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Pop-up Game Night to Excite Your Night

If you’re craving a night filled with caffeine and games, Toasty Goat Coffee Co. is hosting the perfect event for you. Starting at 6 p.m. Friday, head to Toasty Goat for a pop-up game night by Hexagon Alley. Hexagon Alley will be providing games, customers just need to bring themselves and anyone they want to […]

Create Crafts At The Columbia Public Library

With spring in action, you might feel the need to start brightening up your home once again. This weekend, make the perfect spring art during the Crafternoon event at the Columbia Public Library in the friends room. From 2-4 p.m. Saturday, adults are welcome to create decorative canvas art collages. All you need is a […]

Flyover Temporarily Updates Its Hours of Operation

A local eatery has updated its hours for this week only. Flyover temporarily closed on Tuesday and plans to reopen Friday for regular dinner service. According to a post on Instagram, the closure is to give its staff, “Some well-deserved time off and attend to some building maintenance,” the post says. Flyover is a family-style […]

Just Jeff’s Permanently Closes South Location

Fans of Just Jeff’s will have to stick to the Business Loop as its south location on Green Meadows is now closed. The business made the announcement on its social media page, saying the demands of two locations had become a challenge and left only a small portion of time for catering with the mobile setup and […]


Renovations Finished for New CoMo Cooks Shared Kitchen

The new CoMo Cooks Shared Kitchen is now open! According to a post on social media, the new shared kitchen has multiple cooking bays, a baking section, a production kitchen, food truck access and a space for pop-ups. This comes seven months after construction began on the new shared kitchen. The 3200-square-foot shared kitchen space […]


Stephens College Musical to Open Friday

The opening night of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is this Friday at Stephens College. Watch as the story unfolds of six kids who are preparing for the championship of a lifetime, hoping to never hear the dreaded buzzer signifying a mistake. The musical will open at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with […]


Several St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations Planned in Columbia

St. Patrick’s day is upon us, which means there are all kinds of ways to celebrate the luck of the Irish in Columbia this weekend, from drink deals to a holiday themed run! At McNally’s Irish Pub, enjoy a weekend of fun filled with limited Irish food and drink specials. The St. Patrick’s Day party […]

Make Wedding Planning Easy in The District

Wedding planning can be stressful. Luckily, this weekend, businesses in The District are making things a little easier for you to navigate. From 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, tour event spaces, find your dream wedding dress, sip on some champagne, find your bridesmaids gifts and more. From 11 a.m.-11:30 a.m., future brides can meet at The […]

Columbia Young Scientists Expo Set For This Weekend

Young children with a passion for science will get a chance to explore hands-on activities presented by MU researchers and staff. The 2023 Columbia Young Scientists Fair and Expo is from 1-4:30 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Union on the University of Missouri campus. The CYS Fair promotes STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) by connecting […]

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Make Plans With Your Man for the COMO Man Show

The manliest event of the year is here and ready for all the men. If you enjoy hunting, fishing, sports, beer, power tools, food and more, this manly event is for you. From 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at the Holiday Inn Expo Center, enjoy dozens of booths and activities just for men, food and drinks […]


Fluffybutt Cookies Introduces New Flavor

Fluffybutt Cookies introduced a new limited edition cookie this week. Customers can now purchase the fluffy flamingo cookie. This hot pink cookie is a strawberry flavored dessert with shredded coconut, topped with buttercream and freeze-dried strawberries. Fluffybutt Cookies is a cookie boutique in Columbia that specializes in custom decorated cookies located at 2200 Forum Blvd., […]


Peggy Jeans Pies to Celebrate Pi Day

National Pi Day is coming up and Peggy Jean’s Pies is preparing to celebrate. On March 14, enjoy a $3.14 discount on any dessert pie at both locations, 503 E. Nifong Blvd., suite C and 421 N. Stadium Blvd., suite 103. Pi is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant, the ratio of […]

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Missouri Symphony Presents New Fundraiser Event

Treat your eyes, ears and taste buds at a new concert and fundraiser by the Missouri Symphony inspired by Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons.” Sound Bites will offer food, music and an opportunity to sit close to the musicians. “It is designed to immerse guests in a holistic sensory and culinary experience,” according to a press […]

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Shock Plastic Surgery & Spa Opens In Columbia

Following a soft opening at the end of February, Shock Plastic Surgery & Spa officially opened in Columbia on March 1. The new surgery and spa, located at 3220 Bluff Creek Drive, offers a wide variety of services and treatments, including plastic surgery services, botox, facials and more. Owner Dr. Leslie Shock says her goal […]

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Lizzi & Rocco’s North Location Closed For Remodel

Photo by Jessica Schlosser Lizzi & Rocco’s Natural Pet Market has temporarily closed the north location for a remodel. The location at 1610 I-70 Drive officially closed at 4 p.m. March 6 and plans to reopen with a new look on March 18. According to owner Jessica Schlosser, this plan has been in the works […]

March Self Love Club to Slow Down Time

Heal your body this weekend at Moon Yoga for the March Self Love Club. From 2-4 p.m. Sunday, help celebrate Moon Yoga’s fourth birthday all while healing your body in different ways. According to the event page on Facebook, the class will start with a slow warm-up and end with writing prompts and a guided […]

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True/False After Party Set For Multiple Days

After the hustle and bustle of the True/False Film Fest, Rose Music Hall and The Blue Note are hosting after parties for those wanting to keep the party going. Starting at 11 p.m. Thursday, people can party at The Blue Note for the True/False After Party featuring Jessy Lanza, a Canadian electronic songwriter, producer and […]

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Lakota Coffee to Pair Girl Scout Cookies With Coffee

Celebrate National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend right by finding the perfect pair of cookies and coffee. From 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, the Lakota Coffee Co. on Green Meadows Way in south Columbia will host a Girl Scout Cookie booth where you can stock up on all your favorite cookies. Be sure to pair your favorite […]

True/False Film Fest to Kick off Thursday

The famous True/False Film Fest is returning to Columbia this weekend. Enjoy a long weekend of watching films, looking at art and listening to musicians in the heart of downtown Columbia. Starting today and running through Sunday, True/False shows all kinds of films in different locations throughout Columbia. This year, films will be playing at […]

Las Margaritas to Renovate South Location

Photos by Las Margaritas  Las Margaritas Mexican Bar and Grill announced it is making some changes to the Corporate Lake location in Columbia. According to its social media page, exciting things are on the way for this location. Angel Gallegos, manager of the south location, says right now they are in the process of changing […]