WCA 2018 Annual Meeting/Banquet Information

Event Hotel—DoubleTree by Hilton
2431 N. Glenstone Ave.
Springfield, MO 65803
Phone 417-831-3131

Group: Weatherby Collectors Association

Rate: 1 King or 2 Queen—$119/nt. —- Reserve room NOW

Airport: Springfield-Branson National. (15 minutes from Hotel, and there is a shuttle).


Thursday 3/8/18—local activities

Friday 3/9/18 Board meeting.

Friday 3/9/18—General Membership meeting at 5:00 PM, and social gathering in the evening.

Saturday 3/10/18—Display set up and Banquet Dinner/Auction

Sunday—various activities.

Activities / Interests:
Home of Bass Pro Shop Outdoor World
Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium, billed by Bass Pro as the new, largest most immersive wildlife attraction.
NRA Firearms Museum (WCA Secretary can arrange guided tour or self visits)
Springfield History Museum and life of Bill Hickock
Big Cedar Lodge—
Many wineries
Antique Shops and “Relics Antique Mall” - Missouri’s largest at 90,000 sq.ft.
Golf courses
Top of the Rock Heritage Preserve—
PFI Americas Western Store—
Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield—
Wild Animal Drive-Thru Safari—; Stafford, MO
Springfield National Cemetery—resting place of both the North and South soldiers from the Battle of Springfield 1863, the only Union victory in SW Missouri.
Route 66 Tourist Information Center—Birthplace of “Route 66”, so named in Springfield, MO on April 30,1926
Route 66 Car Museum “Classic and Sports” 20,000 sq. ft.
Midnight Rodeo—Country Bar and Dance Club where you can ride the mechanical bull !
RK Gunshow at the fairgrounds—Saturday & Sunday
Fantastic Caverns — Americas only ride through caves.
First Friday Art Walk—
MO Dept. of Conservation shooting range—Rifle, pistol, archery, 3-D archery, trap, skeet and Hiking trail
The Sound of Freedom USA indoor pistol range

Silver Dollar City — Many music theaters and shows — Shopping and dining
Helicopter rides above Branson and Table Rock Lake — Branson Scenic railway—Vintage passenger train rides
Branson Dinosaur Museum — IMAX Theater.