Old Iron Works Festival planned for October 9

    One of the most popular travel destinations in Missouri continues to be Maramec Spring Park. This beautiful1,800-acre park offers many activities for history and outdoor enthusiasts alike, regardless of the season.


    One of the more popular activities is the annual Old Iron Works Festival. 2021 marks the 42nd year for the James Foundation to hold the event at Maramec Spring Park.
    This year's one day event will be held on October 9 and will feature over 50 crafters demonstrating crafts that were important to the way of life in the mid-1800s era.
    Visitors of the festival will learn about doll making, quilting, wood carving, basket weaving and blacksmithing to name a few. Several of the demonstrations will offer participation in educational and fun craft activities for all ages.
    Live entertainment will be featured on the main stage. The always popular Ozark Spirit Cloggers will be sure to put on a high energy show in addition to lively music provided by The Sterlings Bluegrass Band, The Dust Covers, and The Kay Brothers.
    Be sure to bring your family and friends with you for this fun filled and educational event. Daily admission is $20 per carload or free with a Maramec Spring Park Season Pass.  
    For more information call the James Foundation at 573-265-7124, Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.