The community of Turners is celebrating 130 years since their founding with a huge community picnic and event on Saturday, September 7, 2019.
The event at the Turners Station Merchantile, 6484 E. FR 148, Turners, will open the grounds at 5 p.m., with dinner starting at 5:30 p.m.. Live music from the Turner Cousins Band will begin at 6 p.m..
The dinner is a pot-luck style picnic with meats, vegetables, salads, breads, desserts, and homemade ice cream. Anyone attending is asked to bring their own paper plates, silverware, and lawn chairs.
Alcohol and animals are not allowed on the event grounds. (Service animals permitted.)
Organizers are also looking for volunteers to help with setup, foot and dessert service, and tear down & clean up. Anyone interested in helping or needing more information should call 417-880-1242.