121 E Olive, Aurora Missouri
Old 1906 railroad depot--restored and including Chamber of Commerce office, community room, information area and historic museum. Open year-round. Free.
Other History nearby:
(Branson) Bonniebrook Park
(Aurora) Bootlegger's Brewery
(Ozark) Christian County Museum
(Joplin) Dorothea Hoover Historical Museum
(Springfield) Frisco Railroad Museum
(Springfield) General Sweeny's Museum
05/13 Coming to The Aurora 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.
National Championship Chuckwagon Races Clinton AR August31-September2 Chuckwagon Races, Snowy River Race, bronc fanning, music, concerts, camping, trail riding, western trade show, horse and mule clinics, seminars, and barn dances.
Arkansas Apple Festival Lincoln AR October4-6 The centerpiece of the festival is the unequalled variety of arts and crafts, featuring works of some of the most talented artisans in the Ozarks. One of the highlights of the Arkansas Apple Festival is the Apple Core Throwing Contest, a test of strength, accuracy, aerodynamics, and just plain luck.