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May 20

Trip Around the Ozarks for May 20, 2015

Posted on May 20, 2015 at 10:06 AM by Dustin Hall

Hello Everyone!

Just a reminder the Lebanon Farmer's Market is open Wednesdays from 2pm-6pm and Saturdays from 8am-1pm. Some of the best locally grown produce will be there. Conveniently located on Jefferson if you need to grab something for dinner on the way home. Info: Farmers Market Facebook

On Thursday the 21st the Kiwanis Club will be hosting a drive in movie at the Cowan Civic Center. The "doors" open at 5pm and the movie will start when it gets dark enough. The price is $3 per person or $7 per car load. The movie will be Big Hero 6. All proceeds from this event will go toward helping eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus.

On Saturday the 23rd at the fairgrounds celebrate the 5th Annual Wagons for Warriors. Travel back in time and enjoy an authentic and savory, home-cooked meal prepared over an open fire, by authentic Chuckwagons and their crew from Missouri, Indiana, Oklahoma and Texas. There are 18 wagons scheduled to be there with live music and an auction. Proceeds from the Wagons for Warriors event will stay local and benefit area Wounded Warriors and their family members under the Mid Missouri Chapter Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Wounded Warrior Fund. It's only $10 per person and children 5 & under are free. Info:

On the night of the 23rd starting at 7:30 in the Civic Center X-Hall will be the Gala of the Royal Horses. The Gala of the Royal Horses gives audiences the chance to experience the excitement, splendor, and majesty of the most beautiful horses in the world like never before. This spectacular show combines stunning horses from around the world with live performers creating a breathtaking event for the entire family. The Gala of the Royal Horses is a “must see” for horse lovers and families. Info: eTix Event Website

On Saturday the 30th is Mercy Masters of the Pro's 144 at Lebanon I-44 Speedway. This race is back for the 3rd year in a row and has become one of the marquee asphalt short track races in the country. Chase Elliott won the inaugural event and then went on to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series Championship. The JEGS / CRA All-Stars Tour Presented By Chevrolet Performance join the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Pro Late Models along with our own NASCAR Modifieds for a great show of Saturday Night Short Track Racing. Gates will open at 3pm with Qualifying at 3:30pm. -

Some additional events to look forward to:
Consider Me Crafty -
Pathways Green Ribbon Run -
10th Annual USO Military Support Motorcycle Ride -

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 Tuesday, May 26th 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