Weekend Outlook March 31-April 2, 2017

Mar 31, 2017

Landers Theatre
Credit Michele Skalicky

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

The Missouri State Baseball Bears will host Bradley tonight (3/31) at 8, tomorrow (4/1) at 3 and Sunday (4/2) at 1 at Hammons Field.  For ticket information, 836-7678 or missouristatetix.com.

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. 

Joplin Little Theater presents Arsenic & Old Lace though Sunday (4/2).  A drama critic learns his family is comprised of lunatics and homicidal maniacs in this classic black comedy.

Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield will host its 17th annual Park Day Clean-up event along with the Civil War Trust tomorrow (4/1).  Volunteers will meet at the Visitor Center at 8:30 a.m., and projects will go until 2 p.m.  Pre-registration is requested at 732-2662, extension 389.

A Native Plant Sale and Workshop will be held tomorrow (4/1) from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center.  Attendees will learn more about using native plants and have the chance to purchase some.  Admission is free, and no registration is required.  For more information, 888-4237.

Farmers Market of the Ozarks will host their annual Spring Gardening Kick-off tomorrow (4/1) from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Springfield featuring free gardening activities, education opportunities and cooking demos. 

Camp Barnabas will host the Big Party Half Marathon and 5K tomorrow morning (4/1) starting at Jordan Valley Park. 

The Drury at the Moxie series continues tomorrow (4/1) at 1 with “The Sea Inside” at the Moxie Cinema, 305 S. Campbell.  Drury’s Dr. Chris Panza will lead a post-show discussion about the movie. 

The Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden in Springfield opens this weekend and boat rentals at the Lake Springfield Boathouse begin.  New this year at the boathouse is paddleboard rentals.  The garden will be open and rentals will be offered tomorrow (4/1) through October 31.  To learn more, click here.

Missouri State University’s volleyball team will host Drury tomorrow morning (4/1) at 11, MSU-West Plains at noon and Oral Roberts at 2 at Hammons Student Center.  For ticket information, 836-7678 or missouristatetix.com

Easter at the Farm is tomorrow (4/1) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Rutledge-Wilson Community Farm Park, 3825 W. Farm Rd. 146 in Springfield.  There will be Easter egg hunts, a chance to meet the Easter bunny, crafts, games, cow and grain trains and inflatables.  There’s a small fee for some activities. 

A Glow-in-the-Dark Egg Hunt starts is set for 6 to 9 tomorrow night (4/1) at Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park.  Families are asked to take donations of peanut butter and cereal for Ozarks Food Harvest.  Pre-registration is required. 

Springfield Greene County Outdoor Initiatives will host tours of Doling Park’s Giboney Cave tomorrow (4/1). Walking tours are at 1 and 3 with a tunnel tour at 2.  The cost is $4 per person or $12 for a family of four and $6 or $20 for a family of four for the tunnel tour. 

Isabel’s House Crisis Nursery, 2750 W. Bennett, will host a Spring Community Tour Day tomorrow (4/1) from 9 a.m. to noon.  Take a tour, meet staff and find out how to help the organization. 

The Bishop’s Walk for Catholic Charities of Southwest Missouri will be held tomorrow (4/1) in Joplin at Landreth Park, in Springfield at Catholic High School, in Kimberling City at Our Lady of the Cove, Lamar at the city park and in Mt. Vernon at St. Susanne. 

Carnival of Ink, a tattoo/music festival, is tomorrow and Sunday (4/1-4/2) from noon to 8 p.m. at the Shrine Mosque in Springfield.  

Girl Scouts Camptastic will be held tomorrow (4/1) from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Camp Finbrooke.  Girls in grades K-8 will explore a day at camp with a hike, s’mores and more. 

The fifth annual Safe and Sound Saturday will be held tomorrow (4/1) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds E-Plex.  Families can learn how to live safer and healthier lives. 

Missouri State’s field hockey team will host Lindenwood tomorrow at noon and St. Louis University at 3 at the Allison North Stadium on the MSU campus.  For ticket information, 836-7678 or missouristatetix.com

A Useful Plant Hike, part of the Springfield Conservation Nature Center’s Primitive Skills Series, will start at 1 p.m. Sunday (4/2) for anyone 15 and older.  Learn the folklore and modern uses of several Missouri plants.  To register, 888-4237.

The Choral Union Concert will be held Sunday (4/2) at 3 at University Heights Baptist Church, 1010 S. National in Springfield. 

The Mid-Town Concert Series will continue Sunday (4/2) at 3 at Central Christian Church, 1475 N. Washington in Springfield, with a performance by the Evangel University Chorale.