Jefferson City Bridal Stroll
what: More than 25 Jefferson City vendors will open the doors of their shops for the first-ever special bridal preview of this kind. A traditional trolley service will deliver brides-to-be along with friends and family to businesses in the Southside, Downtown and Eastside of Jefferson City. Brides will have the chance to visit with wedding vendors in their place of business and pick out flowers, try a dress or tux, taste reception food samples and listen to local DJs or live bands to make arrangements for the most important day of their lives.
where: Southside, Downtown and Eastside of Jefferson City
when: 1-4 p.m., Sunday, July 14
info: Cost is free. Call 573-619-4377
what: This season, experience Missouri’s only year-round Broadway dinner theater, voted Best Entertainment and Catering in Jefferson City. The Capital City Players presents Young Frankenstein the Musical by Mel Brooks. If you split your sides at the movie, you’re going to fall out of your seat at the zany antics of the classic Mel Brooks characters in the musical. Show includes a three-course, full-service meal provided by award-winning chef Ryan P. Davis of Argyle Catering Co. If you love to laugh, this musical, directed by the talented Rob Crouse, is a Missouri theater premiere you shouldn’t miss.
where: Shikles Auditorium, 1200 Linden Drive
when: Evening performances are Aug. 8-10, 15-17; matinee performances are Aug 11 and 18.
info: Tickets are $35; for show times, call 573-681-9012 or visit capitalcityplayers.com.
63rd Annual Jefferson City Jaycees Cole County Fair
what: This event has been entertaining families and serving funnel cakes since 1950. Starting the last Monday in July, the Cole County Fair presents six nights of nonstop entertainment from carnival rides to pony rides and the ever-popular truck and tractor pull. Tucked between the rodeo grounds and the carnival is the beer garden and outdoor stage featuring this year’s musical lineup of hunky country artists JT Hodges, Dustin Lynch and Josh Gracin, along with anticipated rock and alternative bands Black Stone Cherry and Eve 6.
where: Jefferson City Jaycees Fairgrounds, 1445 Fairgrounds Road
when: 4 p.m., July 29 to Aug. 3
info: Tickets are $10. For more information and event schedule, visit facebook.com/jeffersoncityjayceesfair.
Men of the Club ALL STARS
what: As one of the most anticipated and highly attended fundraising events of the year, Men of Club resumes in 2013 for a 10-year reunion called the Best of the Best! in which returning winners from years past grace the stage once again with a mix of new and favorite performances. The event is a light-hearted male talent competition that raises funds for the Boys and Girls Club of the Capital City. Contestants compete in swimsuit, talent and eveningwear competitions. The show is a nonstop barrage of high-octane performances by local men — and all for a great cause.
where: Capitol Plaza Hotel
when: 6:30 p.m., Aug. 8
info: Tickets are $25; tables of 10 are $350.
Contact: Call 573-634-2582, or visit bgcjc.com.