What is Going on In and Around Springfield, Mo Some are for a price, and some are FREE!!!! The weekend is Always a fun time to enjoy one of the Fall Festivals going on or go on a hike. Grab your family and friends and Make it a Very Enjoyable, Special Weekend!
So What's Going on this Weekend, "In and Around Springfield, Mo?
Silver Dollar City: National Harvest Festival:
More than 125 Craftsmen from across the country will demonstrate their skills including Best of Missouri juried artists and art show. Features a new Western stunt show, part of the "Salute to the Great American Cowboy," with music by Riders in the Sky and others. 1-800-831-4386
Harvest Fest, 10 AM to 6 PM Saturday, noon to 6 PM Sunday Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park, 3825 West Farm Rd. 146. Celebrate fall activities with wagon rides, bluegrass music, pick a pumpkin in the pumpkin patch. The 10 acre corn maze opens during Harvest Fest with hours 5-9 PM Friday, noon to 9 PM Saturday, noon to 9 PM Sunday 417-837-5949 or email.
Verona: The Maze, 23298 Lawrence 1150 take Verona turn (Business US 60) and go 1 mile and take the first (Farm Road 1150). Hours are 5-8:30 PM Wednesday; 5-10 PM Saturday; and noon to 10PM Sunday; field trips by appointment. Features corn maze, hayrides, haunted maze, general store, petting zoo. Proceeds benefit GRIP Boys Home of Verona. Admission; $8 for adults, $4 for ages 5 to 11, FREE to ages four and younger and veterans with ID, Group rate available. 417-498-6191; email
Clever: Campbell's Maze Daze, Friday-Saturday. Missouri N and Carob Rd. Features a maze for kids, a haunted maze, hayrides, pumpkin patch, kids play area, live weekend entertainment, pony rides, bonfire/picnic area, fall decor, and more. www.campbelllsmazedaze.com 417-743-2208.
Friday, October 12
Nixa: Live Band Dance,7pm-9:30pm, Nixa Senior Center, 404 S. Main St. 417-725-2322 There is a cover charge.
Branson: Fall Craft Days Church Bazaar, 7am to 2pm, Friday-Saturday, Sanctuary of Hope Church, 1790 Bee Creek R. Free Admission, 417-336-4673.
Branson: Our Lady of the Lake's 5th Annual Arts and Crafts Festival, 9am to 5pm, Friday and Saturday. 9am to 2pm Sunday, at Our Lady of the Lake Parish Center, 202 Vaughn Dr. Free admission. 417-334-2928, ext. 103.
Marshfield: Harvest Days, noon-7pm, Friday, 9am to 4pm Saturday, on the Marshfield square. Features crafts and festive food. FREE! 417-859-2998.
Mt. Vernon: Apple Butter Days Friday-Sunday on Mt. Vernon, MO square. Arts, crafts, food, games, music, demonstratrions of apple butter making. FREE! 466-7654.
Springfield: Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield Home Remodeling Show, 1-7pm Friday, 10-7pm Saturday, 11am-5pm Sunday, Ozark Empire Fairgrounds E-plex. Admission: $4. 417-833-2660.
Nature and the Arts: The Missouri Ozark Landscape, 7-8pm, Springfield Conservation Nature Center, 4601 S. Nature Center Way. Missouri's natural areas and landscapes are featured through the eyes of artist/photographer Ed Martin. Martin's photography is on display in the nature center lobby throughout the month of October. Ages 12-adult. Program is FREE, registration required. 417-888-4237.
"Night of the Living Dead", presented by Springfield Contemporary Theatre and Arcane Productions, 7:30pm, Friday-Sunday Vandivort Center THeatre, 305 E. WalnutSt. Tickets: $16 opening weekend, $10 student rush, then $22, $18 for ages 55 and older and students. 417-831-8001. The Springfield Symphony Guild's Antique Show and Sale, 10am to 5pm Friday and Saturday at Remingtons. 16555 W. Republic Rd. Admission: $5. Appraisals on Saturday only for $5 per piece plus cost of admission. 417-864-6683. Springfield Symphony
Saturday, October 13
American Red Cross Babysitting Training Course, 8:30am to 4:30 pm, Saturday and November 10, Nixa Community Center, 701 N. Taylor Way. Ages 11-15. Cost: $50. 417-725-5486.
Oktoberfest Beer Tasting, 6 to 9pm, Garden Adventures Nursery, 1900 W. Mt Vernon Street. Food, features live music, sample Mo beers provided by Brown Derby. Tickets: $40 or two for $75. 417-725-3223.
Ozark: Breakfast 7-9am at the Ozark Senior Center, 727 N. 9th St. Cost: $4, $2 for children 417-581-2538.
Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale, 8:30am to 5pm Saturday. Christian County Library at 1005 N. 4th Ave. Free Admission.
Clever: 3rd Annual Helping Hands of the Ozarks 4-person Golf Scramble 11am to 6pm, Hidden Valley Golf Club, 4455 Hidden Valley Rd. 417-631-7797.
Hollister: Hollister Grape and Fall Festival, 10am to 10pm, Downing St. FREE 417-334-3050.
Springfield Koi and Oranda Goldfish Exhibition and Sale. 10am to 2-m at O'Quinn's Watergarden Center, 2936 W. Republic Rd. FREE admission, 417-883-2399.
Spooky Snacks with Chef HJ Schumer, 2pm at the Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave. Learn to make spooky treats for the perfect Halloween. Grades 4-8th. FREE, registration required.
Superhero Day, 9am to 6pm, at the Discovery Center at 438 St. Louis St. Dress as syour favorite superhero and get $2.00 off admission. 417-862-9910.
They Gathered as Unto Strife: A Dramatization of the Civil War Battle of Wilson's Creek 7pm at the Library Center at 4652 S. Campbell AVe. Members of the Queen City Collective will bring the voices of the book to life through dramatic readings. FREE 417-882-0714
Nixa: Live Band Dance at the Nixa Senior Center, 404 S. Main St, Nixa, Mo. Cover Charge, 417-725-2322.
Sunday, October 13
Autumn Fest, Craft Fair and Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show, 11am to 4:30pm Magnolia Square Skilled Nursing Facility, 1502 W. Edgewood. Features crafts, vehicles, and concessions. Vehicle registration is 10am to noon. Entry fee: $10, $15 for two vehicles. FREE admission. 417-877-7545
Sunday Concert Series: Lonesome Hollow Bluegrass Band, 2pm, Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave. FREE 417-882-0714.
18th Annual Victory Ride, 11am to 4pm, departing at Cook's Kettle, 200 W. Commericial St and ending at Honda of the Ozarks, 2055 E. Kerr St. A motorcycle ride with proceeds benefiting Springfield Victory Mission. Fee: $20, $30 for doubles, $5 for gues meal. 417-831-6387.
Make it a FUN WEEKEND!!!! Shop at Branson Landing, Hike one of the Nature Trails, Bike Ride the Ozark Greenways and play Air Soft games at So Go Air Soft in Ozark, Mo. Eating out, here's Greene Co. Health Report.
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***There is so much to do “In and Around Springfield, Mo.” The information shared in this blog is information obtained through a variety of sources, I recommend verifying your event is still scheduled to take place. Make it a Weekend full of Memories with those you love while enjoying what is going on, “In and Around Springfield, MO October 12, 13, and 14th.
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