Flights of Fancy featuring the Ozzie Awards

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The Springfield Regional Arts Council (SRAC) is proud to present the 9th annual Flights of Fancy featuring the 33rd Ozzie Awards on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at the Springfield-Branson National Airport. The Ozarks’ premiere arts gala features performances, gourmet food and drink. Flights of Fancy draws hundreds of artists, arts patrons, and business and community leaders each year to celebrate the Ozzie Award recipients.


2018 Ozzie Award Winners:

  • Alberta Smith — Arts Education Award

  • Great Southern Bank — Corporate Award

  • Donna Crosby — Legacy Award

  • Jeff Clinkenbeard & Kyaw Tha Hla — Individual Award

  • Greg Burris — Leadership Award

  • Russ & Janet Rose — Volunteer Award


2018 Performances

  • Paco Padilla and Friends (popular music from Springfield's Sister City, Tlaquepaque Mexico)

  • Shaun Munday

  • SATO48 Film featuring Jeff Houghton, with music by Todd Gummerman

  • Sean Spyres from Springfield Regional Opera

  • Springfield Ballet

  • Leather Butterfly

  • John Strickler


The Springfield-Branson National Airport provides a unique and exciting backdrop for this annual arts gala. Photo by Mary Ellen Chiles.


The event begins at 5:30pm with a happy hour reception, a seated buffet dinner catered by Touch Restaurant at 7pm, and the Ozzie Awards celebration starting at 7:30pm.

Tables for 10 are limited, so reserve yours now or call Nicole at 417-862-2787! Sponsorships available (call 417-862-2787).


Flights of Fancy featuring the Ozzie Awards is generously supported by:
Springfield-Branson National Airport
Rooney McBride & Smith, LLC
Missouri State University College of Arts & Letters
Esterly Schneider Associates Inc
OTC Fine Arts
Southern Materials
Springfield Public School District


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