What is Going on In and Around Springfield, MO Aug. 17, 18, and 19

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What is Going on In and Around Springfield, Mo Aug. 17, 18, 19, 2012 Bike Riding

Kids at Silver Dollar City 

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What is  Going on In and Around Springfield, Mo        Some are for a price, and some are FREE!!!!    The weekend is Always a fun time at one of our Beautiful Lakes!    Pack a picnic, grab your family and friends and Make it a Very Enjoyable, Special Weekend! 

So What's Going on this Weekend, "In and Around Springfield, Mo?

Friday, August 17th

Nixa Live Band DanceNixa Live Band Dance, 7pm at the Nixa Senior Center, 404 S. Main St.   Cover charge.  

All You Can Eat Dinner 5 to 7pm, at the Ozark, Mo VFW 7628 at 104 S. 1st St.   417-581-5553

Kids Night In Ozark, Mo

Kids Night in Ozark, MO
Kid's Night In, 5:30 to 9:30pm, at the OC, 1530 W. Jackson St.   Kids in grades K-6 are invited to swim, play games, climb the rock wall while parents are out enjoying a night out.    Registration required.    For member and non-member fees, 417-581-7002, ext. 2005, or email recreation@ozarkmissouri.com

Branson Music Fest and Bar-B-Q Showdown.     10am to 10pm, August 17 and 18th.  at Area 57, 1640  Missouri 76.    Admission, $10, free for ages 11 and under.   417-342-3488, www.area-57.info

39th Annual Ernte-Fest presented by Freistatt Lion's Club, 4:30pm to midnight August 17 and 18th.   Lawrence County H, between Mount Vernon and Monett.   Features a beer garden, German food, polka dancing, live music.   cost of meal is $8, $5 for children.  Free admission, $5 parking.   www.erntefest.org

Insect-O-Rama, 6:30-9:30pm, Springfield Conservation Nature Center, 4601 S. Nature Center Way.   The center's celebration of insects with insect specialist.   All ages, FREE, no registration required.    417-888-4237.

Murder Mystery Dinner, 7pm at the Pythian Castle, 1451 E. Pythian St.   Cost: $40, reservations required.    $50 includes a 10pm Ghost Tour.    417-865-1464. www.pythiancastle.com

PFI Party in the Parking Lot with Eli Young Band, the Farm, and Jason Plummer.    7:30pm, PFI, 2816 S. Ingram Mill Rd, US 65 and Battlefield.   Tickets $20, www.pfiwestern.com

  Saturday, August 18th

Live Band Dance, 7pm, Nixa Senior Center, 404 S. Main St.  Cover charge.   725-2322.

Cruising USA Summer ConcertCruising USA Cruisin' USA Summer Concert and Car Show Series with music by Bob and the Bobcats.   6pm, Crusin' USA Frozen Custard Crimson Plaza, Missouri 14.   FREE   417-725-5550.   www.cruisinusa.org

Naturescaping and Environmentally Responsible Gardening, 10am, Garden Adventures Nursery, 1900 W. Mt. Vernon St.      FREE, no registration required.

Church Carnival, 10am to 5pm, Ozark Full Gospel Church, 3081 Selmore Rd in Ozark, Mo.    417-581-4039.

4th Annual Gun and Hoses Tournament:    Lilley's Landing in Branson.    Proceeds benefit Branson Fire and Police auxiliary.    Entry fee for a two-man team is $75.    Register:   866-545-5397.   www.lilleyslanding.com

Cattle Baron's BallAmerican Cancer Society's 2012 CattleBaron's Ball,5:30pm at the Darr Center, 2401 S. Kansas Expressway.    Includes live western entertainment, gourmet cuisine, Vegas-style gaming, silent and live auctions, livestock and bull auction, midway games --mechanical bull riding, rodeo roping, wine ring toss, and the opportunity to honor and remember a loved one with the Light of Hope.   Ticket information and reservations, 417-447-1483.

Art reception for the Animals Wild about Art" exhibit.    11am to 1pm, Maschino's, 1715 S. Campbell Ave.   The exhibit features a showcase of painitngs done by animals at Dickerson Park Zoo.    Animal cookies and lemonade will be served.   FREE admission.   417-869-1513.

The Blues Society of the Ozarks Potluck and Jam Session, 1-5pm, American Legion Post 676, 5484 W. Sunshine St.   Jam hosted by local bands.   Bring a side dish to share.   Free admission.   All ages.    417-619-5346.

Daughters of Union Veterans presents, "What I learned from my Great, Great Grandmother",  10am at the Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.   Connie Bogner will talk about the hardships faced by Missouri families because of the General Order No. 11, issued during the American Civil War.   FREE.   417-882-0714.

Mother-Daughter LunchMother-Daughter Lunch and Back to School Fashion show, 11am to 1pm, Foster Auditorium at Cox South, 3801 S. National Ave.    Lunch, discussion of puberty for moms and daughters, ages 10-13, and back to school fashions.   Fee: $12 a person.     417-269-5239.

Sunday, August 19th

                 Wow, it is quite in Springfield, Mo as far as planned events going on Sunday.    However, there are so many fun things to do!!!!   

Busiek Park

Branson Landing

Moonshine Beach Branson, MO

So Go Airsoft

Make it a FUN WEEKEND!!!!  Shop the Branson Landing, Hike one of the Nature Trails, Bike Ride the Ozark Greenways and play Air Soft games at So Go Air Soft in Ozark, Mo.   

This Sunday's Open Houses in and Around Springfield, MO!  Want a Realtor to Help you Find Your Perfect House?   Give me a call at 417-234-0887.   I would love to help you!!!

***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   August 17, 18, and 19th, 2012

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Yvonne - Thank you for sharing detailed quality information on what is going on in and around Springfield, MO Aug. 17, 18, and 19.

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