Family Day 2020
Due to COVID 19, and our continuing efforts to ensure the health and safety of our campus and community, we will not be hosting Family Day for the 2020 school year.
Family Day 2019 Schedule
|10 - 11 a.m.||
|Findlay Student Center (FSC), Lobby|
|11 a.m. - Noon||
Campus History Tour
|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.||Bubble Soccer
Have a blast inside these huge inflatable bubbles for a game of soccer with the family!
|2 - 3:30 p.m.||
Music, Games, Activities & Sponsors
|FSC Circle and Fountain Area|
|3:30 - 4:30 p.m.||
Happy Hour & Hors d'Oeuvres
|Rose O'Neill House|
What else is going on in Springfield?
Nighttime 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
https://pythiancastle.com/ghost-tours.html; (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.
www.smallincave.com; Call for reservations at (417) 551-4545.
Springfield Botanical Gardens
This 114-acre site with several gardens & a butterfly house offers plant demonstrations, special events, classes and exhibits all year.
April-October; M-Sat 8am-8pm; 2400 S Scenic Ave, Springfield, MO 65807
http://parkboard.org/274/Springfield-Botanical-Gardens ; Admission is free
Saturday, September 28
Harvest Fest – 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: https://parkboard.org/531/Harvest-Fest
An Evening with The HigLeeWils – Drury University's Historic Washington Avenue Baptist Church
Songwriters Emily Higgins, Larry Lee and David Wilson to perform an evening concert in the 133-year-old historic church on Washington Avenue which has its original stained glass windows and woodwork, which serve to make this a wonderful acoustic space
Admission is $15 per ticket online, $20 at door; 7 - 9 p.m.
Farmer’s Market of the Ozarks – Farmer’s Market Pavilion
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
Springfield Jazz Festival – Downtown Springfield
Lee Ritenour headlines the all-day event, which includes free live music on two stages — Park Central Square and Park Central East. Ritenour will perform at the Historic Gillioz Theatre later that evening.
From noon – 7 p.m.; Downtown Springfield
Admission is free