RUSSELLVILLE — The Swon Brothers will appear at 7 p.m. at the Center for the Arts. Tickets are $15 online and $25 at the door. To purchase tickets in advance or for more information, visit www.btwpromotions.com.
Petit Jean Founders and Builders Day
PETIT JEAN MOUNTAIN — In 1923, Petit Jean became the first state park in Arkansas, largely because of the efforts of Dr. T.W. Hardison. Ten years later, the Civilian Conservation Corps laid the foundation for the park as it has become known. On Saturday, park officials will conduct a family-friendly program — Petit Jean Founders and Builders Day — to recognize the contributions of such individuals and organizations. Admission is free. For more information, contact the park at (501) 727-5441 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.petitjeanstatepark.com.
Econoline Auto Show
PETIT JEAN MOUNTAIN — The Mid-South Econoline Show and Shine will be held Sunday at the Museum of Automobiles on Petit Jean Mountain. Ford Econoline vehicles will be displayed throughout the parking lot of the museum. For more information, call (501) 727-5427, email email@example.com, or visit www.museumofautos.com.
Archeological Society Meeting
RUSSELLVILLE — The Arkansas Archeological Society will meet at 7 p.m. in the Baswell Techionary building at Arkansas Tech University. Skip Stewart-Abernathy will present a PowerPoint program on longtime society member Boyd Blythe, 91. The presentation is titled Boyd Blythe, From Chicago Street Kid to CCC Clerk to WWII Jungle Spy to Aerospace Expert and Careful Artifact Hunter, Then and Now. For more information, call (501) 727-6250.
Ladies’ Lunch Break
CONWAY — The Ladies’ Lunch Break will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at the Second Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. The cost of the meal is $5, and the event offers spiritual food as well. For more information, or if child care is needed, call (501) 327-4066 or (501) 730-4106.
CONWAY — The Conway League of Artists is taking applications for membership. The league meets at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Faulkner County Library in Conway. Yearly dues are $20, and there is a lineup of programs in the making for the coming year. Refreshments are served at meetings. Those interested in becoming a member can visit a meeting or send membership dues to Penny Rubow, 511 Faulkner St., Conway, AR 72034; or call her at (501) 733-6573.
RUSSELLVILLE — The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center will present Introduction to QuickBooks from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 5 at Arkansas Tech University. The seminar will introduce this computer program to small-business owners and their employees who have little or no experience using account software. A computer will be provided for use during the interactive seminar. The cost is $65 per person. Seating is limited, and registration is required by calling (479) 356-2067 or visiting asbtdc.ualr.edu/training/russellville.asp.
HEBER SPRINGS — American Legion Post No. 64, the American Legion Auxiliary, the Sons of the Legion and the community of Heber Springs will hold a program at 11 a.m. Sept. 11 on the north lawn of the Cleburne County Courthouse to recognize patriots who died on 9/11. Patriots in all service organizations will also be recognized. The event will kick off the Field of Heroes, a program in which flags can be purchased to be flown on the courthouse lawn until Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11, for any patriot of any service. A ribbon will identify patriots being honored, their branch of the armed forces and whether they were killed in action. Flags, along with a placard, can be purchased for $30 from auxiliary members and will be given to the purchasers following ceremonies on Nov. 11. For more information, call the post at (501) 362-9979.
Model Airplane Club Meeting
HEBER SPRINGS — A model airplane club has formed for the Heber Springs area. The next meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Heber Springs Community Center, 20 Bobbie Jean Lane. The club is for those who like to build or fly these planes and will instruct novices in how to build and fly the planes. No flight experience is required. For more information, call (870) 213-8557.
Ozark Trail Festival
HEBER SPRINGS — The Ozark Trail Festival will be held Sept. 13-15 in downtown Heber Springs at the courthouse, 300 W. Main St. The festival will include a street dance, a bicycle fun ride, a 5K/10K, a parade, music in the park, a poker run, a barbecue cook-off, a costume contest, a car cruise, a blood drive and more. All proceeds will benefit childhood-cancer research. For more information, call (501) 362-8402, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.cleburnecountyar.com.
CONWAY — Food, activities and music will all be a part of the Conway EcoFest on Sept. 14 in Laurel Park. The festivities will be balanced with an interactive exploration of the connections between environmental issues and daily life. The pre-event Star Party will be held the evening of Sept. 13. For more information on this free event, call (501) 548-2957, or visit www.conwayecofest.com.
FAIRFIELD BAY — The Greers Ferry Lake Area Alzheimer’s Walk, benefiting Alzheimer’s Arkansas, will be held Sept. 14 at Woodland Mead Park. Prizes will be awarded to the largest family and corporate teams, as well as the individual, family team and corporate team who raise the most funds. Admission is free; however, those giving a $25 donation will receive a walk T-shirt while supplies last. For more information, call (501) 224-0021, email email@example.com, or visit alzark.org/events/walks/fairfield bay.html.
Relay for Life
HEBER SPRINGS — The Cleburne County Relay for Life will be held Sept. 20 at Spring Park in Heber Springs. For more information on forming a team or becoming a sponsor, call Laurie York at (870) 668-0312.
FAIRFIELD BAY — St. Francis of Assisi, 250 Woodlawn Drive, will hold a garage sale from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 20 and from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 21. The sale will be held in the hall and will include a variety of items, but no clothes. The Knights of Columbus will sell concessions. For more information, call (262) 206-6927.
To submit an item for the Calendar of Events, mail information to Calendar of Events, River Valley & Ozark Edition, P.O. Box 2221, Little Rock, AR, 72203; fax to (501) 378-3500; or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadlines for calendar-item submissions are noon Friday for Thursday editions and noon Tuesday for Sunday editions.