Weekender

The silence in Fayetteville this weekend is almost deafening in the wake of last weekend's motorcycle rally, but there is still plenty to do on what is supposed to feel like the first fall weekend of the year. The high for Saturday is 80 degrees, before dropping down to a cool 70 degrees on Sunday.

Friday

“Joker” director Todd Phillip’s R-rated take on the classic DC Comics villain premieres Oct. 4. Adult tickets at Malco Razorback Cinema are $11.00 and are $10.96 at AMC Fiesta Square.

The Northwest Arkansas Fashion Week runway shows Oct. 4-5 at Jett Aircraft. Doors open at 6 p.m. and ticket prices range from $30 to $150.

The 11th Annual Fayetteville Film Fest will be Oct. 3-5 in downtown Fayetteville. Feature film passes are $8, student passes are $25 and VIP all-access passes are $80.

Steve Kimock & Friends will be playing at George’s Majestic Lounge Oct. 4-6 and with Mountain of Venus from Oct. 4-5. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. Friday night and 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets prices range from $25 to $30.

Jose Antonio Vargas will be speaking at Crystal Bridges as a part of the Distinguished Lecture Series. Vargas is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Emmy-nominated filmmaker and theatrical producer. Tickets are $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers. The event begins at 7 p.m.

Saturday

JMBLYA 2019 will be Oct. 5 at the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion in Rogers. The festival lineup features Juice Wrld, Playboi Carti, Chief Keef, Murda Beatz and more. Tickets start at $79 and doors open at 1 p.m.

Greedy Goats of NWA will be at Wilson Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. if weather permits. The goats will be on the south side of the park for visitors to come visit.

The first UA swimming and diving meet of the season will be at noon against the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in the HPER Natatorium.

The men’s Razorback Basketball team will time-travel to the ‘80s for a throwback-themed Red-White scrimmage at 3 p.m. in Barnhill Arena. Attendance is free.

Sunday

The 7th Annual NWA Hispanic Heritage Festival will be at the Fayetteville Square. The free event features activities like cultural booths, games, arts and food.

ArtLinks 2019: Live/Work/Art will be held Oct. 6-8 at the Graduate Hotel. Attendees will get the chance to hear about the art initiatives happening around Arkansas.

Crisco Kids, BEWITCHIN’ PØØL, Molasses and The Gebharts will be playing at Backspace in Fayetteville on Oct. 6. Doors open at 8 p.m.

Abbi Ross is a staff reporter for the Arkansas Traveler, where she has been a staff reporter since March 2019.

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