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June 2021 Events

Tuesday, June 1
The ASU Regional Farmer’s Market, located on the corner of Aggie Road and Stadium Boulevard on the campus of Arkansas State University, will be open on Tuesdays during the summer from noon to 5 p.m. Shop for locally-grown produce, beef, pork, handmade crafts, plants and more. Info: asuregionalfarmersmarket.org. Also open June 8, 15, 22 and 29.

Beginning June 1, the Arkansas State University Museum, located adjacent to the Dean B. Ellis Library, will be open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Info: astate.edu/museum or (870) 972-2074.

Friday, June 4
The Foundation of Arts will present “Shrek The Musical Jr.” at
The Forum Theatre, 115 E. Monroe Ave., in Downtown Jonesboro. Showtime is 6 p.m. Tickets are also available for a “Happily Ever After Meet and Greet” with the cast at 7:30 p.m. at Stage, Too, 330 S. Main St. Info: Visit foajonesboro.org or call (870) 935-2726.

Saturday, June 5
Visit the ASU Regional Farmer’s Market, located on the corner of Aggie Road and Stadium Boulevard on the campus of Arkansas State University, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for locally-grown produce, beef, pork, handmade crafts, live music and more. Info: asuregionalfarmersmarket.org. Also open June 12, 19 and 26.

Hope Found of Northeast Arkansas’s inaugural Ride Against Trafficking will begin at 2908 S. Caraway Road in Jonesboro (TeleTech parking lot) from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. with kickstands up at 11 a.m. The motorcycle ride will include a dice run, food trucks, silent auction and bouncy houses. The fee is $20 per rider and $10 per passenger. Info: Hope Found of Northeast Arkansas on Facebook or call (877) 688-4673.

The Foundation of Arts will present “Shrek The Musical Jr.” at The Forum Theatre, 115 E. Monroe Ave., in Downtown Jonesboro. Showtimes are 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Info: Visit foajonesboro.org or call (870) 935-2726.

Sunday, June 6
The Foundation of Arts will present “Shrek The Musical Jr.” at The Forum Theatre, 115 E. Monroe Ave., in Downtown Jonesboro. Showtime is 2 p.m. Tickets are also available for a “Happily Ever After Meet and Greet” with the cast at 3:30 p.m. at Stage, Too, 330 S. Main St. Info: Visit foajonesboro.org or call (870) 935-2726.

Sunday, June 13
Christie Matthews Benefit Bowling Tournament
will be held at Hijinx, 3102 Shelby Dr., at 2 p.m. Proceeds will go toward living expenses and medical bills for Matthews, a local radio personality for Jonesboro Radio Group, who is undergoing treatment for Multiple Myeloma. Info: Contact Hijinx at (870) 972-5270.

Saturday and Sunday, June 19-20
The Foundation of Arts’ will present the world’s longest running musical, “Les Misérables” School Edition, at The Forum Theatre, 115 E. Monroe, in Downtown Jonesboro. Showtimes are 6 p.m. on June 19 and 2 p.m. on June 20. Info: Visit foajonesboro.org or call (870) 935-2726.

Thursday through Saturday, June 24-26
The Foundation of Arts’ will present the world’s longest running musical, “Les Misérables” School Edition at The Forum Theatre, 115 E. Monroe, in Downtown Jonesboro. Showtime is 6 p.m. Info: Visit foajonesboro.org or call (870) 935-2726.

Saturday, June 26
Porch Thirty, located at 401 W. Huntington Ave., and NEA Artist Collective will present Summer Art Show on the Porch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is free and open to all ages. Artists interested in participating may email NEAArtistCollective@gmail.com by June 19 for information.

Through July 7
A new exhibition, “I Think We Should See Other People,” will continue at Bradbury Art Museum, 201 Olympic Dr., inside Fowler Center on the campus of Arkansas State University. The exhibition features artwork exploring 14 months of contagious pathogens, individual isolation and societal collapse. Admission is free. Info: bradburyartmuseum.org.