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.
FAYETTEVILLE ARTS FESTIVAL: Friday through Sunday and Sept. 5-7 at the Fayetteville Town Center. Open Space preview party 7 p.m. Friday, $25; art show 9 a.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday. Interactive art activities for kids. Performing Arts kick off at 6 p.m. Sept. 5 at Nadine Baum Studios. TheatreSquared presents “Moonlight and Magnolias”: 8 p.m. Sept. 5-6 and at 2 p.m. Sept. 7. Ceramic Cow Productions ” Pearls of Wisdom”: noon Sept. 10; $10. Arkansas Playwrights Workshop short plays: 2 p.m. Sept. 6; $7. 24 Hour Play Festival: 6 p.m. Sept. 7; $10. Fayettevilledowntown.org or 571-3337.
ARTISTS RECEPTION: 5 p.m. Friday at Four Square Fine Art Gallery, 112 W. Center St. in Fayetteville. FourSquareFineArt.com or 422-8607.
RAE RUSSELL AND EUGENE SARGENT RECEPTION: 5 p.m. today at ddp Gallery 7 E. Mountain St. in Fayetteville. ddpgallery.com or 442-0001.
WILLIAM MAYES FLANAGAN AND STUDENTS RECEPTION: 6 p.m. today at Arsaga’s on Crossover in Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 527-0690.
PRAIRIE GROVE CLOTHESLINE FAIR: 8:30 a.m. Saturday through Monday 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. Saturday at Heartwood Gallery on Government Street in Fayetteville. Artist booths, demonstrations, and live, local music. 444-0888.
OBAMA-RAMA “FUN RAISING”: 3 p.m. Sunday 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. Speakers include Charles Robinson. $10; all proceeds benefit the Obama for President Campaign. 530-7486.
LOCAL ECONOMIES BOOK CLUB: 6:30 p.m. today at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
BOOKS BY TERESA BLAYLOCK AND SUSIE HOELLER: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
” THE HISTORY OF THE RAZORBACKS” BOOKSIGNING: 11 a.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble in Fayetteville. Rick Schaeffer, Frank Broyles, Ken Hatfield and other Razorback greats.
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.
JANICE YOES VOICE RECITAL: 3 p.m. Sunday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. 575-4701.
JAZZ BAND PERFORMANCE LAB: 6 p.m. Tuesdays at Northwest Arkansas Community College. With Ben Harris. Instruments and public performances required. Open to all instruments and skill levels. Contact Ben, email@example.com, or Dr. Steve Cooper, 619-4261.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE: 7 p.m. today at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
QUILTERS: 6:30 p.m. today at the Holiday Inn in Springdale. $20 Membership required after first meeting. With Marilyn McSpadden. Workshop 9 a.m. Friday at the Jones Center. $30 for workshop. quiltguildnwa.org or 549-8230.
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Presbyterian Disciples of Christ Campus Center in Fayetteville. 521-0808.
GREENDRINKS: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Smiling Jack’s, 262 N. School Ave. in Fayetteville. Northwest Arkansas environmental groups and citizens get together. 225-2077.
KNITTING WITH ALISON: at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 4 at the Community Imagination Studio, 818 N. Sang in Fayetteville. $10-$35, for adults. Registration Required. communityimaginationstudio.org or 442-8585.
JUGGLING CLUB: 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Jones Center for Families. Beginners welcome. jonesnet.org or 756-8090, ext. 518.
DRESS UP AND DANCE: 8 and 9 p.m. Fridays at Teatro Scarpino in Fayetteville. $10; scarpino.com or 409-3772.
FAYETTEVILLE INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCERS: 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Trinity United Methodist Church. 756-3298.
Mind, Body, Spirit
FAYETTEVILLE FREE THINKERS: 2 p.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. fayfreethinkers.com or 442-6738.
ALL ABOUT MIDWIVES: 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Fayetteville Public Library. 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 MEDITATION AND CHANTING: 9 p.m. Sundays at the School of Metaphysics in Fayetteville. som.org or 527-6804.
UA RAZORBACKS HOST WESTERN ILLINOIS: 6 p.m. Saturday in Fayetteville.
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP HORSESHOE PITCHING: Monday at Walker Park in Fayetteville. 871-3724.
SCOOTER CLUB: 6 p.m. Mondays at Arsaga’s on Gregg in Fayetteville. myspace.com/fayettevillescooterclub or 313-0311.
FAYETTEVILLE FARMERS’ MARKET: 7 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays on the Fayetteville Square. Odis Elevator and the Flights play Saturday morning. Evening market at 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 through 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.
FALL THEATRE CLASSES: Sept 15 through Nov. 17 at Arts Live Theatre, 1378 N. College in the Evelyn Hills Shopping Center in Fayetteville. Playmakers 1 (grades K-1): 4 p.m. Mondays, Playmakers 2 (grades 2-4): 5 p.m. Mondays, Comedy Improv (grades 8-12): 6 p.m. Mondays, Intro to Acting (grades 5-7): 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Advanced Acting Techniques (grades 8-12): 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Playmakers 2 (grades 2-4): 5 p.m. Wednesdays, Beginning Comedy Improv (grades 5-7): 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Playmakers 1 (grades K-1): 4 p.m. Thursdays, Guerrilla Theatre (grades 8-12): 5 p.m. Thursdays, and Lights! Camera! Action! (grades 8-12): 10:30 a.m. Saturdays. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOPS: Youth writing (grades 3-5): 4 p.m. Tuesdays Sept. 16-Oct. 21, and Teen Creative Fiction (grades 6-12): 4 p.m. Wednesdays Sept. 17-Oct. 22 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free, registration required. faylib.org or 571-2222.
GAME DAY: 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Fayetteville Senior Center. 571-2920.
SIT AND BE FIT EXERCISE PROGRAM: 10 a.m. Thursdays at the Jones Center. Free. jonesnet.org or 756-8090, ext. 109.
CERAMICS: 9 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at the Fayetteville Senior Center. 571-2920.
NEWCOMERS BRIDGE :12:30 p.m. Fridays at the Fayetteville Senior Center. 571-2920.
BASIC DRAWING: 10:30 a.m. Mondays and ACRYLIC PAINTING: 10 a.m. Tuesdays at the Fayetteville Senior Center. 571-2920.
LIFT EXERCISE: 9 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Fayetteville Senior Center. With Melissa Powers. 571-2920.
LINE DANCING: 10 a.m. Tuesdays at the Jones Center. Free. jonesnet.org or 756-8090, ext. 109.
Auditions, Call for Volunteers, Entries
NATIONAL DRUM-OFF: Sign up at Guitar Center- Fayetteville at 160 E. Joyce Blvd. in Fayetteville. Limited to first 30 registrants. Competition starts Sept. 23. guitarcenter.com or 571-2900.
VOLUNTEER TRAINING: 9 a.m. Sept. 6 at Circle of Life Hospice, 901 Jones Rd., in Springdale. Free. firstname.lastname@example.org or 750-6632.
THEATRESQUARED OPEN AUDITIONS:10 a.m. Sept. 13 at Nadine Baum Studios in Fayetteville. 16 and older; bring headshot/resume; contrasting monologues and a capella singing. Call to schedule time slot. theatresquared.org or 445-6333.
“YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU” AUDITION: 7 p.m. Sept. 22-23 at the Rogers Little Theater. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.
ARSAGA’S, 1582 Crossover Road, 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 through Sept. 19.
THE COMMON GROUNDS, 412 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. commongroundsar.com or 442-3515. Maggie Stephenson.
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.
YOUTHCAN!’S COMMUNITY IMAGINATION STUDIO, 818 N. Sang Ave., Fayetteville. communityimaginationstudio.org or 442-8586. “Digital Eye by Harold Hull through Sept. 4.
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 for renovations.
SILOAM SPRINGS MUSEUM, 112 N. Maxwell St., 524-4011. “Arrowheads, Spear points, Knives & Drills: Some Stone Tools Found Near Siloam Springs” through Oct. 29.
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, but 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.
KEEP ARKANSAS BEAUTIFUL: LEE CREEK CLEANUP: 9 a.m. Sept. 6 from Devil’s Den State Park in Winslow to Natural Dam Park. Lunch and door prizes. 444-1755.
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 TRIO: 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 IN CONCERT: 8:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at Downstream Casino near Joplin, Mo. $50-$100. Tickets in person at the Casino or through 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 Downtown Fayetteville. Benefits Faith In Action; sample from restaurants on Dickson and Downtown. $35, tickets available Aug. 4-Sept. 2, includes cookbook. 443-5600 or 713-1737.
READING BY PADMA VISWANATHAN: 7 p.m. Sept. 10 at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
MULBERRY MOUNTAIN MUSIC FESTIVAL: Sept. 11-13 in Ozark. With 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.
OFF THE BEATEN PATH STUDIO TOUR: 9 a.m. Sept. 12-14 in Mountain View, Calico Rock, Pineville and Fox. Self guided tours to area artists private studios. OffTheBeatenPathStudioTour.com, 870-297-4129 or 888-679-2859.
JASON ALDEAN WITH ASH BOWERS: 6 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Arkansas Music Pavilion at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $25. arkansasmusicpavilion.com.
OMNI’S FORUM ON GLOBAL WARMING: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at Nightbird Books. Moderated by Dick Bennett; panelists include Malcolm Cleveland, Barbara Fitzpatrick, Art Hobson, Robert McAfee and Matt Petty. nightbirdbooks.com or 582-2291.
THEATRE SQUARED: “MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS”: 8 p.m. Sept. 11-13, Sept. 18-20 and at 2 p.m. Sept. 14 and Sept. 21 at Nadine Baum Studios in Fayetteville. $22. theatresquared.org or 445-6333.
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.
OZARK WRITERS LIVE!: 9 a.m. Sept. 13 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Donald Harrington, Dusty Richard, Tony Wappel and Ethel Simpson, Robert Cochran, Radine Trees Nehring, Pat Carr, Andrea Holander Budy, Arkansas Poet Laureate Peggy Vining and others. Free. faylib.org or 856-7250.
WALKING TOUR OF HISTORIC DISTRICT HOMES: 10 a.m. Sept. 13 from the Siloam Springs Museum, 112 N. Maxwell St. in Siloam Springs. 524-4011.
STARRY STARRY NIGHT BENEFIT: 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 Breast Cancer Foundation. Music by Ultra Suede. 750-7465.
“BILOXI BLUES”: 8 p.m. Sept. 19-20 and Sept. 26-27, and 2 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Rogers Little Theater. $7.50-$42. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988. LA LAGARITIA PODEROSA: at 3 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. $8-$16. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
TRIBUTE TO BENNY GOODMAN & PEGGY LEE: 2 p.m. Sept. 23 at Arend Arts Center, 1901 S.E. J St. in Bentonville. $5-$25. bentonville.k12.ar.us/arendarts or 855-9997.
BIKES, BLUES AND BBQ: Sept. 24-27 in Fayetteville. 527-9993.
BELLA VISTA BIG BAND: with Pamela Nelson at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at Riordan Hall in Bella Vista. 313-9715.
“MUFARO’S BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTERS”: 2 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $10-$16. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.