Here’s What’s Going on “In and Around Springfield, MO” April 13, 14, and 15, 2012
There are so many things to do this weekend for FREE and for a price! Silver Dollar City is now OPEN and World Fest is now going!!!!
Check out my Dad as he talks about his many years and 74 countries he has traveled to find the Talent of the World!!!
FRIDAY April 13, 2012
Nixa Live Band Dance starts at 7pm at the Nixa Senior Center at 404 S. Main St. Admission $3. 725-2322.
Artist Reception for jewelry artist Marie Scarpa, 5 to 8 pm, Waverley House Gallery, 2031 S. Waverly Avenue Ave. Free. 882-3445.
“Into the Woods” presented by Springfield Little Theatre, 311 E. Walnut St. performances: 7:30pm, April 13 and 14th, 19th through the 21st, 26th through the 28th. 2:30pm, April 15, 21st, 22nd, and 28th and 29th. Tickets are $25, $22 for seniors aged 62 and older, students and military personnel. 869-1344 ext. 4. www.SpringfieldLittleTheatre.org.
4th Annual ARTcetera Carnivale to benefit the Doula Foundation of America. 6:30pm, Knights of Columbus Hall, Diamond Room, 2340 W. Grant St. includes a silent and live auction, food, drinks, and live entertainment and music. Tickets $40. Call Jennifer Brown 832-9222 or email email@example.com. or website www.Doulafoundation.org
Gloria Deo Academy Garage Sale 7am to 2pm, April 13th and 14th at the Gloria Deo Academy at Glendale Christian Church, 2110 S. Blackman Rd. 881-7614
The Mystery Hour Late Night Talk Show with Jeff Houghton, 8pm and 10pm at the Randy Bacon Studio 600 W. College St. Four episodes will be taped each night into show blocks for viewing on KOZL. Admission is $5 or $8 for both shows. For reservations, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. For information call 838-6561.
SATURDAY April 14, 2012
Monthly Breakfast 7 to 9 a.m. at the Ozark Senior Center 727 N. 9th St. Tickets are $4 for adults and $2 for children. 581-2538
Friends of the Christian County Library Book Sale 8:30am to 5pm, April 14 noon to 8pm on April 16. Christian County Library is located at 1005 N. 4th Ave. http://christiancounty.lib.mo.us
Ozark City-wide Garage Sale 8am; maps will be available at area businesses 581-6131
A Night to Remember Dedication presented by Titanic museum attractions near Branson. Tickets $35, VIP $75 800-381-7670 www.TitanicBranson.com
Stocked Dog Trails, 10am, April 14, (cattle), 9am, April 15 (sheep) Republic Saddle Club Arena, Miller Road and Lynn Street. FREE admission, accepting donations for 4H. 343-1396
The Big Read on C St.: The Maltese Falcon, 3 to 10:30pm. Venues on Commercial Street, Big Mama’s Coffee and Espresso bar, Decades Boutique, Fusion Stained Glass Studio and Lindberg’s. FREE, cover charges may apply at certain venues. 616-0564
CASA’s 4th Annual Run for a Child 5K at 8am and Family Fun Walk/Run 9am at 1111 S. Glenstone, the Roundtree neighborhood route. Each person on a team of four is asked to raise a minimum $25. If you do not wish to fund- raise, entry fees are $20 in advance, $25 day of race. Children $10 in advance, $15 they have fund- raised. 864-6202
Community Autism Aware Fair 10am to 1pm at Burrell Behavior Health, 1300 Bradford Parkway. FREE. 761-5333 email Melissa.Davenport@ Burrellcenter.com, www.burrellautismcenter.com
Earth Day Begins at Home Earth Day Green Building Fair, 10am to 4pm, Llibrary center 4653 S. Campbell Ave. FREE www.OzarksGreenbuilding.org
Farnum Family Bluegrass 2pm at Midtown Carnegie Branch Library 397 E. Central St. FREE 837-5011.
Health Fair, presented by Southwest Missouri office on Aging. 9am to 4pm, Ozarks Empire Fairground’s E-plex 3001 N. Grand Ave. FREE. 868-9523 or 833-2660 www.swmoa.com
Hiking Club: for Adults Only 8am to 12:30pm Springfield Conservation Nature Center 4601 S. Nature Center Way. Meet at the Nature Center and carpool. Age 18 and older, FREE, registration required, 888-4237
Ozark Chapter American Christian Writers monthly meeting 10am to noon at University Heights Baptist Church on 1010 S. National Ave. 832-8409 email Ozarksacw@yahoo.com www.OzarksACW.org
Scrap Booking for Miracles 8am to 6:30pm Wesley's United Methodist Church at 922 W. Republic Rd. Benefits Children's Miracle Network. Cost $40 $45 at the door 269-1832 email email@example.com
Second Annual Spring Cleaning Swap Meet 8am and 6pm American Legion Post 639, 2660 S. Scenic Ave. 882-8639
Springfield Symphony 7:30pm, at the Juanita K Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts 525 John Q Hammon’s Parkway. For information 864-6683, tickets $15-$30 or call 836-7678 or 888-476-7849 www.HammonsHall.com
Volunteer Spruce up Day at Lake Springfield Park 9am to 1pm at Lake Springfield Park 2312 E. Lake Springfield Park Road. Due to the nature of the work, only children 12 and older may volunteer. Volunteer Check-in at the Lake Springfield Boathouse Marina at 9am, 864-1451.
SUNDAY April 15, 2012
Mystical Sounds presented By National Avenue Christian Church at 10am. FREE 869-9176 email KevinWilliams1965@att.net
The Show of the Century, Branson’s Birthday Spectacular, 4pm, RDF TV The Theater, 4080 W. Mo 76, Branson. Tickets $35., $10 for ages 4 to 12, VIP $50. 332-2344 www.rfdvtthetheatre.com or www.Branson100.org
Blue October 8pm, at the Gillioz Theatre, 325 Park Central East. Tickets $27 in advanced, $30 at the door. 863-9491 www.gillioztheatre.com
Film Screening of the Conspirator 1:30 to 5pm, Library Center 4653 S. Campbell Ave. FREE 882-0714
MSU Concert Chorale, 7pm, St. Joseph's Church 1115 N. Campbell Ave. FREE 836-5182
Willie Nelson at 7:30pm at Juanita K. Hammons Hall, 525 John Q Hammons Parkway. Tickets are $35, $45, and $65. Call 836-7678 or 888-476-7849 for more information or www.HammonsHall.com www.MissouriStatetext.com
Showboat Branson Belle is open for the season with Dinner Cruises. 800-775-2628.
This Weekend: Springfield Mo Open Houses **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 price, and 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.” April 13, 14, and 15, 2012.