Oct. 11 - The Red Cross will hold a blood drive at the Walmart in West Plains from 1-6 PM.
Oct. 11-12 - A Quilt Show sponsored by the Eminence Area Arts Council will be held at the Shannon County Museum & Art Gallery, Main St., in Eminence. For more information call 573-226-3531.
Oct. 11-12 - The Annual Fall Show and Tractor Pull will be held at the Ozarks Older Iron Club Grounds in Cabool starting at 9 AM. Admission is free.
Oct. 11 -The Baxter County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a firearms qualification shoot for Retired Law Enforcement Officers on Friday, October 11, 2013 beginning at 9:00 AM. This will be held at the firing range on Baxter CR 782 off State Highway 201 North. The cost is $10, payable in advance. The retired officer must furnish his or her own firearm and ammunition. Certain restrictions apply, and firing range rules and other limitations will apply. Contact the Sheriff’s Office for further details at 870-425-7000.
Oct. 12 - The “Chopper Walkers” will be holding their 4th Annual Driving For A Cure Golf Tournament at 10 AM. Cost is $80 per team. All proceeds to benefit Relay For Life. You can call 417-274-1584 to register early or sign up day of tournament.
Oct. 12 - The Pride of the Ozarks Goat Breeding Club will meet at 1 PM at the Howell Oregon Electric Cooperative Building on Highway 63 in West Plains. For more information, call 417-764-3423.
Oct. 12 -Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 1218 of Willow Springs will be hosting their Annual Open House and Fly-In, Saturday, October 12, 10AM – 2PM at the chapter hangar, 810 Bryan Street, Willow Springs.
Oct. 12 - Kids Ages 7 & older are invited to “Fun & Games” at the West Plains Public Library on Saturday, October 12 from 2-3 PM.
Oct. 12 -The Red Cross will hold a blood drive at the Walmart in West Plains from 11 AM to 4 PM.
Oct. 12-13 -The Timbo Volunteer Fire Department will hold their bi-annual Gun and Knife Show from 9 AM to 5 PM Saturday, October 12 and 9 AM to 4 PM Sunday, October 13 at the Stone County Fairgrounds in Mountain View, AR. Admission is $5 for people 12 and older. All proceeds from the event will go to buy equipment for the Timbo VFD. For more information call 870-746-4349.
Oct. 12 -End of Me Ministries will hold a Bible Study at the OMC Community Room, 403 Washington Avenue, West Plains at 7 PM October 12.
Oct. 12-13 - The Haunting in the Hills will take place October 12 and 13 at The City Park in Eminence from 9 AM to 4 PM Saturday, October 12 and 10 AM to 3 PM Sunday, October 13. A special program, called Tales from the Ozark’s Dark Side, will take place from 6-9 PM Saturday, October 12. All activities are free. For more information go towww.ozarkheritageproject.org or call 573-663-2269.
Oct. 12-13 -The Fall 2013 Go Green Self Reliance Festival in Thayer has been canceled.
Oct. 12 -The Howell County Right-For-Life 5K Run will be held Saturday, October 12 in West Plains. For more information call 417-252-1399.
Oct. 12 -The Avenue Theater in West Plains will screen “Fancy Pants,” the 1950 Western comedy that was one of the first movies ever shown at the theater. As a salute to that era, admission to the event will be a dime. Also included that evening is a contest for who dons the fanciest pants.
Oct. 13-Oktoberfest party Sunday, October 13. At the 88.1 radio station parking lot at 1211 Ozark in Cabool. There will be home-made rootbeer in a Rootbeer Garden, the best wurst around, and other snacks as well. A traditional Oktoberfest rummage sale which will be taking place at the same time. It starts at noon and goes until 4 p.m. Cabool.
Oct. 13 -Dr. Bryan Sharp will be speaking at Eagle Heights Independent Baptist Church, CR 8570 in West Plains, at 10 AM, 10:45 AM and 2 PM. For more directions or more information, call 417-293-9888
Oct. 14 -The Community Blood Center of the Ozarks will hold a blood drive at Lutie School, Highway 160 in Theodosia, from 1:30-5 PM.
Oct. 14 - The Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 12-6 p.m. at Willow Springs United Methodist Church, 311 N. Harris St. in Willow Springs.
Oct. 15 -The Community Blood Center of the Ozarks will hold a blood drive at Ava High School from 11:30 AM to 5:30 PM.
Oct. 4-5 -Clint Black will perform at the Andy Williams Moon River Theatre in Branson October 4 and 5.
Oct. 4-6 -The 4th Annual Turtle Island Pow Wow will be held October 4 from 9 AM to 6 PM, October 5 from 9 AM to 6 PM and October 6 from 9 AM to 4 PM. For more information call 870-972-6995.
Oct. 5 - The Shannon County Saddle Club is holding a fun show October 6 at 5 PM at the showgrounds off of Highway 60. Events include live music and horse entertainment. Oct. 5 -A dance is held every Saturday from 7-10 PM at the Barn Event Center located south of West Plains on Highway 63. Musical selections include country, southern rock, two step line dance, and waltzes. Concessions are available, no alcohol allowed. $5 per person. Oct. 5 - The fall City-Wide Yard Sale in Van Buren will be held October 5 from 8 AM to 4 PM. Booths will be set up at the Courthouse Square and throughout the city. For more information, call 573-300-6210. Oct. 5 -Oz Fall Fest will take place in downtown Willow Springs October 5.
Oct. 5 -Heart of the Ozarks chapter of Quail Forever is having their annual banquet October 5th at Ridgecrest Plaza in West Plains at 6 PM. Tickets can be purchased at the door. For more info call 417-256-9158
Oct. 5 -The Faretheewells from Salem, MO will perform at Viandel Vineyard, 8385 Highway 60 in Mountain View at 7 PM.
Oct. 5 -The annual Black Gold Walnut festival will be held in and around the square in downtown Alton Saturday, October 5. Events include demonstrations, food, live music, and more. For more information call 417-270-1536 or 417-270-1879.
Oct. 5 -Dinosaurs is the theme for Story Time at the West Plains Public Library on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 10:30-11:00 a.m. for ages 2-6. Snacks will be served. Also, kids ages 7 & older are invited to “Fun & Games” at the West Plains Public Library on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 2-3 PM. Refreshments will be served.
Oct. 6 - A toy show will be held from 1-5 PM at Dear Crossing, 7379 S. Highway 63 in Mammoth Spring. Admission and booth space is free. To become a vendor, call 870-856-3193 or 417-270-2211.
Ham and Bean Supper at the Mountain View Community Center, sponsored by the Mountain View Betterment Committee.
The Harvest Queen and Princess candidates will be serving for tips. $4.00 per plate all-you-can-eat, open til 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 29th
6:30 a.m. - Flapjack breakfast until 11:00 a.m. at the Mountain View Community Center. $3.50 for advance tickets and $4.00 at the door. Serving pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, coffee, apple juice and milk, all-you-can-eat.
9:30 a.m. - The Little Darlin and Dumplin Contest, sponsored by West Plains Bank. registration at 8:30 a.m. by the Gazebo, ages 12 adn under, pioneedr dress recommended. Everyone is a winner! A drawing will be held for a Mr. & Miss Pioneer Day and they will get to ride in the parade.
9:45 a.m. - Billy Randolph will be performing at the stage.
10:00 a.m. - Wood Competitions will begin on the grounds by the Mountain View Public Library, sponsored by Roberts Wood Products.
10:30 a.m. - "Hillybilly Idol Contest" on the stage. Participants are encouraged to dress in Hillbilly fashion. Prizes for first place.
3:00 p.m. - Lineup for the parade will begin at Wayside Park
4:00 p.m. The Annual Mountain View Piioneer Day Parade will stroll through Downtown Mountain View.
6:00 p.m. - Oak Street will be blocked off until 10:00 p.m. for a street dance