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, 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.
SPRING BLUES WEEKEND: Today Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Eureka Springs. With Guitar Shorty, Hubert Sumlin & the Buddy Flett Band, Joe Louis Walker, David “Honeyboy” Edwards and others. Special Kory Montgomery and Hubert Sumlin at The AUD on Friday. EurekaSpringsBlues.com or 888-855-7823.
KATHY THOMPSON STUDENT ART SHOW: Mixed media art by students from age 6 to 70. 5 to 8 p.m. today at Studio 3, 3 E. Mountain St. in Fayetteville and next door at the ddp gallery.
AIRING OF THE QUILTS: 6 p.m. today outside the home of Loneta Blevins, 3302 W. Perry Road in Rogers. Potluck supper. quiltguildnwa.org or 273-7153.
JUNE BUG JAM: 3 p.m. Saturday at the Headwaters School in Red Star, 50 miles east of Fayetteville on Arkansas 16. Music by Magic Mama and Opal Fly and The Faery Pranksters. Juggling and twirling workshop, fire-twirling show, face painting, parade, raffles, food and more. $5, kids 12 and younger free. headwaters-school.org or 665-2882.
WAKARUSA MUSIC & CAMPING FESTIVAL: June 4-7 at Mulberry Mountain in Ozark. wakarusa.com.
ART OF WINE FESTIVAL: June 4-6 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $50-$150. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
Stage & Screen
MACHOMER: The Simpsons meet Shakespeare in this one-man comedy show with Rick Miller today, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Walton Arts Center. $25. 443-5600.
DAN’S PARTY COMEDY IMPROV: 8-9:30 p.m. today at Teatro Scarpino, 329 N. West Ave. in Fayetteville. $5. scarpino.com or 409-3772.
GRANNY’S VICTORY GARDEN, WWII ON THE HOME FRONT: 3 p.m. Sunday at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. $8-$16. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
MATT BAIRD READING: 9 p.m. today at Arsaga’s on Gregg Street in Fayetteville. arsagas.com or 444-6557.
STORIES OF OUR NATURAL HERITAGE: 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum. 750-8165.
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.
BOOKTALK@NIGHT: 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Registration required. faylib.org or 571-2222.
BEYOND WORDS: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Arsaga’s on Crossover Road in Fayetteville. arsagas.com or 527-0690.
JASON D. WILLIAMS: 7 p.m. today in Gulley Park in Fayetteville. Free. 444-3471.
RAIN, A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES: 7 p.m. today and Sunday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Walton Arts Center. $20-$48 waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
BEN FOLDS: 6 p.m. Friday at the Arkansas Music Pavilion at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $15-$50. arkansasmusicpavilion.com.
MIHO SAKON VIOLIN CONCERT: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. For kids. faylib.org or 856-7170.
NATHAN HAMILTON: 7 p.m. June 4 in Gulley Park in Fayetteville. Free. 444-3471.
PICKIN’ IN THE PARK: 6 p.m. Saturdays at Frisco Park in Rogers. Free. mainstreetrogers.com or 636-8204.
MUSIC IN THE PARK: Noon-6 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in Basin Springs Park in Eureka Springs. 253-2586.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE: 7 p.m. today at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
FINDERS KEEPERS: 1 p.m. Friday at the Rogers Historical Museum Annex. Free. rogersarkansas.com/museum or 621-1154.
WEST COAST SWING WORKSHOPS: 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Friday with Tulsa champion dancer Jeanne DeGeyter. Salsa, swing lessons at 8:30 p.m. Open dance at 9:30 p.m. Fridays at Teatro Scarpino in Fayetteville. $10-$15. scarpino.com or 409-3772.
POTTERY CLASSES: 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays, and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays at aPotteryStudio, 2002 S. School Ave. in Fayetteville. $79-$95 per month. Saturday Workshops. apotterystudio.com or 521-3171.
Mind, Body, Spirit
FAYETTEVILLE FREE THINKERS: 2 p.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. fayfreethinkers.com or 442-6738.
WATER EXERCISE CLASSES: 9-9:50 a.m. and 10-10:50 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Jones Center. $25 per month. Water Movement, Arthritis Aqua, and Fibro Fit. 756-8090, ext. 2526.
BUDDHIST MEDITATION: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Arkansas Yoga Center in Fayetteville. 422-6526.
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.
BALANCED BODIES: 9 a.m. Fridays at the Jones Center in Springdale. Free. Designed for seniors who may need to sit to exercise. 756-8090, ext. 2526.
STRETCH & FLEX: 9 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Jones Center in Springdale. Free. 756-8090, ext. 2526.
Auditions, Entries, Call For Volunteer
MUSIC MAN AUDITIONS: 7 p.m. June 8-9 at the Rogers Little Theater. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.
RECORDING & MUSIC BUSINESS: Scholarship applications due June 15. For ages 16-25. July 19-26 with Eric T. Schabacker. winterwoodstudios.com.
Then and Now, a group show is on display
at the ddp gallery in downtown Fayetteville.
ANNE KITTRELL ART GALLERY: Arkansas Union, Fayetteville. 575-5255. Campus Fashion Exhibit through Sept. 9.
ARSAGA’S: 1582 Crossover Road Suite 2, Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 527-0690. Paintings by Adam Campbell through May.
ARSAGA’S: 2418 N. Gregg Ave., Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 444-6557. Paintings by Cheri Wollenberg’s art students through May.
ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS: 214 S. Main St., Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441. Works by Amanda Solov, and Pottery by Norie Allen through May 30.
CITIZENS BANK GALLERY: 116 E. Buchanan St., Prairie Grove. 790-0342 or 846-2738. Contemporary ceramics, sculpture, paintings, prints, photography and gifts.
THE COMMON GROUNDS: 412 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. commongroundsar.com or 442-3515. Works by Jason Hudson, Kori Hudson and Mark Stavely through June 30.
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. “Through the Needle’s Eye” through Aug. 9.
DDP GALLERY: 7 E. Mountain St., Fayetteville. ddpgallery.com or 442-0001. “Then and Now” group show through May.
FAYETTEVILLE UNDERGROUND GALLERY: East Square Plaza Basement, 1 E. Center St., Fayetteville. fayettevilleunderground.com or 422-8607.
FOUR SQUARE FINE ART GALLERY: 112 W. Center St., Fayetteville. FourSquareFineArt.com or 422-8607. Paintings by Timothy Tyler, Robert Andes, Golsa Yaghoobi, MM Kent, Robert Glick, pastels by David Mudrinich, Photography by Kirk Lanier and Illuminated Boxes by Tanya Johnston. “Art of War” through Monday.
HEARTWOOD GALLERY: 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. Pastels by Julie Mayser through June 12.
OZARK NATURAL FOODS: 1554 N. College Ave., Fayetteville. 521-7558. Greg Moore through May.
POOR RICHARD’S ART: 116 S. First St., Rogers. poorrichardsart.com or 636-0417. Works by Maura Miller and Phil Leonard through May.
RICHLAND NURSERY AND ART GALLERY: Arkansas 23 South, Huntsville. 738-5305. Young artists show through May 29.
ROGERS LITTLE THEATER: 116 S. Second St. in Rogers. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988. “Have Easel, Will Travel” Plein Air Paintings by Joanne Hall through June 30.
TEATRO SCARPINO: 329 N. West Ave. in Fayetteville. scarpino.com or 409-3772. Paintings by Holly Harbin and Martin Newman through June.
TERRA STUDIOS, MUSE GALLERY & COFFEEHOUSE: 12103 Hazel Valley Road in Durham. 30 artists, 10-acre art park with murals and sculpture installations. Home of the original Bluebird of Happiness. terrastudios.com or 1-800-255-8995.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FINE ARTS CENTER GALLERY: Fayetteville. 575-7987. Hank Kaminsky through May.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS CENTER FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION: 2 E. Center St., Fayetteville. 575-6489. Watercolors by Springdale Centenarian Myrtle Laabs through June.
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.
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.
MUSEUM OF NATIVE AMERICAN ARTIFACTS: 202 S.W. “O” St., Bentonville. museumofnativeamericanartifacts.org or 273-2456. Free self guided audio tours of Paleo, Archaic, Woodland, Mississippian and tribal artifacts.
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,” “Virgil Lovelace and Life on the Farm,” and “Rogers Auto-Biography: An Automotive History of Rogers” through December.
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. “Carry On” featuring baskets, purses, trunks and other artifacts for transport and containment through Sept. 26. “Bridging The Gap” featuring historic bridges in the Arkansas Ozarks through Aug. 8.
SILOAM SPRINGS MUSEUM: 112 N. Maxwell St., 524-4011.
BARKS, BLUES & BBQ: 3-6 p.m. June 6 at Blowing Springs Park in Bella Vista. OBS’s Bluesbuilder Youth Jam Band, Mr. Rob’s children’s music, gospel with Ocie Fischer, Nathan Aronoqitz & Friends, and a BlueZoo instrument petting zoo. Free. Benefits the Benton County Humane Society and the Ozark Blues Society. ozarkbluessociety.org.
NWA ROLLER GIRLS: ARKANSAS KILLBILLIES VS. KC ROLLER WARRIORS: 7 p.m. June 6 at Roller City in Springdale. $10-$12; kids 12 and younger free. nwarollergirls.com or 756-3866.
GREATER TUNA: 8 p.m. June 5-6, June 12-13, and June 18-20 and 2 p.m. June 14 and June 21 at the Rogers Little Theater. $7.50-$42. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.
DOWN IN LITTLETOWN: 8 p.m. June 10-11 at the Dickson Street Theater, 227 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. Written by Fayetteville’s Poet Laureate Clayton Scott; directed by Chris Plummer; music by Kelly & Donna. For ages 16 and older. $10-$15. 414-5116.
MOZART AND BEETHOVEN IN THE GARDEN: 7-8:30 p.m. June 11 at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, 4703 N. Crossover Road in Fayetteville. With the Lyrique Quintette. bgozarks.org or 750-2620.
BAT-O-RAMA: June 12-14 at Devil’s Den State Park in West Fork. Free. arkansasstateparks.com or 761-3325.
SPENCER’S THEATRE OF ILLUSION: 7 p.m. June 12 and 2 p.m. June 13 at the Walton Arts Center. $18-$25. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
XTERRY TRIATHLON: June 13 in Eureka Springs. eurekaspringsoffroadtriathlon.com.
LEVON HELM BAND: 8 p.m. June 18 at the Walton Arts Center. $45-$125. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
OPERA IN THE OZARKS: June 19-July 17 at Inspiration Point, U.S. 62 West in Eureka Springs. “Manon” by Massenet, “Albert Herring” by Britten, “Pagliacci” by Leoncavallo and “Hansel & Gretel” by Humperdinck. opera.org.
FIREFLY FESTIVAL: June 21 at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, 4703 N. Crossover Road in Fayetteville. Musicians, dancers, puppeteers, crafts and more. bgozarks.org or 750-2620.
EUREKA SPRINGS GARDEN TOUR: June 27 in Eureka Springs. 487-7257.
RED, WHITE AND BLOOMS!: 6:30 p.m. July 1 at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, 4703 N. Crossover Road in Fayetteville. Arkansas Winds Community Concert Band. bgozarks.org or 750-2620.
OLD WEST FILM FEST: July 4 at the Shiloh Museum. Classic silent westerns. Free popcorn and lemonade. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.