Weekend Flyer: Oct. 25-27, 2013

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Friday events, Oct. 25

Nick B

There’s a hip hop show at Smoke & Barrel Friday night, with performances buy locals Lucio, Nick B, and Purp Loder.

Whether you are good at spelling under the influence of alcohol, or if you like watching people trying to spell under the influence of alcohol, you should know that The Lightbulb Club is holding another one of their Drunken Spelling Bees Friday night. There’s no entry fee, and no cover.

Full list:

6 p.m.  Bear’s Place: Effron White
6 p.m.  Fresco Cafe & Pub: Fresco Jazz Trio
6 p.m.  Fayetteville Town Center: An Evening with Jonathan & Kara Story
6 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: The Bel Airs / The Odds
6 p.m.  St. Paul’s Episcopal: Save the Buffalo Happy Hour/Speaker/FUN-raiser
6 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Al Gibson Jazz
6:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Willie Nelson Tribute
7 p.m.  Arsaga’s on Dickson: Handmade Moments
8 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Mnozil Brass
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Friends Of The Phamily
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Lucio presents: Nick B & Purp Loader
8 p.m.  The Stolen Glass: Yokohama Drifters
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Wade Bowen
9 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jason Strode
9 p.m.  The Lightbulb Club: Drunken Spelling Bee

Saturday events, Oct. 26

Ashley Eriksson

There’s a mini-golf tournament beginning at 10 a.m. at Gator Golf. It’s also one of the biggest fundraisers of the year for local non-profit, Single Parent Scholarship fund. Here’s a link with more info about the event.

There’s also a bacon festival in town. It’s called Bacon Bowl, put on by the folks that did the NWA Cheese Dip Classic a few years ago. It starts at 11 a.m. at the NWA Mall, and there are bacon cooking contests, eating competitions, and other bacon-related activities planned. Here’s more.

Theatrewise, the kids from Trike Theatre will be performing their version of Peter Pan at Walton Arts Center this weekend. There are several chances to see the show.

Tunes-wise, there’s a good show at the Fayetteville Underground with Olympia, WA singer/songwriter Ashley Eriksson (who is also fronts the band Lake), and local band SW/MM/NG. Locals Don’t Stop Please will celebrate the release of their long-awaited full length album at George’s Majestic Loungewith the Flipoff Pirates and The Ronald Rayguns.

If you want to get into the Halloween spirit a little early, the annual Beat Bachs Halloween Dance Party is Saturday night at Fix Ultra Lounge on Dickson Street. Expect DJ sets by some of the top DJ’s in Fayetteville and complimentary cocktails for those who show up before 11:30 p.m.

Also Halloween related, Smoke & Barrel Tavern is doing their annual “Bands as Bands” Halloween Show Saturday night, with Family History and Teenagers playing Nirvana songs as one band. It’s a free show too. If the Nirvana cover Family History played at Block Street Block Party is any indication, it should be freaking awesome.

Full list:

7 a.m.  Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
9 a.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Friends of the Fayetteville Public Library Book Sale
10 a.m.  Gator Golf: Golftoberfest
11 a.m.  NWA Mall: Bacon Bowl
11 a.m.  Jammin’ Java: Pura Vida
1 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Arts Live Showcase: Zombie High School Homecoming
1 p.m.  Lake Fayetteville: Zombie Tag
2 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Peter Pan presented by Trike Theatre
5 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Peter Pan presented by Trike Theatre
6 p.m.  The Wine Cellar: Jessica Pitts
7 p.m.  Barnhill Arena: Razorback Band Spectacular
7 p.m.  Fayetteville Underground: Last Saturday Halloween Special
8 p.m.  Billy’s Bar & Grill: Paper Jam Band
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: John Henry & Friends
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Old School
8 p.m.  Kingfish: Bent Grass Green
8 p.m.  The Stolen Glass: Arkansauce
9 p.m.  Fayetteville Underground: Ashley Eriksson / Swimming
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Don’t Stop Please / Flipoff Pirates / The Ronald Rayguns
9 p.m.  Speakeasy: Deja Voodoo Halloween Party
10 p.m.  The Phoenix: The Irie Lions
10 p.m.  Fix Ultralounge: Beat Bachs Halloween Dance Party

Sunday events, Oct. 27

How about some roller derby? There’s a Halloween bout at Starlight Skatium featuring NWA Roller Derby called Hallowscream. Tickets are $10, and the bout starts at 6 p.m.

Sunday Service at Maxine’s includes another installment of the All You Need to Know Show, the variety show featuring performances, poems, songs, and more by local artists on a particular subject. This week’s show is about sleep. There’s no cover for the show.

There’s a Daft Punk tribute at George’s Majestic Lounge called One More Time: The Sounds of Daft Punk. Tickets are $10.

Full list:

9 a.m.  Botanical Garden of the Ozarks: Farmers’ Market
11 a.m.  Common Grounds: Richard Burnett
11 a.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Fork & Knife
1 p.m.  Terra Studios: Effron White
2 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Peter Pan presented by Trike Theatre
2 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: After the Tsunami documentary film screening
3:30 p.m.  Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Degree Recital: Brice Smith, flute
5 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Peter Pan presented by Trike Theatre
6 p.m.  Starlight Skatium: NWA Roller Derby: Hallowscream
7:30 p.m.  The Lightbulb Club: Horror In October #3
7 p.m.  Maxine’s Tap Room: All You Need To Know Show
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: One More Time: The Sounds of Daft Punk

Friday Public Meetings

 No meetings listed 

Weekend Birthdays

Locals and expats:
Ed Cheek, Chris K. Williams, Christopher Hart, Karla Bradley, Sara Lafargue, Pamela Luhn, Jacklyn Smith, Phillip Schaaf, Karie Sutton, Lenz Scherer, Tammy Fimpel, Jessica Stopa, Alice Watson, Wayne Watson, Stacey Mattingly, Kimberly Kimberly Austin-Sutphin, Kevin Shipp, Christi Jenkins, Shane Dulaney, Jason Scoppa, Rachel Sylvestri, Jana Corey, Jennifer Luttrell, Adam Hale, Pat Pathoumthong, Christina Bennett, and PJ Hall.

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