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Hiatt highlights Fort Smith blues show Folk-rock singer-songwriter John Hiatt will highlight the Little Blues Festival in Fort Smith on Friday, Aug. 27, while Bobby “Blue” Band is the event headliner Saturday, Aug. 28, in a music extravaganza sponsored by the Riverfront Blues Society. The music, starting at 4 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Harry E. Kelley Park, is free, and other performers include guitar sensation Anthony Gomes, British folk great David Jacobs-Strain, Northwest Arkansas blues rockers the Cate Brothers, rising blues star Michael Burks of Little Rock, Betty Lavette, Oreo Blue and more. Travs wrap up season at home Baseball season is winding down at Ray Winder Field. The Arkansas Travelers are home for games through Sept. 1 at the venerable stadium in War Memorial Park. Part of the season-ending homestand includes a Sunday afternoon game Aug. 29 against the Midland Rockhounds at 3 p.m. Other start times Thursday through the last game Wednesday, Sept. 1, are at 7:10 p.m. The Travs play the El Paso Diablos Thursday through Saturday, then entertain Midland for the last four games. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for students. Call 664-1555. Football at War Memorial Stadium Got football fever? The professional Arkansas Rhinos can take care of it Saturday, Aug. 28, when they play host to the Springfield (Mo.) Rifles at War Memorial Stadium. Game time is 7 p.m., and admission is $5 for adults and $2 for children 12 and under. Parking on the stadium grounds is $5. The Rhinos, part of the North American Football League, play under NFL rules and play the game for the love of it — they receive no paycheck. Former Arkansas Razorback Oscar Malone is the Rhinos’ coach. Visit www.arkansasrhinos.com for more information. Tires smoking at fairgrounds The Arkansas State Fairgrounds’ drag racing season continues Saturday, Aug. 28, with street- and drag-style races from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Admission is $8 for adults and $4 for children, while would-be racers need to pony up $15 to try their wheels on the track. Call 372-8341 for more information.

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