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.

City of Springfield

Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield presents the 12th annual Memorial Luminary Driving Tour and Ceremony tomorrow (12/12) from 4:30 to 9:30 with the opening ceremony at 4:30 at the Visitor Center.   KSMU's Michele Skalicky talks with the park's superintendent Ted Hillmer about the event.

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The Midtown Neighborhood Association’s Victorian Christmas Homes Tour, is tonight (12/4) from 5 to 9 and tomorrow (12/5) from noon to 5.  This year’s tour will feature four homes decorated for the holidays as well as an art exhibit at the historic C-Street Firehouse #2 and Sacred Heart Catholic Church.  The church will be hosting its craft sale tomorrow from 10 to 4.  Tickets are $10.  For details, click here.  Michele Skalicky talks with the owner of one of the homes on the tour, Crystal Quade, about her home.

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The West Plains Community Christmas Tree on the courthouse lawn will be lit tonight (11/27) and free photos with Santa will be offered.  For more information, catwerner@msn.com

Stop by the Springfield Conservation Nature Center today (11/27) from 1 to 4 to learn about turkeys at the Discovery Table, “Let’s Talk Turkey.”  For details, 888-4237.

Dickerson Park Zoo’s Safari Trading Co. will hold its annual sale today (11/27) through December 24.  For more information, dickersonparkzoo.org


Today is the last day for early bird registration for the 21st annual Turkey Trot in Springfield next Thursday.  For details, parkboard.org

The Cup O’ Cheer Holiday Homes Tour is today (11/20) from 10 am to 7:30 pm to benefit Ronald McDonald House of the Ozarks.  Tour five area homes decorated for the holidays.  For more information, click here.

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America Recycles Day is tomorrow (11/14) at the Discovery Center with special activities and free admission all day.  KSMU's Michele Skalicky talks with the Discovery Center's education director, Laurie Duncan, about the event.  

For details, about America Recycles Day, discoverycenter.org

The Grupo Latinoamericano Dance Troupe will perform tonight (11/13) at 6 at the Library Center.