12December, 2018


December 2: Advent December 2-10: Hanukkah December 16-24: Las Posadas December 21: Winter Solstice December 25: Christmas December 26-Jan. 1: Kwanzaa December 26: Boxing Day The Markland/Wiles office will be closed on these days: Friday, December 14, Monday & Tuesday, December 24 & 25, Monday, December 31 & Tuesday, January 1, 2019 MAINTENANCE TIPS: In the winter time, your ceiling fans should turn clockwise on the lowest speed to draw cooler air up to mix with the lighter warm air to make it easier to keep your apartment warm and make your unit work less. We recommend keeping your thermostat at 67 degrees during the winter to keep [...]

3November, 2018


Dog Show! Cave Tour! And the Wing’s the Thing. November 1: Rent due. November 3: Wingapalooza 18! The top places to get chicken wings in Springfield compete for the coveted People's and Judge's Choice Awards in multiple categories. Top local bands perform. Boneless and traditional wing samples for everyone while supplies last: over 100,000 wings from over 25 booths were handed out to 4,500 attendees last year. All wing samples are free with $15 admission. 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Springfield Expo Center, 635 E. St. Louis St. November 3-4: Tri-State Kennel Club Show. Everyone is welcome to come watch your favorite breeds compete [...]

11September, 2018


Fall fest on Walnut Street … and it’s finally football season! September 1: Rent due. September 3: Labor Day. First Monday of every September. The holiday honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, laws and wellbeing of the country. Congress passed an act in 1884 to make Labor Day a legal holiday. September 5: Late fee applies. September 6: Missouri State Bears vs. Lincoln University. Plaster Stadium, 6 p.m. September 7: First Friday Art Walk. Downtown Springfield. Starts at 6 p.m. Come wander, wonder, gawk, people-watch. It’s a fun night to feed your head. September 15: Missouri State Bears vs. [...]

4September, 2018


A big party for Route 66 … a sports trivia contest … and it’s back to school, kidsAugust 3-5: Park Day Reunion takes place at Silver Springs Park, bringing together friends and family from Springfield and around the country. The event name dates back to 1952, when Gerald Brooks, a teacher at Springfield’s Lincoln School, started a day of games and sports for young black residents at Silver Springs. 10 a.m.- 8 p.m., 1100 N. Hampton Ave. Free.August 5: Late fee applied.August 10-11: Birthplace of Route 66 Festival & Car Show. Talmage St. Free. Honoring the iconic Mother Road of America - Route 66. [...]