Foodstock- Solar Eclipse Festival @ Corporate Lake
Aug 21 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

Foodstock is a festival celebrating the total solar eclipse with live music, food trucks, beer tents, restaurants, local craft vendors, games, hot air balloons, kids area, fireworks, contests and more hosted by Serve It Up CoMo at Corporate Lake behind Las Margaritas! The South Side of Columbia has never seen an event like this.

Foodstock is FREE to attend, shop, and learn and eat for all ages! The time of totality for the eclipse begins at 1:12pm and lasts more than 2 and a half minutes here in Columbia, so thousands are coming in from around the country to get our view. Fireworks will begin at 8pm.

Come out and have a drink and eat your fill! We are offering Beer Tent wristbands (21 and over only) for $15 ($20 after July 31st) sold onsite for three drinks, as well as Restaurant wristbands for $15 ($20 after July 31st) to sample all the food in the evening. All wristbands can be purchased at The Grind including our food+drink+tshirt combo for $27 ($37 after July 31st).

Our stage will feature area folk, country, rock, and blues bands and musicians throughout the event. At this event we want to focus on doing good for the community, sustainability, and throwing it back to the good times at Woodstock.

We’ll be hosting food trucks from 11-3:30, and restaurants from 3:30-8 to continue to celebrate our community culture of food appreciation.

Serve It Up CoMo benefits six local nonprofits by partnering each with a chef, junior chef, and business sponsor throughout our summer and fall campaign. All proceeds raised throughout the campaign will be divided among the nonprofits at our final event in November.

Total Solar Eclipse Golf Tournaments benefiting the Boy Scouts @ Jefferson City Country Club
Aug 21 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Great Rivers Council of the Boy Scouts of America will host simultaneous golf tournaments during the total solar eclipse that will come through Mid-Missouri on August 21st. Tournaments will be held at the Jefferson City Country Club and the Country Club of Missouri in Columbia. You choose your course; both are in the path of the total solar eclipse.
Cole County Mizzou BBQ @ Memorial Park Pavilion
Aug 31 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Come join fellow Mizzou fans at the Annual Cole County Mizzou BBQ, hosted by the Cole County Mizzou Alumni Chapter. Bandana’s BBQ, Silent Auction, Pics with Truman, Mizzou Cheerleaders, Special Mizzou Guests, and much more! Proceeds benefit scholarships for graduating high school seniors attending Mizzou.
26th Annual Capital Jazzfest and Capital Arts Chalk Art @ Riverside Park Amphitheatre
Sep 9 @ 1:00 pm – 6:30 pm

WHEN: Saturday, September 9, 2017
WHAT: A FREE music festival – fun for all ages. Named one of 50 recommended Fall Festivals in Missouri by The nationwide ‘Blog For Lifestyle And Travel”!
The Music: Four fantastic bands!
1:00 – Sam Copeland Quartet
2:20 – Megan Birdsall
3:40 – Good 4 The Soul
5:00 – Merge
Also, our eleven-year partner again for this year’s Capital Jazzfest is Capital Arts, where artists of all ages will create wonderful chalk art throughout the area in collaboration with the Capital Jazzfest!
WHERE: Riverside Park Ampitheatre
300 Ellis Porter Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65101
CONTACTS: Capital Jazzfest – 573-635-6866,, Jeff Bassinson
Capital Arts – 573-635-8355,, Leann Porrello

Capital Chalk Art Fair & Jazzfest @ Riverside Park
Sep 9 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Capital Chalk Art Fair & JAZZFEST
Saturday, September 19, 2017
Riverside Park (300 Ellis-Porter Drive, Jefferson City, MO 65101)

Capital Chalk Art Fair Call to chalk CAPITAL STREET ART will be held in conjunction with JAZZFEST on Saturday, September 9th at Riverside Park in Jefferson City. Watch the sidewalks come alive during JAZZFEST. If you have never participated in Street Art we encourage you to join in a day of music, creativity and fun. Cash prizes will be awarded to winners.

Sign Up Today! Registration is limited. Drawing is done directly on the sidewalks – just like graffiti. You may begin working at any time after 12:30p.m. A registration table will be set up near the Amphitheatre for chalk pick-up and you will be directed as to where to begin your Street Art. You will have an assigned workspace to chalk. Winners will be announced and prizes awarded in the following weeks. Let your imagination run wild. Reproduce a renaissance painting, a family photograph, a still-life, a cartoon, or portrait – whatever you want.

How to apply:

• Fill out application form. You can print an application at under the artist tab – call to chalk. Also you can pick up a copy in the gallery. Application deadline is September 1st, 2017. You can also submit a digital application by going to the home page of our website, in the right hand column there is a link you can click “Submit Chalk Art Application ONLINE”

• Please return you application to or to Capital Arts, 1203 Missouri Blvd., Jefferson City, MO 65109.

2nd Annual Tunnel to Towers 5K Run/Walk @ Missouri State Capitol
Sep 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
The Tunnel to Towers 5K Run/Walk is an event to honor our first responders and military, while also remembering the 343 firefighters, 70 law enforcement officers and 9 EMTs that died on one day (9/11/01). Run alongside firefighters running in full turnout gear 60+ pounds, just as Stephen Siller a NYC firefighter did that day, running to his eventual death in the twin towers. This event raises funds for the Building for America’s Bravest program, which builds smart homes for our most catastophically injured veterans. Sign up today at, look for Jefferson City. Any questions email Follow us on facebook JCMOT2T.
JCMG Fun Walk Run @ Jefferson City Medical Group
Sep 16 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

JCMG Fun Walk Run. Adults & children are invited to enjoy a non-competitive “glowing” evening of exercise as the sun sets on the Greenway Trail. Participants will follow the nearly 3 mile route, at their own pace, along the Greenway Trail to the Southwest Boulevard crossing and return to JCMG.

Adult participants receive a FREE t-shirt with glow-in-the-dark logo or reflectors (while supplies last) and glow item for kids (while supplies last). Participants can also enter for door prizes. Pre-registration not required.

So Long Summer Music Fest @ Jefferson City Jaycees Fairgrounds
Sep 22 @ 7:30 pm – Sep 23 @ 11:00 pm
So Long Summer Music Fest

Friday, September 22 – Night Ranger

Saturday, September 23 – Trace Adkins

All proceeds benefit the Safety Net of Missouri

St. Andrew Fall Festival @ St. Andrew Church
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – 5:30 pm
Buffet style dinner serving turkey, dressing, sausage and sauerkraut with sides. Activities for all ages including sandwich style refreshment stand, cake walk, country store, silent auction, carnival games for kids, Bingo, silent auction and a shooting match. More details at website: