Summer is winding down, but there is still plenty to do this weekend

Sunny and warm conditions are expected this weekend across Southwest Missouri, a perfect time to get outside and attend some of the events happening this weekend. KRPS’s Fred Fletcher-Fierro has more.

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Start your Saturday in Diamond, Missouri as George Washington Carver National Monument holds their Prairie Day event on Saturday from 10 AM until 3 PM. The event includes outdoor concerts, junior ranger activities, and a wildflower walk. More info at their Facebook page at GeorgeWasingtonCarver NW.

Joplin’s historic Murpshyburg is celebrating 150 years since the area was incorporated and residents are holding a street fair with live music, walking tours, miniature train rides, and more. It’s being held tomorrow between 2 and 5 PM in Joplin on South Segerent between 2nd and 5th streets. More info at

If you prefer an indoor event, make sure that you spot by the Joplin Public Library now through Sunday, September 26 to view the My Missouri 2021 Photo Project. It’s a collection of 200 pictures taken by professional and amateur photographers from across the state to capture and share the unique and meaningful aspects of Missouri. Visit for more information. For 89 9 KRPS, I’m Fred Fletcher-Fierro


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