At the movies: “Marshall”; “Goodbye Christopher Robin”; “Professor Marston and the Wonder Women”; “Happy Death Day” and “The Foreigner.”

It’s not only October but also Friday the 13th! Make it a fun night of watching anything from the “Friday the 13th” franchise or eating special spooky treats.

Jason Aldean, fresh off a Saturday Night Live appearance, will be at Verizon Arena on Friday. Opening is Chris Young and tickets are still available.

Saturday is the Six Bridges Regatta on the Arkansas River. It will start at 2 p.m.

National Chess Day is on Oct. 14 this year. This Saturday, take part by playing chess with friends in person or online.

Jimmie Vaughan brings the blues to UA-Pulaski Tech tongiht

Legendary blues and rock guitarist Jimmie Vaughan will perform at 7 p.m. tonight, Thursday, in The Center for Humanities and Arts at UA–Pulaski Technical College’s Main campus at 3000 West Scenic Drive in North Little Rock.

Tickets are priced at $125 for VIP premium reserved seating plus entry to the Ben E. Keith Foods VIP Room featuring food and libations. VIP tickets also include VIP parking and a separate private entrance to the theater. Other ticket prices range from $39 standing room only, $69 and $89 reserved seating and can be purchased at Tickets will go on sale at noon on Thursday, Aug. 24.

Vaughan is heralded as a giant in contemporary blues who maintains a rich sense of tradition while advancing the art in new creative directions. His latest album Do You Get the Blues? runs the stylistic gamut.

Vaughan may be best known for his work with The Fabulous Thunderbirds, which he co-founded in the mid-1970s. He recorded eight albums with the band, which brought the blues back into the pop charts and the contemporary musical lexicon, sparking a blues revival that continues today. His latest album features vocals by Texas singing legend Lou Ann Barton, a founding member of The Fabulous Thunderbirds.

For more information about the event, visit or contact Shannon Boshears, UA-PTC vice chancellor of advancement, at 812-2221 or