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(BPT) - Dreaming of a warm beach destination this winter? If the view outside your window makes you shiver, it may be time for a warm-weather getaway — and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina has you covered. Instead of looking out at the snow and ice, you could be viewing a sunny beach and ocean waves. Read More

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(BPT) - Arkansas has become an increasingly popular destination for families, couples and even solo travelers looking for opportunities to embrace outdoor adventure and experience the state’s rich history. The state prides itself on its continuous efforts to provide exceptional recreational … Read More

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(BPT) - Avoiding weather woes this winter? It doesn't mean you need to give up on your fitness goals. Being indoors provides ample opportunity to stay fit, whether you're doing so due to the weather or simply by choice. Check out some of the top trends for indoor fitness in 2020 and challeng… Read More

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(BPT) - Think cell phones are the only distraction on the road? Think again. Eighty-seven percent of fatal distraction-affected crashes did not involve cell phones. MetLife Auto & Home’s recent survey reveals the most common misperceptions of distracted driving and provides an inside loo… Read More

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(BPT) - It’s hard to imagine what life has been like for a child who was diagnosed with a brain tumor at just 2 years old, followed by years of surgeries, doctor visits, medications and treatments. Eleven-year-old, four-time cancer survivor Alika has endured all of that — but maintains a pos… Read More

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(BPT) - Winter may be frigid for many, but it’s an ideal time to plan for warmer days ahead that could be enjoyed on a boat with friends and family. Beginning in January, boat shows take place across the country offering some of the hottest deals around with special pricing and incentives on… Read More

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(BPT) - Did you know that one in four Americans keep their cars for an average of seven years or more? Nearly another third (29%) say they typically own their car for three to four years. With Americans keeping their vehicles on the road for the better part of a decade, it’s important to imp… Read More

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(BPT) - As you gear up for a new year with new goals, now is the time to ask yourself if your wheels need a refresh. And there’s no better time, as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recommends that tires be replaced every six years regardless of the number of miles driven. R… Read More

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(BPT) - With all the distractions on today's roads, parents are feeling increasingly anxious about keeping their children safe while driving. According to a new study, more than six in ten American parents believe roads today are more dangerous than ever, and are actively seeking guidance on… Read More

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(BPT) - For many, the holiday season means get-togethers with friends and family, traveling and buying gifts, which can also bring an increase in spending. With all the hustle and bustle, it’s important to remember what the season is all about — connecting with loved ones. With the help of y… Read More

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(NAPSI)—If you or someone you care about is among America’s estimated 20 million college students, the holidays could include a particular present for you: a great seasonal job. Read More

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(BPT) - With the winter in full swing, ensuring your tires — the last line of defense between your vehicle and harsh conditions — are in working order may be the difference between an enjoyable or stressful travel season. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 17% o… Read More

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(BPT) - Winter’s not coming: It’s here. That means extra-chilly weather, as well as driving in snow, ice, rain, fog and sleet. In short, be prepared for much-tougher-than-normal driving conditions, such as super-slippery roads and a decrease in visibility. Read More

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(BPT) - Holiday travel can be an exciting experience, but one that's often plagued with frustration and exhaustion. What if you forget where you parked? What happens when you can't plug in all your gear and it dies? What if you get stuck at airport security and miss your flight? Read More

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(BPT) - It’ll happen to every driver and likely at the most inopportune moment — like when you’re running late, on a family road trip or commuting to work. A familiar dashboard light will flick on in your car. Sometimes, the low tire pressure indicator can mean it’s time to add more air, cau… Read More

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(BPT) - Whether the length of your drive is three hours or 30 minutes, it can seem an eternity with a bored child in the car. A little planning will ensure your next road trip with one or more children will be happy and safe, no matter where you’re going. Read More

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(BPT) - If you're like most, you shudder at the idea of traveling during the holiday season. With all those long lines, tight timetables and crowded spaces, who wouldn’t feel like a Grinch? To add more comfort and joy to your journey, the travel and hospitality industries are quick to embrac… Read More

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(NAPSI)—Some things never change when it comes to traveling with friends and family, but every year new trends arise as travelers discover new places and ways to travel. With data and insights from its global vacation rental marketplace, Vrbo identified where, how and why Americans will trav… Read More

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(BPT) - For many people, modern life means spending more time indoors. In fact, Americans spend roughly 90% of their time indoors, according to the United States Environmental Protection Agency. This has had numerous direct and indirect health impacts, from respiratory issues due to poor ind… Read More

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(NAPSI)—If you’re ever thinking about investing in a second home or listing your property as a vacation rental, you’ll be in good company. New research on the global second-home market reveals for the second straight year that more homeowners are buying a second home to use as a vacation ren… Read More

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(StatePoint) While everyone wants to make the most of their vacation, travel can do a number on one’s health, and during flu season, the risk of feeling unwell is even higher. Feel your best with these tips: Read More

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(NAPSI)—The travel industry uses the term “shoulder season” to talk about the slower, cheaper time after school is back in session. The savings are real if you can get a group together not bound by the school calendar or just sneak out of town for one more quick weekend at the beach. Read More

Upcoming Events

Capital Bluffs Event Center
Free

The Jefferson City Community Band will celebrate its 10th Anniversary. This will be a special celebration with fun activities for all. In addition to the 2 pm concert, titled "Moments," activities beginning at 12:30 include food trucks, music from a Dixieland Band and the Jeff City Boys & Girls Club Drumline, face painting, and a fun photo booth. Band sections will also raffle themed baskets.

Windstone Entertainment Center

Hambo Latham is a singer who plays a variety of music from the 50's to the 80's. Cash bar and Windstone kitchen open. Every Thursday 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Miller Performance Arts Center
Free

Jefferson City schools Superintendent Larry Linthacum will be at the Miller Performing Arts Center atrium for "Coffee with Larry" on the first Friday of each month from 7-8 a.m. Dr. Linthacum will have a presentation and will take questions from the audience. Everyone is invited.

The Mission
$15

Porter Union, led by husband and wife, Cole Michael Porter and Kendra Porter, is the result of the two old souls spending the better part of the last decade traveling the country together to play their music everywhere from the dive bars and honky tonks to festivals and theaters. When you hear the story of Cole and Kendra meeting in a hometown bar, falling in love while writing and playing together, it sounds like fairy tale built by corporate music row. Luckily, that’s where the compari…

Windstone Entertainment Center
$40-45

Featuring country artist Gene Watson. With special guest band Osage Travelers, playing country and classic rock.

N.H. Scheppers Distributing

Join us for a unique presentation by Dr. Greg Renner and Carolyn McDowell on the historic duck decoy factories that once operated in Jefferson City. Duck decoys made here by Hayes and Gundelfinger have become valuable collectibles throughout the country.

Windstone Entertainment Center

Hambo Latham is a singer who plays a variety of music from the 50's to the 80's. Cash bar and Windstone kitchen open. Every Thursday 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Jefferson City Jaycees Fairgrounds
$1

Jefferson City Jaycees and JC Parks are co-sponsoring the 33rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Memorial Park. This special event will be open to children up to 9 years old. Children will be divided into age groups and the park will be divided into four sections. Children will begin their hunt at 11:00am. Parents will not be allowed in the hunting area except for the 3 and under area. All proceeds go to benefit other community projects in Jefferson City.