Fall is a time when there is plenty to do in the Ozarks where you can get out and enjoy the mild weather and beautiful scenery! Here are just a few things going on around here this weekend
Where Can You See The Most Amazing Displays Of Christmas Lights And Dcor In Springfield
3426 S. Oak Ave
This classic display, with over 6000 white lights, transforms the Ayreshome into a life-sized gingerbread house. Understated and unique, it is worththe trip. Lights will be on from 4:30 to 10:30 p.m. each night.
2008 E. Cambridge St
Set to music, it coversnot one but several yards in south Springfield's Brentwoodneighborhood. Set your radio to 105.5 FM. According to the BagwellLights Facebook page, hours will be from 5-10:30 p.m. Hours will be extendedon Fridays and Saturdays to 11 p.m. Christmas Adam, Eve, and day hourswill be 5 p.m. to midnight. New Year’s Eve hours will be 5 p.m. tomidnight. The Bagwell display is very popular, so be prepared for a crowdon weekend nights. Lines tend to form, so in past years Bagwell has askedlight-viewers to turn around at Field Elementary, on Luster Avenue nearBarataria Street. This keeps traffic from backing up onto Battlefield Road. Bea polite driver; the car turning in front of you may be a resident of theneighborhood. Keep in mind: If it's rainy out, the inflatables and the trainmay be turned off for electrical safety.
4938 S. Tujunga Dr.
13-year-old Jaxon Bakerhas expanded his display this year to include forty-five inflatables and50,000 lights, all synced to music passersby can tune into at 96.1FM. The display operates from 5-10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday and 5-11 p.m.Friday and Saturday.
4656 Woodpointe Ave
Again this year Mr.Barber's display brings holiday cheer to the neighborhood with thousands oflights. The display was originally submitted by a reader who just knewthat this was "done by someone who truly loves to get in the spiritof the season" and provides the display for "everyone else toenjoy." The display turns on at 5 p.m.
4739 W. La Siesta St.
Lights on La SiestaStreet is decked out with more than 25,000 lights. It features a mixture of LEDand incandescent lights, a singing Santa, Christmas Trees, a Nativity Scene andmore! Like last year, Lights on La Siesta Street will be collectingmonetary donations for the Willard Care to Learn. This organization helpsstudents who need extra support with food, health, and hygiene. A donationcollection bin will be attached to the mailbox for your convenience.
2554 N. Grant St.
The Long's displaycenters around a homemade Nativity scene and the singing bulbs. The displaysports thousands of lights, which are synchronized to a soundtrack thatcan be tuned into on 105.5 FM. Hours for the light display are daily 5:30 p.m.-10 p.m.
1120 W. Red Oak St.
The display located incentral Springfield features about 14,000 LED lights. The trees are wrapped incolorful strands of lights, and blue icicles hang from the roof.
3971 N. Bannister Ave.
A tradition that beganwhen their son was young continues now that he is into college. The Owensfamily display depicts a magical winter scene with icicle lights, snowmen, anigloo and polar bears. Santa can be seen readying his sleigh. Display turns on atdusk and runs until 11 p.m. daily. Closer to Christmas they intend to leave thelights on longer.
4261 W. Madison
Putting a smile on peoples’face is what the Phillips' family display is all about. With an old-timeCandyland Christmas theme, you'll see Santa and his elves, candy canes reindeerand more.
1637 W. Swan
The Shepard’s put uptheir display every year and strive to add more lights with each showing. Thedisplay will be turned on from 5-10 p.m.
825 W. Talmage St.
The Sherwood's enjoy anOld Time Christmas complete with Candy Cane Lane and Santa with his reindeer.Recently updated with thousands of lights to illuminate the display and bringholiday cheer to the neighborhood.
4740 S. Glenn Ave.
The Stone family likes to change up their display every year. Joy is thetheme for this year's display consisting of over 15,000 lights and ninebeautifully lit Christmas trees. The display runs seven days a week from 5-10p.m.