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.
YOUTHCAN! HOLIDAY CRAFTS at 10 a.m. today through Saturday at Community Imagination Studio, 818 N. Sang Ave. in Fayetteville. $5; no pre-registration. communityimaginationstudio.org or 442-8585.
ROCKIN’ AROUND THE CHRISTMAS TREE 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.
“IMAGINE A MOMENT” YEAR END CELEBRATION at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $85. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
NEW YEAR’S EVE
WORLD PEACE MEDITATION, a synchronized global event, at 5:30 a.m. Monday at Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 W. Wedington Drive. unityfay.org or 442-0680.
THE CATE BROTHERS BAND at 9 p.m. Monday at the Comsopoliton Hotel in Fayetteville. $20 and up; room and dinner packages available. georgesmajesticlounge.com or 527-6618.
FIRST NIGHT FAYETTEVILLE: “TIME FLIES WHEN YOU’RE HAVING FUN” at 6 p.m. Monday on the Fayetteville Square. Music by Fastball, Chase Missy, Thanks for Nothing, Emily Kaitz and Drew Pierce, Still on the Hill, Kelly and the Flip Band and Naturally Brass. Also dance performances, jugglers, puppeteers, poetry slam workshop and performances by Terrence Youngblood, “BigFoot Love” by Ceramic Cow Productions and more. Midnight firework finale. $5-$10. firstnightfayetteville.org or 443-4797.
THE ART AMISS “BLUE MASQUERADE” BALL at 9 p.m. Monday at The Urban Table Bar and Grille, 1 W. Center St. in Fayetteville. Door prizes, art raffle, living art presentation; local DJs, hors d’oeuvres, cash bar. $10; 18 and over. artamiss.org or 422-7305.
STAGE & SCREEN
FRIDAY MORNING MOVIES FOR FAMILIES: “SHREK THE THIRD” at 10 a.m. Friday at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4340.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE at 7 p.m. today at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave., in Springdale. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Presbyterian Disciples of Christ Campus Center in Fayetteville. 521-0808.
GREENDRINKS, a casual gathering to learn more about creating a greener local environment and economy, at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Smilin’ Jack’s, 262 N. School Ave. in Fayetteville. Must be 21 to participate in organic wine tasting. 225-2077.
WEST AFRICAN DRUMS with Kouakou Yao “Angelo” 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
FAYETTEVILLE FREE THINKERS at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. fayfreethinkers.com or 442-6738.
BUDDHIST MEDIATION AND SPIRITUAL SUPPORT GROUP at 7 p.m. Thursdays at the Arkansas Yoga Center, 1949 N. Green Acres Road, in 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.
ARKANSAS CANOE CLUB NORTHWEST CHAPTER at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Picasso’s Pizza, Arkansas Hwy. 16 West. 263-1420.
OZARK MOUNTAIN TRAILMASTERS at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Jones Center for Families, 922 E. Emma Ave., Room 136, in Springdale. 756-2862.
XBOX NIGHT at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Jones Center for Families, 922 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. Free; for ages 9-12. jonesnet.org or 756-8090.
COUNTRY PICKING at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Fayetteville Senior Center, 945 S. College. All ages and players welcome; Free. 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.
BREAKFAST at 7:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Fayetteville Senior Center, 945 S. College. $2-$5. 571-2920.
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.
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.
LIFT EXERCISE at 9 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Fayetteville Senior Center, 945 S. College. With Melissa Powers. 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.
AUDITIONS, CALL FOR ENTRIES, VOLUNTEERS
ENTRIES TO FAYETTEVILLE IN BLOOM MONTHLY PHOTO CONTEST due the first of each month. email@example.com or 575-8253.
AUDITIONS FOR “BYE BYE BIRDIE” at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Jan. 3 at the Rogers Little Theater, 116 S. Second St. in Rogers. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.
ENTRIES BEING ACCEPTED FOR FAYETTEVILLE MARDI GRAS PARADE on Feb. 2 including walking groups, floats, clubs and cars. Contact Dixie Rhyne at firstname.lastname@example.org or 846-4794.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR FAYETTEVILLE MARDI GRAS PARADE on Feb. 2. Volunteers needed to man barricades and help with safety while walking in the parade. Contact Patty Lebbing at 466-7380.
ENTRIES FOR THE LITTLE ROCK FILM FESTIVAL accepted through Feb. 15 at littlerockfilmfestival.org. $10-$35 per film entry, based on feature length and submission date. Festival is May 15-18. 501-352-5687.
AUDITIONS FOR NEIL SIMONS “BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS” at 7 p.m. Feb. 18-19 at the Rogers Little Theater, 116 S. Second St. in Rogers. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.
ENTRIES FOR THE T TAURI FILM FESTIVAL accepted through Apr. 1 at ttauri.org. Must be 18 and under; new film critic writing category.
ARSAGA’S, 1582 Crossover, in Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 527-0690. Jeanie and Susan Wyant through December.
ARSAGA’S, 2418 N. Gregg Ave., Fayetteville, 444-6557. “Art Salon” featuring works by Cedar J. Kindy, MM Kent, Path Hennon, Esyule Gamache through December.
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. “America’s Wildlife and Wildlands: The Journeys of Susan Morrison” through Feb. 24.
ddP GALLERY, 7 E. Mountain St. Fayetteville. ddpgallery.com or 442-0001. “Small Works 2007″ through Jan. 19.
FRAMEWORKS 645, 645 W. Dickson, Fayetteville. 443-1692. Drawings and paintings by Nanci Ballew through December.
JULIE WAIT DESIGNS ART GALLERY, 318 S. First St., Rogers. juliewaitdesigns.com or 631-8706. Nature photography by William Dark through Feb. 29.
MAISON DES TARTES, 481 S. School, Fayetteville. 521-1004. Works by the Fayetteville-four, Golsa Yaghoobi, Robert Andes, MM Kent and John Newman, through December.
WHITE LOTUS SALON, 4750 E. Mission Blvd., Fayetteville. 582-4806. Paintings by Alice Lynn Greenwood through December.
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.
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 & THE RABBITS LAIR, 116 S. First St., Rogers. poorrichardsart.com or 636-0417.
TERRA STUDIOS, 12103 Hazel Valley Road, Durham. 643-3314.
WISHING SPRINGS ARTS AND CRAFTS GALLERY, 8862 W. McNelly Road, Bella Vista. villageartclub.org or 273-1798.
ARKANSAS AIR MUSEUM, Drake Field, 4290 S. School Ave., Fayetteville. 521-4947. Aircraft from all eras of aviation history. Located in an historic hanger.
ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER, Ninth and Commerce Streets, Little Rock. arkarts.com or (501)372-4000. 50th Annual Delta Exhibition through Jan. 20. “50/50″ through Jan. 29. 2007 Collectors Show and Sale through Sunday.
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. “Scenes of Boone County Photo Exhibit” through April 25. “Tech-Knowledge-Gee!” through June 8. “Open Season” through Jan. 19.
SILOAM SPRINGS MUSEUM, 112 N. Maxwell St., 524-4011. “Primitive Tools of Arkansas” through Feb. 2.
“ANNIE” at 7 p.m. Jan. 8-11 and Jan. 13, at 8 p.m. Jan. 12, and at 2 p.m. Jan. 12-13 at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $17-$47. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
SPIRITUAL CINEMA: “10 QUESTIONS FOR THE DALAI LAMA” at 7 p.m. Jan. 11 at Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 W. Wedington Drive. unityfay.org or 442-0680.
JUGGLING WITH JARED WORKSHOP at 2 p.m. Jan. 12 and 6 p.m. Jan. 15 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. Free; for teens. faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4324.
SPIRIT OF LIFE SERIES: “Wings Set Me Free: Hopes, Dreams, Expanding Vision” with Rev. Barbara Hamilton-Holway at 9:30 a.m. Jan. 13 at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 901 W. Cleveland St. in Fayetteville. fayettevilleunitarian.org or 521-8422.
FPL FILM CLUB: “TRUE GRIT” at 7 p.m. January 14 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. Free. faylib.org or 571-2222.
YOUTH CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP at 4 p.m. Jan. 15 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. Registration required, free; 6-week session; for grades 3-5. faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4450.
TEEN CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP at 4 p.m. Jan. 16 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. Registration required, free; 6-week session; for grades 6-12. faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4450.
CHERRYHOLMES, America’s first family of bluegrass, at 7 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $12-$24. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
ARTIST’S RECEPTION FOR WILLIAM DARK at 5 p.m. Jan. 18 at Julie Wait Designs Art Gallery, 318 S. First St., in Rogers. juliewaitdesigns.com or 631-8706.
DIVE IN MOVIES: “HAPPY FEET” at 6 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Jones Center for Families, 922 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. Free; Feb. 15: “Arthur and the Invisibles”. jonesnet.org or 756-8090.
PAINT THE TOWN RED BENEFIT for the American Red Cross, featuring music by Molten Lava, at 7 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Fayetteville Town Center. $75; casual attire. nwapaintthetownred.org or 442-6540.
NORTH ARKANSAS SYMPHONY CONCERT at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19 at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $28-$40. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
COVER TO COVER ADULT WINTER READING FESTIVAL begins at 2 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. Music by Strange Heroes. 13 week program, prizes; for those 18 and over faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4450.
FIND IT AND FUND IT: GRANT SEEKING BASICS AND BEYOND at 10 a.m. Jan. 21 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. Registration required. faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4450.
“BROADWAY ON ICE” with Dorothy Hamil at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24-25 at the Alma Performing Arts Center, 103 E. Main in Alma. $30-$45. almapac.org or 632-2129.
BEAVER LAKE EAGLE WATCH WEEKEND with cruises at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Jan. 25-27 from Rocky Branch Marina. Hosted by UA Professor of Biology Doug James, Morning News Outdoors writer Flip Puttoff, Morning Star Rehabilitation Center’s Lynn Sciumbato and the Belle of the Ozarks Mary Anne Viator and Jim Helt. Reservations required; $7.50-$18. 800-552-3803.
JAZZ VOCALIST KARRIN ALLYSON at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Jan. 25 at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $18-$28. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
ROGERS LITTLE THEATER VICTORY GALA at 6 p.m. Jan. 26 at the Rogers Little Theater, 116 S. Second St. in Rogers. $75. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.
“BIRDS OF PRAY & WILDLIFE REHABILITATION” with Lynn Sciumbato of Morning Star Rehabilitation Center, at 7 p.m. Jan. 26 at the Prairie Creek Steak and Seafood Co. Buffet dinner at 6 p.m.
SHELTER CRAFT at 9 a.m. Jan. 26 and Fire Craft at 9 a.m. Jan. 27 with the Ozark Tracker Society. $75 each day, registration required; minors must be accompanied; bring your own lunch. ozarktrackers.org or 841-8132.
RILEY B. KING CONCERT at 8 p.m. Jan. 27 at the AUD in Eureka Springs. $116.50. theaud.com or 800-737-4040.
WORLD FAMOUS LIPIZZANER STALLIONS at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 31 and at 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1 at the Pauline Whitaker Animal Science Arena, 1335 W. Knapp in Fayetteville. $17.50-$22.50. uark.edu/depts/dekep/events/lipizzan/lipizzan_details.htm or 800-882-8258.