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Dinner & A Story

The 1937 Flood

The Flood of 1937 impacted many lives and business in Mississippi County, forcing families to seek refuge.  Many relocated to higher ground, moving what they could load onto wagon or Model T trucks … fighting the cold icy winds of January.  Our evening will recount the many stories, how this event made changes to our region in multiple ways.  The Food Theme for the evening will be ‘Warm Winter Foods’.

A "Winter comfort foods" themed meal with stories and newspaper articles from all around the Midwest... especially Enterprise Courier.

Drink Menu

  • Coffee

  • Hot Chocolate

  • Regional Wine

  • Regional Beer

Menu

 

Apps

  • Potato Soup

 

Main Course

  • Beef Stew

  • Chicken & Biscuits

  • Mac n Cheese

Dessert

  • Apple Pie

  • Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Dinner & A Story List '24

Paul Handy Moore & WWI

Thursday, January 25th

5-6pm - Fellowship welcome hour

6pm - Dinner is served

6:30+ - Story time

An overview of what this War to End All Wars meant to our region, using the journal of P. H. Moore to share how this period of time influenced the world, and our region.

Irish Immigrants of the Mid 19th Century

Thursday, March 21st

5-6pm - Fellowship welcome hour

6pm - Dinner is served

6:30+ - Story time

How the Irish Immigrants helped make our lands farmable, with an Irish themed meal including potato dishes and potato desserts.

The 1937 Flood

Thursday, February 29th

5-6pm - Fellowship welcome hour

6pm - Dinner is served

6:30+ - Story time

A "Winter comfort foods" themed meal with stories and newspaper articles from all around the Midwest... especially Enterprise Courier.

Mound Indians and Thomas Beckwith

Thursday, June 20th

5-6pm - Fellowship welcome hour

6pm - Dinner is served

6:30+ - Story time

Thomas Beckwith, an early settler of our region and amateur archeologist, especially of Mound Indian relics. Our dinner theme will be 19th Century Kitchen favorites.

Mules!

Thursday, August 22nd

5-6pm - Fellowship welcome hour

6pm - Dinner is served

6:30+ - Story time

How this animal played a huge role in the world, our country, Missouri, and in particular, our region. Come early to catch a carriage ride behind a pair of mules. The dinner theme will be BBQ & Watermelon.

Draining the Swamp!

Thursday, July 25th

5-6pm - Fellowship welcome hour

6pm - Dinner is served

6:30+ - Story time

Our regions immense drainage project... Dinner theme - Summer 'stuff', including watermelons, tomatoes, and sweet corn.

Cotton is King... For a Time...

Thursday, September 26th

5-6pm - Fellowship welcome hour

6pm - Dinner is served

6:30+ - Story time

Stories of how cotton has been an integral portion of our regions economy. The dinner theme will be Fall Food Favorites, such as apples, squash, sausages, etc.

The Rivalry - Charleston VS Sikeston

Thursday, October 24th

5-6pm - Fellowship welcome hour

6pm - Dinner is served

6:30+ - Story time

Memories from players and coaches of past years of football between these two neighboring towns. Food Theme - Tailgate Party and Bleacher Foods.

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