In mid-November at the King Opera House, students of the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will report on the UAFS student night held during the Oct. 12 Living Local.

The marketing research students of UAFS professor Dr. Elise Riker organized the night as a way for students to experience staging and promoting a special event.

There were several activities for students, including shopping with Main Street merchants who featured special discounts, scavenger hunt organized by the students, food trucks, massage therapist, karaoke and ice cream social.

The Sebastian County Humane Society van was at Blanche Moore Memorial Park for yoga in the park with pets.

Student night was sponsored by the Van Buren Advertising and Promotion Commission, Van Buren Original and Shirley and Ed Yeager.