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Blue Oval organizers pleased with inaugural event in Hermann

Posted on May 26, 2015 at 2:15 pm

Local organizers of the Midwest Blue Oval Club Rally and Car Show in Hermann this past weekend are pleased with the turnout, even though it was smaller than they had hoped for. Greg Howe, one of the local Blue Oval organizers, said the group is optimistic turnout will be larger as the event becomes a regular attraction in the Hermann community.

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  • Chowning concert to benefit Show Boat rehab

    Posted on May 26, 2015 at 1:26 pm

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    As noted in recent weeks in the Hermann Advertiser-Courier, The Show Boat Theatre has launched a fund-raising campaign to purchase a digital projector and renovate the building’s infrastructure. The first contribution came from The Hermann Arts Council with a $1,500 grant. That was followed by a few private contributions and, more recently, The Bluff Tones performed and the Jaycee’s sold beer and food in the Amphitheater to raise even more

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  • Midwest Blue Oval Rally Today

    Posted on May 19, 2015 at 1:29 pm

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    The Midwest Blue Oval Rally in Hermann kicks off Thursday and runs through Saturday. Organizer Greg Howe said there are plenty of activities for the whole family. Residents along the show route will need to move their cars from the streets by 6 a.m. on Saturday, Howe said. The Midwest Blue Oval Club had a post on its Facebook page asking area residents for their favorite charity. Howe said this

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  • Hermann prepares to celebrate spring with Maifest

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 12:12 pm

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    Bounce houses, food, bands, food, dancers, food, a washer tournament and food. Did we mention food will be available at this weekend’s Maifest? And plenty of award-winning wines and cold beer to wash it down. There will be something for all ages Friday, Saturday and Sunday as the Hermann community hosts the 63rd version of Maifest, a celebration of spring. Sponsored by the Maifest Council and Hermann Jaycees, the event

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  • Mothers Day show to benefit German-American Club

    Posted on May 5, 2015 at 3:16 pm

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    For the third year, the Hermann German-American Club is sponsoring the Mother’s Day Show at the Show Boat Theatre on Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are available at the Hermann Welcome Center on Market Street. Rehearsals have begun for this popular event that celebrates Mom’s special day. Music includes Gershwin, Pop, Country, Classical and Patriotic with songs like “Count on Me,” “I Got Rhy’thm,” “Summertime,” “The Man I Love” and

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  • Historical Hermann Museum joins Blue Star program

    Posted on April 28, 2015 at 1:50 pm

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    Historic Hermann Museum has joined over 2,000 museums offering free admission to active military and their immediate families. The Blue Star Museum program includes National Guard and Reserve and runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day every year. The Heritage Room on the second floor of the Historic Hermann Museum features displays of Civil War, WW1, and WW2 artifacts, including some uniforms and weaponry. The former German School, 312 Schiller

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  • Gore-Case community sets Spring Gathering

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:39 pm

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    In an effort to extend the warmth and security of a more closely knit “Neighborhood” to those land owners and residents of the Gore-Case community, members have added a Spring Gathering to the traditional meeting calendar for 2015. A special effort is being made to extend this invitation to “meet your neighbors” with emphasis on getting to know those who live in – and/or own land in – the general

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