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2016 Activities

December - Cancelled due to weather
A luncheon hosted by Jack and Jennett at:
The Corner Pub & Grill
15824 Fountains Plaza
Ellisville, MO 63017
Phone 636-230-3400

DIRECTIONS: At the Northeast Corner of Clayton and Clarkson Roads

November 19th - (Saturday) 1pm
A luncheon hosted by Bette and Don at:
Holland's Cafe & BBQ
4527 Gravois Village Plaza
(Gravois at Little Brennan Rd next to the old K-Mart (now Farm & Home Supply))
High Ridge, MO 63049
Order from the menu.

Noitify Bette and Don by November 1st of you plan to attend.

2017 Dues are due by this meeting - $15/year

October 14th, 15th & 16th - (Last campout of the season)

A campout hosted by Bob and Jan at the:
Cape Camping and RV Park
1900 N. Kings Highway
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
(573) 332-8888

Please notify Bob or Jan by October 1st and make reservation directly with the campground.

DIRECTIONS: Follow I-55 south to Exit 99. Take the ramp right toward "Jackson / Cape Girardeau". Turn Left on I-55 Loop/US-61/ Kings Highway towards Cape Girardeau and teh campground will be about 1.5 miles on the left.

COST: $28.07 per night

Friday - Casino for lunch, dinner on your own.
Saturday - Lunch at a local winery (not far from the campground)
Dinner at a local buffet yet to be determiined.
Sunday - Continental Breakfast at 8:30, business meeting to follow

Every evening: Games in the community room or a smokeless campfire will be available.

September 16th, 17th & 18th

A campout hosted by Jack and Jannett at:
Lazy Day Campground
214 Highway J
Danville, MO 63361
Phone: 573 564-2949
Email: lazydaycamping@aol.com

Friday: Main dish provided by the hosts. Please bring side dishes or desserts.

Saturday: Dinner at Oliver's on Sturgeon in Montgomery City..

Sunday: Potluck breakfast followed by the business meeting.

August 19th, 20th & 21st

A campout hosted by Dale and Linda at the:
Perryville Campground
300 Lake Drive
Perryville, MO 63775

Friday: Plant tour of the Sabreliner Aviation facility.
Supper, Hero Sandwiches provided by the hosts. Please bring side dishes.

Saturday: The Popeye exhibit in Chester Il (Includes “Popeye” characters).
Barrens Winery tour.
Dinner out at a location yet to be determined.

Sunday: Potluck breakfast followed by the business meeting.

July - 15th - 17th
Campout was hosted by Dennis and Linda at:
Big Creek RV Park
47247 State Hwy. 49
Annapolis, MO 63620
Phone: 573-598-1064

Big River Special Christmas in July - Decorate your RV and win a prize!
Friday: Hosts to supply tuna and chicken salad, buns chips.
Please bring side dish salads (maybe pasta, bean, etc.) or dessert.
Saturday: Dinner at Thee Abbey Kitchen in Arcadia.
Sunday: Potluck breakfast followed by our monthly business meeting.

June 10th - 12th (2nd Weekend)

A campout was hosted by Larry and Darlene Picraux at the:
Happy Trails RV Park,
18376 Campground Road,
Phillipsburg, MO 65722
(phone: 417-532-3422,


Friday 6:00pm. - Grilling at the campground. Larry and Darlene will provide the meats (pulled pork
for sure) along with chips and buns. Side dishes are welcome.
Saturday Morning tour of the Whirlwind Alpaca Ranch, if enough are interested.
5;00 pm.- Dinner at the Elm Street Eatery (subject to availability)
6:30 pm. - Leave campground for the Prater Country Music Show (starts at 7:00)
Sunday 8:30 am. - Potluck Breakfast followed by the business meeting. Our annual collection for "Dogs for the Deaf" will be held at this meeting.

May 20th – 22th

A campout hosted by Bob and Sharon at the:
Meramec Springs Country Store RV Park
20458 Mo Highway 8
St. James, MO
(phone: 573-265-3796
Please make your own reservations with the campground and notify the Bob and Sharon that you plan to attend, by May 5th 2016.

On Thursday all campers arrived by the afternoon. Don and Bette led a group of 10 early arrivers to the Tacony Manufacturing factory in St James for tour of the plant while Bob Burhorn, Bob Stiern and Jack Tschannen made a run to Maramec Spring Park to check out the trout fishing. Following dinner, the evening was spent either around the campfire at the Burhorn’s site or playing cards in the rec-room.

On Friday, a group visited the new Public House Brewery and the “Just A Taste Winery" in St James. Our regular junking crew (the Hunters and Fords) made their way to Rolla in search of treasure. The St. James Knights of Columbus Fish Fry was the place to be for dinner.

Saturday activities included back to the Brewery for a lunch of beer, pizza and burgers. Once again the junkers descended on Rolla to be sure nothing had escaped them on Friday. Jim and Renate Ehrhard drove down for a nice visit. It was good to see them again. Following dinner at either The Winery or Country Bob’s, the campfire at the Burhorn’s was stoked up again. Those who stayed at the camp[fire were entertained by raucous singing and strumming provided by the musical / comedy team of “Miss Carol” (our 80 year old neighboring camper), Bob Burhorn on the ukulele, and Tom (the campground owner) on guitar.

Sunday morning included our Potluck breakfast followed by the regular business meeting. All campers were on the road home by noon!

Other nearby attractions:
Trout Fishing 2 Miles East At Meramec Springs Park http://www.Maramecspringpark.Com/Park/
Steeleville Historic Main Street
Meramec Music Theater http://www.Meramrrcmusictheatre.Com/Schedule.html
Restaurants in St James-- Sybil’s Restaurant And Gifts http://sybills.com/
Country Bob’s Café http://www.yelp.com/biz/country-bobs-café-

April 15th – 17th 2016

The first Campout of the 2016 season hosted by Kevin and Sue at the
Mark Twain Cave Campground
300 Cave Hollow Road
Hannibal, MO 63401
(phone: 800-527-0304 or 573-221-1656)

COST: $28.80

You can view information about the caves and the campground at:

For Friday, bring pizza to share. We will only have access to the pavilion that night.
We have nothing planned during the day Saturday because there is so much to see and do in Hannibal.
Just leaving it up to everyone to just enjoy however they wish.
For dinner on Saturday we will have afterhours access to the on site restaurant. They say to come at 6pm
They will have roast beef (to die for) and pulled pork and sides and desert. $9.99 per person.

March 19th 2016 (Saturday) 12:30pm

Luncheon meeting hosted by Ron and Joanne Haynes at The Ponderosa Steak House, 95 Washington Hts. Dr., Washington, MO 63090, (phone# 636-390-2700).

February 21st 2016 (Sunday) 1:00pm

Luncheon meeting hosted by Dale and Linda at The Bistro at the Square, 48 Jefferson Square, DeSoto, MO 63620 (phone# 636-337-0166). Please RSVP to Linda or Dale by February 1st.

January 16th 2016 (Saturday) 12:30pm

Luncheon meeting hosted by Carolyn and Larry at The Ponderosa Steak House, 95 Washington Heights Dr., Washington, MO 63090 (phone# 636-390-2700).


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