Adkins launches concert series
Elsewhere in entertainment, events and the arts:
County singer Trace Adkins kicks off East Arkansas Community College’s 2022-2023 Spotlight Series with a concert at 7:30 p.m. on October 1 at the college’s Fine Arts Center, 1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City.
The rest of the program (all performances at 7:30 p.m. at the Palais des Beaux-Arts):
- ◼️ Oct. 22: The Association
- ◼️ January 21: Tanya Tucker
- ◼️ February 18: The Bar-Kays
- ◼️ April 22: Kansas
Single tickets for each concert are $44. Subscription packages will go on sale Monday. Call (870) 633-4480, ext. 352, or visit EACC.edu.
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beauty and wellness products, leather, candles, play accessories, crafts, food and drink. The festival will also feature “games, activities, crafts and prizes,” according to a poster from the event. Musical performers include Jude Brothers, Austin Cash, Jess Harp and Tom Maringer and RJ Yelverton. The Mint’s indoor retail store will offer handcrafted coins from movies and TV shows (“The Lord of the Rings” and “Game of Thrones”) and specialty in-house designs including moon coins and moon coins. breakable pizza pieces.Shire Post Mint, a fantasy minting operation at 52 W. Main St. in the West Fork, welcomes its first county festival, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on September 10. Area vendors and artisans will sell specialty goods including clothing, books, jewelry,
Costumes are encouraged; masks are mandatory to enter indoor spaces. Free entry. Call (479) 208-7700 or visit shirepost.com.
Maringer bought his first antique coin press and opened the Mint in 2001, hand-engraving steel dies and pressing coins one at a time, techniques used in the 1800s and earlier. He worked with author George RR Martin to create custom pieces from his novel series, “A Song of Ice and Fire,” the inspiration for HBO’s “Game of Thrones.”
The festival coincides with West Fork’s annual West Fest, September 10-11, which includes a parade, Miss West Fest pageant and live music. Visit facebook.com/west.fest.18.