Weekend Flyer: Jan. 10-12, 2014

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Friday events, Jan. 10

Lucious Spiller

Brick Fields and the Chosen Ones and Lucious Spiller are headed to Memphis to compete in the International Blues Challenge, and Ozark Blues Society is hosting a fundraiser to help cover expenses for their trips at George’s Majestic Lounge Friday night. Both acts will perform beginning at around 6 p.m., and admission is just $5. More info.

Love the movie, Sound of Music? Walton Arts Center will host one of their popular sing-a-long shows featuring a screening of the classic film Friday night. If you’ve been to one of the sing-a-long shows, you know what to expect. If not, here’s more info.

Full list:

6 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Ozark Blues Society Fundaraiser
6 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Matt Smith
6 p.m.  Fresco Cafe & Pub: Tim Paul Jazz Trio
7 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Sing-a-long Sound of Music
7 p.m.  The Wine Cellar: Alex Lewis
7:30 p.m.  Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Opera Fayetteville
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Darren Ray
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Eoff Brothers
9 p.m.  Hookah Java: Randall Shreve
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Earl & Them

Saturday events, Jan. 11

Bombay Harambee

Freak out, Trekkies. William Shatner is coming to Walton Arts Center Saturday night for his one-man show, “Shatner’s World.” Last we heard, the show was nearly a sell out. It’s freaking William Shatner.

Missouri indie-dance-y band, Moon Jr. is in town for a show at Smoke & Barrel Tavern Friday night. They sound like this.

There’s also a big show at The Lightbulb Club with good Little Rock-ers Bombay Harambee and locals May the Peace of the Sea be With You and High Lonesome.

George’s has a big local show with Candy Lee & The Sweets, Randall Shreve & the Sideshow, and Air Loom.

Full list:

12 p.m.  Bud Walton Arena: Arkansas men’s basketball vs. Florida
6 p.m.  The Shed: The Shed’s 1 year Anniversary
7 p.m.  Fresco Cafe & Pub: Divas on the Hill ft. Leah Spears & Rachel Fields
8 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Shatner’s World
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: John Burnette
8 p.m.  Dickson Theater: Phunbags January Improv Show w/ musical guest Shannon Wurst
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jamie Wolfe & the Wranglers
9 p.m.  The Lightbulb Club: Bombay Harambee / May The Peace Of The Sea Be With You
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Moon Jr.

Sunday events, Jan. 12

Full list:

11 a.m.  Common Grounds: Candy Lee
11 a.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Clarke Buehling
1 p.m.  Terra Studios: Bobby Smith
2 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Local Author Mark Lloyd
3 p.m.  Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Opera Fayetteville
4 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Ronnie Milsap
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Teddy Sablon

Friday Public Meetings

2 p.m.Deadline: RFP 13-18, Lease of Space
for Walton Arts Center Admin Offices
City Hall, Room 306

Weekend Birthdays

Locals and expats:
Bryan Moats, Jedidiah Brandon, Mary Ramey, Catherine Frederick, William Medley, Chris Laughnburg, Tony Pace, Juliet Smith, Ali Williams, C Kate Zakar, Katie Austin, Toma Miller, Tom Jones, Andrea Rose, Heather Moore, Paul Hickerson, Jackie Biehler, Angela Franklin, Cat Byrd, Travis Fink, Earl Tobler, Caroline Acosta, Wendy Teal, Chris Hearn, Leslie Bandy, John Rixse, Jolene Nabedien, and Joe Bibb

*Send us your birthday shout-outs.