Enjoy Some Crafting o’ the Green

On St. Patrick’s Day, most of us have corned beef and cabbage on our minds. But Shamrocks and lucky 4-leaf clovers may come to mind, too. Shamrocks are, of course, native to Ireland, not Missouri. But this event about native Missouri plants offers fun for you and your whole family.

Christmas Market Craft & Vendor Show

Come for free to this market but buy the home-cooked breakfast, baked goods, or lunch! Hand-crafted vendors sell everything from wreaths and other holiday decor to wood crafts, toys, cards, clothing, quilted items, and more.

Meet One of the World’s Last Calliope Builders

Dan, who builds Tangley calliopes today, is a quiet, religious man who methodically crafts “better, stronger” replicas of Norman’s ingenious, mechanical music contraptions in the shop behind his rural northeast Missouri home.