The Trails West! celebration kicks off this Friday at 5 p.m. and will conclude Sunday at 8 p.m. Between those 51 hours a lot of fun will take place. There is something for everyone to enjoy...you can come walk the grounds and check out great art vendor booths, partake in creating your own art, listen to regional and local musicians, or just come to just sit enjoy a great bite to eat or drink!
A celebration of the arts...Northwest Missouri's largest art festival! Rated in the top three by the Missouri Arts Council, the three day festival brings you every type of art you could ask for...folk art, fine art, dramatic stage performances, reenactments, musical entertainment and wonderful food!
The main stage performances consist of a great line up.
Friday, August 20 @ 8 p.m.
Matt Schofiled, "Stranger Blues'
Johnny Neel, ‘Good Clean Fun'
Saturday, August 21 @ 8 p.m.
Jake Owen, ‘Don't Think I Can't Love You'
Love & Theft, ‘Runaway'
Sunday. August 22 @ 6 p.m.
Dennis DeYoung, ‘The Music of Styx'
"Lady" "Babe" "Mr. Roboto"
Admission by official Trails West! button or t-shirt only! $6 in advance and $8 at the gate, children 12 and under accompanied by an adult are free.
Contact the Allied Arts office for button and shirt information at 816.233.0231. The festival will take place regardless of weather conditions.
Come experience St. Joseph's unique cultural heritage and art works from across the Midwest!
more info here