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Help Ozarks Food Harvest “Transform Hunger into Hope” in Downtown Springfield

September 02, 2020

September is Hunger Action Month. You can help Ozarks Food Harvest, the Feeding America food back for southwest Missouri and our partners for Taste of SoMo, Transform Hunger into Hope right here in Downtown Springfield. A little history Hunger Action Month was spearheaded by Feeding America in 2008. That organization heads up all 200 food… Read More

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Downtowner’s guide to hilarious pet exercises!

August 27, 2020

What’s up downtown Springfield! Remember us? Jeana, the stubborn redhead living and cavorting downtown for the last 13 years? And Dr. Skinner, the veterinarian who loves crazy people, crazy pets, and crazy ideas? We are back to our blog after the dust has settled on COVID. Spring Valley Veterinary Hospital is the Downtown Springfield Association’s… Read More

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Downtown Business Spotlight

It’s showtime! Moxie Cinema and Regal College Station are back!

August 20, 2020

Cinephiles rejoice! The silver screens in Downtown Springfield are roaring back to life! Both Moxie Cinema and Regal College Station will resume showing movies Friday, Aug. 21. And do they have some classics ready to roll for you. Here’s what you need to know! Moxie Cinema The Queen City’s member-supported arthouse cinema is back after… Read More

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“The Last Five Years” lights up SLT stage

August 13, 2020

“…the show is absolutely amazing. One of the best shows I’ve ever seen at Springfield Little Theatre.” — Jason Wert, Ozarks Independent Springfield Little Theatre’s 86th season is already drawing rave reviews. The curtain goes up on “The Last Five Years” Aug. 13 at the historic Landers Theatre and runs through Aug. 30. It’s a… Read More

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Art Walk, SCT Sings make for an artsy weekend in Downtown Springfield

August 06, 2020

The arts take center stage in Downtown Springfield this weekend. It’s time for First Friday Art Walk and a special streaming show from Springfield Contemporary Theatre. Here are all the details you need to know to have a safe and art-filled good time. First Friday Art Walk is back! After a short pandemic break, First… Read More

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Discovery Center Springfield launches independent STEM school and learning support care program

July 29, 2020

Families in Springfield are in need. The Discovery Center of Springfield is here to help once again. Say hello to the Discovery School at the Center and the Learning Support Care Program. They are two separate education programs designed to assist with Springfield Public Schools’ plan for in-person schooling. They will support the educational needs… Read More

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Fireworks return to Hammons Field this summer!

July 22, 2020

We’re not going to lie. We were bummed when Minor League Baseball canceled the 2020 season. A lot of people were. The loss of the season meant more than no baseball in Downtown Springfield this year. It meant no warm summer nights in Downtown Springfield, spending time with people we love, eating ballpark food. And… Read More

A collection of masks for sale at The Merry Moore Boutique in Downtown Springfield.
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Come visit us Downtown, just make sure you’ve got a mask

July 16, 2020

We love seeing your beautiful faces in Downtown Springfield. But, starting July 16, we only want to see the top half of that face. The City of Springfield’s emergency ordinance requiring face coverings in public spaces for everyone over the age of 11 is now in effect. It is effective through 11:59 p.m. Oct. 14,… Read More

A red jumpsuit worn by Elvis Presley and an acoustic guitar on display at History Museum on the Square
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Get historical in Downtown Springfield at History Museum on the Square

July 09, 2020

The No. 1 New Attraction in the United States is right here in Downtown Springfield. And, after a temporary closure, it’s open again and telling the Queen City’s history once again. The History Museum on the Square reopened its doors with some limitations. Maximum visitor capacity is 150, and guests are asked to wear masks… Read More

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Downtown Business Spotlight

Moxie Cinema prepares to reopen to the public

July 02, 2020

Movie lovers, hang in there. It will be time to rejoice soon. Moxie Cinema, Downtown Springfield’s community-supported arthouse theater, will be opening its doors again soon. But not just yet. Mike Stevens and crew had hoped and planned for a July 10 reopening, but are shifting plans after a surge in COVID-19 cases nationwide. That… Read More