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Weekend Outlook August 30-September 1, 2019

Missouri Department of Conservation

Women can learn how to fly fish during “Fishing Skills: Women’s Trout Fishing,” presented by the Springfield Conservation Nature Center at Roaring River State Park in Cassville.  The program includes fishing in a stocked trout pool, learning how to clean fish and a fish fry.  Registration is required. 

Movie in the Park is Friday night (8/30) at 7 at Boswell Park in Lebanon.  See the film, “Shazam!” 

Ozark Mule Days is at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds’ Corwin Auto Arena through Sunday (9/1).  Watch as mule riders compete in a variety of races. 

The Branson Regional Arts Council will present “Steel Magnolias” at the Historic Owen Theatre in downtown Branson Friday, Saturday and Sunday (8/30-9/1). 

The Springfield Cardinals will host the Midland RoughRiders Friday night (8/30) at 7:10, Saturday night (8/31) at 6:10, Sunday night (9/1) at 6:10 and Monday (9/2) at 12:15 at Hammons Field. 

The Moxie Cinema’s Staff Picks series will feature the 1991 film, “Night on Earth,” Friday night (8/30) at 8:15 and Saturday afternoon (8/31) at 2:30. 

The Missouri State University volleyball team will host Jacksonville Friday night (8/30) at 7, DePaul Saturday afternoon (8/31) at 1 and Southeast Missouri State Saturday night at 7 at Hammons Student Center.  Learn more here

“Space Above the Buffalo” will start Friday night (8/30) at 8:30 at the Buffalo Point Launch Day Use Area at the Buffalo National River.  Learn what the park is doing to protect the night sky. 

A ranger-led tour of the historic Boxley Grist Mill at the Buffalo National River will start Saturday and Sunday morning (8/31-9/1) at 10. 

Moxie Mornings will start Saturday morning (8/31) at 10 at the Moxie Cinema, 305 S. Campbell in Springfield.  Kids two to six-years-old will watch an innovative short film and create a craft. 

TheNeosho Historic Schoolhouse program will be held Saturday morning (8/31) at 11 at the Neosho Colored School, which George Washington Carver attended.  Learn about Carver’s time in Neosho and his struggle for an education. 

Downtown Diversity Pridefest 2019 will be held Saturday (8/31) from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Joplin Ave. between 4th and 6th in Joplin. 

The 3rd Louisiana Infantry will present a living history program Saturday and Sunday (8/31-9/1) at Tour Stop 5 at Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield.  Small arms firing demonstrations will be held Saturday at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. and Sunday at noon and 2. 

Learn the basics of archery shooting during a program Saturday morning (8/31) at 8:30 at the Andy Dalton Shooting Range in Ash Grove.  Registration is required. 

Adults are invited to see the movie,“Creed II,” rated PG-13, Saturday night (8/31) at 6 at the Library Station. 

“Migration Headache” will start at 1 p.m. Saturday (8/31) at Bennett Spring State Park in Lebanon.  Take part in a role-playing game that shows the struggles of many waterfowl during migration. 

The Car Show for Literacy will be held Saturday night (8/31) from 6 to 8:30 at 3863 S. Campbell in Springfield.  Proceeds benefit the Ozarks Literacy Council. 

The Stone Valley Vintage Market will be held Saturday (8/31) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Barn at Stone Valley Plantation, 2131 E. 530th Rd. in Pleasant Hope.  Vendors will sell a variety of items, including shabby chic, repurposed, farmhouse and more. 

The bluegrass band, Unkle Dave and Tall Timber, will give a concert Saturday night (8/31) at 7at the Buffalo Point Amphitheater at the Buffalo National River. 

Auntie Em and the Tornadoes will present a concert Saturday night (8/31) at 7 at the Historic Owen Theatre on the square in Seymour.

Barak Hill will present a CD Release Concert Saturday night (8/31) at 8 at the Rock House in Reeds Spring. 

The Bluegrass band, Floodwater, will present a 40th anniversary concert Saturday night (8/31) at 7 at 5650 S. Scenic in Bolivar.  Admission is free with a non-perishable human or pet food item. 

The Moxie’s Essentials Film series will feature the 1979 film, “The Jerk,” Sunday night (9/1) at 6:30 and Monday night (9/2) at 7:15 at the Moxie Cinema, 305 S. Campbell in Springfield. 

“African American Trailblazers”will start at 1 p.m. Sunday (9/1) at George Washington Carver National Monument in Diamond.  Learn about the many contributions and accomplishments of African Americans. 

“Sunday Make ‘N Play” will be held Sunday afternoon (9/1) from 2 to 4 for age three to fourth grade at the Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library.  Drop in for a hands-on interactive experience with a maker, play and art focus. 

Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds in Mansfield will host the Heritage Days Festival Sunday (9/1) through October 6. 

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.