8 Days A Week Calendar

8 Days A Week

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SPECIAL EVENTS
OZARK UFO CONFERENCE today through Sunday at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center in Eureka Springs. With former fighter pilot Wendelle Stevens, former US Congressional consultant Timothy Good, Texas radio reporter Angelina Joiner, Researcher Linda Moulton Howe, Art Campbell, Ted Phillips, Paul Von Ward, Crop circle expert Nancy Talbot and others. $45-$50. ozarkufo.com or 501-354-2558.

ARTIST’S RECEPTION FOR TANYA JOHNSTON at 5 p.m. today at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Center Gallery in Fayetteville. 575-7987.

WRITER AND STORYTELLER’S CONFERENCE Friday and Saturday at Mount Sequoyah Conference Center in Fayetteville. Workshops with writers Ellen Gilchrist, Roger Armstrong, Clayton aScott, Robert Ford, Barbara Youree and Radine Trees Nehring. Dinner and music Friday night with Jack Williams. Ellen Gilchrist book signing for A Dangerous Age Friday night and Saturday. Costs vary by package and lodging; $30 per workshop; registration requested. mountsequoyah.org or 800-760-8126.

SHAKESPEARE’S BIRTHDAY at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. Performance by Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre, face painting, cake and games. For all ages. Free. faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4450.

HATS OFF! CIRCLE OF LIFE Volunteer Appreciation Banquet at 6 p.m. Saturday at 902 Jones Rd. in Springdale. Register by April 4. Live music, prizes for hat wearers. nwacircleoflife.org or 466-1468.

NWA ROLLER GIRLS: Arkansas Killbillies vs. Big Easy Rollergirls and Backwoods Betties vs. Capital City Crushers at 7 p.m. Saturday at Roller City, 1007 Century St. in Springdale. $10-$12; kids 12& under free. Benefits FightTheBlaze.org. nwarollergirls.com or 756-3866.

WASHINGTON COUNTY ARKANSAS GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY: Genealogy Jeopardy with Team Shiloh and Team Marion at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Headquarters House, 118 E. Dickson in Fayetteville. rootsweb.com/~arewcags or 442-0131.

MUSICIAN’S SWAP MEET AND SALE at 2 p.m. Sunday at The Green Door at 1404 N. College Ave., in Fayetteville. 575-0111.

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.

STAGE & SCREEN

LATE-NITE CATECHISM 2 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. $25. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

“UNMENTIONABLES” BY BETH ANN FENNELLY at 7 p.m. Friday 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. Friday and Saturday, 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. Friday and Saturday and April 18-19, and at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $8-$18. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.

THE AUTHOR’S VOICE by Richard Greensberg at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and at 2 p.m. Sunday at UA’s Kimpel Hall, 404 in Fayetteville. Directed by Tristan Summers. uark.edu/%7Edrama/season/ or 575-4752.

OMNI CENTER VIDEO UNDERGROUND: “Speaking Freely: Susan George on Neo-Liberalism” at 7 p.m. Sunday at United Campus Ministry, 902 W. Maple St. in Fayetteville. Free. omni-vu-films.blogspot.com or 575-6302.

FPL FILM CLUB: “DEAD POETS SOCIETY” at 7 p.m. Monday at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. Free. faylib.org or 571-2222.

OMNI CENTER NWACC SPRING FILM FESTIVAL: “Paragraph 175″ about Nazi persecution of homosexuals at 6:30 p.m. April 17 at NWACC’s Shewmaker Center Auditorium, Room 102B, in Bentonville. Free. Also ; “Trashed” about the history, politics and economy of trash April 22; “For the Bible Tells Me So” about Christian families struggling with homosexuality and religious stigmatization April 23. 855-6836.

WORDS
BENTON COUNTY DEMOCRATIC CLUB PRESENTS JOHN BRUMMETT at 6 p.m. today at the Samaritan Community Center, 1211 Hudson Rd. in Rogers. $7. 750-7700.

BETH ANN FENNELLY READING & RECEPTION at 7 p.m. Friday at Nightbird Books, 557 S. School Ave., No. 103 in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.

ALL DAY WRITING WORKSHOP WITH Velda Brotherton at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Ozark Folkways, 4 miles south of Winslow on Hwy 71. $25; Registration required; space limited. veldabrotherton.com or 634-3151.

ELLEN GILCHRIST TICKETED READING at 4 p.m., and open reception at 4:45 p.m. Saturday at Nightbird Books, 557 S. School Ave., No. 103 in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.

JOHN BRANDON READING & RECEPTION at 7 p.m. Saturday at Nightbird Books, 557 S. School Ave., No. 103 in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.

BOOKTALK: “THE WORST HARD TIME” by Timothy Egan at 1 p.m. Monday at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. Registration required. faylib.org or 571-2222.

“CHINQUAPIN PROGRAM” WITH STEVE BOST at noon Wednesday at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave., in Springdale. Bring a sack lunch. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.

POETRY SLAM WITH DEREK JAMES at 7 p.m. Wednesday at RZ’s Coffeehouse in Fayetteville. Free. uark.edu/up or 575-5255

POETLUCK at 6:30 p.m. April 17 at Writer’s Colony at Dairy Hollow, 515 Spring St. in Eureka Springs. Bring a dish to share. writerscolony.org or 253-7444.

MUSIC
UA CHILDREN’S CHOIR CONCERT at 7 p.m. today at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free; Rescheduled 3/27 event. 575-4701.

STUDENT/FACULTY ENSEMBLE CONCERT: The Arkansas Tuba Quartet with Ben Pierce, Blaine Cunningham, Jason Tacker and Kevin Graber, at 2 p.m. Saturday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. 575-4701.

IDRA GREEN VOICE RECITAL at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. 575-4701.

BOBBY MCFERRIN, CHICK COREA AND JACK DEJOHNETTE at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $28-$45. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

OLIVER MOLINA PERCUSSION RECITAL at 8 p.m. Sunday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. 575-4701.

PILAR NAVARETTE BASSOON RECITAL at 7 p.m. Monday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. 575-4701.

MICHAEL HANF VIOLIN RECITAL at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. 575-4701.

PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE CONCERT at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $1-$10. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

ARSAGA’S SONGWRITER CIRCLE at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Arsaga’s, 1582 Crossover, Ste. 2 in Fayetteville. arsagas.com or 527-0690.

UA TRUMPET ENSEMBLE CONCERT at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. 575-4701.

UA SAXOPHONE ENSEMBLE CONCERT at 7 p.m. April 17 at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. 575-4701.

LEARNING

HANDBUILDING SLIDE SHOW WITH LANA WILSON at 7 p.m. Friday at Flat Rock Clay Stuidio, 2002 S. School St., Fayetteville. Free. flatrockclay.com or 521-3181.

NWA HANDWEAVERS GUILD WEAVING DEMONSTRATION at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave., in Springdale. Free. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.

COMPUTER BOOT CAMP at 10 a.m. Monday through April 17 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. Registration required; space limited. faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4450.

SENIOR DEMOCRATS at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Western Sizzlin Steakhouse in Springdale. 750-7700.

GRANT SEEKING ACADEMY at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. $60; six-weeks, space limited; registration required. faylib.org or 582-1053.

CLAY WORKSHOPS: Handbuilding with Kelley Wilks at 11 a.m. Wednesdays and 6 p.m. Thursdays, and Wheel Throwing with David Johnson at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at Flat Rock Clay, 2002 S. School St., Fayetteville. flatrockclay.com or 521-3181.

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF WASHINGTON COUNTY: A Public Forum on Family Friendly Employment at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Fayetteville Public Library. With Missy Leflar, HR Division Manager for the City of Fayetteville, Bernice Hembre, owner of Terra Tots Natural Parenting, and Cindy Paladino, Corporate HR Manager for J. B. Hunt; Moderated by Janine Parry, UA Political Science Associate Professor. 444-8348.

QUILTERS UNITED IN LEARNING TOGETHER: Pat Anglin Baby Quilt Workshop at 1 p.m. April 17 at the Jones Center for Families, 922 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. quiltguildnwa.org or 273-7153.

NATIONAL RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S Boston Mountain Chapter at 7 p.m. April 17 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; no 5th Monday workshop. 444-3433.

FAYETTEVILLE INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCERS at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Trinity United Methodist Church. 756-3298.

MIND, BODY, SPIRIT

ARKANSAS MINORITY HEALTH CONFERENCE Friday at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Springdale. See website coehp.uark.edu. for cost and registration.

JUNGIAN DREAM INTERPRETATION WORKSHOP at 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. $35; lunch provided. stpaulsfay.org/registration.html or 442-7373, ext. 12.
MINDFULNESS MEDITATION: A New Heaven Creates a New Earth: How To Develop an Expanded Consciousness to Experience more Peace and Happiness with Ben Worth at 9 a.m. Saturday at Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 W. Wedington Drive. Potluck lunch; no registration; donation. unityfay.org or 442-0680.
COMMUNITY HEALTH SCREENING BY LIFE LINE SCREENING Monday at the Fayetteville Senior Center, 945 S. College. 571-2920.
“BEFRIENDING MONEY. SAY WHAT?” with Susan Drouilhet, at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Cafe of Life, 778 Happy Hollow Rd. in Fayetteville. Free. newparadigmscoaching.com or 443-1379.

BUDDHIST MEDITATION AND SPIRITUAL SUPPORT GROUP 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.

OUTDOORS

WILDFLOWER WEEKEND Saturday and Sunday at Devil’s Den State Park in West Fork. Free. arkansasstateparks.com or 761-3325.

GREENWEAVE COMMUNITY ART PROJECT at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, 4703 N. Crossover Road in Fayetteville. bgozarks.org or 750-2620.

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.

FAYETTEVILLE SCOOTER CLUB at 6 p.m. Mondays at Arsaga’s Gregg, 2418 N. Gregg Ave. in Fayetteville. myspace.com/fayettevillescooterclub or 313-0311.

FAYETTEVILLE FARMERS’ MARKET at 7 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays on the Fayetteville Square. Evening market at 4 p.m. fayettevillefarmersmarket.org or 236-2910.

MINOR MATTERS
AFTER SCHOOL WORKSHOPS: Art with Leilani Law at 4 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. Next week: Science: Fun with Weather. Registration required; free; for grades K-5th. faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4370.

TEEN ANIME CLUB at 5 p.m. Monday at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4370.

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 Tuesday at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. For 3rd-12th grades; submit a poem to participate in the April 17 poetry slam. faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4370.

TEEN KNITTING GROUP at 5 p.m. April 17 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. faylib.org or 571-2222.

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.

SENIORS
BRAIN TEASERS CLUB at 10 a.m. today at the Schmieding Center, 2422 N. Thompson in Springdale. 751-3043.

LUNCH AND DANCE at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Jones Center, 922 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. Free. jonesnet.org or 756-8090, ext. 137.

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. Monday and Tuesday at the Rogers Little Theater, 116 S. Second St. in Rogers. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.

ARTISTS, CRAFTSMEN & VENDORS needed for Springfest, an Eco-Friendly Earth Day celebration, April 25-26 on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. fayettevillespringfest.com or 200-3135.

ENTRIES NEEDED FOR RECYCLART project on April 26 at SpringFest. submissions.artmiss@gmail.com.

ENTRIES FOR JUNETEENTH LOGO CONTEST due April 30. Each logo must reflect the spirit and history of Juneteenth and have an entry form. $200 gift certificate for winner. 575-5555.

ENTRIES FOR THE ANNUAL OLIVER W. BROWNING Poetry Competition are due Aug. 1 to Indian Bay Press, 1 W. Mountain St. in Fayetteville, or their website. See website for requirements. IndianBayPress.com or 444-9323.

ART EXHIBITS

ARSAGA’S, 1582 Crossover, Ste. 2 in Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 527-0690. Fayetteville Public Schools Art Show through April.

ARSAGA’S, 2418 N. Gregg Ave., Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 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 & 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. A Diversity of Shape, Color and Design” by Edward Wade, Jr. through April. Works by Tanya Johnson through April 18.

ROGERS LITTLE THEATER, 116 S. Second St., in Rogers. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988. Vicki Ross, Randy Ross, & Betsy Cornelius Jewelry through April.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FINE ARTS CENTER GALLERY, Fayetteville. 575-7987. “Meditative Spaces” by Tanya Johnston through April 18.

GALLERIES, ETC.
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 SPRING ARTS AND CRAFTS GALLERY, 8862 W. McNelly Road, Bella Vista. villageartclub.org or 273-1798.

MUSEUMS
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.

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.

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 Saturday.

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.

COMING SOON
ARTISTS RETREAT-CREATIVE EXPRESSIONS April 18-20 at in Eureka Springs. With Peggy Hill and John Two-Hawks. $250; includes lodging and meals. 866-444-0940.

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.

ENVIRONMENTAL DAY AND PLANT SALE at 9 a.m. April 19 at Frisco Park in Rogers. Free; games and activities for kids

DISCOVER DRAGON FLIES at 9 a.m. April 19 at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, 4703 N. Crossover Road in Fayetteville. $10-$15. bgozarks.org or 750-2620.

FOR THE BIRDS WORKSHOP: Build clay pieces to appeal to birds at 10 a.m. April 19 at Flat Rock Clay, 2002 S. School St., Fayetteville. $49. flatrockclay.com or 521-3181.

FREE MUSIC at noon April 19-20 at Basin Spring Park in Eureka Springs. Saturdays and Sundays through October. 253-2586.

FOUNDER’S GARDEN FUNDRAISER with the Cate Brothers at 4 p.m. April 19 at George’s Majestic Lounge, 519 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $15. georgesmajesticlounge.com or 466-6231.

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.

RAY PRICE at 8 p.m. April 19 at the Alma Performing Arts Center, 103 E. Main in Alma. $30-$40. almapac.org or 632-2129.

NATURE-LAND-ART WORKSHOP April 20-26 at the Eureka Springs School of the Arts in Eureka Spring. $357.50. esartschool.com.

EARTH DAY: CONVERSATIONS WITH A WORM” at 1 p.m. April 20 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. For kids and families; about composting. faylib.org or 571-222, ext. 4370.

RIDE RALLY RIDE April 22-26 in Eureka Springs. Different Motorcycle routes daily. 800-870-2529.

DEMOCRATIC WOMEN at 5:30 p.m. April 22 at the Western Sizzlin Steakhouse in Springdale. 750-7700.

TRI-ANGLER FISHING EVENT at 6 a.m. April 23-25 at Starkey Marina. 800-638-7352.

INTRODUCTION TO FUNDRAISING COURSE with Joanne Kepics at 8:30 a.m. April 23 at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. Registration required; designed for nonprofit organizations. $125. faylib.org/services/nonprofit-resource-center.asp or 571-2222, ext. 4450.

MEALS ON WHEELS BENEFIT: Silent Auction at 5:30 p.m. and Darren Ray concert at 7 p.m. April 23 at the Fayetteville Senior Center, 945 S. College in Fayetteville. $10. 571-2920.

IMPROVALOTS at 7 p.m. April 24 at Briarwood Lodge in Eureka Springs. Dinner at 6 p.m. Package deals available. Live, unscripted, interactive. 253-2001.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS CONCERT CHOIR at 7:30 p.m. April 24 at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $1-$10. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

2008 NORTHWEST ARKANSAS MUSIC AWARDS- NAMA XIII at 8 p.m. April 24 at the Dickson Theatre, 227 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. Performances by Benjamin Del Shreve and more. 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.

LEWIS & CLARK OUTDOOR FESTIVAL April 26-27 at Devil’s Den State Park in West Fork. Free; Hikes. arkansasstateparks.com or 761-3325.

HERBS & BOTANICAL RETREAT April 26-27 at Fire Om Earth Retreat Center in Eureka Springs. With Steven Foster, Melissa Clare, and Lorna Trigg Hirsch. $70-$125; registration required. fireomearth.com/workshop_events.htm.

FLAT ROCK CLAY BIRTHDAY PARTY with demos by Youski from Shimpo, April 26 at Flat Rock Clay, 2002 S. School St., Fayetteville. flatrockclay.com or 521-3181.

SPRING PLANT SALE at 8 a.m. April 26 in Frisco Park in Rogers. mainstreetrogers.com or 936-5487.

KENDRICK FINCHER YOUTH RUN at 9 a.m. April 26 at Pinnacle Hills Promenade in Rogers. For kids K-8th grade. $10. kendrickfincher.org or 986-9960.

Locally Unique Art Sale – Art sale and show by local artists from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Apr. 26 at Northwest Arkansas Community Creative at Nadine Baum Studios, 505 W Spring St, Fayetteville. whereartstakeform@nwaccc.org

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 Presents “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.

PICKIN’ IN THE PARK RETURNS at 6 p.m. April 26 in Frisco Park in Rogers. Saturdays through Oct. 24. mainstreetrogers.com or 936-5487.

NWA ROLLER GIRLS: Arkansas Killbillies vs. Pike’s Peak Derby Dames All-Stars and Backwoods Betties vs. Oklahoma Victory Dolls at 7 p.m. April 26 at Roller City, 1007 Century St. in Springdale. $10-$12; kids 12& under free. nwarollergirls.com or 756-3866.

UA’s DISTINGUISHED LECTURER SERIES: Author Malcom Gladwell 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.

MARGARET BOLSTERLI READING & RECEPTION at 6 p.m. May 1 at Nightbird Books, 557 S. School Ave., No. 103 in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.

HISPANIC WOMEN’S ORGANIZATION OF ARKANSAS CONFERENCE: Citizenship: Reaching for the American Dream with Alfonso Aguilar, Chief of the US Citizenship and Immigration Services’ Office of Citizenship May 2 at the Jones Center for Families, 922 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. Registration required. 751-9494.

DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER CASINO NIGHT Fundraiser for NWA Crisis Center at 7 p.m. May 2 at the Fayetteville Town Center. $75; cocktail or “James Bond” attire. 263-9598.

ROBERT FORD’S “MY FATHER’S WAR” at 8 p.m. May 2-3, 8-10, 15-17, and at 2 p.m. May 4, 11, and 18 at TheatreSquared at Nadine Baum Studios at 505 W. Spring St. in Fayetteville. For adult audiences. theatresquared.org or 571-2728.

BIRDERS’ WEEKEND May 3-4 at Devil’s Den State Park in West Fork. Free. arkansasstateparks.com or 761-3325.

BOOKS IN BLOOM: A Garden Party Celebration for Writers and Readers at noon May 4 at the 1886 Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs. With authors Michael Palmer, J.A. Jance, Stephen R. Donaldson, Carolyn Hart, Donald Harington, Grif Stockley, Robert Randisi, Andrea Hollander Budy, Time Ernst, Carla McCafferty, Radine Trees Nehring and others. BooksInBloom.org or 253-8754.

ACO YOUTH CHOIR SPRING CONCERT at 3 p.m. May 4 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $8-$15. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.

RICKY SKAGGS AND KENTUCKY THUNDER at 6:30 p.m. May 6 at the Fort Smith River Park. Get free tickets at Cox offices or Arvest locations. 782-3410.

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.

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