Stone Hill Winery's Betty Held Talks About Oktoberfest And One Soon To Be Bride

Hermann, Mo. - Stone Hill Winery is one of the most popular wineries for bachelorette parties.

During our interview with Betty Held, who founded Stone Hill Winery with her husband Jim, while talking with her about Oktoberfest at Stone Hill Winery, she shares a little advice with one soon to be bride.

Watch this neat moment during Oktoberfest at Stone Hill Winery below.

Hermann River Memorial and Gerald Engemann Memorial Garden Dedication Set For Oct. 11

Hermann, Mo. - On Friday, October 11, 2013 at 5:00PM a group of the volunteers who assisted with the rebuilding of the Hermann River Memorial and the creation of the Gerald Engemann Memorial Garden will celebrate the completion of the task.  The public is invited and encouraged to attend.

“We started the job and now we are complete” said Carol Kallmeyer of Historic Hermann.

“There may be some additions but the original plans have been met which really is a good is feeling”.

The original Hermann River Memorial was removed with the construction of the Christopher Bond Memorial Bridge over the Missouri River in Hermann.

Hermann Area Chamber Of Commerce Brings Back BBQ & Brats

Pictured is Tatum Scheer of New Haven, Mo. Champion of the Youth - 5-10 divison.
Photos courtesy of Hermann Area Chamber of Commerce

Hermann, Mo. - The Hermann Area Chamber of Commerce had a very successful re-launch of the Kansas City Barbeque Association sanctioned (KCBA) BBQ & Brats event with over 40 participants and a great response by all who participated.

MPACT - The Journey to Adulthood

Parent Training & Information presents Solving the Journey to Adulthood.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013
6 pm – 7:30 pm
Gasconade County R-I School District Board Room
170 Blue Pride Drive
Hermann MO 65041

This workshop provides basic information and strategies to help parents begin a discussion about this important but often uncomfortable topic with their sons and daughters.

Balloon Glow Draws Huge Crowds - Over 1,000 People Flood New Haven City Park

Photo by Kaylin Bade

New Haven, Mo. - Over the past few years, suggestions of having a Balloon Glow as part of the Annual Hot Air Balloon Race became a reality Friday night. Picture perfect weather and the excitement of seeing a balloon glow for the first time attracted an estimated two thousand people.  (Number of people estimated by QNN.)

As the sun began to set, white flashes of light began firing with spectators all trying to capture the breathtaking view of six balloons lighting up the nighttime skies.

Saturday's Balloon Race outlook:

New Haven Chamber Kicks Off Saturday With Parade - Food And Games In Park Starting At 1 p.m.

Interactive or download Parade route map below.  Use your smartphone and get custom directions.

New Haven, Mo. - The New Haven Area Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for the 2013 Balloon Festival, held in conjunction with the 24th annual Pepsi Hot Air Balloon Race on Saturday, September 28. The event is free and open to the public.

The Festival grounds open at 1 p.m. Saturday at New Haven City Park. Lineup for the annual parade, with the theme “Music, Music, Music” begins at 12:45 p.m. at the New Haven Elementary School parking lot on Elton

Only Two Days Before Friday Night's Balloon Glow And 24th Annual Hot Air Balloon Race

By Kyle Quick

New Haven, Mo. - Saturday will mark the 24rd Annual Hot Air Balloon Race presented by Pepsi.  Despite last year's near perfect weather the winds won, but this year everyone is hoping mother nature will be a little nicer.

Missouri weather is unpredictable and forecast's you see on TV are not specifically for New Haven.  However,  our good friends at ABC17 and Meteorologist Neville Miller is putting together his forecast specifically for New Haven and what we can expect for Saturday's Hot Air Balloon Race.

Easily access all Balloon Race Information no matter where you are at right here on QuickNewsNow and on Saturday pull out your smartphone to know exactly what time the balloons will launch.  Visit our Race Information Center if you have any questions or more details about Friday and Saturday's events.