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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 […]

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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 […]


Unbound Book Festival Returns to Columbia

The Unbound Book Festival is coming back, bringing nationally and internationally recognized authors to Columbia. The annual literary event is meant to bring readers and writers together to “create diverse communities, and to expose participants to new ideas and authors in order to inspire a life-long love of books and reading,” according to its website. […]


Arcade District Preparing For First Cool Fest

The Arcade District is hosting its first Cool Fest this weekend. From 1-9 p.m. Saturday, enjoy local music, art, comics, arcade games, food, drinks and even a couple grand openings. The music will start at 1 p.m. with Freedom Spring, then Simple Road will perform at 2 p.m., Black Bear Boxer at 3 p.m. and […]

Midway Golf & Games Announces New Partnership

A local favorite golf spot has announced a new partnership. Midway Golf & Games announced Wednesday that it is partnering with 44 Stone Public House and 44 Canteen to bring 44 Tavern to the site this summer. Starting in July, folks will not only get to try out the driving range suites powered by TopTracer, but […]


Cafe Berlin Hosting a Roaring ’20s Night

Turn back time for a night at Cafe Berlin and celebrate the roaring ’20s. From 7-10 p.m. Saturday, enjoy a night of fun at the makeshift speakeasy, with jazz music, food, dancing and more at 22 N. 10th St. Customers can come dressed as a flapper, mobster, anything else ’20s themed or just come as […]

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14th Annual Head for the Cure 5K Set for Saturday

Spend the weekend outdoors, while supporting and raising money for a good cause. Starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, take part in the 14th Annual Head for the Cure 5K. Registration will open at 8 a.m. Saturday. At 10:15 a.m. the kid’s fun run will begin, while at 10:30 a.m. there will be survivor and caregiver […]

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Dive Bar to Host Patio Launch Party

With the warm weather has come the opening of many patios in Columbia, but the Dive Bar is throwing a special patio launch party to commemorate the start of patio season. From 5-11 p.m. Friday, enjoy your favorite drinks on the patio while listening to live music from Jim Quisenberry, The Burney Sisters and Meredith Shaw. […]