DANCE COALITION SPRING CONCERT at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $8-$15. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5300.
ARTISTS’ RECEPTION for Carol Cooper and Susana Jones at 6 p.m. Friday at Fusion Fine Arts Gallery, 109 N. Main St., Bentonville. fusionartcenter.com or 273-9278.
SPRING DIVERSITY PRIDE WEEKEND Saturday through Monday in Eureka Springs. diversitypride.com.
LIVING IT GREEN EXPO at 10 a.m. Saturday and at noon Sunday at Pinnacle Hills Promenade in Rogers. Green, sustainable, energy efficient products and services. Live music by Shannon Wurst, Cody Russell, Noah Earle, Cindy Woolf, Molly Healey, Jesse Aylock, Brad Helms and the Fayetteville Funk Ensemble. Family friendly. Free. livingitgreen.org or 899-6294.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS HEART GALA benefiting the American Heart Association at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers. Music by Memphis Soul Review. $150. 571-6681.
STAGE & SCREEN
“BLACK GOLD” at 7 p.m. today at the Willard J. Walker Hall Auditorium at the UA in Fayetteville. Q &A following the film with Meskela of Oromia Coffee Farmers Co-op Union. Free. 575-4594.
AUD-VILLE MUSIC, COMEDY AND VARIETY SHOW benefiting People Helping People at 3 p.m. Sunday at The AUD in Eureka Springs. With Anna Horton, Lauren De Miranda, Matt Jones, Mike Bliss & Sons, Effron White, ESH Dancers, Catherine Yoder, Opal Fly, Brandon White, Johnathan Taylor Rose, and Valerie Green. $5-$8. myspace.com/audvilleshow or 253-7788.
LATE-NITE CATECHISM 2 at 7 p.m. Tuesday through April 10 and April 13, at 8 p.m. April 11-12 and at 2 p.m. April 12-13 at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $25. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
NATIONAL LEAGUE OF AMERICAN PEN WOMEN, NWA Branch at 11 a.m. Friday at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. 925-7739.
OMNI’s OPEN MIC FOR PEACE at 7 p.m. Sunday at Nightbird Books, 557 S. School Ave., No. 103 in Fayetteville. Space limited. nightbirdbooks.com or 582-2291.
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.
ARKANSAS PLAYWRIGHT’S WORKSHOP at 6 p.m. Mondays at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. faylib.org or 582-4448.
BOOKTALK@NIGHT will discuss “Water for Elephants” at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. Registration required. faylib.org or 571-2222.
BILL MARIMOW, editor and executive vice president of the Philadelphia Inquirer will speak at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Janelle Y Hembree Alumni House in Fayetteville. 575-3113.
JOHN BRUMMETT will speak at the Benton County Democratic Club at 6 p.m. April 10 at the Samaritan Community Center, 1211 Hudson Rd. in Rogers. $7. 750-7700.
CATALINA ORTEGA flute recital at 7 p.m. today at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. 575-4701.
TOUR 4 CURE BENEFIT CONCERT with The Readings at 7 p.m. Saturday at Borders Book, 2203 Promenade Blvd. in Rogers.. tour4cure.net.
BRENTWOOD BLUEGRASS at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Brentwood Community Building. $3. South of Fayetteville on U.S. 71. 839-2119.
JENI FLEMING ACOUSTIC TRIO at 2 p.m. Sunday at Arend Arts Center, 1901 S.E. J St. in Bentonville. $5-$25. 855-9997.
UA MASTER CHORALE CONCERT at 2 p.m. Sunday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. $1-$10. 575-4701.
SUNDAY JAZZ AT NATURE’S WATER, featuring The Andrew Sieff Group with Walter Savage, George Mason and Nathan McLeod, at 5 p.m. Sunday at 275 Huntsville Rd. in Fayetteville. $8. 582-2393.
JANICE YOES and BARBARA JACKSON voice recital at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. 575-4701.
WILL HUFF composition recital at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. 575-4701.
MULTIMEDIA WITH EDEN MILLER at 9:30 a.m. Saturday and Pencils to Paint with Eden Miller at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $39-$44; 4-sessions. All ages. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
COMPUTER TUTORING at 10 a.m. Saturdays at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. Free; Saturdays through April 26. faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4450.
HOME CAREGIVER COURSE begins at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Schmieding Center, 2422 N. Thompson in Springdale. 25 hour course. 751-3043.
BOSTON MOUNTAIN POTTERS ASSOCIATION, a group of area Potters and Sculptors, at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Flat Rock Clay, 2002 S. School Ave. in Fayetteville. flatrockclay.com/MudClubHome.htm or 521-3181.
COMPUTER SUCCESS CLASSES at 6 p.m. Thursdays and Tuesdays through May 1 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. Registration required; for adults. faylib.org or 571-222, ext. 4450.
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 television production workshops at 7 p.m. Mondays 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
BUDDHIST MEDITATION at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Arkansas Yoga Center, 1949 N. Green Acres Road, in Fayetteville. 422-6526.
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.
OZARK MOUNTAIN BIKE FESTIVAL Saturday and Sunday at Devil’s Den State Park in West Fork. Free. arkansasstateparks.com or 761-3325.
INTERPRETING BIRD LANGUAGE at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Lake Fayetteville Aquatic Center. Bring notebook and pen. Binoculars and chair optional. Lunch provided. Registration required. $75. ozarktrackers.org or 841-8132.
NWA HORSESHOE PITCHING ASSOCIATION at 5 p.m. Mondays at Walker Park in Fayetteville. All ages and skill levels; $8 per year membership. 871-3724.
OZARK OFF ROAD CYCLIST at 7 p.m. Tuesday at West Mountain Brewery in Fayetteville. 363-8129.
OZARK SOCIETY-HIGHLAND CHAPTER at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the First Presbyterian Church, Calvin Road in Fayetteville. 521-4062.
FAYETTEVILLE FARMERS’ MARKET opens at 7 a.m. Saturday on the Fayetteville Square. Open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays through Nov. 17. fayettevillefarmersmarket.org or 236-2910.
AFTER SCHOOL WORKSHOPS: UA International Students at 4 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. Next week: Art with Leilani Law. Registration required; free; for grades K-5. faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4370.
FUN MUD WITH AUDREA DANENHAUER at 3:45 p.m. Monday at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $50-$55; 4-sessions. For K-5th. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
ART CLUB WITH AUDREA DANENHAUER at 3:45 p.m. Tuesday at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $45-$50; 4-sessions. For K-5th. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
POETRY WORKSHOPS with Roslyn Imrie at 4 p.m. Tuesdays through April 22 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. For 3rd-5th grades; registration required. faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4370.
POETRY CONTEST ENTRIES accepted through April 15 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. For grades 3-12. Submit a poem to participate in the April 17 poetry slam. faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4370.
BINGO at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Jones Center, 922 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. Free. jonesnet.org or 756-8090, ext. 137.
BRAIN TEASERS CLUB at 10 a.m. April 10 at the Schmieding Center, 2422 N. Thompson in Springdale. 751-3043.
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.
BINGO at 10 a.m. and MAHJONG at 12:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Fayetteville Senior Center, 945 S. College. 571-2920.
CERAMICS at 9 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and 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 mornings at Riordan Hall in Bella Vista. Times, levels, costs vary. 876-1324.
BASIC DRAWING at 10:30 a.m. Mondays and 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
AUDITIONS FOR “THE FOREIGNER” at 7 p.m. April 14-15 at the Rogers Little Theater, 116 S. Second St. in Rogers. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.
ARTISTS, CRAFTSMEN AND VENDORS sought for Springfest, an Eco-Friendly Earth Day celebration, April 25-26 on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. fayettevillespringfest.com or 200-3135.
ENTRIES sought for RECYCLART projectApril 26 at Springfest. Send to: email@example.com. artamiss.org.
ENTRIES FOR JUNETEENTH logo contest due April 30. Each logo must reflect the spirit and history of Juneteenth. $200 gift certificate for winner. 575-5555.
ARSAGA’S, 1582 Crossover Road in Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 527-0690. Fayetteville Public Schools Art Show through April.
ARSAGA’S, 2418 N. Gregg Ave., Fayetteville, 444-6557. Mixed Media works by Rod Hannaman through April.
ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS, 214 S. Main St., Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org 751-5441. 25th annual Senior High Exhibit through April 26.
DDP GALLERY, 7 E. Mountain St. Fayetteville. ddpgallery.com or 442-0001. Sculpture by Mike Davis and Paintings by Duane Gardner through May 10.
FUSION FINE ARTS GALLERY, 109 N. Main St., Bentonville. fusionartcenter.com or 273-9278. Acrylics and Watercolors by Carol Cooper & Susana Jones through April.
JULIE WAIT DESIGNS ART GALLERY, 318 S. First St., Rogers. juliewaitdesigns.com or 631-8706. Works by Vicki Ross through April 25.
MULLINS LIBRARY, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. 575-6702. Works by Tanya Johnson Monday through April 18. “A Diversity of Shape, Color and Design” by Edward Wade, Jr. through April.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FINE ARTS CENTER GALLERY, Fayetteville. 575-7987. “myspace” by Kelsey Felthousen 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.
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. “Jean Flint: Interior Forms” through May 4. “Young Arkansas Artists Exhibition” through April 20.
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.
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. “American Red Cross: Celebrating Ninety Years of Saving Lives in Northwest Arkansas” through April 12.
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.
WRITER AND STORYTELLER’S CONFERENCE April 11-12 at Mount Sequoyah Conference Center in Fayetteville. Workshops with writers Ellen Gildhrist, Roger Armstrong, Clayton Scott, Robert Ford, Barbara Youree and Radine Trees Nehring. Dinner and music Friday night with Jack Williams. Costs vary by package and lodging; $30 per workshop; registration requested. mountsequoyah.org or 800-760-8126.
“UNMENTIONABLES” BY BETH ANN FENNELLY at 7 p.m. April 11 at Nightbird Books, 557 S. School Ave., No. 103 in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
NEILS SIMON’S “BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS” at 7 p.m. April 11-12, April 17-19 and April 24-26 and at 2 p.m. April 27 at Rogers Little Theater, 116 S. Second St. in Rogers. $9.50-$47. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.
BETH HENLEY’S “IMPOSSIBLE MARRIAGE” at 7:30 p.m. April 11-12 and April 18-19, and at 3 p.m. April 13 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $8-$18. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
WILDFLOWER WEEKEND April 12-13 at Devil’s Den State Park in West Fork. Free. arkansasstateparks.com or 761-3325.
JUNGIAN DREAM interpretation workshop at 9 a.m. April 12 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. $ 35; lunch provided. stpaulsfay.org/registration.html or 442-7373, ext. 12.
WRITING WORKSHOP with Velda Brotherton at 9:30 a.m. April 12 at Ozark Folkways near Winslow. $25; Registration required. veldabrotherton.com or 634-3151.
NWA HANDWEAVERS GUILD WEAVING DEMONSTRATION at 11 a.m. April 12 at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave., in Springdale. Free. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
SHAKESPEARE’S BIRTHDAY at 1 p.m. April 12 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. Performance, face painting, cake and games. faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4450.
HATS OFF! CIRCLE OF LIFE Volunteer Appreciation Banquet at 6 p.m. April 12 at 902 Jones Rd. in Springdale. Register by April 4. Live music, prizes for hat wearers. nwacircleoflife.org or 466-1468.
NORTH ARKANSAS SYMPHONY CONCERT at 7:30 p.m. April 12 at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $28-$40; Guest artist Victor Valkov, piano. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
WASHINGTON COUNTY ARKANSAS GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY: Genealogy Jeopardy with Team Shiloh and Team Marion at 2 p.m. April 13 at the Headquarters House, 118 E. Dickson in Fayetteville. rootsweb.com/~arewcags or 442-0131.
BOBBY MCFERRIN, CHICK COREA AND JACK DEJOHNETTE at 7 p.m. April 13 at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $28-$45. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
GRANT SEEKING ACADEMY at 3 p.m. April 15 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. $60; six-weeks, space limited; registration required. faylib.org or 582-1053.
“CHINQUAPIN PROGRAM” WITH STEVE BOST at noon April 16 at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave., in Springdale. Bring a sack lunch. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
ARTISTS RECEPTION FOR Fayetteville Public Schools Art Show at 5:30 p.m. April 17 at Arsaga’s, 1582 Crossover, Ste. 2 in Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 527-0690.
POETRY SLAM at 6 p.m. April 17 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. For 3rd-12th grades; must enter poetry contest to be eligible. faylib.org or 571-222, ext. 4370.
IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA at 8 p.m. April 18 at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $24-$35. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
TINA LANDEAU AND ADAM GUETTEL’S “Floyd Collins, The Musical” at 8 p.m. April 18-19 and April 23-26, and at 2 p.m. April 20 and 27 at the University Theatre, 228 Fine Arts Center in Fayetteville. $3-$14. 575-3946.
RAY BROWN TRIBUTE BAND at 7 p.m. and at 9:30 p.m. April 19 at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $12-$28. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
2008 NORTHWEST ARKANSAS MUSIC AWARDS- NAMA 08 at 8 p.m. April 24 at the Dickson Theatre, 227 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. Performances by Benjamin Del Shreve, Pope County Bootleggers, Luda, Memphis Pencils and Luminfire. Tickets $10 at the door. 601-4549.
26th ANNUAL SPRINGFEST and Earth Day celebration on Dickson Street Apr. 25-26. Pancake breakfast, bed races, kids area, dog parade, performance and musical acts, arts and crafts, educational booths, art installation projects, a chili cook-off, and more. FayettevilleSpringFest.com.
DICKSON STREET MUSIC FESTIVAL April 25-26 in Fayetteville. Charlie Daniels Band, .38 Special, Shooter Jennings, Sonic Youth, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Little Feat. majesticconcerts.com or 442-4226.
LOCALLY UNIQUE ART SALE at 10 a.m. April 26 at the Northwest Arkansas Community Creative Center, 505 W. Spring St., in Fayetteville. nwaccc.org or 927-2491.
WORLD TAI CHI & QIGONG DAY at 10 a.m. April 26 at Washington Regional Center for Exercise Center, 3215 Northhills Blvd. in Fayetteville. Free classes; wear loose comfortable clothing. wregional.com or 443-9955.
TEATRO DE LA ROSA of Fort Worth, Texas will present “El Secreto De La Lagartija” at 3 p.m. April 26 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $8-$15. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
MALCOLM GLADWELL author of The Tipping Point and Blink at 8 p.m. April 28 at the Fayetteville Town Center. Free. 575-5555.
ACO CHORALE SPRING CONCERT at 3 p.m. April 27 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $8-$15. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
THE MUSICAL ADVENTURES OF FLAT STANLEY at 6:30 p.m. April 28 at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $8-$15. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
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.