Events

FAMILY FUN IN BENTON COUNTY



Benton County Wine Stroll

When: Sat April 25 2015

Where: Warsaw Downtown and Drake Harbor

Stroll the shops of downtown Warsaw while sampling wines from Mid-Missouri. Some wines available for purchase. Free entertainment follows the event in the Drake Harbor Amphitheater. Enjoy the music of Zsa Zsa and the Fuzztubes from Kansas City while enjoying a bottle of wine purchased on the stroll. Cost only $15 per person. Ages 21 and over only. Tickets available at the door the day of the event or online at http://BCCF.eventbee.com/event?eid=157424841. Call 660-287-2389 for more information.

 
Kids Fishing Day

When: Sat April 25 2015

Where: Lost Valley Fish Hatchery

Kids, 15 and under, fish FREE in a ½ acre stocked pond for channel catfish and hybrid sunfish. Children can participate in a variety of other activities during the course of the day and also receive a free gift with registration. Throughout the day, drawings are held for tackle boxes and fishing poles as well. Lunch is provided and the event is free to the public. Operated by the Missouri Department of Conservation, Lost Valley Fish Hatchery is the largest state owned, warm-water hatchery in Missouri and one of the largest in the nation. Our 2,000 square foot visitor center with a 12,700 gallon aquarium is also open free to the public. The hatchery raises walleye, muskellunge, channel catfish, large mouth bass, striped and hybrid bass, bluegill and hybrid sunfish to stock in Missouri waters. Lost Valley Hatchery is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9 am to 4 pm. For more information contact, Lost Valley Hatchery at 28232 Hatchery Avenue, Warsaw, MO or call 660-438-4465

 
Home & Garden Show & Sale

When: Sat April 25 2015

Where: American Legion Hall Cole Camp

Spring is upon us and Cole Camp will be the host of something special this year. The Cole Camp Spring Home & Garden & Sale! This exceptional one-day event will showcase a number of quality vendors offering antiques, vintage and re-purposed wares to the public. Each booth will feature a unique array of finds for spring and summer living. All proceeds from the show go to the Cole Camp Chamber of Commerce. Admission is only $1 and children are free. For further information contact Cheri Nations at 660-829-2623.

 
5 K Run/Walk

When: Sat May 02 2015

Where: Cole Camp

Start you day with either a 5k Run or a 2k Walk and end with the CRAWL! For more information or to register, copy and paste the following link into your browser. http://www.colecampmo.com/images/5krunreg.pdf

 
5th Annual Pub Crawl

When: Sat May 02 2015

Where: Cole Camp

Bring a group of friends and have a great time! Draw a card at each of the participating businesses and turn in your completed hand at The Handel Haus by 9pm. The best hand wins $100 CASH! All hands turned in will be scored and MANY will win prizes. Winner of $100 cash and other prizes will be posted at each of the participating businesses by 10 pm. Get your $10 Pub Crawl ticket at any of the following participating locations: 4k, Bodee's BBQ, Calgaro's, The German Table, Handel Haus and the Cole Camp Inn.(Must present ticket to receive merchant specials)

 
Cole Camp Rockin' Bikes and BBQ

When: Sat May 16 2015

Where: Cole Camp

This is an open contest that will start cooking Friday May 15th at 6:00 p.m. on South Maple Street, Cole Camp Mo. Categories will include Pork Ribs, Beef Brisket, and Peoples Choice Pork Butt (Pulled Pork). Six Ribs and Six slices of meat will need to be provided for Judging. Judging will be based upon thoroughness of cooking, Appearance, Taste, Tenderness. After you have eaten your full of great BBQ stay for the outstanding Motorcycle Show. And don't forget to rock out with our special quest band!

 
Jubilee Days

When: Thu June 04 2015 - Sat June 06 2015

Where: Warsaw

Kick off Summer right at this unique festival with attractions, kids activities, food, crafts and a carnival. The biggest question is what is not at Jubilee Days! You'll see parades, classic cars, carnival rides, beautiful baby contests, queen and her court competitions and live music. Oh, I forgot to mention the turtle races. FunTime Shows Carnival weekend kicks off on Thursday and runs through Saturday. Jubilee Days Parade will be Saturday morning starting at 11 a.m. Saturday night is the special concert. Come to Jubilee Days in Downtown Warsaw. You'll find a festival like you remember with lots of commercial vendors, crafts, rides, food, music and a whole lot more. For information call 913-706-5271

 
Saengerfest - German Singing Festival

When: Sat June 13 2015

Where: JC Park, Cole Camp, MO

If you are not fluent in German you probably didn't know that Saengerfest means Singers Festival. And what a festival it is. The Cole Camp Saengerfest is comprised of some the best German singers in the world. Come join us for the fun, food, entertainment and, of course, the singing. For more information contact the Cole Camp Chamber of Commerce or email heimat@embarqmail.com.

 
Warsaw Sprint Triathlon

When: Sun June 21 2015

Where: Drake Harbor, Warsaw

It WILL NOT be easy to get a personal best in Warsaw! A 500 yard swim, a 12 mile bike ride and then a 5k run. Join us for the 1st annual Warsaw Area Spring Triathlon. This is a USA Triathlon sanctioned and insured event. Register on line at www.getmeregistered.com. For more information contact the Warsaw Area Chamber of Commerce (660-438-5922) or City of Warsaw Parks and Recreation (660-438-2312). Please visit Ultramaxsports.com for even more information.

 
Zucchini Races

When: Sat July 18 2015

Where: Cole Camp

You can't beat the excitement and thrills of racing Zucchini!!! And you can only experience it in Cole Camp once a year. All you need is a Zucchini on wheels, a fast ramp and be ready to enjoy the fun. More info will follow but this is truly fun for all ages...and all green vegetables!