Weekend Events: See what’s happening around the Ozarks

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Published: Aug. 12, 2022 at 1:26 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 2, 2022 at 8:26 AM CDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Check out these weekend events around the Ozarks.


14th Annual Heritage of Hymns

Saturday October 8, enjoy the melody of voices from the Messiah Project choir and full orchestra performance at the Evangel University Chapel. Dancers from the Ballet Excelsior of Houtson, TX will also perform during the evening. This unique show is free to attend. Seating is limited, and it’s encouraged to use the link below to reserve a seat. The performance begins promptly at 7 p.m.

Address: 1111 N. Glenstone Ave, Springfield

More information: https://messiahproject.org/upcoming-events-announcement/

Art Trail at Crystal Bridges Trails

This free event will be quite the sight to see! Kick off the evening with a view of the sunset at Skyspace, then make art at several stations around the trail, or listen to live music. Pop-up concessions will provide food and beverages for purchase. Bust out your best “glow gear” and enjoy the picturesque views of North Arkansas. This event runs from 7-10 p.m. Friday October 7.

Address: 600 Museum Way, Bentonville

More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/5318591258176965/?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A[%7B%22mechanism%22%3A%22discovery_top_tab%22%2C%22surface%22%3A%22bookmark%22%7D]%2C%22ref_notif_type%22%3Anull%7D

Fix-It Fair

If your favorite household or personal item is broken, you can get it fixed at this unique event! Community Partnership of the Ozarks volunteers will help you learn new skills and fix your broken items Saturday October 8 from noon-4 p.m. at the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library. Organizers ask you leave oversized, gas-powered items or safety hazards at home.

Address: 397 E Central St, Springfield

More information: https://thelibrary.org/programs/

Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular

Floyd fans, get yourself ready for an experience like no other. October 8 at 8 p.m., lights will dim at Gillioz Theatre, and a psychedelic laser show will begin set to your favorite hits from Pink Floyd. This show will feature intense lighting, and is not safe for those with epilepsy or sensitivity to light. Laser glasses will be provided with ticket purchase. Ticket prices range from $25-$45 depending on the seat. An official link to purchase can be found below.

Address: 325 Park Central, Springfield

Tickets: https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/8750830/the-pink-floyd-laser-spectacular-springfield-gillioz-theatre?partner_id=240

More information: https://laserspectacular.com/

Pure Wellness Moon Gathering

Sunday October 9, head to Wellness Collective Studios for a Reiki Healing Circle and craft session. Festivities begin at 2 p.m.

Address: 401 W McDaniel St, Springfield

More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1265390257558761?ref=newsfeed

A Night with John McEuen and Special Guest Rodney Dillard

Artists John McEuen and special guest Rodney Dillard will perform at the Riff Friday October 14 at 8 p.m. Together, John and Rodney will discuss the early 70s and the LA country rock scene of the time. Tickets for general admission cost $25 in advance, or $30 at the door. General admission will be admitted at 7:30 p.m. Before the show, there is a separate ticketed event for $60 (includes admission to the show with prime seats) that features a pre-show presentation of music, book readings and discussions, as well as a Q&A with the attendees.

Address: 1900 W Sunset St, Springfield

Tickets: www.eventbrite.com/e/double-shot-of-john-mceuen-tickets-411488251437

More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/s/a-double-shot-of-john-mceuen/801392624611478/

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