Bethel Colony News

News and events happening in and around our town.

Wildlife & Outdoor Expo 2020

The Second Annual Wildlife & Outdoor Expo will be held in Bethel, Missouri on September 5, 2020. 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 visitors make...

Free Webinar: Exploring Missouri’s German Heritage

Free Webinar: Exploring Missouri’s German Heritage

Coming up May 13, 2020, a webinar with Caitlin Yager of Missouri Humanities, Exploring Missouri’s German Heritage: Bethel German Colony Promised nothing but bread, water, and hard work, German Americans in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and other states sold their property and...

Annual Meeting 2020

Annual Meeting 2020

Historic Bethel German Colony's annual meeting will be March 8, 2020, at 4:00 pm at the Fest Hall. We will review the past year's events, visit with friends, elect new board members, and set goals for 2020. We welcome all who are interested in the historical aspect of...

The Northeast Missouri Spring Pickers Market

The Northeast Mo Spring Pickers Market will be held on April 18-19, 2020 at the historic German Colony of Bethel, Mo. Even bigger, with over 100 Vendors from throughout the Midwest with Art, Craft, Vintage and Antique booths will fill the several buildings, the Colony...

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...

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