Weekend Outlook

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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

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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.