Calendar of Events

This is a listing of activities of interest to residents of Southeast Arkansas. Anyone who would like to submit entries for consideration may do so in writing to the Entertainment Calendar, P.O. Box 6469, Pine Bluff, Ark., 71611. Since all activities are subject to change, it would be wise to confirm the activity with the sponsoring organization.


7 — The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 Main St., will host its monthly music series, Live@5, from 5-7 p.m. Charlotte Taylor & Gypsy Rain will perform. Cost of the evening is $5 for members and $10 for non-members.

8 — Old Town Theatres Centre will present “An Evening of Dining — Broadway, Jazz and Patsy Cline,” featuring Kayce Glasse, at the Pine Bluff Country Club, 1100 Country Club Lane. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. and the show will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $45 per person and must be purchased in advance. Tickets may be purchased by mailing a check to Old Town Theatres Centre Inc., P.O. Box 8268, Pine Bluff, AR 71611; or by calling 870-535-2646.

8 — Delta Rivers Nature Center in Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Regional Park will host its Sporting Collectibles Show from 9 a.m. to noon. Participants will have the opportunity to buy, sell or trade old hunting and fishing gear (decoys, calls, archery equipment, lures, rods and reels, shell boxes, etc.). Firearms are prohibited. Admission is free. For more information, call the Nature Center at 870-534-0011.

8 — The Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Chapter of the AM&N/UAPB National Alumni Association is pleased to announce its 2012 Alumni Tailgate Party and Round Up. This event will be held from 4 p.m. until game time on the lawn of Golden Lion Stadium in front of the student entrance. For more information, contact the event chairman Timothy Wallace at 870-413-0337.

9 — The September meeting of the Pine Bluff Art League will be held from 2-4 p.m. at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Services Building, 211 W. Third Ave. The guest speaker will be Marlene Gremillion, an artist from Hot Springs Village. Members are reminded to bring a piece of art for the “Artist of the Month” selection. Refreshments will be served and the public is invited to hear and watch Gremillion at work. Visitors are asked to use the Third Avenue entrance.

9 — The Unified Christian Alliance Inc., will host a scholarship fundraiser at 3 p.m. at the Arkansas River Education Service Co-op, 916 W. Sixth Ave. A $7 donation is requested.

15 — The Wabbaseka Scattterfest will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Wabbaseka Community Park. Guests will include Anthony Jackson, Heavenly Hearts, Johnson Family, Angels of Christ, Virtuous, Gwen & Nu-Vision, Melvin Crockett, Revelation, Tina Crawford, Tanya Brooks, Southeast Arkansas Mass Choir, Witnezz and others.

15 — Novel T’s Custom Screen Printing and Ad Specialty Gallery, ARORA and the Major Taylor Cycling Club will host the annual Tour de Bluff Bike Fun Day from 7 a.m. to noon on the parking lot of The Pines mall behind Sears. The event will feature a Pine Bluff-to-Altheimer 21.5-mile road race, distance rides, bicycle safety information for kids and adults, and sporty bicycle maneuver demos by Tony from Tony’s Radical Sportz. For more information, call Novel T’s at 870-534-0233.

24-29 — The Southeast Arkansas District Fair and Rodeo will kick off in Pine Bluff. Gates will open to the general public at noon during fair week. The downtown street parade will be held Sept. 24 at 4:45 p.m. Sept. 25 and Sept. 27-29 will be designated “Armband Nights” from 6 to 10 p.m. Sept. 27 will also be Student and Senior Citizens Day and the Gospel Music Talent Show will be held at 6:30 p.m. Everybody’s Talent Show will begin at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 28 and “Midnite Madness” will be held from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. The Southeast Arkansas District Talent Show finals is scheduled for Sept. 29 at 6:30 p.m. The rodeo, sponsored by the Arkansas Rodeo Association, will take place Sept. 27-29 beginning at 7:30 p.m. daily. The crowning of the Rodeo Queen will be held Sept. 29. For more information, call Hestand Stadium at 870-535-2900.