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March 2022

It’s Curtains For You

… theater curtains, that is! If you're a self-professed theater geek, check out the event at Maplewood Barn Community Theatre on Sunday, April 3. From 1:30-5 p.m., the theater is hosting an open house event for the public. Come visit…

Some Bunny To Love

What could be cuter than a pic of your pet with the Easter Bunny? You can have one taken this Sunday at Lizzi & Rocco’s I-70 Drive location between 1 and 4 p.m. Each photo is $10, and proceeds benefit Second Chance. Learn more about the…

Art You Lucky!

Looking for Friday night fun? There happens to be an ideal event waiting for you — the First Friday Art Walk! Yep, it's already the first Friday of April. Can you believe it? First Friday is a free art crawl on the first Friday of each…

You Couldn’t Axe For More Fun!

Here’s a chance to get creative — and aggressive — at the same event on March 26. Check out Acrylic Pour Painting at CoMo Axe Attack Columbia from 4 to 5 p.m. You can create an acrylic pour on a 12×16-inch stretched canvas for $40 per…

It’s Time To Back Track

If you ever feel like you were born in the wrong decade, here’s the dance party you’ve been longing for — it celebrates decades long gone! Squeeze into those super skinny printed jeans or low-rise ones and whatever other glorious gear from…

What Type Of Reader Are You?

… as in blood type. Sorry for the misleading question but the need for blood is constant and the Columbia Public Library is hosting an American Red Cross Blood Drive a week from today, on Thursday, March 31, from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. in…

See A Ceramic Sensation

If you're an avid art fan, you should check out the free exhibits at the George Caleb Bingham Gallery. For a large portion of the gallery's annual shows, students are the exhibiting artists. The current exhibit features a provocative work…

Get Ready To Clean Up!

Cleanup Columbia, the city’s annual, citywide litter pick-up event, begins April 1! Due to the pandemic, Cleanup Columbia changed from a one-day event format and instead allowed residents to choose the date and time they wanted to pick…

Have Your (Pan)Cake And Eat It Too!

Get a delicious plate of pancakes, ham, coffee, juice and more March 26 and sweeten the lives of children at the same time at Columbia Kiwanis Pancake Day 2022! The Kiwanis continue their 70-year tradition of serving up pancakes to…

After A Fashion

How much do you know about Missouri's fashionable past? Now through June 25, you can learn about the major role the apparel industry played in the state’s economic development. A fascinating exhibit titled MOda 200: Missouri Style Makers,…

Sara-ndepity? Not Exactly.

Chef Sara Fougere, author of our "Fougere's Favorites" column in each issue of Inside Columbia and owner of Sara Fourgere Catering, just began operating out of a new kitchen yesterday.  She's sharing space with Wishflour Bakery at 1023 E.…

So Long … For Now

Just Jeff's had to temporarily close its second location due to a staffing shortage. According to the restaurant's Facebook page, the loss of a few staff members meant they did not have enough people to work both the south and Business Loop…

Solo It At This Event

Harpo's is hosting a beer pong tournament Sunday, March 20, at 3 p.m. Champions will pocket $1,500, while second place will score a $400 Harpo’s gift card. It's $40/team to buy in and includes one free pitcher. You can sign up now…

It’s A St. Paddy’s Party!

Come get your green on at this St. Paddy's Day Celebration at Rose Music Hall featuring local faves The Kay Brothers. Doors open at 6 p.m. March 17 and the show begins at 7 p.m. Enjoy all the Irish indulgence — within reason! The band…

Craving Corned Beef? 

If you’re hungry for corned beef you have options. Como’s Irish institution McNally’s will be serving corned beef and cabbage, fish and chips and Rueben sammies. There will also be green beer, Guinness and Jameson specials. McNally’s will…

Riding A Bike Goes Green

… a motor bike, that is! Whether you ride a Harley Pan America, Fat Bob, Fat Boy or some other model — or you just like motorcycles — don't miss Get Shamrocked Bike Night on Friday, March 18, from 5-8 p.m. at Mid America Harley- Davidson.…

Man, Oh Man … Have You Heard?

The COMO Man Show is almost here! If you’re a man, you’re not going to want to miss this event with everything manly happening on Saturday, March 19, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m Holiday Inn Expo Center. Hunting and fishing, sports, food, beer and…

Bride On A Budget 

Brides come in all shapes and sizes — so do wedding budgets! Some couples can afford a big-budget blowout, while for others, a more modest wedding is warranted. Planning your nuptials takes a lot of time and effort, and…

Delightful Destinations

Maybe you aren't set on a Show-Me state ceremony. There are plenty of places to get married without getting a passport or spending 12 hours on a plane. The list, compiled by herecomestheguide.com, includes venues in Arizona, California,…

“Fall” In Love

Planning a fall wedding? Mid-Mo has some lovely wedding venues — both here in Columbia or close by. The Sorenson Estate, country clubs, Pressed, the Atrium, Stephens' Kimball Ballroom, The Broadway and the voco Tiger Hotel are all…
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