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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Joplin Parks and Recreation will host the 11th annual Candy Cane Hunt tonight (12/8) from 6 to 8 at 3301 W. 1st St. in Joplin. 

Candy Cane Lane, a drive-through light display, is open at Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park, 3825 W. Farm Rd. 146 in Springfield, Friday and Saturday nights from 5 to 8 through December 17.  The cost is $5 per vehicle.  

Midtown Neighborhood Association

The 26th annual Midtown Victorian Homes Tour is tonight (12/1) from 5 to 9 and tomorrow (12/2) from noon to 5.  Tour five historic homes, Central High School and the Drury Diversity Center decked out for the holidays. 

The Clayworks Student Organization at Missouri State University is hosting a pottery sale today (12/1) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Plaster Student Union. 

Missouri State University

The Missouri State University men’s basketball team will host Evangel University Friday night (11/24) at 7:05 at JQH Arena.  For ticket information, 836-7678 or missouristatetix.com.

Drury Men’s Basketball will host Lincoln Friday afternoon (11/24) at 3 at O’Reilly Family Event Center.  For details, click here.

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Dickerson Park Zoo will honor veterans tomorrow (11/11) by offering free admission for any service members and veterans and their families.  The zoo will also host “Celebrate Henry” Sunday (11/12) at 2 to honor the life of Henry the Hippo who died this month. 

Missouri Department of Conservation

The Nature and the Arts series continues tonight (11/3) at 7 at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center.  Photographer Jim Mayfield will show images from his more than 50 years as a nature photographer with recorded music by pianist Tom Becker.  To register, 888-4237.

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