Fulton Sun Arts & Entertainment


Tebbetts picnic pays tribute to Burre with return of fiddler’s contest

For the first time in 15 years, the Tebbetts Community Picnic is going to feature a musical showdown: the fiddle is making a comeback.

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Plein Air contest brings 44 artists to Callaway County

The Plein Air contest held by the Art House in Fulton saw 110 pieces of artwork by 44 adult artists and three youth artists judged Sunday.

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Registration deadline nears for Fulton Street Fair’s annual mule derby

Those who want to get in on the annual Mule Derby race at the Fulton Street Fair have until Monday to register.

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Finding inspiration in Callaway County

Plein Air competition sends artists throughout county to paint local scenes

Artists from the region painted live images and landscapes throughout Callaway County starting Friday.

Library announces One Read programming

Daniel Boone Regional Library’s One Read program typically offers a variety of opportunities for community involvement and discussion, and this year is no different.

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Fiddlers Contest attracts big crowds at Mokane Fall Fest

Event also known as ‘Mokane World’s Fair’

Members of the Mokane Lions Club and others are gearing up for the 64th annual Mokane Fall Festival on Labor Day weekend that some call “Mokane World’s Fair.”

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‘Play me something quick and devilish’

Fulton musician authors book on history of fiddling in Missouri

A longtime musician and proponent of the art of old-time fiddling, Fulton resident Howard Marshall has written a book on the history of his favorite pastime.

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Street Fair donates fireworks for country club July 4th celebration

Thanks to a boost from the Fulton Street Fair, the Fulton Country Club’s annual 4th of July fireworks display is going to be bigger and better than ever this year.

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Committee halfway to goal for new animal shelter

Just a few months after first announcing plans for a fundraising campaign to build a new animal shelter, Fulton Mayor LeRoy Benton says the planning committee already is halfway toward its $250,000 goal.

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Fulton Street Fair musical selection has local flavor

Fulton’s Jimmy Colbertson is an old pro as far as musical acts at the Street Fair go. When he and his band, Deep Water, take the stage tonight it’ll be his third time drumming at the annual festival.

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Summer reading prompts youth to ‘Dream Big’

You can be anything you dream yourself to be. That was the message of Dreams and Goals, Wednesday afternoon, the latest entry in the Callaway County Public Library’s summer reading program.

Street fair entertainment to feature big acts from Kansas City, St. Louis

After several years of trying, Fulton Street Fair Entertainment Co-chair Rick Nickelson finally has been able to get Kansas City jazz standout Ida McBeth to come to Fulton to perform.

You're Watching Hulu. Who's Watching You?

Many years ago, motel guests used to react with horror, feigned or otherwise, when it was suggested that the desk clerk might know which pay-per-view movies they had watched in the supposed privacy of their room.

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Kilmer brings Clemens to WWU

Val Kilmer has appeared in dozens of films and television shows in his 30-year career, playing everyone from Batman to Jim Morrison to Moses. Now the actor has recently added Mark Twain to his repertoire, and is bringing the renowned author and humorist to life here in Fulton when he comes to deliver William Woods University’s commencement address in May.

One Read voting opens Monday

After receiving more than 140 reader suggestions, the One Read Reading Panel has narrowed that list down to two books for area library patrons to vote on for the Daniel Boone Regional Library’s 2012 community reading program, starting Monday.