The University of Central Arkansas will host the first Amigo Fest for the campus. The event is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7 in the Student Center Courtyard on the campus.

This celebration of Latino culture is a free, family-friendly event and open to the public. The rain location is Old Main.

The Amigo Fest includes free health screenings, Zumba workouts, a children’s area and authentic Mexican food for purchase. Live music will be provided by Jacob Flores of American Idol and The Voice, Mariachi America Arkansas and Yumare Mexican Folkloric Dancers from Oklahoma.

The Amigo Fest is one of several initiatives in the university’s Hispanic/Latino Outreach Initiative in the Office of Institutional Diversity.