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Upcoming Events in Clarksville Missouri


January

30 - 31 Masters of the Sky - View numerous species of raptors such as eagles, owls, hawks, falcons and vultures. Learn about these creatures while they fly above you in an enclosed area.

Address: Elephant Building, Front and Howard St. , Clarksville, Missouri
Ph: 573-242-3132 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $3 for adults, $2 for children.

12 - 13 Eagle Days - There will be a live eagle for the programs, spotting scopes will be set up in the park to view eagles in the wild. There will also be bonfires for warmth. Last weekend in January.

Address: Appleshed and downtown Clarksville , Clarksville, Missouri
Ph: 573-242-3132 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: heritagecenter@missvalley.com

March

16 - 17 50 Mile Art Studio Tour - The Great River Road Guild of Professional Artists will feature an Open House at each of the 15 working artisans in Clarksville. 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Ph: 573-242-3132 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.50milesofart.com
Fee: Free

June

25 Chili Cook-Off - The International Chili Society brings cooks from across the US to prepare their original recipes for this regional-qualifying event. Visitors can taste these specialties while watching the Mississippi River boat traffic go by.

Ph: 573-242-3920 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $1.00

July

6 - 7MO0408006e013 - Clarksville Sunflower Festival - Fields, gardens, and containers throughout the town are filled with SUNFLOWERS
and provide a background for this festival. During the days of full bloom the artists create art work with the SUNFLOWER as the primary subject. Artists from many areas including St. Louis and beyond come to find a perfect position for painting, photographing, and discovering the joy of working with these amazing flowers.

Please call for information regarding blooming time as the flowers may be perfect for art work as much as two weeks prior to the festival depending on planting time and weather conditions.

Address: City of Clarksville, MO , Clarksville, Missouri
Ph: 573-242-3336 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 573-242-3450
Email: cityclerk@clarksvillemo.us
Web: www.clarksvillemo.us
Fee: Free

September

7 - 8 Big River Days - A celebration of river history through modern-day activities, tours, demonstrations and re-enactments. Wildlife and food fill the park.

Address: Riverfront Park , Clarksville, Missouri
Ph: 573-242-3132 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: heritagecenter@missvalley.com
Fee: Free

October

15 Annual Country Picnic - Homemade BBQ & Desserts, Oral Auction, Silent Auction, Country Store, Game Booths, Hole-in-one, Quilt Raffle, Childrens Booth, Gift & Thrift Shop, Flea Market, Music, Puppet show - Family Fun!!

Address: Highway 79, 5 miles North of Clarksville , Clarksville, Missouri
Ph: 573-242-3539 (Always call and confirm events)

28 - 29 Applefest - This long-time craft show that begins with a parade offers a variety of crafts and food. An art show, a crafts fair, and a fiddlers' contest are located in the historic Appleshed.

Address: City-wide , Clarksville, Missouri
Ph: 573-242-3207 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: colbert@big-river.net
Fee: Free

6 VBR House Tour - Delicious luncheon served 12-1 p.m. - then tour four homes, all with magnificient, different views of the Mississippi River and glorious fall colors. Benefits Village of the Blue Rose special needs residents.

Address: Highway 79, 5 miles North of Clarksville , Clarksville, Missouri
Ph: 573-242-3539 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $18.00

November

19 - 20 50 Mile Art Studio Tour - The Great River Road Guild of Professional Artists will feature an Open House at each of the 15 working artisans in Clarksville.

Ph: 573-242-3132 (Always call and confirm events)

December

18 Christmas Along the Mississippi -

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Clarksville Museum

The Clarksville Museum, operated by a volunteer board, covers the history of the town from its founding in 1817

Clarksville, MO Museums

River Heritage and Visitor Center

The Clarksville Tourist Information Center serves to showcase attractions and sights for those traveling the Great River Road. It overlooks the U. S. Lock and Dam #24, providing a close vantage point to view all river boat and barge traffic and a 'front row seat'

Clarksville, MO Visitors Centers

The Great River Road Scenic Byway

The mighty Mississippi was the lifeblood of many Missouri towns for over a century. The Missouri Great River Road is a route with stories to tell and a history to preserve. Civil War History and the movement west are just two of the great American stories that the byway has to tell.

Clarksville, MO Scenic Byways

Historic Downtown District

The commercial district in Clarksville is listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Clarksville, MO Historic Districts


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