Ozark Memories Day
DOVER — The 35th annual Ozark Memories Day will be held Saturday. The free festival, sponsored by the Dover Area Chamber of Commerce, includes a parade, a pancake breakfast sponsored by the Dover Lions Club, games for all ages, craft booths, vendors, an antique car show, a magician, a Dutch-oven cooking contest, and a chicken dinner sponsored by the Dover Band Boosters. Music during dinner will be provided by various Dover Junior High and Senior High school bands. For more information on the parade, call Van Tyson at (479) 641-2688 or (479) 857-3477; on the crafts and vendor booths, call B.J. Meyers at (479) 331-3817 or (479) 857-3817; demonstration booths, Tyson or Earl Shrock at (479) 331-3483; and food booths, JoAnn Dorn at (479) 331-2302. To enter the Dutch-oven cooking contest, call Donald Byers at (479) 331-3389.
Cash Dash 5K
HEBER SPRINGS — The Cash Dash 5K race and 1K leashed-pet race and fun walk will be held Saturday at Sandy Beach. The event is a fundraiser for the Heber Springs Humane Society. There will be gifts and prizes for four-legged participants. For more information or to enter, call Betty at (501) 691-4701 or email ageerace
Ladies’ Lunch Break
CONWAY — A Ladies’ Lunch Break will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in the Second Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. The meal costs $5. 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.
MORRILTON — The United
Methodist Women of First United Methodist Church Morrilton will hold their biannual Market Place and Bake Sale on Oct. 3-5. The Market Place Sale will be open from 4-7 p.m. Oct. 3 with a 30 percent markup. It will continue from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 4 at the marked price, and from 8-11 a.m. Oct. 5 with items $5 per bag or half price. There will be a large variety of gently used items. The bake sale will be held during sale hours on Oct. 4. Proceeds from the sale will be used for community-outreach projects and ongoing programs for the church. For more information, call Anita Walker at (501) 354-3396.
MORRILTON — The Morrilton Depot Museum will hold its fifth annual Antique Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 5. People are encouraged to bring antiques — furniture, pottery, silver and other treasures — to be appraised by experts from Pinnacle Auction and Estate Services, and John and Phyllis Saugey and Betty and Terry Saugey of Saugey’s Antiques. There will be a $5 donation applied for each three items to be appraised, with proceeds benefiting the museum. There will also be a bake sale and a silent auction.
GREERS FERRY — The Greers Ferry Area Chamber of Commerce will have a fall festival from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 5 at Lacey’s Narrows Marina. Events for the whole family will include crafts, games, classic cars, food vendors and entertainment. For more information, call Sharon at (501) 825-6616.
Model Airplane Club Meeting
HEBER SPRINGS — Anyone who builds or flies model
airplanes or wants to learn how to do so is invited to the next meeting of the Heber Springs area model airplane club at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 10. The club meets at the Heber Springs Community Center, 201 Bobbie Jean Lane, across the street from Auto Zone and behind Michael’s Italian Restaurant. The new club president is Ken Tabor. No flight experience is needed to join. For more information, call (501) 206-7070.
LESLIE — The second annual Leslie Mountain Man Rendezvous will be held Oct. 11 and 12. Re-enactors will camp in tents in Leslie and will wear pre-1840s period clothing. The rendezvous will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days. There will be knife- and tomahawk-throwing demonstrations, as well as shooting demonstrations. Admission is free for the event, sponsored by the Leslie Area Merchants Association and the Early Arkansaw Re-enactors Association. For more information, call (501) 941-4828.
CONWAY — The Faulkner County Library and the University of Central Arkansas’ Confucius Institute will offer Adventures in Chinese Culture at 2 p.m. Oct. 12. Participants will learn the traditional Chinese tea ceremony. The class is limited to 30 people, and sign-up is required. Also, a class on Chinese paper crafts will be held at 2 p.m. Oct. 26. Patrons need to bring their own scissors. A third class, on making Chinese dumplings, will be held at 2 p.m. Nov. 16. The class is limited to 20 people, and sign-up is required. For more information or to register for classes, call (501) 327-7482, email email@example.com, or visit Facebook or Twitter.
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