Poplar Bluff is home to a number of special events. From concerts to monster trucks, festivals to art shows, there’s something for the whole family when you come to Poplar Bluff!


Check out these upcoming events…


Dailey & Vincent
February 21st at 7:00 P.M.
Located at the Historic Rodgers Theatre
Three Rivers Patrons of the Arts & the Rodgers Theatre partner to present the award-winning bluegrass/country duo of Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent. The distinctive vocal blend of Dailey’s tenor and Vincent’s reedy harmonies, plus their fantastic musicianship, has earned them worldwide recognition. Tickets are $30 and available online and at the door. *When buying online, pick up paper tickets the night of the performance at the “Will Call” table.
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Roarin’ at the Rodgers
Saturday, March 2nd at 7:00 PM
Bands including: John D. Hale Band, Brothers Walker and Alex Riffle & The Stiff Riffs
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Rehearsal for Murder
Friday, March 8, 2019 at 7:30 P.M. – Sunday, March 17th at 3:00 P.M.
One year after Broadway star Monica Welles appears to have committed suicide on opening night, her fiance has invited everyone back to the theater to read his new play. . . and to learn who really killed Monica.
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Wappapello Woodlands Expo 2019
Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Located at Wappapello Lake, 10992 Highway 7, Wappapello, Missouri
Join us for the 4th Annual Wappapello Woodlands Expo. We have something for the entire family! Little lumberjack games, crafters and vendors, and fierce timbersports competitions. For more information, call (573) 222-8562.
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CLUE: The Musical
April 11 – 13 at 7:00 P.M. and April 14 at 2:00 P.M.
Located at the Tinnin Fine Arts Center at Three Rivers College
With 216 possible solutions, can you spot the CLUE that cracks the case? Find out at this zany musical, which brings the world’s best-known suspects to life and invites the audience to help solve the mystery: who killed Mr. Boddy, in what room, and with what weapon? Director for this Center Stage production is TRC Associate Professor of Speech Communications Steve Lewis. Tickets are $10 and available online.
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6th Annual Wolf Creek Trail Run
Saturday, April 13, 2019
Start time for Half Marathon is 8pm
Start time for 6K is 9am
Located at Wolf Creek Bike Trail (County Road 429, Poplar Bluff, MO)
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Imagine: The Future
April 16, 2019 at 7:00 P.M.
Located at the Tinnin Fine Arts Center at Three Rivers College
Admission is free. Three Rivers College students share their musical talents and passions in this concert hosted by the Three Rivers Music Department.
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April 26, 2019 at 7:00 P.M.
Located at the Tinnin Fine Arts Center at Three Rivers College
Patrons of the Arts presents this concert by Branson sensation SIX, an a cappella band of brothers who deliver powerhouse vocals, impeccable harmonies, and amazing showmanship. These six real brothers take musical entertainment to a whole new level. Tickets are $15 and available online or at the door.
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Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka
May 3 – 4 at 7:00 P.M. and May 5 at 2:00 P.M.
Located at the Tinnin Fine Arts Center at Three Rivers College
The Three Rivers College Music Department presents its annual family musical, Willy Wonka, with music and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley and adapted for the stage by Leslie Bricusse and Timothy Allen McDonald. TRC Music students perform this delicious adventure of Charlie’s visit to a mysterious chocolate factory run by eccentric proprietor Willy Wonka. Based on Roald Dahl’s book “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MIT). Admission is $10 or $5 with any school ID and free for children 5 and younger.
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Imagine: Music for Life
May 7, 2019 at 7:00 P.M.
Located at the Tinnin Fine Arts Center at Three Rivers College
The Three Rivers College Symphonic Band and Jazz Band bring to life music of the imagination. Admission is free.
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Brick’s Off Road Park Trucks Gone Wild
June 6th – 9th
Located at Bricks Off Road Park, Poplar Bluff, MO
Our annual trip to Brick’s Off Road Park every June is one of the premier events in the country and 2019 will be no exception. This upcoming event will have some new features and activities and will be the best Missouri offroad event of all-time. Make plans now to attend. Advance tickets are on sale now at discounted prices.
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South Pacific

Friday, June 21, 2019 at 7:30 P.M. – Sunday, June 30, 2019 at 3:00 P.M.
Located at the Historic Rodgers Theatre
This delightful musical is set against the dramatic background of an idyllic south pacific island during WWII. Nellie, a spunky nurse from Arkansas, falls in love with Emile, a French plantation owner on the island who has two children from his late Polynesian wife.
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Annual Chamber Golf Tournament
Friday, September 27th, 2019
Located at Westwood Hills Country Club
Join the Poplar Bluff Chamber of Commerce for their annual 3-man scramble Chamber Golf Tournament! Registration is $125/Chamber Member and $175/Non Chamber Member. Price includes cart and green fees for 18 holes, lunch, and beverages. Lunch & registration begins at 11:00 A.M. Shotgun start at 12:00 P.M.For more information, contact the Chamber at (573) 785-7761 or email

Butler County Fair / Iron Horse Festival
September 26 – 29, 2019
Save the date! The Annual Butler County Fair and Iron Horse Festival will be held again during the last weekend in September in Downtown Poplar Bluff! Stay tuned for more details.
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Poplar Bluff Chamber of Commerce     Black River Coliseum     Downtown Poplar Bluff     River Radio     Poplar Bluff Municipal Library     Three Rivers College

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