543 E Commerical St, Springfield Missouri
The Firsco facility is the only museum of its kind devoted exclusively to the history and memorabilia of the Frisco Railway with over 2,500 items of Frisco, and Frisco related, Pullman & Railway Express Agency memorabilia. Open 10am-5pm, Tues-Sat, year-round. Nominal admission.
Other History nearby:
(Aurora) Bootlegger's Brewery
(Ozark) Christian County Museum
(Springfield) Frisco Railroad Museum
(Springfield) General Sweeny's Museum
(Republic) General Sweeny's Museum of Civil War
(Aurora) Historic Restored Train Depot & Museum
11/18 Coming to The Springfield area
Arkansas Scottish Festival Batesville AR April13-14 Located on the campus of Bates College, the festival kicks off with a celtic concert on Friday night and include bagpipe contests and highland dancing competitions.
National Poultry Festival Rogers AR June14-15 In addition to a music concert, the weekend events includes a golf tournament, fishing tournament, skeet shoot, horseshoe tournament, ladies luncheon, motorcycle rally, kids’ activities, ice cream socials, a barbecue cooking contest, and a barbecue fair where delicious food can be sampled.
Arkansas Apple Festival Lincoln AR October4-6 The centerpiece of the festival is the unequalled variety of arts and crafts, featuring works of some of the most talented artisans in the Ozarks. One of the highlights of the Arkansas Apple Festival is the Apple Core Throwing Contest, a test of strength, accuracy, aerodynamics, and just plain luck.