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’S PREVENTING WARS BOOK FORUM: 6:30 p.m. today at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. Books included “Gospel of One, Letter to Paul” by Cliff Mikkelson, “The Politics of Nonviolent Action” by Gene Sharp, and “The University in Chains: Confronting the Military-Industrial-Academic Complex” by Henry A. Giroux. With panelists Cliff Mikkelson, Gladys Tiffany, Lisa Sharp, Edrene McKay, and moderator Dick Bennett. 442-4600.
HELEN THOMAS ARTIST’S RECEPTION: 5-8 p.m. Friday at Julie Wait Designs Art Gallery, 318 S. First St. in Rogers. juliewaitdesigns.com or 631-8706.
EUREKA GRAS MARDI GRAS KICK OFF: 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Rowdy Beaver, 417 W. Van Buren St. in Eureka Springs. Decorated umbrella contest, waiter race, Royal Court and more. krazo.ureeka.org.
Stage & Screen
THE WIZARD OF OZ: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, and 7 p.m. Sunday at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $20-$58. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
BEYOND WORDS: 7 p.m. Friday at Arsaga’s on Crossover Road in Fayetteville. arsagas.com or 527-0690.
WHODUNITS BOOK GROUP: noon Saturday at A.Q. in Fayetteville. 756-6169.
BOOK SIGNING AND LECTURE BY MICHAEL LINNSEY: author of “BIG HAT LAW: ARKANSAS AND ITS STATE POLICE (1935-2000)” at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. faylib.org or 856-7250.
BOOKTALK “THE SKULL MANTRA”: 1 p.m. Monday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Registration required. faylib.org or 571-2222.
OZARK POETRY SLAM: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Smiling Jack’s in Fayetteville. Prop and Improv Slam with Tom the World Poet, all ages, no ill-behaved children. $5 cover. 466-6006.
NATURALLY BRASS AND OTHERS: 8-10 p.m. Saturday at Rogers Little Theater. $15-$40. rogersjazz.com.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS SACRED HARP SINGERS: 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
CANDACE DAVIS PIANO AND VOICE RECITAL: 6 p.m. Monday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. 575-4701.
WASHINGTON COUNTY ARKANSAS GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY: 2 p.m. Sunday at Headquarters House in Fayetteville. 442-0131.
SCENE STUDY 2: 5 p.m. Sunday at at Nadine Baum Studios in Fayetteville. $180; six-week session. theatresquared.org or 445-6333.
ARGENTINE TANGO: WINTER SESSION: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. Four classes. $55-$100. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
BOSTON MOUNTAIN POTTERS ASSOCIATION: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Flat Rock Clay in Fayetteville. flatrockclay.com/MudClubHome.htm or 521-3181.
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.
MORE FOR YOUR MONDAYS WORKSHOPS: 7 p.m. Monday at Community Access Television in Fayetteville. Free; no registration needed; no 5th Monday workshop. 444-3433.
WHEEL THROWING: 6 p.m. Tuesdays, or 11 a.m. Wednesdays and HAND BUILDING: 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.
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; pre-registration requested. elaynesdance.com or 595-9595.
Mind, Body, Spirit
THE JONES CENTER: in Springdale offers a variety of free and low cost exercise classes for adults and children. 756-6550.
WASHINGTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER: offers a variety of exercise classes at the Pat Walker Center for Seniors at North Hills and Appleby Road in Fayetteville. Membership required. wregional.com or 463-3488.
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.
SAVE-A-LIFE: offers free cancer screenings for qualified people with financial need at the Jones Center. Call to see if you qualify. jonesnet.org or 756-8090, ext. 525.
OVERNIGHT FUN HIKE: Saturday through Sunday with Ozark Highland Trails Association. hikearkansas.com or 870-861-5536.
YOUTHCAN!: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at Community Imagination Studio, 818 N. Sang Ave. in Fayetteville. $5 per child. communityimaginationstudio.org or 442-8585.
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.
TEEN ANIME CLUB: 5 p.m. Monday at the Fayetteville Public Library. faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4370.
RESCHEDULED “DISNEY’S ALICE IN WONDERLAND JUNIOR” AUDITIONS: 1-4 p.m. 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.
VALIDATION, A TECHNIQUE FOR DEALING WITH DEMENTIA: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Schmieding Center, 2422 N. Thompson St. in Springdale. With Carolyn Wheeler. Free. schmiedingcenter.org or 751-3043.
Auditions, Call for Volunteers, Entries
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 through Tuesday. 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. Monday and Tuesday 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.
ARSAGA’S: 1582 Crossover Road., Ste. 2, Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 527-0690. Oil Paintings by Nancy Ballew.
ARSAGA’S: 2418 N. Gregg Ave., Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 444-6557. Lorelei Husky Memorial Show through January.
ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS: 214 S. Main St., Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441. “For Pets Sake” Friday through Jan. 24.
CITIZENS BANK GALLERY: 116 E. Buchanan St., Prairie Grove. 846-0899. Contemporary ceramics, sculpture, paintings, photography and more.
CORNER GIFT SHOP: 3582 N. Highway 112, Fayetteville. 521-2674. Art by more than 30 local artists and craftsmen.
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 Saturday.
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.
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 through Feb. 27.
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.
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 through Feb. 17.
TERRA STUDIOS, MUSE GALLERY & COFFEE HOUSE: 12103 Hazel Valley Road, 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.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FINE ARTS CENTER GALLERY: Fayetteville. 575-7987. “New Hybrids: Ink and Graphite” by John Swindler through Jan. 23.
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.
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. Hwy. 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. “Virgil Lovelace and Life on the Farm” through August 2010. “Down a Lazy River: Float Fishing on the White River” through April 18. “Discovering the Bluff Dwellers” through Jan. 17.
SHILOH MUSEUM: 118 W. Johnson Ave., Springdale. 750-8165. springdaleark.org/shiloh. Exhibits of early life in the Ozarks. Original buildings on the grounds. “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.
FOR PET’S SAKE ARTISTS RECEPTION: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Jan. 16 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
SHILOH MUSEUM REOPENING CELEBRATION: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Shiloh Museum. Live music, scavenger hunt, crafts, and more. Free. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
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”: with 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.
DAYHIKE: Jan. 24 at Lost Bridge Loop Trail. hikearkansas.com or 870-861-5536.
RESOLVE TO DANCE WORKSHOP: 10 a.m. Jan. 24 at the HPER Building on the UA Campus in Fayetteville. With Desiree Robbins. $15 per class; some free sessions. dancecoalition.com or 422-6132.
BAT HOUSE WORKSHOP: 1-3 p.m. Jan. 24 at Devil’s Den State Park in West Fork. $30; registration required. arkansasstateparks.com or 761-3325.
COMEDIAN BRIAN REGAN: 7 p.m. Jan. 25 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $39.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
LORELEI HUSKEY MEMORIAL RECEPTION: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Jan. 31 at Arsaga’s, 2418 N. Gregg Ave. in Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 444-6557.
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.
COMPLEXIONS DANCE COMPANY: 7 p.m. Feb. 5 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $18-30. 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.
VICTORIAN VALENTINE CRAFT CLASS: 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 7 at the Rogers Historical Museum. Free; registration required. rogersarkansas.com/museum or 621-1154.
TANGO FIRE: 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $20-30. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
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.
CHOCOLATE LOVERS FESTIVAL: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center in Eureka Springs. $6-$12; benefits Clear Spring School, Carroll County Habitat for Humanity, Flint Street Food Bank, and Good Shephard Humane Society. eurekachocfest.com.
LIONEL LOUEKE: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $15-30. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
“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.
“AVENUE Q”: 7 p.m. Feb. 17-19 and Feb. 22, 8 p.m. Feb. 20-21, and 2 p.m. Feb. 21-22 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $20-58. Adult audiences. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
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.
UA CAMPUS AND SYMPHONIC BAND: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25-26 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $10. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
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.
THE PASSING ZONE: 8 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $15-25. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.