This week in Monett: At Mocha Jo's, 404 E. Broadway, musician Brian Lindell will perform cover songs and originals at 7 p.m. on Friday. Tony Ramsey will offer acoustic guitar and piano music at 7 p.m. on Saturday.
At Denali Dreams, 316 E. Broadway, karaoke night is slated for 6:30 p.m. on Saturday.
This week in Springfield: The musical "Fiddler on the Roof" will be presented at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday plus a 2 p.m. Saturday matinee at the Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts. Tickets are $12 to $50.
Folk singer Judy Collins will perform a free concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday at the Botanical Center, 2400 S. Scenic Ave.
Bluegrass artists Daily and Vincent perform at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 21 at the Hammons Hall.
At Missouri State University, the 30th annual Children's Literature Festival of the Ozarks will be held Friday at the Plaster Student Union all day Friday. The MSU Community Band will give a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 18 at the Hammons Hall. The Dance and Theatre Department's Dance Film Festival will be held at 6 p.m. on Oct. 19 and 20 in Coger Theater.
Springfield Contemporary Theatre presents "The Rocky Horror Show" at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday, plus more shows the next two weekends at the Vandivort Center Theater, 305 E. Walnut, fourth floor. Tickets are $22.
Springfield Little Theatre presents a stage version of "Treasure Island" at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Landers Theater, 715 E. Walnut. Tickets are $11.
The 25th annual Fall Fun Festival and Hayride will be held on Saturday at 5 p.m. at the Doling Family Center, 301 E. Talmage St.
A documentary film by Randy and Shannon Bacon will be debuted at 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Gillioz Theatre, 325 Park Central East.
Homestead Days Festival will be held Saturday and Sunday at the Nathan Boone Homestead State Historical Site in Ash Grove.
A recital by saxophonist Tina Claussen will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 19 at Clara Thompson Hall on the Drury University campus.
The Springfield Friends of the Library's fall book sale runs Oct. 19 to 24 at Remington's, 1655 W. Republic Road.
At the Outland Ballroom, 326 South Ave., Glass Bottom Boat Ride, Assembly Line Gods, Motherstar and Golden Giant will play Friday. Machine Gun Symphony and Gas Pump Talent performs Saturday. One Eye Open, Red Horse and the Allen Array play Oct. 21.
Final performances of Ron Bothwell's "The Wayfaring Stranger" runs Friday and Saturday at the Stained Glass Theatre, 1996 W. Evangel in Ozark.
At the Rock House, 41 High St. in Reeds Spring, Nora Jane Struthers will perform a house concert at 7 p.m. on Friday.
This week in northwest Ark.: At the Walton Arts Center, 495 Dickson, the children's musical "Giggle, Giggle, Quack" will be performed at 2 p.m. on Sunday. The musical "The Color Purple" will be performed at 7 p.m. Oct. 19 to 21 and through the weekend.
|At George's Majestic Lounge, 519 W. Dickson in Fayetteville, playing this week are||RJ Mischo, Pope County Bootleggers, Boris Silva NAE and Neta Band on Friday; plus Cadillac Jackson on Saturday; Jimbo Mathus and the Tri State Coalition, George McConnell and the Nonchalants on Oct. 21.|
At GoodFolk Productions, 229 N. Block in Fayetteville, a guitar concert by Ken Bonfield will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday. Bryan Bowers performs at 7 p.m. on Oct. 19.
Oktoberfest will be celebrated on Dickson St. in downtown Fayetteville on Saturday.
The Northwest Arkansas Fall Crafts Fair runs all weekend in many locations. The War Eagle Fall Crafts Fair runs through Sunday at the War Eagle Park, east of Rogers. The 42nd annual arts and crafts fair in Bella Vista runs Friday and Saturday. The Jones Center in Springdale hosts an arts and crafts fest Friday and Saturday. The Fayetteville Craft Extravagana will join the Farmer's Market in the square. The Frisco Station Mall Arts and Crafts Festival in Rogers runs through Sunday. Southern Suzy Arts and Crafts Show is at the Clarion Inn in Bentonville. The Ozarks Regional Arts and Crafts Show is at the Northwest Arkansas Convention Center and the John Q. Hammons Convention Center in Bentonville.
This week in Joplin: At Missouri Southern State University, Martin McDonagh's play "The Pillowman" will be presented at 7:30 p.m. through Saturday in the Bud Walton Black Box Theatre. The MSSU Chamber Choir and Concert Chorale will give their fall concert at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 21 in the Taylor Performing Arts Center.
The Joplin Gun Show will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday at the John Q Hammons Center next to the Holiday Inn.
The Flavor of the Four States tasting event, with more than 30 restaurants participating, is Oct. 19, beginning at 5:30 p.m.
In Carthage, Stone's Throw Theatre at 796 S. Stone Drive presents "Same Time, Next Year" at 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and noon on Sunday. More shows follow next weekend.
Live music is slated at the Woodshed Emporium on the northwest corner of the square in Carthage at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
The 2010 Maple Leaf Quilt Show is Saturday at 400 S. Maple in Carthage.
At the Downstream Casino, west of Joplin, Retrorockerz play Friday, Solid Gold plays Saturday along with Joe Giles and the Homewreckers.
This week in Miami, Okla.: At the Coleman Theatre, 103 N. Main, Rhonda Vincent and the Rage perform at 7 p.m. on Friday. Miami Little Theatre's production of "Arsenic and Old Lace" runs Oct. 21 to 24. Shows start at 7:30 p.m.
This week in Tulsa, Okla.: The 1980s band .38 Special plays at 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Million Dollar Elm, 951 W. 36th St. North.
Maroon Five plays with One Republic and Ry Cummings at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 19 in the BOK Center, 200 S. Denver.
Michael Bolton performs on Oct. 18 at the Hard Rock Casino.
The original members of the "Beatlemania" show perform a Beatles tribute concert with the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra at 8 p.m. on Saturday at the SpiritBank Events Center, 105th and Memorial.
Country star Miranda Lambert with Eric Church and John Kelley perform at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 21 at the SpiritBank Events Center.
At the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. 2nd St., Tulsa Opera's production of Verdi's "La Traviata" will be given at 7:30 p.m. Friday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Chapman Music Hall. The Mahenwahdose dark comedy "The Fearless Honkah Hunters runs at 8 p.m. on Friday and 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday in the Liddy Doenges Theatre. "The President's Own. U.S. Marine Band plays at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 20 in the Chapman Music Hall.
This week at Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main, will be Tech N9ne, E-40, Krizz Kaliko, Kutt Calhoun, Big Scoob, Jay Rock and Glasses Malone on Friday; Hankerin' 4 Hank and Ramona Reed on Sunday; Lee Brice and the Brandon Clark Band on Oct. 19; Casey Donahew Band, Rich O'Toole and 2 Steps Back on Oct. 21.
The U.S. Arabian and Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show opens Oct. 21 at Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st St.
The musical "Annie" will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. on Sunday and again next weekend at the Henthorne Performing Arts Center.
"Evil Dead: The Musical" will be performed at 8:30 p.m. on Friday at Scream Country Haunted Trail, two miles northeast of Drumright.
This week in Kansas City: On Friday, the America's Got Talent tour is at the Midland Theatre, 1228 Main. British violinist Chloe Hanslip plays at the Folly Theater, 300 W. 12th St. Fifteen rock bands play an Oktoberfest concert at the Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway. Blues Traveler is at the VooDoo Lounge at Harrah's Casino.
On Saturday, Carrie Underwood plays at the Sprint Center, 1100 Walnut. pianist Gilles Vonsattel plays at 8 p.m. on Saturday at the Folly Theater.
On Sunday, Papa Roach and Skillet play at the Midland Theatre.
On Oct. 19, Straight No Chaser plays at the Midland Theatre.
Performances of "Miss Julie" run through Sunday and again next weekend at the University of Missouri Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry.
The University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory Orchestra will give a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday in the James Olson Performing Arts Center on the Conservatory campus.
This is the final weekend for the Quality Hill Playhouse's revue "Come Fly With Me" featuring songs by Sammy Cahn. Shows run through Sunday at 303 W. 10th St. featuring four singers.
This is the final weekend for the science fiction triple header at the Coterie Theatre, featuring Ray Bradbury's "The Veldt," Daniel Keyes' "Flowers for Algernon" and Stephen Vincent Benét's "By the Waters of Babylon." Shows are at 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday at Crown Center, Grand at Pershing Road.
This week in St. Louis: The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra performs Copland's Clarinet Concerto, Stravinsky's Symphony in Three Movements and Shostakovich's Symphony #9 at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at Powell Hall, Grand and Delmar.
At the Touhill Performing Arts Center on the University of Missouri campus, the musical "Oliver" will be given Friday through Sunday. The University of Missouri-St. Louis Symphonic Band plays at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 20.
At the Fox Theatre, 527 N. Grand, Mary J. Blige performs at 8 p.m. on Saturday. The America's Got Talent tour performs at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 21.
The Dave Brubeck Quartet performs at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Blvd.
Bob Dylan and his Band performs at 8 p.m. on Oct. 21 at the Chaifetz Arena, Lindell and Market.
The Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus performs through Sunday at the Scottrade Center, 1401 Clark Ave.
Sophocles' "Oedipus Tyrannos" is offered by the Upstream Theatre at the Kranzberg Center's Blackbox Theatre, 501 N. Grand, at 8 p.m. Friday through Sunday.
At the Pageant, 6161 Delmar, performing are Chuck Berry with Shooting With Annie on Saturday; Ludo, There For Tomorrow, the Graduate and Tommy and the High Pilots on Sunday; Papa Roach, Skillet, Trapt and My Darkest Days on Oct. 19; Lotus, Mux Mool and Messy Jiverson on Oct. 20; oF Montreal and Naelle Monae on Oct. 21.