Annual Community Events

NOTE: PRICES, TIMES & DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 

 January: Eagle Days

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Mad Hatter & Me Tea Party

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Mad Hatter & Me Tea Party

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April: Wine Stroll

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Wine Stroll

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Jubliee Days: June

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Jubilee Days Parade

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Turtle Race Winner

Micah Meyers age 2 Turtle race

Relay for Life

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

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Sept 24th & 25th, 2016

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2 Dam Days

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Pumpkin Painting...fun for everyone!!

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Pumpkin Painting: October

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October: Heritage Days

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Heritage Days

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Zombie Run: Oct

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Zombie Run...come out if you dare!

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October: Boo on the Square

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Christmas on the Harbor 2016

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Lights

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& more lights all throughout the Harbor

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January
Eagle Days: NEW DATE- FEBRUARY 11TH. 2017
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. Normally held on the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday....Don't want to miss this....stayed tuned for 2017 Eagle Days! Amazing Event!!

February

Eagle Days: See above. Normally held in January, but due to bad weather this event has been re-scheduled for FEB. 11th.

Benton County Hunting & Fishing Expo: NEW !! Feb 25th.
The Community Building will be hosting the first annual hunting & fishing Expo. $5.00 entry fee. Includes raffles, equipment and gear displays, celebrities along with a whole lot of fun. Stayed tuned for this new and exciting event!!
Click here to visit the Chamber of Commerce for this event

March

Daddy Daughter Par-Tea:
 Stayed tuned for next years dates


Presented by the Warsaw Parks & Recreation Dept.
Date: 
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 March 17th.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION FORM


Give Back Quarter Mania: 
Stayed tuned for Next year dates 
This event is the largest fundraising for local team 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.


April
Wine Stroll: 
Like Wine? join in on the fun wine hoppin' around downtown businesses to sample great wines. Sponsored by Benton County foundation all proceeds go towards the annual grant process that provides money to non-profit  organizations throughout Benton County.  Stayed tuned for 2017 dates. 

June
Jubilee Days: June 7,8,9,& 10th 2017
Hosted by the Jubilee Days Committee.
This years Jubilee Days brings four days of fun. Join the fun with a Car show, Parade, Carnival, Bike Races, Turtle Races, FFA Petting Zoo, Karaoke Contest and a little Miss Contest.
Come see plenty of vendors displaying Arts & Crafts, Food vendors and much much more...on the entertainment side,
this year come see "Dirt Road Addiction" performing live during the Jubilee Days as well...Mark your Calendar now because you don't want to miss out on the fun.


July
The Dam Experience:
This is the largest fireworks show around. Fireworks are shot off from the Truman Lake Dam and in sync with music form KDKD. 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. Stayed tuned for 2017 dates. 

August
1st. Annual Trashboat Regatta:  
Stayed tuned for 2017 details

Individual OR Groups can join in on the fun to build a floating vessel out of re-purposed items such as; milk jugs, old coolers, wood, anything that might get you down the river to Drake Harbor. 
No entry fee, however donations made to the ASPCA or a local animal shelter is greatly appreciated. 

Click here to download Registration, Rules/Regulations & Map
See you there!!

September
Relay for Life: Saturday, September 17th, 2016.
This event is held a Drake Harbor and raises thousands of dollars for the American Cancer Society.  From 6:00 pm-12:00 midnight this years event includes: a Silent Auction, Survival Walk, Luminary Ceremony and Music that fills the evening. Come Celebrate, Remember and Fight, for those with Cancer as well as those who have lost the battle with Cancer and those who have survived. Hope to see you there.
For more information please call  Sharon Guess at 660-438-6065.


2 Dam Days Paddle Marathon:  September 24th & 25 2016.


The 7th annual LOWA (Lake of the Ozarks Watershed Alliance) presents the 2 Dam Days Paddle Marathon. From 3 miles to 92 miles this event has something for everyone. Kayaks to Stand Up Paddle Boards participants can race in teams or individually.
For more information click the link below to connect you with the official LOWA website.  

Click here to www.lowatershed.com

Ducks Unlimited Show:
New event - join in on a fun filled evening with dinner, auction and great prizes. Meet new faces and get information on whats new.
Stayed tuned for next years (2017) Ducks Unlimited event


October
Pumpkin Painting: Saturday October 8th, 2016.
Presented by the Warsaw Parks & Recreation Dept.
This events provides the Pumpkins, decorating kit for each person along with breakfast goodies that include: Bagels, Coffee & juice. 
All ages welcome to come have fun painting pumpkins. 

THIS IS A REGISTERED EVENT.  REGISTER BY OCTOBER 5TH, 2016.
CLICK HERE FOR FLYER & REGISTRATION FORM

Heritage Days: Oct 15th & 16th 2016.
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. 

Zombie 5K Run/Walk & kids Fun Run/Walk: Sat. Oct. 22nd. 2016:

This event sponsored by the Warsaw City Parks & Recreation Dept.
Dress up and have fun this October...Several categories for awards.
THIS IS A REGISTERED EVENT. REGISTER BY OCT. 14TH.
Located at Truman Lake Mountain Bike Park. 
CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS AND REGISTRATION FORM

Boo on the Square:
Dare you to join us at this years Boo on the Square. Enjoy trick-or treating as the local businesses decorate a space at the Benton County Courthouse Square to hand out tricks or treats in a safe and friendly surrounding. Great for all ages. Area streets around the square are closed during this event. Great prizes donated by local businesses. Several local churches trunk -or-treat out of their cars. Stayed tuned for this fun event.

November

Country Crafts & Collectibles Show: Saturday Nov 5th, 2016.
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: Nov 23rd. 

The Downtown area and Drake Harbor holiday lights will turn on at sunset November 23rd and will continue until January 3rd. 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: Dec 2nd & 3rd. 2016
Time: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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. 
CLICK HERE TO CONNECT TO FACEBOOK


Christmas on the Harbor: Dec 10th, 2016

Time: 4:30- 8:30 pm

COME SEE SANTA AND HIS ELVES BLITZ AND GLITTER!
BRING CAMERAS FOR FAMILY PICTURES !!
Join us downtown Warsaw and Drake Harbor for an unforgettable Christmas experience. 
Activities include: Old fashioned hayrides, carolers, vendors, Santa visit, elves, animated Christmas light display and prizes. Walk the Harbor to enjoy the lights and the season with family and friends.
Click the link below for a printable Flyer.

CLICK HERE FOR A FLYER with EVENTS  & TIMES