Weekend Outlook

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The annual Chili Supper and Silent Auction to benefit the Central High School Kilties will be held Friday night (2/1) from 6 to 8 at Central High School, 423 E. Central in Springfield.  The cost is $7 for all you can eat chili, hot dogs and tea.  The cost for kids 10 and younger is $5. 


The Gillioz Theatre, 325 Park Central East in Springfield, presents guitarist, Jesse Cook, Friday night (1/25) at 8.  Cook is known for his fusion of world music.  Learn more here

The 2019 HBA Home Show is Friday (1/25) from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday (1/26) from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday (1/27) from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Springfield Expo Center, 635 E. St. Louis. 

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The Springfield Conservation Nature Center, 4601 S. Nature Center Way in Springfield, will host an “Owl Prowl and Evening Stroll” Friday night (1/11) from 6 to 9.  Dickerson Park Zoo docents will offer two indoor programs at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m., and the trails will be open and patrolled.  Take a flashlight.  

Springfield Regional Arts Council

First Friday Art Walk is Friday night (1/4) from 6 to 10 at 16 locations in downtown Springfield. 

Springfield-Greene County Park Board

This is the last weekend for Evening Strolls through the Garden at Nathaniel Greene-Close Memorial Park.  The Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden will be open from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday (12/21-12/22). 

A Holiday Train Garden Display is at the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center, 2400 S. Scenic, through December 31.  Hours are Monday through Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.