CENTER RIDGE — First Baptist Church Center Ridge will hold a dedication service for its new 15,000-square-foot facility at 4 p.m. The structure features a gymnasium, an industrial kitchen, office space, preschool rooms, a nursery, a youth room, 10 classrooms, a food pantry and a clothes closet. For more information, call (501) 893-2714.
MORRILTON — Another in a series of Interfaith Dialogues will be held Tuesday at the Morrilton Area Chamber of Commerce building, 115 E. Broadway. Nilu Runge will speak on Hinduism, and the Rev. Beth Turner will speak on Christianity. Refreshments will be served at 5:30 p.m., followed by the dialogue at 6 p.m. The public is invited. For more information, call (501) 354-8408.
RUSSELLVILLE — The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center will present a hands-on workshop, Intermediate QuickBooks, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Arkansas Tech University. Participants will receive detailed instruction on the day-to-day features of QuickBooks, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, sales-tax management and generating reports. A computer will be provided for each student for use during the session. It is recommended that participants already have a basic working knowledge of QuickBooks. 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.
CONWAY — The Faulkner County Library will present singer/songwriter Wayne Haught in concert at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served. All library programs are free and open to the public. For more information, call the library at (501) 327-7492 or email nancy@
Oct 15 – Oct 17
Senior American Special
PETIT JEAN MOUNTAIN — Three days of free activities at Petit Jean State Park will be offered with senior citizens in mind, although all ages are welcome to attend the functions. For a schedule of events and information about lodging and camping, contact the park at (501) 727-5441 or email@example.com, or visit www.petitjeanstatepark.com.
Taste Along the River
DARDANELLE — The third annual Taste Along the River and BBQ Contest will be held on the riverfront in downtown Dardanelle. The event will offer a chance to sample food from various restaurants and barbecue contestants, as well as churches and organizations. Local musicians will perform. Admission is $5 per person. For more information, call (479) 229-3567.
Autumn in Arkansas
RUSSELLVILLE — Lake Dardanelle State Park will celebrate the changing season by exploring what is unique about this time of year. Programs and activities are scheduled throughout the day. For more information on this free event, contact the park at (479) 967-5516 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Grits and Glamour
CONWAY — Country music stars Pam Tillis and Lorrie Morgan will perform Oct. 24 at Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas campus. The women have won multiple awards for their music and will perform many of their hits. Tickets are $30 to $40 for adults, and $10 for students. For more information, call (501) 450-3265, email
email@example.com or visit www.uca.edu/reynolds.
RUSSELLVILLE — Lake Dardanelle State Park will be the host site for bass anglers in the Federation Nation Tournament on Oct. 24-26. For more information, call Michael Malone at (860) 839-4905.
Table for Two
PETIT JEAN MOUNTAIN — The Winthrop Rockefeller Institute will offer Table for Two culinary classes at 5 p.m. Oct. 25 and 26. Executive chef Robert Hall will demonstrate effective use of time while cooking and eating. Plus, couples will be allowed to practice their new skills, followed by a candlelit dinner for two that includes a dessert created by the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute kitchen. The classes include overnight lodging and a continental breakfast. Admission is $200 per couple. For more information, call (501) 727-5435, or visit www.livethelegacy.org/educational-programs/culinary.
Congregation Appreciation Day
PERRYVILLE — The Heifer Ranch Learning Center will be the site Oct. 26 for a celebration of the role that congregations play in helping families around the world. Admission is free. For more information, call the center at (501) 889-5124.
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.
Jenifer’s Antique Show
CONWAY — Jenifer’s Antique Show will be held Oct. 26-28 at the Faulkner County Fairgrounds and Expo Center. The indoor event will include 45,000 square feet of antiques from across the country. The show will be open from noon-7 p.m. Oct. 26, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 27, and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 28. Admission is $5 for adults and $1 for children under 12. For more information, call (501) 513-7441, email email@example.com or visit www.jenifersantiques.com.
Fall Star Party
GREENBRIER — The staff of Woolly Hollow State Park will hold a free event Nov. 2 featuring the night sky. Volunteers from the Central Arkansas Astronomical Society will set up telescopes for visitors to view celestial bodies and will provide answers to questions about astronomy. Attendees need to bring a lawn chair or blanket. For more information, call (501) 679-2098 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Straight No Chaser
CONWAY — The harmonies of a cappella group Straight No Chaser will fill Reynolds Performance Hall at the University of Central Arkansas on Nov. 5. The group previously appeared at the venue in 2012, selling out quicker than any other booking for Reynolds Performance Hall. Tickets are $30 to $40 for adults, and $10 for students. For more information, call (501) 450-3265, email email@example.com or visit www.uca.edu/reynolds.
To submit an item for the Calendar of Events, mail in- formation 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.