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Possibly America's largest Veterans Day celebration, "Veterans Homecoming Week." This seven day tribute includes special events, many of which are free and all of which present patriotic salutes to veterans. Details and schedules are on our website.
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This is Kimmswick's largest celebration, drawing nearly 100,000 visitors. Experience small town ambiance; stroll streets lined with more than 500 food, drink and craft vendors; enjoy lots of live entertainment throughout town, including Bluegrass and dulcimer music.
For children, there is a miniature train, petting zoo and pony rides. Visitors are welcome and encouraged to help stir the abble butter and enjoy the ambiance at the pavilion.
Before dawn each day of the festival, the wood fire is lighted, the kettle is filled with apples and cooking and stirring continues for seven to eight hours until the fragrant spread is thick enough to be sealed in jars. Apple butter is for sale until the last jar is gone.
The streets are closed to vehicles. Visitors may park at the Windsor School and catch a bus into town. There is limited parking off of Route K.
The website gives all of the details.
Join us for the 12th Annual Belton Fall Festival, Sep. 11-12, 2015. Hours Friday are 5 p.m.-10 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. This family friendly event is located on historic Main Street.
Events include over 120 food, craft and other vendors; Chris Cakes pancake breakfast; inflatables; two stages with live music and entertainment; and much more. The event is free to the public.
Celebrate Mardi Gras at the Lake's biggest winter event. More than 20 bars and restaurants around the Lake of the Ozarks participate in the huge event.
A $10 wristband gets you access to ride the buses, as well as entry in to all participating locations – including pick up and drop off to sponsoring hotels. Scan our website for details, locations and wristband information.
Don't forget your Mardi Gras attire.
Note: The address and phone shown are for the Lake Area Visitors Bureau.
You are invited to celebrate the old time music and the distinctive culture of the Ozark Highlands. This festival strives to acknowledge performers and the need to save these expressive traditions to maintain authenticity. The event is held downtown West Plains.
Music is performed on our main stage, featuring outstanding artists representing the musical traditions of the Ozarks. The second stage is designed to bridge the gap between the generations of musicians in an effort to keep the traditional music of the area alive and well through the interpretations of new performers.
Activities include: exhibits; mule jumping; singing; a cooking stage; blacksmiths; spinners and weavers; quilters; candle makers; traditional basket makers; jig dancers; fiddlers; banjos; string bands; pickers; et cetera. On the 'What's Cookin' Stage,' watch demonstrations of traditional Ozark cookin' with a dash of entertainment to boot.
Inside the air conditioned West Plains Civic Center, take part in workshops and jam sessions.
Picture yourself inside a Norman Rockwell Christmas painting. That’s exactly how you’ll feel as more than 1,500 glowing luminaries welcomes you to the sights, sounds and smells of ‘Christmas Yesteryear’ in charming Augusta. The town has pulled out all the stops and is ready to welcome visitors, young and old, from near and far, to create holiday memories.
Among many other activities and attractions, you can: visit Santa Claus in the Olde Wine Hall; shop our quaint businesses; settle under a blanket and enjoy a leisurely horse-drawn carriage ride; warm yourself ‘round a bonfire and savor freshly-roasted chestnuts; enjoy caroling in the historic church; and enter the town scavenger hunt with prizes.
Please monitor our website for the details.
When Charles Dickens wrote his “ghostly little tale” in 1843, he couldn’t know that A Christmas Carol was destined to become one of the most beloved holiday traditions of all time.
By telling this fable illustrating the unfairness of the Industrial Revolution and the necessity for brotherhood and unselfishness, Dickens gave the world one of its most enduring Christmas stories. The Nebraska Theatre Caravan has been touring Charles Jones’ delightful adaptation of A Christmas Carol since 1979.
The Caravan’s Carol, which weaves traditional Christmas carols throughout the narrative, is probably the most widely produced production of Dickens’ in the nation, annually performing for more than 100,000 people in more than 60 cities across the country.
Performance times are Friday at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday at 1 p.m.
Ralphie Parker wants only one thing for Christmas; An Official Red Ryder Carbine-Action 200-shot Range Model Air Rifle. A Christmas Story, The Musical is the hilarious account of Ralphie's desperate quest to ensure that this most perfect of gifts ends up under his tree this Christmas.
This new Broadway musical is based on the classic 1983 movie, which itself was based on stories by legendary radio humorist Jean Shepherd. With songs both funny and heartfelt by Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, and a faithful yet inventive book by Joseph Robinette, A Christmas Story captures holiday wonder with such deliciously wicked wit that it is sure to delight children and grown-ups alike. It's the Christmas present that you'll cherish all holiday long.
Performance times are Tue.-Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Sun., 1 p.m.
"A Horse With No Name"
"Sister Golden Hair"
"A Horse With No Name" made the band called America famous in the United States, Europe and beyond, leading the way for an impressive string of hits to follow. America's journey has taken them into a wide variety of musical terrain, and a look backward seems overdue as they enter their fourth decade.
America at Wildwood Springs Lodge
America returned to the upper reaches of the Pop chart in 1982 with "You Can Do Magic" and brought their live show to audiences in new corners of the globe. In many ways Beckley and Bunnell came into their own as mature artists during this time. And their growth has continued into the present day with such impressive releases as 1998's “Human Nature.”
In a special appearance Rusty Young will open for America.
Packages available: concert tickets only; dinner and concert; dinner, concert and lodging.
All aboard for this saucy and splendid production, winner of three 2011 Tony® Awards including Best Musical Revival and Choreography. Peppering this Cole Porter first-class comedy are some musical theatre's most memorable standards, including "I Get a Kick out of You," "You're the Top," and of course, "Anything Goes."
Don't miss what the AP exclaims as, "So delightful, so delicious, so de-lovely!" For one night only at the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall at Southeast Missouri State University.
Missouri's most popular lake destination features more than 1,100 miles of shoreline – that’s more shoreline than the coast of California. The Lake of the Ozarks offers access to public beaches; great fishing; and plenty of room for fun and recreation on the water.
Cities around the Lake of the Ozarks offer hundreds of dining and lodging options. Abundant recreation activities include, among other things: golf; horseback riding; boat excursions; wineries; airplane and helicopter tours; ziplines; spas; and shopping.
Marinas and rental services offer a variety of choices, ranging from a pontoon boat to fishing boats, ski boats to houseboats, and personal watercraft.
Please note: the address provided with this listing is for the Bagnell Dam, in Lake Ozark.
it...little word...big show. it - where 50 amazing singers, dancers, and musicians combine their astonishing scope of talents to create Branson's ultimate entertainment experience. From Broadway to country to comedy to patriotic to gospel to rock-n-roll, it is everything you want to see in a Branson show–and more.
From the energy and emotion of huge production number with brilliant lighting and sound to the warmth and charm of the on-stage talent, this is the show with it. The stars of it, including the Hughes Brothers and their families, create a sensational show for everyone, especially the show connoisseur looking for top-of-the-line entertainment with an emotional connection.
Presented January thru October at the Hughes Brothers Theatre.
Tickets: $39; ages 12-17, $15; ages 6-11, $9. VIP seating available in rows 1-6. Add a sit-down, table top dinner with your show.
Visit our website for details, schedules and tickets.
Top Finalists on NBC's "America's Got Talent."
Billy Bob, Billy Joe, and Billy Billee mix NASCAR with Beethoven, Elvis with Puccini and even kick up a little trailer park dust with Ave Maria Dixie. Along with lots of down-home laughs, big-city music and great entertainment, this is truly a family show.
Appearing at the Andy Williams Moon River Theatre, thru December 6, 2014.
417 Travel is a full-service ticketing agency. We specialize in Branson and Southwest Missouri. We pride ourselves on offering below box office price tickets to theaters and attractions in the Branson area, with no sales presentations. Flying to Branson? Give us a call; we can assist you in booking your entire Branson vacation. Check out our website, find us on Facebook, and/or Twitter for the latest information and savings.
Join TV’s iconic star Greg from the Brady Bunch in a family friendly full-cast variety show with nonstop 70s hits, comedy and the Totally Awesome Band.
Relive the 70s through music and Barry's personal experiences as he takes you on a nostalgic trip through the grooviest decade.
Presented March through December at the Hughes Brothers Theatre with performances Tuesday and Saturday at 3 p.m..
Sample our wines and meads (mead is wine made from honey). Relax on the porch with a bottle of our wine and enjoy the view of the countryside. The gift shop offers wines, meads, wine accessories and gifts.
Bring your own picnic or purchase cheese, sausage and crackers here. Charcoal grills are available
Visit our website details, directions and a schedule of music and other events.
Located in the Ozark Mountain American Viticulture Area (AVA), 25 miles north of Springfield; two miles north of Walnut Grove, off of Route 123. Don't use GPS or on-line Maps to find 7C's – they often get you lost.
One of Branson's most unique shows. Vocal impressionist Cody Dooley has been performing in Branson for more than 11 years. Cody sings some of the biggest hits in country music, recreating the voices of such artists as Johnny Cash, George Jones, Conway Twitty, Marty Robbins, and other performers. This show helps you remember the "good ole days," when country music was just that—country.
Accompanied by 36,000 gallons of dancing water and lights, choreographed to the timeless hits you remember, the liquid fireworks bring this show to life like no other. The 45-minute shows includes a 10-minute behind the scenes look at how the fountains work. Presented at Waltzing Waters Theater.
Show times: Mon.-Wed., 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 3 p.m.
Experience the romance and magic of Neil Diamond’s music. Diamond look-and-sound-alike Keith Allynn unveils the story of Neil Diamond’s life through his songs from the 1960s through today, while weaving in his own incredible love story and unexpected career change from a top 10 Elvis tribute artist to Neil Diamond, all for the love of a woman. Come and see the story unfold live, along with the story of Neil Diamond’s life, his struggles and triumphs, while enjoying hits such as “Sweet Caroline,” “Song Sung Blue,” “Hello Again,” “Brother Love,” “America” and many more. Shows are Tues.-Fri., at 10:30 a.m.; there is a 10 a.m. pre-show. Presented at the Jim Stafford Theatre. Tickets: $34; ages 6-12, $10; ages 5 and younger, free. The box office hotline is available 24 hours per day, by call or text message, at 417-464-8497.
Relive the magic of Patsy Cline's forgotten, yet fabulous songs from yesteryear in this musical tribute, starring Tracy Lynn DeMille.
This is Tracy's 15th season performing in Branson. She has appeared on international television and received nominations for Female Vocalist, Tribute Artist, and Entertainer of the Year in Branson. This production is among the most unique and inspiring one-woman performances. Tracy's personal testimony is sure to warm your heart.
At the Branson Hot Hits Theatre in Historic Downtown Branson, June 5-Dec. 28. Show times: Tuesday-Friday, 5 p.m.
Performance schedule is subject to change without notice.
This park is known as The Quiet Campground for all the right reasons. You can hear the crackling of the fire and rustling of leaves. There are 79 nicely landscaped, level, full hook-up sites and six fully furnished two-story Villas that sleep six. Located 1.5 miles west of Silver Dollar City, on 43 acres of Ozark forest, 100 yards off Route 76. Big rigs are welcome.
Our amenities include: an outdoor pool; playground; enclosed pet play area; recreation-hall with full kitchen; private bathroom and showers; and a laundry facility. Planned social activities are held. Named Top 100 in the Nation by Good Sam Club in 2009; Mid-size Park of the year by Missouri Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds in 2009.
Acorn Ridge offers four charming guestrooms, each with a king bed, private bathroom, and nice views. At check-in, you are greeted with our signature Grandma Stumpe's cookies. A full breakfast is served.
We are less than one mile from the Katy Trail, Augusta Brewery, Mount Pleasant Winery, and Augusta Winery.
Whether you are looking for an easy get-away, or searching for a unique bed & breakfast, we have what you need.
Rooms available Fridays and Saturdays only. Please explore our website for details and reservations.
More than 40 acrobats showcase classic Chinese dance and physical-performance arts. Exotic backdrops, state-of-the-art lighting and a fast-pace highlight this show.
The revolving line-up of unique acts includes, among other features: the playful lion dance; the dancing dragon; aerial fish ballet; butterfly lovers; pole climbers; diabolo (Chinese Yo-Yo); jar juggling; hoop-diving; daring trapeze; human strength and beauty; and spinning plates.
Presented at the RFD-TV Theatre, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Tickets: $39; ages 13-17, $16; ages 6-12, $10. VIP seating available, rows 1-8.
Established in 1855, Adam Puchta Winery is the oldest continuously owned and operated family winery in the United States. The Puchta family, now in their 7th generation, continues to produce award-winning wines in a unique, charmingly historic setting.
We offer wine tasting and a gourmet gift shop; live music on some weekends.
Located beside Frene Creek, on the original family homestead, 2.5 miles west of Hermann, off Route 100.
Check our website for details, special events and music schedules.
We have 83 guestrooms; extra plush Serta pillow-top mattresses and premium pillows; interior corridors; an elevator; and a level parking lot; free hot breakfast; a security system; electronic door locks.
Spend the night off of the busy Branson strip. We are on three, flat acres, with large outdoor pool and hot tub. All rooms include pillow-top beds, an activity table and chairs, self dimming alarm clock radio, smoke detectors, electronic door locks, separate dressing vanity and sound dampening masonry walls.
You must be 21 to reserve a room. Located across from Shoji Tabuchi Theater and the IMAX Complex.
American Eagle Inn & Suites not only offers our guests outstanding accommodations-we also make coming to Branson economical by including tickets to shows, attractions and dinner at prices that make sense. All active duty and retired Veterans as well as their families always receive a 20 percent discount every day of every year.
Enjoy beautiful accommodations at American Eagle Inn & Suites for multiple nights, located right in the middle of all the action. Over 60 Shows and Attractions are within the 3 mile radius of American Eagle Inn & Suites and some of the best and highest rated steaks are right across the street at Paradise Grill & Steakhouse; their whole catfish, fried scallops as well as a large salad, fruit and dessert bar are worthy contenders as well.
Start your weekend stay at American Eagle Inn & Suites with a hot breakfast which includes biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, multiple flavors of waffles, sausage, fresh fruit, cereals, muffins, yogurt, breads, English muffins, coffee, juices, milk and much more.
Pierce Arrow Theater is next door; Shoji Tabuchi Theatre is across the street; and Hamners’ Variety Theater and Branson's Promised Land Zoo are less than a mile away. Silver Dollar City is a straight drive less than six miles away; Dixie Stampede is 2.5 miles away; and Faith Life Church is less than one mile away.
Nearby restaurants include: Florentina’s (Italian); Gilley’s Texas Café (BBQ, burgers, steaks); McFarlain’s (hearty country cooking); Montana Mike’s (a full-service steakhouse); and Botanas (Caribbean, Mexican, vegan).
Each of our locations provides access to Kansas City's attractions. Each location offers you free local calls, free hi-speed wireless Internet access, outdoor pool, and coin-operated laundry.American Inns offer three locations in the Kansas City, Missouri, area: I-70 and Woods Chapel Road in Blue Springs; I-70 and Noland Road in Independence; and I-35 and Armour Road in North Kansas City.
Our North Kansas City location is a full-service location featuring Spirits Restaurant and Spirit's Alibi Lounge. Should you have a meeting or reunion planned, allow us to assist you in North Kansas City or Independence in our meeting facilities.
Located in the historic 18th and Vine Jazz District, the American Jazz Museum showcases the sights and sounds of a uniquely American art form.
Activities include interactive exhibits; films; the Changing Gallery; the Blue Room Jazz Club; and the Gem Theater, a 500-seat performing arts center.
We offer education and community-based programs, traveling exhibits, live musical performances and special events.
Closed all federal Holidays, except Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Admission: $8; younger than 12, $3. Combo tickets with the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum: $10; younger than 12, $5.
We offer 43 guestrooms and suites. Breakfast of donuts, coffee, and juices. Free local phone calls.
Located on a flat lot in a scenic area. We have a great outdoor (seasonal) pool, with a large deck so you can swim or just sit and relax in the sun. We have a nice covered second floor balcony with a view of the Branson Strip.
The latest, most popular slot and video poker machines; a wide variety of table games; an exciting, nonstop-action live poker room; a variety of restaurants, ranging from a bakery to an elegant fine-dining venue; a full schedule of top name entertainers, musicians and bands; plus, meeting space galore.
At the first AAA Four Diamond hotel in St. Charles, the 397 luxurious suites are comfortable and versatile with oversized baths, sunken living rooms and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Missouri River or the city of St. Charles.
Experience the new standard in casual luxury at Ara Spa, the 7,000 square foot retreat featuring captivating design, innovative spa experiences, and star quality service.
Relax and enjoy great views of the Missouri countryside. Two trains daily each direction between St. Louis and Kansas City, with stops at St. Louis, Kirkwood, Washington, Hermann, Jefferson City, Sedalia, Warrensburg, Lee's Summit, Independence and Kansas City.
Limited carry-on bicycle space is available (St. Louis-Kansas City trains only); restrictions apply. Reservations are required for bicycle space and for all passengers. Purchase tickets from any travel agent or on the Amtrak Web site.
Discounts offered: seniors (62+), children (2-12), active duty military, groups (20+), AAA, Veterans Advantage members, and Student Advantage members. See individual listings for each city served.
On the shore of Table Rock Lake, in a wooded lakeside atmosphere. Our four modern guestrooms feature: two-person jetted tubs; king or queen luxury beds and linens; private baths; private entrances; private deck or balcony; electric fireplaces; cable TV with DVD; and Wi-Fi. In addition to a full breakfast, the inn provides free soft drinks and snacks. Breakfast is served in the dining area or on the screened porch overlooking the lake.
We also have two private cottages, not part of the bed and breakfast, with remarkable views of Table Rock Lake. Breakfast is not included with the cottages.
Located 35 minutes west of Branson; 20 minutes from Silver Dollar City; one minute walk to Table Rock Lake.
Quiet relaxation on beautiful Table Rock Lake. Individual one-, two- and three-bedroom lake view cabins and one condo. Valley View has a pool, a shaded park, playground, a guest laundry, a boat launch and dock. Boat rentals available.
All 113 of our guestrooms include luxurious pillow-top mattresses, deluxe pillows and Vellux blankets and free local calls. Rooms with a jetted tub are available. You must be 21 to reserve a room.
Extended continental breakfast.
All the elements of a world-class nightclub with none of the attitude — part lounge, part club, all rock 'n' roll. Our lineup of entertainment includes DJs and live music. (There is a $5 cover charge most nights; could be higher for special events.)
Classic and comfortable with splashes of decadence, the focus of the room is a 130-foot bar, and cool seating areas that engulf the action. A live music stage and a 20-foot video wall complete the venue.
Located in the Power & Light District.
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