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.

 

April 4-6

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Osage Beach: Great Lake of the Ozarks Gospel Sing, at the Main Street Music Hall. For more information, call 573.348.9271

 

April 5-6

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Mexico: Prairie Pine Quilt Show, Audrain County 4-H Center. For more information, call 573.473.6702

 

April 6

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Des Arc: Annual Quilt and Craft Show, Des Arc Museum and Commmunity Center. For more information call 573.358.7520 or 573.558.2223

 

April 6, 7, 13, 14

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New Melle: Community Passion Play at the Sports and Recreation Club Main Building. For more information call 636.634.1150  or visit https://aleephotography3.wixsite.com/nmcpassionplay

 

April 13

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Columbia: Spring meeting of the Missouri Folklore Society at the Lenoir Senior Care Center. For more information, email adavis@truman.edu

Following the meeting we will celebrate the life of our dear friend Becky Schroeder, with music and fellowship All are welcome.

 

April 13

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Hermann: Whole Pig Butchery Class, Hermann Wurst Haus. For more information, call 573.486.2266 or visit www.hermannwursthaus.com

 

April 13

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Warrensburg: Quilts Among Friends, 2019 Quilt Show at the First Christian Church. For more information call 660.473.2417

 

April 18

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

April 18-20

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Cameron: Blacksmithing 100: An Introduction. Missouri School of Blacksmithing. For more information, call 816.575.2798

 

April 25-27

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Cameron: Blacksmithing 102: Candle Holders. Missouri School of Blacksmithing. For more information, call 816.575.2798

April 26-27

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Stockton: Calico Clippers Quilt Show, Zumwalt Center. For more information call 417.275.4307

 

April 26-27

Ste. Genevieve: Ecole du Soldat (School of the Soldier) at the Jour de Fete Grounds, 72 S. Gabouri St.

 

 

A family-friendly, living history event! Come explore the traditions of the “School of the Soldier.” This is a fully packed weekend of lectures and camaraderie with plenty of events to see.

On Saturday, attend a public heritage auction of discovered ‘desirables’ – memorabilia, collectibles, ‘accouterments’, utensils, and ‘watch’a-may-call-its’.  In addition, Ste Genevieve has the greatest concentration of original French colonial buildings in North America. Plus is the only surviving French colonial village in the United States. At Ecole du Soldat activities of that early era are reenacted.

 

 

For more information call 573.883.7097 or visit www.visitstegen.com

 

April 27

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Hermann: Wurst Making 101 Class at the Hermann Wurst Haus. For more information clal 573.486.2266 or visit www.hermannwursthaus.com

April 27-28

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Greenville: 41st Annual Old Greenville Black Powder Rendezvous, Greenville Recreation Area. For more information, call 573.300.9595 or visit www.corpslakes.us/Wappapello

 

 

 

 

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