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Arts & Entertainment

The Excelsior Citizen is your trusted source for the latest updates, heartwarming stories, and exclusive glimpses into the creative endeavors that shape our town’s cultural fabric. From school plays to intimate art galleries, we invite you to explore the enchanting world where local talent shines brightly, Immerse yourself in the magic of Excelsior Springs’ artistic achievements as we bring you a diverse range of articles, features, and interviews that highlight the creativity and passion that thrive within our community. Whether you’re a proud parent supporting your child’s theatrical aspirations or an art enthusiast seeking inspiration, we offer a window into the local arts and entertainment scene that will leave you inspired and engaged!

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House Hunters: Excelsior Springs Edition – Police Pursue Mobile Home in Highway Drama

On November 23, 2023, A pickup truck towing a large trailer home led Excelsior Springs Police on a dangerous and unusual pursuit through the city, ...
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Painting the Town – New Murals Installed in Downtown

As you wander through the streets of our downtown, you may have noticed a transformation unfolding on the walls around you.
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Excelsior Springs Approves License Plate Reader Technology

The Excelsior Springs City Council has recently approved a proposal to implement a License Plate Recognition (LPR) camera system throughout the city. This decision, backed ...
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LPR Services, Street Scans Highlight City Council Agenda

Discussions ranged from the restructuring of rates at the Excelsior Springs Golf Course to the advanced implementation of License Plate Reader technology by Flock Group ...
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School Board Meeting Opens with Tense Confrontation

The meeting began on an unusual note. Visitor Diane Elliott confronted the board about not being allowed to address them regarding the alleged assault of ...
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Excelsior Springs Police, Fire, EMS, and Sheriffs’ Reports for November 24, 2023​

Police blotter, Fire Calls, and EMS Runs for Excelsior Springs, Missouri, as well as Clay County Sheriff, Ray County Sheriff, and Missouri State Highway Patrol, ...
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Excelsior Springs Paves the Way with High-Tech Street Scans

The City of Excelsior Springs hired Lamp Rynearson, in partnership with Stantec, to conduct a comprehensive street evaluation program, which was recently completed. The project ...
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ESPD Welcomes Familiar Faces in New Roles

The Excelsior Springs Police Department recently welcomed two new faces to its police force, but they are not unfamiliar to the community or the department. ...
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Excelsior Springs Weekly News Headlines – Nov 6-19, 2023

Here are some news headlines that you may have missed over the past two weeks, collected and collated from a variety of news sources, all ...
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Tiger Soccer Finishes 4th at State Tourney

Excelsior Springs Tiger Soccer Team has dominated another season on the field, returning from their third consecutive trip to the Class 2 State Finals with ...
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ESHS Celebrates 2023 National Honor Society Inductees

Excitement filled the air at Excelsior Springs High School as the newest members of the National Honor Society were inducted in a prestigious ceremony, an ...
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Community Center Unveils Innovative Inflatable Dome for Year-Round Pool Use

Excelsior Springs Community Center made a splash with its latest addition – an inflatable dome over the outdoor pool. This innovative installation transforms the pool ...
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Former Pizza Hut Site to Host Two-Office Building

The site of the former Pizza Hut at 101 Crown Hill Road in Excelsior Springs is set for a significant transformation. Star Development Corporation has ...
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Excelsior Springs Sparkles with Festive Cheer with Annual Christmas Kickoff Event

The Excelsior Springs Christmas Committee, dedicated to spreading holiday joy, has once again outdone itself with this year's enchanting kickoff to the holiday season.
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How the Excelsior Springs Class of ’93 Makes the Holidays Brighter

Every holiday season, the Excelsior Springs High School alumni from the class of 1993 do something special. They've started a wonderful tradition of adopting a ...
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Excelsior Springs Job Corps Center Celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

Photo via ETR As National Apprenticeship Week wraps up, the Excelsior Springs Job Corps Center made significant strides with a career fair held last week. ...
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Excelsior Springs Police, Fire, EMS, and Sheriffs’ Reports for November 17, 2023

Police blotter, Fire Calls, and EMS Runs for Excelsior Springs, Missouri, as well as Clay County Sheriff, Ray County Sheriff, and Missouri State Highway Patrol, ...
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Community Center Mustache Fundraiser Brings Fuzzy Fun to Scholarship Drive

The Excelsior Springs Community Center has launched a unique fundraiser they’re calling "mustachES" to support their Community Center Scholarship Fund, aimed at assisting community members ...
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