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Weekend Outlook November 11-13, 2016

Craig Hall
Missouri State University

The MSU Music Department will host an Opera Workshop tonight (11/11) at 5:30 in the Craig Hall Balcony Theatre.  Opera Theatre singers will perform a selection of scenes by various composers.  

OTC Fine Arts presents “It’s a Wonderful Life:  a Live Radio Play,” tonight and tomorrow night (11/11-11/12) at 7:30 and Sunday (11/13) at 2:30 at the Gillioz Theatre.  Tickets are $10 at the door.

Run to the Lights starts tonight (11/11) at 10 p.m. at Silver Dollar City to raise money for area nonprofit, Caring People, serving single moms and their families.  For details,

Glamping for Camping, to raise money for Camp Barnabas, will be held tonight (11/11) at 6:30 at the White River Conference Center.  Find more information here.

The MSU Volleyball Bears will host Indiana State tonight (11/11) at 7 and Illinois State tomorrow night (11/12) at 7 at Hammons Student Center.  For tickets, 836-7678 or

The MSU men's basketball team will host Alabama A & M tonight (11/11) at 7:05 at JQH Arena.  For ticket information, 836-7678 or

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Route 66

Artists will put the finishing touches on their Route 66 inspired artwork at 1:30 this afternoon (11/11) at Joplin City Hall, and a celebration of the 90th anniversary of Route 66 starts at 3 at city hall.  To learn more,  click here.

A student composers’ concert starts tonight (11/11) at 7:30 at Wehr Band Hall on the MSU campus.

Rockin’ Road to Dublin’ comes to the Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts tomorrow night (11/11) at 7:30.  It’s a fusion of rock and Irish and is described as redefining Irish Dance.  For ticket information, 836-7678.

Fall Fridays with Peter continues tonight (11/11) at 6:30 at the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center.  Peter Longley will discuss “First Century Treasures of the Graeco-Roman World.”  Admission is free.

The Food and Wine Festival continues through Sunday (11/13) in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.  

Saturday (11/12) is Veterans Appreciation Day at Dickerson Park Zoo.  Military veterans and their immediate family members get in free with an i.d.  To learn more,

A Veterans Parade will start tomorrow morning (11/12) at 10 in downtown Eureka Springs, Arkansas.  

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Yard Sale Sign

The community wide fall garage sale will be held tomorrow (11/12) from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cowan Civic Center in Lebanon.  

Wilson's Creek National Battlefieldwill host an unveiling for three flags that have recently undergone conservation treatment and museum mounting tomorrow morning (11/12) at 10 at the Visitor Center. 

A veterans program, "The American Soldier through History,"  will be presented at Wilson's Creek National Battlefield  tomorrow (11/12) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  There will be formal 30-minute presentations every half hour from 10:30 to 3, and displays on the lawn of the Visitor Center.  For details, click here.

See the film, “Fellowship of the Whales,” tomorrow morning (11/12) at 10 at the Fair Grove Branch Library.

I Pour Life will host the Cedarbrook Fall Health Fair tomorrow (11/12) from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1006 N. Cedarbr00k. 

The Skills from the Hills Craft Show will be held tomorrow (11/12) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Durand Center, 303 N. Main in Harrison, Arkansas.  

The Hip Handmade Market, featuring more than 50 vendors, will be held tomorrow (11/12) from noon to 4 at The Roxy + The Amelie Event Centers in downtown Joplin.  To learn more, click here.

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Cast Iron Skillet

The series, Old Time Know How, continues tomorrow (11/12) at the Library Station.  Learn about the benefits of cast iron cookware and how to maintain it at 1 p.m.  For details, thelibrary.orgor 865-1340.

The Park Central Library will show the film, “Big Hero 6,” tomorrow afternoon (11/12) at 2.

The Sunday Concert Series continues Sunday (11/13) at 2 with A Bluegrass Autumn featuring Red Bridge Bluegrass. 

The Professor Powers Science Symposium Harry Potter Science Class will be held Sunday (11/12) at 1 p.m. for ages five to 11 and at 2:15 p.m. for ages 10-15.  To register, 848-2062.

The MSU men's basketball team will host Jacksonville State Sunday afternoon (11/13) at 2:05 at JQH Arena.  For ticket information, 836-7678 or


Michele Skalicky has worked at KSMU since the station occupied the old white house at National and Grand. She enjoys working on both the announcing side and in news and has been the recipient of statewide and national awards for news reporting. She likes to tell stories that make a difference. Michele enjoys outdoor activities, including hiking, camping and leisurely kayaking.