Celebrating forestry, the Wright City Lumberjax Festival features competitive events including axe throwing, crosscut sawing, double-buck sawing and jack & jill sawing.
Celebrate the season with a chili cook-off, family-friendly activities, live entertainment, arts and crafts, games, food vendors and more.
The festival is a showcase for turn-of-the-century arts and crafts. This year almost 70 exhibitors and vendors will feature crafts and skills like candle making, woodturning, lye soap making, knife making and quilting. Herbalists will share their knowledge, instrument makers will exhibit their work, and quilters will show their best.
Grammy-winning Southern blues rockers The Kentucky Headhunters are celebrating the release of Meet Me In Bluesland, their previously unissued 2003 recording with their friend, the late, legendary pianist and Rock and Roll Hall Of Famer, Johnnie Johnson. The Kentucky Headhunters, declared “the great American rock ‘n’ roll band” by Billboard magazine, debuted with 1989’s Pickin’ On Nashville, released by Mercury Records. It surprised the world, becoming a bona fide hit, selling over two million copies. The album won a Grammy…