Join us on November 11, 2021 from 1:30-2:30pm at the West Side Church of God in Poplar Bluff for MO Bicentennial: The 1904 World’s Fair, a fun and entertaining look back at the wonders of the world in 1904. Looking back, this time period was the beginning of a wealth of inventions in communication, industry, agriculture, medicine, and transportation. This was the largest world’s fair exposition in American history. Millions of people came to St. Louis to see the wonders of American ingenuity and a glimpse of the future.
Join us on October 14, 2021, from 1:30p-2:30pm, at the West Side Church of God in Poplar Bluff for MO Bicentennial: Great Depression and the New Deal in Missouri, a sobering look back at Missouri History duing the Great Depression and how Roosevelt’s New Deal programs affected our citizens.
The 12th Annual Iron Horse Festival will take place Saturday, September 25th in Downtown Poplar Bluff.
Our aim is to bring together a large and diverse cross-section of our community—and surrounding region—to celebrate our city’s rich heritage and support the revitalization of Poplar Bluff’s Downtown and other historic areas. Monies are put back into Downtown projects such as lighting, the Farmers Market, murals, and other much needed beautification projects.
A few of the events you may expect this year are: a river race on Black River, a day of live, local entertainment, tasty festival food & drink from local restaurants as well as other vendors, arts & crafts vendors selling and demonstrating their wares, a pet show, FREE children’s activities such as games, and bounce houses and much, much more.