November 1: Rent due.
November 3: 3rd Annual Antique Appraisal Fair. Featuring local appraisers specializing in silver, glassware, art, toys, furniture, jewelry and general antiques. NO FIREARMS, PLEASE. Tickets on sale now at all Christian County Library locations or at the door the day of the event. $5 per item appraised. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Nixa Branch of Christian County Library, 208 N. McCroskey St.
November 5: Late fee applies. 9-11: Nixa Chamber Holiday Open House. Many shops and restaurants in Nixa will be participating in the Nixa Chamber Holiday Open House Weekend oﬀering discounts, sales, prizes, refreshments and more. Start your holiday shopping and #experiencenixa.
November 9: Veterans Day Breakfast, Concert and Taps Service. Veterans are invited to breakfast at Plaster Student Union on the Missouri State campus in honor of their military service. Doors open at 8 a.m., and the breakfast and program begins at 9 a.m. Guest speaker will be Brigadier General Troy Galloway, Missouri State University class of 1991. Free, but registration is requested. Call to register: 836-5654. Following breakfast, guests will be treated to a concert by the 135th Army Band beginning at 10:30 a.m. in front of McDonald Arena. Taps will be played throughout campus beginning at 11:11 a.m. and a military ﬂyover will take place. Parking available in the Welcome Center lot (southwest corner of National/Bear Blvd.) or Lot 29 (northwest corner of National/Bear Blvd.). Golf carts will transport guests from parking lots to Plaster Student Union beginning at 8 a.m.
November 11: Veterans Day.
November 23: Christmas Vacation. Featuring costume contests, raﬄe with great prizes, giveaways, fun for the family. Gillioz Theatre, 325 Park Central East. $5 general admission, or $12 for the VIP experience. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Griswoldmania begins at 8.
November 27: Holiday Concert. The ﬁnal concert of this semester features the MSU Grand Chorus and the MSU Symphonic Orchestra performing a variety of holiday music including Gerald Finzi’s, In Terra Pax. Free. 7:30-9 p.m., Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts, 525 S. John Q. Hammons Pkwy.
BEING COURTEOUS AND CAREFUL
If you’re going to smoke on your patio or balcony, please be sure to use a sturdy ashtray made of glass or metal. We’ve gotten reports of people using cups or cans as ashtrays — that’s a dangerous ﬁre hazard! Thanks for being courteous to your neighbors at Pheasant Run.