October 2012 Calendar of Events

November December

Fall FestivalOctober 6-7

37th Annual Missouri Town 1855 Festival of Arts, Crafts and Music

Location: Missouri Town 1855, Fleming Park
Time: Saturday, October 6, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Sunday, October 7, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Price: $10.00 per car/van; $20.00 per school/commercial bus
Phone: (816) 503-4860
Email: missouritown@jacksongov.org

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 37th year, Missouri Town’s Fall Festival is one of the region’s longest consecutively running festivals! 
No Pets Allowed.

Dog Jumping Through HoopOctober 21

Dogtober Fest

Location: Kemper Outdoor Education Center in Fleming Park
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Price: Free admission with a donation of dog food for local animal shelters
Phone: (816) 229-8980
Email: Dogtoberfest@jacksongov.org 

The perfect afternoon for both dog owners and lovers. A variety of events will showcase the talents of our four legged friends. Dog owners can enter their canine companions in various events including “Tails for Trails,” agility contests, and obedience obstacle courses. Donations of dog food, in lieu of admission fees, benefit local animal shelters!  Click here for more information on Dogtober Fest!

Spirits From The PastOctober 26-27

Spirits from the Past

Location: Missouri Town 1855, Fleming Park
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Price: $9.00 per person. Advance reservations only.
Phone: (816) 503-4860
Email: missouritown@jacksongov.org

As darkness envelops Missouri Town, the village comes alive with goblins, ghosts and other spooky creatures. Visitors will encounter a variety of unworldly sights and sounds at this fun-filled family oriented Halloween event. Complimentary hot cider and a special appearance by Edgar Allen Poe are but a prelude to the haunted hayride that concludes this night of surprises. Advance reservations required!

October 27-28 Muster

26th Annual Fall Muster

Location: Fort Osage, Sibley, Missouri
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

Executed with historical accuracy, this annual re-enactment relives events surrounding the prelude to the War of 1812, as Fort Osage hears for the first time war has been declared with Britain. Musket and cannons are made ready, civilians are conscripted and both residents and soldiers stationed at this remote frontier outpost are on alert. Visitors can literally feel the tension of the unknown and share the fear and excitement with our re-enactors as Fort Osage prepares for war!




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