Calendar of Events

May 4, 2014

Fruehlingsfest/Springfest

Follow us on Facebook! Antique and Garden Show. See the town as it springs into bloom.
First Sunday in May of each year.
Historic Maeystown to Host Antique & Garden Show

 

The Fruehlingsfest will feature unique antiques from some of the finest dealers in the Midwest. In addition, various local nurseries will be selling annuals, perennials and herbs. This show, held rain or shine on the first Sunday in May, has rapidly become one of the best and most highly anticipated antique shows in the Midwest. The event is free, so attendees can check out the show as often as they like.  A variety of food will be offered at Fruehlingsfest, including bratwurst, barbecue, potato pancakes, kettle corn, funnel cakes, and strawberry shortcake.

 

Start: May 4, 2014 9:00 am
End: May 4, 2014 4:00 pm

June 20, 2014 – June 21, 2014

Civic Association Homecoming

Start: June 20, 2014 5:00 pm
End: June 21, 2014 12:00 pm

August 2, 2014

Trash & Treasures Village Yard Sale

Time: 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

First Saturday morning in August

Start: August 2, 2014 8:00 am
End: August 2, 2014 12:00 pm

August 17, 2014

Fire Department BBQ & Car Show

Show us you ride… Cars, trucks, motorcycles and tractors.
Third Sunday in August each year.

Start: August 17, 2014 8:00 am
End: August 17, 2014 5:00 pm

September 26, 2014 – September 27, 2014

Apple Butter Making

Peeling: Friday, September 27, 2013 Time: 8:00am-1:00pm
Stirring: Saturday, September 28, 2013 Time: 6:00am-3:00pm

Instruction in the art of making apple butter will be provided at the restored 1859 rock mill in Maeystown.  Members of the Maeystown Preservation Society will demonstrate various apple peeling and stirring methods in preparation for the annual Oktoberfest in October.  Apple peeling will take place at the mill between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Friday the 24th.  Apple stirring will begin at 6 a.m. and go until 3 p.m. on Saturday the 25th.  Friends of Maeystown willing to help peel apples or donate two hours of stirring time are asked to contact David Braswell at 618-458-6660.

 

Start: September 26, 2014 8:00 am
End: September 27, 2014 3:00 pm

October 12, 2014

Oktoberfest

Arts, Crafts and Antique Fair. Experience the sounds and smells of Autumn.
Second Sunday in October each year

Featuring arts, crafts, antiques and food from 9:00-4:00 p.m. at the area around the stone mill and bridge. More than 50 artisans, crafters, dealers, and numerous food stands will be featured. Arts and crafts will include rug weaving, felting, blacksmithing, photography, woodworking, and a country store. Food will include turtle soup, potato pancakes and popcorn cooked in old-fashioned kettles. Bratwurst, funnel cakes, apple butter, and pies will be some of the other choices available. The village specialty shops, bed & breakfast, restaurants and museum will be open throughout the day.

Start: October 12, 2014 9:00 am
End: October 12, 2014 4:00 pm
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