in Joplin at lunchtime and start your weekend off by fueling up at a downtown restaurant like M & M Bistro
before you set out to do some shopping in the surrounding boutiques
. Whether you are buying for yourself, or your loved ones, you are sure to find some great items. Be sure to check our uniques places to shop
- After a good night of rest put on your comfiest shoes! It’s going to be a day full of walking. Grab brunch at a local favorite, The Bruncheonette
. Small restaurant with BIG flavor.
Afternoon - Then head over the Home for the Holidays...in Joplin. This historic homes tour will take you through one of Joplin’s original neighborhoods.
Spend the evening exploring old Joplin with a flashlight tour
. Don’t care for the ghosts of Christmas past? Stroll the city sidewalks and admire the windows decked out in the beauty of the season.
Morning - Kick the day off with brunch at one of Joplin’s hidden treasures- Crabby’s Seafood Bar & Grill.
Afternoon - Escape to Grand Falls for some peace, or head out to George Washington Carver National Monument for a taste of everything. Nature, history, art, culture, science. They have you covered. Feet tired from all of yesterday's walking? Grab a movie at Joplin’s only independent cinema, Bookhouse Cinema also has amazing food and snacks to get you through the afternoon.
Evening -The weekend ends with options! Hop on board the Holiday Express! Tour the train, meet Santa! Or fill up on a scrumptious meal at IHackett Hot Wings, then enjoy the musical stylings of David Phelps, in his It Must Be Christmas 2019 Tour Presented by Connect2Culture.