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Nov 19

Trip Around the Ozarks for November 18, 2015

Posted on November 19, 2015 at 1:55 PM by Dustin Hall

Hello Friends;

On November 20th the Lebanon Concert Association presents The International String Trio. This group of exceptionally talented musicians, all alumni of Boston's Berklee College of Music, pride themselves on their stylistic diversity playing Gypsy jazz. They also bring to life Appalachian folk and bluegrass, classical arrangements, and popular movie soundtracks. Info:

Saturday November 21st is going to be a very busy day in Lebanon starting with the Annual Lebanon Christmas Parade. The annual Christmas Parade starts at 11:00 am and the route will go from Boswell Park on Elm Street, heads east, and turns left on to Jefferson Ave ending at 6th Street. Info:

In the Civic Center's ExHall on Saturday November 21st is the Trash to Treasures Swap Meet going on from 10AM-3PM. There will be vendor tables full of handmade crafts, flea market items, antiques, and more. There will definitely be something for everyone and just in time to get a jump on your holiday shopping. Info:

And finally on Saturday November 21st, the Lebanon Art Guild and Gallery is having their Annual Bean-E-Fit from 11AM-3PM. The event is a holiday fundraiser to promote the Gallery and support CROSSLINES. Proceeds go to supporting the Gallery, and the Guild will donate $1 of each ticket sold to CROSSLINES. Nonperishable food donations will also be accepted. Info: 417-531-1832

Starting off our December with some Christmas cheer:
On December 1st at the Civic Center join City of Lebanon's Mayor Lyle Anderson for the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting. After the lighting everyone is invited inside to see Santa in the foyer and a Christmas program in the theater. After intermission local favorites Link Union will perform. This event starting at 6PM is free and open to the public.

Starting at 5PM on December 4th stop by Atchley Park for the 5th Annual Christmas in the Park. There will be horse-drawn hay rides, face painting, pictures with Santa, Christmas caroling, and free hot dogs. Mercy Fitness Center will also be having their 1 mile run/walk with registration starting at 5:30 and the run/walk will start at 6:15. It's only $5 to participate and the first 50 to sign up will get a long sleeved t-shirt.

Starting at 7PM on December 4th stop by the Civic Center for a free Christmas Concert put on by the extraordinarily talented 399th Army Band. Came join them as they kick off the Christmas season with a beautifully orchestrated Christmas program. This event is free. Info:

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, November 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