All events listed in 8 Days a Week are open to the public. To submit a listing, send to FFW, 203 N. College Ave., 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.
National Climate Change Workshop, “Saving Energy and Saving Money: The Economic Benefits of Local Climate Action,” today at the Fayetteville Town Center. Local government officials from around the country will gather to exchange ideas about reducing greenhouse gas emissions to make their cities more sustainable. Keynote speakers include Andy Ruben, Vice President of Corporate Sustainability at Wal-Mart and Ed Mazria of Architecture 2030. www.icleiusaworkshop.org
Open House at Bike City Recyclery and community Center from 7:30pm to 10:00pm Friday at 546 W. Center St., behind Razors Salon on the Frisco Bike Trail. Music by Clare Starr & Friends. 521-2020
10th annual Woody Guthrie Folk Festival featuring Arlo Guthrie, Kevin Welch, Jimmy LaFave, Joel Rafael, Ellis Paul and today, Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Okemah, Okla. Most events are free. www.woodyguthrie.com or 918-623-2440.
10th annual Eureka Springs Fat Tire Festival Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Eureka Springs. Short track race, children’s race, movie and more. www.fattirefestival.com or 866-947-4387.
Environmental Day at 9 a.m. Saturday at Frisco Park in Rogers. Product demonstrations, speakers, displays. www.friscofestival.com or 936-5487.
One Particular Harbor benefiting The Ryan Gibson Foundation for leukemia research at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Town Center. Caribbean dinner and dance, live and silent auctions, music by Oreo Blue. www.ryangibson.org.
STAGE & SCREEN
The Village Players present The 1940’s Radio Hour at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and at 2 p.m. Sunday at Arend Arts Center, 1901 S.E. J St. in Bentonville. 855-0198.
Guys and Dolls at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and July 19-21, and at 3 p.m. Sunday and July 22 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $8-$18. Opening night gala Friday: Give me the dice and give me room, floating craps game at 6:30 p.m. $20-$30. www.artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
Friday Night at the Movies: Pink Panther at dark on Friday at Walker Park in Fayetteville. www.accessfayetteville.org.
Family Flicks: Hoot at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Jones Center for Families, 922 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. Free. Next Week: Because of Winn Dixie. www.jonesnet.org or 756-8090.
Lucky 13 Starlight Cinema: Night at the Museum at 7 p.m. Sunday at One N. Main St. in Eureka Springs. Next Week: Little Miss Sunshine. $3; BYO lawnchair. www.lucky13cinema.org.
Beyond Words, featuring Crash Test Poetry, a tandem reading by Kirby Estes and J. B. Hogan, at 8 p.m. Friday at Arsaga’s, 2418 N. Gregg Ave., Fayetteville, 444-6557.
Whodunnits Book Group at noon Saturday at Joe’s Bistro, 3061 N. College Ave., in Fayetteville. 756-6169.
Historic Tontitown with Denise Pellin and Venessa Sbanotto at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Siloam Springs Museum, 112 N. Maxwell St. 524-1011.
Women’s open mic with Mendy Knott, Herwords Outloud (howl), at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Nightbird Books, 557 S. School Ave., in Fayetteville. www.nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
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.
Hunting and Fishing in the Ozarks: A Sport and a Business with Amanda Dablemont Owens at noon Wednesday at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave., in Springdale. Bring a sack lunch www.springdaleark.org/shiloh or 770-6602.
Poetluck at 6:30 p.m. July 19 at Writer’s Colony at Dairy Hollow, 515 Spring St. in Eureka Springs. Bring a dish to share. www.writerscolony.org or 253-7444.
Claire Holley at 7 p.m. today in Gulley Park Free. Presented by the Fayetteville Parks Department.
Pickin’ in the Park at 6 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 27 in Frisco Park, Rogers. www.mainstreetrogers.com or 936-5487.
NWA Pioneers of Rock N’ Roll at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Green Door, 1404 N. College Ave. in Fayetteville. 575-0111.
Arsaga’s Songwriter Circle at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Arsaga’s, 1582 Crossover in Fayetteville. 527-0690.
Cajun music and dance lessons at 5 p.m. Thursdays at the Green Door, 1404 N. College Ave. in Fayetteville. 575-0111.
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.
Photo Identification project at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave., in Springdale. Lunch for registered attendees. www.springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
Summer Writing with June Jefferson at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks on Crossover in Fayetteville. Free. 790-2588.
Second Saturday old fashioned patriotic fun at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Rogers Historical Museum at 322 S. Second St. in Rogers. Live music, Ice cream social. www.rogersarkansas.com/museum or 621-1154.
Arkansas Mensa at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Arsaga’s at the Library, 401 W. Mountain St. in Fayetteville. www.arsagas.org or 571-1993.
Fayetteville International Folk Dancers at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Trinity United Methodist Church. 756-3298.
Tenth annual Education Fair Wednesday at the Education Station in Ozark Center Place in Springdale. www.educationstationteachers.com or 756-8985.
Boston Mountain Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society at 7 p.m. July 19 at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave., in Springdale.
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.
Rogers Organic Garden Club at 7 p.m. July 19 at Peace Lutheran Church in Rogers. 631-2945.
Martial Arts Expo at noon Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. For grades 6-12. www.faylib.org or 571-2222.
Teen Yard Games at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Amphitheatre at the Jones Center for Families, 922 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. Free. www.jonesnet.org or 756-8090.
Geehaws, Whimmydiddles, and Ziggerboos, old fashioned toys at 9 a.m. Tuesday or July 25 at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave., in Springdale. $5-$10; ages 5-10. www.springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
Children’s author Peggy Treiber and guitarist Jeremy Hess at 10:30 and 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. www.faylib.org or 571-2222.
Restore Humanity/Africa with Sarah Fennel at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. For grades 10-12. www.faylib.org or 571-2222.
Teen Knitting Group at 5 p.m. July 19 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. www.faylib.org or 571-2222.
Writing Camp with Little Rock group Poets in the Streets through Aug. 8 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. For grades K-12; various start dates. www.faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4370.
SENIORS & BOOMERS
Brain Teasers Club at 10 a.m. today at the Schmieding Center, 2422 N. Thompson in Springdale. 751-3043.
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.
Acrylic Painting at 10 a.m. Tuesdays at the Fayetteville Senior Center 945 S. College. 571-2920.
Nutritional Needs and Chronic Disease with Shane Haingaertner at 3 p.m. Wednesday and at 6 p.m. July 19 at United Lutheran Church, 100 Cooper Rd. in Bella Vista. 751-3043.
AUDITIONS, CALL FOR ENTRIES, VOLUNTEERS
Entries for Poor Richard’s Art’s 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. firstname.lastname@example.org 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 for Tee Shirt Design contest for 39th annual Bella Vista Arts and Crafts Festival through Aug. 10 at Wishing Springs Gallery in Bella Vista. Artwork must be designed after famous works by dead artists. 8″X10″ submissions; $100 prize. Very specific requirements, so please visit website. 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.
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. Faces by Robert Andes and A Scope of Moment & Emotions by Terry Lynn Nelson Friday through Aug. 17. For Pets Sake through Sunday.
ddp gallery, 7 E. Mountain St. Fayetteville. 442-0001. www.ddpgallery.com. “Get it while it’s hot”- mixed media and paintings by Kathy P. Thompson Wednesday through July 28.
Fusion Fine Arts Gallery, 109 N. Main St., Bentonville. 273-9278. Carol Peacock through July 31.
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.
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.
Nick Lachey July 20 at the Arkansas Music Pavilion at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $19.50-$48.50. www.arkansasmusicpavilion.com.
Summer Jazz Concert Series with pianist Bruce Barth at 8 p.m. July 20 at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Also vocalist Inga Swearingen July 27, and a composer’s showcase Aug. 10. www.uark.edu/depts/uamusic/Events_List.htm or 575-4701.
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.
Still on the Hill, Strange Heroes and more at 5 p.m. July 21 at the new Seven Hills Supportive Housing Facility in Fayetteville. Fundraiser. email@example.com or 530-3628.
Artist’s reception for Allison Hess at 7 p.m. July 21 at Arsaga’s Gregg, 2418 N. Gregg Ave. in Fayetteville. www.arsagas.org or 444-6557.
Jammin’ at the Jones Center with The Electric Cowboys at 7 p.m. July 21 at the Jones Center in Springdale. Free. www.jonesnet.org.
Artist’s reception for Mike Skinner at 2 p.m. July 22 at Arsaga’s, 1582 Crossover, Ste. 2 in Fayetteville. www.arsagas.org or 527-0690.
Sarah and Paul Mettert artist’s reception at 5:30 p.m. July 24 at Rogers Little Theater, 116 S. Second St. in Rogers. www.RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.
Black Cat Bones Blues: Arkansas Delta Blues history and performance with the Ozark Blues Society 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.
Art for Lunch at noon July 29 at Crystal Bridges at the Massey. Bring a brown bag lunch. www.crystalbridges.org or 418-5700.
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 at 7 p.m. July 26-28 and at 2 p.m. July 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.
Friday Night at the Movies: Dive In Movie: Big Fish at 8:30 p.m./ dark July 27 at Wilson Park Pool. www.accessfayetteville.org.
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. Benefits the American Cancer Society, POW/MIA, and the Northwest Arkansas Children’s Safety Center. 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, south of Russellville. www.cowboyswapnshop.com or 495-7100
Twisted Sisters vs. Hardwood Harlots at 8 p.m. 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. $25 and up. www.RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.
Jammin’ at the Jones Center with Big Smith at 7 p.m. July 28 at the Jones Center in Springdale. Free. www.jonesnet.org.
Sweet Adelines at 6 p.m. July 30 at the Jones Center Chapel in Springdale.
Wolfe at the Door puppets at 10:30 and 11 a.m. July 31 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. www.faylib.org or 571-2222.
Big Summer Classic, featuring String Cheese Incident, Yonder Mountain String Band, Los Lobos, The Wailers and more, Aug. 3-5 at Camp Zoe in Salem, MO. www.campzoe.com or 573-858-3333.
Summer Diversity Pride weekend Aug. 3-5 in Eureka Springs. www.diversitypride.com.
Arts Live Theatre presents High School Musical at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Aug. 3-4 at the Fayetteville High School Theatre at 1001 W. Stone Street. www.artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
All Day Puppet Camp at 9 a.m. Aug. 6-10 at The Art Experience, 641 W. 6th Street in Fayetteville. 8 and up; $75. firstname.lastname@example.org or 442-0557.