The Branson/Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce will celebrate Small Business Month with a Small Business Breakfast on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 from 8-10 a.m. at the Branson Convention Center. Veteran television producer, Disney executive and entrepreneur, Mary Kellogg-Joslyn, co-owner of the Titanic Museum Attraction, will present "How One Letter Changed My Life." Pricing: Chamber Member Early Bird $25 if registered by April 22; Chamber Member $30 after April 22; Non-members $40. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Master Gardeners of the Ozarks will be presenting a series of Saturday classes in the demonstration garden as well as their "Brown Bag Lunch" garden series which take place on the first Tuesday of each month at noon. All classes are held in the gardens of the Taney County MU Extension center at 122 Felkins Avenue in Forsyth, and are free and open to the public.
• Rain Barrels - April 25, 2015 - 10:00 a.m.
• Pollinators - August, 22, 2015 - 10:00 a.m.
• Monarch Watch - October 3, 2015 - 10:00 a.m.
Brown Bag Lunch Garden Series - First Tuesday of each month at noon.
• Growing Sweet Potatoes - Tues. April 7, 2015
• Tomatoes for the Gardener - Tues., May 5, 2015
• Keyhole Gardens - Tues., June 2, 2015
• Drip Irrigation - Tues., July 7, 2015
• Harvest Time - Tues., Aug. 4, 2015
• Growing Micro Greens - Tues., Sept. 1, 2015
The Master Gardeners will also hold "An Evening in the Garden" on Thursday, June 25, 2015 from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Join the Master Gardeners as they host an evening stroll in the gardens, sample herbal drinks and appetizers, and hear about the local history of our area.
For further information, call the Taney County University of Missouri Extension Center at 417-546-4431.
The City of Branson will present a public Open House on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 in celebration of Local Government Week. Each department at City Hall will present information about services they provide the community. The Open House will begin at 4:30 p.m., when the normal business hours of City Hall have concluded, and will continue until 8:00 p.m. The regular meeting of the Planning & Zoning Commission will be held at 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend this meeting as well, to see local volunteer government in action.
The 2nd Annual Hollister Band Spring Concert, Auction & Dinner will be held Tuesday, May 5, at the Hollister High School. Dinner at 5:30 p.m. - Auction at 6 p.m. - Concert at 7:30 p.m. Auction and Concert are free. Dinner is $10 at the door with proceeds supporting the Hollister Band. For more information, call 417-243-4000.
Thursday, May 7th
The Ozark Mountain Prayer Breakfast is scheduled for Thursday, May 7, 2015 beginning promptly at 6:45 a.m. and ending promptly at 8:30 a.m. at the Branson Convention Center. Ozark Mountain Prayer Breakfast is held each year in celebration of the National Day of Prayer. The breakfast event includes a hot breakfast, inspirational songs, prayers led by local pastors and ministry leaders, the presentation of the Kingdom Builder Award, and the keynote address. This year, the keynote address will be given by Dr. Del Tackett. Tackett is former president of the Focus on the Family Institute and a former Senior Vice President of Focus on the Family. He is also the creator of Focus on the Family's The Truth Project. Individual advanced tickets are still $35 and $37.50 at the door as available. Churches, ministries, individuals and businesses may sponsor tables of 8 for $250 on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations may be made by sending ticket requests with a check payable to Branson CMBC, P.O. Box 1246, Branson, MO. A downloadable ticket order form is available at www.ozarkmountainprayerbreakfast.com. Questions may be directed to Carolyn at 417-334-6308.
Stone County will hold its 16th annual National Day of Prayer service on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 10 AM on the Galena Courthouse Lawn, weather permitting. In case of bad weather it will be held in the Stone County Annex, next to the Assessor's Office.
Communities of Recovery Experience (CORE) in Branson will hold its annual fundraising auction on May 7, 2015 at 6 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel in the Taneycomo Room. Food and drinks will be served. Donation items are needed for the auction. Call 417-559-2861 for pick up or deliver donated items to CORE at 602 S Sixth Street in downtown Branson. Proceeds will be used to restore families and individuals who are looking for a way out of addictive lifestyles.
Hollister Night with the Springfield Cardinals will be held Thursday, May 7 at 7:10 p.m. at Hammons Field in Springfield. The Hollister High School Band will entertain outside the main gate prior to the game. The Hollister High School Choir will sing the Naional Anthem. The Hollister Elementary, Middle and High School Choirs will sing their 7th Inning Stretch rendition of "Take Me Out to the Ballgame." It will also be $1 Bratwurst Night. Ticket and shirt for $12. Tickets available at Hollister Country Mart, Hollister School Central Office, Hollister Chamber and Ink Works. For more information, call 417-334-3050.
Steven Curtis Chapman, Brandon Heath, Ellie Holcomb and Love & The Outcome
May 5, 2015, 7:00 p.m.
Evangel University - 1111 North Glenstone Avenue, Springfield, MO
More info - http://www.itickets.com/events/341244/Springfield_MO/The_Table_Tour.html
Sunday, June 28th
June 28, 2015
OBB will close the fireworks celebration with two sets at 5:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Cross Church Pinnacle Hills - 2448 Pinnacle Hills Parkway, Rogers, AR
More info - http://www.itickets.com/events/343197/Rogers_AR/OBB.html
Friday, July 3rd
Sandi Patty, Springfield Symphony Orchestra, Dino and Cheryl Kartsonakis,
Denver and the Mile High Orchestra, Cor Captis, and Cadence
July 3, 2015, 6:00 p.m.
Branson Landing - Branson Landing Boulevard, Branson, MO
More info - http://bransonlanding.com/Entertainment.html
Friday, July 17th
Casting Crowns and Among The Thirsty
Friday, Jul 17, 2015, 7:00 p.m.
Springdale H.S. Performing Arts Center - 101 S. Pleasant Street, Springdale, AR
More info - http://www.itickets.com/events/344112/Springdale_AR/Casting_Crowns.html