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Farmington VFW Post 5896 is hosting Bingo every Thursday. The $6 entrance fee includes bingo cards! Doors open at 3:30 pm. Event games and pull tab sales start at 4:00 pm. For more information call 573-756-1695 or 573-756-8852.

Chicken and Dumpling Dinner

*** NOW OFFERING DINE IN, AS WELL AS CARRY OUT!!!!!!!***

Let us cook for you!

Knights of Columbus #1088 will be serving chicken and dumplings the first Thursday of every month. 

Adults-$8.00            Kids- (6-10) $4.00

Chicken and dumplings, green beans, applesauce, coleslaw and dessert. No Drinks 

It is from 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM and located at 7897 Berry Road, Bonne Terre.

Food Pantry

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Park Hills host a public food pantry each Friday from 7:30 AM until 9:30 AM.

Chicken and Dumpling Dinner

Desloge and Esther United Methodist Churches will be heaving a Chicken and Dumpling Dinner on Sunday November 20, 2022 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. The cost is $10 per person. Join us at Desloge United Methodist. We will have Christmas crafts and goodies for sale. 

Bonne Terre Hometown Christmas Market

The City of Bonne Terre is excited to host our first annual Hometown Christmas Market from 12:00 pm to 8:00 and at Bonne Terre Heritage Hall and Bicentennial Park!

What to expect: Community Tree Lighting, Live Manger Scene, Food and Drinks, Crafts, Artisans, Reindeer Games for Kids, Live Caroling, Live Scavenger Hunt, Story Time at the Library, Bonfire, Photo Opportunities, Letters to Santa, Ornament Making and much more!

While we have received many commitments from volunteers and vendors, we could always use more!

Desloge Chamber Morning Holiday Coffee with CASA

The Festival of Trees is an elaborate event held the Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving. Desloge Chamber of Commerce will join JoAnna Watts of CASA and her amazing team for a Holiday Morning Coffee, Friday, November 25th, between 7:30am and 9am, at the Farmington Centene Center. Join us and prepare to be amazed by the beautifully decorated trees and enjoy pumpkin bread and a delicious cup of RaeCole’s coffee.

We’re asking each guest to donate $5 that will be directly donated to CASA’s Giving Tree, “A true gift of hope.” 

Shop Small Business BINGO

Desloge Chamber of Commerce joins forces with Lou Lou's Cakes and presents to you "Shop Small Business Bingo”

General Information:
•Business Bingo, Saturday, November 26th
•Bingo cards will be available on our Facebook page Monday, November 21st.
•If you are a business owner and would like to be on a bingo square email Director@DeslogeChamber.com
•There will be several “Popup Vendors” inside Lincoln Street Event Center and some businesses have invited “Popup Vendors” to set up in their store or on their parking lot
•Pick up Bingo Cards from any business listed on the BINGO card or print one from home

Easy and Fun… SHOP LOCALLY and have an employee sign their store square when you visit their business. ***Purchases are not required at each store to get your square initialed

How to Win - There will be one winner from each category
•Have ALL spaces signed to be entered to win $100.
•Complete BINGO (5 in a row, diagonally, horizontally or vertically) to be entered to win $50.
•Visit any five stores on the bingo card to be entered to win $25.

Special Notes
Three ways to turn in your card: Slip your BINGO card through the slot in the Desloge Chamber door, 204 N. Lincoln Street, Downtown Desloge OR send a picture of your bingo card to 573-431-3006 OR email a picture of your card to Director@DeslogeChamber.com.

Deadline to return your card is Tuesday, November 29th, 10am.

Make sure you clearly write your name and phone number at the top of your BINGO card.

Have FUN and enjoy supporting our local businesses! 

Hefner Furniture Christmas Parade

The Park Hills - Leadington Chamber of Commerce is once again proud to present the Hefner Furniture Christmas Parade scheduled for Thursday, December 1, 2022!

This year's theme is "Songs of the Season".

Parade participants are encouraged to design floats that represent a specific Christmas Song - Songs must be registered with us. We will only allow one entry per song.

We are excited to announce that this year the PARADE ROUTE IS CHANGING!!

This year's Christmas Parade will follow the same route as Central's Homecoming Parade Route. Parade participants will be lined up along Westwind and Davis Court. The route will begin at St. Francois Avenue, go to West Main Street, follow West Main to Rinke Street, and then make a right onto Stone Street, ending at the High School.

This year's event will also be the kick-off to the Downtown Park Hills Association's "Christmas in Our Hometown"!

At the conclusion of the parade, Santa will be taking photos & visiting with children in the Municipal Parking Lot next to RaeCole's Coffee Bar. There will be live music, provided by various groups, tons of vendors, children's games, and more!
Click Christmas in Our Hometown, to learn more about this exciting 3-day event!

The Parade Schedule is as Follows:

6:00 p.m. - Parade line-up - All parade entries MUST BE LINED UP BY 6:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - The Hefner Furniture Christmas Parade Begins

Christmas in Our Hometown begins immediately following the parade in the Municipal Parking Lot next to RaeCole's Coffee Bar
There is NO Entry Fee to participate in the Parade.

FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF RULES & GUIDELINES AND TO DOWNLOAD A PRINTABLE REGISTRATION FORM OR TO REGISTER ONLINE, VISIT: Bit.ly/HefnerParade2022

Float Prizes:
1st Place - $200 Cash, a "Thomas Kinkade: Jingle Bells" Collectible Snow Globe (Valued at $100), & a Gift Basket from Hefner Furniture & Appliance
2nd Place - $150 Cash
3rd Place - $100 Cash

Winners will be announced and prizes will be awarded on Friday, December 2, 2022.

Krekeler Jewelers Candy Land Christmas Parade

Come and join us for the Krekeler Jewelers Annual Candyland Christmas Parade at 6:00 pm!

Lineup will begin at 5:00 on
W. Liberty/N. Franklin St.
Parade Route will be W. Liberty to left on A St., then left on W. Columbia, left on N. Henry, and then left on E. Liberty. The parade will end where it began.
In case of inclement weather, the Christmas parade will be canceled (no reschedule date) by noon Friday, December 2. Information will be posted at farmingtonregionalchamber.com and on Facebook.

The GRAND OPENING of winter Wonderland is immediately following at Long Memorial Hall!

Moonlight Madness

Hang a prayer and light up the town square, live nativity, caroling, visit with Santa and explore local shops for late night shopping. 

LIVE Nativity at New Life Fellowship

FREE EVENT! Visit New Life Fellowship on 12/3/22 6-8pm and see the LIVE Nativity with animals from Critter Lane!
See the animals and Joseph, Mary and Baby Jesus in the manger! Enjoy music and hot chocolate while seeing the REASON FOR THE CHRISTMAS SEASON!
This is directly across from Farmington City Hall and Winter Wonderland!
Join us! Everyone is welcome! New Life Fellowship is located at 115 W. Columbia St., Farmington, MO. 

The Grinch Candy Cane Hunt

The Grinch Candy Cane Hunt will be held at the Bonne Terre City Park on December 3rf form 10:00 am until 12:00 pm for grades Pre-K through 6th grade.

It looks like Santa's elves have hidden Candy Canes in the Bonne Terre Park! We will be gathering at 10:00  to read "How the Grinch Stole Christmas." We will them move outside to hunt the Candy Canes and then head back into the Community Center for hot chocolate, hot dogs and prizes! 

**DISCLAIMER**-With this being our first year, we are prepared for 500 kids for hot chocolate and snacks. We are not responsible for accidents. 

Desloge Chamber Jingle Bell 5K Run/1 Mile Walk

Jingle Bell Run! Register online DeslogeChamber.com! On the homepage click ‘Registration/Make A Payment,’ fill in your information, then click ‘Jingle Bell Run!’ You’ll receive a receipt and we’ll receive notification!

Saturday, December 3rd, registration 8am, race time 9am, Desloge City Hall! Hot Chocolate bar, coffee, and snacks!

Come dress in your best holiday gear! Prizes will be awarded! 

City of Desloge's Christmas in the Park/Santa Parade 2022

It's time for our annual Christmas in the Park and Santa parade event. As always, this event will take place on the first Saturday in December (12/3/22). We will kick off our event with our annual Santa parade at 12:30 PM. Santa will be paraded through town on a fire truck up Chestnut Street from Christine's Cafe, across Desloge Drive, right on Lincoln St., Left on Oak St., Left on Parkside, and ending at the park where all the other festivities will kick off. Elves will be along Santa's side distributing Christmas cheer and candy along the parade route. Festivities at the park will kick off at 1:00 PM and will continue until 3:00 PM. Festivities will include carriage rides through the park, pictures with Santa, crafts, refreshments, and attendance prizes. Join us for our absolutely FREE event that is fun for everyone of all ages. 

Bonne Terre's 43rd Annual Christmas Parade

We are excited to announce this year's theme, "A Superheroes Christmas." 

The parade will begin at 7:00 pm. 

Parade entries will be accepted through December 5th until 10:00 am, with parade line up beginning at 5:30 pm.    

Park Hills Chamber Holiday Investor Meeting

The meeting will be held on December 13th at The White Magnolia Banquet Hall at 12:00 pm.

Local

Community Events

Your Event Here

Do you have a community event? Call us.....We can put it here!

Farmington VFW Post 5896 is hosting Bingo every Thursday. The $6 entrance fee includes bingo cards! Doors open at 3:30 pm. Event games and pull tab sales start at 4:00 pm. For more information call 573-756-1695 or 573-756-8852.

Chicken and Dumpling Dinner

*** NOW OFFERING DINE IN, AS WELL AS CARRY OUT!!!!!!!***

Let us cook for you!

Knights of Columbus #1088 will be serving chicken and dumplings the first Thursday of every month. 

Adults-$8.00            Kids- (6-10) $4.00

Chicken and dumplings, green beans, applesauce, coleslaw and dessert. No Drinks 

It is from 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM and located at 7897 Berry Road, Bonne Terre.

Food Pantry

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Park Hills host a public food pantry each Friday from 7:30 AM until 9:30 AM.

Bonne Terre Cookie Trail

Join the FUN and explore the good earth of Bonne Terre to find new places, visit favorites, meet the good people, collect cookies and treats, get special discounts and promotions, and finally enter yourself in a chance to win $100 Bonne Terre Bucks! Each stop will stamp your map. Once completed & turned in you will have a chance at winning the $100 in Bonne Terre bucks!
Cookie Trail Maps & Complementary Bags (while supplies last) can be picked up at the Shepard House located at 11 SW Main St. in in Bonne Terre next to the library between 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Happy trails! 

Campaign For Cain

Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022 at VFW Post 2426, located at 399 W. Oak Street in Desloge, there will be a benefit.

There will be live music, food, silent auction items, 2-50/50 drawings-11 am to 2:30 will be the first drawing and the 2nd one from 3pm to 5:30 pm. Lottery ticket board raffle. Party cooler with alcohol. Door Prizes.

Hunting rifle with scope-Tickets will be $15 each or 2 for $25. Drawing will be on the 12th at 4 pm. 

Call Lisa Turner @ 636-226-7482 if you want tickets. 

Come out and have fun and make "Campaign for Can" a huge success. All proceeds go to help with medical bills, medications and family expenses. 

Magician

Master Magician D.J. Edwards has been wowing audiences of all ages for over 25 years!

Experience minds blowing illusions and amazing sleight of hand on Sunday November 13, 2022 at 4:00 pm at 201 Church Street, Leadwood, MO!

Join us for an evening of laughter, fun, encouragement and hope at Leadwood Methodist Church!

Park Hills Chamber Investor Meeting

The meeting will be held on November 15th at 12:00 pm at the White Magnolia Banquet Hall.

Chocolate Walk in Potosi

Enjoy chocolate treats, shop and explore while experiencing the town filled with Christmas joy. Be entered to win cash prizes and multiple filled gift baskets. 

Bonne Terre Hometown Christmas Market

The City of Bonne Terre is excited to host our first annual Hometown Christmas Market from 12:00 pm to 8:00 and at Bonne Terre Heritage Hall and Bicentennial Park!

What to expect: Community Tree Lighting, Live Manger Scene, Food and Drinks, Crafts, Artisans, Reindeer Games for Kids, Live Caroling, Live Scavenger Hunt, Story Time at the Library, Bonfire, Photo Opportunities, Letters to Santa, Ornament Making and much more!

While we have received many commitments from volunteers and vendors, we could always use more!

Desloge Chamber Morning Holiday Coffee with CASA

The Festival of Trees is an elaborate event held the Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving. Desloge Chamber of Commerce will join JoAnna Watts of CASA and her amazing team for a Holiday Morning Coffee, Friday, November 25th, between 7:30am and 9am, at the Farmington Centene Center. Join us and prepare to be amazed by the beautifully decorated trees and enjoy pumpkin bread and a delicious cup of RaeCole’s coffee.

We’re asking each guest to donate $5 that will be directly donated to CASA’s Giving Tree, “A true gift of hope.” 

Hefner Furniture Christmas Parade

The parade will be on Thursday, December 1st beginning at 6:00 pm.

More details to come. 

Krekeler Jewelers Candy Land Christmas Parade

Come and join us for the Krekeler Jewelers Annual Candyland Christmas Parade at 6:00 pm!

Lineup will begin at 5:00 on
W. Liberty/N. Franklin St.
Parade Route will be W. Liberty to left on A St., then left on W. Columbia, left on N. Henry, and then left on E. Liberty. The parade will end where it began.
In case of inclement weather, the Christmas parade will be canceled (no reschedule date) by noon Friday, December 2. Information will be posted at farmingtonregionalchamber.com and on Facebook.

The GRAND OPENING of winter Wonderland is immediately following at Long Memorial Hall!

Moonlight Madness

Hang a prayer and light up the town square, live nativity, caroling, visit with Santa and explore local shops for late night shopping. 

LIVE Nativity at New Life Fellowship

FREE EVENT! Visit New Life Fellowship on 12/3/22 6-8pm and see the LIVE Nativity with animals from Critter Lane!
See the animals and Joseph, Mary and Baby Jesus in the manger! Enjoy music and hot chocolate while seeing the REASON FOR THE CHRISTMAS SEASON!
This is directly across from Farmington City Hall and Winter Wonderland!
Join us! Everyone is welcome! New Life Fellowship is located at 115 W. Columbia St., Farmington, MO. 

The Grinch Candy Cane Hunt

The Grinch Candy Cane Hunt will be held at the Bonne Terre City Park on December 3rf form 10:00 am until 12:00 pm for grades Pre-K through 6th grade.

It looks like Santa's elves have hidden Candy Canes in the Bonne Terre Park! We will be gathering at 10:00  to read "How the Grinch Stole Christmas." We will them move outside to hunt the Candy Canes and then head back into the Community Center for hot chocolate, hot dogs and prizes! 

**DISCLAIMER**-With this being our first year, we are prepared for 500 kids for hot chocolate and snacks. We are not responsible for accidents. 

Desloge Chamber Jingle Bell 5K Run/1 Mile Walk

Jingle Bell Run! Register online DeslogeChamber.com! On the homepage click ‘Registration/Make A Payment,’ fill in your information, then click ‘Jingle Bell Run!’ You’ll receive a receipt and we’ll receive notification!

Saturday, December 3rd, registration 8am, race time 9am, Desloge City Hall! Hot Chocolate bar, coffee, and snacks!

Come dress in your best holiday gear! Prizes will be awarded! 

City of Desloge's Christmas in the Park/Santa Parade 2022

It's time for our annual Christmas in the Park and Santa parade event. As always, this event will take place on the first Saturday in December (12/3/22). We will kick off our event with our annual Santa parade at 12:30 PM. Santa will be paraded through town on a fire truck up Chestnut Street from Christine's Cafe, across Desloge Drive, right on Lincoln St., Left on Oak St., Left on Parkside, and ending at the park where all the other festivities will kick off. Elves will be along Santa's side distributing Christmas cheer and candy along the parade route. Festivities at the park will kick off at 1:00 PM and will continue until 3:00 PM. Festivities will include carriage rides through the park, pictures with Santa, crafts, refreshments, and attendance prizes. Join us for our absolutely FREE event that is fun for everyone of all ages. 

Bonne Terre's 43rd Annual Christmas Parade

We are excited to announce this year's theme, "A Superheroes Christmas." 

The parade will begin at 7:00 pm. 

Parade entries will be accepted through December 5th until 10:00 am, with parade line up beginning at 5:30 pm.    

Park Hills Chamber Holiday Investor Meeting

The meeting will be held on December 13th at The White Magnolia Banquet Hall at 12:00 pm.