June 2022

Workshop 101: Agriculture Park

On Saturday, the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture will provide a guided tour of the agriculture park located around the Columbia Farmers Market at 1769 W. Ash Street. The tour will focus on growing practices for gardeners while tour guides give an overview of the agriculture farm. The tour begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday. […]

Strawberry Festival Honors Honor Flight

This year’s third MidMo Strawberry Festival will be Saturday at Serenity Valley Winery, 1888 County Road 342 in Fulton. Live music, food trucks and more than 30 vendors will be on hand to celebrate. Festivities will begin at 4 p.m. and end with a fireworks display overlooking the lake starting at 9 p.m. There will […]

Restaurant Week Arrives in Downtown Columbia

You’ll find a little something for everyone at Restaurant Week this year, with dozens of downtown businesses participating. The District’s Restaurant Week kicks off on Monday, June 13, through Sunday, June 19. Guests are able to pick up a passport at participating restaurants and retailers. Earn three stamps from participating businesses during the week and […]

July Fourth Parade Marches on in Ashland

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated to reflect the correct date of the parade.  Celebrate July Fourth by attending or participating in Ashland Betterment Coalition’s annual parade. For spectators, the parade will begin at 9 a.m. July 2 in Ashland. The parade route begins at Southern Boone Primary school and travels north on Henry […]

Pierpont General Store

Enjoy Three Days of Music, Five Bands at Pierpont Summer Jam

Pierpont’s first Summer Jam begins this weekend. Five of your favorite bands and local food vendors will be on hand for the audience’s pleasure. Friday’s lineup includes 12 Mile Radius performing from 6-8 p.m. In addition to the general store offerings, Patty Wagon will serve burgers, hot dogs and more. On Saturday, enjoy the Long […]

Ben Hamrah and Amanda Elliott

Two Decades of Deliciousness

Ben Hamrah and Amanda Elliott, owners of Beet Box located on Fay Street and pictured above, will soon be taking over Hoss’s Market and Rotisserie. According to the new owners, Hoss’s will continue to have its own identity and not be seen as “Beet Box 2.” In an Inside Columbia article depicting Columbia’s dining scene, […]

A Morning Dance Party

Ready to dance? Then grab the kids and head over to Rose Park on Sunday for a Kids Disco, a dance party featuring DJ Requiem. This event is meant for both parents and children to enjoy, and is set for 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday at Rose Park. Children will be able to dance and enjoy music […]

Start Your Engines

The Christian Fellowship School is celebrating its 40th anniversary with the first ever Good Knight Car Show. The event is set for 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of Bass Pro Shops in Columbia. The free celebration will include a wide variety of cars, trucks and motorcycles being shown, as well as live […]

New Discount Spot Opens

A new discount store is celebrating its grand opening Friday. Tiger Bin, a discount and resale store at 2515 Bernadette Drive, will have its grand opening at 11 a.m. Friday. The new store boasts a wide variety of items from top retailers at extremely low prices. The store plans to restock its items every Friday […]

Art in the Park Returns

After a two-year hiatus due to the global pandemic, Art in the Park returns to Columbia this weekend. Originally started in 1959, Art in the Park is now the oldest and largest fine arts festival in mid-Missouri. Set for Saturday and Sunday at Stephens Lake Park, the festival features artists from across the country displaying […]


Gallery Crawl Set for Friday

With the arrival of June comes First Friday in the North Village Art District. Set for 6-9 p.m. Friday, the free gallery crawl is held on the first Friday of each month, with live music, art and entertainment going on throughout the North Village Arts District. Participating venues include the Sager Reeves Gallery, Fretboard Coffee, […]