T.J. Hobson prepares to tie down his calf at the Cattlemen Days Rodeo

T.J. Hobson prepares to tie down his calf at the Cattlemen Days Rodeo

T.J. Hobson, from Henryville, Indiana, prepares to tie down his calf at the 2018 Cattlemen Days Rodeo. The events featured were steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc riding, tie down roping, barrel racing and bull riding.

Gather the family for a night of aquatic fun. Celebrate going back to school with a special deal at the Albert-Oakland Family Aquatic Center.

When: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

Where: Albert-Oakland Family Aquatic Center, 1900 Blue Ridge Road

Cost: $2.50 per person.

Summer’s not over yet. Don’t miss this live performance by country music singer and songwriter Granger Smith aka Earl Dibbles Jr. The show will also feature music artist Ray Fulcher. Doors open at 7 p.m.

When: 8 p.m. Thursday.

Where: The Blue Note, 17 N. Ninth St.

Cost: $25.

Get ready for this fast paced farcical comedy, by Neil Simon. The play opens with the deputy mayor of New York bleeding out after shooting himself. The deputy mayor’s lawyer and his wife attempt to get their stories straight before guests arrive for a party. Box office opens at 7 p.m.

When: 8 to 10:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Where: Maplewood Barn Community Theatre, 2900 E. Nifong Blvd.

Cost: $10 for adults, $3 for children 10 and under.

Calling all superhero fans. Sit back and enjoy thisfree screening of the action thriller starring Brie Larson alongside Samuel L. Jackson. The film follows Captain Marvel as she has recurring memories of another life as a U.S. Air Force pilot.

When: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Where: Wrench Auditorium, 518 Hitt St.

Cost: Free.

For 43 years, Ashland has brought the rodeo to the Midwest, featuring bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping and more. Each night includes live music performances, Jordan Heckemeyer performs Friday and the Travis Cole Band performs Saturday. Don’t miss Saturday’s events including a parade at 2 p.m. and the Kiddy Round-Up at 6 p.m. Debit and credit cards will not be accepted at the rodeo.

When: 8 p.m. rodeo performances Friday and Saturday.

Where: Ashland Optimist Building, N. Optimist Dr, Ashland, MO 65010.

Cost: $13 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 to 11 and free for children 5 and under.

Ready for some live music? This weekend, hear from Dream Squeeze, an indie new wave band based in Columbia. The show will feature an acoustic set and new tunes.

When: 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday.

Where: The Station House at Katfish Katy’s, 8825 W. Sarr St.

Cost: Free.

The band Pigweed will be wrapping up the fourth annual Backyard Concert Series. The band will be playing songs by Johnny Cash, George Jones and more. Don’t forget to bring your own chairs and blankets for this concert.

When: 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday.

Where: Jefferson Landing State Historic Site, 100 Jefferson St., Jefferson City, MO 65101.

Cost: Free.

Looking to get some exercise this weekend? The annual Red Shoe Ride might be just what you’re looking for. It will be held on the Katy Trail and will include a 5k walk or run, a 12-mile ride and a 35-mile ride. All the proceeds gained from fundraising will go to Ronald McDonald House of Mid-Missouri.

When: 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

Where: Rides start and finish The Station House at Katfish Katy’s, 8825 W. Sarr St.

Cost: Entry fees range from $35 to $90.

Don’t miss Steve Earle & The Dukes as they play at the Blue Note this Saturday. American Aquarium, an alternative country band,will open the show. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Where: The Blue Note, 17 N. Ninth St.

Cost: $25 to $45.

Stephens College is opening a new exhibit that has over 20 garments and accessories that demonstrate the role fashion played in the women’s suffrage movement. The exhibit will remain open until Dec. 13.

When: 12 to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Where: Mezzanine of Lela Raney Wood Hall, 6 N. College Ave.

Cost: Free.

  • General Assingment Reporter, fall 2019 Studying convergence journalism Reach me at mka6x2@mail.missouri.edu, or at the newsroom at 882-5700.

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