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March 2020 Events

March 6-8
The Link Theatre Company will present a production of “The Fantasticks,” a timeless love story, at The Glass Factory in Downtown Jonesboro March 6-7 at 7:30 p.m. and March 8 at 2 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at eventbrite.com.

Friday, March 6
The Foundation of Arts will host its First Fridays at The Forum concert series at 7:30 p.m. at The Forum Theatre in Downtown Jonesboro featuring Cory Jackson and Marybeth Byrd. For more information or to order tickets, visit foajonesboro.org or call (870) 935-2726.

The Jonesboro Human Development Center will host the third annual Be Your Own Beautiful Gala beginning at 6 p.m. at St. Bernards Auditorium. The event will feature an elegant dinner, a silent auction and a fashion show. Info: Cynthia Wilson, (870) 932-4043.

Saturday, March 7
The fourth annual CASA Carnival will take place at Nettleton Baptist Church from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The event will feature carnival games, food, bounce houses, live music and door prizes. All proceeds from the event will benefit local children in foster care throughout NEA. Info: Jeremy Biggs, (870) 215-2926.

Alzheimer’s Arkansas will host the second annual Diamonds & Denim Bash beginning at 6 p.m. at Gamble Home’s Shop Local Park. Info and tickets: alzark.org.

St. Bernards Health & Wellness will host the Get in Gear Indoor Triathlon from 8-11 a.m. This event is for those who want to participate in a triathlon or who want to commit to a long-distance plan or goal. The event consists of a 300-meter swim, a five-mile bike ride and two-mile run on the treadmill. To register, visit raceroster.com or call (870) 207-7701.

The H.O.W.L Transition Program will present the HOWLing Twenties Gala at the Centennial Hall Ballroom on the Arkansas State University campus beginning at 5:30 p.m. The event will include dinner, drinks, auctions and live performances by Cory Jackson and Jazz Extraordinaire. Tickets: astate.edu/marketplace.

Thursday, March 12
March of Dimes will host the Northeast Arkansas March for Babies Kickoff Luncheon at The Glass Factory in Downtown Jonesboro beginning at 11:30 a.m. The event will feature guest speakers who will talk about the upcoming March For Babies to be held on May 9. Info: Rachel Guerin, rguerin@marchofdimes.org.

Friday, March 13
Jonesboro Rotary Club will host Pot O’ Gold, NEA’s premiere St. Patrick’s Day celebration, at 6:30 p.m. at Gamble’s Home Shop Local Park’s Gonzo Event Center. There will be food, drinks, a silent auction and live music. To purchase tickets, call Adam Sartin at (870) 336-9950.

The Bradbury Art Museum and KASU Public Radio will host The Speakeasy: A Fundraiser for the Arts from 7-10 p.m. at the Bradbury Art Museum. The inaugural event will feature dancing instruction, a 1920s-inspired drink menu, hors d’oeuvres, a photo booth and a live performance from The Side Street Steppers. 1920s attire is recommended. Tickets: arkansasstateuniversity.formstack.com.

Saturday, March 21
The First National Bank Arena will present the Lauren Daigle Tour beginning at 7:30 p.m. Daigle, a popular contemporary Christian artist, will also be joined by JOHNNYSWIM. Tickets: ticketmaster.com.

March 27-30
The Foundation of Arts will present “The Outsiders” at The Forum Theatre March 27, 28 and 30 at 7:30 p.m. and March 29 at 2 p.m. Tickets may be purchased online or at The Forum Box Office. Info: (870) 935-2726 or foajonesboro.org.