July 2017

Ozark Empire Fair

07/30/17

Ozark Empire Fair

Ozark Empire Fair Take a spin on carnival rides and feast on indulgent fair foods all weekend at the Ozark Empire Fair. The fun runs through August 5 and features classic concessions, concerts, a demolition derby and rodeo. Admission is $9 for adults, $4 for kids and free for ages 5 and younger.

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Craft Beer Bash

07/29/17

Craft Beer Bash

Craft Beer Bash Quench your weekend thirst and sample more than 100 beers at Springfield Springfield Craft Beer Bash. Hit the photobooth, see brewing demonstrations and catch new beer releases between sipping suds from local and regional brewers. Pick up tickets here.

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Not-So-Newlywed Game

07/28/17

Not-So-Newlywed Game

Not-So-Newlywed Game See local couples go head-to-head at the Not So Newlywed Game benefitting the Ozarks Counseling Center. Snack on appetizers, sip complimentary beer and find out which sweethearts know the most about each other. Get tickets here.

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Sip Sparkling Wines

07/27/17

Sip Sparkling Wines

Sip Sparkling Wines Try more than 20 bubbles at Macadoodles’ free sparkling wine tasting night. Grab some pals and gain knowledge about different styles and flavor profiles. Call 417-883-9000 for more info.

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Chakra & Cheers

07/26/17

Chakra & Cheers

WEDNESDAY, July 26 Chakra & Cheers Top off your hump day with headstands, humbled warrior poses, happy baby and hops at yoga in Mother’s Brewing Company’s backyard. Sanga Studio leads the hour-long class, then you get to sip your favorite craft beers. Donations are encouraged.

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Cave Exploration

07/25/17

Cave Exploration

Youngsters see what lies beneath 417-land during guided nighttime tour of Giboney Cave. While exploring the cave, they’ll learn about rock formations, wildlife and more. Call 417-888-4237 to reserve a spot.

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Doe’s Eat Place Reopens in Springfield

07/24/17

Doe’s Eat Place Reopens in Springfield

Known for beef tamales and barbaric steaks, Mississippi chain Doe’s Eat Place has returned to Springfield. Marketing manager Trevor Collins sat down, fork in hand, with co-owner Jim Rogers to get a true taste of what the newly opened joint is all about.

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Moonlight Madness

07/23/17

Moonlight Madness

Moonlight Madness Take a spin on your favorite Silver Dollar City coasters late into the night at Moonlight Madness. The fun runs through July 30 and also includes street dancers, nightly musical entertainment and a brand-new fireworks show. Get tickets or season passes here.

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Outdoor Yoga Festival

07/22/17

Outdoor Yoga Festival

Unwind at Phelps Grove Park during the True You Yoga Fest. Meet local instructors and try out various yoga styles at free sessions. Plus, fuel up with fresh fare from The Wheelhouse while scoping out goodies from local vendors.

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Dancing with the Stars Live

07/21/17

Dancing with the Stars Live

FRIDAY, July 21 Become star-struck from a night of dancing at Dancing with the Stars: Live. Glee star Heather Morris tears it up on stage along with other top-notch dancers. Get tickets here.

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Sunflower Fest

07/20/17

Sunflower Fest

Revel in floral fun at Golden Grove Farms’ inaugural sunflower festival. Snap photos in the fields, cut flowers, play games, craft and listen to live music nightly through July 21.

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Wine Wars

07/19/17

Wine Wars

WEDNESDAY, July 19 Wine Wars Put your palate to the test at Vino Cellar’s Wine Wars dinner. Sample two carefully paired wines with each of the meal’s three courses and then decide which vino variety reigns supreme. Get tickets here.

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Kids Musical Workshop

07/18/17

Kids Musical Workshop

Little ones sing, dance and play musical instruments while learning social skills at Itty Bitty City’s Music Makers Club. The class is perfect for ages 2 and older. Book a spot for your youngster here or call 417-202-2025.

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Win a Caribbean Cruise

07/17/17

Win a Caribbean Cruise

Dreaming about the beach? Enter to win a Caribbean cruise plus $20,000 in other local goodies during 417 Magazine’s 31 Days of Giveaways. There a new prize every day in July including food, fitness, clothing, beauty and more. Enter here!

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4 Sizzlin' Summer Beauty Trends You Have to Try

07/13/17

4 Sizzlin' Summer Beauty Trends You Have to Try

Is there some secret formula to looking like an Instagram model when it's blazing hot? We begged Grove Spa director Kerri Ferris for answers.

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Springfield Lasers Return for Seven Summer Matches

07/13/17

Springfield Lasers Return for Seven Summer Matches

Head to Mediacom Stadium inside Cooper Tennis Complex to see Jack Sock, Anna-Lena Groenefeld and Jean-Julien Rojer on the court.

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Sunflower Festival Begins to Bloom

07/11/17

Sunflower Festival Begins to Bloom

Golden Grove Farms’ inaugural sunflower festival kicks off July 15. Family-friendly atmosphere meets beautiful venue as attendees cut their own flowers, participate in games and crafts, and listen to live music nightly.

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Play it Cool

07/09/17

Play it Cool

Escape summer’s scorching temps with a road trip to some of the coolest swimming holes around. For awesome eats along the way, check out our guide to 25 delectable spots serving up mouthwatering barbecue.

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Chalk & Arts Festival

07/08/17

Chalk & Arts Festival

Admire local artists’ vibrant chalk creations at ideaXfactory’s free Chalk & Arts Festival. Check out their work and listen to live music while your youngsters try their hand at activities like making origami hats and playing mini instruments.

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Jumanji

07/07/17

Jumanji

This year’s free Movies at Founders Park kicks off with the classic adventure Jumanji. The film is screened outdoors starting at dusk and concessions are available. Don’t forget to bring along blankets and lawn chairs!

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Melted Crayon Art

07/06/17

Melted Crayon Art

Kids learn to make colorful art using melted crayons at this Nixa Art Zone workshop. The artsy event is $15 per child. Register your youngsters here.

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Webster County Fair

07/05/17

Webster County Fair

Take a spin on classic carnival rides and feast on grub like fried catfish at the Webster County Fair. The fun runs through Saturday and includes festivities like a demolition derby, rodeo and fireworks. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for kids and free for little ones 5 and younger.

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Fourth of July Fun

07/04/17

Fourth of July Fun

Fourth of July Fun Celebrate the USA at Big Cedar Lodge’s annual Independence Day celebration featuring a picnic, family activities and a spectacular fireworks show. Learn about this and other nearby Fourth of July events here.

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Journey in Concert

07/03/17

Journey in Concert

Rock out to tunes like “Don’t Stop Believin’” and “Any Way You Want It” at Journey’s first 417-land concert in nearly four decades. Get tickets to the iconic group’s show here.

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Where's 417? July 2017

06/21/17

Where's 417? July 2017

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