On December 3, 2022, Caldwell County Arts, with sponsors Missouri Star Quilt Company and Missouri Arts Council, presented “Home Town Christmas” at the Hamilton Community Arts Theater. The music teacher at Penney High School, Kati Smith, directed a choir of students from the high school and middle school. and the Penney High Drama Club added some skits. Other acts included Steve Westover, Whitney Whitt and Mackenzie Fickess, Kathleen Cramer, Teri Henry, and a solo by Kati Smith. “A Christmas Carol” preview also was part of the show, Admission was free with a donation of canned goods for the food pantry.