Robb’s passionate interest in children’s literature led her more than 50 years ago to volunteer to read to children in hospitals, where she discovered that many children wanted and needed books so badly that hospital staff let them take home […]
- Prior Years
Saturday, April 30th Festival Schedule
* Cherry Blossom Booths/Vendors at the Marshfield Community Center (9 AM- 3 PM). Music will be provided at various times throughout the day as well.
* Webster County Museum will be open 10 AM – 4 PM – Special Exhibits featuring the history of Webster county and Missouri
* * * Schedule is subject to change. Keep visiting web site for latest updates * * *
6:45 AM – Cherry Blossom 5K Run/Walk to benefit the Fordland Clinic. Begin in front of Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Registration is $25 in advance, $30 the day of the race.
8:30 AM – 6th Annual Presidential Prayer Breakfast– hosted by the Elkland Independent Methodist Church – Speaker: John Ashcroft (former U.S. Attorney General) — Holy Trinity Catholic Church (Donations accepted)
9:30 AM – Little Miss and Mr. Cherry Blossom Contest — NOTE: This event has been cancelled for this year.
10:30 AM – Lynda Johnson Robb (daughter of President Lyndon Johnson) will be interviewed on stage — Marshfield Assembly of God (Free Event)
1:20 PM – “It’s a Wonderful Life 70th Anniversary” Panel – Celebrating the 70th anniversary of the iconic film, featuring members of the original movie cast. Karolyn Grimes (Zuzu) will moderate — Marshfield Assembly of God (Free Event)
2:20 PM – “U.S. Presidents from Virginia” Panel- A panel featuring the lives of American Presidents born in the state of Virginia. Morgan Brittany will moderate — Marshfield Assembly of God (Free Event)
3:20 PM- Presidential Family Forum featuring descendants of many of the American Presidential First Families. — Marshfield Assembly of God- (Free Event)
7th Annual State Dinner
Speaker: Emmy winning actress Michael Learned (Olivia, The Walton’s)
Marshfield Church of the Nazarene ($55 per person)
6:30 PM – Doors open
7 PM- State Dinner will begin
*For tickets call 417-872-8174. Tickets go on sale February 15 and will sell out quickly.
*ALL EVENTS ARE FREE & Open to the public unless noted.
For more information about any of these events, please call 808-345-4975.
Iris Lee Gay Jordan is the daughter of Confederate Civil War soldier, Lewis F. Gay! Gay was 82 years old when Iris was born. She was nine when her father died in 1931. National Geographic did an article that included […]
Former United States Attorney General John Ashcroft will be the speaker at the 2016 Presidential Prayer Breakfast during the Cherry Blossom Festival. The breakfast will be held on Saturday, April 30 at 8:30 AM at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church. […]
Former U.S. Attorney General, Governor and U.S. Senator John Ashcroft serves as founder and Chairman of The Ashcroft Group and The Ashcroft Law Firm (together, the “Firm”). Together with the select group of seasoned, respected and experienced senior executives he […]