Missouri 2021 is an initiative of The State Historical Society of Missouri and its Center for Missouri Studies.

The library will be hosting Bicentennial themed programs throughout 2021. Some program details are listed below and will be updated as the information becomes available.

Click here for the “Picture Missouri” Photography Project.

For past Bicentennial Programs, please visit our YouTube channel (youtube.com/scenicregionallibrary).

April

Thursday, April 8 at 5 PM
C&S Folk Company is a guitar and fiddle duo who will be performing fiddle songs originated in/about Missouri!

Thursday, April 29 at 5 PM
The World’s Fair in Photographs with Sharon Smith, Curator of Civic and Personal Identity with Missouri Historical Society will present the planning and construction of the 1904 World’s Fair, as well as what visitors to the Fair would have experienced.

May

Thursday, May 27 at 5 PM
Show-Me Your Garden

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Bicentennial Time Capsule Writing Contest

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Galen Gritts: Forgotten Trunk in the Attic – the history of Native Americans in Missouri

June

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Steve & Matthew Murrie discuss strange animals in Missouri

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Thornhill Home in Faust Park present: Frederick Bates, second governor

July

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Missouri Innovators with Paul Bass

August

Tuesday, August 10, time TBD
Picture Missouri Photography Project Slideshow

Thursday, August 12 at 5PM
Felt Missouri bluebird bookmark

September

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History and demonstration making rag rugs

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Marvelous Missouri with Laurie Osseck

October

Thursday, October 14 at 5PM
Getting to Know Local Caterpillars with Missouri Botanical Garden: Butterfly House

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Haunted Missouri

November

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Trivia Night/Scavenger Hunt

December

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Laura Ingalls Wilder Pioneer Christmas

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Cultural Christmas Traditions of Missouri