The Weekend is Here!
There is lots to do In and Around Springfield, MO this weekend. Have a GREAT TIME everyone!
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.
44th Annual Laurie Hillbilly Fair, September 13 and 14th, 269 Fairgrounds Road, Features parade, bands, carnival rides, games. FREE admission, $2 for parking. 573-374-8776.
Mansfield: Laura's Memories, an outdoor musical pageant, Ozark Mountain Players' Ampitheater, 500 W. Ohio St. 7:30 pm September 13 and 14th. Tickets: $10; $5 for ages 5-11. Free for children under 4. 417-924-3383.
PBR Built Ford Tough Series:PFIWestern.com Invitational: presented by Bass Pro Shops, PBR Built Ford Tough Series, 8pm Friday night, 7pm Saturday night, 5pm Sunday night. JH Arena, 685 S. John Q. Hammons Parkway. Tickets $15 to $100. Purchase tickets at PFI, or the JQH ticket office. 836-7678 or 888-476-7849.
Saturday, September 14, 2013
Monthly Breakfast, 7am to 9am, Ozark Senior Center, 727 N. 9th st. Cost $4, $2 for children. 417-581-2538.
Free CPR Training, 8am to 5pm, at local fire stations around the area. Call any fire station to get more details. You will learn Hands On technique from certified CPR Trainers. Take a Saturday and learn to Save A Life.
Reading Around the Square,5K Walk/Run, Book Drive, and Literacy Festival: Follow the Yellow Brick Road, 7:30 to 2pm, downtown Ozark, Mo square, transformed into the Oz Emerald City with booths, food, performances, and parade at 10am, and dog contest too. Pancake breakfast 9am, bring a new book to donate. 5K is $25 and includes shirt and breakfast.
Car and Motorcycle show to benefit Least of These Christian County Food Pantry. 10am to 3pm, registration 8 to10am, First Baptist Church, 601 W. Wasson Dr. Free for spectators, bring canned food items for donation. Entry fees to register. firstname.lastname@example.org
Moonlight Tour, 7pm to 10pm, Wilson's Creek National Battlefield. 6424 W. Farm Rd 182. Tours of 24 people will begin at 7pm, and continue every 15 minutes. Tickets:$7 , may be obtained at battlefiield Visitor Center. 417-732-2662, ext. 227.
Autumn Fest, 10am to 5pm, September 14 and 15th. Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, 3001 N. Grant. Festivities include, arts and crafts, a kids zone and live music. Tickets: $5 at the gate, or $ 3 in advance at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds.
Bubble Fest, 10am to 2pm, Discovery Center, 438 St. Louis St. General admission, $12, $10 for Seniors, $8 for children 3 to 15. Free for children under 2. 417-862-9910.
Monarchs Rule,1 to 4pm,Springfield Conservation Nature Center, 4601 S. Nature Center Way. An indoor/outdoor adventure to eplore the behavior and life cycle of monarchs. Ages 5 and older. FREE, 417-888-4237.
Sunday, September 15th, 2013
Cave and Cave Life Awareness, 11am to 7pm, Sequiota Park, 3500 S. Lone Pine Ave. All Ages, FREE 417-833-8647. Springfield Park Board
Operazzi Night, presented by Springfield Regional Opera, a Lyric Theatre Company, 5 to 7pm, the Creamery Arts Center, 411 N. Sherman AVe. Open mic night. FREE. 417-863-1960.
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, lots of steps, cool photo opportunities!!!