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Tommy Emmanuel

Tommy Emmanuel playing his guitar

Considered one of the finest acoustic guitar players in the world, Australia native Emmanuel is a two-time Grammy Award nominee, has earned four Platinum and Gold albums, and was named CMA Global Country Artist of the Year in 2011. The legendary guitarist has a professional career that spans five decades and continues to intersect with many of the finest musicians throughout the world.

Don't miss your opportunity to see Tommy Emmanuel live with special guest Richard Smith at Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, at 7 p.m. Tickets for Floor seats are $55, for Balcony seats are $35.

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Arkansas PBS Foundation Ticket & Special Event Policy

Effective 8/18/18

The Arkansas PBS Foundation requires that concert and event tickets be paid in full before seats are assigned. Seats are assigned in the order pledges are paid in full. We cannot guarantee a specific seat location. If you are fulfilling your pledge using check/cash/money order, your tickets will be assigned when your pledge is paid in full.

We try to accommodate all special requests. Handicapped seating is available, please let us know in advance if you need wheelchair access.

Special event tickets are a thank you gift for your contribution and a portion of your donation is tax deductible. Please be aware there are no refunds issued for donations received in exchange for special event ticket offers. For questions regarding this policy please contact Member Services at 1(800) 662-2386 or email

Become a Sustainer

Arkansas PBS Sustainers are a special group of people who provide a reliable, steady stream of support for Arkansas PBS by authorizing a monthly or quarterly charge to their credit card or bank account, and allowing us to automatically renew their Arkansas PBS Foundation membership annually. It's safe, benefits both you and Arkansas PBS , and you'll never have write another check to the Arkansas PBS Foundation again!

Your gift of $5, $10, or $20 per month - or whatever amount fits your budget - allows us to stop membership reminder mail and phone calls to you and save those precious dollars for Arkansas PBS programming.

You set the amount and the method you prefer, either credit card or electronic bank draft. Your membership will then remain active as long as you continue. You can make a change anytime you wish, simply by writing to us here at the Arkansas PBS Foundation, or calling 1-800-662-2386

As an Arkansas PBS Sustainer, you'll never have to worry about remembering to renew your membership. You'll save Arkansas PBS postage and administrative costs and have a little less in your mailbox! And spreading your support out over the year makes generosity easier on your budget and gives Arkansas PBS the security of a steady, reliable stream of support.

For more information, or to request a Sustainer form, call the Arkansas PBS Foundation toll-free at 1(800) 662-2386.

Ambassadors Circle Benefits and Privileges

Arkansas PBS Foundation Ambassadors Circle

As part of the Ambassadors Circle, you provide crucial unrestricted funds to the Arkansas PBS Foundation, which in turn ensures that high quality television programs and outreach services are available for you, your family, your community and others throughout the state.

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Voices of our Ambassadors Circle members

Summary of Contribution Levels and Benefits

Your annual contribution of $500 or more can have an incredible impact on people's lives

Leader $500-$999

  • Arkansas PBS Magazine
  • Personal attention from Ambassador's Circle staff
  • Access to the Lending Library
  • Periodic updates from executives
  • Invitations to premieres and other events when available.

You can impact the lives of many children as they watch Sesame Street, Curious George and Cat in the Hat – learning important skills like reading, math, and getting along.

Director $1000-$2499

  • Enjoy all the benefits of our Leader level plus…
  • Private tour for you, your family, and friends on request
  • Recognition in the Arkansas PBS Magazine (if desired)

You influence young and old alike with episodes of NOVA – the highest rated science series on television and the most watched documentary series on public television. Or help make a community event happen where educational resources, parent involvement ideas, and learning activities are shared.

Producer $2500-$4999

  • Enjoy all the benefits of our Director level plus…
  • Recognition on the Arkansas PBS Foundation website (if desired)

Be the reason the most trusted and fair news, investigations and discussions remain on the air each week day with PBS NewsHour. As well as making sure that Arkansas's local focus is presented on Arkansas Week each Friday.

Executive Producer $5000-$9999

  • Enjoy all the benefits of our Producer level plus…
  • Invitation to lunch with the Arkansas PBS Executive Director

Take pride in making sure Antiques Roadshow continues to surprise, inspire, and educate so many on artifacts and long forgotten family treasures. Or having people discover all there is in Arkansas as they travel with Chuck Dovish on Exploring Arkansas.

Broadcaster $10,000-$24,999

  • Enjoy all the benefits of our Executive Producer level plus…
  • On-air recognition on one of Arkansas PBS’s prime-time programs (subject to availability)

You are the reason that disadvantaged children can receive educational support for free; that homebound adults can travel and see the world; that everyone has an opportunity to experience a play, a dance, a symphony; and that there remains a place for people to go for intelligent conversation.

Vehicle Donation

Your car donation will be used to support your favorite Arkansas PBS programs. When you make a donation your vehicle is resold at an auto auction, and the proceeds go to the Arkansas PBS Foundation. To donate a car or for more information, call: Cars 1-866-398-4483.

What vehicles does the Arkansas PBS Foundation accept?

The Arkansas PBS Foundation accepts cars, trucks and RVs. When you make an automobile donation your vehicle is resold at auction and the proceeds of the sale go to the Arkansas PBS Foundation. Most vehicles are accepted except those that are heavily damaged or incomplete. The Arkansas PBS Foundation Car Donation program accepts automobile donations in most Arkansas locations.

By donating your car, truck, boat, or RV to the Arkansas PBS Foundation:

Are car donations tax-deductible?

Yes, your donation qualifies as a charitable deduction on your federal income tax return, because the Arkansas PBS Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

How do I donate a car?

Call 1-866-398-4483 to make your donation.

Have ready:

This information assists the tow company in scheduling appropriate towing arrangements.

Will you pick up my car?

The Arkansas PBS Foundation will send a tow truck to pick up your vehicle. The driver will need:

A tow receipt will be given to you by the driver verifying that your vehicle was received on behalf of the Arkansas PBS Foundation.

How do I estimate the value of my car?

The IRS allows you to take a charitable tax deduction on your federal income tax form for the fair market value of your donated vehicle. The condition of your car affects the fair market value. Take a look at these free publications:

To donate a car or for more information, call: Cars 1-866-398-4483.

Matching Gift

The easiest way to find out if your employer will match your charitable giving, is here online. We have a great search feature available on our pledge pages when you make your donation online. You'll simply find your company, follow the instructions for submitting the form, and complete your pledge. You can also give us a call at 800-662-2386 and we'd be happy to help you with the process. Or, just check with your employer (or ex-employer if you are retired) to see if your contribution can be doubled or tripled. Some companies will match charitable contributions dollar for dollar. Below is a list of some companies that will match gifts made to the Arkansas PBS Foundation by their employees or retirees. Search for your employer on this list to find out if you can double or triple your pledge amount! It's easy! If your company isn't listed, ask your personnel department if it has a matching gift program available.

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How It Works

  1. Go to the Human Resources Department at your place of work.
  2. Ask for their form for matching your donation to the Arkansas PBS Foundation (a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization).
  3. Complete your part of the form and send it to us (or drop it off at the station).
  4. We'll take care of the rest!

Memorial Gift

Make a donation to the Arkansas PBS Foundation in honor of a loved one.

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