Here's a look at some of our local events going on this weekend. 

The Senior Parents are selling tickets to the Knights of Columbus Lenten Fish Frys.

The dates of the event are March 14, March 28, and April 11.  Tickets are only $9.50/adult and $5.00/children ages 5-10.  Kids under 5 eat free with a paid adult! The menu includes deep fried and baked fish, fried potato chips and wedges, mac & cheese, green beans, baked beans, coleslaw, and cornbread!  Homemade desserts are available for donation! Tickets available at Sacred Heart School and Church Rectory.

24th annual Rotary Auction/Benefit  will take place on April 11, 2014.
It’ll be held at the Best Western  in the upstairs conference room.  The event begins at 5:30 p.m. when doors open.  At 6:00 p.m. the silent auction starts, and at 7:00 p.m. the live auction starts.  Each ticket is $10, and  the proceeds go to several Rotary projects.Get more information or your tickets by visiting or ask any Rotarian, or email
The 10th annual Adult Easter Egg Hunt is set for April 12.
 It’ll be held at the Matthewson Exhibition Center on the Missouri State Fairgrounds. They’ll have games, prizes, raffles, 50/50, dinner, entertainment, and a chance to win a new car.  Ticket locations will be announced soon.  All proceeds will benefit Child Safe.
The Smithton Class of 2014 will have a monthly 5k Run/Walk for their Project Graduation. 

It’ll be held on Saturday, April 12 at 9:00 a.m.  The registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Smithton City Park.  Adult admission is $10 and for children the cost is $5.   Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.  Participants under 18 must have a parental signature.  For more information contact Cynthia McMullen at 660-553-0690.

There will be a breakfast at the American Legion in Sedalia on Saturday, April 12.
The doors open at 2016 West Main street from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  They’ll have sausage, eggs, pancakes, biscuits and gravy, hash browns, juice and coffee for a cost of $6 for adults, and $3 for children under the age of five.  Delivery is available for two or more breakfasts.  Call 827-2750.
The National Wild Turkey Federation will have their Heritage Banquet.
 It’ll be held with the State Fair Strutters on Saturday, April 12 beginning 5:30 p.m. It’ll be held at the MEC Building  on the Missouri State Fairgrounds.  If you need more information, call Chuck Mattingly at 827-0758.

The Sedalia Kiwanis Club is hosting Card Night.

The event will be held on  Saturday, March 1, 2014 at at the Sedalia Senior Center, 312 S. Washington and it will be start at 3:00 pm. If you have any questions about this change, please contact Ann Dove at 660-527-3940.


There will be a fundraising event for the Walk MS 5k run/walk on April 12. 

A spring shopping event will be held on April 12 at the Convention Hall from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Proceeds from the silent auction and the entry fee will go towards Walk MS, which benefits research, awareness, treatments and a cure.  If you’d like to be a vendor at the event, call Elizabeth Estes at 660-287-0542.


The Sedalia Parks and Rec annual Easter Egg Hunt at Liberty Park Saturday, April 12, 2014. 

The horn will sound at 10:00 a.m. sharp, so don’t be late! The event is for children up to age 10. Look for designated areas for each age group.  Up to 2 years: South of main drive; closest to Convention Hall.  Ages 3-4: South of main drive; middle group. Ages 5-7: South of main drive; closest to main entrance.  Ages 8-10: Shelter #3 area. Don’t forget to bring a basket for your eggs!  After the Egg Hunt, join us for pictures with the Easter Bunny (so don’t forget to bring your camera!). Rain date is April 19.


The Golden Circle Horse Show Circuit will be having seven shows this year with three being held in Sedalia, and four being held at the Johnson County Fairgrounds.

The objectives of the show are to encourage good sportsmanship and proper conduct among horsemen and to foster good fellowship of all persons interested in saddle horses, to promote the education in the care, use, handling and development of horses and horsemanship, to create, stimulate and maintain interest in saddle horses and horseback riding in communities in the Golden Circle area and to encourage proper and humane handling and care of horses, to prevent cruelty to animals.  This will take place on Saturday, April 12 beginning at 9:00 a.m. in the Coliseum of the Missouri State Fairgrounds.  Visit their website for more information.


There will be a small bird and animal swap.

This event will be held Burg Dog Antiques.Burg Dog Antiques at 11 SE 500 Rd in Warrensburg is hosting a Small Animal & Bird Swap on April 12 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Vendors $5 (please register ahead of time). Shoppers/lookers free.  For more information, email


The Punchline Players of State Fair Community College will present the first of two spring improv comedy shows at 7:30 p.m. April 12 in the Thompson O’Sullivan Studio Theatre in Yeater Learning Center, Room 126, on the Sedalia campus.

The shows are free; no tickets are required. Shows are for mature audiences only. The comics, comprised of current students and alumni, are at the mercy of the audience as they perform short scenes in the style of the television show, “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” The group, formerly part of the college’s Theatre Arts program, is now a student club.  The Punchline Players will perform again May 10.  For more information about SFCC’s performing and fine arts go to or call the Box Office at (660) 596-7387 from noon to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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Have a great weekend!