July 4, 2021
This Week's Local Events
Monday, July 5
6pm - Planning and Zoning
Commission Public Hearings

Tuesday, July 6
10:30-11:30am - Free Blood Pressure Checks at the
Excelsior Springs Community Center
ESHS Tiger Football Youth Camp

Wednesday, July 7
7-12pm - Farmers Market at the ES Community Center
5pm-7pm - Game Night at
The Mug Coffeehouse
ESHS Tiger Football Youth Camp

Thursday, July 8
1pm - Paint with Lynn Workshop at Bliss
4:30pm - Guided Winery/Wine Cave Tour & Candlelit Tasting at Fence Stile Vineyards & Winery

Friday, July 9
The Elms Hotel & Spa
at Willow Spring Mercantile
5pm - Tarot card reading with Veil and Vow at Fence Stile Vineyards & Winery
5:30pm - Kettle Dye Class at Knit Ewe Together, LLC
6pm - Guided Winery/Wine Cave Tour & Candlelit Tasting at Fence Stile Vineyards & Winery

Saturday, July 10
11am - Homemade Ice Cream Sample Event! at Muffin Top Bakery
11:30am & 5pm - Guided Winery/Wine Cave Tour & Candlelit Tasting at Fence Stile Vineyards & Winery
2pm - Live Music with Bob Morrison at Fence Stile Vineyards and Winery
at Four Horses and a Dog

Sunday, July 11
9am - The Springs Open at Excelsior Springs Golf
12:30pm - Guided Winery/Wine Cave Tour and Candlelit Tasting at Fence Stile Vineyards & Winery
2:30pm - Summer Grilling Cupcake Decorating at Muffin Top Bakery

Best Week Ever
ESMS 7th Grade ELA Teacher Gina Calvin won the Regional Teacher of the Year Award! MO DESE recognizes only 34 teachers out of approximately 66 thousand in the stat each year with regional accolades! This year, Ms. Calvin was one of only six to receive the honor from the Kansas City region!

Coming Soon
The ES Animal Clinic announced this week that they would be moving to their new location at 1740 US Hwy 69 (formerly Annie's Furniture) and will plan to reopen on Tuesday, July 13th at 8:00am!
Word on the Street
Diggers Liquidation has announced that it will be closing.
Rite-Way Auto and Nance's Auto have joined and Nance's staff will now be working for Rite-Way.
The pool at the Community Center has been closed because it was hit by lightning in a storm!
A Royal Collapse
June couldn't leave without hitting the town one more time with bad luck when there was a partial collapse of the Royal Hotel. Why we weren't surprised, it's still disappointing to see. Citizens have been sharing their feelings on the building all week.

Recent News Headlines
Here's a collection of various news stories that have appeared online in the past couple of weeks that have to do with Excelsior Springs!

Excelsior Streets Get a Facelift
The City of Excelsior Springs has been busy with an overlay project extending from Dunbar all the way to West Jesse James! Here's an interview with Public Works Director Chad Birdsong to give us a behind the scenes look at what is taking place!

Weekly Updates from the City Manager
City Manager Molly McGovern offers a weekly report to give citizens a better idea of what is happening on a local level weekly.

This week she outlines the policies in regard to serving on City boards and commissions. She also gives insight on the Royal, has updates to key projects, and gives thanks to those who are deserving these past few weeks!

Caption Contest
Congrats to
Brenda Mosley
for being this week's Caption Contest winners with the following caption for this picture:

"Pull over by that bank. I need to leave a deposit!"

Winners get a free drink from
The Mug Coffeehouse!

You can play every Tuesday at 8:00am in the Excelsior Springs Area News, Events, and Daily Deals Facebook Group!

This week we celebrated the retirements of both Chief Clint Reno (27 yrs) and Lt. Paul White (24 yrs).

City Manager Molly McGovern
said it best:
"Both men demonstrate the best example of public service and dedication to the Law Enforcement profession. We hold both individuals in high regard and wish only the best."
Photo at Rocky Hollow Lake this week by Kevin Morgan
Excelsior Newsletter Archives
Happy 4th of July, Excelsiorites!