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.
Third annual Africa in the Ozarks, Afrique Aya, today, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Drama, dancing, drumming, mask making, African cuisine, workshops, performances, kids events. Some events are free others have charge. www.theaud.com, www.afriqueaya.org or 253-7788.
A delegation from Pastors for Peace will be at Omni Center at United Campus Minsistries, 905 W. Maple St. in Fayetteville at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The group is on their way to Cuba to deliver medical, educational and humanitarian aid. Over 130 Pastors for Peace volunteers from the U.S., Canada and Europe will challenge the U.S. blockade and travel restrictions on Cuba on July 17. www.omnicenter.org or 973-9049.
STAGE & SCREEN
The Jungalbook at 2 p.m. today, at 10 a.m. today and Friday, and at 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday at TheatreSquared at Nadine Baum Studios at 505 W. Spring St. in Fayetteville. $8-$12. www.theatresquared.org or 443-5600.
Family Flicks: Akeelah and the Bee at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Jones Center for Families, 922 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. Free. Next Week: Hoot. www.jonesnet.org or 756-8090.
Lucky 13 Starlight Cinema: Dream Girls at 7 p.m. Sunday at One N. Main St. in Eureka Springs. Next Week: Night at the Museum. $3; BYO lawnchair. www.lucky13cinema.org.
Terrye Robins booksigning at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Rogers Public Library. Also at area bookstores this weekend. www.terryerobins.com.
Stephen Burgess, amateur archaeologist and historian will present a talk on the Battle of Cane Hill at 2 p.m. Sunday at Headquarters House, 118 E. Dickson in Fayetteville. 442-3320.
LifeWriting, a group for people interested in writing the stories of their own lives or those of family and friends, at 10 a.m. Monday at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave., in Springdale. www.springdaleark.org/shiloh or 790-2588.
Happy Hour with Geoff Oelsner at 4 p.m. today, outside on the terrace in front of Arsaga’s at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free. Arsaga’s at the Library, 401 W. Mountain St. in Fayetteville. Next Week: Terry Dillivan. www.arsagas.org or 521-1993.
Schwagstock 34 Friday and Saturday at Camp Zoe in Salem, MO. www.campzoe.com or 573-858-3333.
Summer Jazz Concert Series with guitarist Ted Ludwig at 8 p.m. Friday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. www.uark.edu/depts/uamusic/Events_List.htm or 575-4701.
Jammin’ at the Jones Center with The Millers at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Jones Center in Springdale. Free. www.jonesnet.org.
Opera in the Ozarks presents Madame Butterfly at 8 p.m. Saturday at Arend Arts Center, 1901 S.E. J St. in Bentonville. www.opera.org or 253-8585.
Pickin’ in the Park at 6 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 27 in Frisco Park, Rogers. www.mainstreetrogers.com or 936-5487.
The Ozark Blues Society of Northwest Arkansas monthly jam at 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Jose’s on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. www.ozarkbluessociety.org.
Opera in the Ozarks runs through July 14 in Eureka Springs. Madame Butterfly, Marriage of Figaro, and Susannah. www.opera.org
Lyle Lovett and KD Lang Tuesday at the Arkansas Music Pavilion at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. www.arkansasmusicpavilion.com.
Claire Holley at 7 p.m. July 12 in Gulley Park as part of the Fayetteville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Concert Series. Free. www.accessfayetteville.org.
Jones Center Juggling club at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Jones Center for Families, 922 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. www.jonesnet.org or 756-8090, ext. 518.
Dress up and Dance at 8 and 9 p.m. Fridays at Teatro Scarpino, 329 N. West Ave. in Fayetteville. $10, dressing up required. www.scarpino.com or 409-3772.
The Boston Mountains Potters Association, a group of area potters and sculptors, at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Flat Rock Clay, 2002 S. School Ave. in Fayetteville. www.flatrockclay.com/MudClubHome.htm or 521-3181.
Fayetteville International Folk Dancers at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Trinity United Methodist Church. 756-3298.
MIND, BODY, SPIRIT
The Buddhist meditation and spiritual support group, 7 p.m. Thursdays, Arkansas Yoga Center, 1949 N. Green Acres Road, Fayetteville. 521-2395.
A Course in Miracles at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 W. Wedington Drive. www.unityfay.org or 442-0680.
Emotions Anonymous, a 12 step program, at 5:30 p.m. Mondays at Sequoyah United Methodist Church, 1910 Old Wire Rd., in Fayetteville. www.emotionsanonymous.org or 409-4490.
Save-A-Life, a free cancer screening program for those in need, through the Jones Center Community Health and Wellness. For information about qualifying, call 756-8090, ext. 525.
The Jones Center Community Health and Wellness Center in Springdale offers a variety of free and low cost exercise classes for adults and children, including Water Aerobics Classes for $25 per month. 756-6550, ext. 132.
Kids Activities Saturday at Fayetteville Farmers’ Market on the Square. www.fayettevillefarmersmarket.org or 236-2910.
Rain garden installation at 9 a.m. Saturday at the new Seven Hills Supportive Housing Facility in Fayetteville. Bring small garden tools. firstname.lastname@example.org or 444-1755.
Book Buddies pairs 7th graders with children readers to boost confidence and reading ability, at 1 p.m. Thursdays, today through Aug. 2, at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. www.faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4323.
Read the Book, Watch the Movie: The Princess Bride at 2 p.m. Friday at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. For grades 6-9. www.faylib.org or 571-2222.
Teen Ice Cream Social at 7 p.m. Friday at the Jones Center for Families, 922 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. Free. www.jonesnet.org or 756-8090.
Little Rock group, Poets in the Streets Saturday through Aug. 8 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. For grades 3-12. www.faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4370.
Clue Tournament for Families at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. Free, prizes. www.faylib.org or 571-2222.
Once Upon a Time, storybook writing and illustrating with Oda Mulloy, at 10 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and July 13 at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave., in Springdale. $15-$20; ages 7-12. www.springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
Teen Anime Club at 2 p.m. Monday at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. www.faylib.org or 571-2222.
Magician Jody Birch at 10:30 and 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. For Preschoolers. www.faylib.org or 571-2222.
Mysteries of Science with the Mad Scientist at 1 and 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. For Elementary school ages. www.faylib.org or 571-2222.
Teen Open Mic night at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Arsaga’s in the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. For grades 6-12. www.faylib.org or 571-2222.
Yoga Basics at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. For grades 10-12; bring towel and wear loose clothes. www.faylib.org or 571-2222.
2007 Kids Summer Films Fest benefiting Arkansas Children’s Hospital at 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays through July 25 at Malco’s Sunset Cinema 9 in Springdale, Razorback 6 in Fayetteville, and Town Center 12 in Rogers. $1; see theatres for schedule of films.
Arts Live Theatre is holding several day camps at the Jones Center in Springdale and at the Rogers Little Theatre. Ages, times and costs vary. www.artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
Bingo at 10 a.m. Thursdays at the Fayetteville Senior Center 945 S. College. 571-2920.
Ceramics at 9 a.m. Fridays at the Fayetteville Senior Center 945 S. College. 571-2920.
Newcomers Bridge at 12:30 p.m. Fridays at the Fayetteville Senior Center 945 S. College. 571-2920.
Brain Teasers Club at 10 a.m. Monday at The Plaza Apartments, 1801 Forest Hills Blvd. in Bella Vista. 751-3043
Acrylic Painting at 10 a.m. Tuesdays at the Fayetteville Senior Center 945 S. College. 571-2920.
Computer at 10 a.m. Tuesdays at the Fayetteville Senior Center 945 S. College. 571-2920.
Blood Pressure check up at 10 a.m. Tuesdays at the Fayetteville Senior Center 945 S. College. 571-2920.
Lift exercise at 9 a.m. and Peppi exercise at 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Fayetteville Senior Center 945 S. College. With Melissa Powers. 571-2920.
Yoga at 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Fayetteville Senior Center 945 S. College. $6. 571-2920.
Brain Teasers Club at 10 a.m. July 12 at the Schmieding Center, 2422 N. Thompson in Springdale. 751-3043.
AUDITIONS, CALL FOR ENTRIES, VOLUNTEERS
Entries to Fayetteville In Bloom monthly photo contest are due the first of each month. www.accessfayetteville.org or 575-8323.
Entries for Poor Richard’s Art’s first annual Literary License Art show benefiting Rogers Public Library and honoring Dick Trammel, through July 20. Original G-rated art related to literature, books or authors to be displayed and auctioned. email@example.com or 636-0417.
Auditions for Taming of the Shrew at 7:30 p.m. July 30-31 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. www.artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
Entries are being sought in a t-shirt design contest for 39th annual Bella Vista art festival. $100 prize. Visit http://villageartclub.org/artfestival.htm or 855-2064.
Auditions for Smoke on the Mountain at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10-11 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. www.artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
Auditions for The Best Christmas Pageant Ever at 12 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. www.artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
Reunion for USS CASCADE AD-16 Sept. 23-30 in Boston, MA. Contact Barb Kennovin at 302-975-2719.
Entries for seventh annual 2008 Ozark Foothills FilmFest accepted through Dec. 1 at Ozark Foothills FilmFest, 195 Peel Road, Locust Grove, AR 72550. $10 non-refundable entry fee. www.ozarkfoothillsfilmfest.org or 870-251-1189.
Arsaga’s, 1582 Crossover, Ste. 2 in Fayetteville. www.arsagas.org or 527-0690. Paintings by Michael Skinner through July.
Arsaga’s, 2418 N. Gregg Ave., Fayetteville, 444-6557. Photographs by Allison Hess through July.
Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St., Springdale. 751-5441. For Pets Sake through July 15.
The Common Grounds, 412 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. 442-3515. Quality Life through October.
Julie Wait Designs Art Gallery, 318 S. First St., Rogers. 631-8706. Timothy Jones through July 13.
Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. 443-5600. Lee Littlefield: Out of the Bayou through Aug. 24.
Art Emporium, 2914 N. College, Fayetteville. 521-4141.
Artful Spaces, 266 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville. 582-5554.
ddp gallery, 7 E. Mountain St. Fayetteville. 442-0001. www.ddpgallery.com
Enigma, 15 N. Block Ave., Fayetteville. 587-0304.
Flat Rock Studio, 2002 S. School St. Fayetteville. www.flatrockclay.com or 521-3181.
Fusion Fine Arts Gallery, 109 N. Main St., Bentonville. 273-9278.
Heartwood Gallery-An Artists Collective. 428 S. Government St., Fayetteville. 444-0888.
Poor Richard’s Art, 116 S. First St., Rogers. www.poorrichardsart.com or 636-0417.
Terra Studios, 12103 Hazel Valley Road, Durham. 643-3314.
Wishing Spring Arts and Crafts Gallery, 8862 W. McNelly Road, Bella Vista. 273-1798. www.villageartclub.org.
Clinton House Museum, 930 California Drive, Fayetteville. www.clintonhousemuseum.org or 444-0066. Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., $3-$5.
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. $2. 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. Discovering the Bluff Dwellers through Sept 2008. That’s Entertainment: From Vaudeville to Cable TV through Jan. 2008. All Aboard: Rogers and the Golden Age of Rail through Oct. 2007.
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. 20th Century Quilts through Oct. 27. Rodeo Days through Aug. 23. Say Cheese! through Aug. 4.
Siloam Springs Museum, 112 N. Maxwell St., 524-4011. Open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., admission is free. June 24: Siloam Springs’ Birthday through July 28.
10th annual Eureka Springs Fat Tire Festival July 13-15 in Eureka Springs. Short Track race, children’s race, movie and more. www.fattirefestival.com or 866-947-4387.
Schmieding Center: Elder LifePhase: Nutritional Needs and Chronic Disease with Shane Haingaertner at 3 p.m. July 18 and at 6 p.m. July 19 at United Lutheran Church, 100 Cooper Rd. in Bella Vista. 751-3043.
The Village Players present The 1940’s Radio Hour at 7:30 p.m. July 13-14, and at 2 p.m. July 15 at Arend Arts Center, 1901 S.E. J St. in Bentonville. 855-0198.
Guys and Dolls at 7:30 p.m. July 13-14 and July 19-21, and at 3 p.m. July 15 and July 22 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $8-$18.; opening night gala, Give me the dice and give me room, floating craps game at 6:30 p.m. July 13, $20-$30. www.artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
Environmental Day at 9 a.m. July 14 at Frisco Park in Rogers. www.mainstreetrogers.com or 936-5487.
Second Saturday old fashioned patriotic fun at 10 a.m. July 14 at the Rogers Historical Museum at 322 S. Second St. in Rogers. Live music, Ice cream social. www.rogersarkansas.com/museum or 621-1154.
Historic Tontitown with Denise Pellin and Venessa Sbanotto at 3 p.m. July 14 at the Siloam Springs Museum, 112 N. Maxwell St. 524-1011.
Eigth annual One Particular Harbor benefiting The Ryan Gibson Foundation for lukemia research at 7 p.m. July 14 at the Fayetteville Town Center, 15 W. Mountain. Tropical attire, Caribbean Dinner and Dance, live and silent auctions, music by Oreo Blue. www.ryangibson.org.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows release party at 12:01a.m. July 20 at Nightbird Books, 557 S. School Ave., No. 103 in Fayetteville. www.nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
Children’s Morning in the Park, featuring Teresa Ferguson’s cornhusk dolls, at 10 a.m. July 20 in City Park in Siloam Springs. Free. 524-1011.
Finders Keepers at 1 p.m. July 20 at the Rogers Historical Museum at 322 S. Second St. in Rogers. www.rogersarkansas.com/museum or 621-1154.
Nick Lachey July 20 at the Arkansas Music Pavilion at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $19.50-$48.50. www.arkansasmusicpavilion.com.
Animal Services Rabies and Microchipping Clinic at 9 a.m. July 21 on the Square in Fayetteville. $7-$20. Also City licenses, $5-$15. Third Saturdays through October. www.accessfayetteville.org or 444-3456.
Harry Potter Parade at 9:30 a.m. July 21on the Square in Fayetteville, and Harry Potter release party at noon July 21 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. www.faylib.org or 571-2222.
Ozark Blues Society presents Blues in the Natural State, featuring Willie “Big Eyes” Smith, Jimmy Thackery & Earl Cate, Little Joe McLerran & Robbie Mack, Tas Cru, Mike Dollins Band, Ocie Fisher and Liz Lottmann, Leah & the Mojo Doctors, “Sunshine” Sonny Payne and more, at 5 p.m. July 21 at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville. $10. www.ozarkbluessociety.org or 527-6618.
Arkansas Delta Blues history and performance with the Ozark Blues Socieyt at 6 p.m. July 24, and Teen Blue Jam at 6 p.m. July 26 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. For grades 10-12. www.faylib.org or 571-2222.
Effron White, Shack, and the Ozone Players at 7 p.m. July 26 in Gulley Park as part of the Fayetteville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Concert Series. Free. www.accessfayetteville.org.
Boar’s Head Players MFA New Play Showcase present Mommies In Me by A. E. Edwards July 26-29 at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $**. www.waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
Annie at 8 p.m. July 27-28, Aug. 2-4, Aug. 9-11 and at 2 p.m. July 29, Aug. 5, Aug. 12 at Rogers Little Theater, 116 S. Second St. in Rogers. $7.50-$35. www.RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.
Bleeding Hearts Music Festival, with Silverstone, Black Leaf Clover, Nailpoint Payment and more, July 28-29 at the Washington County Fairgrounds. Car show, bike show, art auction and more. 876-8759.
Third annual National Day of the American Cowboy and the first annual Cowboy Swap-N-Shop at 7 a.m. July 28-29 at the Cowboy Stockyards in Ola, AR south of Russellville. www.cowboyswapnshop.com or 495-7100
Twisted Sisters vs. Hardwood Harlots July 28 at All Star Sports Arena behind Sam’s/Wal-Mart in Springdale. www.nwarollergirls.com.
Blue Jean Ball at 7 p.m. July 28 at Rogers Little Theater, 116 S. Second St. in Rogers. www.RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.