July/August Summer is in full swing, and Jefferson City has a slew of must-do events to help beat the heat.
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 places of business. where: Southside, Downtown and Eastside of Jefferson City when: 1-4 p.m., Sunday, July 14 info: Cost is free. Call 573-619-4377.
Young Frankenstein what: This season, experience Missouri’s only year-round Broadway dinner theater. 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, fullservice meal provided by award-winning chef Ryan P. Davis of Argyle Catering Co. where: Shikles Auditorium, 1200 Linden Drive when: Evening performances are Aug. 8-10, 1517; matinee performances are Aug 11 and 18. info: Tickets are $35; for show times, call 573-681-9012, or visit capitalcityplayers.com.
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 swimsuit, talent and eveningwear competition that raises funds for the Boys & Girls Club of the Capital City. The winner is crowned "Mr. Capital City" and will reign for the year. where: Capitol Plaza Hotel when: 6:30 p.m., Aug. 8 info: Tickets are $25; tables of 10 are $350. Call 573-634-2582, or visit bgcjc.com.
63rd Annual Jefferson City Jaycees Cole County Fair what: 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 when: 4 p.m., July 29 to Aug. 3 info: Tickets are $10. For more information and event schedule, visit facebook.com/jeffersoncityjayceesfair.
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Published on Jul 8, 2013