Events Calendar

Upcoming Events

Monday, April 14:

Lifelong Learning at UCM presents “Surviving the Great Depression: Life at the Pertle Springs CCC Camp”  at 2 p.m. in room B or C of the Warrensburg Community Center, 445 E. Gay St. The program is free and open to the public. The presentation will take a look back in the past when fifteen acres of the former Pertle Springs Resort were leased by the Roosevelt administration in the 1930’s as the location for a Civilian Conservation Corps camp.  The camp was inhabited by about 200 men who worked on local soil conservation projects.  Dr. Jeff Yelton, presenter, is an associate professor of archeology at UCM.  He will reveal much about the lives of the men of CCC Company 1771-V and the historical remnants of their work at Pertle Springs.   For additional information on this and upcoming programs, visit Lifelong Learning on Facebook or the website

Tuesday, April 15:

The third annual Edible Book Contest at Trails Regional Library in Warrensburg is set for Tuesday, April 15. Each edible creation must depict a fictional or non-fictional literary work or character. Entries must be received by 9:30 a.m. April 15. Judging will begin at 10 a.m. and end at 3 p.m. The public is invited to vote for their favorite entry. There will be prizes for first, second and third place for adults, teens and kids. All entries must be family friendly. For more information, call 660-747-9177 or visit the library at 432 N. Holden St.

Friday, April 18:

The program “Matt Lewis: Long Live the King” is set for 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 18, at UCM’s Hendricks Hall. Tickets may be obtained at The performance is sponsored by the Center for Religious Studies. For more information, download the flier by clicking: sign11_elvis_New.jpg.

April 17-19:

The Trails Regional Library Warrensburg branch’s Friends of the Library book sale is set for April 17-19. The Friends of Trails Regional Library preview is 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 17. The sale then opens to the public 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, April 18 and 9 a.m.-noon Friday, April 19.

Thursday, April 24:

Community Care and Harmony Gardens are co-sponsoring a free workshop on improving communication with the people most important to us. The event will be from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, April 24 at the Warrensburg Community Center, 445 E. Gay St. Heavy appetizers will be provided, and door prizes will be given away during the night. Reservations are requested to or 660-225-1858. For more information about Community Care, visit For more information about Harmony Gardens, visit

Friday, April 25:

Astronomy With Rick at Trails Regional Library. This will be the first of four programs. The first program will focus on comets and is set for 5:30-7 p.m. Friday, April 25 for ages 8 and up at the library, located at 432 N. Holden St. in Warrensburg. For more information, call 660-747-9177.

Tickets are available for the third annual Warrensburg Main St Piccadilly Auction and Gala. The event takes place at 5 p.m. Friday, April 25, 68 SE 180 Road in Warrensburg. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased at the Warrensburg Main Street office located at 111 N. Holden St., or by calling 660-429-3988. Funds raised at the Burg Derby Piccadilly Auction help support downtown cleanup and beautification, summer concerts, downtown trick or treat and Dickens Christmas.

Saturday, April 26:

Optimist Club of Warrensburg annual fish & chicken fry. The event takes place on Saturday, April 26, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the ABC Building in Grover Park. The menu includes our own hand-cut and breaded fish or chicken strips; hush puppies, homemade baked beans, potato salad, cole slaw, dessert, and coffee or iced tea. Advance tickets are only $9 for adults, and $6 for children 5-10 ($11 and $7, respectively, at the door). For advance tickets, call 747-2376. Advance tickets must be prepaid, and we will be glad to deliver tickets to you, or you may pick them up at the door. All profits go to support local youth activities, as we have been doing for over 50 years.

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