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Upcoming Events in Athens Missouri


January

1 Ice Fishing Tournament - A youth ice-fishing tournament will be held at the site's lake. Free refreshments will be provided. The date and time are subject to change due to weather and ice thickness. Call the site for details and updates.

Address: Battle of Athens State Historic Site , Athens, Missouri
Ph: 660-877-3871 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

February

26 Black History Day - A video and a speaker will focus on the black experience and black history. Free refreshments and social time will follow.

Address: Battle of Athens State Historic Site , Athens, Missouri
Ph: 660-877-3871 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

September

7 An Evening with the Stars - Members of regional astronomical societies will be on hand with a variety of telescopes to take visitors on a tour of the early autumn sky, which will include planets, nebulae, star clusters, galaxies and stars. In case of poor weather, there will be a slide program or video of astronomical objects shown in the Thome-Benning House.

Address: Battle of Athens State Historic Site , Athens, Missouri
Ph: 417-877-3871 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

November

30 Veteran's Day Observance - The historic Thome-Benning House will contain displays of military memorabilia and free refreshments. A memorial service will be held at the Athens cemetery at 11 a.m. Civil War re-enactors, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Daughters of Union Veterans will participate in the service.

Address: Battle of Athens State Historic Site , Athens, Missouri
Ph: 660-877-3871 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

December

23 Christmas Open House - The historic Thome-Benning House will be decorated in Christmas fashion. Features of the event include caroling and Christmas music, period re-enactors and free refreshments.

Address: Battle of Athens State Historic Site , Athens, Missouri
Ph: 660-877-3871 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Things to do near Athens, MO

Batle of Athens State Historic Site

Union troops defeated pro-South Missouri State Guard in 1861 on site. Northern-most location of a Civil War battle fought wes...

Montgomery County Golf Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Mark Twain Outdoor Theatre

Outdoor live theatre pageant depicting the characters from Twain's TOM SAWYER and HUCKLEBERRY FINN in an engaging story-play....

Lake Village Fishing Lake

Visit our 15 acre stocked fishing lake on Lake Village property. Mark Twain lake is only four miles away....

Vandalia Country Club

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