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.
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.
Michele Skalicky has worked at KSMU since the station occupied the old white house at National and Grand. She enjoys working on both the announcing side and in news and has been the recipient of statewide and national awards for news reporting. Michele enjoys hiking, camping, taking an active role in her two girls’ activities and caring for her family’s two guinea pigs, two cats, two dogs and five fish.