Weekend Flyer: July 19-21

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Friday Events, July 19

Don’t Stop Please

Fayetteville band Don’t Stop Please will celebrate the release of a brand new music video for their song Long List of Numbers on Friday night at George’s. Locals SW/MM/NG and Damn Arkansan will open the show. Admission is $5 at the door.

Little Rock bands Whale Fire and Bombay Harambee will be in town for a show at Smoke & Barrel Friday night. Locals Native American are also on the bill.

Speak for Yourself, a storytelling open mic event is set for Friday night at Fayetteville Underground. There’s also an art reception beforehand featuring Chigago collage artist Matt Avery and Fayetteville artist Greg Moore and a new installation titled “Lost Cat.” The art reception is at 6 p.m., and Speak For Yourself begins at 8 p.m.

Full list:

7 p.m.  Fresco Cafe & Pub: Live jazz
6:30 p.m.  Fayetteville Town Center: A Night at the Races
6 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Alex Lewis
6 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Ultra Suede / JImmy Thackery
6 p.m.  Mojito’s Mexican Grill: Effron White
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s: Sean Kemp
7 p.m.  Jose’s: Red Ambition
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Airloom
8 p.m.  Fayetteville Underground: Speak for Yourself
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Foley’s Van
8 p.m.  Kingfish: Interstate Buffalo
8:30 p.m.  Wine Cellar: Jones & Leah
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Don’t Stop Please / Damn Arkansan / Swimming
9 p.m.  The Phoenix: I Do Declare
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Bombay Harambee / Whale Fire / Native American

Saturday Events, July 20

Saturdays in Fayetteville always start with the Farmers’ Market on the square.

There’s has a big roller derby bout on Saturday night at Starlight Skatium. The NWA Roller Derby All-Stars will take on the Tornado Alley Rollergirls from Oklahoma City. Admission is $10.

Dream Big, a gala-style benefit for the Children’s Safety Center, is set for 7 p.m. Saturday night at Fayetteville Town Center. The event features live music by Groovement, food, and more. Here’s more info about the event.

Full list:

7 a.m.  Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s: Sarah Hughes
7 p.m.  Starlight Skatium: NWA Roller Derby: Summer Storm
7 p.m.  Fayetteville Town Center: Dream Big
7 p.m.  Jose’s: Cassette
7:30 p.m.  Kingfish: David Bright Band
7 p.m.  Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Tangled Words Comedy Competition
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Ouachita River Band
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Loose Change
9 p.m.  The Lightbulb Club: Robe Flax
9 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Parrot Head
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Anthony Ball’s Delta Soul
10 p.m.  Kingfish: Toe Funk Jam Band

Sunday Events, July 14

Ozark Slow Food will host a fundraiser for a new micro-grant program benefiting local farmers this weekend at Greenhouse Grille. The event begins at 5 p.m., and features music by 3 Penny Acre, food by local chefs and more. Here’s more information about the event.

Full list:

11 a.m.  Common Grounds: Sarah Hughes
1 p.m.  Terra Studios: Peter Lippincott
2 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Fork & Knife
5 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Ozark Slow Food micro-grants benefit
11 a.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Bear & Mittens
6 p.m.  Mojito’s Mexican Grill: Effron White

Friday Public Meetings

9 a.m.Fayetteville Forward Economic Accountability Council *City Hall, Room 326

Weekend Birthdays

Lauren Koenigsman, Josh Higgins, Nancy Hairston, Hershey Garner, Mayra Carrillo, Angel Brodsky, Lydia Pl, Linda Stout, Teresa Loftin, Rhondy Alston, Effron White, Caty Coleman, Nancy Firmin, John Gist, Michael Chandler, Steve Sawyer, Haley Wade, Brent Leas, Brittany Buttler, John Faubus, Gayathiri Pathmanapan, Lisa Williams, David Adams, Debbie Morgan, Tim Higgs, Jacqueline Dehart, Jay Stout, Teena Ernst, Greg Campbell, Patti Richardson, Teresa Campbell, Jaron McTee, Amy Ricketts, Gina Litzinger, Rachel Danti, and Vicki Redfeather.

*Send us your birthday shout-outs.