Weekend Outlook

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Mediacom Ice Park will offer free ice skating Thursday night (11/22) from 5 to 6.  Skate rental is $3.  

The Gillioz Theatre, 325 Park Central East in downtown Springfield, will show the movie, “Christmas Vacation,” Friday night (11/23) at 8.   

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Missouri State University will host the Veterans Day Breakfast with a program featuring Brigadier General Troy Galloway Friday morning (11/9) at 9. A concert by the 135th Army Band will start at 10:30 a.m. outside McDonald Arena with a cascading performance of Taps at 11:11 performed by MSU Pride Band members.  Learn more here

Missouri State University

Missouri State University International Programs will host the Tour of the Globe Friday night (11/2) from 5 to 9 at the Morris Center, 301 S. Jefferson in Springfield.  MSU international students will share art, music, dance, food and more.  Admission is free. 

The First Friday Art Walk is Friday night from 6 to 10 at several downtown Springfield venues. 

Friends of the Garden

Friends of the Garden presents “Romance in the Garden” Friday night and Saturday night (10/26-10/27) at the Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden at Nathanael Greene-Close Memorial Park, 2400 S. Scenic in Springfield.  Walk the garden at night with lanterns and luminaries lighting the paths.  Wishing lanterns for floating on the pond will be available for purchase.  Admission is $10 for an individual or $15 for a couple.  

City of Eureka Springs

The 10th annual Voices from the Silent City will be held Friday and Saturday night (10/19-10/20) in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.  The one-hour walking tours through the Eureka Springs Municipal Cemetery will feature actors in period costumes telling stories of their colorful pasts.  Proceeds benefit the Eureka Springs Historical Museum.