2014 Local Events
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Jan. 6 - Fayette and New Franklin Schools resume second semester
Jan. 13 - CMU classes resume
Jan. 18 - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast, 9 a.m., 4th Floor of Student and Community
Center on CMU campus
Jan. 18 - Town & Country event
Jan. 20 - Martin Luther King Day, no classes at Fayette and New Franklin
Feb. 17 - Presidents’ Day
Feb. 17 - ER Main Street Committee Meeting, 6 p.m., Law office of Frank Robert Flaspohler, 112 East Morrison, Fayette
Feb. 20-23 - CMU "The Marriage of Figaro," 7:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday matinee
March 8-14 - CMU Spring Break
March 8 - Music Booster pie and cake auction, 7 p.m. FHS gym, All Fayette R-III choirs and bands perform
March 9 - Daylight Saving Time begin
March 11 - FHS Student Council Blood Drive, FHS gym
March 15, - Sweetheart Dance hosted by Fayette Firefighters, at Fayette Fire Station, 8 p.m. to midnight
March 16 - St. Joseph Catholic Church Pancake/Sausage Breakfast, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
March 20 - Spring begins
March 21 - Fayette schools snow make up day. End of 3rd quarter.
March 24 - Fayette schools snow make up day
March 28 - Fayette Music Boosters Chili Supper and Carnival, FHS
April 3 - Candidates forum, Commercial Trust Community Room, 7 p.m.
April 3-9 - Scholastic Book Fair at Daly/Clark Library, “buy one, get one free,” 5-7 p.m.; during school hours
April 8 - Municipal elections
April 8-9 - Bulk waste pick up for Fayette residents
April 10 - CMU Service Day
April 11 - Fayette FFA auction, 5 p.m., FHS Ag Building
April 12 - Basket Bingo, St. Joseph Church Hall
April 18 - Fayette schools snow make up day, half day.
April 18-21 - New Franklin Schools Spring Break
April 18 - Good Friday
April 20 - Easter
April 21 - Fayette school snow make up day.
April 26 - Democrat-Leader county wide edition
May 9 - Higbee High School graduation, 7 p.m.
May 10 - CMU Baccalaureate & Commencement
May 11 - Mother’s Day
May 15-17 - Fayette Fun Fest on the south side of the Fayette courthouse square; Jones & Co. Carnival will offer rides and games on Thursday and Friday, 4 to 11 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
May 16 - Fayette High School graduation, 7 p.m.
May 18 - Glasgow High School graduation, 2 p.m.
May 18 - Harrisburg High School graduation, 2 p.m.
May 18 - New Franklin High School graduation, 2 p.m.
May 26 - Memorial Day
June 7 - Optimist Club Youth Fishing Derby, Ricketts Lake (tentative)
June 14 - Flag Day
June 15 - Father’s Day
June 16 - Howard County Farm Bureau Strawberry Festival, 6:30 p.m. at the lower shelter house at the Fayette City Park (tentative)
June 20-21 - Juneteenth
June 21 - Summer begins
June 21 - Optimist Club Tractor Pull, Howard County Fairgrounds (tentative)
June 24-29 - Howard County Fair
July 12 - Democrat candidate forum, Armstrong City Park, 7 p.m.
July 18 - Democrat candidate forum, Rosewood Antiques, Fayette, 6 to 8 p.m.
July 19 - Library Street Fair at 6:30 p.m. WildHeart, conservation educators and entertainers, will perform.
July 27 - Richland Christian Church Ice Cream Social, 5:30 p.m. Candidates invited to speak.
Aug. 2 - Fayette Festival of the Arts - Courthouse lawn/bandstand/courthouse
Aug. 4 - Democrat candidate forum, Courthouse square, 7 p.m.
Aug. 5 - Primary election
Aug. 5 - University of Missouri Extension Farm Tour, begin at 6 p.m. from the Howard County Courthouse
Aug. 9 - School Supply Give Away at Fayette First Baptist Church on Saturday, 4 - 6 p.m.
Aug. 16 - Fayette Citywide Yard Sale
Aug. 18 - CMU Fair on the Square
Sept. 1 - Labor Day
Sept. 1 - Boonslick Folk Festival at Boonslick Park
Sept. 2 - Culpepper & Merriweather Circus, Howard County Fairgrounds, 5 and 7:30 p.m. performances
Sept. 13 - Tire & Electronic Waste Collection, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Howard County Road & Bridge Building, 349 Highway 240, Fayette
Sept. 14 - Benefit dinner for Jeff Wells family, Unity Baptist Church, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sept. 16 - Dinner on the Lawn and Pie Bake-Off hosted by Fayette Farmers Market on southeast corner of courthouse lawn; pie contest from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.; potluck dinner begins at 6:30 p.m.
Sept. 19-20 - Santa Fe Trails Days in downtown New Franklin
Sept. 20 - Armstrong Fire Department hog roast dinner, 4 to 7 p.m. at Armstrong Fire Station
Sept. 20 - Fayette Music Boosters Trivia Night at Fayette High School Gym; doors open at 6 p.m.; game begins at 7 p.m.
Sept. 22 - Autumn Begins
Sept. 28 - Fayette Senior Center pork steak dinner, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sept. 30 - Blood drive at Glasgow High School, 1 to 6 p.m.
Oct. 4 - Howard County Backyard BBQ, City Park
Oct. 4 - CMU Family Day
Oct. 4 - Fairground Development Association fundraiser dinner at St. Joseph Church in Fayette
Oct. 11 - CMU Band Day
Oct. 12 - Fayette Firemen’s Hog Roast and Open House
Oct. 14 - Columbus Day
Oct. 19 - LTS Club will host Annual Ham & Bean dinner from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Daly/Clark Middle School
Oct. 23 - FAHA Banquet, Emmet’s Kitchen & Tap, 5 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. dinner
Oct. 24-26 - CMU Homecoming
Oct. 25 - Halloween Parade, 1:30 p.m. sponsored by Golden Study Club (tentative)
Oct. 31 - Halloween
Nov 2 - Daylight Saving Time ends, set clocks back one hour
Nov. 4 - General election
Nov. 11 - Veterans Day - DAR-American Legion program at Fayette High School
Nov. 22 - Annual “Night at Freddies” talent show at FHS, 7 p.m. (tentative)
Nov. 27 - Thanksgiving
Dec. 6 - Fayette Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade, 4 p.m.; Santa Claus visits after the parade
Dec. 21 - Winter Begins
Dec. 25 - Christmas Day
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