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Friday, October 6, 2017

Annual Play for Luke Tennis Event

Date: Friday, October 6, 2017 to Sunday, October 8, 2017
Time: All Day to 12:00am
Location: Ben Geran Tennis Facility Fort Smith, AR

Charity special tennis event in Fort Smith, AR @ Ben Geren Park.

2017 feature clinics by Nick Bollettieri and ANDY RODDICK!

All proceeds go to the TEAM LUKE FOUNDATION.

October 6-8, 2017

** Former #1 world ranked and US Open winner Andy Roddick will be in attendance **

TICKET PRICING
Breakfast & Bottomless Mimosas – $20

Pro-Am Tennis Mixer – $50
*Breakfast included

Adult Tennis Clinic – $100
*Level of play (2.5, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0)

Junior Tennis Clinic – $100
*Age of Junior player

HOST HOTEL
Hamption Inn
6201 Rodgers Ave
Fort Smith, AR, 72903
479-452-2000

*Ask for special rate for Play For Luke Tennis Event

St. Boniface 130th Annual Lawn Social

Date: Friday, October 6, 2017 to Saturday, October 7, 2017
Time: 5:00pm to 10:00pm
Location: 201 N. 19th St. Fort Smith AR 72901

This event will be held in Hilary Field. For more information, contact Rebecca Kaelin at (479) 783-6601.

 
Free Admission

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Farmers Market Cooking Matters Class

Date: Saturday, October 7, 2017
Time: 7:00am to 12:00pm
Location: North 2nd & Garrison Ave. Fort Smith, AR

The Fort Smith Farmers Market will host a Cooking Matters class with Double Up Food Bucks on Oct. 7.

SNAP participants can double their assistance dollars next Saturday to get more produce. SNAP participants can get $10 free to spend on produce at the market, according to a news release.

“Come take the $10 challenge and learn to plan a healthy meal on a budget,” the release adds.

Sparks Stampede 5K/10K

Date: Saturday, October 7, 2017
Time: 7:00am to 11:00am
Location: pin Hide Map Sparks Medical Center Van Buren E Main & South 20th

Join us for the Sparks Stampede 5K/10K benefitting the River Valley Ovarian Cancer Alliance and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Race begins at 8 a.m. 

register online: https://registration.mylaps.com/sparks-stampede

Register before Sept. 5 for $20.
Register after Sept. 5 for $25.

$5 discount for WAR Running Series Members with the code "STAMPEDE!"

River Valley Dragon Boat Festival 2017

Date: Saturday, October 7, 2017
Time: 8:00am to 3:00pm
Location: Riverfront Park 121 Riverfront Dr, Fort Smith, AR

ABOUT RIVER VALLEY DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL

Fort Smith is hosting its 3rd Annual River Valley Boat Festival October 7, 2017! Boats will be a mix of individual and corporate teams consisting of 21 people, 8 of which must be women!

SCHEDULE

Below is a tentative schedule of this year’s events and approximate times. During the week each team will have the opportunity to schedule a practice beginning on Tuesday for 1 hour of practice.

Friday Afternoon
3:00 – 6:00  Teams can bring their pop ups and other tailgate supplies to set up their area for race day

Saturday Morning
8:00 Park opens
8:45  Opening Ceremony
Tentative Race times below will be finalized closer to the event
9:00  Races Begin
11:00 – 11:45 Lunch break
12:15 – Second Round Begins
2:45 – Final Round begins

For more information, please visit their website: www.paddlesupfortsmith.com/

 

6th Annual Volunteer Fair

Date: Saturday, October 7, 2017
Time: 9:00am to 1:00pm
Location: River Park Events Building 121 Riverfront Drive Fort Smith, AR

Boys Shelter Open House & BBQ

Date: Saturday, October 7, 2017
Time: 10:00am to 5:00pm
Location: The Boys Shelter 5904 S Zero St Fort Smith, AR 72903

Come see what the Boys Shelter in Fort Smith is ALL about! We'll be spending the day serving up some cold drinks, hot BBQ, and giving the community the opportunity to find out what the Boys Shelter does.

BBQ Plates will be sold at the facility all day for $10 a plate and are also available to be pre-ordered for anyone who would love to enjoy some fresh BBQ for a great cause.

Email boysshelterdirector@gmail.com for more information.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/135450627060522

 

2017 Women's Living Expo

Date: Saturday, October 7, 2017 to Sunday, October 8, 2017
Time: 10:00am to 6:00pm
Location: Fort Smith Convention Center 55 South 7th Street Fort Smith, AR

Our 7th annual 40/29 & The Arkansas CW WL EXPO will be at the Fort Smith Convention Center on October 7-8, 2017. Food, Fashion & Fun, Great Shopping!

Schedule:

Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

 

Visit http://www.womenslivingexpo.com/FortSmith2017 for more information.

Magic: The Gathering @ Dewey's Cafe

Date: Saturday, October 7, 2017
Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Dewey's Cafe at the Fort Smith Public Library 3201 Rogers Avenue

Bring your wits, skills, and of course, cards to the Library’s Magic: The Gathering meetup. Newcomers and veterans of the game alike are welcome to come play for fun or practice for upcoming tournaments. Magic: The Gathering is card game of strategy and luck using creatures, spells, and enchantments to drain your opponent’s life force before they do the same to you. All ages are welcome at this weekly gathering at the Café. All purchases made at the café support the Fort Smith Public Library.


Admission: free

Clay Walker @ CenterStage

Date: Saturday, October 7, 2017
Time: 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Location: 3400 Choctaw Rd, Pocola, OK 74902

Experience the best national and regional entertainment acts in the Fort Smith area at CenterStage Choctaw Casino & Resort–Pocola.

FREE SHOW

Limited to guests 21 years of age or older