Full Calendar of Events


Selections from the Permanent Collection

August, 22 2014

This exhibition will highlight new acquisitions of the RAM Permanent Collection that include works by...

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Rock the River for Hanna House

Rock the River for Hanna House

August, 23 2014

Arkansas’ Largest Annual Christian Music Festival! Nearly twenty artists from across the nation will take the stage as they “rock for life” in order to raise awareness and financial support for Hannah House. Headlining this year's festival is Building 429. Also scheduled is Disciple, Manafest, and Manic Drive with many more national and local artists to be announced over the next few months.

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Hunter Education Course

Hunter Education Course

August, 23 2014

The course teaches fundamentals of safe and responsible hunting, is free and open to all ages. Anyone...

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Fort Smith Vintage Flea Market

Fort Smith Vintage Flea Market

August, 23 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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Annual Ice Cream Social

Annual Ice Cream Social

August, 31 2014

The Fort Smith Museum of History's Annual Ice Cream Social is an end of summer tradition. The Sunday...

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Konsplosion 2014

Konsplosion 2014

September, 12 2014

"A joining of Forces!" A one of a Kind Convention! Gaming, Guests, Panels, Vendors, Stage Shows and...

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Star Party

September, 12 2014

The north side of Wells Lake on the Nature Center grounds will be transformed into an outdoor observatory....

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Great Arkansas Clean-Up

Great Arkansas Clean-Up

September, 13 2014

Come out and take part in the statewide Great Arkansas Clean-Up, locally. Join the staff as we help clean...

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"Race for Recovery" 5k Timed Race and 1mile Fun Run

"Race for Recovery" 5k Timed Race and 1mile Fun Run

September, 13 2014

Fun Run for a good cause! Please join Harbor House, Inc., the Region #4 Prevention Provider, in celebrating...

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Wild Edible Plants

Wild Edible Plants

September, 16 2014

Join us to learn about which plants areedible and where to find them in Arkansas. Charles Griffith has...

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Slpendor in the Grass

Slpendor in the Grass

September, 18 2014

This adaptation of the 1961 movie takes place in a small Midwestern town in the late 1920s. A young,...

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40/29 Fort Smith Women’s Living Expo

40/29 Fort Smith Women’s Living Expo

September, 20 2014

The Women's Living Expos are all about fashion, beauty, health, home, food, entertaining, fitness, makeovers,...

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Hunter Education Course

Hunter Education Course

September, 20 2014

The course teaches fundamentals of safe and responsible hunting, is free and open to all ages. Anyone...

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Belle Grove Historic District Walking Tour

Belle Grove Historic District Walking Tour

September, 21 2014

Truly step back in time with the Clayton House’s walking tour through one of Arkansas’ oldest neighborhoods. Fort Smith’s Layout 1Belle Grove Historic District boasts the largest variety of Victorian architectural styles of any historic district in the state, and is one of the most diverse districts in the nation.

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“Fall” in Love with Plein Air Painting: A Workshop for Every Artist

“Fall” in Love with Plein Air Painting: A Workshop for Every Artist

September, 24 2014

This workshop will be given by artist John Lasater IV at the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum, September...

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Fab Five National Hunting and Fishing Day

Fab Five National Hunting and Fishing Day

September, 27 2014

Compete in our 8th annual National Hunting and Fishing Day events. Free!!! All ages are invited to join,...

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Nightfall with Edgar Allen Poe

Nightfall with Edgar Allen Poe

October, 02 2014

Four tales the author thought to be his best. Enter the mind of Poe, and check your heart at the door. (Off season show not part of season ticket)

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Opening Reception: An American in Venice: James McNeill Whistler and His Legacy

Opening Reception: An American in Venice: James McNeill Whistler and His Legacy

October, 02 2014

Come join us at the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum on October 2, 2014 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm for the opening...

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An American in Venice: James McNeill Whistler and His Legacy

An American in Venice: James McNeill Whistler and His Legacy

October, 03 2014

In 1879 American artist James McNeill Whistler arrived in Italy with a commission from the Fine Arts...

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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkoma Red Shoe Shindig

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkoma Red Shoe Shindig

October, 03 2014

“Who’s that in the great red shoes?” It will be the question on everyone’s lips as masked guests mingle...

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Massard Prairie Battlefield 150th Commemoration

Massard Prairie Battlefield 150th Commemoration

October, 04 2014

Come and watch the Civil War re-enactors as they portray the lives of the Cavalry Soldiers during the...

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Astronomy Day

Astronomy Day

October, 04 2014

The Arkansas Oklahoma Astronomical Society members will give astronomy talks and presentations and you...

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Herman Udouj Memorial Trail Dedication

Herman Udouj Memorial Trail Dedication

October, 04 2014

The Hardwood Tree Museum will be hosting its dedication and official opening of the Herman Udouj Memorial...

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The 2014 International Blues Challenge

The 2014 International Blues Challenge

October, 04 2014

Show your talent! Neumeier's Rib Room and The Fort Smith Riverfront Blues Society presents The 2014 International...

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Belle Grove Historic District Walking Tour

Belle Grove Historic District Walking Tour

October, 05 2014

Truly step back in time with the Clayton House’s walking tour through one of Arkansas’ oldest neighborhoods. Fort Smith’s Layout 1Belle Grove Historic District boasts the largest variety of Victorian architectural styles of any historic district in the state, and is one of the most diverse districts in the nation.

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L2: Learn - Lead

October, 10 2014

Learn from the very best at L2: Learn – Lead, the half-day simulcast designed to lift your vision as...

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Evening on the Arkansas River

October, 10 2014

Take part in this casual tour to view the river at dark. This will be a short one hour stroll along the...

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Hunter Education Course

Hunter Education Course

October, 11 2014

The course teaches fundamentals of safe and responsible hunting, is free and open to all ages. Anyone...

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Judge Parker

Judge Parker's Birthday Celebration

October, 11 2014

Celebrate the birthday of Judge Isaac C. Parker with birthday cake in the soda fountain at the Fort Smith Museum of History. Visit with the famous judge himself, portrayed by Floyd Robison, and Mrs. Parker portrayed by Sue Robison. The Robisons have researched the Parker’s extensively. Free wagon rides also will be available.

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Fort Smith Vintage Flea Market

Fort Smith Vintage Flea Market

October, 11 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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UAFS Choral Ensembles

UAFS Choral Ensembles

October, 14 2014

Choral singing has a recorded history of creating beauty going back to the ancient Greeks, and holds...

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Dutch Oven Lid Lifter

Dutch Oven Lid Lifter

October, 14 2014

Everything tastes better when cooked outdoors. Have a yummy meal cooked before your eyes while learning...

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Belle Grove Historic District Walking Tour

Belle Grove Historic District Walking Tour

October, 19 2014

Truly step back in time with the Clayton House’s walking tour through one of Arkansas’ oldest neighborhoods....

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Trapping Workshop

Trapping Workshop

October, 25 2014

For beginner, intermediate, and advanced trappers. Bring your own lunch, drinks, and chair. Learn about...

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Anything Goes

Anything Goes

October, 27 2014

ALL ABOARD for this saucy and splendid production of ANYTHING GOES winner of three 2011 Tony Awards including...

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Belle Grove Historic District Walking Tour

Belle Grove Historic District Walking Tour

November, 02 2014

Truly step back in time with the Clayton House’s walking tour through one of Arkansas’ oldest neighborhoods. Fort Smith’s Layout 1Belle Grove Historic District boasts the largest variety of Victorian architectural styles of any historic district in the state, and is one of the most diverse districts in the nation.

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Alla Prima Figure Painting: Workshop by David Shevlino

Alla Prima Figure Painting: Workshop by David Shevlino

November, 05 2014

This workshop will take place at the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum on November 5 – 7, 2014 from 10:00...

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Hardwood Tree Museum Day

Hardwood Tree Museum Day

November, 08 2014

This second annual event will feature hands on saw demonstrations, visual presentations about the Ozark...

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A Talent for Murder

A Talent for Murder

November, 13 2014

A wealthy, older, female writer lives in a mansion with her physician, and a valuable art collection...

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Opening Reception: VIVID: Works by Liz Whitney Quisgard

November, 13 2014

Come join us at the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum on November 13, 2014 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm for the opening...

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VIVID: Works by Liz Whitney Quisgard

November, 14 2014

Inspired by Moorish architecture, Navajo textiles, Byzantine mosaics, and the Baroque, Quisgard creates...

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Annual Migration of Bald Eagles to Arkansas

Annual Migration of Bald Eagles to Arkansas

November, 14 2014

Mike Martin, an avid nature and wildlife photographer for over 20 years, will present this power point...

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Hunter Education Course

Hunter Education Course

November, 15 2014

The course teaches fundamentals of safe and responsible hunting, is free and open to all ages. Anyone...

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Fort Smith Vintage Flea Market

Fort Smith Vintage Flea Market

November, 15 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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Belle Grove Historic District Walking Tour

Belle Grove Historic District Walking Tour

November, 16 2014

Truly step back in time with the Clayton House’s walking tour through one of Arkansas’ oldest neighborhoods. Fort Smith’s Layout 1Belle Grove Historic District boasts the largest variety of Victorian architectural styles of any historic district in the state, and is one of the most diverse districts in the nation.

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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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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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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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“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

This workshop will be given by artist Robert Burridge at the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum, January...

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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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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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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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