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April Events in Branson

April 2008 Calendar of Events
C-SPAN American Presidents Museum Exhibit
March 3, 2008 – April 30, 2008
Created by the C-SPAN Cable News Network and the White House Historical Society, this a one-of-it’s kind exhibit on the history of the American Presidency. Only in Missouri twice before, at the 2000 and 2004 Presidential Debates in St. Louis.
“Resin Sculpture & Installation” by artist Neil Ward
April 2, 2008 – April 23, 2008
Location: College of the Ozarks, Boger Gallery
Phone: (417) 334-6411
Ward’s work incorporates molded forms made from resin and materials suspended in resin.
WORLD-FEST at Silver Dollar City
April 3, 2008 – May 4, 2008
Times: Closed Mondays & Tuesdays. Open Wednesdays – Fridays and Sundays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Location: Silver Dollar City
Join us as we celebrate the spirit of Ireland with Ireland’s Feet of Fire! This elaborate All-NEW Stage Show features live Irish music, champion step dancers and symbolic fire dancing. See this talented ensemble of Celtic Isles performers as they share their country’s traditions and folklore on the world’s stage.
April 8, 2008 – April 12, 2008
New location for 2008 at Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theater!
At the daily “Big Shows” inside, you can sample some of Branson’s best shows each day. If you attend all the Big Shows, you’ll sample at least 50, yes, 50 shows! No wonder this festival has been named a “Top 100” Event in North America by the American Bus Association since 2004! The five-day event kicks off on Tuesday, April 8th. Activities begin at Noon on the grounds and the first “Big Show” is in the American Bandstand Theatre at 7 pm. Wednesday through Friday, the outdoor activities begin at 9 a.m. and the daily “Big Shows” are at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. On Saturday, the final Big Show is at 2 p.m. Individual show tickets and packages are available.Titanic Kick-Off/Third Season

April 10, 2008
Location: The World’s Largest Titanic Museum Attraction
Major celebration — in honor of ther 1912 April 10 maiden voyage.2nd annual Ham Radio Operators to broadcast from Titanic all over the world including Belfast, Newfoundland and Southampton England. Honorary guests to visit from Belfast, Ireland. Titanic honors James Cameron’s Titanic movie, 10th anniversary of its release — See for the first time Kate Winslow “Rose” dresses from the movie and the “Heart of the Ocean” necklace.
April 11, 2008
Phone: (417) 337-8387
Admission: Show tickets will be half price only on April 11, 2007 for soldiers who served during that time. This day commemorates the Official Cease Fire in 1991 of the Persian Gulf War and will be dedicated to the soldiers who served in Iraq during Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Ceremonies and recognition of soldiers will be held at Branson Fest and the Welk Theater. All soldiers from Desert Shield and Desert Storm need to go by the Branson Veterans Task Force Booth at Branson Fest to get information and leave their name. For more information contact Steve Weyher.
April 12, 2008
Times: Noon to 5p.m.
Location: The World’s Largest Titanic Museum Attraction
Admission: $13.50 per child, 17.00 per adult
This event sells out at least two months ahead. We have room for 500 young ladies.
AREA ’57 CRUISE IN & Drive-In Movie Night
April 18, 2008 – April 20, 2008
Phone: (417) 332-1960, (877) 588-1957
April 18, 2008 – April 19, 2008
Phone: 800-335-3063
April 21, 2008 – April 27, 2008
Admission: Available on-line only.
Fans can see ten of their favorite shows in Branson during the Springtastic Show Spree week. Shows include productions such as Jim Stafford, Yakov, Mickey Gilley, Twelve Irish Tenors, Legends in Concert, Baldknobbers Jamboree, New Shanghai Circus, The Hughes Brothers, Broadway!, The Haygoods, Country Tonite, Magnificent 7 Variety Show, The Dutton’s and many more.
April 23, 2008 – April 27, 2008
Phone: 417-561-1509
Kewpiesta is a celebration of Rose O’Neill’s famous Kewpie dolls. While enjoying the Kewpie’s take a tour of Rose’s home Bonniebrook.
Branson Landing’s Spring Fashion Show
April 26, 2008
Times: 1 pm
Location: Town Square, in front of the Landing Fountains
Please join us for the Branson Landing Spring Fashion Show. You won’t want to miss these exciting spring fashions on display during the Fashion Show from more than 10 Branson Landing Merchants. Each participating retailer will also supply an item from their shop to be raffled off in support of The Hiding Place and our local Crisis Center. With your donation, you will receive a ticket and the chance to take home a new spring fashion of your own. Everyone is a winner in this raffle – because not only will your ticket help in the support of two local charities, but it will also earn you a wonderful discount towards your purchase at the participating shops that day.Be sure to check back for more information and updates on this exciting new event.
Information courtesy of Branson Chamber of Commerce


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