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Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner

November, 22 2014

Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner at Abbott Baptist Church on Saturday November 22, 2014 from 5-7PM....

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Western Arkansas Ballet Hosts Annual Sugar Plum Fairy Tea

Western Arkansas Ballet Hosts Annual Sugar Plum Fairy Tea

November, 23 2014

The Sugar Plum Fairy requests the honor of your presence at the Sugar Plum Fairy Tea Sunday, November...

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UAFS Holiday Lighting Ceremony

UAFS Holiday Lighting Ceremony

November, 25 2014

The annual lighting ceremony will take place outside of the Stubblefield Center, where the audience can view the campus adorned with holiday decorations. The ceremony will take place between the UAFS women’s and men’s basketball games, which occur at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. respectively. Vocalists will perform live seasonal music, and hot chocolate will be served. After the ceremony, audience members can walk around campus and view the lighting.

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University of Arkansas Season

University of Arkansas Season's Greetings Concert

December, 01 2014

There’s no better way to kick off the holiday season than with the UAFS Season’s Greetings Concert, featuring live performances of your favorite holiday hits by the Symphonic Band, Choral Ensembles, Jazz Catz, and special guests.

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Gift of the Magi

Gift of the Magi

December, 03 2014

A couple’s perfect gifts have unexpected costs in this romantic comedy narrated by carolers.

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The Fort Smith Symphony presents Spontaneous Christmas

The Fort Smith Symphony presents Spontaneous Christmas

December, 06 2014

This is a very special Christmas concert indeed! Celebrate the holidays with the “world premiere” orchestral performance of Spontaneous Christmas composed and arranged by contemporary violin great, Doug Cameron.

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Fort Smith Trolley Museum

Fort Smith Trolley Museum's Annual Polar Express

December, 06 2014

Children and their families enjoy a reading of Chris Van Allsburg’s classic Christmas story, The Polar...

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Amish Farms: Lighting up the Season

December, 12 2014

Traditions are always good to keep up and our annual visit to an Amish Farm for lunch with all the trimmings...

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Winter Campfire Fun

Winter Campfire Fun

December, 12 2014

Enjoy a brisk night by the campfire as we share local tales, and play a few campfire games. Fun for all...

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Christmas Honors

Christmas Honors

December, 12 2014

On Saturday, December 13, 2014 citizens of the Greater Fort Smith Region are invited to help honor the...

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Fort Smith Museum of History - Christmas Open House

Fort Smith Museum of History - Christmas Open House

December, 13 2014

Welcome the holidays with the Fort Smith Museum of History. Enjoy cookies, hot chocolate and free museum admission before or after the Fort Smith Christmas Parade. Learn the history of the city as you enjoy the tradition of Open House and the Christmas Parade.

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Open House Holiday Celebration at the Fort

Open House Holiday Celebration at the Fort

December, 13 2014

Christmas holds special significance for this city. The soldiers who established Fort Smith arrived on...

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Western Arkansas Ballet 29th Annual Production of The Nutcracker

Western Arkansas Ballet 29th Annual Production of The Nutcracker

December, 13 2014

The Western Arkansas Ballet 28th Annual Production of The Nutcracker cast is made up of over 95 area...

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Fort Smith Vintage Flea Market

Fort Smith Vintage Flea Market

December, 13 2014

If you love treasure hunting, then you're going to love the Fort Smith Flea Market! Come shop and explore vintage merchandise, antiques, collectibles, memorabilia, books, magazines, coins and so much more in over 100 booths. Bring your friends and have some fun! Interested in being a vender? Booth space is $45! ADMISSION: Adults: $2.00, Children 6-12: $1, Children Under 6 Free - PARKING: Free

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74th Annual Fort Smith Christmas Parade

74th Annual Fort Smith Christmas Parade

December, 13 2014

Kick off the holiday season with the sights and sounds of the Fort Smith Christmas Parade! Festive floats;...

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Lecture on James McNeill Whistler

Lecture on James McNeill Whistler

December, 18 2014

Dr. Henry Rinne will be giving a lecture at the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum on our exhibition, An...

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Fort Smith Mayor’s Countdown to 2015

Fort Smith Mayor’s Countdown to 2015

December, 31 2014

The Fort Smith Convention Center & Mayor Sandy Sanders proudly presents the Fort Smith Mayor’s Countdown to 2015 on December 31, 2014. This family fun night New Year’s Eve event will be held at the Fort Smith Convention Center in the First National Bank of Fort Smith Exhibit Halls A, B and C located at 800 Rogers Avenue Fort Smith, AR. The party begins at 8:00 PM and lasts through 12:00 – Mid-night. This is a fun-for-all-ages, non-alcoholic festive event that promises enjoyment for the entire family!

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Christmas Honors Wreath Pick-Up/Storage

Christmas Honors Wreath Pick-Up/Storage

January, 03 2015

Christmas Honors Wreath Pick-Up/Storage. Fort Smith National Cemetery and Fort Smith Convention Center Exhibit Hall B. Meet at the Fort Smith Convention Center for Plans.55 South 7th Street - Fort Smith, AR 72901

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Fort Smith to Winslow A&M Winter Excursions

Fort Smith to Winslow A&M Winter Excursions

January, 10 2015

Enjoy a 4 hour scenic round trip from Fort Smith to Winslow aboard one of our vintage passenger cars....

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Arkansas Tackle, Hunting & Boat Show

Arkansas Tackle, Hunting & Boat Show

January, 16 2015

If you love the outdoors then this show is for you! Get new and updated products at this show before they ever hit the public market. Find out the latest fishing/hunting techniques from the pros and get the products of their success. Great fun for the whole family.

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Fort Smith to Winslow A&M Winter Excursions

Fort Smith to Winslow A&M Winter Excursions

January, 17 2015

Enjoy a 4 hour scenic round trip from Fort Smith to Winslow aboard one of our vintage passenger cars....

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Fee Free Day - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Fee Free Day - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January, 19 2015

Come visit the Fort Smith National Historic Site for free on Martin Luther King Jr. Day!

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“Loosen Up with Aquamedia Painting”: It’s like 4 years of Art School!

“Loosen Up with Aquamedia Painting”: It’s like 4 years of Art School!

January, 21 2015

Robert Burridge’s popular “Loosen Up” workshops nurture individual success and personal enrichment with...

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The Fort Smith Symphony presents French Impressions Scottish Landscapes

The Fort Smith Symphony presents French Impressions Scottish Landscapes

January, 24 2015

The great composers had the ability to create unique worlds of sounds all their own. Ravel’s impressionistic...

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Fort Smith to Winslow A&M Winter Excursions

Fort Smith to Winslow A&M Winter Excursions

January, 24 2015

Enjoy a 4 hour scenic round trip from Fort Smith to Winslow aboard one of our vintage passenger cars....

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River Valley Bridal Extravaganza

River Valley Bridal Extravaganza

January, 25 2015

The Bridal Extravaganza will have vendors, cake decorators, formal wear, jewelry, make-up and caterers....

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Dancing Pros Live

Dancing Pros Live

January, 28 2015

The World’s finest dancers battle it out live on the stage and the audience picks the winner! Singers...

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Opening Reception: Apron Strings: Ties to the Past

Opening Reception: Apron Strings: Ties to the Past

January, 29 2015

Come join us at the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum on January 29, 2015 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm for the opening...

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Apron Strings: Ties to the Past

Apron Strings: Ties to the Past

January, 30 2015

Although taken for granted by many social and art historians, the apron is the subject of a fascinating...

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Fort Smith to Winslow A&M Winter Excursions

Fort Smith to Winslow A&M Winter Excursions

January, 31 2015

Enjoy a 4 hour scenic round trip from Fort Smith to Winslow aboard one of our vintage passenger cars....

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Fort Smith to Winslow A&M Winter Excursions

Fort Smith to Winslow A&M Winter Excursions

February, 07 2015

Enjoy a 4 hour scenic round trip from Fort Smith to Winslow aboard one of our vintage passenger cars....

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Fort Smith to Winslow A&M Winter Excursions

Fort Smith to Winslow A&M Winter Excursions

February, 14 2015

Enjoy a 4 hour scenic round trip from Fort Smith to Winslow aboard one of our vintage passenger cars....

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Fort Smith to Winslow A&M Winter Excursions

Fort Smith to Winslow A&M Winter Excursions

February, 21 2015

Enjoy a 4 hour scenic round trip from Fort Smith to Winslow aboard one of our vintage passenger cars....

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Fort Smith to Winslow A&M Winter Excursions

Fort Smith to Winslow A&M Winter Excursions

February, 28 2015

Enjoy a 4 hour scenic round trip from Fort Smith to Winslow aboard one of our vintage passenger cars....

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Fort Smith to Winslow A&M Winter Excursions

Fort Smith to Winslow A&M Winter Excursions

March, 07 2015

Enjoy a 4 hour scenic round trip from Fort Smith to Winslow aboard one of our vintage passenger cars....

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Fort Smith to Winslow A&M Winter Excursions

Fort Smith to Winslow A&M Winter Excursions

March, 14 2015

Enjoy a 4 hour scenic round trip from Fort Smith to Winslow aboard one of our vintage passenger cars....

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Fort Smith to Winslow A&M Winter Excursions

Fort Smith to Winslow A&M Winter Excursions

March, 21 2015

Enjoy a 4 hour scenic round trip from Fort Smith to Winslow aboard one of our vintage passenger cars....

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Civil War in the West

April, 08 2015

Join Tom Wing, UAFS assistant-professor and director of the Drennen Scott House on a 3-day tour of battle...

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The Fort Smith Symphony presents The music of Ray Charles

The Fort Smith Symphony presents The music of Ray Charles

April, 18 2015

The Fort Smith Symphony's celebration of Ray Charles, an American force of nature, begins with classic...

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The Fort Smith Symphony presents Fate and the Phoenix

The Fort Smith Symphony presents Fate and the Phoenix

May, 16 2015

Beethoven and Stravinsky were both pivotal figures in the history of music. The gripping “Da-Da-Da-Duuuum” of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony pushed open the doors to the Romantic era. Stravinsky blazed the musical trail with modern sounds often as mysterious and fiery as the Firebird herself. Enjoy these two thrilling cornerstones of concert music live in a way no recording can duplicate! This outstanding closing concert of the season also features the amazing Vienna based, Bulgarian violinist Bojidara Kouzmanova performing violin show stoppers.

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Energetic Still-Life Painting & How to Market Your Art: Workshop by Qiang Huang

November, 04 2015

This workshop will take place at the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum on November 4 – 6, 2015, 10:00 am...

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