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Fall Festivals: 25 Way to Celebrate Fall Fun in 417-land

Fall Festivals: 25 Way to Celebrate Fall Fun in 417-land

We’ve rounded up the most delightful, most bizarre and most timeless fests around to add to your fall festival bucket list.

Features

10 Most Beautiful Women 2017

10 Most Beautiful Women 2017

Meet 417 Magazine's 10 Most Beautiful Women. Learn about the local charities that they represent, then see them walk the runway at Indulge on September 14.

Departments

Review: Fresh Flavors at Frida Mexican Cuisine

Review: Fresh Flavors at Frida Mexican Cuisine

Located in the old The Argentina Steakhouse building, Frida Mexican Cuisine uses fresh flavors to brighten classic Mexican creations.

Get Saucy & Sloshy at Lost Signal Brewing

Get Saucy & Sloshy at Lost Signal Brewing

With a southwest take on side dishes and delicious locally brewed beers at the bar, Lost Signal Brewing Co. is a barbecue joint that fulfils all our Friday night cravings.

June & Beyond Boutique in Lebanon

June & Beyond Boutique in Lebanon

Tucked away in Lebanon, June & Beyond Boutique offers up fashionable clothing, shoes and jewelry where you least expect to find them.

Neutral Paint Trends for Fall

Neutral Paint Trends for Fall

There's nothing like a fresh coat of paint to ready your home for fall. If you're sick of standard ochres and oranges, fear not: Two local experts fill us in on this season's hottest shades.

How to Add Sneakers to Your Wardrobe

How to Add Sneakers to Your Wardrobe

Sneakers are all the rage this season. We turned to 417-land style experts to get the skinny on the best way to add a pair to your wardrobe.

Find Your Zen in Acacia Spa’s Amenities Circuit

Find Your Zen in Acacia Spa’s Amenities Circuit

Acacia Spa’s larger location allowed owners Richard and Allyson Kennedy to add amenities. Assistant Editor Adrienne Donica spent one morning at the spa to learn the benefits of a few.

Geometric, Beaded, Furry Statement Earrings for Fall

Geometric, Beaded, Furry Statement Earrings for Fall

Statement earrings were all over the place this summer, and these larger styles are not going anywhere for fall. Here are some of our favorite modern styles that pair perfectly with your seasonal...

5 Pound Pup is Your Dog’s New Favorite Brand

5 Pound Pup is Your Dog’s New Favorite Brand

5 Pound Pup is an extension of 5 Pound Apparel that includes man’s best friend and gives back to the community.

10 Most Beautiful Women 2017

10 Most Beautiful Women 2017

Meet 417 Magazine's 10 Most Beautiful Women. Learn about the local charities that they represent, then see them walk the runway at Indulge on September 14.

4 Autumn Brewskies You’ve Gotta Try

4 Autumn Brewskies You’ve Gotta Try

Fall is fast approaching, and our local breweries are whipping up their best autumnal seasonal brews. Here's what to look out for this season.

Neutral Paint Trends for Fall

Neutral Paint Trends for Fall

There's nothing like a fresh coat of paint to ready your home for fall. If you're sick of standard ochres and oranges, fear not: Two local experts fill us in on this season's hottest shades.

How to Add Sneakers to Your Wardrobe

How to Add Sneakers to Your Wardrobe

Sneakers are all the rage this season. We turned to 417-land style experts to get the skinny on the best way to add a pair to your wardrobe.

Crunch into CB Social House’s Fried Chicken Skins

Crunch into CB Social House’s Fried Chicken Skins

Next time you're downtown, we suggest ordering the spicy, crunchy, honey-drizzled fried chicken skins from CB Social House.

How Local First Responders are Reducing Response Times

How Local First Responders are Reducing Response Times

Minutes matter in emergencies. That’s why the Springfield Fire Department, Christian County Ambulance District and Rural First are implementing strategies to reduce response times.

Microgreen-Packed Super Smoothie Recipe

Microgreen-Packed Super Smoothie Recipe

Whip up a smoothie that has super taste and super nutrition. Plus, other tasty ways to incorporate microgreens into your meals like omelets, sandwiches and salads.

June & Beyond Boutique in Lebanon

June & Beyond Boutique in Lebanon

Tucked away in Lebanon, June & Beyond Boutique offers up fashionable clothing, shoes and jewelry where you least expect to find them.

Inside Bob Noble's Rivercliff Estate

Inside Bob Noble's Rivercliff Estate

Bob Noble's private Rivercliff property offers a secluded space for his invitees, but he's looking to a future when the Finley River views are open to the public.

Fall Festivals: 25 Way to Celebrate Fall Fun in 417-land

Fall Festivals: 25 Way to Celebrate Fall Fun in 417-land

We’ve rounded up the most delightful, most bizarre and most timeless fests around to add to your fall festival bucket list.

Goat Yoga is Your New Favorite Workout

Goat Yoga is Your New Favorite Workout

Our managing editor got bendy with some goats, and somehow among their bleats and bucks, her stress melted away.

If You Hate Reading, You’ll Love this Book Filled with Missouri Nature Photography

If You Hate Reading, You’ll Love this Book Filled with Missouri Nature Photography

We peeked inside Missouri, Wild and Wonderful, 417-lander Matt Miles’ new collection of stunning nature photography.

HIIT Meets Technology at Orangetheory Fitness

HIIT Meets Technology at Orangetheory Fitness

High intensity training meets technology at Orangetheory Fitness, where you can burn up to 1,000 calories in an hour.

Find Your Zen in Acacia Spa’s Amenities Circuit

Find Your Zen in Acacia Spa’s Amenities Circuit

Acacia Spa’s larger location allowed owners Richard and Allyson Kennedy to add amenities. Assistant Editor Adrienne Donica spent one morning at the spa to learn the benefits of a few.

Geometric, Beaded, Furry Statement Earrings for Fall

Geometric, Beaded, Furry Statement Earrings for Fall

Statement earrings were all over the place this summer, and these larger styles are not going anywhere for fall. Here are some of our favorite modern styles that pair perfectly with your seasonal...

Brinner Is Served: Four Vespa Kitchen Recipes

Brinner Is Served: Four Vespa Kitchen Recipes

Although Vespa Kitchen primarily focuses on breakfast and lunch offerings, the restaurant’s culinary pros adapted some of their signature items to create a gourmet evening meal for 417...

Scotland’s Can’t-Miss Castles, Pubs, Adventures & Lodging

Scotland’s Can’t-Miss Castles, Pubs, Adventures & Lodging

Old souls will love Scotland, but you don't have to be a history buff to enjoy the country that invented golf.

Sail Back to Summer with Missouri Spirits’ Boat Shoes Cocktail

Sail Back to Summer with Missouri Spirits’ Boat Shoes Cocktail

This little beverage embodies summertime’s sunset. It’s refreshing and a little fruity thanks to homemade pineapple puree, fresh lime juice, cinnamon simple syrup and vanilla.

Let’s Talk About Poop: Caring for Your Colon

Let’s Talk About Poop: Caring for Your Colon

Fight Colorectal Cancer is the loudest national nonprofit advocating for researching and awareness of colorectal cancers. It's spreading its message of the fight from its new national headquarters:...

Red Top Oven Teams Up with Williams Sonoma in St. Louis

Red Top Oven Teams Up with Williams Sonoma in St. Louis

Jane Ford and Kathy Hubbard of Fair Grove started Red Top Oven out of their garage and formed a large following after their Farmers Market of the Ozarks appearances. They have now formed an...

Refresh Your Pillows with Velvets, Suedes, Leathers, Fur & Macramé

Refresh Your Pillows with Velvets, Suedes, Leathers, Fur & Macramé

Try a fall refresh with a simple pillow switcheroo. Bring in texture with velvets, suedes, leathers, fur and macramé in all fall’s hottest colors with simplicity and ease.

Q&A with MSU’s Papa Bear, Coach Stec

Q&A with MSU’s Papa Bear, Coach Stec

For the first time since 1923, the Missouri State Bears will take on the Mizzou Tigers this month. We sat down with Missouri State Bears Head Coach Dave Steckel to talk about this much-anticipated...

Give Microgreens a Try

Give Microgreens a Try

A mini-portion of these little shoots packs in a ton of nutrition. Learn how to grow them, where to get them and how to serve them.

Sailing on Stockton Lake with Paul Nahon, Springfield Lasers GM

Sailing on Stockton Lake with Paul Nahon, Springfield Lasers GM

For Paul Nahon, General Manager of the Springfield Lasers, Stockton Lake is paradise without the palm trees.

5 Pound Pup is Your Dog’s New Favorite Brand

5 Pound Pup is Your Dog’s New Favorite Brand

5 Pound Pup is an extension of 5 Pound Apparel that includes man’s best friend and gives back to the community.

Go Inside Highland Springs’ Most Beautiful Kitchens

Go Inside Highland Springs’ Most Beautiful Kitchens

Junior League of Springfield's annual Tour of Kitchens fundraiser shows off some of the most beautiful kitchens in 417-land — all for a good cause.

Crunch into CB Social House’s Fried Chicken Skins

Crunch into CB Social House’s Fried Chicken Skins

Next time you're downtown, we suggest ordering the spicy, crunchy, honey-drizzled fried chicken skins from CB Social House.

4 Autumn Brewskies You’ve Gotta Try

4 Autumn Brewskies You’ve Gotta Try

Fall is fast approaching, and our local breweries are whipping up their best autumnal seasonal brews. Here's what to look out for this season.

Sail Back to Summer with Missouri Spirits’ Boat Shoes Cocktail

Sail Back to Summer with Missouri Spirits’ Boat Shoes Cocktail

This little beverage embodies summertime’s sunset. It’s refreshing and a little fruity thanks to homemade pineapple puree, fresh lime juice, cinnamon simple syrup and vanilla.