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  • thrift store kitchenware

    Calling All Treasure Hunters

    August 04

    If you enjoy the thrill of searching for unique flea market finds or antique furniture that will complete the look you are going for in your living room, then you will want to visit Midway Antique Mall and Flea Market.

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  • film camera

    A Unique Film Experience

    July 01

    Ragtag Cinema was created to promote media literacy while simultaneously celebrating independent and global films. In fact, their stated mission is to “provide a venue for the best in U.S. independent and international filmmaking.”

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  • mud run

    Don't Go Splat

    June 03

    The Splat! Jr. Obstacle Course and Fun Run is an incredible opportunity to let the kids burn some energy while playing in the mud. All of the fun takes place at Gans Creek Recreation Area which is only about 15 minutes from The Holiday Inn Columbia.

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  • boombox radios

    School's Out for Summer

    May 06

    The month of May is filled with graduations, goodbyes for the summer, and the search for summer jobs. It also means studying for all of those finals before summer break can officially begin.

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  • vintage camera and typewriter

    Experience Literary Genius

    April 01

    Novelist, essayist, and short story author George Saunders was the recipient of the 2006 MacArthur Foundation Fellowship Award, also known as the “Genius Award.”

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  • plays of shakespeare

    Et tu, Brute?

    March 04

    William Shakespeare, the Bard, is known as one of the greatest writers in the history of the English language because he could work in a variety of genres like Tragedy, History, Romance, and Comedy.

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  • mixologist

    A Perfect Pairing

    February 04

    On February 25, Angel’s Envy Whiskey will have an evening of delicious food and smooth whiskey. The Angel’s Envy Whiskey Pairing brings together food from visiting Chef Martin Casey with up to 4 different Angel’s Envy offerings.

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  • children in theater

    Off to Neverland

    January 07

    Everyone knows the story of Peter Pan and his lost boys. We have all grown up loving their adventures as they match wits with the villainous Captain Hook.

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  • A Holiday Bike Ride

    December 03

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  • Here Comes Santa Claus

    November 05

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  • Halloween Brew and View

    October 01

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  • MIZ-ZOU

    September 04

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  • Fortune Favors the Bold

    August 06

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  • Cheers to You

    July 03

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  • Movie Music Comes Alive

    June 04

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  • Fly Like An Eagle

    May 08

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  • Root Root Root for the Tigers

    April 02

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  • Come as You Are

    March 05

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  • Escape, If You Can

    February 05

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  • Columbia Art League

    January 07

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  • Elf Jr. The Musical

    December 04

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  • Mizzou Basketball

    November 07

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  • The 12th Annual Central Missouri Renaissance Festival

    October 07

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  • Step Back into the Past at the Heritage Festival and Craft Show

    September 04

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  • Making Summer Last

    August 07

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  • Join the Missouri Symphony Orchestra for Hot Summer Nights

    July 02

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  • Down at the District

    June 03

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  • Sparky's Homemade Ice Cream

    May 01

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  • Chasing the Sun

    April 01

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  • A Train Ride Through the Expo Circuit

    March 04

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  • Dip Your Valentine in a Lovely Afternoon

    February 03

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  • Artful Beginnings to the Next Year

    January 08

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