What is Going on In and Around Springfield, MO? Springfield, Mo offers so many awesome fun events that cost and some are FREE! Pack a Picnic, Grab your family and friends and Make it a Very Enjoyable, Special Weekend!
What's Going on this Weekend, “In and Around Springfield, Mo?” June 1, 2, and 3, 2012
Friday, June 1st
Nixa Live Band Dance,7 pm at the Nixa Senior Center, 404 S. Main Street. Cover charge of $3.00. 725-2322.
Bluegrass and Gospel Show with OHC Express, 7 to 9pm, Ozark Senior Center, 727 N. 9th Street. Admission $3. 581-2538.
Ozark Boosters Club Spring Bull Ride Spectacular, 8 to 10pm, June 1-2, Ozark Booster Club Arena, Finley River Park, Riverside Road. Admission, $10, $5, for ages 6 to 10, free for ages 5 and under. Tickets on sale at PFI, Murfin’s Market, Rameys/Price Cutters (Ozark Locations) 581-6139.
Artist reception for the exhibit “Untamed”, 5 to 7:30pm, Waverly House, 2031 S. Waverly Ave. A juried show featuring 32 artist in a variety of media. Jazz guitarist will perform during the event. The exhibit will continue through July 28. FREE. 882-3445. www.waverlyhouse.
Family Art Night, 6:30 to 9pm, Downtown Y, 417 S. Jefferson Ave. Child care for kids of art-walking parents, ages 3 months to 12. Cost $10 with pre-registration, $13 without. 862-8962, ext. 149.
First Friday Art Walk, a self guided art gallery tour, 6 to 10pm, downtown Springfield. Features art, live music, and hands on activities at several venues. Exhibits remain at galleries throughout the month. FREE. www.ffaw.org, 849-8255.
Tent Theatre Night at the Springfield Cardinals, 7pm, Hammons Field, 935 E. Trafficway. Tickets $9. And includes a Tent 50 th anniversary special edition tee shirt. Join members of the 2012 Tent company as they lead the singing of the the National Anthem. 836-4646
An Evening with Primus, 8pm, Gillioz Theatre, 325 Park Central East. Tickets$39.50, 863-9491, www.gillioztheatre.com
Saturday, June 2nd
Community Breakfast at 7 to 9am at the Nixa Senior Center, 404 S. Main Street, Admission $4, $3 for 12-5, free for 4 and younger. 725-2322. www.swmoa.com
ArtsFest on the Square, presented by OzMo Square Art, 10am to 4pm, Saturday on the Ozark Square. Artist will be selling Art. There will also be food vendors. Free Admission. 693-2764.
Family Fun and Business Expo, at the Howard Johnson's next Friendly Ford in Springfield, Mo. Car show, jumping house, and vendors to. FREE, FREE, FREE!
Running of the Bulls, starts at noon at Chesterfield Village. You can play BINGO, play giant beer ping pong game, or do the tricycle rance. A event hosted by the Woman in Need of the Ozarks. At 1pm, the Roller Derby Ladies will try and tag you as you run through the streets. Cost $10.
National Trails Day Ribbon Cutting , 10am, Wilson’s Creek Greenway-Ruthledge Wilson Farm Park, 3825 W. Farm Road 146. Check out the five mile round trip paved trail section. FREE 865-2015
Ray House Jamboree, a bluegrass and old time music festival on the lawn in front of the historic Ray House, 11am to 4pm, Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield, Missouri ZZ and Farm Road 182. Park entrance fees apply. 732-2662 ext. 224
31st Annual Kids Fishing Fun Day, 8:30am to 10:30am or 10 to 11:30am. Bass Pro Shops Sportsman’s Park Center, 2500 E. Kearney St. FREE Ages 3 to 13. 864-1049.
Step Up for Down Syndrome, 2:30pm, Mediacom Ice Park and Hammons Field, 635 E. Trafficway. Festivities include bounce house, music, silent auction, raffles, a parade and admittance to the Springfield Cardinals vs. Corpus Christi Hooks baseball game. Entry fee, $20, $25 the day of the event. 885-9905, www.ozarksdsg.org
Trail Trivia, 9am to 4pm, Springfield Conservation Nature Center, 4601 s. Nature Center Way. Test your nature knowledge while hiking the trails. All ages, FREE 888-4237.
Sunday, June 3
Sixth Annual Shakespere Festival presents, “Hamlet”, 8:15 pm, June 3 to 5th at Jordan Valley Park, 635 E. Trafficway. FREE 831-5233
Things to Do Anytime
Nixa Aquatics Center, 401 N. Taylor Way. Open Swim hours 1 to 8pm. Monday – Friday noon to 8pm, Saturday noon to 8pm, and Sunday noon to 6pm. Splash time is 10-11:15. Admission: $4 for residence, $5 for non-residence, $2 for splash time. Free for kids under $2.
White Water is open May 26th 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. www.bransonwhitewater.com
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.
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***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 1, 2, 3, 2012.