Weekend Outlook

Missouri State University

Tour of the Globe is Friday night (11/1) from 6 to 9 at the Jim D. Morris Center, 301 S. Jefferson in Springfield. Missouri State University international students will share art, music, dance, food and more with the community.  Free admission.  

Dr. Yakov Smirnoff will present “Laughter—A Bridge Across the Aisle” Friday night (11/1) at 7:30 in the Plaster Student Union Theatre at MSU.  

Missouri State University

An open house for the one-room schoolhouse near Greenwood Lab School on the MSU campus will be held Friday afternoon (10/25) from 1:30 to 2:30.  Learn the history of the school house.  

Springfield Sister Cities Association

Springfield Sister Cities presents “Taste of Tlaquepaque:  Viva Jalisco” Friday night (10/11) at 7 at Historic Firehouse No. 2 on Commercial Street.  The event will feature talent from Springfield’s sister city, including singer, Paco Padilla, and raises funds for cultural programs.  

Springfield-Greene County Park Board

Friends of the Garden and Farmers Market of the Ozarks will host Romance in the Garden: A Taste of Market Merry-Ment Friday and Saturday night (10/4-10/5) from 6 to 9 at the Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden, 2400 S.

Michele Skalicky

A fundraiser for Ozarks Food Harvest, Empty Bowls, will be held Friday (9/27) from 4 to 8 at Panera, 4100 S. Campbell in Springfield.  Those who donate will receive a ceramic or wooden bowl made by local artists as well as a meal of soup and bread.