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Jan 11

Trip Around the Ozarks for January 11, 2017

Posted on January 11, 2017 at 10:26 AM by Dustin Hall

Hello Friends;

January 13 & 14 we welcome back two nights of Mad Dog Demolition Derby at the Cowan Civic Center. Come see the metal crushing car-smashing heroes of the Mad Dog Derby Tour doing battle. It’s a weekend of total destruction that you, your friends and your family will race to attend. Info: motorheadevents.com

On January 20th and 21st is the I-44 Winter Shoot Out at the Civic Center. This is a Go-Kart race event that will be enjoyable for the whole family. On Friday night from 6-9PM will be open practice and this will be free and open to the public to attend. On Saturday racing begins at 11:30AM with the featured event starting at 6PM. Tickets for adults are $10, Kids (5-10) $5, and youngsters under 5 are free. Info: brennon3@hotmail.com

Thursday January 26th MOPS or Mothers of Pre-Schoolers will be having a Paddle Party Fundraiser from 6PM-9PM at the Mill Center. This is their quarterly fundraiser. Vendor applications are still being accepted but remember it is first come first serve. All the details for the event can be found on their Facebook Event Page

Starting off February Lebanon will host the Missouri Nationals Wrestling Tournament on the 4th and 5th at the Civic Center. Matches will begin both days at 9AM. We want to welcome all the competitors and wish them all the best of luck.

On Saturday February 11th The Lebanon Concert Association presents Southeast Alaskan Odyssey: Join the Alaska String Band for a Southeast Alaskan Odyssey. Hailing from Alaska's capital city of Juneau, the Zahasky family bring the best of Americana music to every performance. This family-friendly group presents American-roots music favorites that are showcased touching on additional genres such as swing, jazz, bluegrass, pop, Celtic and gospel.


Back again on February 25th the Annual "It's A Gas!" Swap Meet will be on February 11th from 8:00 am - Noon at the Cowan Civic Center. This swap meet will have everything Petroliana and offering all things associated with the gas and oil collector's hobby, including good advertising, nostalgia, coin op. and other related items. This is no auto parts swap. It is $5 at the door and if you're a collector or dealer in gas and oil collectibles you definitely need to get this event on your calendar. Info: itsagasswapmeet.com

Additional events to look forward to:
Trout Season Opening Day at Bennett Spring State Park

Additional Information and links to these events and other upcoming events can be found on the City’s Event Calendar. Have a great week.

FYI: The next regularly scheduled City Council meeting will be Monday, January 23rd in the Council Chambers at City Hall.

Remember to tune in to KJEL 103.7 FM every Wednesday at 8:20 AM for the weekly "Trip Around the Ozarks." If you have an event that you would like featured on "Trip Around the Ozarks" please e-mail Tourism Director Bruce Conklin at visit@lebanonmo.org.