There are things to do In and Around Springfield, Mo for FREE and for a price! No matter what you choose do this weekend, make it a fun and exciting weekend and most of all memorable!
Friday, January 13
Return to Belle Plains presented by Stained Glass Theatre at 1996 Evangel Street. Performances are at 7:30 Friday. 2:30 Saturdays, through February 4. Tickets are $9, $5 for ages 12 and younger. 581-9192 or email.
Live Band Dance at 7pm at Nixa Senior Center at 404 S. Main Street. Admission is $3.
The Seafarer presented by Springfield Contemporary Theatre 7:30, Friday and Saturday, 2pm on Sunday at Vandivort Center Theatre, 305 E. Walnut St. Featuring Jeff Carney, George Cron, Jerry-Mac Johnston, Ron Seney and Bryant Turnage. Adult tickets $16, Students $10, $18 for over 55. Event goes on through the Jan 22 weekend, but prices go up after this weekend.
Step By Step Sway Dance 7-10:30pm at Northview Center at 301 Talmage St. Cost $10. 689-4141.
Nature and the Arts: An Evening with Carter and Connelley 7-8pm, Springfield Conservation Nature Center. 4600 S. Chrisman Rd. The singer/song writers will perform original compositions ranging from rock to bluegrass. Ages 8 - adult. FREE registration required. 888-4237
Republic Family Movie Night 6pm at Republic Branch Library 921 N. Lindsey St. Come see the movie The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Rated PG. Snacks provided Grades K-6 FREE 732-7284
January 14, Saturday
Live Band Dance, 7pm, Nixa Senior Center at 404 S. Main St. Admission $3 725-2322.
City Council Coffee, 9-11am, Coffee Xperience at 710 W. Mount Vernon St. Open to anyone who is interested in Nixa city government. 725-3785
All YOU Can Eat Breakfast 7 -9am, at Ozark Senior Center at 727 N. 9th St. Cost: $4, $2 for children 581-2538.
American Red Cross CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) AED (automated external defibrillator) and First Aid, 8:30 to 4:30pm January 14, 18, 21, 28. 2545 N.W. Bypass. Training meets the needs of workplace responders, school staffs, professional responders and health care providers, as well as the general public. View pricing online.
Fly-Tying Demonstration. 1-4pm. Springfield Conservation Nature Center at 4600 S. Chrisman Rd. Members of the Missouri Trout Fishermen Association will be on hand to demonstrate basic fly-tying. All ages. FREE 888-4237
For Adults Only and Hiking Club: Orienteering, 8am to 5pm. Springfield Conservation Nature Center, 4600 Chrisman Rd. Learn the basics of using a compass and topographic maps. Ages18- adults. FREE, registration required.
Ozarks Christian Writers monthly meeting. 9:30am to noon. University Heights Baptist Church at 1010 National. FREE 865-8043
Robot Workshop, 10 am to noon. Discovery Center, 438 St. Louis St. The Jan robot is Sonic F1 for ages 6 and older. Cost is child/parent duo is $20 for members and $25 for non-members. Plus the cost of the robot is $12. 862-9910 www.discoverycenter.org
Springfield Boat and RV show 10-6pm January 14, 11-5pm January 15 at Ozark Empire Fairgrounds. 3001 N. Grant Ave. See the latest in boats and RVs. Tickets $7, free for ages 11 and younger.
January 15, Sunday
417 Magazine's Whiskey Fest at 5-8pm at Big Cedar Lodge at 612 Devil's Pool Road. The inaugural events features whiskey, bourbon, and scotch from across the globe paired with culinary specialties and educational seminars. Admission $125.
Open House Hosted by Yvonne C. Burdette. 2 to 4 at 3277 W. Grandview in 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.” January 13, 14, 15, 2012.