Weekend Outlook

City of Springfield

Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield will be the site of a rescheduled Arts in the Park Concert Series performance tomorrow night (7/1).  Wings of Swing will take the stage at 7 outside the visitor center.  Take blankets or lawn chairs.  Admission is free.   And admission will be charged for another event at Wilson’s Creek tomorrow.  Artillery demonstrations will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Tour Stop 5 on the Tour Road. 

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The Friends of the Garden Butterfly Festival and Young Sprouts in the Garden will be held tomorrow (24) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center at Nathanael Greene-Close Memorial Park in Springfield.  

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Greater Ozarks PrideFest is tomorrow (6/17) on Park Central Square.  An equality march starts at 10:30 a.m.

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Cocktails and Wellies is tomorrow (6/10) from 4 to 8 p.m. at Lindberg’s Tavern, 318 W. Commercial Street, with live music, locally grown food, craft beer, local art and a silent auction.  Proceeds benefit Springfield Community Gardens.  Emilee Blansit and Kaycie Surrell talk about the event. 


The First Friday Art Walk is tonight (6/2) from 6 to 10 in downtown Springfield. 

Japan Night, featuring high school students from Springfield’s Sister City, Isesaki, Japan, will be held tonight (6/2) from 6:30 to 8 at the Jim D. Morris Center, 301 S. Jefferson, in downtown Springfield.  There will be traditional Japanese games, crafts, snacks and performances.  Admission is free.