September 05, 2017

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Adults invited to be a kid again Sept. 19 at First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, SEPT. 5, 2017 – Adults are invited to remember the fun of summer camp during “Play Till the Cows Come Home” Seniors to Parks program Sept. 19 at First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site in St. Charles. The free event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the site.

The program invites everyone to be a kid again with hands-on activities, classes, historic crafts and skills. Activities and exhibits will include frontier herbs, black powder rifles, flint and steel fire-starting, basket weaving, historic toys and games and Dutch oven cooking. All materials and lunch will be provided.    

Missouri State Parks is celebrating 100 years in 2017. Visitors can experience all the park system has to offer with the Centennial Passport. Visit for more information.

Reservations are required and space is limited. For more information and to make reservations, contact the historic site at 636-940-3322. The program is a cooperative event with Missouri Parks Association and Missouri State Parks.

First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site is located at 200 South Main St. in St. Charles. For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.