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January 2020 Events

Tuesday, January 7
The Downtown Jonesboro Alliance will host its monthly Yoga with a Twist event at Brickhouse Grill 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.

Wednesday, January 15
Acre of Hope, an event recognizing agriculture in Northeast Arkansas that raises money to fight hunger, will be held from 6-9 p.m. at The Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas. Guests will enjoy dinner and live and silent auctions. Info: Kassie Williams, (870) 932-3663.

Saturday, January 18
Winter Blast, hosted by John 3:16 Ministries, will take place at First National Bank Arena on the Arkansas State University campus from 3-8 p.m. The evening will consist of food, live and silent auctions, and live entertainment by The Cleverlys. Info: (870) 799-2525.

The A-State Alumni Association will host the third annual Bubbles & Bingo at the Cooper Alumni Center from 10 a.m. to noon. Guests will enjoy brunch, drinks, live music, celebrity bingo callers and a silent auction. All proceeds will benefit the A-State Rugby Club. Tickets are $50. Info: astatealumni.org.

The Jonesboro Polar Plunge will take place at the Jonesboro Elks Lodge with registration beginning at noon and the polar plunge beginning at 2:30 p.m. Join in on the fun and form a team to take the plunge in support of Special Olympics Arkansas. There will be live and silent auctions benefiting the area program, and donations will be accepted. Info: Theresa Book, (870) 598-4908.

Thursday, January 23
The opening reception for the 2020 Delta National Small Prints Exhibition will be from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Bradbury Art Museum in the Fowler Center. Exhibitions will be open from Jan. 23 to Feb. 19. Museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 2-5 p.m. Info: (870) 972-3687.

Friday, January 24
Spin-A-Thon, a fundraiser for St. Bernards Women’s and Children’s Services, will take place at Brickhouse Grill from 6-9 p.m. It will feature live music, beverages, snacks and half-hour spin classes. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit stbernardsfoundation.org or call (870) 207-2500.

Saturday, January 25
The Northeast Arkansas Bridal Expo will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Red Wolf Convention Center. Join wedding experts as they showcase their products, services and fashion. There will be opportunities to win prizes and take home free gifts. Info: Scott Siler, (870) 934-5001.

The Foundation of Arts will host its annual fundraising gala, Cabin Fever, at the Cooper Alumni Center on the Arkansas State University campus, with cocktail hour beginning at 6:30 p.m. and dinner served at 7 p.m. Enjoy a night of dinner, drinks, gaming, dancing and a live comedy show; all proceeds directly benefit The Foundation of Arts. Info: The FOA, (870) 935-2726.

Friday, January 31
Rodney Carrington will bring his 2020 Tour to First National Bank Arena beginning at 7 p.m. Carrington is widely-known for his stand-up comedy, as well as his country music. Tickets can be purchased online at ticketmaster.com.