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Apr 21

Trip Around the Ozarks for April 20, 2016

Posted on April 21, 2016 at 10:51 AM by Dustin Hall

Hello Friends;

On Friday April 22nd LHS Project Graduation will be having their annual golf tournament. It will be a 4 person scramble at Greatlife Golf and Fitness. Registration will begin at 11AM with a shotgun start at noon. Preregistration is available. Info: LeAnn Mather 417-594-0726 or

The night of the 22nd at the Lebanon-Laclede County Library and Route 66 Museum and Research Center join Shellee Graham for a presentation of a special movie highlighting the Coral Court Motel in St. Louis located on Route 66. This event starts at 7PM. Info: Event Info

On April 23rd from Noon-4PM Rally at the Gasconade Bridge; Come show your support to save this historic piece of the Mother Road. Starting at 4:30 there will be a Celebration at the Munger Moss Motel for the 90th Anniversary of Route 66, 70th Anniversary of the Munger Moss Motel and the 45th Anniversary of Bob and Ramona Lehman owning and operating the motel. Featuring Jim Ross and a classic car show.

Also on April 23rd are the Annual Lebanon Recycles and Street Fair events in conjunction with the Art Guilds Spring Art show. From 9-Noon Lebanon Recycles will be happening at Public Works. Last year Laclede County kept 23 tons of hazardous household waste out of landfills and had it properly disposed of. This year the event is open to all Laclede, Camden and Miller county residents. After you drop off your recycling head over to the Earth Day Street Fair on Commercial Street between Adams and Washington. There will be live music, vendors and food. And that's not all; from the street fair you are within walking distance of the Art Guilds Spring Show where there will be fun art activities and local art on display. Info: Event Info

Finally on the night of April 23rd the American Legion will be having Glen Templeton back to perform. Visitors from Texas, Illinois, Oklahoma, and Kansas came in for the last show and tickets sold out quick so you'll want to get them early. The concert starts at 8PM. Info: Event Info

On April 30th is the 13th Annual Mercy Me Run. This year’s event features a 5K and 10K race along a New Course. Both events begin at 8:30a.m. in the Mercy Hospital parking lot, near urgent care and the pharmacy. Races will be professionally timed, and awards will be presented to winners by age group and gender. Refreshments will be provided. Info:

April 30th and May 1st is the first ever Lebanon Mega-Con. Character actors from Return of the Jedi, The Adams Family, along with, WWE Hall of Famer Hacksaw Jim Duggan, NWA Hall of Famer & 1/2 of the Midnight Express "Beautiful" Bobby Eaton, John Dugan - The Original Grandpa Sawyer from the Texas Chainsaw Massacre, 3 Featured Zombies from the Walking Dead, Markice Moore who played Andrew (badguy in Season 3) of the Walking Dead and many more will be here for this event. Tickets can be purchased in advance and will be available at the door day of the event. Info:

Here are some future events to look forward to:
Prescription Take Back - LPD
Benefit Auction for Capt. Stephen Peters
The Shirner's present the George Carden Circus
Trash to Treasures Swap Meet
Xtreme Force Live Anti-Bullying Show
Mercy Master of the Pros 144

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, April 25th 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