About 60 children ages 8 to 12 learned how “not wimpy” they are at this year’s 4-H camp, themed “Diary of a Not So Wimpy 4-H Camp Kid,” July 16-18.
About 30 lifeguards work in Big Surf Water Park each day.
Sunday begins National Farmers Market Week
Farmers markets are a great place to buy healthy local produce and other foods, meet and support local farmers, and enjoy shopping in a fun environment. But shoppers should also pay attention to food safety when buying and using foods from farmers markets.
Farmers should scout and, if needed, spray for grasshoppers now, said University of Missouri Extension entomologist Wayne Bailey. Grasshoppers are reported in almost every county in the state, he said.
Toxins are deadly to horses
Striped blister beetles, which can be toxic to horses, are being seen in high numbers in alfalfa in some areas of the state, said University of Missouri Extension entomologist Wayne Bailey.
Dove season opens in Missouri on Sept. 1. Since it is one of the first hunting seasons to open each fall, dove hunting is somewhat of a kickoff for fall hunting season.
During this time of year, catfish are prime for the catching, and Bill Cassidy, Osage Beach Bait & Tackle owner and award-winning fisherman, said there is one place to hook some big flathead and blue catfish.
The fourth 2014 Hot Summer Nights “Cruise In” event celebrates the movie “Grease” with dancing, a surprise guest and returning child entertainers from 6-11 p.m. Aug. 8 on Bagnell Dam Strip in Lake Ozark.
The Lake Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its 21st Annual Midwest Wine & Brew Festival from 2-5 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 9 at the Country Club Hotel & Spa in Lake Ozark.
Artists Tracy Garrett, Candace Hagan, Vanessa Hebrank, Margo Strothmann and Dr. Phillip Todd Westgate return in concert at 7 p.m. Aug. 10 at Kent Memorial Lutheran Church in Sunrise Beach.
Annual event kicks off with golf tournament Friday, main event Saturday
Tickets for the sixth annual Great Bagnell Dam Duck Drop are available at eight area locations. The event is Saturday, Aug. 2 and is organized by the Kiwanis Club of Ozark Coast.
The Lake Arts Council and Lake Area Camera Club will honor winners and open exhibit for Photo Quest 2014 at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Stone Crest Mall in Osage Beach.
The Sunrise Beach Little Theatre will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of its organization by holding a 50 Year Jubilee from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7 at the Sunrise Beach Community Center, located on North Highway 5 in Sunrise Beach.
July 23 was the final program for the Sunrise Beach Library’s Summer Reading Program.
The popular Linn Creek-Osage Beach Lions Club’s Antique and Modern Firearms and Knives Show will return Friday-Sunday at its headquarters in Osage Beach.