1. Akropolis Reed Quintet
An award-winning quintet will perform pieces by Missouri composer Paul Seitz, marking the world premiere of his latest music.
Where: First Baptist Church of Columbia, 1112 E. Broadway
When: 7 p.m. Friday
Cost: $20 general, $10 students, free for children under 12
2. The Gin Game
Talking Horse Productions presents a Pulitzer Prize winning two-person play that explores lifeís meaning through a card game.
Where: Talking Horse Theatre, 210 St. James St.
When: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Cost: $15 for adults, $13 for students and seniors
3. Bear Creek Run
Take on the half-marathon course on your own or team up with others to compete in the relay race.
Where: Albert-Oakland Park, 1900 Blue Ridge Road
When: 8 a.m. Saturday
Cost: $48 (advanced registration required)
4. Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival
Getting into the fall spirit? The "Garden Spot of Boone County" will be host to various pumpkin activities this weekend.
Where: Hartsburg, Missouri
When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
5. Taste of the Holiday Home Tour Luncheon
Enjoy lunch while taking in a fashion show featuring the latest outfits from My Sisterís Circus and Calenaís Fashions. You will also receive a ticket to this yearís Holiday Home Tour, which takes place Dec. 1-3.
Where: Community United Methodist Church, 3301 W. Broadway
When: 11:30 a.m. Saturday
6. Fall Choral Concert
Spend Saturday evening listening to choral music performed by ensembles from MU and Columbia College.
Where: Missouri United Methodist Church Sanctuary, 204 S. Ninth St.
When: 7 p.m. Saturday
Cost: Adult $10, Student $5
7. 2017 Sustainable Living Fair
Stop by the fair to learn about the Boone Electric Cooperative solar farm, attend workshops on energy efficiency and recycling or get tips on sustainable living.
Where: Daniel Boone City Building, 701 E. Broadway
When: 10:30 a.m. Sunday
8. Columbiaís Great Muslim Food Fest
Shop for ethnic cuisine, visit the Islamic center and get to know members of the Muslim community of Columbia.
Where: Islamic Center of Central Missouri, 201 S. Fifth St.
When: 11 a.m. Sunday
9. 2017 Missouri Community Betterment Fall Conference
Attend various talks to learn more about entrepreneurship and community advancement while networking with other Missourians.
Where: Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center, 2601 S. Providence Road
When: 2-10 p.m. Sunday, all day Monday
Cost: Prices vary
10. MO Folk Arts Presentation: "Fiddler's Dream, Further Explorations of Missouri's Traditional Music"
Stroll around the European Gallery at the museum to learn about the evolution of traditional fiddle music in Missouri. Presenter Howard Marshall will also play tracks that accompany his latest book.
Where: Museum of Art and Archaeology, 115 Business Loop 70 W.
When: 2 p.m. Sunday