Calendar of Events
Enjoy these upcoming events at Tan-Tar-A Resort and the Lake of the Ozarks area!
Passport to the Parkway
October 1 - October 11, 2014
Passport to the Parkway is a booklet to be stamped by business on Osage Beach Parkway West of the Grand Glaize Bridge for prizes, coupons and promotions. Pick up your passport at any retail store or restaurant listed on their Facebook page. Take the passport to each retailer/restaurant listed for your stamp. Each stamp qualifies you for an entry into the drawing for fantastic prizes such as a smart TV, iPad and a $500 Visa Gift Card. Participating businesses will be offering coupons, specials, discounts or events. For more information, visit http://www.passporttotheparkway.com .
Versailles Old Tyme Apple Festival
Saturday, October 4, 2014
As one of the most popular community festivals in Missouri, the Old Tyme Apple Festival encompasses a special production at The Royal Theatre, a parade, street festival, food, crafts and vendors, contests, live entertainment and a fiddling contest, plus more activities. The event begins at 9 a.m. and lasts until late in the evening in downtown Versailles. Admission is free to spectators for the downtown festival. This year’s theme is Jumpin’ and Jivin’ to the 1940′s. For more information, call 573-378-4401 or visit http://versailleschamber.com/applefestival/ .
2 Dam Days Paddle Marathon
October 04 - October 05, 2014
Sponsored by the Lake of the Ozarks Watershed Alliance (LOWA), the main event is a two day paddle race on the entire Osage Arm of Lake of the Ozarks for avid kayak and canoe racers. For more information, call 573-434-4400 or visit www.2damdays.org .
29th Annual Fall Harbor Hop
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Anyone can enter for a fun day on Lake of the Ozarks! Visit over 40 participating locations on the water to play your poker hand. Enter the Harbor hop by stopping at any of the checkpoints. To obtain a hand, sign up and pay an optional $15 donation. Any player can enter more than once. The first card is drawn at the checkpoint where the hand is purchased; 6 additional cards are obtained by hopping to six more checkpoints drawing one card, per hand, at each location. The hand is complete when the seventh card is drawn. To qualify the hand must be turned in by 7 p.m. at your last checkpoint. Winners will be notified by certified mail. For more information, call 1-800-FUN-LAKE or visit http://www.funlake.com/harborhop .
Apple Butter Days
October 17 - October 18, 2014
Many crafters with a variety of items on display, as well as craft demonstrations, a quilt raffle, chili supper, homemade apple pies and apple butter. The festival will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Admission is free, however, donations are requested for lunch. Stop by Friday to watch the popular apple butter made at Camden County Museum in Linn Creek, home to the event. For more information, call 573-346-7191 or visit www.camdencountymuseum.com .
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.