Full Calendar of Events


Nightfall with Edgar Allen Poe

Nightfall with Edgar Allen Poe

October, 02 2014

Four tales the author thought to be his best. Enter the mind of Poe, and check your heart at the door. (Off season show not part of season ticket)

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Opening Reception: An American in Venice: James McNeill Whistler and His Legacy

Opening Reception: An American in Venice: James McNeill Whistler and His Legacy

October, 02 2014

Come join us at the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum on October 2, 2014 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm for the opening...

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An American in Venice: James McNeill Whistler and His Legacy

An American in Venice: James McNeill Whistler and His Legacy

October, 03 2014

In 1879 American artist James McNeill Whistler arrived in Italy with a commission from the Fine Arts...

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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkoma Red Shoe Shindig

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkoma Red Shoe Shindig

October, 03 2014

“Who’s that in the great red shoes?” It will be the question on everyone’s lips as masked guests mingle...

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Astronomy Day

Astronomy Day

October, 04 2014

The Arkansas Oklahoma Astronomical Society members will give astronomy talks and presentations and you...

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Herman Udouj Memorial Trail Dedication

Herman Udouj Memorial Trail Dedication

October, 04 2014

The Hardwood Tree Museum will be hosting its dedication and official opening of the Herman Udouj Memorial...

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The 2014 International Blues Challenge

The 2014 International Blues Challenge

October, 04 2014

Show your talent! Neumeier's Rib Room and The Fort Smith Riverfront Blues Society presents The 2014 International...

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The Fort Smith Symphony: Musical Kaleidoscope

The Fort Smith Symphony: Musical Kaleidoscope

October, 04 2014

Imagine looking through a beautiful kaleidoscope at brilliant colors dancing with light and mirrors....

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Massard Prairie Battlefield 150th Commemoration

Massard Prairie Battlefield 150th Commemoration

October, 04 2014

Come and watch the Civil War re-enactors as they portray the lives of the Cavalry Soldiers during the...

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Small Business Workshop

October, 04 2014

Want to start a small business or already have one and would like it to grow? Then we have a Small Business...

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Belle Grove Historic District Walking Tour

Belle Grove Historic District Walking Tour

October, 05 2014

Truly step back in time with the Clayton House’s walking tour through one of Arkansas’ oldest neighborhoods. Fort Smith’s Layout 1Belle Grove Historic District boasts the largest variety of Victorian architectural styles of any historic district in the state, and is one of the most diverse districts in the nation.

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L2: Learn - Lead

October, 10 2014

Learn from the very best at L2: Learn – Lead, the half-day simulcast designed to lift your vision as...

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Evening on the Arkansas River

October, 10 2014

Take part in this casual tour to view the river at dark. This will be a short one hour stroll along the...

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Small Business Forum: Ask the Experts

October, 10 2014

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center presents “Small Business Forum: Ask the...

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Hunter Education Course

Hunter Education Course

October, 11 2014

The course teaches fundamentals of safe and responsible hunting, is free and open to all ages. Anyone...

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Judge Parker

Judge Parker's Birthday Celebration

October, 11 2014

Celebrate the birthday of Judge Isaac C. Parker with birthday cake in the soda fountain at the Fort Smith Museum of History. Visit with the famous judge himself, portrayed by Floyd Robison, and Mrs. Parker portrayed by Sue Robison. The Robisons have researched the Parker’s extensively. Free wagon rides also will be available.

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Fort Smith Vintage Flea Market

Fort Smith Vintage Flea Market

October, 11 2014

If you love treasure hunting, then you're going to love the Fort Smith Flea Market! Come shop and explore vintage merchandise, antiques, collectibles, memorabilia, books, magazines, coins and so much more in over 100 booths. Bring your friends and have some fun! Interested in being a vender? Booth space is $45! ADMISSION: Adults: $2.00, Children 6-12: $1, Children Under 6 Free - PARKING: Free

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UAFS Choral Ensembles

UAFS Choral Ensembles

October, 14 2014

Choral singing has a recorded history of creating beauty going back to the ancient Greeks, and holds...

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Dutch Oven Lid Lifter

Dutch Oven Lid Lifter

October, 14 2014

Everything tastes better when cooked outdoors. Have a yummy meal cooked before your eyes while learning...

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Fort Smith: See Your Own Town First!

October, 16 2014

Sometimes we get so busy we forget to see our own home town, so today we will start at the Drennen-Scott house in Van Buren, cruise over the river for lunch downtown, visit the Museum and then finish with afternoon tea at the Clayton House. See your home town first! Lunch and afternoon tea included.

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Belle Grove Historic District Walking Tour

Belle Grove Historic District Walking Tour

October, 19 2014

Truly step back in time with the Clayton House’s walking tour through one of Arkansas’ oldest neighborhoods....

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The Fort Smith Symphony presents Pops on Broadway

The Fort Smith Symphony presents Pops on Broadway

October, 25 2014

When is Broadway better than Broadway? When the best Broadway vocalists perform with an outstanding ninety-piece symphony orchestra! Experience classic Broadway live and onstage with the Fort Smith Symphony and vocalists Teri Dale Hansen and Jeremiah James. Borodin’s dynamic Polovitsian Dances, the inspiration for the musical Kismet and the rollicking Capriccio Italien of Tchaikovsky open this fabulous program.

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Trapping Workshop

Trapping Workshop

October, 25 2014

For beginner, intermediate, and advanced trappers. Bring your own lunch, drinks, and chair. Learn about...

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Anything Goes

Anything Goes

October, 27 2014

ALL ABOARD for this saucy and splendid production of ANYTHING GOES winner of three 2011 Tony Awards including...

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Hunter Education Course

Hunter Education Course

October, 27 2014

The course teaches fundamentals of safe and responsible hunting, is free and open to all ages. Anyone...

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45th Immaculate Conception Ladies Auxiliary Fall Bazaar

November, 01 2014

The annual event offers handcrafted items, pet gifts, Christmas decorations, arts and crafts, raffle,...

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Belle Grove Historic District Walking Tour

Belle Grove Historic District Walking Tour

November, 02 2014

Truly step back in time with the Clayton House’s walking tour through one of Arkansas’ oldest neighborhoods. Fort Smith’s Layout 1Belle Grove Historic District boasts the largest variety of Victorian architectural styles of any historic district in the state, and is one of the most diverse districts in the nation.

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Alla Prima Figure Painting: Workshop by David Shevlino

Alla Prima Figure Painting: Workshop by David Shevlino

November, 05 2014

This workshop will take place at the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum on November 5 – 7, 2014 from 10:00...

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Hardwood Tree Museum Day

Hardwood Tree Museum Day

November, 08 2014

This second annual event will feature hands on saw demonstrations, visual presentations about the Ozark...

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A Talent for Murder

A Talent for Murder

November, 13 2014

A wealthy, older, female writer lives in a mansion with her physician, and a valuable art collection...

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Opening Reception: VIVID: Works by Liz Whitney Quisgard

November, 13 2014

Come join us at the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum on November 13, 2014 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm for the opening...

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VIVID: Works by Liz Whitney Quisgard

November, 14 2014

Inspired by Moorish architecture, Navajo textiles, Byzantine mosaics, and the Baroque, Quisgard creates...

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Annual Migration of Bald Eagles to Arkansas

Annual Migration of Bald Eagles to Arkansas

November, 14 2014

Mike Martin, an avid nature and wildlife photographer for over 20 years, will present this power point...

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Fort Smith Vintage Flea Market

Fort Smith Vintage Flea Market

November, 15 2014

If you love treasure hunting, then you're going to love the Fort Smith Flea Market! Come shop and explore vintage merchandise, antiques, collectibles, memorabilia, books, magazines, coins and so much more in over 100 booths. Bring your friends and have some fun! Interested in being a vender? Booth space is $45! ADMISSION: Adults: $2.00, Children 6-12: $1, Children Under 6 Free - PARKING: Free

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Hunter Education Course

Hunter Education Course

November, 15 2014

The course teaches fundamentals of safe and responsible hunting, is free and open to all ages. Anyone...

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Belle Grove Historic District Walking Tour

Belle Grove Historic District Walking Tour

November, 16 2014

Truly step back in time with the Clayton House’s walking tour through one of Arkansas’ oldest neighborhoods. Fort Smith’s Layout 1Belle Grove Historic District boasts the largest variety of Victorian architectural styles of any historic district in the state, and is one of the most diverse districts in the nation.

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Junior League of Fort Smith Holiday Market 2014

Junior League of Fort Smith Holiday Market 2014

November, 20 2014

The Junior League of Fort Smith's Holiday Market is a holiday shopping extravaganza! The 21st annual three-day shopping event will be held November 20-22, 2014. We will offer more than 120 specialty merchant booths from across the United States. More than 7,500 shoppers are expected to visit Holiday Market this year for exciting and unique gift buying opportunities, as well as to attend our special events.

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Gift of the Magi

Gift of the Magi

December, 03 2014

A couple’s perfect gifts have unexpected costs in this romantic comedy narrated by carolers.

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The Fort Smith Symphony presents Spontaneous Christmas

The Fort Smith Symphony presents Spontaneous Christmas

December, 06 2014

This is a very special Christmas concert indeed! Celebrate the holidays with the “world premiere” orchestral performance of Spontaneous Christmas composed and arranged by contemporary violin great, Doug Cameron.

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Winter Campfire Fun

Winter Campfire Fun

December, 12 2014

Enjoy a brisk night by the campfire as we share local tales, and play a few campfire games. Fun for all...

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Amish Farms: Lighting up the Season

December, 12 2014

Traditions are always good to keep up and our annual visit to an Amish Farm for lunch with all the trimmings...

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Fort Smith Vintage Flea Market

Fort Smith Vintage Flea Market

December, 13 2014

If you love treasure hunting, then you're going to love the Fort Smith Flea Market! Come shop and explore vintage merchandise, antiques, collectibles, memorabilia, books, magazines, coins and so much more in over 100 booths. Bring your friends and have some fun! Interested in being a vender? Booth space is $45! ADMISSION: Adults: $2.00, Children 6-12: $1, Children Under 6 Free - PARKING: Free

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“Loosen Up with Aquamedia Painting”: It’s like 4 years of Art School!

“Loosen Up with Aquamedia Painting”: It’s like 4 years of Art School!

January, 21 2015

Robert Burridge’s popular “Loosen Up” workshops nurture individual success and personal enrichment with...

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The Fort Smith Symphony presents French Impressions Scottish Landscapes

The Fort Smith Symphony presents French Impressions Scottish Landscapes

January, 24 2015

The great composers had the ability to create unique worlds of sounds all their own. Ravel’s impressionistic...

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Dancing Pros Live

Dancing Pros Live

January, 28 2015

The World’s finest dancers battle it out live on the stage and the audience picks the winner! Singers...

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Opening Reception: Apron Strings: Ties to the Past

Opening Reception: Apron Strings: Ties to the Past

January, 29 2015

Come join us at the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum on January 29, 2015 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm for the opening...

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Apron Strings: Ties to the Past

Apron Strings: Ties to the Past

January, 30 2015

Although taken for granted by many social and art historians, the apron is the subject of a fascinating...

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Cival War in the West

April, 08 2015

Join Tom Wing, UAFS assistant-professor and director of the Drennen Scott House on a 3-day tour of battle...

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The Fort Smith Symphony presents The music of Ray Charles

The Fort Smith Symphony presents The music of Ray Charles

April, 18 2015

The Fort Smith Symphony's celebration of Ray Charles, an American force of nature, begins with classic...

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The Fort Smith Symphony presents Fate and the Phoenix

The Fort Smith Symphony presents Fate and the Phoenix

May, 16 2015

Beethoven and Stravinsky were both pivotal figures in the history of music. The gripping “Da-Da-Da-Duuuum” of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony pushed open the doors to the Romantic era. Stravinsky blazed the musical trail with modern sounds often as mysterious and fiery as the Firebird herself. Enjoy these two thrilling cornerstones of concert music live in a way no recording can duplicate! This outstanding closing concert of the season also features the amazing Vienna based, Bulgarian violinist Bojidara Kouzmanova performing violin show stoppers.

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Energetic Still-Life Painting & How to Market Your Art: Workshop by Qiang Huang

November, 04 2015

This workshop will take place at the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum on November 4 – 6, 2015, 10:00 am...

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