Jackson County Parks and Recreation is holding is 42nd annual Fall Festival of Arts, Crafts & Music from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 7, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 8, at Missouri Town 1855, 8010 East Park Road, Lee’s Summit. Located on the eastern side of Lake Jacomo in Fleming Park.
The entire village comes alive with the authentic music of the 1850s. Knowledgeable interpreters will share their passion for bygone skills, such as cooking over a wood fire, wood working, blacksmithing, and a variety of fiber crafts. Visit with staff and volunteers as they prepare homemade apple butter and cider. Children will enjoy time honored games popular with kids more than 150 years ago.
• A special visit from Johnny Crawford of the TV series “The Rifleman.”
• A mule powered sorghum mill, which demonstrates the entire process of sorghum production.
• An antique tractor show.
• A food court featuring all of your favorite festival foods.
• The Missouri Town Musicians, Dancers, and Clog Dancers.
Whether you end your visit with a hay wagon ride or simply stroll through the authentic antebellum architecture, your family will enjoy a special day of the sights, sounds and smells of a simpler time!
Admission is $10 per car/van; $20 per bus. For information and directions visit makeyourdayhere.com/missouritown or call 816-228-8980.