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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 […]


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 […]

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Several Places Celebrating Cinco de Mayo in Columbia

With Cinco de Mayo right around the corner, you might be trying to figure out how to celebrate. Luckily, there are several celebrations to choose from in Columbia. Cooper’s Landing Riverside Resort & Marina is hosting a celebration for Cinco de Mayo from 6-9 p.m. Friday. Boulevard Brewing Co. plans to give out samples along […]

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Sticky’s Cabana to Host a Country Showdown

If you feel like getting your cowboy boots and hat out of the closet, you have the perfect opportunity to this week. From 7-11 p.m. Friday, head to Sticky’s Cabana for a Country Showdown featuring Hunter Milner, Tex Carrol and The Infamous Fuzzy Goldwater Band. Sticky’s Cabana is Columbia’s only all-age, all-genre outdoor music venue, […]


Hello Spring Art & Artisan Market Set For This Weekend

This weekend, Curations573 is putting together the Hello Spring Art & Artisan Market at Stoney Creek Hotel Conference Center. From 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Sunday, enjoy high quality local creations form small businesses. Get to know all kinds of vendors and products including Sunflower Dreams Lavender Farm, LLC. with its lavender bath salts, lavender sugar, […]

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Cooper’s Landing Preparing for First Final Fridays

This Friday, Cooper’s Landing Riverside Resort & Marina is presenting its very first Final Fridays. From 11 a.m.-9 p.m., head to Cooper’s Landing to enjoy drinks from Logboat Brewing, food from Lilly’s Cantina, which will be available from 4:30-9 p.m., and live music by Sycamore Ray from 6-9 p.m. According to a post on Facebook, […]

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UCP Heartland Annual Columbia Wing Ding Returns At New Location

United Cerebral Palsy Heartland’s 31st Annual Columbia Wing Ding is returning this year at a new location. From 6-9 p.m. Tuesday at Bur Oak Brewing located at 8250 E. Trade Center Drive, enjoy local wings from area restaurants. While customers enjoy the prepared wings, a panel of judges will be judging the wings to see […]


Annual Spring Shop Hop Set For Saturday

With spring comes new items floating around local stores in Columbia. This weekend, enjoy the Spring Shop Hop 2023 in The District to see what’s fresh and new downtown. Starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, shop all your favorite stores, find fresh items and enjoy sales and complimentary refreshments. Parking is free in downtown garages all […]