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Weekend Outlook June 30-July 2, 2017

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. 

It’s Fantastic Friday at Mediacom Ice Park.  The Springfield-Greene County Library will offer polar stories, games and crafts, and kids will be able to skate for free for an hour.  It all starts at 10 this morning (6/30). 

The city of Republic will present the Have-A-Blast Patriotic Celebration tonight at 6 (6/30) at J.R. Martin Park, 300 E. Hines, in Republic. 

Yoga on the Square is held Fridays at noon through September 9.  Take yoga mats.  To learn more, (417) 862-7456.

The 32nd annual Starvy Creek Bluegrass Festival continues today and tomorrow (6/30-7/1) in Conway. 

Fiddlers on the Route, a two-day festival of musical performances, is at Joplin’s Landreth Park today and tomorrow (6/30-7/1).  Admission is free. 

A Drive-In Movie, featuring Despicable Me, starts at 8:30 tonight (6/30) at Boswell Shelter #1, 1205 Kent Dr., in Lebanon.  Admission is free. 

The Lead Hill, Arkansas annual Picnic Celebration is today and tomorrow (6/30-7/1) at the arena and city park. 

The Highberry Music Festival continues through Sunday (7/2) in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. 

The exhibit, “From Home to Over There:  Greene County in the Great War,” is at the History Museum on the Square in Springfield through July 7.  For details,

Crafty DIY is tomorrow (6/30) at 3 at the Library Station. Adults are invited to make origami paper cranes.  To register, (417) 616-0683.

The Joplin & Springfield Railway will offer free Fourth of July train rides tomorrow, Sunday and Tuesday (7/1, 7/2 & 7/4).  The railway is located on Airport Blvd. west of Springfield.  For more information, (417) 425-1403 or

The Springfield Conservation Nature Center invites females to the program, “Trout Fishing for Women,” tomorrow (7/1) at Roaring River Fish Hatchery.  To register or for more information, 888-4237.

Tours of Giboney Cave will be offered tomorrow (7/1) at Doling Park in Springfield by the Springfield-Greene County Park Board.  The cost is $6 per person or $20 for a family of four. 

The Eureka Springs Historical Museum presents the 2nd annual Happy Birthday Eureka Springs Stroll tomorrow (7/1) and Sunday (7/2) from 5 to 8 p.m. The history walk will start at the high school.  The cost is $15 or $5 for kids nine and younger.  For ticket information, (479) 253-9417. 

The Rogersville Independence Day Celebration will be held tomorrow (7/1) at the Rogersville City Park, 211 E. Center, in Rogersville.  A parade begins at 5 p.m. 

Find out about farmer’s markets in Missouri, including locations and hours, by going to   

Springfield pools are open for the season.  To find out hours, locations and admission fees, click here.

The Live on the Lawn Concert Series continues Sunday night (7/2) at 6:30 at Hillcrest Presbyterian Church with a performance by The Creek Rocks. Take lawn chairs or blankets.

Freedom Fest 2017 is Sunday (7/2) in Joplin at Calvary Baptist. 

A fireworks display over Lake Taneycomo will be held Monday night (7/2) at Branson Landing in Branson.  The Liberty Light Up Concert & Fireworks will begin at 7 p.m.