The Kruth Talks: Aug. 18
The Legacy building in downtown Fayetteville is taking on a tenant who promises to open a blues club. Named Legacy Blues, the establishment will offer local and regional blues and jazz musicians beginning in September. The lounge will also offer a menu of classic American food including steaks, seafood, barbecue, po-boys and more. More information is available at legacyblues.com.
The Washington County Fair will run Aug. 30 to Sept. 3. The opening night, all rides are $2. Sept. 2 arm bands are $25 with a Pepsi can, and on Sept. 3, all arm bands are $20 until 3 p.m. $20 value passes good for one gate pass and armband are available at Harps grocery stores until Aug. 29.
The Benton County Fair started on Wednesday and runs until Aug. 21
at Barron Road off Arkansas 12. The event presents exhibitions of livestock, horticulture, photography and art as well as pageants, bull riding and carnival rides. Admission is $5 for age 7 and older.
The University of Arkansas has waived tuition for Arkansas residents who are 60 years or older. Based on space availability, senior citizens are welcome to apply online on apply.arkansas.edu or by visiting the admissions office. Registration for the fall semester is open until Aug. 19.
SONA Choral Group
The Symphony of Northwest Arkansas is forming a choral group and hosting auditions 1-5 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Bentonville High School Choir Room and 1-5 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Walton Art’s Center McBride Studio in Fayetteville. Participants will need to perform a solo, pitch memory exercises, intervals and scales. To sign up for an audition slot, email Barrett Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hog Man Out
Knile Davis, a junior running back sporting the No. 7 jersey on the Arkansas Razorback football team, suffered a season-ending ankle injury in practice. During the last two seasons, Davis racked up 1,485 rushing yards, 18 touchdowns and caught 21 passes for 140 yards.