DANCE COALITION FUNDRAISER “SO YOU THINK YOU KNOW HOW TO DANCE?” at 6 p.m. Friday 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 Friday 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 and Los Peos Viejos. georgesmajesticlounge.com or 442-4226.
AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION’S KISS A PIG GALA “BOARDEAUX” at 6 p.m. Saturday 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. Saturday at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. Festive attire; food, dancing, silent auction, cash bar. $75 and up. 751-5441.
SOUPER SUNDAY at 11 a.m. Sunday 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.
CHILI COOK OFF AND PIE AUCTION at 6 p.m. Sunday at the Rodeo Community Building in Springdale. Benefits Springdale Schools FFA programs. Entries $20-$25. All you can eat, $5. 957-1513.
ARTISTS’ RECEPTION FOR BETHANY SPRINGER AND TOM HAPGOOD at 5 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Univerisity of Arkansas Fine Arts Center Gallery in Fayetteville. 575-7987.
STAGE & SCREEN
“BYE BYD BIRDIE” at 7 p.m. today through Saturday and Feb.28-March 1, and at 2 p.m. Sunday and March 2 at Rogers Little Theater, 116 S. Second St. in Rogers. $9.50-$47. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.
FAMILY FLICKS: “FREAKY FRIDAY” at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Jones Center for Families, 922 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. Free; Next week: “THE LAST MIMZY”. jonesnet.org or 756-8090.
OMNI CENTER VIDEO UNDERGROUND PRESENTS “THE STORY OF STUFF” AND “SPEAKING FREELY: JOHN PERKINS ON GLOBALIZATION” at 7 p.m. Sunday at United Campus Ministry, 902 W. Maple St. in Fayetteville. Free. omni-vu-films.blogspot.com or 575-6302.
FLAMENCO VIVO: FIESTA FLAMENCA & CARMEN: EL BAILE at 7 p.m. Tuesday 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.
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. Tuesday at Giffels Auditorium on the UA Campus in Fayetteville. Free. 495-1316.
THE AFRICAN CHILDREN’S CHOIR at 7 p.m. today at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $14-$22. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
TARA MUELLER VIOLIN RECITAL at 8 p.m. Friday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. 575-4701.
“FOOTPRINTS: A TRIBUTE TO THE MUSIC OF WAYNE SHORTER” at 9 p.m. Friday at Teatro Scarpino, 329 N. West Ave., in Fayetteville. The Nathan McLeod Quintet: Nathan McLeod, Al Gibson, Jack Martin, Clare Starr, Andrew Sieff. $10. 409-3772.
INDIE MUSIC FOR LIFE AND TEXAS STYLE BBQ at 5 p.m. Saturday at the National Guard Armory, 600 E. Sunset Ave. in Springdale. Music by Gary Helms, Cedar-N-Sage, Barzos Alleyway Experiment, Heaven Hill. BBQ starts at 3 p.m. $5 -$7.50. 972-294-4386.
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 750-8165.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS ALL BANDS CONCERT at 2:30 p.m. Sunday and at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $1-$10. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
RICHARD RULLI AND LINDA BECKMAN FACULTY RECITAL at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. 575-4701.
WIND SYMPHONY CONCERT at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Alma Performing Arts Center, 103 E. Main in Alma. Free. almapac.org or 575-4701.
YO-YO MA AND FRIENDS at 7 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Walton Arts Center is sold out. 443-5600.
NATIONAL RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S BOSTON MOUNTIAN CHAPTER at 7 p.m. today at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave., in Springdale. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
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.
AMATUER RADIO KLUB OF ARKANSAS NORTHWEST at 7 p.m. Monday at the Arkansas Air Museum in Fayetteville. arkan.us.
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 TOGETHER: “EAST MEETS WEST” WITH BARBARA HANCOOK at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Holiday Inn in Springdale. quiltguildnwa.org or 273-7153.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE at 7 p.m. Feb. 28 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. Beginners welcome. jonesnet.org or 756-8090, ext. 518.
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.
MORE FOR YOUR MONDAYS WORKSHOPS at 7 p.m. Monday at Community Access Television, 101 W. Rock St. in Fayetteville. Free; no registration needed. 444-3433.
FAYETTEVILLE INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCERS at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Trinity United Methodist Church. 756-3298.
MIND, BODY, SPIRIT
RAZOR FITNESS SPORTS MEDICINE SYMPOSIUM at 7:30 a.m. Saturday at the Clarion Inn in Fayetteville. $10-$120. coehp.uark.edu/HPL/media/officalRAZOR2008.pdf.
TAI CHI FUNDAMENTALS WITH BARBARA PETERSON at 2 p.m. Saturday at Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 W. Wedington Drive. unityfay.org or 442-0680.
FAYETTEVILLE FREE THINKERS at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. fayfreethinkers.com or 442-6738.
CPR FOR FAMILIES & FRIENDS at 6 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Jones Center, 610 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. Free; Pre-registration required. jonesnet.org 750-6550.
BUDDHIST MEDITATION 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.
ROGERS ORGANIC GARDEN CLUB at 7 p.m. today at Peace Lutheran Church in Rogers. 631-2945.
NAVIGATOR I CLASS Friday and Saturday with the Ozark Tracker Society. $65, registration required. ozarktrackers.org or 841-8132.
TRAPS & SNARES at 9 a.m. Saturday with the Ozark Tracker Society. $75, registration required; minors must be accompanied; bring your own lunch. ozarktrackers.org or 841-8132.
HIGHWAY 71 CLASSIC BIKE RIDE at 8 a.m. Sunday 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.
SIERRA CLUB OZARK HEADWATERS GROUP at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Powerhouse Seafood, 112 N University Ave. in Fayetteville. 571-3005 or 973-0157.
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: SCIENCE WORKSHOP at 4 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. Next week: ART WITH YOUTHCAN!. Registration required; free; for grades K-5th. 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.
BETWEEN THE BOOKS: CAVE OF THE DARK WIND BY DAVE BARRY at 4 p.m. Monday at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. For ages 9-12. faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4370.
KIDS THEATRE PRODUCTION WORKSHOP WITH KATHI BLUNDELL at 3:45 p.m. Tuesday at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $95-$105. For grades 4-6; Tuesdays through May 6. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
SIT AND BE FIT EXERCISE PROGRAM at 10 a.m. Thursdays at the Jones Center, 922 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. Free. jonesnet.org or 756-8090, ext. 109.
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.
ARTISTS SUBMISSIONS ACCEPTED FOR EXHIBITION at Poor Richard’s Art, 116 S. First St., Rogers. Contact Art Selection Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org. poorrichardsart.com or 636-0417.
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 BE MONEY WISE POSTER CONTEST through Friday 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. Monday and Tuesday 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. Tuesday 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 TRAINING FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT RECOVERY & PREVENTION (SARPA) Feb. 29 through March 4. Background check required. Contact Ruby at email@example.com or 927-1025.
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. firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
ENTRIES FOR THE ART ALLIANCE COMPETITIVE SHOW due March 8 at John Brown University in Siloam Springs. Luncheon, demonstration, and one-day competition; very specific entry requirements. $20-$35 entry fee. sagercreekartscenter.com or 524-4000.
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 FLOATS, BAND, AND COSTUMED PARADERS FOR THE ST. PADDY’S DAY PARADE March 15 in Eureka Springs. ParadeUreeka.org or 981-9551.
ENTRIES FOR THE T TAURI FILM FESTIVAL through April 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. 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” 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.
OZARK NATURAL FOODS, 1554 N. College Ave., Fayetteville. 521-7558. “Art by Lorelei” through February.
PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY OF NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (PSNWA), 101 Mill, Springdale. 799-9291. Photos by Diana Michelle Hausam through March.
POOR RICHARD’S ART & THE RABBITS LAIR, 116 S. First St., Rogers. poorrichardsart.com or 636-0417. “Treasured in Arkansas” through Saturday.
ROGERS LITTLE THEATER, 116 S. Second St., in Rogers. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988. Wood turnings by Kip Powers and Harold Stoner through March 25. Paintings by Betty Julian today through March 25.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FINE ARTS CENTER GALLERY, Fayetteville. 575-7987. “Private Property” by Bethany Springer and Tom Hapgood through March 14.
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 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.
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.
LEAP YEAR PARTY Feb. 29 at the Fayetteville Senior Center, 945 S. College. 571-2920.
FLYING TOMATO CABARET at 7 p.m. Feb. 29, March1-2 and March 7-9 at the NWACC Shewmaker Center in Rogers. Spaghetti dinner and fundraiser for the NWACC Chamber Singers. $15. 619-4261.
ARKANSAS WINDS COMMUNITY CONCERT BAND WITH CONDUCTOR MICHAEL FERGUSON at 7 p.m. Feb. 29 at Central United Methodist Church Activity Center, 6 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. Free; with Mezzo-Soprano Carmen Sanders. 521-4293.
“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.
MULTIMEDIA WITH EDEN MILLER at 9:30 a.m. March 1 and Pencils to Paint with Eden Miller at 11:30 a.m. March 1 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $39-$44; 4-sessions; no classes during Spring Break. All ages. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
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.
CROSS-CLASS ALLIANCE WORKSHOP WITH BETSY LEONDAR-WRIGHT at 1:30 p.m. March 2 at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 901 W. Cleveland St. in Fayetteville. Exploring the effects of class division in our lives. Free. fayettevilleunitarian.org or 387-0592.
FUN MUD WITH AUDREA DANENHAUER at 3:45 p.m. March 3 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $50-$55; 4-sessions; no classes during Spring Break. For K-5th. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
FINDING YOUR VOICE WITH DARLENE singing workshops at 7 p.m. March 3 at Nature’s Water, 275 E. Huntsville Rd. in Fayetteville. $40 or $10 per class; 5-sessions. myspace.com/moteldarlene or 521-1898.
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.
WASHINGTON COUNTY MEMORY WALK March 8 at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. washingtoncountywalk.kintera.org or 713-1466.
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.
ARTS LIVE THEATRE TALENT SHOW at 11 a.m. March 8 at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. Cash prizes; performance opportunities; registration required. For ages 8-18. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
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.
HOPE GALA BENEFITING JUVENILE DIABETES FOUNDATION at 6 p.m. March 8 at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers. In honor of Laura and Craig Underwood. Black tie optional. Dinner, dancing, live and silent auctions, music by Full House. $100. 443-9190.
“SEND OUR REGARDS TO BROADWAY” CONCERT at 3 p.m. March 9 at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $25; The Barbara Mashburn Scholarship Foundation. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
ART ALLIANCE COMPETITIVE SHOW at 8 a.m. March 15 at John Brown University in Siloam Springs. Luncheon, demonstration, and one-day competition; very specific entry requirements. $20-$35 entry fee. sagercreekartscenter.com or 524-4000.
BRENDA MOOSSY BENEFIT AND TRIBUTE at 2 p.m. March 15 at Nature’s Water, 275 Huntsville Rd. in Fayetteville. Silent auction, poetry reading, music and food. 582-2393.
AMERICAN INDIAN GENEALOGY WORKSHOP at 10:30 a.m. March 15 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. Registration required. faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4450.
ST. PADDY’S DAY PARADE at 2 p.m. March 15 at Spring and Main Streets in Eureka Springs. ParadeUreeka.org or 981-9551.
NORTH ARKANSAS SYMPHONY CONCERT at 7:30 p.m. March 15 at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. *$28-$40; Guest conductor Gudni Emilsson and guest artist Shannon Lee, violin. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
LUNCH SERIES: ARTIST CHARLES BANKS WILSON at noon March 19 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. Bring your lunch. faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4450.
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