Friday Five: 417's Best Events 7/17 - 7/23

The Magical Land of 417

Don't allow yourself to get stuck in life's valleys. There is always something to look forward to around the corner! Celebrate this weekend just for fun!

What's Happening This Week?

Beer garage sale

Ultimate Garage Sale

Where: Missouri Spirits, 507 W Walnut St, Springfield, MO

When: Saturday, July 18th from 9 AM - 3 PM

"Huge brewing, restaurant, and distilling sale. Sale includes but not limited to: Antique and rare collectable breweriana, local historical framed photos from the early 1900's, bourbon barrels, empty kegs, high quality taxidermy, brewing equipment, distilling stills, assorted bottles, glass beer mugs, man cave decor, restaurant tables, chairs and bar stools, house decor, storage barrels and MORE! Plus, Missouri Spirits vodka drinks, Springfield Brewing Company Finish Line Lager and Brewce's Pale Ale, and pulled pork sandwiches. Blowout prices and all sales are final. Come early! Cash and credit cards accepted. psst... something new is brewing... stay tuned. Cheers friends."


Curbside Kits - Twist at Home!

Where: Painting with a Twist, 3444 S Campbell Ave, Suite G, Springfield, MO

When: Friday, July 17th from 3 PM - 6 PM

"If you are in a high-risk category or not ready for an in-studio event, we also have curbside kits available, that come with all the supplies you need and written and video instructions! Order curbside kits by 1:00 PM on Friday, July 17, and pick up between 3:00 and 6:00 PM.

Click here to get your tickets!


Guided Float

Where: Lake Springfield Park and Boathouse, 5324 S Kissick Ave, Springfield, MO

When: Friday, July 17th from 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

"🚣 Join us for a guided float on the James River Water Trail and group hike! 🌊 Great for beginners and a fun opportunity to get out on the water at Lake Springfield outside of normal Boathouse rental hours.

• Park staff will go over safety and give a basic paddling demonstration before we launch at Lake Springfield and head to the Springfield Nature Conservation Center to go hiking.
• Spot wildlife both on and off the water and learn more about the area from one of our guides.
• Once we return to the Boathouse, enjoy a snack and community time on the lawn. (If you have any dietary or physical restrictions, please notify park staff when enrolling for this event.)

👤 AGES: 10 and up. Please note that ages 10-17 must have an adult with them on the water to participate (ages 14-17 can be in their own boat, ages 10-13 must be in a boat with an adult).

💵 FEE: $30/participant - must be paid at time of registration. Includes boat rental, paddle and life jacket.


🗓️ Friday, July 17, 5:30-7:30 p.m. • 417-891-1550"

Movie in the park

Movie in the Park: Jumanji the Next Level

a Parks and Recreation, 701 N Taylor Way, Nixa, MO

When: Saturday, July 18th from 8 PM - 11 PM

"The Movies in the Park series is presented by the Massengale Group. All movies are held at McCauley Park, begin at dusk, and all movies are FREE! Please bring lawn chairs or blankets. Concessions will be available for purchase. All movies are dependent on the Weather. No smoking and no alcohol.

Sun flowers

Sunflower Festival 2020

Where: Sunflowers from Golden Grove Farms, 4950 E. State Highway KK, Fair Grove, MO

When: July 22 at 8 AM - July 27 at 8:30 PM

"We have an acre of ornamental sunflowers that are perfect for pictures and cutting to take home. We have live music every evening and during the day on the weekend "

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