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Jan 26

Trip Around the Ozarks for January 25, 2017

Posted on January 26, 2017 at 9:20 AM by Dustin Hall

Hello Friends;

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 the 25th 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:

February 16th – the 18th the LHS Drama presents Mary Poppins in the Cowan Center Theater. Mary Poppins is a story of a magical nanny that helps to bring the two children she's in charge of closer to their father. The doors open each night at 6:30 and the curtain goes up at 7PM. Students are $3 and Adults are $6.

On February 18th the Cowan Civic Center welcomes back the Monster Truck Thunder Show. There will be 2 shows, one at 2 and the other at 7:30. There will be more information coming on this event shortly. 

Additional events to look forward to:
RK Gun and Knife Show
Trout Season Opening Day at Bennett Spring State Park
Mid MO Percussion Arts Competition
MO Pet Breeders Trade Show
Annual Community-Wide Garage Sale

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, February 13th 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