Friday Five: 417's Best Events 7/22-7/28

Check out these fun local things to do.

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Ozark Boosters Club Rodeo

Did you know Ozark is hosting a Pro Rodeo on July 22-23? Contestants from all over the country will compete in 9 different events including Bull Riding, Bareback Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, Ranch Bronc Riding, Steer Wrestling, Calf Roping, Ladies Breakaway Roping, Barrel Racing and an Over 40 Calf Roping Dash for Cash for the kids. This will be a family friendly event, fun for all ages. Concessions and vendors will be on site.

Advanced Tickets: $10 Adults, $5 Kids (ages 6-10), Kids 5 and under are Free! Tickets can be purchased at Apple Markets in Ozark, Clever & Sparta as well as Cavender's PFI (cash only).

Location: Ozark Booster Club Arena. 1200 N Riverside Rd. Ozark, MO 65721

Time: 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM

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Comedy at the Blue Room Comedy Club

The Blue Room comedy club is hosting Aries Spears (7/21-7/24) and Mike Baldwin (7/22-23). If you are looking to laugh the weekend away, then check out this great local venue. Visit the comedy club at for more information and to purchase tickets.

Location: 420 W College St. Springfield, MO 65806

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Powerboat Nationals Grand Prix Series - Race #3

Location: Lake Taneycomo at Branson Landing.

Date / Time: July 23 & 24, 2022; all day

The Powerboat Nationals is a fun Championship Event with some of the newest, fastest, and coolest inshore powerboats around. Some of the watercraft even look like fighter jets on the water. The boat pilots race on a high - speed course while maintaining top speed fighting hard for the win. Don't miss what is sure to be a fun day on the water. For more information visit their website.

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Shark Week at Wonders of Wildlife

July 24th-30th from 9:00am - 7:00 pm, Springfield, MO

Uh oh! Its Shark Week and the Wonders of Wildlife is getting in on the action. Find several immersive experiences and shark themed adventures to satisfy your jaws. Check out the WOW website for more information and ticket prices.

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86th Annual Ozark Empire Fair

Summer fun always includes a trip to the local fair. The 86th annual Ozark Empire Fair begins on July 28th and runs through August 6th. From pig races and livestock shows to grandstand music, parades, and amazing fair food, there is sure to be something for every member of the family.

Advanced Tickets are $7 Adult (12 and up) and $3 for Child (ages 6-11). Tickets at the door are $10 for Adults (12 and over) and $5 for Children (ages 6-11). For a schedule of events check out the Ozark Empire Fair website.

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