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Posted on: May 23, 2016

Usher In Summer With A Day Of Fun

Jackson County offering a great way to kick off summer 2016 by step back in time at Missouri Town 1855 for Children's Day and National Trials Day on Saturday, June 4, 2016.

EVENT: Children’s Day and National Trails Day

DATE: Saturday, June 4, 2016

LOCATION: Missouri Town 1855, 8010 East Park Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64064

HOURS: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

ADMISSION: Adults $7.00, Children (5-13) & Seniors $4.00, Children Under 5 Free

CHILDREN’S DAY AND NATIONAL TRAILS DAY at Missouri Town 1855 will offer a variety of traditional games and activities guaranteed to bring smiles to kids of all ages. Gunnysack races, stilts, tug-of-war and horse shoes are just a few of the time honored classics. Special crafts projects such as rope making and handkerchief dolls will give your children a take-home memento to remember for years to come. Every kid is a winner when they participate in an old fashioned pie eating contest. Old and young alike will be entertained by the Missouri Town Musicians and Dancers. Our ox team will be showing off their learned skills under the command of our driver.

In observance of National Trails Day, a special exhibit will provide information about the ever-expanding Jackson County’s Biking and Hiking Trails System.

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