Family Day - Saturday, October 6, 2018
|7 - 10 a.m.||Panther Run - Benefiting Care to Learn
$30 for each Drury family member to walk or run a 5K, 10K or 15K; Participants are eligible for up to $20,000 in prizes!
|O'Reilly Family Event Center
|10 - 11 a.m.||
|Findlay Student Center (FSC), Lobby|
|11 a.m. - Noon||Campus Golf - Lambda Chi Alpha
||FSC, Fountain Area|
|11 a.m. - 1 p.m.||
Family Day Lunch - Drury's Jazz Band Performs
|12:30 - 2 p.m.||Trivia
Sponsored by RLA - Show off all that knowledge and win prizes!
|1 - 3:30 p.m.||Inflatables on Kellogg Green
|2 - 3:30 p.m.||
Music, Games, Activities & Sponsors
|3:30 - 4:30 p.m.||
Happy Hour & Hors D'oeuvres
SE corner of Benton and Calhoun streets
WHAT ELSE IS GOING ON IN SPRINGFIELD?
Ghost Tours at Pythian Castle
Hear ghostly tales while touring the castle. Reservations recommended.
8 - 9:30 p.m.; Admission $15 online or $16 at the door
www.pythiancastle.com; (417) 865-1464
1451 E. Pythian Street – Springfield MO 65802
America's Only Ride-Through Cave. A 55-minute guided tour follows an ancient underground riverbed filled with massive formations. The cave stays a comfortable 60° year-round.
www.fantasticcaverns.com; Open daily 8 a.m. - dusk; call for details on pricing at (417) 833-2010
Smallin Civil War Cave Lantern Tours
Enjoy an evening of Southern food, storytelling and a lantern light trip through the mysterious Smallin Civil War Cave.
7 - 9 p.m.
www.smallincave.com; Call for reservations at (417) 551-4545.
Friday, September 28 – Sunday, October 7
Harvest Fest at Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park
Walk through the pumpkin patch and pick out your own pumpkin! There are corn mazes; hayrides; inflatables; carnival games and more!
Admission is free; 3825 W. Farm Road 146 – Springfield, MO 65802
Go online to view times and more information: www.parkboard.org
Thursday, October 4 – Sunday, October 7
Disney’s Newsies at Springfield Little Theatre
The Tony-winning Broadway hit, based on the 1992 motion picture and inspired by a true story, has its closing weekend at the beloved Springfield Little Theatre. Featuring the classic songs and a timeless message, it’s a great show for the whole family.
311 E Walnut St. – Springfield, MO
For times and ticket prices visit: http://www.springfieldlittletheatre.org or 417-869-1334
Friday, October 5
First Friday Art Walk – Downtown Springfield
On the first Friday of each month is First Friday Art Walk, a feast for the senses in 24+ locations. This FREE, self-guided tour of gallery and art venues features original artworks, live art demonstrations, live music, local history, international culture, plus all the dining, shopping and entertainment that the heart of the city is known for.
Downtown Springfield; 6 - 10 p.m.
Alumni Exhibition – Pool Art Center Gallery
Featuring works by alumni Sonster Byurique, Jennifer Wrobleski, Marcus Farr, John Paul Peterson, Christopher Kennedy, Payden Chambers, Skyler Phelps, Brian Rathsom and Cindy Pedigo
Opening Reception: Friday, October 5, 5 - 8 p.m.
Admission is free; open M-F
Saturday, October 6
Farmer’s Market of the Ozarks
Combines farm fresh goodness, hand-crafted products and local eateries, all in one location.
Shop for groceries, find unique gifts, have breakfast and lunch or enjoy some local music under the farmer’s market pavilion.
Open 8 a.m.- 1 p.m.; 2144 E. Republic Road – Springfield, MO 65804