The Missouri Cherry Blossom Festival

The Missouri Cherry Blossom Festival

Saturday, Apr 25, 2020 at 8:00am



*Vendors on the historic Marshfield square from 9 AM-3 PM

*Nostalgia Fest Autograph Show, 9 AM to 3 PM at the Marshfield Church of the Nazarene. Featuring the VIP guests of the Cherry Blossom Festival, complete with cast members from numerous classic television shows and other VIP guests. (Free Admission)

8 AM- Presidential Prayer Breakfast hosted by the Elkland Independent Methodist Church, featuring an onstage interview with Ginger Alden (fiancée, Elvis Presley) who will share personal insights into the life and faith of an American icon- Marshfield Assembly of God Fellowship Hall (Donations accepted for Zuzu’s House)

9:30 AM- “30th Anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall” panel, featuring Clifton Truman Daniel (grandson of President Harry S Truman), Mary Eisenhower (granddaughter of President Dwight Eisenhower) and Duncan Sandys (great grandson of Sir Winston Churchill). Moderator, Kevin Abney- Marshfield Assembly of God

10:30 AM- “15 years of Cherry Blossom Festival Memories” Interview with Rev. Nicholas Inman (Festival Founder and Chairman) – Marshfield Assembly of God

11:30 AM- Interview with Dot Padgett (organizer of the Carter presidential campaign effort known as the Peanut Brigade) will be interviewed by Jan Williams (Amy Carter’s fourth grade teacher). Padgett later served as Assistant Chief of Protocol at the State Department- Marshfield Assembly of God

12 PM- Marshfield High School Alumni luncheon- Marshfield Assembly of God Fellowship Hall- Advance tickets: $12 per person, Available by calling 417-839-3560- Lola Fern Day’s family will serve her FAMOUS cashew chicken

12:30 PM- Philip Smucker, relative of President George Washington speaks about America’s first President- Marshfield Assembly of God

1:20 PM- Annual Missouri Walk of Fame Ceremony, Honoring six famous Missourians with stars on the historic Walk of Fame. Honorees include: Tony Orlando, Michael Spyres, Tom Troupe and several others- Marshfield Assembly of God

2:20 PM- “Jonathan Sandys History Lecture” with Duncan Sandys (great grandson of Sir Winston Churchill) being interviewed on stage- Marshfield Assembly of God

3:20 PM- Andrew Och, The First Ladies Man will speak about the ladies of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue- Marshfield Assembly of God

4:20 PM- “Presidential Family Forum” Featuring descendants of many of the American Presidential First Families- Marshfield Assembly of God- Moderator, Larry Cook (Presidential Historian)

6:30 PM- 11th Annual State Dinner with Tweed Roosevelt (great grandson of President Theodore Roosevelt)- Doors open at 6 PM- Tickets are $60 per person- Marshfield Church of the Nazarene