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.
EUREKA SPRINGS BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL: Today, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Basin Spring Park in Eureka Springs. Watermelon Social Kickoff: 7-9 p.m. today. Music 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 1-3 p.m. Sunday. Rain location is the City Auditorium. Entire event is free. eurekasprings.org or 253-2586.
TWILIGHT ART WALK & SALE DOG DAYS OF SUMMER: 4-8 p.m. Friday in historic downtown Rogers. Shelter dogs will be available for adoption. Artists’ receptions will be from 6-8 p.m. with Kathy Mayhue and Erin Neal at Poor Richards’ Art and Cheryl Harris at Julie Wait Design Art Gallery. mainstreetrogers.com or 936-5487.
WHEELS FOR MEALS HERITAGE POKER RUN: 8 a.m. Saturday from Bill Eddy’s Motorsports, 1205 N. Futrall Drive in Fayetteville. Benefits the Fayetteville and Springdale Meals on Wheels Programs. $25-$30, free T-shirt for first 200 registrants, breakfast and lunch provided. wheelsformealspokerrun.shutterfly.com or 751-1521.
ARTISTS’ RECEPTION: For Linda Dian Stair from 1-3 p.m. and for Rob Andes and Golsa Yaghoobi from 6-8 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
OZARK POETS & WRITERS COLLECTIVE: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Nightbird Books, 205 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. Featuring Katy and Matthew Henriksen and an open mic. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
NEW FAYETTEVILLE HIGH SCHOOL ARCHITECTURE DISCUSSION: 2 p.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Drop in Q&A with Fay Jones School of Architecture students. faylib.org or 856-7000.
BOSTON MOUNTAIN CHAPTER NATIONAL RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY: 7 p.m. today at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
CULINARY DEMONSTRATION CLASS: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday and hands-on cooking class 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday with Karen Gros in Eureka Springs. $28-$40. Reservations required. cuisinekaren.com.
DANCE LESSONS: West Coast Swing 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. and Salsa 8:30 p.m. Friday at Teatro Scarpino in Fayetteville. With DJ and dancing to follow. $10-$15. scarpino.com or 409-3772.
OZARK WIRELESS SOCIETY: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
CAREER FAIR & WORKSHOP: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at University of Phoenix-NWA, 903 N. 47th St. in Rogers. Free resume writing and dress for success workshops, job interview opportunities with Walmart, Arvest, Home Depot, Walgreens, Arkansas Support Network and the Arkansas National Guard. 986-0385.
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 the clubhouse in Siloam Springs. 918-422-5867.
GREY GOOSE DINNER & COCKTAILS COOKING CLASS: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Soul Restaurant & Lounge, 3878 N. Crossover Road in Fayetteville. With Chef Brooks. $65. SoulRL.com or 442-0800.
QUILT WITH LOLA JENKINS: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Holiday Inn in Springdale. $20 quiltguildnwa.org or 273-7153.
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.
JONES CENTER JUGGLING CLUB: 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Jones Center for Families. Beginners welcome. jonesnet.org or 756-8090, ext. 518.
TV TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOPS: 6 p.m. Mondays at Community Access Television in Fayetteville. Technological problems demystified; subject matter directed by attendees. Free; no registration needed. 444-3433.
Mind, Body, Spirit
WORDS FROM THUNDER FOR A WORLD IN CRISIS: 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 901 W. Cleveland St. in Fayetteville. With Mary Elizabeth Thunder, human rights advocate, Peace Elder and Nobel Peace nominee. $10 suggested donation. marythunder.com.
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.
MINDFULNESS MEDITATION: 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 9 Oak St. in Rogers. 616-8043.
ADULT COED KICKBALL: Register through Sept. 4 at the Fayetteville Parks and Recreation Department. All games at Wilson Park. $200 per team. Season starts Sept. 25. 575-8323.
BOAT RENTALS: 7 a.m.-9 p.m. daily through Labor Day at Loch Lomond Marina in Bella Vista. 855-8182.
FAYETTEVILLE FARMERS’ MARKET: 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays on the Fayetteville Square. Sunday Market 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks on Crossover Road. Evening market 4-7 p.m. Thursday nights at the Mill District on the corner of School Avenue and Sixth Street. fayettevillefarmersmarket.com or 236-2910.
SPRINGDALE FARMERS MARKET: 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at the Jones Center for Families. 751-3352.
WEST FORK GARDEN MARKET: 7:30 a.m.-noon Saturdays until frost and 3:30 p.m. to dusk on Wednesdays on the Green on Arkansas 170 and Campbell Road in downtown West Fork. 225-1611.
ROGERS FARMERS MARKET: 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays and at 4-7 p.m. Tuesdays at Frisco Park. 636-1743.
TEEN KNITTING GROUP: 5 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Public Library. With Sarah Jo. faylib.org or 856-7170.
JUST FOR KIDS COOKING CLASS: Noon Saturday at Soul Restaurant & Lounge, 3878 N. Crossover Road in Fayetteville. $35. SoulRL.com or 442-0800.
REGISTER NOW FOR ACTING AND PRODUCTION CLASSES: Sept. 14-Nov. 10 at Arts Live Theatre, 1378 N. College in the Evelyn Hills Shopping Center. For grades K-12. $110-$150. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
FAMILY SATURDAYS: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays at the Northwest Arkansas Community Creative Center in Fayetteville. For ages 4 and older; $10. nwaccc.org or 927-2491.
TWILIGHT BLENDERS: 10 a.m. Monday at the Fayetteville Senior Center, 945 S. College Ave. 571-2920.
“HAS ‘ARTHUR’ GOT A HOLD ON YOU?”: Noon Tuesday at Highland Crossings, 1801 Forest Hills Blvd. in Bella Vista and noon Wednesday at the Schmieding Center, 2422 N. Thompson Ave. in Springdale. On arthritis causes, treatments and resources. With Drs. Christopher Dougherty and Rich Walker. Free, reservations required. 800-734-2024.
BINGO: 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Jones Center in Springdale. jonesnet.org or 756-8090, ext. 2220.
Auditions, Call For Volunteers, Entries
“THE NUTCRACKER” CHILDREN’S AUDITIONS: Aug. 28 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. Boys 5-13, Girls 7-17. Registration required. Performances Nov. 27-29 with the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet. waltonartscenter.org.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR BEAVER LAKE SECCHI DAY: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 29 at the East and West Shelters near the Prairie Creek Boat Ramps. Collect water samples, record depths and clarity measurements. Contact Amy Wilson at email@example.com or 717-3807.
MASHBURN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP AUDITIONS: 5:30 p.m. Sept. 1. Performing arts scholarships for college students. Applications due Aug. 31. mashburnfoundation.org or 582-1936.
“THE HOBBIT” CHILDREN’S AUDITIONS: 6-8:30 p.m. Sept. 1 and 3 at Arts Live Theatre, 1378 N. College Ave. in the Evelyn Hills Shopping Center in Fayetteville. Kids grades 3-12. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
VOLUNTEERS FOR HOPE 2009: Sept. 17 at Jefferson School on S. College Avenue in Fayetteville. An event to help area homeless veterans and persons connect with no-cost programs to get back on their feet. firstname.lastname@example.org or 871-9297.
“THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER” AUDITIONS: 1 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
“BROADWAY BOUND” AUDITIONS: 7 p.m. Sept. 21-22 at the Rogers Little Theater. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.
ENTRIES FOR PHOTO CONTEST: Due Sept. 23 at AETN Web site. Open to all ages. Must be a photo taken at an Arkansas State Park between June 1 and Sept. 23. aetn.org/parks/photocontest.
“IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE” AUDITIONS: 7 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Rogers Little Theater. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.
Work by Don Lee is part of the Works on Paper exhibit at the ddp gallery
ANNE KITTRELL ART GALLERY: Arkansas Union, Fayetteville. 575-5255. Campus Fashion Exhibit through Sept. 9.
ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS: 214 S. Main St., Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441. Works by Linda Dian Stair through Sept. 13. “Face & Memories” by Golsa Yoahoobi and Rob Andes through Sept. 11.
CENTER FOR ART & EDUCATION: 104 N. 13th St., Van Buren. art-ed.org or 474-7767. Art by the UA-Fort Smith art faculty through Friday.
CITIZENS BANK GALLERY: 116 E. Buchanan St., Prairie Grove. 790-0342. Contemporary ceramics, sculpture, paintings, prints, photography and gifts.
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. “Harry Miller’s Vision of Arkansas: 1900-10” Friday through Oct. 25.
DDP GALLERY: 7 E. Mountain St., Fayetteville. ddpgallery.com or 442-0001. Group show, Works on Paper.
FAYETTEVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: 401 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville. faylib.org or 856-7000. FHS design models by Fay Jones School of Architecture students through September.
FAYETTEVILLE UNDERGROUND GALLERY: East Square Plaza Basement, 1 E. Center St., Fayetteville. fayettevilleunderground.com or 422-8607.
FOUR SQUARE FINE ART GALLERY: 3996 Frontage Road in Fayetteville. FourSquareFineArt.com or 422-8607. Works by Timothy C. Tyler, Robert Andes, Golsa Yaghoobi, Robert Glick, Cindy Wiseman, David Mudrinich, MM Kent, Doug Randall, John L Newman, Nichelle Wilson-Parish, Amber Perrodin, Suzanne Countryman, Szilvie Kadas, Hisai Kamamura Yale and Kirk Lanier.
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. Works by Cheryl Harris through Sept. 10.
MULLINS LIBRARY: University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. 575-6702. “Scissors, Paper, Cloth: Collages by Amy Edgington” through August.
OZARK NATURAL FOODS: 1554 N. College Ave., Fayetteville. 521-7558. Photographs by Laney Butler and Stephanie Conway through August.
POOR RICHARD’S ART: 116 S. First St., Rogers. poorrichardsart.com or 636-0417. Works by Kathy Mayhue and Erin Neal in August.
ROGERS LITTLE THEATER: 116 S. Second St., Rogers. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988. Works by Ruby Pope through Sept. 25.
TERRA STUDIOS, MUSE GALLERY & COFFEEHOUSE: 12103 Hazel Valley Road in Durham. 35 regional artists, 10-acre art park with murals and sculpture installations. Home of the original Bluebird of Happiness. terrastudios.com or 800-255-8995.
UA GLOBAL CAMPUS CENTER: 2 E. Center St., Fayetteville. 575-6489. Sculptures by Deborah Terry through August.
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. SE, Gravette. 787-7334. Early 1900s restored home with displays representing Gravette’ 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., 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. “Prized Possessions”, photos of people with their favorite things, through Dec. 19. “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.
SILOAM SPRINGS MUSEUM: 112 N. Maxwell St., 524-4011.
FRISCO FESTIVAL: Aug. 28-29 in Frisco Park in Rogers. Rides, amusements, Chili-salsa-peno competition, Frisco Chicken BBQ, Frisco Idol, car show, Friday and Saturday night street dance. friscofestival.com or 936-5487.
KENNY ROGERS: 8 p.m. Aug. 28 at Downstream Casino Resort in Quapaw, Okla. $20-$50. downstreamcasino.com or 866-977-6849.
THE SECOND CITY ANNIVERSARY TOUR: 8 p.m. Aug. 28-29 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $20-$32. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
BEAVER LAKE SECCHI DAY: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 29 at the East and West Shelters near the Prairie Creek boat ramps. email@example.com or 717-3807.
RAINBARREL WORKSHOP: 9 and 10:30 a.m. Aug. 29 at the East and West Shelters near the Prairie Creek Boat Ramps. Make your own rain barrel and take it home that day. Registration required. $37, paid in advance. 271-1060.
AUGUST TASTE OF THE INNS: 3-7 p.m. Aug. 29 at 12 hotels and bed & breakfasts in Eureka Springs.$25; “mock”tails and two appetizers at each inn. allianceofbetterbandbs.com/eureka-springs-taste-of-the-inns.htm or 253-8916.
SIZZLIN SUMMER MUSIC FEST: Aug. 29 at the North Logan County Fairgrounds in Paris, Ark. Featuring Willie Stradlin, Charlie Robinson, and the Eli Young Band. Gates open at 5 p.m. $20-$26. arkansasmusicpavilion.com.
CASINO NIGHT: 7 p.m. Aug. 29 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. Music by Mike and Grady, hors d’oeuvres. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
THOMAS KRAPAUSKY ARTIST’S RECEPTION: 5-8 p.m. Sept. 3 at the Fayetteville Underground Gallery, East Square Plaza Basement, 1 E. Center St. in Fayetteville. fayettevilleunderground.com or 422-8607.
“COMPLEAT WRKS OF WLLM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED)”: Sept. 4-20 at TheatreSquared at Nadine Baum Studios in Fayetteville. $8-$12. theatresquared.org or 445-6333.
GHOSTLAND OBSERVATORY: 6 p.m. Sept. 4 at the Arkansas Music Pavilion at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $15-$50. arkansasmusicpavilion.com.
COLLIN RAYE & RESTLESS HEART: 6 p.m. Sept. 5 at the Arkansas Music Pavilion at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. Free; benefits the Boys & Girls Club of NWA. arkansasmusicpavilion.com.
CHARLIE HUNTER DUO: 8 and 10 p.m. Sept. 5 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $15.50-$32.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
THE BEACH BOYS: 2 p.m. Sept. 6 at Downstream Casino Resort in Quapaw, Okla. downstreamcasino.com or 866-977-6849.
LIVING IT GREEN EXPO and ARTS & FOOD FESTIVAL: Sept. 11-13 at Pinnacle Hills Promenade in Rogers. Fine art, food, music and more. 899-6294.
LPGA’S P&G BEAUTY NW Arkansas CHAMPIONSHIP: Sept. 11-13 at the Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers. Practice rounds Sept. 7-8; Pro-Am Sept. 9-10. PGBeautyChampionship.com.
OZARK QUILT FAIR: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Shiloh Museum. Music by Shout LuLu. $10 for exhibitors, free for viewing. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
TENNESSEE WILLIAMS’ “THE GLASS MENAGERIE”: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11-12 and Sept. 18-19, and 3 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. Pre-show dinner Sept. 11-12. $9-$20. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
DAVID GARRETT: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $25-$50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
MOUNTAINFEST: noon-6 p.m. Sept. 18, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 19 and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 20 at Queen Wilhelmina State Park, Arkansas 88 West in Mena. Arts & Crafts, music, food, children’s games and more. 243-0713.
“OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS”: 8 p.m. Sept. 18-19 and 24-26, and 2 p.m. Sept 20 and 27 at the Rogers Little Theater. $9.50-$42. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.
LITTLE BIG TOWN AND THE LOST TRAILERS: 8 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $40.50-$62.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
BIKES, BLUES & BBQ: Sept. 23-26 in Fayetteville. Music at the WAC Parking lot and The AMP. Classic Car show, Bike rides, BBQ and more. bikesbluesandbbq.org..com.
WRITER’S WORKSHOP: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 26 at Ozark Folkways between Mount Gayler and Winslow on Arkansas 71. $25. firstname.lastname@example.org or 634-3791.
“ANDROCLES & THE LION”: 3 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. $8-$16. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
“THE WEDDING SINGER”: 7 p.m. Sept. 28-29 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $30.50-$45.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
GRIDIRON SHOW: 8 p.m. Oct. 2-3 at Roger’s Little Theater in Rogers. $25. nwagridiron.com.