• THE FAYETTE FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS is scheduled to take place Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on the courthouse grounds and at the Ashby-Hodge Gallery of American Art where adult art work will be displayed. The day-long program will include music, craft demonstrations, a cake contest, vintage vehicles, art contests and more.
• THE 14th ANNUAL FAYETTE SCHOOLS REUNION will be held Saturday. The main event will be a dinner at the Fayette High School Commons at 6:30 p.m. Alumni can make dinner reservations by sending $25 to Reunion 2014, P.O. Box 184, Fayette, Mo. 65248. For more information, call Beverly Markland at 660-248-2491 or Sarah Morrow at 660-248-3032.
• ST. PAUL UNITED METHODIST AND LINN MEMORIAL CHURCHES will host a Vacation Bible School from Monday through Friday, 5:30 to 8 p.m. A meal will be provided each night. The Vacation Bible school session will conclude with a community pot luck on Friday, Aug. 8
• A MEET YOUR DEMOCRAT CANDIDATES EVENT will be held Monday, 6 p.m. on the Courthouse Square. Democrat Women will serve sandwiches and pie. Candidates will speak at 7 p.m.
• THE FAYETTE CITY PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION will meet Monday, 7 p.m. in city hall.
• THE PRIMARY ELECTION is Tuesday.
• THE 4-H/FFA HORSE SHOW will be Tuesday, 5 p.m. at the Howard County Fairgrounds. The Howard County 4-H Council will serve hamburgers, nachos and walking tacos. In case of rain, the show will be held at the Lazy B Arena. To confirm location of show or for more information, contact Ted Stevens at 660-248-3139.
• THE 2014 UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI EXTENSION FARM TOUR will take place on Tuesday. The tour will leave the Howard County Courthouse at 6 p.m. sharp. Participants will visit the Horticulture and Agroforestry Research Center and Jennings in New Franklin. Participants are encouraged to car pool and will need to provide a dish to share for the carry-in dinner which will be held immediately following the last tour stop.
• THE FAYETTE CITY COUNCIL will meet Tuesday, 7 p.m. in city hall.
• THE OUTREACH LIBRARIAN will be available Wednesday from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the New Franklin City Hall.
• THE BALDRIDGE SCHOOL REUNION will take place next Saturday, Aug. 9, from noon to ?. Alumni, family and friends are invited for a potluck at the Baldridge School on North Route A in Howard County. Participants are asked to bring a covered dish.
• THE GLASGOW JAMBOREE/HERITAGE DAYS will take place next Saturday, Aug. 9, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Glasgow. Crafts, Civil War quilts, bird watching will be some of the activities offered. Attendees may also visit the museum, historic library or grab a bite to eat at the Boonslick Tourism hotdog stand and the Friends of Lewis Library ice cream and cake social.
• EBT BENEFITS ARE WORTH DOUBLE THEIR VALUE at the Fayette Farmers Market which is open on Tuesdays, 4 to 7 p.m., on the southeast corner of the courthouse lawn.
• THE MOBERLY AREA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL will hold regular meetings in Fayette and Glasgow. Fayette MAEDC meetings will be held on fourth Tuesdays, 1:30 to 4 p.m. at Walker Winter Insurance, 122 S. Main St. The Glasgow MAEDC meetings will be held on second Tuesdays, 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the Glasgow Public Works Building, 705 Washington. Business owners and individuals in Howard County are encouraged to arrange appointments with the MAEDC by calling 660-263-8811.
• SUNDAY MORNING SERVICES AT LINN MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH will be held in the Recital hall in the north wing of the CMU Swinney Conservatory of Music at 9:30 a.m. Child care will be provided as usual in the nursery rooms of the Parish House adjacent to the Linn sanctuary. The move is temporary to accommodate sanctuary renovations.
• NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS meets Mondays, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the First Baptist Church Educational Building, 101 W. Davis St. in Fayette.
• THE HELPING HANDS FOR HOWARD COUNTY (FORMERLY MERCHANTS & FARMERS RELAY TEAM) is taking aluminum cans to help with Basket Bingo expenses. Cans may be dropped off at Merchants & Farmers Bank, Pat Hilgedick’s or David Jordan’s.
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