Upcoming Events in Charleston Missouri
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Annual Dogwood-Azalea Festival
- Join us each year in April for the Dogwood-Azalea Festival! Tour the 6 mile Dogwood-Azalea Trail and experience our magnificent dogwoods and azaleas at peak bloom. Events include a candelight tour, home tours, arts & crafts show and more!
Address: Rolwing Park and various locations throughout town. , Charleston, Missouri
Exhibit of Lewis & Clark First Steps Into the Louisiana Purchase
- Dedication of visitor's exhibit featuring flags of the three nations flown over the area with murals depicting journal entries recorded during voyagers' encampment. This exhibit also features a granite map of explorers journey from Monticello to the Pacific. Site commemorates the explorers first steps into the Louisiana Purchase on November 16, 1803 in what is now Mississippi County at the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers.
Hours: 2 p.m.
Nov. 19 will be re-enactment of Lewis and Clark's landing at Bird's Point at confluence of Mississippi and Ohio rivers with St. Charles re-enactors
Address: Whipple Park off of I-57 at exit 10. , Charleston, Missouri
First Steps into The Louisiana Purchase
Nov. 16 will be the dedcation of interpretive site to comemorate Lewis and Clark's first steps onto Louisiana Purchase; Nov. 19 will be re-enactment of Lewis and Clark's landing at Bird's Point at confluence of Mississippi and Ohio rivers with St. Charles re-enactors.
Hours: 10 a.m.
Address: Charleston and Bird's Point, Mississippi Co. , Charleston, Missouri