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.
Art Amiss multi-media art event at 7 p.m. today at the Dickson Theatre in Fayetteville. artamiss.org.
Mulberry Mountain Harvest Music Festival ,Friday and Saturday near Ozark. Keller Williams, Railroad Earth, Tea Leaf Green, New Monsoon, Hot Buttered Rum, South Austin Jug Band, The Codetalkers, Big Smith, Mountain of Venus, Mountain Gypsies, and more. mulberrymountainmusic.com.
Artist’s reception for Megan Chapman at 4 p.m. Friday at Julie Wait Designs Art Gallery, 318 S. First St., Rogers. 631-8706.
American Cancer Society Fashion-A-Show fundraiser at 6 p.m. Friday in Fayetteville. $250 and up; South Beach attire. 750-2493.
NWA Rollergirls Championship Bout, Hardwood Harlots vs. Twisted Sisters at 7 p.m. Saturday at All Star Sports Arena behind Sam’s/Wal-Mart in Springdale. nwarollergirls.com.
League of Women Voters membership gathering celebrating 85 years of the Woman’s Right to Vote at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. 530-1111.
Artists’ reception for WWAM! (Women with a Mission!), Kim Rues, Shelly Dushesne, Julie Jeannene, and Renee Reed from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Arsaga’s, 1582 Crossover in Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 527-0690.
Pretty In Pink: Rock the Runway 2007, music by MAR, Amanda Scarlett, Kellie Pickler and Edwin McCain, and fashions by Shadang, at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the municipal parking on Dickson Street. Benefits Ozark affliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. $50 and up. 799-0189.
Sierra Club autumn wine social,”Fueling Sustainablity Change through Local Action”, live music and refreshments, at 7 p.m. Wednesday at 285 W. Cleburn in Fayetteville. 575-2648.
Second annual Eureka Springs Artists’ Studio Tour reception at 6 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Carnegie Library, 194 Spring St. in Eureka Springs. Free; studio tours 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 28-30. eurekaspringsstudiotour.com or 253-1951.
Eureka Springs third annual collaboration, “Icons: from Soup to Saints” at 5 p.m. Sept. 27 at the ARTERY, 1 N. Main in Eureka Springs. eurekaspringsartists.com or 981-1135.
STAGE & SCREEN
“The Mystery of Irma Vep” by Charles Ladlam at 8 p.m. today through Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday at TheatreSquared at Nadine Baum Studios at 505 W. Spring St. in Fayetteville. For adult audiences. $22. theatresquared.org or 571-2728.
International Day of Peace: “Gandhi” at 7 p.m. Friday at United Campus Ministries, 902 W. Maple St. in Fayetteville. omnicenter.org or 442-4600.
Spiritual Cinema: “The Ultimate Gift” at 7 p.m. Friday at Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 W. Wedington Drive. unityfay.org or 442-0680.
Washington National Opera’s “La Boheme” live simulcast at 1 p.m. Sunday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall and the Center for Continuing Education auditorium in Fayetteville. firstname.lastname@example.org or 575-2326.
OMNI Center Video Underground at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at United Campus Ministry, 902 W. Maple St. in Fayetteville. Free. northwest-ark.com/vu/ or 442-4600.
MOMIX Dance Theatre: The Best of MOMIX at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the at theWalton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $22-$30. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
“Swimmy, Fredrick and Inch by Inch” at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at the at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $8-$15; Pajama Night. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
Poetluck, featuring Pat Carr of Elkins, at 6:30 p.m. today at Writer’s Colony at Dairy Hollow, 515 Spring St. in Eureka Springs. Bring a dish to share. writerscolony.org or 253-7444.
UA history professor Joel Gordon will speak on “Shahs and Ayatollahs: Iran in World History” at noon on the International Day of Peace, Sept. 21 at Old Main on the UA campus. The history of Iran with emphasis on Iran’s contributions to classical Islamic civilization, the emergence of a modern nation-state, Iran’s place in the Cold War, the path Iran has followed since the 1979 “Islamic” revolution and the present state or Iranian-American relations and prospects for armed conflict. Snacks, beverage and desserts at 11:30 a.m. Bring a sack lunch.Parking decks both south and west of Old Main. 442-4600.
International Day of Peace panel discussion: “Peace is in Our Hands” with Rev. Roger Joslin, All Saints Episcopal Church, Doug Krueger, Fayetteville Free Thinkers President and Philosophy Professor, Hameed A. Naseem, Al-Islam Students Association Faculty Advisor and Ahmadiyya Movement of Islam President, Tulsa Chapter, and Keith Wright, Northwest Arkansas International Church of Christ, at 12:30 p.m. Friday at NWACC’s White Auditorium in Bentonville. Free. 855-6836.
“Ghost Towns of Benton County” with James Beyers of the Arkoma Coin and Relic Club at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Siloam Springs Museum at 112 N. Maxwell St. 524-4011.
Lucinda Williams at 8 p.m. today at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. Benefits the Miller Williams Poetry Prize at the University of Arkansas Press. $35-$250. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
Northwest Arkansas Sacred Harp Singers at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave., in Springdale. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 770-6602.
The Limeliters at 2 p.m. Sunday at Arend Arts Center, 1901 S.E. J St. in Bentonville. $5-$25. 855-9997.
Butcher and Detels: Four Hands in Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $8-$15. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
Heart & Soul benefit concert featuring Stephanie Reid, W. Clayton Scott, The Eoff Brothers Band and Jennifer Brammer, at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Alma Performing Arts Center 103 E. Main St. in Alma. $10. almapac.org or 474-7767.
“Lost Songs” release with performances by Kelly, Donna, Emily, Leslie, Ginny and Nick at 7 p.m. Sept. 27 at Nightbird Books, 557 S. School Ave., No. 103 in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
Pickin’ in the Park at 6 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 27 in Frisco Park, Rogers. mainstreetrogers.com or 936-5487.
Boston Mountain Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society at 7 p.m. today at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave., in Springdale. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
Rogers Organic Garden Club at 7 p.m. today at Peace Lutheran Church in Rogers. 631-2945.
Ozark Wireless Society at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave., in Springdale. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
Amateur Radio Klub of the Arkansas Northwest at 7 p.m. Monday at the Arkansas Air Museum. arkan.us
Arkansas Canoe Club Northwest Chapter at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Picasso’s Pizza, Arkansas Hwy. 16 West. 263-1420.
Sierra Club Ozark Headwaters Group at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Powerhouse Seafood, 112 N University Ave. in Fayetteville. 571-3005.
Computers for Beginners at 6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. Free, registration required; new 2-session classes each week through Sept.. faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4450.
CPR For Families & Friends at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Jones Center, 610 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. Free; Pre-registration required. jonesnet.org 750-6550.
Northwest Arkansas Gem and Mineral Society at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at their clubhouse 2 miles north on Arkansas Hwy. 43 in Siloam Springs. (918)422-5867.
Quilters United in Learning Togethers at 6 p.m. Sept. 27 and “Garden Variety” workshop with Connie Chunn Sept. 28 at the Holiday Inn in Springdale. $30 for workshop. quiltguildnwa.org or 549-8230.
Northwest Arkansas Civil War Roundtable at 7 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave., in Springdale. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
Jones Center Juggling club at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Jones Center for Families, 922 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. 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. scarpino.com or 409-3772.
Kouakou Yao “Angelo” leads a West Africa Drums at 5:30 p.m. and Dance at 7 p.m. Mondays at the Francis Stokes Dance Studio in Fayetteville. $10. afriqueaya.org or 587-0888.
Fayetteville International Folk Dancers at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Trinity United Methodist Church. 756-3298.
MIND, BODY, SPIRIT
Dr. Peg Speirs on “In Response to Healing” at 7 p.m. today at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free; reception to follow in gallery. 575-7987.
“Compassionate Communication” with holistic psychotherapist Lilian Bern, at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 W. Wedington Drive. $40-$60. unityfay.org or 442-0680.
Regression Workshop with Dolores Cannon at 1 p.m. Sunday at Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 W. Wedington Drive. unityfay.org or 442-0680.
Still Mind Meditation and Chanting at 9 p.m. Sundays at the School of Metaphysics, 236 E. South St. in Fayetteville. som.org or 527-6804.
Emotions Anonymous, a 12 step program like AA, at 5:30 p.m. Mondays at Sequoyah United Methodist Church, 1910 Old Wire Rd., in Fayetteville. emotionsanonymous.org or 409-4490.
Health Fair at 8 a.m. Wednesday at the Jones Center for Families, 922 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. jonesnet.org or 756-8090.
Lunch and Learn: “Exercise & Aging-Trends in Wellness & Prevention” with Carol Maxwell at noon Sept. 27 at the Baker Conference Center, 1125 N. College in Fayetteville. Registration required. wregional.com or 713-7191.
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. unityfay.org or 442-0680.
Save-A-Life, funded by The Cancer Challenge at Bella Vista Village, offers free cancer screenings for qualified people with financial need at the Jones Center for Families, 922 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. Call to see if you qualify. jonesnet.org or 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.
UA Razorbacks host Kentucky at 6 p.m. Saturday in Fayetteville.
Fayetteville Farmers’ Market at 7 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays through October on the Square. Evening market at 4 p.m. Thursday nights through September 27 at School Avenue and Sixth Street in the Mill District. fayettevillefarmersmarket.org or 236-2910.
Springdale Farmers’ Market at 7 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at the Jones Center for Families. 751-3352.
Rogers Farmers’ Market at 7 a.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays, through Oct. 7 at Frisco Park. 936-5487.
Teen Knitting Group at 5 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. faylib.org or 571-2222.
Tournament Night at 7 p.m. Friday at the Jones Center for Families, 922 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. Free, for ages 9-12. jonesnet.org or 756-8090.
Library Lions at noon Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. For students in 6th -9th grade. faylib.org or 571-2222.
Teen Anime Club at 4:30 p.m. Monday at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. faylib.org or 571-2222.
Creative Writing workshops with Caitlyn Spaulding for grades 3-5 at 4 p.m. Tuesdays and for grades 6-12 at 4 p.m. Wednesdays at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. Free; through Oct. 23/24. faylib.org or 571-2222.
The Schmieding Center’s “Interventions for Healthy Aging” at 8 a.m. today and 9 a.m. Friday at Riordan Hall in Bella Vista. Free. 888-866-8991.
The gym is available 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays at the Fayetteville Senior Center 945 S. College. Free for seniors 60 and over. 571-2920.
AUDITIONS, CALL FOR ENTRIES, VOLUNTEERS
Washington Regional Hospice Training for volunteers or for care of loved ones at home at 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through Oct. 18 at WRMC Hospice office, 34 W. Colt Square in Fayetteville. Registration required; Free. 713-7384.
Applications for Miss Apple Harvest Queen, girls age 16-22, and Miss Apple Blossom, girls age 13-15, Pageants through Saturday to Apple Harvest Queen Pageant, PO Box 100, Lincoln, AR 72744-0100 or Appleqn@aol.com. Talent competition; cash scholarship prizes. 824-3402.
Entries for the Ultimate Fridge Makeover through Sept. 29 at 3aday.org. 50-word essay and upload photos of your sub-par refrigerator.
Entries to Fayetteville In Bloom monthly photo contest due the first of each month. accessfayetteville.org or 575-8323.
Entries for “Branding Image” for seventh annual 2008 Ozark Foothills FilmFest accepted through Oct. 15 at email@example.com. Original art by Arkansas artists; use of art is donated to the Festival.
Empty Bowls, benefiting Ozark Food Bank, due Oct. 27 at Flat Rock Clay Studio, 2002 S. School St. Fayetteville. flatrockclay.com/emptybowls.html or 521-3181.
Entries for seventh annual 2008 Ozark Foothills FilmFest accepted through Dec. 1 at Ozark Foothills FilmFest, 195 Peel Road, Locust Grove, AR 72550. New screenwriting division; $10-$20 non-refundable entry fee; cash prizes; Festival is March 28-30 in Batesville and April 4-6 in Little Rock. Specific requirements at ozarkfoothillsfilmfest.org or 870-251-1189.
Auditions for Witness for the Prosecution at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10-11 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
Arsaga’s, 1582 Crossover, Ste. 2 in Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 527-0690. WWAM! (Women with a Mission!), Dawn Graham, Donna Stjerna, Kim Rues, Shelly Dushesne, Julie Jeannene, and Renee Reed through Sept.
Arsaga’s, 2418 N. Gregg Ave., Fayetteville, 444-6557. Photos by Kimberly Cyr through Sept.
Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St., Springdale. 751-5441. Ozark Pastel Society “Pastel Power” through Friday.
Center for Art & Education, 104 N. 13th, Van Buren, 474-7767. 31st annual Adult Artists Competition through Wednesday.
The Common Grounds, 412 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. 442-3515. Quality Life through October.
ddp gallery, 7 E. Mountain St. Fayetteville. ddpgallery.com or 442-0001. Intuition: paintings by Megan Chapman and ceramics by Helen Phillips through Sept. 29.
Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville. 571-2222. faylib.org. Photographs by Angela Peace through Sept. 28.
Frameworks 645, 645 W. Dickson, Fayetteville. 443-1692. Diana Rivers, Rath, Ninci Ballew, Elizabeth Nevin, Dawn Graham, Patti Besser, Jori Costello and Cedar Kindy thorugh Sept.
Fusion Fine Arts Gallery, 109 N. Main St., Bentonville. 273-9278. D. G. Womack through September.
Heartwood Gallery-An Artists Collective. 428 S. Government St., Fayetteville. 444-0888.
Julie Wait Designs Art Gallery, 318 S. First St., Rogers. 631-8706. Megan Chapman through Oct. 19.
The Perk, 3980 W. Wedington Drive, Fayetteville. 251-7375. Aaron Hand and Maryevelyn Jones through mid October.
Richland Nursery and Art Gallery, Hwy 23 South, Huntsville. 738-5305. Tuesdays through Saturdays 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Madison County Art Exhibit through Sept. 29.
University of Arkansas Fine Arts Center Gallery, Fayetteville. 575-7987. “In Response to Healing” through Sept. 28.
Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. 443-5600. Beads and Iron by RuAnn Ewing through Nov. 18.
Art Emporium, 2914 N. College, Fayetteville. 521-4141.
Artful Spaces, 266 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville. 582-5554.
Enigma, 15 N. Block Ave., Fayetteville. 587-0304.
Flat Rock Studio, 2002 S. School St. Fayetteville. flatrockclay.com or 521-3181.
Poor Richard’s Art, 116 S. First St., Rogers. 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. villageartclub.org.
Arkansas Arts Center, Ninth and Commerce Streets, Little Rock. arkarts.com or (501)372-4000. Documenting a Not so Distant Past through Nov. 4. Jane Hammond: Paper Work through Nov. 11. Jim Henson’s Fantastic World through Nov. 25.
Clinton House Museum, 930 California Drive, Fayetteville. clintonhousemuseum.org or 444-0066. Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., $3-$5.
Crystal Bridges at the Massey, 125 W. Central Ave., Bentonville. massey.crystalbridges.org or 418-5700. Thoreau’s Waldon: A Journey in Photographs by Scot Miller Saturday through Nov. 25.
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.
Price Tower Arts Center, 510 Dewey Ave., Bartlesville, OK. (877)424-2424. Open Tuesdays through Sundays.
Rogers Historical Museum, 322 S. Second St., Rogers. 621-1154. rogersarkansas.com/museum. Open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. The Healing Power of Plants through Oct. 31. 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 Sept. 29.
Shiloh Museum, 118 W. Johnson Ave., Springdale. 750-8165. springdaleark.org/shiloh. Exhibits of early life in the Ozarks. Original buildings on the grounds. Open Season through Jan. 19. 20th Century Quilts through Oct. 27.
Siloam Springs Museum, 112 N. Maxwell St., 524-4011. Open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., admission is free. Long Ago School Days in Siloam Springs through Oct. 20.
Schwagstock 36 Sept. 28-29 at Camp Zoe in Salem, MO. campzoe.com or 573-858-3333.
Comic Book Day with Sean Fitzgibbon at 9 a.m. Sept. 28 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. For grades 4-6; $35-$40. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
Finders Keepers at 1 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Rogers Historical Museum at 322 S. Second St. in Rogers. rogersarkansas.com/museum or 621-1154.
Ozark Slow Food tasting with Chef Jeremy Gawthrop of Greenhouse Grille at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. Music by Curly Miller and Carol Anne Rose. $10, limited tickets. 799-7985.
Pink Trash Ball, featuring music by Big Un’s, at 9 p.m. Sept. 28 at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville. $20 and up; attire is causal to outrageous. Benefits local Susan G. Komen foundation. 750-7465.
Fishback School reunion at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave., in Springdale. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
Bits ‘N Pieces Puppet Theatre: “Cinderella and the Chinese Slipper” at 3 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $8-$15. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
Spoon at 7 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Chi Omega Greek Theatre in Fayetteville. Free. firstname.lastname@example.org or 575-5255.
Bikes, Blues and Barbeque Oct. 3-6 in downtown Fayetteville. bikesbluesandbbq.org or 800-766-4626.
11th annual Barnyard Days at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 5-7 a the Circle R Ranch near Neosho, MO. Arts and Crafts, haybale maze, horseback rides, food, family fun. $5, $1 off coupon available from area McDonald’s, 16 and under free; free parking. Follow signs from the Iris Road exit of Hwy 71. circle-r-festivals.com.
4-State Homegrown Music Festival, featuring Katie James & Instant Karma, Shannon Wurst and the Best Boys, City Limits, The Ozone Players, On the Edge with Tony B & Cuzn Walt, Indagrass, and Homemade Jam Band, Oct. 5-6 at West 60 Cycle, 6 miles west of Neosho on Hwy 60. $15, $4 per ticket benefits Layette House and Turnaround Ranch. 417-451-0000.
“Doubt” by John Patrick Shanley Oct. 5-14 at the University Theatre at 228 Fine Arts Center in Fayetteville. $3-$14. 575-3946.
Music on the Mountain with Sleepy LaBeef at 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at Mount Sequoyah Conference and Retreat Center in Fayetteville. $30. 736-2709.
Seventh annual Hispanic Women’s Organization of Arkansas Conference: Citizenship: Reaching for the American Dream with Alfonso Aguilar, Cheif of the US Citizenship and Immigration Services’ Offic of Citizenship, Oct. 6 at the UA Department of Continuing Education Building in Downtown Fayetteville. 751-9494.
Fourth annual Northwest Arkansas Tour de Cure Oct. 6 at the Shoppes at Pinnacle Hills in Rogers. Ride, walk or run. diabetes.org or 770-6402.
Mary Flower at 7 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Unitarian Church, 17 Elk St. in Eureka Springs. $12. eurekahouseconcerts.com or 981-9843.
60th Original Ozark Folk Festival, featuring Odetta, the Carolina Chocolate Drops, Trout Fishing in America, Chris Smither, Riders in the Sky, the Maybelles, at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 10-14 in Eureka Springs. $10 and up; pageant, songwriting contest, parade and more. eurekasprings.com or 888-855-7823.
“Madame Butterfly” with the Houston Ballet at 7 p.m. Oct. 11 and at 8 p.m. Oct. 12-13 at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $22-45. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
Passport to Adventure travel film series: “Tanzania Safari” at 2 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $8-$15. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
“Cherokee Footsteps in Northwest Arkansas” symposium Oct. 12-13 at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave., in Springdale. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
Arts and Crafts Fair Oct. 13-14 in Van Buren. 474-4392.
Crafts Fair Weekend Oct. 17-21 all over Northwest Arkansas.