Posted on 28 September 2009
This October 24, the Claybough Plaza Center in Branson, MO will be host to the first annual Ozark Mountain Monopoly Tournament. This exciting new edition to Branson is sponsored by the Stone County OACAC, officially sanctioned by Hasbro, and provides Branson visitors and locals alike with a competitive way to enjoy themselves. The tournament is currently set to last two 90 minute rounds and features a $30 entry fee and minimum age requirement of 14.
Those interested in learning more about the Ozark Mountain Monopoly Tournament can find contact information on Branson’s official website, ExploreBranson.com.
Additionally, whether you plan on attending the Ozark Mountain Monopoly Tournament or are merely interested in the idea, the World’s Largest Toy Museum offers a fascinating look into American toy nostalgia during your next visit to Branson. Whether your interests lay in collectibles from the 1800’s, modern toys or simply the memories of your childhood, you will find a variety of items from every era on display for a thorough timeline of toys in the United States.
And while it may not be directly related to Monopoly, a visit to the Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Museum will undoubtedly bring back childhood memories for countless Branson visitors. Throughout the museum, guests will find a unique mixture of memorabilia from Roy and Dale’s time in the spotlight and personal artifacts for a complete look into the King of Cowboys and the Queen of the West. Additionally, Roy and Dale’s son, Roy “Dusty” Rogers Jr., routinely performs with The Highriders at the museum’s Happy Trails Theater for a complete Roy Rogers and Dale Evans experience.
Posted on 23 September 2009
On Friday, September 25, Branson Landing will feature the last concert of the 2009 Concert Series. The Concert Series Grand Finale Event begins at 8 p.m. at Branson Landing’s Town Square, and the fireworks spectacular presented by the American Pyrotechnics Association begins after the concert.
The event will feature a number of Branson entertainers, including Clay Cooper and Clay Cooper’s Country Music Express. Special guest star performances include Collin Raye, Barbara Fairchild, Roy Rogers, Jr., The World Famous Platters, and the Liverpool Legends. Each performer has made a name for his or herself in Branson, and you want to be sure not to miss this rare opportunity to see so many classic performers in concert on one night.
A highlight of the event will be a spectacular fireworks show presented by the American Pyrotechnics Association, which will be in Branson for its 61st annual convention. The fireworks display includes a rooftop display and a grand finale from Lake Taneycomo. Another feature of the show includes a Beatles tribute and a live performance from Liverpool Legends. The whole fireworks show will be set to a gaming theme.
For more information about the performers and fireworks show, visit Branson Landing’s official Web site.
For all of your Branson show and lodging needs, BransonShows.com is your one-stop destination. BransonShows.com offers tickets for the World Famous Platters as well as Liverpool Legends, and you can also find lodging near Branson Landing. Visit BransonShows.com or call 1-800-987-6298 to set up your reservations.
Posted on 21 September 2009
This October 2 – 4, the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds will be hosting the Annual Ozarks Fall Farmfest in Springfield, MO, approximately 30 minutes north of Branson. Nearly 800 booths are to be included in the festivities and will be featuring a variety of products and services ranging from tractors and livestock to feed and general crafts. Along with an impressive sales area, visitors will also find exhibition areas featuring cows, horses, sheep, llamas and more. Whether you’re a livestock aficionado or simply looking to immerse yourself in the culture of the Ozarks while visiting Branson, the Annual Ozarks Fall Farmfest offers an entertaining look into Southwest Missouri.
For a more traditional time of Branson entertainment Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede will be featuring two performances during the first weekend of October and offers travelers a comprehensive evening of competition, entertainment and great dining! Equestrian arts are placed at the forefront as the show’s participants battle it out in a number of horse races and other events with each side – the North and the South – cheering for their respective challenger. As the show progresses you will be treated to a truly southern dining experience complete with rotisserie chicken, creamy vegetable soup, corn on the cob, herb-basted potato and more!
BransonShows.com offers tickets for Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede and other Branson shows and attractions, as well as lodging. Visit BransonShows.com or call 1-800-987-6298 to set up your Branson reservations today!
Posted on 17 September 2009
The limited engagement of superstars Dionne Warwick and BJ Thomas at the RFD-Theatre in Branson, Missouri is approaching this weekend. September 18 and 19 are your only opportunities to see this rare performance combining these two classic performers.
Dionne Warwick is in her 4th decade of entertainment and continues to wow audiences with her stage presence and powerful voice. Her hits include “Do You Know the Way to San Jose?” “Déjà vu,” and “That’s What Friends Are for.”
In BJ Thomas’ career, he has sold over 70 million records and has won five Grammy awards. His popular songs include “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head,” “Eyes of a New York Woman,” and “Hooked on a Feeling.”
Audiences can expect stellar performances as both entertainers bring their past hits to the stage. Shows are at 8 p.m. both Friday and Saturday night. This is truly a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see these two celebrated iconic performers together on one stage.
More information about this show can be found at the RFD-TV Theatre Web site.
Tickets are still available for both performances at BransonShows.com. To make sure that you get the best seating available, reserve your tickets early!
BransonShows.com is your one-stop destination for all things Branson, including shows, lodging, and visitor information. To reserve your tickets for the Dionne Warwick and BJ Thomas show, visit BransonShows.com or call 1-800-987-6298 to book your tickets.
Posted on 15 September 2009
After an international poll performed by the Amusement Today newspaper, Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri received several awards for its performance in the theme park industry.
The Golden Ticket Awards were held September 10 at LEGOLAND in Carlsbad, California and were hosted by Amusement Today. The awards give top honors in a range of categories to theme parks across the United States.
This was the first year that Silver Dollar City received a top honor in a major category, taking home the title of “Friendliest Park” out of all the theme parks in the U.S. Silver Dollar City also received the following prizes:
- #2 Best Christmas Event
- #2 Best Food
- #3 Best Shows
- #5 Best Landscaping (tie)
Overall, the Golden Ticket Awards poll a database of theme park fans and visitors in 25 different categories, including the above as well as Best Roller Coasters, Best Water Rides, and Best Amusement Park.
Visitors can find more information about Silver Dollar City’s receipt of this prestigious award at its official Web site.
Silver Dollar City’s next event is the National Harvest Festival, which began on September 12. To purchase tickets for Silver Dollar City, visit BransonShows.com.
BransonShows.comoffers tickets for Silver Dollar City and other Branson shows and attractions, as well as lodging. Visit BransonShows.comor call 1-800-987-6298 to set up your Branson reservations today!
Posted on 14 September 2009
On September 17 through 20, the State of the Ozarks Fiddler’s Association will be hosting the Bob Walsh Memorial Fiddler’s Convention at Compton Ridge Campground.
The Compton Ridge Campground is located just outside of Branson and features sites for RV as well as tent camping. The convention will take place in the main campgrounds. Fiddlers will arrive on Sept. 17, and Saturday and Sunday will feature fiddlers playing on three different stages. Performances start at 10 a.m.
A special feature of this year’s event is special fiddler’s workshops with the visiting artists. During the workshop time, visitors can experience live demonstrations and learn from some of the best fiddlers in the Ozarks.
Fiddlers visiting for the convention can receive discounts on RV and camping sites. Check the Compton Ridge Web site for more information about camping and this event.
While in Branson for this convention, make plans to enjoy some of the legendary shows on the Branson strip, including the world-famous violinist Shoji Tabuchi. He and his family have been entertaining Branson visitors for years with dancing, singing, and amazing violin performances.
Find tickets for the Shoji Tabuchi show as well as additional shows, activities, and lodging in Branson at BransonShows.com or by calling 1-800-987-6298 to make your reservations.
Posted on 11 September 2009
As the fall foliage in the Ozarks begins to slowly turn from bright greens to vivid oranges and reds, Ozarks residents and Branson visitors know that it is time for the annual Autumn Daze Arts and Crafts Festival.
The 36th Annual Autumn Daze Arts and Crafts Festival is set to take place September 17 through 20 in downtown Branson. Sponsored by the Downtown Branson Main Street Association (DBMA), this event draws hundreds of vendors from around the Ozarks to participate in this festival.
Over 150 vendors are already schedule to appear during the festival. Vendors include artists, crafters, wood workers, jewelry makers, artisans, and many more types of craftsmen. Vendors will be offering much of their work for sale. In addition, many food vendors will also be on site. The Autumn Daze Arts and Crafts Festival is a juried festival, which means that all vendors must go through an application and submission.
Admission is free for the festival, and booths will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The festival tents are located in downtown Branson on Commercial and Atlantic. For more information about this event, check the official DBMA Web site.
BransonShows.com is your destination for all of your Branson-related needs. From lodging near downtown Branson to tickets to SIX, you can find everything you need for a great vacation at BransonShows.com or by calling 1-800-987-6298.
Posted on 09 September 2009
Branson’s hottest tribute show, Legends in Concert, has announced its Fall 2009 lineup. The cast of performers changes four times a year.
The fall schedule of performers includes Jerry Lee Lewis, Donna Summer, The Blues Brothers, Bobby Darin and Elvis. These performers can be seen twice daily, except Wednesdays, from Sept. 9 through Oct. 31. However, the performers scheduled for a given performance may change without notice. The previous lineup included Gretchen Wilson, The Temptations, Marilyn Monroe, The Blues Brothers, and Elvis.
Legends in Concert is located in the Dick Clark American Bandstand Theater on the 76 Strip in Branson and is an engaging tribute show that brings its audience unbelievably authentic performances. More information about the new lineup and performers can be found at the Legends in Concert official Web site.
BransonShows.com offers tickets for Legends in Concert as well as many other shows and tribute shows in Branson, in addition to lodging and other activities. BransonShows.com has everything you need for a great trip to Branson, so visit BransonShows.com or call 1-800-987-6298 to set up your reservations.
Posted on 07 September 2009
On September 14, country legends Lee Greenwood and the Bellamy Brothers will debut their show in Branson at the Welk Theatre.
Lee Greenwood is the musician behind one of the most popular patriotic songs in America, “God Bless the U.S.A.” He has received numerous awards, including a Grammy, CMA Award, and many more industry accolades. Greenwood has had over 19 top 10 hits, with seven of the songs going to number one. He continues to produce new music, and his latest single is “Why Lie.”
The Bellamy Brothers are the world-famous country duo behind hits such as “If I Said You Had a Beautiful Body,” “Let Your Love Flow,” and “Redneck Girl.” They have had more than 12 number one songs and continue to produce new songs. Today, the Bellamy Brothers is one of the top country touring acts in Europe today.
This show will only be available in Branson until October 24. For more information, see the official Web site.
BransonShows.com has tickets for this performance as well as everything else in Branson that you would want to see or do. To buy tickets for this show, go to BransonShows.com or call 1-800-987-6298 to set up your reservations.
Posted on 03 September 2009
Andy Williams has returned to Branson’s 76 Strip after a summer hiatus. This summer, Williams worked on his memoir, Moon River and Me. Fortunately, Williams has returned to the stage at his Moon River Theater for a variety show this September.
The Andy Williams All-Star Variety Show opened on September 1 and will continue until September 30. This show features Andy Williams and six different acts. Tom Mullica will be on hand with his classic comedy routine, and Joe Trammel will also be appearing. Perennial performers with Andy Williams, The Warnock Family and Pasha and Aliona, the Adagio dance team, are also returning to the Moon River stage. In addition, the Williams Brothers tap dancing duo will be performing their entertaining dance routine, and violinist Dean Church is ready to wow the audience with his award-wining violin skills.
These variety acts all offer family-friendly performances that are sure to entertain everyone in the audience. However, this variety act is only available until the end of September, so do not miss your chance to see a performance. Performances are available every day but Sunday.
For more information about this show, see Andy Williams’ official Web site.
BransonShows.com is your destination for tickets to all of Andy Williams’ shows, including his popular Christmas show, which begins in October. Call 1-800-987-6298 or check out BransonShows.com to reserve your tickets for the Andy Williams’ All-Star Variety Show.