June 2017

Fourth of July Celebration

07/02/17

Fourth of July Celebration

Fourth of July Celebration Celebrate America at Chateau on the Lake’s Fourth of July bash. Fill up on all-you-can-eat barbecue, listen to live tunes and watch fireworks light up the sky over Table Rock Lake. The dinner is $32 for adults, $16 for kids and free for ages five and younger.

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Family Camp at Bass Pro

07/01/17

Family Camp at Bass Pro

Family Camp at Bass Pro Kids try out skills like archery and fishing at Bass Pro Shop’s free family summer camp. Themed around outdoor recreation and education, the mini expo also offers hands-on crafts, games and educational outdoors workshops.

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Friday Flix

06/30/17

Friday Flix

Friday Flix Chill out with a brewski at Mother’s Brewing Company’s Friday Flix featuring an outdoor screening of the cult classic Clue. It’s $6 at the gate and open to ages 21 and up. A portion of the night’s proceeds will go to Moxie Cinema. Don’t forget to bring a blanket or lawn chair!

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The Three Musketeers

06/29/17

The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers Watch D’Artagnan and the legendary Three Musketeers as they fight the villainous schemes of Cardinal Richelieu. Presented by Missouri State’s Tent Theatre, the action-packed show features intrigue, swashbuckling and swordfighting galore. Get tickets here.

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Fantastic Caverns

06/28/17

Fantastic Caverns

Fantastic Caverns Escape summer’s toasty temps with a jeep tour of Fantastic Caverns. Explore what lies beneath 417-land while viewing rock formations and learning about the cave’s history and geology. Tickets are $24 for adults, $17 for kids and free for ages 5 and younger.

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Barbecue Workshop

06/27/17

Barbecue Workshop

Barbecue Workshop Up your grill skills at Hy-Vee’s barbecue class. Learn the best techniques for marinating, basting, smoking and grilling mouthwatering meats. Call 417-881-1950 to RSVP.

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Paint Night at Hotel V

06/26/17

Paint Night at Hotel V

MONDAY, June 26 Paint Night at Hotel V Sip cocktails while painting a sunset scene at The Social Easel’s paint night at Hotel Vandivort. It’s $40 per person, and supplies are included. Register for the artsy affair here.

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Collage Class

06/25/17

Collage Class

Get artsy at this family friendly collage class. Materials are provided at the free workshop, but you’ll want to bring your own photos, keepsakes and other collage materials to personalize your project.

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Butterfly Festival

06/24/17

Butterfly Festival

Flutter over to the Butterfly Festival at Springfield Botanical Gardens. Admire the insects up close in the butterfly house, stop by the day lily flower show and take your little ones to see a magic show, the caterpillar petting zoo, a face painter and more.

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Hot Air Balloon Glow

06/23/17

Hot Air Balloon Glow

Colorful hot air balloons light up the skies during the Hot Air Balloon Glow at Finley River Park. Held in conjunction with the Sertoma Duck Race, the event features live music, inflatables, a fleet of food trucks and a beer garden.

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Fourth of July Fireworks Roundup 2017

06/22/17

Fourth of July Fireworks Roundup 2017

Where you'll find the most fabulous fireworks displays this Fourth of July in 417-land.

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Yonder Mountain String Band

06/22/17

Yonder Mountain String Band

Kick off the unofficial weekend at the Gillioz Theatre with Yonder Mountain String Band. The Colorado foursome is known for its distinctive combination of rock and bluegrass. Get tickets here.

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The In Party

06/21/17

The In Party

After you conquer hump day, head downtown to socialize at the In Party. Listen to Jessamyn Orchard’s folk tunes and admire art created by those affected by Alzheimer's disease. Partial proceeds from the night’s specialty cocktail benefit the local chapter of the Alzheimer's Association.

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Alamo Drafthouse is Open

06/20/17

Alamo Drafthouse is Open

Look forward to a curated movie selection, a respectable amount of legroom, a full restaurant, 48 beers on tap and more.

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Lavender Farm Visit

06/20/17

Lavender Farm Visit

TUESDAY, June 20 Lavender Farm Visit Sip lavender champagne, nibble on snacks like meat and cheese trays and shop for lavender products at Lavender Falls Farm. Just south of Nixa, the farm is open every day in June except Father’s Day. Check out the spot’s Facebook for more info.

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Parade of Homes

06/18/17

Parade of Homes

Experience some serious home envy at the Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield’s Parade of Homes. Admire gorgeous new houses around 417-land and pick up inspiration for your own home improvement projects. Buy tickets here.

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Summer Snow Fest

06/17/17

Summer Snow Fest

Kids play it cool and romp in a massive mountain of snow at Summer Snow Fest. The festivities also include live entertainment, interactive games, a bounce house, snowman-building contests and more.

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Yoga on the Square

06/16/17

Yoga on the Square

Relax and de-stress before the weekend at Yoga on the Square. The all-skills class is free to attend! Just grab your yoga mat and bring your bod to Park Central Square.

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Parties at the Park

06/15/17

Parties at the Park

Play yard games and listen to live music at Farmers Park’s free Parties at the Park. Let your little ones frolic in the splash fountain between visits to the beer garden and lemonade stand. Plus, FireLight Pizza Company and Great American Taco Company will be on deck.

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Animal Habitat Workshop

06/14/17

Animal Habitat Workshop

Kids discover how animals make their homes in the wild at the Fair Grove library’s Up in the Sky, Down in the Ground event. Dickerson Park Zoo staff talk about animal habitats and bring along critters for little ones to see up close.

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Summer Cocktail Class

06/13/17

Summer Cocktail Class

Learn to craft fruity, summery drinks at the Macadoodles’ Summer Cocktail Clinic. Sample the tasty concoctions as you discover the best ingredients and flavor combos. You’ll leave with recipe cards for all of the cocktails. It’s $10 per person.

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28 Great Parks

06/12/17

28 Great Parks

Make it your mission to visit nearby national, state and local parks this summer. Use our guide to 28 great parks to pick out which spots you want to explore.

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Where's 417? June 2017

05/31/17

Where's 417? June 2017

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