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April 2017

Big Muddy Barbeque

April 7 @ 11:00 am - April 8 @ 7:00 pm
The Cove Restaurant,
514 Ryan Steet, Boonville, 65233
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The annual Big Muddy BBQ fundraiser will be held on April 7 & 8, in conjunction with the Big Muddy Folk Festival.  This annual event is the largest fundraiser for the Friends of Historic Boonville. All proceeds go toward general operations of the Friends’ and restoration projects of our three historical buildings. LOCATION CHANGE – THE BBQ LOCATION HAS BEEN MOVED FROM TURNER HALL TO THE COVE RESTAURANT AT 514 RYAN STREET (next to Orscheln’s off Main Street) MENU Pulled…

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$25 per night; $45 Series tickets.

26th Annual Big Muddy Folk Festival

April 7 - 8
Thespian Hall,
522 Main St, Boonville, MO 65233 United States
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April 7 &8, 2017 Thespian Hall  (522 Main Street, Boonville, Missouri  65233) Nightly performances start at 7:00 p.m Tickets:  $25/night; $45 series (click here to purchase tickets) Tickets go on sale Monday, January 23, 2017 @ 10am. Complete list of performers will be released in January 2017.     For complete details and bio go to bigmuddy.org In addition to the nightly concerts, instructional workshops will be held during the day on Saturday, April 8.     Please join us…

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January 2017
$25.00 per night/$45.00 series

Tickets go on sale for 26th Annual Big Muddy Folk Festival

January 23 @ 10:00 am - April 5 @ 2:00 pm
Friends of Historic Boonville Office,
614 E Morgan Street, Boonville, MO 65233 United States
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Join us for the 26th Annual Big Muddy Folk Festival – April 7&8, 2017 at Thespian Hall Click here to purchase tickets on-line or call 1-888-588-1477. A full list of performers will be released in January 2017.     Click here to learn more about these great performers!

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December 2016
$10 Over 18; $5 18 & under

“An Old Fashion Christmas At Thespian Hall” Band Concert

December 18, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thespian Hall,
522 Main St, Boonville, MO 65233 United States
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Please join us as we ring in the Season with “An Old Fashion Christmas at Thespian Hall” band concert featuring the Thespian Hall Silver Conservatory Band.  For the third consecutive year, the Thespian Hall Silver Conservatory Band, under the direction of Steve Litwiller, has played a collection of Christmas melodies to welcome the Yuletide Spirit to the Boonslick Area.  All proceeds of this concert go toward future preservation projects of Thespian Hall. There may be a visitor from the North…

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November 2016
$5.00

2016 Annual Meeting

November 17, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thespian Hall,
522 Main St, Boonville, MO 65233 United States
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Inviting all current members and prospective members to join us on Thursday, November 17th, to celebrate our 45th Anniversary.  We will begin with a cocktail hour at 6:00 p.m., followed by a brief business meeting recapping this years’ events and previewing events for the 2017.   Tickets are just $5.00 per person.  Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Friends Office or at the door on November 17th.

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August 2016
Exhibit is Free; Artwork available to purchase

Missouri River Festival of the Arts – Visual Art Exhbit

August 25, 2016 - August 27, 2016
Hain House,
412 Fourth Street, Boonville, 65233 United States
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Join us at the historic Hain House (412 Fourth Street, Boonville, MO) for the Visual Art Exhibit as part of the 42nd  Annual Missouri River Festival of the Arts.  In addition to providing world class music we host a visual art exhibit, featuring a different local artist each year. Admission is free to the exhibit.  Artwork is available to purchase.   Exhibit Hours:                                                      Wednesday, August 23                                                         6:00 p.m Opening Reception – Open to all  …

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June 2016

Community Art Show

June 24, 2016 - June 25, 2016
Hain House,
412 Fourth Street, Boonville, 65233 United States
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Drawings, Paintings, Mixed Medial and Photography are welcome. To enter, please bring your artwork to the Friends’ Office in the Old Cooper County Jail, on 614 E. Morgan, by 2pm, June 20.  Limit of 2 entries per person.  All artwork must be matted or framed with wall mount to be eligible.   Exhibit hours: Hain House (412 Fourth Street, Boonville, MO) Thursday, June 23  ~ Reception for all artists and their families 7 p.m. Friday, June 24 11 a.m. -3…

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February 2016
Free Admission. Good will offerings are graciously accepted

Leap Year Concert @ Thespian Hall

February 28, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thespian Hall,
522 Main St, Boonville, MO 65233 United States
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It’s a Leap Year Concert when the Harmonium Brass Quintet and the Prevailing Winds Quintet perform on Sunday, February 28, at 6:00 p.m. in Thespian Hall. The two quintets will be playing music that is a sure-fire cure for winter cabin fever. The free concert features works by Duke Ellington, John Phillip Sousa, W.C. Handy, Louis Armstrong and Henry Fillmore and others in a wide range of styles from Baroque to Classic, and Jazz to Pop. Harmonium Brass, formed in…

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October 2015
$20 for each investigation; $5 Conference & Vendor Exhibit; $10 for Cemetery Tours

Historic Haunts of BOOnville

October 23, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - October 24, 2015 @ 10:00 pm
Thespian Hall,
522 Main St, Boonville, MO 65233 United States
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Join the Friends of Historic Boonville and the 10th Dimension Paranormal Group for a paranormal conference and ghost hunts of key historic sites in Boonville!  Open to anyone, 16 years and older, who wants to participate in a live paranormal investigation.  All proceeds will benefit the preservation efforts of the Friends of Historic Boonville.  Friday, October 23  – Paranormal Investigation of the Old Cooper County Jail & Hanging Barn The Old Cooper County Jail & Hanging Barn  is the oldest…

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June 2015
FREE! Donations welcome.

Sundown Concert Series : Edward Lang

June 12, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
Hain House Gardens,
412 4th Street, Boonville, MO 65233 United States
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Friday evening concert on June 12.  Enjoy FREE outdoor concerts, featuring local musical artists,  in the beautiful Hain House Gardens.  Entertainment for the whole family!  Pack a picnic, grab your favorite beverage and some lawn chairs and enjoy!  Donations welcome.  Concert begins at 6:30 p.m.    Edward Lang              Performing a variety of piano melodies sure to please everyone!    

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