May 4: The Mystery Hour taping. Talk show featuring guests, musical guests, and hilarious comedy. 7:30 p.m., Gillioz Theatre in downtown Springfield. The show airs Saturdays at 9 p.m. on KRBK. $12. More info: (417) 863-9491.
May 4- 5: 2 Friends & Junk. All kinds of vintage and repurposed items. 2F&J bags to the first 50 shoppers. Over $6,000 in free door prizes. Friday: 12-5 p.m. Saturday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Ozark Empire Fairgrounds. $5 for two-day pass.
May 5- 6: Artsfest. Fine arts festival featuring 140 artists, over 80 performances, food from some of Springfield’s favorite restaurants and food vendors, and a kids hands-on area. Historic Walnut Street.
May 11-12: Springfield Metaphysical Fair. Psychics, astrologers, healers, dream interpretation, much more. Door prizes. Friday: 12-8 p.m. Saturday: 1 O a.m.-6 p.m Executive Conference Center, 901 W. Battlefield Rd. $5. More info: (417) 894-2577.
May 19: Spring Fling at The Farm. Free admission and plenty of parking. Family fun with 100 vendors. Antiques, direct sales, crafters, and more. Ferrier’s Unlimited, 6325 E. U.S. 60, Rogersville. More info: (417) 860-7647. 28: Memorial Day. Remembering those who died while serving in the country’s armed forces.