There is so much to do In and Around Springfield, MO, Have a GREAT TIME everyone! There is World Fest at Silver Dollar City, and some great fund raisers proceeds benefit our local charities!!!!
Friday, April 26th
Silver Dollar City's World Festbegins!!! Silver Dollar City: Each spring International entertainers bring incredible performances from around the world to America's Heartland. It's a celebration of global proportions where laughter and music are universal languages! See the best acts from across the globe and discover a world of adventure at America's Largest International Festival - only at Silver Dollar City! 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.
Saturday, April 27th
Nixa Azalea Festival, April 27 and 28th, Garden Adventure Nursery, 1900 Mt Vernon St., the third annual Azalea Festival Golf tournament is April 29 at Fremont Hills country club. The festival includes gardening seminars and classes. Free admission. 41 7-725-3223.
Community Breakfast, 70 10 AM, Nixa Senior Citizens Center, 404 South Main St. Cost $4; $3 for 12 to 5; free for ages four and younger. 417-725-2322; Samoa.com
Live Band Dance, 7 PM, Nixa senior center, 404 South Main St., cover charge. 417-725-2322.
Fremont Hills Garage Sale, rain or shine, 7 AM, 1 mile west of US 65 and CC. No early sales. Please observe no parking signs.
City of Ozark Spring curbside cleanup, 6 AM. I am such as grills, furniture, carpets, bicycles, mattresses should be placed near the curb the night of April 26 for pick up of April 27 batteries, tires, yard waste, chemicals will not be accepted. For a complete list of items excepted for curbside cleanup contact Cara Bornemsn, 417-581-2407 or visit OzarkMissouri.com
Movie day at the Library, 1 to 2 PM, Christian County Library, 1005 N. 4th Ave., Ozark. 417-581-2432.
Buffalo Art Walk, noon to 5 PM, Buffalo Square. Fireworks begin at dusk at the city park presented by Hale Fireworks. Free. 417-345-7214.
Fair Grove Spring Fever Festival, April 27 and 28, Missouri 125, old Mill Road. Features tractor pulls, car and tractor shows, petting zoo, swap meets, living history demonstrations. Free admission: $5 parking fee. 417-343-0183.
Bee Payne-Stewart Strut and 5K, 8 AM, Mediacom Ice Park. 635 East Trafficway St. The 5K run is a timed event, routed through the MSU campus. The strut is a noncompetitive 1.5 mile walk through downtown Springfield. Entry fee: $25; $15 for students and $10 for ages 12 and younger. 417-864-1049.
Blues Down Under Concert Series: Anthony Gomes, 8 PM, Cartoons Bar and Grill, 1614 S. Glenstone Ave. Tickets: $10 in advance 1250 at the door, available at Kaleidoscope and Cartoons. 417-849-1009, cartoonsbar.com
The C-Street markets 2013 season opening day, 7:30 AM to 1 PM, Commercial Street. Decades's car show is part of the opening festivities. The market is open Saturdays through October 19. 417-831-6200.
Cancer survivor Spring fling, 9 AM to 1:30 PM, Springfield Lakeboat House in Marina, 5324 South Kissick Ave. Free. 417-820-3324.
Community day, 9 AM to 3 PM, Ozarks Technical Community College campus, 1001 E. Chestnut Expressway. Includes car show, plant sale, demonstrations, health screenings. Free, OTC.com\communityday
Document Disposal Day, 10 AM to 1 PM, Library Center, 4653 South Campbell Ave. Shredding by Cintas Document Management; limit of five bags or boxes. Free, 417-882-0714; thelibrary.org
Sunday, April 28th
Nixa American Legion Riders/Nixa Memorial Post 434 meeting, 5 PM, American Legion building, 591 N. Makosky St., Scott Drake at 417-224-0131.
Titanic High Tea with Molly Brown's great-granddaughter, Titanic Museum Attraction. 800-381-7670; TitanicBranson.com
Second Annual Cupcakes and Cocktails, 1 to 3 PM, Parlor 88, 1111 East Republic Rd. Enjoy one signature cocktail and cupcakes from area switch job. Cost; $15. Wishimay.org
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!!!