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The Arts and COVID-19

Springfield Arts

The Arts and COVID-19

The arts are a way that people can find solace and comfort during stressful times. And wow, it's a bit stressful out there right now. The Springfield Regional Arts Council truly values all of our patrons, partners, volunteers, and staff.

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Springfield Ballet Presents "The Nutcracker Cookies and Cocoa"

The Nutcracker Cookies and Cocoa

Guests at this event will enjoy festive sweet treats to accompany their hot cocoa - in their take-home mug, - a reading of the holiday story with special abridged performances of The Nutcracker, a holiday boutique to kick off holiday shopping, and raffle baskets including an American Girl doll, a family basket and something just for boys!

Japanese Fall Festival 2020

Japanese Fall Fest

The Springfield Sister Cities Association’s annual Japanese Fall Festival is the largest celebration of Japanese culture in the area, drawing thousands each year to Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden for three days of international performers, hands-on activities, vendors and evening candlelight strolls.

Japanese Fall Festival 2020

Japanese Fall Fest

The Springfield Sister Cities Association’s annual Japanese Fall Festival is the largest celebration of Japanese culture in the area, drawing thousands each year to Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden for three days of international performers, hands-on activities, vendors and evening candlelight strolls.

Storytime & More with the Library

‘Storytime & More with the Library’ Virtual Events

Children from infants-age 6 are invited to attend Storytime & More with the Library virtually at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays. Watch on thelibrary.org/kids or join us each week on Facebook, @thelibrary.org.

Join some of your favorite children’s librarians for a virtual program featuring stories, songs and activities you can try at home. 

For more information on this free program call 616-0563.