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.
OMNI CENTER DEMONSTRATION FOR U.S. TROOP WITHDRAWAL FROM IRAQ: 1 p.m. Jan. 3 at the corner of Mall Avenue and Joyce Boulevard in Fayetteville. Signs provided. Follow up demonstrations first Saturdays of the month at this location. makejobsnotwars.com or 586-2053.
ILLUMINATED FIGURES: 5 p.m. daily through New Year’s Eve along the drive at the Great Passion Play in Eureka Springs. Free. eurekaspringschamber.com.
FIRST NIGHT FAYETTEVILLE: 6 p.m.-midnight New Year’s Eve at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. Music, art, dance, family activities and more. $5-$30. firstnightfayetteville.com or 443-4797.
“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
FAMILY MOVIE MARATHON: “Sleeping Beauty”: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, “Kung Fu Panda”: 2 p.m. Monday, “Star Wars: The Clone Wars”: 2 p.m. Tuesday, “Wall-E: 2 p.m. Jan. 2, and “The Wizard of Oz”: 10:30 a.m. Jan. 3 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free; all movies G or PG. faylib.org or 856-7170.
STAGE PRODUCTION OF 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.
FILM “THE WORLD OF THE MAYA”: 1 p.m. Jan. 8 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. $9-$10. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
OMNI’s OPEN MIC FOR PEACE: 7 p.m. Jan. 4 at Nightbird Books. nightbirdbooks.com or 582-2291.
LIFEWRITING: 10 a.m. Jan. 5 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.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS SACRED HARP SINGERS: 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
GREENDRINKS: 5:30-7 p.m. Jan. 6 at The Wine Cellar, 509 W. Spring St. in Fayetteville. Organized by a coalition of Northwest Arkansas environmental groups, as an opportunity for people from the community to talk about how to create a “greener” local environment and economy. Age 21 or older only. 966-4383.
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 6 at the Presbyterian Disciples of Christ Campus Center in Fayetteville. 521-0808.
Mind, Body, Spirit
FAYETTEVILLE FREE THINKERS: 2 p.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. fayfreethinkers.com or 442-6738.
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.
“TRIATHLON REVOLUTION: Talk and booksigning by Terri Schneider at 2 p.m. Saturday at Lewis & Clark in Springdale. Free. 756-1344.
GUN SEASON: through Sunday. Be careful and aware during hunting season, and check for trail closures at arkansasstateparks.com.
RESCHEDULED: “Alice in Wonderland Junior” auditions will be held 1-4 p.m. Feb. 21-22 at Arts Live Theatre, 1378 N. College 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.
Auditions, Call for Volunteers, Entries
“KISS ME KATE” AUDITIONS: 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” AUDITIONS: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 12-13 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org 751-5441.
“SMOKE ON THE MOUNTAIN” AUDITIONS: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9-10 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org 751-5441.
“RUMORS” AUDITIONS: 7 p.m. Feb. 16-17 at the Rogers Little Theater. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.
“THE ODD COUPLE” AUDITIONS: 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.
ANNE KITTRELL ART GALLERY: Arkansas Union, Fayetteville. 575-5255.
ARSAGA’S: 1582 Crossover Road, Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 527-0690. Paintings 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.
CITIZENS BANK GALLERY: 116 E. Buchanan, 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.
CORNER GIFT SHOP: 3582 N. Highway 112, Fayetteville. 521-2674. Art by more than 30 local artists and craftsment.
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: – 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.
JULIE WAIT DESIGNS ART GALLERY: 318 S. First St., Rogers. juliewaitdesigns.com or 631-8706. Works by Helen Thomas Jan. 2 through Feb. 27. Works by Robert Glick through Monday.
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 Rd., 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: Hwy 23 South, Huntsville. 738-5305.
ROGERS LITTLE THEATER: 116 S. Second St., in Rogers. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988. “Off to the Races’ by Phillip Leonard Monday through Feb. 17. “Candle Series” by Sarah Creasman through Monday.
TERRA STUDIOS, MUSE GALLERY & COFFEE HOUSE: 12103 Hazel Valley Road, off Hwy 16E in Durham. terrastudios.com or 1-800-255-8995. 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. Gallery closed for the holiday from Saturday to 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” 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.4.
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.
PRICE TOWER ARTS CENTER: 510 Dewey Ave., Bartlesville, OK. 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 2009. “Discovering the Bluff Dwellers” through Jan. 2009.
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.
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: 8-10 p.m. Jan. 10 at Rogers Little Theater. $15-$40. rogersjazz.com.
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.
FOR PET’S SAKE ARTISTS RECEPTION: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Jan. 16 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
SHILOH MUSEUM REOPENING CELEBRATION: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
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.
HOW FORRESTINA CAMPBELL BECAME WHITE RIVER RED: Presentation by Susan Young at noon Jan. 21 at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
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.
QUILT: DOROTHY DAY: 6:30 p.m. Jan. 23 at the Holiday Inn in Springdale. quiltguildnwa.org or 273-7153.
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.
THEATRE SQUARED’S”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 in Alma. $30-$40. almapac.org or 632-2129.
THE CCC AT DEVILS DEN presentation by Tim Scott at noon Feb. 18 at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
ACO BALL: 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.