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Bluegrass & BBQ

Come hungry for smoked meats and music at Silver Dollar City’s Bluegrass & BBQ. Watch demos by barbecue pros and browse a variety of sauces between bluegrass shows. Day passes or season passes...

ZZ Top

Watch the Little Ol' Band from Texas famous for songs like “Sharp Dressed Man” and “Legs” rock out at the tour’s Springfield stop. Pick up tickets to the Juanita K. Hammons Hall show here.

British Street Party

The British are coming to London Calling Pasty Company’s British Street Party featuring bagpipers, Irish dancers, a Beatles tribute band and more. The day benefits Diaper Bank of the Ozarks, so...

Hot Rod Huddle

Check out hundreds of sweet rides at the Mid-America Street Rod Nationals. Festivities run all weekend and also include kids’ games, arts and crafts, Autocross and more. Tickets are $15 for...

Bat Watching

Kids hit the trails in search of bats at Springfield Conservation Nature Center’s Acro-Bats event. Perfect for 7- to 12-year-olds, the educational excursion teaches youngsters about the flying...

Candle-Making Class

Learn to craft a soy citronella candle at this hands-on Art Inspired class. The finished product will help keep pesky bugs away this summer. Materials are included, but don’t forget to BYOB! Call...

Almonds Cooking Class

Go nuts at Price Cutter’s All About Almonds cooking class. Learn to whip up items like blueberry almond overnight oats and gluten-free chocolate chunk cookies. Plus, go home with almond samples....

Butterfly Workshop

Float over to Itty Bitty City with your little ones for its Butterfly Workshop featuring games and activities like painting a butterfly house. Buy tickets here or call 417-202-2025.

Cashew Craze

Cashew Craze Chow down on 417-land’s signature dish and other Asian fare at Springfield Sertoma Club’s Cashew Craze. After feasting, vote for which restaurant made your favorite dishes....

Mother’s Day Festival

Sip beer, listen to live local bands and munch on fare from spots like FireLight Pizza Company and Twisted Mike’s at Mother’s Brewing Company’s annual Mother’s Day Festival. It’s $10 at...

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