The Little Apple


June 19, 2024
Appleton City Saturday Street Festivals began June 22. The city of AC is looking for vendors of crafts, products, arts and food for the events. If you offer it, the city wants to help you sell it. If you are doing a fundraiser, they want to help you raise your funds. Booth space is $25.00 and registration forms are available at City Hall. They will have many downtown business open, vendors and food on Main Street and entertainment later in the City Park. The 2024 dates are July 20, Augusts 24, September 21 and October 9. They are also looking for committee volunteers. If you are interested in helping put together the monthly Saturday Festival or have ideas, please contact City Hall at 660-476-2631.
River of Life Fellowship in Rockville will have a Deliverance Training Seminar and meetings June 29-30 with Dr. Steve Highlander and Rev. Cody Persell. Training sessions begin on Saturday from 2:00-5:00 p.m. followed by a light meal and then regular evening deliverance service. Regular Sunday School and worship Sunday morning begin at 9:30 and 10:15 a.m., along with a special Sunday evening service at 6:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend any and all of the meetings. Sunday, July 7, they will welcome Wyatt Brown to share in word and song about his testimony and all that God is doing in his life. All events ROL has are free and they welcome all those able to attend. They hope to be able to share meetings and future meetings via webcast as well. Please contact James Damon (, at River of Life Fellowship for more information.
The 20th Annual Appleton City Car Show will be July 13 in the City Park, right off 52 Hwy across the street from Zink Motor Company. Check in 8:00 a.m.-noon. Car Show noon-3:00 p.m. This is a judged event. There is a $10 entry fee, with proceeds going to two scholarships for local high school students. Top 85 cars and trucks combined, top 3 motorcycles, and top 3 rat rods.
Zink Motor Co is hosting the KC Antique Car Club at their dealership. Model A’s and T’s will be on display. This event is free.
The AC Fire Department will have a free vintage fire truck and fire equipment show July 13 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the AC Fire Station.
MU Extension is partnering with The Alzheimer’s Association and Four Fillies Mercantile to provide an opportunity for residents to learn strategies to promote brain health and decrease risk of dementia. The Living a Healthy Life for Your Brain and Body program is dedicated to offering comprehensive insights and practical advice on maintaining and enhancing cognitive and physical health as we age. Participants will gain valuable knowledge on how to take proactive steps toward a healthier, more fulfilling life. Strategies for Aging Well include: Cognitive Activity: Discover activities and practices that can help keep your mind sharp and engaged, Physical Health and Exercise: Explore effective exercise routines and physical health tips to maintain mobility and strength, Diet and Nutrition: Gain insights into nutritional choices that support overall health and longevity and Social Engagement: Learn about the benefits of staying socially active and connected with others. Join them at the Four Fillies Mercantile, 11210 MO-13, Lowry City, MO 64763 at 11:00 a.m. July 16 for this free educational event. Participants are welcome to purchase lunch and explore the shop. For more information and to register for the program, please contact the St. Clair County Extension Office at 417-646-2419.
The University of Missouri Extension 2nd Annual Sheep and Goats Field Day will focus on small ruminant health awareness program. The event will be held 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Friday July 12, 2024 at Southwest Research Extension and Education Center, 14548 Highway H, Mt. Vernon, MO 65712. Attendees will have the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge in assessing small ruminant health, vaccination program, on-farm biosecurity, metabolic diseases, feed & forage options and many more. There will also be hands-on training on fecal egg count, five-point check and FAMACHA score. Special feature of the event includes lamb cooking with lamb meat tasting for all participants. Registration is required to attend. Registration fee is $25 per participant and includes snacks, coffee, pizza, salad, lamb chops/meatball, and classroom materials. Deadline to register is July 10. Register at: For more information or if you have a disability that requires special materials or service, please contact St. Clair County Extension at 417-646-2419 or David Brown at