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First Night 2008 Schedule

Thursday, December 27, 2007 | 6:50 p.m. CST; updated 1:01 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Schedule subject to change; go to firstnight.missouri.org to check on final schedule.

Features

Boone Hospital 5K Run/Walk at 4 p.m. at CycleExtreme (Application on Web)

Food court at Stamper Commons opens at 5 p.m.

Doors to activities open at 6 p.m.

Horse-drawn trolley rides at Walnut by the columns

Columbia Transit bus rides

Two processions 11:30 (northeast corner of Broadway and College in front of Lela Raney Wood Hall and Ninth and Locust streets)

Events and locations

Missouri United Methodist Church

Activity Room

6-10 p.m. Children’s Art Area

11-11:30 p.m. Bongo Barry, Playin’ in the Band

Music Room

10-11:30 p.m. Fiddle Fest, hosted by Doc Howard Marshall & Heinrich Leonhard

Sanctuary

6:30, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Laurie Lewis, Tom Rozum, acoustic Americana

8:30 p.m. The Duel, Jake Clayton vs. Houston Snell

10:30 p.m. Loretto Reid Band, Irish

Rochelle Parke, Skinner Pipe Organ during 15-minute breaks

Multi-purpose auditorium

6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Mesner Puppets with Mike Horner, Aesop’s Fabulous Tales

8:30 p.m. Grupo Axe, Brazilian Capoeira

9:30 and 10:30 p.m. John D’Agostino and the Fried Crawdaddies, rock

First Christian Church

6:30 p.m. Reggio the Hoofer, tap dance

7:30 and 9:30 p.m. John White and The Nine Mile Band, children’s old-time dance

8:30 p.m. Bongo Barry, drumming and singing

Children’s Procession begins in parking lot at 9:15

10:30 p.m. The Mammals of Swing, dance tunes, dance instructors: Kira and Larry Lile

Armory Sports Center, Teen venue

6:30-11:30 Five high school bands, Academy of Rock

Stephens College Stamper Commons

Lower Level

5 p.m. Noah Earle, singer/songwriter

6:30 p.m. The Deva Dancers, belly dancing performance and participation

7:30 p.m. Together With Drumming, Sally Burnley

8:30 p.m. Poetry in Motion, break dancing

10 p.m. Artie’s Univibe, Classic Rock and Liquid Karma Light Show

Lounge

6:30 and 8:30 p.m. Bunraku Bay Japanese Puppets

7:30 and 10:30 p.m. Anthony Clark, stories and music

9:30 Organic Proof, loop percussion

Kimball Ballroom, Lela Raney Wood Hall

6:30-8 p.m. Loretto Reid Band, Irish dance, instructor: Christine Harker

8-9:30 p.m. The Pine Leaf Boys, Cajun dance, instructor: Donna Eckberg

9:30-11:30 p.m. Clave Sol Salseros, salsa dance,

Windsor Auditorium, Helis Building

6:30 p.m. Grupo Axe, Brazilian Capoeira

7:30 p.m. Ironweed Bluegrass Band with Kelly Jones

8:30 Joel Meyers, magic

9:30 Reggio the Hoofer, tap dance

10:30 The Pine Leaf Boys, Cajun

Spare Parts Gallery

7 p.m. Noah Earle

8 p.m. Violet Vonder Haar

9 p.m. Lee Ruth

Boone County Courthouse Square

6:30-9:15 p.m. Spyre of Prometheus, fire performance troupe

9:30 p.m. Children’s Finale: citywide drum line, fireworks and bubble wrap jump

11:30 p.m. Grand Finale: Organic Proof & Grupo Axe, percussion

Midnight, Countdown, “Auld Lang Syne,” fireworks with emcees from KFRU/1400FM and KOMU/Channel 8


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