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Sight & Sound Theatres-Jonah

Mar 22-Dec 31 - Call or check website for details

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."

Educational Theatre
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Passages Treasures of the Bible

Apr 12- Jan 3 - Tues-Sat 10am-6pm Sun 1pm-6pm

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.

Cultural Educational Exhibits
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The Show Must Go On: Theatre and Entertainment Venues in Springfield

Jul 14 - Oct 11 - 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

From its earliest days Springfield has provided space for entertainers to give the citizens a few moments away from their daily cares. The first entertainment venue in Springfield was the Court House on the Public Square and by the early 1900’s there were theaters all around the downtown and Commercial Street. At one time there were three movie and vaudeville houses on the Public Square alone.

Educational Exhibits On-going Theatre

Bass Pro Shops Outdoor Fitness Festival

Sep-Nov - See website

The Bass Pro Fitness Festival is a series of not-for-profit events sponsored by Bass Pro and dedicated volunteers and sponsors. Proceeds from these events are shared by Big Brothers Big Sisters, the Ozark Greenways and Wonders of Wildlife. Walk, bike, run, or kayak your way to better health with the Bass Pro Outdoor Fitness Festival!

Charity Event Festivals Outdoor Event

Monday Night Comedy

- 10 p.m.

Every Monday night at infusions downtown (300 west Mcdaniel) come and have a few drinks and a lot of laughs as local stand up comedians compete in an open mic competition. The bar offers some of the most unique drinks in Springfield and the comedians always deliver. There are usually 6-8 comedians performing and the show starts at 10 p.m. If you want to get up on stage and tell a few jokes yourself, sign up is at 9 p.m. It's a great way to wind down from those Monday blues. So come on out to Infusions and have a laugh.

Comedy Night Life On-going

Conceal and Carry Classes

Aug 18-19, Sep 15-16 -

Come join Blaine Kennard and JJ Goulbourne as they teach the Conceal and Carry Permit classes here at Bass Pro Shops in Springfield, Missouri on August 18th and 19th from 6pm to 10pm. This class will include instruction on the laws concerning Conceal and Carry Permits as well as the range portion required for the class.

Educational

Ozark Scandinavian Society of Springfield Missouri Meetings

Sep 15, Oct 20 & Nov 17 - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Ozark Scandinavian Society of Springfield Missouri (osssm.net) is an organization dedicated to preserving Scandinavian heritage in Southwest Missouri by sharing information ranging from personal family stories to general information about Scandinavian countries. If you have an interest in Scandinavia you are invited to attend a meeting.

Cultural

Queen City Ukulele Club

Third Tuesday of each month - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

At the Queen City Ukulele Club, players both new and experienced; young and old enjoy meeting to share new tunes, plan performances and learn ukulele songs.

Educational Free Events

Happy Hour Live, The Best Happy Hour in SGF

Every Wednesday - 5-7:30p

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

Concerts Exhibits Food Event Free Events
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Moon Over the Mother Road 2

Sept. 18 - 8:30 - 9:30 pm Celebration & Lighting the Fox Theatre neon letters

Join in the city celebration as the History Museum on the Square "Flips the Switch" to light the neon Fox letters of our historic Fox Theatre. The lighting ceremony is at 9 pm. Come early and enjoy classic movie music on the the Square. Be a part of history!

Cultural

Columbinus

Sep: 18-19, 21-26, 28 -
Theatre

Poetry Slam

Sept. 18 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Poetry, Performed Live, Judged by the Audience. The poetry slam is open sign up, so bring your poems. Don't want to read, than come watch or judge. This is not your grandma's poetry reading. These poems are performed live on stage competing to be the first place poet of the night and win a cash prize. Sign up for poets starts at 7pm.

Cultural Night Life On-going

columbinus

Sept. 18-19, 21-26 & 28 - See Website

Written by Stephen Karam and PJ Paparelli

Cultural

Columbinus

Sep 18-19, 21-26, 28 - 7:30 PM: September 18-19, 21-26 & 28 2:30 PM: September 21 & 28

Written by Stephen Karam and PJ Paparelli

Cultural
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Disney's Marry Poppins

Sep: 12-14, 18-21,25-28 Oct: 2-5 - 2:30-4:30

Original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman. Book by Julian Fellowes. New songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe. Co-created by Cameron Mackintosh. Mary Poppins will dazzle, delight and capture your heart with an enchanting mixture of irresistible story, captivating characters, and unforgettable songs including “A Spoonful of Sugar,” “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocius,” and “Feed the Birds.” You’ll be swept up in the magic and the fun of this high-flying extravaganza the New York Post calls “a perfect piece of musical theatre…a certifiable super hit!”

Theatre