Friday Five: 417's Best Events 6/12 - 6/18

A Little Extra Family Time

This week we included many things that you can enjoy as a family (or with friends). Grab the ones close to you and check out some awesome local things that are happening this weekend in the 417!

What's Happening This Week?

Rutledge fishing

Family Fishing Nights

Where: Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park, 3825 W Farm Road 146, Springfield, MO

When: Friday, June 12th from 6 PM - 9 PM (July 10 & Aug 14)

Cost: $5/Particpant when you bring your own bait & gear, $10/Particpant if you rent a fishing pole and bait from Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park - ages 2 & Under are free

🐟 Bring the whole family for a relaxing evening of catch-and-release fishing, plus Cow Train rides and a campfire.

🎣 Bring your own bait and gear. Limited fishing rod rentals available.

🔥 Bring your own food to roast over the campfire. Disposable roasting forks provided or bring your own. Drinks and ice cream may be purchased in the Gift Shop.

Mini Family Sessions

Family Mini Sessions

Where: Greenhouse Two Rivers, 1122 Two Rivers Rd, Highlandville, MO

When: Saturday, June 13th from 9 AM - 7 PM

The Ultimate Family Experience. A beautiful exclusive location, mimosas, beer, wine and incredible sweet treats from Simply Delicious Catering. There are two options for either a 15-minute session or a 30-minute session.

Best of Luck Beer Hall

Best of Luck Beer Hall - Back Open

Where: Best of Luck Beer Hall, 313-B South Jefferson Ave, Springfield, MO

When: Friday, June 12th - Saturday, June 13th @ 5:00 -10 PM

"Come join us on Friday and Saturday, June 12th & 13th! We’ve expanded our patio seating and are offering three amazing beers at a 50% discount!!!
Perennial Abraxas (2019), 4 Hands Single Origin & Brooklyn Black Ops!

We’re open from 5:00 – 10:00 both nights.
Take-out will continue to be available. Please call or text (417) 522-9009 to place your order and choose a pick-up time. Orders must be in by 8:00 pm and last pick-up is at 8:30. Grab a $25 gift card for ONLY $20!

We're taking extra precautions and have introduced a few new protocols to ensure everyone can enjoy themselves in the safest way possible. Please be kind and patient with our staff and your fellow patrons while we all traverse our new normal together. We will be limited to 40 patrons indoors at one time. Reservations are not required but strongly encouraged. We can’t wait to see you!"

Botanical gardens

Wild Herb Walk

Where: Springfield Botanical Gardens at Nathanael Greene, 2400 S Scenic Ave, Springfield, MO

When: Friday, June 12th from 10-11 AM

Cost: $5

"This is a series of garden walks getting to know the local flora and how it can be used for food, medicine, and the story behind the common names. Plants we will visit this week: Spiderwort, Serviceberry, Prickly Pear, Quinine, and more! Limited to the first 15 people"

Potters wheel

Mug Throwing

Where: Art Zone, 107 W Aldersgate Dr Suite 6, Nixa, MO

When: Saturday, June 13th from 5-9:30 PM

Join Art Zone creating your own mugs on the pottery wheel!
This event is for 18 and up. 21 and up BYOB
Each person will get to create two mugs on the wheel and glaze them! You'll spend the first 30-40 minutes throwing. Please register for a pottery wheel time.
Then we'll let the mugs harden up while we learn to pull handles. Participants will spend 30 - 40 minutes creating handles and attaching them.
BYOB - Bring your own booze

Click here to register

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