Welcome New Chamber Member:  Lake Life Family RV Resort and Lake Life Shave Ice Lake Life Shave Ice offers cold creamy shave ice and delicious iced coffee drinks in a retro 1960 camper! See us at your favorite events, or visit us at our home base at our campground just outside Clinton city limits on 7 Highway.  Check our website for more details!  Lake Life Family RV Resort campground offers daily and weekly camping as well as annual seasonal sites. Create a vacation oasis just a few miles from Truman Lake! Our campground is clean and peaceful and a wonderful getaway from busy life! Just an hour from KC. Covered storage is also available! Check us out on the web: www.lakelifervresort.com

Check Out Olde Glory Days 2023 June 29th-July 2nd And be sure to look for specific dates and times on our Facebook page and official pocket schedule. Dates and times are subject to change.

Daily Entertainment-Downtown Square

The Circus Science Spectacular

Birdman-World Class Bird Show

The Bubbler

The Fishin’ Magicians Show

Main Stage Musical Entertainment

Prize Drawings

Toddler Tent

Bounce House

Art Show

Beer Garden

Info Booth and Souvenir Shop

Various Vendors

Henry Co. Museum

Pony Rides

TLC Dulcimers

Historical DX Gas Station Open


Presales of armbands at the Chamber

ATS Bus Service Thursday, Friday and Saturday 660-885-3114

Carnival Armband Sessions

Thursday – 6-10pm

Friday – Noon-4pm

Friday – 6-10pm

Saturday – Noon-4pm

Saturday – 6-10pm

Tuesday 6/27

4:30-6:30pm Veteran’s Dinner-Elks Lodge

Free Entertainment

Thursday 6/29

5:30pm Office Olympics

Friday 6/30

10:00am Kayak Races-Artesian Pool

12:00pm FireQuacker 500-Optimist Park

4:00pm Pedal Pull

6:00pm Jake Gill-Yesterday and today’s country music www.jakegill.net

6:00pm The Bubbler Big bubbles, small bubbles, bubbles inside bubbles.

6:30pm Golf Ball Drop

8:10pm Game-Your chance to win!

9:00pm The Kay Brothers-Olde Time Missouri Stompgrass www.thekaybrothers.com

Saturday 7/1 Downtown Square:

7:00am Fireman’s Pancake Breakfast

7:30am 5K Run/Walk

9:00am Downtown Desoto opens

9am to 3:00pm Motorcycle Show

10:00am David Mills Grand Parade

1:00pm Cornhole Tournament

1:30 and 2:30pm Puppet Show “Bubba and Trixie”-Museum

2:00pm Heartland Comm. Theatre presents: “Sentimental Journey: A Return to Those Thrilling Days of Yesteryear”

6:00pm Disco Dick and the Mirror Balls-The Nation’s #1 Disco Experience www.discodick.com

8:05pm Rotary Club 50/50 Drawing

8:10pm Game-Your chance to win!

9:00pm The Rock Gods-The Rock Gods are a Tribute to Rock and Roll’s Most Iconic Stars!


Sunday-7/2 Benson Center:

5:00pm Ice Cream Social

5:30pm to 8:30pm Gospel Fest

9:30pm Fireworks

Buy a badge for your chance to win prizes Friday and Sat.

This year’s All-School Reunion will take place during the CHS Homecoming BBQ this fall.

And be sure to look for specific dates and times on our Facebook page and official pocket schedule. Dates and times are subject to change.  660-885-8166  YOU WILL FIND ALL THE INFORMATION YOU NEED ABOUT OLDE GLORY DAYS 2023 WHEN YOU GO TO: https://www.facebook.com/oldeglorydays

Would you, your business, church, group, club, organization like to be a sponsor of Olde Glory Days?  Anyone can be a sponsor of OGD.  Find out the benefits of sponsoring when you call us at 660-885-8166!…Get your 30th anniversary t-shirt at C Squared on the north side of the Square.  Olde Glory Days 2023- Sale Closes-6-14-23.  This is a pre-order. All items will be produced at once after the close date. Two weeks production period is standard. Any items ordered after the close date may be subject to a price increase.

New signs have been added to the 18-hole disc golf course in Artesian Park.  The Olde Glory Days Open is coming up June 24th.  For more information, call Russ at 417-818-7165.

VOTE FOR CLINTON/HENRY CO. EARLY AND OFTEN!!  We are not a flyover state … We are the heart of America We strive to highlight the uniqueness of rural Missouri, and to showcase the bigger picture of what Small Town America really is, and why it shouldn’t be overlooked, overshadowed, or under appreciated. Each year, communities will be nominated and voted on by Missourians to become our annual “Featured Five” communities. Each of our Featured Five will work with Missouri Humanities on the following: A short video about their community An hour-long podcast, roundtable-style A feature in our bi-annual publication, MoHumanities A highlight reel, featuring all five communities, to be shown during our annual gala Vote now for our 2024 Featured Five Communities!  Help choose which communities will be featured for Small Town Showcase 2024 by clicking the “Vote Now” button below.  Voting closes July 15th, and the five communities with the most votes will be our winners.  To read each of our communities’ nominations, click “Learn About Our Communities.” Good luck to our nominees!  https://mohumanities.org/small-town-showcase/  www.mohumanities.org VOTING LINK: https://forms.gle/hEtBzy7FxLJcv9uP9

The Columbia Missourian 2023 Tourism Guide has been published! Stop by soon to pick one up here at the Chamber and the digital version will be hosted by the Columbia Missourian website and active for an entire year!! We are also sharing this guide on our Visit Clinton and Clinton Chamber of Commerce Facebook pages because you’ll find our ad in this publication. https://www.bluetoad.com/publication/?i=792010&p=&pn= or www.columbiamissourian.com or www.columbiamissourian.com/special_section

Heartland Comm. Theatre presents;  Just Desserts, a murder mystery.  June 9th and 10th at 7pm…June 11th at 2pm…June 17th at 7pm.  Tickets are $12.50 and available at the Clinton Chamber of Commerce, RE/MAX Truman Lake, or at the door.  Directed by Linda Freese starring Julia Kleinfelter, Jody Anderson, Joe Trogden, Becca Fox and Janet Smith.  660-351-5288 for more details.

Mark your calendar for June 10th! The Henry County Historical Society will be hosting a chicken dinner and live auction that evening, beginning at 5:00 PM. This is a fundraiser for the repairs being done to the historic Dorman House which is presently undergoing major repairs. Auction items include two Ike Parker paintings, stained glass, a spa package, jewelry and many other items.  This will be held at the Delozier Building on the NW corner of the Clinton Square.   Chicken dinner served by Jim Kalberloh, former owner of the Landmark Rest.  Doors open at 5, Dinner at 6 and Auction at 7.  There will be live music and a cash bar.  Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.  Tickets available at the Chamber of Commerce and Henry Co. Museum.  660-885-8414 for questions.

CRUISIN’ TO  CLINTON & BIKE FEST    June 10th on the Downtown Clinton Square.  Live DJ-Bud “Budman” Powell…50/50 raffles and give aways.  TLC BBQ, Maws Kettle Corn and Season’s Meatings will be on site.  Free admission.  Stranger Things collector bicycle raffle and bike giveaways.  Cruise-in from 4 till 7pm.  Cruise at 7pm from the Square to Primitive Olde Crow and Winery…with a drive thru Glendale Gardens and The Arbors on the way.  All rides are welcome.  Clinton Cruise Night on Facebook for more info or Matt at 816-769-9231.  June 10th, July 8th, Aug. 12th, Sept. 9th and Oct. 21st.

THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 2023 AT 4 PM – 7 PM  Sippin’ into Summer Downtown Clinton Square Event by Clinton Main Street  Come sip into Summer with us on June 15th from 4-7 PM. Our shops will be open late with deals, snacks, and fun Summer drinks for you to sample.

TAKE US WITH YOU  While on vacation this summer make sure you take a picture in your Cardinal gear (or use the link below to print a picture of our Cardi Bird). Email ONE picture, vacation destination, and who is in the picture to alawson@clintoncardinals.org or PM to this page. We will share the pictures of Cardi Bird’s travels here on our Facebook page.  We invite all students, families, staff members, and community members to participate in this project! PRINT A CARDI BIRD-https://drive.google.com/…/179IAgbH3iSm8ZpbHgI3…/view…