The Arkansas State Fair opens at 11 a.m. daily Friday through Oct. 20. Gate admission is $8 for adults, $4 for
children 6-12 and seniors 60 and over, and free for children 5 and under. Fair parking is $5.
Walgreens is the fair’s advance ticket outlet, offering gate admission tickets for $5.99 for adults, and $2.99
for children 6-12 and seniors 60 and over. (Discounted advance tickets are not available on Dollar Day, which is
On Friday, October 11 The Oxford American presents Blues and R&B singer Bobby Rush at South on Main.
Ticketing to Bobby Rush is general admission, and seating for this event is open. There is a limited number
of tables and chairs available on a first-come first-served basis, with the remainder being standing room.
South on Main's full menu of food and drinks will be available. To improve your chances of receiving a seat,
plan to arrive when the doors open at 6 pm.
For those ready to get into the Halloween Spirit, Magic Springs is bringing back its annual "Magic Screams" Halloween Festival for three weekends in October, beginning October 12 and continuing through October 27.
The park will be open 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturdays and 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays. Several of the park's rides will be open including: X-Coaster, The Gauntlet, Wild Thang, Big Bad John, Ozark Mountain Taxi Co., Razorback Roundup (enclosed with black light paint), the Carousel and the kiddie rides.