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story.lead_photo.caption Rapper Nelly (top left), TLC and Flo Rida (center) perform Tuesday at the Walmart AMP in Rogers.

Rapper Nelly, on tour with TLC and Flo Rida, performs at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Walmart AMP, 5079 W. Northgate Road, Rogers. Gates open at 5:30. Tickets are $30-$125 plus fees; for a four-lawn-ticket Lawn 4-Pack, $25 apiece. Call (479) 443-5600 or visit

Forgotten Heroes

The MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History in MacArthur Park, 503 E. Ninth St., Little Rock, will screen Forgotten Heroes: The Robert Hartsock Story as part of its Movies at MacArthur series, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday Aug. 20. Army Staff Sgt. Robert Hartsock, who served in Vietnam, was the only dog handler to have received the Medal of Honor. Admission, popcorn and beverages are free. Call (501) 376-4602 or visit

Students elaborately decorate the Clinton Presidential Library sidewalks in chalk for Thea Paves the Way. Democrat-Gazette file photo/Mitchell Pe Masilun

Chalk deadline

Sept. 13 — by 11:59 p.m. — is the deadline for school, family, church and community groups to register for the chance to cover the sidewalks of the Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock, in chalk art during this year's Thea Paves the Way, 8 a.m.-noon Sept. 21. Visit ​ Teachers who register their students and work together as a school group will be entered into a drawing to win one of six $250 gift certificates for art supplies from Dick Blick. Some chalk will be provided at the event but all groups are encouraged to bring their own, as well as water, paper towels, sunscreen or anything else you might need. Sponsor is the Clinton Foundation.

'Jailhouse Rock' party

The Arkansas Repertory Theatre hosts a "Jailhouse Rock" party, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Rock Town Distillery, 1201 Main St., Little Rock, in conjunction with the musical Million Dollar Quartet, opening Sept. 6 at the Rep. Cast member Trent Rowland, who is playing Elvis Presley, will perform; a $5 special Rock Town cocktail, "The Jailbird," will be available. The event is open to those 21 and older. Email or visit

Model railroad show

The Rogers Historical Museum hosts the Sugar Creek Model Railroad Club's annual model railroad show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday during the Rogers Frisco Festival and in conjunction with the museum's current exhibit, "Trains, Trains & More Trains." Several model railroad displays in the various gauges and in various sizes will be up at the museum's Hailey Building, 313 S. Second St., Rogers. Admission is free. Call (479) 621-1154 or visit

Spectral tour

Shelle Stormoe, membership and activities coordinator for the Quapaw Quarter Association, will lead the "Specters, Spirits and Stories: A Haunted History Tour," an adults-only bus tour of central Arkansas' historic (and haunted) sites, 5:30-7:15 p.m. and 7:30-9:15 p.m. Oct. 18. The tour includes Curran Hall, the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History, Mount Holly Cemetery and the North Little Rock Heritage Center. Tickets, $50, include the tour, snacks, beer, wine a signature cocktail and soft drinks. Visit or For more information, call (501) 371-0075 or email

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