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Weekend Outlook November 1-3, 2013

History Museum
The History Museum on the Square is among several venues hosting events this weekend/Credit: Scott Harvey
  • Acoustic Jam on the Square is held Friday nights at 7 on the West Plains Square.  Take instruments and lawn chairs.
  • The Library Center presents Base Hospital #28 Goes to France tonight (11/1) at 7 at the Library Center.  Learn about Kansas City doctors who, in 1917 and 1918, formed and organized a 2500 bed military general hospital that went to France.  For more information, 882-0714.
  • The Missouri State English Department presents a Moon City Reading tonight (11/1) featuring MSU alumnus Kerry James Evans at 7 in the Plaster Student Union Theatre.  To learn more, 836-6565.
  • Irving Berlin’s White Christmas is at the Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts today (11/1) at 8 pm and tomorrow at 2 and 8 (11/2).  For more information, missouristatetix.com or 836-7678.
  • The History Museum on the Square is hosting the exhibit “Woodruff’s Dream:  The Mother Road through Springfield—the Route 66 Exhibit” through February 2nd.  For more information, historymuseumonthesquare.org.
  • The Friends of the Eleven Point River will hold a Trivia Night and Silent Auction fundraiser tomorrow night (11/2) at 7 at the Harlin Museum.  Proceeds will benefit the Greer Mill restoration project.  For details, 778-6497.
  • Springfield Sertoma’s 13thannual Wingapalooza is tomorrow (11/2) from 11 to 5 at the Springfield Expo Center.  Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door.  For details, winga.net.
  • Anyone 18 and older can learn to make soy candles during the program Jelly Jar Candles tomorrow afternoon (11/2) at 2 at the Brentwood Branch Library.  To register, 883-1974.
  • Pathways United Methodist Church will hold their annual Fall Bazaar tomorrow (11/2) from 8 to 2 at the church, 1232 E. Dale.  For more information, 866-4378 or 887-7650.
  • The Missouri State football team will host Indiana State tomorrow afternoon (11/2) at 2 at Plaster Sports Complex.  For ticket information, 836-7678.
  • The Gillioz Theatre presents an evening with Mary Chapin Carpenter and Shawn Colvin tomorrow night (11/2) at 8.  For tickets, 863-7843 or gillioz.org.
  • The Fifth annual Project Puppy to benefit the Killiminati Foundation will be held tomorrow night (11/2) at 6:30 at the University Plaza.  For details, www.projectpuppy.org/puppy%20project.html.
  • Kids in grades four through eight are invited to “Origami Yoda” at 2 pm Sunday (11/3) at the Library Center.  They’ll make Star Wars origami and talk about Dwight, Tommy and the rest of the Origami series.  For more information, 882-0714.
  • Library local history associate Michael Price will discuss life in 1917-1918 in Springfield during World War I during the program The Great War in Springfield for adults Sunday afternoon (11/3) at 2 at the Library Center.  To find out more, 882-0714.
  • Folk duo Carrie Elkins and Danny Schmidt will play the Eureka Springs House Concert Sunday night (11/3) at 6 at the Unitarian Church, 17 Elk St.  For more information, 479-244-0123.
  • The Missouri State field hockey team will host Ball State Sunday afternoon (11/3) at 1 at Plaster Sports Complex.  For ticket information, 836-7678.