Weekend Flyer: May 17-19, 2013

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Friday Events, May 17

Cletus Got Shot

Adam Cox, Mark Landry, and Nathan Miller of local bluegrass-punk-folk-Americana band Cletus Got Shot are set to perform their first show in nine months George’s Majestic Lounge Friday night. Welcome back, boys. There’s a $5 cover, and the show starts at around 10 p.m.

There’s a “pre-Block Street Block Party” rock show at the Lightbulb Club on Friday night with locals Shook Yang, Perpetual Werewolf, and Ghost Dance. Admission is $5.

If you like old country, and if the weather holds up, you could check out The Kentucky Waterfalls at Kingfish. Admission is free.

Full list:

6 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Earl & Them / Brick Fields
6 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Dave Gesualdo
7 p.m.  Fresco Cafe & Pub: Fresco Jazz Trio
6:30 p.m.  Botanical Garden of the Ozarks: Men’s Night 2013
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s on College: Isayah’s All Stars
7 p.m.  Jose’s: West Street Blues
7 p.m.  Crystal Bridges Museum: UA Summer Chamber Music Festival: Concert One
7 p.m.  Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Suzuki Music School: Final Concerts
7 p.m.  The Chancellor Hotel: Claudia Burson Trio
8 p.m.  Kingfish: Kentucky Waterfalls
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Ouachita River Band
8:30 p.m.  The Wine Cellar: Keith Nicholson Trio
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Big Bang
8 p.m.  The Stolen Glass: VSG / Dead Indian
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Cletus Got Shot
9 p.m.  Rogue: Hip Hop Show w/ ECID, Prhym8 and more
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Strange Deranger
9 p.m.  Scarpino: Salsa Night
9 p.m.  The Lightbulb Club: Shook Yang / Perpetual Werewolf / Ghost Dance
10 p.m.  Hookah Java: Benjamin Del Shreve

Saturday Events, May 18

Dogwood Walk

The Fayetteville Parks and Recreation Department will host the first-ever Parkapalooza at Lake Fayetteville on Saturday, May 18, in celebration of the National Kids to Parks Day initiative. It starts at 9 a.m., and there’s a ton of fun stuff planned.

Also on Saturday, the Humane Society of the Ozarks will host the 21st annual Dogwood Walk at Gulley Park in Fayetteville. The event will include a day full of dog trick contests, costume contests, and other activities, culminating in the the annual Dogwood Walk at 11 a.m. led by the First Lady of Razorback Football, Jen Bielema. Registration is $20 ($15 for Humane Society Members).

The Good Fear, featuring former members of The Paper Hearts, White Whale, The New Amsterdams, and All American Rejects (also two founders of Fayetteville Flyer) will perform their first show in a few years with excellent Little Rock songwriter Isaac Alexander at Smoke & Barrel Tavern. Admission is $5.

Also on Saturday, SoNA will pay tribute to legendary composer John Williams in their final concert of the 2013 season at Walton Arts Center. Tickets range from $28-48, and are on sale now at waltonartscenter.org

Full list:

7 a.m.  Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
9 a.m.  Gulley Park: Dogwood Walk
10 a.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Genealogical Research Using Photographs
10 a.m.  Trinity United Methodist Church: Building a Food City and Sustainable Communities
10 a.m.  Jammin’ Java: Effron White
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s on College: Tommy Nolen
7 p.m.  Jose’s: Red Ambition
7:30 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: SoNA – A Tribute to John Williams
8 p.m.  Kingfish: Isayah’s All Stars
8 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Opiate (Tool tribute)
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Darryl Brooks Band
8 p.m.  Fresco Cafe & Pub: Soul Nite
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Strange Derangers
8 p.m.  Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Tangled Words Comedy Contest
8 p.m.  Billy’s Bar & Grill: Dead Irish Blues / Johnny Lowebow
9 p.m.  Rogue: VSG / Guerrilla Blues Band
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: The Good Fear / Isaac Alexander

Sunday Events, May 19

Block Street Block Party

One of the best days of the year in Fayetteville is Sunday. We’re talking about Block Street Block Party, which will return for a third year this Sunday, May 19 on Block Avenue in Fayetteville. The event kicks off at 11 a.m., and features nearly 50 performances by local bands, DJs, singers, songwriters, theatre groups and puppeteers on seven stages. Here’s our guide to the festival.

Full list:

11 a.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Melody & Morty
11 a.m.  Block Avenue: Block Street Block Party
1 p.m.  Terra Studios: Saved by Grace
2 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Community Cinema: The Revolutionary Optimists
8 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Trashcan Bandits
8 p.m.  Rogue: MINDBLOCK Alzheimer’s and Dementia Benefit
8 p.m.  The Stolen Glass: Sunday Funny live comedy

Friday Public Meetings

9:00 a.m.Fayetteville Forward Economic Accountability Council *City Hall, Room 326
10:00 a.m.Pre-Bid Meeting: Bid 13-30, Construction, Solid Waste Concrete Floor ReplacementSolid Waste & Recycling

Weekend Birthdays

Renee Arnold, James Patton, Deana Smedlund, Betty Adams, Juergen Lottmann, Wayne Hogan, Anna Cottrell, Lauren Marquette, Reed Faitak, James Martin, Jen Johnson, Paul Hoelscher, Clayton Smith, Sandy McCann, Cory Johnson, Pam Rainwater, Hope Cavell, Abby Kiefer, Henry Runkles, Charlie Davis, Richelle Hampton, Wade Winn, Ethan Korpella, Becke Sparks, Jennifer Massanelli, Kimberly Morgan, Kathryn Rice, and Jerry Lee Barnett.

*Send us your birthday shout-outs.