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.
Afterword rest your tired feet, and fill your hungry belly at Infuxn Kitchen + Cocktails
(Sounds like fusion), a hopping downtown vodka bar and eatery! End 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 Instant Karma, then enjoy the musical stylings of David Phelps, in his It Must Be Christmas 2019 Tour Presented by Connect2Culture.