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.
Artist’s reception for Cedar Kindy Friday at Arsaga’s, 1582 Crossover, Ste. 2 in Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 527-0690.
Holiday Farmers’ Market at 7 a.m. Saturday on the Fayetteville Square. fayettevillefarmersmarket.org or 236-2910.
Eureka Springs Fall Antique Show and Sale Saturday and Sunday at the Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center, Hwy. 62 West. $2.50-$10. eurekasprings.org or 253-7551.
The Boston Mountain Potters Association, a group of potters and sculpters from NW Arkansas and NE Oklahoma, holiday sale at 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday at Mt. Sequoyah’s Parker Hall, 150 N. Skyline Dr. in Fayetteville. Works by Mary Curtis, Jerry Faulkner, Karan Freeman, Janet Greeson, Greg Griffith, Andrea Guidrey, Gailen Hudson, Michael & Becky Johnson, Peter Lippincott, Robert Lowe, Patrick McCollum, Mike Meredith, Shirley Miller, Martha Molina, Shirley VanHorn, and Kelly Wilks. flatrockclay.com/MudClubHome.htm or 521-3181.
Lights of the Ozarks begins with a Razorback Holiday parade at 6 p.m. Saturday. Starts on Dickson Street and goes to the Square. fayettevillear.com/chamber or 521-1791.
Carroll County Shop-with-a-Cop benefit show at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Ozark Mountain Hoe-Down Music Theater in Eureka Springs. eurekasprings-hoedown.com/benefit or 800-468-2113.
“Bead for Life” handmade African bead jewelry benefiting Ugandan families at noon Sunday at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 901 W. Cleveland St. in Fayetteville. fayettevilleunitarian.org or 521-8422.
Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter Starlight Charity Ball at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the Clarion Hotel in Bentonville. Live and silent auctions, music, dinner, dancing and more. Black tie optional; $75-$600. 795-2417.
Restore Humanity benefit, featuring music by Dennis Collins and Joseph Israel, and food by Bordino’s, at 7 p.m. Saturday at George’s Majestic Lounge, 519 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $20. restorehumanity.org or 841-2289.
STAGE & SCREEN
“Moon Over Buffalo” by Ken Ludwig at 7 p.m. today through Saturday, and at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Rogers Little Theater, 116 S. Second St. in Rogers. $9.50-$47. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.
“Hairspray” at 7 p.m. today, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $22-$50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
“Our Town” by Thornton Wilder at 8 p.m. today through Saturday, and at 2 p.m. Sunday at the University Theatre, 228 Fine Arts Center in Fayetteville. $3-$14. 575-3946.
Barbara Helen Berger’s “Gwinna” by the Mosaic Trio Progressive Ballet Company at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the AUD in Eureka Springs. eurekasprings.org or 866-947-4387.
Family Flicks: “Little Rascals” at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Jones Center for Families, 922 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. Free; Next week: “Remember the Titans”. jonesnet.org or 756-8090.
Poetluck 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.
Tellers of Tales storytelling group at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave., in Springdale. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
Women’s open mic with Mendy Knott, Herwords Outloud (howl), at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Nightbird Books, 557 S. School Ave., No. 103 in Fayetteville. 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. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 790-2588.
“Love: Saintly, Sinful and in Between” with Annette Olsen, Adelle Hutchins and Dawn Downey at 7 p.m. Saturday at Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 W. Wedington Drive. unityfay.org or 442-0680.
Brentwood Bluegrass at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Brentwood Community Building. $3. South of Fayetteville on U.S. 71. 839-2119.
The Celtic Tenors, at 2 p.m. Sunday at Arend Arts Center, 1901 S.E. J St. in Bentonville. $5-$25. 855-9997.
Youth Choir Fall Harvest 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.
The Arsaga’s Songwriter Circle at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Arsaga’s, 1582 Crossover, Ste. 2 in Fayetteville. Arsagas3rdweds@yahoo.com or 527-0690.
Dance Coalition’s Worldfest dance classes with ballet at 7 p.m. today, Hip Hop at 8 p.m. Friday, and Armenian Folk, African and Jazz at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Jones Center for Families, 922 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. Free. jonesnet.org or 756-8090, ext. 600.
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.
Tai Chi, level I with Barbara Peterson at 10 a.m. Saturday and at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 W. Wedington Drive. $95. unityfay.org or 442-0680.
Digital Video Technology workshop with Joe Carnes Guinn at 2 p.m. Saturday at Community Access Television, 101 W. Rock St. in Fayetteville. Free, no registration needed. 444-3433.
Arkansas Mensa at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Arsaga’s at the Library, 401 W. Mountain St. in Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 571-1993.
“Where the Wild Foods Are” with Phyllis Speer of Arkansas Game and Fish Commission at noon Wednesday at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave., in Springdale. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
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. jonesnet.org or 756-8090, ext. 518.
Kouakou Yao “Angelo” leads West Africa Drums at 6 p.m. and Dance at 7 p.m. Fridays at Gymnastic Joe’s, 5300 Hailey Ave. in Springdale. $10. afriqueaya.org or 587-0888.
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.
Fayetteville International Folk Dancers at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Trinity United Methodist Church. 756-3298.
MIND, BODY, SPIRIT
Family Caregiver workshop at noon today through Friday at the Rogers Wellness Center. Free; space limited; registration required. 631-3333.
Elder LifePhases: Home Safety & Accident Prevention with Eric Meyer at 1 p.m. Friday at the United Lutheran Church, 100 Cooper Road in Bella Vista. 876-2335.
Dharma Day, a day of silent Buddhist meditation, at 9 a.m. Saturday at Wattlehollow near Devil’s Den. Free; Potluck lunch. wattlehollow.com or 225-2381.
Spirit of Life series: “Move in the Hands, Living Our Spirituality Day to Day” with Rev. Barbara Hamilton-Holway at 9:30 a.m. Sunday at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 901 W. Cleveland St. in Fayetteville. Next: “Giving Life the Shape of Justice, Loving Neighbor & Self” Dec. 9. fayettevilleunitarian.org or 521-8422.
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.
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.
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.
Rogers Organic Garden Club at 7 p.m. today at Peace Lutheran Church in Rogers. 631-2945.
Flower, Garden and Nature Society of Northwest Arkansas at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Jones Center for Families in Springdale. 750-0421.
UA Razorbacks play Mississippi State at 1 p.m. Saturday in Little Rock.
Entries for the “Being an American” essay contest due Dec. 3. For grades 9-12, under age 19; up to $5,000 cash award. For essay question and details, go to BeingAnAmerican.org.
“The Mysterious Benedict Society” with author Trenton Lee Stewart at 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. Registration required. faylib.org or 571-2222.
After School Workshops: Science Experiments at 4 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. Next session Nov. 29: Art with YouthCAN! Free; registration required. faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4370.
Teen Knitting Group at 5 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. faylib.org or 571-2222.
YouthCAN!’s public hours at 10 a.m. Saturday at Community Imagination Studio, 818 N. Sang Ave. in Fayetteville. $5 per child; adults free. communityimaginationstudio.org or 442-8585.
Dinner and Dance, featuring Shadow Creek at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Fayetteville Senior Center, 945 S. College. $4; benefits Meals on Wheels. 571-2920.
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.
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.
Sophisticated Ladies Tap and Jazz classes Mondays and Wednesdays at Riordan Hall in Bella Vista. 876-1324.
Acrylic Painting at 10 a.m. Tuesdays at the Fayetteville Senior Center, 945 S. College. 571-2920.
Line Dancing at 10 a.m. Tuesdays at the Jones Center, 922 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. Free. jonesnet.org or 756-8090, ext. 109.
Lift exercise at 9 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Fayetteville Senior Center, 945 S. College. With Melissa Powers. 571-2920.
AUDITIONS, CALL FOR ENTRIES, VOLUNTEERS
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. Watercolors by Cedar J. Kindy through Dec. 2.
Arsaga’s, 2418 N. Gregg Ave., Fayetteville, 444-6557. Paintings by John Fitzgibbon through November.
Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St., Springdale. artcenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441. 13th Annual Artist’s of NWA Fall Regional Art Exhibition through Dec. 13.
Citizens Bank Gallery, 116 E. Buchanan, Prairie Grove. Contemporary American, Japanese and historic Native American Pottery through Saturday.
The Common Grounds, 412 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. 442-3515. Rhonda Jones, Sarah Creasman, Elise Taylor and Amber Lawson through December.
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 through Nov. 25.
ddp gallery, 7 E. Mountain St. Fayetteville. ddpgallery.com or 442-0001. Photographic works by Don House, Tim Walker, Amjad Faur, Dede Peters, Henry Turner, Andrew Kilgore, Norman Snyder, Russell Cothren, and Diana Michelle Hausam through Nov. 24.
Frameworks 645, 645 W. Dickson, Fayetteville. 443-1692. Drawings and paintings by Nanci Ballew through December.
Fusion Fine Arts Gallery, 109 N. Main St., Bentonville. 273-9278. Erika Nelson through November
Mullins Library, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. 575-6702. “Blues in Arkansas and the Ozark Region” through Nov. 30.
The Perk, 3980 W. Wedington Drive, Fayetteville. 251-7375. “H20 Color” by Paulene Reed, Steve Holst, Marcia Donley, Carlie Alison, Amy Edie and Cheryll Anderson through Nov. 30.
University of Arkansas Fine Arts Center Gallery, Fayetteville. 575-7987. “Hard Travelin’ Man” by Neal Harrington and “The Witness” MFA thesis by Stephanie Price through Friday.
Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. 443-5600. “Beads and Iron” by RuAnn Ewing through Sunday.
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.
Heartwood Gallery-An Artists Collective. 428 S. Government St., Fayetteville. 444-0888.
Julie Wait Designs Art Gallery, 318 S. First St., Rogers. 631-8706.
Poor Richard’s Art & The Rabbit’s Lair, 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. villageartclub.org or 273-1798.
Arkansas Arts Center, Ninth and Commerce Streets, Little Rock. arkarts.com or (501)372-4000. “Arkansas Pastel Society” through Dec. 2. “Jim Henson’s Fantastic World” through Nov. 25.
Clinton House Museum, 930 California Drive, Fayetteville. clintonhousemuseum.org or 444-0066.
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. 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.
Price Tower Arts Center, 510 Dewey Ave., Bartlesville, OK. (877)424-2424. “Oklahoma Moderne: The Art and Design of Olinka Hrdy” through Jan. 13.
Rogers Historical Museum, 322 S. Second St., Rogers. 621-1154. rogersarkansas.com/museum. “Down a Lazy River: Float Fishing on the White River” through Dec. 2008. “Discovering the Bluff Dwellers” through Sept 2008. “That’s Entertainment: From Vaudeville to Cable TV” through Jan. 2008.
Shiloh Museum, 118 W. Johnson Ave., Springdale. 750-8165. springdaleark.org/shiloh. Exhibits of early life in the Ozarks. Original buildings on the grounds. “Tech-Knowledge-Gee!” Monday through June 8. “Open Season” through Jan. 19. “Ozarks at Play” through Dec. 20.
Siloam Springs Museum, 112 N. Maxwell St., 524-4011. “Primitive Tools of Arkansas” through Feb. 2.
Giving of Thanks celebration with poetry, dance, prayer and potluck dinner, at 1 p.m. Nov. 24 at Wattlehollow near Devil’s Den. wattlehollow.com or 225-2381.
Raw Foods Potluck at 6 p.m. Nov. 24 at Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 W. Wedington Drive. unityfay.org or 442-0680.
Musical adaptation of Dylan Thomas’ “A Child’s Christmas in Wales” at 7 p.m. Nov. 30, Dec. 1, Dec. 7-8 and at 2 p.m. Dec. 2 and 9 at NWACC’s White Auditorium in Rogers. For all ages.$6-$8. 619-4228.
Friends of the Library Silent Auction and Book sale at 9 a.m. Dec. 1 at 1 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4340.
St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation Charity Ball and Auction at 6 p.m. Dec. 1 at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers. Live and silent auctions, music and dinner. Black Tie; $125. 936-2934.
NWA American Red Cross Taste of the World at 7 p.m. Dec. 1 at the U-Ark Bowl on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. Music by The Odds. $35. nwarkansasredcross.org or 306-4688.
BookTalk@Night: “Faubus” by Roy Reed at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. Registration required. faylib.org or 571-2222.
Holiday Cart Art for Teens at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. faylib.org or 571-2222.
Tea, featuring music by U.S. District Judge Jimm Hendren and Janell Hendren Edwards, at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Bella Vista Community Church. $10; benefits local community projects. 855-3108 or 855-1126.
Silver Tea Party benefiting the Carroll County Habitat For Humanity at 2 p.m. Dec. 6 in the Crystal Dining Room at the 1886 Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs. eurekasprings.org or 253-7333.
Circles, Trees and Triangles at 6 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. For K-5th. faylib.org or 571-2222.
Quilters United in Learning Togethers: “Fast And Furious” with Pat Coppola at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Holiday Inn in Springdale. quiltguildnwa.org or 273-7153.
“Annie Get Your Gun” at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6, 8 and at 2 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Alma Performing Arts Center, 103 E. Main in Alma. $5-$15. almapac.org or 632-2129.
Ebony Fashion Fair “Glam Odyssey: A Fasion Journey Into Bliss & Beyond” at 8 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Rogers. $21 and up. 283-8312.
Second Saturday Christmas crafts program at 10 a.m. Dec. 8 at the Rogers Historical Museum Annex, 120 W. Poplar in Rogers. rogersarkansas.com/museum or 621-1154.
Celebrate Hanukkah at 2 p.m. Dec. 8 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. faylib.org or 571-2222.
Teen Anime Club: Holiday Crafts at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. faylib.org or 571-2222.
Gingerbread House decorating at 4 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. faylib.org or 571-2222.
Santa in the Park Nov. 23 at Basin Park in Eureka Springs. eurekaspringschamber.com or 800-6EUREKA.
Jacob Marley’s “Christmas Carol” by Tom Mula at 8 p.m. Nov. 23-24, Nov. 30-Dec. 1, Dec. 6-8 and Dec. 13, and at 2 p.m. Nov. 25, Dec. 2 and Dec. 9 at TheatreSquared at Nadine Baum Studios at 505 W. Spring St. in Fayetteville. For ages 10 and older. theatresquared.org or 571-2728.
Holiday Open House at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 25 at the Rogers Historical Museum, 322 S. Second St. in Rogers. Entertainment, crafts, refreshments and more. rogersarkansas.com/museum or 621-1154.
Pets with Santa Nov. 29 on the Square in Fayetteville. $15; benefits the Fayetteville Animal Shelter. fayettevillear.com/chamber or 521-1791.
Christmas parade at dusk Nov. 30 in Downtown Eureka Springs. eurekaspringschamber.com or 800-6EUREKA.
Holiday Bazaar and Crafts Fair with over 35 vendors, at 9 a.m. Dec. 1 at the Farmington High School commons. Free. 266-1864.
Holiday Open House at 3 p.m. Dec. 1, followed by Christmas Parade at 5 p.m., at the Siloam Springs Museum, 112 N. Maxwell St. siloamspringsmuseum.com or 524-1011.
Classical Youth Ballet presents “The Nutcracker” at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1 and at 2 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Arend Arts Center, 1901 S.E. J St. in Bentonville. $7-$22. classicalballetacademy.net or 464-0150.
“A Celtic Christmas” with the Mithril Celtic Quartet at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Arkansas Best Corporation Performing Arts Center, 55 S. Seventh St. in Fort Smith. $13-$27. FortSmithSymphony.org or 452-7575.
Handel’s “Messiah” at 8 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $10-$20. Also “Sing-A-Long Messiah” at 2 p.m. Dec. 2 at University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. $8-$12. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
Holiday Open House featuring booksigning and slide show with Tim Ernst, and Sons of Confederate Veterans protraying Christmas of 1863 at the log cabin, Dec. 2 at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave., in Springdale. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
ACO Chorale Holiday in Music at 3 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $8-$15. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
“The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7-8 and at 3 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $8-$18. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
Music on the Mountain: “Spirit of Christmas” concert with jazz saxophonist Grady Nichols at 7 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Clapp Auditorium at Mount Sequoyah Conference and Retreat Center in Fayetteville. $30. 736-2709.
“Old Fashioned Christmas” with the Ozarks Chorale Dec. 8 at the AUD in Eureka Springs. ozarkschorale.com
“Christmas at the Movies” with the North Arkansas Symphony at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at the University of Arknasas Fine Arts Concert Hall in Fayetteville. $28-$40. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
“Home for the Holidays” concert Dec. 14 at the AUD in Eureka Springs. theaud.org
John Two-Hawks Holiday concert Dec. 15 at the AUD in Eureka Springs. johntwohawks.com or 253-5826.
Arkansas Winds: A Musical Holiday Concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 15 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $8-$15. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
Pat Boone Christmas Show at 8 p.m. Dec. 15 at the Alma Performing Arts Center, 103 E. Main in Alma. $30-$40. almapac.org or 632-2129.
Moscow Ballet’s “Great Russian Nutcracker” at 8 p.m. Dec. 18 at theAlma Performing Arts Center, 103 E. Main in Alma. $22-$40. almapac.org or 632-2129.
First Night Fayetteville, “Time Flies When You’re Having Fun” at 6 p.m. Dec. 31 in Downtown Fayetteville. Live music by Trout Fishing in America, Chase Missy, Effron White, Big Un’s, Toucan Jam, Nick Masullo, Emily Kaitz, Still on the Hill, Ozone Players, Claudia Burson Trio, Hot Shot Karate, and more. Also magicians, Shaky Bugs, jugglers, puppeteers, face painters, belly dancers and more. $5-$10. firstnightfayetteville.org or 443-4797.