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Holiday Weekend Activities

WEEKEND UPDATE FOR  JULY 1-4 FRIDAY First Friday Artwalk begins at 5pm! FREE Everyone is invited Friday night Farm tours at Finley River Farms in Ozark. Tours begin at 5:30 until 7 pm and costs $15.00  Rain Date: Saturday, July 2 at 5:30 PM Register at Finleyfarmsmo.com Springfield Cardinals at Hammons field – Fireworks and music after the game! First pitch is 7:05 SATURDAY Springfield Cardinals…


Nascar In The Music City

Our vacation kicked off a little bit differently this year as our regular trek to the beach had a detour for a stop in Nashville.   It has been some time since I went to Music City, but we were both pretty excited to check out Broadway and spend Sunday at the Nascar race at Nashville Superspeedway. We had never been to this track, but the racing last year was fast-paced, so it was a track on…


Free Health Care Clinic For Some!

Get ready Ozarks! The Central Missouri Wellness Mission is hosting a healthcare clinic for those in Ava, Eminence and Houston, Missouri starting today, June 30 through July 8! Free health will be available in medical, dental and vision to residents in need of quality healthcare. The clinic is open for patients 3 years of age and older and will be treated on a first-come basis.  There are no…


Fourth Of July Area Parades!

Annual Fourth of July Parade  Monday, Jul 4, 2022 at 10:00am  Marshfield, MO 4th of July Parade Jul 4, 2022 at 10:00am  Springfield, MO 4th of July Parade  Monday, Jul 4, 2022 at 10:00am  Central High School Springfield, MO 4th of July Fireworks and Potluck Monday, Jul 4, 2022 at 5:00pm  Nixa, MO 4th of July Parade  Strafford 10 am  


Springfield Police Monitoring "Hot Spots!"

There are four "hot spots" in the Springfield metro that are watched heavily by the Springfield P.D. The four intersections are found not only to have numerous crashes, but also crime has been on the increase at these locations: Glenstone and Sunshine Sunshine and Kansas Expressway Kansas Expressway and Kearney Kearney and Glenstone Police presence will be seen when available and will be…


FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORK SHOWS AROUND THE OZARKS

Check out where all you can see the best Fourth of July firework displays around the Ozarks below! 1. The 26th Annual Have-A-Blast Patriotic Celebration, Friday, July 1st, at J.R. Martin Park in Republic. This is a free event. The celebration will begin at 6 p.m., and include over 30 vendors, axe throwing, an exotic petting zoo, an inflatable zone, and live music from Members Only. 2. Fireburst…


Need a Get-Away? How about a Daytrip?

The Ozarks are known for lakes!  We have six lakes all within a short driving distance of Springfield. Tablerock, Bull Shoals, Truman, Pomme De Terre, Stockton and Lake of the Ozarks! All are great destinations to play in the water and investigate the shoreline. Many state parks in Southwest Missouri are also less than 200 miles away from Springfield.  What to see?  Roaring River State Park,…


What's NEW in Springfield? Old Time Pottery!

Get ready- Springfield will soon be the home of décor superstore Old Time Pottery! Old Time Pottery has thousands of unique home décor items to make your house a home.  A perfect place to pick up holiday decorations! Construction will soon get underway at the former Hobby Lobby and Mardel locations  at 1535 E. Battlefield Road Welcome Old Time Pottery!  


What To Expect For Holiday Travel!

 Get ready for a 3 day holiday weekend!  More traffic will be hitting the road for the Fourth of July holiday. What to watch for: Some bridges and lane closures are already in place in the state and these areas will remain in place during the 3 day weekend. Motorist may encounter heavy congestion on Friday afternoon and on Tuesday morning. During your travel time, obey these driving rules. Pay…


Gender Reveal For Baby Mahomes!

It's a Boy!   K.C. Chief Quarterback, Patrick Mahomes and wife Brittany are having a baby... BOY, due sometime this year. The couple had a gender reveal party where they both grabbed paint guns and aimed at a target surrounded with pink and blue balloons.  The target had blue paint splattered all over it. Patrick put on a blue “Baby Mahomes” hoodie and jumped into the swimming pool fully……