November 1st – 4th | Springfield Contemporary Theatre | $25-$30
Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered Creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the friendless Creature, increasingly desperate and vengeful, determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal. Urgent concerns of scientific responsibility, parental neglect, cognitive development and the nature of good and evil are embedded within this thrilling and deeply disturbing classic gothic tale.
November 4th | Gillioz Theatre | $38-$98
Twelve studio albums, four gold, three platinum, nad one six-time platinum. Their hit “Run-Around” is the longest-charting radio single in Billboard history, and earned them a grammy for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group.
NICK GRIFFEN AT BLUE ROOM COMEDY CLUB
November 9th and 10th | Blue Room Comedy Club | $20-$25
Nick has appeared on Conan, The Late Late Show, and The Late Show with David Letterman. A comic for more than 25 years, Griffin’s smart, sarcasatic, and hilarious style makes him one of the most well-restpected in the industry.
November 3rd | Gorely King Trail | $20
This rugged, loop trail is located at Devil Den State Park in Arkansas. This hike is moderate-to strenuous in difficulty, so physical fitness is must! Be prepared for water crossings and challenging terrain.Transportation provided. Bring your own lunch, snacks and water. Register by Fri. before each hike. Outdoor Initiatives 874-8647
November 3rd | Expo Center | $15 – $80
Wings, wings, and more wings! Plus, local bands, beer, awards, and proceeds go to help kids in the Ozarks.
November 17TH | Expo Center | $30-$60
Unlimited beer and food samples!
November 22nd | Pre-registration is required | Downtown Springfield
Turkey Trot is Springfield’s largest timed 5K run/walk of the year and the largest Thanksgiving Day 5K in Missouri, with over 8,000 participants in 2017. The 24th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Walk/Run is held rain, snow or shine on Thursday, Nov. 22, 8 a.m., at the Springfield Expo Center, 635 E. St. Louis St., in downtown Springfield. Pre-registration required. Proceeds benefit the Developmental Center of the Ozarks and the Springfield-Greene County Park Board Youth Recreation Scholarship Fund.
November 23rd – December 9th | Springfield Little Theatre | $19 – $32
November 1st (reocurring first Thursday of every month) | 7:00 pm | Big Momma’s | Free
Every show brings a different lineup of local musicians. Starts at 7 and runs until close with 4 or 5 bands. Grab a delicious coffee and listen to these local musicians.
November 2ND | Dream Makers Center | $145 – $991
A night of dining, bidding, and sharing dreams realized. A Cocktail attire evening celebrating the Dream Center families who are moving out of poverty and rewriting their family stories. Learn how a community can support, encourage, and make the next round of dreams possible.
November 10th | $79
Join 37 Expeditions and 5 Pound Appearal for a hike at Roaring River State Park and then make a wooden wine caddy. All materials and tools will be provided, and a step by step guide to create your very own caddy with your favorite colors and designs.
November 16th | Green Thicket Farms | $45
A 5 course tasting dinner celebrating local flavors and ingredients produced by GTF. Tour of the farm, social hour from 5 – 6, and dinner at 6:00.
November 15TH | Lindbergs Tavern
Molly Healey of Big Smith and Liz Carney of Bella Donna have teamed up to create a unique and atmospheric sound unlike any you’ll hear in the area.
MOXIE, THE ESSENTIALS: IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT
November 11th & 12th | Moxie Cinema | $6
“Its opposites-attract melding of screwball comedy and the road trip elements has become one of about a half-dozen standard love story formulas. Most years, there’s at least one theatrical release that owes a debt to this film.”
November 25TH | GILLIOZ THEATRE | $45 – $125
Performing holiday classicas, holiday originals, and classic Jewel songs.