Local Happenings Categorized: Fairs and Festivals

51st Annual Children’s Literature Festival
Warrensburg, MO

Event Date: March 17, 2019 – March 19, 2019 Time:  All Day (see the full schedule online) Place: UCM Campus-James C. Kirkpatrick Library 601 S. Missouri Ave. Warrensburg, MO 64093 The Children’s Literature Festival at the University of Central Missouri is an annual event that aims to connect people, especially schoolchildren and teens, with the folks behind the books they love. Established in 1969, the festival will be celebrating its 51st year from March 17-19 in 2019. Thousands of kids in grades… Read more »

Oneonta Chili Cookoff, Classic Cruise-In, and Cornhole Tournament
Oneonta, ME

Event Date: Saturday, March 30th Time:  5:00 – 8:00 PM Place: Downtown Oneonta Triple the fun with the Oneonta Business Association in Downtown Oneonta. Choose from: The  8th annual Chili Cook-Off The Classic Cruise-In The Corn-Hole Tournament There is a recommended $5 donation for the chili tasting, and competitors stand to win several cash prizes, ranging from $100-$350. You can sign up to compete in the cook-off or cornhole tournament here, and find an event schedule here.

Shop Small Spring Kick-Off Sedalia, MO

Event Date: March 16, 2019 Time:  11 am – 7 pm Place: Missouri State Fairground’s Agriculture Building 2503 W 16th St. Sedalia, Missouri, 65301 Come down to the fairgrounds for the Shop Small Spring Kick-Off! Some of the fun things you can expect from the event are: Over Fifty Vendors Make and Take Projects Delicious Food Door Prizes Admission is free, but anyone who RSVPs online for the event will receive ten extra door prizes! You… Read more »

Spring Show Me Craft Show 2019
Sedalia, MO

Event Date: March 9th – March 10th Time:  Saturday: 9am-4pm Sunday: 9am-3pm Place: The Agriculture Building at the Missouris State Fair Grounds 2503 W 16th St Sedalia, MO 65301 The 44th Show Me Crafter’s spring craft show, hosted by Deer RACK Crafts & Machine Quilting and the Show Me Crafters, showcases handmade crafts from all over the state. As always, the event is family friendly. Admission and parking are free for the event. For more information, you… Read more »