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Mid-America Show Calendar





AUG. 1: Citywide Garage Sale, all day long, Burlington, KS, 620-364-8484

AUG. 1: 2 Hip Chicks Roadshow, traveling vendor show featuring vintage and shabby chic items for your home, Claremore Expo Center, Claremore, OK, 612-888-3002

AUG. 1: Flea Market, 40+ dealers, furniture, food, Jesse James Antique Mall and Rusty Chandelier, St. Joseph, MO, 816-232-0099

AUG. 1: Ranching Saturdays, experience daily ranch chores and demonstrations, Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, Strong City, KS, 620-273-8494

AUG. 1: Bix Jazz Festival, five national bands honoring Bix Beiderbecke, Rhythm City Casino, Davenport, IA, 563-324-7170

AUG. 1-2: Estherville Sweet Corn Days, plenty of family-friendly activities, downtown Estherville, IA, 712-362-3541

AUG. 1-2: Old Settlers’ Picnic, annual founder’s festival, Hancock Memorial Park, Hancock, IA, 712-741-5665

AUG. 2: From Expositions to Jazz Musicians, River City History Tour, the Durham Museum, Omaha, NE, 402-444-5027

AUG. 2: Nebraska Rod and Custom Car Show, sponsored by the Nebraska Rod & Custom Association, Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer, Grand Island, NE, 308-385-5316

AUG. 6-9: Carson Rodeo, includes parade, kick-off feed, and 3 days of rodeos, Carson Rodeo Grounds, Carson, IA, 402-639-2749

AUG. 6-9: Sycamore Steam Show & Threshing Bee, antique farm equipment displays and flea market, Taylor Marshall Farm, Sycamore, IL, 815-756-1336

AUG. 7-8: Rutledge Flea Market, Missouri’s largest flea market on 60 acres, food vendors, Rutledge, MO, 660-216-3223

AUG. 7-8: Highway 141 Garage Sale, bargains galore stretching more than 100 miles from Grimes to Mapleton, Manning, IA, 712-655-3541

AUG. 7-8: Firelake Fireflight Balloon Festival, hot air balloon show, craft vendors, food trucks, Shawnee, OK, 405-275-3121

AUG. 8: One Day Extravaganza, sale and gift card giveaway, Lone Elm Antiue Mall, Olathe, KS 913-768-0084

CANCELLED! AUG. 8: Leavenworth Live - Retro Active outdoor concert, 913-682-3924

AUG. 8: Second Saturdays, music, art, eating, shopping, meet-and-greet with local artists, 100 E. Fourth Ave., Garnett, KS, 785-448-6767

AUG. 8: Fly Iowa, free airshow, Ames Municipal Airport, Ames, IA, 515-292-9056

AUG. 8: Festival of the Arts, folk arts and crafts sale, Market Barn, Amana, IA, 319-622-3678

AUG. 8: Nescatunga Arts & Crafts Festival, crafts and handmade items, Historic Downtown Square, Alva, OK, 580-327-1647

AUG. 8-9: Hillbilly Flea, St. Joseph Auction and Antique Market, one of the area’s largest antique malls, 3600 S. Leonard Road, St. Joseph, MO, 816-279-4310,

AUG. 8-9: 2020 Jour De Fete Celebration, arts and crafts festival, Historic District Downtown, Ste. Genevieve, MO, 800-373-7007

AUG. 8-9: Midwest Garlic Fest, garlic vendors and antique mall shopping, Elizabeth, IL,


AUG. 8-9: Market House Square Arts Festival, local and regional artists showcasing paintings, woodwork, jewelry, pottery, baskets, and more, local musicians will perform, food vendors available, Galena, IL, 815-776-9200

AUG. 9: Mid-America Markets, Kansas State Fairgrounds, Hutchinson, KS, 620-663-5626,

AUG. 11: Remember the Ladies, River City History Tour, a trolley tour honoring the founding ladies of Omaha, the Durham Museum, Omaha, NE, 402-444-5027

AUG. 13-16: Wichita Tribal Dance, American Indian dance competitions, Wichita Tribal Park, Anadarko, OK, 405-247-2425

AUG. 14: Makers Street – The Lindsborg Art Walk, interactive art walk event with food and drink, Main and Lincoln streets, Lindsborg, KS, 785-227-8687

AUG. 14-15: Tallgrass Music Festival, live bluegrass bands, Skiatook, OK, 918-261-3443

AUG. 14-16: Let’s Make a Deal, customer appreciation sale, Jesse James Antique Mall, St, Joseph, MO, 816-232-0099

AUG. 15: Summer outdoor vintage market, Paramount Antique Mall, 13200 W. Highway 54, Wichita, KS, 316-722-0500

AUG. 15: Third Saturday Super Sale, big deals and savings galore, Enchanted Frog Antiques, Lathrop, MO, 816-740-6933

AUG. 15: 34th Annual Car & Bike Show, classic cars on display, food vendors, silent auction, raffles, Ray Miller Park, Leavenworth, KS, 913-651-2203

AUG. 15: Dane G. Hansen Arts & Crafts Fair, arts/crafts event, includes live music and food, Dane G. Hansen Museum, Logan, KS, 785-689-4846

AUG. 15: Fall Into Stockton, craft vendors, live music, BBQ fest, food vendors, North Main Street, Stockton, IL, 815-776-9200

AUG. 15: Will Rogers & Wiley Post Fly-In, Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch, Oologah, OK,


AUG. 15-16: Onawa Swap Meet & Flea Market Weekend, more than 250 vendors, Monona County Fairgrounds, Onawa, IA, 712-423-2411

AUG. 15-16: Art in the Park, fine arts festival, Founders’ Park, Elkader, IA, 563-245-2770

CANCELLED! AUG. 16: Mid-America Train & Toy Show, more than 200 tables of dealers buying and selling, free viewings of vintage train movies, door prizes, KCI Expo Center, Kansas City, MO, 913-651-5864,

AUG. 21: Native American Arts & Crafts Market & Indian Taco Sale, locally crafted goods and Indian tacos prepared by members of the OK Choctaw Tribal Alliance, Oklahoma City, OK,

AUG. 21-23: Pioneer Days & PRCA Rodeo, includes a BBQ and festival events, Guymon, OK, 580-338-3376

AUG. 22: Summer outdoor vintage market, Paramount Marketplace, 6297 E. 13th St., Wichita, KS, 316-260-6316

AUG. 22: Civil War interpretive event, costumed recreators demonstrate soldier camp life, marching, musket fire, and cannon fire, Ste. Genevieve, MO, 800-373-7007

AUG. 22: Yoder Heritage Day, tractor pulls, horse-drawn events, parade, quilt auction, buggy races, live entertainment, food vendors, Yoder, KS, 620-728-1223

AUG. 22: Big Brutus Polka Fest, polka bands performing ethnic music, ethnic food and drinks for sale, Big Brutus Inc., West Mineral, KS, 620-827-6177

AUG. 23: Pittsburg Old-Time Fiddlers and Pickers, bring your favorite instrument of choice and play for the crowd as you carry on the traditions of pioneer fiddlers, Crawford County Historical Museum, Pittsburg, KS, 620-231-1440

AUG. 29: Applejack Outdoor Market, crafters, artisans, Colorado peaches, Rocky Ford melons, Applejack Pumpkin Patch, Augusta, KS, 316-733-8909

AUG. 29: Roots Festival BBQ and blues, jazz, rock ‘n’ roll, country music, tickets available at the gate only, Paola, KS, 913-294-6427

AUG. 29: Fun in the Sun Car Show 2020, includes drawings, craft show, food vendors, 108 Broad St., Colony, KS, 620-757-6782

AUG. 29: Prairie Art Festival, live music, lawn games, prairie walk, Henry A. Wallace Country Life Center, Orient, IA, 641-337-5019

AUG. 30: Tomato Taste, sample several tomato varieties, Plum Grove Historic Home, Iowa City, IA, 319-351-5738






SEPT. 3-5: Highway 3 Corridor Yard Sale, more than 100 yard sales spread out throughout three counties, Hampton, IA, 641-456-5668

SEPT. 3-7: Midwest Old Threshers Reunion, largest collection of working steam power, Midwest Old Threshers Grounds and McMillan Park, Mount Pleasant, IA, 319-385-8937

SEPT. 4: Dee’s Bee & Butterfly Festival, monarch tagging, crafts, activities, live entertainment, Dickinson County Nature Center, Okoboji, IA, 712-336-6352

SEPT. 4-6: Inwood Ballroom Centennial Celebration, music, arts and crafts, Spillville, IA,


SEPT. 4-6: Little Balkans Days Festival, arts, crafts, food, wine tasting, quilt show, historical re-enactments, Pittsburg, KS, 620-231-7561

SEPT. 4-6: Oklahoma 100-Mile Yard Sale Tour, find garage sale treasures at multiple locations from across the state, Cleveland, OK, 918-358-2131

SEPT. 4-7: Paramount Antique Malls Labor Day Mega Weekend Sale, save 10-50% and more at all three Paramount locations, 13200 W. Highway 54 and 13th and Woodlawn in Wichita, KS, and 10187 SW Highway 54 in Augusta, KS,

SEPT. 5: Art in the Park, outdoor exhibition sculptures, Rock Falls, IL, 815-622-1106

SEPT. 5: Ranching Saturdays, last Saturday of this season to experience daily ranch chores and ranch living, demonstrations by living historians, Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, Strong City, KS, 620-273-8494

SEPT. 5-6: Red Earth Native American Cultural Festival, American Indian dancers and artists, Grand Casino Hotel & Resort, Shawnee, OK, 405-427-5228

SEPT. 5-7: Flea Market Under the Bridge, vendors with antiques, collectibles, food, City Park under the bridge at First Street, Marquette, IA, 563-873-3536

SEPT. 5-7: Treasure Village Flea Market, collectibles, antiques, arts and crafts, furniture, Treasure Village, Milford, IA, 712-337-3730

SEPT. 5-7: Labor Day Quilt Display and Barn Dance, three-day quilt display and contest, live music and barn dance Saturday afternoon, Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, Strong City, KS,


SEPT. 11-12: Mustang Western Days, arts and crafts vendors, classic car show, parade, live music, chili cook-off, food vendors, pet show, Wild Horse Park, Mustang, OK, 405-376-2758

SEPT. 11-12: Stephens County Coin Show, coins to buy, sell and trade, Stephens County Fairgrounds, Duncan, OK, 580-475-4570

SEPT. 12: Washington’s 31st Annual Craft Fair, homemade crafts, refurbished furniture, food vendors, Central Park, Washington, IA, 319-653-3272

CANCELLED! SEPT. 12-13: 39th Annual Old Trusty, antique engine and collectors show, Fairgrounds, Clay Center, NE, 402-726-2487,

SEPT. 12: Discover Fort Osage, a new event celebrating Jackson County’s first National Historic Landmark, themed tours, family-friendly activities, live music, Sibley, MO, 816-650-3278

SEPT. 12: Open Air Market, The Green Shag Market, vintage, antique, handcrafted artisans, St,. Louis, MO 314-646-8687
SEPT. 12: Heritage Days, ethnic foods, demonstrations (rope making, rug weaving, corn shelling, meat rendering, outdoor oven bread baking), Mennonite Heritage Park & Museum, Henderson, NE, 402-723-5694

SEPT. 12: Piedmont Founders’ Day, Junklahoma (more than 100 booths of antiques, vintage items and collectibles), food vendors, parade, live entertainment, 100 Monroe Ave., Piedmont, OK,


SEPT. 12: Route 66 Blowout, classic and vintage vehicles, arts and crafts vendors, food vendors, walking tour of town, downtown Sapulpa, OK, 918-224-5709

SEPT. 12-13: Beaux Arts Fall Arts Fair, unique gifts, free admission, Figge Arts Museum, Davenport, IA, 309-496-9138

SEPT. 12-13: Founders Day, arts and crafts vendors, family activities, Sunday car show, Fairbury City Museum, Fairbury, NE, 402-597-1618

SEPT. 12-13: Harvest Fair, pumpkin activities, harvest cookery, a 19th-century fair, medicine show, Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer, Grand Island, NE, 308-385-5316

SEPT. 13: Ninth Annual Car Show, classic cars on display, food vendors, prize drawings, Fairbury City Museum, Fairbury, NE, 402-300-0906

SEPT. 17-19: Clark County Mule Festival, mule show, flea markets, trail rides, rodeo, 23130 E. Main St., Kahoka, MO, 660-727-2490

SEPT. 17-20: Otoe-Missouria Summer Encampment, Native American cultural event, contest dancing, arts and crafts vendors, food vendors, 5K run, Otoe-Missouria Encampment Grounds, Red Rock, OK, 918-636-8231

SEPT. 19: Yadaloo Music and Arts Festival 2020, Americana and country music acts, arts and crafts vendors, dog park, food, beer and games, 120 Riverfront Park Dr., North Little Rock, AR, 501-554-5447

SEPT. 19: Autumn Artistry, arts and crafts, car show, live music, farmers market, main business district, Osage, IA, 641-732-3163

SEPT. 19: Prairie Harvest Festival, Tallgrass Prairie National Reserve, Strong City, KS,


SEPT. 19: Stilwell Strawberry Festival, free strawberries, games, live entertainment, vendor booths, 5K run, classic car show, parade, downtown Stilwell, OK, 918-797-5097

SEPT. 19: Black Buggy Day, a celebration of Oklahoma’s Amish heritage, bluegrass music, games, food, arts and crafts vendors, Guy Williams Park, Chouteau, OK, 918-476-8317

SEPT. 19-20: Freedom Festival, historical re-enactors recreate the Battle of Osawatomie, John Brown Memorial Park, Osawatomie, KS, 913-755-4385

SEPT. 19-20: Tractors & Treasures Flea Market, antique tractor pull, tractor drive, flea market, food, live music, 200 W. Main St., Steele City, NE, 402-446-7486

SEPT. 19-20: Elk City Fall Festival, one of the largest arts and crafts shows in western Oklahoma, food vendors, Convention Center, Elk City, OK, 580-225-0207

SEPT. 20: Maquoketa Flea Market, antiques and collectibles, one of Iowa’s largest shows, Jackson County Fairgrounds, Maquoketa, IA, 319-462-0135

SEPT. 23-26: Red Flag Horseless Carriage Motor Tour, ninth annual event bringing pre-1928 automobiles to southeast Iowa, Americinn, Mount Pleasant, IA, 319-219-9159

SEPT. 25-27: Heritage Days, Largest Old Order Amish Settlement West of the Mississippi, Jamesport, MO 660-684-6146

SEPT. 25-26: Market on the Meadows, handmade art, vintage and upcycled items, antiques, handmade soaps and candles, food vendors, 16505 Coker Road, Shawnee, OK, 405-501-3934

SEPT. 25-27: Iowa State Fairgrounds Arts & Crafts Show, arts and crafts, Iowa State Fairgrounds Varied Industries Building, Des Moines, IA, 563-652-4529

SEPT. 25-27: Fall Festival of Arts and Crafts, Washington, MO, 636-239-1743

SEPT. 25-27: Vintage Market Days, open-air market full of vintage and vintage-inspired collections, vintage jewelry, home furnishings, food vendors, State Fair Park, Oklahoma City, OK,

SEPT. 26: Brickfest, food vendors, bake sales, arts and crafts booths, annual community event, 204 S. Santa Fe St., Pauls Valley, OK, 405-238-3308

SEPT. 26-27: Louisburg Cider Mill Ciderfest and Craft Fair, local crafts and food vendors, Louisburg Cider Mill, Louisburg, KS, 913-837-5202