Fall Festival 2019


The 33rd Annual Shawnee Indian Mission Fall Festival provides an entire weekend of family fun while providing a peek into the rich history and way of life known in the past. Enjoy a full weekend of bluegrass music, living history demonstrations and presenters, children’s games, pony rides, wagon rides, a wide range of products from local artisans, and good eats from KC’s best food trucks and food tents.
New this year to the festival is a Native American Showcase PowWow. Men and women dancers will compete in full colorful regalia on Saturday with finals to be held on Sunday.

Full Schedule of Events:
Friday, October 11th
6 – 9 PM FREE Community Kickoff Concert

Saturday, October 12th
10 AM Open, Flag Ceremony
11 – Noon Drum Safari
Noon – 12:15 Rifle Firing – Reenactors
12:15 – 1:30 PowWow Women’s Jingle Dress Dance
1:45 – 2:30 Matchsellers Bluegrass Band
2:30 – 2:45 Mo Town Dancers
2:45 – 4:00 PowWow Mens Grass Dance
3:30 – 3:45 Rifle Firing – Reenactors
3:45 – 5 PM Matchsellers Bluegrass Band

Sunday, October 13th
11 AM Open
11:45 Rifle Firing – Reenactors
Noon – 12:45 Betse and Clarke Bluegrass Band
1 – 2:15 PowWow Finals
2:15 – 2:30 Mo Town Dancers
2:30 – 3:15 Betse and Clarke Bluegrass Band
3:15 – 3:30 Rifle Firing – Reenactors
4PM Close

Just a few of our local artisans!
Native American Jewelry by Don Nieto and Ramos Designs
Jewelry boxes and photo frames by Memories Displayed 4-U
Animal Totems by Sage Tribe Art
Recycled silk & wool scarves by Milos Toes
Crocheted baby booties, hats, toys, pillows & kitchen accessories
by MannMade LLC
Leather Handbags 7 totes by r & r
Rustic ceramic planters, vases , mugs, bowls, plates by
Sticks & Stones
Artisian handmade soaps by The Wright Soapery
Prints , notecards & caps by Art from Architecture
Cedar birdhouses , coat racks & rocking horses by
Countryside Sawmill

Some of our good eats at the Festival!
Fresh hot donuts by Nolan Concessions
Werner Sausages
The Waffler/ yummy with chicken or pork
Cheesy Street / Great grilled cheese
Bowlin Farms fresh produce/jams & jellies
Joe’s Little Nuts/ warm roasted nuts
Boyer’s Meat balls
Funnel cakes and Kona Ice
Native American Indian Tacos
Fruit Smoothies by BLEND
Blvd. Brewery Beer Garden

Request at the Entry Gates for all this great week-end adventure is just $2.00. Kids under 12 are free.
The Fall Festival is presented by the SIM Foundation. All proceeds are used to support this important National Historic Landmark.
Be a part of History in the Making!

Vendor Registration – Click Here

To keep in touch, contact Jennifer at the Mission: 913-262-0867


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