Home of Sliced Bread – Baking Contest

Sliced Bread Day in Chillicothe included numerous events on Saturday, beginning with the Parade. The annual Bread Contest was held at the Grand River Historical Society Museum. Director Pam Klingerman has those results.  For the adults. For the Juniors, Klingerman says they had fewer entries this year and she encourages the children to participate. Congratulations to all of the winners.

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Chillicothe Hall Of Fame

The Livingston County Preservation Society and Livingston County Library will host a presentation on the Chillicothe Hall of Fame, Saturday at 11:00 am.  The event will be held in the 2nd floor courtroom of the library and will include discussions about the Livingston County Preservation Society and this year’s nominees for induction.  Those discussions will include R. Warren Roberts, Olive […]

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Chillicothe Arts Council Abbreviated Season

The Chillicothe Area Arts Council will kick off an abbreviated season with a performance for Sliced Bread Days at the Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center.  Arts Council Director Marylou VanDeventer says Southern Raised will perform on July 10th. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for school-age students through college, On August 1st, will be a special program featuring local […]

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The Peterson Family Bluegrass Band To Perform Sunday

The Chillicothe Area Arts Council will wrap up their celebration of Sliced Bread Week with a concert on Sunday.  Arts Council Director Mary Lou VanDeventer says the FREE Concert features The Peterson Family Bluegrass Band. Turning Point Church is an air-conditioned venue and the concert is presented at no charge.  Free will donations will be accepted. Social distancing is requested […]

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Dorney Inducted Into Chillicothe Hall Of Fame

The Livingston County Preservation Society unveiled the latest inductee onto their hall of fame Tuesday.  Police Chief Maurice Dorney is the fourth inducting for the Hall of Fame.  The ceremony was held at the Sliced Bread Innovation Center. Rodney Mouton from Livingston County Preservation Society says Chief Dorney served as City Marshal and later Police Chief for 49 years. A […]

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Photo Exhibition Opens At Sliced Bread Innovation Center

The “My Missouri 2021 Photo Exhibition” will be in Chillicothe for three weeks.  The exhibit, which includes 200 photographs, arrived Thursday at the Sliced Bread Innovation Center on 1st Street. The exhibition is oriented around the four seasons and the selected photographs showcase the geographic and cultural landscape of the state. They provide an opportunity on the occasion of Missouri’s […]

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Freedom Fest/Sliced Bread Co-Op

Two Chillicothe community events are cooperating into one large celebration next weekend. The Sliced Bread Days celebration will combine with the traditional Chillicothe Freedom Festival which is scheduled for July 6th. Amy Supple with Visit Chillicothe says Freedom Festival activities begin around 5:00pm. She says with the Sliced Bread Days Carnival and Freedom Festival both using the park, Simpson Park […]

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