What is Going on In and Around Springfield, Mo June 8, 9, and 10, 2012

       Picnic in and around Springfield, Mo There is Always something Going on In and Around Springfied, Mo, some are for the price and some are FREE! The weekend is Always a Fun Time at one of our Beautiful Lakes!    Pack a Picnic, Grab your family and friends and Make it a Very Enjoyable, Special Weekend!   What is Going On In and Around Springfield, MO

       So, What's Going on this Weekend, “In and Around Springfield, Mo?”   June 8, 9,and 10,  2012

Friday, June 8th

Nixa Live Band Dance, 7 pm at the Nixa Senior Center, 404 S. Main Street,   Cover charge of $3.00.   725-2322.

Bluegrass vocalist, Claire Lynch, 7pm, River Bluff Fellowship, 2655 E. Farm Rd 177, Tickets $13, $10 for Greater Ozarks Bluegrass Society Members.  For more information, 615-200-0776.

Christian County Relay for Life, 7pm, June 8 to 7am   June 9 at Ozark Junior High School, 1109 W. Jackson St.   FREE Admission, accepting donations.    582-5902.  

Parks Opening Art Reception for the 51st National, Competitive, Annual Exhibition of Aqueous Watercolor USA 2012,   5:30 to 7pm, Springfield Art Museum, 1111 Brookside Drive.    Free admission, 837-5700.

Picking at the Farm 6 to 9pm, Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park, 3683 W. Farm Rd 92.     Enjoy barbecue food and listen to area bluegrass bands.    FREE, some activities have a small fee.     837-5949.

World Oceans Day, 9am to 5pm, Dickerson Park Zoo at 1401 W. Norton Rd.    Activity stations to learn about water quality will be set up at different locations in the zoo.      General admission applies.   $8, $5 for ages 3 to 12.   864-1800.


Saturday, June 2nd

 Monthly Breakfast at 7 to 9am at the $4, and $2 for children.   581-2538.

What is Going On In and Around Springfield, MOCruisin  USA Summer Concert and Car Show Series with Beyond the Walls.   6pm, Cruisin USA Frozen Custard Crimson Plaza, Missouri 14, FREE.  725-5550,.

Cycle for Life, 6:15am, James River Assembly, 6100 N. 19th street.   Entry fee: $25 day of the race, $20 on Friday.

Silver Dollar City National Kid’s Fest Opening Day at Silver Dollar City.    The festival continues through July 22.  For hours and ticket prices, 800-831-4386.

Get Outdoors Day at Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield, 6424 W. Farm Rd 182.   FREE admission.   732-2662.

Bark in the Park, 8am at Nathanael Greene Park, 2400 S. Scenic Ave.   Features a guided walk around Lake Drummond-canine-vendor village and a dog talent show.   Pre-registration is suggested but not required.    Fee $10 per dog.     864-1049.

What is Going On In and Around Springfield, MOC-Street Farmer’s Market, 8am to 4pm, every Saturday, Commericial Street at Jefferson Avenue Footbridge.    Features locally grown produce, baked goods, dairy and more from area producers.    FREE admission, 496-1968, email: 1000gardensproject@gmail.com   

Discover Nature Families Exploring Galloway Creek, 10am to noon.     Springfield Nature Center, 4601 S. Nature Center Way.   Take a naturalist-guided aquatic journey into Galloway Creek to see what lives beneath the surface.    Ages 7 and up with adult mentor.    FREE, registration required.        888-4237.

The EYE Mazing Event- A Scavenger Hunt, 3 to 7pm Vision Clinic, 3440 S. National Downtown, 213 W. Olive.   Team up with family and friends to participate in the scavenger hunt benefit in Good Samaritan Boys Ranch and Big Brothers, Big Sisters.    Cost $10 Free to ages 15 and younger.   Register:   www.myvisionclinic.com

Farmers Market of the Ozarks, 7:30am to 1pm.   4139 S. Nature Center Way, west of the Hilton Garden Inn at Republic rd and Glenstone Avenue.  Visit www.loveyourfarmer.com or Farmers Market of the Ozarks on Facebook.

Hitchcock Thrillers, 2pm, Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell, Watch the classic, Rebecca, not rated.     FREE 882-1968.

What is Going On In and Around Springfield, MOPet Adoption Greater Board of RealtorsPet Adoption event, presented by the Greater Board of Realtors and C.A.R.E. Animal Rescue, 10 am to 1pm, Greater Board of Realtors, 1310 E. Primrose.    Looking for a dog or cat are looking for their forever home.  Adoption fee is $85 per animal.       Svenker@gmail.com

Sunday, June 10

Kids Event, 930am to 2:30pm at Youngblood Auto Dealership, 3505 S. Campbell Ave.   Features actives and games for kids.  DNA Life Print, car safety seat checks.   Free admission, 882-3838.

Stuff to Do Anytime

White Water is open through Labor Day.    One day ticket price is $38 plus tax, $32 ages 4 to 11, $ 27 for ages 62 and older, free for ages 3 and younger.    Information:   1(800)831-4386.   

Make it a Fun Weekend,  Shopping at the Landing, Picnic at Table Rock, Hike at the Nature Center, Bike Ride on the Ozark Greenways, play Air Soft at So Go Air Soft in Ozark, Mo.    


This Sunday’s Open Houses In and Around Springfield, MO

***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   June 9, 10, and11, 2012. 


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Comment balloon 1 commentYvonne Burdette-Van Camp • June 08 2012 04:06AM


There is a lot going on around Springfield, Mo indeed!  Thank you for sharing the news Yvonne!

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