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Upcoming Events in Van Buren Missouri


May

1 Women's Expo - Women's Expo is a fun girlie day/fundraiser for the Youth & Community Center. This event features vendors with jewelry, arts and crafts, hair, flowers, make up, candles and almost anything else a woman would be interested in. This is a great place to purchase your mother's day gift. Come out and have a fun filled girlie day with us.

Address: 1204 Hwy D, Van Buren, MO 63965 , Van Buren, Missouri
Ph: 573-323-8958 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 573-323-4969
Email: director.vbycc@centurytel.net
Fee: Free

15 Carter County Spring Festival - We welcome all visitors, and encourage you and your family to come join us for a great time. With a wide variety of craft vendors, demonstrations at the log cabin, food, live music, cloggers, games for the kids, you will be glad that you came. After a visit to the craft fair, take a float trip along the beautiful Current River! From all of us at the Missouri Extension office, we hope to see you there!! If you are interested in reserving a booth space, please call of email.
9 am to 5pm

Address: Courthouse Square , Van Buren, Missouri
Ph: 573-300-3043 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: millersusan@missouri.edu
Fee: Admission and Parking are FREE!! Booth Space: $25 w/o electric, $30 with electric

September

4 -Sucker Daze- Arts & Crafts Festival and -Miss Yellow Sucker- Pageant - This event is sponsored by the Van Buren Area Chamber of Commerce. The theme for this year's event is based around the opening of gigging season, specifically gigging the Hog Sucker fish and the Yellow Sucker fish, a long time sport and tradition on Current River. There will be a wide variety of handcrafted arts and crafts, demonstrations at the historic log cabin, music, games for the kids, lots of good food, as well as, exhibits of vintage wooden john boats with lanterns for gigging, vintage gigs, etc. The festival will be from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with the "Miss Yellow Sucker" Pageant at 1:00 p.m. Come and spend the week-end. For further information, contact Wanda Cumins 573-323-4117.

Address: Courthouse Square , Van Buren, Missouri
Ph: 573-323-4117 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: ccumins007@centurytel.net
Web: seevanburen.com
Fee: Free admission

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Ozark National Scenic Riverways, National Park Service

Extends along 134 miles of the Current (100 miles) and Jacks Fork (34 miles)

Van Buren, MO Recreation

Big Springs Canoe and Tube Rental

RV sites, tent sites, swimming, fishing, toilets, shower, and store.

Van Buren, MO Campgrounds

Hidden Log Cabin Museum

Covered log cabin from 1872. Once inside one becomes a member of a society that existed more than 100 years ago. Ozark history lessons are countless.

Van Buren, MO Museums

Current River

The Current River runs to the west of Butler County and is spring fed. This river offers opportunities for canoeing, tubing, swimming, boating, water sports, fishing and wildlife viewing. The Current River is also one of Missouri's well known rivers for canoeing and floating.

Van Buren, MO Recreation

Big Spring River Camp

RV sites, electricity, swimming, fishing, toilets, shower, playground, store and ADA accessible.

Van Buren, MO RV Parks

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