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“The Great Outdoors” by Dean Ertel

Spiva Center For the Arts, 222 W 3rd St, Joplin, MO 64801, USA

The Great Outdoors by Dean ErtelOctober 9–December 18, 2021At Spiva Center for the Arts, Regional Gallery (222 W 3rd St)A landscape artist, Dean Ertel's inspiration comes from a lifetime of […]

“Queer Space” by Luke Blevins

Post Art Library, 1901 E 20th St, Joplin, MO 64804, USA

Queer Space by Luke BlevinsOctober 10–December 31, 2021At Post Art Library (1901 E 20th St)In his exhibit Queer Space, local artist Luke Blevins explores the tangential relationships between boyhood, social […]

“All the Colors of the Earth” by Koral Martin

Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce, 320 E 4th St, Joplin, MO 64801, USA

All the Colors of the Earth by Koral MartinNovember 1–December 31, 2021At Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce (320 E 4th St)Photographer Koral Martin presents breathtaking, picturesque scenes in her new exhibit […]

“Metacognition” by Eric Beezley

Beast & Barrel, 530 S Main St, Joplin, MO 64801, USA

Metacognition by Eric BeezleyNovember 1–December 31, 2021At Beast & Barrel (530 S Main St)A teacher and artist, Eric Beezley presents a collection of colorful, contemporary paintings in his latest exhibit, Metacognition. […]

“Vertically Inclined” by JRAC

Spiva Center For the Arts, 222 W 3rd St, Joplin, MO 64801, USA

Vertically Inclined by JRACNovember 2–December 18, 2021At Spiva Center for the Arts, Upstairs Gallery (222 W 3rd St)See a wide selection of artwork in a variety of mediums and styles from […]

Hometown Holidays

Carthage, MO 64836, USA

Hometown HolidaysNovember 26, 2021–January 1, 2022In Carthage, MOJoin Vision Carthage in celebrating the holidays! Enjoy a variety of attractions and activities over the course of 37 days, including many arts […]

“Home for the Holidays”

Urban Art Gallery, 511 S Main St, Joplin, MO 64801, USA

Home for the HolidaysDecember 1–31, 2021At Urban Art Gallery (511 S Main St)The holiday season and its traditions evoke a variety of powerful emotions. In Home for the Holidays, 12 […]

Bookhouse Cinema Showings

Bookhouse Cinema, 715 E Broadway St, Joplin, MO 64801, USA

Bookhouse Cinema ShowingsWednesdays–SundaysAt Bookhouse Cinema (715 E Broadway St)Bookhouse Cinema is an independent micro theater and pub in the East Town neighborhood. They show a variety of independent, classic, and […]

Holiday Tree Trail at Mercy Park

Mercy Park, 3002 St Johns Blvd, Joplin, MO 64804, USA

Holiday Tree Trail at Mercy ParkNovember 30–December 31, 2021At Mercy Park (28th St and S Picher Ave)‘Tis the season for Joplin Parks and Recreation's annual Holiday Tree Trail – a collection […]

“The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus”

Stone's Throw Dinner Theatre, 2466 Old 66 Blvd, Carthage, MO 64836, USA

The Life and Adventures of Santa ClausThursday–Sunday | December 2–5 & 9–12 | 6:30pm (Sundays 1:00pm)At Stone's Throw Dinner Theatre (2466 W Old 66 Blvd, Carthage, MO)Stone's Throw Dinner Theatre […]

Christmas Music at the Mall

Northpark Mall, 101 N Rangeline Rd, Joplin, MO 64801, USA

Christmas Music at the MallSunday, December 12 | 1:30pm At Northpark Mall, Main Entrance (101 N Rangeline Rd) What's holiday shopping without a little music? Enjoy a free holiday concert […]


Stained Glass Theater, 2101 Annie Baxter Ave, Joplin, MO 64804, USA

FrUiTCaKeSThursday–Sunday | December 9–19 | 7:00pm (Sundays 2:30pm)At Stained Glass Theatre Joplin (2101 Annie Baxter Ave)Stained Glass Theatre Joplin proudly presents FrUiTCaKeS! Mix together a batch of fruitcakes, three dozen […]

MSSU Choral Society Holiday Concert

First Community Church, 2007 E 15th St, Joplin, MO 64804, USA

MSSU Choral Society Holiday ConcertSunday, December 12 | 3:00pmAt First Community Church (2007 E 15th St)Celebrate the holiday season through song! The MSSU Choral Society, conducted by Melissa Belk, is […]

Winter Concert

Carthage 6 Grade Center, 714 S Main St, Carthage, MO 64836, USA

Winter ConcertSunday, December 12 | 5:00pmAt Carthage R-9 School Auditorium (714 S Main St, Carthage, MO)An evening of enchanting, live music! A wind band comprised of talented, adult musicians, the […]

Open Mic Comedy Night

Blackthorn Pizza & Pub, 510 S Joplin Ave, Joplin, MO 64801, USA

Open Mic Comedy NightSundays | 9:00pm (Sign-Up 8:30pm)At Blackthorn Pizza & Pub (510 S Joplin Ave)Join Joplin Comedy and try out your latest stand-up routine or take in the acts […]