This Week In Springfield

"Cinderella" on Stage, HBA Home Show, Miranda Lambert and More!
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What's Happening in Springfield | Jan. 23-30

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s "Cinderella," the Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific, is taking the stage at Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts January 24-26! This lush production features jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love – the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball, and more – plus some surprising new twists!

Miranda Lambert will take the stage at JQH Arena on January 27. Known for her energetic, fun as well as emotional live performances, Miranda is ready to kick it up a notch in 2017 with new stories and new music. Joining her on the Highway Vagabond Tour are special guest Old Dominion and Aubrie Sellers.

The 2017 HBA Home Show is this weekend at the Springfield Expo Center. Whether you’re updating the home you love, building the home of your dreams, or looking for home improvement tips, you’ll find inspiration and information at the HBA Home Show. That’s January, 27th, 28th, and 29th at the Springfield Expo Center. Admission is $7 per person and free for children 12 and under.

Also, this weekend you can take the kids to the Discovery Center of Springfield on Saturday for a day of celebration for Chinese New Year! Build a pagoda, make a Chinese lantern, practice Chinese calligraphy, learn about fireworks, experience traditional Chinese music and dancing, learn how to use chopsticks, and be a part of the Dragon Parade. That’s from 10 to 4 and the festivities are included in the price of admission. January 28th.

Check out the many other events happening in Springfield on our calendar.

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Looking Ahead

Harlem Globetrotters at JQH Arena

The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters return to Springfield at JQH Arena on February 3rd. The Globetrotters’ one-of-a-kind show is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment. Every game will showcase incredible ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequaled fan interaction. After the game, Globetrotter stars will sign autographs and take photos with fans.

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