Annual Community Events

NOTE: PRICES, TIMES & DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 

 January: Eagle Days

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Mad Hatter & Me Tea Party

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Mad Hatter & Me Tea Party

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April: Wine Stroll

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Wine Stroll

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Jubliee Days: June

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Jubilee Days Parade

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Turtle Race Winner

Micah Meyers age 2 Turtle race

Sept 24th & 25th, 2016

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2 Dam Days Paddlers

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Pumpkin Painting...fun for everyone!!

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Pumpkin Painting: October

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October: Heritage Days

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Heritage Days

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Zombie Run: Oct

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Zombie Run...come out if you dare!

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October: Boo on the Square

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January
Eagle Days:
Did you know that Eagles develop the white head and tail around the age of 5 years? or did you know that an adult Eagle has a wing span of approx. 6 ft wide! Come find out more about our National Bird the Bald Eagle. See live Eagles presented by the Dickerson Zoo, learn how Eagles hunt, or how big nest can be and more, look at art displays, photographs and more. Great Experience for the whole family. Normally held on the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday....Don't want to miss this....stayed tuned for 2017 Eagle Days! Amazing Event!!

February

Mad Hatter & Me Tea Party:


Presented by the Warsaw Parks & Recreation Dept.
Date: Stayed tuned for 2017 official date and time.
Daddy's bring your daughters and join us for a fun afternoon of crafts and snacks. (Grandpa's, Uncles's Brothers etc. welcome).
Located at the Community Building. 
Registration is required for this event. 


Benton County Hunting & Fishing Expo: NEW !! Feb 25th.
The Community Building will be hosting the first annual hunting & fishing Expo. $5.00 entry fee. Includes raffles, equipment and gear displays, celebrities along with a whole lot of fun. Stayed tuned for this new and exciting event!!
Click here to visit the Chamber of Commerce for this event

March
Give Back Quarter Mania:
This event is the largest fundraising for local team benefiting the Relay of Life. Great fun bidding on items with quarters. Stay tuned for future dates. Includes Dinner.
Contact Sharon Guess at 660-438-6065.


April
Wine Stroll: 
Like Wine? join in on the fun wine hoppin' around downtown businesses to sample great wines. Sponsored by Benton County foundation all proceeds go towards the annual grant process that provides money to non-profit  organizations throughout Benton County.  Stayed tuned for 2017 dates. 

June
Jubilee Days:
Come kick off summer at Jubilee Days, Warsaw's old fashion town festival. Enjoy carnival rides, great food, royalty contest, country music, games and of course a Parade. Watch for 2017 details. See ya there!

July
The Dam Experience:
This is the largest fireworks show around. Fireworks are shot off from the Truman Lake Dam and in sync with music form KDKD. This event has numerous areas to view from and they may also be seen from boats around the Dam as well as from the nearby park areas. Get there early for a great spot. Donations are greatly appreciated by the Chamber of Commerce or the day of the event. 
Fireworks start at dusk. Stayed tuned for 2017 dates. 

August
1st. Annual Trashboat Regatta: Saturday August 27th.                 11:00 am-3:00 pm.
Individual OR Groups can join in on the fun to build a floating vessel out of re-purposed items such as; milk jugs, old coolers, wood, anything that might get you down the river to Drake Harbor. 
No entry fee, however donations made to the ASPCA or a local animal shelter is greatly appreciated. 

Click here to download Registration, Rules/Regulations & Map
See you there!!

September

2 Dam Days Paddle Marathon:  September 24th & 25 2016.


The 7th annual LOWA (Lake of the Ozarks Watershed Alliance) presents the 2 Dam Days Paddle Marathon. From 3 miles to 92 miles this event has something for everyone. Kayaks to Stand Up Paddle Boards participants can race in teams or individually.
For more information click the link below to connect you with the official LOWA website.  

Click here to www.lowatershed.com

Relay for Life: Saturday, September 17th, 2016.
This event is held a Drake Harbor and raises thousands of dollars for the American Cancer Society.  From 6:00 pm-12:00 midnight. For more information please call  Sharon Guess at 660-438-6065.

October
Pumpkin Painting: Saturday October 8th, 2016.
Presented by the Warsaw Parks & Recreation Dept.
This events provides the Pumpkins, decorating kit for each person along with breakfast goodies that include: Bagels, Coffee & juice. 
All ages welcome to come have fun painting pumpkins. 

THIS IS A REGISTERED EVENT.  REGISTER BY OCTOBER 5TH, 2016.
CLICK HERE FOR FLYER & REGISTRATION FORM

Heritage Days: Oct 15th & 16th 2016.
A two day festival celebrating  and honoring both the historical and modern day crafts of our Missouri pioneers. Step back in time....see craft demonstrations from the 1800's at the Visitor Center while downtown's Drake Harbor features modern day crafts in large tents. Bus connections to and from Drake Harbor to the Visitor Center is available.  Click the link  www.warsawchamberofcommerce.com for more information or call the Chamber at 660-438-5922. 

Zombie 5K Run/Walk & kids Fun Run/Walk: Sat. Oct. 22nd. 2016:

This event sponsored by the Warsaw City Parks & Recreation Dept.
Dress up and have fun this October...Several categories for awards.
THIS IS A REGISTERED EVENT. REGISTER BY OCT. 14TH.
Located at Truman Lake Mountain Bike Park. 
CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS AND REGISTRATION FORM

Boo on the Square:
Dare you to join us at this years Boo on the Square. Enjoy trick-or treating as the local businesses decorate a space at the Benton County Courthouse Square to hand out tricks or treats in a safe and friendly surrounding. Great for all ages. Area streets around the square are closed during this event. Great prizes donated by local businesses. Several local churches trunk -or-treat out of their cars. Stayed tuned for this fun event.

November

Country Crafts & Collectibles Show: Saturday Nov 5th, 2016.
The Craft & Collectibles show is held in the Community Building located at 181 W. Harrison st. Warsaw.
For more information please call Sharon Guess at 660-438-6065.
 
Ducks Unlimited Show: Saturday Nov 17th.
Stayed tuned for event details as event approaches. 

Christmas Lights On: Nov 23rd. 

ALL CITIES - DUSK!!


December

Christmas on the Harbor  

Time: 4:30- 9:00 pm

Join us downtown Warsaw at Drake Harbor for an unforgettable Christmas experience. Activities include hayrides, carolers, vendors, Santa visit, elves, animated Christmas light display and prizes. Walk the Harbor to enjoy the lights and the season with family and friends.



Kaysinger Christmas: Dec 2nd & 3rd.
Time: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm


The Kaysigner Bluff Pioneer Heritage Association presents their annual celebration of Christmas in the 1800's. This event is located at the Kaysigner Bluff Visitor Center. Enjoy hay wagons, signing of carols, fireplaces, wood stoves, luminaries and buildings decked out in old fashion decor. Step back into time and see what it is like to have only candles for light. Come and enjoy hot coco, hot apple cider, visit the General store to find unique gifts and more. 

Christmas Wreath Making Class: Weds Dec.16th, 2016.
Presented by the Warsaw City Parks & Recreation Dept. 
Learn to make a mesh ribbon Christmas Wreath using holiday colors and various ornaments of all shape, sizes and colors. 
Supplies, Drinks & Snacks provided!!

THIS IS A REGISTERED CLASS. REGISTER BY DEC 9TH.
CLICK HERE FOR CLASS INFO AND REGISTRATION FORM