Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Veterans Homecoming Week

Branson, Missouri has a long tradition of respect and honor for our nation's Veterans. This is never more evident than during Veterans Homecoming Week, America's largest Veterans Day celebration. 

Held annually November 5-11, this week-long tribute includes numerous special events, shows, reunions, and salutes to Veterans and active duty military. Many events are free for Veterans and their spouses or family. This year will mark the 80th year for the annual Veterans Day Parade in downtown Branson. 

The Branson Bugle is a Free publication for Veterans published by the Branson/Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce and CVB. It contains a variety of information about Branson area Veterans events and special VIP offers. Click here for the current edition online. 

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Brew, Wine, and Shine

Missouri boasts over 100 wineries within the state and is rightfully proud of its award-winning wines. A scenic drive to visit one or several Missouri wineries is a popular way to spend an afternoon or a weekend getaway.

For a bit of delicious diversity, why not include a brewery or microbrewery as well? There are several in the area, offering hand-crafted brews and delicious distilled beverages. 

Check out several wineries, distilleries, and microbreweries across the Ozarks using the map link here:  Wines, Shines, and Brews Map