Weekend Flyer: Oct. 4-6, 2013

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Friday events, Oct. 4

ZZ Top


The last ever show at Arkansas Music Pavilion’s Fayetteville location is set for Friday night with legendary classic rockers, ZZ Top. Fayetteville favorites Ben Miller Band, who have been regulars at George’s, have been touring with ZZ Top and will open the show. Tickets are still available at waltonartscenter.org.

TheatreSquared’s comedy drama 4,000 Miles continues its run at Nadine Baum Studios through the weekend. The humorous and critically acclaimed play by Amy Herzog is the story of two outsiders finding their way in today’s world. The play won the 2013 Obie Award for Best New American Play.

For the fourth straight year, Seedling Film Association’s Offshoot Film Festival will be celebrating independent film with a four-day festival in Fayetteville this weekend. The event runs through the weekend at the UA’s Global Campus. Weekend passes are $35, and individual events are $7.

Full list:

5:30 p.m.  UA Global Campus: Offshoot Film Festival
6 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Block St. Hot Club
6 p.m.  Fresco Cafe & Pub: Fresco Jazz Trio
7 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Big Uns / The Odds
7 p.m.  Louie’s Bar & Grill: Effron White
7:30 p.m.  The AMP: ZZ Top / Ben Miller Band
7:30 p.m.  Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared: 4,000 Miles
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s on Green Acres: Sean Kemp
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Wes & Karl
8:30 p.m.  Kingfish: Toe Funk Jam Band
8 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Anda Union
8 p.m.  UA University Theatre: UA Theatre: The Clean House
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: John Burnette
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Totojojo

Saturday events, Oct. 5

Aaron Neville

The 10th annual Art in the Park event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 at Wilson Park in Fayetteville. Also set for Saturday is the annual Puppets in the Park festival, that includes puppetry, folk music, art and crafts on the southwest side of the park. Here’s more info about the events.

The 25th Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival begins at 7:30 a.m. Saturday at Agri Park, off Highway 112. More than 10,000 are expected to attend the event with 5,000 runners competing in 10 races. Here’s more about the event.

Also on Saturday, there’s a free concert with Oklahoma-based band Sugar Free Allstars at Fayetteville Public Library. The concert starts at 10:30 a.m.

There’s a rock show on Saturday night at Smoke & Barrel Tavern with local band Surf de Soleil, and St. Louis band, Kentucky Knife Fight.

Full list:

7 a.m.  Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
9 a.m.  Wilson Park: Art in the Park
9 a.m.  UA Global Campus: Offshoot Film Festival
10:30 a.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Sugar Free Allstars Family Concert
10 a.m.  Jammin’ Java: Bill Dollar
12:15 p.m.  Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Suzuki Music School: Student Recital
7:30 p.m.  Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared: 4,000 Miles
8:30 p.m.  Kingfish: Grace Askew
8 p.m.  UA University Theatre: UA Theatre: The Clean House
8 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Aaron Neville
10 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Foleys Van
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Surf De Soleil / Knife Fight

Sunday events, Oct. 6

Trashcan Bandits

There’s a big hip hop show at George’s Saturday night with Afroman, Smar-T Jones, and Macrophonic MC. Afroman is pretty famous for his 2000 song “Because I Got High.”

Maxine’s Tap Room’s new Sunday Service continues this weekend with some Gypsy Jazz by Block St Hot Club.

There’s also a Mike Shirkey presents show at the Fayetteville Underground with songwriters Richard Smith and Julie Adams.

Full list:

9 a.m.  Botanical Garden of the Ozarks: Farmers’ Market
11 a.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Pat Pathoumthong
11:30 a.m.  UA Global Campus: Offshoot Film Festival
11 a.m.  Common Grounds: Sarah Hughes
12 p.m.  Mermaids: Washington County Historical Society
1 p.m.  Razorback Soccer Field: Razorback Soccer vs. Mississippi State
1:30 p.m.  Barnhill Arena: Razorback Volleyball vs. Auburn
2 p.m.  UA University Theatre: UA Theatre: The Clean House
2 p.m.  Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared: 4,000 Miles
1 p.m.  Terra Studios: The Lytles
7 p.m.  Maxine’s Tap Room: Block St Hot Club
7 p.m.  Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared: 4,000 Miles
7 p.m.  Fayetteville Underground: Mike Shirkey presents Richard Smith and Julie Adams
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Afroman / Smar-T Jones / Macrophonic MC

Friday Public Meetings

2 p.m.Retirement Party for Captain Kenny YatesCity Hall, Room 219

Weekend Birthdays

Locals and expats:
Joey Nelson, Deanne Maule, Emily Smith, Aj Pettway, Whitney Massey-Branch, Lacy Hampton, Rita Hammerle, Megan Kessler Oxford, Luci Shepherd, Virginia Brandt, Cain Conduff, Gene L Adams, Ellen Gregory, Abel Tomlinson, Angela Lehren, Ryan Abshire, Rusty Garrett, Shannon Mitchell, Rhiana Stowell, Robin Lehman, Jenny Neal, Matthew Boyd, Laurie Harris, Knile Davis, Bob Kramer, Sarah Gill, Rodney Thomas, Lance Burchett, Nancy McShane, Logan Nelson, Rachel Peterson, Daniel Estes, Ramie Parsons, Lea Warner, Michael Roach, Dawn Roberts, Sean Lamont, Leah Spears, Chris Bell, and Marc Collier.

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