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.
ART BUZZ: WENDELL MINOR: 1 p.m. today at Crystal Bridges at the Massey, 125 W. Central Ave. in Bentonville. massey.crystalbridges.org or 418-5700.
ROBERT GLICK artist reception: 6 p.m. today at the Anne Kittrell Art Gallery at the Arkansas Union in Fayetteville. 575-5255.
EUREKA SPRINGS BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL: 7 p.m. today through Sunday in Eureka Springs. Performances by Mountain 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: Friday and Saturday at Frisco Park in downtown Rogers. Rides and amusements, classic car show, motorcycle poker run, music by Phil McGarrah and Runnin’ on Empty, and Big ‘Uns. friscofestival.com or 936-5487.
OZARK PASTEL SOCIETY artists reception: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org 751-5441
MADHOPE 4 POSITIVE CHANGE: Benefit at 4 p.m. Sunday at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville. Silent auction, music by Tiffany Christopher, Opal Fly, Payton Brothers Band, Cletus Got Shot, Foxfire and the Faery Pranksters. $12. architectureforhumanity.org.
RAE RUSSELL AND EUGENE SARGENT artist recetion:: 5 p.m. Aug. 28 at ddp Gallery 7 E. Mountain St. in Fayetteville. ddpgallery.com or 442-0001.
WILLIAM MAYES FLANAGAN and students artists reception: 6 p.m. Aug. 28 at Arsaga’s on Crossover in Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 527-0690.
Stage & Screen
RICKY BOEN & TEXAS MUDD: 7 p.m. Saturday at the Springdale High School Performing Arts Center. $15. Benefits Fayetteville and Springdale Senior Activity Centers and Meals on Wheels Program. 571-2920.
MEETING RESISTANCE: 7:30 p.m. Sunday at United Campus Ministry in Fayetteville. Free. About the resistance in Baghdad. omni-vu-films.blogspot.com or 575-6302.
ARKANSAS TRAVEL: 6 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Public Library. With Jennifer Nixon. faylib.org or 571-2222.
POETLUCK: 6:30 p.m. today at the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow in Eureka Springs. Bring a dish . Featuring Maha Hussain of Montreal. writerscolony.org or 253-7444.
SECRETS OF THE ZONA ROSA WRITING WORKSHOP: noon Saturday at the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow in Eureka Springs. With Rosemary Daniell. $75, includes lunch. zonarosa.com or 253-7444.
“WHY DO WE DIG UP THE RECENT PAST? HISTORICAL ARCHEOLOGY IN THE ARKANSAS OZARKS”: 2 p.m. Sunday at the Fayetteville Public Library. With Dr. James Brandon, Archeologist with the Arkansas Archeology Survey. Free. 575-3556.
OZARK POETS & WRITERS COLLECTIVE: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Nightbird Books. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
SUMMER JAZZ CONCERT SERIES: SONS OF BRAZIL: 8 p.m. Saturday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. $5-$12. digjazz.com or 225-2306
SACRED HARP SINGERS: 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
G. LOVE & SPECIAL SAUCE, JOHN BUTLER TRIOAND TRISTAN PETTYMAN: 6 p.m. Sunday at the Arkansas Music Pavilion at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $25. arkansasmusicpavilion.com.
OZARK BLUES SOCIETY MONTHLY JAM: 6 p.m. Monday at Jose’s on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. ozarkbluessociety.org.
RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY: 7 p.m. today at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
BIRD FEEDERS, HOUSES & BATHS: 10 a.m.Saturday at APotteryStudio & Flat Rock Clay in Fayetteville. $49 and up. apotterystudio.com or 521-3181.
OZARK WIRELESS SOCIETY: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
INTRODUCTION TO WHEEL THROWING: Monday at the UA Department of Art Ceramics Studio, 326 Eastern Ave. in Fayetteville. Eight-week non-credit course with Amanda Salov, Handbuilding class Oct. 21. Registration required. firstname.lastname@example.org or 575-3605.
AMATEUR RADIO KLUB: 7 p.m. Monday at the Arkansas Air Museum in Fayetteville. arkan.us.
WHEEL THROWING: 6 p.m. Tuesdays, or 11 a.m. Wednesdays and Handbuilding 6 p.m. Thursdays at APotteryStudio & Flat Rock Clay in Fayetteville. For adults, beginners to intermediate. $169 for 6 sessions, plus clay fees. apotterystudio.com or 521-3181.
GEM AND MINERAL SOCIETY: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at their clubhouse in Siloam Springs. 918-422-5867.
CPR FOR FAMILIES & FRIENDS: 5:30 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Jones Center. Free; Pre-registration required. jonesnet.org 750-6550.
CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE: 7 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
QUILTERS UNITED IN LEARNING TOGETHER: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Holiday Inn in Springdale. Program by Marilyn McSpadden. Workshop 9 a.m. Aug. 29 at the Jones Center. $30 for workshop. quiltguildnwa.org or 549-8230.
Mind, Body, Spirit
FAYETTEVILLE FREE THINKERS: 2 p.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. fayfreethinkers.com or 442-6738.
SLOW FOOD POTLUCK: 5 p.m. Saturday at Wilson Park. Bring dish to share. Slow Food Desert Contest. BYO chairs, plates, utensils and beverages. Dogs and children welcome. OzarkSlowFood.org or 601-2900.
ALL ABOUT MIDWIVES: 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Bentonville Public Library. 8/26: All About Midwives. BirthNetworkNWA.org.
BUDDHIST MEDITATION: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Arkansas Yoga Center in Fayetteville. 422-6526.
A COURSE IN MIRACLES: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Unity of Fayetteville. unityfay.org or 442-0680.
DHARMA TALK: 11 a.m. Sundays at Dramis Hardwood Floors, 2275 S. School Ave. in Fayetteville. With Tibetan Buddhist Monk Ven. Geshe Thupten Dorjee. tcia.com or 587-8920.
STILL MIND MEDITATIO: 9 p.m. Sundays at the School of Metaphysics in Fayetteville. som.org or 527-6804.
ROGERS ORGANIC GARDEN CLUB: 7 p.m. today at Peace Lutheran Church in Rogers. 631-2945.
BEAVER LAKE SECCHI DAY: 9 a.m. Saturday at Prairie Creek on Beaver Lake. Rain barrel building workshops at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and noon. Hands-on water fun in the children’s tent. Pontoon rides at 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Lunch at 11:30 a.m. Free. email@example.com or 717-3807.
CANOE CLUB: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Picasso’s Pizza in Fayetteville. 263-1420.
TEEN KNITTING GROUP: 5 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Public Library. faylib.org or 571-2222.
LUNCHTIME MOVIES: noon Friday at Crystal Bridges at the Massey, 125 W. Central Ave. in Bentonville. For teens. massey.crystalbridges.org or 418-5700.
AROUND THE WORLD: 10 a.m. Saturday at Community Imagination Studio, 818 N. Sang Ave. in Fayetteville. No pre-registration. communityimaginationstudio.org or 442-8585.
EARTH TEENS FAMILY PICNIC: 6 p.m. Saturday at Walker Park in Fayetteville. firstname.lastname@example.org or 643-3117.
ARTBOOK TEEN TALK: noon Tuesday at Crystal Bridges at the Massey, 125 W. Central Ave. in Bentonville. For teens. With Lynn Berkowitz. massey.crystalbridges.org or 418-5700.
EUGENE SERGEANT SCULPTURES AND WENDELL MINOR PICTURE BOOKS: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Community Imagination Studio, 818 N. Sang Ave. in Fayetteville. $10; for 18 mo-5years. communityimaginationstudio.org or 442-8585.
GAME DAY: 9:30 a.m. Fridays through August at the Fayetteville Senior Center. 571-2920.
OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE: 10 a.m. Tuesday at the University of Arkansas Global Campus, 2 E. Center St. in Fayetteville. Classes begin Sept. 2; noncredit courses. For persons over 50 who want to pursue intellectual interests. olli.uark.edu or 575-4545.
HEALTH & STRESS WORKSHOP: 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Fayetteville Senior Center. 571-2920.
Auditions, Call for Volunteers, Entries
NATIONAL DRUM-OFF SIGN UP: at Guitar Center Fayetteville, 160 East Joyce Blvd. in Fayetteville. Limited to first 30 registrants. Competition starts Sept. 23. More info at guitarcenter.com or 571-2900.
AUDITIONS FOR ACO YOUTH CHOIRS: 5 p.m. today and 9 a.m. Saturday at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. $200. For grades 2-8. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
VOLUNTEER TRAINING: 9 a.m. Sept. 6 at Circle of Life Hospice, 901 Jones Rd., in Springdale. Free, lunch provided. email@example.com or 750-6632.
ARSAGA’S, 1582 Crossover, Ste. 2, Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 527-0690. Watercolors by William Mayes Flanagan and students through August.
ARSAGA’S, 2418 N. Gregg Ave., Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 444-6557. “Portals” by Clayton Scott through August.
ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS, 214 S. Main St., Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org 751-5441. “Passion for Pastels” by the Ozark Pastel Society Friday through Sept. 19.
THE COMMON GROUNDS, 412 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. commongroundsar.com or 442-3515. Maggie Stephenson through the Summer.
CRYSTAL BRIDGES AT THE MASSEY, 125 W. Central Ave., Bentonville. massey.crystalbridges.org or 418-5700. “Wendell Minor: In the American Tradition” through Oct. 19.
DDP GALLERY, 7 E. Mountain St. Fayetteville. ddpgallery.com or 442-0001. “Illuminated Nature” by Rae Russell and Eugene Sargent through Sept. 18.
MULLINS LIBRARY, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. 575-6702. “Strangers & Not So Strange” by Craig E. Nelson through August.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FINE ARTS CENTER GALLERY, Fayetteville. 575-7987.
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. Exhibits of early life in the Ozarks. Original buildings on the grounds.
SILOAM SPRINGS MUSEUM, 112 N. Maxwell St., 524-4011. “Arrowheads, Spear points, Knives & Drills: Some Stone Tools Found Near Siloam Springs” Saturday through Oct. 29.
FAYETTEVILLE ARTS FESTIVAL: Aug. 29-31 at the Fayetteville Town Center. Open Space preview party on Aug. 29; art show Aug. 30-31. Interactive art activities for kids. Fayettevilledowntown.org.
VW FESTIVAL: Aug 29-31 at the Inn of the Ozarks in Eureka Springs. nwavwa.com or 253-9768.
ARTISTS RECEPTION: 5 p.m. Aug. 29 at Four Square Fine Art Gallery, 112 W. Center St. in Fayetteville. FourSquareFineArt.com or 422-8607.
PRAIRIE GROVE CLOTHESLINE FAIR: 8:30 a.m. Aug. 30-Sept. 1 at Battlefield State Park in Prairie Grove. Arts and Crafts, food, and more. Free admission; $4 for parking. 751-5441.
HEARTWOOD FESTIVAL: 9 a.m. Aug. 30 at Heartwood Gallery on Government Street in Fayetteville. Artist booths, demonstrations, and live, local music. 444-0888.
OBAMA-RAMA “FUN RAISING”: 3 p.m. Aug. 31 at Nature’s Water, 275 Huntsville Rd. in Fayetteville. Silent auction, cash bar, hors d’oeuvres. Music by Jeff Kearny & Friends, and Still on the Hill. $10; all proceeds benefit the Obama for President Campaign. 530-7486.
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.
“READING BY DONALD HARRINGTON: 5:30 p.m. Sept. 5 at Crystal Bridges at the Massey, 125 W. Central Ave. in Bentonville. massey.crystalbridges.org or 418-5700.
EDDIE MONEY: 6 p.m. Sept. 5 at the Arkansas Music Pavilion at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. Free; tickets required. Benefits Let’s Bring Them Home, Advocates for the Missing. arkansasmusicpavilion.com.
“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.
THE SECOND CITY: DEFACE THE NATION: 8 p.m. Sept. 5 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $20-$32. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
POLO IN THE OZARKS: 4 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Buell Farm near Goshen. Benefits Life Styles, Inc. Tailgating, casino, dinner and dancing. $10-$100. lifestylesinc.org or 521-3581.
MOSE ALLISON: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $15-$30. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
TONY BENNETT: 8:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at Downstream Casino near Joplin, Mo. $50-$100. TicketMaster at 866-448-7849 or ticketmaster.com.
SUNDAY JAZZ AT NATURE’S WATER: 7 p.m. Sept. 7 at 275 Huntsville Rd. in Fayetteville. Featuring Emily Kaitz, Mary Catherine Reynolds and Louise Goldberg. $8. 799-7140.
SAVOR THE FLAVOR: Sept. 9 in Fayetteville. Benefits Faith In Action; sample from restaurants on Dickson and Downtown. $35, includes cookbook.For tickets call 443-5600.
MULBERRY MOUNTAIN MUSIC FESTIVAL: Sept. 11-13 in Ozark. Leftover Umphrey’s, Salmon McGee, The Wailers, The Avett Brothers, Perpetual Groove, Split Lip Rayfield, Hot Buttered Rum, New Monsoon, Big Smith, Great American Taxi, Cornmeal, Boom Box, Hackensaw Boys, Oakhurst, My Tea Kind, Blue Turtle Seduction, Elephant Revival Concept, Family Groove Company, Green Mountain Grass, Ben Miller Band, Dirtfoot, Speakeasy, Mountain of Venus, The Shotgun Brothers Band, 3 Penny Acre and more. mulberrymountainmusic.com.
JASON ALDEAN and ASH BOWERS: 6 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Arkansas Music Pavilion at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $25. arkansasmusicpavilion.com.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS MOUNTAIN BIKE CHAMPIONSHIPS: Sept. 13-14 at Devil’s Den State Park. Free for spectators; fees for competitors. ambcs.com or 761-3325.
YOUTHCAN’S STARRY STARRY NIGHT ART SHOW: 6 p.m. Sept. 16 at Denise and Hershey Garner’s Fayetteville home. $30. 442-8586.
ANI DIFRANCO: 6 p.m. Sept. 16 at the AMP in Fayetteville. $25-$40. ArkansasMusicPavilion.com.
ROBERT CRAY BAND: 7 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $28-$48. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
PINK TRASH BALL: 7 p.m. Sept. 19 at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville. $25; Benefits the Susan G. Koman Foundation. Music by Ultra Suede. 750-7465.
BIKES, BLUES AND BBQ: Sept. 24-27 in Fayetteville. 527-9993.
MUFARO’S BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTERS: 2 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $10-$16. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.