Here are some of the other entertainment options going on this weekend a short distance from south Logan County.
AFF Freedom Angler Series - Fishing with Heroes
The AFF in partnership with Hooked on Heroes present the largest Veteran fishing day in the state. AFF Fishing with Heroes Bass Fishing on Lake Dardanelle.
Boat Captain signup is located at https://www.arkansasfreedomfund.org/freedom-anglers-lake-dardanelle.html
Contact Rae Brown 479-206-2485 or Chad Burns 501-944-0692 for Veterans questions, sponsorship and sign ups for AFF membership.
Any group wishing to sponsor or have an information booth at the event may do so at no charge. Just fill out the contact sheet on the website above. Contact Chad Burns 501-944-0692 for questions.
Dan Burton Outdoor Expo
The free Dan Burton FCA Outdoor Expo is set for Sept. 13 and 14at Kay Rodgers Park in Fort Smith. Hours are 1 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 13, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14.
The expo includes the Paul Bunyan Lumber Jack Show, Gator Country Show, more than 100, and raffle prizes including a GC1K Intimidator ATV, an African Safari Hunt and a Drift Hot Tub, plus many more.
There will also be several interactive games and displays for the whole family.
For information visit www.fcaoutdoorexpo.com/weekend-events
Experience Freddy Mercury
Drummerboyinfinity invades Fort Smith at the all new Majestic, located at 817 Garrison Avenue in Fort Smith at 9 p.m. on Sept. 14.
The production team will simply amaze the audience as Randall Shreve brings Freddie Mercury to life on stage backed by a full band and background vocals that will simply astound everyone in attendance.
Take advantage of the early bird tickets for just $10 at www.stubs.net.
Byrdfest Music & Arts Festival
Talented tributes to Led Zeppelin and the Grateful Dead, original music, family friendly camping, “fire performers” and more will be among the bright spots at one area event, according to one official.
Set to take place Sept. 13-14 at Byrd’s Adventure Center, 7037 Cass Oark Road in Ozark, the Byrdfest Music & Arts Festival will boast musical performances by The Schwag: Grateful Dead Experience; The Hindenburg Project: Led Zeppelin Tribute; Aarom Kamm & the One Drops; Rachel Ammons; Molly Adamson; Sublime Tribute: Lou Dog; Deep Sequence; and Flintwick, among others, said Jimmy Tebeau, a promoter for the event.
Advance adults tickets for the festival are $60 for both nights and $30 for Sept. 14 only. Children 10 and younger can attend free. Tickets can be purchased at Byrdfest.com and at EventBrite.com. Tickets will be $75 at the gate for both days and $40 for Sept. 14.
Those seeking more information can call (479) 667-4066 or visit the Byrdfest Facebook page and ByrdsAdventureCenter.com.