Cave Spring Fall Festival, Biloxi Blues, Summer Like it Hot
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.
CAVE SPRINGS FALL FESTIVAL: Red, White & You! 5 p.m. Friday and 6 a.m. Saturday on Main Street in Cave Springs. BBQ, gospel music, pancake Breakfast, pageants, car show, parade, dog show, bingo. 248-1395.
CHALLENGE OF CHAMPIONS: 6:30 p.m. Friday at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers. $75. Benefits Arkansas Crisis Center and Arkansas Children’s Hospital. 263-9598.
PRIDE OF THE OZARKS: Chorus and ice cream social at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Sager Creek Arts Center in Siloam Springs. $10. Reservations encouraged. 524-4011.
TASTE OF THE OZARKS: 6 p.m. Saturday at the Brooks’ home. Benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters. $100. Music by Mo Brothers. bbbsnwa.org or 756-5683.
PINK RIBBON LUNCHEON: 11 a.m. Oct. 2 at the NWA Convention Center in Springdale. $30. 750-7565.
Stage & Screen
BILOXI BLUES: 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday, and Oct. 2-4 and 2 p.m. Sunday and Oct. 5 at the Rogers Little Theater. $7.50-$42. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.
BIKER MOVIE MARATHON: Wild Hogs at 9 a.m., Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man at 11 a.m., Easy Rider at 1 p.m., and The Wild One at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free. faylib.org or 856-7170.
SUMMER LIKE IT HOT: 9 p.m. Saturday at Eureka Springs Live Underground, 35 N. Main in Eureka Springs. By Little Rock adult sketch comedy troupe, Red Octopus. $10. 253-7020.
MUFARO’S BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTERS: 2 p.m. Sunday at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $10-$16. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
FAMILY FLICKS: Miracle at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Jones Center for Families in Springdale. Free. jonesnet.org or 756-8090.
COMEDIAN BRIAN POSEHN: 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Arkansas Union Ballroom in Fayetteville. 575-5255.
“DISCOVERING THE BLUFF DWELLERS”: 2 p.m. Saturday at the Siloam Springs Museum, 112 N. Maxwell St. With Rogers Historical Museum Director Gaye Bland. 524-4011.
AUTHOR MARY ELLEN JOHNSON: 2 p.m. Sunday at the Fayetteville Public Library. About the National Orphan Trains from 1854-1929. Free. faylib.org or 856-7170.
BANNED BOOK WEEK: At noon at the Fayetteville Public Library. Bring a lunch. 1984 on Monday, Flowers for Algernon on Tuesday; To Kill a Mockingbird on Wednesday; The Harry Potter Series on Oct. 2. faylib.org or 856-7250.
MOLLY GILES: Reads for Ozark Poets & Writers Collective at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Nightbird Books. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
CELEBRATION: of the life of Nick Masullo at 7 p.m. Oct. 2 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Parrish Hall in Fayetteville. Singing and readings from Nick’s book, “Hold You When You Cry.”
BELLA VISTA BIG BAND WITH PAMELA NELSON: 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Riordan Hall in Bella Vista. 313-9715.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS SACRED HARP SINGERS: 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
JEFFREY MCCRAY BASSOON RECITAL: 7 p.m. Wednesday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. 575-4701.
MAYORAL CANDIDATE FORUM: 6 p.m. today at UA Law School Courtroom in Fayetteville. Sponsored by Sierra Club. 879-1620.
QUILT: 6:30 p.m. today at the Holiday Inn in Springdale. Hand quilting fundamentals at 9 a.m. Friday, and Hand Appliqué at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Jones Center in Springdale. $35 per workshop, registration required. quiltguildnwa.org or 549-8230.
CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE: 7 p.m. today at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
FINDER’S KEEPERS: 1 p.m. Friday at the Rogers Historical Museum Annex. rogersarkansas.com/museum or 621-1154.
SELF PUBLISHING WORKSHOP: Velda Brotherton leads at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Ozark Folkways south of Winslow. Registration and a laptop required. $50. 634-3791.
OZARK WIRELESS SOCIETY: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
GREENDRINKS: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Smilin’ Jack’s, 262 N. School Ave. in Fayetteville. Coalition of environmental groups talk about how to create a “greener” local environment and economy. 225-2077.
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.
Mind, Body, Spirit
FAYETTEVILLE FREE THINKERS: 2 p.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. fayfreethinkers.com or 442-6738.
DOULAS: With Mariah White at 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: 9 p.m. Sundays at the School of Metaphysics in Fayetteville. som.org or 527-6804.
PLANT SALE: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks in Fayetteville. bgozarks.org or 750-2620.
NATIVE PLANTS” Talk by Mary Ann King at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks in Fayetteville. bgozarks.org or 750-2620.
FAYETTEVILLE FARMERS’ MARKET: 7 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays on the Fayetteville Square. fayettevillefarmersmarket.org or 236-2910.
ROGERS FARMERS’ MARKET: 7 a.m. Saturdays and Wednesdays at Frisco Park. 936-5487.
ARKANSAS CANOE CLUB: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Picasso’s Pizza, Arkansas Hwy. 16 West. 263-1420.
SPRINGDALE’S FARMERS’ MARKET: 7 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at the Jones Center for Families. 751-3352.
THE GRUFFALO AND “SCRAPARTMUSIC: 10 a.m. Saturday at Community Imagination Studio, 818 N. Sang Ave. in Fayetteville. $5 per child. communityimaginationstudio.org or 442-8585.
HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH STORYTIME: 11:15 a.m. Wednesday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Spanish/English story time for 3-6 year-olds. Oct. 8, Ana Cecilia Vasquez of Noticias Libres; Oct. 15, Cecilia Grossberger of First Year Experience. faylib.org or 856-7170.
TRICYCLE THEATRE CLASSES: Saturday and Oct. 6 at 120 S. Main St. in Bentonville.. Registration required. triketheatre.org.
AMERICAN GIRL FASHION SHOW: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Oct. 11 and 12:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks. $25-$35. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
SENIOR HEALTH FAIR: 8 a.m. today at Riordan Hall in Bella Vista. Free. schmiedingcenter.org or 876-2335.
JOURNALING FOR THE CAREGIVER: 1:30 p.m. today at the Schmieding Center in Springdale. with Jina Lewallen. Free. schmiedingcenter.org or 751-3043.
FAMILY CAREGIVER WORKSHOP: noon Wednesday through Oct. 2 at the Schmieding Center in Springdale. With Sherry White. Free, registration required. schmiedingcenter.org or 876-2335.
NEWCOMERS BRIDGE : 12:30 p.m. Fridays at the Fayetteville Senior Center. 571-2920.
Auditions, Call for Volunteers, Entries
CHRISTMAS CAROL HIGH SCHOOL AUDITIONS: 1 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Arts Live Theatre, 1378 N. College Ave. in Fayetteville. For ages 7-18.. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
WASHINGTON REGIONAL HOSPICE TRAINING: for volunteers or for the care of loved ones at 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through Oct. 16 at the WRMC Hospice office, 34 W. Colt Square in Fayetteville. Registration required; Free. 713-7384.
ANNE KITTRELL ART GALLERY: Arkansas Union, Fayetteville. 575-5255.
ARSAGA’S: 1582 Crossover, Ste. 2, Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 527-0690. Encaustic/Mixed Media by Cindy Arsaga through September.
ARSAGA’S: 2418 N. Gregg Ave., Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 444-6557. Paintings by Janell Gossage through September.
ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS: 214 S. Main St., Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441. “5×5 Exhibition” Friday through Nov. 6.
CITIZENS BANK GALLERY: 116 E. Buchanan, Prairie Grove. 846-0899. Contemporary ceramics, sculpture, paintings, photography and more.
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.
FOUR SQUARE FINE ART GALLERY,112 W. Center St. in Fayetteville. FourSquareFineArt.com or 422-8607. Works by John Newman through Oct. 11.
HEARTWOOD GALLERY:An Artists’ Collective. 428 S. Government St., Fayetteville. 444-0888. Jewelry, pottery, glass, handmade books, textiles, sculpture, photography, paintings, drawings, mixed media, music CDs, wood turnings. More than 30 local artists.
MUSE GALLERY & COFFEE HOUSE: At Terra Studios, 12103 Hazel Valley Road, off Hwy 16E in Durham. terrastudios.com or 1-800-255-8995. Featuring art work by over 30 artists, 10 acres of gardens in the Art Park with murals and sculpture installations. Home of the Original Bluebird of Happiness.
OZARK GLASSWORKS, GALLERY & SCHOOL: 675 E Huntsville Rd., Fayetteville. 387-6773.
OZARK NATURAL FOODS: 1554 N. College Ave., Fayetteville. 521-7558. Works by Mary Harris Cutting/ White Winged Wolf Woman through September.
POOR RICHARD’S ART: 116 S. First St., Rogers. poorrichardsart.com or 636-0417. “Babalu Art” by Ali Stinespring Wednesday through October.
RICHLAND NURSERY AND ART GALLERY: Hwy 23 South, Huntsville. 738-5305. Madison County Art Exhibit through Oct. 15.
TEATRO SCARPINO: 329 N. West Ave. in Fayetteville. scarpino.com or 409-3772. Oil paintings by Nathan Beatty through September.
UA FINE ARTS CENTER GALLERY: Fayetteville. 575-7987. Iraqi Casualty Series & Invisible Women Series works by Francesca Pastine Tuesday through October. The Veil: Visible & Invisible Spaces through Oct. 24.
ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER: Ninth and Commerce Streets, Little Rock. arkarts.com or (501)372-4000.
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: 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.
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” through Oct. 29.
COALESSENCE FESTIVAL: 3 p.m. Oct. 3-5 at Lake Leatherwood in Eureka Springs. Music, consciousness and health workshops, concessions and more. Theoretical Physicist Dr. Fred Alan Wolf of “What the Bleep Do We Know!” at 6:15 p.m. Oct. 4. coalessencefest.com.
BRUCE HORNSBY AND RICKY SKAGGS: 6 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Arkansas Music Pavilion at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $20-$95. arkansasmusicpavilion.com.
SAN JOSE TAIKO: 7 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $18-28. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
FALL FESTIVAL: Oct. 4 in the Rogers Historic District. Hay rides, plants sales, build a scarecrow contest. mainstreetrogers.com or 936-5487.
CELEBRATE SAFER COMMUNITIES: 10 a.m. Oct. 4 at Randall Tyson Park in Springdale. Music, food, fun and information. Free. lbth.org or 871-1059.
TWIST OF GREEN FESTIVAL: Oct. 4-5 on the Square in Fayetteville. To increase awareness of green living. twistofgreen.org or 846-5241.
ART BEHIND THE GREEN DOOR: 3 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Green Door in Evelyn Hills Shopping Center in Fayetteville. Works by Rhonda Butler, Liz Prados-Cantwell, Cate McCoy, Charlene Schubert, Melanie Norman, Brian N. Chism and Marcella Thompson. 575-0111.
ITZHAK PERLMAN: 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $75-$100. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
THE GRUFFALO: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. Workshop at 5:30 p.m., $5. $10-$16. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
CROSS WALK SAFETY AWARENESS DAY: Oct. 8 in Fayetteville.
CHEFS IN THE GARDEN: 6 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks in Fayetteville. $35-$45. Chef Bruno Wehren and other local chefs. Music by Ultrasuede. bgozarks.org or 750-2620.
RAY PRICE: 7 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $38. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
OUACHITA ART TRAILS STUDIO TOUR: 9 a.m. Oct. 10-12 in Mena. Self guided studio tours with area artists. Free; registration required. ouachitaarttrails.com or 394-3880.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS GRID IRON SHOW: 7 p.m. Oct. 10-11 at Rogers Little Theatre. $25. See local journalists spoofing this years’ newsmakers and themselves, in sketch and song. nwagridiron.com or 422-8207.
SHAKESPEARE’S “CYMBELINE”: 8 p.m. Oct. 10-11 and Oct. 15-18, and 2 p.m. Oct. 12 and Oct. 19 at the University Theatre, 228 Fine Arts Center in Fayetteville. $14. 575-4752.
SUTTON STREET ART WALK: 10 a.m. Oct. 11 on Sutton Street, between Washington and Olive Streets on block north of Dickson, in Fayetteville. Studio tours of local artists William Mayes Flanagan, Jan Gosnell, Anne Jenkins, Don House, Chris Weaver. Free. 582-5495.
DIDGERIDOO WORKSHOP:10 a.m. Oct. 11-12 at Fire Om Earth Studio in Eureka Springs. $125, registration required. 363-9402.
MUSE GALLERY & COFFEE HOUSE GRAND OPENING: 10 a.m. Oct. 11 at Terra Studios, 12103 Hazel Valley Rd. in Durham. Local and regional artists, musicians, chef and bakers. terrastudios.com or 643-3314.
LYLE LOVETT & JOHN HIATT: 7 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $55-$70. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
MAGIC JOHNSON: Will speak at 8 p.m. Oc.t 16 in Barnhill Arena on the UA campus. Free.
SCULL CREEK TRAIL OPENING: 11 a.m. Oct. 18 at Scull Creek Trail off College in Fayetteville. Music by Bent Grass Green; hotdogs, door prizes. trails.accessfayetteville.org or 444-3416.
MARSALIS BRASILIANOS: 7 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $35-$55. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
SCRAPARTSMUSIC: 7 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. Workshop at 5:30 p.m. for $5. $22-$28. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
AQUILA THEATRE’S COMEDY OF ERRORS: 7 p.m. Oct. 23, 8 p.m. Oct. 24 and 3 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $20-$30. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
SORRY THE BRIDGE IS OUT, YOU’LL HAVE TO STAY THE NIGHT: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24-25 and Oct. 31-Nov. 1, and 3 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. $9-$20. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
MAD HATTER’S BALL: Oct. 24 at the Crescent Hotel. Benefits the Eureka Springs School of the Arts. Food, auctions and dancing. 253-5384.
FALL FESTIVAL: 1:30 p.m. Oct. 26 the Jones Center for Families in Springdale. jonesnet.org or 756-8090, ext. 116.
JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS: 7 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. Family workshop at 9:30 a.m. for $5. $8. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
JUNGLE JACK HANNA: 3 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $15-$25. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
OZARK FOLK FESTIVAL: Nov. 6-9 in Eureka Springs. Noah Earle, Greg Klyma, Patty Larkin and Vagabond Van. ozarkfolkfestival.com or 888-855-7823.