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Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce Guidebook

OUTDOOR FUN succeeded in working past eight miles east of Warrensburg university students, faculty many physical, cultural and between Whiteman AFB and members and visiting artists. Recreation (WPR) system Art Exhibits are displayed inWarrensburg. The parkeconomic limitations to becomeThe Warrensburg Parks and consists of 12 parks, 402 acres, the Gallery of Art & Design,encompasses more than 3,500a famous concert pianist. hiking trails, skate park, eight Throughout Warrensburg and acres and offers fishing, and each year the Pleiades tennis courts, seven on the University of Central camping, covered pavilions, Visiting Writers Series brings playgrounds, seven ball fields Missouri campus, you can find picnic areas, an equestrian trail writers of national prominence and the Nassif Aquatic Center, softball diamonds, tennis and camp, and restroom to the university to present WPR’s outdoor aquatic facility. courts, golf courses, volleyball facilities. The park has a nature and read their works. For more information, contact courts, basketball courts, center with exhibits, several The annual Show Me Justice WPR at (660) 747-7178 or visit racquetball and handball small lakes, small stream, and Film Festival is an international www.warrens facilities, walking areas and many trails for exploring. festival that brings films from burg-mo.com. swimming pools. Several WPA-era buildings are around the world to the still in use. The beautiful Blind Boone Warrensburg is home to two Midwest to showcase the Park, a tribute to renowned 18-hole golf courses within the For more information about theme of social justice. For jazz pianist and composer city limits and one near amenities and events in the more information visit www. John William “Blind” Boone, is Whiteman Air Force Base. Keth Warrensburg area, contact the ucmo.edu/cahss/why/shows. located in the city’s historic Memorial Golf Course, built in Greater Warrensburg Area The university’s public area. It features a 20-foot 1971, is owned and operated by Chamber of Commerce at (660) television station, KMOS-TV, gazebo with electricity, a the University of Central 747-3168, toll-free (877) broadcasts art and cultural life-size steel and bronze Missouri. This full-service, newly OLD-DRUM or visit www. programming that includes sculpture depicting Boone, a renovated 18-hole facility is warrensburg.org. drama, documentaries, 13-foot-tall wind harp, plants equipped with a snack bar and UNIVERSITY OF concerts and children’s native to our area, plus a pro shop, and is open to the CENTRAL MISSOURI programming. sensory garden for the public. The Servant Leadership visually impaired. Hidden Pines Country Club is Thanks to the University of Lecture Series, which includes reflexology walkway; roped 18-hole course. The club offers Warrensburg is a regional presented by UCM andOther amenities include athe Ike Skelton Lecture, isCentral Missouri (UCM),a semi-private club with an pathways; type, Braille and a snack bar, pro shop, pool, center for culture and the arts. Whiteman Air Force Base, and audio information signs; banquet facilities and a bar. Performing Arts Series (PAS) world thinkers, includingfeatures public leaders andEach year, the university’s ADA-approved bathrooms; Royal Oaks Golf Course is brings internationally politicians, military figures, wheelchair-accessible picnic associated with Whiteman Air renowned artists and educators, business leaders tables; and a shuffleboard court. Force Base and is open to the entertainers to town, while the and journalists, focusing on the J.W. “Blind” Boone was a public via their guest program. Departments of Music, spirit of service and leadership. beloved member of our There is a pro shop and snack Theatre & Dance present community who, blind and of bar on-site. numerous concerts and plays multi-ethnic heritage, Knob Noster State Park is showcasing the work of 13


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