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Coming Up in COMO: 47 things to do

Coming Up in COMO: 47 things to do

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We’ve rounded up a few (well, 47 or so) things you can do in and around Columbia from now until next week, plus a handful of events even later this month.

Coming Up In COMO is a brief peek at concerts, plays, art exhibits, events for families and kids, and more. You may send your event notice to [email protected]. Please put “Coming up in COMO” in the subject line. Include the date, time, a brief description, and website or Facebook page (or phone number) for your event. 


Dancing with Missouri Stars. 5:45 p.m., Holiday Inn Expo Center, 2200 I-70 Dr. SW. Benefit for Mareck Center for Dance. Tickets $30  


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

Jim Quisenberry at Dive Bar. 5 p.m., 1116 Business Loop 70 E. No cover charge. 

Blake Gardner & The Farmers. 6-9 p.m., Witches and Wizards Arcade, 1214 Eugenia St. FREE. 

Gabe Meyer (solo) LIVE at Cooper’s Landing. 6-9 p.m., 11505 S Smith Hatchery Rd. Food truck: Lily’s Cantina, 4:30-9 p.m. 

Touch Gallery Show Reception. 6-8 p.m., Columbia Art League, 207 S 9th St. 

The Paint Social. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Orr Street Studios, 106 Orr St. $10 general admission. Relaunching Fix My Crown, a women’s support group by Kingdom Konnections. 

The Laughing Hearts + BadNames. 7 p.m., Café Berlin, 220 N 10th St. $5. 

BullSpit Nation Presents. 7-11 p..m, Sticky’s Cabana, 2001 W Sycamore Hills. Food truck: Odd Dawgs. $5 at the gate. $10 to bring in alcohol. 

Home Sweet CoMo: A Housewarming Concert. 7 p.m., Serendipity Salon and Gallery by Eizabeth Jordheim, 1020 E Walnut St, Ste 100. FREE event; donations appreciated. 

MmmOther: a song circle for the many flavors of Mama Love + Loss + Power. 7:30-10 p.m., Yoga Sol, 210 St. James St. Tickets $22-$44. 

River Ghost Revue at Dive Bar. 8 p.m. 1116 Business Loop 70 E. No cover charge. 

Soup Activists at Rose Music Hall. 8 p.m., 1013 Park Avenue, $10. 

Movies in the Park: The Bad Guys. Cosmo Park, 1615 Business Loop 70 W. FREE movie. Show up early for concessions, food trucks, and grab a spot under the stars. 


Columbia Farmers Market. 8 a.m.-noon, MU Health Care Pavilion at Columbia’s Agriculture Park, 1769 W. Ash St.  

Leah Lang-Gluscic Clinic. Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Mid-Mo Riding Center, 7901 Tom Bass Rd. Entry $350 per horse/rider combination. Click link for full details. 

Mom & Me Little Leapers. 9-11 a.m., Sky Zone, 1201 American Parkway. Children ages 5 and under. Flowers for Mom. $14.55 for kids, $4.99 for adults. 

Run LoCAL 5K. 8:30-11 a.m., Jax Dix Station MKT Trail, 3622 S Scott Blvd. Fundraiser for Art in the Park. 

Ashland Second Saturday. 9 a.m.-noon, American Legion Post 152, 123 E. Broadway, Ashland. 

Dirt Dames May MTB Celebration. 9 a.m.-noon, Rock Bridge Memorial State Park. Bring a food item to share for the potluck and post-ride munching. Helmets are required. 

Girl Scouts Play It Safe. Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Boone County Sheriff’s Office, 2121 E County Drive. Two-day event for girls in grades K-5. $8 per girl, includes snacks and a fun patch. 

Saturday Morning Science. 10-11 a.m., Ragtag Cinema, 10 Hill St. FREE. Featuring Dr. Linda Godwin: scientist, retired NASA astronaut, and MU professor emeritus of astronomy. 

Family Event: Jumping Origami. 10 a.m.-noon, Boone County History & Culture Center, 3801 Ponderosa St. FREE. 

ALM Scholarship Fish Fry 2023. 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Hickman High School, Monroe Pavilion next to football field, 1104 N Providence Rd. 

Beauty and the Beast Jr. Presented by TRYPS Children’s Theater. 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday at Launer Auditorium, 901 Rogers St. Ticket’s $8-$15. 

Family Event: Jumping Origami. 10 a.m. to noon, Boone County History & Culture Center, 3801 Ponderosa Dr. Discover the Japanese art of paper folding. FREE. 

William Russell Wallace at Cooper’s Landing. 2-5 p.m., 11505 S Smith Hatchery Rd. Food truck: Gator Wagon. 

Partner Yoga Workshop. 4-6 p.m., Sumits Hot Yoga, 505 E Nifong Blvd, Ste 103. $60 per couple. 

Cabana Rave. 6-9 p.m., Sticky’s Cabana, 2001 W Sycamore Hills. The Ultraviolets will be spinning fire. Food truck: Sindens Down Home BBQ. $10 charge to bring in alcohol. 

Mr. Fun at Cooper’s Landing. 6-9 p.m., 11505 S Smith Hatchery Rd. Food truck: Gator Wagon, 12-8 p.m. 

Simple Road Band at Dive Bar. 8-11 p.m., 1116 Business Loop 70 E. No cover charge. 

Bright Eyes at Rose Park: A Summerfest Concert Event. 6:30 p.m., 1013 Park Avenue. $35 in advance, $40 day of show.  

Travis Feutz & The Stardust Cowboys. 7:30 p.m., The Burg, 35 E Main St., Hartsburg. 


Mother’s Day Brunch Buffett at Dive Bar. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 1116 Business Loop 70 E. Music by Aimee Marie and Friends, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. No cover. 

The Rolling Stops at Cooper’s Landing. 2-5 p.m., 11505 S Smith Hatchery Rd. Food truck: The Bus Old School BBQ. 

Mother’s Day Family Fun Ride. 2-4 p.m., Stephens Lake Park. Check-in begins at 1:30 p.m. at Gordon Shelter. $5, includes meal and beverages after the ride. 

Sunday Social: A Drag Show @Social Room. 4-8 p.m., 220 N. 8th St. 18+, $10 cover. 

The Norm Ruebling Band at Cooper’s Landing. 6-9 p.m., 11505 S Smith Hatchery Rd. Food truck: The Bus Old School BBQ, noon-8 pm. 


Baby Play Date: Messy Monday Construction Zone. 9-10:30 a.m., for babies 0-16 months at the Lend & Learn playground, 1002 Fay St. Children 0-5 welcome from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 

Hinkson Happy Hour. 4-6 p.m., Capen Park, 1600 Capen Park Drive. $30. 

2023 Monthly Meet Up, Missouri Women’s Business Center. 5:30-6:30 p.m., REDI Innovation Hub, 500 E Walnut St. 


Doodle Date: A therapeutic release through art. 6-8 p.m., 3305 Tuscany Ridge. $25. All ages welcome. 

Paint Night at Shakespeare’s Pizza South. 6:30 p.m., 3911 Peachtree Drive. $35 per painter. 

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


Princess Tea for St. Jude. 10 a.m.-noon, the Country Club of Missouri, 1300 Woodrail Ave. Benefit for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. 

Light Up Missouri Balloon Glow. 6:30-9 p.m. Located at the Cartwright Business & Technology Center next to Columbia Regional Airport. Children’s area, pony rides, inflatable obstacle course, tether rides, balloon glow, and drone show. Admission/parking is a suggested donation of canned goods. Tickets for children’s attractions and VIP parking. 


Storytellers Concert: Steve Ewing. 6 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. music. Boone County History & Culture Center, 3801 Ponderosa Dr. Tickets $15. 

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