Truman Day 2018

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Name: Truman Day 2018
Date: May 5, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM CDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
Yearly celebration of the birth of Harry S. Truman. Join us and 50+ vendors at the Truman Birthplace Historical Site for reenactments, Living History, games and entertainment.

7:00 am Registration for Run
8:00 am 5K Run Starts at  Lamar Family Ministries Center 1108 Gulf Street

On The Stage at the Truman Birthplace 
9:00 am The Tiny Dancer Studio
9:45 am MSSU Jazz Band
​10:30 am Baby and Toddler Show
11:00 am MSSU Jazz Band
12:15 pm Star Spangle Banner,Color Guard
12:30 pm Truman Birthplace Public Meeting
12:45 pm Harry S. Truman Impersonator
~ Ray Starzmann as Harry S Truman and Cake to celebrate Harry S Truman’s 134th Birthday
1:00  pm Lamar Recreation announce Summer League T-Ball, Baseball and Softball Teams
1:30 pm. Lamar Middle School Choir, Soloist performance
2:00 pm Picker Post Band

10:30 a.m. Baby and Toddler Show

Truman Day Run Detials ~ Presented by The Grind Coffee Shop
To Register for the Run:

1 Mile Walk - 5K Walk / Run
Registration Opens at 7:00 am
8:00 am - 9:00 am

Event Media:
Event Sponsors:

Truman Birthplace Historic Site
1009 Truman St, Lamar, MO 64759

Date/Time Information:
Event will take place on Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 9 am - 3 pm. All vendors are asked to be set up and running by 8:45 am & parked in the vendor parking area, which will be clearly marked and state workers will assist you to this location. 

With the new location at the birthplace electricity (110 volts) will be available, but limited.  So please let us know early if you must have electric and these will be assigned on a first come / first serve basis.  All vendors will need to bring their own 50 foot extension cords if electricity is needed 

Also, if you are a food vendor and need (220 volts), that will not be available and you will need to bring a generator. 
Contact Information:
Kim O'Sullivan
Member of Barton County Chamber booth fees
  • Single booth 12 x 12: $20
  • Food vendor $40
NOT a Barton County Member
  • Single booth 12 x 12: $40
  • Food Vendor  $80
You can register online, email or contact our office to register at 417-682-3595

As this is a fundraiser, there is no reschedule date in the event of bad weather. Vendors are encouraged to consider bringing appropriate clothing or provisions for their goods in the event of high winds, rain etc.

Registration Closes on Friday April 27th 
Last date for refund on cancelation is Monday April 2nd

Current Vendor LIstings:

Food Vendors: 

Jack's Ice Cream 
Metro BBQ
Lamar Archery Bake Sale
The Popcorn Guy, Popcorn and Shaved Ice
Thrasher's Nutty Bavarian

Craft Vendors:

​Hummingbird Handworks KY 
Moonlight Crafty Creations

Barton County Federated Republican Women & Men Associates
dōTERRA Oils, Ann Killmon
Economic Security Corporation of SW Area
JJ's Shabby Chic Boutique and Party Planner
Mary Kay, Dana Capehart, Independent Consultant 
Paparazzi, Megan Edwards
Pink Zebra, Michelle Edwards
Scentsy, Dana Capehart Independent Consultant

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