Missouri State University will celebrate Veterans Day with events Friday (11/8) including a breakfast, the playing of Taps across campus, a veterans concert and a showing of “The Weight of Honor.” Learn more here.
Studio Live is Friday (11/8) at noon on KSMU featuring the band, The Kursk. The band will perform live during Studio Live Social Hour Friday night at 6 at Tie & Timber Beer Co., 1451 E. Cherry in Springfield. Find out more here.
The RSVP Bunco Bash will be held Friday night (11/8) at 6 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 2200 W. Republic Rd. in Springfield. Proceeds benefit the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program.
The Not in My Town Fashion Show for Freedom will be held Friday night (11/8) at 7 at Suddenlies, 315 South Avenue in Springfield. The events raises awareness of and support for human trafficking.
The OKC Ozark Mountain Classic Dog Show continues through Sunday (11/10) at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds.
The American Stock Dog Registration presents Shootout in the Ozarks Friday, Saturday and Sunday (11/8-11/10) at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds.
The 14th Annual Run to the Lights 5K Run/Walk will be held Friday night (11/8) at 9 at Silver Dollar City. Proceeds benefit Caring People, which supports single mom families.
The Best of Mercy Market Craft Show is Friday (11/8) from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Mercy Hospital, 1235 E. Cherokee in Springfield. Shop items created by Mercy employees.
The Missouri State women’s soccer team will host Illinois State Friday afternoon (11/8) at 3 at Allison Stadium South. Learn more here.
The Missouri State Volleyball Bears will host Loyola Friday night (11/8) 6 and Valparaiso Saturday (11/9) at 5 at Hammons Student Center. Find out more here.
Public Observing Night at Baker Observatory is Friday night (11/8) from 6:30 to 9:30 at Baker Observatory in Marshfield.
The Springfield Conservation Nature Center presents “Nature Art: The Photography of Noppadol Paothong” Friday night (11/8) at 7. Registration is required.
The Missouri Department of Conservation will present the program, “Field to Freezer,” Friday night (11/8) at 6 at the Shoal Creek Conservation Center in Joplin. Registration is required.
Springfield Little Theatre’s production of “Little House on the Prairie: The Musical” continues through Sunday (11/10) at the Landers Theatre, 311 E. Walnut.
Springfield Contemporary Theatre, 302 E. Pershing, presents “Death Valley: A Love Story” through Sunday (11/10).
The Branson Regional Arts Council presents “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” through Sunday (11/10) at the Historic Owen Theatre in downtown Branson.
The 72nd Annual Ozark Folk Festival continues through Sunday (11/10) in Eureka Springs, Arkansas with several events, including The Hedgehoppers and the Folk Festival Queen Contest and the Barefoot Ball and concerts by the Ozark Mountain Daredevils and Marty Stuart. The Folk Festival Parade starts at 2 p.m. Sunday and goes through downtown.
The Missouri State Lady Bears will host Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Friday night (11/8) at 7 at JQH Arena. Learn more here.
The Missouri Music Teachers Association Guest Piano Recital, featuring Andrew Brownell, will be held Saturday night (11/9) at 7:30 at Ellis Recital Hall on the Missouri State University campus.
The Junior League of Springfield will host “Shop Savor Bid” Saturday (11/9) from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at The Old Glass Place, 521 E. St. Louis.
The Festival of Trees, to benefit the Discovery Center of Springfield, will be held Saturday night (11/9) at 5 at the center, 438 E. St. Louis.
“The Science of Movement with Springfield Ballet” will be held Saturday morning (11/9) at 10 for kids two to four-years-old at the Discovery Center. The cost is $8.
The program, “Conscious Parenting: From Chaos to Calm,” will be held Saturday morning (11/9) at 10 at the Library Center. Childcare will be provided, and registration is required.
Take a tour of the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library in Springfield Saturday (11/9) at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Registration is required. Find out more here.
The program, “Caring for our Pets at Life’s End,” is Saturday afternoon (11/9) at 2 at the Library Center for adults. It’s part of the Death & Dying Series.
Hear from children’s author and illustrator, Cori Doerrfeld, Saturday night (11/9) at 6 at the Library Center. Doerrfeld will read and talk about her books, including the recently released “Goodbye, Friend! Hello, Friend!” and the ways we can help ourselves and others when life gets difficult and our emotions become awkward and uncomfortable. It’s a Death & Dying Series event. Find out more here.
Second Saturday Craft is Saturday (11/9) at noon for adults at the Park Central Branch Library. Make book art. Materials will be provided.
Children of all ages are invited to Art Exploration! Saturday afternoon (11/9) at 2 at the Library Station.
A guided tour of the exhibit, "Ubuhle Women: Beadwork and the Art of Independence," will start Saturday morning at 10 at the Springfield Art Museum, 1111 E. Brookside Dr. The exhibit is at the museum through Sunday (11/10).
Young people are invited to try hockey at Jordan Valley Ice Park during a free one-hour session Saturday (11/9).
Chris Young will bring his Raised on Country Tour to JQH Arena Saturday night (11/9) at 7:30 with special guests, the Eli Young Band and Matt Stell.
The program, “Backyard Bird Feeding,” will start Saturday morning (11/9) at 9 at the MDC Southwest Regional Office, 2630 N. Mayfair in Springfiel"Getting Started," for those who will soon be eligible for Medicare, Saturday morning (11/9) at 9 at Hammons Heart Institute. Registration is required for the free program.
Mercy will offer the Medicare program, "Getting Started," for those who will soon be eligible for Medicare, Saturday morning (11/9) at 9 at Hammons Heart Institute. Registration is required for the free program.
Jitter Jam will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Farmers Market of the Ozarks, 2144 E. Republic Rd. The event includes coffee, tea and breakfast samples and an FMO mug. Registration and a fee are required.
George Washington Carver National Monument in Diamond will host the Plein Air Painting Workshop: Drawing and Painting Trees in Autumn Splendor Saturday (11/9) from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration is required.
The program, “Women in George Washington Carver’s Life,” will be held Saturday and Sunday (11/9-11/10) at 1 at George Washington Carver National Monument in Diamond.
The 32nd Annual Community Veterans Day Parade will be held in Joplin Saturday morning (11/9) at 10.
An Art Show and Sale to benefit art therapy at NAMI will be held Saturday night (11/9) from 6 to 8 at the Gallery at National Avenue Christian Church, 1515 S. National Ave.
“Oklahoma! In Concert” will be held Saturday night (11/9) at 7:30 and Sunday afternoon (11/10) at 2:30 at the Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts featuring the MSU Theatre Department and the Springfield Symphony Orchestra.
The Ozark Teen Challenge Home of Hope Banquet will be held Saturday night (11/9) at 6 at Chateau on the Lake in Branson.
The Missouri State University men’s basketball team will host Alabama State Sunday afternoon (11/10) at 2 at JQH Arena. Learn more here.
The MSU women’s soccer team will play for the Missouri Valley Conference Women’s Soccer Championship Sunday (11/10) at 1 at MSU’s Allison Stadium South. Find out more here.
The MSU Choral Union will present a concert Sunday night (11/10) at 7:30 at Kingsway United Methodist Church, 2401 S. Lone Pine in Springfield.
The Second Sunday Concert Series will feature the Bob Holden Jazz Ensemble Sunday afternoon (11/10) at 2 at the Library Center.
A Book Swap Bash will start Sunday afternoon (11/10) at 2 at the Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library. Wrap a favorite book to swap with other readers. Refreshments will be provided along with games and activities.
Death Café of the Ozarks will be held Sunday (11/10) from 3 to 5 for adults at the Library Center. It’s a casual conversation about death and dying. Refreshments will be provided.