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Events

What's happening in the California, Missouri area?

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August

2019

Friends of the Moniteau County Library- Speaker Showcase, Sam Shelter, Amish History 7 pm

Moniteau County Library

14

August

2019

Moniteau County Regional Economic Development Mtg. 12 noon 

Downtown Cafe, Tipton, Mo.

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September 

2019

California Elementary Parent Teachers- PTO Carnival 4-7 pm

California Elementary School, 101 S. Owen St.

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September

2019

 Friends of the Moniteau County Library Book Sale 4-7 pm

Moniteau County Library

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September

2019

Friends of the Moniteau County Library Book Sale  9 am-5 pm

Moniteau County Library

26

September

2019

Friends of the Moniteau County Library Book Sale
9 am-7 pm

Moniteau County Library

27

September

2019

Friends of the Moniteau County Library Book Sale
9 am-5 pm

Moniteau County Library

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September

2019

Friends of the Moniteau County Library Book Sale 
9 am- noon

Moniteau County Library

                 California Area Chamber of Commerce Events 

                                                                  Ozark Ham & Turkey Festival

Always held on the 3rd Saturday in September.

BLT (Blog for Lifestyle and Travel) recently named the Ozark Ham & Turkey Festival as one of the “50 Fantastic Missouri Fall Festivals You Won’t Want to Miss” on their website. Please visit www.vacationsmadeeasy.com for more information!

Click on the links below to sign up for an event.

Annual Dinner & Business Meeting

The Annual Dinner is held on the 3rd Saturday in January. 

By attending you would experience:  live entertainment, social hour with hors d'oeuvres and bartender on site, an amazing dinner, short business meeting, Piccadilly Auction, announcement of the Business of the Year and Citizen of the year.

Annual Dinner

Dinner

2019 Menu
Hawaiian Luau will include: Roasted Whole Hog, Chicken Cordon Blue, Garden Salad, Vegetables, Potatoes, Bread, Drinks, and Dessert
catered by Lutz's BBQ

Piccadilly Auction

lots of fun for all

Sandra Ratcliff

2018 Volunteer of the Year

nominated by Chamber Board Members

Kenny Kunze

2018 Citizen of the Year

nominate a citizen for next year

Something Sassy Beauty Salon

2018 Business of the Year

nominate a business for next year

Items for Piccadilly Auction

Items for Piccadilly Auction

Items for Piccadilly Auction

Easter Egg Hunt

Held on the Saturday 2 weeks prior to Easter with a rain date of the Saturday of the weekend before Easter.

Scholarships

Each school year in May several graduating high school seniors are awarded scholarships from the California Area Chamber of Commerce.  Scholarship recipients are chosen based on academics, chamber involvement, volunteering, and plans for the future.  The Chamber believes these scholarships will enhance the the development of our future local business entrepreneurs.  Investing in California areas future!  In 2019 there were 14 graduates that received our scholarships in the amount of $500 each.  These graduates were: Quinn Albertson, Isaac Ash, Austin Bolin, Emily Bilyeu, Destiny Cook, Molly Forsythe, Gracie George, Jessica George, Kylee Gray, Trystan Hees, Peyton Niemeier, MacKenzie Swillum, Kaitlyn Turner, & Megan Witt. 

Annual Golf Tournament

Held the 2nd Wednesday in June at the California Country Club

 Tee Off Time at
10:00 am

 

 

Twenty teams joined in the fun! 

 

 

 Cash prizes were awarded to top 3 teams, to Longest Putt, Closest to the Pin, 50/50 Drawing, and Last Place Team.

 

 

Local businesses sponsored holes, contributed food & beverages, and provided door prizes!

 

 

Christmas Parade

Held on the first Saturday of December.

Christmas Tree Lighting

float

City Fire

City Police

Frosty

float

Christmas in Proctor Park

new for 2019

Light Up the Park

The California Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the event of lighting up Proctor Park at Christmas!  Businesses, churches, and organizations can participate in creating their own lighted display.

Proctor Park will be open during evening hours for the public to drive through and view the lighted displays from Saturday, December 7th through December 31st. There will be no charge to the public. 

If you are interested in creating a display, please call the Chamber office at 573-796-3040 or email [email protected] .  More details will follow as plans are finalized.