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JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JUNE 2, 2022 – The first Arcadia Valley Community Picnic will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 18. This event, a partnership between the Arcadia Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site, is a way for the community to kick off the summer with games, food and kids’ activities, as well as a horseshoe and bean bag toss tournament for both the adults and kids.

The local art guild also will be on hand to host the Arcadia Valley chalk art competition. “This year’s theme, “Fairy Tales,” will have visitors enjoying several fun fantasy activities, including arts and crafts, dressing up for pictures and a play.

All proceeds will go toward supporting the annual Chamber of Commerce fireworks display, which is held on the historic site grounds every July 4.

For more information, contact the site’s museum at 573-546-3454 and speak with Brick or Bryan. The Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site is located at 118 E. Maple in Pilot Knob.

For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

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