With 25,000 acres of water surrounded by rolling, forested hills, Stockton ranks as the top sailing lake in the state. At the western edge of the Missouri Ozarks, the lake is also popular for swimming, boating and skiing, plus scuba diving in the clear waters and its famous crappie fishing. Its scenic beauty is enhanced by its 12 parks offering camping, boat ramps, horseback riding, hiking trails and much more. Lodging at Stockton State Park
and Orleans Trail Marina, as well as in the surrounding towns. Visitor center at dam.
(El Dorado Springs) Clear Creek Ranch
(Springfield) Crystal Cave
(Springfield) Fantastic Caverns
(Osceola) Hallelujah Ranch
(Hermitage) Pomme de Terre Lake
(Stockton) Stockton Lake
12/16 Coming to The Stockton area
National Poultry Festival Rogers AR June14-15 In addition to a music concert, the weekend events includes a golf tournament, fishing tournament, skeet shoot, horseshoe tournament, ladies luncheon, motorcycle rally, kids’ activities, ice cream socials, a barbecue cooking contest, and a barbecue fair where delicious food can be sampled.
Heart of America Shakespeare Festival Kansas City MO June18-July7 The Heart of America Shakespeare Festival is set under the stars in South Moreland Park near Nelson Atkins Museum of Art. It is a perfect way to spend a summer evening with family and friends. They have several programs to study and explore such as Speaker's Bureau and Poster and Sonnet Contest. The faculty includes theatre professionals, actors, and educators experienced in performing and teaching Shakespeare. Many of the instructors are veterans of festival productions.
Greater Kansas Citry Japan Festival Kansas City MO October6 Cekebrating the cultural of Japan.