Events

Poplar Bluff is home to a number of special events. From concerts to monster trucks, festivals to art shows, there’s something for the whole family when you come to Poplar Bluff!

 

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Wizard of Oz
March 6, 7, 13, and 14, 2020 at 7:00 P.M.
March 7, 8, 14, and 15, 2020 at 2:00 P.M.
Located at the Tinnin Fine Arts Center
Take a trip over the rainbow with a Kansas farm girl in the Center Stage production of Wizard of Oz. Carlie Dillinger, director of last year’s Alice in Wonderland, directs this musical based on the classic film about Dorothy’s adventures and the magical power of home. The cast is joined by special performers from The Dance Company. Tickets $10. Starting February 7, purchase tickets at Three Rivers College Student Accounts, Tinnin Center Art Gallery, and online at tinnin.ticketleap.com (online fee may be charged). All seats reserved. Tickets also sold at the door, as available.
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Xtreme Bulls and Bands
March 6 – 7, 2020
Located at the Black River Coliseum
It’s One Big Party, with Two Big Nights of Bull Riding and Concerts, as the Xtreme Bulls and Bands returns to the Black River Coliseum in Poplar Bluff, MO March 6-7th 2020. Buy your tickets at www.ticketmaster.com or at Black River Coliseum.
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Harlem Globetrotters Pushing the Limits World Tour
March 17, 2020 at 7:00 P.M.
Located at the Black River Coliseum
The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring larger than life entertainers, will bring their ALL-NEW show, “Pushing the Limits” to the Black River Coliseum on March 17, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m. Every show features a blend of hilarious hijinks and incredible basketball skills including ball handling, high flying dunks, and a new record-breaking attempt. The Harlem Globetrotters are a one-of-a kind experience putting a new spin on family time. Tickets on sale NOW! Upgrade your experience by adding Magic Pass to meet the stars, learn tricks and more before the game starts. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Black River Coliseum or at Ticketmaster.com
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Alvin Youngblood Hart
March 19, 2020 at 7:00 P.M.
Located at the Tinnin Fine Arts Center
Known as a “musician’s musician,” Alvin Youngblood Hart is a Grammy Award winner and a practitioner of country blues, 60s and 70s guitar rock, and more.
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
March 20, 21, 27 & 28 at 7:30 P.M.
Matinee March 29 at 3:00 P.M.
Located at the Historic Rodgers Theatre
One of the most beloved characters of American fiction, Tom Sawyer is a force of nature – whether he’s sneaking out of his Aunt Polly’s house at night to visit the graveyard, or duping his playmates into white-washing a fence, or stealing a kiss from the ravishing Becky Thatchre, or taking a stand against the murderous Injun Joe. Tom’s small-town adventures on the banks of the Mississippi are the magical essence of childhood, a joyous leap into the great river of time and memory.
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5th Annual Wappapello Woodlands Expo
March 21, 2020 at 9:00 A.M.
Located at the Redman Creek Recreation Area, Wappapello, Missouri
Fierce competition and family fun continues to be our goal at the 5th annual Wappapello Woodlands Expo! This FREE event offers something for everyone! This year’s event line-up features crowd favorites such as the Springboard Challenge, Ax Throw, Accuracy Fell and chainsaw classes. Craftsman, Equipment and Food Vendors offer something for everyone and the Little Lumberjack games will be back for both the morning and afternoon!
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Happiness is Spring Melodies
April 7, 2020 at 7:00 P.M.
Located at the Tinnin Fine Arts Center
Three Rivers College students share their musical talents and passions with inspiring spring pieces. Admission is free.
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7th Annual Wolf Creek Trail Run
April 11, 2020 at 8:00 A.M.
Located at Wolf Creek Trail
Both a 6K ($25) and half-marathon ($30) option are available. Age groups are 18 yrs & under, 19-35, 36-50, and 51+. Proceeds go to inclusive playground equipment at Kiwanis Bacon Park. Register here or by emailing blittles@onemidwest.com or shalter@poplarbluffchamber.org.
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Old Greenville Rendezvous
April 17 – April 19, 2020
Located at the Old Greenville Campgrounds, Route 67, Greenville, MO
This is the longest consecutive ‘vous in the state of Missouri! Admission is FREE to the public! Primitive traders and campers welcome. Primitive camp opens Thursday. Must check in at the registration tent. Cost is $20/lodge, $25/blanket, $30/trader, $15/early set up fee. More details online!
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Rhonda Vincent Live at the Rodgers Theatre
April 23, 2020 at 7:00 P.M.
Located at the Historic Rodgers Theatre
Rhonda Vincent is an award-winning bluegrass singer and mandolin player. She has been described as a firecracker of talent that powers one of the hottest shows in any genre of music. Her band, The Rage, are world-class musicians and paired with her award-winning voice, the stage will be set for a one-of-a kind, must-see performance!
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Happiness is Happy Days – A New Musical
May 1 & 2, 2020 at 7:00 P.M.
May 3, 2020 at 2:00 P.M.
Located at the Tinnin Fine Arts Center
Take a trip down memory lane with Richie and The Fonze with the TRC Music Department’s performance of Happy Days—A New Musical based on the TV series. This is the Music Department’s annual family musical and is sure to be a delight to people of all ages. Tickets $10, $5 with any school ID, free for ages 5 and younger. Starting April 3, purchase tickets at Three Rivers College Student Accounts, Tinnin Center Art Gallery, and online at tinnin.ticketleap.com (no online fee). All seats reserved. Tickets also sold at the door, as available.
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Happiness is the Love of Music
May 5, 2020 at 7:00 P.M.
Located at the Tinnin Fine Arts Center
The TRC Music Department shares its love of music with friends, family, and the community in this Spring concert. Admission is free.
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Spring FunFest Events
May 9, 2020
Located at the Greenway, Piedmont, MO 63957
Enjoy a backyard BBQ contest, community wide yardsale, Show Me Amusement Carnival and Zoe’s Club Dog Show
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A Neil Diamond Tribute
May 16, 2020 at 7:00 P.M.
Located at the Historic Rodgers Theatre
A Neil Diamond Tribute is a Broadway style production, in which Diamond look and sound alike Keith Allynn, unveils the story of Diamond’s life and career through Diamond’s own songs from the 60’s through today. Allynn masterfully weaves his own comical career journey from a top ten Elvis tribute artist in the world to Neil Diamond, all for the love of a woman. Quick change magic, a unique salute to our veterans, and all Diamond’s top hits make this a must see for audiences of all ages.
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Carpenters Once More
May 17, 2020 at 7:00 P.M.
Located at the Historic Rodgers Theatre
Come celebrate one unforgettable voice and one unforgettable duo, with the sounds of Carpenters Once More starring vocalist Diana Lynn. No one paying tribute to Karen Carpenter captures Karen’s unique and haunting vocals like Diana Lynn, all while portraying her fun side, most people forget about! From the birth of this dynamic brother / sister duo to the last of their public performances, this powerful show highlights hits like Yesterday Once More, Close To You, For All We Know, We’ve Only Just Begun, Postman, Ticket To Ride and many more! Join Diana Lynn as she tells Karen’s poignant life story through Carpenters own songs. Quick change artistry, multi- media, audience interaction, and spot on vocals combine to provide a fun, memorable experience for your community.
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Summer Bash
May 23, 2020
Located at Redman Creek Recreation Area
Live music, military displays, and fireworks at dusk.
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Jack Miller Memorial Kids Fun Day
June 6, 2020 from 8:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M.
Located at Lost Creek Pond
Follow State Highway D to County Road 523. Look for event signs. For more information, contact (573) 222-8562.
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Trucks Gone Wild – Summer Slam
June 11 – 14, 2020
Located at Brick’s Off Road Park
Trucks Gone Wild kicks off its Summer Tour in Poplar Bluff, Missouri each year at Brick’s! For ticket information, visit bricksoffroadpark.com.
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Cheaper by the Dozen
June 19, 20, 26 & 27 at 7:30 P.M.
Matinee June 28 at 3:00 P.M.
Located at the Historic Rodgers Theatre
Suppose you’re an attractive high-school girl and you’re not only a member of a large and unique family, but your father is, in fact, one of the great pioneers of industrial efficiency. Then suppose he decides, for no apparent reason, to apply his unorthodox methods to you and to the rest of your big family. The results are terribly embarrassing, funny, and – it must be admitted – extremely effective! To Anne, however, the chief effect seems to be that of making them seem ridiculous to everyone else at school – especially the boys!
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Ranger Willie’s Water Fest
June 27, 2020 from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Located at Redman Creek Beach
For more information, please call (573) 222-8562.
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Traveling Korean Memorial Opening Ceremony
July 4th, 2020 at 10:00 A.M.
Located at The Greenway, Piedmont, MO 63957
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Piedmont Parade
July 4th, 2020 at 6:00 P.M.
Main Street, Piedmont, MO 63957
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Fireworks at The Greenway
July 4th, 2020 at 9:15 P.M.
Located at the Greenway, Piedmont, MO 63957
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Annual Fish Fry Cook-Off
August 8th, 2020 at 5:00 P.M.
Located at the American Legion, Piedmont, MO 63957
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29th Annual Old Greenville Days
September 19 – 20, 2020 from 9:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Located at the Greenville Recreation Area
Enjoy a weekend full of family entertainment, crafts, food, music, games, and more!
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43rd Annual Ozark Heritage Festival
October 16th & 17th, 2020
Located on the Greenway, Piedmont, MO 63957
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Greenville Jack O’ Lantern Jubilee
October 17, 24, and 31
Located at the Greenville Recreation Area
Trick-or-Treating from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.
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Additional Calendars:
Poplar Bluff Chamber of Commerce     Black River Coliseum     Downtown Poplar Bluff     River Radio     Poplar Bluff Municipal Library     Three Rivers College

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