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Freezin’ For Funds  

Come out and cheer on the chilly dippers in the Polar Plunge, an annual frosty fundraiser for local Special Olympics athletes.   Scores of plucky participants will brave the frigid winter waters of Bass Pro Shops’ lake on Saturday, March 12, at noon, including Zimmer Communications’ own team of on-air (and in the water!) radio talents, […]

Putting The MO In Mozart     

Show-Me Opera presents “Le nozze di Figaro” (“The Marriage of Figaro”) by W. A. Mozart on Saturday, March 12 at 7 p.m. at the Missouri Theatre. There will also be a Sunday performance at 2 p.m. at the Missouri Theatre. The opera will be sung in Italian with projected subtitles. In Mozart’s comedic masterpiece the […]

They’re Calling For Sprinkles

Columbia has a yummy new option coming this Friday — Yummy’s Donuts! The new doughnut and coffee shop is hosting a soft opening Friday, March 11, from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. You can find the iced delights (with sprinkles, if you like them) at 200 N. Providence Road. Learn more about the Boonville-based Yummy’s […]

Pi Day Picks!

Celebrate 3.14 (Pi Day) with a pie — either the sweet kind or the ‘za kind. Or even a savory one such as quiche. Here are some suggestions: Peggy Jean’s Pies has a special on all its dessert baby pies and nine-inch versions. They will be $3.14 off! (Pot pie, quiche and merch are not […]

Hoop, There It Was

The MU men’s basketball team plays its final home game of the season on Saturday, March 5, at 2:30 p.m. at Mizzou Arena. Their final home game is against the Georgia Bulldogs. Let’s hope those dogs can’t hunt! Get out there and support the Tigers in their final home challenge of the 2021-2022 season. Get […]

“Pick” A Fun Friday Event

Talking Horse’s hilarious improv group, The Ponies, is presenting “Freshly Picked First Friday,” an improv show on Friday, March 4. It runs from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. It could be a great “live” break from True/False, if you’re enjoying that, or just a fun live break otherwise. What could be more fun (or amazing) than […]

Have You Heard About Fuego Fridays?

If you’re a fan of Latin dancing, kick up your heels on Friday, March 3, at Pressed in downtown Columbia. Are you a salsa sensation? A cha-cha champ? Can you manage a memorable mambo or a passable paso doble? Whatever your Latin dance of choice you’ll enjoy this fun Friday event. It runs from 8 […]

Chili Challenge

Don’t miss a fun fundraiser for a great cause! The 16th annual MFA Oil Rootin’ Tootin’ Chili Cookoff, presented by JES Holdings, is Saturday, March 5, at the Holiday Inn Expo Center. Tenacious teams (including one from Zimmer Communications!) will compete for several honors — all to raise money to benefit the Boys & Girls […]

True That

The True/False Film Fest has returned back downtown this year and it begins today! Screenings start late this afternoon. Don’t miss your chance to see a vast variety of documentaries including “2nd Chance,”  about a manufacturer who repeatedly shot himself to prove the effectiveness of his product. Or “Children of the Mist,”  the arresting story […]

Attend A Free Heart Screening 

MU Health Care is actively working to prevent cardiovascular disease, the No. 1 killer in Missouri and nationwide, through education and heart health screenings like the free one coming up this Saturday from 7-10 a.m. at the ARC. At the event Saturday, a variety of experts will be available in addition to multiple heart health […]

Get Fit And Give  

The 11th annual Fitness For A Cure event in Columbia’s happening this Saturday at The Crossing. It’s from 7 a.m.-1 p.m. and includes a variety of group fitness classes, food, a silent auction, kids’ programming and fitness-related items for sale. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society and the suggested donation is $15.

NOLA Comes To CoMo!

St. Louis’ Soulard has nothin’ on us! Newman Parish is throwing a free Mardi Gras festival here with a parade, music and King Cake on Saturday, Feb. 26. Candy and beads to throw into the crowd of onlookers will be provided. The parade begins at 1 p.m. Saturday and music, hot drinks and King Cake […]

Back To The Future             

… but not in a flying DeLorean! Go back to the ’90s via a different kind of motorized vehicle this Friday night. Don’t miss Mid America Harley-Davidson’s ’90s Night! Enjoy ’90s music, a food truck, free beer and free raffle giveaways on Friday, Feb. 18, from 5-8 p.m. at the dealership. Did you know Mid […]

Aim For Fun Friday Night

Calling all women who are hunters, conservation-minded, or want to connect more with the outdoors and natural resources! On Friday, Feb. 18, at 6 p.m., join Quail Forever & Pheasants Forever, along with the National Deer Association, for Women, Wine and Wild Game.  This fun event at the Scout Cabin, at 705 E. 8th St. […]

Gone Country

Are you a country music fan? You’ll want to check out the special event at the Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre on Friday, Feb. 19, at 7:30 p.m. The theater is presenting “Songwriter City,” billed as “an intimate evening with two of country music’s well-known songwriters. The first is Paul Overstreet, a Songwriter’s Hall of Fame […]

Go For Baroque!

Odyssey Chamber Music Series presents, “Baroque Concerto,”  featuring the three 2021 pre-collegiate Aria/Concerto Competition winners with the Odyssey Chamber Ensemble, led by Stephen Radcliffe. The highlight of the concert on Friday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, is the annual “Bach Cantata” with Bach Collegium Choir, directed by R. Paul Crabb, […]

Laugh It Off

Enjoy some pre weekend yucks at The Blue Note on Thursday, Feb. 10, during a CoMo Comedy Club event, starring a nationally known comic who has released three stand-up specials, appeared on late night shows, TV series and more.  Funny man Todd Barry’s latest one-hour stand-up special is “Spicy Honey” for Netflix. Barry has appeared […]

Hear Marvelous Musicians  

This Saturday, Feb., 12, at 7 p.m., enjoy The Juliani Ensemble, an energetic trio of musicians who have played together for almost 20 years and are a performing partner at the Chicago Cultural Center.  The Juliani Ensemble has delighted Chicago audiences with inventive, energetic chamber music concerts since its inception in 1999. As a performing […]

Romance Is In The Air …

… and on the airwaves! For the fifth Year, Y107’s Morning Show will be holding a wedding — LIVE — on Valentine’s Day. But because it’s year No. 5, the station’s going even BIGGER! This year, they’re marrying not just one lucky couple, but five!   They’ve teamed with Buchroeder’s Jewelers and thanks to the generous […]

Hoop! There It Is

If you heart basketball, you’ve got two Tiger Men’s SEC home games coming up at Mizzou Arena! The team has faced some definite disappointments, as well as some stunners, this season. And it ain’t over yet. On Saturday, Feb.12, at 7:30 p.m., the Tigers take on Ole Miss. Truman won’t be troubled by any circling […]