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Sep 14

Trip Around the Ozarks for September 14, 2016

Posted on September 14, 2016 at 8:52 AM by Dustin Hall

Hello Friends;

Tomorrow, September 15th will begin the 25th Annual Starvy Creek Bluegrass Fall Festival. This 3 day festival of music will be in Conway on Bluegrass Road and will have acts like Larry Sparks & The Lonesome Ramblers, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Goldwing Express and many more. Info: 

On September 17th join the Lebanon Area Chamber of Commerce and Local Makes Sense at the Civic Center for their 5th Annual Business Expo and Job Fair. This year there will be a Health and Home section. From 9-2 browse through vendor booths from all over the Lebanon area. Admission is free for this event. Contact the Chamber for more information. Info:

Also on September 17th from 5PM-10PM head out to Boat Town Brewery for a fall evening of running and hay rides. Take off with your friends for a run or walk through the rolling hills of rural Phillipsburg. Return for a hay ride on historic original Route 66. Afterwards stay and enjoy the beer garden. All proceeds from the race benefit Nathan Cole’s medical expenses.

On the night of Thursday, September 22 the Lebanon Concert Association presents the Barbary Coast Dixieland Show Band. They are a high energy 6 piece Dixie Show Band that performs a complete stage show. Not just another band they will bring you Dixieland to Broadway to Hollywood with lots of vocals and lots of laughs. Info:

Saturday, September 24th is the OTC Lebanon Fall Trail Run. Race Day Packet Pickup & Registration go from 7:15am to 8:30am, the race starts at 9am. The 5 mile trail is on rolling terrain grass & sod. Features include a small creek, mostly open field and wooded area. There will be aid stations, and complimentary pre-race refreshments & post-race lunch on site. Spectators please bring lawn chairs and/or blankets to enjoy the beautiful scenery and cheer on your favorite runners. Info: Facebook Event

On the night of Saturday, September 24th COPE will host a Trivia Night with dinner at 6pm and trivia is from 7pm-10pm at the Cowan Civic Center. All proceeds go COPE; a not-for-profit agency, that among other things, provides emergency shelter to victims of family violence. Info: Facebook Event
Just a reminder: Wednesdays and Saturdays are Lebanon Farmer's market days throughout the summer. Stop by for some of the freshest produce in the area. Info:
Here are some future events to look forward to:
The Hunger Games 450 Challenge
LHS Baseball Motorcycle Fundraiser
Route 66 Rotary Run of Lebanon
Halloween MEGA Extravaganza

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, September 19th 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