Weekender

MUSIC

Springtime of Youth

Kesha, Pusha T, Smallpools, Jerles and Witchsister will perform in Fayetteville this weekend at the 2019 Springtime of Youth Music Festival, presented by the UA Headliners Concert Committee. The music festival will start at 3:30 p.m. April 27 at the Washington County Fairgrounds, 2537 N. McConnell Ave. Tickets are $30 and free for UA students while tickets are still available. A full list of information about festival rules can be found here.

Santana

The American rock musician Santana, who is notorious for his 1969 Woodstock music festival performance, will perform at 7:30 p.m. April 28 at the Walmart AMP, 5079 W. Northgate Road. Tickets start at around $43.

The Mixtapes Present: Nothing But Nirvana

Singers Jason Nunn and Johnny Shelton will honor the work of Kurt Cobain when doors open at 8:30 p.m. until 12:30 a.m. April 26 at George’s Majestic Lounge, 519 W. Dickson St. The event is open to the public 18 years and older, and tickets start at $12.

MOVIES

“Avengers: Endgame”

In the final installation of the Marvel movies, the remaining Avengers–Thor, Black Widow, Captain America and Bruce Banner–must figure out how to bring back their allies to defeat the evil demigod, Thanos. The movie will premiere April 25. Depending on the time, tickets are around $11 for adults and $9 for students at Malco Razorback Cinema and around $11 for adults and $10 for students at AMC Fiesta Square 12.

EVENTS

Plant Sale at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks

To kickoff the spring season, the 2019 Annual Plant Sale will take place at The Botanical Garden of the Ozarks this weekend. The sale will be open for Garden members 5-8 p.m. April 26 and open to the public 8 a.m.-12 p.m. April 27 at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, 4703 N. Crossover Road. There is no admission fee for the April 27 event, but cash and checks are required to purchase merchandise from vendors.

An Evening with Khaled Hosseini

New York Times Best Selling Author Khaled Hosseini will speak about his books, including “The Kite Runner,” 7-8 p.m. April 26 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., and although the event is open to the public, seats will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Guests are encouraged to park at the Church of Christ parking lot and City of Fayetteville parking lot and await a shuttle to take them to the library.

Running of the Hogs

University Recreation, the Arkansas Alumni Association and the Student Alumni Association will partner to bring the second annual Running of the Hogs 5k and 10k races beginning at 9 a.m. for the 5k and 9:15 a.m. for the 10k April 27 at parking Lot 60, 1301 W. Leroy Pond Drive. Tickets for adults to run in the 5k start at $20 for non-members and $18 for Arkansas Alumni members. Tickets for adults to run in the 10k are $25 for non-members and $23 for Arkansas Alumni members.

Baseball: Arkansas v. Missouri

The Razorback baseball team will take on the Tennessee Volunteers in a three-game weekend series starting at 6:30 p.m. April 26 at Baum-Walker Stadium, 1255 S. Razorback Road. Tickets start at $12 for non-students and are free for students with their student ID.

Leen Abochale is a staff reporter for the Arkansas Traveler, where she has been a staff reporter since February 2019.

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