Theater, planetarium reopen at Pink Palace
The Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central Ave. Memphis, will reopen of the CTI Giant Screen Theater and AutoZone Dome Planetarium on Tuesday. Seating for the theater with 400-seat capacity, will be limited to 50 guests per movie and for the 145-seat planetarium the limit will be 20 guests per show.
Entry protocols, including temperature checks and entry questions, will require additional time so guests are highly encouraged to arrive and purchase tickets 20 minutes prior to movie/show times.
Guests will be required to wear masks at all times. Concession items will not be available at the theater entrance. However, candy and drinks can be purchased at the Museum Store.
The opening lineup includes daily theater showings of “Dinosaurs of Antarctica” and weekend showings of the original 1975 version of “Jaws.” The planetarium will feature daily showings of “Black Holes.”
Show schedules are available at www.memphis museums.org.
Summer storytelling series continues
The next 6 by 10 summer storytelling series sponsored by the Foundation of Arts will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and feature a surprise host.
The series is a free event which allows different hosts the opportunity to invite six predetermined storytellers to take the stage for 10 minutes each.
FOA Young Artist Theatre presentation
The Foundation of Arts Young Artist Theatre will present “The Wizard of Oz” at 6 p.m. Friday and 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Forum Theatre, 115 E. Monroe Ave., Jonesboro.
Arkansas Department of Health Phase 2 guidelines will followed, therefore seating will be limited and
Advance tickets are strongly encouraged. Walk-ups will be accepted until available seating is filled.
Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for children, seniors, military and Arkansas State University students, faculty and staff. Wheelchair accessibility is available.
To order tickets call 870-935-2726, from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday or visit foajonesboro.org. Please specify if you wish to purchase wheelchair accessible seats.
Marble Show canceled
The Northeast Arkansas Marble Show originally scheduled for Aug. 1 in Pocahontas has been canceled in light of COVID-19 safety concerns. It has been rescheduled for the first Saturday in August, 2021.
Fashion show canceled
The 32nd Phi Mu Fall Fashion Show scheduled Aug. 6 to benefit The Children’s Miracle Network and Arkansas Children’s Hospital has been canceled because of COVID-19. The show will resume in August 2021.
King Biscuit Blues Festival postponed
the King Biscuit Blues Festival board and staff have decided to postpone the 2020 event.
The next event has been scheduled for Oct. 6-9, 2021.
Ticket holders for the 2020 event can either roll over their tickets for next year’s show; receive a complete refund; or choose to donate their ticket money to help sustain King Biscuit operations towards its future success.
The board is asking those who have purchased tickets to choose one of the options by Aug. 12, 2020, at king biscuitfestival.com/tickets, or the tickets will automatically be rolled over to 2021. Questions can be addressed to operations@kingbiscuit festival.com.