This 7,820-acre impoundment offers boating, skiing, and various water sports, as well as fishing for muskie, bass, and crappie. Wildlife is prevalent in the oak and hickory forest and cedar glades surrounding the lake of which 4,019 acres is managed for wildlife. In the first weekend in May comes the Black Powder Rendezvous. Along the shores are ten public-use areas, including two locations at Pomme de Terre State Park, offering camping, trails, beaches, boat ramps, and marinas. Other lodging is available in nearby towns.
(Camdenton) Bridal Cave/Thunder Mountain Park
(El Dorado Springs) Clear Creek Ranch
(Osceola) Hallelujah Ranch
(Versailles) Jacobs Cave
(Osage Beach) Lake of the Ozarks
(Hermitage) Pomme de Terre Lake
09/26 Coming to The Hermitage area
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.