Calendar of Upcoming Folklore and Folk Arts Events:

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October 2- November 1: Sikeston

Fall Harvest Festival at the Beggs Family Farm. For more information call (573) 471-3879 or (573) 380-7951 or visit

October 3-4: Waynesville

16th Annual Southern Gospel Reunion at the High School Auditorium. For more information, call (573) 774-0404

October 3-5: West Plains

Flying R Ranch

Wild West Weekend at the Flying R Ranch. For more information, call (417) 469-2267.

October 4: Marceline

Quilt and Fabric Arts Show at the Wadsworth Community Building. For more information call (660) 376-3223


October 4: Versailles

35th Annual Old Tyme Apple Festival. For more information call (573) 378-4401


October 4-5: Ava
13th Annual Pioneer Descendants Gathering. Edge of the World. For more information call (417) 683-2482

October 4-5: Lowry City

St. Clair County Quilt Show at the Civic Center
For more information call (660) 492-0110

October 4-5: Cape Girardeau

River Heritage Quilt Show at the AC Brase Arena Building. For more information call (573) 238-4392 or visit

October 4-5: Gerald

18th Annual Mid-MO Horse, Mule, Ox Farming and Historical Craft Days. For more information call (573) 764-2629

October 10-12: Glasgow
150th Anniversary of the Battle of Glasgow at stump Island Park. For more information call
(660) 672-9237.

October 11: Garden City

Hand-Quilted Quilt Auction at the Sycamore Grove Mennonite Church. For more information call (816) 884-2373 or visit

October 11: Greenfield

Milling demonstrations and free tours at the Hulston Mill Historical Park. For more infomrmation call (417) 424-3410 or visit www.hulstonmillpark. com

October 11: Sikeston

Cotton Festival and Antique Tractor Show at the American Legion Park. For more information call (573) 380-3801.

October 11-12: Eminence

46th Annual Quilt Show at the High school Old Gym. For more information call (573) 331-1028.

October 12: Emma
150th Recognition of the Bushwhacker Massacre at Holy Cross Luthean Church. For more information, call (660) 463-2150

October 17-18: Piedmont

Ozark Heritage Festival and Craft Show at the McKenzie Creek Greenway, For more information call (573) 223-4046

October 17-19: Lebanon

55th Missouri Federation of Square and Round Dance Clubs Festival at the Cowan Civic Center. (573) 222-6137

October 18: Clinton

Red Star Pow-Wow at the Benson Expo and Convention Center. For more information call (816) 331-2824.

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October 18-19: Hannibal

Make plans now to attend the 38th Annual Autumn Historic Folklife Festival


October 18: Seymour

Apple Butter Day at the Ozark Mennonite School. For more information call (417) 880-2421 or visit


October 25: Ste Genevieve

Rural Heritage Day at the Creole House Property and the Ste Genevieve Historic District. For more information call (800) 373-7007 / (573) 883-7097 or go to

October 27: Doolittle

Lions Club Bluegrass Fest at the Community Center. For more information call (573) 529-2887

November 6-8: Boonville

Annual meeting of the Missouri Folklore Society

This is the big one!

Three days of papers, presentations, storytelling, jamming, food, fun and fellowship. A real bargain, open equally to scholars, traditionbearers and enthusiasts of folklore, folk music, folklife. For more information, visit our homepage (link below) or write to



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