SOTO Creative Community Calendar

Jul
19
Thu
SOTO Get-together (at Swan Creek Crafts) @ Swan Creek Crafts (Mike Weber's)
Jul 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
SOTO Get-together (at Swan Creek Crafts) @ Swan Creek Crafts (Mike Weber's)

StateoftheOzarks members and guests gather to share and collaborate! Guests are welcome! The SOTO Creative Community is dedicated to celebrating and preserving the Ozarks. Swan Creek Crafts (Mike Weber’s) is located at 488 Rim Rock Rd,
Taneyville, MO 65759.

First-time guests are welcome to share about their work and passion*. Returning guests will be asked to become members of the SOTO Creative Community in order to share.

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*On sharing, just bring something you created that makes you happy (it can be as simple as your attitude).

Jul
26
Thu
SOTO Get-together (at Hollister Presbyterian) @ Hollister Presbyterian Church
Jul 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
SOTO Get-together (at Hollister Presbyterian) @ Hollister Presbyterian Church

StateoftheOzarks members and guests gather to share and collaborate! Guests are welcome! The SOTO Creative Community is dedicated to celebrating and preserving the Ozarks. Hollister Presbyterian Church is located at 155 Second Street, Hollister, MO  65672.

First-time guests are welcome to share about their work and passion*. Returning guests will be asked to become members of the SOTO Creative Community in order to share.

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*On sharing, just bring something you created that makes you happy (it can be as simple as your attitude).

Aug
2
Thu
SOTO Get-together (at LillieHobbs Mercantile) @ LillieHobbs Mercantile
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
SOTO Get-together (at LillieHobbs Mercantile) @ LillieHobbs Mercantile

StateoftheOzarks members and guests gather to share and collaborate! Guests are welcome! The SOTO Creative Community is dedicated to celebrating and preserving the Ozarks. LillieHobbs is located at 5581 Center Loop, Omaha, AR 72662.

First-time guests are welcome to share about their work and passion*. Returning guests will be asked to become members of the SOTO Creative Community in order to share.

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*On sharing, just bring something you created that makes you happy (it can be as simple as your attitude).

Aug
7
Tue
SOTO Art Night (featuring Clint Loveland) @ Vintage Paris Coffee Shop
Aug 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
SOTO Art Night (featuring Clint Loveland) @ Vintage Paris Coffee Shop

A SOTO Art Night is all about celebrating our local fine artists. Featuring artist Clint Loveland. Guests are welcome!  The SOTO Creative Community is dedicated to celebrating and preserving the Ozarks. Vintage Paris is located at 260 Birdcage Walk, Hollister, Missouri 65672.

Aug
9
Thu
SOTO Writing Group Meet @ Comic Force
Aug 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
SOTO Writing Group Meet @ Comic Force

Creative writing club, book review, and collaborative community combined. SOTO members: $10. Non-SOTO members: $20. Bring your work and be prepared to share in a safe, creative environment. Hosted by Editor-in-Chieftain Joshua Heston. Comic Force is located 4250 Gretna Rd, Branson, Missouri 65616.

Aug
16
Thu
SOTO Get-together (at Maple Hill Ceramics) @ Maple Hill Ceramics
Aug 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
SOTO Get-together (at Maple Hill Ceramics) @ Maple Hill Ceramics

StateoftheOzarks members and guests gather to share and collaborate! Guests are welcome! The SOTO Creative Community is dedicated to celebrating and preserving the Ozarks. Maple Hill Ceramics is located at 9009 US Highway 160, Walnut Shade, Missouri 65771.

First-time guests are welcome to share about their work and passion*. Returning guests will be asked to become members of the SOTO Creative Community in order to share.

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*On sharing, just bring something you created that makes you happy (it can be as simple as your attitude).

Aug
24
Fri
SOTO Get-together (at Victory Chiro) @ Victory Chiro
Aug 24 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm
SOTO Get-together (at Victory Chiro) @ Victory Chiro

StateoftheOzarks members and guests gather to share and collaborate! Guests are welcome! The SOTO Creative Community is dedicated to celebrating and preserving the Ozarks. Victory Chiro is located at 3044 Shepherd of the Hills Expy Suite 213 Branson, MO, 65616.

First-time guests are welcome to share about their work and passion*. Returning guests will be asked to become members of the SOTO Creative Community in order to share.

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*On sharing, just bring something you created that makes you happy (it can be as simple as your attitude).

Sep
13
Thu
SOTO Writing Group Meet @ Comic Force
Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
SOTO Writing Group Meet @ Comic Force

Creative writing club, book review, and collaborative community combined. SOTO members: $10. Non-SOTO members: $20. Bring your work and be prepared to share in a safe, creative environment. Hosted by Editor-in-Chieftain Joshua Heston. Comic Force is located 4250 Gretna Rd, Branson, Missouri 65616.

Sep
15
Sat
SOTO Fest @ Historic Downing Street, Hollister, MO
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
SOTO Fest @ Historic Downing Street, Hollister, MO

HOLLISTER, MO. — State of the Ozarks (SOTO) will be holding their State of the Ozarks Fest in historic downtown Hollister on Downing Street September 15.

The event will be held throughout the entire street of Downing Street in Hollister from 10am to 6pm with live music throughout the day and more live music from a couple venues downtown following 7pm.  The festival will include many varying types of entertainment and shopping; including many vendors with a wide array of local artists and artisans, crafts, a lecture series on the Ozarks, street actors, cosplay characters, dancing, yoga sessions, a kids’ area, and more! This festival will be a unique festival unlike any other because of this variety in activities.

Many festivals are specialized on one of those activities, but SOTO Fest will include all those activities.  Some of the notable participators and activities will include Civil War re-enactors, strongman demonstrations, Ozark clogging, CrossFit Branson, an RC Car Parade, Hillbilly Skits, Ozark Mountain Jam Sessions, a chalk walk and painting on the street, an Ozark Beard competition, yoga, Vintage Paris Coffee, Grandma’s Goodies and Gumbo, and the kid’s area will include inflatables! The event will have free admission for all attendees.

Oct
4
Thu
SOTO Get-together (at Maple Hill Ceramics) @ Maple Hill Ceramics
Oct 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
SOTO Get-together (at Maple Hill Ceramics) @ Maple Hill Ceramics

StateoftheOzarks members and guests gather to share and collaborate! Guests are welcome! The SOTO Creative Community is dedicated to celebrating and preserving the Ozarks. Maple Hill Ceramics is located at 9009 US Highway 160, Walnut Shade, Missouri 65771.

First-time guests are welcome to share about their work and passion*. Returning guests will be asked to become members of the SOTO Creative Community in order to share.

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*On sharing, just bring something you created that makes you happy (it can be as simple as your attitude).

Oct
11
Thu
SOTO Writing Group Meet @ Comic Force
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
SOTO Writing Group Meet @ Comic Force

Creative writing club, book review, and collaborative community combined. SOTO members: $10. Non-SOTO members: $20. Bring your work and be prepared to share in a safe, creative environment. Hosted by Editor-in-Chieftain Joshua Heston. Comic Force is located 4250 Gretna Rd, Branson, Missouri 65616.

Nov
8
Thu
SOTO Writing Group Meet @ Comic Force
Nov 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
SOTO Writing Group Meet @ Comic Force

Creative writing club, book review, and collaborative community combined. SOTO members: $10. Non-SOTO members: $20. Bring your work and be prepared to share in a safe, creative environment. Hosted by Editor-in-Chieftain Joshua Heston. Comic Force is located 4250 Gretna Rd, Branson, Missouri 65616.

Nov
9
Fri
SOTO Get-together (at Victory Chiro) @ Victory Chiro
Nov 9 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm
SOTO Get-together (at Victory Chiro) @ Victory Chiro

StateoftheOzarks members and guests gather to share and collaborate! Guests are welcome! The SOTO Creative Community is dedicated to celebrating and preserving the Ozarks. Victory Chiro is located at 3044 Shepherd of the Hills Expy Suite 213 Branson, MO, 65616.

First-time guests are welcome to share about their work and passion*. Returning guests will be asked to become members of the SOTO Creative Community in order to share.

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*On sharing, just bring something you created that makes you happy (it can be as simple as your attitude).

Dec
7
Fri
Ozarkian KrampusNacht @ Ye Old English Inn / Downing Street Pour House
Dec 7 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Ozarkian KrampusNacht @ Ye Old English Inn / Downing Street Pour House

Meet at Ye Old English Inn for Dark Yuletide Stories, a Cosplay* Competition, and more!

Walk the dark streets to Vintage Paris Coffee Shop, but beware of Krampus!

Enjoy Christmas Stories told around the fire at Vintage Paris!

  • Recommended cosplay themes: Lord of the Rings, Chronicles of Narnia, Harry Potter, Grimm’s Fairytales, Nightmare Before Christmas & A Christmas Carol