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Artists, Wine and Bikes

Special Events

BIKES, BLUES & BBQ: through Saturday in Fayetteville. Dickson Street, Randall Tyson Track Center/Baum parking and The AMP. See Highlights on page 16. bikesbluesandbbq.org.

TERESA HALL AND LADAWNA WHITESIDE ARTISTS’ RECEPTION: 6-8 p.m. today at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.

CAVE SPRINGS DAYS FALL FESTIVAL: 5-8 p.m. Friday and 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday on Main Street in Cave Springs. BBQ, music, Fireman’s Pancake Breakfast, car show, parade, dog show, children’s activities, food, vendors. 248-1398.

ARTISTS’ STUDIO TOUR: 10 a..m.- 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday in Eureka Springs. Artist party Saturday at the Harris Art Garden & Gallery, Arkansas 23 North. eurekaspringsstudiotour.com.

FISHBACK SCHOOL REUNION: 1:15-4 p.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.

WINEAUX FEST: Saturday at Chateau Aux Arc Winery in Altus. Greek and Roman attire encouraged. Music, wine and food. $10. chateauauxarc.com or 468-4400.

WEINFEST: Saturday at Wiederkehr Wine Cellars in Wiederkehr Village. Polka lessons and other alpine inspired events. wiederkehrwines.com or 468-4791.

MISS APPLE BLOSSOM & MISS APPLE HARVEST QUEEN PAGEANT: 6:30 p.m. Saturday on the square in Lincoln. arkansasapplefestival.com..

TASTE OF PROVENCE: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the French farmhouse of Billie and Joe Fred Starr. Live and silent auctions, wine tasting. Benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of NWA. $100. bbbsnwa.org or 756-5683.

FAYETTEVILLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS HALL OF HONOR CEREMONY: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Fayetteville Town Center. Honoring Frank Sharp, Mary Ann Greenwood and Greg Lee. Wine tasting, hors d’oeuvres, dinner by Chef Miles James. $75-$150. 527-3655.

FIRST THURSDAY ART WALK: 5-8 p.m. in downtown Fayetteville.

Stage & Screen

“OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS”: 8 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Rogers Little Theater. $9.50-$42. RogersLittleTheater.org or 631-8988.

“ANDROCLES & THE LION”: 3 p.m. Saturday at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. $8-$16. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.

“HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL”: Sunday at the Jones Center for Families. Free. jonesnet.org or 756-8090.

FILM “10 QUESTIONS FOR THE DALAI LAMA”: 6 p.m. Monday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Post film discussion with Sidney Burris and Geshe Dorjee. Free. artibet.org or 966-6550.

“THE WEDDING SINGER”: 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $30.50-$45.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH: Border studies film series “Sangre de mi Sangre/Blood of My Blood” at 5 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Multicultural Center in Fayetteville. Discussion and refreshments follow film screening. 751-9494.

Words

OZARK MOUNTAIN WRITER’S WORKSHOP: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ozark Folkways, 22733 N. U.S. Highway 71 between Mount Gayler and Winslow. For beginning and experienced writers. With Velda Brotherton. $25. vebrotherton@gmail.com or 634-3791.

BANNED BOOK WEEK: Noon Monday through Oct. 2 at the Fayetteville Public Library. John Steinbeck’s “East of Eden” Monday; Dalton Trumbo’s “Johnny Got His Gun” Tuesday; Judith Guest’s “Ordinary People” Wednesday; Lois Lowry’s “The Giver” Oct. 1; Vladimir Nabokov’s “Lolita” Oct. 2. Bring lunch and discuss. faylib.org or 856-7250.

MEMOIR WRITING CIRCLE: 1-3 p.m. or 6-8 p.m. Monday at the Fayetteville Adult Education Center, 612 S. College Ave. at the Old Jefferson School. Beginner and seasoned writers welcomed. With Kate Conway. $60. fayar..net/adulted or 444-3041.

OZARK POETS & WRITERS COLLECTIVE: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Nightbird Books, 205 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. With featured reader Lyell Thompson. Open Mic. limited to four minutes. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.

POETRY SLAM: 7 p.m. Wednesday at RZ’s Coffeehouse in Fayetteville.. Featuring Roger Bonair-Agard. Open mic and student slam competition. Free. louderarts.com, uark.edu/up or 575-INFO.

Music

MOLLY HATCHET AND BLACKFOOT: 6 p.m. today at the Arkansas Music Pavilion at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $10-$50. arkansasmusicpavilion.com.

MARSHALL TUCKER BAND: 6 p.m. Friday at the Arkansas Music Pavilion at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. With Hendrix tribute band, Oreo Experience and Steve Pryor. $10-$50. arkansasmusicpavilion.com.

OZARK SKITTLE MUSIC SERIES: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mount Sequoyah Retreat Center in Fayetteville. Reese Neal, Chase Missy, Jori Costello, Effron White with Richard Hatrick. $10. 443-4531.

NWA SACRED HARP SINGERS: 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.

ERIC CHURCH AND JUSTIN MOORE: 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Chi Omega Greek Theater at the University of Arkansas. Free. 575-5255.

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.

Learning

QUILT: With Judy Irish at 6:30 p.m. today at the Holiday Inn in Springdale. quiltguildnwa.org or 273-7153.

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE: 7 p.m. today at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.

COOKING WITH KAREN DEMONSTRATION CLASS: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday and “Hands on Class” 10 a.m.-2 p..m. Saturday in Eureka Springs. Reservation required; $28-$45. cuisinekaren..com or 253-7461.

SOUTHERN FRIED SWING: Friday, Saturday and Sunday at The Oak in Fort Smith and Momentum Dance Concepts in Van Buren. Danes, performance, workshops. $5-$99. southernfriedswing.com or 285-9090.

FINDERS KEEPERS: 1 p.m. Friday at the Rogers Historical Museum Annex. Antique show and tell; no appraisals. Free. rogersarkansas.com/museum or 621-1154.

OZARK WIRELESS SOCIETY: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.

COOKING IN THE GARDEN: 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Sunday 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: Monday at the Clarion Inn. With State Senator Sue Madison. Reservations requested. 640-8336.

AMATEUR RADIO KLUB OF ARKANSAS NORTHWEST: 7 p.m. Monday at the Northwest Technical Institute in Springdale. arkanhams.org.

“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.

GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE PUBLIC PLANNING MEETING: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Share your thoughts and ideas about the future of Fayetteville. Hosted by the Fayetteville Natural Heritage Association. 601-5654.

MASTER YOUR MONEY: 6 p.m. and “Financial Freedom” at 7:15 p.m. Oct. 1 at CCOA Bentonville, 1732 Moberly Lane. Expense tracking, budgeting, savings and debt reduction. Free. ccoacares.com or 800-889-4916.

Mind, Body, Spirit

BLESS THE CHILDREN: Noon to midnight Saturday at Enthios Art Venue, 215 CR 301 in Eureka Springs. Global synchronized prayer event. Dancing, speakers, music, demonstrations. Free-$10. 253-6830.

FAYETTEVILLE FREE THINKERS: 2 p.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. fayfreethinkers.com or 442-6738.

BUDDHIST MEDITATION AND SPIRITUAL SUPPORT GROUP: 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.

Outdoors

ARKANSAS VS. ALABAMA: Saturday at Tuscaloosa. Next week Hogs vs. Texas A&M in Arlington. arkansasrazorbacks.com.

KEN SHIELDS MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT: 1 p.m. Monday at the Fayetteville Country Club. Benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of NWA. bbbsnwa.org or 756-5683.

SCULL CREEK CLEANUP: Volunteer to help clean up Scull Creek from Wilson Park to Steele Blvd. at 5 p.m. Monday. Check-in at west end of Wilson Park or parking lot at Appleby Road and Gregg Street. Check in and cleanup from 5-7 p.m. Dinner from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. 444-1755 or jhpennington@uaex.edu.

FAYETTEVILLE FARMERS’ MARKET: 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays on the Fayetteville Square. Evening market 4-7 p.m. Thursdays 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 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 at Frisco Park in downtown. 636-1743.

Minor Matters

LATIN HERITAGE MONTH: Ice cream and games Friday at the Jones Center in Springdale. For ages 9-17. jonesnet.org or 756-8090.

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 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 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 TV 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. Dates, times, offerings and costs vary. triketheatre.org or 866-331-3681.

Auditions, Call for Volunteers, Entries

ENTRIES FOR DRUM-OFF: Preliminaries today, Oct. 1 and Oct. 8 at the Guitar Center in Fayetteville. Must register in person at the store. guitarcenter.com.

“NUTCRACKER” AUDITIONS: Saturday at Ballet Westside, 101 E. Chestnut St. in Rogers. Experienced dancers 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. Tuesday at the Rogers Little Theater. RogersLittleTheater.org or 631-8988.

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Deadline Nov. 1. Submit a six words or less slogan capturing “essence of life in Bella Vista Village” to be used in advertising, promotional and informational materials. Submit entries to info@bellavistapoa.com or to Bella Vista Village POA, Attn: Communications Department, 98 Clubhouse Drive, Bella Vista, AR, 72715.

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Deadline Oct. 1 for First Night Fayetteville on Dec. 31 at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. “Dancing Into the Decade” theme; Outdoor visions, performances or creative community catalysts. firstnightfayetteville.org or 443-4797.

CALL FOR VISUAL ARTISTS: Deadline Oct. 15 for film festival image contest. Information to ozarkfilm@wildblue.net. Include contact information and reasonable sized jpg. Donate use of image for “Revealing the foothills” theme for 2010 Ozark Foothills FilmFest. ozarkfoothillsfilmfest.org.

CALL FOR ENTRIES FOR BLUES CHALLENGE: Oct. 22 at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville. For NWA blues artists; 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: “The Next Big Holiday Hit” due Nov. 1 to the Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra. Winning composition to be arranged and performed at the Dec. 12 Holiday Pops concert in Bentonville. milesfish@mac.com.

CALL FOR KNITTERS: Knit-a-Critter (amigurumi) for the holidays for kids in need at the Peace at Home Family Shelter. Teen Knitting Club meets 5 p.m. third Thursdays, working on this project. Drop off completed projects through Dec. 17 at the Fayetteville Public Library. View pattern at faylib.org/services/teens.asp. faylib.org or 856-7170.

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Art

ANNE KITTRELL ART GALLERY: Arkansas Union, Fayetteville. 575-5255. “About Art, About Life: Featuring Pepper & Pepper” Oct. 1 through Oct. 23. “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 through Oct. 5.

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. 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. “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 Saturday.

FAYETTEVILLE UNDERGROUND GALLERY: East Square Plaza Basement, One E. Center St., Fayetteville. fayettevilleunderground.com or 422-8607. “Fayetteville: A Panoramic Project” by Steve Moore through Saturday. “Let’s Party!” by Kelley Hatfield Wilks and “Supremacy and Myth” by Thomas Krapausky through Sunday.

FOUR SQUARE FINE ART GALLERY: 3996 Frontage Road, Ste. 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: 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.

JAMMIN JAVA: 21 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville, 443-2233. “Art to Benefit Homeless Animals” Fundraiser photos by Stephanie Conway Oct. 1 through October 31.

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. libinfo.uark.edu/info/artexhibit.asp or 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: Hwy 23 South, Huntsville. 738-5305. Madison County Art Exhibit through Oct. 24.

ROGERS LITTLE THEATER: 116 S. Second St., Rogers. RogersLittleTheater.org or 631-8988. Works by Brenda Laney and Joyce Lenz Tuesday through Nov. 17.

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 1-800-255-8995.

ULTRA STUDIOS: Corner of Archibald Yell Blvd. and S. School Street in Fayetteville. “Just One Cure for the Summertime Blues” by Lisa Bauer, Nathan Beatty and Debi Grimm through September..

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FINE ARTS CENTER GALLERY: Fayetteville. 575-7987. “Cellblock Visions 2009: Prison Art in America” through Oct. 16.

UA CONTINUING EDUCATION: 2 E. Center St., Fayetteville. 575-6489. “From the Desert to the Sea” by Ellen Gregory through Oct. 31.

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.

Museums

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.. “World of the Pharaohs: Treasures of Egypt Revealed” Friday through July 5, 2010. “Exotic Lands: Europe Imagines Egypt and the East” Friday through Nov. 22.

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 Saturday.

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.

Coming Soon

ARKANSAS APPLE FESTIVAL: Oct. 2-4 on the square in Lincoln. Parade, arts and crafts, square dancing, talent contest, music. 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.

“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. University Theater production. $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. 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, cookies, hot chocolate. mainstreetrogers.com or 936-5487.

BREAKFAST WITH JAMES PATTERSON: 9 a.m. Oct. 3 at the John Q. Hammons Convention Center in Rogers. Benefits Rogers Public Library Foundation. $50, includes breakfast and copy of “Alex Cross’s Trial.” For tickets: rplfoundation.org.

HOMEBUYER EDUCATION: 9 a.m.-6 p..m. Oct. 3 at the Jones Center for Families, Room 221 in Springdale. Free. ccoacares.com or 800-889-4916.

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.

LOWELL CHILI COOK-OFF, ICE CREAM SOCIAL: 1-4 p.m. Oct. 3 at McClure Park in Lowell. Pie auction, bingo and more. $3-$5 admission includes meal. lowellarkansas..gov or 770-2185.

WE LIKE MIKE GARRETT BENEFIT: 1 p.m. Oct. 4 at Clay House Pottery, 2893 Arkansas 23 in Eureka Springs. Live music, auction, drum circle and bonfire. With Yao Angelo, Ozakwaaba, The Ariels, Mountain Sprout, The Cult Leaders, Anonymous, Catherine Reed, Nathaniel Rogers and Petes Maiella. $10, suggested donation. BYO seating and coolers. ozakwaaba@yahoo.com or 253-1785.

WIND SYMPHONY CONCERT: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $1-$10. music.uark.edu or 575-4701.

OZARK CREATIVE WRITERS CONFERENCE: Oct. 8-10 at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks in Eureka Springs. With editor Pat LoBrutto, literary agent Doug Grad, publisher Susan Stoltz and writers Max McCoy and W.C. Jameson. $90-$110. ozarkcreativewriters.org.

LULAC GALA DINNER: 6 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Embassy Suites and Convention Center in Rogers. Silent auction. Benefits LULAC scholarships. 877-9581.

“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. $3-$5. pea-ridge-ar.com/mulejump or 451-5086.

FALL FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. Oct. 10 at Hobbs State Park Conservation Area. Dutch oven cook-off, hike, living history. Music by Still on the Hill at 3 p.m. 789-5006.

SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $1-$10. music.uark.edu or 575-4701.

DAVID SEDARIS: 7 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $32.50-$48.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

OKTOBERFEST TWILIGHT ART WALK & SALE: 4-8 p.m. Oct. 16 in historic downtown Rogers. Monarch Celebration at the Butterfly Park. Artists’ receptions: 5-7 p.m. Rogers Historical Museum open to 7 p.m. mainstreetrogers.com.

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.

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. ozarkbluessociety.org or blues.org.

MENDING MEDICINE RETREAT: Oct. 23-25 at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center in Eureka Springs. Norway’s Morten Storeide (World Drum facilitator) and Ireland’s’ celtic monk Brother Seamus Byrne. John Two-Hawks concert at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at St. Elizabeth Parish Center. $100, includes concert. Concert tickets only are $15-$20. johntwohawks.com or 866-444-0940.

AN EVENING WITH ACTOR AND ENVIRONMENTALIST 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.

FINGER MOUNTAIN BREAKDOWN FESTIVAL: Oct. 24 at Deepwood House, 4697 Finger Road in Fayetteville. Live music, trail rides, workshops, kids activities, BBQ. Benefits Ozark Off Road Cyclists. Free-$15. fingermountainbreakdown.com.

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.

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. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.

“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.

PINK TRASH BALL: 9 p.m. Nov. 6 at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville. Featuring the Bouffants. Benefits the Ozark Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. $25. georgesmajesticlounge.com or 750-7465.

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.

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