ARTISTS RECEPTION for Fayetteville Public Schools Art Show at 5:30 p.m. today at Arsaga’s, 1582 Crossover Road in Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 527-0690.
FOUNDER’S GARDEN FUNDRAISER at 4 p.m. Saturday at George’s Majestic Lounge, 519 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. Honoring Donna Porter, founder of the Botanical Garden Society of the Ozarks. Music by the Cate Brothers. $15. georgesmajesticlounge.com or 466-6231.
NEWTON COUNTY SPRING FESTIVAL and plant sale at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Newton County Library on Arkansas 7 in Jasper. Live music, homemade brunch, yard art displays, metal sculpture by Jason Cook. 870-428-5873.
MEALS ON WHEELS BENEFIT at 5:30 p.m. Darren Ray in concert and silent auction at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Fayetteville Senior Center, 945 S. College in Fayetteville. $10. 571-2920.
2008 NORTHWEST ARKANSAS MUSIC AWARDS- NAMA XIII at 8 p.m. April 24 at the Dickson Theatre, 227 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. A Grammy style ceremony honoring local musicians, with awards presented in 18 categories. Performances by Benjamin Del Shreve, Pope County Bootleggers, Luda, Memphis Pencils, Luminfire and One Oz Jig. Special guests Northwest Arkansas Rollergirls. Tickets $10 at the door. 601-4549.
STAGE & SCREEN
OMNI CENTER NWACC FILM FESTIVAL: “Paragraph 175” at 6:30 p.m. today, “Trashed” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, and “For the Bible Tells Me So” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at NWACC’s Shewmaker Center Auditorium, Room 102B, in Bentonville. Free. 855-6836.
“BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS” at 7 p.m. today through Saturday 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.
“IMPOSSIBLE MARRIAGE” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $8-$18. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
“FLOYD COLLINS THE MUSICAL” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and April 23-26, and at 2 p.m. Sunday and April 27 at the University Theatre, 228 Fine Arts Center in Fayetteville. $3-$14. 575-3946.
FAMILY FLICKS: “ENCHANTED” at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Jones Center for Families, 922 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. Free. Next Week: SURF’S UP. jonesnet.org or 756-8090.
PUCCINI’S “MADAMA BUTTERFLY” at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. Free; pre-opera lecture. 443-7003.
IMPROVALOTS at 7 p.m. April 24 at Briarwood Lodge in Eureka Springs. Dinner at 6 p.m. Live, unscripted, interactive and fun. 253-2001.
JUDGE WENDELL L. GRIFFEN will speak at 6 p.m. today at the ACLU banquet at the Fayetteville Senior Center, 945 S. College Ave. Judge Griffen was targeted after he criticized the Bush Administration and the UA Sports Department. $25-$45. Reservations required. 521-1508.
ARTIST LECTURE by Sue Coe at 7:30 p.m. today at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Building, Room 213, in Fayetteville. Next week: Jeff Mickey. fayettevillearts.org/2008/03/07/sping-2008-distinguished-artist-lecture-series.
READING BY ELLEN GILCHRIST at 4 p.m. Saturday at Nightbird Books, 557 S. School Ave., in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
HOWL, women’s open mic at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Nightbird Books, 557 S. School Ave., in Fayetteville. womenhowl.blogspot.com or 443-2080.
LIFEWRITING group at 10 a.m. Monday at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave., in Springdale. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 790-2588.
UA SAXOPHONE ENSEMBLE concert at 7 p.m. today at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. 575-4701.
UA TUBA/EUPHONIUM ENSEMBLE concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. 575-4701.
IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA at 8 p.m. Friday at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $24-$35. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
EMILY NELSON FLUTE recital at 5 p.m. Saturday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. 575-4701.
BRENTWOOD BLUEGRASS at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Brentwood Community Building. $3. South of Fayetteville on U.S. 71. 839-2119.
RAY BROWN TRIBUTE BAND at 7 p.m. and at 9:30 p.m. Saturday at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $12-$28. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
UA VOCAL JAZZ ENSEMBLE CONCERT at 8 p.m. Saturday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. 575-4701.
RAY PRICE at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Alma Performing Arts Center, 103 E. Main in Alma. $30-$40. almapac.org or 632-2129.
SYMPHONIC AND CAMPUS BANDS CONCERT at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $1-$10. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
VOICE RECITAL at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. 575-4701.
WIND SYMPHONY AND CONCERT BAND CONCERT at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $1-$10. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
UA JAZZ ENSEMBLE at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Arkansas Union Theatre in Fayetteville. Free. 575-4701.
BRAIN GLASS TRUMPET RECITAL at 7:30 p.m. April 24 at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. 575-4701.
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.
PAT ANGLIN baby quilt workshop at 1 p.m. today at the Jones Center for Families, 922 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. quiltguildnwa.org or 273-7153.
NATIONAL RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY Boston Mountain 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.
ARTISTS RETREAT with Peggy Hill and John Two Hawks Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Eureka Springs. $250 includes lodging and meals. 866-444-0940.
FOR THE BIRDS WORKSHOP: Clay workshop on making pieces that appeal to birds at 10 a.m. Saturday at Flat Rock Clay, 2002 S. School St., Fayetteville. $49. flatrockclay.com or 521-3181.
NATURE-LAND art workshop Sunday through April 26 at the Eureka Springs School of the Arts in Eureka Spring. $357.50. esartschool.com.
DEMOCRATIC WOMEN at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Western Sizzlin Steakhouse in Springdale. 750-7700.
SIERRA CLUB OZARK HEADWATERS GROUP at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Powerhouse Seafood, 112 N University Ave. in Fayetteville. 571-3005 or 973-0157.
CLAY WORKSHOPS: Handbuilding with Kelley Wilks at 11 a.m. Wednesdays and 6 p.m. Thursdays. Wheel with David Johnson at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at Flat Rock Clay, 2002 S. School St., Fayetteville. flatrockclay.com or 521-3181.
CPR FOR FAMILIES & FRIENDS at 6 p.m. April 24 at the Jones Center, 610 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. Free; Pre-registration required. jonesnet.org 750-6550.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE at 7 p.m. April 24 at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave., in Springdale. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
MIND, BODY, SPIRIT
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.
ROGERS ORGANIC GARDEN CLUB at 7 p.m. today at Peace Lutheran Church in Rogers. 631-2945.
KOMEN OZARK RACE FOR THE CURE at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Arvest Ballpark in Springdale. $20-$30. Pre-race pasta party at 6 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Tontitown. $25. komenozark.org or 750-7465.
ENVIRONMENTAL DAY and plant sale at 9 a.m. Saturday at Frisco Park in Rogers. Free; games and activities for kids. mainstreetrogers.com or 936-5487.
DISCOVER DRAGON FLIES at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, 4703 N. Crossover Road in Fayetteville. $10-$15. 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.
POETRY SLAM at 6 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. For grades 3 to 12; faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4370.
KIDS LIFE: COOKING PROJECT at 7 p.m. Friday at the Jones Center for Families, 922 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. Free; for ages 9-12. Next week: TOURNAMENT NIGHT. jonesnet.org or 756-8090, ext. 117.
KIDS LIFE: PICTIONARY at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Jones Center for Families, 922 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. Free; for ages 9-12. Next week: COFFEE HOUSE. jonesnet.org or 756-8090, ext. 117.
“CONVERSATIONS WITH A WORM” at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. For kids and families; about composting. faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4370.
POETRY WORKSHOPS WITH ROSLYN IMRIE at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St. For 3rd-5th grades; registration required. faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4370.
MASSAGE SCHOOL visit at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Fayetteville Senior Center, 945 S. College Ave. Free massages! 571-2920.
BINGO at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Jones Center, 922 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. Free. jonesnet.org or 756-8090, ext. 109.
TWILIGHT BLENDERS at 9 a.m. April 24 at the Fayetteville Senior Center, 945 S. College. Free. 571-2920.
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.
BASIC DRAWING at 10:30 a.m. Mondays and 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
ARTISTS, craftsmen and volunteers sought for Springfest, April 25-26 on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. fayettevillespringfest.com or 200-3135.
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 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.
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 and Susana Jones through April.
JULIE WAIT DESIGNS ART GALLERY, 318 S. First St., Rogers. juliewaitdesigns.com or 631-8706. Work 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.
ROGERS LITTLE THEATER, 116 S. Second St., in Rogers. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988. Vicki Ross, Randy Ross and Betsy Cornelius jewelry through April.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FINE ARTS CENTER GALLERY, Fayetteville. 575-7987. Works by Jason Barnes and Shane Richey Monday through May 1. “Meditative Spaces” by Tanya Johnston 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 SPRING 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 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.
ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM, 322 S. Second St., Rogers. 621-1154. rogersarkansas.com/museum. “Virgil Lovelace and Life on the Farm” through August 2009. “Down a Lazy River: Float Fishing on the White River” through Dec. 2008. “Discovering the Bluff Dwellers” through Sept. 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. “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.
SPRINGFEST and Earth Day celebration on Dickson Street Apr. 25-26. Pancake breakfast, bed races, kids area, dog parade, performances and musical acts, arts and crafts, educational booths, art installation projects, a chili cook-off and more. FayettevilleSpringFest.com.
NWA BATTLE OF THE BANDS round one, April 25 at the Gypsy, 402 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. Featuring Dreamfast, Open Addiction, Apartment 5, Marcaa. 582-2200.
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.
MANA CHARITABLE FOUNDATION FUNDRAISER: Take Me Out To The Ballgame at 6 p.m. April 25 at the Arvest Ballpark in Springdale. Naturals play the Arkansas Travelers. $10-$20. 571-6780.
NOARK GIRL SCOUTS honor “Women of Distinction” at 6 p.m. April 25 at the Holiday Inn in Springdale. Honoring Becky Paneitz, Kelly Johnson and Sandy Edwards. $50-$400; semi-formal. 695-1818.
FLAT ROCK CLAY BIRTHDAY PARTY with demos by Youski from Shimpo, April 26 at Flat Rock Clay, 2002 S. School St., Fayetteville. 521-3181.
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.
LEWIS & CLARK OUTDOOR FESTIVAL April 26-27 at Devil’s Den State Park in West Fork. Free; Guided hikes, mountain bike rides. 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.
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.
WORLD TAI CHI & QIGONG DAY at 10 a.m. April 26 at Washington Regional Center for Exercise Center, 3215 North Hills Blvd. in Fayetteville. Free classes; wear loose comfortable clothing. wregional.com or 443-9955.
NWA EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS FAIR at 10 a.m. April 26 the the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1101 McCollum Rd. in Bentonville. Free admission, lunch, and child photo ids. Kid friendly activities; booths with weather, terror, disaster and emergency information. nwapreparednessfair.com
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.
OZARK NATURAL SCIENCE CENTER FUNDRAISER: Call of the Wild at 6 p.m. April 26 at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers. Dinner, auction, entertainment. $100. 789-2754.
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 and under free. nwarollergirls.com or 756-3866.
PUPPETS IN THE PARK at 1 p.m. April 27 at Wilson Park in Fayetteville. Puppet shows, Puppet Parade, Workshops, Toucan Jam, Mary and Lolly, Captain Bubbles and more. Free. 442-0557.
UA’s DISTINGUISHED LECTURER SERIES: Author Malcolm 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.
LIFESTYLES” A CHAIR AFFAIR fundraiser at 5:30 p.m. May 1 at the Rogers Little Theater. Live and silent auctions of chairs designed and donated by local celebrities, business people and artists. $30. 521-3581.
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 at 9 a.m. May 2 at the Jones Center for Families, 922 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. Registration required. hwoa.org or 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 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.
ART AMISS 8 May 8 at the Dickson Theatre in Fayetteville. Artamiss.org.
OZARK ART ALLIANCE show and auction at 7 p.m. May 9 at The OPO at Urban Table, 1 W. Center St. in Fayetteville. Benefits Holcomb Elementary Schools art and music programs. Paint area for kids; Music by Qland, Jacob Enwood, Velcroe Moonshoe and Jackson Jennings. $10, kids free with adult; 18+ only after 10 p.m. 409-3962.
GREASE! at 7 p.m. May 9-10 and at 2 p.m. May 10-11 at the Continuing Education Auditorium, 2 E. Center St. in Fayetteville. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
KINKY FRIEDMAN performs May 10 at The AUD in Eureka Springs. Reception and book signing follow at The Gem. $40. theaud.org or 253-7788.
RADIOACTIVE BLAST! at 10 a.m. May 10 at the Rogers Historical Museum, 322 S. Second St. in Rogers. Fifties fun, food, and music. Opening of “The Life Atomic: Growing Up in the Shadow of the A-Bomb”. rogersarkansas.com/museum or 621-1154.
REVOLUTION, a tribute to the Beatles, at 2 p.m. May 11 at Arend Arts Center, 1901 S.E. J St. in Bentonville. $5-$25. 855-9997.
LITTLE ROCK FILM FESTIVAL May 15-18 in Downtown Little Rock. littlerockfilmfestival.org or 501-352-5687.
NATIONAL FLW TOUR May 15-18 from Prairie Creek on Beaver Lake. Free family fun zone at noon Thursday and Friday at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers. flwoutdoors.com/familyfunzone or 925-1623.
RADINE TREES NEHRING READING & RECEPTION at 6 p.m. May 15 at Nightbird Books, 557 S. School Ave., No. 103 in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
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.