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Community Events


Christmas Shopping Spree
Saturday, Nov. 21, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Nodaway County Senior Center, Maryville

Tower Choir & University Chorale
Sunday, Nov. 22, 3 p.m.
Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts
Mary Linn Auditorium
Northwest Missouri State University

Burr Oak Church Soup & Chili Supper
Sunday, Nov. 22, 5 p.m.
4 mi. W. of Skidmore on DD
N. on Burr Rd. 1/4 mi.
Auction to follow

Hoops Against Hunger
Monday, Nov. 23, 5:30 p.m.
Northeast Nodaway High School
Northeast Nodaway Middle School boys and girls
basketball teams vs Stanberry boys and girls teams
Admission FREE for each fan who donates 4 cans of food.
Contributions go to the Nodaway County Ministry Center Food Pantry
and the Stanberry Ministerial Alliance Food Pantry & Thrift Store

Horace Mann Scholastic Book Fair
Monday, Nov. 23: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 24: 7:30 - 11 a.m. & noon - 1:30 p.m.
More information: 660-562-1233

Blanket Drive for Children's Mercy Hospital
Donations accepted through Tuesday, Nov. 24 at
St. Gregory Catholic Church, 333 S. Davis, Maryville
Due to the children's health issues, blankets must be new
with tags and wrappers on them.
More information: 660-582-3833


Working with Purpose and the Importance of Experience
Presented by Daniel Seddiqui
Tuesday, Dec. 1: 2 p.m and 4 p.m.
Northwest Missouri State University
Student Union Ballroom
Open to the community
Register online at:

The Ultimate Christmas Show
A funny, heartwarming professional touring performance
Tuesday, Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m.
Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts
Mary Linn Auditorium
Northwest Missouri State University
Open to the community.
Ticket informtation: 660-562-1212

Annual Holiday Bazaar
Wednesday, Dec. 2, 1 - 8 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 3, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 4, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.Lobby of St. Francis Hospital
2016 S. Main

Annual Holiday Tree Lighting
Hosted by Northwest President Dr. John Jasinski and his family
Thursday, Dec. 3, 5:15 p.m.
Thomas J. Gaunt House (president's home)
Northwest Missouri State University
The community is welcome.

Ruby's Pantry
In conjunction with the Jasinski family's annual tree lighting
First dog, Ruby, will accept donations for the New Nodaway Humane Society.
Cleaning supplies are needed: bleach, hand sanitizer, antibacterial wipes,
paper towels, dish soap and laundry detergent.

Adult Basketball League
Registration Nov. 16 - Dec. 4
1 women's league & 3 men's leagues
Contact Maryville Community Center for fees and registration
More information: 660-562-2923

Scholastic Book Fair
Friday, Dec. 4 - Wednesday, Dec. 16
Hours: Mon. - Fri. from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. & Sat., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Maryville Public Library
509 N. Main St., Maryville
More information: 660-582-5281

Maryville Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade
Saturday, Dec. 5, 5:30 p.m.
Businesses are invited to enter at

Build a Gingerbread House
Tuesday, Dec. 8, 6 - 7 p.m.
Children first grade and older
MUST register to attend: 660-582-5281

The Complete Works of William Shakespear (Abridged)
Thursday, Dec. 10 & Friday, Dec. 11: 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 12: 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 13: 2 p.m.
Kemper Recital Hall
Missouri Western State University
St. Joseph, Mo.
The community is invited.
Ticket information: 816-271-4452

42nd Annual Yuletide Feaste
Friday, Dec. 11 & Saturday, Dec. 12: 6:30 p.m.
J. W. Jones Student Union, 3rd floor ballroom
Northwest Missouri State University
The community is welcome.
Ticket information at:
Ticket sales end Thursday, Dec. 10 at noon.

Youth Basketball League
Registration Nov. 23 - Dec. 11
Boys and Girls, 3rd - 6th grades
Contact Maryville Community Center for fees and more information

"O Night Divine"
Sunday, Dec. 13, 2 p.m.
A "mini" Christmas musical performed by the
West Nodaway Community Choir at the
West Nodaway High School in Burlington Jct., Mo.
For more information: 660-562-9492

Theatre Northwest Children's Show
Sunday, Dec. 13, 2 p.m. & 4 p.m.
Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts, Studio Theater
Northwest Missouri State University
Admission at the door only: $3 or 2 canned goods per person
Children ages 2 and under admitted FREE.
More information at:

Nodaway County Chorale Christmas Concert
Tuesday, Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m.
First United Methodist Church of Maryville
Corner of First & Main Streets
Reception to follow. Donations accepted.
More information: 660-528-0750

Futsal Soccer League
Registration Nov. 30 - Dec. 18
Boys and Girls 3rd - 12th grades
Contact Maryville Community Center for fees and more information.