A few entertainment and other options in the area

Here are a few of the things going on in the South Logan County and surrounding area in the coming days.

Free Friday Night Movie - Sept. 16

Relay for Life hosts “Free Friday Night Movie” Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice (Rated PG13) at Rockline Industries (3070 East State Hwy. 10, Booneville). The movie starts at 7 p.m. Go and see your favorite characters from 6-7 p.m. Concessions are available. Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy the show. No one under 16 admitted without a parent or guardian. No outside food or drinks allowed. The screen in full HD measures 15’x22’. No tobacco or e-cigs allowed. Help us fight cancer!

Down in the Holler! Monday, Sept. 19

“Down in the Holler: Lessons in Ozark Folk Speech” will be the topic of the September 19 meeting of the South Sebastian County Historical Society. Susan Young of the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in Springdale will be the presenter for this engaging and fun look at the manner of speaking that has its roots in Old English and is unique to this part of the country.

The meeting will convene Monday, September 19 at 7 p.m. at the Community Room of the Farmer’s Bank, 71 West Center Street, Greenwood. All are invited to attend and bring their questions and comments for Susan.

Triple-Threat Fiddle Champions - Tuesday, September 20

“Triple-threat fiddle champions” will bring their musical talents to Fort Smith for a performance at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 20 as part of the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s Season at The Blue Lion. Comprised of sisters Hulda, Sophia and Grace Quebe, the trio’s vocal and instrumental performance will feature western swing, vintage country and traditional Texas-style music. Since forming in 2000, the Dallas-based group has produced three albums and toured nationally and internationally. The sisters have played with world-renowned artists including George Strait and Merle Haggard.

Stacey Jones, associate vice chancellor of campus and community events, said he is excited to bring such accomplished young talents to Fort Smith. “The Quebe Sisters are only in their twenties and have been traveling for more than a decade,” Jones said. “They have performed with American music legends and now they will take the stage right here in Fort Smith. Everyone needs to take advantage of this opportunity to see world-class entertainment at an affordable price.”

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.

Tickets are $25 for the general public. For tickets or more information, contact the UAFS Box Office at 479-788-7300 or visit http://uafs.universitytickets.com.


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