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Weekend Outlook November 4-6, 2011

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  • The Ozark Folk Festival continues today and tomorrow (11/4-11/5) in Eureka Springs and features competitions and art shows as well as lots of music.  Tonight (11/4) is the Barefoot Ball at the Basin Park Hotel with music by the Hogscalders and Big Smith.  Admission is $15 at the door.  The Folk Festival Parade will move through downtown tomorrow afternoon at 2.  For a complete schedule, www.ozarkfolkfestival.com.
  • The MSU women’s soccer team will play in the MVC Tournament Semifinals today and Sunday (11/4 & 11/6) at Cooper Sports Complex.  For details, 836-5402 or http://missouristate.edu.
  • A Book, Bag and Bake Sale to benefit the Rogersville Branch Library will be held today (11/4) from 10 to 4 and tomorrow (11/5) from 10 to 2 at the library, 104 N. Beatie St. in Rogersville. 
  • The Springfield-Greene County Library District will offer several storytimes today (11/4) at various branches.  For details, www.thelibrary.org.
  • The Library Center invites kids in grades 6-12 to “Vampire-Rama” tonight (11/4) at 7.  There will be crafts, games and prizes.  To learn more, 882-0714.
  • The Friday Night TV Dinner to benefit kids’ programming on OPT will be held tonight (11/4) at 6:30 at Touch Restaurant.  For details, 836-8894.
  • A “Media Matters Symposium:  Looking Ahead to the Media’s Role in the Election 2012” will be held today (11/4) from 9 am to 1 pm in the Ballroom East of the Plaster Student Union.  Admission is free and open to the public.
  • The Springfield Symphony Guild will hold its semi-annual Antique Show and Sale today and tomorrow (11/4-11/5) from 10 am to 5 pm at Remington’s, 1655 W. Republic Rd.  Admission is $5.  Antique appraisals will be available tomorrow from 10 to 3 at a cost of $5 per item with show admission.  Lunch will be available both days.  All proceeds will benefit the Springfield Symphony.  For more information, 864-6683 or www.springfieldsymphony.org.
  • Bet for the Arc will be held tonight (11/4) at 6:30 at 319 Event Center, 319 W. Walnut, featuring food, drinks and casino games.  Proceeds benefit the Arc of the Ozarks.  Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door.  For details, www.thearcoftheozarks.org.
  • The Fall Classic Pro Rodeo Regional Finals are today and tomorrow (11/4-11/5) at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds.  To learn more, www.ozarkempirefair.com.
  • A Holiday Bazaar, sponsored by the Indian Point Women’s Club Beautification Committee, will be held today and tomorrow (11/4-11/5) from 9 to 5 at the Indian Point Municipal Center, one mile south of Highway 76 on Indian Point Rd.  The event will feature handmade crafts and food.
  • Adults without health insurance can get a free flu vaccine during a clinic held by the Springfield Flu Immunization Clinic this morning (11/4) until 11 at the Northview Senior Center at Doling Park.
  • The Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts presents “In the Mood,” a retro 1940s musical revue, tonight (11/4) at 7.  For tickets, 836-7678.
  • The Missouri State University Film Series will feature the films “Two Soldiers” and “Deadwood” tonight (11/4) at 7 in Plaster Student Union Theatre.  Guest filmmakers Lisa and David Boyd will conduct a filmmaker talkback session after the showing of the films.  Admission is free.
  • Springfield’s Veteran’s Day Parade is tomorrow morning (11/5) at 11.  The parade starts at Benton and Commercial, travels west to Boonville, south to Central and east to Drury Lane. 
  • The Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts presents “The Blanks” tomorrow night (11/5) at 8.  The Blanks, a.k.a. “Ted’s Band” or “The Worthless Peons,” hail from the TV show “Scrubs.”  For tickets, 836-7678.
  • The Folk Festival Antique and Craft Show is tomorrow (11/5) from 8 to 5 at Pine Mountain Village in Eureka Springs.  For more information, 479-244-6907.
  • Stop by the Springfield Conservation Nature Center between 10 am and noon tomorrow (11/5) to meet Bernadette Drydan, author of “Cooking Wild in Missouri.”  Copies of the book will be available for purchase.  For details, 888-4237.
  • Try your hand at virtual hunting tomorrow afternoon (11/5) from 2 to 4 at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center.  Stop by anytime.
  • The 10thAnnual Sertoma Wingapalooza is tomorrow (11/5) from 11 am to 5 pm at the Springfield Expo Center.  Tickets are $12 in advance at area Rapid Roberts or $15 at the door.  Money will benefit local youth.
  • The Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s Outdoor Initiatives program invites you to go on a hike tomorrow (11/5) at 1:30 at Lost Hills Park, 4705 N. Farm Rd. 151.  Register on-site.  For more information, www.parkboard.org.
  • The program “Knapping for Beginners” will be held tomorrow morning (11/5) from 10 to 11:30 at Valley Water Mill Park.  The cost is $10 per person or $8 each for two or more people.    For more information, www.parkboard.org.
  • The program “Dreamcatchers for Beginners” will be held tomorrow (11/5) from 12:30 to 2 at Valley Water Mill Park.  The cost is $10 per person or $8 each for two or more people.  For details, www.parkboard.org.
  • Explore Giboney Cave at Doling Park with the Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s Outdoor Initiatives program tomorrow (11/5) between 11 am and 5 pm.  For more information, www.parkboard.org.
  • The Scottish Saint Andrew’s Society will host the Kirkin’ of the Tartans tomorrow night (11/5) at 7 at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 515 E. Division.  The Kirkin’ service is a traditional Scottish-American church parade to honor Scottish heritage and the feast day of St. Andrew, Scotland’s patron saint.  An offering will be collected for Joplin to help with disaster relief.  Following the service, attend a reception in the parish hall with traditional Scottish food.
  • Watch a silent film during the program “Saturday Afternoon at the Movies:  The Great Silents on the Big Screen” tomorrow afternoon (11/5) at 2:30 at the Library Center.  See “The Big Parade,” a film starring John Gilbert.  This classic World War I drama is about three doughboys in France.  For more information, 882-0714.
  • The Traditional Dance and Music Society of the Ozarks will host a Contra Dance tomorrow night (11/5) at Franciscan Villa, 620 W. Scott in Springfield.  Basic steps will be taught at 7 and the dance starts at 7:30.  Admission is $6 for adults and $4 for students and members.
  • The Wine and Food Celebration, to benefit kids’ programming on OPT, will be held Sunday afternoon (11/6) from 2 to 5 at the University Plaza Convention Center.  You’ll have the chance to sample 100 wines from around the world, more than 50 varieties of craft beer and food from more than 25 area restaurants.  Tickets are $45 at the door or $40 in advance at Brown Derby International Wine Center and Andy’s Frozen Custard locations in Springfield.  For more information, 836-8894.
  • The MSU Music Department will present a concert to honor veterans Sunday afternoon (11/6) at 4 at the Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts.  Admission is free.
  • A Veteran’s Day Concert, featuring the West Plains Community Band, will start at 3 pm Sunday (11/6) at the West Plains Civic Center.  Admission is free.  A reception sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary from area veterans’ organizations will follow the concert.