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Sep 11

Trip Around the Ozarks for September 11, 2013

Posted on September 11, 2013 at 8:30 AM by Dustin Hall

A recap of the City's weekly radio show highlighting upcoming area events:
  • Thr. 9/12 - Celebrity Waiter Dinner sponsored by the Laclede Literacy Council at St. Francis De Sales Family Center at 345 Grand Avenue. For details call 417-532-6697. Tables are $150 for 8 people. Featured Speaker is Duane Widhalm, Lebanon R-3 School Superintendent.
  • Sat. 9/14 - Business Expo & Fun Day sponsored by the Lebanon Area Chamber of Commerce at the Cowan Civic Center from 9am to 2pm. Come learn all that Lebanon has to offer. Call 417-588-3256 for details. Free admission to the public.
  • Sat. 9/14 - Stoutland Picnic is on Main Street starting at 10am with kids games; 11am is a wild west shoot out and food vendors start; 12 noon the music starts and there will be a car show and raffle and the music will continue at night with DJ Jim Daniels from 8pm-11pm at Picnic Hollow Park . Call 417-588-5118 for information.
  • Thr. 9/19 - Sat. 9/21 - 22st Annual Starvy Creek Bluegrass Fall Festival in Conway. 3 Days full of Bluegrass. Tickets are $15 on Thursday, $20 each for Friday and Saturday, or $45 for all 3 days. Children with adults ages 12-16 are 1/2 off, and Children under 12 are FREE. There are Camp sites available. Please visit or call 417-589-2013 for more details.
  • Fri. 9/20 - Cruise-In at the Library from 6-8pm, brought to you by the Lebanon-Laclede County Route 66 Society. All years & makes of cars and motorcycles welcome. Come listen to music, look at the cars and visit the Route 66 Museum and Kinderhook Treasures Gift Shop. Music by Total Package. Call 417-532-2148 for info.
  • Sat. 9/21 - 2nd Annual Elks Lodge Benefit Truck & Tractor Pull at 7pm at the Cowan Civic Center. Admission is $10 for adults; children 12 and under are $5. Call Mark at 417-532-9740 for details.
  • Sat. 9/28 - Fall Festival 2013 sponsored by the Knights of Columbus from 5pm to 11pm at the St. Francis de Sales Parish Center with food, drinks, music and casino games. Must be 21. $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Call 417-532-5933 for info.
  • Sat. 10/5 - Walk-N-Roll for RETT at Atchley Park in Lebanon. This event will benefit Chelsie Bracket and RETT Research. Registration for bikes and motorcycles start at 9am; registration for runners and walkers begins at 9:30am.  Free lunch, speakers and music will start afterwards at 11:15. Cost is $25. For information contact the First United Methodist Church.
  • Sat. 10/5 - Unexpected Surfer Boys at the Cowan Civic Center at 7pm, this is the kick off of the Lebanon Concert Association 2013-2014 season. This is a full show about a bachelor getting ready for his big day and featuring hits from the Beach Boys. Tickets start at $20 call 417-532-2990 for details.
  • Fri. 10/11 - Sat. 10/12 - Annual Chicken Festival at the Cackle Hatchery, 411 West Commercial in Lebanon from 9am to 8pm. Fun for the whole family, contests, games, poultry presentations, seminars, refreshments and even a human size chicken. Call 417-532-4581 for details.
  • Fri. 10/11 - Sat. 10/12 - Agriculture Appreciation Days 2nd Year at the Cowan Civic Center & Mills Center. Start time is 9am on Saturday and 10am on Sunday. ACA Dog Show both days; Heart of America Walking Horse Show on Saturday. Speaker and vendors and food on both days.  Come see what is going on in agriculture and for information call Kevin at 417-718-4182.
  • Sat. 10/12 - Make a Wish for Paige 5K Charity Walk/Run at Harke Park in Lebanon. Registration is 745am-845am on race day and the race starts at 9am. Or you can preregister at Arvest Bank. Cost is $20 in advance and $25 day of the race. Call 417-533-3885 for information.
  • Fri. 10/25 - YMCA Boo Bash is back call 417-588-1177 for details.
  • Sat. 10/26 - 2nd Annual Rotary Route 66 Run of Lebanon. Proceeds to benefit Koats for Kids. Registration is 7:30 am to 8:30 am and race time is 9am. $20 t o preregister at or $25 the day of the race and the 1 mile walk is $10. Call 417-718-0200 for information.
  • Thr. 10/31 - (Halloween) City Hall Council Chambers for the Blood Drive Bash from 10am-2pm. Call 417-991-2355 for details.
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 Judy Fortner at