Weekend Outlook April 7-9, 2017

Apr 7, 2017

Statue and International Flags on the Missouri State University Campus

The Missouri State University Public Affairs Conference continues today (4/7) on campus.  “Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs:  Public Enemy #1” will start at 9 this morning and “Finding Justice for Child Offenders” begins at 10:30 in Plaster Student Union, Room 313. “Health Insurance Equity and the Current Debate” is at 10:30 in the PSU Ballroom East. 

The GLBT community in Eureka Springs will host the Spring Diversity Weekend today through Sunday (4/7-4/9). 

7C’s Winery will host the fourth annual Sippin n Sawin Festival today and tomorrow (4/7-4/8) featuring chain saw carvers, bbq, an auction and more.

The First Friday Art Walk is tonight (4/7) from 6 to 10 in downtown Springfield. The event features original art, live local music, live art demonstrations, arts performances, local history and more in 22 participating locations. 

Springfield Little Theatre presents “Jesus Christ Superstar” through April 15 at the Landers Theatre. 

The exhibit, “From Home to Over There:  Greene County in the Great War,” is at the History Museum on the Square in Springfield through July 7. 

The Missouri State Baseball Bears will host Dallas Baptist tonight (4/7) at 6:30, tomorrow (4/8) at 2 and Sunday (4/9) at 1 at Hammons Field.  For ticket information, missouristatetix.com or 836-7678.

MSU-West Plains will host the Red, White and True Blue Auction tonight (4/7) at 5:30 in the Recreation Center. 

Drury University’s 30th annual International Food Festival starts at 6 tomorrow night (4/8) in the Findlay Student Center. 

The Seize the Day 5K to benefit the Epilepsy Foundation of the Ozarks is tomorrow (4/8) at Jordan Valley Park. 

Buffalo National River Partners will offer an Historic Cemeteries Stroll tomorrow (4/8) at 10:30 a.m. at Kings Cemetery, Highway 51 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. 

Webb City will host the Route 66 Cruise-A-Palooza spring festival and the 66 Route 5K tomorrow (4/8) in downtown Webb City.  

The Greater Ozarks Audubon Society will host a walk at Lake Springfield tomorrow morning (4/8) at 8 to look for early spring migrants. 

Dickerson Park Zoo will host an Enrichment EGGStravaganza as part of National Zoo Lovers Day tomorrow (4/8).  Watch zoo animals hunt for paper-mache eggs filled with treats and enjoy other enrichment items from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  

The Missouri Department of Conservation will present the workshop, “Naturescaping for Wildlife and You,” at the Scott Regional Technical Center in Monett tomorrow (4/8) at 9 a.m.  To register, 417-235-7022.

The Springfield Conservation Nature Center invites anyone 18 and older to go on a five-mile volunteer naturalist-led hike tomorrow (4/8) at Table Rock State Park.  To register, 888-4237.

Fetch Pet Supplies and Gifts, 1332 E. Republic Rd., will offer pet photos with the Easter bunny tomorrow (4/8) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to benefit SAAF Spay and Neuter Clinic. 

NAMI will host a Mental Health Fair tomorrow (4/8) from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Club of Springfield’s Stalnaker Unit, 1410 N. Fremont. 

CoxHealth will host the Baby Affair tomorrow (4/8) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Dee Ann White Women’s and Children’s Hospital. 

Firepoint Church, 153 E. Highway CC in Nixa, will hold a Craft Fair tomorrow (4/8) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

The program, “Slave Motherhood in Antebellum Missouri,” will start at 1 tomorrow (4/8) at George Washington Carver National Monument in Diamond, MO. 

The third annual “Rock to End Alzheimer’s” will start at 5 tomorrow night (4/8) at Lindberg’s Tavern on Commercial Street.  Admission is $10 at the door.

Celebrate National Poetry Month with visiting poets, Allison Joseph and Jon Tribble, tonight (4/7) at 7 in the Plaster Student Union Theater at MSU.

The Missouri State men’s soccer team will host St. Louis University tomorrow afternoon (4/8) at 3 on the MSU campus.  For ticket information, missouristatetix.com or 836-7678.

Queen City Sertoma’s Cajun Cook-Off and Carnivale is tomorrow (4/8) from 6 to 11 p.m. at Farmers Park, 2144 E. Republic Rd. 

Sip & Savor Springfield is tomorrow (4/8) at the O’Reilly Family Event Center on the Drury campus.  Try various sweet and drinks at the event to benefit Harmony House and Rare Breed. 

The Bolivar Live on Stage Concert Series will present trumpeter, Brandon Ridenhour, at Pike Auditorium tomorrow night (4/8) at 7:30. 

The annual Show-Me Gourd Art Festival is tomorrow (4/8) from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sunday (4/9) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. featuring dried gourds for sale, gourd artists, kids’ activities, raffles, vendors, workshops and more. 

Party in the Park is tomorrow (4/8) from noon to 11 p.m. at Minnie Harris Park in Harrison, Arkansas, featuring live music by Saving Abel and Steve Dorian, a car and bike show, craft booths, an international booth and more. 

417 Fashionation 2017 starts tomorrow night (4/8) at 5:30 at the Springfield Expo Center featuring a pre-party, fashion show, after party, pop up shops, live music and more. 

The Downtown Spring Sidewalk Sale is tomorrow (4/8) from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown Springfield.

National Antique Tractor Pulls will be held tomorrow and Sunday at the Cowan Civic Center in Lebanon.