VALENTINE DIVERSITY PRIDE WEEKEND Friday through Sunday in Eureka Springs. diversitypride.com.
NWA PREMIER BOAT & SPORT EXPO at 9 a.m. Friday and Saturday and at 10 a.m. Sunday at the Hammons Convention Center in Rogers. Benefits Children’s House. $3-$5; ages 14 & under free. nwaboatexpo.com.
RECEPTION FOR RITA ARNOLD at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Carl A. Totemeier Horticulture Center, 4703 N. Crossover Road in Fayetteville. bgozarks.org or 750-2620.
PRESIDENT’S DAY CELEBRATION at 8:30 a.m. Saturday and Monday at the Clinton House Museum, 930 California Dr., in Fayetteville. Moon Pies, RC Cola and roasted peanuts on Saturday. Clinton Trivia contest with memorabilia prizes. clintonhousemuseum.org or 444-0066.
CHOCOLATE LOVERS’ FESTIVAL at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center in Eureka Springs. $6-$12. eurekachocfest.com or 888-559-9914.
SIERRA CLUB CONSERVATION AWARDS at 6 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 244 N. East St., just off Dickson Street in Fayetteville. Silent auction; Dinner by Greenhouse Grille. $15-$25. 527-9499.
GO RED FOR WOMEN AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION BENEFIT at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers. Auction, expo and luncheon. $30. 571-6687.
STAGE & SCREEN
MOVIN’ OUT at 7 p.m. today and Sunday, at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $22-$52. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
DIVE IN MOVIES: “ARTHUR AND THE INVISIBLES” at 6 p.m. Friday at the Jones Center for Families, 922 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. Free. jonesnet.org or 756-8090.
“BYE BYD BIRDIE” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 21-23, and Feb.28-March 1, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24 and March 2 at Rogers Little Theater, 116 S. Second St. in Rogers. $9.50-$47. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.
FAMILY FLICKS: “HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL” at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Jones Center for Families, 922 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. Free; Next week: “FREAKY FRIDAY”. jonesnet.org or 756-8090.
LA BOHEME WITH LUCIANO PAVAROTTI AND MIRELLA FRENI at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. Free; pre-opera lecture. faylib.org or 571-2222.
A YEAR WITH TOAD AND FROG at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $8-$15. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
UA’s TIBETAN FILM SERIES: “WHEEL OF TIME” at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Giffels Auditorium in Fayetteville. Free; also “The Tibetan Book of the Dead” March 27. 575-2509.
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.
ASK THE EXPERTS: CARING FOR YOUNG CHILDREN with UA’s Early Care and Education Faculty, at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4370.
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. womenhowl.blogspot.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.
“THE EVOLUTION OF A BASEBALL FRANCHISE” WITH NORTHWEST ARKANSAS NATURAL’S GENERAL MANAGER ERIC EDELSTEIN at noon Wednesday at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave., in Springdale. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
JENI FLEMING ACOUSTIC TRIO at 2 p.m. Sunday at Arend Arts Center, 1901 S.E. J St. in Bentonville. $5-$25. 855-9997.
ARSAGA’S SONGWRITER CIRCLE at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Arsaga’s, 1582 Crossover, Ste. 2 in Fayetteville. arsagas.com or 527-0690.
THE AFRICAN CHILDREN’S CHOIR at 7 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $14-$22. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
FIND IT AND FUND IT: GRANT SEEKING at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. Registration required. faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4450.
NATIONAL RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S BOSTON MOUNTIAN CHAPTER at 7 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave., in Springdale. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
FAYETTEVILLE INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCERS at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Trinity United Methodist Church. 756-3298.
MIND, BODY, SPIRIT
DEEP WATER AEROBICS at 6 p.m.Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at the Jones Center for Families, 922 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. $25 per month. jonesnet.org or 756-6550.
BUDDHIST MEDITATION 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.
VULTURE VENUE Saturday at Devil’s Den State Park in West Fork. Free. arkansasstateparks.com or 761-3325.
NEW PLANTS FOR 2008 at 11 a.m. and Plant Combos for Continuous Color 1 p.m. Saturday at the Carl A. Totemeier Horticulture Center, 4703 N. Crossover Road in Fayetteville. With Rita Arnold. $15-$20. bgozarks.org or 750-2620.
ROGERS ORGANIC GARDEN CLUB at 7 p.m. Feb. 21 at Peace Lutheran Church in Rogers. 631-2945.
SPRING BREAK CIRCUS CAMP WITH THEATRE SQUARED AND 7 FINGERS at 9 a.m. March 17-21 at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $99-$150; For K-12. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
AFTER SCHOOL WORKSHOPS: THEATER SQUARED MOVEMENT CLASS WITH NOODLE DOODLE ACTORS at 4 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. Next week: SCIENCE WORKSHOP. Registration required; free; for grades K-5th. faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4370.
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.
TEEN KNITTING GROUP at 5 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. faylib.org or 571-2222.
BRAIN TEASERS CLUB at 10 a.m. today at the Schmieding Center, 2422 N. Thompson in Springdale. 751-3043.
PHOTO IDENTIFICATION PROJECT CONTINUES at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave., in Springdale. RSVP of free lunch. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
TWILIGHT BLENDERS at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Fayetteville Senior Center, 945 S. College. Free. 571-2920.
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
VOLUNTEERS FOR CARING QUILTERS FOR CANCER at 2 p.m. Tuesdays at The Rabbit’s Lair, 116 S. First St., Rogers. Machine and hand stitchers needed; Materials, patterns and notions provided; Quilts donated to local cancer organizations. therabbitslair.com or 636-3385.
ENTRIES FOR THE LITTLE ROCK FILM FESTIVAL ACCEPTED through Friday at littlerockfilmfestival.org. $10-$35 per film entry, based on feature length and submission date. Festival is May 15-18. 501-352-5687.
VOLUNTEERS FOR THE GREAT BACKYARD BIRD COUNT Friday through Monday all over Arkansas. Count birds for atleast 15 minutes, and submit your tallies to create a real-time picture of where the birds are across the state and nation. birdcount.org.
AUDITIONS FOR NEIL SIMONS “BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS” at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the Rogers Little Theater, 116 S. Second St. in Rogers. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.
ENTRIES FOR THE DANCE COALITION FUNDRAISER “SO YOU THINK YOU KNOW HOW TO DANCE?” by Wednesday to Dance Coalition, P.O. Box 10962, Fayetteville, AR 72703 or dancecoalition.com. $20 fee for solos, duos, and groups over two add $5 for each additional dancer. dancecoalition.com or 422-6132.
ENTRIES FOR BE MONEY WISE POSTER CONTEST through Feb. 22 to Credit Counseling of Arkansas, Inc. $150 savings bond prize. For NWA 6-12 graders. 521-8877.
AUDITIONS FOR “IMPOSSIBLE MARRIAGE” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25-26 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION FOR THE BOTANICAL GARDEN OF THE OZARKS, PART 1 at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 26 or March 1 at the Carl A. Totemeier Horticulture Center, 4703 N. Crossover Road in Fayetteville. Registration required; Part II March 4 or 8. bgozarks.org or 750-2620.
VOLUNTEER INFORMATION/ TRAINING SESSIONS at 1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. Feb. 29 at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. Registration required. email@example.com or 571-2787.
ENTRIES FOR THE FAT CAT AWARDS through March 1, and the CAT Promo contest through March 15 at the Community Access Television, 101 W. Rock St. in Fayetteville. $10 per entry; call for entry form and details. 444-3433.
WASHINGTON REGIONAL HOSPICE TRAINING FOR VOLUNTEERS OR FOR CARE OF LOVED ONES AT HOME 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays March 11 through April 17 at the WRMC Hospice office, 34 W. Colt Square in Fayetteville. Registration required; Free. 713-7384.
ENTRIES FOR THE T TAURI FILM FESTIVAL through April 1 at ttauri.org. Must be 18 and under; new film critic writing catagory.
ARSAGA’S, 1582 Crossover, Ste. 2 in Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 527-0690. Sketches by Amy Edie and Nature Photographs by Joe Neal through March 4.
ARSAGA’S, 2418 N. Gregg Ave., Fayetteville, 444-6557. Photgrahy by Wendy Dunn through February.
ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS, 214 S. Main St., Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org 751-5441. “Celebrate Art” Friday through March 15.
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. “Crafting Content” with UA Ceramics Department through March 15.
JULIE WAIT DESIGNS ART GALLERY, 318 S. First St., Rogers. juliewaitdesigns.com or 631-8706. Nature photography by William Dark through Feb. 29.
POOR RICHARD’S ART & THE RABBITS LAIR, 116 S. First St., Rogers. poorrichardsart.com or 636-0417. “Treasured in Arkansas” Saturday through Feb. 23.
OZARK NATURAL FOODS, 1554 N. College Ave., Fayetteville. 521-7558. “Art by Lorelei” through February.
ROGERS LITTLE THEATER, 116 S. Second St., in Rogers. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988. Wood turnings by Kip Powers and Harold Stoner today through March 25.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FINE ARTS CENTER GALLERY, Fayetteville. 575-7987. “Private Property” by Bethany Springer and Tom Hapgood Wednesday through March 19. “Material Transcendence: Clay as Commentary” through Friday.
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.
ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER, Ninth and Commerce Streets, Little Rock. arkarts.com or (501)372-4000. “Innovation and Change: Great Ceramics from the Permanent Collection of the Ceramics Research Center, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ” through March 30. “35th Annual Toys Designed by Artists” through Feb. 24.
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.
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!” through March 15. “Rags, Rugs and Weavers” through Feb. 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. “Play Ball!” through July 26. “Tech-Knowledge-Gee!” through June 8. “Scenes of Boone County Photo Exhibit” through April 25.
SILOAM SPRINGS MUSEUM, 112 N. Maxwell St., 524-4011.
DANCE COALITION FUNDRAISER “SO YOU THINK YOU KNOW HOW TO DANCE?” at 6 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Clarion Inn, 1255 S. Shiloh Dr., in Fayetteville. Silent auction and pre-show reception. $10-$25. dancecoalition.com or 422-6132.
FEED JUST ONE BENEFIT Feb. 22 at George’s Majestic Lounge, 519 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. Performances by The Whigs, Matt Jones, Will Gunselman, Jonathan Taylor Rose, The Radio Sky, A Good Fight, Jarris, Thanks For Nothing. georgesmajesticlounge.com or 442-4226.
TRAPS & SNARES at 9 a.m. Feb. 23 with the Ozark Tracker Society. $75, registration required; minors must be accompanied; bring your own lunch. ozarktrackers.org or 841-8132.
AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION’S KISS A PIG GALA “BOARDEAUX” at 6 p.m. Feb. 23 at the John Q. Hammon Center in Rogers. Cirque Dreams performs. $150 and up. 770-6402.
ART CENTER OF THE OZARKS’ BALL AND AUCTION at 8 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. Festive attire; food, dancing, silent auction, cash bar. $75 and up. 751-5441.
HIGHWAY 71 CLASSIC BIKE RIDE at 8 a.m. Feb. 24 from 525 S. School St. in Fayetteville. $12 (Bicycle Coalition of the Ozarks membership) and unneeded helmet donations. Bike to Mountainberg, 70+ miles, or to Brentwood, 36 miles. 521-4619.
SOUP SUNDAY at 11 a.m. Feb. 24 at the First United Methodist Church in Springdale. Soup and breads by area restaurants. Benefits Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families. $5-$15. 501-371-9678.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS ALL BANDS CONCERT at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 24 and at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $10. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH, AUTHOR DWIGHT FRYER: FOCUS ON THE STORY! HOW TO CONCIEVE, DEVELOP, WRITE, AND SELL WITHOUT AN AGENT at 3 p.m. and a bookreading at 7 p.m. Feb. 26 at Giffels Auditorium on the UA Campus in Fayetteville. Free. 495-1316.
FLAMENCO VIVO: FIESTA FLAMENCA & CARMEN: EL BAILE at 7 p.m. Feb. 26 at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $20-$28. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
PAUL MARR’S “NOODLE BOX” at 6 p.m. Feb. 28-March 1 and March 7-8, at 2 p.m. March 2 and March 9, and at 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. March 4-6 at TheatreSquared at Nadine Baum Studios at 505 W. Spring St. in Fayetteville. For ages 3 and older. theatresquared.org or 571-2728.
YO-YO MA AND FRIENDS at 7 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Walton Arts Center is sold out. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
“CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF” at 8 p.m. February 29 at the Alma Performing Arts Center, 103 E. Main in Alma. $25-$35. almapac.org or 632-2129.
OSCAR WILDE’S “THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST” at 8 p.m. Feb. 29, March 1 and March 5-8, and at 2 p.m. March 2 and 9 at the University Theatre, 228 Fine Arts Center in Fayetteville. $3-$14. 575-3946.
EXOTIC BIRD FAIR at 9 a.m. March 1 at the Tulsa Convention Center, 100 Civic Center in Tulsa, OK. $4. okbirds.com or 918-437-3343.
ARLO GUTHRIE at 8 p.m. March 1 at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $25-$45. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
READ ACROSS AMERICA: CELEBRATING DR. SUESS’ BIRTHDAY at 4 p.m.
COSY SHERIDAN & TR RICHIE at 7:30 p.m. March 5 at the Unitarian Church, 17 Elk St. in Eureka Springs. $12. eurekahouseconcerts.com or 981-9843.
CARING FOR CREATION CONFERENCE March 7-9 at Mount Sequoyah Conference and Retreat Center in Fayetteville. Registration required. mountsequoyah.org or 800-760-8126.
KING LEAR at 7 p.m. March 7-8 and March 14-15, and at 2 p.m. March 9 and March 16 at the White Auditorium on NWACC Campus. $6-$8 at the door; $1 off with canned good donation. 619-4126.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS WRITERS WORKSHOP CONFERENCE at 8 a.m. March 8 at the Jones Center, 610 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. Free; registration requested. 634-3151.
VICTORIAN CLASSIC 10K/2 MILE RUN/WALK at 9 a.m. March 8 from the Inn of the Ozarks in Eureka Springs. Wine and Cheese Social at 4 p.m. March 7 and post race Souper-Soup Luncheon. Benefits the Eureka Springs Free Health Clinic and the Eureka Springs Historical Museum. $15-$25 for race. eurekarotary.org or 981-1791.
SATURDAY WRITING EXERCISE FOR SEASONED AND EMERGING WRITERS at 10 a.m. March 8 at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, 4703 N. Crossover Road in Fayetteville. Free to all who write; no preregistration required; bring paper and pen. 790-2588.
BIX L. DOUGHTY’S “NOAH AND THE GREAT AUK” at 3 p.m. March 8-9 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. For children; $8-$18. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
“A YOUTHFUL CELEBRATION” WITH PIANIST POONY POON at 7:30 p.m. March 8 at the Arkansas Best Corporation Performing Arts Center, 55 S. Seventh St. in Fort Smith. $13-$27. FortSmithSymphony.org or 452-7575.
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.