Trail’s End Fiddlers’ Contest

Saturday, April 25, 2015 • 4 p.m.
Missouri State Fairgrounds, Sedalia Touchstone Energy Stage

The Trails’ End Committee will host its first annual fiddle contest as part of the Trail’s End Western Heritage Days held April 24, 25 & 26, 2015. The event will be emceed by Travis Inman. You must register by March 15, 2015. Call Travis at 660-851-2009 with questions.

Hallsville Square Dance – May

Saturday, May 2, 2015 • 4-10 p.m.
Hallsville Community Building

Note that we’ll dance the first Saturday in May, due to a scheduling conflict at the hall.
4 p.m.: Instrumental jam sessions for any interested musicians; square dance instruction will be available
6 p.m.: Potluck supper.
7-10:30 p.m. (or until we’ve had enough): Dance.
The Hallsville Community Building is located three or four blocks east of the four-way stop in Hallsville on highway OO, near the water tower.
Very informal; All ages welcome; Square dance instruction available, live music. No admission charge planned at this time, but donations will be accepted to help cover costs. Carry-in food welcome for the potluck supper. No smoking in the building. No alcohol allowed.
Questions: Contact John White at 573-696-3776.

White Mule Days Fiddle Contest

Saturday, May 30, 2015 • 2 p.m.
White Mule Winery and B&B, Owensville, MO (map)

First annual White Mule Days at the White Mule Winery and B&B will include a fiddle contest. Admission is free. For more information contact Ashley Elaine at 314-799-4885.

Hallsville Square Dance – June

Saturday, June 13, 2015 • 4-10 p.m.
Hallsville Community Building

Second Saturday of each month at the Hallsville Community Building.
4 p.m.: Instrumental jam sessions for any interested musicians; square dance instruction will be available
6 p.m.: Potluck supper.
7-10:30 p.m. (or until we’ve had enough): Dance.
The Hallsville Community Building is located three or four blocks east of the four-way stop in Hallsville on highway OO, near the water tower.
Very informal; All ages welcome; Square dance instruction available, live music. No admission charge planned at this time, but donations will be accepted to help cover costs. Carry-in food welcome for the potluck supper. No smoking in the building. No alcohol allowed.
Questions: Contact John White at 573-696-3776.

Polly Burre Memorial Old Time Fiddlers’ Contest

Saturday, June 27, 2015 • 5 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m.
Community Hall, Tebbetts, Missouri

In 2014, after 15 years, the Tebbetts Community honored Polly Burre’s memory by bringing back the Old Time Fiddlers’ Contest. It was very successful with many great musicians of all ages. Once again, in 2015, the Polly Burre Memorial Old Time Fiddlers’ Contest is back. (more…)

Hallsville Square Dance – July

Saturday, July 11, 2015 • 4-10 p.m.
Hallsville Community Building

Second Saturday of each month at the Hallsville Community Building.
4 p.m.: Instrumental jam sessions for any interested musicians; square dance instruction will be available
6 p.m.: Potluck supper.
7-10:30 p.m. (or until we’ve had enough): Dance.
The Hallsville Community Building is located three or four blocks east of the four-way stop in Hallsville on highway OO, near the water tower.
Very informal; All ages welcome; Square dance instruction available, live music. No admission charge planned at this time, but donations will be accepted to help cover costs. Carry-in food welcome for the potluck supper. No smoking in the building. No alcohol allowed.
Questions: Contact John White at 573-696-3776.

Hallsville Square Dance – August

Saturday, August 8, 2015 • 4-10 p.m.
Hallsville Community Building

Second Saturday of each month at the Hallsville Community Building.
4 p.m.: Instrumental jam sessions for any interested musicians; square dance instruction will be available
6 p.m.: Potluck supper.
7-10:30 p.m. (or until we’ve had enough): Dance.
The Hallsville Community Building is located three or four blocks east of the four-way stop in Hallsville on highway OO, near the water tower.
Very informal; All ages welcome; Square dance instruction available, live music. No admission charge planned at this time, but donations will be accepted to help cover costs. Carry-in food welcome for the potluck supper. No smoking in the building. No alcohol allowed.
Questions: Contact John White at 573-696-3776.

Jake Hockemeyer Memorial Fiddlers’ Contest

Sunday, September 6, 2015 • 4 p.m. Registration begins at 3 p.m.
Mokane Lions Club Park, Mokane, Missouri

The Jake Hockemeyer Old-Time Fiddle Contest is rich in tradition. It is named after the late master fiddler who held his own with contemporaries like Taylor McBaine, Pete McMahan, and Lyman Enloe. The contest is held in Jake’s hometown of Mokane, Missouri. Mokane is located 18 miles east of Jefferson City on Highway 94.

The event is held over the Labor Day weekend during the Lions Club Fall Festival. It typically draws 20 to 25 fiddlers. Large crowds come out to listen and watch the contestants perform. Prize money is awarded in three divisions: Junior (15 and under), Senior (60 and older) and Open (any age). Up to two accompanists allowed. For more information, contact Jim Buffington at 573-826-0775. Registration for the contest is free.

Hallsville Square Dance – September

Saturday, September 12, 2015 • 4-10 p.m.
Hallsville Community Building

Second Saturday of each month at the Hallsville Community Building.
4 p.m.: Instrumental jam sessions for any interested musicians; square dance instruction will be available
6 p.m.: Potluck supper.
7-10:30 p.m. (or until we’ve had enough): Dance.
The Hallsville Community Building is located three or four blocks east of the four-way stop in Hallsville on highway OO, near the water tower.
Very informal; All ages welcome; Square dance instruction available, live music. No admission charge planned at this time, but donations will be accepted to help cover costs. Carry-in food welcome for the potluck supper. No smoking in the building. No alcohol allowed.
Questions: Contact John White at 573-696-3776.

Hallsville Square Dance – October

Saturday, October 10, 2015 • 4-10 p.m.
Hallsville Community Building

Second Saturday of each month at the Hallsville Community Building.
4 p.m.: Instrumental jam sessions for any interested musicians; square dance instruction will be available
6 p.m.: Potluck supper.
7-10:30 p.m. (or until we’ve had enough): Dance.
The Hallsville Community Building is located three or four blocks east of the four-way stop in Hallsville on highway OO, near the water tower.
Very informal; All ages welcome; Square dance instruction available, live music. No admission charge planned at this time, but donations will be accepted to help cover costs. Carry-in food welcome for the potluck supper. No smoking in the building. No alcohol allowed.
Questions: Contact John White at 573-696-3776.

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