This week in Monett: At Mocha Jo's, 404 E. Broadway, Chelsea and the Miller Boys will perform at 7 p.m. on Friday. Phil Greer plays at 7 p.m. on Saturday. Monett High School students will provide varied entertainment from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 24.
This week in Springfield: "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)" opens for shows at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday and again for the following two weekends at the Springfield Contemporary Theatre, 305 East Walnut, on the fourth floor of the Vandivort Center.
Shakespeare's "Comedy of Errors" continues at 8:15 p.m. Friday through Sunday and again next weekend at Jordan Valley Park, 635 E. Trafficway.
The fourth annual Springfield Indian Artifact Show will be held Saturday at Remington's Event Center, 1655 W. Republic Road, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday.
The summer "Arts in the Park" opens at Wilson's Creek National Battlefield near Republic. The Missouri Boatride Bluegrass Band and Crazy Mule will perform for free at 6 p.m. on Saturday at the Visitor's Center.
Special activities are planned for "Zoobilee" at the Dickerson Park Zoo, 1401 W. Norton Rd. on Saturday.
Joyce Meyer Ministries brings its tour to the Hammons Arena at Missouri State University, with programs at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday.
This week at the Outland Ballroom, 326 South Ave., will be Rhett Roberson and Band with Charity Shatwell on Saturday; Bug Girl, Ghost Dance and the Spites on May 24; Samantha Crane on May 26; and the Detectives on May 27.
The 11th annual Ozark Greenways Adventure Race, an eight to 14 hour multi sport race, starts at 7 a.m. at Gasconade Hills Resort in Richland.
This week in northwest Ark.:
At the Walton Arts Center, 495 Dickson in Fayetteville, the fable for children "the Man Who Painted Trees" will be presented at 7 p.m. on Friday and 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are $6. Pianist Jim Brickman brings his tour to the center at 8 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are $21 to $29.
As part of the Artosphere Chamber Music Series, classical guitarist Tim Callobre will perform at 6 p.m. on Sunday at St. Catherine's at Bell Gable in Fayetteville; at 6 p.m. on May 24 in the Mildred Cooper Memorial Chapel in Bella Vista; and at 6 p.m. on May 25 in Thorncrown Chapel in Eureka Springs.
This week at George's Majestic Lounge, 519 W. Dickson in Fayetteville, will be Steppin Stone and Cousin Eddie on Friday; Fayetteville Funk Ensemble on Sunday; Tiffany Christopher Band, Megan Slankard and Jeff Campbell on May 26.
At the Northwest Arkansas Mall in Fayetteville, at the Arkansas Music Pavilion, Blue Oyster Cult and the Georgia Satellites perform at 7 p.m. on Saturday during Bikes, Blue and Hot Rods Toom a two-day car and bike show. Tickets are $10 to $50. The Indigo girls and Tiffany Christopher perform on May 26.
"Play It Again, Sam!" a revue of movie trivia and 1940s-era music performed by the jazz duo of Davis and Dow will be offered at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday at Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main in Springdale.
A variety show "Welcome to the 60s," featuring TV and pop tunes, runs at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at the Rogers Little Theater, 116 S. 2nd St. in Rogers. Tickets are $5.
The Eureka Springs May Festival of the Arts celebration continues all month. An exhibit displaying work by more than 50 local artists is showing at the Queen Anne's Mansion Garden Level Gallery. Admission is part of the $15 fee for the mansion tour.
This week in Joplin: Springfest will be held Saturday at the Joplin Elks Lodge, 1802 W. 26th St. There will be a car show, chili cook-off and live music by Big Smitty at 6:30 p.m.
An Auto Cross Race Day, hosted by the Four States Corvette Club, will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday in the Northpark Mall parking lot. A fee is charged for a run on the timed course.
At the Woodshed Emporium, 311 S. Main in the Carthage square, Drywood Bluegrass and Dusty Creek perform at 7:30 p.m. on Friday. Admission is $5.
At the Stone's Throw Dinner Theater in Carthage, performances of Shakespeare's "Othello" continue at 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 12:30 p.m. on Sunday. Additional information is at 417-358-9665.
In Neosho, the Art Squared Spring Arts Festival will be held Friday and Saturday downtown. Events start at 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday. Live music is planned both days. Professional sidewalk chalk artist Joan Finn will be on hand Saturday morning.
This week at the Downstream Casino, west of Joplin, will be Retrorockerz on Friday, Solid Gold and Admiral Twin on Saturday, and the finalist round of the Downstream Idol contest in the pavilion on May 26.
This week in Miami, Okla.: At the Buffalo Run Casino, 2 Steps Back performs on Friday.
At the Coleman Theater, 103 N. Main, a program of two silent Charlie Chaplin films, "Easy Street" and "The Kid," will be shown at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $15.
This week in Tulsa, Okla.: At the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. 2nd St., Tulsa Ballet's production of "Carmina Burana" with the Tulsa Symphony and Tulsa Opera Chorus will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sunday in the Chapman Music Hall. A second ballet with music by Schubert is included. Tickets are $20 to $55. A production of euripides' "The Trojan Women" has performances at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday in the Liddy Doenges Theatre. More performances follow next weekend. Tickets are $25. Performances of Ernest Thompson's play "On Golden Pond" will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. on Sunday and again next weekend in the John H. Williams Theatre. Tickets are $15.
This week at Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main, will be the Besnard Lakes, Stardeath and White Dwarfs on Friday; We Are The Fallen, Red Line Chemistry, Aerias and Forget Me In Vegas on Sunday; Of Montral and Noot d'Noot on May 25; Ty Mayfield on May 26; and James Otto, Jaron and the Long Road to Love on May 27.
Bikelahoma is underway this weekend in Pryor. The Marshall Tucker Band, Steelheart and six other bands play on Friday. Jackyl plays at 10:30 p.m. on Saturday. Miljenko Matijevic and Steelheart play on Sunday.
This week in Pittsburg, Kan.: "There's No Business Like Show Business," a revue presented by the Pittsburg YMCA, will give performances at 1 and 6:30 p.m. on Saturday at Memorial Hall. "The Wiyos of Oz" will be performed at 7:30 p.m. on May 25.
This week in Kansas City: On Friday, Carole King and James Taylor perform at the Sprint Center, 1100 Walnut. Gregg Allman plays at 8 p.m. at the VooDoo Lounge at Harrah's Casino. The Big Reveal and 90 Minutes play at Crossroads, 417 E. 18th St. Spring Bash, featuring around 10 local bands, plays at the Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway. Metal bands Battery, Meat Shank and Vanlade play at the Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania.
On Sunday, six hip hop acts perform at the Beaumont Club.
The Kansas City Symphony performs Ravel's "Bolero," "Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun" by Debussy, Jennifer Higdon's "The Singing Rooms" and Hindemith's "Nobelissima visione" at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at the Lyric Theatre, 11th and Central.
On May 25, Daughtry, Lifehouse and Cavo perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Sprint Center. Korn and 2 Cents play at the Uptown Theatre.
The Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre's production of the musical "The Light in the Piazza" though June 6 at 3614 Main.
"The Dixie Swim Club" runs through June 27 at the American Heartland Theatre, in Grand Center, 2450 Grand. Shows are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday with a 2 p.m. Saturday matinee. Performances run Tuesday to Sunday.
"Lullaby of 42nd Street," a revue of Harry Warren songs from the 1930s and 1940s, runs through Sunday at the Quality Hill Playhouse, 303 W. 10th St.
Performances of "Frindle" continue through Sunday at the Coterie Theatre in Crowne Center, Grand and Pershing Road.
This week in St. Louis: On Sunday, Lynne Fiddmont plays at the Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Blvd.
"Eye on the Sparrow," true stories of diverse St. Louis residents, opens with shows at 8 p.m. Friday and 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the St. Louis University Theatre, through June 6. Tickets are $15.
Opera Theatre of St. Louis opens its season with Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro" at 8 p.m. on Saturday at the Loretto-Hilton Center on the Webster University campus in Webster Groves. A second performance is May 26.
At the Lumiere Theatre. 999 N. 2nd St., Jason Michael Carroll plays on Saturday. "BeatleMania Live!" opens May 25 and runs to June 13.
At the Fox Theatre, 527 N. Grant, Mel Brooke's "Young Frankenstein" runs through Sunday. Performers from the Turtles, the Monkees, the Grass Roots and Paul Revere and the Raiders bring their "Happy Together Tour" on May 26.
The St. Louis Shakespeare Festival opens May 26 with "Hamlet," running through June 20 across from the St. Louis Art Museum in Forest Park.
This week at the Pageant, 6161 Delmar, will be Martin Sexton and Ryan Montbleau Band on Saturday; Gregg Allman performs with Devon Allman's Honeytribe on May 26.