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Upcoming Events in Bolivar Missouri


June

10 - 12 Polk County Junior Livestock Show and Youth Fair - County tradition beginning in 1946. Includes Super Farmer contest and pie judging contest, also live performances by local bands. New this year non-profits can provide a booth with service or items to raise money for their organization.

Address: Fairgounds, SW of RT. , Bolivar, Missouri
Ph: 417-326-4916 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: bolchamb@windstream.net
Web: www.bolivarchamber.com

July

2 Celebration of Freedom - Annual 4th of July Event begins with community picnic on the lawn of the SBU Campus 6:30pm with patriotic program followed by fireworks at nightfall.

Address: SBU Campus , Bolivar, Missouri
Ph: 417-326-4118 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: bolchamb@windstream.net
Web: www.bolivarchamber.com
Fee: Free.

19 Beat the Heat Run - Saturday morning closest to July 4 - Annual foot race that draws 300-400 areawide participants.

Ph: 417-326-4118 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: bolchamb@windstream.net
Web: www.bolivarchamber.com

August

20 National Night Out - First Tuesday - Annual. Picnic and swim.

Address: Municipal Swimming Pool , Bolivar, Missouri
Ph: 417-326-4118 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: bolchamb@windstream.net
Web: www.bolivarchamber.com

September

28 Polk County Picnic & Reunion - The Bolivar Chamber will hold their annual Live Auction during the Polk County Picnic and Reunion on Saturday on the Bolivar Square. The auction will begin at 10am and last until Noon. Please plan to attend and bid on many items and gift certificates to your favorite stores! A great start on Christmas shopping!

Time: 10:00am-12:00pm

Address: Bolivar Square , Bolivar, Missouri
Ph: 417-326-4118 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: bolchamb@windstream.net
Web: www.bolivarchamber.com

28 Polk Co. Museum Craft Fair - Art and craft show on the lawn of the Polk Co. Museum in conjunction with the Bolivar Days Picnic and car show.

Address: 201 W, Locust St. Bolivar, Mo. , Bolivar, Missouri
Ph: 417-253-2605 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: oldsorrel2011@hotmail.com

October

2 Annual Bolivar Chili CookOff - Begins at 8am and continues to 6pm. Proceeds to benefit area charities including Alpha House.

Address: Fullerton Park BallFields on Aldrich , Bolivar, Missouri
Ph: 417-326-4118 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: bolchamb@windstream.net
Web: www.bolivarchamber.com

December

20 Bolivar Chamber of Commerce Bowl - First Saturday - Teams from the Heart of America and Mid-South conference will compete. The game will be played at Plaster Stadium of SBU.

Ph: 417-326-4118 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: bolchamb@windstream.net
Web: www.bolivarchamber.com

21 Festival of Christmas - First Sunday Evening - The Festival of Christmas is a community worship service inaugurating the Christmas season. It is attended by overflowing crowds. Area churches and schools participate. An offering is taken to assist the needy in Polk County.

Address: Mabee Chapel at BSU , Bolivar, Missouri
Ph: 417-326-4118 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: bolchamb@windstream.net
Web: www.bolivarchamber.com

27 Bolivar Christmas Parade - Second Saturday in December, 2pm - Christmas Parade sponsored by the Bolivar Area Chamber of Commerce.

Address: Bolivar Square , Bolivar, Missouri
Ph: 417-326-4118 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: bolchamb@windstream.net
Web: www.bolivarchamber.com
Fee: Free.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Ella Carothers Dunnegan Gallery of Art

The Ella Carothers Dunnegan Gallery of Art is the permanent home of the Dunnegan and Wainscott art collections. The wide range of individualistic styles and subjects makes the gallery an ideal place for an "on the spot"

Bolivar, MO Arts

War Memorials

The Doughboy Statute was erected in 1925 in honor of the Polk County servicemen during 1917-1919. Next to the WWI memorial is a black granite memorial to honor servicemen of All Wars erected in 1996

Bolivar, MO Memorials

Polk County Courthouse

The Polk County Courthouse, completed in 1907, dominates the square in the county seat of Bolivar. Both the county and the city were organized in 1835. The county covers 642 square miles and is home to about 27,000

Bolivar, MO Historic Courthouses

Northward Museum / Polk County Historical Society

The North Ward Museum is housed in the North Ward Elementary School built in 1903 which was purchased by a local family and donated to the Historical Society of Polk County. Hundreds of objects and documents touching on area history are on display and stored in the Museum'

Bolivar, MO Museums

Dunnegan Memorial Park

Bolivar living is enhanced by three public parks, Dunnegan Memorial Park is on the north side of Bolivar. It is equipped with pavilions, rest rooms, picnic tables and playground equipment, plus, a small lake populated with ducks, geese, and peacocks.

Located at 6

Bolivar, MO Recreation

Things to do near Bolivar, MO

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