Schedule of Events

GGG HeadquarterS Schedule

  • fINN'S FOOD & SPIRITS paTIO (214 n. maIN ST)

    • Friday, April 28th from 10am-7pm

    • Saturday, April 29th from 9am-6pm

    • Start your weekend off at the GGG Headquarters! Here you can pick up your Shoppers Survival Tote, T-shirts, and Party Pass Cups. Grab your guide books with the weekend's itinerary and other great coupons and info.

    • Bring in your receipts of $5 or more for entries for the Receipt Redemption Prize Drawings! Hourly drawings all day Friday and Saturday and 3 Grand Prize Drawings will be drawn at the Steppin' Back Concert Saturday night. The grand prizes are 2 gift baskets both totaling over $1000 and a $50 tab at Finn's to be spent that night.

    • Free photos with Rock the Box only at the GGG Headquarters. Saturday, April 28th from 10am-4pm. Photos will be ready to upload onto social media on the spot! Each group will receive a complementary strip of photos

  • Great Girlfriend Getaway Steppin' Back Concert

    • Saturday, April 28th at 7pm.
    • Party like a Girl! A fun night of live music featuring music from the 60's, 70's, & 80's! $5 cover, proceeds go to the Historic Hannibal Marketing Council and downtown beautification projects. Sponsored by Golden Eagle Distributing.
    • Click here to purchase tickets.

Friday, april 28th

7AM-9PM: Girlfriend Coloring Contest- FREE PRIZES!

  • Mark Twain Dinette
  • 7am-9pm
  • Coloring pages used to be just for children. Now they're for adults too! Enjoy relaxing coloring pages of Mandalas, Flowers, Landscapes, Zentangle, and more while you dine at The Mark Twain Dinette. Enter your coloring pages into our drawing to win special prizes all weekend long! Drawings will be random so stop in for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. Free with meal purchase.

9AM-6PM: Ice Cream Social Weekend

  • The Powder Room
  • 9am-6pm
  • We are offering a 30 Minute Pedicure by appointments only(limited spots available) For $29.00 Get sandal ready with our ice cream social. Complementary beverage with Pedicure.
  • We will be giving out Ice cream cones.

9AM-12PM: Author Book Signing

  • Java Jive
  • 9am-12pm
  • Saturday Event: Local author, Mary Lou Montgomery, will be at Java Jive with her book, The Notorious Madam Shaw, a story about Hannibal native, Dorcas Hampton, a scorned woman and her fight for her birthright. Purchase her book and have it personally signed by the author. Mary Lou Montgomery is a local historian, always willing to share her knowledge of the history of Hannibal.

10AM-7PM: Danni Nicole's Lipsense Demonstrations

  • Danni Nicole's
  • 10am-7pm
  • Danni Nicole's carries a new line of world known lipstick, by Lipsense. We will do demonstrations on how to apply, the benefits, and savings.

10AM-5PM: BOGO Minnetonka Sandal Sale/ Nuwati Herbals demonstration

  • Native American Trading Co.
  • 10am-5pm
  • Buy one pair of Minnetonka Sandals at reg price and 2nd pair for 1/2 price (2017 Styles)
  • Rod Jackson [owner, founder] Nuwati Herbals will be demonstrating

10AM-4PM: Paint a stemless wine glass

  • Milly's Abby Rose Gallery
  • 10am-4pm
  • Paint stemless wine glass with sharpies.
  • Cost: $4 per glass

11AM-8PM: Great Girlfriends Weekend Therapy

  • Cave Hollow West Winery
  • 11am-8pm
  • Wine specials and outdoor seating
  • Chocolate Fountain
  • Register for a case of wine to be given away Saturday 8pm

12pm-4pm: Drawings for prizes

  • Hickory Stick Quilt Shop
  • 12pm-4pm
  • Hourly drawings. Must be present to win. Information on front window.

4pm-6:30pm: Welcome to Hannibal with a sample of our Artisenal Teas and a delicious chocolate.

  • Mississippi Marketplace
  • Welcome to the Mississippi Marketplace in historic downtown Hannibal with a sample of our artisanal tea and a piece of our gourmet chocolate.

4PM-6PM: Mark Twain Brewing Company Happy Hour

  • Mark Twain Brewing Company
  • 4pm-6pm
  • 1/2 off select beers
  • $1.00 off house wines
  • $1.00 off well liquors

5PM-7PM: One stroke painting demonstration by Milly.

  • Milly's Abby Rose Gallery
  • 5-7PM
  • Milly will demonstrate how to do flowers by double load the brush. Class participation encouraged.
  • Cost: $5

5PM-6:30PM: Haunted Hannibal Ghost Tour

  • Haunted Hannibal Ghost Tours
  • 5-6:30PM
  • A history-based guided driving tour all around one of the most haunted towns in America! Climb aboard our shuttle and learn the secrets of many of Hannibal’s most notoriously haunted sites — both past and present. Hear stories of murder and mischief during Mark Twain’s boyhood days in Hannibal, meet the present-day ghosts of the mansions on Millionaires’ Row, and so much more! Tour includes an “investigation” of Old Baptist Cemetery where you’ll walk amongst the graves of slaves and Civil War soldiers and search for signs of paranormal activity! www.hauntedhannibal.com
  • Cost: $15

5PM-6:30PM: Wine Tasting

  • Chocolaterie Stam
  • 5-6:30pm
  • Free Wine Tasting at Chocolaterie Stam Friday evening.

6PM-9PM: Wine and Cheese Tasting

  • Badger Cheese Haus
  • 6pm-9pm
  • Wine and Cheese Tasting
  • Cost: $6.00

6PM-9PM: Desserts after Dark

  • Java Jive
  • 6-9pm
  • End your day with Dessert at Java Jive! Purchase a slice of our made from scratch cheesecake or cake and get $1.00 off of your drink purchase from 6pm-9pm. No coupon required!

6PM-9PM: Hannibal Nectar Beer Release

  • Mark Twain Brewing Company
  • 6-9pm
  • Our Brewers Cat Golden and Dave Alley are releasing a new beer on April 28th. Hannibal Nectar is a witbier with hibiscus, blood orange peel, and coriander and will be offered at a discount with proof of GGG participation. Special food pairings menu will be available during the event. No cover charge.

6:30PM: Poker Night

  • Bits & Pieces
  • RSVP 573-603- 1279. The game is Texas Hold'm, currency will be 2 1/2" fabric strips. RSVP necessary!
  • Cost: $10.00

7PM-11PM: Live Music

  • Main Street Wine Stoppe
  • 7pm-11pm
  • Live Music

7PM-11PM: Music by Mike Moore

  • La Azotea Lounge
  • 7-10pm
  • Live music at the lounge

SATURday, april 29th

7-11am: Lighthouse Challenge Hosted by Shine a Light on Autism

  • Begins at the bottom of the Lighthouse stairs on North Main Street
  • Registration 7-8am
  • Competitive Climb 8-9am
  • Lighthouse Challenger Climb begins 9-10am
  • Free Kids Carnival 9-11am
  • Click here to register.

7AM-9PM: Girlfriend Coloring Contest- FREE PRIZES!

  • Mark Twain Dinette
  • 7am-9pm
  • Coloring pages used to be just for children. Now they're for adults too! Enjoy relaxing coloring pages of Mandalas, Flowers, Landscapes, Zentangle, and more while you dine at The Mark Twain Dinette. Enter your coloring pages into our drawing to win special prizes all weekend long! Drawings will be random so stop in for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. Free with meal purchase.

8AM-12PM: Wake up and Makeup

  • Esthetics Studio
  • 8am-12pm
  • Wake up and get your glam on! Get your makeup done by a professional while sipping on a refreshing mimosa. Appointments must be scheduled in advance!
  • Cost: $20

9AM-6PM: Ice Cream Social Weekend

  • The Powder Room
  • 9am-6pm
  • We are offering a 30 Minute Pedicure by appointments only(limited spots available) For $29.00 Get sandal ready with our ice cream social. Complementary beverage with Pedicure.
  • We will be having an ice cream social, offering adult ice cream floats. As well as an ice cream themed photo booth and much more!
  • We will be giving out Ice cream cones.

9AM-10:30AM: Free Breakfast Bar @ Belvedere Inn: Guests Only.

  • The Belvedere Inn
  • 9am-10:30am
  • Mimosa's, bloody Mary's or Something in your coffee with breakfast - you name it!! Saturday & Sunday during Great Girlfriend Getaway. Bring your party pass cup to receive. Limited to guests staying at The Belvedere Inn only.
  • Free

9AM-4:30AM: Messin' In Mud

  • Ayers Pottery
  • 9am-4:30pm
  • Let's get messy! Ayers Pottery is opening its classroom up to you & your gal pals so that you can experience our "Potter For A Day" sessions. You will learn a bit about throwing before you take the wheel for yourself ... but don't worry there's help to guide you through the creative process! After you throw your awesome treasure we will glaze it in the glaze colors you choose, fire it, & ship it to those of you who live far away. Please keep in mind that the pieces will need finish processing, which will take a couple of weeks.
  • Room for 6 ladies in each session, starting at 9am. To process your payment & reserve your spot call us at 573-221-6960!
  • Cost: $25

10AM-5PM: Danni Nicole's Lip Demo

  • Danni Nicole's
  • 10am-5pm
  • Danni Nicole's carries a new line of world known lipstick, by Lipsense. We will do demonstrations on how to apply, the benefits, and savings.

10AM-5PM: Rod Jackson DemonstRations for Nuwati Herbals

  • Native American Trading Co.
  • 10am-5pm
  • Rod Jackson [ Owner , founder ] of Nuwati Herbals to demonstrate his products. Also sale of Minnetonka Sandals Buy one pair at reg. price and 2nd pair is 1/2 price.

10AM-4PM: Rivertown Boutique Trunk Show

  • Java Jive
  • 10am-4pm
  • Rivertown Boutique is a local online retailer of trendy clothes and accessories for women and girls. Come shop while having your coffee break at Java Jive!

10AM-6PM: Almost Homemade

  • Mississippi Marketplace
  • 10am-6pm
  • Almost Homemade- Sample some of our favorite cheese balls and dips which are so easy to make but they taste homemade.
  • Free

11AM: Cooking Demonstration

  • Mississippi Marketplace
  • 11am
  • Learn how to prepare fresh vegetables and fruits in just a few minutes using some of our favorite kitchen gadgets.
  • Free

1PM: Cooking Demonstration

  • Mississippi Marketplace
  • 1pm
  • Learn how to prepare fresh vegetables and fruits in just a few minutes using some of our favorite kitchen gadgets.
  • Free

4PM: Cooking Demonstration

  • Mississippi Marketplace
  • 4pm
  • Learn how to prepare fresh vegetables and fruits in just a few minutes using some of our favorite kitchen gadgets.
  • Free

10AM-3PM: " Almost Famous" Bloody Mary Bar

  • Main Street Wine Stoppe
  • 10am-3pm
  • "Build Your Own" Bloody Mary
  • Cost: $7.00

10AM-4PM: Painting stem wine glass

  • Milly's Abby Rose Gallery
  • 10am-4pm
  • Painting stem wine glass with sharpies or enamels.
  • Cost: $4 per glass

10AM-4PM: Brunch, Bloody Mary & Mimosa Bar and Shopping

  • La Azotea Lounge
  • 10am-4pm
  • Come on down for some Brunch and our famous Bloody Mary and Mimosa Bar! On top of that we will have several pop up shops from bath and body to clothes to jewelry and much more!

10AM-6PM: Shopping- new store opening.

  • Nineteen24
  • 10am-6pm
  • Shop our store full of home decor, accessories, clothing and bath & body!

10AM-10:30AM: Pie baking class

  • Ole Planters Restaurant
  • 10am-10:30am

11AM-2PM: Chocolate Tasting- two free bon bons

  • Chocolaterie Stam
  • 11am-2pm
  • Two free Bonbons from 11am to 2pm.

11AM-8PM: Great Girlfriends Weekend Therapy

  • Cave Hollow West Winery
  • 11am-8pm
  • Wine specials and outdoor seating
  • Chocolate Fountain
  • Register for a case of wine to be given away Saturday 8pm

11AM-11PM: Hannibal Nectar Taproom Release

  • Mark Twain Brewing Company
  • 11am-11pm
  • In case you couldn't join us for the first release of Hannibal Nectar. Come join us to celebrate the Hannibal Nectar being released in our taproom. $5.00 for a pint of Hannibal Nectar.

11AM-4PM: Drawings for prizes

  • Hickory Stick Quilt Shop
  • 11am-4pm
  • Hourly drawings for prizes. Must be present to win. Information on front window.

1PM-9PM: Wine and Cheese Tasting

  • Badger Cheese Haus
  • 1pm-9pm
  • Wine and Cheese Tasting
  • Cost: $6.00

1PM-2PM: ArtFull Accessories Fashion Show

  • Alliance Art Gallery
  • 1pm-2pm
  • You will have a front row seat on our Gallery Runway as we model fashion accessories made by local artists. Get ideas for adorning yourself with handmade jewelry, scarves, shoes and handbags. Seating is limited so make your reservation early by registering and making your payment. The first 10 registrants will receive a hand painted wine glass as a gift. For more information visit our website at www.allianceartgallery.com.
  • Cost: $5.00

2PM-3PM: Tea time and Story hour - Mystery at the Quilt Store

  • Bits & Pieces
  • 2pm-3pm
  • Have a cup of tea, relax and Listen to the story of the Mysterious happenings at the Quilt store. Limit 25, RSVP necessary.
  • Cost: $10.00

4PM-5PM: Build Your Own Terrarium

  • Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum
  • 4pm-5pm
  • Spend an hour relaxing and sipping wine while you build your own terrarium under the instruction of Master Gardener and Mark Twain Museum volunteer, Lorie Fantz. The class will be held in the boardroom of the Mark Twain Museum Gallery where you will enjoy a beautiful view of the Mississippi River. All materials for your terrarium, and wine and ice tea, will be supplied. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Please call 573-221-9010, ext. 403 to reserve your spot.
  • $20.00

5-6PM: Earring Making Class

  • AVA Goldworks
  • 5-6PM
  • Create your own sterling silver earrings with briolettes. $25.00 per person, registration is recommended, class size is very small. Call (573) 221-1928 to book your spot(s).
  • Cost: $25.00

5-6PM: Mud painting

  • Milly's Abby Rose Gallery
  • 5-7pm
  • Milly will demonstrate the art of mud painting. Drawing for a piece of mud art.
  • Free

5PM-6:30PM: Haunted Hannibal Ghost Tour

  • Haunted Hannibal Ghost Tours
  • 5-6:30PM
  • A history-based guided driving tour all around one of the most haunted towns in America! Climb aboard our shuttle and learn the secrets of many of Hannibal’s most notoriously haunted sites — both past and present. Hear stories of murder and mischief during Mark Twain’s boyhood days in Hannibal, meet the present-day ghosts of the mansions on Millionaires’ Row, and so much more! Tour includes an “investigation” of Old Baptist Cemetery where you’ll walk amongst the graves of slaves and Civil War soldiers and search for signs of paranormal activity! www.hauntedhannibal.com
  • Cost: $15

6-9PM: Desserts after Dark

  • Java Jive
  • 6-9pm
  • End your day with Dessert at Java Jive! Purchase a slice of our made from scratch cheesecake or cake and get $1.00 off of your drink purchase from 6pm-9pm. No coupon required!

7pm: Great Girlfriend Getaway Steppin' Back Concert

  • Party like a Girl! A fun night of live music featuring music from the 60's, 70's, & 80's! $5 cover, proceeds go to the Historic Hannibal Marketing Council and downtown beautification projects. Sponsored by Golden Eagle Distributing.
  • Click here to purchase tickets.

7-10pm: Live Music

  • Mark Twain Brewing Company
  • 7-10pm
  • Live music every Saturday night starting between 7pm-8pm. No cover charge.

7-11pm: Live Music

  • Main Street Wine Stoppe
  • 7-10pm
  • Live Music. No cover.

7-10pm: Music by Murray McFarlane

  • La Azotea Lounge
  • 7-10pm
  • Music by George Cate. No cover.