Friday Five: 417’s Best Events 11/10 – 11/16

Friday Five: 417’s Best Events 11/10 – 11/16

Check out our list of upcoming 417 area events happening locally from Friday, November 10th through Thursday, November 16th

Nixa’s Holiday Open House Weekend

Where: All around Nixa – Click here for a complete list of businesses that are participating.

When: Friday, Nov. 10th – Sunday, Nov. 12th (hours vary by store)

Cost & Info: Free to attend, but bring your shopping money!

Come join the shops in Nixa for a weekend full of holiday shopping. There will be plenty of holiday treats, sales, drawings, and fun for everyone! AND rumor has it that Santa will be at Junkin’ Resale Mall for photos on Saturday from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm! Businesses participating in the Open House include Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, Hip Chick Boutique, Junkin’ Resale Mall, V.I.P. Hair Studio, and more!


Veterans Appreciation Day

Where: Dickerson Park Zoo

When: Saturday, Nov. 11th, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Cost & Info: Free admission for active or veteran military and immediate family

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! Grab your family, brave the cold, and head to the zoo for Veterans Appreciation Day! Military ID is required to receive free admission.


A Christmas Carol

Where: Evangel University Theatre

When: Wednesday, Nov. 15th – Saturday, Nov. 18th, 7:30 pm each night plus a 2:00 pm show on Saturday

Cost & Info: $15 ages 13 & up, $10 ages 4-12, free for 3 & under on a parents lap

Kick the Christmas season off with Evangel University Theatre’s presentation of “A Christmas Carol.” This event is kid friendly and is sure to get you in the Christmas spirit! Click here to purchase tickets.


3rd Annual Dolly & Me Tea Party

Where: Relics Event Center

When: Saturday, Nov. 11th, 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Cost & Info: Children and adults – $15 each. Or purchase a half table (4 seats) for $40 or a full table (8 seats) for $70.

Children and adults can enjoy an afternoon of entertainment which includes refreshments, arts and crafts, raffle prizes, a performance from Dance Troop of Sonshine Dance, a story time reading by the Library Center, and more! Children are encouraged to bring their favorite dolly and every child will receive a gift bag valued at $50. All proceeds go to benefit Diaper Bank of the Ozarks. Purchase tickets here.


Wine and Shine Fest

Where: Bear Creek Wine Company (1320 Keithley Rd., Walnut Shade, MO 65771)

When: Saturday, Nov. 11th, 11:00 am – 10:00 pm

Cost & Info: Free admission

Do you like wine, beer, moonshine, food, and live music? Then this event is perfect for you! Enjoy wine, winaritas, mulled wine, local beer, moonshine, rustic pizza, meats, cheese, crackers and more! There will also be a free shuttle that runs between Bear Creek and Copper Run Distillery, where there will be more food, drinks, and music. Both indoor and outdoor seating will be available so you will be able to enjoy the beautiful fall views and then warm up inside if it starts to get chilly!