Weekend Flyer: Nov. 2-4

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News Briefs

A Chick-Fil-A location is now open inside Bud Walton Arena.

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The Fayetteville Underground has hired former City of Fayetteville Community Outreach Coordinator Julie McQuade to fill their newly-created business manager position.

A Chick-Fil-A has taken over one of the concession stand spaces, and will be serving up a limited menu before and during home basketball games this year.

Fayetteville band The Great Scotts will celebrate the release of their new album, “Rumble Fear” at a release party Saturday, Nov. 3 at The Stolen Glass.

The Razorback Football team will take on the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Saturday. Predict the score for a chance to win a free t-shirt from Bearstate Supply.

The next regular meeting of the Fayetteville City Council has been moved from Tuesday Nov. 6 to Thursday, Nov. 8 due to the general election on Tuesday.

The League of Women Voters of Washington County will host a luncheon for anyone interested in meeting current and newly elected legislators at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12 at the Washington County Cooperative Extension Service Auditorium, 2536 N. McConnell Avenue.

Friday events, Oct. 26

Don’t Stop Please

The University of Arkansas homecoming parade will make its way down Dickson Street at 6 p.m. Friday night. Happy homecoming.

Later on, Conway band Don’t Stop Please is back in town for a show at Smoke & Barrel Tavern with Kansas songwriter Tyler Gregory. Don’t Stop Please will also appear on the PBS series “On the Front Row” Friday night at 6:30 p.m.

There’s a local show at Rogue with Revolution Butterfly and The Real Live Vikings, and George’s has rising country star Casey Donahew.

There are several chances to check out “Shrek: The Musical” at Walton Arts Center this weekend. You can check ticket availability here.

Did you see comedians Danny Browning and Seth Dees at UARK Bowl Thursday night? If not, you can catch them Friday night, and if so, how was it?

Full Friday list:

Fresco Cafe & Pub: Brandon White
Jose’s: The Fabulous HighTops
Bud Walton Arena: Razorback Basketball vs. Southwest Baptist
Dickson Street: Homecoming Parade
George’s Majestic Lounge: Nace Brothers / Casey Donahew Band
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Don’t Stop Please / Tyler Gregory
Walton Arts Center: Shrek: The Musical
JJ’s Grill: Them Balsams
Greenhouse Grille: Dave Gesualdo
Legacy Blues Lounge: Ben Harris / Groovement
Rogue: Revolution Butterfly / The Real Live Vikings
Nightbird Books: Marilyn Collins Writing Workshop
UARK Bowl: Danny Browning / Seth Dees
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Tom Rastal

Saturday events, Oct. 27

The Great Scotts album release

There are only three more chances to visit the Saturday version of the Fayetteville Farmers’ Market on the Fayetteville Square this season. Better get down there on Saturday.

Also Saturday morning, Toucan Jam, a kid-song project by Kelly and Donna from Still On The Hill, are set to perform at Fayetteville Public Library at 10 a.m.

Local rockers The Great Scotts will celebrate the release of their new album, “Rumble Fear” Saturday night at The Stolen Glass. The show is free to attend, and you can pick up one of a limited number of vinyl copies of the record while you’re there. Fayetteville-based band The Riflemen will open the show.

When was the last time you saw Tyrannosaurus Chicken at Smoke & Barrel Tavern? They’re back at the venue on Saturday night.

Full Saturday list:

Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
Ozark Natural Foods: First Saturday
The Stolen Glass: The Great Scotts Album Release / The Riflemen
Reynolds Razorback Stadium: Razorback Football vs. Tulsa
George’s Majestic Lounge: Casey Donahew Band
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Tyrannosaurus Chicken
Walton Arts Center: Shrek: The Musical
JJ’s Grill: Maud Crawford
Legacy Blues Lounge: Rachel Billingsly and Jami Lockhart / Brown Soul Shoes
Rogue: War Chief / Oreo Blue
Fayetteville Public Library: Kids Concert with Toucan Jam
Club Lush: Sooligan and Streamix crews

Sunday events, Oct. 28

The Flaming Lips

The Fayetteville Public Library will continue their Beyond the Holocaust film series on Sunday with “Yiddle with His Fiddle,” playing at 1 p.m. in the Walker Room.

Norman, OK band The Flaming Lips will perform at Barnhill Arena Sunday night. The show is put on by the UA Headliners Concert Committee, but last we heard, there were still some public tickets available at waltonartscenter.com.

Full Sunday list:

UA Student Union: UA Percussion Ensemble Concert
Walton Arts Center: Shrek: The Musical
Greenhouse Grille: Pat Pathoumthong
Fayetteville Public Library: Beyond the Holocaust Series – “Yiddle with His Fiddle”
Barnhill Arena: The Flaming Lips

Friday Public Meetings

8:00 a.m.Fayetteville Forward Green Economy GroupChamber of Commerce
2:00 p.m.Bid Opening: Bid 12-68, Construction of Fulbright Expressway/HWY 71B FlyoverCity Hall, Room 326

Weekend Birthdays

Amy Gibson, Ann Chitwood, Michelle Kieklak, Rylo Fletcher, Cynthia Peven, Brian Smith, Lupita Chavarria, Mary Taylor-Dunaway, Caroline Burton, Denise Geer, Sean Harris, Larissa Reed, Sarah Vance, Aimee Farrah, Ross Harvell, Charles Pebworth, Jeff Beaver, Ramey Moore, Christy Bennett, Sara Russell, David Lewis, Laine Gates, Mark Howard, Brooke Austin, Jaimie Robinson, Shawn Frick, Zaynab Alnasery, Kelly Blundell, Hank Rankin, and John Algleton.

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