Bethel Colony News

News and events happening in and around our town.

16th Annual Youth Big Buck Hunt

The 16th annual Bethel Colony "Youth Hunt" competition will take place the youth weekend only, November 2-3, 2019. The buck with the most points (minimum size of 1" point to qualify) wins 50% of the entry pool, along with other prizes. Bethel Colony retains the...

Bethel German Colony 175th Anniversary Heritage Day

As we approach the 175th anniversary of the founding of Bethel, it seems appropriate to include artisans in the Septaquintaquinquecentennial events. We also thought it was the perfect opportunity to invite third thru fifth grade school children to Bethel again to...

Wildlife & Outdoor Expo 2019

The First Annual Wildlife & Outdoor Expo will be held in Bethel, Missouri on Labor Day - September 2, 2019. The village of Bethel is a historical German Colony located in Northeast Missouri. Several of the original Colony homes are still in existence. A variety of...

Fall Pickers Market

We're excited to be hosting the Northeast Missouri Fall Pickers Market in Bethel on Saturday & Sunday, September 7-8, 2019. Antiques Vintage Architectural Salvage Jewelry & Clothing Repurposed Finds Handmade Crafts Original Art Fall Decor Live Music Food Good...

Adult Fiddle Camp 2019

Annual Adult Fiddle Camp to be held in Bethel, Missouri May 15 to 18, 2019 The camp is held in Bethel, Shelby County, Missouri, a quaint rural hamlet situated in the rolling farm country of Northeast Missouri. Open to aspiring fiddle and guitar players. Adults are...

Annual Meeting 2019

The Annual Meeting of the Historic Bethel German Colony will be held Sunday, March 3, 2019, 4:00pm at the Fest Hall. Everyone is welcome to attend and enjoy this time to renew friendships, look at accomplishments, and set goals for the new year. Historic Bethel German...

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