Weekender

It may be a quiet fall weekend in Fayetteville but there is still plenty for residents to get up to.

Friday

For the live sports lovers, The Arkansas Razorback Volleyball team will face off against Texas A&M at 7 p.m. in Barnhill Arena. UA students get in for free, and tickets for non-students, at $5, must be purchased in advance

Fayetteville favorites, Goose, will play at George’s Majestic Lounge at 9 p.m. Tickets, available online, start at $12.

Saturday

For those looking to spend the evening inside, the Arkansas Razorbacks will be in the Swamp on Saturday night to take on the Florida Gators. The game starts at 6 p.m. and will be broadcast on ESPN.

There’s a chance of rain on Saturday and who knows, it may be purple. There will be a Prince tribute show at George’s Majestic Lounge at 8:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:30 and tickets start at $15.

‘Tis almost the season to be jolly, and the 2nd Annual NWA Holiday Market is the perfect place to start stocking up on gifts. For a $5 donation at the door to the Children's Safety Center of Washington County, attendees will be able to visit over 150 booths of gifts, decorations, clothes and more. The event will be at the NWA Convention Center in Springdale from 9 a.m.- 6 p.m.

Sunday

Take it easy Sunday with a stroll through Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art or Nick Cave’s “Until” exhibit at The Momentary in Bentonville. The exhibit explores gender, race and gun violence in America through interactive and mixed-media art.

For those wanting to stay in Fayetteville, wrap up the weekend with the smooth country stylings of Dale Stokes at Six Twelve Coffeehouse and Bar on West Wedington Drive.

Abbi Ross is the Editor in Chief of the Arkansas Traveler, where she previously worked as senior staff reporter.

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