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Coming Up in COMO …

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The Weekender: 30 options (some FREE) for your get-out-there-and-live list.

Coming Up In COMO is a brief peek at concerts, plays, art exhibits, events for families and kids, and more. You may send your event notice to [email protected]. Please put “Coming up in COMO” in the subject line. Include the date, time, a brief description, and website or Facebook page (or phone number) for your event. 


2023 Show-Me State Games. All day, various locations, through Sunday, July 23.  

Fox Royale ft Zion Isaiah. 6 p.m., Sentinel Park, 1214 Eugenia St. 

Molly Healey String Project at Cooper’s Landing. 6-9 p.m., 11505 S. Smith Hatchery Road. Food truck: Lilly’s Cantina, 4:30-9 p.m. 

Summer Music on The Blufftop ft Olivia Taylor. 7 p.m., Les Bourgeois Vineyards, 14020 W Hwy BB, Rocheport. FREE admission, all ages welcome. 21+ to drink. 

Dandy After Dark Karaoke. 7 p.m., The Dandy Lion on Main, 102 S. Main St., Ashland. $5 cover, 18+, bar open. 


2023 Show-Me State Games. All day, various locations.  

Columbia Farmers Market. 8 a.m.-noon, MU Health Care Pavilion at Columbia’s Agriculture Park, 1769 W. Ash St. 

Boone County Fair ham breakfast and ham auction. 8 a.m., coliseum, 5212 N. Oakland Gravel Road. $20. 

Parties, Pics, and Princesses. 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., Selfie Love, 804 Locust St. Dream for a Princess will be at Selfie Love dressed as the beautiful Princess Beauty. Join for games, story time, dance lessons, and pictures with the princess. Tickets are $25/child and parents get in free. 

DogMaster Ninth Anniversary Celebration. Noon-11 p.m., DogMaster Distillery. Event by DogMaster and The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri. 

Friends of Columbia Public Library book sale. Noon-3 p.m., 100 W. Broadway. Cash or checks only. 

Swampweed Cajun Dancehall Band. 2-5 p.m., Cooper’s Landing Riverside Resort & Marina, 11505 S. Smith Hatchery Rd. Food truck: Zydecos Cajun Kitchen, noon-8 p.m. 

It’s Time to Dance! Vinyl Drop Party. 3-6 p.m., Sentinel Park, Arcade District, 1214 Eugenia St.  

Rose Music Hall presents the Kay Brothers’ Summer Fish Fry. 5 p.m., 1013 Park Avenue. $12 day of show. With special guests Emma Burney, Molly Healey, and Ben Miller. Gator Wagon food truck. 

Plant swamp at Toasty Goat Coffee Co. 5:30 p.m., 515 S. Scott Blvd., Suite 101. Live music and the Blooms & Wishes flower bar truck. Bring your friends and your own cuttings, propagations, and plants that need re-homed. 

The Fried Crawdaddies at Cooper’s Landing. 6-9 p.m., 11505 S. Smith Hatchery Rd. Food truck: Zydecos Cajun Kitchen, noon-8 p.m. 

Vertical Mattress Rocks Pierpont. 7-10:30 p.m., Pierpont General Store, 7650 MO Highway 163. Rescheduled from April. 

Boone County Fair demolition derby. 7 p.m., Boone County Fairgrounds. Pit gates open 1 p.m., $20 pit pass. Driver or rider fee is $40. General admission opens at 5 p.m., $15 gate entry. 

Nclusion Plus: Drag2Nite @ Serendipity. 7:30-10:30 p.m., Serendipity Salon and Gallery, 1020 E. Walnut St. Ste. 100. 18+, $10. 

Karaoke Night. Every Saturday at 9 p.m., McGinty’s Pub, 1312 Old 63 S.  


2023 Show-Me State Games. All day, various locations.  

Puppy Yoga at Pierpont. 10-11 a.m., Pierpont General Store. Puppies provided by Unchained Melodies Dog Rescue. $25 donation. Please register. 

Mr. Fun at Cooper’s Landing. 2 p.m., 11505 S. Smith Hatchery Rd. Food trucks: Dada Doner, 2-8 p.m.; 850 Wood Fire Pizza, 12-8 p.m.; The Patty Wagon, 12-8 p.m. 

Karaoke Night at Eastside Tavern. 8-11:45 p.m., 106 E. Broadway.  


Pasta Night at Mount Nebo Inn. 5-8 p.m., 801 First St., Rocheport. $20 per guest + tax/gratuity. Chef Amanda Bellflower. 


Christmas in July – Holiday Support for You. 5-7 p.m., Serendipity Salon and Gallery by Elizabeth Jordheim, 1020 E. Walnut St., Suite 100. Local vendors; sample and view products; tour the venue. 

As Yet Unnamed Comedy Show. 8 p.m., Eastside Tavern, 106 E. Broadway. FREE comedy open mic night. 


Food trucks roundup at Columbia Farmers Market. 3-7 p.m., MU Health Care Pavilion at Columbia’s Agriculture Park, 1769 W. Ash St. Shop the market and grab an early dinner. 

Dismal Niche Presents: Eli Wallace and the Onishi-Beis Duo. 7 p.m., Sheryl Crow Hall, 132 Sinquefield Music Center, 1101 University Avenue. Part of the Mizzou International Composers Festival. FREE. 

We also love to visit and find out what’s happening at … 

Finger Lakes State Park 

Rock Bridge Memorial State Park 

Three Creeks Conservation Area 

Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area 

Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau 

Columbia Public Library 

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