There is so much to do In and Around Springfield, MO, have fun everyone. it's going to be a nice weekend here In and Around Springfield, MO!
Friday, March 14th
Live Nixa Dance, 7pm, Nixa Senior Center, 404 South Main St. Cover charge. 417 – 725 – 2322.
Fish Fry, 5 to 8pm at St. Francis of Aussie church, 844 South Greg Rd. Cost $6 or $20 for a family, 417 – 725– 6605.
Ozark All You Can Eat, 5 to 7pm, VFW Post 7628, 104 S. 1st St. 417 – 581 – 5553.
Silver Dollar City Spring Break Days, featuring the premiere of Outlaw Run wood coaster, 9:30 AM to 6 PM Friday through Sunday at 399 Silverdollar City Pkwy. Entertainment includes comedic magician Mike Bliss, Spoken 4 Quartet Southern Raised and the Sounds of the Silver Dollar. One-day ticket prices (Tax not included): $58; $40 for ages 4 to 11; $56 for ages 62 and older; free for ages three and younger. Information: 800 – 831 –4386.
"La Traviata," presented by the Springfield Regional Opera Lyric theater, 7:30 PM Friday in 2 PM Sunday, go away stater, 325 Park Central East. Tickets; $15 to 37. 417 – 863 – 9491; gillioztheatre.com
Murder Mystery Dinner, 7 PM, Pythian castle, 1451 East Pythian St. tickets; $40. 417 – 865 – 1464; Pythiancastle.com.
Saturday, March 15th
Nixa Live Dance, 7 PM, Nixa Senior center, 404 South Main St. Cover charge. 417 – 725 – 2322
18thAannual Nixpo Business Exposition, presented by Nixa area Chamber of Commerce, 9 AM to 3 PM, Nixa high school, 514 South Nicholas St. Showcases products and services offered by area members of Nixa Chamber of Commerce. Free admission. Nixachamber.com
Ozark Rotary's 5K race at the River, 8 AM, along the Findlay river. Registration begins at 7:15 AM at Ozarks community center, 1530 West Jackson St. Entry fee is $25 and $20 for ages 10 and younger on race day.
Bois d'Arc Discover Nature Hunting: Turkey Hunting Basics, 8:30 AM to 4 PM, Andy Dalton shooting range and Outdoor Education Ctr., Farm Road 61. Learn the basics of hunting turkeys. Free. Register: 417 – 742 – 4361 or email your name and phone number to daltonrange@MDC.mo.gov
The Art of Wood Carving 10 AM to 11 AM, Springfield conservation nature Center, 4601 S. Nature Center Way. Southern Missouri woodcarvers teach members Harreend techniques and show how to transform wood into works of art. Ages 12 and older. Free; registration required. 417 – 888 – 4237
Blues Down Under Concert Series: Samantha Fish, 8 PM, Cartoons Bar and Grill, 1614 South Glenstone Ave. Tickets; $10 advance; $12.50 at the door; on sale at Kaleidoscope and cartoons. 417 – 849 – 1009; cartoonsbar.com
Bowl for Kids Sake, to benefit Big Brothers in Big Sisters of the Ozarks, are you bowling alleys. Increased fee; $250 for team five or $50 a person. 417 – 889 – 9136, extension 107;
Contra Dance, presented by Taditional Dance and Music Society of the Ozarks, 7 PM Northview Center, 301 East Talmage St. Admission: $6, $4 for students and members.: 417 – 862 – 8681.
33rd annual St. Patrick's Day Parade and Celebration, begins at noon with food booths and vendors open at Jefferson Avenue foot bridge and Park Central Square; the Irish pet contest begins at 12:30 PM at Jefferson Avenue footbridge, registration required; Parade begins at 2 PM at E. Commercial St., travels south on Boonville Avenue to Park Central Square. A celebration in award ceremony continues at Patton Alley pub after parade. To request Information by Email.
Springfield Orchard Society Show and Sale, 10 AM to 4 PM at the Springfield Botanical Center, 2400 South Scenic Ave. Tropical orchids on display in this regional competition. Three vendors with Orchids and growing supplies. Educational displays and experts available to discuss the different varieties. Free admission. 417 – 891 – 1515.
Other Things You Can Do "In and Around Springfield, Mo"
There are Lots of Fun things to Enjoy Outside, Busiek State Park has an Outdoor Shooting Range and is located off 65 between Ozark and Branson, Mo. Only 2 Lanes but a great place to practice shooting.
Ha Ha Tonka State Park is located in, Camdenton, Mo Great Walking Trails are available.