Have a Rolla-cking Good Time on St. Paddy’s

Talk about a time-honored tradition! This unique St. Paddy’s Day celebration dates all the way back to 1908. Over the course of its 114 years, it has only grown bigger and better, with the leadup time starting in fall of the prior year.

Let’s Go to Warrensburg!

Whiteman Air Force Base, University of Central Missouri, Powell Gardens, and Buckeye Acres are plenty of reasons to go but wait there’s more. Blind Boone Park, Green Truck Bakery, and a Retrograde Charitable Toy and Video Game Museum seal the deal.

Let’s go to Kirksville

Want to see something that was created 1,500 years ago, or listen to a centenarian who shares her passion for painting? What if you could grab a delicious locally sourced lunch from a pay-as-you-can café?

5 Christmas Towns that Embrace the Magic

Here are five in Missouri where you can stroll downtown and embrace the magic of Christmas while shopping in unique venues for those just-right gifts.

Fun to run or to watch

Fitness really can be fun! The runners will be in costume. Families can do the one-mile fun run, and there are Halloween adventures on other courses in this picturesque town, too.

Dress Up the Pooch and Go to the Paw Parade

Dress up your favorite four-footed best friend and go to the Paw Parade tomorrow on Saturday. There will be prizes for the best costume and an animal-lover fair after the parade. Watch for free.

New Population Center Still in Missouri

Just announced by U.S. Census Bureau: Population Center of the United States is now Hartville, MO.

Sonic Summer Nights combines cars and nostalgia

A week before the first Sonic Summer Nights event in Versailles, organizer Travis Kurtz guessed there might be “forty to fifty, or as many as seventy-five” vehicles in the kickoff event, which also doubled as the Darrell Bias Memorial Cruise. You could say Travis was a tad bit off –on his estimate.

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

On the heels of a season halted by the COVID pandemic, the 2021 MINK League season was especially important as a comeback year, as the teams returned to action, staged promotions to entertain fans, and put some ready-for-prime-time, pro-level skills on display.

The MINK summer collegiate baseball league has six teams in Missouri and two in Iowa, taking care of the M and I in the league name. League Commissioner Ron Rodriquez is hopeful that, soon, the latter part of the league name, N and K, will again represent teams from Nebraska and Kansas.

Missouri’s North Star

Explore nature, visit art galleries and museums, and eat plenty of pancakes in Kirksville.