With no Bearcat football this weekend if you’re looking for things to do, here are a few of the things going on in, or a short distance from, South Logan County in the coming days.
Join the staff at the Booneville Library at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14, to get crafty for the season. The event will have a surprise craft for adult patrons to get creative.
Jace Robertson of A&E’s Duck Dynasty will be the keynote speaker at the Dan Burton FCA Outdoor Expo which is set for 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15 at Kay Rodgers Park, located at 4400 Midland Boulevard in Fort Smith.
The event includes a bass tournament with Jimmy Houston. The Outdoor Expo will also feature over 100 booths.
Tickets are also available for $75,000 worth of raffle tickets. There will be five different guided hunts raffled off and 42 prize packages valued at $1,000 apiece.
Exile At Fair
Exile will be in concert at the Pope County Fair in Russellville from 9 to 10:15 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14. The Pope County Fairgrounds are located at 517 South Knoxville Avenue in Russellville.
Dr. Christopher Barrick, head of the Department of Music at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, will perform a saxophone concert at 7:30 p.m., Sept. 17 at The Blue Lion at UAFS Downtown, located at 101 N. 2nd Street.
The performance, titled “And Everything Is Still…,” features Barrick playing saxophone and Dr. John Krebs, associate professor of music at Hendrix College, playing piano. The two will play a wide variety of works by American, English, French and Thai composers.
For more information, contact Barrick at 479-788-7547 or Christopher.firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Tejas Brothers, an acclaimed musical quartet from Texas known for their blend of “Tex-Mex Honky Tonk”, will return to Fort Smith for a concert at 7:30 p.m., next Tuesday, Sept. 18 as part of the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s Season at The Blue Lion.
Tickets are $25 for the general public. The performance will be held at The Blue Lion at UAFS Downtown, located at 101 North 2nd Street. The show is part of the university’s Season at The Blue Lion, a lineup of musical performances held at the university’s downtown venue featuring local and nationally recognized musicians.
Featuring Dave Perez on accordion, John Garza on bass, Justin Alverson on guitar, and Beau Johnson on drums, the musical group has received acclaim for its unique fusion of polka, blues, and country, among other genres.
The group’s previous performance at The Blue Lion two years ago was one of the most popular held at the venue, according to Stacey Jones, associate vice chancellor of campus and community events.
For tickets or more information, contact the UAFS Box Office at 479-788-7300 or visit http://uafs.universitytickets.com.