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Events of the Missouri Ozarks

Past Event – Glade Top Trail Flaming Fall Review

Ava, MO – October 18, 2015. The Annual Glade Top Trail Flaming Fall Review will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will continue through 3:00 p.m.

Bring your family and spend the day enjoying some good, old-fashioned food and fun!

¨ Outdoor Church Service on the Mountain
¨ Live Musical Entertainment
¨ Pumpkin Painting & Other Activities for the Kids
¨ Breath Taking Views (bring your camera)
¨ Scarecrow Making Contest~You bring the old clothes, hat, and gloves…we’ll supply the hay!

For more information, contact the Ava, MO, Chamber of Commerce.

Past Event – Aurora Auto Festival

Aurora, MO – The Annual Aurora Auto Fest will be held Saturday, October 3, 2015 at Oak Park (Business Highway 60) in Aurora, with classes for classic and street rod cars, trucks and motorcycles showcased.

The festival begins at 8:00 am. Throughout the day, in addition to the auto show, there will be a chili cook-off, a rib cook-off, live music, and food & craft vendors.

For more information or to enter, contact the Aurora Chamber of Commerce at 678-4150 or e-mail an entry form request at Visit the Chanber website by clicking HERE.

Past Event – Apple Butter Makin’ Days – Mt. Vernon

Mt. Vernon, Mo – Apple Butter Makin’ Days will be October 9-11, 2015.  Most of the activity will be centered around the courthouse square, as it has been done since 1967.

Watch as the craft of cooking apple butter is demonstrated using the huge copper kettles over an open fire each morning of the festival. And, you will be able to buy some to take home with you!

There will be craft booths, games, food and entertainment. There is nothing like the smell of kettle corn and funnel cakes, and the sound of Bluegrass, Country and Gospel music, to get you into the festival spirit!

The parade takes place Saturday morning, and there are other events you won’t want to miss, such as the baby show, pet parade (on Friday), gun fight on the square, and more.

For more information, please call 417-466-7654, or check out the website by clicking HERE.

Past Event – Antique Festival of the Ozarks – Springfield

Springfield, MO – Antique dealers from across the Midwest present thousands of nostalgic items for shoppers to peruse. You’ll find antiques, books, toys, primitives, pottery, furniture, art, decor, glass, jewelry, and other vintage collectibles and and repurposed items. Located at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, E-Plex West.

February 7 & 8, 2015
October 24 & 25, 2015

Saturday – 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday – 10 am to 5 pm

Admission for Adults is $5; children under 12 are admitted free. Parking is free.

Click here for more information.

Past Event – Fall Festival / Apple Butter Days – Linn Creek

Linn Creek, MO – October 16-17, 2015, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Held at the Camden County Museum in Linn Creek, this festival features many crafters, craft demonstrations, as quilt raffle, and some great food. Admission is free.

Apple butter and apple pies, chili and soup lunch – available for donation. For information or booth availability call 573-346-7191 or visit the Camden County Museum Website.

Past Event – Rose Holland Trout Derby – Salem

Salem, MO – October 3-4, 2015. The proceeds from this derby will go to the American Heart Association.

Registered contestants can return tagged fish for prizes. Prizes will be awarded for the heaviest trout and there will be a random drawing for attendance.

Throughout the event there will be various activities including hiking, Bingo, car show, and more.

Click here for more information, or call 573-548-2201.
Montauk State Park
345 County Road 6670, Salem, MO