Daily Flyer: Tuesday, Oct. 9

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News Briefs

Crews with Fayetteville’s Parks and Recreation division work to string holiday lights Monday afternoon in preparation for the annual Lights of the Ozarks display on the downtown square. The 2012 display will be lit nightly from Nov. 17 through Dec. 31.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

The Fayetteville Fire Department will host its annual pancake breakfast this Saturday, Oct. 13 in downtown Fayetteville.

A vintage arcade is set to open later this month at Evelyn Hills Shopping Center in Fayetteville. We counted nearly 74 vintage arcade games when we stopped by last week.

The University of Arkansas today announced that Slim Chickens will open a location in the new Founders Hall building currently under construction next to Brough Commons Dining Hall.

Don’t forget that today is the last day to register to vote in the Nov. 6, 2012 general election. More details are available here.

The new rooftop deck at 21st Amendment is open for business! That and more in this week’s Flyer Sponsor post.

Tuesday Events

Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
Pesto Cafe: Jed Clampit
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Derek and Ricky Duo
Walton Arts Center: Don Williams
George’s Majestic Lounge: Static-X / Emmure / Ill Nino

Tuesday Public Meetings

2:00 p.m.Deadline: RFP 12-06, Independent Financial AuditorCity Hall, Room 306
4:30 p.m.City Council Agenda Session * (agenda)City Hall, Room 326
5:30 p.m.Water and Sewer Committee * CancelledCity Hall, Room 326

» View all of this week’s public meetings
* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel

Tuesday Birthdays

Locals: Christina Meré, Robert Addison, Regina Bounds, Lou White, Rick Harris, Lynn Burnett, Erik Figenskau, Chris Bobbitt, Freda Easterling and Adam Roberts.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.

Others: Singer Jackson Browne is 64, TV personality Sharon Osbourne is 60, actor Scott Bakula is 58, screenwriter, director and producer Guillermo del Toro is 48, singer P.J. Harvey is 43, singer Sean Lennon is 37, actor Zachery Ty Bryan is 31 and country singer Scotty McCreery is 19.