Bethel Colony News

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Bethel Adult Fiddle Camp 2020

Bethel Adult Fiddle Camp 2020

Annual Adult Fiddle Camp to be held in Bethel, Missouri April 29 thru May 2, 2020 Open to adults (18 & over)  interested in learning to play traditional fiddle, guitar or mandolin or to sharpen already learned skills. Minimal basic skill on the instrument is...

Christmas in Bethel 2019

Christmas in Bethel 2019

December 8, 2019 was another exciting day in Bethel as it ended a year of celebrating 175 years of existence. Bethel had several events during 2019 to revel and Christmas in Bethel was no exception. Visitors shopped for unique handmade gifts in the vendor area located...

Local Arts Leader Attends Statewide Arts Meeting

NEWS RELEASE – BUSINESS BRIEF Wendeline Brumbaugh with Historic Bethel German Colony recently attended the Fall Gathering and Annual Meeting of the membership and board of the Missouri Association of Community Arts Agencies (MACAA) in Rocheport, MO. Over sixty...

Christmas In Bethel

Christmas In Bethel

We hope you'll join us in Bethel, Missouri on Sunday, December 8th, for the annual "Christmas in Bethel" celebration. The colonists observed many "fete" days such as Easter, Christmas, New Years, harvest feasts, Independence Day and others with music, singing, dancing...

Bethel German Colony 175th Anniversary

Bethel is celebrating 175 years on October 4-5, 2019. Everyone is invited to attend to make new friends, revive old acquaintances, learn new information about an age-old tradition, shop for a one of a kind gift, eat German food, or simply relax and enjoy the day....

16th Annual Youth Big Buck Hunt

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...

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