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Weekend Outlook October 5-7, 2012

Find out what's happening over the weekend in the Ozarks
  • The Code 3 Sertoma will host a Trivia Night tonight (10/5) at 319 Event Center, 319 W. Walnut.  There will be burgers and brats, door prizes and more.  Doors open at 6, and the event starts at 7.  Admission is $10 per person in advance or $15 at the door.  To find out more, www.code3sertoma.org.
  • The MSU volleyball team will host Indiana State tonight (10/5) at 7 and tomorrow night (10/6) at 7 at Hammons Student Center.  For ticket information, 836-7678.
  • America’s Got Talent competitor Jake Wesley Rogers will be at the West Plains Civic Center Theatre tomorrow night (10/6) at 7.  Admission is free.
  • Acoustic Jam on the Square is held Friday nights at 7 on the square in West Plains.  Take instruments and lawn chairs.
  • A dance is held each Friday night at 7 at the West Plains Senior Center.  Admission is $4, and all ages are welcome.
  • The 39thannual Ozark Arts and Crafts Fair is today and tomorrow (10/5-10/6) from 9 am to 6 pm and Sunday (10/7) from 9 to 4 at Finley River Park in Ozark.  For details, www.ozarkcraftfair.com.
  • Ozarks Fall Farmfest is today through Sunday (10/5-10/7) from 9 to 5 at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds.  To learn more, www.ozarkempirefair.com.
  • The 19thannual AIDS Walk is tomorrow (10/6) starting at 10 am at Phelps Grove Park.  Registration starts at 9.  The walk will be followed by a costumed dog parade.  For more information, 881-1900.
  • Fall Fest continues through October 28th at Rutledge-Wilson Community Farm Park.  Hours Friday are 5-9 and Saturdays and Sundays noon to 9.  For more information, 837-5949.
  • The MSU field hockey team will host Michigan tomorrow afternoon (10/6) at 1 at Plaster Sports Complex.  For ticket information, 836-7678.
  • The MSU men’s soccer team will host Bradley tomorrow night (10/6) at 7 at Plaster Sports Complex.  For tickets, 836-7678.
  • The Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts presents Monroeville tomorrow night (10/6) at 8.  The band embraces a crossover sound between progressive bluegrass and acoustic country.  For tickets, 836-7678.
  • As part of Banned Books Week, the Fair Grove Branch Library will show a marathon of films, rated PG and under, based on the most widely banned books of all time tomorrow (10/6) from 10 to 6.  For more information, 759-2637.  The Strafford Branch Library will show the film “The Call of the Wild” at 2.
  • The Library Center will hold an Authors’ Fair tomorrow (10/6) from 11 to 2.  Thirty authors from around the Ozarks will sell their books, sign them and visit with other authors. 
  • The Doomsday Film Series for adults, at the Library Center, will feature the 1953 film “The War of the Worlds” tomorrow afternoon (10/6) at 2.
  • The sixth annual Taste of Springfield is tomorrow (10/6) from noon to 4 in downtown Springfield.  Food sampling tickets are $10 for a sheet of ten.  Tickets for a beer sampling, between noon and 11 pm, are $1.  For more information, www.itsalldowntown.com.
  • The Greater Ozarks Audubon Society invites you to “Close Encounters of the Bird Kind” tomorrow (10/6).  Meet at 8 am at the Botanical Center at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park to look for fall migrating birds.  For details, Dan at 725-9481.
  • East Sunshine Church of Christ will hold a workshop on aging tomorrow (10/6).  “Aging Grace’fully” will run from 9 am to 3:30 pm at the church, 3721 E. Sunshine.  To learn more, 889-5455.
  • AMVETS Post 98 will host a Breast Cancer Ride, Warriers Never Stop Fighting, tomorrow morning (10/6) at 9:30 starting from 1825 Country Road 6070 in West Plains.  For details, 204-0975.
  • It’s Primitive Skills Day Sunday (10/7) at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center from 1 to 5.  See demonstrations of flint knapping, bow and arrow construction, basket weaving, fire making and how to make cordage from native plant fibers.  Stop by anytime.
  • The Maple Leaf Festival Quilt Show is at the Powers Museum in Carthage today through October 30th.  For more information, 417-237-0546.