West Plains Area Events and Festivals
Heart of the Ozarks Bluegrass Festivals
4th Annual Spring Gospel Show
Saturday, May 31, 2014
Come enjoy an evening of southern , country and bluegrass gospel music with a great meal. Scheduled to appear:
Clark & Lovan, Amy Wright, The Larry Sullivan Band, Acoustic Essays. Supper starts at 5:00 pm, Show begins at 7:00 pm. Show is $5 adult, 12 & U FREE. Meal is $5 adult and $2.50 kids meal.
Show will be held at HOBA Park, 9000 Bluegrass Lane, West Plains, MO. In case of inclement weather the show will be moved to the Howell Rural Fire Department, 1/2 mile west on K. HWY. Bring your own lawn chairs.
HOBA Bluegrass Park,9000 Bluegrass Lane,West Plains.
20th Annual Old Time Music, Ozark Heritage Festival
June 20-21, 2014, FREE ADMISSION
Friday 6 pm: Thomas Mappin and Daniel Rothwell
Friday 8 pm: The New Christy Minstrels
Saturday 6 pm:The River Girls of the Rhoades Family
Saturday 8 pm: SHEL
Activities include 2nd stage with young local performers, 10th Annual Foodways Demos with Judy Harden and Friends
12th Annual Bob Holt Jig Dancing Competition
7th Annual Mule Jumping Competition
Performances: Fiddling, old-time banjo playing, dulcimer playing, string-band music, traditional sacred singing and more.
Artisans in Actions: Blacksmithing, spinning & weaving, quilting, instrument making, traditional basketry, leather work , candle
making and more.
Programs and Activities: "Fiddlers Frolic" (all traditional fiddlers welcome), 1850 style rendezious, old-time square and jig dancing ,
traditional music workshops, jam sessions (all pickers welcome) & much more.
Old Time Kids Fest on the Square
2nd Annual Wild Turkey Calling Contest
3rd Annual Dutch Oven Cooking Competition
Numerous vendors attend this festival, for vendor information and vendor form visit http://www.oldtimemusic.org/
For more information call -417-256-8835-1-888-256-8835
Held Annually beginning on the third Friday and Saturday of June
Located along East Main Street, on the West Plains Civic Center Grounds, some exhibits inside the Civic Center. Free Admission! Click here for more information: Old Time Music Festival
Heart of the Ozarks Fair
July 14-19, 2014
Held at the Heart of the Ozarks Fairgrounds in West Plains.
For more information visit: http://www.heartoftheozarksfair.net/
Toughest Monster Truck Tour
August 15th and 16th, 2014
The Mega Motor Sports Toughest Monster Truck Show returns
to the Heart of the Ozarks Fair Grounds in West Plains, Missouri. See Big Foot, Tail Gator, Heavy Hitter and other great monster trucks along with Side by Side racing and other exciting action.
For more information visit: http://www.waywardsonproductions.com/
Hootin an Hollarin
September 18th and 19th, 2014
Held annually, beginning on the third Thursday in September.
Held downtown Gainesville.
For more information: Hootin an Hollarin
Held annually the last weekend in September, downtown Mtn. View,MO.
September 26-27, 2014
Ozark Older Iron Club Annual Show & Tractor Pull
May 9-10, 2014 and Oct 10-11, 2014
Ozarks Older Iron Club holds show and tractor pulls annually on the 2nd Friday & Saturday in May and October.
Held at the club grounds, 310 Cannaday, Cabool, MO.
For more information. http://www.ozarksolderiron.org
Annual Haunting In The Hollows
October 18th, 2014
Held annually on the third Saturday in October.
at Galloway Creek Nature Park
Click here for more information: Haunting in The Hollows