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."
The Green family, founders of national arts-and-crafts retailer Hobby Lobby, has amassed one of the worlds 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.
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 1900s 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.
This event is the largest nine-day hunting sale of the year. Celebrate with local hunting professionals, while also taking advantage of unbelievable savings.
The public is invited to enjoy a free Standard Flower Show themed Lifes Celebrations at The Library Center Auditorium, 4653 S. Campbell, Springfield, Mo., noon to 8:30 p.m. Friday, August 29 and 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday, August 30. The flower show is sponsored by the Springfield Council of Federated Garden Clubs.
Mark your calendars folks! It's our 1st annual Free Strength Foundation and Wellness Day at STRONG Gym! You can enjoy a:
vocal/keyboard players Jason Whorlow and Dan Blizzard are back at OOVVDA to sing your favorite songs!
The King travels away and leaves his son in charge of the kingdom. The Dreamweaver takes advantage of the situation and slowly turns the people of the kingdom against the Prince, with deadly results. Find out what happens when the King returns to The Land of Nod.
C-Street Market, the sweetest little market in town, features small-scale farmers, bakers and crafters in a friendly and intimate market experience at the historic Jefferson Avenue Footbridge.
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 markets laid back atmosphere under the only permanent farmers' market pavilion in the Ozarks. The market accepts SNAP, debit and credit cards.
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.
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!
The canine aquatics event of the year: Dog Swim XI at Fassnight Pool. All proceeds benefit Cruse Dog Park, Springfields only off-leash dog park. One dog per human, no humans allowed in the pool. Must present proof of vaccination when registering. Registration required by Aug. 29 at parkboard.org. On-site registration is available, but please pre-register dogs dont like waiting in line!
Whiskey Jam is a monthly event at Lindbergs that will feature specials on whiskey, your favorite local folk/country/bluegrass/whiskey drinkin' bands and whiskey vendors putting their products on display.