Cultural Arts Commission

Cultural Arts Commission

The Jefferson City Cultural Arts Commission is one of those hidden gems within our community. They do so much to promote and fund the arts in Jefferson City and take little credit for their amazing actions. Get to know a little about their mission and the people behind the scenes making things happen.

DIY: Repurposed Hula Hoop Wreath

DIY: Repurposed Hula Hoop Wreath

Clarissa Brown from Busch’s Florist is showing us how to turn a hula hoop into an elegant fall wreath. Whether you consider yourself crafty or not, she is giving step by step instructions for this perfect door decor.

Fall Fashion From Hello Belle

Fall Fashion From Hello Belle

Hello Belle’s Fall fashion line is in and we’ve your first look at what is trending this year. Bethany Walsh, owner of Hello Belle is here to give us some tips on how to look great this Fall.

Goddess Fit Athletic Wear

Goddess Fit Athletic Wear

In our latest Shop feature, we’re excited to bring you a first for Jefferson City, a locally based clothing line! As the latest piece in her ever-growing empire, Angela Bax brings us Goddess Fit, and we will never be the same!  

Capital City Farmers Market

Capital City Farmers Market

I've always been a sucker for farmers markets. I love the spirit of all the small businesses being together, the unique looks of each of their booths, and the comforting thought that the food I purchase is healthy and the products purchased are a win for each vendor. 

Folks on Spokes

Folks on Spokes

You’re someone that likes to ride bikes. Or, maybe you think you might like to.  Maybe you’re just curious what it’s all about as you see more and more bikes around town.  That’s understandable as the popularity of cycling has been growing the past few years.  Since Jefferson City is adjacent to the Katy Trail, you may assume that’s where most people are riding their bikes.  While a good number of people ride on the Katy Trail (a surprising amount of folks actually travel in from all over to ride it) there are many other types of riding.  There are even groups that get together to do these rides. 

History of Missouri State Capitol

History of Missouri State Capitol

What would jeffcityblog.com be without a great post on the history of our Missouri State Capitol?!

Let us introduce guest contributor, Dana Miller - Assistant Chief Clerk for the Missouri House of Representatives. As the current chair of the Missouri State Capitol Commission, Dana has been a driving force behind the preservation of our capitol. She's here to answer some of our questions about the history and symbolism behind the Capitol and tells us some of her favorite stories from within the Capitol walls. She also gives us an insider look into the reconstruction that is going on right now. 

Missouri State Penitentiary Tours - Jefferson City, MO

Missouri State Penitentiary Tours - Jefferson City, MO

Annie Schulte, Guest Contributor and Owner at Encore Department Store, takes us with her as she tours the Missouri State Penitentiary. Read as she remembers her first visit as a child and how it compares to the experience as an adult.