Weekend Outlook

Fridays at 8:30 am

Find out what's taking place each Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Ozarks as you plan your weekend.

Missouri State University

MSU Lady Bears Basketball will host Valparaiso tonight (1/19) at 7:05 at JQH Arena.  For ticket information, (417) 836-7678 or missouristatetix.com.

The Ozark Mountain Music Festival, a celebration of Indie/Folk music, continues through Sunday (1/21) in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.  For a schedule and ticket information, click here.

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An Owl Prowl and Evening Stroll will be held tonight (1/12) from 6 to 9 at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center.  Dickerson Park Zoo will offer two indoor programs at 6:30 and 7:30, and the trails will be open and patrolled, so take a flashlight and dress for the weather.  To learn more, (417) 888-4237 or click here.

George Washington Carver National Monument

The program, “Honoring our Past and Building our Future:  Remembering George Washington Carver,” will start at 11 a.m. today, tomorrow and Sunday (1/5-1/7) at George Washington Carver National Monument, 5646 Carver Rd. in Diamond, MO. 

First Friday Art Walk is tonight (1/5) from 6 to 10 in downtown Springfield. 


Windows at the Fox, a holiday window display, continues through January 20 at the History Museum on the Square.  The exhibit, Birthplace of Route 66:  Memories of the Mother Road, continues through March 10.  

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Joplin Little Theatre, 3009 W. First St. in Joplin, presents “I’ll be Home for Christmas” tonight and tomorrow night (12/15-12/16) and Sunday (12/17) at 2:30