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Pool 26 of the Mississippi River, Illinois River,

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May 2021

 

 

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May 4, 2021

Mississippi Speed Record

Attempt to Break the Record For Paddling Length of Mississippi

 

 

 

Scott E. Miller, Joel Ford, Perry Whitaker and Adam Macht ( Wenonah Minn 4 ) are scheduled try and break the Guinness Book of Record fastest time for paddling the whole Mississippi River (2,296 miles).
They will sleep on the canoe while others paddle in day and night... they will eat meals in the canoe... and even use the bathroom in the canoe. It will be their home for 18 days or less if they break the record.

 

You can FOLLOW them here when they start paddling to see their exact location.
https://share.garmin.com/Mississippispeedrecord
They have a website https://www.mississippispeedrecord.com
And a Facebook page to follow http://facebook.com/MississippiSpeedRecord

 

  

Saturday, May 8, 2021

Complete Car & RV Repair Center

Back to Spring Party

Featuring Rail Reloaded.......

 

 

Tuesday, may 11, 2021

Big Muddy Speaker Series

Beyond Water......

 

Reposted from Big Muddy Speaker Series .. click here

 

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Con Trios yacht Club

Happy Hour & Game Night.......

 

Reposted from Con Trios Yacht Club Facebook.. click here

 

May 13, 16, 17 & 21, 2021

Captains Class

World Wide Marine Training

Grafton Harbor ........

 

Reprinted from Grafton Harbor Facebook... click here

 

Saturday, May 15, 2021

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Water Patrol Division

Safety Education Class........

 

City Date(s) Location Phone # Test Date Time(s)
Weldon Spring 05/15/2021 Troop C Headquarters
891 Technology Dr, Weldon Spring, MO 63304
(636) 300- 2800 05/15/2021 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Jefferson City 05/15/2021 Troop F Headquarters
2920 N. Shamrock Rd, Jefferson City, MO 65102
(573) 751- 1000 05/15/2021 9:00AM - 3:00PM

Click here for more information and additional classes

 

Upcoming Event.... May 15, 2021

Clarksville Boat Club

May Dinner Function

Pool 25 of the Mississippi River.....

 

Reprinted from Clarksville Boat Club Facebook... click here

Upcoming Events..... Saturday, May 15, 2021

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Water Patrol Division

Safety Education Class........

 

City Date(s) Location Phone # Test Date Time(s)
Weldon Spring 05/15/2021 Troop C Headquarters
891 Technology Dr, Weldon Spring, MO 63304
(636) 300- 2800 05/15/2021 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Jefferson City 05/15/2021 Troop F Headquarters
2920 N. Shamrock Rd, Jefferson City, MO 65102
(573) 751- 1000 05/15/2021 9:00AM - 3:00PM

Click here for more information and additional classes

 

Friday, 21 May 2021

Wear Your Life Jacket To Work Day.........

 

 

Reprinted from Safe Boating Campaign Facebook.. click here

 

Saturday, 22 May 2021

Froge's bar and Grill Car Show.........

 

Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 12 PM CDT – 4 PM CDT
Price: Free · Duration: 4 hr
Public · Anyone on or off Facebook
Bring out your favorite ride, let's see what you have

 

Reprinted from Froge's GBar and Grill  Facebook.. click here

 

Saturday, May 22, 2021

Flathead Trotline Tournament

Clarksville Boat Club......

 

Reprinted from Clarksville Boat Club....click here 

 

Saturday, 22 May 2021

Kayaking on Ellis Bay

Pool 26 of the Mississippi RIver........

 

Saturday .. May 29, 2021

TreeHouse Wildlife Center

 2nd Annual Drive-Thru Baby Shower

 

You are invited to TreeHouse Wildlife Center's 2nd Annual Drive-Thru Baby Shower. Join us May 29th from 10 AM - 3 PM to celebrate our native wild babies. Just drive-thru and drop off your donation. Let our staff and volunteers do the heavy lifting. Once you drop off your donation, park and walk through the animal enclosures. Meet and Greet with Animal Education Ambassadors (as weather and environmental factors allow) or visit some of our tables for some great grab and go kids activity sheets, animal photo, or take and make crafts (while supplies last).

Planning on coming to the celebration? We ask that you bring an item on our baby shower wish list below to help staff and volunteers raise and care for our injured and orphaned young wildlife during their time in the clinic. View our full wish list at https://www.treehousewildlifecenter.com/donate

 

Photo courtesy Great Rivers & Routes

 

Saturday & Sunday... May 22 & 23, 2021

Grafton Riverside Flea Market

Loading Dock

 

The Loading Dock is host to one of the region's largest flea markets. Guaranteed treasure-hunting fun through a wide selection of antiques, crafts, collectibles, and more.

The Riverside Flea Market is held the fourth Saturday and Sunday of the month, April through October, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m

 

Reprinted from Great Rivers and Routes... click here

Riverside Flea Market website... click here

 

 

May 29 - 30, 2021

Twain on Main

Pool 22 of the Mississippi River at Hannibal, Mo

 

Reposted from Visit Hannibal.. click here

 

Memorial Day Weekend 2021
Saturday, May 29th, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday, May 30th, 10:00 am – 5:00 PM
Historic Downtown Hannibal
The annual Twain on Main Festival is heading to the Wild West! This celebration of the life and works of Hannibal’s native son, Mark Twain, sponsored by the Historic Hannibal Marketing Council, returns to historic downtown Hannibal on Memorial Day weekend, 2021. The festival will center around Mark Twain’s, Roughing It.

Click here for more information


June 2021 

 

 

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Fireworks Shows Thursday Nights

Pool 26 of the Mississippi River at Alton and Grafton

 

Some Highlights:

Thursday night from June 3 to Sept. 9 with the exception of Thursday, July 1.

The dazzling light show in Alton will launch from the parking lot at Landmarks and Henry Streets on the city’s riverfront. The Grafton show will launch from Grafton Lighthouse Park.

The Grafton Ferry has added Thursday to its schedule to help encourage people to enjoy the Grafton fireworks. A farmers market will take place in Grafton on Thursdays and the Grafton Music in the Park concert series also takes place Thursday evenings. Both of those events precede the fireworks shows

 

Reposted from ADVANTAGENEWS.COM .. click here

 

Saturday, June 5, 2021

Con Trios Champagne Brunch

Yacht Club of St. Louis

Pool 26 of the Mississippi River

 

Reposted from Alton Marina Facebook.. click here

 

June 19 - 27, 2021

Mississippi River At Grafton, Illinois

Raging Rivers Hosting Sea Lion Show........

 

Raging Rivers Waterpark in Grafton is getting prepared for their upcoming 2021 season with the limited presentation of Sea Lion Splash.. 

 

Sea Lion Splash is the only traveling sea lion show in the United States.  The show will feature animals who were rescue-beached and cannot return to the wild.

 

Sea Lion Splash will run from June 19th through the 27th at Raging Rivers. There are no additional fees to attend the show; the cost is included with the regular admission price.........

 

Click here to read this news story from altondailynews.com.  With Photo and Audio

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Photo courtesy Great Rivers & Routes

 

Saturday & Sunday... June 26 & 27, 2021

Grafton Riverside Flea Market

Loading Dock

 

The Loading Dock is host to one of the region's largest flea markets. Guaranteed treasure-hunting fun through a wide selection of antiques, crafts, collectibles, and more.

The Riverside Flea Market is held the fourth Saturday and Sunday of the month, April through October, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m

 

Reprinted from Great Rivers and Routes... click here

Riverside Flea Market website... click here

 

 

June 30 - October 31, 2021

Missouri Frog Season

Missouri Department of Conservation........

 

Bullfrog & Green Frog Season

June 30 - October 31, 2021

 

Season opens at sunset on opening day.

 

Click here for more information

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July 2021

 

 

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Fireworks Shows Thursday Nights

Pool 26 of the Mississippi River at Alton and Grafton

 

Some Highlights:

Thursday night from June 3 to Sept. 9 with the exception of Thursday, July 1.

The dazzling light show in Alton will launch from the parking lot at Landmarks and Henry Streets on the city’s riverfront. The Grafton show will launch from Grafton Lighthouse Park.

The Grafton Ferry has added Thursday to its schedule to help encourage people to enjoy the Grafton fireworks. A farmers market will take place in Grafton on Thursdays and the Grafton Music in the Park concert series also takes place Thursday evenings. Both of those events precede the fireworks shows

 

Reposted from ADVANTAGENEWS.COM .. click here

 

Friday, July 2 - Monday, July 5, 2021

4th of July Weekend Getaway

Con Trios Yacht Club.........

 

 

 Let's party like it's 1776! We're collaborating with Two Rivers Marina and Two Rivers Boat Club to create a full weekend of fun!
The weekend will include a poker run, sandbar slide, lighted boat parade, fireworks, music and food!
Additional details and pricing are forthcoming!

 

For more information go to Con Trios Yacht Club.. click here

 

 

July 16 - July 18, 2021

Catfish Tourney

Froge's Bar & Grill........

 

Catfish Tourney

JUL 16 AT 3 PM CDT – JUL 18 AT 12 PM CDT

Froge's Bar & Grill

1530 Highway J, Portage des Sioux, Mo

 

Let's see who can out weigh who with catfish?? Details to follow......

Reprinted from Froge's Bar & Grill Facebook... click here

Saturday, July 17, 2021

Blessing of the Fleet Benefit Party.........

 

 The 2021 Blessing of the Fleet Benefit Party

is scheduled for

 Saturday, July 17, 2021.

 

Click here for more information on Blessing of the Fleet Facebook page

 

Keep your anchor right here for more information as this party developes....

 

 

Saturday, July 17, 2021

Lake Of The Ozarks

Captain Ron's To Host AquaPalooza........

 

Officials have announced that Captain Ron's Bar & Grill, the home of the LOTO Shootout, will be the new home of AquaPalooza, which is scheduled for July 17, 2021.

 

The massive Lake of the Ozarks music event on the water had been held at Dog Days Bar & Grill.  The event was cancelled in 2020, and this year, event organizer Benne Media was working on a venue and date change.

 

Event organizers were originally looking at Toad Cove, where H.Toad's and Shady Gators are located, however, the Missouri State Highway Patrol denied a permit for the location, citing safety concerns over the business of the location.  THe MSHP has given a verbal approval for a regatta permit for Captain Ron's........

 

Click here to read this news article from lakeexpo.com.  With Photos.

 

July 20 - 23, 2021

Missouri Paddling News

Missouri River Relief Hosting 2021 MR340........

 

Officials have announced that starting in 2021, Missouri River Relief will be hosting the Missouri American Water MR340 paddling race.  For the last 15 years, the event had been organized and hosted by Rivermiles.

 

The MR340 is a non-stop 340 mile race along the lower Missouri River, between Kansas City and St. Charles.  Canoeists, kayakers and stand-up paddlers take part in this race that is known as the world's longest non-stop paddling race. 

 

The 2021 MR340 race is scheduled for July 20th through July 23rd.  Participants must complete the race in 84 hours.  Even though Missouri River Relief will acquire and host the MR340, Rivermiles will still be involved as a contractor in all aspects of the race.........

 

Click here to read this news article from columbiamissourian.com.

 

Photo courtesy Great Rivers & Routes

 

Saturday & Sunday... July 24 & 25, 2021

Grafton Riverside Flea Market

Loading Dock

 

The Loading Dock is host to one of the region's largest flea markets. Guaranteed treasure-hunting fun through a wide selection of antiques, crafts, collectibles, and more.

The Riverside Flea Market is held the fourth Saturday and Sunday of the month, April through October, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m

 

Reprinted from Great Rivers and Routes... click here

Riverside Flea Market website... click here

 

 


August 2021

 

 

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Fireworks Shows Thursday Nights

Pool 26 of the Mississippi River at Alton and Grafton

 

Some Highlights:

Thursday night from June 3 to Sept. 9 with the exception of Thursday, July 1.

The dazzling light show in Alton will launch from the parking lot at Landmarks and Henry Streets on the city’s riverfront. The Grafton show will launch from Grafton Lighthouse Park.

The Grafton Ferry has added Thursday to its schedule to help encourage people to enjoy the Grafton fireworks. A farmers market will take place in Grafton on Thursdays and the Grafton Music in the Park concert series also takes place Thursday evenings. Both of those events precede the fireworks shows

 

Reposted from ADVANTAGENEWS.COM .. click here

 

Thursday - Saturday, August 12 - 14, 2021

Mississippi River at Port Byron, Iowa

Great River Tug Fest.........

 

 

Since 1987. The Port Byron Great River Tug Fest is a wonderful, family oriented street festival with food, fun, carnival, live bands, fireworks on Friday night. The tug of war across the Mighty Mississippi River starts Saturday at noon. Other events include a Kids bike parade, pageant, URICRA bags tournament, arm wrestling tournament, free kids games, kids tug of war, 5K run and more.No coolers, pets, or weapons allowed at Tug Fest. Please visit our website for more information www.tugfest.org

Location:
Main St
120 S Main Street
Port Byron, IL 61275
Additional Features:
Commercial Vendors, Crafts, Entertainment Children's, Entertainment Free, Food, Music

 

http://www.tugfest.org

 

Saturday, August 21, 2021

Blessing of the Fleet Parade.........

 

 The 2021 Blessing of the Fleet Parade

 is scheduled for

Saturday, August 21, 2021.

 

 

More information and location forthcoming....

 

 

Fri, Sat & Sun, August 27 - 29, 2021

Half Back 2021

Two Rivers Marina

Pool 24 of the Mississippi River.........

 

 

Two Rivers Marina in Rockport, IL

August 27th, 28th & 29th, 2021

....

Click here for Facebook Page

 

Photo courtesy Great Rivers & Routes

 

Saturday & Sunday... August 28 & 29, 2021

Grafton Riverside Flea Market

Loading Dock

 

The Loading Dock is host to one of the region's largest flea markets. Guaranteed treasure-hunting fun through a wide selection of antiques, crafts, collectibles, and more.

The Riverside Flea Market is held the fourth Saturday and Sunday of the month, April through October, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m

 

Reprinted from Great Rivers and Routes... click here

Riverside Flea Market website... click here

 

 


September 2021

 

 

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Fireworks Shows Thursday Nights

Pool 26 of the Mississippi River at Alton and Grafton

 

Some Highlights:

Thursday night from June 3 to Sept. 9 with the exception of Thursday, July 1.

The dazzling light show in Alton will launch from the parking lot at Landmarks and Henry Streets on the city’s riverfront. The Grafton show will launch from Grafton Lighthouse Park.

The Grafton Ferry has added Thursday to its schedule to help encourage people to enjoy the Grafton fireworks. A farmers market will take place in Grafton on Thursdays and the Grafton Music in the Park concert series also takes place Thursday evenings. Both of those events precede the fireworks shows

 

Reposted from ADVANTAGENEWS.COM .. click here

 

Wednesday...September 15, 2021

Paddle Fish Snagging

Mississippi River........

 

Paddle Fish Snagging season begins on the Mississippi River

 

Sep 15 - Dec 15, 2021

 

Source Missouri Dept of Conservation.

 

Saturday, 25 September 2021

Car Show

Froge's Bar & Grill........

 

Car Show

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2021 AT 1 PM CDT – 4 PM CDT

Froge's Bar & Grill

1530 Highway J, Portage des Sioux, Mo

 

Let's see your favorite ride

Reprinted from Froge's Bar & Grill Facebook... click here

Photo courtesy Great Rivers & Routes

 

Saturday & Sunday... September 25 & 26, 2021

Grafton Riverside Flea Market

Loading Dock

 

The Loading Dock is host to one of the region's largest flea markets. Guaranteed treasure-hunting fun through a wide selection of antiques, crafts, collectibles, and more.

The Riverside Flea Market is held the fourth Saturday and Sunday of the month, April through October, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m

 

Reprinted from Great Rivers and Routes... click here

Riverside Flea Market website... click here

 

 


October 2021 

 

 

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Saturday,  October 2, 2021

Illinois River Near Grafton, Illinois

Two Rivers Family Fishing Fair Set For Fall........

 

While the annual Two Rivers Family Fishing Fair is normally held at the Pere Marquette State Park in June, the event has been pushed back to October 2, 2021 because of health and safety concerns stemming from the COVID-19 outbreak.

 

For over 30 years, the free Family Fishing Fair has been one of Pere Marquette's more popular family-oriented events.  The Fishing Fair features catch-and-release fishing, casting stations, fishing instructions and information, as well as entertainment.

 

The Two Rivers Family Fishing Fair is hosted by the U.S> Army Corps of Engineers, the National Great Rivers Research and Education Center, Two Rivers National Wildlife Refuge and Pere Marquette State Park........

 

Click here to read this news story from riverbender.com.  With Photo.

 

Photo courtesy Great Rivers & Routes

 

Saturday & Sunday... October 23 & 24, 2021

Grafton Riverside Flea Market

Loading Dock

 

The Loading Dock is host to one of the region's largest flea markets. Guaranteed treasure-hunting fun through a wide selection of antiques, crafts, collectibles, and more.

The Riverside Flea Market is held the fourth Saturday and Sunday of the month, April through October, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m

 

Reprinted from Great Rivers and Routes... click here

Riverside Flea Market website... click here

 

 

Saturday, October 2, 2021

Race to the Dome.........

 

Reprinted from Race To The Dome Facebook.. click here

 

June 30 - October 31, 2021

Missouri Frog Season

Missouri Department of Conservation........

 

Bullfrog & Green Frog Season

June 30 - October 31, 2021

 

Season opens at sunset on opening day.

 

Click here for more information

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November 2021

 

 

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November 4-7 & November 11-14

OUPV Class

World Wide Marine Training

Chesterfield, Mo

 

 2-long weekend (8-day) OUPV Class in Chesterfield, Mo.

     November 4-7 and November 11-14

    Call 252-249-2135

Click here for World Wide marine Training facebook

 

FYI....

OUPV is the acronym for "Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels"

19 November 2021

Bass Pro Shop Amateur Fishing Tournament

$1 Million Grand Prize payout

Grand Championship Finale on Table Rock Lake........

 

Bull Shoals to host qualifier,

Grand Championship finale to be held on Table Rock Lake

 

Read this news story on KNWA Fox24  click here


December 2021

 

 

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January 2022 

 

 

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February 2022

 

 

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St. Louis Boat & Sportshow.........

 

 

Reprinted from St. Louis Boat & Sportshow Facebook... click here

 

 

 

 

 

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