Friday Five: 417’s Best Events 1/11-1/17

Friday Five: 417’s Best Events 1/11-1/17

Check out our list of upcoming 417 area events happening locally from Friday, January 11th through Thursday, January 17th

Introduction To Homebrewing Class

Where: The Home Brewery, 1967 W. Boat St, Ozark

When: Saturday, January 12, 2019 – 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Cost: $15.00 – For more information & to pre-register (required), click HERE!

If you appreciate a good beer, why not learn how to brew your own at home? The Home Brewery is offering a class to help you learn about the equipment and ingredients necessary to become a homebrewer. There will be several topics covered including fermentation, techniques, procedures, and more. During the class, you will be able to experience the process from beginning to end, as well as, get tips and advice from an experienced Homebrewer. This is a great opportunity to learn a new hobby and possibly create a unique beer of your own!


35th Annual Bass Pro Shops Tournament of Champions

Where: JQH Arena, John Q. Hammons Parkway, Springfield

When: Thursday, January 17, 2019 – Sunday, January 19, 2019 – 8:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.

Cost: Click HERE for ticket prices!

The Tournament of Champions is a highly anticipated basketball tournament that only comes around once a year. This will be the 35th time the tournament has taken place in Springfield and will feature two local schools, Springfield Catholic and Parkview, as well as six other teams from across the United States. This is your chance to watch some very talented, young men play amazing basketball and see who will win the coveted championship trophy. There have been 370 plus NCAA Division 1 players and 61 NBA players who participated in this tournament when they were in high school! There will be several athletes participating this year that will also go on to play at these same levels! This 3 day event is something the whole family will enjoy so don’t miss out!

 For more information about this event, click HERE!

Photo Credit: Bass Pro Shops Tournament of Champions


Smoked Prime Rib Night At The Finley

Where:  The Finley, 206 E. Elm St, Ozark

When: Saturday, January 12, 2019 – 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Cost: Prices vary

You don’t have to wait for a special occasion to go out and have a great meal!  The Finley will be hosting a wonderful dinner of smoked prime rib along with the chef’s choice of sides. While you are there, take advantage of half-off house wines and other drink specials. This is a perfect excuse to spend an evening with some of your close friends or that special someone and enjoy a delicious meal. You can find out more information about this event by clicking HERE!

Photo Credit: The Finley


2019 Two Rivers Volunteer Orientation and Open House

Where: Two Rivers Bike Park, 5055 Two Rivers Rd, Highlandville

When: Saturday, January 12, 2019 – 11:00 a.m.

If you love to volunteer or have been looking for somewhere to donate your time, look no further, Two Rivers Bike Park is needing your help! This local park depends on volunteers to provide care and maintenance to its trails. Trailspring is hosting this amazing event in which you will get to tour the park, visit with others, enjoy refreshments, and learn about how you can become involved. For more information about this event and to find out how you can help, click HERE!


The Conversation: Doug Pitt

Where: Main Event Center, 101B S. Main St, Nixa

When: Thursday, January 17, 2019 – 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Cost: $12 for NXYP Members / $20 for Non-Members

Nixa Young Professionals is kicking off a new quarterly series where they will be interviewing community leaders and local CEO’s about tips and advice to be successful. The first event in this series features local businessman and philanthropist Doug Pitt.  While you are there, take some time to network with others in the professional world and enjoy a delicious meal catered by Piccolo. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to learn from someone who is very successful in business and philanthropy!

Space is limited! Register for this event HERE!

Photo Credit: Nixa Young Professionals