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Sunday, September 17
German Heritage Tour on the Boone's Lick Road by Missouri Germans Consortium  (General trail interest)
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Join the St. Charles German Heritage Society and the Boone's Lick Road Association for an afternoon of history, wine, and German food! Become a German immgrant who would have joined thousands of other American settlers who followed the Boone's Lick Road. Spend the afternoon at Blumenhof Winery in Dutzow, enjoy a German dinner and wine (for those over 21) and learn about the German Heritage of Missouri. Bus will return to St Charles through America's first Viticultural Area passing through Augusta and the former village of Hamburg. Bring a friend and spend the day exploring your German Heritage. Tour guide is Dorris Keeven-Franke, Director of Missouri Germans Consortium and VP of the Boone's Lick Road Association. $40.00. Reservations must be made in advance, no refunds.

Thursday, September 28
Talk - Free to the Public - Missouri’s First Main Street: the Boone's Lick Road  (General trail interest)
10:30 am to 11:45 am
Missouri History Museum - 5700 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis, MO
Dorris Keeven-Franke, long-time road researcher and writer and BLRA Vice-President, will include new research finds into the talk focusing on the Boone's Lick Road and it's early development in St. Charles county.

Sunday, November 5
Always on the Frontier: The Boone Family in Early Missouri  (General trail interest)
2:00 pm
Swiss Evangelical Church In Hermann.
Gasconade County Historical Society's quarterly meeting will feature presentation by Cathie Schoppenhorst, BLRA board member.

Saturday, November 11
November 11 Board Meeting  (BLRA Board Meeting)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Arrow Rock State Historic Site -- Arrow Rock, Missouri
    BLRA Quarterly board meeting. Open to the public. Contact for more details.

2017 Annual Meeting & Symposium
Saturday, November 11
2017 Annual Meeting & Symposium  (BLRA Annual Meeting)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Arrow Rock State Historic Site -- Arrow Rock, Missouri
     Join us in Historic Arrow Rock on the extended Boone's Lick Road for the Association's 2017 Annual Meeting and Symposium. This year's presentation will be by Thomas Gubbels speaking on "Lifting Missouri Out of the Mud." Dr. Gubbels is Associate Professor of History at Lincoln University and speaks for the Missouri Humanities Council on Missouri's early efforts to move beyond the rutted roads that started with the wagon trails but soon had to be managed for automobiles. A short BLRA business meeting will precede the presentation.
     Join us also prior to the meeting at noon at the famous J. Huston Tavern for lunch. Cost is $21.00. An RSVP is required no later than Wednesday evening, November 8th, but payment may be made at the door. Please RSVP with the names of luncheon attendees to: Dorris Keeven-Franke at