Thursday, December 29 | Submitted by Sarah Hough | Downtown Central
First Night Springfield 2012 has partnered with the Missouri State Bears to offer a free student section ticket to the Bears basketball game at 2:05pm on Dec. 31, 2011 with your First Night ticket. The Bears will face conference opponent, Drake University.
Present your First Night ticket (in the form of a sticker or Kum & Go receipt) at the Missouri State box office for a free student section ticket to the Dec. 31st game. First Night tickets are $7 each or $25 for a four-pack, and are available at Springfield Kum & Go and Price Cutter stores, the Library Center, the Library Station, Park Central Library, the Brentwood Branch Library, the Creamery Arts Center and the Urban Districts Alliance. First Night tickets are not sold at the Missouri State box office.
First Night Springfield is a community-wide, alcohol- free New Year’s Eve event that will be held in downtown Springfield on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011, from 5:30 p.m. to Midnight. First Night will ring in 2012 with live music, theatre, movies, children’s activities, fireworks and more. A complete schedule of events can be found online at www.FirstNightSpringfield.org.
First Night is a Springfield Regional Arts Council event and is managed by the Urban Districts Alliance. The event is supported by Midwest Family Broadcasting, the Community Foundation of the Ozarks, Price Cutter, KSPR, 88.3 The Wind, Noah’s Art, Great Southern Bank, Second Baptist Church, Rick’s Automotive, US Bank, and F & H Food Equipment.