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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Summer Fun in Branson … Let Me Count the Ways!

by Linda Burlingame According to my brief Google search, Father’s Day began in Washington State June 19, 1910. Since then, in one way or another, Americans have been celebrating fathers on the third Sunday in June. It’s a day the entire family should enjoy, and Branson offers a vast array of attractions and activities that…

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Reza … Edge of Illusion at Branson’s Famous Theatre

by Linda Burlingame “Edge of Illusion.” Some call it illusion — I call it magic! To me it’s so totally believable — it can’t just be illusion. There’s just no logical way to explain what you see on Reza’s stage. People disappear. Things disappear. Big things … like motorcycles and helicopters! And don’t you think…

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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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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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Weekly Branson.Com Table Rock Lake and Lake Taneycomo Fishing Report – May 3

BRANSON, Mo., May 3, 2015 EXCERPTS: Table Rock Lake: Fishing has been fantastic! The smallmouth are everywhere! Over the past few days a very strong shallow bite has been taking place Lake Taneycomo: …Marabou jigs remain very hot. Best colors are mottled brown (mb), mb/ginger, sculpin/orange — both with either orange or brown head. Jig…

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