Events in Springfield


Corey Smith

Sept. 24 - 7 p.m.

In today’s country music climate, there is an abundance of artists and songwriters champing at the bit to tell you just how “country” they are. But none represents the genuine rural lifestyle quite like Corey Smith.

Concerts Night Life

Moscow Ballet childrens audition at Point Performing Arts for the Nutcracker

Sep 25-27 - 5 to 8pm

Wanted to let everyone know the Russian Moscow Ballet is coming to Springfield, MO to do open auditions for the Nutcracker at Point Performing Arts, Sept. 17-19, 2014. This is an open audition for children ages 6 to 16 years of age. The audition is free and being done by a Prima Ballerina from the Moscow Ballet. They want over a hundred children to audition for the 60 spots. If chosen the children will pay $50.00 to perform with the Moscow Ballet on Dec 8th at the Gillioz Theater. The Moscow Ballet will provide the costumes and will do the choreography. This is an unusual opportunity to perform with a Professional Ballet Company.

Just for Kids Theatre

The Music Man-In Concert

Sep: 26-27 -

Kacey Musgraves and John & Jacob

Sep 26 - 8pm

Nashville-based singer/songwriter, Kacey Musgraves released her Mercury Records Nashville debut album, Same Trailer Different Park, this past spring to massive critical acclaim and recognition. The album, which she co-produced with Shane McAnally and Luke Laird, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart making her the first solo female in five years to open at No. 1 with a rookie release, and just seventh in the 22-year Nielson SoundScan era. The album includes her top 10, gold-certified single “Merry Go ‘Round,” “Blowin’ Smoke,” “Follow Your Arrow” and current single “Keep It To Yourself.”


Third Annual Reggae Fest

Sept. 26 - 7pm

If you like relaxing, danceable, beautiful music with a positive message, then you will love reggae music and the artists that will be performing at The 2012 Springfield,MO Reggae Fest! On October 20th,


Mother's & The Moxie Present Friday Flix: Beerfest

Sept. 26 - 8pm

What better way to celebrate the Oktoberfest season than with a movie about an secret, international beer drinking competition, set at Oktoberfest? Nothing that's what. That's why we've teamed up with Moxie for the final installment of Friday Flix in The Backyard to show Beerfest!

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The Music Man - In Concert

Sep 26, 27 - 8:00 PM

Shirley Jones hosts this 50th Anniversary Celebration of one of America’s favorite movie musicals, THE MUSIC MAN – In Concert. Co-starring Patrick Cassidy, it features gorgeous period costumes designed by Tony Award-winner William Ivey Long, video projections, film clips and some of Broadway’s finest singers and dancers.


Operation: Paintball Warrior

Sept. 27 - 7:30am- 4:30pm

It's time for the 8th annual Operation: Paintball Warrior, on Saturday, September 27th, for a full day of paintball fun to raise money for the Springfield Disabled American Veterans (DAV) who help transport disabled veterans for free to the VA clinics and hospitals in the Ozarks.

Charity Event Outdoor Event Sports

12th Annual DogFest

Sep 27 - 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

A canine extravaganza! Everyone, including the family dog, is invited for free fun and activities. DogFest features canine-related vendors and non-profits and the highly entertaining 10th Annual Dachshund Dash. Heats take place throughout the day with the ‘Best of the Best’ and the ‘Best of the Worst’ races around 2 p.m. All proceeds benefit Cruse Dog Park. Dachshund Dash and vendor registration required by Sept 19.

Charity Event Festivals Free Events Outdoor Event

Prarie Jubilee

Sep 27 - 10am-4pm

Come experience the sights and sounds of the tall-grass prairie…a living history loop, bison viewing, a bison lunch, and music by Wild Heart. Prairie Jubilee

Cultural Free Events

Walk to Defeat ALS

Sep 27 - 10am-2pm

The Walk to Defeat ALS™ is The ALS Association’s national fundraising program to raise money and awareness for ALS.

Charity Event

O'Reilly Auto Parts Street Machine Nationals

Sep 27-28 - Check website or call for details

O’Reilly Auto Parts Fall Street Machine Nationals, major performance-enthusiast automotive event cruises back into the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds in Springfield, MO for a celebration of everything automotive! Thousands of street machines, hot rods, muscle cars, and 2-wheel drive trucks are expected in Springfield on Saturday and Sunday, September 27 & 28, 2014. Show hours on Saturday - 9:00am to 5:00pm, and Sunday - 9:00am to 3:00pm. Tickets are on-sale now and you can save in advance by purchasing tickets at participating O’Reilly Auto Parts locations.

Exhibits Just for Kids Outdoor Event Sports

Wine Tasting and Live Entertainment

Sep 27 - Sat noon-4pm

Bring a picnic lunch and sample a splendid assortment of handcrafted wines along with complimentary live entertainment, BBQ grills, picnic tables and chairs available.

Food Event Outdoor Event

Walk to Defeat ALS

Sept 27, 2014 - 10am-12pm

The Walk to Defeat ALS™ is The ALS Association’s national fundraising program to raise money and awareness for ALS.

Charity Event Educational Free Events Outdoor Event

Civil War Lantern Tour

Sept. 27, Oct. 4, 11, 18 & 25 - 7:00 pm

Now reserving for Civil War Lantern Tours! Join us around the campfire Saturdays in October for an evening of story telling, southern food (beans, corn bread, and fried taters), Southern Belles, Baldknobbers, and a mysterious lantern-light tour of the legendary Smallin Cave! Call or email for reservations!

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