This Week In Springfield

Taste of SoMo, Sertoma Duck Race Festival, Butterfly Festival & More!
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What's Happening in Springfield | June 19-26

Taste of SoMo will be held in Park Central Square, Saturday, June 24, featuring some of southwest Missouri’s best cuisine, food trucks, educational opportunities, beer sampling, live music and more. Food sampling takes place from 1 p.m.–5 p.m., allowing foodies to vote for the region’s best appetizer, main dish and desserts. Then, enjoy live music and beer in the Square until 7 p.m.

The Sertoma Duck Race Festival is a fun filled weekend, June 23 and 24, of events designed to raise money for Care To Learn Ozark, Children's Smile Center, and Christian County Family Crisis Center. This family event ay Finley River Park in Ozark features fireworks, Balloon Glow, live music, car show, food/craft vendors and much more! 

Join Friends of the Garden in celebrating our native butterflies and moths at the Dr. Bill Roston Native Butterfly House at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park on Saturday, June 24. A caterpillar petting zoo, face painting, balloon art and games are just some of the activities offered. There will also be a host of vendors and tours of the Butterfly House from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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

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Journey, one of the most popular American rock bands of all time, be in concert at JQH Arena on July 3. They have continued to tour and record into the 21st century, firing on all cylinders and making sure their fans will never stop believin'. Since the group's formation in 1973, the band has earned 19 Top 40 singles and 25 Gold and Platinum albums.

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