2017 Entertainment

2017 Featured Stage Entertainment — 7:30pm Saturday, Sept. 16:

Tracy Allison & The Drive

Tracy Allison has been singing for as long as she can remember. Roots music is her preference, whether it’s country, classic rock, or bluegrass. She also likes to perform contemporary styles as well, believing that all styles of music have something to contribute to the enjoyment of the listener.

Music Samples:     Take Me Out To A Dancehall      Feet Don’t Touch The Ground      She Slipped Away

Over the years, Tracy Allison has performed with various bands in addition to performing on the Opry Circuit. Tracy is a veteran recording artist in the Nashville circuit, which includes vocal contributions on the United Artists soundtrack, “The Prince of Egypt” and various other music compilations. The Drive was created by Tracy Allison to complete a long journey for her and musicians that have a common ground in their musical direction.


  • 2:30-4:30pm Saturday — Gospel music by Servants of the Most High, featuring Bro. Robert Nelson of Lake Viking Church and friends at the Chautauqua Outdoor Stage



8pm Friday, Sept. 15 on the courthouse lawn

“Trolls,” the animated movie by DreamWorksTV, featuring music by Justin Timberlake and Gwen Stefani.   View the Trailer  This free outdoor movie presentation is sponsored by Gallatin Theater League.


10am to 12 Noon on Saturday, Sept. 16 near Gallatin City Hall, East Grand Street

Join in the fun and help kids learn about hard-working machines that make our community rev! Vehicles on display can be provided by organizations or individuals — tractors, big trucks, emergency response vehicles, etc. There is no admission to this fun family event — free giveaways for kids! Children must be accompanied at all times by a responsible adult; participants enter the Touch-A-Truck display area at their own risk. For more information, call Amanda King, 660.334.0270


11am-7pm on Saturday, Sept. 16

Gallatin R-5 Band Boosters coordinate free activities and games that unfold on the courthouse lawn. Air cushion “carnival” slides and rides also featured for a nominal fee per ticket (i.e. 50-cents).

11am-1pm Sunday, Sept. 17

Activities sponsored by First Christian Church of Gallatin, MO.


1-4pm Saturday, Sept. 16, at SE corner of the courthouse lawn

Old timey activities including broom making, blacksmithing, wood carving, clothes washboard washing as well as knitting, crocheting and tatting. Activities featured in this “heritage area” coordinated by Mary Hacking of Gallatin, MO.


1pm Saturday, Sept. 16, on the courthouse lawn

Civil War re-enactor and history enthusiast Wood Marshall of Gallatin, MO, works firearms commonly used during the Civil War.


Saturday, Sept. 16, at the 1889 Squirrel Cage Jail, West Jackson Street
Tour Schedule:  10am – 1pm – 2:30pm        Tours also by appointment; call Trudi Burton at 660.663.7342

See the unique antique listed on the National Register of Historic Place. Open only during designated tour times. Informational displays describe the historic jail and also focus on the varied history of Daviess County including:

  • The 1869 James Gang robbery of the Daviess County Savings Association at Gallatin, MO
  • Daviess County farmer Daniel Smoot’s civil lawsuit against Frank & Jesse James
  • The 1881 James Gang robbery of the Rock Island train at Winston, MO
  • The 1883 Trial of Frank James held in Gallatin, MO
  • Pioneers, Mormons & The Extermination Order
  • Daviess County’s role in the Civil War
  • People You Should Know… Joseph Daviess, Albert Gallatin, A.M. Dockery, Samuel Cox, Valentine Shuler, Icie Macy Hoobler, Mervin Joe Kelly, Admiral Cruzen and more
  • Grand River College in Gallatin, MO
  • Public Hangings & Infamous Crimes in Daviess County
  • Sheriffs Who Called the Squirrel Cage “Home”

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