Curryville: Back Forty Bluegrass Festival, 5955 Pike 32. For more information call (573) 470-1870

 

May 23

Hermann: Makin’ Bacon 101 class at the Wurst Haus. For more information call (573) 486-2266.

 

May 23

Rolla: Gospel Sing featuring Lindley Creek Bluegrass, at the Rolla Church of the Nazarene. For more information call (573) 308-0532 or visit www.rollanazarene.com

 

 

May 23

Winona: Discover Nature – Wild Edibles, at the Twin Pines Conservation Education Center. For more information call (573) 325-1381

 

 

May 23-24: 8th Annual for the People Pow-Wow, in Jefferson City,

Jaycees fairgrounds. For more information call (816) 679-0695

 

 

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.

 

 

 

  

May 24

Mexico: Wild Edibles, Scattering Fork Outdoor Center. For more information call (573) 581-3003 or visit www.scatteringfork.org

 

May 29-30

Kirksville: Hands of Friendship Quilt Guild Show at the YMCA. For more information call (660) 341-1171, or visit www.hofquiltguild.wordpress.com

 

May 30

 

A special event in partnership with Missouri State Parks and Historic Sites. Performances and demonstrations by Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program alumni from 1993 - 2014. Old-time fiddling; clawhammer banjo; storytelling; gig-making.

 

 

May 30

Gerald: Basic Chicken Processing Workshop at the Stuart Farm. For more information call (573) 764-2324 or visit www.stuart-farm.com

 

May 30:

Savannah: The Beaver Trade in Northwest Missouri. For more information call (816) 324-4720

 

May 30-31

Linn Creek: Battle of Monday’s Hollow Civil War Re-enactment, Missouri Trapshooter Grounds. For more information, call (573) 692-3350

 

May 31:

Gerald: Raising and Processing Meat Chickens workshop at the Stuart Farm. For more information call (573) 764-2324 or visit www.stuart-farm.com

 

 

June 6

A special event in partnership with Missouri State Parks and Historic Sites. Performances and demonstrations by Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program alumni from 1985 - 2014. Old-time music jam; custom bootmaking demonstrations; and more.

 

September 25-27

 

 

 

 

 

 

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