This week in Monett: At Mocha Jo's. 404 E. Broadway, Jeremiah's Call performs at 7 p.m. Friday, with Jeremy Dryer offering an acoustic set of original music. At 6 p.m. on Saturday, the Allan Phillips Band, from Springfield, offers a three-hour set of original songs, 1970s cover tunes, acoustic rock, jazz and blues.
At Denali Dreams, 316 E. Broadway, Neva Welters plays a variety of music on the hammered dulcimer at 7 p.m. on Friday.
In Freistatt, the Singing Saints of St. Paul Lutheran High School in Concordia perform a concert of choral music at 7 p.m. on Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church.
This week in Springfield: Comedian Bill Maher performs at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts.
The Springfield Regional Opera presents Puccini's "La Boheme" at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Gillioz Theatre, 325 Park Central East. Tickets are $10 to $35.
The 31st annual St. Patrick's Parade is at 2 p.m. on Saturday, starting at Commercial and Benton. Other events include Irish singing and dancing at the Jefferson Avenue footbridge at 12:30 p.m. plus a pet contest at 1 p.m.
The Skinny Improv Theatre will give a comic reading of an episode of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" at 10 p.m. on Saturday at 301 Park Central East.
At Missouri State University, the 10th annual Flute Day will start at 9 a.m. and conclude with a recital in Ellis Hall. An international dance featuring dances from around the world will be offered at 7 p.m. on Saturday in the Plaster Student Union ballroom. The MSU Symphony Orchestra will give a free concert of concerto movements from the Tchaikovsky and Sibelius Violin Concertos and the Gershwin Concerto in F for piano at 7:30 p.m. on March 22 in the Hammons Hall.
At Evangel University, the Opera Workshop is offered in Barnett Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. The University Symphonic Band will give a concert at 7:30 p.m. on March 24.
At the Outland Ballroom, 328 South Ave., performing this week are Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Boot and Deep Fried Squirrel on Friday; plus the Independents, Queen City Saints, Tim from Dead City Shakers, Brutally Frank, Angry Panda and the Evil Bumblebees on Saturday.
"Trust and Treachery" has performances Thursday through Saturday through April 2 at the Stained Glass Theatre, 1996 W. Evangel in Ozark.
The Master Gardeners of the Ozarks Spring Conferences runs 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 211 Malone St. in Branson.
This week in northwest Ark.: At the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson, the British 1960s band the Animals at 8 p.m. Friday in Baum Walker Hall. Tickets are $24 to $60. Singer/songwriter Arlo Guthrie performs with the Burns Sisters at 8 p.m. on Saturday.
The American Guild of Organists offers a concert at 8 p.m. on Friday in the Stella Boyle Concert Hall at the University of Arkansas's Fine Arts Center in Fayetteville.
At George's Majestic Lounge, 519 W. Dickson in Fayetteville, performing this week are the band Wrought's tribute to Rage Against the Machine, BKI's tribute to Alice in Chains, and the Great Scotts offer a tribute to the Beastie Boys on Saturday.
At GoodFolk Productions, 229 N. Block in Fayetteville, Beppe Gambetta performs at 8 p.m. on Friday.
The 15th annual Spring Antique Show and Sale runs Saturday and Sunday at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center in Eureka Springs.
This week in Joplin: The Cage of Honor 45 professional wrestling event will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday at Joplin Memorial Hall, 212 W. 8th St., preceded by a concert by Livewire at 5 p.m.
The band Third Day with Trevor Morgan performs at 6 p.m. on Sunday at Joplin Memorial Hall.
Live bluegrass music by Wildwood is featured at 7:30 p.m. on Friday at the Woodshed Emporium, 311 S. Main in the northwest corner of the square in Carthage.
This week at the Downstream Casino, west of Joplin, Kidd and Ray play classic rock on Friday. Sean Adair plays new country on Saturday.
This week in Tulsa, Okla.: At the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. 2nd St, the National Fiddler Hall of Fame Concert featuring the Greencards and the A Bar Bunkhouse Band will be at 7 p.m. on Saturday in the John H. Williams Theatre. Mark O'Rowe's play "Howie the Rookie" is offered at 2 p.m. on saturday in the Charles Norman Theatre. Conor McPherson's play "Shining City" is offered at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday in the Charles Norman Theatre. The Broadway hit play "Life with Father" is presented at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday and again next weekend in the Liddy Doenges Theatre. The St. Lawrence String Quartet plays works by Haydn, Golijov and Schubert at 3 p.m. on Sunday in the John Williams Theatre.
At Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main, performing this week are Asking Alexandria, Emmure, Evergreen Terrace and Lower Than Atlanta on Friday; Erin Ashleigh and Lainey Edwards on Saturday; the Ready Set, Downtown Fiction, We Are The In Crowd plus You Me and Everyone We Know on Sunday; House of Pain, Big B, the Dirtball and Sozay on March 22; and G. Love and Special Sauce plus the Belle Brigade on March 24.
At ExpoSquare, 4145 E. 2nd St., the Tulsa International Auto Show runs through Sunday in the QuikTrip Center. Rope the Ozarks runs Saturday and Sunday in the Mustang Arena. The Spring Break Bash featuring performances by the bands Lloyd, Roscoe Dash, Darrough and Curren$y runs 6 p.m. to midnight on Saturday in the Pavilion.
At the Hardrock Casino, Jumpsuit Love plays Friday and DJ Trentino performs Saturday in the Friction Room.
This week in Kansas City: On Friday, 17 local bands play in the Spring Music Fest at the Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway.
On Saturday, DeVotchka, Quixotic Fusion and the Grisly Hand performs at the Midland Theater, 1228 Main St. The "White Trash in Wonderland" fashion show with works by 20 designers is a free event at 8 p.m. at the Uptown Theater. Spring Bass, an-ten-nae, Nastynasty and Inflect play at the Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania. Pianist Garrick Ohlsson will give a recital of music by Chopin and Granados at 8 p.m. at the Folly Theater, 300 W. 12th St.
Disney on Ice presents "Toy Story 3" March 23 to 27 at the Sprint Center, 11th and Walnut.
The Kansas City Symphony will perform "Four Dances from Estancia" by Ginastera, Penderecki's Viola Concerto, Vaughan Williams "Wasps Overture" and "Sidereus" by Golijov at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at the Lyric Theater, 11th and Central, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday at Yardley Hall on the Johnson County Community College in Overland Park.
The University of Missouri's Conservatory of Music and Dance opens its production of Mozart's "Don Giovanni" at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday at the White Hall at the James Olson Performing Arts Center of the University of Missouri campus, 4949 Cherry.
The University of Missouri Conservatory Wind Symphony and Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. on March 23 at White Hall on the University of Missouri campus.
Robert Cray plays at the VooDoo lounge at Harrah's Casino on March 24.
Annie Baker's play "Circle Mirror Transfor-mation" runs through Sunday at the Spencer Theatre, 4949 Cherry on the University of Missouri campus.
Paul Mesner Puppets present "Jack and the Bean Stalk" with daytime shows at 10 a.m. and noon on Friday, and 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday at the Mesner Puppet Studio, 1006 E. Linwood Blvd.
"Look to the Rainbow," a revue of songs by Yip Harburg presented by four singers, runs through April 10 at the Quality Hill Playhouse, 303 W. 10th St.
Performances of Seth Rozin's play "Two Jews Walk Into A War" are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday and again March 24 to 27 at the Unicorn Theatre, 2838 Main.
The musical "No Way to Treat A Lady" runs through April 17 at the American Heartland Theatre, 2450 Grand Blvd. in Crown Center. Shows are at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, and 7:30 p.m. on weekdays except Mondays.
This week in Columbia: Sarah Ruhl's play "The Clean House" will be presented Friday and Saturday and again next weekend at the Warehouse Theatre on the Stephens College campus.
The Cirque theater troupe presents "Cirque Imagination: Montage" on March 22 at Jesse Hall on the University of Missouri campus.
This week in St. Louis: On Friday, Latin music band Musica Slesa with the Aakash Mittal Quartet and Les Filles du Jazz perform at 8 p.m. at the Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Blvd.
On Saturday, comedian Bob Saget performs at the Lumiere Theatre, 999 N. 2nd St. at 7 and 9 p.m. The vocal ensemble Chanticleer performs at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Loretto-Hilton Center on the Webster University campus in Webster Groves. The William Jewell College Choir performs at 7 p.m. at the Third Baptist Church, Washington Blvd. and Grand.
The St. Louis Symphony plays Strauss's "Also sprach Zarathustra," Beethoven's Piano Concerto #4 with pianist Amaldo Cohen, plus works by Liszt and Ligeti at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at Powell Hall.
Disney on Ice presents "Mickey and Minnie's Magical Journey" through Sunday at the Scottrade Center, 1401 Clark Ave.
The FRC regional Robotics Competition will be held Friday and Saturday at the Chaifetz Arena, Lindell and Market.
The Moolah Shrine Circus performs at 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. and 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, plus 1 and 5 p.m. on Sunday at the Family Arena in St. Charles.
The University of Missouri University Orchestra spring concerto concert will feature works for soprano and cello at 7:30 p.m. on March 23 at the Touhill Performing Arts Center on the university campus.
Repertory Theatre of St. Louis' production of "Beehive," a revue of 1960s pop music, runs to April 10 at the Loretto-Hilton Center on the Webster University campus in Webster Groves.
"The Real McCoy," the story of African American inventor Elijah McCoy, runs weekends through April 10 at the Grandel Theater, on Grand across from Powell Hall.
Paula Vogel's play "The Baltimore Waltz" will be presented at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday in the Blackbox Theatre at the Kranzberg Arts Center, 501 N. Grand.
This week at the Pageant, 6161 Delmar, performing this week are Demetri Martin on Friday; Chuck Berry, Jake Austin and the City Limits on Saturday.