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.
OZARK MOUNTAIN ARTISTS’ STUDIO TOUR: Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Newton County. Tour of artists’ studios. Most are near Jasper. Free. ozarkmountainartists.com or 595-3352.
MOUNTAINFEST: Noon-6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at Queen Wilhelmina State Park in Mena. Arts, crafts, music, food, children’s games. 243-0713.
TWILIGHT ART WALK & SALE: 4-8 p.m. Friday in historic downtown Rogers. Monarch Celebration at the Butterfly Park. Artist receptions: 6-8 p.m.: Margaret Alter and Dotti Fick at Poor Richard’s Art, Barbara Kennedy at Julie Wait Design Art Gallery. Rogers Historical Museum open to 7 p.m. mainstreetrogers.com.
OFF THE BEATEN PATH STUDIO TOUR & CHUCKWAGON COOK-OFF: Twenty-five artists working near Mountain View open their studios for tours Friday, Saturday and Sunday. offthebeatenpathstudiotour.com or 888-679-2859. Chuckwagon Cook-off in Mountain View Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Dine at the chuckwagons, ranch rodeo, cowboy songs and stories around a campfire. 870-269-8068 or yourplaceinthemountains.com.
FIBER ARTS FAIR: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at the Ozark Folkways Heritage Center near Winslow. ozarkfolkways.com or 634-3791.
CANE HILL HARVEST FESTIVAL: All day Saturday and Sunday at the Cane Hill College, 14219 College Street in the Cane Hill community west of Fayetteville. Bluegrass and gospel, arts and crafts, all you can eat country breakfast. 848-0137.
LIVING HISTORY DAY: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum. “Hardship on the Home Front: Civilians and Soldiers in the Civil War Ozarks” with Heritage Trail Partners. Union and Confederate encampments, cannon-firing, dutch oven cooking demonstrations. Music by Shout Lulu. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.SOLES 4
ARKANSAS VS. GEORGIA: 6:45 p.m. Saturday at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. Pre-game Rally 4:15 p.m. Broadcast on ESPN. Next week: vs. Alabama at Tuscaloosa.
CINDY ARSAGA ART RECEPTION: 4-6 p.m. Saturday at White Lotus Salon, 4750 E. Mission Blvd in Fayetteville. 582-4806.
SOULS FAMILY EVENT: Noon-9 p.m. Saturday at Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 W. Wedington Drive. BBQ, potluck, bake sale, music, picnic and games. “Goals are Closer Than They Appear” with John Ray & Christi Daniels at 10:30 a.m. Free. 442-0680.
BIKES, BLUES & BBQ: Wednesday through Sept. 26 in Fayetteville. Dickson Street, Tyson Track Center and The AMP. bikesbluesandbbq.org.
TERESA HALL AND LADAWNA WHITESIDE ART RECEPTION: 6-8 p.m. Sept. 24 at then Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
Stage & Screen
“COMPLEAT WRKS OF WLLM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED)”: 7:30 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at TheatreSquared at Nadine Baum Studios in Fayetteville. $10-$22. theatresquared.org or 445-6333.
“THE GLASS MENAGERIE”: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. $9-$20. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
COMEDY IMPROV: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the UARK Ballroom, 644 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. uarkballroom.com or 582-0400.
“OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS”: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Sept. 24-26, and 2 p.m. Sunday and Sept. 27 at the Rogers Little Theater. $9.50-$42. RogersLittleTheater.org or 631-8988.
FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE: 8 p.m. Friday at the Arkansas Union. Comedian Kyle Cease, Space Capone, midnight movie. Free. 575-5255.
FRONT ROW WITH CANDY LEE: 8 p.m. Wednesday on Jones TV, Cox channel 22. With Sam Walker. myspace.com/frontrownwa.
CLIMATE BREAKDOWN BOOK FORUM: 6 p.m. Friday at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. With panelists Ryan Bancroft, Jonathan Gibbs, Steve Boss and Joanna Pollock. Carl Barnwell moderator. Discussion of “Unscientific America,” “Six Degrees,” “The Long Thaw” and “Last Chance: Preserving Life on Earth.” omnicenter.org, nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
TELLERS OF TALES STORYTELLING GROUP: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
WOMEN’S OPEN MIC: 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Nightbird Books, 205 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. With Mendy Knott. Open to men and women to celebrate the words of women. womenhowl.blogspot.com or 443-2080.
LIFE WRITERS: 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.
LITTLE BIG TOWN WITH THE LOST TRAILERS: 8 p.m. Friday at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $40.50-$62.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
FALL FLING DANCE: 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Riordan Hall in Bella Vista. Free dance lesson by danceandswing.biz at 7 p.m. Bella Vista Big Band with Pamela Nelson $10. 855-8170.
MOLLY HATCHET AND BLACKFOOT: 6 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Arkansas Music Pavilion at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $10-$50. arkansasmusicpavilion.com.
GREENDRINKS: 5:30-7 p.m. Monday at Smiling Jack’s, 262 S. School St. in Fayetteville. A gathering of those interested in promoting a sustainable Fayetteville. 935-4899.
INCREASE YOUR INTERNATIONAL SALES: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Arkansas World Trade Center, 3300 Market St., Suite 400 in Rogers. Free. arwtc.org or 418-4800.
MASTER YOUR MONEY & FINANCIAL FREEDOM: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at CCOA, 1111 E. Zion Road in Fayetteville. Free. Pizza dinner; seating limited. ccoacares.com or 800-889-4916.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS GEM AND MINERAL SOCIETY: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the clubhouse near Siloam Springs. 918-422-5867.
QUILT: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24 with Judy Irish at the Holiday Inn in Springdale. $20 quiltguildnwa.org or 273-7153.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE: 7 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
RESUME REVIEW: 5:30 p.m. first and second Thursdays at the Fayetteville Public Library. With Ellen Bruce. Free. faylib.org or 856-7250.
JONES CENTER JUGGLING CLUB: 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Jones Center for Families. Beginners welcome. jonesnet.org or 756-8090, ext. 518.
Mind, Body, Spirit
JONES CENTER HEALTH FAIR: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday at the Jones Center in Springdale. Screenings include vision, blood glucose, diabetes, mental health, stress, ear canal, blood pressure, spinal, zinc deficiency, nutritional deficiency. Info on exercise, weight loss, organ donation, hospice, home health care, medicare and insurance. 756-8090.
STAR GAZING: With Sugar Creek Astronomical Society on Saturday. Beginners astronomy class at at 6 p.m. at the Visitors Center at Hobbs State Park east of Rogers. Viewing at about 7:30 p.m. with a special look at Jupiter and its equatorial belts and moons Europa, Lo, Ganymede and Callisto and the “summer triangle” the stars Deneb, Altair and Vega, M31 (Andromeda galaxy) and the Milky Way. Bring a chair, binoculars, telescopes, flashlight covered with red material or a red balloon and star chart. Some telescopes provided. Take Arkansas 12 east from Rogers for 13 miles to get to the park. Free. 789-5006.
NWA MOUNTAIN BIKE CHAMPIONSHIPS: Mountain Bike Cross-Country downhill short track and observed trials Saturday and Sunday at Devil’s Den State Park. 761-3325 or dynastyofdirt.com.
CLEANING UP CONVEYANCES, EATIN’ DOGS AND CALLIN’ HOGS: Help clean up Mud Creek from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday. Volunteer check in at 2 p.m. at the Malco Theater parking lot on Steele Boulevard. 444-1755 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. 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’S 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 in downtown West Fork. 225-1611.
ROGERS FARMERS’ MARKET: 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays through October at Frisco Park in downtown Rogers. 636-1743.
GIRLS JUST WANNA HAVE FUN OVERNIGHT LOCK-IN: 8:30 p.m. Friday through 8 a.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Movies, snacks, crafts and games. Registration required; for girls grades 6-12. $15. faylib.org or 856-7170.
ORIGAMI WORKSHOP: 2 p.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. With Eddie Yuen. For ages 10 and older. Free. faylib.org or 856-7170.
YOUTH WRITING WORKSHOP: 4-5 p.m. Mondays through Oct. 26 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Registration required; for grades 3-5. Free. faylib.org or 856-7170.
TEEN FICTION WORKSHOP: 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Oct. 27 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Registration required; for grades 6-12. Free. faylib.org or 856-7250.
KATHY THOMPSON’S AFTER SCHOOL ART CLASSES: Register now for classes starting in October and running through May. Grades 1-4 Mondays, grades 5-8 Tuesdays, grades 9-12 Wednesdays. At Kathy Thompson Studio, 3 E. Mountain St. in downtown Fayetteville. $150 month includes art supplies and snack. 521-1502.
ACTING & PRODUCTION CLASSES: Through Nov. 10 at Arts Live Theatre, 1378 N. College in the Evelyn Hills Shopping Center. After-school and Saturday classes for Grades K-12. Acting, musical theatre, comedy improv, theatre and television production. $110-$150. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
TRIKE THEATRE CLASSES: After-school at R.E. Baker Elementary School in Bentonville. Grades K-2 through Oct. 7. Grades 3-4 Oct. 28-Dec. 9. Also classes for kids 4 years old through grade 12 at Trike Theatre, 120 S. Main St. in Bentonville. triketheatre.org or 866-331-3681.
FAMILY SATURDAYS: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays at the Northwest Arkansas Community Creative Center in Fayetteville. For ages 4 and older; $10 per child. nwaccc.org or 927-2491.
Auditions, Call For Volunteers, Entries
WASHINGTON REGIONAL HOSPICE TRAINING: For volunteers or for those caring for loved ones from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 15 at the First United Methodist Church, 307 W. Elm St. in Rogers. Registration required; Free. 463-7394.
ACO CHORALE AUDITIONS: 6:45 p.m. today at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. Adults. 439-0389.
“THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER” AUDITIONS: 1 p.m. Saturday at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
DANCE COALITION AUDITIONS: 2 p.m Sunday at the HPER Building room 220 on the University of Arkansas campus. For dancers 13 and older. $3 audition fee. 422-6132 or dancecoalition.org.
“BROADWAY BOUND” AUDITIONS: 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the Rogers Little Theater. RogersLittleTheater.org or 631-8988.
VOLUNTEER TRAINING FOR TOUR DE CURE: 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Shewmaker Center in Bentonville. Event is Oct. 3 at the Arvest Ballpark in Springdale. nwatour.com or 464-4121.
ENTRIES FOR DRUM-OFF: Preliminaries Sept. 24, Oct. 1 and Oct. 8 at the Guitar Center in Fayetteville. Register in person at the store. Winner moves on to district finals. guitarcenter.com.
“NUTCRACKER” AUDITIONS: Sept. 26 at Ballet Westside, 101 E. Chestnut St. in Rogers. Experienced dancers between ages 7-16. Performance is Nov. 18 at the Fort Smith Performing Arts Center with the Moscow Ballet. 636-6678.
“IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE” AUDITIONS: 7 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Rogers Little Theater. RogersLittleTheater.org or 631-8988.
CALL FOR ARTISTS AND PERFORMERS: Deadline Oct. 1 for First Night Fayetteville, Dec. 31 at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. “Dancing Into the Decade” theme; firstnightfayetteville.org or 443-4797.
ENTRIES FOR BLUES CHALLENGE: Oct. 22 at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville. Winner gets expense paid trip to Memphis for the International Blues Challenge competition. Register by Oct. 1. ozarkbluessociety.org or blues.org.
ENTRIES FOR “CHRISTMAS IN THE OZARKS: Due Nov. 1 to the Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra. Winning composition to be arranged and performed at the Dec. 12 Holiday Pops concert in Bentonville. email@example.com or http://web.me.com/milesfish/Site_29/Songwriting_Contest.html.
ENTRIES FOR OZARK FOOTHILLS FILMFEST: Due Jan. 1, 2010, to Ozark Foothills FilmFest, 195 Peel Road, Locust Grove, 72550. Categories are: narrative or documentaries, indie and college student films. Submission must be on DVD; $10 entry fee. For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org, ozarkfoothillsfilmfest.org or 870-251-1189.
Art by Cindy Arsaga is currently on display at ddp gallery in downtown Fayetteville and at White Lotus Salon, 4750 E. Mission Blvd. in Fayetteville.
There will be a reception for the artist at White Lotus from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday.
ANNE KITTRELL ART GALLERY: Arkansas Union, Fayetteville. 575-5255. “Craig Voligny Exhibit” through Oct. 16.
ARSAGA’S: 1582 Crossover Road Ste. 2, Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 527-0690. Works by Chaim Goodman-Strauss through September.
ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS: 214 S. Main St., Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441. “Sacred Structures” by Teresa Hall and LaDawna Whiteside Friday through Oct. 5.
CENTER FOR ART & EDUCATION: 104 N. 13th St., Van Buren. art-ed.org or 474-7767. Adult Artist Competition Exhibition through Sept. 25.
CITIZENS BANK GALLERY: 116 E. Buchanan St., Prairie Grove. 790-0342 or 846-2738. 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: 1900-1910” through Oct. 25.
DDP GALLERY: 7 E. Mountain St., Fayetteville. ddpgallery.com or 442-0001. “”Wax: Encaustic Paintings by Cindy Arsaga, Michele Maule, Mark Traughber” through Sept. 26.
FAYETTEVILLE UNDERGROUND GALLERY: East Square Plaza Basement, 1 E. Center St., Fayetteville. fayettevilleunderground.com or 422-8607. “Fayetteville: A Panoramic Project” by Steve Moore through Sept. 26. “Let’s Party!” by Kelley Hatfield Wilks and “Supremacy and Myth” by Thomas Krapausky through Sept. 27.
FOUR SQUARE FINE ART GALLERY: 3996 Frontage Road Suite 2 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: 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. Painting by Barbara Kennedy through Nov. 5.
MULLINS LIBRARY: University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. 575-6702. “Scenes of Early Northwest Arkansas” by John Bell Jr. through October.
THE PERK: 3980 W. Wedington Drive, Fayetteville. 251-7375. Photography by Harold Hull through September.
POOR RICHARD’S ART: 116 S. First St., Rogers. poorrichardsart.com or 636-0417. Baskets by Margaret Alter and paintings by Dotti Fick through September.
RICHLAND NURSERY AND ART GALLERY: Arkansas 23 South, Huntsville. 738-5305. Madison County Art Exhibit Saturday through Oct. 24.
ROGERS LITTLE THEATER: 116 S. Second St., Rogers. RogersLittleTheater.org 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.
ULTRA STUDIOS: Corner of Archibald Yell and South School streets in Fayetteville. “Just One Cure for the Summertime Blues” by Lisa Bauer, Nathan Beatty and Debi Grimm Friday through September.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS STUDENT GALLERY: 114 Central Ave., Bentonville. Work by students, faculty and visiting lecturers from the department of art, the Fay Jones School of Architecture and the School of Human Environmental Science’s interior design program.
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’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. 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. “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. “Final Respects: Dealing With Death in the Victorian Era” through Nov. 7.
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.
SILOAM SPRINGS MUSEUM: 112 N. Maxwell St., 524-4011.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS DISCOVERY ZONE: 1564 W. Martin Luther King Blvd., Fayetteville. uark.edu/~/k12info or 575-3875. “Arkansas Rocks, Rivers and Roadcuts” a hands-on exhibit about Arkansas’ geology, through February
ARTISTS STUDIO TOUR: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 25-26 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 27 in Eureka Springs. Thriving Artist party Sept. 26 at the Harris Art Garden & Gallery. eurekaspringsstudiotour.com.
CAVE SPRINGS DAYS FALL FESTIVAL: 5-8 p.m. Sept. 25 and 6 a.m. Sept. 26 on Main Street in Cave Springs. BBQ dinners, music, pancake breakfast, car show, parade, dog show, children’s activities, vendors. 248-1398.
MARSHALL TUCKER BAND: 6 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Arkansas Music Pavilion at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. With Hendrix tribute band, Oreo Experience, and Steve Pryor. $10-$50. arkansasmusicpavilion.com.
SOUTHERN FRIED SWING: Sept. 25-27 at The Oak in Fort Smith and Momentum Dance Concepts in Van Buren. Danes, performance, workshops and more. $5-$99. southernfriedswing.com or 285-9090.
WINEAUX FEST: Sept. 26 at Chateau aux Arc Winery in Altus. Greek and Roman attire encouraged. Music, wine and food. $10. chateauauxarc.com or 468-4400.
WEINFEST: Sept. 26 at Wiederkehr Wine Cellars in Wiederkehr Village. Polka lessons and other alpine inspired events. wiederkehrwines.com or 468-4791.
OZARK MOUNTAIN WRITER’S WORKSHOP: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 26 at Ozark Folkways, 22733 N. U.S. Highway 71 between Mt. Gayler and Winslow. For beginning and experienced writers. With Velda Brotherton. $25. email@example.com or 634-3791.
FISHBACK SCHOOL REUNION: 1:15-4 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
“ANDROCLES & THE LION”: 3 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. $8-$16. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
MISS APPLE BLOSSOM & MISS APPLE HARVEST QUEEN PAGEANT: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 26 on the Square in Lincoln. arkansasapplefestival.com.
COOKING IN THE GARDEN: 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, 4703 N. Crossover Road in Fayetteville. Demonstration and tasting. Also Oct. 11, Oct. 18, Nov. 1 and Nov. 15. bgozarks.org or 750-2620.
DEMOCRATIC WOMEN’S CLUB: Sept. 28 at the Clarion Inn. With State Senator Sue Madison. Reservations requested. 640-8336.
BANNED BOOK WEEK: noon-1 p.m. Sept. 28-Oct. 2 at the Fayetteville Public Library. John Steinbeck’s “East of Eden” Sept. 28; Dalton Trumbo’s “Johnny Got His Gun” Sept. 29; Judith Guest’s “Ordinary People” Sept. 30; Lois Lowry’s “The Giver” Oct. 1; Vladimir Nabokov’s “Lolita” Oct. 2. Bring lunch and discuss. faylib.org or 856-7250.
“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.
ERIC CHURCH & JUSTIN MOORE: 9 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Chi Omega Greek Theater at the University of Arkansas. Free. myspace.com/universityprograms or 575-5255.
“WORLD TRENDS IN RETAILING”: 8:30 a.m. Oct. 1 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. Speakers include Wal-Mart International CEO Doug McMillon, Coca-Cola Co. Senior VP Jarry S. Wilson, Saatchi & Saatchi X CEO Andy Murray, Proctor & Gamble’s Jeffrey K. Schomburger, Yankelovich Monitor President and Futures Company’s J. Walker Smith, Nestle’s Frank Higgins, and Prof. Matthew A. Waller. For members of the retail and vendor industry. Registration required. cre.uark.edu/571.asp or 575-6812.
1910s AND 1950s FILMS OF ROGERS: 6 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Frisco Stage in downtown Rogers. Oct. 8 rain date. rogersarkansas.com/museum or 621-1154.
AMERICAN BRASS QUINTET: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. music.uark.edu or 575-4701.
ARKANSAS APPLE FESTIVAL: 9 a.m. Oct. 2-4 on the Square in Lincoln. Parade, arts and crafts, square dancing, talent contest, music and more. arkansasapplefestival.com.
GRIDIRON SHOW: 8 p.m. Oct. 2-3 at Roger’s Little Theater in Rogers. $25. nwagridiron.com.
TOWER OF POWER: 8 p.m. Oct. 2 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. With Full House. $28.50-$48.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
ARTHUR MILLER’S “DEATH OF A SALESMAN”: 8 p.m. Oct. 2-3 and Oct. 9-10, and 2 p.m. Oct. 4 and Oct. 11 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $18.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
TOUR DE CURE: Oct. 3 at the Arvest Ballpark in Springdale. 20, 50, or 100 mile bike ride; Half marathon run; 3 mile walk. Family Festival: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. with health screening, music, kids activities and more. Free-$15. nwatour.com or 464-4121.
FALL FESTIVAL: 9 a.m-noon Oct. 3 in downtown Rogers. Build a Scarecrow, hay rides, Fall plant sale. mainstreetrogers.com or 936-5487.
AMERICAN GIRL FASHION SHOW: 12:30 and 4 p.m. Oct. 3-4 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
SACRED HARP SINGING SCHOOL: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Shiloh Museum. With David Ivey. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
DANCE FOR MS: 7 p.m.-midnight Oct. 9 at the Arkansas Dance Connection, 180 Industrial Circle East in Springdale. Lesson from 7-8 p.m. Benefits the Multiple Sclerosis Society. $10-$40. arkansasdanceconnection.com.
“ARSENIC & OLD LACE”: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9-10, and 2 p.m. Oct. 11 at NWACC’s White Auditorium. $7-$10. bvvillageplayers.org or 644-8227.
PEA RIDGE MULE JUMP: 9 a.m. Oct. 10 at the Pea Ridge High School, 781 W. Pickens Road in Pea Ridge. 5K run at 7:30 a.m.; Halter, Barrels, Pole Bending, Mule Jumping and more. $3-$5. pea-ridge-ar.com/mulejump or 451-5086.
DANIEL PEARL WORLD MUSIC DAY: 3 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Fayetteville Public Library. faylib.org or 856-7000.
BRANDI CARLILE & AMY RAY: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Fayetteville Town Center. $21. georgesmajesticlounge.com.
DAVID SEDARIS: 7 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $32.50-$48.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
GROUNDSTROKES FOR THE GARDEN TENNIS TOURNAMENT: Oct. 16-18 at the Fayetteville Athletic Club in Fayetteville. Double tournament benefiting the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks. 587-0500.
GATHERING OF THE GROUPS: noon-2 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Featuring Luis Alberto Urrea, “The Devil’s Highway”. faylib.org or 856-7000.
LUNA NEGRA DANCE THEATRE: 8 p.m. Oct. 16 and 11 a.m. Oct. 17 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. Family event for ages 8 and over on Oct. 17. $10.50-$30.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
NATIVE AMERICAN ART SHOW & RECEPTION: 7 p.m. Oct. 17 at Ultra Studios, 118 W. South St. in Fayetteville. Jay Benham, Robert Taylor, Troy Anderson, Benjamin Harjo, Brooke Benham. ultrastudios.org or 935-4040.
RIVERDANCE: 7 p.m. Oct. 20-22 and Oct. 25, 8 p.m. Oct. 23-24, and 2 p.m. Oct. 24-25 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $30.50-$68.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
BLUES CHALLENGE: Oct. 22 at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville. Winner gets all expense paid trip to Memphis for the International Blues Challenge competition. ozarkbluessociety.org or blues.org.
ED BEGLEY, JR.: Oct. 23 at the Fayetteville Public Library. faylib.org or 856-7000.
“SMOKE ON THE MOUNTAIN: HOMECOMING”: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23-24 and Oct. 30-31, and Oct. 25 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. Pre-show dinner Oct. 23-24. $9-$20. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
CHANTICLEER: 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $20.50-$45.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
EDWARD SIMON & AFINIDAD: 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $20.50-$35.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
FUNERAL PRACTICES AND MOURNING CUSTOMS: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 31 at the Rogers Historical Museum. Free. rogersarkansas.com/museum or 621-1154.
GEORGE WINSTON: 2 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $30.50-$42.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
5X5 AUCTION AND JAZZ SOIREE: Nov. 5 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. Fundraising event. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
NEIL SIMON’S “BROADWAY BOUND”: 8 p.m. Nov. 6-7 and Nov. 12-14, and 2 p.m. Nov. 8 and Nov. 15 at the Rogers Little Theater. $9.50-$42. RogersLittleTheater.org or 631-8988.
JEWEL: Nov. 8 at Downstream Casino. Holly Williams opens. $50-$75. protix.com or 888-396-7876.