What is Going on this Weekend "In and Around Springfield, MO?" October 14, October 15, and October 16?
October 14 - October 15, 7:30 Thursday through Saturdays, and 2:30pm Saturday. Stain Glass Theater presents”Welcome to Joe's".
October 14-23, The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley Based on the book FLAT STANLEY by Jeff Brown. Stanley Lambchop, ordinary kid, winds up very, very flat after a bulletin board falls on him.
October 14 - October 15 at 7pm, Civil War Lantern Light Tour at Smallin Cave. Cost @29.95. Enjoy a campfire dinner under the stars and visit with Southern Bells and Baldknobbers. Experience lantern-light adventure into the Smallin Civil War Cave. Pre-registration and $5.00 deposit required, email SmallinCave@suddenlink.net with additional questions.
October 14 - October 16 Botanical Center One Year Celebration. Springfield Botanical Center, Nathanael-Greene Park at 2400 S. Scenic Ave. Enjoy the gardens with day-long musical performances by local artist and guest musicians from Tlaquepaque, Mexico and special tours of the new facility. Pre-registrations are required for some events. All Ages, FREE! For more information call 891-1515.
October 14 - October 16 Home Builders Association Home Remodeling Expo. 1 to 7 Friday, 10-7 Saturday and 11 to 5 on Sunday at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds at 3001 N. Grant. Admission is $4.00, and kids under 12 are free. Bring a can of food to donate to Ozarks Food Harvest to get $1.00 off that price. 881-3711 or 833-2660, www.springfieldhba.com
October 15, CD SIGNING by the Original Ozark Mount Daredevils, John Dillion and Steve Cash. This is their new CD "Alive and Wild", 10am Saturday at Nixa Hardware, at 510 W. Mount Vernon Street. FREE 725-3512
October 15 Ash Grove Fall Festival for Childeren and Community Days. Community Days goes from 11am-8pm, Children's Festival is 12:30 to 4 at Main Street. Free to kids under 12 with one non-perishable food item. 751-2227. Community Days offers tours of historic locations with shuttle service, living history reenactment, walking tour, horse drawn wagon tours, games, pony rides, concessions. 818-4059 or email, email@example.com
October 15 -16, 27th Annual Nathan Boone Homestead Days Festival. 10am to 4pm, at the Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site. Activates include historical interpreters, living historical interpreters, living history demonstrations and games, food, and refreshments. FREE 751-3266 www. mostateparks.com
October 15 Second Annual Titanic Firehouse and Charity Chili Cook-off. 10am to 4pm Titanic Museum Attraction at 3235 Missouri 76. 800-381-7670. www.titanicbranson.co
October 15 Springfield: Back to Basics Raising Chickens. Free at the Library Station, 2535 N. Kansas Expressway at 2 to 3. Learn about raising poultry in an urban environment. 865-1340.
October 15 Beginning Genealogy Free, but limited to 12 participants. Registration required by calling 616-0534 ! 9:30 to noon, at the Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell.
October 15 Hound Dog Homecoming for Dogs. 2 to 5pm at the Humane Society of Southwest Missouri at 3131 N. Norton. Festivities include dog activities, demonstrations, pet contests, micro chipping, and educational booths. Vote online at www.swhorg for your favorite king and queen. www.swh.org for a fee of $1.00. Free Admission, no entry fee for pet contests. 833-2526, www.swh.org
October 15 The 14th Annual Old Fashioned Pie Supper. Event begins at 6:30pm Sycamore Community Center, Missouri 174 to Farm Road 2100 LC. 461-8354.
October 15 is the 125th Anninversary at Coca Cola. Take the tour 1 to 4pm Saturday and see Coca Cola being bottled. Should be a fun event.
October 15 at 2pm Holiday Style and Sparkle at Ann Taylor at the Battlefield, Mall. Enjoy cake truffles, discounts, personalized style consulting, and massages, make up tips all for $5.00. Proceeds benefit Springfield Ballet. RSVP 862-1343
October 14 - Oct 30, Campbell’s Maze Daze, 4-11pm Friday, 11-11 Saturday, Noon to 7 Sundays. General admission $8.00 for adults, FREE for kids under 4, $5.00 for adults over 65. Features kid’s mazes, haunted maze, hayrides, pumpkin patch, live weekend entertainment, bonfire/picnic area.
October15, 16, 17, 5-9 Friday. 12am-9pm, Sat-Sun Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park, 3825 W. Farm Road 146. $2.00 Admission. 837-5949 www.parkboard.org This weekend enjoy Bluegrass and BBQ, lots to do, including a display of antique steam engines.
Silver Dollar City's National Harvest Festival has more than 125 craftsmen from around the country. It is a perfect time to grab a cup of wassail, eat an apple turnover, and have your first bowl of hearty stew. There are acres and acres of beautiful scenery and shops to experience too. For the kids, there are lots of fun rides. One day tickets are $55.00 plus taxes. Wed-Sun till October 29.
Hotel of Terror 334 N. Main Street through Halloween, 7pm to 11:30pm Sunday –Thursday, 7pm to 1:30am Friday and Saturday. Admission $10.00 Sun-Thurs; $12 for Friday and Sat. 417-863-9640.
Lebanon: Ozark Nightmares Haunted House and Hayrides. 7pm to 11pm Friday through Sunday through Oct 29. Open Halloween too. 22599 E. Missouri 39. Cost is $6.00 for haunted house, $10 for haunted house and hayride. 417-532-1002. www.ozarknightmares.com
Need to plan ahead for Extreme Makeover: Home Edition if you want to participate in the week long construction project in Joplin October 19. They will be building 7 houses in 7 days! To volunteer, donate or learn more about the project, visit the Extreme Makeover Home Edition Website.
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There is so much to do “In and Around Springfield, Mo.” Make it a Weekend full of Memories with those you love while enjoying what is going on, “In and Around Springfield, Mo”, October 7, 8, 9.
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