Daily Flyer: Thursday, Oct. 13


Local Notes

A man accused of trying to kill a police officer inside a Fayetteville IHOP restaurant is now on trial. (KNWA, NWAOnline)

Tongue twister headline alert: Pumpkin Patch Provides Plump Pumpkins (KFSM)

Hog Hoops news: Sanchez out with back injury, Hunter Mickelson gains weight (Arkansas Traveler)

Happy Birthday!

Locals: James Goolsby, Eric Manzer, Jason Suttle, Cynthia Dawn NeSmith, Julie Bielawski, Olivia Slone, Brady Carman, Justin Johnson, and Larry Ropp.
Others: Musician Paul Simon is 70, singer Sammy Hagar is 64, singer-actress Marie Osmond is 52, singer Joey Belladonna (Anthrax) is 51, figure skater Nancy Kerrigan is 42, actor Sacha Baron Cohen is 40, and singer Ashanti is 31.
*Send us your local birthday shout outs.

Thursday To-do

The Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Music Festival begins today on Mulberry Mountain.

About 75 bands are set to play this year’s installment of the annual music festival. If 7,500 fans show up as expected, Harvest will set an all-time attendance record.

This year’s schedule includes Yonder Mountain String Band, Bela Fleck & The Flecktones, Split Lip Rayfield, Railroad Earth, Todd Snider and more. For a full list, check out yonderharvestfestival.com.

Here’s today’s full list of live music and events:

The list

Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
Mulberry Mountain (Ozark, AR): Harvest Music Festival
JJ’s Grill: A & W
Legacy Blues Lounge: West Street Blues Band / Hogtown Hot Club
Botanical Garden of the Ozarks: Herb Society of NWA Meeting
Walton Arts Center: Step Afrika
George’s Majestic Lounge: Jon Shorter Band / Ryan Burton
Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Guest Artist, Heidi Lucas – French Horn
Rogue Pizza Co.: Motortrain / Dreamfast / People in the Paper / Noise Letter
Dickson Street Pub: Will Brand
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Matt & Gus Smith
Rowdy Beaver Den: Karaoke

Public Meetings

City Hall, Room 326: Subdivision Committee * – 9:00 a.m.
City Hall, Room 326: FFEAC Inclusion Group – 12:00 p.m.
Drake Field, Conference Room: Airport Board * – 1:30 p.m.
City Hall, Room 326: Bid Opening: Bid 11-62, Lake Sequoyah Boat Ramp and Dock – 2:00 p.m.
City Hall, Room 111: Environmental Action Committee * – 5:30 p.m.
New Design School: FFEAC Creative Economy Action Group – 6:00 p.m.

* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel are indicated with an asterisk