Many holiday festivities are returning this year, and whether you’re looking for activities for the whole family or planning to do some grown-up entertaining, we have suggestions on how to make things as stress-free as possible. The ever-popular Memorial Festival of Trees has been reinvented this year as Memorial Holiday Fest, taking place throughout downtown Springfield in conjunction with the Old Capitol Holiday Walks, and we have details on all the happenings. Plus, there are plenty of holiday light displays, both in the Springfield area or just a short drive away. Our annual Winter Guide is full of ideas on how to celebrate this season.
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