Repairs to a heavily damaged section of Frisco Trail are underway just south of the Center Street trail crossing. Heavy flooding caused a large portion of the streamside slope leading up to the trail to be washed away last April which led to large pieces of the path’s asphalt to tear apart and fall into the creek.
Fayetteville Public Library staff and supporters have been working for five years to raise $1.8 million to qualify for a 3:1 match challenge grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. That goal was met yesterday.
Construction of a new bar is underway inside the former Flying Possum Leather location on Dickson Street.
Get out your fairy wings, magic wands and lightning-bug-catching shoes. It’s time for the Firefly Fling at Botanical Garden of the Ozarks. The family-oriented festival is set for Saturday, July 14 from 6 to 10 p.m.
- Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
- Fayetteville Public Library: Sean Fitzgibbon – artist reception
- Gulley Park: Joe Giles
- Rogue: Steve Dimmitt
- JJ’s Grill: Tightrope
- Foghorn’s on College: Jamie Wolf
- Fresco Cafe & Pub: Anthony Ball & Friends
- Jammin’ Java: Open acoustic jam
- Legacy Blues Lounge: Jones and Leah
- Powerhouse Seafood: Charliehorse
- Dickson Street Pub: NWA Singer Songwriter showcase
- Jose’s: Uncrowned Kings
- George’s Majestic Lounge: SxREX
- The Lightbulb Club: Solo Cup & Hip Hop Night
- Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Don’t Stop Please
- UARK Bowl: Stand Up Open Mic
- Fix Ultralounge: DJ Polk
Thursday Public Meetings
|9:00 a.m.||Subdivision Committee * (agenda)||City Hall, Room 326|
|12:00 p.m.||Fayetteville Forward Inclusion Group||City Hall, Room 111|
|5:30 p.m.||Environmental Action Committee *||City Hall, Room 111|
|6:00 p.m.||Fayetteville Forward Creative Economy Group||New Design School|
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* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel
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Others: Actor-comedian Bill Cosby is 75, singer Christine McVie (Fleetwood Mac) is 69, fitness guru Richard Simmons is 64, gospel singer Sandi Patty is 56, rapper Magoo is 39, actor Topher Grace is 34, actor Erik Per Sullivan is 21.