- Closing Night ReceptionSunday, Mar 6 / 6:15PM / Missouri Theatre
A common meal for all who attend Sherpa at the Missouri Theatre. Catered for the thirteenth year in a row by the stalwarts at Addison's restaurant—the drinks flow courtesy of our friends at Schlafly, Missouri Wines, and 360 Vokda. Ticket required; the film ticket includes the reception. Presented by Addison's American Grill.
- @CTION! PartyFriday, Mar 4 / 10:00PM / Tonic
This legendary Friday night party is held at one of our favorite downtown nightclubs. Featuring DJ Bwaha, Cousin Cole, Discwoman: DJ Abby, and Discwoman: Bearcat. No ticket required; open to Super Circle, Silver Circle, and Lux passholders. Presented by Schlafly Beer and 360 Vodka.
- Filmmaker FêteSaturday, Mar 5 / 4:00PM / Sager Braudis Gallery
The Fête is our banquet to honor visiting Fimmakers. Hosted annually by our friends at Sager | Braudis Gallery and featuring artful culinary creations from Sycamore chef Mike Odette, a James Beard Award finalist. Enjoy delicious treats from Sycamore, wine and champagne courtesy of Missouri Wines, beer compliments of Schlafly, hand brewed coffee from Kaldi’s, and a signature cocktail featuring 360 Vodka all while gazing upon art brought to you by Sager | Braudis Gallery. Ticket required, open to Super Circle and Silver Circle passholders. Presented By HBO Documentary Films.
- Post-Chautauqua ElevensesSunday, Mar 6 / 10:45AM / Rhynsburger Theatre
This post-Chautauqua event gives attendees the opportunity to meet and greet with the provocateurs. Come enjoy a "High" Tea spread provided by Kaldi's, and check out the gallery exhibit, False Sense of Care, by Mary Sandbothe. Open to Chautauqua ticket-holders and Supers/Silvers only.
- Reality BitesFriday, Mar 4 / 5:30PM / The PicturehouseFriday, Mar 4 / 5:30PM / Missouri Theatre
A tradition as old as the fest itself, Reality Bites took its name from the 1994 Gen X touchstone, but this reality is far brighter. Directly following the March March, step inside the Missouri Theatre, Columbia Art League, and —new this year— the Picturehouse theater to sample tastes from a wide array of Columbia's best restaurants. Enjoy wines made across our great state, compliments of Missouri Wines, beer brewed in St. Louis by our friends at Schlafly, and creative cocktails featuring 360 Vodka. Happy buskers will fill the room with merriment. No ticket required; open to Super Circle, Silver Circle, and Lux passholders.
- The JubileeThursday, Mar 3 / 5:30PM / Missouri Theatre
For our opening night, we kick it up a notch with a masquerade gala at the Missouri Theatre right before Life, Animated. Don your black tie, little black dress, or whatever makes you feel fashion forward, and of course don’t forget your mask. Stop by the cocktail stations scattered throughout the theater, each featuring a handcrafted libation created by one of Columbia's finest bartenders. The Jubilee has become one of T/F’s most beloved celebrations, inspiring our friends at Columbia Art League to let the party spill over into their gallery space, where you can see their latest exhibit, Pathways & Passages, based on our Off the Trail theme. You’ll also enjoy scrumptious bites from celebrated chef Brook Harlan and his students from the Columbia Area Career Center's culinary school. No ticket required; open to Super Circle, Silver Circle, and Lux passholders. Presented by 360 Vodka.
- ToastedMonday, Mar 7 / 12:30AM / Cafe Berlin
Charlie Lyne invites you to come talk (free!) and eat waffles (not free!) at venerable breakfast joint Cafe Berlin, which for one night only will swing open its doors at 12:30am and stay cooking ’til the hungry hordes leave. Toasted is a free-wheeling talk show where we review the weekend's festivities with filmmakers, musicians, artists, and other attendees. Free and open to the public.