See Ray Stevens sing his hits from “The Streak” to “Everything is Beautiful” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Welk Resort Branson. His 2008 hit was a tribute to the songs of Frank Sinatra titled “Ray Stevens Sings Sinatra…Say What?” He’s also got a new hit on YouTube. Check the One-Night Ray Stevens package. WelkResortBranson.com. 417-337-7469.
Big Movies, Big Sundaes
Spend a day at Branson’s IMAX Entertainment Complex on Shepherd of the Hills Expressway. Start with the breakfast buffet at McFarlains. See several giant-screen IMAX movies including the fantastic “Hubble.” Have a big sundae at Baskin Robbins—or pizza or sub-sandwiches. See live music shows. Do your Christmas shopping, and at 9 p.m. see Ben Affleck in “The Town” on the six-story screen. BransonIMAX.com. 417-335-3533.
Enjoy The Track For a Good Cause
On Saturday, The Track#3 hosts a fundraiser to benefit children. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. all rides are $5 each including go-karts, bumper boats and mini-golf. And there’s a special price for games, too. On Mo. 76 across from Andy Williams’ Moon River Theater. BransonTracks.com. 417-334-1612.
Heard A Mufftar?
Doug Gabriel is a master musician and singer known for the guitar he made using the muffler from a 1969 Thunderbird. See his show with his family members, singers, dancers and musicians Saturday’s at 10 a.m. at the Jim Stafford Theatre. DougGabriel.com. 800-954-8554.
“Splash Thru Fall” Family Vacation
This special package through November at the beautiful Grand Country Square includes two nights at the Inn for two adults and up to three kids plus access to the indoor-outdoor water park, tickets to the Music Hall, 18 holes of black-light mini-golf and pizzas from Papa Grands. And you can add passes to Silver Dollar City at a bargain price. GrandCountry.com. 800-505-4096.
New Restaurant And Tavern On The Strip
The Rowdy Beaver is new at 1810 W. Mo. 76 across from Fuddruckers. A family restaurant with a separate tavern where they feature bands on Friday and Saturday nights. Full menu service from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. A favorite is Black Angus Honey Bourbon Steak. RowdyBeaver.com. 417-334-7409.