Weekend Update for December 7-9

WEEKEND UPDATE FOR  DECEMBER 7-9

FRIDAY 

Nativity Celebration: Light the World at 4450 S. Farm Road 141- Live Nativity with Branson entertainers. FREE

Midtown Victorian Homes Tour begins 5-9 pm at Washington Avenue Baptist church. Ticket prices vary.  The shuttle is FREE

Stroll thru the Garden in the evening at the Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden at Nathaniel Park. Take in winters beauty. Admission $4 for adults and kids 12 and younger are free.

“A Hard Day’s Night” begins at 8 pm. Beatles fans, tickets are $5.00 at the Gilloiz

SATURDAY

Nativity Celebration: Light the World at 4450 S. Farm Road 141- Live Nativity with Branson entertainers. FREE

Springfield’s Downtown Christmas parade begins at 2 pm. The parade will march north on South Avenue into the Park Central Square then heads east to the Expo Center. FREE

Stroll thru the Garden in the evening at the Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden at Nathaniel Park. Take in winters beauty. Admission $4 for adults and kids 12 and younger are free.

Free Art Day at the Creamery begins at 11 am at 411 N. Sherman Parkway. Stop by after the Christmas parade for art, crafts and cookie decorating.

Luminaria Driving Tour at Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield starts at 5:30. Luminarias will be placed along the five mile tour road to honor the 2,539 soldiers who were causalities of the Battle of Wilson’s Creek. FREE

IMAGINE plays at the Gillioz Theater at 325 Park Central East. Tickets are $14 dollars and the show pays tribute to the music of John Lennon

Springfield Symphony: Christmas at the Movies begins at 7:30 at Hammons Hall. Tickets are 10-40 dollars.