Here's a look at our local events for this weekend. 

Have a blast at the Stupid Cupid Party hosted by 92.3 BOB-FM and Better Country KIX 105.

Join us for a night of dancing and debauchery at Friendly’s Tavern on Saturday, Feb. 15 from 7-11 p.m. Share your worst dating or relationship stories with our “Can You Believe My Ex” Open Mic, where the best story will wins a prize. Sign up for our bachelor/bachelorette auction, hex your ex and maybe find a future ex by sending secret admirer drinks or messages. There will be tarot card readings, drinks, games and many more fun surprises.  VIPs will receive a complimentary drink, reserved seating and appetizers, so buy your tickets today by clicking the button below. Remember, love is like a box of chocolates: sweet at first, then it makes you want to puke. We’ll see you at our Stupid Cupid Party on Feb. 15 at Friendly’s Tavern!

Amigos de Cristo is having a Valentine Treats sale.

They'll be selling Valentine treats, including chocolate covered strawberries and sugar cookies. This is a fundraiser for a future youth event. Please visit their Facebook page or contact them at 660-826-2788 for more information.

The American Red Cross will have a blood drive with KSIS/KSDL/KXKX.

It’ll be held at the Inter-State Studio Auditorium at 3500 Snyder Avenue on Friday, February 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  To make an appointment, visit and enter in the sponsor code KSISKSDLKXKX.

Community Blood Center will have a Blood Drive.

It’ll be held on  Friday February 14 from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm at the Warrensburg Community Center, 445 East Gay.

Big band fans are invited to celebrate Valentine’s Day at the University of Central Missouri’s Big Band Dinner and Dance, featuring Russ Coleman and the UCM Faculty and Alumni Big Band, at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, in the Elliott Student Union ballroom.

Vocalists Jeff Imboden and Kristee Haney will provide the lyrics for all of the favorites, including the big band standards by Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman and a host of others. Guests will enjoy a variety of culinary selections offered by Sodexo’s Chef Dale, along with beverages from the cash bar, hot coffee and a dessert bar. Patrons may bring their own bottle of wine for an appropriate corkage fee.  Tickets for the event, sponsored by the UCM Department of Music and the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, are $50 per person, which includes all food, tea and coffee and the dance. Tickets for a table for two adjacent to the dance floor are available for $120, and tables for 8-10 may be reserved by special reservation.  Tickets are available from the Central Tickets box office from noon to 3 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday by calling 660-543-8888, or online at Proceeds from the event will benefit UCM’s academic fine arts programs and the Johnson County Cancer Foundation.

State Fair Community College will present a free Valentine’s Day recital featuring Ron Sayer, Music Arts coordinator and voice instructor, at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14 in the Stauffacher Theatre on the Sedalia campus.
The romance-themed program will feature lighter, memorable works from the stage, screen and the Great American Songbook, plus one or two classical pieces.
Joining Sayer will be Danny Brymer, guitarist and adjunct instructor; Kevin Holbert, adjunct instructor; Gwen Kappelman, staff accompanist; and other surprise guests.
For more information about upcoming music and theatre productions and art exhibitions at SFCC, visit

AnimalFAIR will have an adoption event.

The adoption event will be at Tractor Supply on Saturday Feb 15th from 10:00 – 2:00. You can bring you animals for a valentine’s photo and meet our awesome animals that ready for homes of their own.  Find out more by following them on Facebook: or visit their blog:

The Knights of Columbus and the Daughters of Isabella are having a Valentine’s Party.

It is open to any Catholic Community member.  It is not limited to Knights or Daughters members.  The cost is $10 a person or $20 for a couple.  It includes a dj dance, snacks, door prizes and set ups.  You can bring your own drinks.  Babysitting may be available.

Square Dance Lessons will be starting on Sunday, February 16. Diamond B’s Square Dance Club will host the lessons.

It’ll be at the First United Methodist Church from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. down in the basement at 4th and Osage.  Single, couples, young and senior.  Call 660-287-1443 for more information.

The Marshall Philharmonic Orchestra will perform their 3rd concert of its 51st Season Sunday, February 16 beginning at 2:30 p.m. in the Harold L. Lickey Auditorium of Bueker Middle School in Marshall.

Guest soloist will be conductor Kevin Lines on trombone. This last minute change in programming became necessary when the scheduled soloist cancelled his appearance due to medical reasons. This concert has been generously underwritten by Fitzgibbon Hospital and Community Bank of Marshall.  Lines is returning to the stage as a trombone soloist having performed with the orchestra 2 decades ago during its 31st season. He is currently in his 27th year of teaching instrumental music, having held his current position of orchestra director for Marshall Public Schools since 2001. Lines earned his Bachelor of Music Education from Central Methodist College, Fayette, and his Master of Arts in Music Education from Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg. He studied both trombone and euphonium with instructors Ron Anson and Charles McAdams. The selected solo for the day is “Concertino, Op. 4” by 19th Century German composer, Ferdinand David. Conductor Emeritus, Charles Ferguson, will graciously take the baton for this feature.

There will be a spaghetti dinner to benefit Relay for Life. 

It’ll be held at the First Christian Church on February 16. All you can eat Spaghetti Dinner $8.00 Adults $4.00 Children 12 and under. Dinner starts at 5:30 PM and the Dessert Auction starts at 6:30 PM. All Proceeds go to Relay for Life.

The eighth annual Taste of Cole Camp will be held on Monday evening, February 17 at the St Paul’s Lutheran Church Auditorium with serving from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Participating establishments include Maple Street Cafe and bakery, Casey’s general store, Classic Steakburgers, The Dairy Bar, Charley’s Buffet, Cano Country Store, Calgaro’s Pizzeria, 4-K Cheese and Meats, Handel Haus, The Red Baron, The German Table, and Sweet an’Tiques.  There will be samples and lots more.  Advance tickets can be bought at a reduced price at participating businesses and at the Citizens Farmers Bank.  St Paul’s Lutheran Church is located just south of the old Water Tower Park on Jefferson Street and entrance to the auditorium is through the north doors by the ramp.  The Taste of Cole Camp is sponsored by the Cole Camp Chamber of Commerce.  Call 660-668-2295 for more information.

Have a great weekend!