Museum openings, another performance of the classics by the Fort Smith Symphony, a “Musical Folly” with pianos and children, and a lecture by Hannibal Johnson are key events on the Fort Smith area calendar for January and early February.
More than 150 people bundled up in dressy layers Saturday morning (Jan. 12), combating the cold with dress shirts, bowties, suits, formal dresses paired with leggings and plenty of top hats before taking a 3.1 mile run in Rogers around the VIllage on the Creeks.
With the threat of rain and cold temperatures, few citizens came out to watch the Martin Luther King Parade on Saturday (Jan. 12). The 15th annual parade began at 2 p.m. and is the kick-off of community events that will include awarding scholarships to area college students.
What could one do if bored today? How about run a 5K, 10K, or a 15K at Lake Fort Smith? Despite the cooler temperatures and a few snow flurries early Saturday morning (Jan. 5), 60 runners came out to run.
FAYETTEVILLE – Families and friends chatted quietly in the soft glow of the early morning sunlight, painting faces, straightening tutus, adjusting Santa hats and pulling up candy cane stockings as Christmas carols swooned in the background.
A mountain of toys was collected on Thursday (Dec. 13) as guests filled the Movie Lounge in Fort Smith for the first ever Jingle Bell Ball. Benefitting the River Valley Toys for Tots program, the event helped round up hundreds of Christmas gifts for area children and teenagers in need.