Friday Five: 417’s Best Events 11/24 – 11/30

Friday Five: 417’s Best Events 11/24 – 11/30

Check out our list of upcoming 417 area events happening locally from Friday, November 24th through Thursday, November 30th

Queen City Craft Show

Where: Veridian Events (309 South Ave., Springfield, MO 65806)

When: Saturday, Nov. 25th – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cost & Info:  $4 (cash only) admission at the door

Enjoy delicious food and drink while you shop for unique, handmade items from area artists. There will also be a craft area for the kids and two make-and-take workshops with Dani Ives of Good Natured Art. Half of the admissions proceeds go to benefit Rescue One animal shelter. Click here for a complete list of vendors and for information on how to register for the workshops.


National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation at the Gillioz

Where: Gillioz Theatre

When: Friday, Nov. 24th – 8:00 pm

Cost & Info: $5 for general admission, $12 for VIP (includes early entry, 10 raffle tickets, and the movie pass) Purchase tickets here.

Come out for an evening full of good times and laughter! The night will include the movie showing, a costume contest, raffles with themed prizes, giveaways, and more!


Cork, Crafts + Wine

Where: Cellar + Plate (2916 S. Lone Pine, Springfield, MO 65804)

When: Thursday, Nov. 30th – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Cost & Info: $25 per person (includes 3 wines, snacks, and craft materials.) Call or text 417-894-2003 or e-mail guccionemary@gmail.com to save your seat.

Crafters, this one is for you! Grab your girls, bring your glue gun, and come on out for a fun night of wine cork crafts – including wreaths, bottle toppers, and ornaments. Plus, there will be snacks and wine pairings from Colin Yates!


Holiday Pet Photos

Where: Petsway (1517 W. Battlefield, Springfield, MO 65807)

When: Thursday, Nov. 30th – 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Cost & Info: No sitting fee, packages start at $25. Call 417-844-6620 to make a reservation.

We know your pets are a member of the family, so why not get their Christmas photos taken as well?! No need to fuss and fight with them to get them to pose (or even just to sit still!) leave that up to the experts from UTurn Studios! Photos will be taken in a private room away from the distractions of the store environment and will be on a fun farmhouse Christmas set.


Christian County Black Friday Gun Show

Where: CY Sports Center (2180 N. Fox Hollow Dr., Nixa, Mo 65714)

When: Friday, Nov. 24th – 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Saturday, Nov. 25th – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Sunday, Nov. 26th – 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Cost & Info: $8 admission (good all weekend.) Click here to buy tickets.

Make your way to the Christian County Gun Show for a huge selection guns and related items, including rifles, handguns, shotguns, magazines, grips, scopes, knives, military surplus and more!