Welcome to the Macon, MO Sesquicentennial Celebration!

Welcome to the Macon, MO Sesquicentennial Celebration!
The City of Maples Celebrates Its 150th Anniversary!

Calendar of Events

This is our Schedule of Events to date. All events are subject to change or adjustment - but this will give you a better idea of all the great activities and festivities we have planned for you! And remember, all events are FREE unless otherwise noted!


JULY 2nd to 9th -

    ALL EVENTS WILL BE PRECEDED BY:
  • The Pledge of Allegiance to the United States of America Flag
  • The Pledge to the State of Missouri
  • The National Anthem

SUNDAY JULY 2nd -

  • 1PM to 6PM - Mobile Tours - Leaving every hour from Shelter House @ The Expo Center starting @ 1PM - last tour @ 5PM
  • 2PM - City of Maples Repertory Theatre Presents: Arsenic and Old Lace ~ Tickets, if available, $20
  • 2PM - Events @ The Macon County Park Grandstands start and run sequentially as follows:
    • Look-A-Like Contest
    • Baby Show
    • Little Mr/Miss Macon Sesquicentennial King/Queen Contest
    • Presentation of Certificates for Historic Homes in Macon
    • Opening Ceremony
    • 7PM - Non-Denominational Church Service

MONDAY JULY 3rd -

  • 9PM to 1AM - Over 21 Street Dance w/Live Music - Sponsored by The Wooden Nickel Proceeds go to the Randy Johnson Memorial Organization

TUESDAY JULY 4th -

  • 11AM - Sesquicentennial 4th of July Parade - Downtown
  • 1PM to 4:30PM - Macon County Park Events & Activities:
    • Events @ Expo Center:
      • 1PM - Donna Ross Presents: No Foot Stomping or Tobacco Spitting Allowed
      • 2PM - Donna Ross Presents: Secrets of Love & Beauty from the Victorian Garden
      • Bill Franke Autographs his Macon County Photo History Books
      • Artisan's & Crafter's Demos, Displays & Sales
    • Events Throughout Park:
      • Local Talent Show @ Grandstand Stage
      • Artisan's & Crafter's Demos, Displays & Sales
      • Period Style Children's Games
      • Miniature Pony Rides & Photos
      • Kids Straw Scramble
      • FlyWheel Museum Barrel Ride & Tours
      • Food & Drinks Available
      • PLUS Much More!!
  • 5PM to 5:30PM - Opening Ceremony & Reading of Proclamations ~ Feature Presentation: Leon Shears - Northeast Missouriís Newest Singing Artist!
  • DUSK - Fireworks Display @ Macon Park Grandstands

WEDNESDAY JULY 5th -

  • 9AM to 12PM - Tours of Lolliís Sale Pavilion Museum & Exotic Animals
  • 2PM - City of Maples Repertory Theatre Presents: My Favorite Year ~ Tickets, if available, $20
  • 7:30PM - City of Maples Repertory Theatre Presents: My Favorite Year ~ Tickets, if available, $20

THURSDAY JULY 6th -

  • 7PM to 9PM - Swim Pool Party For Elementary Age Kids @ Macon Public Swimming Pool [Cancelled if raining]

FRIDAY JULY 7th -

  • Lolliís Exotic Animal Auction
  • 5:30PM - Burial of Time Capsule @ Macon City Office
  • 7:30PM - City of Maples Repertory Theatre Presents: My Favorite Year ~ Tickets, if available, $20
  • 8PM to 11PM - Street Dance For Ages 13 to 19 in Downtown Macon @ Corner of Rollins & Vine [If rain, moved to Elks Lodge]
  • 10:30PM - City of Maples Repertory Theatre Presents: My Favorite Year ~ Tickets, if available, $20

SATURDAY JULY 8th -

  • Lolliís Exotic Animal Auction
  • 11AM to 5PM - Home Tours ~ Tickets $8
  • 1PM to 5PM - Events @ The Blees Museum:
    • Antique Quilt & Toy Show
    • Pictures with Blees Buggy and Blees 'Cutouts'
    • Walking Tours of Downtown Macon
    • Bill Franke Autographs Macon CO Photo History Books
  • 1PM to 6PM - Art Show @ Elks Lodge
  • 2PM - City of Maples Repertory Theatre Presents: Arsenic and Old Lace ~ Tickets, if available, $20
  • 3PM to 6PM - Historic Postal Cancellation @ Courthouse Lawn
  • 5PM to 5:30PM - Auction of Painting of the Macon Courthouse
  • 5:45PM - Opening Ceremony
  • 6PM - Cake & Ice Cream Served @ Courthouse Lawn
  • 7:30PM - City of Maples Repertory Theatre Presents: My Favorite Year ~ Tickets, if available, $20
  • 8PM - Team Sorting Sponsored by The Macon Saddle Club, Macon County Park

SUNDAY JULY 9th -

  • Trap Shoot @ The 63 Gun Club

Maple Bar

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Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of Macon, Missouri at the Macon, MO Sesquicentennial Celebration!