Weekender

Friday

Comedians NWA will host the Southtown Comedy Night this Friday at Nomads in Fayetteville, featuring Kyle Pogue and Jacob Erdman. The stand-up comedy show starts at 8:30 p.m. and tickets are $5 at the door.

Starting Oct. 25, Black Apple Bistro, in Springdale will change their hours to 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays, and offer a new menu featuring small bites from Briar Rose bakery and sandwiches with non-alcoholic drinks that lasts Friday through Sunday.

Tacos 4 Life fans and Camp War Eagle families have the chance to help pack 400,000 meals for food insecure children. Registration is now open for the NWA Mobile Food Pack, Friday from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Doctor Sleep, the sequel to Stephen King’s book turned movie, The Shining, opens Friday. Doctor Sleep follows a grown up Danny still haunted by his time at the Overlook Hotel when he was a kid. The movie is rated R and tickets start at $9.99.

Saturday

The Bentonville Diva Fest, benefitting the NWA Women’s Shelter, will take place Saturday night at the Meteor Guitar Gallery from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Tickets are $15 to $20 and the doors open at 6:30 p.m. The band Divas on Fire is headlining the festival.

The 11th Annual Veteran’s Day Memorial 5k will start Saturday morning at 8 a.m. The race begins near the entrance of the Fayetteville National Cemetery. Entry for runners is $30 plus the online entry form, registration is from 6 to 7:30.

Every Saturday in November, downtown Springdale will have its Jingle Dale Christmas shopping from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. There will be special deals, goodies and the chance to win prizes each Saturday.

Bambis will host the Good Time House Show on Saturday night from 6:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. off of East Huntsville Road. The show will feature Rickshaw Billies Burger Patrol, Jess Harp and The Harpbreakers, Mouton and Bambis. While there is no entry fee, a $5 donation is suggested.

Sunday

Core Brewing & Distilling Company encourages dog owners to stop by the Core Brewery Taproom Dog Park every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m to get $1 off their first pint. 

Maxine’s Tap Room will host Live at Maxine’s this Sunday from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. The show will feature classic rock band The Damn Neighbors teamed up with singer/songwriter Adam Cox for a new project called Leonard Cox and the Maybe Nobody’s. The show is free to the public.

The Diwali Celebration, hosted by the Friends of India, will be from 4:30-8:30 p.m. at the Faulkner Performing Arts Center. Diwali is the festival of lights and is the largest event hosted by the Friends of India. Tickets are $12 for non-students and free for all UA students.

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