Celebrating the 1830's - 1960's of Ash Grove and Backroads
9am - 5pm
SPECIAL GUESTS, EVENTS, & TOURS
MISSOURI STATE SOCIOLOGY & ANTHROPOLOGY DEPARTMENT
Dr. Liz Sobel will be bring two unique displays:
Historic Archaeology of 1800's Ash Grove Display, based on her Archaeological excavations of the area; and the Osage Nation Display - The only educational resource of its kind authorized by the Osage Nation
AFRICAN - AMERICAN HISTORY OF ASH GROVE
Father Moses Berry will present artifacts from the Ozarks Afro-American Heritage Museum. Typically this is by appointment only but this is your chance to see a special public showing where he will explain their meaning and uses and share stories of heritage
MOUNTAIN MEN / TRAPPERS & CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS
Mountain Men / Trappers and Civil War soldiers tent camps, bushwhackers, primitive and old time skills demonstrations .
VENDORS & DEMONSTRATIONS
WE ARE LOOKING FOR VENDORS ! CRAFTS * ARTS * HANDMADE GOODS. BOOTH SPACE IS ONLY $20!
CONTACT STUART @ 417-751-2034 FOR INFORMATION
October 15, 2016
HOME OF THE BACK ROADS TO MAIN STREET HERITAGE FESTIVAL
ASH GROVE, MO OCTOBER 15, 2016
11am: Theresa Arth
1pm: The Cattywampus Band
3pm: Jerry Fretwell & Friends
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CONTESTS - RAFFLE - GAMES
2st annual Pie Baking Contest. Open to the public. Cash Prizes! All pies will be auctioned off to the public at Noon!
ENTRIES DUE BY FRIDAY OCTOBER 14
WEINER DOG RACES
For entries contact Ryan Squibb firstname.lastname@example.org
VISIT THE HTC BOOTH FOR TICKETS. PRIZES INCLUDE TRIPS TO BRANSON, DOWNSTREAM CASINO, WINE TASTINGS AND MUCH MORE
PHENIX QUARRY TOUR
See Phenix Marble Quarry’s remnants of its glory days - present marble production – and Phenix ghost town, Tour travels by historic points of interest – “Silk Stocking Lane” vintage homes – Corridor of the “Leaky Roof Railroad” KY3’s Mike Landis and local historian, Clyde Jones, guides. Shuttle leaves Main Street – 9:30 – 10:45 – 12:30 -2:30 Public tours of the quarry are limited to shuttle tour on festival day.
EARLY DAY GAS ENGINE AND TRACTOR ASSOCIATION
Antique tractors, steam powered equipment, hit and miss engines and more. Demonstrations and experts will be available through the day.
PRESENTATION OF PHENIX DOCUMENTARY
Producer and KY3 Reporter, Mike Landis tells the story of Phenix Marble Quarry- once one of America’s largest producers of building stone. Its company town was vibrant and thriving. The Depression brought production to an end. The town eventually disappeared. But the quarry’s legacy still lives. Continuous showings throughout the day at the "old Commonwealth building", next door to the Ash Grove Library
GREENE COUNTY HISTORY MUSEUM
Exhibiting Phenix and more
Ash Grove Historic Town Center
LOCATED ON EAST END MAIN STREET NEAR GAZEBO STAGE
ALL CARS THROUGH THE 1960'S ARE WELCOME. CONTACT LES GARDNER @ 417-425-7564 OR LES003@HOTMAIL.COM FOR MORE DETAILS
PRIZES FOR BEST IN SHOW, BEST PAINT BEST ENGINE COMPARTMENT, BEST INTERIOR AND A SPECIAL AWARD FOR BEST 50'S & 60'S DRESSED
REGISTRATION IS $10 DAY OF SHOW