SPECIAL EVENTS

 
Looking for upcoming events in Branson, MO? Visit the Keeter Center for special events like afternoon tea, etiquette class, cooking school, and much more
Afternoon Tea

Afternoon tea in Branson

1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Reservations for May 19th have closed.

 Join us for “Afternoon Tea” at The Keeter Center.  Experience an elegant afternoon complete with live music, an assortment of hot teas, tea sandwiches, pastries, and scones while gathered near the grand fireplace of The Keeter Center's lobby. The cost is $35 for Adults (ages 12 and up) and $17.50 for children (ages 3-11) and includes service charge and tax. 

For further questions please call the catering department at 417-690-2120.

 

Etiquette Class

Young boy at etiquette classes in Branson

10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.    Reserve online

Children between the ages of 8-12 years old will learn basic etiquette such as: table manners, table setting, introduction and proper handshake, proper dress, proper posture, etc. This is a great learning experience for children to develop themselves into fine young men and women. The cost is $25 per student, which includes lunch and a completion certificate.

PLEASE NOTE:   Dress attire is required for all attending children. If dress attire is not adhered to a refund will not be given.

 

Mother's Day

Place for Mother’s Day brunch in Branson

May 13, 2018     Special Menu

Reservations have filled for this event. Please call 417-690-2164 for more information.

Celebrate with loved ones at our Mother’s Day Brunch in the rustic elegance of The Keeter Center, overlooking the beautiful College of the Ozarks campus. Full breakfast selections at the Farmhouse include personalized omelets and waffles. The Marketplace features our Chef’s beautiful ice sculpture, hand-cut fresh seasonal fruits, domestic and imported cheeses, crudités, and made-to-order Caesar salads. Creative culinary delights abound at the Chef’s Table where you will find original creations and carved award-winning College of the Ozarks smoked ham. Browse the finest sweets and dessert display in the Ozarks at the Bakeshop. Special menu featuring roast prime rib alongside delicious traditional accompaniments.

 


 

 

Father's Day

Place for Father’s Day brunch in Branson

June 17, 2018     Special Menu     Reserve online

Celebrate Father’s Day Brunch in the rustic elegance of The Keeter Center, overlooking the beautiful College of the Ozarks campus while enjoying our custom and classic car show.  We offer a variety of presentations including the Farmhouse with personalized omelets and waffles. The Marketplace features our Chef’s beautiful ice sculpture, hand-cut fresh seasonal fruits, domestic and imported cheeses, crudités, and made-to-order Caesar salads. Creative culinary delights abound at the Chef’s Table where you will find original seafood creations and carved award-winning College of the Ozarks smoked ham. Browse the finest sweets and dessert display in the Ozarks at the Bakeshop. Special menu featuring roast prime rib and smoked ham alongside delicious traditional accompaniments. A deposit of $50 is required to secure your reservation for this special event. Your deposit will be applied toward your total on the day of the event.

 
All American Barbeque

All American Barbeque at College of the Ozarks

June 24, 2018&nbps;   Special Menu    Reserve online

Join us for an evening of family fun with an All American Barbeque on June 24, 2018. Enjoy dinner, children's activities, reserved parking, and reserved seating for our fireworks display as we Honor America. A deposit of $50 is required to secure your reservation for this special event. Your deposit will be applied toward your total on the day of the event.

 

 

 
I Pledge

Free ice cream for kids when they recite Pledge of Allegience

 Nettie Marie’s Homemade Ice Cream, located in the Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks, is proud to support the I PLEDGE PROGRAM. Kids 12 and under will be rewarded with a free scoop of ice cream in exchange for reciting the Pledge of Allegiance by memory on July 4, 5, 12, 19, and 26 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

 

 
Cooking School

Cooking classes in Branson at The Keeter Center

Reserve online   June 8-10   July 6-8   August 24-26
Join award-winning Chef Robert Stricklin in the Keeter Center kitchen to see how local farming inspires his cooking style. The itinerary is as follows:

Friday

  • Check-in at Front Desk starting at 4:00 pm

Saturday  

  • 7:30 am Meet in Lobby for our Keeter Center’s Continental Breakfast
  • 8:00 am Board Shuttle to the Garden and Greenhouses
  • 9:00 am Kitchen to begin Cooking Class (Starter, Entrée, Dessert)
  • 12:45 pm Lunch in Presidential Dining Room
  • 2:00 pm Group Photo

Sunday

  • Sunday Brunch in Dobyns Dining Room at your requested time
  • Check-out at 1:00 pm

DRESS CODE: Closed-toed shoes are required for all attending guests. Casual, comfortable attire is recommended.


 

Veterans Week

Veterans week events in Branson, MO

Special Menu in Honor of Veterans.

 

Thanksgiving Brunch

Thanksgiving meal in Branson

Celebrate with loved ones at our Thanksgiving Brunch in the rustic elegance of The Keeter Center, overlooking the beautiful College of the Ozarks campus. Full breakfast selections at the Farmhouse include personalized omelets and waffles. The Marketplace features our Chef’s beautiful ice sculpture, hand-cut fresh seasonal fruits, domestic and imported cheeses, crudités, and made-to-order Caesar salads. Creative culinary delights abound at the Chef’s Table where you will find original seafood creations and carved award-winning College of the Ozarks smoked ham. Browse the finest sweets and dessert display in the Ozarks at the Bakeshop. Special menu featuring roast turkey, prime rib, and smoked ham alongside delicious traditional accompaniments.
 

 

New Year's Holiday Sunday Brunch

New Year’s Sunday brunch at The Keeter Center

New Year's Holiday Sunday Brunch

Welcome the New Year while enjoying our Sunday Brunch, December 30th, 2018. Our New Year’s Holiday Brunch will feature Hickory-Smoked Prime Rib, a Peel-and-Eat Shrimp and Oyster Display, Omelets Made-To-Order, Personalized Pasta, and Hand-Crafted Desserts with our Student-Made Ice Cream, and much more.

New Year's Eve

New Year’s celebration in Branson

New Year's Eve      

Join us for New Year's Eve Evening for a farm-to-fork inspired four-course meal featuring dancing, live music, and a sparkling cider toast. 

 

 

 

 

2019

Valentines 

Valentine’s Day event in Branson

February 14, 2019   

A candle-lit evening featuring our Chef's Tasting Menu, live music and dancing in a rose petal setting.

 

 

Easter Brunch

Easter Brunch at The Keeter Center

April 21, 2019

Celebrate with loved ones at our Easter Brunch in the rustic elegance of The Keeter Center, overlooking the beautiful College of the Ozarks campus. Full breakfast selections at the Farmhouse include personalized omelets and waffles. The Marketplace features our Chef’s beautiful ice sculpture, hand-cut fresh seasonal fruits, domestic and imported cheeses, crudités, and made-to-order Caesar salads. Creative culinary delights abound at the Chef’s Table where you will find original seafood creations and carved award-winning College of the Ozarks smoked ham. Browse the finest sweets and dessert display in the Ozarks at the Bakeshop. Special menu featuring prime rib and smoked ham alongside delicious traditional accompaniments.