Beautiful Weekend in Central Missouri
By Carolyn Heilman, GRI, SRS
(Century 21 Premier Realty)
The Third weekend in September is always the Annual Santa Fe Trail Days celebration in New Franklin, MO. This year was the 30+ Annual event. No one knows for sure any more just what year it actually is. The event is held on Friday Night and all day Saturday. The Friday night event this year had a classic car cruise-in, a little Mr. & Miss Santa Fe Trail Days contest, a pedal tractor pull and a street dance. The local Eagles Lodge had a bar-b-que and a beer garden. The weather was gorgeous and the street were packed. Saturday morning began with the ever popular baby contest which draws parents and babies from all the surrounding communties to take part. The streets were lined with vendors of all kinds. There were crafts booths, food booths, face painting, homemade pies,...