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.
SALSA FEST: Saturday at the Fayetteville Farmers Market. fayettevillefarmersmarket.org or 236-2910.
YARDS AND YARDS OF YARD SALES: Friday and Saturday in Eureka Springs. 800-638-7352.
SUMMER DIVERSITY WEEKEND: Friday through Sunday in Eureka Springs. eurekapride.com.
DOG CARNIVAL: 9 a.m. Saturday at Camp Bow Wow in Bentonville. Obstacle Course, Dog and Owner Look-a-Like contest, food, prizes. campbowwow.com or 372-1025.
CELEBRATION OF HEROES: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers. Benefits the NWA Chapter of the American Red Cross. $50. 306-4688.
TONTITOWN GRAPE FESTIVAL: Tuesday through Aug. 9 in Tontitown. Spaghetti dinners Aug. 7-9. tontitowngrapefestival.com.
Stage & Screen
“MY FAIR LADY”: 7 p.m. today through Saturday and Aug. 7-9, and 2 p.m. Sunday and Aug. 10 at Rogers Little Theater. $9.50-$47. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.
“THE MAN WITHOUT A COUNTRY”: 8 p.m. today through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Nadine Baum Studios at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $14. 575-3946.
“JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH”: 10 a.m. Friday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free. faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4340.
SUESSICAL THE MUSICAL: 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday at the UA Continuing Education Auditorium in Fayetteville. $8-$12. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
“GLORY ROAD”: 4 p.m. Friday at Yvonne Richardson Southeast Fayetteville Community Center, 240 E. Rock. Free. 444-3461.
“FIGHTING GOLIATH: TEXAS COAL WARS”: 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Unlikely partners band together to oppose coal fire power plants. Panel discussion follows. Free. faylib.org or 856-7250.
LOCAL ECONOMIES BOOK CLUB: “STANDING UP TO THE MADNESS” at 6:30 p.m. today at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
CRIMES AND CLUES BOOK CLUB: “THE BIG SLEEP” at 10 a.m. Friday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Registration required. faylib.org or 571-2222.
NATIONAL LEAGUE OF AMERICAN PEN WOMEN: 11 a.m. Friday at the Arts Center of the Ozarks. 925-7739.
LIFEWRITING 10 a.m. Monday at the Shiloh Museum. For people interested in writing the stories of their own lives or those of family and friends. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 790-2588.
BOOKTALK@NIGHT: “THE PHILIP K. DICK READER” at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Registration required. faylib.org or 571-2222.
SUMMER JAZZ WITH PAUL WERTICO: 8 p.m. Friday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. digjazz.com or 225-2306.
SUNDAY JAZZ AT NATURE’S WATER: 5 p.m. Sunday at 275 Huntsville Rd. in Fayetteville. Featuring The Andrew Sieff Group. $8. 582-2393. OREO BLUE: 7 p.m. Aug. 7 in Gulley Park in Fayetteville. Free. accessfayetteville.org or 444-3471.
KILN FIRING: 10 a.m. Saturday at Flat Rock Clay in Fayetteville. Next week: OIL CANDLES & LAMPS. $49 and up. apotterystudio.com or 521-3181.
COMPUTER BOOT CAMP: 10 a.m. Monday through Aug. 7 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Registration required. faylib.org or 571-2222.
WHEEL THROWING: 6 p.m. Tuesdays, or 11 a.m. Wednesdays and HANDBUILDING: 6 p.m. Thursdays at Flat Rock Clay in Fayetteville. $169 for six sessions. apotterystudio.com or 521-3181.
DOT NET USER GROUP: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Jones Center in Springdale. Free, RSVP required. “SharePoint Development: It’s all in the Features” with Steve Walker. http://snipr.com/2tw77 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
JUGGLING CLUB: 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Jones Center for Families. Beginners welcome. jonesnet.org or 756-8090, ext. 518.
SUPERMAGNA MOTORCYCLE MEET: Wednesday through Aug. 10 in Eureka Springs. Group rides, dinners and more. $25. supermagnameet.com.
FAYETTEVILLE FARMERS’ MARKET: 7 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays on the Fayetteville Square. EVENING MARKET: 4 p.m. Thursday nights at the Mill District at the intersection of School Avenue and Sixth Street. fayettevillefarmersmarket.org or 236-2910.
ROGERS FARMERS’ MARKET: 7 a.m. Saturdays and Wednesdays and 4 p.m. Mondays through Aug. 27, at Frisco Park. 936-5487.
SPRINGDALE’S FARMERS’ MARKET: 7 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at the Jones Center for Families. 751-3352.
PASSPORT TO ART! FRANCE: 10 a.m. Saturday at Community Imagination Studio, 818 N. Sang Ave. in Fayetteville. Free; no pre-registration. communityimaginationstudio.org or 442-8585.
MISS SPIDER’S TEA PARTY: 10:30 a.m. Monday and Tuesday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Pre-registration required; space limited. faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4370.
Auditions, Call for Volunteers, Entries
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR SECCHI DAY: 9 a.m. Aug. 23 at the Grand Shelter at Prairie Creek on Beaver Lake. Collect water samples and record clarity measurements. Contact Amy Wilson, email@example.com, bwdh2o.org or 717-3807.
ENTRIES ACCEPTED FOR THE PINNACLE HILLS ART FESTIVAL: in Rogers. For more information, StielDirect.net/festival/registration.html or 899-6294.
ARTISTS AND NON-PROFIT ACCEPTED FOR A TWIST OF GREEN FESTIVAL: in Fayetteville. TwistOfGreen.org or 981-1135.
ENTRIES FOR SONGWRITING CONTEST: in Eureka Springs. Contact Janet Alexander at firstname.lastname@example.org. ozarkfolkfestival.com or 888-855-7823.
ANNE KITTRELL ART GALLERY, Arkansas Union, Fayetteville. 575-5255. “Separated” by Robert Glick through Aug. 22.
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 Shule, “Connections” by Basil Seymour-Davies, and “Beauty and the Brush” through Aug. 15.
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.
MULLINS LIBRARY, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. 575-6702. “Strangers & Not So Strange” by Craig E. Nelson through August.
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.
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. Closed this month for renovations.
SILOAM SPRINGS MUSEUM, 112 N. Maxwell St., 524-4011. “Promoting Siloam Springs Businesses” through Aug. 16.
NWA ROLLER GIRLS ARKANSAS KILLBILLIES VS. NO COAST ALL-STARS: 7 p.m. Aug. 9 at Roller City in Springdale. $10-$12. nwarollergirls.com or 756-3866.
MOUNT SEQUOYAH SINGER/SONGWRITER RETREAT: Aug. 14-17 at Mount Sequoyah Conference Center in Fayetteville. 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: Aug. 14 at the Arkansas Music Pavilion at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $40-$65. arkansasmusicpavilion.com.
MOONFLOWERS & MOJITOS: 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.
A.G. RUSSELL KNIFE EVENT: Show at 9 a.m. Aug. 16-17 at the Embassy Suites and John Q. Hammons Convention Center in Rogers. agrussell.com/knife-event or 631-0055.
FLYIN’ THROUGH THE DECADES: 7 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Northwest Arkansas Convention Center in Springdale. Benefits the Mason Memorial Foundation. Live music, auctions and more. $100. 799-1966.
OZARK DEMOLITION DERBY: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 16 at Parsons Stadium in Springdale. $5-$12. 927-4530.
RECEPTION FOR ROBERT GLICK: 6 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Anne Kittrell Art Gallery at the Arkansas Union in Fayetteville. 575-5255.
EUREKA SPRINGS BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL: Aug. 21-Aug. 24 at various locations in Eureka Springs. Performances by Eureka Springs Bluegrass Band, The Williams Family, Ozark Alliance, Radford Ellis, Mill Creek and Dragonmasters, Spoon Man & His Family, Mark Jones, The Larry Nelson Family, Mr. Bass Himself -Irl Hees, Pam Kirby & All Her Mountain View Music Friends, Old School, Buffalo City Ramblers, Arkansas Red & His Friends, Steve Bush, Gary Albrighten, Spring Street, Melody Hart and Kari Garrison. EurekaSpringsBluegrassFestival.com or 253-7788.
FRISCO FESTIVAL: Aug. 22-23 at Frisco Park in Downtown Rogers. Family friendly; rides and amusements, most events free. Classic car show, Motorcycle poker run. Live Music by Phil McGarrah and Runnin’ on Empty, and Big ‘Uns on Saturday night. friscofestival.com or 936-5487.
SONS OF BRAZIL: 8 p.m. Aug. 23 at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. digjazz.com or 225-2306.
ARCHITECTURE FOR HUMANITY BENEFIT: Aug. 24 at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville. Music by Tiffany Christopher, Opal Fly and the Swatters, Payton Brothers Band, Cletus Got Shot, Foxfire and the Faery Pranksters. $12. architectureforhumanity.org.
G. LOVE & SPECIAL SAUCE AND JOHN BUTLER TRIO: Aug. 24 at the Arkansas Music Pavilion at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $25. arkansasmusicpavilion.com.
PRAIRIE GROVE CLOTHESLINE FAIR: Aug. 30-Sept. 1 at Battlefield Park in Prairie Grove. Arts and Crafts, food, and more. 846-2197.
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP HORSESHOE PITCHING Sept. 1 at Walker Park in Fayetteville. 871-3724.
PINNACLE HILLS PROMENADE ART FESTIVAL: Sept. 5-7 at the Pinnacle Hills Promenade in Rogers. pinnaclehills.info or 899-6294.
“FIRST BAPTIST OF IVY GAP”: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5-6 and Sept. 12-13, and 3 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. $9-$20. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
MONSTER TRUCKS: 7:30 p.m. Sept.5-6 at Parsons Stadium in Springdale. $8-$20. 927-4530.
SAVOR THE FLAVOR: Sept. 9 in Fayetteville. Benefits Faith In Action; sample from restaurants. $35, tickets available Aug. 4-Sept. 2, includes cookbook. 713-1737.