Meetings include Rotary, Civil War Roundtable, and Hill N Dale Hikers


Male choir

There will be a performance by the Bella Vista Men’s Choir at 3:00 p.m. today at the Bella Vista Community Church, 75 Lancashire Road in Bella Vista.

The first half of the concert features two medleys, “Old Time Religion” and the “Fly Away Medley”. Longtime local tenor soloists Bob Raines will lead the choir for the gospel song “Goin ‘to the Holy City”. Also included are “Majesty and Glory of Your Name” and “I Must Tell Jesus” with star tenor Bill Barnett. The second half will begin with arrangements of “For Me and My Gal” and “Somewhere Over the Rainbow”, both written by former choir members. They will be followed by a medley of four songs from the Big Band years and a Jerome Kern song, “All the Things You Are”. Baritones Jim Bilyeu and Dick Willows will be on the podium to help with the solos in the second half.

The concert is free and no ticket is required.

Information: [email protected]


The Rotary Club of Fayetteville will meet in person at noon on September 2 at the Mermaids restaurant in Fayetteville. The program will be on the Fayetteville High School Student Alumni Association with Hays Brooks and Lauren Bishop. Email the club to find out how to attend through Zoom, if you are interested.

Information: E-mail [email protected]

Civil war

The Bella Vista Civil War Roundtable will meet on September 2 at 7 p.m. at the Bella Vista Historical Museum, 1885 Bella Vista Way. The program will be presented by Cynthia Douthit of Elm Springs. She is Director of the Center for Judeo-Christian Studies and her presentation will focus on “The Experience of Jewish Soldiers and Civilians During the Civil War”. The presentation will focus on the role that members of the Jewish faith played in the Civil War and how they maintained their dedication during the four years of conflict.

The meeting is open to anyone interested in the history of the Civil War.

Information: (812) 899-2049 or email [email protected]


The Andante Music Club will feature soprano Sarah Benzinger and pianist Yvonne Washer-Carson at their 1:30 p.m. reunion on September 7 at Highland Christian Church, 1500 Forest Hills Blvd. in Bella Vista. The program is free and open to the public, with mandatory masks and social distancing.

Information: Send an email to [email protected]

Christian women

The Christian Women’s Connection will meet at 9 a.m. on September 8 at New Life Church, 103 Riordan Road in Bella Vista. The speaker will be Loretta Small, whose topic will be “What is your goal”. The star will be the Bella Vista Museum.

Breakfast is $ 10 and reservations or cancellations must be made by 5:00 p.m. on September 3.

This program is sponsored by Stonecroft Ministries.

Information: (479) 366-7562, (479) 381-6516 or email jane @ djlong45 @


The Northwest Arkansas Daylily Society will meet at 6:15 p.m. on September 9 at the After School Program Event Center, 866 South 48th St. in Springdale.

This month’s speaker will be retired dentist Dr. Gary Jones, daylily hybridizer and owner of Hillbilly Daylilies near Springfield, Mo.

The results of the 13 AHS Regional Annual Conference will be discussed and celebrated. The next group effort will be to add a daylily bed to an open space at the JB & Johnelle Hunt Family Nature Center, on land provided by the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission on North 40th Street in Springdale.

Anyone interested in growing or using daylilies in the landscape is welcome. Anyone can become a member by paying an annual membership fee of $ 5. The next meeting will be on October 14th.

Information: (479) 799-1687.

N Dale Hill

The Hill N Dale Hiking Club will be hiking on September 10 on the Lost Bridge Trail. This is a 4.7 mile loop hike. Participants will meet at Lost Bridge North Park in Garfield. You must present a national park pass or pay $ 5 per car for a day pass.

Information: Bev Munstermann at (479) 721-2193 or [email protected] or visit

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