Local Events


Farmers Market
7 a.m.-12 p.m.
June 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29
Downtown Kirksville
Local farmers, producers and crafters will sell fresh produce at the Kirksville Kiwanis Club Farmers Market.

HOF Quilt Show
3-7 p.m.
June 1
William Matthew Middle School
The Hands of Friendship quilt guild will host its annual quilt show, showcasing quilts, vendors, demonstrations and quilt turnings.

Summer on the Square
7-8:30 p.m.
June 7, 14, 21 and 26
Downtown Kirksville
The free concert series sponsored by the Kirksville Arts Association will take place on the courthouse lawn throughout the summer. Artists will include: Keota, June 7; D. Clinton and M. Cochran, June 14; Show Me Brass, June 21; and Jimmy and Karla Campbell, June 26.

Art Walk
5-7 p.m.
June 7
Downtown Kirksville
Local and regional artists will display their work around the downtown Kirksville square in this event sponsored by the Kirksville Area Chamber of Commerce.

First Friday Reception
5-6:30 p.m.
June 7
Downtown Kirksville
Meet Gallery 104’s featured artists and other art lovers at the gallery’s monthly reception.

Drawn to Nature
9-11 a.m.
June 8
Thousand Hills State Park
The park naturalist will host a series of four art sessions at the park for artists of all abilities age 12 and up. Supplies for drawing and painting will be provided, but attendees are welcome to bring their own. The program is free, but participants should register ahead of time at 660.665.6995.

Movie in the Park
8:30-10:30 p.m.
June 8, 15, 22 and 29
Rotary Park Amphitheater
The Kirksville Parks and Recreation will host screenings of family movies outdoors.

Toast to Art
6:30-8:30 p.m.
June 20
Downtown Kirksville
Enjoy a drink and create some art at Gallery 104’s monthly wine and painting party.

Novinger History Day
2-4:30 p.m.
June 23
Historic sites around Novinger, including the Log Homestead and Coal Miners Museum, will be open for narrated tours. The event is sponsored by Novinger Renewal.

Army Band Performance
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
June 26
Kirksville Primary School
The Fort Leonard Wood Army Band will perform.
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