Ron Coleman Mining Crystal Gallery Showing, 211 Crystal Ridge Lane, Jessieville through Aug. 20 Guided tour and lecture of Ron Coleman Mining Gallery Showroom featuring gallery style pieces of large crystal and large amethyst, jade, fossils, sandstone art and more. Admission is $5 for adults; children will be admitted for free with a paid admission. Call 501-984-5396 for more information.
Lookout Point presents: Enneagram ( personality types) Retreat, Lookout Point Lakeside Inn through Aug. 18 The Enneagram is an ancient and sacred system for identifying personality types and encouraging personal growth. The cost of the workshop is $250. The retreat is led by Rev. Georjean Blanton of Austin, Texas. Call 525-6155 to register.
Vince Gill in concert, Oaklawn's Finish Line Theater, 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m. Call Jennifer Hoyt, Oaklawn’s media relations manager, at 623-4411 for more information.
Barrett Baber and Zach Seabaugh in concert, Lake Hamilton Wolf Arena, 5:309:30 p.m. Kamo’s Kids and HEROS present a special night with Barrett Baber and Zach Seabaugh. Ticket sales benefit the children of Garland County. Call Chris Burrow at 282-1528 for more information.
Hot Springs Concert Band Free Summer Concert Series, Whittington Park, 6 p.m. Admission and parking is free. Call 501-984-1678 for more information.
Hot Springs Fun City Chorus presents “Boys of Baseball,” Hot Springs Convention Center, 7 p.m. Guests will enjoy a musical show featuring the songs, stories and characters of Spring Training in Hot Springs. The Fun City Chorus is a group of approximately forty men dedicated to singing a cappella music in the Barbershop Harmony style. General admission is $15. Call Bill James at 318- 8754 or Steve Spakes at 624-6100 for more information.
Spa City SummerFest through Sept. 4 The Spa City Blues Society and the Hot Springs Jazz Society will combine the 25th annual Hot Springs JazzFest and 20th annual Hot Springs Blues Fest to create five days of jazz and blues music in various venues in downtown Hot Springs.
Arkansas State Parks Legacy Week, Lake Catherine State Park through Sept. 6 The legacy of Arkansas State Parks is to preserve the state’s diverse beauty and history so that all Arkansans and visitors may find emotional and intellectual connections to their heritage. Lake Catherine State Park will celebrate with special programs, tours and activities promoting conservation and stewardship of our natural resources. Call 8444176 for more information.
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Words & Wine, writing with Kai Coggin, Emergent Arts, 7-9 p.m. Kai teaches a creative-writing class for adults every Tuesday in September. Call 655-0836 for more information.
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Gallery Walk, 5-9 p.m. A continuous tradition for 25 years and counting, galleries stay open late for Gallery Walk on the first Friday of each month to host openings of new exhibits by local, regional, national and international artists.
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First Saturday's National Parks Centennial Iron Ranger Challenge, starting at Fordyce Bath House, 10 a.m. Jan. 1 marked the beginning of the National Park Service centennial celebration and the seven National Park sites in Arkansas kicked off the celebration by launching the Centennial Iron Ranger Challenge, a yearlong program to encourage visitors to “Find Your Park” and improve their health and fitness by completing 100 miles of physical activity over the course of the year. Park rangers lead the Iron Ranger Challenge on the first Saturday of each month and provide instruction on how to hike safely within the national park.
First Saturdays at the Maurice with Cutwell 4 Kids, Maurice Bath House, 2-4 p.m. This program gives children a chance to express themselves artistically. Children of all ages are welcome to join in on the painting and creating. Materials will be provided.
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Stardust Big Band Tea Dance, Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa Crystal Ballroom, 3-6 p.m. Stardust Big Band closes out Spa City SummerFest with its monthly tea dance. Admission is $10 and free for students 19 years of age and younger. Call 767-5482 for more information.
Hispanic Heritage Festival, Magic Springs and Crystal Falls, 8 p.m. Call 624-0100 for more information.
Magic Springs Concert Series presents La Original Sonora Dinamita, Timberwood Amphitheater, 8 p.m. La Sonora Dinamita is a Colombian music group that plays cumbia, a South and Latin American music genre popular throughout Latin America. As one of the first cumbia groups to reach international success, it is credited with helping to popularize the genre throughout Latin America and the world. Call 624-0100 for more information. Labor Day fireworks, at dusk Fireworks display to be held across Highway 7 from the Super Duty Docks and Lift location directly across from the Clarion Hotel. Call 321-2277 for more information.
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11th Annual Hot Springs Open Motorcycle Rally, Hot Springs Convention Center through Aug. 10 The Hot Springs Rally is the largest motorcycle rally held annually in central Arkansas. The three-day rally includes vendors, two poker runs with a chance to win $2,000, a bike show, field events and bike games, a parade through historic downtown Hot Springs and entertainment.
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19th Annual Terry Paul Thode Memorial Golf Tournament, Diamondhead Country Club, 1 p.m. The Terry Paul Thode Lupus Memorial Golf Tournament will benefit the Lupus Foundation of Arkansas, Inc. The event will include a four-person scramble, refreshments and dinner with an awards ceremony following the tournament. Call 525-9380 or 800-294-8878 for more information.