The National IFYE Conference is a gathering of alumni, including family & friends, who have participated in the international IFYE exchange by hosting young adults in their homes or traveling to other countries to live with host families for multiple months. Those who attend the conference will go on tours in the Branson area to see the variety of what is available in Branson – culture, history, geography. Hospitality available to the attendees will include Missouri produced food & drink.
Shepherd: The Musical depicts a slice of life from the history of the Ozarks, as depicted in the novel, The Shepherd of the Hills, by Harold Bell Wright, one of the most iconic pieces of literature to depict this region. The story comes to life through action, songs, and performances of the actors. The story of The Shepherd of the Hills has been beloved by readers for more than a century and by audiences nationwide because of performances in the Branson area. This new musical brings new life, and new audiences, to the story—proving that the heritage of the Ozarks lives on. Information regarding performances in 2021 will follow.