October 2022

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Take a Photo at Pick of the Patch Fall Pet Photo Event

Enjoy the season with your pup at Lizzi & Rocco’s annual fall photo event! The Pick of the Patch Fall Pet Photo Event is set for 1-4 p.m. Sunday at Lizzi & Rocco’s Natural Pet Market’s I-70 Drive location. All photos are $15 each and proceeds will benefit Unchained Melodies Dog Rescue. Lizzi & Rocco’s offers […]

‘Shrek 2’ Viewing Moves Indoors This Weekend

Mizzou’s next outdoor film screening has moved indoors. This weekend, anyone can enjoy “Shrek 2” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday inside Leadership Auditorium. Even though the festivities have been moved indoors due to recent rain, a taste of Shrek’s swamp will be available as green apple snow cones will be offered. There also will be […]

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Tiger Talk With Mizzou Head Coach Continues Ahead of Homecoming

Mizzou Homecoming 2022 is approaching, which means the excitement, nerves and passion are building up for Mizzou fans and the Tigers themselves. If you want to keep up with the latest before heading into the Homecoming game (set for Oct. 22), make sure to check out the next installment of Tiger Talk from 7-8 p.m. […]

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Homecoming Dome Lighting Ceremony to Light The Sky

To celebrate the start of Mizzou Homecoming week, students are welcome to take part in the traditional dome lighting ceremony. At 7 p.m. Sunday at Traditions Plaza, join the Mizzou Alumni Association in painting Columbia gold. This tradition celebrates Tiger victories while providing an opportunity for all Mizzou fans and the community to come together […]

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Pink Pumpkin Painting Party To Encourage Mammograms

Every October through Breast Cancer Awareness Month, women are encouraged to schedule mammograms in order to catch early signs of the disease. In Columbia, people will have the opportunity to create unique reminders at Alisha’s Pink Pumpkin Painting Party this weekend at MU Jefferson Farm and Garden, 4800 E. New Haven Road. From 10 a.m.-2 p.m. […]

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Pink Party to Showcase Trends in Support of Breast Cancer Awareness

Come support breast cancer awareness at the Pink Party fashion hair affair showcasing the latest trends with a mix of artists. The Pink Party is set for 8 p.m. to midnight Friday at 701 Big Bear Blvd. in Columbia. Event organizer Bridget Williams is the owner of Artistry Salon and a recent breast cancer survivor […]

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Quiz Yourself At The Annual Trivia Night And Silent Auction

It’s time to test your knowledge at the 10th annual Trivia Night and silent auction hosted by the Language Tree. Participate in trivia games at 6 p.m. Saturday at 3351 E Gans Road, which is presented by Flow’s Pharmacy. In addition to great trivia, there will be a silent auction,  a live auction, including a […]

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Out of the Darkness Columbia Walk Set For Sunday

The Out of the Darkness Columbia Walk is back to bring awareness to the effects of suicide. The doors open at 11 a.m. Sunday at Stephens Lake Park with community resource tables, a bounce house, an obstacle course, a memory wall, honor beads, sand art and more. Bring a picture of your loved one to […]

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Chicken Salad Chick To Host Pumpkin And Cookie Decorating Night

Come join Chicken Salad Chick for a kids pumpkin and cookie decorating party. Bring your children and enjoy the Halloween-themed activities and  from 4-7 p.m. Friday at 300 Brickton Road. Chicken Salad Chick will provide supplies for the pumpkin and cookie decorating. Children will get to enjoy a meal for $1.89 each. Participants are encouraged […]

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Sign Up Deadline Approaching for Pie Baking Contest

The deadline to sign up for the first Four Oaks Farm pie baking contest is approaching. From 3-4:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at 11805 E. Judy School Road, people will bake their best pie in hopes of winning first place for $100, second place for $50 or third place for a $25 prize. People must sign […]

Charity Chili Cook-off to Benefit Southern Boone YMCA

This weekend, enjoy a variety of chili while supporting a good cause at the Columbia Jet Center. At 11 a.m. Saturday, people can take part in the chili cook-off to benefit the Southern Boone YMCA in Ashland. Enjoy food cooked by the Columbia Jet Center staff, while helping a local organization. The Columbia Jet Center […]


Elderberry Lattes Return to Nourish Café & Market

Fall is in full swing and seasonal items are making their way back to area shelves. Nourish Café & Market officially announced the elderberry latte is back for the season, providing a cozy beverage for chilly mornings while serving as a nutritional powerhouse that supports the immune system. The elderberry latte is made with Nourish […]

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Como Arepas Venezuelan Food Available At Aroma Coffee House

There’s a new dining option at one of Columbia’s coffee houses. Como Arepas Venezuelan food began being served at Aroma Coffee House on Saturday, offering customers a new menu to enjoy while drinking their favorite Aroma Coffee House treat. Como Arepas is serving dishes as well as combos paired with Aroma drinks. Aroma Coffee House is […]

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Flu Shot Events Set Up Around Columbia

It is that time of year to start preparing for flu season. Throughout October, MU Health Care is offering drive-thru flu shot events at South Providence Medical Park. The events will offer flu shots to adults and kids 6 months and older from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays throughout the month, including Oct. […]

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It’s Time to Understand Your Feelings

Mental health is an important subject for all ages, and one local resource is waiting to help. From 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Daniel Boone Regional Library, parents are welcome to bring children who are enrolled in fifth to eighth grade to learn about mental health wellness strategies while engaging in a fun activity aimed […]

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‘Remembering Our Babies’ Walk Set for Sunday

People in Columbia are coming together this weekend to provide support, education and awareness about those who are suffering or have suffered a miscarriage, an ectopic pregnancy, a stillbirth or the loss of an infant. At 1 p.m. Sunday, anyone is welcome to take part in the Remembering Our Babies walk at 551 E Southhampton […]

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Get Pumped for Zumba Class at the ARC

This week, anyone is welcome to join instructor Rebecca Maier for a Zumba class at the Activity & Recreation Center. From 8-9 a.m. Thursday, head to the ARC for a judgment-free, fun workout with the Columbia Zumba community. Maier started teaching Zumba in October 2018 while on a weight loss journey to improve her physical […]

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Newsboys To Perform At Jesse Auditorium

Students at Mizzou have a chance to watch the Newsboys perform as a part of the Stand Together tour this week. At 7 p.m. Friday, students can head to Jesse Auditorium to watch the Christian rock band, which was founded in 1985. The Newsboys are originally from Australia, but are now based in Nashville, Tennessee. […]


Caffeine Crawl to Bring Energy To Columbia

The District has once again teamed up to bring the third Caffeine Crawl to downtown Columbia. On Saturday, Oct. 15, people will get to pick from one of three routes covering half a mile each while enjoying some local treats along the way. Each route has a slightly different timeframe and each stop will include […]


Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month At Mizzou While Watching ‘Coco’

Hispanic Heritage Month at Mizzou might be nearing an end, but the celebrations are continuing at Traditions Plaza. Join the Campus Activities Programming Board in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with a screening of “Coco” from 7-9 p.m. Oct. 12. While watching, students also will get to enjoy tacos from Taqueria Don Pancho as well as […]