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Area schools sparkle during the holiday season

Whether it’s called holiday, winter or Christmas festivities, Nodaway County schools sparkle during December with special memory-making activities. Horace Mann Horace Mann Winter Concert 7 pm, Tuesday, December 13 at the Ron Houston Performing Arts Center. Leet Center Winter Showcase in classrooms, TBA. Jefferson Books and Bears collection starts, Monday, November 28 through the packaging

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Holiday Shop Hop comes to Maryville

Maryville retail businesses will welcome shoppers during the annual  Holiday Shop Hop from 9 am to 4 pm, Saturday, December 3. The “Shop Local” event that is sponsored by Downtown Maryville will have door prizes, discounts, snacks and more to entice customers to the 11 shops. Businesses participating with loads of Christmas gift possibilities are Barnyard

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Holiday tradition of Yuletide Feaste returning Dec. 2-3

Northwest Missouri State University’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts will host its 47th Yuletide Feaste with an elegant royal meal and performances by the Madraliers chamber choir, the Recorder Consort and the Royale Brass Quintet. This year’s Feaste, which is returning at Northwest for the first time since 2019, takes place at 6:30 pm,

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Northwest hosting winter art sale, Empty Cups to benefit community

Northwest Missouri State University’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts will host its annual winter art show and sale, in concurrence with its Empty Cups fundraiser. The art sale, which features a variety of art created by students, is 11 am to 7 pm, Friday, December 2, and 9 am to 2 pm, Saturday, December

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History Alive!

Nodaway County Historical Society Museum free program, 7 to 8 pm, Wednesday, November 30 at 110 North Walnut Street, Maryville. Get up close and personal with notable figures in Nodaway County history with this living history program featuring students from Northwest Missouri State University and historical society volunteers. Visitors can tour museum buildings. This program

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The light of the season shines at area churches

The churches in Nodaway County prepare to celebrate “The Reason for the Season” with the following worship opportunities. Burlington Jct. First Christian Church Blue Christmas, Wednesday, December 21, 6 pm. Christmas Eve service, Saturday, December 24, 7 pm. Christmas Day service, Sunday, December 25, 10 am. Clearmont Baptist Church Fourth Annual Christmas Vacation Bible School

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Santa will make appearances throughout Nodaway County

After the Maryville Christmas Parade, Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit with children at the Pocket Park shelter, Main and Third Streets, Friday, December 2. South Nodaway PTO Santa visit at the old MoDOT Building with arrival at 3:30 pm, Sunday, December 4. Freewill donation soups, including chili and chicken and noodles with cinnamon rolls.

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Tour of Lights, Maryville

  The Tour of Lights in Maryville sign up now until midnight, Wednesday, November 30 at the Facebook Make It Maryville page. The grand prize has been donated by Dr. Stan and Debbie Snyder. This year’s lucky winner will get December’s electric bill paid. Judging will begin promptly after sign-up ends and the winner will

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November 28 has a variety of activities in Downtown Maryville

  Makers’ Monday and the lighting of Maryville’s downtown will usher in the Christmas spirit on Monday, November 28. The event will begin at 4 to 7 pm, with several pop-up shops of local home-based businesses offering their wares and services in the Northside Mall, Meyer Automotive and A Step Ahead Dance Studio. Then at

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Northwest invites community to Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony

Northwest Missouri State University will host its annual Holiday Tree Lighting Tuesday, November 29, at the Memorial Bell Tower and invites the community to join the celebration of joy and gratitude. The program, which begins at 5:15 pm, includes remarks from Northwest Interim President Dr. Clarence Green, students of diverse religious traditions and music performed

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