Today through Nov. 11 is Branson Veterans Homecoming with more than 40 special events to honor all veterans and active duty military. Also, it’s Ozark Mountain Christmas through Dec. 31. Check the listings at ExploreBranson.com. 800-214-3661.
Savings For Veterans
It’s Military Appreciation Days at Factory Merchants Branson mall on Gretna Road. From 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Nov. 11, visit the Veterans Day Room at the mall. Find a Christmas party dress at Limited Editions For Her. BransonOutlets.com. 417-335-6686.
Traveling Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Wall
This moving display is free and open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. outside the Welk Resort. On Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., see the always wonderful Tony Orlando and The Lennon Sisters in the Welk Theatre through Dec. 11. WelkResortBranson. 800-734-5515.
Don’t Miss This Elvis
Joseph Hall does a dynamic tribute to Elvis Presley at his 8 p.m. show in the Owens Theatre in downtown Branson. When he was in the Top 10 on “America’s Got Talent,” Sharon Osbourne said he was so good-looking, “You don’t even have to sing. You can just stand there.” Check him on You Tube. JosephHall.net. 417-336-1113.
Another Reason to Visit The Lake
Watch local members of the Ozark Mountain Woodcarvers Club creating art from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays at the Dewey Short Visitors Center at Table Rock Dam. Also tour inside of the dam. TablerockDamTours.com. 417-334-6394.
20th Branson Area Festival of Lights Drive-Through
This mile-long route has more than 200 lighted displays with movement and music. Hosted by the Branson/Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce. Near Sight & Sound Theatre. Dusk to 11 p.m. through Jan. 2. Family vehicles, $10. Mini-coach, church van, limos, $25; full-sized motor coaches, $50. Visit ExploreBranson.com to print $2-Off coupon. 800-214-3661.
Shepherd of the Hills “Trail of Lights”
This Christmas drive-through meanders 2.5 miles through the Homestead. Plan at least an hour to see all the lighted, moving, musical displays. Tickets includes a ride to the top of the 230-foot Inspiration Tower for a view of city lights. Open dusk to at least 10 p.m. Adults, $10; Kids 4-16, $5; $40 per car. TrailOfLights.com. 417-334-4191.