Bluegrass BBQ Festival
Throught May 30/BRANSON – At Silver Dollar City. See the top names in bluegrass music on stages throughout the park, including The Queen of Bluegrass, Rhonda Vincent this weekend, May 6-8! Plus, don’t miss performances from Greg Blake & Hometown, Junior Sisk and the Becky Buller Band.
And, savor dozens of new culinary creations featuring Silver Dollar City’s famous slow-smoked BBQ at your favorite Silver Dollar City eateries. Make choosing which delicious BBQ items to try a little easier with a Tasting Passport! The Tasting Passport lets you choose five different tasting-sized items from the Bluegrass & BBQ menu for one low price! https://www.silverdollarcity.com/
“Route 66” Summerfest
June 3-4/ROLLA – This is the 28th year for this event and has evolved into an area-wide celebration for all ages to promote Old Route 66 and the beginning of summer. Friday night kicks off with a cruise down Route 66 from St. James to Rolla and the first round of the tennis tournament. The activities begin in the festival lot in Downtown Rolla with the Miss “Route 66” pageant, Drummers Competition and Movie Under the Stars. Saturday starts bright and early at 8 a.m. with the car show lining up on Pine Street in downtown Rolla. The arts & crafts booths open at 9 a.m. along with the food vendors, kids activities, the famous “burnout contest” at 5 p.m. and the street dance at 7:30 p.m. There are many other events all throughout the day. For a complete schedule, visit http://route66summerfest.com/schedule/