A season for play
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.
ESQUE FASHION SHOW. Local clothing designer Leslie Pennel will present a fashion show at 7 p.m. tonight at Tangerine, 21 N. Block Ave. in Fayetteville. Twenty new designs modeled by 20 local models. 575-0500. Free.
FAT TIRE FESTIVAL Friday through Sunday in Eureka Springs. Mountain Bike events. fattirefestival.com.
BLUES IN THE NATURAL STATE at 4 p.m. Saturday at George’s Majestic Lounge on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. Guitar workshop with Isayah Warford. Performances by Michael Burks, Isayah’s Allstars, John Horton, Ocie Fisher, Daryl Brooks, Liz Lottmann, Pamela Nelson, Gib Ponder, Kory Montgomery, Oreo Blue with Brian Crowne, Jimmy Thackery and Earl Cate. $5-$15. ozarkbluessociety.org or 527-6618.
TWILIGHT ART WALK at 4 p.m. Friday in historic downtown Rogers. poorrichardsart.com or 636-0417.
STAGE & SCREEN
ANYTHING GOES at 7:30 p.m. today through Saturday, and at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Art Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. $9-$20. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
FEED MILL SUMMER FILM SERIES: “The Five Obstructions” by Lars Von Trier at 8:30 p.m. today at the New Design Center, 525 S. School Ave. in Fayetteville. $5. newdesigncenter.com or 587-9925.
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and at 2 p.m. Sunday at Arend Arts Center, 1901 S.E. J St. in Bentonville. bentonville.k12.ar.us/arendarts.
MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM” by Theatre Squared at 6:30 p.m. Saturday and 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Basin Park in Eureka Springs; at 6:30 p.m. July 24 and July 26 at Blowing Springs Park in Bella Vista; at 6:30 p.m. July 25 and July 27 at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks in Fayetteville. $5-$20; BYO seating and picnic dinner. theatresquared.org or 445-6333.
“SPIDERMAN 3″ at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Jones Center for Families. Free. jonesnet.org or 756-8090.
“GONE WITH THE WIND” at Lucky 13 outdoor cinema at dusk Sunday at the parking lot at 1 E. Main St. in Eureka Springs. $3; BYO Seating. lucky13cinema.org.
“Speaking Freely: Chalmers Johnson on U.S. Hegemony” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at NWACC’s White Auditorium, (Burns Hall, Rm 1080), in Bentonville. Free; discussion follows film. Sponsored by OMNI. 855-6836.
“HOW TO GET THE MANGO (When the Lizard’s in the Way)” presented by Boar Head Players at 8 p.m. July 24, 25, 26 and at 2 p.m. July 27 at Nadine Baum Studios at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $14. 575-3946.
OPERA IN THE OZARKS: Mozart’s “Cosi Fan Tutte,” Puccini’s “La Boheme,” and Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Mikado”, through July at Opera in the Ozarks, 16311 Hwy 62 West, Eureka Springs. 253-8595.
FRISCO FILM NIGHT Tuesdays, through July 29 at the Frisco Stage in downtown Rogers. Free; bring seating. mainstreetrogers.com or 936-5487.
“ONCE UPON DICKSON” booksigning with authors Anthony Wappel and Ethel Simpson at 6:30 p.m. today at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
TELLERS OF TALES STORYTELLING GROUP at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
TRAIL OF TEARS PROGRAM at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Crawford County Adult Education Building at 605 Alma Blvd. in Van Buren. Programs on survivors on the Trail of Tears, John Drennen and more. Free. 750-8165.
OPEN MIC at 7 p.m. Saturday at Unity of Fayetteville. unityfay.org or 442-0680.
WOMEN’S OPEN MIC with Mendy Knott 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Nightbird Books. womenhowl.blogspot.com or 443-2080.
LIFEWRITING, for anyone interested in writing the stories of their lives or those of family and friends, at 10 a.m. Monday at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 790-2588.
BENJAMIN DEL SHREVE WITH TIFFANY CHRISTOPHER at 7 p.m. July 24 in Gulley Park in Fayetteville. Free. accessfayetteville.org or 444-3471.
NATIONAL RAILWAY historical soceity Boston Mountain chapter at 7 p.m. today at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
GEM AND MINERAL society at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at their clubhouse near Siloam Springs. 918-422-5867.
SALSA CLASSES Wednesdays and tango classes Thursdays at Uncle Gaylord’s Cafe, 315 W. Mountain St. in Fayetteville. Beginners at 7 p.m., Improvers at 8 p.m. Pre-registration required. $55-$100 per month. elaynesdance.com or 595-9595.
CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE at 7 p.m. July 24 at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
QUILT program “American History Remembered through Quilts” with Ardith Wharry at 7 p.m. July 24 at the Holiday Inn in Springdale. $20 Membership required after first meeting. quiltguildnwa.org or 273-7153.
MIND, BODY, SPIRIT
GOD IS GREEN by Vintage Fellowship at 10:15 a.m. Sunday at the Music Hall, 2147 N. College in Fayetteville. vintagefellowship.com or 685-0649.
ALL ABOUT DOULAS at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Bentonville Public Library.BirthNetworkNWA.org.
BUDDHIST MEDITATION at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Arkansas Yoga Center in Fayetteville. 422-6526.
A COURSE IN MIRACLES at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Unity of Fayetteville. unityfay.org or 442-0680.
MEDITATION AND CHANTING at 9 p.m. Sundays at the School of Metaphysics in Fayetteville. som.org or 527-6804.
OZARK IRON CHEF competition Saturday at the Fayetteville Farmers Market. fayettevillefarmersmarket.org or 236-2910.
SIERRA CLUB at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Powerhouse Seafood in Fayetteville. 571-3005 or 973-0157.
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 on Gregg in Fayetteville. myspace.com/fayettevillescooterclub or 313-0311.
TEEN KNITTING GROUP at 5 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Public Library. faylib.org or 571-2222.
YOUTHCAN!’S Passport to Art! Japan 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.
“TO BEE OR NOT TO BEE?” by Theatre Squared at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free. faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4370.
YOUTHCAN!’S’ Basic Knitting with Alison and Amy at 2 p.m. Saturday at Community Imagination Studio, 818 N. Sang Ave. in Fayetteville. $10; for ages 10+; pre-registration required. communityimaginationstudio.org or 442-8585.
SUMMER BOOK CLUBS for ages 13 and up at 2 p.m. Mondays, and for ages 8-12 at 2 p.m. Wednesdays at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
SUMMER ART CLASS: Treasure Chest Boxes Monday at the Northwest Arkansas Community Creative Center in Fayetteville. nwaccc.org or 927-2491.
“SUESSICAL, The Musical” through Aug. 3 at Arts Live Theatre in Fayetteville and the Jones Center in Springdale. With Jules Taylor, Missy Gipson and Mark Landon Smith. Ages 11-18; $395. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
CHINESE LANDSCAPE painting at 9 a.m. Monday and Asian book binding at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Little Mountain Bindery, 572 W. 6th St. in Fayetteville. For ages 9-13. $99-$160 for the week, registration required. littlemountainbindery.com or 587-0238.
TILE MAKING at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Northwest Arkansas Creative Center in Fayetteville. For Pre-K. Registration required; $45. nwaccc.org or 927-2491.
SAFE SITTER CLASSES at 9 a.m. July 24-25 at the Jones Center. Pre-registration required; $25; for ages 11-13. jonesnet.org or 750-6550.
BEDTIME STORIES at 6:30 p.m. July 24 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free. faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4370.
PUPPET MAKING for ages 8+ at 9 a.m. July 28-Aug.1 at the Art Experience, 641 W. 6th St. in Fayetteville. $160-$250. fayettevillearts.org/2008/06/03/2008-summer-classes-at-the-art-experience or 442-0557.
HORSE SHOES, table tennis, softball and more Fridays in July at the Fayetteville Senior Center. 571-2920.
BEN CHESNEY BAND Saturday at the Fayetteville Senior Center. 571-2920.
LEARN TO SURF THE WEB at 12:30 p.m. Mondays in July at the Fayetteville Senior Center. 571-2920.
TWILIGHT BLENDERS at 9 a.m. Monday at the Fayetteville Senior Center. Free. 571-2920.
ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A 5TH GRADER? at 10 a.m. Wednesdays in July at the Fayetteville Senior Center. Free. 571-2920.
ANNE KITTRELL ART GALLERY, Arkansas Union, Fayetteville. 575-5255. “Separated” by Robert Glick through Aug. 22.
ARSAGA’S, 1582 Crossover, Ste. 2, Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 527-0690. “Outsider Art” by Eddie Love through July.
ARSAGA’S, 2418 N. Gregg Ave., Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 444-6557. Acrylics by Gabriel Costes through July.
ART EMPORIUM, 2914 N. College, Fayetteville. 521-4141.
ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS, 214 S. Main St., Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org 751-5441. “Between Here and There” by La Donna Shub, “Connections” by Basil Seymour-Davies through Aug. 15.
CENTER FOR ART & EDUCATION, 104 N. 13th St., Van Buren. art-ed.org or 474-7767. Jason Sacran and Eileen Dineley Baatz through July 30.
THE COMMON GROUNDS, 412 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. commongroundsar.com or 442-3515. Maggie Stephenson.
DDP GALLERY, 7 E. Mountain St., Fayetteville. ddpgallery.com or 442-0001. “Dreadful Objects” by Shane Richey and Jason Clinton Barnes through Aug. 9.
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.
JULIE WAIT DESIGNS ART GALLERY, 318 S. First St., Rogers. juliewaitdesigns.com or 631-8706.
POOR RICHARD’S ART & THE RABBITS LAIR, 116 S. First St., Rogers. poorrichardsart.com or 636-0417.
ROGERS LITTLE THEATER, 116 S. Second St., Rogers. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.
STUDIO 62, 335 W. Van Buren, Eureka Springs. 363-9209.
TERRA STUDIOS, 12103 Hazel Valley Road, Durham. 643-3314.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FINE ARTS CENTER GALLERY, Fayetteville. 575-7987. “Summer Student Show” through Aug. 20.
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. “Hot Color Cool Glass” through July 27. “Cereal Inquiries” 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. “Down a Lazy River: Float Fishing on the White River” through December. “The Life Atomic: Growing Up in the Shadow of the A-Bomb” through Oct. 25. “Discovering the Bluff Dwellers” through September. “Virgil Lovelace and Life on the Farm” through August.
SHILOH MUSEUM, 118 W. Johnson Ave., Springdale. 750-8165. springdaleark.org/shiloh. Exhibits of early life in the Ozarks. Original buildings on the grounds. “Ozark Voices” through Jan. 17. “Following the Crop” through July 26. “Play Ball!” through Wednesday.
SILOAM SPRINGS MUSEUM, 112 N. Maxwell St., 524-4011. “Promoting Siloam Springs Businesses” through Aug. 16.
JAZZ SHOWCASE with Ben Harris, James Greeson, Nathan McLeod and more at 8 p.m. July 25 at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. digjazz.com or 225-2306.
MOE. and DEL MCCOURY BAND at 6 p.m. July 26 at the Arkansas Music Pavilion at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $25. arkansasmusicpavilion.com.
TROUT FISHING IN AMERICA at 7 p.m. July 26 at the Jones Center. Hawaiian Luau at 6 p.m. jonesnet.org or 756-8090.
“MY FAIR LADY” at 7 p.m. July 25, July 31-Aug.2 and Aug. 7, 8, 9, and at 2 p.m. July 27, Aug. 3 and Aug. 10 at Rogers Little Theater. $9.50-$47. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.
BOAR’S HEAD PLAYERS: “The Man Without A Country” at 8 p.m. July 31- Aug. 2 and at 2 p.m. Aug. 3 at Nadine Baum Studios at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. Free-$14. 575-3946.
“GLORY ROAD” at 4 p.m. Aug. 1 at Yvonne Richardson Southeast Fayetteville Community Center, 240 E. Rock. Free. 444-3461.
SUESSICAL JR. THE MUSICAL at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Aug. 1-2, at 2 p.m. Aug. 3 at the UA Continuing Education Auditorium in Fayetteville. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
JAZZ CONCERT with Paul Wertico at 8 p.m. Aug. 1 at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. digjazz.com or 225-2306.
SALSA FEST Aug. 2 at the Fayetteville Farmers Market. fayettevillefarmersmarket.org or 236-2910.
OREO BLUE at 7 p.m. Aug. 7 in Gulley Park in Fayetteville. Free. accessfayetteville.org or 444-3471.
NWA ROLLER GIRLS: Arkansas Killbillies vs. No Coast All-Stars at 7 p.m. Aug. 9 at Roller City in Springdale. $10-$12; kids 12 and under free. nwarollergirls.com or 756-3866.
SONGWRITER RETREAT Aug. 14-17 at Mount Sequoyah Conference Center in Fayetteville. With Gretchen Peters, Jack Williams, Shane Adkins, Kelly Mulhollan, Emily Kaitz, Charles Gaby, Donna Stjerna, Steve Smith, Effron White and others. Registration required. mountsequoyah.org or 800-760-8126.
THE BLACK CROWES at 6 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Arkansas Music Pavilion at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $40-$65. arkansasmusicpavilion.com.
MOONFLOWERS & MOJITOS at 6 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks on Crossover in Fayetteville. Casual after-hours event. $15-$20. bgozarks.org or 750-2620.
FRISCO FESTIVAL Aug. 22-23 at Frisco Park in Downtown Rogers. Free rides and amusements. friscofestival.com or 936-5487.
JAZZ CONCERT with Sons of Brazil at 8 p.m. Aug. 23 at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. digjazz.com or 225-2306.
G. LOVE & SPECIAL SAUCE and JOHN BUTLER TRIO at 6 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Arkansas Music Pavilion at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $25. arkansasmusicpavilion.com.
PRAIRIE GROVE CLOTHESLINE FAIR at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 30-Sept. 1 at Battlefield Park in Prairie Grove. Arts and Crafts, food, and more. 846-2197.