Debi and Amanda of the Kirksville Tourism Department share insights on Kirksville's best treasures and offer suggestions about what to do, where to go, and how to play in your own backyard.
Mark Your Calendar October 10-17
Thurs-Saturday October 10-13
Enjoy bluegrass music at the Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Festival at the NEMO Fair Grounds, 2700 E. Illinois. Performers include: Dick Kimmel and Company; Cooper Creek; Barton’s Hollow; Highway Home; Radio Flyer; Blue Grass Blondies; Blue Grass Brigade;and the Punches Family. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 660-665-7450.
Saturday, October 12th
Did you know Kirksville has a Roller Derby team? The Nemo Viqueens will be competing here in Kirksville at the Kirksville High School Gym, 1300 S. Cottage Grove. Doors open at 6 pm. Action starts at 7 pm. For more information Arrive early because thered is no seating after 7 pm when the skates begin to roll. More information at www.nemoviqueens.com.
Tuesday, October 15th
Bring the whole family to the Adair County Public Library for THE LISTENING HOUR from 6-7 pm. Classic stories will be read by ATSU students. October win feature adventure tales. Call 660-665-6038 for more information.
Thursday, October 17th
Tethered hot air balloon rides sponsored by the SAB are available from 6-9 p.m. The event will take place at the corner of LaHarpe and Franklin Streets just south of the Truman baseball field. Rides will be available on a first come forst serve basis and there is a possibility that not all will be able to ride. Tickets will be available at the evetnt and are free for students with a Truman ID and $5 for general admission. Non-Truman students must be 18 years or older to ride. For questions call 660-785-4722.