What: John Brummett will deliver the Annual Patterson Lecture at Lyon College
When: Tuesday, October 15th at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Nucor Auditorium
What Else: The event is free to the public, speaker is John Brummett
What: Gospel Singing
When: October 15th at 6:30 pm
Where: The Sulphur Road Pickers at the Woodman of the World Building next to Tharp’s Barber Shop in Clinton, AR
What Else: Admission is free, call 501-745-2025
What: Visiting artist talk on Lyon College Campus, Artist Michael Marwick
When: Wednesday, October 16th 7:30 pm
Where: In the Nucor auditorium in the Lyon building on the campus of Lyon College
What Else: the talk is free to the public, contact 870-307-7377
What: Ozark Woodland Owners Association to hold meeting
When: Thursday, October 17th , BBQ Dinner at 6:30 p.m. with meeting to follow
Where: The conference room of the Independence County Cooperative Extension Office, 1770 Meyer St., Batesville, AR 72501
What Else: For more information, call Larry Morris at 870-283-6646
What: Annual St. Joe Community Fish Fry
When: Friday, October 18th, 5:00 pm
Where: St. Joe Community Center, 555 Hwy 374 W/Wollum Road
What Else: Live music at 5 pm, dinner 6-7pm $6.50, proceeds benefit Depot Museum and the City of St. Joe
What: Ribbon Cutting dedicated to the recent improvements to Hwy 167 north of Batesville
When: Friday, October 18th from 11-11:30 am
Where: the old Western Sizzlin’ parking lot
When: October 18th & 19th 6:30 pm
Where: Sharp United Methodist Church, 1100 Gainesboro Rd., Gainesboro Community
What Else: Speaker Paul Seay
What: Swap Meet
When: Saturday, October 19th 8 am-until?
Where: Cabin Creek Community Center in Hardy, AR Hwy 175.
What Else: Bar-B-Que sandwiches and soft drinks, contact 870-847-3411
What: Melbourne Gospel Fest
When: Saturday, October 19th, 6:30 pm
Where: Melbourne High School Cafeteria
What Else: Free gospel concert donations will be benefiting the Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Izard County.
What: Bulb Sale
When: Saturday, October 19th 8 a.m. – 12 Noon
Where: County Extension Office, 1770 Myers Street
What Else: Bulb planting tips and demonstration
What: Country and Bluegrass Gospel Music
When: October 19th at 6:30 pm
Where: Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1915 Batesville Blvd., across from Southside High School.
What Else: Come, play, sing, contact 870-307-5554
What: The Batesville Area Parkinson’s Disease Group
When: Saturday, October 19th 2-4pm, in
Where: The Josephine Rae Rogers Center/White River Medical Center in Batesville
What Else: Call 870-613-3122
What: Mystery Night at the Museum
When: Saturday, October 19th at 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: The Calico Rock Museum
What Else: After a sit-down dinner, the Peppersauce Players will portray seven characters from local history ranging from the 1860’s through the 1960’s. Each will provide a secret clue to be revealed at the end of the performance. Tickets are $40 each. To purchase a ticket contact Gloria Gushue at 104 Main Street, Calico Rock, 870-297-4129 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit htt://www.calicorockmuseum.com/indix.html. Museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
What: Sidney Fire Department Chili Supper
When: October 19th, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Where: Sidney Fire Department, Sidney, AR
What Else: Sign up for Youth Big Buck Contest for Youth Hunt November 2nd and 3rd .
What: Fall Revival Maple Springs Baptist Church
When: October 21st – 23rd 7 p.m. each night
Where: Maple Springs Baptist Church, 4225 Newport Rd in Rosie, AR contact: 870-844-5517
What: “Tour of the Universe”
When: October 25th, 5:30 pm
Where: Jacksonport Court House 5:30 pm, then the park pavilion
What Else: Free to public, call 870-523-2143
What: Haunted House and Haunted Hay Ride
When: October 19th & 26th 5:30-11:30pm
Where: Water Valley Volunteer Fire Department, 855 Water Valley Rd., Imboden, AR 72434 in Randolph County
What Else: Tickets $5, all proceeds benefit the Water Valley Volunteer Fire Department, contact 870-892-8488, 870-930-7606, 870-869-2240
What: Melbourne Fire Department Annual Turkey Shoot
When: Saturday, October 26th
Where: Izard County Fairgrounds at 10 a.m. until Dark
What Else: Raffle will be for chances on a Henry 22 Golden Boy, 100 rounds of CCI Mini-Mag 22 LR HP, and surprise gift. Raffle tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. Drawing will be held at 2 p.m. You do not need to be present for raffle drawing. Contact: Eugene Bull @ 291-0977
What: Women’s trapshooting
When: Saturday in October, 9am-Noon & Youth trapshooting every Saturday in October from 4-6 pm
Where: at the Independence County Shooting Complex.
What Else: Call 870-698-0361. Admission is FREE.
What: Free Estate Planning Workshop & Luncheon
When: October 26th 10:30 am
Where: Josie’s Steak House, 50 Riverbank Rd., Batesville, AR
What Else: call for reservations 501-884-6332 RSVP by October 20th
What: October is 4-H Promotion Month
When: October 5th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 17th, 28th
Where: October 5th “Winter Readiness Drive” at Extension Office, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Oct. 8th 4-H Enrollment Night and Cupcake Social at Yellow Jacket Hall 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.; Oct. 9th 4-H Enrollment Day at Timbo School 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.; October 10th 4-H Enrollment Rural Special School 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. and “What 4-H Means to Me” speeches at Quorum Court Meeting at Stone County Court House 5:30 p.m.; October 17th 4-H Pride Day, Everyone wear Green and White or a 4-H shirt; October 28th 4-H Leader Appreciation Night 6:30 p.m. at the Extension Office
What Else: For more information contact: Mindy Clark, 4-H Program Assistant, 205 Martin St., Mountain View, AR 72560; 870-269-3336 or email: email@example.com
What: Pumpkin Patch
When: Sat, Sept. 28th through Thurs, Oct. 31st, Mon-Fri. 11am-5pm, Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 11am-5pm
Where: Hope Lutheran Church and School, 2415 East Main Street, Batesville
What: 29th Annual Holiday Craft Fair
When: Friday and Saturday, November 1st from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and November 2nd from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Where: Independence County Fairgrounds
What Else: Booth spaces are inside and available for $45 for both days. Call now to reserve your space: Barbara May 870-834-968, Donna Trotter 870-251-2248. Breakfast available on Saturday only. Lunch available both days.
What: Benefit for Mike Anderson of Cave City Chili Supper
When: Saturday, November 2nd 5-7pm
Where: Cave City Middle School in Cafeteria
What Else: Auction in Gym at 7 pm, raffle tickets for a chance to win a gun, Hunt for a Cure
What: City of Melbourne’s 23rd Annual Fall Community Wide Yard Sale
When: Saturday, October 5th 7am-3pm, rain or shine. Charles C. Miller Park
What Else: You may pick up a list at City Hall on Thursday, October 3rd and Friday, October 4th. Please call city Hall with your name and location to be added to the list. Call 870-368-4215
What: Bake Sale, Crafts & Rummage Sale
When: Saturday, October 5th 7:30 am-??
Where: Banner Church of Christ, 2524 Floral Rd., Concord, AR Rain or shine.
What: Home Depot Fire Safety Awareness
When: Saturday, October 5th 9 am-Noon
Where: Home Depot in Batesville
What Else: the Batesville Fire Department will be there with equipment and demonstrations, free food and prizes
What: The Fall Bluegrass Festival
When: Thursday, November 7th through Saturday November 9th Rain or shine.
Where: Mountain View Arkansas
What Else: Advanced Ticket Purchase Recommended, Tickets are: 3 day pass $55, Thursday Evening $20, Friday all shows $20, and Saturday all shows $20. All tickets are non-refundable. No pets please. Check it out on the web: www.MountainView-Bluegrass.com
What: Conversational Spanish for Beginners
When: Monday October 7th and Wednesday November 13th from 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Where: UACCB Row Johns Building, Room 803
What Else: Registration $67 plus two textbooks. For more information call 870-612-2082 or email Katrina.firstname.lastname@example.org
What: Fall Session: Accordion, Guitar, Keyboards, Violin, And Harmonica
When: Monday, October 7th and October 21st; Monday, November 4th and 18th, Monday December 2nd
Where: First Community Bank from 7-9 p.m.
What Else: Come to listen or play. All experience levels, beginners welcome.
What: Thirsty’s Run for the Kids
When: Saturday, December 14th, 10am-1pm
Where: Wal-Mart in Batesville
What Else: Benefiting Children’s Home in Oil Trough, helping a National Guard family, helping a local biker family. $10 or one unwrapped toy or non-perishable food. Contact 870-214-1182 or 870-834-9178