8 Days A Week Calendar

8 Days a Week

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8 Days a Week
For Dec. 21-Dec. 27

All events listed in 8 Days a Week are open to the public. To submit a listing, send to FFW, 203 N. College Avenue, Fayetteville, AR 72701, or fax to 444-7289, at least two weeks prior to event. Submissions are printed as space allows. Photographs and art are also considered.

SEASONS GREETINGS
Corner Gift Shop will have a show and sale from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today and Friday at the Restaurant on the Corner, 3582 N. Hwy 112 in Fayetteville. Seasoned olive oil, knitted works, hand spun yarn, watercolor prints, jewelry boxes, copper cabinet knobs and catnip mice. 361-5655.

Walk the Labyrinth for winter solstice at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 W. Wedington Drive. www.unityfay.org or 442-0680.

White Christmas with Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye will be shown at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. www.faylib.org or 571-2222.

A Holiday Irish Ceili Dance benefiting the Elkins Community Center will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 30 at 162 Doolin Drive in Elkins. Featuring the Old 78s. $4, 12 & under free. 643-2393 or 665-2146.

Ring out the old year at a New Years Eve Eve Party at 8 p.m. Dec. 30 at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., in Fayetteville. $75. www.waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

A Rogers Christmas in Hawkins House runs through Dec. 30 at 322 S. Second Street in Rogers. www.rogersarkansas.com/museum or 621-1154.

The Winter Wonderland Outdoor Ice Rink will be open at 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and at 12 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Dec. 31 at 110 Midtown Center near the Bentonville Square. Free. Closed Christmas Day. 271-9153 or 254-0254.

First Night Fayetteville celebration events start at 6 p.m. Dec. 31 around the Square in Downtown Fayetteville. Music, Theatre, Kids events. $5-$10. www.firstnightfayetteville.org or 800-514-3849.

World Peace Mediation at 6 a.m. Dec. 31 at Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 W. Wedington Drive. Music, chanting, light breakfast with donation. www.unityfay.org or 442-0680.

The 10th annual Arkansas Polar Bear Society Swim Party will be at 12 p.m. Jan. 1 at Frog Bayou Creek Swimming Hole in Rudy. For more information, call Bill Long at 888-785-8733.

SPECIAL EVENTS
The Second annual AbunDANCE fundraiser will take place at 6 p.m. today at the Community Access Television at 101 W. Rock Street in Fayetteville. 444-3433.

MUSIC
Ozark Blues Society of Northwest Arkansas Blues Builders will have a Winter Break Jam at 1 p.m. Dec. 28 at 1680 N. Viewpoint Drive in Fayetteville. For musicians under 21 years old; parents welcome. www.ozarkbluessociety.org, www.bluesbuilders.org, sandy@bluesbuilders.org, or 521-0611.

AUDITIONS, CALL FOR ENTRIES, VOLUNTEERS
Auditions for Grease will be held at 7 p.m. Jan. 2-3 at Rogers Little Theater, 116 S. 2nd Street, in Rogers. www.RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.

Auditions for Captain Bree and the Lady Pirates of the Caribbean will be held at 7 p.m. Jan. 8-9 at Rogers Little Theater, 116 S. 2nd Street, in Rogers. www.RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.

The Committee for Mardi Gras, Inc., aka the Demented Krewe of Dickson, needs volunteers for the coming Mardi Gras season running Feb. 16-20. Contact Dixie Rhyne at dementedkrewe@yahoo.com or 846-4794.

Riverfest 2007 will accept applications for Artists, Hand Crafters, Merchants through Jan. 15, 2007 at Riverfest, Inc., 500 President Clinton Avenue, Suite 217, Little Rock, AR 72201. www.riverfestarkansas.com

Art Amiss, a community based multimedia art collective, is accepting submissions through Feb. 9. $10 submission fee. Include SASE for return of submissions. Art Amiss, 811 Lindell Ave., Fayetteville, AR 72701 or www.artamiss.org.

ART EXAHIBITS
Arsaga’s Espresso Cafe, 2418 N. Gregg Ave., Fayetteville. 444-6557. Martha Guirl through December.

Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St., Springdale. 751-5441. www.artscenteroftheozarks.org.

Ddp gallery, 7 Mountain S., Fayetteville. Group show Small Work 2006 through Jan. 20. Ben Strawn, Benjamin Edwards, Bryan Moats, Duane Garner, Henrik Kam, Kathy P. Thompson, Megan Chapman, Douglass Legg, Tonya Tubbs, Cindy Arsaga, Dede Peters, Adam Posnak.

Fayetteville Town Center, 15 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville. Paintings by Rachel Tebbetts through Dec. 31.

Flat Rock Studio, 2002 S. School St. Fayetteville. www.flatrockclay.com or 521-3181. Works by Oklahoma and Arkansas potters and studio clay artists displayed along with featured monthly artists.

J Gallery, 311 W. Dickson St., Ste.103, Fayetteville. 521-2004. New work by Brice Stephens.

Ozark Natural Foods, 1554 N. College Ave., Fayetteville. 521-7558. Cate McCoy for December.

The Perk, 3980 W. Wedington Drive, Fayetteville. 251-7375. Photos by Ron Levy through Jan. 2.

Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. 443-5600. www.waltonartscenter.org.  A Second Glance: Photographs by Don House through Dec. 29. Passionate Observer: Photographs by Euroda Welty, and From Slavery to Freedom: The Issue of Race in Film through Feb. 17.

GALLERIES, ETC.
Artful Spaces, 266 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville. 582-5554.

Enigma, 15 N. Block Ave., Fayetteville. 587-0304.

Fusion Fine Arts Gallery, 109 N. Main St., Bentonville. 273-9278.

Hampstead Fair Art Works, 423 N. College Ave., Fayetteville. 313-4153.

Heartwood Gallery-An Artists Collective. 428 S. Government St., Fayetteville. 444-0888.

Julie Wait Designs Art Gallery, 318 S. First St., Rogers. 631-8706. Works by Ron Lutz through Dec. 29.

Terra Studios, 12103 Hazel Valley Rd. Durham. 643-3314.

Wishing Spring Arts and Crafts Gallery, 8862 W. McNelly Road., Bella Vista. 273-1798. www.villageartclub.org. Open Mondays through Saturdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sundays 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

MUSEUMS
Arkansas Arts Center, Ninth and Commerce Streets, Little Rock. www.arkarts.com or (501)372-4000. 34th Annual Toys Designed by Artists Exhibit and Collectors Show & Sale through Dec. 31.

Gravette Historical Museum, 503 Charlotte St. SE, Gravette. 787-7334. Early 1900s restored home with displays representing Gravette’s history.

Pea Ridge National Military Park, 15930 U.S. 62, Garfield. 451-8122. Open Monday to Sunday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Self-guided road tour, 10-mile hiking trail, Civil War museum and bookstore.

Peel Mansion Museum and Historic Gardens, 400 S. Walton Blvd., Bentonville. 273-9664. 1875 Italianate mansion with historic roses and plants.

Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, 506 E. Douglas St., US Hwy. 62, Prairie Grove. 846-2990. Civil War battlefield with original buildings.

Rogers Historical Museum, 322 S. Second St., Rogers. 621-1154. www.rogersarkansas.com/museum. Open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. The Van Winkle Legacy through Feb. All Aboard: Rogers and the Golden Age of Rail through Oct. 2007. That’s Entertainment: From Vaudeville to Cable TV through Jan. 2008.

Shiloh Museum, 118 W. Johnson Ave., Springdale. 750-8165. www.springdaleark.org/shiloh. Exhibits of early life in the Ozarks. Original buildings on the grounds. Building Beaver Lake through today. Yours in FLT, Independent Order of Odd Fellow artifacts through March. Serving Our Clients: Rural Relief in 1930s Newton County runs Tuesday through Apr. 26

Siloam Springs Museum, 112 N. Maxwell St., 524-4011. Open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., admission is free. Vintage, Antique and Unique Dolls through Feb. 3.

COMING SOON
Ozark Blues Society of Northwest Arkansas Blues Builders will have a Lyric Writing Workshop at 7 p.m. Jan. 4 at 1680 N. Viewpoint Drive in Fayetteville. For musicians under 21 years old; parents welcome. www.ozarkbluessociety.org, www.bluesbuilders.org, sandy@bluesbuilders.org, or 521-0611.

The Producers at 7 p.m. Jan.2-4 and 7, at 8 p.m. Jan. 5-6, and at 2 p.m. Jan. 6-7 at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., in Fayetteville. $40-$52. www.waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

Not Afraid of the Dark with Ballet Austin will be performed at 7 p.m. Jan. 12 at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., in Fayetteville. Best for ages 2-10. $8-$15. www.waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

Comedian Brian Regan will perform at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., in Fayetteville. $36. www.waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

A Martin Luther King Vigil is planned for Jan. 15 at the Peace Fountain on the UA Campus. 575-5007.

Alfreda Robinson will speak at The Northwest Arkansas Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Planning Committee 11th Annual recommitment banquet at 7 p.m. Jan. 15 at the Fayetteville Town Center. $15-$25. 575-3546.

Celtic Connections Eureka will celebrate Highland Heritage Jan. 18-21 in Eureka Springs. Music, food and more. www.papermoonattractions.com

Paint The Town Red with the American Heart Association at 7 p.m. Jan. 19 at the Fayetteville Town Center. Live Music, auction, food and more. $60. 571-6686.

Al Green will perform at 8 p.m. Jan. 19 at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., in Fayetteville. $40-$70. www.waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

The Pat Martino Quartet will perform at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., in Fayetteville. $16-$25. www.waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

The North Arkansas Symphony will perform Oscar Night at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 27 at the  Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., in Fayetteville. $28-$36. www.waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

The 2007 Victory Gala Masquerade benefiting the Rogers Little Theater will take place at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 27 at the Clarion Inn in Bentonville. Dinner, auction and more. $75 per person, ticket sales start Jan 8. 636-0875.

Federico Garcia Lorca’s The House of Bernarda Alba will be performed at 8 p.m. Feb. 2-3 and 7-10, and at 2 p.m. Feb. 4 & 11 at the University Theatre at 228 Fine Arts Center in Fayetteville. 575-3946 or 575-4752.

Agatha Christie’s The Unexpected Guest will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 2-3 and 9-10, and at 2 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St., in Springdale. $8-$18 www.artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.

Grease will be performed at 8 p.m. Feb. 9-10, 15-17, and 22-24, and at 2 p.m. Feb. 11, 18, and 25 at the Rogers Little Theater, 116 S. 2nd Street, in Rogers. Special Valentine’s Day performance. $7.50-$35. www.RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.

Lerner and Lowe’s Camelot will be performed at 8 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Alma Performing Arts Center on the corner of Main and Spring. $20-$30. www.almapac.org or 632-2129.

Cyrano will be performed Feb. 15 through Mar. 4 at TheatreSquared at Nadine Baum Studios at 505 W. Spring Street in Fayetteville. For ages 8 and up. $8-$12. PO Box 4186, Fayetteville, AR 72702. www.theatresquared.org or 443-5600.

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