Weekend Flyer: Sept. 28-30

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News Briefs

‘Philanthropy’ by Kathy P. Thompson.

The Seedling Film Association will host the third annual Offshoot Film Festival Oct. 4-7 at the University of Arkansas Global Campus at 2 E. Center St. in downtown Fayetteville. The schedule’s out, too. Check it.

Need to get rid of an old appliance or something too large to fit into a residential trash bin? There’s a free opportunity this Saturday, Sept. 29 during the first of four bulky waste cleanups scheduled for this fall in Fayetteville.

The Arkansas football team takes on Texas A&M tomorrow morning in College Station, Texas. Try to guess the score for a chance to win a free t-shirt from Bearstate Supply.

Friday events, Sept. 28

Adam Faucett (Photo: Karan Simpson)

Little Rock songwriter Adam Faucett is back in town, this time for a show at Smoke & Barrel Tavern with Kansas City-based Adam Lee, and locals Damn Arkansan. This show will be worth fighting through motorcycle traffic to make it to.

Speaking of motorcycles, Earl & Them, Oreo Blue, and others will be performing on the Main Stage of Bikes, Blues & BBQ on Dickson Street Friday night. Here’s the full schedule of event-sponsored free music and other rally events.

George’s Majestic Lounge has legendary Tulsa-based guitar slinger Steve Pryor for happy hour Friday night. Later on, Mountain Sprout, Ben Miller Band, Andy Frasco Band and Tyrannosaurus Chicken will perform.

Legacy Blues Lounge has local guitarist David Starr, and some New Orleans Jazz with Prince Albert and the Royal Knights Friday night.

Full Friday list:

Dickson Street: Bikes, Blues & BBQ
George’s Majestic Lounge: Steve Pryor / Mountain Sprout / Ben Miller Band / Andy Frasco Band / Tyrannosaurus Chicken
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Adam Faucett / Adam Lee / Damn Arkansan
Legacy Blues Lounge: David Starr / Prince Albert and the Royal Knights
Jose’s: Lil Hoojin
Greenhouse Grille: Roby Pantall
JJ’s Grill: Wes & Karl
Fresco Cafe & Pub: Brick Fields
ROTC Grill: Ransom
Foghorn’s on College: Tommy Nolen
Buck Nekkid BBQ: Sarah Hughes
Rowdy Beaver Den: Brian Odle and Hillbilly Underground / Jesse Dean / 100 Proof
The Stolen Glass: Diana and the Heartbeats / Catfish Jackson / The Town That Dreaded Sundown
Speakeasy: Jones ‘n Leah / Matt Perrine
Rogue: Guerrilla Blues Band / The People in the Paper

Saturday events, Sept. 29

Jack Ingram

Do bikers like Farmers’ Markets? Some of them probably do. Find out Saturday morning on the Fayetteville square.

The Razorback football team will try and stop their losing streak when they take on the Texas A&M Aggies in College Station, Texas on Saturday morning. Kickoff is at 11:21 a.m., and the game will be televised by the SEC Network.

Smoke & Barrel Tavern has local tunes from Isayah Warford and Tyrannosaurus Chicken on Saturday.

At Rogue, Black Oak Arkansas, Nathan A. Blues, Black Water and Guerilla Blues Band will perform for motorcycle enthusiasts.

Uptown, Buck Crossing BBQ (formerly Buck Nekkid) is trying to get their new live music offering off the ground with Texas songwriter, Jack Ingram.

Full Saturday list:

Dickson Street: Bikes, Blues & BBQ
Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
Jammin’ Java: Outside the Lines
George’s Majestic Lounge: Mountain Sprout / Ben Miller Band / Andy Frasco Band
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Isayah Warford / Tyrannosaurus Chicken
Legacy Blues Lounge: David Starr / LaFuSo
Jose’s: The Vinyl Kings
Buck Nekkid BBQ: Effron White / Jack Ingram
The Stolen Glass: Ransom / Chooch & The Sidehill Gougers
The Garden Room: Sarah Hughes
JJ’s Grill: Burnett Trio
Rowdy Beaver Den: Brian Odle and Hillbilly Underground
Rogue: Black Oak Arkansas / Nathan A. Blues / Black Water / Guerilla Blues Band
Speakeasy: Pagan’s Beverage / Jen & Josh

Sunday events, Sept. 30


In honor of Banned Books Week, the Fayetteville Public Library is hosting a “Virtual Read-Out” on Sunday. Stop by between 1:00-3:00 pm, film a 2-minute reading from your favorite banned book, and the library will upload your segment to the American Library Association’s Banned Book Week Virtual Read-Out YouTube channel.

Do you like cooking demonstrations? There’s one at the Botanical Garden of The Ozarks on Sunday called Wheat, Fresh and Pasta. More information is here.

Also on Sunday, Candy Lee is back in town, and will perform with some of The Sweets at Greenhouse Grille during brunch from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

There’s a good show at The Lightbulb Club Sunday night with awesome locals Teenagers and Swimming, and Austin-based band, Ringo DeathStarr.

Full Sunday list:

Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
Common Grounds: DJ SoulFree
Emelia’s Kitchen: Live jazz
Greenhouse Grille: Candy Lee
Fayetteville Public Library: Banned Books Week – Virtual Read-Out
Botanical Garden of the Ozarks: Wheat, Fresh and Pasta cooking demo
Mojito’s Mexican Grill: Walter Savage
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Andy Frasco and The U.N.
The Lightbulb Club: Ringo DeathStarr / Teenagers / Swimming

Friday public meetings

 No meetings listed 

Weekend Birthdays

Claudine Stark, Leanne Baribeau, Laura Moix, John Riggins, Regina Hill, Stephanie Mcelyea, Brent Giboney, Connie Rieper-Estes, Gary Cottrell, Jeff Caudle, Kathleen Bearden, Sam Houser, Brooke Gaffigan, Sam Nesbitt, Rebecca Doering, Melissa Terry, Gina Maddox, Matt Weidner, Lindsay Smallwood, Clif Phillips, Sarah Adams, Judy Paynesmith, Amy Guerber, Annie Quinn, Tony Pirani, Mandy Bunch, Cody Yancey, Travis Rohrbough, Michelle Price, Sarah Doege, Alan Gwin, Annie Quinn, April Frusher, Kacee Vojdani and Nick Manos.

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