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Branson Ozark Mountain Spring Festival Adds More Events to Line-Up

Spring in Branson is set to be a busy one. The 2nd Annual Ozark Mountain Spring Festival will be filled with activities. The following is a list of upcoming events:

The Fourth Annual Titanic Irish Celebration — From March 1-31, Titanic Branson will celebrate the Irish and their Titanic legacy. This is the fourth year Titanic Museum Attraction has used music, song and stories to honor the memory of the Irish men and women who built and sailed the ship. Visit titanicbranson.com.
FLW Outdoor Fishing Tournament — In 2009, the FLW Outdoor Fishing Tournament set several records, from fish to attendance. This year, the second stint for the tournament in Branson, should meet and exceed last year’s numbers. The tournament is from March 3-6.
NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball Tournament — By far the first big event of the season, this 32-team, single-elimination tournament features the champions of the Division II conferences, regional tournaments and at-large berths. Tip-off is March 10, with the finals taking place March 16.
Silver Dollar City’s Family Spring Break DaysSilver Dollar City will be open March 18-21, 25-26 and 28.

World’s First Tribute to the Dogs onboard Titanic — On March 19, the Titanic Branson Museum Attraction pays tribute to the dogs on the maiden voyage. Titanic will honor them with the debut of the ship’s new mascots, Molly and Carter, two King Charles spaniels.

Silver Dollar City’s Young Christians Day — March. 27.

Silver Dollar City’s Easter Celebration — April 2-3.

See the World in Branson — From April 3-May 2, “See The World In Branson” will allow visitors the opportunity to enjoy multiple cultural and international experiences in entertainment and tradition without actually having to travel abroad. Local theaters, hotels, restaurants and retail venues will represent countries from all around the world during this month-long international festival.

Easter Champagne Sunday Brunch — The Easter celebration at Chateau on the Lake will include its famous Champagne Sunday Brunch, as well as a menu specially designed for the spring holiday.

Persian Gulf War Cease Fire — Branson Veterans Task Force will host an event honoring the cease fire April 6.

Silver Dollar City WorldFest — April 8-May 9, Silver Dollar City will host “America’s Largest International Festival.”

British Motoring Club’s Classic Car Show — On April 11, Titanic Museum Attraction hosts the Greater Ozarks British Motoring Club’s Classic Car Show. See Jaguars, MGAs, MGBs, Austin Healeys and more.

2010 Collector Car Auction — The largest car auction in Branson kicks off its season April 16-17.

Branson Elvis Festival and Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest — This annual event will be held April 16-18 at Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theatre.

Kewpiesta and Tea with the Kewpies at Bonniebrook — From April 21-25, Kewpies will take center stage at Bonniebrook.

Hand-in-Hand Purple Heart Veterans’ Events — The nation’s first celebration of Purple Heart recipients will be held April 23-24.

Second Annual Missouri Food & Wine Festival — April 23-24.

Titanic Princess Tea Party, Part I — April 24-25 will see the first part of the No. 1 mother-daughter Titanic event, held bi-annually in April and October. Reservations required.

Kenny G at The Mansion Theatre — The final performance of Kenny G’s 2010 tour will take place in Branson at Mansion Theatre on April 24.

Silver Dollar City’s 50th Birthday Celebration — The park celebrates half a century from April 30-May 2.

Cinco de Mayo at Outback — Celebrate Cinco De Mayo early with this Branson tradition.

MOPARS In May — Another Area 57 festival, last year’s event featured everything from early 1960s cruisers, Winged Warriors, RAM Trucks, 4x4s, Vipers and all-out drag cars. This show is open to any make and model Mopar or Mopar-powered vehicle.

Mother’s Day Brunch — On May 9, celebrate Mother’s Day with Chateau on the Lake’s signature Champagne Brunch. Adults, $40, children 4-12, $20 and children 3 and under are free with an adult. Reservations are required.

Bluegrass & BBQ — This Silver Dollar City festival will run from May 13-31. See performances by some of the best names in bluegrass music today, from award-winning favorites to rising stars.

Compton Ridge Fiddlers Convention — From May 13-16, musicians and enthusiasts will come together to celebrate all things fiddle.

A Day for Shay & Pals — This event, to benefit those with autism, will be held at Area 57 on May 14-15.

Armed Forces Day — Branson Veterans Task Force will host an event celebrating National Armed Forces Day on May 15.

9th Annual Branson Motorcycle Rally — From May 20-23, Area 57 will feature rides into the beautiful Ozarks countryside, poker runs and vendors.

Plumb Nellie Days — May 21-23, crafters and artists from all over the Midwest will participate in a celebration of heritage and home crafts, the culture of arts and crafts, and the skills of individuals who want to keep the traditions of the past alive.
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