27th Annual Turkey Festival in Eldon This Saturday

Photo courtesy: Eldon Chamber of Commerce

Photo courtesy: Eldon Chamber of Commerce

With Fall officially here, Turkeys beware! 😀

This Saturday, September 28th is Eldon’s 27th Annual Turkey Festival in Downtown Eldon.

The day will be packed full of delicious food, fantastic live music, as well as a parade, Demolition Derby at the Miller County Fairgrounds, and the Turkey Trot 5k run/walk. Something for the entire family!

Besides being a great time for the family, it’s also an opportunity to give back. The Eldon Food Pantry will be accepting canned goods and can be taken to the Parade Registration Desk. Be sure to check your pantry before heading to the festival!

The festival begins at 8 a.m. and lasts until 10 p.m.

Some events to keep in mind:

Friday, September 27th

  • Eldon Turkey Festival Little Mr. & Miss Contest – 6pm – Eldon South Elementary School

Saturday, September 28th

  • Turkey Festival Parade – 10 a.m.
  • Shake Your Tail Feathers Flower Show – 1 p.m. til 4 p.m.
  • Turkey Festival Demolition Derby – 5:30 p.m.

If you have any other questions, be sure to contact the Eldon Chamber at (573) 392-3752.

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10 Reasons to Vacation At the Lake of the Ozarks in 2013!

If you’ve been to the Lake of the Ozarks in the summer, you don’t need any nudging to visit again!

Here are 10 reasons why the Lake of the Ozarks is the perfect vacation destination!

1. Gorgeous scenery everywhere you turn.

2. The perfect place to unplug (turn those cell phones off!)

3. RELAXATION. Whether on the dock, in a hammock, or in a calming day spa.

4. LIVE music – all summer long!

5. Kid Friendly – From super water slides to horseback riding, your kid will love it here.

6. Get wet! – Water skiing, boating, and parasailing

7. You can bring your pets along!

8. Endless amounts of State Parks to explore.

9. Cool of in some of the Ozark’s beautiful caves.

10. Satisfy your tastebuds each day you’re at the lake!