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The fifth annual Truce Tournament highlighting the remarkable Christmas Truce during the Great War, a pair of programs featuring artists and authors from Italy and an examination of the significance of the 1917 Russian Revolution are among the December events at the National World War I Museum and Memorial.
The photography of Jon Luvelli portrays life in the rural routes and small-town streets of the Show-Me State, while the retrospective of Missouri artist Robert Bussabarger, painter, sculptor, and ceramicist, pays tribute to the depth and breadth of his talent.
The National World War I Museum events begin Friday with a special ceremony and keynote speaker on Saturday. The Truman Library events run from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday with a wreath laying ceremony at 3:30 p.m.
Featuring works by some of the most well-known American photographers of the 1930s including iconic images by five photographers: Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans, Arthur Rothstein, Marion Post Wolcott, and Peter Sekaer.
Civil War spirits will rise again on the Lone Jack battlefield to share their stories and then in November, gather your friends to step back to the Civil War era in eastern Jackson County for a Civil War era escape room.
The exhibit tells the story of the military wives who founded the organization, which would later become the National League of POW/MIA Families and features documents, artifacts, oral histories, multimedia and regionally specific components.
The 6th Annual Haunted Harris-Kemper Walking Tour and Psychic Fair will be held this year on Saturday, October 14, with tours beginning at 6:30 p.m.. The Psychic Fair will be inside the home at 2101 Faraon, its first year on the tour.
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