Weekend Outlook May 26-28, 2017

May 26, 2017

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The Kearney Street Cruise! Kickoff is tonight (5/26) at 6 along Kearney St. in Springfield.  Cars, trucks, motorcycles and other motorized vehicles are invited to take part in the family-friendly event. 

The NSRA Mid-America Street Rod Nationals event is today through Sunday (5/26-5/28) at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds. 

The Springfield Art Museum presents “Pre-K Make Your Mark!” this morning (5/26) at 10:30 and 11.  Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. 

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. 

Deezofest 2017, featuring The Too’s and Smokey Folk along with other bands, will be held tomorrow (5/27) at Minnie Harris Park in Harrison, Arkansas.  The music and art festival runs from 2 p.m. to midnight.             

Springfield’s public outdoor pools open tomorrow (5/27).  For a schedule, admission fees and pool locations, here.

Yoga in Nature is tomorrow morning (5/27) at 9:30 along Shoal Creek at the Wildcat Glades Conservation Nature Center

The Queen City Girls Rock Camp Benefit, featuring local bands and a local art auction, starts at 6 tomorrow night (5/27) at Patton Alley Pub, 313 S. Patton in Springfield.  Proceeds will benefit Queen City Rock Camp. 

Arkansauce, a four-piece Ozark Mountain String Band, will present a free concert tomorrow night (5/27) at 7 at the Buffalo Point Amphitheatre on the Buffalo National River. 

Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubon Center in Joplin is looking for volunteers to help repair the trail tomorrow morning (5/27) from 8:30 to 11:30.  Learn more here.

The Arts in the Park Concert Series continues tomorrow night (5/27) at 7 at Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield with the Wings of Swing Big Band. Take blankets or lawn chairs.  The concert will be canceled if it rains.  To learn more, 732-2662, ext. 227.

A park ranger with the George Washington Carver National Monument in Diamond will give an off-site program tomorrow and Sunday (5/27-5/28) at 1 on the Neosho Colored School, which Carver attended.  Learn about Carver’s time in Neosho and the struggle for an education at that time. 

The seventh annual Wagons for Warriors is tomorrow (5/27) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Laclede County Fairgrounds in Lebanon.  Travel back in time and enjoy an authentic and savory, home-cooked meal prepared over an open fire by authentic Chuckwagons and their crew from Missouri, Indiana, Oklahoma and Texas. 

The Missouri Wildflowers Nursery will host a native plant sale tomorrow (5/27) from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.at Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubon Center in Joplin.  After the talk, hear how you can landscape your yard with native plants.  

Dancing in the Park is Sunday afternoon (5/28) from 1 to 3 at Basin Spring Park in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.  There will be a mini swing dance class that’s open to all ages or you can just sit and watch. 

A canning workshop will start at 1 Sunday (5/28) at the Grant Beach Community Center, 800 W. Hovey, in Springfield. 

Yoga in the Park is Sundays at 6 p.m. at Phelps Grove Park.  Take your own mat or yoga blanket.  Donations are accepted.