This week in Monett: Broadway Nights is Friday in downtown Monett. A car and bike show will be held between Third and Sixth streets from 5 p.m. until dark. The First Baptist Church Praise Choir performs at Denali Dreams. Singer Brian Lindell performs a wide range of music at Mocha Jo's.
Joe Levanti's Horseshoe Theater presents New Dogs Old Tricks and the Last Resort Bluegrass Band at 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Monett City Hall Auditorium, Fifth and Bond. Admission is $5.
The second annual Pierce City Arts Festival is Saturday downtown at Walnut and Main, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Works of many regional artists will be on display and for sale. A wine tasting is slated at Bookmarks.
This week in Springfield: Missouri State University's Tent Theatre presents "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," Friday and Saturday and June 14 to 19 on the lawn outside Coger Hall. Shows begin at 8:15 p.m.
Springfield Little Theatre's production of "Disney's High School Musical 2" opens Friday and runs through June 27. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $25.
At Wilson's Creek National Battlefield near Republic, a bluegrass jamboree will be held on the grounds of the Ray House from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Admission is free.
A new exhibit of watercolor paintings opens Saturday and runs to Aug. 8 at the Springfield Art Museum, 1111 E. Brookside Drive.
The fourth annual Sounds on the Square summer concert series continues at Park Central Square on Saturday. Music starts at 6 p.m. and includes Beyond the Walls, Jackson Hunt Band and Organic Soul.
This week at the Outland Ballroom, 326 South Ave., will be Bringers on Saturday.
Running through July 3 at the Stained Glass Theatre, 1996 W. Evangel in Ozark, is Crystal Kiser's "Summer of Hope," describing the troubles and triumph of a teenage girl facing a world turned upside down. Shows run Thursday through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Info is at 417-581-9192.
This week in northwest Arkansas: At the Walton Arts Center, 495 Dickson, the catered annual Art of Wine Premier Dinner will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are $150.
This week at George's Majestic Lounge, 519 W. Dickson in Fayetteville, will be the Cate Brothers on Friday; Hardaway and the Commoners on Saturday; the Ben Miller Band on Sunday; Lovedrug on June 16; and the Odds and Flatland Travelers on June 17.
At GoodFolk Productions, 229 N. Block St. in Fayetteville, Stevie Coyle performs at 8 p.m. on Friday. Tickets are $10.
The Goo Goo Dolls perform at 7 p.m. on Friday at the Arkansas Music Pavilion, in the Northwest Arkansas Mall in Fayetteville, with Vedera and A Good Fight.
The Sequouyah Music Festival presents a gala final concert with all of the festival's chamber musicians at 3 p.m. on Friday in Bailey Auditorium on Mt. Sequoyah.
At the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, recitals will be given at Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall in the Fine Arts Center by pianist Sophie Kirmanidou at 4 p.m. on Sunday; composer Ryan Cockerham at 7:30 p.m. on June 14; and flutist Cecilia Taher at 7:30 p.m. on June 15. The fifth concert in the Fulbright Summer Chamber Music Festival will be at 7:30 p.m. on June 17, featuring music by Corelli, Schoenfeld and Faure.
ArtsFest is planned for Friday and Saturday in the Bentonville square, opening at 5 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. on Saturday.
A barn dance benefitting Horses for Healing will be held at the organization's arena, 14673 Daniels Road, at 5 p.m. Saturday. Live music will be provided by Jamie Wolfe and the Wranglers.
At the Rogers Little Theater, 116 S. 2nd St., Ray Cooney's British farce "It Runs In The Family" runs through Sunday at 8 p.m. with a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m.
The fourth annual Music on the Lawn concert at the outdoor stage near Nine West on the lawn of Pinnacle Hills Promenade, features L-Street at 6 p.m. on Saturday.
At Twin Springs Park in Siloam Springs, Loose Change performs Saturday evening.
In Eureka Springs, a rally for Miata car owners will be held Friday through Sunday at the Best Western. The Xterra Off-Road Triathalon is at Lake Leatherwood City Park, including a half-mile swim, 13-mile mountain bike and five-mile trail run. More information is at 479-244-5775. Cletus Got Shot will play in the park in the afternoon.
This week in Joplin: Boomtown Days runs through Saturdays in Landreth Park. Concerts include country star Darryl Worley on Friday and 38 Special on Saturday. Admission is $5 per day. Additional activities are planned on Saturday at Joplin Memorial Hall.
Final performances of "Ants'hillvania," the The Stained Glass Theatre's first all-youth production, run through Sunday at 7:30 p.m. with a 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Shows are at 1318 W. 26th St.
In Carthage, the Stone 's Throw Theatre's production of Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest" opens June 17 for a two-weekend run. More information is at (417) 358-9665.
At the Downstream Casino, west of Joplin, performing this week will be country musician Derryl Perry on Friday and Saturday, and pop-rock band the Dropouts, also on Saturday.
This week in Tulsa, Okla.: At the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. 2nd St., Light Opera Oklahoma continues its season with performances of Gilbert and Sullivan's "Patience" at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday in the John H. Williams Theatre. Tickets are $25 and $29. A cabaret of the company's season is offered at 8 p.m. on Sunday. The musical "The Wizard of Oz" opens June 15 with daily shows through June 20 in the Chapman Music Hall. Tickets are $25 to $60. "Horace and Daphne," an original play for director Tim Neller providing a sequel of sorts to the Dr. Seuss story about the famous egg-sitter, is offered at 8 p.m. on Saturday in the Charles Norman Theatre. "The Sinatra Project," with music by vocalist Jeff Shadley and his 16-piece Big Band, will give shows at 7:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday in the Liddy Doenges Theatre. Tickets are $17. Magician Steve Lancaster offers a show of illusions at 2 and 4:30 p.m. on Sunday in the Liddy Doenges Theatre. The Red Dirt Rangers perform at 7 p.m. on June 17 in the Liddy Doenges Theatre. Salsa band Grupo Salsabor performs at 7 p.m. on June 17 in the Charles Norman Theatre.
At the BOK Center, 200 S. Denver, the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus has performances through Sunday. Tickets are $13 to $58.
This week at Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main, will be Even the Dogs, Fist of Rage, Raising Adonai and Sixes on Friday; P.D.A. and other local artists on Saturday; Papa Roach and MercyStreet on June 15; Ian Moore, the Lossy Coils and Philip Zoellner on June 17.
At the Mabee Center, 7777 S. Lewis, the Miss Oklahoma and Outstanding Teen Scholarship Pageant concludes on Saturday.
This week in Bartlesville, Okla.: The annual OK Mozart Festival opens on Saturday and runs through June 19 in a number of venues. The Saturday evening concert includes the world premier of Ludwig" with the Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey and the Bartlesville Symphony Orchestra. Celtic Spring performs Sunday. Performing on June 14 will be Béla Fleck, Zakir Hussain and Edgar Meyer. Concert information is at 918-336-9800.
This week in Kansas City: On Friday, Bombs Over Broadway, Pericles, Young London, the Matt Damon Experience and Documentary play at the Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania Ave. Alejandro Marcovich and Making Moves play Caifanes music at the Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway. The DMB Dance Recital will be at the Music Hall, 301 W. 13th St. Asleep at the Wheel performs at Frontier Park in Olathe, Kan.
On Saturday, Brandon Jenkins, the Scott Ford Band and Bryant Carter play at the Beaumont Club. The Caruthers Dance Studio and Creative Center give a recital at the Music Hall.
On Sunday, MGMT and Tame Impala play at the Uptown Theatre. The Kansas City Theatre Pipe Organ Concert will be given at the Music Hall at 2 p.m. with Dr. Marvin Faulwell playing to a silent film with Rudolph Valentino.
The Heartland Men's Club and the Portland Gay Men's Chorus offer a concert of American music at 8 p.m. on Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday at the Folly Theater, 300 W. 12th St.
On June 14, Psychedelic Furs and She Wants Revenge play at the Midland Theatre, 13th and Main.
On June 16, Jewel performs with Radney Foster at the Midland Theatre. Edward Sharpe and the Magnet Zeros play with Dawes at the Beaumont Club.
On June 17, the Leo Project, Changing Faith, Dreams Are For Rookies, Maps For Travelers and Dora Dank play at the Beaumont Club. Talib Kweli and Hi-Tek play at the Midland Theatre. Aventura plays at the Sprint Center, 1100 Walnut.
"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.
The Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre's production of "The Gin Game" opens June 17 at 3614 Main at 7:30 p.m.
"Souvenir" by Stephen Temperley, a fantasia on the life of socialite Florence Foster Jenkins, opens Friday and runs through July 11 at the Quality Hill Playhouse, 303 W. 10th St.
This week in Columbia: Stephen Sondheim's "Into The Woods" opens this week for a three-weekend run at the CEC Theatre, 1800 Nelwood Dr. Tickets are $12.
The Missouri Senior Games run through Sunday in various venues.
This week in St. Louis: On Friday, Harry Connick Jr. plays at the Fox Theatre, 527 N. Grand. Chamber music by Faure will be offered at 8 p.m. at the Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Blvd.
On Saturday, Mary Mary performs at Six Flags.
The St. Louis Brewers Heritage Festival is Friday and Saturday in Forest Park.
The Central West End Art Fair is Friday through Sunday in the Central West End neighborhood.
Opera Theatre of St. Louis continues its season at the Loretto-Hilton Center at Webster University in Webster Groves. "The Golden Ticket," a new opera on the Willa Wonka story, is at 7 p.m. on June 13 and 8 p.m. on June 16. Stephen Sondheim's "A Little Night Music" is on 1 p.m. on June 15. Mozart's "Marriage of Figaro is at 1 p.m. on June 16.
On June 16, the Dave Matthews Band plays at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. "Wicked" opens for a run through July 11 at the Fox Theatre.
This week at the Pageant, 6161 Delmar, will be Break These Walls, Make Me Break Me, Between the Rivers and Granite Cloud on Saturday; and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros on June 14.