Community Events in Aurora, MO

Attending a community event near Aurora, Missouri is a great way to spend a weekend with the family. Thanks to Aurora's convenient location near Springfield, there are plenty of events to consider.


5th Annual Garlic Festival

The 5th Annual Garlic Festival is a neat attraction that welcomes visitors from throughout the state of Missouri. The festival takes place in Springfield, Missouri on Sept. 21 and celebrates the history, fragrance, and taste of garlic.

Patrick Byers, a horticulturist, will discuss choosing the best strain of garlic as well as how to plant and store the magical herb. Pam Duitsman, a health and nutrition specialist, will follow with a talk on garlic nutrition. Finally, Rusty Lee, an agronomy specialist, will provide a farmer's perspective on garlic production. The event will close with a garlic tasting.


38th Warsaw Pioneer Heritage Days

The 38th Warsaw Pioneer Heritage Days takes place on Oct. 20 and 21 at Kaysinger Bluff. The event has drawn in thousands of visitors since it began in 1981. The Warsaw Pioneer Heritage Days brings together those who still practice crafts from the 1800s. The annual event includes showcases of activities such as basket weaving, log hewing, and candy making.

Admission is $7 for adults and $4 for kids aged six-to-12 years old. Children under five years old are admitted for free. It takes place at the Harry S. Truman Visitors Center.


Dragonfest Renaissance Faire

An interesting name isn't all the Dragonfest Renaissance Faire has to offer. This year's event takes place on Oct. 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The faire aims to raise funds for the Infinity Academy.

The Dragonfest Renaissance Faire is held at the Springfield Riding Club. There, professionals put on exhibits and shows, like live jousting demonstrations. Visitors will have the opportunity to taste food of olde, play games, and listen to themed music. There will be a free screening of "A Knight's Tale" preceding the faire, on Oct. 18.

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