10 Years Of The X
Fayetteville radio station 104.9 The X will host a street party beginning at 5:30 p.m. today on Dickson Street between West Avenue and School Street to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the station. Local rockers A Good Fight will join touring bands Paper Tongues, Civil Twilight, Neon Trees and Me Talk Pretty. This will be one hard rockin’ show and it’s free!
Gulley Park Free Concerts
Fayetteville’s Gulley Park free summer concert series continues this week with a performance by reggae star and Fayetteville native Joseph Israel at 7 p.m. tonight. Next Thursday night, July 15, award-winning singer-songwriter Sarah Hughes, who currently calls Fayetteville home, will perform with her band. Hughes’ show was originally scheduled for June 24, but was moved to next week. That show will have a 7 p.m. start time, too. Bring seating and a picnic or buy food at the concert. The final show of the summer will be the Ben Miller Band at 7 p.m. July 29. The Joplin, Mo., trio features slide guitar, washboard and washtub bass.
Third Friday Twilight Walk
How long has it been since you’ve been to Rogers? We’re not talking about the new shopping destinations on I-540, but the beautiful historic downtown part of the town. If you haven’t been in awhile get out on Friday night for Third Friday Twilight Walk, an outdoor event, with food, drink, art exhibits, entertainment and fun for all ages. The theme for this month’s event is “Summer in the City” and many of the unique downtown businesses will be open. Downtown Rogers boasts art galleries, flea markets, vintage book stores, antique shops, restaurants, coffeehouses, an old-fashioned candy store and lots more small businesses. Activities take place between 5 and 9 p.m.