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.
OZARK BLUES SOCIETY ALL-STAR JAM FUNDRAISER: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville. Benefits Blues in the Schools program, and local entrants to the International Blues Challenge in Memphis. ozarkbluessociety.org.
ARTISTS RECEPTION AND HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE: 5-8 p.m. today at Four Square Fine Art Gallery, 112 W. Center St. in Fayetteville. Show and sale through Jan. 10. FourSquareFineArt.com or 422-8607.
SANTA IN THE PARK: 5-7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday in Centennial Park in the Rogers Historic District. mainstreetrogers.com or 936-5487.
ARKANSAS WINDS “A MUSICAL HOLIDAY FOR ALL AGES”: 3 p.m. Saturday at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. Free. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
ILLUMINATED FIGURES: 5 p.m. daily through Dec. 31 along the drive at the Great Passion Play in Eureka Springs. Free. eurekaspringschamber.com.
“OH CHRISTMAS TREE” THEME TOURS: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, through Jan. 3 at Hawkins House, Rogers Historical Museum. rogersarkansas.com/museum or 621-1154.
Stage & Screen
MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT: 7 p.m. today and Sunday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $45-$75. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
MOVIE “HOW TO DRAW A BUNNY RAY JOHNSON”: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday at Crystal Bridges at the Massey. Free. For adults and teens. BYO lunch. Coffee and biscotti provided. massey.crystalbridges.org or 418-5700.
WOMEN’S OPEN MIC: 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Nightbird Books. With Mendy Knott. womenhowl.blogspot.com or 443-2080.
MONTHLY DANCE LESSON: 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Uncle Gaylord’s, 315 W. Mountain St. in Fayetteville. Music by Gymnastic Joe. $10. elaynesdance.com or 595-9595.
AMATEUR RADIO KLUB OF ARKANSAS NORTHWEST: 7 p.m. Monday at the Northwest Technical Institute in Springdale. arkanhams.org.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS GEM AND MINERAL SOCIETY: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at their clubhouse 2 miles north on Arkansas 43 in Siloam Springs. 918-422-5867.
JONES CENTER JUGGLING CLUB: 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Jones Center for Families. Beginners welcome. jonesnet.org or 756-8090, ext. 518.
SALSA LESSONS: 8:30 p.m. Fridays at Deja Vu, 3404 S.E. Macy Road in Bentonville. Free; taught by Arkansas Dance Connection. dejavubentonville.com or 464-9677.
FAYETTEVILLE INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCERS: 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Trinity United Methodist Church. 756-3298.
GROUP DANCE LESSONS: 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Uncle Gaylord’s, 315 W. Mountain St. in Fayetteville. 4 weeks, 1 night per week, $55-$100; preregistration requested. elaynesdance.com or 595-9595.
Mind, Body, Spirit
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.
COMMUNITY BIBLE STUDY: 9:15 a.m. Wednesdays at the Jones Center for Families. 601-4984.
ROGERS ORGANIC GARDEN CLUB: 7 p.m. today at Peace Lutheran Church in Rogers. 631-2945.
SIERRA CLUB OZARK HEADWATERS GROUP: 7 p.m. Tuesday at US Pizza in Fayetteville. 879-1620.
GUN SEASON: through Dec. 28. Be careful and aware during hunting season, and check for trail closures at arkansasstateparks.com.
TEEN KNITTING GROUP: 5 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Public Library. faylib.org or 571-2222.
FAMILY SATURDAYS: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays at the Northwest Arkansas Community Creative Center in Fayetteville. For ages 4 and up; $10 per child. nwaccc.org or 927-2491.
WRESTLEMANIA READING CHALLENGE: through Jan. 12 at the Fayetteville Public Library. For grades 5-12. faylib.org or 856-7170.
ALICE IN WONDERLAND JUNIOR AUDITIONS RESCHEDULED: For Feb. 21-22 at Arts Live Theatre, 1378 N. College Ave. in the Evelyn Hills Shopping Center in Fayetteville. Open to ages 7-18; acapella song, script readings. Production information and audition material at mtsishows.com. Show dates are May 8-10. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
CHRISTMAS PARTY: 10 a.m. today at the Fayetteville Senior Center. Music, a play, Santa and more. 571-2920.
Auditions, Call For Volunteers, Entries
“KISS ME KATE” AUDITION: 7 p.m. Jan. 5-6 at the Rogers Little Theater. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.
CALL FOR ARTWORK BY SID SARGENT: Seeking all types of artwork produced by Sid Sargent including works on paper, paintings, sculpture, 3D, boxes, charms, letters, cards, sewn works such as bags, hats, dolls. All accepted artwork will be catalogued, insured, displayed professionally and returned after close of exhibit. Work will be accepted Jan. 7-13. Exhibition will be Jan. 21 thru Feb. 21 at ddp gallery in Fayetteville. For information, contact Dede Peters at firstname.lastname@example.org or 442-0001.
“HANSEL & GRETEL” AUDITION: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 12-13 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org 751-5441.
“SMOKE ON THE MOUNTAIN” AUDITION: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9-10 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org 751-5441.
“RUMORS” AUDITION: 7 p.m. Feb. 16-17 at the Rogers Little Theater. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.
“THE ODD COUPLE” AUDITION: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16-17 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org 751-5441.
ENTRIES FOR BIENNIAL QUILT SHOW: due Feb 28. Specific details on the web. Show is April 3-4. quiltguildnwa.org, JoeAnnReaves@aol.com or 925-7001.
CALL FOR WOMEN ARTISTS AND PERFORMERS FOR THE GODDESS FESTIVAL: in March 2009 in Fayetteville. Art, music, workshops and more. goddessfestival.com.
ANNE KITTRELL ART GALLERY: Arkansas Union, Fayetteville. 575-5255.
ARSAGA’S: 1582 Crossover Road, Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 527-0690. Paintings and multimedia by Ashley Burgos and Bobbie
Yeager through December.
ARSAGA’S: 2418 N. Gregg Ave., Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 444-6557. Multimedia pieces by WWAM!, Women With A Message, through December.
ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS: 214 S. Main St., Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441. Artists of NWA Exhibition through Friday.
CITIZENS BANK GALLERY: 116 E. Buchanan St., Prairie Grove. 846-0899. Contemporary ceramics, sculpture, paintings, photography and more.
THE COMMON GROUNDS: 412 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. commongroundsar.com or 442-3515. Paintings and photographs by Steve Adair, LaDonna Shub and Courtney Knieff through December.
CRYSTAL BRIDGES AT THE MASSEY: 125 W. Central Ave., Bentonville. massey.crystalbridges.org or 418-5700. “Post Secret” by Frank Warren through Feb. 1.
DDP GALLERY: 7 E. Mountain St., Fayetteville. ddpgallery.com or 442-0001. Small Works through Jan. 10.
FOUR SQUARE FINE ART GALLERY: 112 W. Center St., Fayetteville. FourSquareFineArt.com or 422-8607.
THE GALLERY: 509 W. Spring St., Ste. 225, Fayetteville. artexponwa.org or 361-1211. A downtown Fayetteville artists’ collective.
HEARTWOOD GALLERY: 428 S. Government St., Fayetteville. 444-0888. An artists’ collective featuring jewelry, pottery, glass, handmade books, textiles, sculpture, photography, paintings, drawings, mixed media, music CDs, wood turnings. More than 30 local artists.
JULIE WAIT DESIGNS ART GALLERY: 318 S. First St., Rogers. juliewaitdesigns.com or 631-8706. Works by Robert Glick through Dec. 29.
MULLINS LIBRARY: University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. 575-6702. “The Subjective History of a Tiger” by Tony Tiger through December.
OZARK GLASSWORKS, GALLERY & SCHOOL: 675 E Huntsville Road, Fayetteville. 387-6773.
POOR RICHARD’S ART: 116 S. First St., Rogers. poorrichardsart.com or 636-0417. Works by Hank Barnes, Sharon Goodson and Diane Hill through December.
RICHLAND NURSERY AND ART GALLERY: Arkansas 23 South, Huntsville. 738-5305.
ROGERS LITTLE THEATER: 116 S. Second St., in Rogers. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988. “Candle Series” by Sarah Creasman through Dec. 29.
TERRA STUDIOS, MUSE GALLERY & COFFEE HOUSE: 12103 Hazel Valley Road, off Hwy. 16E in Durham. terrastudios.com or (800)255-8995. Featuring art work by more than 30 artists, 10 acres of gardens in the Art Park with murals and sculpture installations. Home of the Original Bluebird of Happiness. Local artists showcase, Angel Oil Lamps, and Bluebirds of Happiness giveaway through December.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FINE ARTS CENTER GALLERY: Fayetteville. 575-7987. “New Hybrids: Ink and Graphite” by John Swindler through Jan. 23. Closed for the holidays Saturday through Jan. 4.
WALTON ARTS CENTER: 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
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. “Edge of the Sublime: Enamels by Jamie Bennett” Friday through Feb. 22. “Factories: Warhol, Sex and Disasters” Photographs by Tim Hursley, and “Andy
Warhol: 15 Weeks of Fame” through Feb. 1. “40th Collectors Show & Sale” through Jan.
CLINTON HOUSE MUSEUM: 930 California Drive, Fayetteville. clintonhousemuseum.org or 444-0066.
GRAVETTE HISTORICAL MUSEUM: 503 Charlotte St. S.E., 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., U.S. 62, Prairie Grove. 846-2990. Civil War battlefield with original buildings.
PRICE TOWER ARTS CENTER: 510 Dewey Ave., Bartlesville, Okla. pricetower.org or 877-424-2424. “3-ology Triennial 2008: Imaginative Qualities of Actual Things” through Jan. 4.
ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM: 322 S. Second St., Rogers. 621-1154. rogersarkansas.com/museum. “Virgil Lovelace and Life on the Farm” through August 2010. “Down a Lazy River: Float Fishing on the White River” through April. “Discovering the Bluff Dwellers” through Jan.
SHILOH MUSEUM: 118 W. Johnson Ave., Springdale. 750-8165. springdaleark.org/shiloh. Exhibits of early life in the Ozarks. Original buildings on the grounds. “Good Eats” through April 11. “Ozark Voices: Personal Stories from Northwest Arkansas” through Jan. 17.
SILOAM SPRINGS MUSEUM: 112 N. Maxwell St., 524-4011. “Collector’s Collections” through Jan. 14.
FIRST NIGHT FAYETTEVILLE: 6 p.m.-midnight Dec. 31 at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. “Paint the Town Green” with music, art, dance and more. $5-$30. firstnightfayetteville.com or 443-4797.
THE WIZARD OF OZ: 7 p.m. Jan. 6-8 and Jan. 11, and 8 p.m. Jan. 9-10, and 2 p.m. Jan. 10-11 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $20-$58. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
HELEN THOMAS ARTIST’S RECEPTION: 4 p.m. Jan. 9 at Julie Wait Designs Art Gallery, 318 S. First St. in Rogers. juliewaitdesigns.com or 631-8706.
NATURALLY BRASS AND OTHERS: 8-10 p.m. Jan. 10 at Rogers Little Theater. $15-$40. rogersjazz.com.
SCENE STUDY WORKSHOP 2: 5 p.m. Jan. 11 at Nadine Baum Studios in Fayetteville. $180; six-week session. theatresquared.org or 445-6333.
EUREKA GRAS MARDI GRAS KICK OFF: 3:30 p.m. Jan. 11 at the Rowdy Beaver, 417 W. Van Buren St. in Eureka Springs. krazo.ureeka.org
ARGENTINE TANGO: WINTER SESSION: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 13 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. 4 classes. $55-$100. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
JANUARY TRACKING CLUB: TRAILS: 9 a.m.-noon Jan. 17 in Belle Slough of Hwy.. 30 near Little Rock. ozarktrackers.org or 841-8132.
HORTICULTURE INDUSTRIES SHOW CONFERENCE: Jan 16-17 at the Holiday Inn City Center in Fort Smith. Lectures, trade exhibits, classes and more. $60. uark.edu/ArkHort or 405-711-6460.
JUNIE B. JONES: 7 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Alma Performing Arts Center, 103 E. Main St. in Alma. $10-$20. almapac.org or 632-2129.
DRUMLINE LIVE: 7 p.m. Jan. 22 and 8 p.m. Jan. 23 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $20-$45. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
COMEDIAN BRIAN REGAN: 7 p.m. Jan. 25 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $39.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
HOT CLUB OF SAN FRANCISCO: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Jan. 30 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $15-$30. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
“RABBIT HOLE”: 8 p.m. Jan. 30-31, Feb. 5-7 and Feb. 12-14, and 2 p.m. Feb. 1, Feb. 8, and Feb. 15 at Nadine Baum Studios in Fayetteville. $22. theatresquared.org or 445-6333.
STELLALUNA: 11 a.m. Jan. 31 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $10-$16. $5 Family workshop at 12:30 p.m. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
IRA GLASS: 8 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $20-$38. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
“A MURDER ANNOUNCED”: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6-7 and Feb. 13-14, and at 3 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. $9-$20. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
PHILLIP LEONARD ARTIST’S RECEPTION: 6-8 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Zephyr Blevins Gallery at Rogers Little Theater. poorrichardsart.org or 631-8988.
“KISS ME KATE”: 8 p.m. Feb. 13-15, Feb. 19-20 and Feb. 26-28, and 2 p.m. Feb. 22 and March 1 at the Rogers Little Theater. $7.50-$42. Valentine’s Spectacular Feb. 14. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.
FOOTLOOSE, THE MUSICAL: 8 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Alma Performing Arts Center, 103 E. Main St. in Alma. $30-$40. almapac.org or 632-2129.
ACO BALL & AUCTION: Feb. 21 at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
THE SIDE STREET STRUTTERS: 2 p.m. Feb. 22 at Arend Arts Center, 1901 S.E. J St. in Bentonville. $5-$25. bentonville.k12.ar.us/arendarts or 855-1968.
DAVID BERRY ARTIST’S RECEPTION: 6-8 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Zephyr Blevins Gallery at Rogers Little Theater. poorrichardsart.org or 631-8988.