Community Events

 January: Eagle Days

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Daddy/Daughter Tea Party

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Daddy/Daughter Tea Party

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Wine Stroll-2018

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Wine Stroll

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Jubilee Days Celebration 2018

CIGAR BOX MUSIC & BBQ FESTIVAL

Relay for Life

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Jill Cobb (R) & Erin Williamson(L) leading the 2016 Relay.

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Pumpkin Painting...fun for everyone!!

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Pumpkin Painting: October

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Oct. 18th 2018

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Zombie Run...come out if you dare!

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Oct. 26th. Zombie Run/Walk. Fun for the whole family!

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October: Heritage Days

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Heritage Days by the Harbor

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Halloween Hoopla

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Mac Vorce (L) at Halloween Hoopla

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Lights

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Christmas on the Harbor 2016

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& more lights all throughout the Harbor

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ANNUAL EVENTS: Dates, locations & times may vary yearly. Please keep in mind dates are updated once they become available.
All outdoor activities and times are subject to change based on weather!!

January   

Eagle Days: 2019: Saturday, Jan _____.
Date: Normally held on the Saturday of Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
Location: Truman Visitors Center
Additional Information for this event: Call (660) 438-2216
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. 


February
Benton County Hunting & Fishing Expo:  
Date: Stay tuned for 2019
Time: 
The Warsaw Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting this years  Hunting & Fishing Expo Saturday Feb. 24th. at the Community Building located at 181 W. Harrison St. Warsaw, MO. 
Vendors from around the area showcase hunting & fishing equipment and anything you would need to have a great outdoor experience.
Demonstrations, Silent Auction, Raffles and More. 
Special Guest: Huntin' & Fishing with Harry
Just $5.00 at the door. 
$3.00 with a canned food item.
Children 12 and under FREE
Call the Chamber for more information. 660-438-5922.
Click here to visit the Chamber of Commerce for this event


Business Expo

Date: Stay tuned for 2019
Location: Held at the Community Building 181 W. Harrison Local Business will be there to show off their goods or services. 

March

Daddy Daughter Par-Tea:


Presented by the Warsaw Parks & Recreation Dept.
Date: Stay tuned for 2019 
Time: 
Location: Warsaw Community Building (Lower Level)
Daddy's bring your daughters and join us for a fun & exciting afternoon. (Grandpa's, Uncles's Brothers etc. welcome to bring your little princess).
Meet a real live Princess, Drinks & Snacks, Music, Photo booth, Crafts and Games!!
Registration is required for this event by: TBA



36th Annual Ducks Unlimited Show: 
Date: Saturday, September 29th. 2018
Time: Doors open at 6:00 PM
Location: Warsaw Community Building                            (181 W. Harrison St.)
This years Ducks is sold out. 
Join in on a fun filled evening with dinner, auction and great prizes. Meet new faces and get informed, or become a new member.
For tickets visit www.ducksunlimited.org or call 660.438.0381 or 660.221.1860
Sponsored by: Mossy Oak Properties, Steve Stokes Excavating, Charlie Browne, Burke Sawmill, Wenig Custom Gunstocks, American Family Insurance & more.

Give Back Quarter Mania: 

Date: Stay tuned for 2019
Time: 
This event is the largest fundraiser 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.
Held at Warsaw Community Building. Warsaw, MO. 
181 W. Harrison St. 


April
Benton County Wine Stroll: 
Date: Stay Tuned for 2019
Time: 
Sponsored by Benton County Community Foundation
Like Wine? Join the fun wine hoppin' around downtown Warsaw businesses to sample great wines.  All proceeds go towards the annual grant process that provides money to non-profit organizations throughout Benton County. 
Call Tracy Spry (660) 438-7992 f
or information and tickets or visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/229324550967581/
Tickets also available through www.eventbee.com


Tour of Trails Poker Run/Walk/Bike Fundraiser


Date:  Stay tuned for 2019
Time: 
Location: Drake Harbor-Warsaw, MO.
Event begins upon completion of registration!
Hosted by Osage Lakes Greenway Corp. The City of Warsaw, Warsaw Area Chamber of Commerce & Truman Lake bikes.
Enjoy the Riverfront trails with friends and family and play your hand at poker.
$______ pre-registration (18 & over) with bonus poker card.
$______ pre-registration for 17 & under.
Kids earn medals for placement.
30% total payout with 10% each division: Bike, Walk, Run. 
FREE MEAL Included for all participants.
Benton County Tourism & Recreation (660) 438-2090
www.visitbentoncomo.com for information and to Register!!



June
Jubilee Days: See you next Year 2019
Hosted by the Jubilee Days Committee.
Theme: Stars & Stripes for Ever
This years Jubilee Days brings four days of fun. Come see the Classic Car/Truck/Motorcycle Show, Parade, Carnival, Bike Races, Turtle Races, FFA Petting Zoo, Karaoke Contest and a little Miss Contest, Stars & Stripes
5k Run & 1 Mile Walk and more!
Their will be plenty of vendors displaying Arts & Crafts, Food vendors, Live music by Dirt Road Addiction & Seven Bridges Road.  Mark your Calendar now because you don't want to miss out on all the fun & Excitement.


The Dam Experience: 


Date: Stayed Tuned for 2019 details
This is the largest fireworks show around. Fireworks are shot off from the Truman Lake Dam and A.M Pyrotechnics will be conducting a patriotic salute to America with music from KDKD 95.3 FM. 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. 


August

Cigar Box Music Festival & KC BBQ Competition at Drake Harbor
Date: Stayed tuned for 2019 dates

Presented by: Benton County Tourism & Recreation Corporation and the Chamber of Commerce.
Located at Drake Harbor, Warsaw, MO.
Vendor Registration/information please visit   https://www.visitbentoncomo.com/ozark-cigar-box-guitar-music-festival
For more information please contact the Benton County Tourism at 660 438-2090



September


October
Pumpkin Painting Fun Night
Date: October 18th, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Warsaw Community Building-Harbor Room
Presented by the Warsaw Parks & Recreation Dept.
This events provides the Pumpkins, decorating kit for each person along with goodies that include: Juice, Cider & Cookies. 
All ages welcome!! Awards in different categories given.
Kids 12 & Under $12.00
Adults: $15.00
THIS IS A REGISTERED EVENT.   
Click here for registration form and details


Zombie 5K Run/Walk & Kids Fun Run/Walk 
Date: October 26th.
Registration required. Day of event or before. 
*Pre-Register for discount and t-shirt guarantee.
This event sponsored by Warsaw Parks & Recreation
Loads of fun for the whole family!!

Click here for Registration form & details

Heritage Days: 
Date: Oct 20th & 21st.
This two day festival hosted by the Warsaw Area Chamber of Commerce is 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. 



Halloween Hoopla on Main Street:

Date: October 31st.


Location: Main Street. 6:00 PM


Hosted by: Chamber of Commerce
Dare you to join us at this years Halloween Hoopla. Enjoy trick-or treating as the local businesses decorate a space along Main Street to hand out tricks or treats in a safe and friendly surrounding. Great for all ages. Area streets around are closed during this event.

Click here for Registration Form



November

Country Crafts & Collectibles Show:
Date: Stay tuned 
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.

 

Christmas Lights On:
Date: Stay Tuned for date and details

The Downtown area and Drake Harbor holiday lights will turn on at sunset November 22nd. and will continue until January 2nd. for holiday enjoyment. 
Walk or drive the downtown and Harbor areas for an array of lights, colors and smells of the holidays. Enjoy with family and friends. 

December

Kaysinger Christmas: 
Date: Dec. 1st. & Dec 2nd.
Time: 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Harry S. Truman Visitor Center

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 rides, 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. 
DRESS WARM...THIS IS AN OUTDOOR EVENT!!
Adults $____ - Children 6-12: $_____ Ages 5 and under FREE.!!
Wristbands are good for admission on both days.
Lunch and Dinner available at the food barn.
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CHRISTMAS ON THE HARBOR:                                Date: December 14th. & 15th.

Time: TBA
This years theme: "Home for the Holidays"

BRING CAMERAS FOR FAMILY PICTURES !!
Join us downtown Warsaw and Drake Harbor for an unforgettable Christmas experience. 
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Stay tuned for event schedule.