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Drink & Dine in The District to Offer Deals Throughout June

Drink & Dine in The District, a monthlong offering of specials and deals from participating local businesses and restaurants, is set to start in Columbia today. Participants will need to pick up a passport from participating restaurants and retailers starting today and receive three or more stickers from any participating business. Once passports are returned, […]

Mareck Dance to Present Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland This Weekend

Fall into the magical world, first imagined by Lewis Carroll, with Alice this weekend. Mareck Dance is presenting “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” at 7 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Jesse Auditorium. The choreography by Karen Mareck Grundy, artistic/executive director at Mareck Center for Dance, and musical score by Tom Andes brings the classic […]

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Art in the Park Planned for This Weekend

Art in the Park is back for another year at Stephens Lake Park in Columbia. This two-day event is the oldest and largest fine arts festival in mid-Missouri, starting back in 1959. From 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, enjoy a unique experience in arts, hands-on activities, entertainment, and the chance to find gifts and […]

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Eclipse Catering and Events Announces New Kitchen Location

Eclipse Catering and Events announced its kitchen has officially moved to a new location in Columbia. The new space is in the old Chi-Town eats space next to Nothing Bundt Cakes in the Broadway Bluffs. According to a post on Facebook, this isn’t the only change happening. “We will be opening our doors soon for […]

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Fantasy Film Night to Show ‘E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial’

This weekend, you have the opportunity to spend time with your family outdoors watching an old classic. Witches & Wizards Arcade presents Fantasy Film Night, hosted by Detect Nerd. Starting at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Sentinel Park, watch Steven Spielburg’s “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.” This family-friendly science-fiction classic follows a stranded alien and the children who […]


Günter Hans Summer Series Continues This Weekend

All summer long, Günter Hans Artisan Café is hosting a Summer Series where every Friday through Aug. 18, one of 14 breweries will be featured for a tap takeover in the Biergarten from 5-9 p.m. This weekend, Günter Hans will be tapping six SweetWater Brewing Company beers. According to the Facebook event, with every SweetWater […]

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Hexagon Alley Hosting Test Weekend Before Official Opening

A new board game café called Hexagon Alley is getting closer to officially opening its doors to the public. But first, the new game café will have a test weekend offering limited services at 111 S. Ninth St. From noon-9 p.m. Saturday and noon-8 p.m. Sunday, you’ll be able to participate in Hexagon Alley’s test […]

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Trivia in the Park Returning at Rose Music Hall

Rose Music Hall is gearing up to host Trivia in the Park this evening. Starting at 6:30 p.m. at Rose Park, grab your team and play free trivia in the park. While the game starts at 6:30 p.m., doors open at 5:30 p.m. All ages are welcome, whether you are a single player or have […]


Selfie Love to Host Yappy Hour

If you love taking photos with your dog but feel like changing up the background this time, Selfie Love Como is hosting Yappy Hour, a fun photo event for you and your furry friends. Choose a 30-minute time slot between 1-3:30 p.m.  Saturday and explore the 11 photo setups with your dog. If you purchase […]

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2023 Missouri Beer Festival to Take Place at Lakeside Ashland

The 13th annual Missouri Beer Festival is set to take place at Lakeside Ashland this weekend. From 1-4 p.m. Saturday, enjoy craft beer, live music, food and a whole lot of fun at the venue, located at 5900 E. Log Providence Road. Upon arriving, you’ll receive your sampling glass so you can visit every booth […]

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Columbia Farmers Market to Open Back Up on Wednesdays

Starting next week, the Columbia Farmers Market is bringing back the Wednesday Market. From 3-7 pm. on Wednesdays between May 24-Sept. 27, enjoy the market, free kids activities or the opportunity to grab a nice dinner after work. To kick off the Wednesday Market on May 24, there will be a food truck round up, […]

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Lakeside Ashland Showing ‘The Greatest Showman’ This Weekend

Lakeside Ashland is showing another fan favorite movie this week, perfect for an early Mother’s Day celebration. From 7-9 p.m. Friday, watch “The Greatest Showman,” which follows the true story of P.T. Barnum’s rise to fame with his circus. Tickets start at $20, with options from solo and family passes to a party pass or sponsorship opportunity. […]

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Celebrate This Weekend With a Mother’s Day Family Fun Ride

Celebrate Mother’s Day on wheels this weekend. From 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Local Motion is hosting a Mother’s Day Family Fun ride at Stephens Lake Park. Tickets are $5 and includes a full meal and drinks after the ride. Event check-in begins at 1:30 p.m. at Gordon Shelter, which is where riders will start before being […]


May on Main to Take Place in Downtown Boonville

Celebrate May in style this weekend with May on Main in downtown Boonville. From 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday, downtown Boonville will be filled with different vendors presenting things from baked goods and shaved ice to antiques and sundresses. Several businesses are participating, including Abigail’s Sweet Peas, Boonville Store and Café, Buerky’s BBQ, Celestial Body […]

Logboat Brewery

Logboat to Open Park in June Following Construction

After closing its doors on Jan. 1, then reopening the taproom in April, Logboat Brewing Co. announced its expansion project will be completed in June. Logboat made the announcement with a video on Instagram, where co-founders Tyson Hunt and Andrew Sharp spoke about the process of expanding. “The only reason we are able to do […]


Harpo’s Releases Plans For Summer

Get ready to mark your calendars, because Harpo’s Bar & Grill officially announced its plans for this summer. On June 16, Harpo’s is throwing a Hawaiian Luau. On July 15, enjoy Harpo’s Xmas in July party and on Aug. 5, enjoy the Shots around the World Party. This week, Harpo’s also has some parties planned, […]


My House Hosting Fourth Annual Senior Sendoff

Get ready to say goodbye to seniors next week for the fourth annual Senior Sendoff at My House. On Thursday, May 11, Ship Wrek DJ is taking over the nightclub to close out the school year. There will also be a drink special of quad wells starting at $1. Until then, My House is hosting […]


The North Village Arts Walk Reveals Latest Art Installations

The North Village Arts Walk is preparing to reveal its latest art installations. From 6-8 p.m. Friday, celebrate the new sculptures, which are the Non-Portrait Panels by Askia Bilal, and a mural in the secret Courtyard between Artlandish Gallery and Fretboard Coffee by Lisa Bartlett called Blues Shouters. During the celebration, there will also be […]

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Ozark Mountain Biscuit & Bar Hosting A Crawfish Extravaganza

Celebrate crawfish season with a collaboration between Ozark Mountain Biscuit & Bar and Roux Pop-ups from 2 p.m.-7 p.m. Saturday at Ozark Mountain Biscuit & Bar. This free, family-friendly event will have a classic cajun crawfish boil, festive atmosphere and live music from Swampweed. While the event is free, there is a limited amount of […]

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Barnie’s Place Fundraising to Keep Papa’s Cat Cafe Open

Papa’s Cat Cafe has announced plans to permanently close this summer. According to a Facebook post, the owners decided not to renew the lease and close on June 18 to focus more on family. “We feel it is time to to close the cat cafe chapter of our lives,” the post says. “Words cannot express how […]