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Mid-Missouri Fourth of July Celebrations Planned

Fourth of July means plenty of opportunities to celebrate with everything from fireworks to live music. Kick off the weekend with Rose Park’s Red, White & Bluegrass at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, featuring Arkansauce and Mercer & Johnson. Continue the musical fun with Red, White & Blues at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Rose Park, featuring The […]

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Voices of Columbia to Perform at Logboat

This weekend is the perfect opportunity to enjoy music, food, games and more while supporting Heart of Missouri CASA. Voices of Columbia 2023 is set for 3-6 p.m. Sunday at Logboat Brewing Co. The event is meant to help the local CASA chapter, which seeks to train and support volunteers to be the voices for […]

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Sunday Art Show to Support Local Student

Enjoy beautiful art in a great atmosphere Sunday while helping a local student achieve her dreams. From 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Sycamore will host a solo art show for Amani Zaire, a 2023 graduate of Battle High School. This is Zaire’s first solo show and will feature originals, prints, stickers, waist beads and more for sale, […]

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Patio Social to Raise Funds for New Dog Park

For dog lovers, there’s not much better than bringing your pup to a good patio and enjoying the sunshine. But early next week, you can do just that while supporting plans for a brand new dog park in Columbia. The Petite Pup Patio Social is set for 4-6 p.m. Tuesday at Cafe Berlin and is […]

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Holistic Healing Event to Feature Speakers, Hands-On Experiences

If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about holistic healing or the metaphysical, then there’s an event this weekend you won’t want to miss. Triple Flame Healing is hosting the inaugural Transcendence: Missouri event this weekend at the Hampton Inn & Suites on Fellows Place, near the University of Missouri. The event is set for […]

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Arcade District to Host Summer Bash

With the official start of summer comes a great reason to get outside and celebrate, which is exactly what you are encouraged to do in the Arcade District this weekend. On Saturday, enjoy the Summer Bash starting at 4 p.m. Live music will begin then on the outdoor stage in Sentinel Park with performances from […]

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Central Missouri Honor Flight Radiothon Set for Friday

Zimmer Communications is partnering with A-1 Containers for the Central Missouri Honor Flight Radiothon starting at 6 a.m. Friday. The daylong event collects donations for Central Missouri Honor Flight, a local nonprofit that arranges flights for area veterans to visit Washington, D.C. and tour war memorials at no cost to them. The organization has a […]


Celebrate Father’s Day in Columbia

If you’re looking for a way to celebrate Father’s Day this weekend, there are a couple events in Columbia to enjoy. Families can jump over to Sky Zone Columbia for fun family time at Dads & Donuts Little Leapers from 9 am.-11 a.m. Saturday. Little Leapers is a fun, high-energy play adventure created for parents […]


Several Juneteenth Events Planned in Columbia This Weekend

This weekend, there are several events planned in Columbia to celebrate Juneteenth. On Friday, enjoy the CoMo Juneteenth Kick Off at REDI starting at 5:30 p.m. at 500 E. Walnut suite 102, and a celebration at 5th St. Christian Church at 7:30 p.m. On Saturday, join in for the CoMo Juneteenth Parade, with lineup starting […]

CoMo Grown-Up Book Fair Set For This Weekend

This weekend, find a new book or two to read this summer at the second annual CoMo Grown-up Book Fair hosted by Rose Music Hall. Starting at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, entertain your inner child and browse a curated selection of books from local and independent booksellers, including Skylark Bookshop, Yellow Dog Bookshop, Distant Planet Comics, […]


Experience The Jurassic Empire at The Columbia Mall

Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime at the Columbia mall. Starting Friday, enjoy the largest most realistic dinosaur drive-thru event ever seen. Through June 18, experience this fun-filled family event in the cafe court parking lot. While staying in your car, families will get to go through a prehistoric journey from the Jurassic […]

Rose Music Hall Hosting A Kids Disco Party

Get your kids ready for the perfect Sunday nap by taking them to Rose Park for Kid Disco! A Kid’s Dance Party. Starting at 10 a.m. Sunday, Mr. Benjamin and the Fun Band will be playing disco music and kids can enjoy a bounce house, bubble machine and more. While the kids dance, parents can […]

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State Historical Society Hosting Screenings With Live Music

Join the State Historical Society of Missouri for free screenings of “The Story of the Ozark Music Festival: 3 Days of Sodom & Gomorrah in Sedalia, Missouri,” by filmmaker and former Sedalia resident Jefferson Lujin. The two screenings are at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Friday with a Q&A to follow, and live music and […]


Lizzi & Rocco’s to Celebrate Grand Re-opening With Pet Carnival

Grab your pup and prepare for the paw-ty of the year! Lizzi & Rocco’s is hosting a Pet Carnival to celebrate the grand re-opening of its north location following the remodel.  From noon-4 p.m. Saturday, bring your dog and enjoy snacks, fun carnival games, activities, in-store specials and more. Each person will get five free […]

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, has officially started in Columbia. 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, six people […]

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 […]