Back to school may be looming, but Nodaway County is still celebrating summer. Here are some of the events that are scheduled:
August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 – Hopkins Museum, North Third Street, Hopkins, open at no charge from 1 to 3 pm.
August 4 – Cameron Veterans Assistance League Golf Tournament, Mozingo Lake Recreation Watson 9 Golf Course, 25055 Liberty Road, Maryville, tee time, 1 pm. Open to individuals or four-person teams. The Cameron Veterans Home Veterans/Residents Council will sponsor youth golfers for nine holes. For more information, contact Barbara Caldwell, 816.649.1622.
August 5 – Rocking L Races Friday Night Lights Barrel Series, Dakota Bronc Sisk Memorial Arena, three miles west of Highway 71 on Route A. Exhibits, 6:30 pm; PeeWee, 7:45 pm; youth, 8 pm, with open to follow. For more information, contact Ashley Lyle, 816.261.5152 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 5 – Mozingo Movie Night, featuring Alvin & the Chipmunks: The Road Chip, 8:30 to 10:30 pm, main RV campground, Mozingo Lake Recreation Park, 25055 Liberty Road, Maryville, free admission. Soda, popcorn, freezer pops and other concessions are $1 each.
August 5-6 – 6th Annual Tri-C Area Garage Sale in Clyde, Conception and Conception Jct., 5 to 8 pm, Friday; 8 am to noon, Saturday. Maps available. The Printery House is holding an inventory reduction sale on Friday. For more information, contact Jane Walter, 660.944.2488.
August 5-6 – 79th Annual Pickering Horse Show, Pickering Horse Show Grounds, Pickering. Friday, 6 pm, admission $6, entertainment includes: Marty Mincer, Ragtime Piano; Bar J Big Creek Stageline; draft horse pull; and a bounce house. Saturday, 10 am, admission $3, entertainment includes: horse show and queen contest. Racing events begin at 6 pm. For more information, contact Bob Whipple, 660.927.3478; Lester Roush, Jr., 660.927.3417; Gary Vogel, 660.927.3728; or Charles Smith, 660.927.3620.
August 5-6 – Ravenwood Fair, Ravenwood. All events in city park, unless otherwise noted.
Friday: Hit, Pitch & Run, 5:30 pm, contact Steve Faustlin, 660.541.5649; Supper at the Park, 6 pm; baby show, 6 pm, contact Mandy Adwell, 660.937.2929, followed by Little Mr./Miss Jackson Township; adult softball game, 16 years or older, $5 per person, 7:30 pm; fireworks at dark.
Saturday: Methodist Church breakfast, 8 to 10 am; “Wild Wild West #GiddyUp” parade, 11 am; Antique Tractor Show, 11:30 am; family activities throughout the afternoon; horse poker run, 5 pm, contact Jerry Godsey, 660.582.1447 or David Godsey, 660.254.0252; country rock band, “Outlaw Creek,” 8 pm.
August 5-7 – Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday throughout Maryville and Nodaway County.
August 6-7 – NW Missouri two-man golf tournament, Mozingo Lake Golf Course, 1 pm, Saturday; 9 am, Sunday. For more information, call 660.562.3864.
August 6 – Aksarben Bassmasters Travis Ferguson Memorial Fishing Tournament, city ramp, Mozingo Lake, 6 am to 3 pm. “Fishing for a Cure,” all proceeds benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Tournament open to the public. For more information, contact email@example.com or visit tbfnebraska.com.
August 6 – Mini-Triathalon sponsored by Maryville Parks and Recreation, Maryville Aquatic Center, 502 North Laura Street, Maryville, 7:30 am. Register at Maryville Community Center, 1407 North Country Club Road, or visit activityreg.com.
August 6 – Art Farm ceramics class, “Fuurin – Wind Chime,” 9:30 to 11:30 am, Barnard. Class size limited, $25 per person. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 7 – The Bass Federation Open Fishing Tournament, city ramp, Mozingo Lake, 6 am to 3 pm. Sponsored by TBF of Nebraska. For more information, visit tbfnebraska.com.
August 11 – Maryville Cruise Night, on Market Street, Courthouse square, 6 pm.
August 12-13 – Dakota Bronc Sisk Memorial Rodeo, three miles west of Highway 71 on Route A. Meal, 6 to 8 pm; mini rodeo, 6:30 pm; rodeo, 8 pm, each night. Cost, including meal, is $15 for adults, $5 for ages 12 and under, children five and under are free.
The all-you-can-eat dinner will be smoked pulled pork sandwich or wrap, baked potatoes, cowboy ham and beans and sweet corn on the cob. August 13-14 – 2016 3D Missouri Bow Hunters Jamboree, Nodaho Bow Hunters Range, Elkhorn Trail Road off of State Highway A, Graham. Trickle start, 8 to 10 am, Saturday; shotgun start, 9 am, Sunday. Must be a Missouri Bow Hunter member to participate. Shooters will have the chance to hit 40 targets on Saturday and 20 on Sunday. Primitive camping and a concession stand available. For more information, contact Tom “Big Bird” Ciak, 660.582.8990.
August 13 – Law Enforcement Appreciation Breakfast at Maryville Hy-Vee, 1217 South Main Street, cost is $7, 8 am to noon. Proceeds support MPS programs.
August 14 – N2IT Fishing Open Tournament, Mozingo Lake, 6 am to 2 pm. Open tournament, pre-registration required. For more information, visit n2itfishing.com.
August 14 – “Life in a Native American Earth Lodge” program presented by Fred Scott, Nodaway County Historical Society Museum, 110 North Walnut Street, Maryville, 2 pm. Free admission, donations accepted. For more information, call 660.582.8176.
August 14 – Northwest Wesley Foundation’s 14th annual Shot in the Dark Golf Tournament, Mozingo Lake Golf Course, 3 pm.
August 15 – Ag Lunch and Learn sponsored by the Maryville Chamber of Commerce, Nodaway County Administration Building, 403 North Market Street, Maryville, noon. Meal is $9, registration required. For more information, call 660.582.8643.
August 18-20 – 7th Annual K-9 Garage Sale Fundraiser, American Legion, 1104 East 5th Street, Maryville, 9 am to 8 pm, Thursday and Friday; 9 am to 4 pm, Saturday. Fundraiser for the Nodaway County Sheriff’s Office, Narcotics and K-9 Program. K-9 Jerik and Deputy Austin Hann will do a K-9 demonstration at 8:45 am, Saturday. For more information, call 660.582.9332 or email email@example.com
August 18 – Grand Opening: Northwest-Kansas City, Northland Innovation Campus, 6889 North Oak Trafficway, Gladstone, 4 to 6 pm. For more information, contact Gina Bradley, university event coordinator, 660.562.1143 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 18 – Community Pep Rally, Downtown Sounds sponsored by the Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce, on the square, Maryville, 6 to 8 pm.
August 18 – Meet the Athletes Night, Nodaway-Holt High School football field, Graham, 6 pm. The NH Trojans, the South Holt Knights and the SHNH Spartans fall team roster and coaches will be introduced. A meal of hot dogs, chips, baked beans, cookie and drink will be provided.
August 19-20 – 22nd Annual Ed Phillips Memorial Rodeo, Ed Phillips Memorial Arena, 250th Street, Maryville, 8 pm each night. Adults are $10, children 12 and under are $5, ages five and under are free. For more information, contact John Phillips, 660.541.4696.
August 20-21 – American Bass Anglers D59 Fishing Tournament, open tournament, at the city ramp, Mozingo Lake, 6 am to 2 pm. For registration and more information, visit americanbassanglers.com/districts2015.php?Division=59.
August 20 – Art Farm ceramics class, “Berry Bowl,” 9:30 to 11:30 am, Barnard. Class size limited, $25 per person. To register, email email@example.com.
August 20 – Barnard Picnic at the fairgrounds, Barnard. Baby show, 5 pm; Lil’ Mr. and Miss Barnard, 5:30 pm; Knobtown Skiffle Band, 6 pm.
August 23 – Hopkins Community Blood Drive, Hopkins Community Center, Hopkins, 2:30 to 6:30 pm. All donors receive a Royals T-shirt. For more information, contact Betty Tinker, 816.232.6791, x 1805.
August 25 – Freshman Move-In Day at Northwest. 7 am to 10 pm.
August 25 – Leet Center, Horace Mann Back to School Picnic, Everett W. Brown Education Hall, Northwest, 5:30 to 7 pm. For more information, contact LaTessa Ruehter at firstname.lastname@example.org or 660.562.1233.
August 25-27 – “Red, White & Blue, This Fair is for You,” Graham Street Fair, Graham.
Thursday: Lawn mower drag race, 6 pm; beer garden, 7 pm to 12:30 am; “Amateur Fun Time,” 8:30 pm.
Friday: Pedal Pull, 4:30 pm; Beer garden, 5:30 pm to 12:30 am; bingo, 6 pm; Manda Lynn & Rock-n-Country Variety Show, 8 pm; dance with DJ Tony Haist, 9 pm to midnight.
Saturday: Exhibits open, 8 am; children’s pet show, 9 am; kid’s games, 10 am; car show, 11 am; children’s parade, 1:45 pm; parade, 2 pm; Michael Goff and Broken Spoke, city park, 8 pm; dance with DJ Haist, 9 pm to midnight; fireworks, 10:15 pm.
August 26-28 – Upperclassman Move-In, Northwest, 9 am to 10 pm.
August 27 – Art Farm ceramics class, “Buttons,” 9:30 to 11:30 am, Barnard. Class size limited, $25 per person. To register, email email@example.com.
August 27 – Glow for Kids Sake 5K walk/run for Big Brothers Big Sisters, event starts at SSM Health – St. Francis Hospital parking lot, 2016 South Main Street, Maryville, registration 7:30 pm; run at 8 pm. Register online by August 15 at bbbsnodaway.org/glowrun. Registrations after August 15 not guaranteed a T-shirt.
Cost is $25 for adults; ages seven to 18, $15; and family four pack is $65; under seven, $15 with T-shirt, free without. For more information, call 660.562.7981 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 28 – Advantage Week: Fireworks at the football practice fields, Northwest, 8:30 to 9:30 pm.
August 29 – Classes begin at Northwest.