What's Going on In and Around Springfield, Mo August 9, 10, & 11, 2013


Dickerson Park Zoo

Yvonne Burdette Hiking in Branson, MO It may be the Dog Days of August, but you wouldn't know it this year.    The temps are a cool 75 to 80!    I would grab umbrella, as it seems that we are having a few pop up showers.

      So excited to see Dickerson Park Zoo's $1.00 day, Saturday, that is a $1 for both Adults and Kiddos!  

 There is lots to do In and Around Springfield, MO this weekend.    Have a GREAT TIME everyone!   

Friday, August 9, 2013   

Live Band Dance, 7 PM, Nixa senior center, 404 South Main St., cover charge. 417-725-2322.

Ghost Tours, 8 and 10 pm, Pythian Castle, 1451 E.   Pythian St.   Tickets $15.    417-865-1464.

18th Annual Not So Newlywed Game, 6:30pm, show at 8:00pm, Ramada Oasis Convention Center, 2546 N. Glenstone Ave.     Fundraiser for Ozarks Counseling Center will feature Jerry and Shannon Jacob, Ron and Janice Penny, Denny and Nancy Merry, Mark and Becky Rhoads and Rob and Renee Steele.    Tickets are $50 and includes hors d'oeuvres, cash bar available.   Attire is beach casual.   Reservations: 417-869-9011.

 Car ShowsRoute 66 Car Cruise, departing at 7:30pm from Best Western Route 66 Rail Haven, 203 S. Glenstone Ave.   Entertainment by Mike Mac and Rockabilly Cats.     FREE, vintage cars welcome.     417-866-1963.

Springfield Cardinals   Louie and Yvonne BurdetteSpringfield Cardinals Vs. Midland RockHounds, 7:09pm, Hammons Field, 955 E. Trafficway St.   For tickets call, 417-863-0395.   


Saturday, August 10th, 2013 

Republic 152nd Anniversary of the Battle of Wilson's Creek, 9am August 10th and 11th, Wilson's Creek National Battlefield.   Activities include a commemorative ceremony at 10am August 10th, at Tour Stop #5, tours of Ray House, artillery firing demonstrations both days at Tour Stop #5.    Visitor Center hours are 8am to 5pm.   Park tour hours are 8am to 9pm daily until September 3.  Entry fees waived August 10th only.    General admission regularly $10 a car.   417-732-2662, ext. 227. 

Downloading E-Books from the Christian County Library, 2 to 3pm, James Room, The Center, 701 Taylor Way in Nixa, Mo.   FREE!  For more information call: 417-581-2432.   

Luau, 6 to 11pm, Christian County Elks Lodge, 2400 N. 18th St.   Admission: $14.   Call 417-581-4190 for more information.

Duck Dynasty's Uncle Si Robertson and Alan Robertson, eldest son of Phil Robertson, 6pm, Earth Outdoor Building, 9871 E. 20th St in Mountain Grove.   Tickets: $62.50.   Information available at the Mountain Grove Chamber of Commerce, 417-926-4135.

McDonald's $1 Day at the Zoo, 9am to 5pm.    Dickerson Park Zoo, 1401 W. Norton Rd.   $1 all day for children and adults.     417-864-1800. 


Sunday August 11th, 2013

Springfield Cardinals Vs. Midland RockHounds, 6:09pm, Hammons Field, 955 E. Trafficway St.   For tickets call, 417-863-0395.   

Other Things You Can Do "In and Around Springfield, MO"


Hiking in Branson, MOThere are Lots of Fun things to Enjoy Outside,

Busiek Park Missouri

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, lots of steps, cool photo opportunities!!!

Ha Ha Tonka State Park

Ha Ha Tonka State Park

Ha Ha Tonka


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