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Upcoming Events in Lamar Missouri


May

20 Harry Truman's Birthday - Celebrate Missouri's only president's birthday and learn about Truman's life and contributions as president.

Address: Harry S. Truman Birthplace SHS , Lamar, Missouri
Ph: 417-682-2279 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free.

23 Missouri LEAF - The Missouri Department of Conservation has partnered with the Harry S Truman Coordinating Council to implement the Missouri Local Environmental Advisory Forum (LEAF) program in Jasper, Newton, Barton, and McDonald County.
Open house style forums will be conducted this summer as a place for county residents to gather and discuss environmental issues that are most important to them. Stations on a variety of topics will be staffed by experts who want to hear your ideas and will share with you close-to-home conservation success stories. Join us at Lamar Memorial Hall from 3-7pm on May 28th, 2015.

Address: Lamar Memorial Hall , Lamar, Missouri

June

1 Truman Heritage Days - Celebrate America's 33rd President. There will be crafts, food, live music and a spectacular fireworks display for the grand finale.

Address: Lamar's Historic Square , Lamar, Missouri
Ph: 417-682-3595 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free.

8 Heritage Days - Experience life in the 1800s through interpreters performing storytelling crafts and activities.

Address: Truman Birthplace SHS , Lamar, Missouri
Ph: 417-682-2279 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free.

August

31 - 3 Lamar Farm and Industrial Exposition - Third Week - Missouri's largest free fair. Queen contest, parade, carnival, food and live music. Judging of art, floriculture, 4-H and home economics.

Address: Lamar's Historic Square , Lamar, Missouri
Ph: 417-682-3687 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free.

Attractions and Upcoming Events



Harry S. Truman Birthplace State Historic Site

Only Missourian elected U.S. President was born here May 8, 1884. He was the 33rd President, serving 1945-53. Six-room frame structure was built 1880-1882

Lamar, MO Famous Homes

Lamar Aquatic Park

Southwest Missouri's most exciting water park. Features: 5

Lamar, MO Water Parks

Lamar Country Club

Course Access: Semi-Private
Holes: 9
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Lamar, MO Golf Courses

Things to do near Lamar, MO

Prairie State Park

A 3,700-acre, tall grass prairie with visitors center, trails, picnicking, limited camping, bison and elk herds....

Bushwacker Museum & Jail

Restored 1860s jail listed on National Register. Regional history museum exhibits: Osage Indians, Border War, Civil War, recr...

Historic Downtown Butler

Historic business district surrounds the Bates County Courthouse. Lovely old homes, churches and museum complex within walkin...

Clinton Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...