Enchanted Village of Lights (Open Nightly Now through Jan 1)
The Enchanted Village of Lights is one of the largest drive-through holiday light parks in Mid-Missouri. There is no charge to drive through the Enchanted Village, but any donations are greatly appreciated. Hours of operation are 5-9 PM each night through January 1, 2015.
Versailles Unity Circle of Lights (Nov 27 through Jan 1)
For the 8th straight season, the city of Versailles will light up its city park for the Unity Circle of Lights. 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.
Deck the Docks Holiday Light Cruises (Nov 28 - Dec 27)
Take a festive dinner cruise aboard Celebration Cruises to view waterfront homes and docks beautifully decorated for the Holiday Season. Cruises board Friday & Saturday evenings at 5:30 pm on the following dates: November: 28th; 29th and December: 5th; 12th; 13th; 19th; 26th; 27th. Call 573-480-3212 for reservations. Proceeds benefit Dogwood Animal Shelter of Osage Beach, MO.
St. Patrick's Festival of Lights (Nov 27 - Jan 1)
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. St. Patrick Festival of Lights will be open daily from 6 – 10 p.m. There is no charge for this beautiful light display.
From 5-8 PM, booth vendors will be situated outside around the historic Courthouse Square, Versailles Choir to sing on Courthouse steps, Santa arrives on the Versailles Rural Fire Department Fire Engine. Sit on Santa's lap at the Royal Theater. View and bid on the Silent Auction items in the Annex of the Royal Theater. More questions, please call the Chamber office at 573-378-4401.
'The Nutcracker' Ballet (Nov 29 - 30)
Two days only, Saturday, November 29th at 6pm and Sunday November 30th at 2pm, Steps will be hosting their 15th season of ‘The Nutcracker’ at School of the Osage, Cummings Auditorium located in Osage Beach, Missouri. Tchaikovsky’s ‘Nutcracker’ ballet will be performed by the many talented ballet dancers of Steps Dance Studio and also includes talented dancers from Xanadu Dance Studio in Camdenton who have joined in the Steps production this year. Reserved tickets are $12-$15 snd general admission is $10.
Annual Lighted Christmas Parade (Nov 29)
The Lake West Chamber will present the 13th annual Lighted Christmas Parade on Saturday, November 29 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Central Bank in Laurie location and travel north on Hwy 5 to the Laurie Mall. Santa will be on a float and will disembark and go inside the mall to visit with all the kids.
Greater Lake Area Chorale Christmas (Nov 30 - Dec 15)
The Greater Lake Area Chorale present it's 2014 Fall Concert Series "The World for Christmas" directed by Michael Lindeman. Concert is free to public; donations are welcomed. Dates and locations are as follows: Nov 30 from 3-5 PM at West Lake Christian Church, Dec 7 from 3-5 PM at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Lake Ozark, Dec 8 from 7-9 PM at the First Baptist Church in Eldon, Dec 14 from 3-5 PM at the New Life Nazarene in Camdenton and Dec 15 from 7-9 PM at the Versailles United Methodist Church.
Lake Area Community Orchestra Performance (Nov 30 - Dec 2)
About 45 participants ranging in age from high school to the 70's make up this orchestra and come from many communities surrounding the Lake of the Ozarks area. Included in the program are a variety of Christmas and other selections, including Christmas Fancies, Joy to the World, Adventum, Still, Still, Still (with Melody Hannah of Eldon as vocalist), A Trumpeter's Lullaby, and a 75th anniversary tribute of The Wizard of Oz. Performances will be Nov 30 at 7 PM at Community Christian Church in Camdenton and Dec 2 at 7:30 PM at the First Baptist Church in Eldon.
Christmas on the Square (Dec 6)
Enjoy a fun filled day with the family on the square in Camdenton. Santa will be present, along with food, games, vendor booths and much more. For more information go to www.camdentonchamber.com.
Eldon Business Windows & Tree Lighting Ceremony (Dec 13)
Come join us from 6-8 PM for a hayride or walk to view the "Windows Coming Alive" at the downtown businesses. Listen to the Carolers, refreshments & snacks, a toy drive and a drop off for letters to Santa at the Eldon Community Center. Bring an ornament for the Community Tree and end the night with the Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Pocket Park on Maple St. This is event is sponsored by the City of Eldon.
Old Tyme Christmas in Linn Creek (Dec 13)
The Young Museum Players will present “I Hate Christmas” by Marty Dubatschek. The play will begin at 2 pm followed by light refreshments. Admission is $5 per family. For more information call 573-346-7191.
Lake Ozark Christmas Parade (Dec 13)
Celebrate the season with at the Annual Christmas parade along the Historic Bagnell Dam Strip from 1-3 PM. The 30th Annual Lake Ozark "Christmas Magic" Parade will line up at 242 starting at t he HH & Bagnell Dam Blvd. intersection, and will turn right to proceed down Bagnell Dam Boulevard to the Dam. Again this year, Santa will be available immediately after the Parade at the White House on Bagnell Dam Blvd. for pictures with the children. Christmas Stockings, will be handed out to all the children who stop to see him, and hot chocolate and cookies will be served to all waiting in line to see Santa!
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Osage Beach, MO 65065
Local - 573-365-3367
Fax - 573-365-5076