Calendar of Events for Monroe and Ralls County

October 25, 2021

Oct 29 Annual Paris Halloween parade at 4:00 pm, starting at the courthouse front lawn. Merchants will be treating area children along Main St between Marion and Locust Streets. The parade is sponsored by Xi Beta Xi Sorority

Oct 30 Perry Halloween Festival (full day of fun bounce houses, petting zoo, face painting, Trunk or Treating, costume contests and so much more!)

Nov 2 MU Extension - Salt River Master Gardener Club monthly meeting 7pm. There will be a presentation on making wreaths from fresh greenery by Janet Miller and Margaret McKay. All SRMG Club Members and Guests will be asked to please social distance and wear masks at all times due to COVID-19 guidelines in place at this time. The public is welcome to attend. For more information contact MU Extension Marion County Office 573-769-2177 or Michael Powell 573-248-4425.

Nov 3 The Quinsippi Stamp Club next monthly meeting 7pm at the Quincy Business and Technology Center, 301 Oak St in Quincy. Main entrance is on the north side of the building, as well as ample parking. The meeting will be held in the 5th floor meeting room. Refreshments will be provided. After a short business meeting, the Club members will be holding a Buy/Sell/Trade event, in which stamp related items will be brought in and offered by the members for sale to others. The public is invited to attend and participate. Join us to learn more about the interesting, beautiful and historical hobby of stamp collecting! For more information, please contact Dave at 217-430-2033

Nov 5 Coffee Mixer at the Ryan James Insurance 7am

Nov 6 3rd Annual Christmas On Main Street- Participating Businesses: Bushel & A Peck- Paris, Missouri , Paris Pharmacy, Paris Hardware, Miller’s Bar & Grill, Charlottes Tree and Dos Arcos.

Nov 6 Mark Twain Barnwarming

Nov 6 Santa Fe Christian Church Lord’s Acre Supper and Sale. Meal 4-6:30pm Sale starts at 6:30pm

Nov 11 James Monroe Chapter of DAR will host a Vietnam Veterans' Dinner 6pm, Fellowship Hall of the Paris First Christian Church. Veterans and their guests are invited. Emma Jo Raines has made two quilts to be given to two Vietnam Veterans. Please R.S.V.P by November 8 to Mary Beth Mitchell, 660-327-4897.

Nov 11, 13 & 14 Monroe City High School Musical “Dirty Rotten Scoundrel”

Nov 11 Veteran's Day Parade at Mark Twain school. The parade will begin at 1:00pm. We are asking for Veterans who would like to be recognized to contact Diana Duckworth at 573-267-3341 or by email at for more details.

Nov 11 “Veterans and Active Military Appreciation Day” All veterans and active military personnel eat free and 10% of total sales from the day will be donated to perry V.F.W. Please present military I.D. if you have one. Please come out and help support our soldiers. Junction Restaurant and Lounge at 28840 Hwy 19 Perry

Nov 12 (tentative) Paris Barnwarming

Nov 19 Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Middle Grove 5-7 If you would like to donate any food, please email me at or send a message. If you are donating food, please have at school no later than 4:00 so we can get it set up

Nov 19 & 20 Perry Christmas Open House (Merchants will have discounts & refreshments)

Nov 20 Perry Holiday Pop Up Market 10-5 Over 40 vendors booked so far and we are adding more!

Nov 27 Buy Close By - Small business Saturday

Nov 27 Craft Show at Paris 9-2 at the Paris High School

Dec 2 Paris Christmas Stationary Parade at Fairgrounds

Dec 3 Coffee Mixer at the Regional Missouri Bank 7am

Dec 4 Monroe City Christmas Parade

Dec 11 Old Fashioned Christmas in Perry 9-11am Breakfast with Santa at the Christian Church, 10-3pm Santa’s Workshop, 2-4pm Kid’s Crafts at City Hall, 5pm Lighted Christmas Parade down Main Street. Hot chocolate bar provided by Ralls/Monroe Appeal. Remembrance Tree 6pm. More to come!!

Jan 14 Madison Homecoming 6pm

Feb 15 Madison Senior Night 6pm

Feb 23 Madison FFA Barnwarming 7pm

Feb 25 Madison FFA Supporters Breakfast 6-8 AM

Mar 18 Paris Aggie Days Contests

Apr 23 Madison Prom 6pm

May 8 Madison Graduation 2pm

May 12 Madison FFA 20th Banquet

May 18 (tentative) Paris FFA Banquet

Perry Part Time