Events in Springfield


Price Cutter Charity Championship

Aug 7-10 - Check website

This year marks the 25th anniversary of this premier stop on the PGA's Tour. Since 1990, the tournament has made a significant impact on the lives of children in the Ozarks and has raised more than $10 million. Proceeds help children receive health care services, send youngsters to summer camp, assist medical facilities with expanding services for children, help children with special needs and enhance the lives of the children in the Ozarks. There are many other events related to Price Cutter Charity Championship.

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25th Annual Charity Championship

Aug 7-10 -

The Price Cutter Charity Championship presented by Dr Pepper is your chance to see the PGA’s future greats playing to give local kids great futures. This year we are celebrating our 25th tournament anniversary and our goal is to raise one million dollars! Since the tournament began in 1990, it has raised nearly $11 million for children’s charities throughout the Ozarks, and this year we want to add a million more. The Price Cutter Charity Championship presented by Dr Pepper (PCCC) is a PGA Tour golf tournament on the Tour. The event is played at Highland Springs Country Club in Springfield, and is the parent to myriad related events hosted throughout the Ozarks.

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Binocular and Rangefinder Trade-In

Aug: 7-12 - All Day

Hunters can trade-in their old binoculars and rangefinders and receive money toward new models at a participating Bass Pro Shops store during Binocular and Rangefinder Trade-In days. This trade-in event, which is held Aug. 7-12, allows hunters to trade in old binoculars and rangefinders for a coupon worth up to $100 off the price of new binoculars or rangefinders. The donated binoculars and rangefinders will be given to local nonprofit groups whose mission is to teach children about the outdoors. See a store associate for details on all trade-in offers.

Outdoor Event

Parties in the Park: The Domino Kings

Aug 7 - 5:00 - 8:00 PM

Enjoy live music from The Domino Kings, and a cooking with herbs class. Only at Farmer's Park

Outdoor Event

Nighttime Ghost Tour

- 8-9:30pm

Hear the ghostly tales while touring one of the midwest's most haunted castle at night with a tour guide.

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Barenaked Ladies

Aug 7 - 8pm

Among the truths we hold to be self-evident are these: Canadian bands can play, and they can also bring the funny. No outfit hailing from north of the border embodies these paired virtues more engagingly than the Barenaked Ladies, whose fusion of hooks and yuks has resulted in more than 14 million albums sold, as well as putting myriad fannies in the seats of concert halls and amphitheaters around the world.


Lady Day At Emerson's Bar And Grill

Aug 8-10, 15-17, 21-23 - 7:00

The storyinspired by the legendary Billie Holiday starring Johnnie Angelia King. The play takes place in South Philadelphia in March 1959. Billie Holiday is performing in a run-down bar, during one of her last performances before her death in July 1959. She sings, accompanied by Jimmy Powers on the piano, and also tells stories about her life.

Cultural Theatre

Birthplace of Route 66 Festival

Aug 8-9 - 10am-4pm

A celebration on Historic Route 66 designed to remember the role Springfield played in the history of Route 66, and the fact that the road was named here

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Movies at Founders Park: Back to the Future

Aug 8 -

Movies at Founders Park begins Friday, July 11

Outdoor Event

4th Annual Birthplace of Route 66 Festival & Car Show

Aug 9 - 10am-5pm

Enjoy a classic car show, food vendors, a kids' area, live entertainment and more. Also enjoy the lively businesses along Route 66 during this festival celebrating the city where Route 66 was named.

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The Ozark Mountain Daredevils

Aug 9th (One Night Only) - 7:00 PM

The Ozark Mountain Daredevils have performed professionally since 1971 including 8 studio albums that have sold over 2 million copies worldwide including the #2 hit "Jackie Blue" and the iconic songs "Wanna Get to Heaven," "Chicken Train," "Country Girl," "Homemade Wine," and many other iconic hits. There will also be a special guest appearances by Powder Mill, Mark Bilyeu and Cindy Woolf


153 Battle Anniversary Weekend

Aug 9-10 -

A variety of programs will highlight the 153rd anniversary of the Battle of Wilson's Creek on August 9-10, 2014.

Outdoor Event

Movies at Founders Park: Grown Ups

Aug 9 -

Movies at Founders Park begins Friday, July 11

Outdoor Event

Isesaki Summer Festival

Aug 9 - 6:30-8:00pm

This will be our 7th Isesaki Summer Festival, which is arranged by visiting high school students from Springfield's Sister City in Isesaki, Japan. The festival is open to the community and fun for all ages.

Cultural Educational Festivals Free Events

GORE-TEX Mobile Tour

Aug 9-10 -

Meet up with the Gore Mobile Tour and experience for yourself the GORE-TEX® brand difference. Filled with interactive demos, you'll get a chance to see the science behind their uniquely durable and highly breathable outerwear, footwear, and accessories.