There is so much to do In and Around Springfield, MO, have fun everyone!
Friday, April 5, 6, and 7th!
Friday Art Walk, A self-guided art gallery tour. 6 to 10pm, downtown Springfield, Mo. Features, art, live music, hands on activities at several venues. Exhibits remain at the galleries throughout the month. Click Here for Map of Art Walk. FREE, 417-862-2787 ext. 25. get out and enjoy our beautiful Ozarks.
Live Band Dance, 7pm, at Nixa Senior Center, 404 S. Main. Cover charge, 417-725-
Young Christian Weekend at Silver Dollar City: Friday through Sunday, 399 Silver Dollar City Parkway. One day ticket prices are $58, $48 for ages 4 to 11, and ages 62 and older are $56, tax not included in any ticket prices. 3 and younger are FREE. 800-831-4386.
2013 Abou Ben Adhem Shrine Circus, at JQH Arena on John Q. Hammons Parkway. Showtimes are 7:30 Friday, 11, 3, and 7:30 on Saturday, and 2:30 and 6:30 on Sunday. Advance tickets are $18, $12 for children under 12, and free to kids 2 and under when sitting on adult's lap. Gate admission is $20 and $14, reserve sitting is $26 and $20, and VIP seating on the floor is $37 and $30. Buy one adult ticket, get a child's ticket free. 417-836-7678 or 888-476-7849.
Channeling at the Castle: 8pm, Pythian Castle, 1451 E. Pythian St. Admission is $15. 417-865-1464.
Spring Ag and Urban Fest, 9am to 5pm, Friday-Sunday at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds at 3001 N. Grant. Features livestock, farming, gardening and urban living. 417-833-2660.
Saturday, April 6
All-you-can-eat Breakfast, 7 to 9 AM, VFW Post 7628, 104 S. 1st St. Admission: $3; $2 for ages 6 to 12; free to five and younger. 417-581-5553.
Live Band Dance, 7 PM, Nixa Senior Center, 404 South Main St. Cover charge. 417-725-2322.
Paranormal Investigator Wesley Fox, 10 to 11am, at the Christian County Library, 1005 N. 4th Ave. Free. 417-581-2432.
Showcase Ozark Expo, 9am to 3pm, at the OC, 1530 W. Jackson St. Vendors and area businesses will offer information to the public, giveaways and handouts with kid's activities, drug take-back program. Free Document shredding. 11am to 3pm. Free Admission. 417-581-6139.
Clever Dancing with the Stars Fundraiser at 7pm, Clever High School on Hwy 14. Tickets $8 in advance, $10 at the door. 417-268-5458.
Believe in the Girls 5K Run/Walk presented by the Girl Scouts of the Missouri Heartland, 8am, Lot 24, 1034 E. Grand St, campus of MSU. Entry fee: $25, $20 for ages 12 and younger, register at girlscoutsmoheartland.org/5K. 877-312-4764.
9th Annual Cherry Blossom Kit Festival: 11am to 3pm, at Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden in Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park, 2400 S. Scenic Ave. Kids and adults are invited to fly kites, participate in kite-decorating, origami and other Japanese crafts. Japanese snacks will be available for sale. The Stroll lGarden will be open 9am to Dusk. Admission to the garden is free the day of the free festival. Kite kits are available for $5. 417-864-1341.
Firehouse Bluegrass Jam and Show, jam at 4pm, bluegrass show at 6:30pm. Firefighters Union Hall, 2350 N. Clifton Ave. Free accepting donations. Call Josh Gilbert for more information. 417-849-9521.
Playhouse! an improvised kids show, 11:30am at Skinny Improv Comedy Theatre, 306 South Ave. Admission $5 and includes free popcorn. 417-831-5233.
Sunday, April 7
Rose Seminar and Workshop: 2 to 5pm, Springfield Botanical Center, 2400 S. Scenic Ave. Learn about selecting, and planting, and caring for roses. FREE. 417-882-1587.
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 are available.