Ultimate Guide to Conway Events in October 2018

Every month we curate your Ultimate Guide to Events in Conway, a post filled with a handy schedule of (probably) everything going on in Conway that month. We scour dozens of sources, calendars and websites so you don’t have to.

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We strive to keep this post as current as possible, but please check with the event host before attending or purchasing tickets in the case of changes.

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WEEKLY EVENTS
Become a regular, set up a weekly hang-out with friends or pop into these events whenever you have the time!

Mondays

  • 5-6p | Multi-Faith Mondays: Exploring the World’s Religions | Morgan House | More Info
  • 5:30p | American Sign Language Class | Faulkner County Library
  • 7p | Live Trivia | TGI Friday’s
  • 8p | Live Trivia | Bear’s Den Pizza
  • 10p | Scavenger Hunt | Bear’s Den Pizza

Tuesdays

  • 12-8p | Acrylic Paint Pouring | Black Earth Art Studio
  • 4-5p | Rumi Tuesdays | Hendrix College | More Info
  • 5p | Garden Work Day | Faulkner County Library
  • 6p | Live Music | JJ’s Grill | Calendar
  • 7p | Live Trivia | Old Chicago
  • 7p | Family Board Game Night | The Bat Cave
  • 5p | Adult Coloring Café | Faulkner County Library

Wednesdays

  • 12p & 1p | Tai Chi Class | Faulkner County Library
  • 6p | Live Music | JJ’s Grill | Calendar

Thursdays

  • 7p | Evening Yoga | Faulkner County Library
  • 8p | Live Trivia | Zaza
  • 9:30p | Karaoke | King’s Live Music
  • 10p | Dance Party | Bear’s Den Pizza

Fridays

  • 12p | Crochet Day | The Twisted Purl
  • 7p | Friday Night Jams | Round Mountain Coffee
  • 8p | Free Public Full Dome Production | Griffin Planetarium, UCA | More Info
  • 8p | Live Music | King’s Live Music | Calendar
  • 8:30p | Live Music | JJ’s Grill | Calendar
  • 9p | Live Music | TC’s Midtown Grill & Billiards | Calendar

Saturdays

  • 7a | Group Bicycle Ride | Blue Sail Coffee
  • 8a | All-You-Can-Eat Cereal Bar | Zeteo Coffee
  • 11a-3p | Grill & Chill | Toad Suck Harley-Davidson
  • 5p | Garden Work Day | Faulkner County Library
  • 6-8p | Board Game Night & BOGO 50% Off | Blue Sail Coffee
  • 6p | Live Music | JJ’s Grill | Calendar
  • 8p | Free Public Full Dome Production | Griffin Planetarium, UCA | More Info
  • 8p | Live Music | King’s Live Music | Calendar
  • 9p | Live Music | TC’s Midtown Grill & Billiards | Calendar
  • 9p-2a | Karaoke Saturday | Bear’s Den Pizza

Know when each month’s event schedule is released PLUS get a weekend-only version sent straight to your email each week by subscribing to the Conway Scene newsletter.

OCTOBER EVENTS

Friday, October 19

  • 8a-2:45p | Faulkner Country Hope for the Future Annual Caregiver Workshop | Second Baptist Church | Register
  • 11a-2p | Fall Food Truck Friday (Lunch) | Downtown Conway | More Info
  • 4-6p | Pumpkin Carving | UCA Makerspace | More Info
  • 6p-8:30p | Fall Food Truck Friday (Dinner) | Downtown Conway | More Info
  • 7p | Rocky Horror Show | Red Curtain Theatre | Buy Tickets

Saturday, October 20

  • 7a | Soaring Wings Half Marathon/10K | McGee Center
  • 7:30a | Brazilian Jiu Jitsu State Championship | Conway Expo Center | Buy Tickets
  • 9:30-11:30a | Teaching Garden Demonstration | Freyaldenhoven’s Greenhouse | More Info
  • 9:30-11:30a | Spooktacular Sweets | UCA Downtown | Buy Tickets
  • 2p | Fire & Brimstone in Concert | Faulkner County Library
  • 4-10p | Halloween Bash | Black Earth Art Studio | More Info
  • 5:30-7:30p | Renewal Ranch Chili Cook Off & Silent Auction | Central Baptist Church | More Info
  • 6-11p | Parents Night Out | Urban Air Adventure Park | Buy Tickets
  • 7-9p | The Golden Gala | St. Joseph Church Spiritan Center | Buy Tickets
  • 7p | Rocky Horror Show | Red Curtain Theatre | Buy Tickets

Sunday, October 21

  • 8a-1p | All-You-Can-Eat $5 Pancake Breakfast benefitting The Truth AAU Basketball Team | Beebe’s Hamburgers & Hot Dogs
  • 7p | Rocky Horror Show | Red Curtain Theatre | Buy Tickets
  • 7:30p | The New Chinese Acrobats | Reynolds Performance Hall | Buy Tickets

Monday, October 22

Tuesday, October 23

  • 8a-5p | Paw-Tober Fest | St. Francis Veterinary Clinic | More Info
  • 6-8p | Thanksgiving Upgrade | UCA Downtown | Buy Tickets
  • 6-9p | Minority Enterprise Development Awards | Reynolds Performance Hall | Buy Tickets
  • Also today, Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will be performing Much Ado About Nothing at Bob Courtway Middle School for all the students! We are proud to see this educational theatre opportunity being brought to Conway’s schools.

Wednesday, October 24

  • 8a-5p | Paw-Tober Fest | St. Francis Veterinary Clinic | More Info
  • 6-8p | Candidates, Community & Conversation | Wunderhaus | More Info
  • 6:30p | Movie Night – The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari | The Brick Room
  • 7:30p | Rita Moreno | Reynold’s Performance Hall | Buy Tickets

Thursday, October 25

  • 7-8a | Geek Breakfast | Bob’s Grill | More Info
  • 8a-5p | Paw-Tober Fest | St. Francis Veterinary Clinic | More Info
  • 4-7p | Dog Friendly Happy Hour | King’s Live Music | $1 from certain brews benefit Humane Society of Faulkner County
  • 5-6p | Maker Training | UCA Makerspace | RSVP – SOLD OUT
  • 5:30p | Literary Arts Fall Series – Mark Spencer | Faulkner County Library
  • 5:30p | Family Fall Festival | Ruth Doyle Middle School
  • 6-8p | Festival of Chairs XVII | Legacy Acres | Buy Tickets

Friday, October 26

  • Trunk or Treat | share.the.love Kidsclub 
  • 5:30p | Free Movie Night in the Park – Hocus Pocus | Laurel Park
  • 8p | Halloween Style Glow Yoga | Go Inside Yoga | Pre-Register
  • Midnight | Rocky Horror Show | Red Curtain Theatre | Buy Tickets

Saturday, October 27

  • Gun Show | Conway Expo Cente5p | Creep ‘N Crawl 10K/5K | Two Rivers Park | Register
  • 10a-1p | Fall Carnival | City of Hope Outreach | More Info
  • 10a-2p | Conway Home Run Derby & Lloyd Westbrook Fish Fry | Don Owens Sports Complex | More Info
  • 9-11a | Medicare 101 | UCA | Register
  • 11a-9p | Dog Costume Contest & Live Music | Beebe’s Hamburgers & Hot Dogs
  • 1-4p | Author Fair | Faulkner County Library
  • 5-8p | Bell B-Q: Fall Festival & Fundraiser | Bell Urban Farm | Buy Tickets
  • 5:30-7:30p | Fall Festival | Oak Bowery Baptist Church
  • 6-9p | 3rd Annual Halloween Bash | Knights of Columbus | More Info
  • 7p | Rocky Horror Show | Red Curtain Theatre | Buy Tickets
  • 7:30p | CHICAGO | Reynolds Performance Hall | Buy TIckets

Sunday, October 28

  • Gun Show | Conway Expo Center
  • 2p | CHICAGO | Reynolds Performance Hall | Buy TIckets
  • 5p | Trunk or Treat | University Church of Christ
  • 5-7p | Fall Festival | Friendship Baptist Church | More Info
  • Light the Night Halloween Alternative | Central Baptist Church
  • 7p | Rocky Horror Show | Red Curtain Theatre | Buy Tickets

Monday, October 29

  • 12p | Fall Fest | UCA Campus

Tuesday, October 30

  • 6-8p | Bistro Desserts with Pam Trent | UCA Downtown | Buy Tickets

Wednesday, October 31 – HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

  • 11:30a-1p | Women’s Leadership Network Luncheon | Hole in the Wall Cafe | More Info
  • 5-8p | Tucker Creek Trick-or-Treat | Pompe Park | More Info
  • 5:30-9:30p | Halloween Hootenanny | Wunderhaus | More Info
  • 6:30-8p | Science Wednesday: The Science of Fear | King’s Live Music | More Info
  • 6-8p | City in the Dark hosted by oneChurch | Gatlin Park
  • 6-8p | Thriller in the Park | Kris Allen Stage | More Info
  • 6-8p | Trunk or Treat | Cadron Ridge Baptist Church | More Info
  • 6-8p | Trunk or Treat | UCA President’s Home
  • 6:30-8:30p | Party in the Parking Lot | Antioch Baptist Church
  • 8:45-11:59pm | Spooktacular Quartermania | Conway Family Bowl | More Info

Past Events

Monday, October 1

  • How to Get Sh*t Done in 5 Days | The Studio Downtown | Buy Tickets

Tuesday, October 2

  • 11a-2p | Passport Fair | USPS Conway West Post Office | More Info
  • 5-9p | Meet the Real Men Wear Pink of Faulkner County | Razorback Pizza | More Info
  • 5-9p | CPR/AED/First Aid Training | Preparedness and Training LLC | Buy Tickets
  • 6-7p | ArCA Teen Coding Class | UCA College of Business | Buy Tickets
  • 10p-1a | Ashtyn Barbaree LIVE | Bear’s Den Pizza

Wednesday, October 3

  • 10a-5p | EFFY 50% Off Trunk Show | Lee Ann’s Fine Jewelry | More Info
  • 4-6p | Mean Girls Night | Glover Fitness | More Info
  • 6:30-8p | Science Wednesday: Water About Us | King’s Live Music | More Info

Thursday, October 4

  • 11a | Ribbon Cutting | TLC Pediatrics | More Info
  • 1p | Bridge Club | Faulkner County Library
  • 5-7p | Pitch Night with the Conductor | UCA Downtown | RSVP
  • 5:30p | Literary Arts Fall Series – John T. Wayne | Faulkner County Library
  • 6-8p | Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre Season Reveal | UCA President’s Home | More Info
  • 6-7:30p | Women’s Car Care Clinic | Green Toad Tire & Auto | Buy Tickets
  • 6-8p | Financing a Home Loan | UCA | Register
  • 6-9p | Night on the Stripes | Estes Stadium | Buy Tickets

Friday, October 5

  • 9-10a | First Friday Coffee | Women’s Leadership Network | UCA Downtown | More Info
  • 11a | Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon & Survivor Celebration | New Life Church | Buy Tickets
  • 4-8p | Fall Festival | Julia Lee Moore Elementary | More Info
  • 5p | Paw Patrol Meet & Greet | Hogwild Family Fun Center | More Info
  • 7p | Aladdin Kids | Red Curtain Theatre | Buy Tickets
  • 8p | 2018 Arkansas Yarn Crawl Begins | The Twisted Purl

Saturday, October 6

  • 8a-12p | 36th Annual Walk-a-thon and Family Fun Day | Conway Human Development Center Park | More Info
  • 9:30-11:30a | Teaching Garden Demonstration | Freyaldenhoven’s Greenhouse | More Info
  • 9:30-11:30a | Bed & Breakfast Favorites | UCA Downtown | Buy Tickets
  • 10a-2p | Walk to Remember Perinatal Bereavement Event | More Info
  • 11a-4p | Conway Eco + Arts Fest 2018 | Laurel Park | More Info
  • 6-9pm | 3rd Annual Neighbors, An Art Show – The World & Water Around Us | The Brick Room | More Info
  • 6p | Light Up The Night 2018 | King’s Live Music | More Info
  • 6p | Life Choices Gala | Conway Expo Center | More Info
  • 7p | Aladdin Kids | Red Curtain Theatre | Buy Tickets
  • 8:30-11:15p | Dawson Hollow LIVE | King’s Live Music

Sunday, October 7

  • 7p | Aladdin Kids | Red Curtain Theatre | Buy Tickets

Monday, October 8

  • 12p | Lunch & Learn with Janie Jones | Faulkner County Library
  • 5-7p | Silent Auction & Fundraiser | Gallery Grapevine | More Info
  • 6-8p | Successful Product Launching: Skincare, Haircare & More | UCA | Buy Tickets

Tuesday, October 9

  • 10-11:30a | In the Know: SEO for Business hosted by Rock City Digital | The Studio Downtown | RSVP Required
  • 5-6:30p | Master Maker Class: Inkscape | UCA Makerspace | Reserve Your Spot
  • 6-7p | Estates, Wills, Trusts… Oh My! | UCA | Buy Tickets
  • 6-8p | Painting with a Purpose | Branch Out | Buy Tickets
  • 6-8p | Asian Cooking Techniques | UCA Downtown | Buy Tickets
  • 6-9p | Halloween Beer Tour Kickoff Party | Old Chicago

Wednesday, October 10

  • 9-10a | Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group | First United Methodist Church | More Info
  • 11a-1p | Game Changers: Startup Stories by Round Mountain Coffee | UCA Makerspace | More Info
  • 11:30a-1p | Conway Downtown Partnership Annual Meeting | Hendrix – Student Life Center | More Info
  • 12-1p | Alzheimer’s Arkansas Lunch & Learn | First United Methodist Church | More Info

Thursday, October 11

  • 8a-7p | Taste of Conway/Business Expo | Conway Expo Center | More Info
  • 5-6p | Maker Training | UCA Makerspace | RSVP – SOLD OUT
  • 5:30p | Literary Arts Fall Series – ReShonda Tate Billingsley | Faulkner County Library
  • 6-7p | Green Toad University | Green Toad Tire & Auto | Buy Tickets

Friday, October 12

  • 9a-12p | Business Protocol – Free Workshop | UCA | Buy Tickets
  • 1-3p | AR Coding Academy Demo Day | UCA Downtown | More Info

Saturday, October 13

  • 8:30-11:45p | Birthday Bash | Glover Fitness | More Info
  • 8:30a-5p | First Time Homebuyer | Register
  • 9-11a | Medicare 101 | UCA | Register
  • 10-11:30a | Untapped Master Class | Stage Door Dance Arts | Buy Tickets
  • 10a-12p | Burning for United Way | Simon Park | Sign Up
  • 10-4p | Fall Crawl in Downtown Conway | More Info
  • 12p | Praise in the Park with Grace Pointe Church | Laurel Park | More Info
  • 12-2p | Henna Workshop | Righteous Remedies | More Info
  • 6-9p | Date Night in Greece | UCA Downtown | Buy Tickets

Sunday, October 14

  • 1p | Kitten Yoga | Go Inside Yoga | Buy Tickets
  • 3p | Kitten Yoga | Go Inside Yoga | Buy Tickets
  • 7:30-9p | Dracula by Ballet Arkansas | Reynolds Performance Hall | Buy Tickets

Monday, October 15

  • 6p | AR Senate & House Candidate Debate | True Holiness Saints Center | More Info   Canceled
  • 6-8p | Child Abuse Prevention Training | UCA | Buy Tickets

Tuesday, October 16

  • 7-9a | Coffee with your Candidate Spencer Hawks | Round Mountain Coffee | More Info
  • 11:30a-1p | 2018 Pastors’ Summit | Conway Ministry Center | Buy Tickets
  • 4-7p | Angie Davis 10 Year Anniversary Open House | Angie Davis | More Info
  • 5-7p | Joe Got Flow – A Story of Hip Hop & Poetry | Faulkner County Library 
  • 6:30p | October Conway Running Club Meeting & Trail Running 101 with Jeff Beason | Conway Regional Health & Fitness Center | More Info
  • 10p-1a | The Squarshers LIVE | Bear’s Den Pizza

Wednesday, October 17

  • 6:30-8p | Open Mic Night & Poetry Reading | King’s Live Music | More Info
  • 6-8p | Sheet Pan Meals | UCA Downtown | Buy Tickets

Thursday, October 18

  • 5-8p | Startup Grind with Daniel Tyler of Deliver Hope | Location TBD | More Info
  • 6-8p | Self-Worth | Women’s Leadership Network | UCA Downtown | More Info

Know when each month’s event schedule is released PLUS get a weekend-only version sent straight to your email each week by subscribing to the Conway Scene newsletter.

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