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October 2018 Events

Tuesday, October 2
Centennial Bank will host the third annual Battle of the Banks golf tournament at 1 p.m. at Sage Meadows Country Club. Info: Bethany Noto, BNoto@my100bank.com.

October 2-3
The A-State Theatre Department will present “Silent Sky” by Lauren Gunderson at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 2 and 3. Info: (870) 972-2781.

Thursday, October 4
The opening reception for the Eclectic Exhibition will be held from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Bradbury Art Museum located inside the Fowler Center. Info: (870) 972-3687.

Sunday, October 7
St. Bernards will host a Memorial And Honorarium Butterfly Release at 2 p.m. in the St. Bernards Imaging Center parking lot. Info: (870) 207-2500.

Friday, October 5
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. The Arcadian Wild, an alternative folk band out of Nashville, will be headlining this month’s concert. Info: (870) 935-2726.

Saturday, October 6
Blessed Sacrament Church will hold its 38th annual Fall Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament School, 1105 E. Highland Drive. Info: (870) 932-2529.

The Arkansas Chapter of The Alzheimer’s Association will sponsor the 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s to raise awareness and funds, from 9 a.m. until noon starting in Downtown Jonesboro. Info: alz.org/walk.

The 2018 Share Hope Walk for Remembrance will be hosted by ShareHope Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support and NEA Baptist at the NEA Baptist Main Campus, 4800 E. Johnson Ave. Info: neabaptistfoundation.org/sharehopewalk2018/.

Monday, October 8
Night of Stars Under the Stars, benefitting The Children’s Shelter, will feature the amazing sounds of The Broadway Tenors at The Silos. Info: Fran Cavenaugh, (870) 761-3990 or night-of-stars.org.

Tuesday, October 9
Game Day: The A-State Red Wolves take on Appalachian State at Centennial Bank Stadium. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.

Thursday, October 11
March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction will take place from 6-9 p.m. at Arkansas State University’s Centennial Hall. Info: signaturechefs.marchofdimes.org/northeastar.

Saturday, October 13
U.S. Renal Care will present its annual Caring for Kidneys 5K Run/Walk starting at 2905 Longview Drive at 8 a.m. Info: caringforkidneys.racesonline.com.

Join Caldwell Banker Commercial Village as they host Homes for Dogs. The event will include trunk-or-treating, activities and food. Participants will have the opportunity to adopt a dog or cat or donate supplies to the Northeast Arkansas Humane Society. Info: (870) 935-7800.

Tuesday, October 16
CASA of the 2nd Judicial District will host the inaugural CASA Classic Golf Tournament at Sage Meadows Country Club from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. To register, contact Jeremy Biggs at (870) 935-1099 or jeremy.biggs@neacasa.com.

October 18-20
The Johnny Cash Heritage Festival, a three-day music festival in Dyess, will feature film screenings on Thursday from noon to 4:30 p.m., presentations on Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and a live concert Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. This year’s concert lineup includes Jamey Johnson, Alison Krauss, John Carter and Ana Cristina Cash, among others. To purchase tickets, visit JohnnyCashHeritageFestival.com.

Thursday, October 18
The Downtown Jonesboro Association will host Alive After Five in the parking lot beside Eleanor’s Pizzeria on Main Street from 5-8 p.m. The theme for the October event is Pumpkin Palooza. Info: DJA, (870) 919-6176.

Game Day: The A-State Red Wolves take on Georgia State at Centennial Bank Stadium. Kickoff is at 6:30 p.m.

October 20-16
The Foundation of Arts will present “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” on Oct. 20, 22, 25 and 26 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 21 at 2 p.m. at The Forum Theatre in Downtown Jonesboro. Purchase tickets online at boxoffice@foajonesboro.org. For more information, call The Forum Theatre at (870) 935-2726.

Thursday, October 25
Runway to the Cure, presented by St. Bernards Healthcare, Occasions Publishing Group and Dillard’s, will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the St. Bernards Auditorium. The event will consist of a fashion show beginning at 6 p.m. and a meal prepared by Chicken Salad Chick of Jonesboro. Tickets are $25 per person or $160 for a table of eight. Info: (870) 207-2500 or stbernardsfoundation.org.

A-State Men’s Basketball will host the second annual Boots and Ballers event at 6 p.m. at First National Bank Arena on the Arkansas State University campus. The event will include food, drinks, live and silent auctions, live paintings by Beau Jones and entertainment by DJ King Vick. Tickets are $50. Info: Alicia Balado, (870) 972-2781.

ARcare’s Grill & Chill, benefiting Arkansas Family Health Foundation, will be held from 6-9 p.m. at The Silos and includes dinner, cocktails and live music by Lauren Richmond. Tickets are $75 per person or $500 for a table of eight. Info: Kristy, (870) 919-2922.

Sissy’s Log Cabin of Jonesboro will host a Lagos Reception at the Jonesboro Country Club from 4-9 p.m. featuring designer Steven Lagos.
Info: Sissy’s Log Cabin, (870) 336-0066.

Saturday, October 27
The ninth annual St. Mark’s Episcopal Church Shrimp Boil will be held from 5-8 p.m. on location at 531 W. College Ave. Tickets are $25. Info: Al Poston, (870) 219-7590.

Families Inc. will host the 10th annual Downtown J-Town 5K beginning at 6:30 a.m. at CityYouth Ministries, 118 Burke Ave. The run/walk is family friendly event with food, door prizes and goody bags for participants. Proceeds benefit CityYouth Ministries. Info: (870) 932-9398 or visit my1raceresult.com/88887.

Sunday, October 28
Highland Drive Baptist Church will host its Harvest Festival from 3-5 p.m. The free event is family-friendly and includes giveaways, wagon rides and more. Kids are invited to wear their costumes. Info: (870) 932-2197.

First Baptist Church and First United Methodist Church will host a Community Street Party from 5-7 p.m. The event will be on Union Street (from Monroe to Oak) with games, food, candy and fun for families. Info: (870) 972-3456.

Southwest Church of Christ will host its annual Fall Festival from 4-6 p.m. at 1601 James Street. The family-friendly event will include games, candy, a bake sale, inflatables, a hayride and more. Info: (870) 932-9254.