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!

 

Check out these upcoming events…

TUNZ-4U Karaoke and Dance Party with Todd Stroder
October 4, 2019 at 7:00 P.M.
Come on out for a fun night of karaoke at this unique venue starting at 7:00 P.M.!
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Pyrofest at Poplar Bluff Motorsports Park
October 5, 2019 at 7:00 P.M.
Located at the Poplar Bluff Motorsports Park
A 2 hour pyro musical event with fireworks like you’ve never seen before! Different pyro clubs and groups from across the Midwest are coming together for one night to showcase the best fireworks show you’ve ever seen. This is a bring your own chair event. Cost is $10. Kids 10 & under are free. Tickets available at Event Brite.
For more information, contact Shawn Ducket, President of the Ozark Pyrotechnics Guild at (573) 429-3383.
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Rock the Rodgers
October 5, 2019 at 7:00 P.M.
Located at the Historic Rodgers Threatre
Rock the Rodgers brings a night of rock & roll to the Rodgers Theatre with Swamp Whiskey Band and Rank Outsiders live on stage! The first 100 people through the door will receive an official Swamp Whiskey drink coaster and autographed poster.
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Naylor Heritage Day
October 5, 2019
Join the Maylor community for a day of food, music, fun and so much more!
Please contact the following people to sign up by September 21:
Vendors and classic cars: Cherie Pulliam (573) 718-2321
Music: Bernard or Brenda Allen (573) 399-2467
Parade floats: Hazel Slusher (573) 399-2669 or Grace Moore (573) 399-2669
Motorcycles: Megan Samples (573) 660-1679
School: Stacey Roach (573) 429-5016

Dustin Martin
October 5, 2019 at 7:00 P.M.
Located at The Camp at Lake Wappapello
Come out for a night full of amazing entertainment by Dustin Martin! Just $5 at the gate.
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42nd Annual Ozark Heritage Festival
October 18 – 19, 2019
More details to come!
For more information call (573) 223-4046

Black River Gun and Knife Show
October 18, 2019 4:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
October 19, 2019 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
October 20, 2019 9:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.
Located at the Black River Coliseum
All gun and knife collectors should come out and see what they have to offer! For more information please call Jerry Barker call 573-233-6035 or email semogunshows@yahoo.com.

Cork + Fork Annual Art Festival
October 19, 2019 6:30 P.M. – 9:30 P.M.
Located at the Margaret Harwell Art Museum
Join us for an amazing night of art, food, wine, and music! Music will be provided by The Millstones. Food will be provided by Castello’s Restaurant and Donut House Bakery & Deli. The cost is $35/person.
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Hafftoberfest to benefit the Boys & Girls Club
October 19, 2019 from 10:00 A.M. – 11:30 P.M.
Located at Haffy’s Sports Bar & Grill
FIRST ANNUAL HAFFTOBERFEST to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of PB!
Enjoy a Beir Run, Cornhole Tournament, Stein Holding Contest, Franfurt eating convest, and more! LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE. Some events require preregistration.
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Overnight Paranormal Investigations
October 26 8:00 P.M. – October 27 3:00 A.M.
Located at the Historic Rodgers Theatre
You’ve heard the stories, seen the pictures. . . Now experience it yourself! For the first time ever, the Historic Rodgers Theatre has a paranormal investigation that is open to the public! You have a full 5 – 7 hours to investigate the entire building! Be the first to investigate on Friday or join the exclusive event on Saturday that includes a late dinner and door prizes. (Remember, this is an investigation, not a tour, for the first time ever you can wander at your own pace through the whole building!) Tickets are limited!
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Four Italian Tenors
October 28, 2019 at 7:00 P.M.
Located at the Tinnin Fine Arts Center
For the first time in the United States, the Four Italian Tenors perform the greatest tenor arias and songs of all time, in wonderfully unique arrangements, created particularly for their U.S. Debut Tour. Experience a new generation of world class tenors as they give a captivating performance of classic works all in their own passionate style. Be transformed to the land of Italy, and bathe in its rich culture with the sounds of The Four Italian Tenors.
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The Best of Motown
November 2, 2019 at 7:00 P.M.
Located at the Historic Rodgers Theatre
Take a stroll back to the 60’s and 70’s when Motown was the hottest rhythm and blues sounds around. You’ll hear classic Mowtown hits tributes from The Temptations, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Lionel Richie, and more that make sitting in your seat nearly impossible! From the colorful, coordinated suits to the smooth, synchronized dance steps to the rich, harmonizing vocals, these talented performers will stir up fond memories and warm your heart and soul. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door.
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Happiness is Sharing Music
November 5, 2019 at 7:00 P.M.
Located at the Tinnin Fine Arts Center
This Three Rivers College Music Department recital allows students to share the gift of music with friends and family. Admission is free.
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Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker
November 11, 2019 at 7:00 P.M.
Located at the Tinnin Fine Arts Center
Step into a simpler time with sweet dreams and Christmas magic with the Moscow Ballet performance of The Nutcracker.
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Used & Refused at Bluff Burger & Brew
November 27, 2019 at 8:00 P.M.
Located at Bluff Burger and Brew
A Pre-Thanksgiving Party at Bluff Burger & Brew. Come on out and bring your friends and family the Wednesday night before Turkey Day. Grab some burgers, brews, and a whole lot of blues.
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Happiness is Holiday Celebrations
December 3, 2019
Located at the Tinnin Fine Arts Center
A Fall concert with Three Rivers College and community vocalists and instrumentalists to celebrate the joy of the season. Admission is free.
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Santa Land
December 3, 2019 from 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
Located at the Black River Coliseum
The annual Santa Land event has been set for December 3! Enjoy pictures with Santa, booths, and more. More details to follow.

A Christmas Carol, a Live Radio Play
December 6 & 7, 2020 at 7:00 P.M.
December 7 & 8, 2020 at 2:00 P.M.
Located at the Tinnin Fine Arts Center
Experience a Christmas classic as an old-fashioned radio broadcast with A Christmas Carol, a Live Radio Play. Mike Malone directs this Center Stage production of Tony Palermo’s faithful adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic story of Christmas, memory, and redemption. This script is true to Dickens language and theme. It also features authentic orchestral Victorian Christmas carols, spooky ghost music, and manual sound effects. Tickets $5. Starting November 8, 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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11th Hour
December 16, 2019 at 7:00 P.M.
Located at the Tinnin Fine Arts Center
A trio with multiple number-one hits, 11th Hour promises a spirit-filled performance of southern gospel music.
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Russian National Ballet performing Sleeping Beauty
February 3, 2020 at 7:00 P.M.
Located at the Tinnin Fine Arts Center
Direct from Moscow, this world-famous Russian ballet troupe performs the enchanting ballet Sleeping Beauty.
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Happiness is Embracing Tradition
February 13 & 15, 2020 at 7:00 P.M.
Located at the Tinnin Fine Arts Center
TRC Music Department’s tribute to jazz featuring junior high, high school, and college groups. Admission is free.
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Jubilation Jazz
February 14, 2020 at 7:00 P.M.
Located at the Tinnin Fine Arts Center
A diverse group of musicians from across the state of Arkansas share the gospel through big band music.
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Gene Watson Live on Stage at the Rodgers Theatre
February 27, 2020 at 7:00 P.M.
Located at the Historic Rodgers Theatre
Gene Watson, a masterful country artist has been thrilling audiences for more than 50 years. With six #1 records and 23 top ten hits under his belt, he is recognized for songs like Farewell Party, Fourteen Carat Mind, & Love in the Hot Afternoon just to name a few.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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