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Savory Sauerbraten

Branson is home to more Veterans celebrations than anywhere in the country. An annual parade (for more than 80 years), reunions, special shows, and events that make Branson a unique destination. This month we are humbled to honor our Purple Heart Recipients with a special Branson.com Purple Heart event. This is an annual event that…

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Caution, don’t let improper use of Center Turn Lane mar your vacation

“From both a safety and a ‘bad experience’ perspective, it’s important that everyone traveling on Highway 76 use the Center Turn Lane properly,” said Preston Garrison, Director of Operations for the Branson Tourism Center. “Their purpose is to help drivers make a left turn from a lane. It’s a safe spot to wait while the…

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Branson 2017 … so many reasons to visit!

The dictionary defines “vacation” as a rest, or time of respite. Your vacation can be a holiday, an escape, a getaway. And some savvy travelers might say, “Vacation? That means Branson!” Whether you are looking for family fun, a girlfriends’ escapade, a couple’s timeout … outdoor adventure or indoor entertainment, Branson has something for everyone.…

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9th annual Branson event honoring America’s Purple Heart recipients

“The 2017 Branson.Com Honors Purple Heart Recipients marks the 9th annual celebration of this special event,” said, Annette Wood, the Director of Sales and Marketing for the Branson Tourism Center. “This unique event remembers, honors, serves, and entertains those receiving the ‘Purple Heart’ as the result of combat wounds suffered while serving in the U.S.…

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Michael Peterson’s (Raiding the Country Vault) From Here To Eternity Chicken

With over 2,500 performances in 19 countries during a unique career that spans over 30 years, Michael Peterson has had the good fortune to be a million album selling, Grammy nominated, country music star whose songs have hit #1 on the charts five times including: the fourth most popular Country wedding song of all time…

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Silver Dollar City’s 2017 Festivals help create “Memories worth repeating!”

“A day at Silver Dollar City offers fun and adventure for every member of the family,” said Preston Garrison, Director of Operations for the Branson Tourism Center. “The award winning 1880’s styled theme park features 40 rides and attractions, live craft displays, shows, and so much more. Add in the color and excitement of any…

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What Branson travelers should know about the I-44/Route 65 Detour

“U.S. Highway (Route) 65 between Branson and I-44 will undergo major renovation during the spring and fall of 2017,” said Preston Garrison, Director of Operations for the Branson Tourism Center. “A detour on I-44, at its intersection with Route 65, will impact Branson Travelers traveling north and south on Route 65 throughout the project,” he…

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Falling Lake Levels Prompt Corps To Urge Caution

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Officials of the Army Corps of Engineers urge boaters, dock owners and visitors at its White River Basin lakes to take extra safety measures because of low lake levels.  Cold weather has fueled demand for hydroelectricity from five Corps dams in the basin.  Below normal rainfall has reduced inflow into the…

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Mickey Gilley announces 2017 performance dates in Branson

“Back by popular demand!” Mickey Gilley recently announced he has sold his Branson, MO, theater and has been invited back by the new owners for performance dates in 2017. Gilley and Johnny Lee are teaming up for the Urban Cowboy Reunion at the Mickey Gilley Grand Shanghai Theatre. The theater is the new home for…

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