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Annual Rock Swap being held June 13-15 at Missouri Mines State Historic Site

    The public will have the opportunity to buy, sell, swap or just admire rocks, minerals and fossils at the Missouri Mines Rock Swap June 13-15 at Missouri Mines State Historic Site in Park Hills. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the event will be held from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Sunday.

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State Fair Celebrates Kids in Agriculture calls for entries in new tomato and poster contests

    A new event day, Celebrate Kids in Agriculture Saturday, Aug. 16, will top the list of exciting new promotions offered at the 2014 Missouri State Fair. Activities this day will be coordinated by the Missouri State Fair and Missouri Department of Agriculture, and sponsored by Missouri Department of Conservation. The day will acknowledge youth currently involved in Missouri's agriculture industry, and help raise awareness of and encourage an interest in agriculture among Missouri youth. Plans this day will include free gate admission for children ages 12 years of age and younger, free old-fashioned harvest games and new contests in two competitive exhibit categories. The event day will be the culmination of the 2014 Fair's marketing campaign, which includes a heightened emphasis on celebrating youth.

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Poets will do readings and writing workshop

    Two Louisiana poets—who also happen to be married—will be coming to the area for a poetry reading and writing workshop in June, as part of the Steelville Arts Council’s artist in residence program.

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Public House is hosting concert at Winery Cottage

    Public House Brewing Company will present “An Evening With Buddy Mondlock” on Wednesday, June 11. To be held at the St. James Winery Cottage on County Road 1000, the event will provide a special concert by Mondlock beginning at 7 p.m.

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Steelville will host Plein Air Painting Festival

    The Second Annual Plein Air Painting Festival, sponsored by the Steelville Arts Council, will take place June 7 through June 14. The French expression “en plein air” means “in the open air” and is used particularly to describe the act of painting outdoors. Throughout next week, artists will be found throughout the Steelville area, painting local scenes.

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Brewer Science sponsors internationally acclaimed Jacques Thibaud String Trio Concert at Peaceful Bend Vineyard

    Brewer Science, Inc., of Rolla, is once again giving music lovers the opportunity to experience a unique live concert inside a wine cellar, featuring a performance by three of the world’s finest chamber musicians. On Saturday, June 14, at the Peaceful Bend Vineyard in Steelville, MO, Brewer Science will continue its tradition of underwriting a wine cellar performance by the internationally acclaimed Jacques Thibaud Trio from Berlin, Germany.   This exceptional concert will be the only U.S. wine cellar performance by the group. 

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