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.
Thursday, March 18 at 5PM
Historic Missouri Roadsides: Traveling Missouri on a 2-Lane Highway presented by William Hart in the form of a travelogue richly illustrated with photographs from the author’s collection. Hart will focus on businesses owned by Missouri citizens, helping to establish and nurture historic tourism to benefit Missourians.
Friday, March 19 at 1 PM
Arrow Rock State Historic Site: Become an armchair traveler to Arrow Rock Historic State Park an open air museum in Arrow Rock located in central Missouri.
Tuesday, March 23 at 5PM
Native Plants of Missouri presented by Liz Copeland, Master Gardener. Jefferson County Master Garden Chapter will be discussing plants native to Missouri and how to incorporate native plants into your landscaping.
Thursday, April 8 at 5 PM
C&S Folk Company present Missouri Ozark music
Thursday, May 27 at 5 PM
Show-Me Your Garden
Bicentennial Time Capsule Writing Contest
Galen Gritts: Forgotten Trunk in the Attic – the history of Native Americans in Missouri
Steve & Matthew Murrie discuss strange animals in Missouri
Thornhill Home in Faust Park present: Frederick Bates, second governor
Missouri Innovators with Paul Bass
Tuesday, August 10, time TBD
Picture Missouri Photography Contest
Thursday, August 12 at 5PM
Felt Missouri bluebird bookmark
History and demonstration making rag rugs
Marvelous Missouri with Laurie Osseck
Thursday, October 14 at 5PM
Getting to Know Local Caterpillars with Missouri Botanical Garden: Butterfly House
Trivia Night/Scavenger Hunt
Laura Ingalls Wilder Pioneer Christmas
Cultural Christmas Traditions of Missouri