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August 2020 Events

August 1-29
The ASU Regional Famers Market, located at 3350 Aggie Road, will be open every Saturday in August from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. and every Tuesday from noon to 5:30 p.m. The outdoor market requires all guests to wear masks and remain six feet apart from one another. Info and updates: asuregionalfarmersmarket.org.

August 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30
Local musician Dalanie Taylor will host her Sunday Sessions concert on Facebook live beginning at 7 p.m. Though they are not required, virtual tips are accepted during the performance. Info and updates: Dalanie Taylor on Facebook.

Tuesday, August 4
Yoga with a Twist, hosted by the Downtown Jonesboro Alliance, will take place at Brickhouse Grill in Downtown Jonesboro beginning at 6 p.m. Guests will enjoy beverages as they participate in a 45-minute yoga session led by local instructor Bethany Davis. Info: (870) 919-6176.

Thursday, August 6
The Foundation of Arts will host the Jonesboro’s Got Talent finals at the Rotary Club of Jonesboro Centennial Plaza beginning at 7 p.m. Guests will have the chance to watch the competition’s finalists battle for the winning title. Admission to this event is free, but donations will be accepted. Info: foajonesboro.org.

Friday, August 7
The Foundation of Arts will host Plaza Fridays at the Rotary Club of Jonesboro Centennial Plaza beginning at 7:30 p.m. Guests will have the opportunity to bring their lawn chairs and enjoy a live performance by Drew Pulliam, Justin Vinson and Matt King. Attendance for this event will be limited due to state guidelines. Tickets and updates: foajonesboro.org.

Thursday, August 14
Art House, an art gallery and studio in Downtown Jonesboro, will host the Mihaela Savu Art Exhibit from 6-9 p.m. Savu, a local cardiologist and artist, will showcase many of her latest works of art during the exhibit. Info: Art House on Facebook.

Saturday, August 15
Jonesboro D.A.R.E., Gearhead Outfitters and the Jonesboro Police Department will host the fourth annual Color Me DARE 2-mile color run at Joe Mack Campbell Park beginning at 9 a.m. A Zumba warm-up event will take place before the color run. Adults and children are welcome to participate. Sign up by visiting raceroster.com and searching “Color Me DARE.”

August 28-30
The Foundation of Arts will present “The Outsiders” on Aug. 28-31 at The Forum Theatre in Downtown Jonesboro. This play follows Ponyboy Curtis, Johnny Cade and their band of greasers who take center stage in a fight for purpose and a quest for survival. For updates on show times, find The Foundation of Arts on Facebook. Tickets may be purchased by calling The Forum Box Office at (870) 935-2726 or by visiting foajonesboro.org.