OCTOBER 3 & 4, 2015
27TH ANNUAL WESTON APPLEFEST CELEBRATION
Saturday 10am - 6pm
Parade at 10am on Saturday
Sunday 11am - 5pm
Adults $1.00 Donation
Kids under 15 FREE
Shuttle Buses will not run from
9:30-11am on Saturday during the parade.
Come early, park and walk to the downtown parade.
Buses will run til closing.
Celebrating 27 years, the Applefest celebration in historic downtown Weston is known throughout the Midwest as one of the best fall festivals in Missouri.
Visitors to Applefest are encouraged to come early on Saturday morning to enjoy Weston’s hometown parade along Main Street at 10:00 am. The Saturday parade will feature antique tractors, classic cars, fire trucks and bands.
There will be over 60 art and craft booths along the downtown Main Street to peruse and you’re also invited to browse the many unique Weston shops during your visit.
Don’t miss the Garden Harvest Market vendors, with fruit and vegetables and pumpkins and gourds to decorate your home for fall. Our mini-hay baler has demonstrated and sold his hay bales for 26 years. Watch apple butter being made over an open wood fire and purchase a jar of apple butter to take home. Kids will love to work the apple press to see how apple cider is made.
Weston’s famous apple dumplings, apple pies, and cookies will be available through our local churches. You can catch a quick and tasty bite at our Applefest Food Court or, you might choose to sit down, relax and enjoy the delicious cuisine at one of the several fine restaurants in Weston. Breakfast at 7A.M. will be served both days by the Eastern Star at the Masonic Lodge building on Main Street.
Fun children’s activities both days are planned in the park with Pony Rides, Face Painting, Straw Bale Maze, Pumpkin Painting, Bounce House and new this year Agriculture Education Interactive Games and Activities. (Steer Roping, Apple Toss, Apple Bowling, Cow Milking,
Life size Farm Operation Game, a Corn Pool and Soybean Pool for small children to play in).
There will be live music from bluegrass to reggae on Main Street on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. For the kids in the crowd young and old, back again this year is America’s leading family entertainer, kid-rocker Jim Cosgrove a.k.a. Mr. Stinky Feet kicking off the Saturday music.
12:30 to 1:30 Mr. Stinky Feet
2:00 to 3:00 Zydeco
3:30 to 6:00 Dog Tree
12:00 to 1:00 Truck Stop Honeymoon
1:30 to 2:30 Euphoric String Band
3:00 to 5:00 Knob Hill Skiffle Band
Performing Saturday and Sunday:
Dana Wood, LIVING STATUE, Interactive Art
There are many parking areas along Hwy 45 with a shuttle stop west of the ATM at the Bank. There is a large grass lot on HWY 273 before the Hwy 45 intersection to park, weather permitting with a shuttle to the festival.
The Applefest event is only six blocks from most parking areas, so visitors can easily walk into town.. There is limited handicap accessible parking downtown. Shuttle bus service will be available both Saturday and Sunday. No Shuttle Bus will be available Saturday morning until after the parade.
For more information call (816-640-2909)
OCTOBER 9, 10 & 11, 2015
16th ANNUAL WESTON IRISH FESTIVAL
On the grounds of O'Malley's
500 Welt Street at Short Street
Weston, MO 64098
The Weston Irish Festival opens it's gates Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, at O'Malley's Pub & Courtyard. Great Irish music, piping, dancing, and storytelling, along with traditional Irish food and drinks are what you’ll find at the three-day event.
The festival features musicians from across the U.S., Canada and Ireland. Seventeen local, regional, and national touring acts will perform on the open-air courtyard stage as well as the two indoor pub stages. A fourth stage, adjacent to the courtyard stage, will showcase the pipers and dancers.
The aroma of authentic Irish dishes - corned beef, Irish stew, bangers, and coddle will fill the air along with traditional festival favorites – pulled pork sandwiches, hot dogs, nachos, loaded baked potatoes, apple fritters and more. A full complement of draught ale, stout and lager will be available along with other libations.
Please check the website at www.westonirish.com or call
816-640-5235 (Kansas City line) for more information.
OCTOBER 10, 2015
SECOND SATURDAYS IN WESTON
Have fun with us every Second Saturday...shops open late in downtown Weston.
OCTOBER 17, 24, 25 & 30. 2015
UPSTAIRS TEAROOM DINNER THEATER PRESENTS
GHOSTS TALES OF WESTON DINNER THEATER and GHOST WALK
Dinner and Three sessions of stories of Weston's past and present haunts
Dinner and Play starts at 7:00 p.m.
October 25 Matinee
$45.00 per person. Accepting reservations now.
Please contact (816) 640-2825 or email:
UpStairs TeaRoom, Main Street Galleria
501 Main Street, Weston, Missouri
OCTOBER 22, 2015
FAMILY FUN NIGHT AT RED BARN FARM
Thursday, Oct. 22,
5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Red Barn Farm, 16300 Wilkerson Rd, Weston, MO 64098
Leave your hectic schedule behind and enjoy a family outing complete with hayrides, a bonfire, s’mores, barnyard animals, hot cocoa, cider, pumpkins and prizes. We’ll have it all at this family event, including face painting by Meritas Health Pediatrics doctors. Parents can talk with pediatricians and family practice doctors as their kids boogie to the musical group The Doo-Dads. Members take home one free pumpkin per family.
$10/person, FREE for kids 12 and under; register online at nkch.org or call 816-691-1690.
OCTOBER 23, 2015
Natalie Twigg Concert
Come and join us for an evening with our award winning musician, Natalie Twigg
Natalie will share her most recent project, "Cathedral Whispers, a collection of oboe improvisations centered around hymns. Later on in the program, Natalie will share excerpts form her other upcoming projects, telling the stories behind them.
Friday October 23 at 7:30 pm
Weston Christian Church
Admission, Love offering.
OCTOBER 24, 2015
WESTON MOONSHINERS CAR CLUB
Come see the cars starting at 5:30pm downtown Main Street
Family Fun Every Sunday
Doors open at 5:00pm
Inside the New Deal Tobacco Warehouse on 45 Highway, Cline's Opry presents family friendly country music and comedy every Sunday at 5pm. With a 4,000 sq. ft building enclosed with old tin from local tobacco barns along with a 800 sq. ft. stage and comfortable theatre seating, central air & heating, you can enjoy some of the finest entertainers & acts in the country, in a rustic setting.
Sunday shows are from 5pm to 7pm. National and regional acts are announced throughout the year. Sunday show prices are $12 per person with children 12 and under free. Concessions available. Like our Cline's Opry Facebook page and keep posted on all upcoming events.