Daily Flyer: Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012

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News Briefs

The 11th Annual Trick or Treat on the Square event is set for 3-5 p.m. today on the Fayetteville downtown square.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

The 2012 Trick or Treat on the Square event is from 3-5 p.m. today on the Fayetteville downtown square.

About 25 people attended a medical marijuana news conference on the Fayetteville downtown square Tuesday, including several medical professionals and two cancer survivors, all in support of the measure.

Multiple Grammy-award winning group Little Big Town are the first artists announced for the 2013 season at the Arkansas Music Pavilion, where they are set perform on Friday, April 19.

The 2013 Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival dates were announced yesterday. Next year’s event will take place Thursday, May 30 through Sunday, June 2.

Wednesday Events

George’s Majestic Lounge: Zoogma / Ill Esha
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Rocky Horror Picture Show
Walton Arts Center: Shrek: The Musical
JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
Greenhouse Grille: Adam Collins
Legacy Blues Lounge: Michael Tisdale and the Union
Rogue: Hot Lix
UARK Bowl: Stand Up Comedy Open Mic
Fayetteville Square: Trick or Treat on the Square
NWA Mall: Mall-O-Ween
The Lightbulb Club: Halloween Bash / DJ Clunk
Buster Belly’s: Halloween Party and Costume Contest
Infusion: Halloween Karaoke
Kingfish: Zombie Ride
Foghorn’s on College: Effron White
Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: La Vera Costanza Basset Horn Trio Concert
Nadine Baum Studios: The Exonerated
Dickson Street Pub: Jake Ayo

Wednesday Public

8:00 a.m.Wedington Corridor Plan Working Design StudioFayetteville Boys & Girls Club
9:00 a.m.Technical Plat Review (agenda)City Hall, Room 326
5:30 p.m.Fayetteville Housing Authority Board of DirectorsCity Hall, Room 111

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

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals: Michael Woods, Brandy Fanning, Lori Richardson, Darci Kent, Aubrey Shepherd, Taryn Lee, Jami Dennis, Paul Bixby, Nathan Field, Pearl Covington and Brenda Carter.
* Send us your local birthday shout-outs.

Others: Former CBS anchorman Dan Rather is 81, actress Deidre Hall is 64, University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban is 61, singer Robert Pollard of Guided By Voices is 55, director Peter Jackson is 51, drummer Mikkey Dee of Motörhead is 49, guitarist Johnny Marr of The Smiths and Modest Mouse is 49, actor-comedian Rob Schneider is 48, actor Mike O’Malley is 47, rapper-musician Adam “Ad-Rock” Horowitz of the Beastie Boys is 46, rapper Vanilla Ice is 44, actor Eddie Kaye Thomas is 32 and singer-actress Willow Smith is 12.