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.
SARAH CREASMAN ARTIST’S RECEPTION: 5-7 p.m. today at the Anne Kittrell Art Gallery in the Arkansas Union in Fayetteville. uark.edu/up or 575-INFO.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS CATFISH FRY: 5:30-8 p.m. Friday and March 27 at St. Joseph’s Church Hall, 1722 N. Starr Ave. in Fayetteville. $5-$8. KatfishKnights.com or 751-1560.
DAVID BERRY ARTIST’S RECEPTION: 6-8 p.m. Friday at the Zephyr Blevins Gallery at Rogers Little Theater. poorrichardsart.org or 631-8988.
KISS A PIG GALA: 6 p.m. Saturday at the John Q. Hammons Convention Center in Rogers. Dinner, auctions, entertainment. $150. diabetes.org/nwakissapig or 464-4121.
NWA SOUP SUNDAY: 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church, 206 W. Johnson in Springdale. Benefiting Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families. $5-$15. 927-9800.
THE GODDESS FESTIVAL: Opens Sunday at Ultra Studios, 114 W. South St. in Fayetteville. Art, music, workshops, rituals, celebrations and more. Special events every weekend in March. goddessfestival.com or 521-8562.
Stage & Screen
LEAVING FEAR BEHIND: Film screening at 6:30 p.m. today at the Giffels Auditorium in Fayetteville. Students for a Free Tibet. comp.uark.edu/~tibet.
KISS ME KATE: 8 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Rogers Little Theater. $7.50-$42. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.
ROMARE BEARDEN: VISUAL JAZZ AND THE LIFE AND ART OF WILLIAM H. JOHNSON: At noon Friday at Crystal Bridges at the Massey, 125 W. Central Ave., Bentonville. Free. massey.crystalbridges.org or 418-5700.
THE PASSING ZONE: 8 p.m. Friday at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $15-25. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
FRENCH AND ITALIAN OPERA: 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. $5-$10. music.uark.edu or 575-4701.
LA THEATRE WORKS: WAR OF THE WORLDS AND THE LOST WORLD: At 7 p.m. March 5 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $25-35. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD: 7:30 p.m. March 5 at the Alma Performing Arts Center, 103 E. Main St. in Alma. $20-$30. almapac.org or 632-2129.
LOCAL AUTHOR JIM FAIRBANKS: At 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 582-2291.
BEYOND WORDS: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Arsaga’s on Crossover Road in Fayetteville. arsagas.com or 527-0690.
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.
UA CONCERT BAND & WIND SYMPHONY: At 7:30 p.m. today at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $1-$10. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
ARKANSAS WINDS COMMUNITY CONCERT BAND: At 3 p.m. Saturday at the Central United Methodist Church in Dickson Street in Fayetteville. $5; 18 and under free. arkansaswinds.org or 521-4293.
U.S. NAVY BAND SEA CHANTERS: 4 p.m. Saturday at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. Free. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
ESPERANZA SPAULDING: Monday at the Fort Smith Event Center, 12 N. 11th St. in Fort Smith. secondstreetlive.com or 369-2221.
UA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA “ASSURANCE”: At 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $1-$10. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
AVAN YU PIANO RECITAL: 8 p.m. March 6 at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. 575-4701.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE: 7 p.m. today at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
SALSA, SWING AND OTHER DANCE LESSONS: 8:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays at Teatro Scarpino in Fayetteville. With Jerry Kendrick and Adam Richardson. $10. scarpino.com or 409-3772.
OZARK WIRELESS SOCIETY: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Presbyterian Disciples of Christ Campus Center in Fayetteville. 521-0808.
GREENDRINKS: 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday at the Wine Cellar, 509 W. Spring St. in Fayetteville. Environmental groups. Age 21 and older only. 966-4383.
SALSA LESSONS: At 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.
Mind, Body, Spirit
FAYETTEVILLE FREE THINKERS: 2 p.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. fayfreethinkers.com or 442-6738.
TIBETAN MANDALA PROJECT: 10-11 a.m. Monday at the University of Arkansas Mullins Library. Mandala to be created 9-11:30 a.m. and 2-5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 2-5 p.m. Sunday, March 8, with a finishing ceremony: 7 p.m. March 11. The Mandala will be on display to the closing ceremony at 3 p.m. March 29. 575-2509.
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.
BICYCLE COALITION OF THE OZARKS RIDE: AT 8 a.m. Sunday, out and back from 525 S. School in Fayetteville to Brentwood (36 miles) or Mountainburg (75 miles). Benefits Bicycle Coalition of the Ozarks. Bring unneeded helmets for donation. All skill levels welcome; Sag-wagon picks up around 1 p.m. $15, includes BCO membership. bconwa.org or 521-4619.
SIGMA PHI EPSILON GOLF TOURNAMENT: Register by Friday for the March 28 event at the Razorback Park Golf Course in Fayetteville. $300 per team by Friday; $400 per team by March 9. Includes golf cart, 18 holes, BBQ lunch; Benefits YouthAIDS. 443-5862.
SHAKY BUGS: 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Mom’s Club at the Jones Center. $5 per family; for kids younger than 6.
SHAKY BUGS: 10 a.m. March 5 at Tricycle Theatre in Bentonville. $5 per family; for kids younger than 6. triketheatre.org or (888) 331-3681.
SHARING STORIES WITH PRINTS: 3-4:30 p.m. March 5 at Crystal Bridges at the Massey, 125 W. Central Ave., Bentonville. Ages 5-12, with adult. Free. massey.crystalbridges.org or 418-5700.
Auditions, Call For Volunteers, Entries
CALL FOR ARTISTS: For “Women to Watch 2001” featuring emerging women artists, through March 5 to Joey Halinski, 403 Long Leaf Cove, Vicksburg Miss., 39180 or email@example.com. E-mail for information.
DANCE AUDITION: Ballet Arkansas Professional Dance Company 2 p.m. March 15 at Shuffles & Ballet II Dance Studio, 1521 Merrill Drive in Little Rock. Must be older than 18; two male and two female spots open. (501) 223-5150.
WASHINGTON REGIONAL HOSPICE TRAINING: for volunteers or for the care of loved ones at home 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays March 17 through April 23 at the WRMC Hospice office, 34 W. Colt Square in Fayetteville. Registration required; Free. 463-7394.
ENTRIES FOR “SHOW YOUR STUFF”: Filmmakers, videographers, bloggers and documentarians: enter your up to 10 min. short or excerpt for inclusion in Community Access TV’s video reception March 27 at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Fayetteville. $10 per entry, due March 13 by mail or hand at CAT, 101 W. Rock St., Fayetteville, AR 72701. 444-3433.
VOLUNTEERS: Your talent and time are needed now for the Northwest Arkansas Music Awards on April 23. Go to www.namaawards.com or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
ANNE KITTRELL ART GALLERY: Arkansas Union, Fayetteville. 575-5255. “My Atmosphere” by Sarah Creasman through March 13.
The exhibit runs March 2 through April 5. A reception for the artist will be from 5-8pm on March 5.
ARSAGA’S: 1582 Crossover Road., Ste. 2, Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 527-0690. Paintings by Diane Adams through February.
ARSAGA’S: 2418 N. Gregg Ave., Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 444-6557. Multimedia by Dorylyn Thomas through February.
THE ART GALLERY: 509 W. Spring St., Fayetteville. ArtExpoNWA.org or 521-1816.
ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS: 214 S. Main St., Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441. Celebrate Art! K-8th Graders, March 6-April 4.
BOTANICAL GARDEN OF THE OZARKS: 4703 N. Crossover Road in Fayetteville. bgozarks.org or 750-2620.
CENTER FOR ART & EDUCATION: 104 N. 13th St., Van Buren. art-ed.org or 474-7767.
CITIZENS BANK GALLERY: 116 E. Buchanan St., Prairie Grove. 846-0899. Contemporary ceramics, sculpture, paintings, photography and more.
CORNER GIFT SHOP: 3582 N. Arkansas 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. “Proof Positive: Master Prints from the Collection of Fisk University Galleries” through May 3.
DDP GALLERY: 7 E. Mountain St., Fayetteville. ddpgallery.com or 442-0001.
FOUR SQUARE FINE ART GALLERY: 112 W. Center St., Fayetteville. Artists Books exhibit through March 14. FourSquareFineArt.com or 422-8607.
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. Paintings by Charles Pearce Friday through April 24. Photographs by Helen Thomas through Friday.
MULLINS LIBRARY: University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. 575-6702. Artists Books exhibit Monday through March 25.
OZARK GLASSWORKS, GALLERY & SCHOOL: 675 E Huntsville Road, Fayetteville. 387-6773.
OZARK NATURAL FOODS: 1554 N. College Ave., Fayetteville. 521-7558. “Wall Faxx” by Gehojo-holley Jones Sunday through March.
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. Photographs by David Berry through March 31.
TERRA STUDIOS, MUSE GALLERY & COFFEE HOUSE: 12103 Hazel Valley Road, off Hwy. 16E in Durham. terrastudios.com or 1-800-255-8995. Work by more than 30 artists, 10 acre art park with murals and sculpture installations. Home of the Original Bluebird of Happiness.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FINE ARTS CENTER GALLERY: Fayetteville. 575-7987. Work by Hank Kaminsky through May. Artists Books exhibit Monday through March 25. “The Inspired Line” Selected Prints of Albrecht Durer and Rembrandt Van Rijn” through March 13.
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. “What Comes After Nothing: Post Minimalists Drawings from the Collection” through Sunday.
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.
ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM: 322 S. Second St., Rogers. 621-1154. rogersarkansas.com/museum. “Of Promise and Pain: Life Between the Wars” through December. “Virgil Lovelace and Life on the Farm” through December. “Down a Lazy River: Float Fishing on the White River” through April 18.
SHILOH MUSEUM: 118 W. Johnson Ave., Springdale. 750-8165. springdaleark.org/shiloh. Exhibits of early life in the Ozarks. Original buildings on the grounds. “Squeaky Clean” on the history of hygiene through Jan. 16, 2010.
SILOAM SPRINGS MUSEUM: 112 N. Maxwell St., 524-4011.
FLYING TOMATO CABARET: 7 p.m. March 6-8 and March 13-15 at NWACC’s Shewmaker Center in Rogers. Includes spaghetti dinner served by NWACC Chamber Singers singing Broadway tunes. $15, reservations required; benefits Chamber Singers’ Spring Concert Tour. email@example.com or 619-4261.
‘NIGHT, MOTHER: March 6-8 at the Rogers Little Theater. $7.50-$42. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.
WASHINGTON COUNTY MEMORY WALK: March 7 at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. Benefits the Alzheimer’s Association. 273-5559.
MAGIC TREE HOUSE: THE MUSICAL: 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. March 7, and 2 and 5 p.m. March 8 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $16-$28. MAGIC TREE HOUSE FAMILY FUNDRAISER: 12:30 and 2 p.m. March 7, and 3 p.m. March 8. $7.50-$10. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
HANSEL & GRETEL: 3 p.m. March 7-8 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. $8-$16. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
JAMIE BAUM SEPTET: 7 and 9:30 p.m. March 7 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $15-$30. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
ARTISTS BOOKS TALK: 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1:30 to 4 p.m. March 10 at the UA Fine Arts Center in Fayetteville. With Bill and Vicky Stewart. vampandtramp.com or 575-6714.
WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. March 13 at the Continuing Education Center on the Square in Fayetteville. With keynote speaker Ronnie Caropreso, senior VP and business unit executive of technology and operations for Bank of America. Panel discussion, networking lunch and other breakout sessions. Registration required. itri.uark.edu/719.asp or 575-5291.
VICTORIAN CLASSIC RUN/WALK & SOUPER SOUPS: 9 a.m. March 14 at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center in Eureka Springs. Wine and Cheese Preregistration Social 4-6 p.m. March 13. 2-Mile Run/Walk or 10K Run. Rotary project benefiting ECHO free health clinic. Souper Soup 11 a.m.-1 p.m. March 14 at the ES High School Cafeteria, benefiting the Eureka Springs Historical Society following the race. arkansasrunner.com, eurekarotary.org or 253-6723. Souper Soups info: 253-9417
NWA WRITERS WORKSHOP FREE CONFERENCE: 8:30 a.m. March 14 at Ozarks Electric, 3641 W. Wedington Drive in Fayetteville. With Molly Lemmons, Pam Thompson, Velda Brotherton and Dusty Richardson. Classes all day; Lunch is $6. Pre-registration required. firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
SURVIVING THE JOURNEY COMMUNITY WALK: 10 a.m. March 14 at JB Hunt Park in Springdale. $25; register by March 5 for a T-shirt. Supports the NWA Crises Intervention Center and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE: 2 p.m. March 14 on Spring Street in Eureka Springs. Floats, bands, walkers. Free. firstname.lastname@example.org.
JULIE DAVIS AND KELLY DOW: 7:30 p.m. March 14 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $8-$16. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
BEER CAN AND BREWERIANA COLLECTORS: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. March 15 at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks in Eureka Springs. $1-$10. arbeerclub.com or bcca.com.
PIANAFIDDLE: 2 p.m. March 15 at Arend Arts Center, 1901 S.E. “J” St. in Bentonville. $5-$25. bentonville.k12.ar.us/arendarts or 855-1968.
SPRING ANTIQUE SHOW AND SALE: March 20-22 at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks in Eureka Springs. $2.50-$10. 253-7551.
CIRQUE ELOIZE-NEBBIA: 7 p.m. March 24-26 and March 28, 8 p.m. March 27-28 and 2 p.m. March 28-29 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $20-$48. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
OZARK FOOTHILLS FILMFEST: March 25-29 in Batesville. tickets are $8-$12. Ozarkfoothillsfilmfest.org or 870-251-1189.
COMMUNITY MEDIA SUMMIT: March 27-28 at Community Access TV in Fayetteville. Radio, TV, film, print, the arts and Internet. summit.catfayetteville.org or 444-3433.
ARKANSAS NEW PLAY FESTIVAL: 7 p.m. March 27-28 at Nadine Baum Studios in Fayetteville. $5. theatresquared.org or 445-6333.
NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: 7 p.m. March 30 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $15-$75. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
WILDFLOWER WEEKEND: April 11-12 at Devil’s Den State Park in West Fork. Free. arkansasstateparks.com or 761-3325.