COMING UP IN COMO …
Comedy, concerts, free movies, Jazz Appreciation Month, Stephens Fashion Show, and more music
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12
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.
THURSDAY, APRIL 13
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.
FRIDAY, APRIL 14
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.,
SATURDAY, APRIL 15
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, comotickets.com.
SUNDAY, APRIL 16
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
TUESDAY, APRIL 18
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.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19
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.
THURSDAY, APRIL 20
Unbound Book Festival. This unique, annual festival runs through Sunday, April 23, throughout downtown Columbia.
AND MORE …
We also love to visit and find out what’s happening at …
Rock Bridge Memorial State Park
Three Creeks Conservation Area
Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area