Weekend Outlook July 14-16, 2017

Jul 14, 2017

Watershed Center of the Ozarks
Credit Watershed Committee of the Ozarks

The Watershed Committee of the Ozarks will host its annual Summer Gala tomorrow night (7/15) starting at 5 at the Darr Agricultural Center in Springfield.  Tickets are $45 in advance or $50 at the door.  WCO's executive director, Mike Kromrey, talked with Michele Skalicky about the fundraiser.

Masked:  Ball of the Wild 2017 is tonight (7/14) at 6 at the John A. and Genny Morris Conservation Center, 600 W. Sunshine, supporting Friends of the Zoo. 

Movies at Founders Park continues at dusk tonight and tomorrow night (7/14 & 7/15) at Founders Park in downtown Springfield.  The 1991 film, Beauty and the Beast, will be shown tonight and La La Land tomorrow night. 

The MOXIE FLIX series will feature the 1946 film, “Beauty and the Beast,” today (7/14) at 4:30 p.m. and tomorrow (7/15) at 10 a.m. at the Moxie, 305 S. Campbell, in Springfield.  Admission is free.  The series focuses on essential films for kids to see before they turn 13. 

Conor Oberst, with Big Thief, takes the stage tonight (7/14) at 8 at the Gillioz Theatre, 325 Park Central East in Springfield. 

The Fat Tire Festival is today through Sunday (7/14-7/16) in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.  The event features downhill, super-d, short track and cross country racing along with group rides and social gatherings. 

The 2017 Laclede County Fair is being held through tomorrow (7/15) at the Laclede County Fairgrounds in Lebanon. 

The program, “Nature Art with a Chinese Brush Stroke,” will be offered today (7/14) at 1 and 2:45 at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center.  To register, 888-4237. 

Yoga on the Square continues on Fridays at 12:10 p.m. on Park Central Square through September 1st.  Take a yoga mat and water.  For details, (417) 862-7456.

Rutledge-Wilson Community Farm Park, 3825 W. Farm Road 146 in Springfield, will host Fun Family Fishing Night tonight (7/14) from 6 to 9.  The cost is $5 per pole and free for age two and under.  The night will include fishing, a cow train, a bonfire and a bounce house.  To register, 837-5949.

The Baseball Card and Collectors Show is today through Sunday (7/14-7/16) at the Battlefield Mall. 

A Drive-In Movie, featuring Indiana Jones, will start tonight (7/14) at sunset at the Gasconade Shelter #1, Fourth St. and Van Buren St. in Lebanon. 

The 2017 American Emu Association National Convention is today and tomorrow (7/14-7/15) at the Oasis Hotel & Convention Center in Springfield. 

The Fair Grove Ice Cream Social is tomorrow (7/15) from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Wommack Mill in downtown Fair Grove.  There will be live music, homemade desserts, drinks and, of course, ice cream.  Antiques trucks and tractors will on display, and a fireworks show will start at dark.  Admission is free.

Farmers Market of the Ozarks’ Food Truck Throw-Down is tomorrow (7/15) from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the market near Republic Rd. and Highway 60.  The market’s food truck vendors will offer samples, and you can vote for your favorite.  The cost is $10 to sample all four trucks or $3 for individual tickets. 

Wild Bob’s Musical Book Club is at Lindbergs, 318 W. Commercial, tomorrow night (7/15) at 6:30.  The featured book for July is Persepolis.  There’s a cover charge of $5 at the door. 

Patrick Mureithi will present a concert tomorrow morning (7/15) at 10:30 at the Library Center.  It’s for kids in preschool through third grade and their families.  

The traveling exhibit, “America’s Road:  the Journey of Route 66,” is at the Discovery Center of Springfield through September 30. 

A Rain Barrel Workshop starts tomorrow morning (7/15) at 10 at Springfield Community Gardens, 1126 N. Broadway, in Springfield.  Admission is free.  For more information, (417) 414-7129.

Adults are invited to make a mini Zen garden during the program “Apartment Therapy 101,” tomorrow morning (7/15) at 10:30 at the Park Central Branch Library.

Artillery Demonstrations will be offered tomorrow (7/15) hourly from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Tour Stop 5 at Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield.  For details, nps.gov/wicr or 732-2662.

Springfield Streetfest is tomorrow (7/15) from 11 to 5 at the Battlefield Mall.  Show your car and find a club or group to get involved with. 

Learn about Missouri’s venomous snakes during a program tomorrow afternoon (7/15) at 2 at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center.  To register, 888-4237.

Finley Valley Serpentarium will have venomous snakes on display tomorrow (7/15) from 3 to 4 at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center.  To find out more, 888-4237.

The Missouri Golf Association will host the Kid’s Fun Day and Junior Golf Clinic tomorrow morning (7/15) at 10 at Highland Springs Country Club.  The event will include face painting, carnival games, inflatables and golf tips from area pros.  Registration is required. 

The 13th annual Girls Just Wanna Run 5K and 10K Run/Walk will be held tomorrow (7/15) starting at Cox North in Springfield, followed by a Block Party.  Proceeds benefit CoxHealth Fitness Centers’ FitLife program. 

The fourth annual Scavenger Hunt to benefit the OACAC Webster County Neighborhood Center emergency fund is tomorrow (7/15) at the Marshfield Fairgrounds.  To learn more,

See the 1977 film, “The Goodbye Girl,” during the series, “Neil Simon Classics,” tomorrow (7/15) at 2 at the Library Center. 

North Arkansas Regional Medical Center will host “The World’s Largest Baby Fair” tomorrow (7/15) from 9 to 11 a.m. at the North Arkansas College Pioneer Pavilion in Harrison, Arkansas. 

The Quail and Upland Wildlife Foundation, along with Disabled American Veterans, will host an Appreciation BBQ for veterans tomorrow (7/15) at the QUWF headquarters in Buffalo, MO.  Volunteers are needed.  To learn more, (417) 345-5960.

The Library Center will host the program, “Stories in the Stars,” for adults only tomorrow night (7/15) at 6 at the Library Center.  A presenter will lead groups into the StarLab planetarium every 25 minutes.  Free eclipse glasses will be available while they last. 

The program, Epitaphs and Engravings, will be held Sunday afternoon (7/16) at 1 at the Carver Family Cemetery at George Washington Carver National Monument

The Moxie Cinema’s On Stage series will feature “George Balanchine’s Jewels,” filmed live at the Royal Opera House in April, Sunday night (7/16) at 5:30 at the Moxie, 305 S. Campbell, in Springfield.  Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for members and students. 

The Live on the Lawn concert series, presented by Hillcrest Presbyterian Church, will continue Sunday night (7/16) at 6:30 at the church, 818 E. Norton in Springfield, and will feature the Honky Tonk Renovators.  Take lawn chairs or blankets.  Admission is free.