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“A Christmas Celebration” at Missouri Town 1855, Dec. 14

The unique customs of our English, German and French settlers are brought to life while celebrating Christmas at this historic antebellum community. The smell of wood burning fireplaces, period music and authentic decorations make this a “must attend” holiday experience. A special visit by Belsnickle will thrill the children who will be treated with candy or a lump of coal!

Location: Missouri Town 1855
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Price: Adults, $5.00; Youth 5-13 and Seniors, $3.00; Under 5, Free
Phone: (816) 503-4860
Email: missouritown@jacksongov.org

http://www.jacksongov.org/content/7880/7890/7996/default.aspx

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Fall Festival of Arts, Crafts and Music, Missouri Town 1855 – Oct. 5 and 6

Celebrate the Fall season at Missouri Town’s largest outdoor festival. Hot-spiced cider, 1850’s music and dance, children’s games, period arts and crafts, horse drawn buggy rides and fun-filled hay rides make this a special weekend event. Celebrating its 38th year, Missouri Town’s Fall Festival is one of the region’s longest consecutive festivals!
No Pets Allowed.

Location: Missouri Town 1855
Time: Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Price: $9.00 per car/van – $20.00 per school/commercial bus
Phone: (816) 503-4860
Email: missouritown@jacksongov.org

http://www.jacksongov.org/content/7880/7890/7996/default.aspx

Country Fair at Missouri Town 1855, Aug. 10

Staff and volunteers re-create the fun and enthusiasm of a mid-19th century country fair complete with fresh baking contest, canning and livestock exhibits.

Location: Missouri Town 1855
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Price: Adults, $5.00; Youth 5-13 and Seniors, $3.00; Under 5, Free
Phone: (816) 503-4860
Email: missouritown@jacksongov.org

http://www.jacksongov.org/content/7880/7890/7996/default.aspx

Independence Day in the 19th Century, July 4

Two of Jackson County’s historic interpretive sites, Missouri Town 1855 and Fort Osage, are offering special events to bring you Independence Day in an 19th century style!

Location: Missouri Town 1855
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Price: Adults, $5.00; Youth 5-13 and Seniors, $3.00; Under 5, Free
Phone: (816) 503-4860
Email: missouritown@jacksongov.org

Experience the 4th of July in an antebellum Missouri village as its residents celebrate Independence Day 1850’s style. A variety of activities for the entire family provide the perfect setting for a fun-filled day. A special patriotic parade, where visitors join staff strolling through the village, highlights the day!

Location: Fort Osage
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Price: Adults $7.00; Youth $4.00; Seniors $3.00
Phone: (816) 503-4860
Email:  fortosage@jacksongov.org

Join our interpreters as they celebrate the 35th anniversary of American Independence. Musket and cannon demonstrations, patriotic speeches and interpretive demonstrations highlighting life on the early 19th century frontier makes this a perfect venue for celebrating our Independence!

http://www.jacksongov.org/content/7880/7890/7996/default.aspx

Children’s Day at Missouri Town 1855, June 1

A special day of games and activities specifically designed to introduce children to a simpler time in our history. Time honored activities such as tug-of-war, marbles, and gunny sack races will be featured. A special exhibit will introduce participants to the ever expanding trail system of Jackson County.

Location: Missouri Town 1855
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Price: Adults, $5.00; Youth 5-13 and Seniors, $3.00; Under 5, Free
Phone: (816) 503-4860
Email: missouritown@jacksongov.org

http://www.jacksongov.org/content/7880/7890/7996/default.aspx

Storytelling at Missouri Town 1855, Feb. 16

Storytelling at Missouri Town 1855Talented storytellers retell time-honored tales of life in mid 19th century Missouri around the warmth of a wood burning stove.

Saturday, February 16, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Admission: Adults $5.00 Youth 5-13 and Seniors $3.00 Under 5 Free

Missouri Town 1855, Fleming Park
8010 E Park Rd, Blue Springs, MO
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http://www.jacksongov.org

This is a fun way to approach Our Heritage.