Throughout the summer, children 10 and under may eat for $1 at Andy William’s Moon River Grill. Proceeds go to a local charity for children. New menu items include Chicken Avocado Wrap and Pasta Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes. Open 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Closed Sunday. AndyWilliams.com. 417-337-9539.
Dixie Stampede Rides Again
This four-course dinner and show starts with entertainment in the Carriage Room at 4:30 p.m. Friday; 4:30 and 7 p.m. Saturday. Amazing feats of horse and rider. Fun audience participation. Good eats. DixieStampede.com 800-520-5544.
Noah Still On The Ark
Sight & Sound has opened for the season with “Noah—The Musical.” A must-see. 300-foot wraparound stage. Hundreds of live and animatronic animals. A talented cast brings the Bible to life. 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Sight-Sound.com. 800-337-1277.
All Your Old Toys!
That’s what you’ll find at the World’s Largest Toy Museum. From the 1800’s to Star Wars and Barbie. Plus they have the Harold Bell Wright Collection including his guns. 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday. WorldsLargestToyMuseum.com. 417-332-1499.
New Shanghai Circus
Don’t miss the Acrobats of China Featuring the New Shanghai Circus. This new troupe of 40 young Chinese acrobats offers an exciting fast-paced production after training from childhood. A cultural experience. 3 and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 8 p.m. Sunday. AcrobatsOfChina.com. 877-212-4462.
Copper Run Distillery
Nine miles north of Branson, you’ll find this cool business. Artisan distiller Jim Blansit makes moonshine and ages it into bourbon. He also makes rum from blackstrap molasses aged in cherry casks. Free tours and samples. He sells two-gallon barrels and starter kits. 10 to 7 p.m. daily. 1910 Day Rd., Walnut Shade. CopperRunDistillery.com. 417-587-3456.
Take-Out or Eat-In
You may order take-out pizza from Papa Grand’s Pizza in the Grand Country Square on Mo. 76. But if you go to the buffet, there are several of kinds of pizza PLUS three kinds of dessert pizzas. Also go to the Grand Country Buffet for a delicious breakfast. Open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. GrandCountry.com. 417-336-6709.