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It’s Family Weekend and the Mizzou Tigers are facing off against the Georgia  Bulldogs this Saturday, 11 AM at Memorial Stadium.

Mizzou versus Georgia

PRE-GAME INFORMATION

Looking for a hotel room? If you’re having a hard time finding a room, call the City Contact Center at 573-874-CITY (2489) and ask for hotel availability.

Transportation:

  • Park downtown [parking garages are free on Saturdays] and walk to the stadium
  • Park downtown and catch a shuttle to the stadium
  • Check to see if your hotel is on a shuttle route

Shuttle information and routes can be found at GoCOMOTransit.com.

{Shuttles cost $1.50 each way, exact change is needed}

Wear Gold: Find new game day gear here:

Grab a bite to eat: Look through our list of restaurants located in The Districtopens in a new window for lunch or dinner before the game.

Be prepared: be sure to follow the bag policy; the following options are allowed into the stadium:

  • Bags must be clear plastic, vinyl, or PVC and not exceeding 12″ x 6″ x 12″
  • One-gallon, clear plastic freezer bags
  • Small clutch bags that do not exceed 4.5″ x 6.5″
  • An institutionally approved logo no larger than 4.5″ x 3.4″ on one side of permissible clear bag

TAILGATE

A few tailgating notes:

  • Tailgating sites open at 8 AM
  • The stadium opens 90 minutes before kick off
  • Keep any pets on a leash
  • Drones are not allowed to be flown on campus
  • If you don’t have your own, ask a parking attendant for a free blue recycling bag
  • Make sure you have designated drivers if you serve alcohol at your tailgate
  • Tiger Walk occurs 2 hours and 30 minutes before kick off – this year Tiger Walk will begin at the corner of Mick Deaver and Champions Dr. and will be followed by a free Roots N Blues Showcase concert in the free fan fest area on Mick Deaver Drive, east of the stadium

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Our Tiger Tailgatingopens in a new window Pinterest board has more ideas for game day recipes, tailgating tips and games, and more.

WHILE YOU’RE HERE

We hope you’ll take some extra time to explore Columbia while you’re here for the game! Here’s what is going on around town this weekend:

ON STAGE:

Life and Literature Performance Series Thursday – Sunday 7:30 PM
Studio 4 in McKee Gymnasium

MU Theatre’s Life and Literature Performance Series 2018, Artistic Director, Dr. Heather Carver. The 16th annual Life and Literature Performance Series features cutting-edge original and adapted works by MU student authors, giving voice to emerging talent by staging a diverse body of new scripts. Come see an evening full of stunning solo performances, poetic and ethnographic works, original and even some classics with a twist.

Fun Home Friday – Saturday 7:30 PM
Macklanburg Playhouse

Based on Alison Bechdel’s 2006 graphic memoir of the same name. When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life. Moving between past and present, Alison relives her unique childhood playing at the family’s Bechdel Funeral Home, her growing understanding of her own sexuality, and the looming, unanswerable questions about her father’s hidden desires.

LIVE MUSIC:

Nick Schnebelen Band + The Mojo Roots Friday 9 PM 
Rose Music Hall; $6 advance or $8 day of show

Summerfest: Cody Jinks Friday 7 PM
The 
Blue Note; $35 GA

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Dave King Duo Friday 7 PM
Café Berlin; $12 advance, $15 day of show

The Clay Creek Band  Friday 6PM
The Station House at Katfish Katy’s

Killing in the Name: A Tribute to Rage Against the Machine Saturday 9:30 PM
Rose Music Hall; $5

The January Lanterns Saturday 2 PM
The Station House at Katfish Katy’s

Ruth Acuff  Saturday 6 PM 
The Station House at Katfish Katy’s

OTHER EVENTS:

First Friday in the North Village Arts District Friday 6-9 PM
A FREE gallery crawl held the first Friday of each month in the North Village Arts District. Come explore the unique venues and enjoy the live music art and entertainment! There will be free entertainment and light refreshments.

CONTACT US IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS:

Stop by 300 S. Providence Monday-Friday, 8AM-5PM
Call 573-874-CITY (2489)
Tweet us @VisitColumbiaMO

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Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

  • Kap Slap, Medusa, DJ Merf 9 PM at The Blue Noteopens in a new window; $10: electronic, DJ
  • Waka Winter Classic 9 PM at Rose Music Hallopens in a new window; $5: “Five different local/regional bands will be selected to play each contest, and the one with the most votes at the end of the night will get to play at Wakarusa!” – with Dead Bed Bad, Blake Gardner and the Farmers, Grand Villanova, Dusted Groove, Integrow

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

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Monday

  • CoMo Ramblers’ Clubopens in a new window 7:30 PM at Rose Music Hall; free: “An informal night of Central Missouri songwriters, storytellers​/​liars, ​sangers, ​pickers, and grinners ​making music​, tell​ing the stories behind the songs, ​and sharing​ ​grossly exaggerated ​tales from​ roads & rivers of Missouri”

Wednesday

Thursday

  • Sean Canan’s Voodoo Players: A Tribute to Phish, Alex Culbreth 8 PM at The Bridge; $5: phish tribute
  • Need & Necessity, DJ TRES, Marissa Finazzo 9:30 PM at Rose Music Hall; $5: tech house

Friday

  • Odyssey Chamber Music Series presents “Baroque Classics”opens in a new window 7 PM at First Baptist Church; $10-20: ” Featured are countertenor Chad Payton in Bach Cantata, pianist Peter Miyamoto and soprano McKenzie Miller in a sublime concert Aria by Mozart, and Odyssey Chamber Ensemble lead by conductor Kirk Trevor.”
  • Pat Green, Doug McCormick, Brad Cunningham 9 PM at The Blue Noteopens in a new window; $15: country
  • The Flood Brothers, Monte Carlos, S.T. Carrel 9 PM at Rose Music Hall; $5: rock
  • Nicholas St. James, Tyler Gregory, My Music Atlas 9 PM at Cafe Berlinopens in a new window: folk, blues/roots, garage pop

Saturday

  • Ori Naftaly Band 8 PM at The Bridge: funky rock n soul
  • Led Zeppelin 2 9 PM at The Blue Note; $10: rock and roll
  • Madd Hoss Jackson 9 PM at Nash Vegasopens in a new window: country, rock
  • Jack Grelle and the Johnson Family, The Longtime Goners, Graham Kennedy and the Gold Standard 9 PM at Rose Music Hall; $6: country/folk

Sunday

  • “We Always Swing” Jazz Series presents Branford Marsalis Quartetopens in a new window 7 PM at Missouri Theatre; $20-40: “This is as close to a permanent band as there is in jazz today. Marsalis, Calderazzo and Revis have shared the stage for more than 25 years now; the “newcomer,” now 20-something Faulkner, has been with the band for the last six-plus years.”
  • Bob Marley Birthday Bash with Josh Heinrichs and Skillinjah, Austin Kolb Band, Bobby Showers 8 PM at Rose Music Hall; $8: reggae, Americana

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Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

  • The Riverside Wanderers 5 PM at Rose Music Hallopens in a new window; free: blues/folk
  • Missouri Country Fest with John D. Hale Band, The Dock Ellis Band, Tanner Lee Bechtel, Makenna and Brock, Schuyler Prenger and the Dirt Road Junkies 8 PM at The Blue Noteopens in a new window; $6: “We went a-pickin’ all over the state and stubbed our toes on some GREAT finds: Boot heel troubadour John D. Hale, the real deal old country of Dock Ellis from St. Louis, Springfield’s Makenna & Brock (who you may have caught on the X-Factor), and Boone County’s own country rockers Tanner Lee and Schuyler Prenger.”
  • Boone County Ham, Trout Ensemble 8 PM at The Bridgeopens in a new window; $5: “Odd & twangy,”
  • Missouri Funk Fest with Hazard To Ya Booty, Collegiate Shag Brass Band, Soul Glo, Chickawa 8:30 PM at Rose Music Hallopens in a new window; $6: “If you haven’t shaken it to some homemade Missouri Funk, then its time you pried that booty off the couch and let it do the thang!”

Saturday

  • The Woodsmiths 5 PM at Rose Music Hallopens in a new window; free: folk music
  • Long Day Healey, Two-Bit Steve 8 PM at The Bridgeopens in a new window; $5: bluegrass/country
  • Missouri Folk Fest with Man in the Ring, Violet and the Undercurrents, Cindy Woolf and Mark Bilyeu, S.T. Carrel and the Sad Bastards, Ruth Acuff 8 PM at The Blue Noteopens in a new window; $6: “The Folk scene here is something worth bragging about, as is the charmed nature in which its artists manage to elude the public eye. You no longer have to know a guy who knows a guy who has a shed to catch this kind of show, and we’ve scoured the riverbanks for the best new artists in the state!”
  • Missouri Reggae Fest with Aaron Kamm and the One Drops, Bobby Showers Band, Austin Kolb Band 9 PM at Rose Music Hallopens in a new window; $6: “These bands have been spreading the message of peace, love and community throughout the state and the world for a decade…and they’re joining forces for one night to show you why. Get down and dance to the dubtastic vibrations of these Missouri reggae kings.”
  • Damien Gunn & The Magnificent Bang Bangs 9 PM at Nash Vegasopens in a new window: country rock

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Monday

  • Holiday Brass 7 PM at Missouri United Methodist Church, $5: “This year’s event will feature the MU Faculty Brass Quintet, the Brass Choir, Trumpet Ensemble, Horn Choir, Trombone Ensemble, Tuba and Euphonium Ensemble, as well as a mass brass ensemble comprised of about 100 University of Missouri brass students.”
  • Pepper, The Movement, New Beat Fund 7:30 PM at The Blue Note, $20: “Kona dub rock,” reggae, hip-hop

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

  • Joey DeFrancesco Trio, Matt Wilson Tree-O 3 and 7:30 PM at Murry’s: “Just what’s going to happen when Hammond B3 monster Joey DeFrancesco crosses paths with drummer-percussionist and “Mr. Fun City” Matt Wilson is anyone’s guess – but, as we said, you’d be crazy to miss this one.”
  • MU Women’s Chorale 2 PM at First Baptist Church, $5: “The MU Women’s Chorale is a selective ensemble dedicated to studying and sharing music written for women’s voices.”
  • MU Concert Chorale 5 PM at First Baptist Church, $5: “The Concert Chorale is a seventy-voice select ensemble designed to provide intensified study of, and performance experience with, a varied repertoire of outstanding and challenging choral compositions.”
  • Mizzou New Music Ensemble 7:30 PM at Whitmore Recital Hall, $5

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