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Birthday Party

October 21 » 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM

North Rotunda

The Great Ladies of Swing

October 21 » 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

For more information about tickets please visit http://www.fortsmithsymphony.org/contact-us/  Concert 2: The Great Ladies of Swing with Dee Daniels   Riverside Furniture Pops Series Gershwin’s greatest hits for full orchestra compliment legendary vocal gems from the Jazz era with international guest artist, Dee Daniels. A high-energy celebration of Americana not to be missed!   Program GERSHWIN: Overture to Funny Face GERSHWIN: Porgy and Bess: Symphonic Picture Songs celebrating the legacy of Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Peggy Lee and Billie Holiday including:…

Earquake! Educational Concert Series

October 23 » 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

For more information about tickets please visit http://www.fortsmithsymphony.org/contact-us/    Zero Mountain Educational Series MONDAY OCT. 23, 2017 9AM, 11AM, & 12:30PM This award-winning educational concert program features exciting music, instrument demonstrations, live video projection, study guides for concert preparation, audience participation and great fun with music. Students will experience the world premiere of Starting Students will experience the world premiere of Starting Five by composer Scott Comanzo, cellist Aidan Mays, the Jolt™ electronic string quartet and members of the Western Arkansas…

30th Annual Taste of Fort Smith

October 24 » 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

For more information please visit their facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Altrusa-International-of-Fort-Smith-Arkansas-163861877071368/ Lunch: 11am - 1pm Dinner: 5pm - 7pm  

First Choice Pregnancy Gala

October 26 » 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

1st Choice Pregnancy Medical Center Gala 2017 Please join us for a night of fun and fundraising. Adults only as seating is limited, dinner is complimentary. For more information, please contact Jessica Kinsey at (479) 484-5244 x4845244 or e-mail jessica@rvpmc.org. https://secure.ministrysync.com/ministrysync/event/home.php?e=14164 Exhibit Hall C

Wedding Reception

October 27 » 8:00 AM - 1:00 AM

Exhibit Hall C

Too Cute To Spook Pageant

October 28 » 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Ready for some Halloween Fun? The signs point to Yes! Bring your boo-tiful Spookster to boogie at Too Cute To Spook! Lots of sweets & treats Crown All Pageant Event - No one goes home empty handed Lots of fun and stress free! *Deadline to enter- October Exhibit Hall A2   Tickets-->http://www.oklahomapageants.com/pages/arkansas.php

2018 Miss Arkansas USA & Miss Arkansas Teen USA

October 28 » 7:00 PM - October 29 » 7:00 PM

Details:  ArcBest Performing Arts Center Saturday October, 28th 7:00 pm --> Preliminary Show Sunday October 29th 7:00 pm --> Coronation Show About: The Miss Arkansas USA competition is the pageant that selects the representative for the state of Arkansas in the Miss USA pageant and the name of the title held by that winner. "We're especially proud of the fact that many contestants each year have never been in a pageant and they find it to be a rewarding and worthwhile experience." Don't miss out…

UAFS – GENTRI: The Gentlemen Trio

October 30 » 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

For tickets or more information please visit their website at http://uafs.universitytickets.com/user_pages/event_listings.asp  GENTRI: The Gentlemen Trio was established in June 2014 and is comprised of three highly trained tenors: Brad Robins, Casey Elliott and Bradley Quinn Lever. Pioneering a signature sound that can only be described as “Cinematic Pop,” the music of GENTRI is transfused with lush, epic orchestrations and rich, dynamic three-part harmonies When? Monday, October 30, 2017 7:30 PM CT Where? ArcBest Performing Arts Center Contact Information For more…

‘Cause for Paws’ – Annual Dinner

November 3 » 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Cause for Paws Annual Dinner November 3, 2017 To adopt an adorable pet or for more information on this great fundraiser please visit their website at http://www.sebastiancountyhumanesociety.org/

UAFS – Cirque Pedal Punk

November 8 » 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Tickets are available at http://uafs.universitytickets.com/user_pages/event_listings.asp  Cirque Mechanics is a premiere American circus, with a unique approach to performance, inspiring storytelling and innovative mechanical staging. Spectacle Magazine hailed it as "The greatest contribution to the American circus since Cirque du Soleil". The show, rooted in realism, displays a raw quality, rarely found in modern circuses, that makes their message timeless and relevant. When? Wednesday, November 8, 2017 7:30 PM CT Where? ArcBest Performing Arts Center Contact Information For more information contact…

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker- CANCELED!!!

November 9 » 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

We're sorry to announce this show has canceled! Please return to your ticket point of purchase for refunds! For tickets please visit https://www.itickets.com/events/383905.html  Thu, Nov 9, 2017 at 7:00 pm Doors at 6:00 pm ArcBest Performing Arts Center 55 South Seventh Street Ft Smith, AR 72901 US Celebrate this Christmas with the experience taking North America by storm! Marking the 25th Anniversary Tour, Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker features over-the-top production and world class Russian artists. Larger than life Puppets,…

Drug Task Force Auction

November 10 » 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Excellent seized property that includes 25+ vehicles & 30+ weapons plus lots of electronics, tools & more! Expect more to be added to this listing and plan to stay the day. Items may be added or removed prior to sale. There will be a fee added to EACH gun for background check. For more information --> http://www.looperauction.com/auction-detail/?auctionGuid=5d23fd9e-ecec-43b9-b77a-8e6e285a6502 Exhibit Hall C

River Valley Feis

November 11 » 7:00 AM - November 12 » 9:00 PM

The Ozark Mountain Feis 2017, hosted by Rince Arkansas and OMIAC, will take place on Sunday, November 12th, 2017 at the Fort Smith Convention Center Auditorium. This is the 2nd feis of the weekend that will take place, as River Valley Feis will take place the day before, the 11th, at the same location. Champs will start first in the morning, followed by grades. THIS IS A BLACKOUT FEIS! Dancers are only permitted to wear black attire. More details as…

Education, Training, & Career Expo

November 14 » 8:00 AM - 9:30 PM

For more information please visit their website at https://www.transitionexpo.com/about-us or you can visit their facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/events/1792280431059251/ Tuesday, November 14 at 7:30 AM - 9:30 PM Details:  Admission: FREE When: Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 Where: Fort Smith Convention Center Opening Ceremony: 8:00 am – 9:00 am Students: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm General Admission: 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm IdeaFame Live Pitch Competition: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm   Transition Expo is the largest education and career placement event in Arkansas. This event connects the…

UAFS – Jazz

November 16 » 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Tickets are available at http://uafs.universitytickets.com/user_pages/event_listings.asp The highly energetic and entertaining Jazz Band delivers top-notch performances of varied repertoire by talented student musicians at UAFS as well as world-renowned guest artists. The award-winning Jazz Catz are one of the Fort Smith area’s outstanding vocal ensembles, having performed with other well-known national groups. When? Thursday, November 16, 2017 7:30 PM CT Where? ArcBest Performing Arts Center Contact Information For more information contact the UAFS Box Office at 479-788-7300 Other Information The ArcBest…

Junk’n with 2 Hip Chicks

November 18 » 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Saturday, November 18 at 9 AM - 4 PM Details We are bringing you over 100 vendors with amazing booths! Boutiques, kid boutiques, salvaged, repurposed furniture, chippy, upcycled, jewelry, handmade, vintage, antiques, one of a kind finds, metal art, home decor, good ole junk and lots more! The first 25 thru the door will get a swag bag full of goodies! (bag values for $50) We are giving away door prizes every 45 minutes! Dont miss this one of a…

UAFS – Martina McBride Christmas Tour

November 26 » 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Tickets are available at http://uafs.universitytickets.com/user_pages/event_listings.asp  Kick off the holiday season with the Martina McBride Christmas Tour. When? Sunday, November 26, 2017 7:30 PM CT Where? First National Exhibit Hall @ FS Conv. Ctr. Contact Information For more information contact the UAFS Box Office at 479-788-7300. Other Information First National Exhibit Hall at the Fort Smith Convention Center is is located at the Fort Smith Convention Center at 800 Rogers Ave  in Fort Smith. *All guests require a ticket, regardless of age.  We…

City of Fort Smith Health Fair 2017

November 28 » 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Exhibit Hall A

UAFS – Season’s Greeting

November 29 » 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Tickets are available at http://uafs.universitytickets.com/user_pages/event_listings.asp Kick off the holiday season in grand style with live performances of your favorite holiday hits by the Symphonic Band, Choral Ensembles, Jazz Catz, and special guests. When? Wednesday, November 29, 2017 7:00 PM CT Where? ArcBest Performing Arts Center Contact Information For more information contact the UAFS Box Office at 479-788-7300 Other Information The ArcBest Performing Arts Center is located at the Fort Smith Convention Center at 55 South 7th Street in Fort Smith.…

An Epic Christmas

December 2 » 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

For more information on tickets please visit http://www.fortsmithsymphony.org/contact-us/   Concert 3: An Epic Christmas Riverside Furniture Pops Series Featuring only the best for the holidays, our Christmas soloists include Don Bailey, Fort Smith Symphony Principal Clarinetist Andrew DeBoer and the Western Arkansas Ballet. A special feature will be truly spectacular music from the epic religious films, The Ten Commandments and Ben-Hur. Buy your tickets early. This concert sells out months in advance. Don Bailey, saxophone Andrew DeBoer, clarinet Western Arkansas Ballet Program…

Mercy Health Foundation – 50th Annual White Christmas Charity Ball

December 8 » 6:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Friday, December 8, 2017 For more information please visit their website at https://www.mercy.net/practice/mercy-health-foundation-fort-smith/mercy-health-foundation-fort-smith-events-0

Vista College Graduation

December 9 » 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Vista College fall graduation 2017 For more information visit --> (866) 442-4197 www.vistacollege.edu ArcBest Performing Arts Center

National Cemetery Christmas Wreaths

December 14 » 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Friday, December 15, 2017 Wreath Workshop/Assembly Fort Smith Convention Center 9:00am – 2:00pm (Exhibit Hall C) Saturday, December 16, 2017 Christmas Honors Event – Laying of the Wreaths Fort Smith National Cemetery Family Time 8:00 AM -10:30 AM. Please respect this time to allow the families of our heroes to lay wreaths on their loved one’s headstone(s). Public ceremony 11:00 AM. Following the ceremony, attendees will be asked to lay wreaths on all remaining headstones. Date TBD Wreath Pick Up and…

M.A.D.D.

December 16 » 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

December 16th - Meeting Room 1 To register or for more information please visit their website at http://www.madd.org/local-offices/ar/victim-impact-panels/fort-smith-convention-center.html

Sore As Hell Fight Night

December 16 » 7:00 PM - 11:59 PM

Sore As Hell Entertainment is an Arkansas based company promoting professional events in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. Fight Night is 10 No-Gi Super Fight Jiu-Jitsu Only Card Pro-Am For more information visit --> https://www.soreashell.com/intro/ or https://www.facebook.com/pg/SoreAsHellEntertainment/photos/?ref=page_internal Exhibit Hall A, B, & C

Western Arkansas Ballet’s The Nutcracker

December 16 » 7:30 PM - December 17 » 2:30 PM

Our annual production presents the community and the Western Arkansas Ballet Company an opportunity to perform Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker. Professional artists are brought in to perform along with over 100 local children and adults. This year’s performance will be Saturday, December 16th at 7:30 pm and Sunday, December 17th at 2:30 pm at the Arkansas Best Corporation Performing Arts Center. The Nutcracker is a family tradition in many families and is sure to bring joyful and bright holiday memories to…

Wedding Reception

December 21 » 6:30 PM - 12:00 AM

Theater Lobby

Wedding & Reception

December 23 » 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Exhibit Hall A, B, & C

Romantic Echoes

January 20, 2018 » 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

For more information about tickets please visit http://www.fortsmithsymphony.org/contact-us/  Concert 4: Romantic Echoes  Zero Mountain Classical Series An evening of beautiful music awaits you, including one of the most sublime cello concertos of all time by Saint-Saens. Robert Schumann’s Symphony No. 2 is considered to be the greatest symphony of the early Romantic period and is a true audience favorite. Program BARTOK: Romanian Folk Dances SAINT-SAENS: Cello Concerto No. 1, Op. 33, in A minor SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 2, Op. 61…

Miss UAFS Scholarship Pageant

February 24, 2018 » 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

For more information or to visit their page please visit https://community.uafs.edu/outreach/miss-uafs-pageant Since our inception as the Miss Westark pageant in 1978, we have hosted hundreds of outstanding young women as they sought to earn scholarships and other pageant honors. The Miss UAFS program is a preliminary to Miss Arkansas, which leads to the Miss America pageant, the largest scholarship provider for women in the country.   Our contestants have gone on to professions in all walks of life, and they often…

UAFS – Symphonic Band

April 4, 2018 » 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tickets are available at http://uafs.universitytickets.com/user_pages/event_listings.asp Under the direction of Dr. Alexandra Zacharella, the UAFS Symphonic Band performs classic wind band repertoire as well as exciting contemporary pieces. From rousing Sousa marches to inspirational symphonic hymns and most everything in between, they perform challenging music of artistic and historical significance. When? Wednesday, April 4, 2018 7:30 PM CT Where? ArcBest Performing Arts Center Contact Information For more information contact the UAFS Box Office at 479-788-7300 Other Information The ArcBest Performing Arts…

UAFS – Jazz

April 17, 2018 » 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Tickets are available at http://uafs.universitytickets.com/user_pages/event_listings.asp The highly energetic and entertaining Jazz Band delivers top-notch performances of varied repertoire by talented student musicians at UAFS as well as world-renowned guest artists. The award-winning Jazz Catz are one of the Fort Smith area’s outstanding vocal ensembles, having performed with other well-known national groups. When? Tuesday, April 17, 2018 7:30 PM CT Where? ArcBest Performing Arts Center Contact Information For more information contact the UAFS Box Office at 479-788-7300 Other Information The ArcBest…

Fort Smith Bicentennial Celebration

April 21, 2018 » 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

For more information about tickets please visit http://www.fortsmithsymphony.org/contact-us/  Concert 5: Fort Smith Bicentennial Celebration Riverside Furniture Pops Series It’s time for a musical birthday party! The 2017-2018 season marks the 200th anniversary of the founding of Fort Smith, so we are celebrating in a huge symphonic way with exuberant film scores and world premieres that will blow you away! Fort Smith’s own folk band, The Crumbs, will be our special guests along with the internationally-acclaimed Ben Miller Band. This will…

UAFS – Cinderella

April 23, 2018 » 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Tickets are available at http://uafs.universitytickets.com/user_pages/event_listings.asp Cinderella is the Tony Award-winning musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music that's delighting audiences with its surprisingly contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love - the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more - plus some surprising new twists! When? Monday, April 23, 2018 7:30 PM CT Where? ArcBest Performing Arts Center Contact…

UAFS – A Grand Night for Singing

May 1, 2018 » 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Tickets are available at http://uafs.universitytickets.com/user_pages/event_listings.asp A Grand Night for Singing will present an evening of music theatre and light opera, with songs from the great American songbook and some of the enduring Broadway musicals. The young vocalists and musicians bring a high level of energy to the performance, which is certain to delight listeners of all ages. When? Tuesday, May 1, 2018 7:30 PM CT Where? ArcBest Performing Arts Center Contact Information For more information contact the UAFS Box Office…

Homegrown Greatness – The Music of Florence Price

May 12, 2018 » 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

For more information about tickets please visit http://www.fortsmithsymphony.org/contact-us/  Concert 6: Homegrown Greatness – The Music of Florence Price  Zero Mountain Classical Series Join the Fort Smith Symphony as we perform the music of Arkansan, Florence Price (1887-1953). This concert will be followed by recording sessions with the Fort Smith Symphony for Naxos International, the world’s largest classical label. Florence Price’s music is romantic, lyrical, soulful and beautiful. She was the first African-American female composer to have a symphony performed by…

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