2016 Local Events
Jan. 15 - Martin Luther King community chili/soup dinner, 5 p.m. at First Baptist Church, hosted by Fayette Ministerial Alliance; following dinner, prayer service will take place around the courthouse
Jan. 16 - Martin Luther King Celebration Breakfast, 10 a.m., Conference Center in the Student and Community Center on CMU campus
Jan. 17 - St. Paul United Methodist Church to host special Martin Luther King service, 2:30 p.m.
Jan. 18 - Martin Luther King Day
Jan. 19 - CMU classes resume
Jan. 23 - Town & Country at St. Joseph Catholic Church; 5 p.m. social hour; 6 p.m. dinner
Feb. 6 - Sweetheart Dance hosted by Fayette Firefighters, at Fayette Fire Station, 8 p.m. to midnight
Feb. 11-14 - CMU “A Valentine Toast to Opera and Musicals”
Feb. 13 - PAWS fundraiser Love is in the Air, 4 to 6 p.m. at First Christian Church
Feb. 15 - Presidents’ Day
March 3-6 - CMU Little Theatre presents “The Mousetrap”
March 6 - St. Joseph Church Pancake Breakfast
March 13 - Daylight Saving Time begins
March 16 - Hands Around the Courthouse and Open House at Endless Options Service Coordination Office at 119 N. Main St.; 1:30 p.m.
March 19 - Endless Options Ability 4K Walk, Run, Roll; 8 a.m.
March 19 - Fayette Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m., Fayette City Park Shelter House
March 19-27 - CMU Spring Break
March 20 - Spring begins
March 20 - Armstrong Community Choir Cantata, 7 p.m. at Armstrong Baptist Church
March 25 - Good Friday
March 27 - Easter
April 5 - Municipal elections
April 7 - CMU Service Day
April 7 - First meeting of six-week grief support group at Hometown Homecare, 10 a.m.
April 15, Fayette FFA auction, 6 p.m., in FHS Agriculture Building
April 16 - Family Fun at Ricketts Lake, 4 to 6 p.m.
April 23 - Basket Bingo at St. Joseph Church Hall
April 28 - Friends of the Howard County Library Annual Meeting, 7 p.m. in First Christian Church
April 28 - May 1 - CMU Little Theatre presents “As You Like It”
May 8 - Mother’s Day
May 8 - Mother’s Day
May 14 - CMU Baccalaureate & Commencement
May 14 - Bike Rodeo, Clark Middle School, 10 a.m.; hosted by Fayette Optimist Club
May 16 - Free rummage sale at Hillside Baptist Church in Fayette from 7 a.m. to noon.
May 30 - Memorial Day
June 4 - Optimist Club Youth Fishing Derby
June 10-11, 2016 - Juneteenth
June 12 - Fayette Senior Center chicken dinner fundraiser
June 18 - 40th Annual Fayette Power Pull at Howard County Fairgrounds; hosted by Fayette Optimist Club
June 19 - Father’s Day
June 20, 2016 - Summer begins
June 21-26 - Howard County Fair
June 28 - Howard County Farm Bureau Strawberry Festival, 6:30 p.m., Fayette City Park lower shelter house
July 4 - Independence Day
- Fayette’s Fabulous 4th at the City Park
- Annual Fayette Fireman’s Volleyball Tournament, 10 a.m. at the City Park
July 23 - Library Street Fair (tentative)
Aug. 2 - Primary election
Aug. 6 - Fayette Festival of the Arts - Courthouse lawn/bandstand/courthouse
Aug. 13 - Fayette Citywide Yard Sale (tentative)
Aug. 22 - Howard County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting
Sept. 5 - Labor Day
Sept. 5 - Boonslick Folk Festival at Boonslick Park
Sept. 16-17 - Santa Fe Trails Days in downtown New Franklin
Sept. 22, 2016 - Autumn Begins
Oct. 8 - Howard County Fair Ground Development Association dinner and auction at St. Joseph Church Hall
Oct. 10 - Columbus Day
Oct. 29 - Halloween Parade, sponsored by Golden Study Club (tentative)
Oct. 28-30 - CMU Homecoming
Oct. 31 - Halloween
Nov 6, 2016 - Daylight Saving Time ends, set clocks back one hour
Nov. 8 - General election
Nov. 11 - Veterans Day - DAR-American Legion program at Fayette High School
Nov. 19 - Annual “Night at Freddies” talent show at FHS, 7 p.m. (tentative)
Nov. 24 - Thanksgiving
Dec. 21, 2016 - Winter Begins
Dec. 25 - Christmas Day
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