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Comedy, concerts, free movies, Jazz Appreciation Month, Stephens Fashion Show, and more music


Scott Seiss – CoMo Comedy Club. The Blue Note, 17 N. 9th St., 6 p.m. doors, 7 p.m. show. $25 tickets, $30 tables. 

Paint the Town at CoMo Axe Attack. 901 Safari Drive Suite 105, 6:30 p.m. 

MBCT Arthur Miller’s The Crucible auditions. Columbia Mall, 2300 Bernadette Dr., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 

Ragtime and early blues with Cherry and Jerry. Columbia Public Library, 100 W. Broadway, 7 p.m. Adults and teens. Please register. 

The Manhattan Transfer – University Concert Series. Jesse Auditorium, 409 Conley Ave., 7-10 p.m. Tickets $56-$68. 


Baby Prom. Columbia Public Library, 100 W. Broadway, 9:30-10:15 a.m. FREE tickets. 

TSA hiring event for Columbia Regional Airport. Columbia Job Center, 101 Park De Ville Dr., Ste E, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Biz Tech Thursdays. Columbia REDI, 500 E. Walnut St., Ste 102, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring your laptop and your lunch and let’s use this time to talk about useful technology to give you a hand. 

Downtown COMO networking event: Local Leaders, hosted by Theodore Records. Café Berlin, 220 N. 10th St., 5-7 p.m.  

Water Street Band. Cooper’s Landing Riverside Resort & Marina, 11505 S Smith Hatchery Rd., 6-9 p.m. Food truck: Mr Murphy Stuffed Potatoes, 4:30-8:30 p.m. 

Deer Run Trail Race. Rock Bridge Memorial State Park, 5901 S Highway 163, 6 p.m. 

Religious trauma recovery support group. Marriage & Family Counseling Center, 2012 Cherry Hill, Suite 102, 6-7:30 p.m. 

Open Hack Night. Columbia Gadget Works, 1404 Grand Ave., 6-8 p.m. Come by, see the space. Hang out or share your project. Open Hack Nights are open to all. 

Whiskey University rye whiskey tasting class. HyVee, 405 E. Nifong, 6-8:30 p.m. $50. Must be 21. 

Worts & All brew club meeting. Worts & All, 8650 N Hwy VV, 6:30-8:30 p.m.  

Taste of Broadway! Presented by Battle Vocal Arts. Battle High School Performing Arts Center, 7575 E Saint Charles Rd, 7 p.m. 

Afriky Lolo: A Celebration of African Performing Arts. Missouri Theatre, 203 S 9th St., 7-8:30 p.m. 

Todd Day Wait w/ special guests The Diddy Wah Daddies and Tanner Jones. Rose Music Hall, 1013 Park Ave., doors 7 p.m., show 8 p.m. $12 day of show. 

Most Notable Properties Ceremony, sponsored by Columbia’s Historic Preservation Commission. Reichmann Pavilion, Stephens Lake Park, 2001 E. Broadway, 7 p.m.  

Trivia Night. Fuzzy’s Taco Shop, 205 E. Nifong, 7-9 p.m.  


Alumnae Weekend 2023 – Friday through Sunday. Stephens College, 1200 E. Broadway.  

Moms Who Coffee. Toasty Goat Coffee Co., 515 Scott Blvd, Ste 101, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 

Prenatal Yoga pop up class with Katie Schutte. MoonYoga, 23 S 4th St., 12-1 p.m. $15. 

Beast in Show Pop-up Reception. Columbia Art League, 207 S 9th St, 4:30-6:30 p.m. 

Johnny Fox solo. Cooper’s Landing Riverside Resort & Marina, 11505 S Smith Hatchery Rd., 6-9 p.m. Food truck: Lily’s Cantina. 

Spring Anniversary Dinner. Centro Latino, 609 N Garth Ave., 5-8 p.m. $23. 

Dive Bar Patio Launch Party. Dive Bar, 1116 Busiess Loop 70 E, 5-11 p.m., The Burney Sisters, Meredith Shaw, Jim Quisenberry. NO COVER. 

Boone Howlers. Pierpont General Store, 7650 Highway 163, 6-8 p.m. 

Live Music. Dream Squeeze at Sentinel Park, 1214 Eugenia St., 6-9 p.m. Food truck: Mia Taco Truck. 

Fairview Elementary PTA Presents: Movie Night. Smithton Middle School, 3600 W Worley St., 6:30-9 p.m. On the Fairview playground. $5 per person covers one drink and popcorn. 

March of the Machine pre-release. Magelings Games, 6:30 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Sunday, 1906 N. Providence Rd. $30/kit, $2 in-store tournament entry. 

Trivia in the Wild. Knights of Columbus Hall, 2525 N. Stadium Blvd, 6:30 p.m. 

Murder Mystery Fundraiser: Murder at the Winery. Columbia Entertainment Company, 1800 Nelwood Dr, 7 p.m. Dinner and cocktails will be served. $40 per person. 

Much Ado About Nothing. Columbia Independent School spring play, 1801 N. Stadium Blvd, 7-8:30 p.m. Shows also at 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Adults $7, students $5. 

Midwest Outreach Project PT.1. Sticky’s Cabana, 2001 W Sycamore Hls, 7-10 p.m., Doors open 6 p.m., tickets $5 at the gate. 

Dandy After Dark Karaoke. The Dandy Lion on Main, 102 S Main St, Ashland, 7-11 p.m. $5 cover, 18+ 

Lil Chase: Melody Tour. Rose Music Hall, 1013 Park Ave, 8 p.m. Tickets $10. 

Offroad Cadillac. D&D Pub COMO, 6307 Leupold Ct, Ashland, 8:30 p.m.,  


Columbia Farmers Market. MU Health Care Pavilion at Columbia’s Agriculture Park, 1769 W. Ash. 

Missouri Percussive Arts Society Day of Percussion. 9 a.m. Battle High School, 7575 E Saint Charles Rd. 

Family Event: Traveling the Trails. 10 a.m.-noon, Boone County History & Culture Center, 3801 Ponderosa St. FREE family event. 

1322!: 400 Years of American Music. 11:30 a.m., Missouri United Methodist Church, 204 S 9t St. Presented by Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia – Zeta Chapter.  

Family Resource Fair and Sports/Dance Equipment Resale. 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Boys & Girls Club of Columbia, 1200 N 7th St. 

Songwriting: Looking Deeply | A Master Class with Kasey Rausch. 2 p.m., Compass Inc. 1107 University Ave. $75 day of class, $50 in advance. 

The Collections Fashion Show. 4-6 p.m. Stephens College Windsor Auditorium, 1405 E Broadway. Shows at 2 p.m., 4 p.m., and 7 p.m. Tickets $10, $15, $20. 

Maplewood Barn 50th Season Open House. 5-8 p.m., Maplewood Barn Theatre. 2900 E Nifong Blvd.  

FREE movies under the starts: Annie. 8 p.m., Maplewood Barn Theatre, 2900 E Nifong Blvd. Adults $13, kids 10 and under $5, groups 10+ $10. 

Rainbow House Masquerade Ball. 6 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn, 3300 Vandiver Dr. 

That’s What She Said Columbia, presented by Accounting Plus. The Missouri Theatre, 7 p.m. Benefitting True North of Columbia, 2023 nonprofit partner. Empowering women. Engaging the community. One story at a time. Tickets: $40,  


Safe Sitter. 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Women’s Hospital, 404 N Keene St. Course for kids in sixth through eighth grade, $50 per student. Event by Safe Kids Columbia Coalition. 

KofC brunch for St. Raymond’s Society. 9 a.m.-10:45 a.m., St. Thomas More Newman Center, 602 Turner Ave. 

Sierra Club Hike – Gans Creek Wild Area. 12-5 p.m., Wagon Wheel Trailhead (Bearfield Road parking area). 

Tunes at Two – Simply Strings. 2 p.m., Columbia Public Library, 100 W. Broadway. 

Sunday Social: A Drag Show. 4 p.m., The Social Room, 220 N 8th St. $10 cover, 18 and up. 

Glenn Miller Orchestra. 7 p.m., Missouri Theatre, 203 S 9th St. Tickets $41-$49. 

Missouri Composers Project Concert. 7:30 p.m., First Baptist Church of Columbia, 1112 E Broadway. Presented by the Mizzou New Music Initiative. FREE 


Boone County Pachyderm Club April meeting. Grand Cru restaurant, 2600 S. Providence Rd., 6-7 p.m. Guest speaker Will Scharf, candidate for Missouri attorney general. 

Science on Screen: TANK GIRL on 35 mm. 7 p.m., Ragtag Cinema, 10 Hitt St. Screening is free for Ragtag members. 

As Yet Unnamed Comedy Show‘. 8 p.m., Eastside Tavern, 1016 E. Broadway. FREE open mic comedy night. 


Showcase CoMo 2023. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Holiday Inn Executive Center, 2200 I-70 Dr SW. 

Spring Wildflower Walk. 10 a.m., Rock Bridge Memorial State Park, Devil’s Icebox Trail, Highway 163 S. Explore spring wildflowers with free and fun nature activities for children ages 0-5 and their families. FREE event by Lend & Learn Toy Lending Library and Missouri River Relief. 

April Women’s Network Luncheon. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Holiday Inn Executive Center, 2200 I-70 Dr SW. 


Unbound Book Festival. This unique, annual festival runs through Sunday, April 23, throughout downtown Columbia. 


We also love to visit and find out what’s happening at … 

Finger Lakes State Park 

Rock Bridge Memorial State Park 

Three Creeks Conservation Area 

Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area 

Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau 

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