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Big Party Marathon

End the weekend with some running fun at the Big Party Half Marathon and 5K benefiting the Camp Barnabas Scholarship Fund. Money raised helps send campers with special needs and chronic illnesses...

Live Well

Hey, ladies! Come sweat it out with us at 417 Magazine's Live Well Fitness Fest & Expo this Saturday. Try nine classes from 417-land’s best fitness boutiques, learn all about health and wellness,...

Skinny Improv

Laugh it up this Friday at The Skinny Improv. The award-winning Betty & The Baldwin group hits the mainstage with a variety of improvisational skits where performers get creative with stories and...

Come. Sit. Stay.

Rub elbows with best-selling author Bruce Cameron at The Library Center this Thursday. The hilarious author of A Dog’s Purpose and 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter blends his wit and...

Zoo-hoo!

Animal lovers, rejoice! Dickerson Park Zoo’s summer hours are in full effect, and the animal haven is now open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily regardless of weather. Grab the whole dang gang, and check...

TAG Lot Party

Celebrate your winnings or drown your busted bracket sorrows in suds at the TAG Lot Party this Monday. Watch the NCAA tournament championship while sipping on brews, munching on food and listening...

Madagascar 3 For Free!

Take a trip to Branson with the kiddos this Wednesday morning, and catch Madagascar 3 for free! See what happens when four furry friends journey through Europe and join a traveling circus, all...

Little Chefs Camp

Let your little one learn their way around the kitchen this Tuesday at Hy-Vee’s Little Chefs Summer Camp. Culinary pros-in-training shop for groceries, explore the store, prepare lunch and learn...

Cards vs. Drillers

Come out swinging this Monday, and watch the Springfield Cardinals take on the Tulsa Drillers at Hammons Field. It’s also Pasta Express $1 kids toasted ravioli night, so grab the whole family for...

Sunday at the Ballpark

Slap on your Cardinals gear this Sunday, and let your little ones race the bases after the Redbirds take on the Northwest Arkansas Naturals. It’s also Hiland Dairy Ice Cream Sunday, which means a...

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  1. Generation Next
    We step beyond the welcome mat to meet the next generation of 417-landers who are stepping up to...
  2. Fourth of July Fireworks 2014
    Grab some lawn chairs and get ready to enjoy some Fourth of July fireworks in 417-land. Read on...
  3. European Café by Sweet Couture
    One of Springfield’s newest coffee shops serves up a tasty array of treats that keep us coming...
  4. Nicholas Palmquist
    In the space of two weeks, 417-lander Nicholas Palmquist landed roles on two of the hottest shows...
  5. Collections Boutique
    Tucked away at Big Cedar Lodge, Collections Boutique sells everything from clothing to housewares...