Local Happenings Categorized: History

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol – Arrow Rock, MO

Date: December 12th – 22nd Place: Lyceum Theatre 114 High Street P.O. Box 14 Arrow Rock, MO 65320 A Lyceum Tradition. Enjoy the return of a holiday tradition in Arrow Rock, now in its sixth year! The Lyceum is pleased to bring to life the familiar story of a seemingly heartless miser given one last chance at redemption by four visiting ghosts. On Christmas Eve Ebenezer Scrooge undergoes an incredible transformation as he is guided through his… Read more »

Christkindlmarket – Cole Camp, MO

The Chrstkindlmarket flyer. "mark your calendar, Dec/ 6th 5pm-8pm, Dowtown Cole Camp"

Date: December 6th Time:  5:00 – 8:00 PM Place: Downtown Cole Camp Celebrate the holiday season & enjoy a magical evening at Cole Camp’s premier Christmas event! All shops will be open till 8:00…check out the specials! The decorated Christmas Wagon ride will be loading and unloading in front of Maple Street Bakery on South Maple St. Take pictures with Santa Claus from 6:00 to 7:30 in the building across from the bandstand, west of the four-way… Read more »

Chester Greenwood Day – Farmington, ME

Date: December 6th – 7th Place: Downtown Farmington Chester Greenwood Day is the annual celebration of Farmington resident Chester Greenwood, the inventor of earmuffs. Greenwood was only fifteen when he designed the first pair of ear protectors out of wire, beaver fur, and cloth. At the age of nineteen, he acquired a U.S. patent. By age twenty-eight, the Chester Greenwood & Company factory was producing and shipping champion ear protectors worldwide. In 1936 the company had its… Read more »

A Sense of Where You Are: Conversations About Leverett’s Historic Industrial Landscape and Community- Leverett, MA

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Place: Leverett ‘s Public Library 75 Montague Rd. Leverett, MA 01054 Date: Sat, November 9 Time: 1:00 – 4:00 PM Crossed by two larger and many smaller streams in steep terrain, Leverett’s historic landscape includes the remains of more than fifty water-powered mills (factories), dating from the 1770’s to the late 1800’s. Though historians don’t know exactly how many, the Leverett Historical Commission is working to find out. (If you have a stream-edge site in… Read more »

Warsaw Pioneer Heritage Days – Warsaw, MO

Date: October 19-20, 2019  Place: Kaysinger Bluff (Truman Visitors Center) 29027 Visitor Center Road Warsaw, MO 65355 Don’t miss the 39th Annual Warsaw Pioneer Heritage Days on October 19-20, 2019 at Kaysinger Bluff (Truman Dam Visitors Center) in Warsaw, Missouri. Warsaw Pioneer Heritage Days have drawn over 7000 people to its Mountain Man Camp, Civil War Camp and Pioneer crafters including, blacksmiths, Tinsmith, Spinners, Weavers, Quilters, Log hewer, Broom maker, and many more. Sit a… Read more »