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.
26-31 — Good Faith Carr United Methodist Church, 3703 Ryburn Road, will host its third annual Pumpkin Patch on the church’s front lawn. There will be pumpkins and gourds for sale, crafts, face/pumpkin painting, hay rides and refreshments. The patch will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. Limited group times for school groups, daycare centers and others are welcome by appointment. For more information, call 870-879-3360.
26 — The Progressive Chapter of American Business Women’s Association will host its Fall Scholarship Auction at 6:30 p.m., at White Hall City Hall. Items in included in the auction will be restaurant gift certificates, hunting supplies, arts, quilts, clothing store gift certificates, jewelry and much more. The proceeds from the auction will benefit scholarships for young ladies from Pine Bluff and White Hall. To donate or for more information, call 870-489-0047 or 870-536-6500
26-27 — The 10th annual “Boo on the Bayou” will be held at the Delta Rivers Nature Center in Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Regional Park from 6 to 9 p.m. Enjoy games, crafts, face painting and animal program, plus a half-mile “Haunted Trail”. Participants are encouraged to bring a flashlight and come in costume. Admission is free. Food and drink will be available. For more information, call the Nature Center at 870-534-0011.
31 — The Pine Bluff Symphony Notables will hold their annual membership luncheon at the Pine Bluff Country Club at noon. Seating will begin at 11:30 a.m. Luncheon tickets are $35 and must be purchased in advance from any Notables board member or by calling the PBSO at 870-536-7666. Pre-paid tables of eight may be reserved by calling the PBSO.
2 — John Good and Friends will perform during Live@5 at the Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 Main St., from 5-7 p.m. Cost of the evening is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. The event is sponsored by M.K. Distributors.
10 — The Old Town Theatres Centre will present a dinner theatre with Lawrence Sullivan in Richard Bach’s, “Jonathan Livingston Seagull”, at the Pine Bluff Country Club. Dinner will begin at 6 p.m., and the show will begin at 7:30. Tickets are $45 per person and must be purchased in advance. The deadline to purchase tickets is Nov. 7. Checks should be mailed to Old Town Theatres Centre, P.O. Box 8268, Pine Bluff, Ark., 71611 or call 870-535-2646.
16 — The Jefferson County Extension Homemakers will sponsor a workshop, “Little Dresses for Africa” from 9 a.m. to noon in the conference room at the Jefferson County Cooperative Extension Service, 500 S. Idaho St. Pre-registration is required. To pre-register for the workshop or for more information, call Mary Ann Kizer, Jefferson County family and consumer sciences agent and EHC adviser, at 870-534-1033, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
19 — The Jefferson County Extension Homemakers will sponsor a “Chenille Snowman” workshop from 9 a.m. to noon in the conference room at the Jefferson County Cooperative Extension Service, 500 S. Idaho St. Pre-registration is required. A complete list of supplies needed for this workshop will be available at the Extension office on Nov. 12. To pre-register for the workshop or for more information, call Mary Ann Kizer, Jefferson County family and consumer sciences agent and EHC adviser, at 870-534-1033, or e-mail email@example.com.