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

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 .

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 Day Buffet and Winter Holiday Festival

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. Click here for a complete schedule of events.   

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.

Deck the Docks Holiday Light Cruises

November 27 - December 27

Take a festive dinner cruise aboard Celebration Cruises to view waterfront homes and docks beautifully decorated for the Holiday Season. Cruises board Friday and Saturday evenings at 5:30 pm on the following dates: November 28 and 29 and December 5, 12, 13, 19, 26, 27. Cost is $20 per person. Contact the Celebration Cruise for tickets. Visit their website, www.cruiselakeoftheozarks.com   or call  573-480-3212. Proceeds benefit Dogwood Animal Shelter of Osage Beach, Mo.

Black Friday at Tan-Tar-A

Friday, November 28, 2014

During Black Friday, shoppers can take advantage of our Black Friday specials:

Purchase $100 in Tan-Tar-A gift certificates and receive a $20 Tan-Tar-A gift certificate free!
Purchase $100 or more in merchandise at The Oaks Pro Shop and receive 18 hole rounds of golf!

Sign up at Guest Services for our Midnight Madness Shuttle to the Osage Beach Premium Outlets. Shuttles will be operating all day. Complimentary for hotel guests.
And, don't forget to pick up your Shop Hop game card at Guest Services. Take your game card to all the shops listed on the card and have the attendant mark the appropriate square. Once completed, return the completed cards to Guest Services for your chance to win a Tan-Tar-A prize package. Click here to see our flyer.

Small Business Saturday Specials

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Tan-Tar-A's Market Lane Shops invite you to participate in Small Business Saturday. Stop by all of our shops to check out their specials and giveaways! Click here for more information.

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  . 

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. 14 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 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.

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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