This week in Monett: At Mocha Jo's, 404 E. Broadway, the band Red Letter Goodbye will play at 7 p.m. on Saturday.
The Monett Jaycees Haunted House will be open today through Saturday at Central Avenue and Dairy St., across from Schreiber Foods and again Oct. 28 to 30. Pumpkin decorating contest opens at 5 p.m. on Saturday.
In Cassville, The Show, the annual entertainment revue sponsored by the Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce, has performances Saturday and Sunday at the Crowder College Cassville campus. A total of 23 performers and the band Hometown Sound will perform. The preshow starts at 7 p.m. Saturday and 1:30 p.m. Sunday.
This week in Springfield: At the Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts. Comedienne Jennifer Coolidge performs at 8 p.m. on Friday. The Houston Ballet II will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 26 Tickets are $16 and $26. The Missouri State University jazz bands will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 28.
A jazz combo concert will be offered at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 28 at Clara Thompson Hall on the Drury University campus.
Ozarks Model Railroad Fall Show will be Saturday at Springfield Catholic High School.
The Ozarks Coin Club Fall Show is Saturday and Sunday at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds E*Plex.
The Ozark Fall Festival and Horse Fair will be held Friday through Sunday at Finely River Park in Ozark.
Multiple Presbyterian choirs from the area will offer a joint concert at 4 p.m. on Oct. 24 at Southminster Presbyterian Church, 2245 S. Holland Ave.
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 next weekend at the Vandivort Center Theater, 305 E. Walnut, fourth floor. Tickets are $22.
The revue "Hank Williams: Lost Highway" featuring 25 songs will be presented Oct. 27 to 31 at the Gillioz Theatre, 325 Park Central East at 7:30 p.m.
Axel and the Equators offer a concert of jazz and blues at 7 p.m. on Oct. 28 at the O'Reilly Event Center on the Drury University campus.
The Springfield Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale runs through Sunday at Remington's, 1655 W. Republic Road.
At the Outland Ballroom, 326 South Ave., VI Shots, Till Dawn, From the Ashes, Nocturnal Nation and Free Bear play Saturday; Smile Empty Soul and Earshot play Oct. 28.
This week in northwest Ark.: At the Walton Arts Center, 495 Dickson, the musical "The Color Purple" will be performed at 2 and 8 p.m. on Saturday and 2 and 7 p.m. on Sunday.
Snoop Dogg performs at 8 p.m. on Sunday in Barnhill Arena on the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville.
|At George's Majestic Lounge, 519 W. Dickson in Fayetteville, playing this week are||Earl and Them and Pat Green on Friday; Boombox and Mountain Sprout on Saturday; Ott on Sunday; Filter and Middle Class Rut on Oct. 26; Ryan Bingham and the Rustlanders on Oct. 27; and Ben Rector on Oct. 28.|
At the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, in the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall in the Fine Arts Center, guitarist Pat Kelley will play with pianist Claudia Burson, Darren Novotney on percussion and James Greeson on bass at 8 p.m. on Friday. On Sunday, the Arkansas Tuba Quartet plays at 4 p.m. and Megan Mills performs a horn recital with strings at 2 p.m. Joseph Ralston gives a guitar recital at 7 p.m. on Oct. 25. The University of Arkansas Trombone Ensemble gives a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 27. Samuel Cook gives a voice recital at 8 p.m. on Oct. 28.
Arts Live Theatre, 818 N. Sang Ave. in Fayetteville, will present "Night of the Living Dead" at 7 p.m. on Oct. 27 to 29.
Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main in Springdale presents Larry Shue's play "The Foreigner" Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Sunday and again next weekend.
The Oktoberfest Remote Control Fun Fly for planes will be held Friday through Sunday at Hammer Field, 2.5 miles north of Onyx Cave Road, off Highway 62 East on County Road 207, near Eureka Springs.
The Arkansas World Organization of China Painters Convention will be held Oct. 28 to 30 at the Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center, 206 W. Van Buren in Eureka Springs.
This week in Joplin: At Missouri Southern State University, Cheryl Cifelli will give a faculty clarinet recital at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 26 in Corley Auditorium. The President's Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 28 in the Taylor Performing Arts Center featuring the Southern Jazz Orchestra and the Southern Exposure Show Choir. Tickets are $5.
Joplin Little Theatre presents a stage version of "Dracula" Oct. 27 to 31 at 3009 W. First St.
Stained Glass Theatre of Joplin, 1318 W. 26th St., presents "Parables Onstage" Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and 2:30 on Sunday with more shows next weekend.
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.
In Diamond, the sixth annual Great Pumpkin Harvest is slated for Oct. 25 and 26 at Shanks Farms, beginning at 9 a.m. daily.
At Crowder College in Neosho, the play "Blood Money" will be performed in the Elsie Plaster Auditorium on today and Friday
Performing at the Downstream Casino, west of Joplin, will be the Motown tribute band ABS on Friday; plus the classic rock band FOS Project and the blues band RJ Mischo on Saturday.
This week in Miami, Okla.: At the Buffalo Run Casino, Randy Rogers performs on Friday.
At the Coleman Theater, 103 Main, the play "Arsenic and Old Lace" will be performed by the Miami Little Theatre group through Sunday at 7:30 p.m.
This week in Tulsa, Okla.: At the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. 2nd St., the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra performs Mozart's Symphony #41, Berlioz "Symphonie Fantastique" with Springfield Symphony Director Ron Spigelman conducting at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday. "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" runs Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., 2 p.m. on Sunday, and again Oct. 26 to 30 in the John H. William Theatre. A new work on classical music for kids, "The Composer is Dead," will be presented at 3 p.m. on Sunday in Chapman Music Hall.
At the BOK Center, 200 S. Denver, comedians Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall and Larry the Cable Guy perform at 8 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are $29.50 to $59.50.
This week at Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main, will be Lotus, Mux Mool and J. Wall on Friday; Five Finger Death Punch, Mercy Street and Severmind on Sunday; Pretty Lights and VibeSquad on Oct. 27; Bone Thugs 'N Harmony, the Ne'er Do Well and Infamous on Oct. 28.
Gospel singers Guy Penrod and Jason Crabb perform at 7 p.m. on Oct. 28 at the Mabee Center, 7777 S. Lewis Ave.
Country singer Casper McWade performs at 8 p.m. on Saturday at the Cherokee Casino and Resort, 777 W. Cherokee St. in Catoosa.
At the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 770 W. Cherokee St. in Catoosa, Jon Glazer, Red River Junction and Jet Set Kings perform Friday. A stage version of "The Rocky Horror Show" will be given on Oct. 28.
The musical "Annie" will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Henthorne Performing Arts Center.
This week in Pittsburg, Kan.: The Pittsburg State University Theatre Department presents "The Jungle Book at 8 p.m. Oct. 28 to 30 at Memorial Hall, 201 W. 4th St.
At Pittsburg State University, the OctubaFest concert will be at 7:30 p.m. in McCray Hall. The PSU Chamber Orchestra performs at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 28 in McCray Hall.
This week in Nevada: Ann Dochas and the Irish Haran Dancers perform at 8 p.m. on Friday in the auditorium at Cottey College.
Tom Bennett's play "Dark Rituals" will be presented by the Community Council on the Performing Arts at the Fox Playhouse, 110 S. Main at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.
This week in Kansas City: On Friday, Super Freak, Sick Nifty, Johnny Hammerstix and Kid Tomahawk play at the Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania.
On Saturday, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Ra Ra Riot and Middle Class Rut play at the Beaumont Club. At the Midland Theatre, 1228 Main, Five Finger Death Punch, Sevendust, Drowning Pool and 10 Years perform at 6 p.m. Raheem DeVaughn and Tank perform at the Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway.
The Kansas City Symphony performs Respighi's "Feste Romane" and Verdi's "Four Sacred Pieces" Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Lyric Theatre, 11th and Central.
On Oct. 28, Gaelic Storm plays at 8 p.m. at the Uptown Theater. Queensryche plays at the VooDoo Lounge at Harrah's Casino.
Performances of "Miss Julie" run at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the University of Missouri Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry.
"Black Comedy/White Lies" is presented at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, 2 p.m. on Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25 and nightly Oct. 27 to 30 at Grant Hall on the University of Missouri-Kansas City campus, 5328 Charlotte.
The Sphinx Chamber Orchestra with the Harlem Quartet will be presented at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday at the University of Missouri's White Recital Hall, 4949 Cherry.
Lydia Diamond's play "Harriet Jacobs" about a real slave girl in America will open Friday and run through Nov. 21 at the Copaken Stage, 13th and Walnut.
"Evil Dead: The Musical" runs through Nov. 6 at the Off Center Theatre at Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd.
This week in Columbia: Stephens College presents Arthur Miller's "All My Sons" in the Macklanburg Playhouse, 100 Willis Ave., Friday through Sunday and again next weekend.
Miranda Lambert performs at Mizzou Arena on Sunday.
This week in St. Louis: On Friday, Celtic Thunder performs at the Fox Theatre, 527 N. Grand. Denny Laine, Terry Sylvester and John Ford Coley play at the Sheldon Center, 3648 Washington Blvd.
The St. Louis Symphony with guest conductor Nicholas McGegan performs Schubert's Mass #6 and Beethoven's Symphony #4. at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at Powell Hall, Grand and Delmar.
The play "High" starring Kathleen Turner runs through Nov. 7 in a production by the Repertory Theater of St. Louis with performances at the Loretto Hilton Theatre on the Webster University campus in Webster Groves.
The comedy "Cheaper to Keep Her" about divorce will be presented at 3 and 8 p.m. on Saturday at the Chaifetz Arena, Lindell and Market.
The Del McCoury Band and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band perform at 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Family Arena in St. Charles.
On Sunday, Bill Cosby performs at the Fox Theatre.
On Oct. 26, Amy Grant performs at the Touhill Performing Arts Center at the University of Missouri campus.
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 The Five and Dimers, Men Working in Trees, Vijoy Rao and The Removers plus Science Hill on Friday; St. Louis bands Airplanes, The Blind Eyes and Bruiser Queen, Tilts on Saturday; Blond Redhead and Pantha du Prince on Oct. 25; Say Anything, Motion City Soundtrack, Saves the Day and Valencia on Oct. 26; and Aaron Lewis of Staind on Oct. 28.