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Weekend events include music, movie night | Community life

CLAY COUNTY – Although the weekend leading up to the 4th of July weekend may seem a little calmer, there is still plenty to do.

There will be free snow cones donated by Nelson Home Group from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 25 at the wading pool at Kearney’s Lions Park, located downtown near Jefferson Street.

The Pharis Farm, 20611 Missouri Highway EE, Liberty, is a public historic site open for special events such as Picking on the Porch & Art on the Farm. Both events take place on Saturday, June 25.

From 3 p.m., place at the open microphone where musicians will be welcome to share their skills. At 5 p.m., Jerry & Neil will play; and at 6 p.m. the Liberty Highway Band plays.

Those who come are encouraged to bring works of art to display. Participants must bring garden chairs.

The summer concert schedule for the Kearney Amphitheater rolls out this weekend with A Dash of Bluegrass on Saturday, June 25. The concert features two bluegrass bands: Missouri River Band and Wood Valley Pickers.

The amphitheater is located in Jesse James Park, north of downtown Kearney near Missouri Highway 33. Doors open at 6 p.m. and shows start at 7 p.m.

To learn more about the show and buy tickets, visit

Due to rain earlier this month, Smithville Parks and Recreation Movie Night has been rescheduled to June 25 at Courtyard Park, 118 N.Commercial Avenue. The Box Fort Challenge starts at 7 p.m. with the Smithville CIA encouraging the kids to get outside. All supplies are included, just show up and use this creative engineering to design the best fort.

Snacks will be provided by North Lake Church. “Encanto” will air on the big screen on the Courtyard Park stage beginning at approximately 9 p.m.

On Sunday, June 26, there will be a “Yappy Hour”, animated Hosted by Eric Craig’s real estate team, 1-3 p.m. at the Little Platte South Trail Access dog park at the corner of Litton Way and Old Jefferson Highway at Lake Smithville.