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Annual Red Shoe Gala Celebrates New House and Family Room

Details: What: Red Shoe Gala Where: The Atrium on Tenth When: Feb. 29 Cost: $200 per ticket Website: rmhcmidmo.org/event/red-shoe-gala/ Leap Day comes once every four years like clockwork, and this year, it makes the perfect time for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mid-Missouri’s annual Red Shoe Gala. In April 2024, the organization is opening […]

The Giving Tree

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: comoadoption.com 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 […]

crusin' to fight cancer

Event to Raise Money for Vincent P. Gurucharri Foundation

Photo by Ronnie Boyce  Details: What: Crusin’ To Fight Cancer Where: Plaza Event Center at Parkade, 601 Business Loop 70 W When: Sept. 8-9 Cost: FREE Website: bit.ly/crusintofightcancer After losing close friends and family to cancer over the years, Danny and Jeanette Nowlin decided to do something to help. “Cancer lays on our hearts so heavily,” […]

country western

Lakeside Ashland to Host First Music Festival at New Venue

Get ready to let your inner cowboy shine at Lakeside Ashland’s very first music festival. The Midwest Country Fest is from 3-10 p.m. Aug. 19-20 and will showcase 10 artists with Granger Smith, featuring Earl Dibbles Jr., as the headliner. Nic Parks, owner of Lakeside Ashland, says the venue was actually built for concerts and […]

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Pedaler’s Jamboree Returns On Memorial Day Weekend

Photos by Notley Hawkins Ready, set, go! It’s time to gear up for the Pedaler’s Jamboree 2023.This bicycle and music festival, which started with just 400 riders in2009, is expecting more than 2,000 riders for this year’s event, says event director Mike Denehy. The ride is an overnight weekend eventMay 27-28 covering more than 32 […]

The 2022 Tiny Things Art Show at the Columbia Art League.

Columbia Art League Hosts Tiny Things Art Show

Photos provided by the Columbia Art League Fans of miniatures will want to check out the latest show at the Columbia Art League. Open through April 7 is the annual Tiny Things art show, where all pieces are limited to 8 inches by 8 inches, including the frame. It’s been an annual show for the Columbia […]