MSU football, First Friday Art Walk, and a festival on Walnut Street!
September 1: Rent due.
September 3: Labor Day. First Monday of every September. The holiday honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, laws and well-being of the country. Congress passed an act in 1884 to make Labor Day a legal holiday.
September 5: Late fee applies.
September 6: Missouri State Bears vs. Lincoln University. Plaster Stadium, 6 p.m.
September 7: First Friday Art Walk. Downtown Springfield. Starts at 6 p.m. Come wander, wonder, gawk, people-watch. It’s a fun night to feed your head.
September 13: Carlyle pool closes.
September 13-15: Starvy Creek Bluegrass Fall Festival, Conway. The 27th annual edition of this big fest, about an hour east of Springfield. Concessions, camping and nonstop great music from some of the greats in bluegrass. Family-friendly environment. $20 day ticket; $45 for three-day pass. Half-price for kids 12-16. Kids under 12 get in free. (417) 589-2013.
September 15: Missouri State Bears vs. Northern Arizona. Plaster Stadium. 2 p.m.
September 15-16: 21st annual Cider Days on Walnut Street. A two-day arts and crafts festival on Historic Walnut Street. Cider Days is one of the largest fall festivals in southwest Missouri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. both days.
CIDER DAYS: Sept. 15-16 on historic Walnut Street
September 21: Earth, Wind & Fire Day. Some of you will get it and when you do, your hearts will be ringing in the key that our souls are singing. Do you remember?
September 22: The autumn equinox happens at 8:54 p.m. A Saturday celebration as the sun crosses the celestial equator and the nights now become longer than the days. Fall, y’all.
September 29: Family Weekend at MSU! Missouri State Bears vs. Illinois State. Plaster Stadium, 2 p.m.