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Set Yourself up for Wellness Success this Holiday Season

Photo by L.G. Patterson When I think about the holiday season approaching, I like to think of it as a time to set myself up for wellness success. I’m sure most of you have the holiday routines down for decorating, traveling, gift giving and annual holiday events, and if not, there are plenty of tips […]

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Make Wishes Come True Through The Giving Tree Program

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with current dates and times. Details: What: The Giving Tree Where: Columbia Mall When: Nov. 25-Dec. 10 Website: There’s nothing more magical than waking up on Christmas morning and scurrying to the tree to see your name on a present from Santa Claus. To make this a […]

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Mint Mochatini Encompasses the Best Flavors of Christmas

Photos by L.G. Patterson When I think about Christmas, I think about dessert — sweet flavors, chocolates, mints and candy canes.  So, we decided to create a dessert martini. At 9th Street Public House, we don’t serve food, so we like to think of people coming in after dinner. That’s why we added coffee and […]

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Whose Moves are the Most Masterful?

Photo by L.G. Patterson In each issue, on-air talents from different Zimmer Communications’ stations will take on a seemingly simple challenge to see whocomes out on top. In this issue, we had four DJs attempt the imposter musical challenge, including Cosmo from Y107, Aric fromClear99, Shags from 96.7 KCMQ and Stephanie from 93.9 The Eagle. […]

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Several Events Planned to Celebrate Homecoming

Prepare for an exciting Mizzou Homecoming weekend filled with fantastic events that promise to make this celebration memorable! Start the festivities with the Decorate the District Community Stroll from 6-9 p.m. tonight in downtown Columbia to see students reveal their Homecoming décor, Mizzou-themed artwork and murals on storefronts throughout The District. Participating businesses will also […]

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Celebrate Halloween in The Business Loop

Celebrate Halloween early at The Loop’s Sunday Funday event, Halloweentown. Join in from 10 a.m.-noon Sunday for this spook-tacular event. Dress up in costumes and embrace the Halloween spirit. Get creative as you paint pumpkins, test your tech skills by programming battle bots, channel your inner artist with cookie decorating and let the little ones […]

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Witches and Wizards Arcade Hosting a Seasonal Improv Show

Prepare for an evening of thrilling entertainment as Detect Nerd presents “Trekker Treat,” a seasonally-themed improv RPG story. Join at 7 p.m. Friday at the enchanting Witches & Wizards Arcade Theater at 1214 Eugenia St. The cast includes the fantastic Andrea Baka, Chris Dijak, Colter Janssen and Travis Scott, alongside game managers Elizabeth Keach and Doug Miller. […]


Observe the Moon At Logboat

Celebrate International Observe the Moon Night at Logboat Brewing Co. this weekend. From 6-9 p.m. Saturday, join the Central Missouri Astronomical Association at Logboat’s new expanded facility for the viewing. CMAA’s telescopes will be out on the lawn, offering mesmerizing views of the moon and Saturn, with Jupiter rising later in the night. Come and […]


Tiny Town Play Cafe Hosting Boo Bashes This Weekend

This weekend, get ready for double the Halloween fun with Boo Bash and Baby Boo Bash at the Tiny Town Play Cafe. From 3-4:30 p.m. Sunday, start the festivities with Baby Boo Bash for children 2 and under. Parents can bring their little ones to enjoy a handprint craft, snacks, a costume contest and more! […]

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Midway Outdoor Flea Market Crafting Up Fun in Columbia

The Midway Outdoor Flea Market & Craft Show is almost here! Get ready to see more than 150 vendors outside and 500 vendors inside at the Midway Antique Mall. The flea market and craft show is from 9-4 p.m. Saturday at 1-70 exit 121, 6401 Hwy 40 W. If you want to be a vendor, […]

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Fretboard Hosting Free Showing of ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’

Come to Fretboard Coffee this Friday to celebrate Friday the 13th and experience a free showing of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.”  The free showing will start at 8 p.m. in the courtyard, just outside the front doors of Fretboard Coffee. Participants are encouraged to wear costumes, but they are not required. For more information on […]


Helmi’s Gardens Hosting Fall Festival This Weekend

Spend the weekend celebrating all fall has to offer at Helmi’s Gardens Fall Festival. From noon-6 p.m. Saturday, enjoy the fall festival, geared towards the whole family, a signature cocktail, festive food and entertainment all day long. From noon-2 p.m., enjoy face painting, from 2-3 p.m. take part in Halloween wreath making for $60 and from 4-6 […]

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New Premium Lounge Nightclub Opens in Columbia

A new nightclub has officially opened in downtown Columbia. LVX Premium Lounge, located at 33 N. Ninth Street, is a dance and nightclub now open at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. According to an article by the Columbia Missourian, the new nightclub opened Oct. 6 and is geared toward young professionals. The article says Bernard Bingham, owner of […]

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Columbia’s Pumpkin Fun Run Set For This Weekend

Runners still have time to register for the Pumpkin Fun Run this weekend in Columbia. From 1-3 p.m. Sunday, participants will be at Philips Lake Park to run for fun and the chance to win $500 for their school’s physical education programs. While registration is open until Friday, only the 3 p.m. slot is open […]

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Weekend Art Show to Feature More than 200 Works of Art

Enjoy the largest art show in mid-Missouri this weekend at the Central Bank of Boone County. The 64th Annual Boone County Art Show will showcase more than 200 works of art from both professional and non-professional artists. People can get immersed in the art from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday. Watch […]


Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival to Bring Gourd Times This Weekend

It’s officially fall, so it’s time for the 32nd annual Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival. Enjoy the tradition of community, family, friends and, of course, pumpkins from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. This pumpkin festival started in 1991 as a celebration of the pumpkin and promotion for the village of Hartsburg. The event now brings thousands […]


Eclipse Spectacular: Where Sun Meets Fun This Weekend

On Saturday, millions can view an annular solar eclipse as it passes overhead in the sky, including us right here in mid-Missouri. To make sure you have the best viewing experience, there are several events to enjoy the celestial phenomenon. The partial solar eclipse will be in full effect from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. You can […]

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Peggy Jean’s Presents Pumpkin Palooza And Pie Tasting Extravaganza

Peggy Jean’s Pies is falling into the season with an October Epic Pie Tasting and Pumpkin Palooza this month. From 2 pm.-6 p.m. Oct. 19, take in the flavor as Peggy Jean’s takes its classic pumpkin pie in six different directions. Participants will try each pie, make their guesses and pick their favorite way to […]

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Günter Hans Welcomes 10th Annual Oktoberfest

It’s time to put on your dirndls and lederhosen and prepare for Günter Hans European Pub & Cafe’s 10th annual Oktoberfest throughout the week. The celebrations started Wednesday with a German spelling bee; today, take part in the fan-favorite Oktoberfest trivia, and on Friday, customers can enjoy late-night Oktoberfest from 8:30 p.m.-midnight with specialty shots […]


CACC Culinary Hosting Barbecue Fundraiser Feast

CACC Culinary is fired up to host a mouthwatering BBQ fundraiser on Oct. 18 with two convenient time slots: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4:30-5:30 p.m. The fundraiser will raise money for all Columbia Area Career Center SkillsUSA programs. Participants can pre-order meals for drive-thru pick-up. Pre-order is strongly recommended as CACC may not be able to accommodate […]