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This Week in Springfield, Missouri

Find the best things to do this weekend in Springfield and around southwest Missouri.

by Alex Osredker

Jun 13 2024 at 8 a.m.

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Photo courtesy Mark HarrellEnjoy Father’s Day ballpark-style and play catch on the field before the Cardinals take on the Northwest Arkansas Travelers.

June 13–20

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June 16: Father’s Day Pregame Catch

Hammons Field, noon

Enjoy Father’s Day ballpark-style and play catch on the field before the Cardinals take on the Northwest Arkansas Travelers. It’s also Hiland Dairy Ice Cream Sunday, which means free ice cream for the kiddos.

June 15: Father’s Day Weekend Brunch

The Vineyard Market, 10:30 a.m.

Celebrate Father’s Day at the Vineyard Market, where they’ll be serving food specials and all Dads get a beer on the house. They’ll also have local vendors so you can stock up on your dad and guy gear.

June 15: Dudes & Brew Father’s Day Market

14 Mill Market, 12 p.m.

Bring the whole family to 14 Mill Market on Saturday to peruse treasures from their lineup of pop-up shops while sipping on cold craft beer (if you’re 21) and trying out different tasty treats.

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June 15: Father’s Day at Bigshots

Bigshots Golf, 11 a.m.

Turn Father’s Day golfing into a day for the whole crew (well, six people or less) at Bigshots, where you can enjoy an hour and a half of golf and games, two pizzas, an appetizer and unlimited fountain drinks for one group cost. Spots are limited, so make sure to book yours now!

Father’s Day at Johnny Morris Properties

Ozark Mill, Big Cedar and Dogwood Canyon, times vary

There are a number of ways to enjoy Father’s Day Johnny-Morris-style, including a farm-to-table dinner at the Ozark Mill, which includes a Dad Size Steak, and fifty percent off admission for all dads to Dogwood Canyon. If you’re celebrating a week later, make plans to attend the Bourbon, Beer & Barbeque event at Top of the Rock, which offers a unique selection of bourbon paired with mouth-watering barbeque.

June 13: Travel the World Through Wine

MaMa Jean’s Natural Market—Sunshine, 6 p.m.

Take “wine and dine” to the next level at this special wine tasting at MaMa Jean’s. Attendees will enjoy rosé from Spain, Eastern Europe, South America, Australia and more alongside delicious small bites, while connecting with fellow wine enthusiasts.

June 13: Floral Design Workshop

Cassidy Station at Estes Farms

Cassidy Station’s next floral design workshop focuses on summer flowers, colors, and embraces a “from the garden” style. During this 90-minute class, attendees will enjoy refreshing drinks while learning the art of crafting and caring for flowers. This class only has 10 spots, so make sure to reserve your seat now.

June 15: Tasting & Tapas: Summertime Sippers

Vino Cellars, 6 p.m.

Vino Cellars’ Tasting & Tapas event is full of refreshing summer wine, delicious tapas and live music. It’s the quintessential boujee day and perfect for anyone who wants to learn how to become the hostess with the mostest!

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June 10–21: Disney’s Alice in Wonderland, Jr.

The Judith Enyeart Reynolds School of the Performing Arts for Springfield Little Theatre, times vary

Fall down the rabbit hole of adventure and self-discovery during this 60-minute stage adaptation of Alice in Wonderland. The performance includes beloved favorites like the Cheshire Cat and White Rabbit while sporting a new script, ensuring you and your family will be on the edge of your seat the whole time.

June 21: The 18th Annual Hot Air Balloon Glow

Finley River Park, 8:45 p.m.

Grab the family and head to Finley River Park for a glowing evening as you take in the amazing light display from several hot air balloons. This annual event also includes live music, food, drinks, local vendor booths, a kid’s zone, and more.

June 29: Namaste on Deck: A Morning Yoga Cruise

The Showboat Branson Belle, 7:30 a.m.

Join 417 Magazine for a serene journey as we set sail aboard the Showboat Branson Belle for a morning yoga cruise on Table Rock Lake! Start off your morning by finding your center on the top deck surrounded by the tranquil waves of Table Rock Lake. Led by experienced yogis from Sumits Hot Yoga, this rejuvenating session harmonizes breath with movement, awakening every muscle and unlocking inner peace.

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