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October 2020 Events

October 1-31
During the month of October, the Family Crisis Center will host Double the Donation, an online campaign that asks members of the community to double the donations made by event sponsors. For more information or to donate to the campaign, visit neafamilycrisiscenter.org or find Family Crisis Center Inc. on Facebook.

Saturday, October 3
NEA ShareHope, a program of NEA Baptist Charitable Foundation, will host its 12th annual ShareHope Walk of Remembrance and Hope on location from 9-11 a.m. The annual event brings together families, friends and community members for family activities, a memorial service and a one-mile memory walk. Info: neabaptistfoundation.org/ShareHope.

Artsy Unique Boutique will host a Fall Frenzy Event on location from
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The outdoor event will feature an array of local vendors, giveaways, sales and more. Info: Artsy Unique Boutique on Facebook.

October 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31
The ASU Regional Farmers Market, located at 3350 Aggie Road, will be open every Saturday in September from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The outdoor market requires all guests to wear masks and remain six-feet apart from one another. Info and updates: asuregionalfarmersmarket.org.

October 4, 11 and 18
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, October 6
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.

Friday, October 9
Beau Jones of Beautox Art will host a Halloween-themed paint class, Beautox & Boos, at The Glass Factory in Downtown Jonesboro beginning at 6:30 p.m. Jones will instruct participants as they paint his signature skull piece. To reserve a spot, visit beautoxart.com.

Saturday, October 10
Game Day: The A-State Red Wolves take on Georgia State at Centennial Bank Stadium. Kickoff time is at 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 15
Game Day: The A-State Red Wolves take on Central Arkansas at Centennial Bank Stadium. Visit astateredwolves.com for kickoff time.

Sunday, October 18
St. Bernards will host its Memorial and Honorarium Butterfly Release via St. Bernards’ Facebook page at 2 p.m. Butterflies can be picked up at the St. Bernards Imaging Center between 1-2 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the Flo & Phil Hospice House. To purchase butterflies and for more information, visit stbernards.info/foundation/events/butterfly-release.

Thursday, October 22
Hope Found of Northeast Arkansas will host Date Night with a Purpose, an at-home event where guests can enjoy a meal delivered to their door from 501 Steakhouse and Southern Confections. All proceeds will benefit Hope Found of NEA. To order your meal, visit hopefoundnea.org or email Megan at hopefoundarkansas@gmail.com. Orders must be placed by Oct. 17.

October 24, 25, 26, 29, 30 and 31
The Foundation of Arts will present “House of Villains” Oct. 24 and 31 from 8-10 p.m. and Oct. 25, 26, 29 and 30 from 7-9 p.m. at The Forum Theatre in Downtown Jonesboro. Tickets to the family-friendly haunted house can be purchased by calling The Forum Box Office at (870) 935-2726 or by visiting foajonesboro.org.

Saturday, October 31
Game Day: The A-State Red Wolves take on Troy at Centennial Bank Stadium. Visit astateredwolves.com for kickoff time.