The Branson Air show, to celebrate the opening of the Branson Airport, will be held tonight, tomorrow and Sunday (5/8-5/10) at the airport. Gates open at 5. For ticket information, bransonairshow.com.
Evangel University Auxiliary’s 29th Annual Colossal Garage Sale continues today (5/8) until 5 and tomorrow (5/9) from 8 to noon in the Mabee Fitness Center in the northwest part of campus.
Geezerfest! will begin tonight (5/8) at 7 on the Library Center’s patio. Adults are invited to take lawn chairs and listen to tunes from the 60s, 70s and 80s. Admission is free.
The Discovery Center’s monthly Star Party will be held tonight (5/8) from 5 to 8. Star Parties on the Discovery Center’s patio are free.
The Bikers United Youth Safety Festival will start today (5/8) at 5 at the West Plains Civic Center. Admission is free.
The Wilson’s Creek Farmer’s Market continues tonight (5/8) from 5:30 to 8:30 in the Battlefield Community Room. There will be a demonstration of lasagna gardening.
The C-Street Market on Commercial Street at the Footbridge continues tomorrow morning (5/9) from 8 to 12:30.
The Greater Springfield Farmer’s Market continues tomorrow morning (5/9) at 8:30 on the Northeast part of the Battlefield Mall Parking Lot.
The Greater Polk County Farmer’s Market will be open tomorrow morning (5/9) from 7:30 to 11 at the intersection of Main and Locust in Bolivar.
Downtown West Plains will host “Market on the Square” tomorrow (5/9) from 1 to 5.
The 18th Annual Kitchen 5K Fun Run and One Mile Walk with Mom will be held tomorrow (5/9) at City Utilities’ main office, 301 E. Central. For more information, 831-8630.
Miles for Minds, a walk-a-thon to raise funds for NAMI and to raise awareness of mental illness will be held tomorrow (5/9). Walker check in is at 9, and the walk begins at 10 at Calvary Temple 444W. Grand.
The Red Cross Benefit Golf Tournament will be held tomorrow (5/9) at the West Plains Municipal Golf Course. For more information, 256-9824.
A one-day art festival, Art in the Alley, will be held tomorrow (5/9) from 9 to 3 on the square in Bolivar. Admission is free.
A Bolivar Loft Walk will be held tomorrow (5/9) from 10 to 2 in downtown Bolivar. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door. Proceeds benefit the Downtown Bolivar Association. For more information, 327-2687.
The Bolivar Kiwanis Club will host a pancake breakfast tomorrow (5/9) from 6 am to 1 pm on the southwest corner of the Bolivar Square.
The Eureka Springs Festival of the Arts continues thru the end of the month. The Artrageous Parade has been rescheduled for tomorrow afternoon (5/9) at 2. A Garden Club Plant Sale will be held from 8 to noon in the Eureka Springs High School parking lot. And there will be free music in Basin Park from noon to 6 tomorrow (5/9) and noon to 4 Sunday (5/10). Native American flute player John Two-Hawks will give a concert in THE Auditorium Sunday at 2. Mothers get in free—all others pay $10. For more information, eurekasprings.org.
Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield’s Art in the Park Series continues tomorrow night (5/9) at 7 with High Strung, a bluegrass band from the Springfield-Branson area. Take lawn chairs or blankets for the free concert .
The Greater Ozarks Audubon Society invites you to meet them in the commuter parking lot at Evans Road and US 65 tomorrow morning (5/9) at 8 to go bird watching on the James River Greenway. For more information, call Dave Catlin at 889-9940.
Lutheran Family and Children’s Services of Missouri will hold their 2nd annual Boas and Bling Mother’s Day brunch tomorrow morning (5/9) from 10:30 to 12:30 at Highland Springs Country Club. For more information, visit lfcsmo.org or call 862-1972.
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church will hold a yard sale tomorrow (5/9) from 8 to 4 to benefit Christian County’s Least of These food pantry. The church is located at 815 E. Farm Rd. 182 (Plainview Rd.) east of Cherokee Middle School.
The Greater Ozarks Chapter of the American Red Cross will offer pet first aid classes tomorrow (5/9). The Dog Class is from 9 to 11:30 and the Cat Class from noon to 2:30. For details, redcross-ozarks.org or 1-866-206-0256.
To Celebrate National Tennis Month, the Springfield-Greene County Park Board is offering free tennis lessons for youth six years and older along with adult instruction. Lessons will be offered tonight (5/8) from 6 to 7:30 at Perry Tennis Courts at National and Bennett.
The Cruisin’ Against Bruisin’ 7th Annual High Roller Run to benefit the Family Violence Center will be held tomorrow (5/10) beginning at Cruisin 66, 1310 S. Glenstone.
The Library Station and ICON Computer Users’ Group will offer How-To Computer Seminars tomorrow (5/9). “Using Free Photo Organizing Software” will start at 10, “Citizen’s Guide to Using the Library Without Going Inside” will begin at 12:30 and “Advanced Technology Forum” at 2:15. For more information, 865-1340.
There will be an old time square dance tomorrow night (5/9) at 7 at the Taney Center, about three miles east of Forsyth on Highway 160/76.
The Springfield Conservation Nature Center invites adults to go on a Niangua River Float Trip tomorrow (5/9). Canoe rental is $20 per person. The Conservation Teen Club, for anyone 12 to 17-years-old, will go on a wildflower and photography hike tomorrow (5/9). The Nature Center invites parents and their children age zero to two to the program “Babes in the Woods Celebrates Mothers” tomorrow morning at 11. You need to register for all of those programs by calling the Nature Center at 888-4237.
The Nature Center will host a Flint Knapping Demonstration Sunday (5/10) from 1 to 3 as part of its Primitive Skills Series. You don’t need to register.
The Nature Center will show the Conservation Video “Introduction to Camping” Sunday afternoon (5/10) at 2.
All mothers get in free to Dickerson Park Zoo Sunday (5/10) in celebration of Mother’s Day.
The first of five concerts in the Jane A. Meyer Carillon Series at Missouri State will be held Sunday night (5/10) at 6 outside the Meyer Library. A reception will be held after the performance in the lobby of the library. Take lawn chairs and blankets—admission is free.
The 2nd Annual Ozarks Sustainability Festival will be held Sunday (5/10) from 10 am to 6 pm on the grounds of the Next Step Seventh-Day Adventist Church in West Plains. The focus will be on locally-grown produce and renewable energy sources.