Calendar of Events 2016

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January 2016

Jan 1st – Office Closed – NO 1st Friday Lunch

Jan 30th- Annual Chamber Banquet – Aurora High School – Doors open at 5:15pm- Dinner starts at 6pm
Full Table – $150 – 1/2 Table $80 – Individual Tickets $20 each includes dinner & entertainment

21st – Breakfast with the Chamber

February 2016

5th- First Friday Lunch

15th- Closed for Presidents Day

18th- Breakfast with the Chamber

24th-Board Meeting– Mercy Hospital 7:30am

March 2016

2nd- Lenten Lunch- Grace Lutheran Church Noon for more information call 678-3603

4th- First Friday Lunch

9th – Lenten Lunch- Grace Lutheran Church Noon for more information call 678-3603

12th- Kids Night Out– Hosted by Grace Lutheran Church 6-10pm for more information call 678-3603

9th – Lenten Lunch- Grace Lutheran Church Noon for more information call 678-3603

16th – Lenten Lunch- Grace Lutheran Church Noon for more information call 678-3603

19th- Business Expo Booth Deadline:

THE AURORA COMMUNITY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WILL BE HOSTING THEIR ANNUAL BUSINESS EXPO SATURDAY, March 19, 2016 FROM 10:00 A.M. TO 2:00 P.M. AT AURORA HIGH SCHOOL 305 W. Prospect.  RESERVATIONS FOR BOOTH SPACE ARE NOW BEING TAKEN. COST IS $75 PER BOOTH, ELECTRIC IS AVAILABLE FOR AN ADDITIONAL $10 BUT IS LIMITED.

GIVE-AWAYS, DRAWINGS, AND DOOR PRIZES ARE ALL PART OF THE DAY’S EVENTS.  FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL THE AURORA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AT  417-678-4150 or auroracoc@mo-net.com

17th- Happy St. Patricks Day

17th- Breakfast with the Chamber

19th- Community Easter Egg Hunt– Aurora High School 11am

23rd – Board Meeting Mercy Hospital 7:30am

25th – Good Friday Services 7pm- Grace Lutheran Church for more information call 678-3603

 

April 2016

1st- First Friday Lunch

9th- Kids Night Out– Hosted by Grace Lutheran Church 6-10pm for more information call 678-3603

21st – Breakfast with the Chamber

27th – Board Meeting- Mercy Hospital 7:30am

May 2016

 6th – First Friday Lunch

14th- Kids Night Out– Hosted by Grace Lutheran Church 6-10pm for more information call 678-3603

19th – Breakfast with the Chamber-

25th – Board Meeting/ Mercy Hospital

30th – Office Closed Memorial Day


June 2016

3rd- First Friday Lunch

4th- Aurora City Wide Yard Sale contact the Aurora Advertiser for more information 678-2115

11thKids Night Out– Hosted by Grace Lutheran Church 6-10pm for more information call 678-3603

16th – Breakfast with the Chamber

18th – Mustang Mania 9-1pm- Jimmy Michel Motors/ ALL FORD SHOW- $12 pre entry/ $15 day of the show/ Sponsored by Jimmy Michel Motors

18th- Light the Night Fireworks Festival/Carnival Rides, Food Booths, Craft Booths….  3-10 Baldwin Park (admission is free to the public) Vendor booth space available call the Chamber office at 678-4150 for more information..  Fireworks starting at 9:30pm

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Light the Night- Baldwin Park 3-10pm
4-5pm – Live Music-
5-6pm – Picnic Games
6pm- Flag Ceremony/ National Anthem
6:30pm- Hot Dog Eating contest – only 15 participants and you must be 16 or older / Sponsored by Sonic
7:00pm – Motorcycle Show Awards
7:15pm- Live Music
9:30 pm- FIREWORKS!!

Motorcycle Show

Craft booths, Food and lots to do.. Come early stay late.. Let’s Celebrate!!

Carnival Rides 3-10pm –

Pony Rides will be at Light the Night.. $5 per ride

And Parking is FREE!!

22nd- Board Meeting/ Mercy Hospital

Run for the Parks-
Run for the Parks 5K
7:30a.m.
Crosby Park (Located behind Sonic) on Jefferson Avenue in Aurora, MO
Non-refundable entry fee. Event is held rain or shine. All proceeds go toward the development of walking/cycling trails.
Cost: $20.00 Pre-registered/$10.00 Kids 12 & under
$25.00 Race day registration/$15.00 Kids 12 & under

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July 2016

1st- First Friday Lunch– TBA

9th- Annual Chamber Golf Tournament/ Honey Creek Golf Club 8 am shot gun 4 person scramble $240 per team

20th – Breakfast with the Chamber

21st/22nd/23rdRocking A Saddle Club Annual Rodeo– 7pm  Rocking A Saddle Club Arena located on Church st. $10 per person

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27th – Board Meeting- Mercy Hospital 7:30am

August 2016

5th- First Friday Lunch–  TBA  Noon

18th – Breakfast with the Chamber

24th- Board Meeting/ Mercy Hospital 7:30am

September 2016

2ndFirst Friday Lunch– TBA

5th- Chamber office Closed for Labor Day

6th- Entry Deadline for Houn Dawg Pageant/ Little Miss Beagle/ Miss Beagle

10th-  The Annual Little Miss and Mister Houn Dawg pagant 1-3pm Pate Schools/ Entry forms are available at Norma’s Inline Fashions/ Perfect Images/ A Salon/ Sassafras in Marionville or contact the Aurora Chamber of Commerce at 678-4150 or email auroracoc@centurylink.net. Entry fee is $25 and the Deadline is September 6th

10th– The Annual Little Miss and Miss Beagle Pageant 3-5pm Pate Schools/ Entry forms are available at Norma’s Inline Fashions/ Perfect Images/ A Salon/ Sassafras in Marionville or contact the Aurora Chamber of Commerce at 678-4150 or email auroracoc@centurylink.net. Entry fee is $25 and the Deadline is September 3rd

15th- Breakfast with the Chamber

28th – Board Meeting

October 2016

 

1st32nd Annual Aurora Auto Fest/
The 32nd Annual Aurora Auto Fest will be held Saturday, October 1st under the shade trees at Oak Park on Business Highway 60 in Aurora. With classes for classic and street rod cars, trucks and motorcycles showcased. The festivities begin at 8:00 am. An entry fee of $25 is required the day of the show for vehicles. There will be plaque awards for each class along with dash plaques awarded to the first 100 entries. Along with the awards, a 50/50 pot, a chili cook-off competition, Pie Cook Off food and craft vendors. Entries for booth space is also being reserved at this time with a $25 fee for a 10 by 10 space. Space is limited and will be reserved on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Live music will be entertaining the crowds through out the day. For more information or to enter, contact the Aurora Chamber of Commerce at 678-4150 or e-mail an entry form request at auroracoc@centurylink.net

1st – Chili Cook Off – 11am Oak Park/ held during the Aurora Auto Fest

1st- Pie Cook Off- Judging at 2pm contact the chamber office for more information at 678-4150/ auroracoc@centurylink.net

7th- First Friday Lunch– TBA-  Noon

20th- Breakfast with the Chamber

26th- Board Meeting/ Mercy Hospital 730am

31st- Spooktacular– Downtown Aurora 4-6pm/ Safe Trick or Treating for kids  sponsored by AFB International

November 2016

3rd– The Second Annual Piccadilly Gala 6:00pm
Aurora Community Center 40 W. Church St
What is a Piccadilly Auction? It is a high-energy auction where you could win hundreds of dollars of gifts for only a few quarters!
Paddles will be $10 per person (1 paddle per person). You may register in advance at Hudson Collision, Parkway Hardware or the Chamber of Commerce Depot. By 10/27/2016
For more information contact the Chamber at 417-678-4150

4th- First Friday TBA – Noon

12th- Miss Holly Pageant – The Miss Holly Pageant is scheduled to take place November 12, 2016 at Pate Early Childhood Center, 400 Terrace Drive, Aurora. Festivities begin at 7:00 p.m. as area high school girls Freshman-Senior compete for the Miss Holly crown. All participants must reside in Lawrence, Barry or Stone Counties. A $30 business sponsor fee is required along with a completed registration form available at the Aurora Chamber of Commerce office Entry deadline is November 4th . For more information, contact the Aurora Chamber of Commerce at 678-4150.

11thVeteran’s Day– Office Closed

17th – Breakfast with the Chamber

16th- Board Meeting/ Mercy Hospital 7:30 am

24th & 25th –  Office Closed Thanksgiving

December 2016

2nd- First Friday TBA – Noon

9th – 5K Present Run 6pm Aurora Chamber of Commerce  Registration starts at 6pm/ Race starts at 7pm

10th- Christmas Parade/ 2pm

14th- Board Meeting/ Mercy Hospital

15th – Breakfast with the Chamber/ Olive Grill 730 am

23rd– Chamber office closes at noon

26th- Chamber Office Closed for Christmas