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Make Father’s Day Epic in Missouri

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Dad is probably perfectly content staying home, firing up the grill and having a quiet Father’s Day. But you’ve made it a priority to make this year special: a Father’s Day (June 19) for the books. You want it to be one that reminds the old man just how much he means to you. An ambitious plan for an awesome …

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6 Kansas City Holiday Districts


Whether shopping, sightseeing or just celebrating, savor the season in these six entertainment hubs.  1. COUNTRY CLUB PLAZA SHOP • Some call it the Rodeo Drive of the Midwest, but this Spanish-inspired shopping district dotted with statues and artwork truly touts a flavor all its own. Seasoned shoppers at the Plaza will find high-end labels like Michael Kors, Kate Spade …

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An Old-Fashioned Christmas in Cape Girardeau

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Over the river and through the woods… Cape Girardeau is the perfect spot to celebrate the Christmas season with these holiday events that hearken back to festivities of yesteryear! Christmas at the Glenn House showcases this grand Victorian lady dressed up for the season. Christmas trees fill every room of this restored Victorian home, and the decorations are brand new each …

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7 Reasons to Visit Missouri Wine Country in December

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People often think of spring and fall as “winery season,” and they certainly are. The picturesque landscapes and breathtaking views are a huge part of what make Missouri wine country such a great destination. However, Missouri’s wineries offer unforgettable year-round experiences. Here are seven awesome reasons to head out to the Show-Me State’s wineries in December: Host Holiday Parties: Many …

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Enjoy the Outdoors on Black Friday

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After the leftovers have been put away and the shopping has been done, Missouri State Parks is inviting Missourians to spend time outdoors this Black Friday.  Missouri’s state parks and historic sites provide a great opportunity to unwind with family, get outside and explore history. In the spirit of offering unbeatable Black Friday deals, Missouri State Parks is sponsoring free …

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Holiday Cheer in Missouri: Things to do in the Northeast Region


The holidays are coming. And so is the family. What are you going to do? Show your Missouri spirit, of course, by taking them to some of the coolest, holiday-iest places in your neck of the woods! Across Missouri you find an abundance of places bursting with holiday spirit. And here’s the proof. Check out these five awesome sights to …

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Missouri Winter Events 2015-16


“Christmas… Christmastime is here. Time for toys and time for cheer.” (Admit it, you were singing along.) And when you put the Show-Me State on your holiday travel itinerary, you’ll find activities to make every day a time for cheer. We have music and lights, theatre and ballet (yes, of course you’ll find the Nutcracker), parades and arts and craft …

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Holiday Cheer in Missouri: Things to do in the Southwest Region


The holidays are coming. My inner child is making plans and she’s starting early. Who doesn’t love a parade? So she’s kicking off the season November 14 with the 3rd Annual “Most Wonderful Time of Year Parade” at Branson Landing, dedicated to Mr. Christmas, Andy Williams. But why limit myself to just one? The Carthage Christmas Parade steps off December …

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Show-Me Pie: the Pies You Should be Bringing to Thanksgiving Dinner

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Each year, the arrival of fall kicks off baking season in the Show-Me State. The term “as American as apple pie” is not to be taken lightly. The crisp, flaky, golden-brown crust filled with warm, fresh filling combined with the perfect blend of spices and fresh fruit is a blissful fall tradition.  From Grandma’s traditional cherry pie to that original …

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4 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays in Branson


Holiday cheer and new traditions await you in Branson this holiday season. Branson’s Most Wonderful Time of Year Parade, the first Christmas parade of the season, happens along the Branson Landing Promenade on November 14 to honor Mr. Christmas himself, the late Andy Williams. Formerly known as the Parade of Stars, the Most Wonderful Time of Year Parade features several …

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