Here are a few of the things going on in or a short distance from South Logan County in the coming days.

Friday the 13th bluff walk

Walk Mount Magazin’es at 9 a.m. on Friday, July 13. Walkers will explore history and nature found along Cameron Bluff Overlook Drive during an easy, guided tour. Construction phases and plant life are featured. Find out what has nearly wiped out our local reptile population.

Meet at the first parking area on Cameron Bluff Overlook Drive. Admission is free. For more information call (479) 963-8502, or email

See the Regulators

The Regulators: Lincoln Riding Club Precision Drill Team will perform at the Lavaca Rodeo on Friday, July 13 and Saturday, July 14.

The rodeo starts at 8 p.m. each night at the Boone Miller Lone Pine arena, located at 3010 Rodeo Arena Road.

RAM Saturday

The Fort Smith Regional Art Museum hosts free programs on Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m. each week.

This is a casual make-and-take program for families. Saturdays at RAM will be a fun hands-on exploration of a new medium or type of art. Participants will learn about techniques and materials in the RAM Studio and have the opportunity to make their own original works of art.

The July 14 program will cover oil pastels and watercolors. It is suggested participants wear art-making clothing.

Casino shows

Gilley’s, located inside the Choctaw Casino and Resort in Pocola, Okla., will the site of a free show by AC/DC tribute band Back in Black on Friday night, July 13, at 10 a.m. The AC/DC concert experience captures the real power and energy of an actual AC/DC performance. What sets Back In Black apart from all other tributes is the fact that they can perform full sets of all the high-voltage hits from both the Bon Scott and Brian Johnson eras one singer, two personas.

On Saturday night, July 14, also at 10 p.m., Gilley’s will welcome John Anderson, whose hits include, “Straight Tequila Night”, “Seminole Wind”, and Warner Brothers best selling country single of all time, “Swingin.”

According to organizers of the show, “to put it simply, John Anderson is one of the greatest country music singers to ever step up to the microphone, possessing one of the most instantly recognizable vocal instruments in the history of the genre.”


Hungry for some “American Pie”? The Cherokee Casino and Hotel in Roland, Okla., will welcome Don McClean to Lee Creek Tavern on Friday night, July 13.