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Mushroom Capital of the World

The "Mushroom Capital of the World" will host its 34th Mushroom Festival, paying homage to the morel May 1-3, 2014. The event, recognized as one of Missouri's best festivals in Rural Missouri magazine touts more than 125 craft and food booths, a carnival, kiddie tractor pull sponsored by Richmond Farm and Lawn, 10k/5k walk and run sponsored by Anytime Fitness, talent show sponsored by Sonic, Christian music concert sponsored by Shirkey's Nursing and Rehab and Shirkey's Hospice, a grand parade sponsored by KFC/Taco Bell, a golf tournament,  beer garden and live performances. We are having our annual Tennis Ball Drop to where you can win $500!  All of the proceeds from this sale go to help fund the American Celebration held on July 3rd, 2014.  You can purchase a ticket for $5 from any of the Mushroom Festival Committee or at our booth right in front of our office at the Mushroom Festival.     This year, the Chamber is proud to bring to The Memorial Wall for Missouri Military who have lost their lives post 9-11 which is sponsored by Crossroads Hospice Charitable Foundation,  Thurman Funeral Home, Richey Chiropractic, and Rep. Joe Don McGaugh.   But for the purist, it's all about the morel. The Largest Moral Contest, sponsored by the Richmond News, draws hundreds of onlookers. Fresh morels will be available for purchase and a morel "expert" will give morel seminars during the festival. Times and locations of all activities and events will be finalized soon.

See the 2014 Mushroom Festival photo album. Click on picture at right.

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2014 Mushroom Festival in Richmond

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