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.

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Marcus Chatman & Co. and Hoover Music will host Strings for Care today and tomorrow (5/19-5/20) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the store, 440 S. Jefferson.  You’ll be able to take an acoustic or electric guitar for re-stringing at a reduced cost, and you can enter drawings for prizes. 

Friends of the Garden

Romance in the Garden is tonight and tomorrow night (5/12-5/13) from 7:30 to 9:30 at the Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden, 2400 S. Scenic.  Tiki torches and lanterns will light the pathways, and wishing lanterns for floating on the ponds will be available for purchase.  Admission is $10 per person or $15 per couple.  For more information, 891-1515.

The Gillioz Theater presents the Grease Sing-a-long tonight (5/12) at 7.  Admission is $5.  

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The Darr College of Agriculture at Missouri State University is hosting a plant sale today (5/5) from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and tomorrow (5/6) from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Karls Hall Greenhouse located on the top of the building. 

The First Friday Art Walk is tonight (5/5) from 6 to 10 at 26 locations in downtown Springfield. 

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A WWE-style scripted wrestling event will be held tonight (4/21) at 7 in MSU's McDonald Arena to raise money for medical bills for a child with a rare form of liver cancer.  Matt Sheehan, president of Lambda Chi Alpha, which is hosting the event, discusses it with KSMU's Michele Skalicky.


The MSU softball team will host Evansville today (4/14) at noon and 2 and tomorrow (4/15) at 11 at Killian Stadium in Springfield.  For ticket information, missouristatetix.com or 836-7678.

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