Lights, Camera, Fireworks! Celebrate the Fourth of July in Branson

by Linda Burlingame Branson offers many shows and attractions that elicit “Ooh’s” and “Ah’s,” but around the Fourth of July those exclamations are for area fireworks displays that light up the night skies. The Fourth is right smack in the middle of the week this year … start celebrating before the end of June and…

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Raiding the Country Vault A History of Country Music

by Linda Burlingame Raiding the Country Vault is a history of country music, a show filled with country classics and presented by a cast of talented entertainers. Johnny Cash’s Ring of Fire is the opening song, the first of many that elicit applause and smiles of recognition from the audience. And the hits just keep…

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Legends in Concert – The soundtrack of your life

by Linda Burlingame From toddlers to teens, to those of us who remember many decades of music, I think everyone has a physical, sometimes emotional reaction to certain melodies. And there are so many songs that span generations with their appeal. Doesn’t everyone have a favorite Elvis Presley song, know a Johnny Cash ballad? Younger…

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9 Vacation Spots You Shouldn’t Miss in Branson, Missouri

Looking for the next getaway for you and your family. How about Branson? Branson, Missouri is one of those vacation spots you can’t miss. In this article, we’ll walk you through the 9 spots you should visit when you vacation in Branson. If you’re ready to pack your bags, let’s get started. 1. Table Rock…

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Dolly Parton’s Stampede … The Most Fun Place!

Dolly Parton’s Stampede Dinner Attraction – Branson, MO by Linda Burlingame Dolly Parton’s Stampede Dinner Attraction in Branson, MO, opened for its 24th season February 23, 2018. You know what Dolly says, “It’s the most fun place to eat in Branson, I guarantee it!” And I have to agree. One, I love horses, and so…

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Titanic Museum Attraction …With a New Exhibit March-November

by Linda Burlingame If you harbor any stuffy ideas of “museums,” cast them aside and plan a trip to Titanic Museum Attraction in Branson. This “museum” is a lively, interactive, state-of-the-art venue with exceptional ways of showcasing more than 400 Titanic artifacts and of creating an understanding of what it might have been like to…

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The Butterfly Palace & Rainforest Adventure … truly an adventure!

by Linda Burlingame “Exciting experience” is one definition for the word “adventure.” And your journey through the Butterfly Palace & Rainforest Adventure in Branson, Missouri, is exactly that. The venue is vast; the multi-story lobby is light and airy and immediately puts you in a tropical mood. Although it’s a self-guided journey, there are always…

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Get a jump on 2018 Excitement … With Branson’s Hot Winter Fun

by Linda Burlingame The holiday season was exciting and memorable … but let’s face it, there were hectic and frustrating moments! By now you’re looking for a relaxing, “user-friendly” way to have fun and keep the good times rolling. A trip to Branson, Missouri, is just the ticket! Branson is known for live music shows,…

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The Lennon Sisters ~ America’s Loveliest Legacy on stage with the Andy Williams Christmas Extravaganza

by Linda Burlingame Christmas comes early in Branson, and with it thoughts of the Andy Williams Christmas Extravaganza … and the Lennon Sisters! America started celebrating Christmas with Andy in 1963, with his first television Christmas show. 2017 marks the 25th year for the show in Branson; it’s reminiscent of those televised shows. Andy loved…

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Fundraiser performance to benefit Col. Don “Doc” Ballard

Last March, while “Doc” Ballard was in Washington, DC honoring two heroes from Missouri, his business Swan Lake Memorial Park in Grain Valley, MO was burglarized. Among the estimated $100,000 worth of belongings that were stolen was $25,000 that was to be used for caskets and burial markers for vets, his Medal of Honor ring…

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