Wednesday, May 17, 2006

Some May Events in NW Arkansas

The Will Rogers Follies May 16 - May 18, 2006
Walton Arts Center
"The Will Rogers Follies--A Life in Revue" explores the life and career of America’s “favorite son”. Return to the days of Vaudeville with Will and his entire family as he tells the story of his life through witty anecdotes and hilarious commentary about the state of the world.

Heritage Days Festival
May 27 - May 28, 2006
Belle Grove Historic District
Fort Smith, Arkansas

9th Annual Oak Cemetery Tales of the Crypt
May 29, 2006
Oak Cemetery
City of Fort Smith Parks & Recreation Dept.
Fort Smith, Arkansas
Historical and educational guided tour of people at Oak Cemetery that shaped the west and built Fort Smith. Actors in period costumes portray the deceased citizens of Fort Smith. Visitors should wear comfortable shoes and clothes; this is a walking tour.

May 30 - May 31, 2006
Walton Arts Center
Back for a return engagement, the Pulitzer Prize winning landmark American musical, RENT, is raw, rowdy and downright loud. It is also one of the biggest Broadway hits of the 1990s. RENT deals with modern-day issues of young adults, weaving tales of urban life through powerful music and hip, edgy characters. In 2002, RENT stormed Northwest Arkansas with a record-breaking run.

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