After the upswing of unseasonable warmth, temperatures have reached a consistently chilling low, here in our corner of Missouri. It can get a little difficult to stay enthused about the upcoming holidays when all you want to do is cozy up at home next to a fire with your loved ones and sip on a cup of hot chocolate while the winter months pass by, right? But! Keep the Christmas enthusiasm going, friends! We’ve got a few winter-themed activities to fill your time this weekend!


Thursday, December 7th

  • Calmus Vocal Quintet (410 Virginia Ave, Joplin, 7:00 pm): Stop in at the Central Christian Center and enjoy auditory bliss as one of the most successful vocal groups in Germany grace the stage! As a group of five, these Leipzig musicians have won multiple international prizes and competitions, and should be a must-see on your list of activities!

Friday, December 8th

  • Candy Cane Hunt (3301 W 1st St, Joplin, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm): At $5 per child, you can join at Joplin Athletic Complex for a Candy Cane Hunt! Apparently, Santa’s helpers will be hiding candy canes and gifts around the tennis complex. There will also be hot chocolate and crafts! How fun, right?

Saturday, December 9th

  • Holiday Open House at George Washington Carver National Monument (5646 Carver Rd, Diamond, (1:00 pm – 3:00 pm): Swing by for a holiday celebration! Enjoy the seasonal music, interpretive programs, and so much more, you’ll a be sure to have some fun!

Sunday, December 10th 

  • Open House! (2802 Sparkling Waters, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm): Join us for an open house! Located at one of our current listings, this home on Sparkling Waters has a spectacular water-front view, an abundance of natural light, beautifully arched doorways, and recent updates you’ll absolutely love! Besides, what better way to end the weekend than with us!

Click HERE for details, directions, and more on our listing located at 2802 Sparkling Waters! Stay safe and have fun this weekend, friends!