March 4th, 6th, 7th at 7:30 | MSU Craig Hall, Balcony Theatre | $8 – $14
The story of a Puritan village in 1692 Salem, Massachusetts, where a host of women are accused of witchcraft. An allegory for Senator Joseph McCarthy’s anti-Communist crusades of the 1950s, THE CRUCIBLE remains a cautionary tale about the dangers of isolationism, extremism, intolerance and injustice that is just as relevant today.
March 27th | 2B Well Yoga & Intergrative Health Center at 3539 S Lone Pine in Springfield | $15
An interactive one-hour class exploring the role music has in stress reduction and management. Learn not only the science behind music’s effect on stress and the immune system, but also how active music making affects the body and how to use your voice as a relaxation tool. This is a hands-on experience so be prepared to use your voice and drum with the support of others in the group. There will be a restorative guided imagery experience at the end of the hour to provide rest and relaxation after the drumming experience.
March 1 – March 4 | Bass Pro Shop | Free
The Spring Fishing Classic provides opportunities for novice and experienced anglers to learn from the pros while kids can attend a fishing workshop, participate in the casting challenge, win prizes, and more during the Next Generation weekend.
March 3rd | Abou Ben Adhem Shrine Mosque at 601 E St Louis St in Springfield | $15
All the 80’s, 90’s and country music you can handle! Doors open at 6 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the door on the evening of the show starting at 6 p.m.. Tickets can also be purchased at the Shrine box office at 417-869-9164 or online.
First Sunday of the month beginning March 4th and running through October | 10 am – 6 pm | Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company in Mansfield
A celebration of the growing season with produce, music, crafts and some down home cookin’! A variety of vendors selling fruit and produce and handmade crafts. Live music and baked goods, as well!
March 8th | 8:00 pm | Southbound Bar & Grill at 5739 S Campbell Ave
Nashville-based Americana/country artist Ross Cooper is currently on tour and will be performing at Southbound Bar and Grill.
Tuesdays March 6th – 27th | Itty Bitty City | $5 a class
Zumba® Kids Jr classes are 45 minute, rockin’, high-energy dance parties packed with kid-friendly routines. We break down steps, add games, activities and cultural exploration elements into the class structure.
March 22 – 22nd | 7:30 pm | Juanita K Hammons Hall
KINKY BOOTS is Broadway’s huge-hearted, high-heeled hit! With songs by Grammy® and Tony®-winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind. Inspired by true events, KINKY BOOTS takes you from a gentlemen’s shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan.
March 30th at 7:30 | Gillioz Theatre | $12
The Mystery Hour is Springfield’s Best and Only Late Night Talk Show, featuring guests, musical guests, and hilarious comedy. The show tapes once a month at 7:30 p.m. at the Gillioz Theatre in downtown Springfield.
March 22nd – April 8th | Springfield Little Theatre | $11- $23
Embark on an unforgettable journey out of the zoo and onto the stage with your favorite crack-a-lackin’ friends from the blockbuster DreamWorks film.
March 24th 10 am – 2 pm | Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park | Free
A day of family-oriented activities celebrating spring, including arts and crafts, inflatables, pony rides, yard games and the Easter Bunny. They’ll have more than 20,000 eggs filled with candy and prizes for controlled Easter Egg Hunts (children are limited to 15 eggs each, while supplies last.) Bring your basket and your camera for pictures with the Easter Bunny.