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Enjoy these upcoming events at Tan-Tar-A Resort and the Lake of the Ozarks area!


Saturday, October 25 and Halloween night

There are several opportunities to do some trick-or-treating near the resort. Trick-or-treating on the Bagnell Dam Strip in Lake Ozark kicks off at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25 and lasts until early evening. Visit Bagnell Dam shops for Halloween treats and bring your ghosts and goblins to Luby's Parking Lot for games and a costume contest at 4 p.m. For more information, call 573-365-7132.

The Osage Beach Premium Outlets invites families out to its annual Trick-or-Treat Off-the-Street event on Halloween. Complete with trick-or-treating at participating stores from 2-7 p.m., a costume contest for different age categories from 5-7 p.m. and other Halloween activities through the night, this popular Halloween event is one not to miss. Admission and participation in the contest is free. For more information, call 573-348-2065.

"Walk on the Rocks" at Hy-Vee in Osage Beach will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Halloween night. Children can walk through a maze set up in the parking lot of Hy-Vee and trick-or-treat. There will be a small admission fee for children and all monies raised benefits the Dream Factory. For more information, call 573-302-7977.

Lake Wine Trail Holiday Pairings Event

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Holiday food pairings with local wine at The Landing On Main Street in Osage Beach. This event is a food drive for the Central Mo Food Bank. For $10, each person will receive a souvenir wine glass, holiday foods prepared by each winery paired with their wines. There will be wine available for purchase and live music provided by the talented Samaria Grace. Participating wineries are Shawnee Bluff Vineyard and Winery, Sugarloaf Vineyards, Golden Rock Winery, Casa De Loco and Seven Springs Winery. Enjoy good wine, food and great music while raising funds for needful families for the holidays. The event is from 1 -5 p.m. For more information, call 573-216-3344 or visit http://www.lakeoftheozarkswinetrail.com .

Main Street Music Hall's Christmas Show

November 7 - December 21, 2014

Come celebrate the Holiday season with the Main Street Opry. This fantastic show will get you in the holiday spirit. For show times and tickets, visit Main Street Music Hall's website, www.lakemusichall.com .

2nd Annual Lake Stock Fall Crawl

Saturday, November 8, 2014

It's Woodstock on Wheels!
Each participating location will have a band for your enjoyment. Rock, Blues, Country, Alternative and Classical (well maybe not the classical) whatever is your brand we will have it in “Lake of the Ozarks’ style. Lake Stock apparel and wrist bands sold at participating locations starting October 1st.
Cost: $10:00 gets you an all access pass to every participating location along with bus transportation to and from! That’s one $10 cover charge for 10 plus locations offering live music and a safe ride home! Wrist band required after 7pm to enter any of the participating bars and to ride the buses.

Enchanted Village of Lights

Nov 21, 2014 - Jan 01, 2015

The City of Laurie presents the Enchanted Village of Lights at the Laurie Fairgrounds. Guests are invited to drive-thru more than 200 displays as part of this annual tradition at the 27-acre fairgrounds. The park is open from 5 to 9 p.m. each night through Jan. 1. Admission is free, however donations are accepted. For more information, call 573-374-8776.

Thanksgiving at Tan-Tar-A

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Join us for our fabulous Thanksgiving Day buffet featuring Sage Roasted Turkey, Carved Ham with Bourbon Glaze, London Broil with Sherry Mushroom Sauce, Seared Salmon with Shrimp and Prosciutto Cardinale and much more. The buffet will be served from 11 am to 5 pm in the Grand Ballroom. Reservations are required, call 573-348-8619. Cost is $27.95 for adults, children ages 4-12 are $14.95 and Seniors (55 and above) are $18.95 (plus tax and gratuity).

6 pm - Bonfire and Sing-A-Long - Hidden Lakes Parking Lot
6:30 pm - Lighting Extravaganza - Hidden Lakes Parking Lot
6:45 pm - 8 p.m. - Visit with Santa - Suite G (Photo packages available for purchase)
7:15 pm - 8 pm - Wild West Comedy Show - Northwinds

Friday, November 28, 2014

9 am - Tan-Tar-A Turkey Trot 5K - 5K Trail
Entry for 5K: Non-perishable food items or new toy to be donated to local Ozarks families in need. Weather permitting. Please contact the Fitness Center at 573-348-8411 with questions. 

1 pm - Duck Drop Race - Timber Falls Indoor Waterpark
Adopt a Duck for a Buck and cheer it along as the duck race in our lazy river. The sponsor of the first duck crossing the finish line wins a prize. Must be present to win. Entry to view race is complimentary. Regular rates apply for entry to play.

All events listed above are open to the public.

St. Patrick's Festival of Lights

Nov 27, 2014 - Jan 01, 2015

The Festival of Lights at the Shrine of St. Patrick, Hwy 5, Laurie, is the oldest light park in the area. It was started in 1981 with hundreds of lights decorating the buildings and grounds and has continued to grow each year. With 4,000 strings of lights, over 60 automatic timers and more than 350 extension cords, the Festival of Lights has turned into one of the major places to see. Instead of animated displays, the focus is on the true meaning of Christmas, Jesus and His Mother, Mary.
St. Patrick Festival of Lights will be open daily from 6 – 10 p.m. from Thanksgiving through January 1st. There is no charge for this beautiful light display, it is simply their gift to the community.
For more information, call 573-374-7855.

Versailles Unity Circle Of Lights

Nov 27, 2014 - Jan 01, 2015

For the 8th straight season, the city of Versailles will light up its city park for the Unity Circle of Lights from Nov. 26 - Jan. 1. The holiday light park is named after the "Unity Circle," a monument erected at the park entrance to show cooperation among various entities in the community.
The Unity Circle of Lights is located at the junction of Highways 5 and 52 and will feature as many as 40 lighted displays, including several animated holiday scenes for the family. The park is open from dark until midnight and admission is free.
For more information, call 573-378-4634.

Christmas on the Square

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Christmas on the Square in Camdenton is held on the Camden County Courthouse lawn from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Admission is free, however, bring canned goods for special drawings. There will be a visit from Good Ole St. Nick and lots of activities for children. For more information, call the Camdenton Chamber at 573-346-2227.

29th Annual Christmas Parade

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Celebrate the Christmas season with the 30th Annual Christmas Parade featuring a variety of floats and Santa Claus riding Lake-style in his boat led by reindeer. In addition, children can visit with Santa at “The White House” building located on Bagnell Dam Strip. Parade line-up is along Route 242 and travels down the Bagnell Dam Strip. The parade begins at 1 p.m. For more information, call 573-365-2460 or visit www.lakechristmasparade.com  . 

Tan-Tar-A Resort's New Year's Eve Celebration

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Celebrate New Year's Eve in our Grand Ballroom. The celebration includes an open bar, music by SH-BOOM, a Casino Party and our magnificent dinner buffet. Click here for more information.

Breakfast with Santa

Sunday, December 14, 2014

The seventh annual Relay for Life Breakfast With Santa will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8 in Salon C at Tan-Tar-A. Cost is $5 per person with children under 1 free. Included is breakfast, a visit with Santa and a variety of other activities. Pictures with Santa will be an additional $5. Some of the Christmas activities are decorating cookies, making crafts, designing cards, writing a letter to Santa and mailing it, Christmas coloring pages, etc.  We also offer a Christmas silent action with items for the whole family. Also planned are live Christmas music and the LOZ Community Dance Project. People attending are asked to bring an unwrapped book or toy, which will be collected and donated to the Lake Area Christmas for Kids later in the evening. The Yellow Rose Relay for Life Team is sponsoring the Breakfast With Santa. All money raised at the breakfast will go to the American Cancer Society. For more information, call Jenny at 573-480-3145 or Lisa at 573-280-6501.

Tan-Tar-A Resort's Indoor Waterpark New Year's Eve Celebration

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Moms, dads and kids can come together under one roof to celebrate the most festive night of the year with enough thrills and excitement to please everyone. Adults looking to relax will enjoy floating down the lazy river or soaking in the hot tub at Tan-Tar-Resort's Timber Falls Indoor Waterpark. Young children will have fun exploring a three-story treehouse with a 700 gallon tipping bucket and sliding down four waterslides encompassing 600 feet of slides. Everyone celebrating the New Year with Timber Falls will enjoy a pizza party from 6-8 p.m. Reservations required. Click here for more information.

Lake of the Ozarks Eagle Days

Jan 03, 2015 - Jan 04, 2015

Get out your coats, hats and gloves for one of the most popular winter events at the Lake of the Ozarks. Highlights of the program include live eagles from the world Bird Sanctuary with naturalists on hand to answer questions at Osage National Golf Resort. The programs will begin on the hour each day of the event. The Astronomy Club will be available at Willmore Lodge for eagle viewing. Eagle watch cruises (weather permitting) will be offered by the Paddlewheeler Tom Sawyer on Saturday and Sunday for $5 per person. Visitors are urged to bring binoculars and cameras for optimal viewing and photo opportunities of wild eagles at Willmore Lodge and below the Bagnell Dam on the Osage River. This event is free (except for small charge for the boat cruise) and open to the public. The event will be from 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. on Saturday and from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Sunday. Click here for more information.

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