Events

Mar 22

Dec 31

Sight & Sound Theatres-Jonah

Location: Sight & Sound Theatres, 1001 Shepherd of the Hills Expwy., Branson,
Date: Mar 22-Dec 31
Time: Call or check website for details
Admission: Call for details
Phone: 800-377-1277

Sight & Sound Theatres brings the Bible to life on Branson's largest stage. This one-of-a-kind family experience includes a 300-foot wraparound stage, 40-foot-high sets and an amazing variety of live animals. Playing in 2014: "Jonah."

Apr 01

Sep 30

Springfield Cardinals AA Baseball

Location: Hammons Field, 955 E. Trafficway St.
Date: Apr-Sep
Time: Check website
Admission: Check website
Phone: 417-863-2143

The Springfield Cardinals, the AA affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals, season runs Apr-Sep. When you catch a game at Hammons Field, you get a glimpse of what's next for the big leagues!

Apr 04

Apr 26

Fresh Gallery "Fresh Air" Open Juried Competition

Location: 400 West Walnut Street Springfield, MO 65806
Date: Apr4-26
Time: 11am-4pm
Admission: Free
Phone: 417-862-9300

Fresh Gallery's "Fresh Air" Open Juried Competition is coming up!

Apr 12

Jan 03

Passages Treasures of the Bible

Location: 3534 E. Sunshine, Springfield, MO 65809
Date: Apr 12- Jan 3
Time: Tues-Sat 10am-6pm Sun 1pm-6pm
Admission: Adult $15.95, Senior $13.95 Military & College Student $11.95 with ID Youth (ages 6-17) $11.95 includes audio Children (ages 5 & under) FREE Closed: Mondays, Easter, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s
Phone: 888.297.8011

The Green family, founders of national arts-and-crafts retailer Hobby Lobby, has amassed one of the world’s largest private collections of rare biblical artifacts. Passages is a 30,000-square-foot, interactive living-history exhibit that chronicles the remarkable story behind the Bible.

Apr 20

Apr 30

The Adventures of Marco Polo

Location: The White House Theatre 2255 Gretna Rd, Branson, MO 65616
Date: Apr 20-30
Phone: 417-335-2396

Since Marco Polo’s travels, the world has been swept away with the fascination of China. This epic show is an adventure, a love story, and many discoveries as told from Marco Polo’s journals. Showcasing original orchestration, amazing dance, acrobatics and magic The White House Theatre brings this incredible historic journey to Branson for its world debut.

Tags: Cultural
Apr 23

Dec 17

Happy Hour Live, The Best Happy Hour in SGF

Location: University Plaza Hotel Lobby
Date: Every Wednesday
Time: 5-7:30p
Admission: Free
Phone: 417-501-8605

Join us every Wednesday for the Best Happy Hour in SGF! NO COVER, NO ENTRY FEES, just show up and have some fun. See you there!

Apr 24

Lawrence Photo DIY Night

Location: 2550 S Campbell Ave Springfield, Missouri 65807
Date: Apr 24
Time: 6:30pm
Admission: Tickets $65
Phone: 417.883.8300

We are calling this one...Metal for Mom or Picture for Pops...

Tags: Cultural
Apr 24

Apr 27

Shrek, The Musical

Location: The Landers Theatre, 311 E. Walnut
Date: Apr 4-27
Time: Thu-Sat 7:30pm; Sun 2:30pm (Sat 2:30pm matinee only on April 12, 19 & 26)
Admission: $28.00 Adult $25.00 Senior (62+)/Student/Military $15.00 Children (ages 14 and under)
Phone: 417-869-1334

Based on the Oscar winning DreamWorks Animation Motion Picture and the book by William Steig. Join Shrek, an unseemly ogre and our unlikely hero, and his hyperactive, loyal steed, Donkey, as they set off to rescue the beautiful, if somewhat temperamental, Princess Fiona. Featuring wonderful new songs including “I’m A Believer,” SHREK THE MUSICAL is dazzling, funny, irreverent and unforgettable while simultaneously delivering important life lessons that add even more color and heart. The world of fairy tales as we know it is turned upside down in this irresistible tale of adventure, laughter and romance. Music by Jeanine Tesori. Book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire.

Tags: Theatre
Apr 24

Apr 27

Spring Dance Concert

Location: Craig Hall, Coger Theatre, MSU, 1147 Grand St
Date: Apr 24-27
Time: 7:30pm, Sun 2:30pm
Admission: $14 Adults; $12 Students/Seniors; $8 in advance with MSU ID
Phone: 417-836-4644

Mild. Raw. Breezy. Tempestuous. Like the season itself, the Spring Dance Concert is always fresh and bursting with life and energy. The program features an eclectic mix of new works, conceived by our faculty and performed by our students. Dance styles range from primal to classical to contemporary to experimental. They often integrate original music and narration, innovative costumes and backdrops, dramatic lighting and audio-visual effects. Whether whimsical or profound, gentle or exuberant, the pieces reflect the beauty and power of dance. Come and celebrate this fusion of body, mind, emotion and spirit!

Tags: Cultural, Theatre
Apr 24

Dec 27

Farmers Market of the Ozarks

Location: 4139 S. Nature Center Way Rd.
Date: Thu and Sat Year-round
Time: Thu 4-8pm and Sat 8am-1pm
Admission: Free
Phone: 417-766-8711

Farmers Market of the Ozarks combines farm fresh goodness, hand-crafted products and local eateries, all in one location easily accessible to the Ozarks community. Shop for groceries, find unique gifts, have breakfast and lunch or enjoy some local music, all within the market’s laid back atmosphere under the only permanent farmers' market pavilion in the Ozarks. The market accepts SNAP, debit and credit cards.

Apr 24

May 24

The End Came in Spring

Location: Stained Glass Theatre, 1996 W Evangel St, Ozark, MO
Date: Apr 24-May 24
Time: Thu-Fri 7:30pm, Sat 2:30pm
Admission: check for details
Phone: 417-581-9192

Scott has just returned home from two years overseas. Dad wants him to take over the family business, but Scott wants to be a full-time writer. To make matters worse, his brother is pushing him to get into a serious relationship. The End Came in Spring will take you on Scott's journey to discovering himself and God's will for his life.

Tags: Theatre
Apr 24

Women In Sports Luncheon at Ramada Oasis Convention Center

Location: Ramada Oasis Convention Center
Date: Apr 24
Time: 11:00 AM-1:00 PM
Phone: 417.889.3100

Women In Sports Luncheon

Apr 24

A Navy SEAL Tells His Story

Location: Springfield Art Museum, 1111 E. Brookside Drive
Date: Apr 24
Time: 7pm
Phone: 417 883-5566

Loyalty, perseverance, survival of the fittest. The same themes that Jack London brings to "The Call of the Wild" personify the career of former Navy SEAL and survivalist Cade Courtley. He will talk about his career as a military survivalist who led highly classified, high-risk operations around the world with SEAL Team Two and SEAL Team One. As part of the Big Read, Courtley will talk at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at the Springfield Art Museum, 1111 E. Brookside Drive. Courtley also starred in the Spike TV/Discovery International original series "Surviving Disaster" in 2010. After his talk, he will sell and sign his book "SEAL Survival Guide: A Navy SEAL's Secrets to Surviving Any Disaster."

Tags: Educational
Apr 25

May 10

Kurt Weill & Berthold Brecht's The Threepenny Opera

Location: check for details
Date: Apr 25-May 10
Time: check for details
Admission: $25, $20, $15
Phone: 417-863-1960

Directed by Dr. Robert Bradley

Tags: Concerts, Theatre
Apr 25

May 17

Camp Ritter Family – Group Camping Weekend

Location: Ritter Springs Park
Date: Apr 25-27 & May 16-17
Admission: Fee: $10/Person/Night; $10/Day Visitor; 6 yrs. and under are free
Phone: 417-833-8923

Camp out at beautiful Ritter Springs Park in your own camper, trailer or tent. Includes canoeing or kayaking, catch & release fishing, Dutch Oven cooking clinic and lunch, geocaching, hiking and more. Registration required one week in advance.