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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

National Coffee with a Cop Day Event

Date: Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Time: 9:00am to 10:00am
Location: Fort Smith Coffee Co. 1101 Rogers Ave, Fort Smith, AR 72901

The Fort Smith Police Department invites the public to meet some of the city’s finest over a cup of coffee during National Coffee with a Cop Day.

The event will be held at Fort Smith Coffee Co. at 1101 Rogers Ave. from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday, according to a news release. National Coffee with a Cop Day is a day dedicated to encourage communication and positive interactions between law enforcement agencies and the public.

Baldor Electric Community Open House - Business After 5

Date: Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Time: 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: Baldor Electric Company 5711 RS Boreham Jr Street Fort Smith

Baldor Electric Community Open House

To celebrate Manufacturing Week, Baldor Electric will host a "Community Open House" on Wednesday, October 4 from 4:00-7:00 PM.  Attendees will have the opportunity to tour the plant, visit with staff and meet a number vendors. 

This will be an excellent opportunity to learn what manufacturing looks like in the 21st century !   Manufacturing Week is in its 5th year and highlights opportunities in the industry and its growing need for skilled employees.  


*  Shotgun tours offered throughout the event
*  To participate in the tour, must be at least in the 5th grade
 Closed toe shoes are required 

Food and refreshments will be provided!  

Bring your entire family for a fun evening of networking while learning more about today's manufacturing environment! 

Chess Knight @ Dewey’s Café

Date: Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Time: 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: Dewey's Cafe at the Fort Smith Public Library 3201 Rogers Avenue

Dewey’s Café welcomes chess players of all ages and skill levels for a get together on Wednesday evenings in October. Café customers can play and discuss the game of chess in a laid back casual atmosphere. Everyone is invited, from beginners to Chess Grand Masters. Bring your own chess set if you wish; the café will have a couple on hand for those who don’t. All purchases made at the café support the Fort Smith Public Library.


Admission: free

UAFS Symphonic Band Concert

Date: Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Time: 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Location: ArcBest Performing Arts Center 55 South 7th Street Fort Smith, A

Under the direction of Dr. Alexandra Zacharella, the UAFS Symphonic Band performs classic wind band repertoire as well as exciting contemporary pieces.

From rousing Sousa marches to inspirational symphonic hymns and most everything in between, they perform challenging music of artistic and historical significance.