2017 Schedule

Chautauqua Information & Registration Table located at north courthouse entrance throughout the festival
First Aid services provided by Cameron Regional Medical Center

Friday, September 15, 2017   (vendors open 6-9pm)

  • 6pm — Charity Pool Marathon, at Moon Mullins Family Pool Hall, a 24-hour fundraising event for Compassus Hospice & Palliative Care of Gallatin, MO.
  • 7-8pm — Ice Cream Social, near outdoor stage, sponsored by VFW for freewill donation
  • 8pm — Free Movie: Trolls, at outdoor stage, sponsored by Gallatin Theatre League
  • Beer Garden, on the square, sponsored by Gallatin Country Club

Saturday, September 16, 2017   (vendors open all day)


PUBLIC TOURS of the 1889 SQUIRREL CAGE JAIL

at 10am, 1pm and 2:30pm or by appointment, presented by Trudi Burton: 660.663.7342

  • Charity Pool Marathon, continuing 24-hour billiards fundraising event to benefit Compassus
  • 7-10am — Gallatin Lions Club Breakfast at Gallatin Lions Club Building (West Grand Street)
  • 8am — 5K Walk/Run at south side square, sponsored by Humphrey Dental and Dr. Larry Dickinson
  • 9-11am — Little Mr. & Miss / Baby Show at outdoor stage, sponsored by Gallatin Rotary Club
  • 9-11am — Car Show on East Grand Street (east of 4-way stop), benefit for Senior Center
  • 10am-Noon — Touch-A-Truck, near City Hall; Amanda King, Chairman: 660.334.0270
  • 11am-7pm — Carnival & Kids Games on courthouse lawn, sponsored by Gallatin Band Boosters
  • 11am-2pm — Chilli Cookoff, on the courthouse lawn, sponsored by Daviess County Business Women (raffle for 3-day vacation)
  • 11am — Garden Tractor Pull at Gallatin R-5 High School
  • Noon-1pm — Pet Show at outdoor stage, sponsored by Friends in Christ Church
  • 1pm — Civil War Firearms Demonstration on the courthouse lawn by Wood Marshall of Gallatin, MO
  • 1-4pm — Lost Arts Demonstrations & Pioneer Games at Heritage Area under the tent on SE corner of courthouse lawn, by Mary Hacking
  • 2pm — Car Show Awards Presentation on East Grand Street (east of 4-way stop)
  • 2-2:30pm — Mic-O-Say Dancers on north side courthouse lawn, by Boy Scouts of America
  • 2:30-4:30pm — Servants of the Most High live gospel music at outdoor stage
  • 5pm — Chautauqua Parade, sponsored by Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri
  • 6pm — Talent Show at outdoor stage, sponsored by Shopko; Jenny Donovan, Talent Show Chairman
  • 7:30pm — Tracy Allison & The Drive  live music at outdoor stage, sponsored by BTC Bank
  • Beer Garden, on the square, sponsored by Gallatin Country Club

Sunday, September 17, 2017   (vendors open 9am-??)

  • 8-11am — Pancake Breakfast at SE corner of the courthouse lawn, sponsored by Small Community Big Heart and Friends in Service; Angela Williams, Chairman
  • 11am-1pm — Childrens’ Games on the courthouse lawn, sponsored by First Christian Church
  • 11am — Super Farmer High School Competition at courthouse lawn (team registration required at 10 am); Kelle Lawson, Chairman
  • 1 p.m. — Pedal Tractor Race near outdoor stage, sponsored by Gallatin Truck & Tractor; Amy Heldenbrand, Chairman

Decorations around the square for Chautauqua provided by Pleasant View Greenhouse of Gallatin, MO

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