The Missouri Cherry Blossom Festival

The Missouri Cherry Blossom Festival

Thursday, Apr 23, 2020 at 9:00am



9 AM- Ulysses Dietz (great, great grandson of President Ulysses Grant) will speak about the 18th President- Marshfield Assembly of God

10:30 AM- Larry Cook (Presidential Historian) will speak about “First Ladies in the DAR.”- Marshfield Assembly of God

11:30 AM- “Robert Osborne Legends Series” Interview with Carole Cook, legendary actress of stage and screen- Interview conducted by Joseph Yakovetic- Marshfield Assembly of God

11:30 AM- 1 PM- Enchilada Dinner benefiting the Fordland Memorial Library- Marshfield Assembly of God Fellowship Hall- Tickets: $10, pay at the door

12:30 PM- “Little Sister on the Prairie: The Carrie Ingalls you never knew” presentation by Julie Hedgepeth Williams (Author)- Marshfield Assembly of God

1:10 PM- Cherry Blossom Tea, Keith Thibodeaux (Little Ricky, I Love Lucy) will speak at the “I Love Lucy” themed tea- Marshfield Church of the Nazarene (Donations Accepted)

3:10 PM- Interview with Helen Marie Taylor- Grande Dame of Presidential Descendants- Interview conducted by Bertram Hayes Davis (great, great grandson of Jefferson Davis)- Marshfield Assembly of God

4:30 PM- Ella Dickey Literacy Awards, Honoring: Scot England, Jeanne Pruett (singer), Ron Masak (actor), Philip Smucker- The Marshfield Junior Jays will sing- Marshfield Assembly of God

4:30 PM- 7:30 PM- Fish Fry to benefit the Vivian Stuber Memorial Library in Niangua- Marshfield Assembly of God- Tickets: $10, pay at the door

5:30 PM- “Legends of Television and Screen” Panel, featuring actors and actresses from several classic television shows and cinema classics- Lana Wood, Charlie Robinson (Night Court), Dreama Denver, Kami Cotler (The Waltons), Radames Perez (Little House on the Prairie), Ron Masak, Michael Learned (The Waltons) and several others- Moderator, Tammi Bula (The Waltons)- Marshfield Assembly of God

7 PM- “Cherry Blossom for a Cause” Concert, benefiting The Randy Travis Foundation- Featuring Tre Twitty (grandson of Conway Twitty), Tayla Lynn (granddaughter of Loretta Lynn) and other surprise musical guests- Randy Travis will attend- Hosted by Lulu Roman (Hee Haw)- Carl and Glessie Young Community Auditorium- Tickets: $25 for general admission and $35 for the first 3 rows