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This Weekend in the River Valley

Shannon Foster

Shannon Foster may be somewhat new to the team, but she is by no means a real estate rookie!  A long term resident of the River Valley, in 2014 S...

Shannon Foster may be somewhat new to the team, but she is by no means a real estate rookie!  A long term resident of the River Valley, in 2014 S...

Apr 5 19 minutes read

TGIF! Have plans for the weekend? If you are looking for something to do in the Arkansas River Valley, we have your go-to list every week right here on our blog! Here is what's happening this weekend in the Arkansas River Valley.

Whatever your plans, have a blessed weekend! Spend it with someone you love

#ItsMoreThanRealEstate


Friday, April 5th, 2019


Heath Sanders Live @ The Old Bank!

Friday, April 5th, 2019 at 7:30pm-11:00pm
The Old Bank Sport Grill  220 W. Main Street, Russellville
Hosted by Heath Sanders and The Old Bank Sports Grill 

Special guest Mason Campbell takes the stage at 7:30!
$5 cover! See y’all there!

Life Skills 101: Credit

Friday, April 6th, 2019 from 6pm to 7pm
Pope County Library System, 116 E. 3rd Street, Russellville
 Hosted by Pope County Library System and PCLS YA 

Register by Eventbrite


Money Smart Week at the Pope County Library is packed with free courses in money management for teens and adults! On Friday, April 5th from 6-7pm, participants will learn about credit reports, create an action plan to build good credit and improve their credit scores, and receive information on choosing and using credit. Participants will also receive a free "Your Money, Your Goals" credit workbook from The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. Space is limited, so please register by claiming your free tickets online, emailing teens at popelibrary.org or calling the Pope County Library at 479-968-4368. 


Easter Pictures in the Alley

Friday, April 5th, 2019 from 5:45 pm to 7:00 pm
The Alley, 308 W. B Street, Russellville
Hosted by Kurt Jones Photography and The Alley 

EASTER PICTURES IN THE ALLEY - We'll be set up for Easter Pictures in the Alley on Friday (4.5.19) from 5:45 PM to 7:00 PM at 310 West B Street.  Cost is $5 per pose and includes a 5x7 print.  Additional prints may also be ordered.  No appointments necessary.  Just show up and have fun!  Pets are always welcome.  #norulesinthealley #easter #picturesinthealley  

 

Sequoyah Elementary PTO Spring Fling

Friday, April 5th, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Sequoyah Elementary School, 1601 W. 12th Street, Russellville
Hosted by Sequoyah Parent Teacher Organization

Come out for a fun family night! Includes games, prizes, food, silent auction, bump & jumps, face painting and more!!

Children’s admission $5
All adults free!


ASBOA Region 9 Concert & Sightreading Assessment April 5, 2019

Friday, April 5th, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm
The Center of the Arts, 2209 S. Knoxville Ave., Russellville
Hosted by Russellville Junior High School Band 

The 8th Grade and 9th Grade Symphonic Bands will be performing at the ASBOA Region 9 Concert & Sightreading Assessment on Friday, April 5th. The 8th GRADE SYMPHONIC BAND PERFORMS AT 5:00 PM and the 9th GRADE  SYMPHONIC BAND PERFORMS AT 6:30 PM. This is the musical equivalent to the benchmark exam for these students. The performance is open to the public and we encourage all the parents to come out and support these students at this important event. 



Friday Night BINGO

Friday, April 5th, 2019 6:10 pm
Regulators Bingo  2101 SR 247, Russellville, Arkansas 72802
Hosted by Regulators Bingo in Russellville, AR 


Come out and enjoy an exciting and fun night of Bingo!!!
Come win some serious $$$$$
$1,000 must go!!
Progressive $1,000 in 57 #s
Early Birds $120 with $500 HOTBALLS!!!
See you there.
Open to the public
New players receive free games






Saturday, March 30, 2019


Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Concert

 Saturday, April 6th, 2019 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Arkansas Tech University - Witherspoon
Hosted by Russellville Symphony Guild 

The Russellville Symphony Guild presents the ASO in concert with Philip Mann conducting. General admission tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children K-12. Tech and UACCM students receive FREE admission with a valid student I.D.  These tickets may be purchased at the door. Reserved tickets, which include a pre-concert reception at Lake Point Conference Center beginning at 5:30 pm, are $30, and should be purchased in advance. To purchase advance tickets, call 479-880-7523 or stop by Brown & Brown Insurance at 706 West Main, Russellville.  

Saturday night Mister Lucky!

 Saturday, April 6th, 2019 from 9 pm to 1 am
Front Street Bar & Grill, 115 S. Front Street, Dardanelle, AR
Hosted by Front Street Grill 

Mister Lucky is back and going to get the party jumping Saturday night at Front Street Grill! If that's not enough we have our bacon wrapped filet dinner for just $16.95 

Bash at the Ballpark 2019

Saturday, April 6th, 2019 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Arkansas Tech Baseball Fields, Russellville, AR
Hosted by Russellville Area Chamber of Commerce 

The Russellville Area Chamber of Commerce will host the Sixth Annual Bash at the Ballpark at Arkansas Tech University on Saturday, April 6th.

Bash at the Ballpark will have music, food, prizes, and all sorts of FREE family fun leading up to the 1 pm first pitch of the ATU Wonder Boys game against the Northwestern Oklahoma Rangers. 


Walk-In Prom Pictures

Saturday, April 6th, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Kurt Jones Photography, 308 W. B Street, Russellville, AR 72801
Hosted by Kurt Jones Photography and The Alley 

We'll be available on Saturday, April 6th and 13th from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM for Walk-In Prom Pictures in downtown Russellville.  Cost is $20 for a 10-minute session (fee will include two 5x7 prints).  Each session will include a minimum of 8 edited proof images that will be posted to Facebook and a gallery on our website.  Prints and high resolution digital images may be ordered from the posted image galleries.  No appointments are necessary.  Just come by our shop at 308 West B Street (next door to The Alley) during the event. 


Leonard's ACE Neighborhood Yard Party

Saturday, April 6th, 2019 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Leonard's Hardware 1319 S Arkansas Ave, Russellville, Arkansas 72801
Hosted by Leonard's Hardware 


Join us Saturday, April 6th to kick off Spring, and shop for everything to get your yard ready. From Gardens, to Lawns, to Patios, and Swimming Pools, Leonard's helpful Salespersons want to share their knowledge to help you get the best products and equipment to enjoy your outdoor space.... It's Grow Time!
*All shoppers from 11 am to 2 pm can register to win a FREE $50 Ace gift card.* 


Come Meet Hopkins the Easter Bunny

Saturday, April 6th, 2019 from 11 am to 2:00 pm
Walmart Russellville - E Main St 2409 E Main St, Russellville, Arkansas 72802
Hosted by Walmart Russellville - E Main St 


Hopkins the Easter Bunny is coming to Walmart! Join us in store for an Easter Celebration featuring food and candy samples, creative activities and toy giveaways for the kids, and of course - photos with the big bunny himself. So hop on down to your local store on April 6th from 11-2, and join in the fun.


Neighbor's Table

Saturday, April 6th, 2019 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
All Saints' Episcopal Church Russellville AR, 501 S Phoenix Ave, Russellville
Hosted by All Saints' Episcopal Church Russellville AR and Neighbors Table, Rusellville Ar

All are welcome to attend this no pressure, no questions asked free lunch.

Doors open at 11:30am. Fresh coffee is served and then lunch is served at 12pm to 1pm.

In addition to the wholesome and delicious hot FREE LUNCH  served two other offerings for our Neighbors are now available:

Guests who come for lunch can now pick up a sack lunch to take with them and have a second free meal; and, after lunch, there are usually “take-outs” available (and, as always, generous portions of “seconds” are served  before dessert.)

Also, the clergy and people of All Saints’ have begun a new “Loaves and Fishes” ministry, with Sunday morning offerings at the altar now including necessities like cereal, peanut butter, shelf-stable milk, toilet paper,  toiletries, hand soap, and detergent.  The available items gifted each Sunday will be distributed on the following Saturday to Neighbors Table guests after the meal.

CRR back at the V!!!

Saturday, April 6th, 2019 at 8:00 pm
VFW Roger's Rye Post 2283 Russellville, AR 4162 N Arkansas Ave, Russellville, Arkansas 72802
Hosted by Greg Collins and CrossRoads Reunion 

Come out and dance to the music of CRR!!! 



Chamberlyne CC Spring Couples Scramble

Saturday, April 6th, 2019 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Chamberlyne Country Club 10614 Country Club Dr, Danville, Arkansas 72833
Hosted by Chamberlyne Country Club 

Date: Saturday, April 6th
Time: 10:00AM Shotgun Start
Format: Two Person Mixed Scramble
Entry Fee: $120.00 (per couple)
Flighted after the round / Player's lunch after the round
Call the Golf shop to Register 479-495-4110
Entry Deadline: April 5th (5:00PM)


Crafty Kids

Saturday, April 6th, 2019 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Pope County Library System 116 E 3rd St, Russellville, Arkansas 72801
Hosted by Pope County Library System

This program offers children the opportunity to practice arts and crafts.  This is not a class, pictures are provided as thought starters and kids are encouraged to use their creativity with provided supplies. 2-12 years old, siblings and parents. 


Agricultural Appreciation Day

Saturday, April 6th, 2019 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Pope County Farm Bureau 1805 E Parkway Dr, Russellville, Arkansas 72802
Hosted by Pope County Farm Bureau 


All are Welcome to come out April 6th 11 to 3 to join us in Agricultural Appreciation Day at Farm Bureau Office in Pope Co.



Sunday, April 7th, 2019


Monster Jam

Sunday, April 7th, 2019 at 1pm
Verizon Arena, 1 Verizon Arena Way, Little Rock, AR
Hosted by Monster Jam
Tickets: $15-$52  Ticketmaster.com


Monster Jam® is adrenaline-charged family entertainment providing jaw-dropping displays and gravity-defying feats that promises to always leave fans entertained. Monster Jam events feature some of the most recognizable trucks in the world including Grave Digger®, Max-D, El Toro Loco® and many more. Our world-class drivers push these perfectly engineered Monster Jam trucks to their limits in Freestyle, 2-Wheel Skills and Racing competitions that will put families on the edge of their seats and leave them craving more of this unexpected, unscripted and unforgettable event! 

Baby massage workshop

Sunday, April 7th at 6:30 PM – Monday, April 8th at 7:30 PM
Natural Helping Hands 2621 West Main Street Suite 7, Russellville, Arkansas 72801
Hosted by Natural Helping Hands 


Registration is a 2-day commitment

Prenatal and postnatal folks are welcome for this class.
Learn a full-body massage routine for baby. Promotes wellness and deepens communication. Learn tips and techniques to ease common infant woes. Great for any caregiver to learn!  Bring a blanket for baby on your lap. Baby can be massaged during class or you can simply listen and observe if you or baby don’t want to massage/be massaged as the class is happening.

Class price is $45 per adult/baby, ($10 additional adult) for 2-class session (2 sessions required to cover all material). Includes book, handouts, folder, oil, and lots of SUPPORT.

Class options are:


Option ONE: April 7 and 8,  6:15-7:30 p.m.
Option TWO: April 10 and 11, 10:15-11:30 a.m.
Other locations and session options can be discussed and added by request. I can come to your location to do a class for your group.

Please use the registration page for the class schedule you wish to sign up for.

https://www.naturalhelpinghands.com/site/class-information-and-registration/#registration

Gather a group of friends and book a class, or come as an individual.  Men and women welcome. Couples welcome. 






Arkansas State Parks Events This Weekend


STAR GAZERS CHALLENGE

Friday, April 5th, 2019 from 9:00 to 10:00 pm
Lake Dardanelle State Park, 100 State Park Drive, Russellville, AR 72802, Phone: 479-967-5516
Admission: Free
Meeting Place: Swim Beach Parking Area 

Lake Dardanelle State Park provides a great setting for viewing the night sky. Join a park volunteer at the swim beach parking area to learn stories and uses of the night sky objects as we explore the sky. We will see how many objects we can identify. There will be stars, moon, and planets.

GRAB BAG ADVENTURES

Saturday, April 6th, 2019 from 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Lake Dardanelle State Park, 100 State Park Drive, Russellville, AR 72802, Phone: 479-967-5516
Admission: Free
Meeting Place: Orientation Room 

The diverse habitats around Lake Dardanelle State Park create many opportunities for discovery and exploration. Meet a park interpreter in the visitor center Orientation Room to find out what is in her magic bag! We’ll play a game to let you touch and feel your way around. Hints will be given, but you’ll be testing your sense of wildlife!

 


A DAY IN THE LIFE

Saturday, April 6th, 2019 from 4:00 to 4:30 pm
Mount Nebo State Park, 16728 West State Hwy. 155, Dardanelle, AR 72834 Phone: 479-229-3655
Admission: Free
Meeting Place: Amphitheater

The CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) played a large role in the development of Mount Nebo State Park. They built the cabins that park visitors stay in, they built trails that park visitors hike, and they built the highway that park visitors use. What was their daily life like? Join a park interpreter to discover what the day to day life of a CCC Enrollee was like. 


HIKE TO THE WATERFALL

Saturday, April 6th, 2019 from 2:00 to 2:30 pm
Mount Nebo State Park, 16728 West State Hwy. 155, Dardanelle, AR 72834 Phone: 479-229-3655
Admission: Free
Meeting Place: Waterfall Trailhead 

Enjoy the sights and sounds of Mount Nebo State Park on a guided hike to the seasonal waterfall! The hike will be short, but strenuous. Wear appropriate footwear and bring water. 


GOOD MORNING HIKE

Sunday, April 7th, 2019 from 9:00 to 9:30 am
Mount Nebo State Park, 16728 West State Hwy. 155, Dardanelle, AR 72834 Phone: 479-229-3655
Admission: Free
Meeting Place: Summit Park Trailhead 

Are you looking for a healthy way to start your morning? Join a park interpreter on a leisurely morning hike on a portion of the Rim Trail to enjoy the nature and to take in the beautiful scenery on Mount Nebo. Make sure to wear appropriate footwear, and bring plenty of water! 


VOLUNTEER STARTUP MEETING

Sunday, April 5th, 2019 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm
Mount Nebo State Park, 16728 West State Hwy. 155, Dardanelle, AR 72834 Phone: 479-229-3655
Admission: Free
Meeting Place: Large Pavilion 

Are you looking for a way to give back? Are you interested in volunteering? Do you enjoy being outside? Mount Nebo State Park wants you for a new volunteer group. We want input and ideas about the new venture! Join park staff and other volunteers at a town-hall type meeting to discuss starting a volunteer group, potential projects, and what direction the volunteer group should go.


WILDFLOWER WEEKEND 2019

Friday, April 5th, 2019 from 8:30 am to 7:00 pm
Petit Jean State Park, 1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road, Morrilton, AR 72110 Phone: 501-727-5441 
Admission: Free
Meeting Place: Various Sites Parkwide 

Discover a host of colorful wildflowers that make Petit Jean State Park their home! Family-friendly wildflower talks, guided walks, and other programs are offered. Contact the park for a schedule.

WILDFLOWER WEEKEND - THE SIGNS OF SPRING

Saturday, April 6th, 2019 from 9:00 to 9:30 am
Petit Jean State Park, 1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road, Morrilton, AR 72110 Phone: 501-727-5441
Admission: Free
Meeting Place: Demonstration Area 

Join Park Interpreter Carrie to discover the signs of spring at Petit Jean State Park! We will be listening to the sounds of springtime and observing the many kinds of flowers and wildlife that come with the newness of life.

WILDFLOWER WEEKEND - BEAR CAVE HIKE

Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 11:00 am to 11:45 am
Petit Jean State Park, 1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road, Morrilton, AR 72110 Phone: 501-727-5441
Admission: Free
Meeting Place: Bear Cave Trailhead 

Join Park Interpreter Carrie on a 1/2-mile hike that will wind through sandstone boulders. Please wear sturdy shoes and bring along water.

WILDFLOWER WEEKEND - ROCK HOUSE CAVE HIKE

Saturday, April 6th, 2019 from 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm
Petit Jean State Park, 1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road, Morrilton, AR 72110 Phone: 501-727-5441
Admission: Free
Meeting Place: Rock House Cave Parking Area 

Meet Park Interpreter Carrie to hike to the park’s archeology site, Rock House Cave. We will view American Indian rock art. This hike is ¼-mile long. Please wear sturdy shoes and bring along water.

WILDFLOWER WEEKEND - BIRDS, BLOOMS, AND BUTTERFLIES STROLL

Sunday, April 7th, 2019 from 11:00 to 11:40 am
Petit Jean State Park, 1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road, Morrilton, AR 72110 Phone: 501-727-5441 
Admission: Free
Meeting Place: Visitor Center Exhibit Room 

Meet Park Interpreter Carrie for a short, easy walk nearby to look for some signs of the season – songbirds, wildflowers, and spring butterflies. Feel free to bring binoculars if you have them.

WILDFLOWER WEEKEND - WILDFLOWER HIKE TO CEDAR FALLS

Sunday, April 7th, 2019 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Petit Jean State Park, 1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road, Morrilton, AR 72110 Phone: 501-727-5441 
Admission: Free
Meeting Place: Mather Lodge Breezeway 

From carpet rocks to iron formations to many small waterfalls, Cedar Creek Trail is one of the most fascinating areas of Petit Jean State Park. Join Park Interpreter Carrie to discover some of the animals, plants, and natural forces that can be found along this beautiful, scenic trail. This moderately difficult trail is a 1 ¼-mile loop. Please wear sturdy shoes and bring plenty of water.

WILDFLOWER WEEKEND - CEDAR FALLS OVERLOOK

Sunday, April 7th, 2019 from 6:00 to 6:30 pm
Petit Jean State Park, 1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road, Morrilton, AR 72110 Phone: 501-727-5441 
Admission: Free
Meeting Place: Cedar Falls Overlook Parking Lot 

Join Park Interpreter Carrie to take a nice stroll to the Cedar Falls Overlook. On the way we will be spotting wildflowers from the boardwalk. This is an easy stroll that is about 1/4-mile long. Be sure to wear sturdy shoes and bring water.


That's it for this edition. All of us at the Tabatha Davis Team invite you to have a safe and fun weekend. Spend it with someone you love.

#ItsMoreThanRealEstate

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