SOTO Creative Community Calendar

Jul
12
Thu
SOTO Writing Group Meet @ Comic Force
Jul 12 @ 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.

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 & Craftsmanship Night (featuring Clint Loveland and Cameron Smith) @ Vintage Paris Coffee Shop
Aug 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

A SOTO Art Night is all about celebrating our local fine artists. Featuring artist Clint Loveland (Photo by Clint) and craftsman Cameron Smith (Cam’s Country Customs). 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.

 

Cameron Smith, Cam's Custom CreationsCam's Country Creations

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
13
Sat
4th Annual CHALK WALK – Put Love on the Street <3 @ C Street
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
4th Annual CHALK WALK - Put Love on the Street <3 @ C Street

It’s happening! The 4th annual Chalk Walk – Love on the Street is coming up on October 13! ♥
This year it will take place at the C-Street City Market

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Why are we drawing on the sidewalks?
We are promoting love and positivity with chalk art to help raise awareness on issues such as domestic violence & street harassment.

7th Annual Old Time Fiddle and Music Jam @ Weddings at the Homestead
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 pm
7th Annual Old Time Fiddle and Music Jam @ Weddings at the Homestead

Grab your instrument and head on over for some picking and grinning. If you don’t play, don’t worry. We have a seat saved for some sitting back and relaxing.

We start at 10AM and go until we’re tuckered out.

RAIN OR SHINE!

Climate controlled log cabin, large barn, jams all over the yard. Please use proper jam etiquette: play a song and pass it along. Acoustic instruments only please.

CONCESSIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE. No alcoholic beverages. Please bring your lawn chairs and a pop-up canopy if wanted.

Oct
25
Thu
SOTO Writing Group Meet @ Comic Force
Oct 25 @ 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.

Oct
27
Sat
Feast of the Goblin King @ White Hart
Oct 27 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Once a year the Goblin King opens the portal to his realm. Join the Goblin King and his Court for a fantasy-filled evening of Dinner and Entertainment! Come join the Shenanigans on October 27th, 2018 from 4 pm to 10 pm. Join the Goblin King and his court for a buffet-style dinner — all you can eat with drinks and entertainment.

Walk around the Village of Hartsgrove to visit with the creatures of his realm. General Admission $5.00. Dinner Tickets sold separately at the gate cost of dinner is $15.00 per person. You may also buy the combo ticket (Admission plus Dinner) in advance please. PM for the detail on how to purchase these tickets. Seating to the Dinner is limited.

wild boar

Nov
3
Sat
Old Country Fair – Fundraiser for the Uncle Ike Post Office @ Michel Homestead
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Old Country Fair - Fundraiser for the Uncle Ike Post Office @ Michel Homestead

Hosted by the Society of Ozarkian Hillcrofters as a fundraising event for Uncle Ike’s 1893 Notch Post Office Preservation Project.

Fair attractions: Traditional Ozarks music jams all day. Antiques sales and auction. BBQ and traditional foods. Ozark history exhibitors. Civil War Re-enactors & living history. Traditional games and kids activities.

Fair schedule: 10AM-5PM, music jams. 2-3PM, The Crenshaws Arkansas Ozarks Folk Music. 5-6PM Auction, 6-7PM, Missouri Boatride Reunion Show.

Event participants to date: Missouri Ridge Distillery, Rustic Timbers Fine Furniture, Memory Barn Antiques, Redford Cast-Iron Cooking, Keen Eye Antiques, The Rusty Fork, Pat’s Clogging Studio, Snowbird Banjo Company, 10th MO Infantry Re-enactors, The Practical Edge Bladesmiths, Persimmon Hill Berry Farm, Merritt Family Auctions, MTN Grove Schoolhouse Music Jammers, DD Highway Old-time Music Jam.

Traditional Ozarks acoustic musicians welcome! No pets please.

Haunted Weekend Getaway At Ye Olde English Inn @ Ye Olde English Inn
Nov 3 @ 3:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Haunted Weekend Getaway At Ye Olde English Inn @ Ye Olde English Inn

Take a weekend getaway to the beautiful, haunted Ye Olde English Inn, dine in the award-winning Downing Street Pour House in the Inn’s lobby, participate in a live paranormal investigation and spend the night in one of the guest rooms. $150.00 per person, $175 for a couple includes room and dinner. Limited spaces available.

Investigation only is $25 per person (dinner not included.

To claim your spot call Ye Olde English Inn at: 417-544-9056.

Check in is 3pm.
Dinner 6pm
Tour and Investigation 8pm

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).

Nov
10
Sat
SOTO Art Night @ Vintage Paris Coffee Shop
Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
SOTO Art Night @ Vintage Paris Coffee Shop

SOTO Member Artists and Craftsmen gather to share their work and network. Free and open to the public.

Nov
11
Sun
Smyrna Baptist Church Thanksgiving with Highway 32 @ Smyrna Baptist Church
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Smyrna Baptist Church Thanksgiving with Highway 32 @ Smyrna Baptist Church

Sunday School 10AM. Service is 11AM. Potluck dinner at 12:45. Bluegrass music by Highway 32 following (love offering will be accepted).

Nov
15
Thu
SOTO Writing Group Meet @ Comic Force
Nov 15 @ 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.

Dec
6
Thu
Ozarkian KrampusNacht @ Ye Old English Inn / Downing Street Pour House
Dec 6 @ 9:00 pm – Dec 7 @ 12:00 am

Meet at Ye Old English Inn and the Downing Street Pour House for Dark Yuletide Stories, a Spooky Art Show by Southern Missouri Arts Connection, Cosplay, 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

SMAC Krampus