Hopefully the rain will stay away for the remainder of the Scott Joplin Festival, but there are lots of tents and indoor activities to enjoy the ragtime music.

The weather did cause the Maple Leaf Venue to be moved to the Liberty Center for the remainder of the festival. Here is a look at today and tomorrow's activities.

Thursday - Saturday

Maple Leaf Club Site (Now at the Liberty Center) - Open 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Various performers throughout the day

John Stark Pavilion- Open 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Various performers throughout the day

Cakewalk Hall- Fox Theater

2 sessions of Dance Lessons , daily
2 Tea Dances, daily (titles listed below)

Fri: "Ragtime Zoo"

1:00 The Grizzly Bear, Turkey Trot, Fox-trot and other animal dances

3:00 More Fox-trot and the Hesitation Waltz, including the Veleta.

Sat. "Walk on the Wild Side"

1:00 Cake Walk, Camel Walk and Castle Walk

3:00 More Castle Walk and Ragtime Tango, including the American One-step Tango

Gazebo Park- 10 a.m.-3p.m.

Student performers, open piano, and
special guests

Katy Depot- various times

Mini concerts, open piano, and special

Saturday Only

Turn of the Century Fashion Contest (No Parade), Award Ceremony-TBA, Stark Pavilion to follow contest

Master Class- 1st United Methodist Church

Silver Swan Tea Dance 4-6

Here is a look at the paid shows, which still have tickets available.

Friday, June 5, 2015

Pleasant Moments Concert "Christmas in Sedalia" - 2:00 p.m. @ First United Methodist Church $20

Featuring Sue Keller, Martin Spitznagel, Jim Radloff and Steve Standiford, Jeff Barhnart, and Brian Holland with Danny Coots

Cradle of Ragtime Concert "Stride Around the World" - 8:00 p.m. @ Heckart Performing Arts Center- $30

Featuring Adam Swanson, Paul Asaro, Bob Milne, Jeff Barnhart, and Carl Sonny Leyland

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Master Class - 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. @ First United Methodist Church

Prestented by Richard Dowling!

Legacy of Scott Joplin Concert "Joltin' Joplin" - 2:00 p.m. @ First United Methodist Church- $20

Featuring Scott Kirby, Richard Egan, Sue Keller, Frank LiVolsi, Richard Dowling, and Morten Gunner Larsen

Ragtime Music Hall Concert "Saturday Night and the Rag is Right" - 8:00 p.m. @ Heckart Performing Arts Center - $32

Featuring Fredrick Hodges, Adam Swanson, Paul Asaro, Sue Keller, Bill Edwards, Richard Dowling, Brian Holland, Carl Sonny Leyland, Scott Kirby, Morten Gunner Larsen, Bob Milne, Jeff Barnhart, Jeff and Brian, and Dave Majchrzak