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.
SANTA IN THE PARK: 5 p.m. Friday at Basin Spring Park in Eureka Springs. Music, hot chocolate, costumed carolers. eurekaspringschamber.com or 253-8737. THE NUTCRACKER: 8 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. Aspen Santa Fe Ballet. $28.50-$52.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL OF TREES: Saturday through Dec. 9 in Bella Vista. Different tree lit each night. BellaVistaPOA.com.
CHRISTMAS PARADE OF THE OZARKS: 6 p.m. Saturday in Springdale. Starts at the rodeo grounds on Emma Avenue and travels west to Harris Street. “A Cartoon ‘N Christmas” theme. rodeooftheozarks. com or 756-0464.
HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE: 12:30-4 p.m. Sunday at the Rogers Historical Museum. Crafts, workshops, refreshments. “A World War I Christmas” exhibit run through Jan. 2. Free. rogersarkansas.com/ museum or 621-1154.
PROGRESSIVE SHOPPING PARTY: 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at participating stores in Fayetteville. Free limo service shuttle between Heartwood Gallery, Dragon’s Lair, May Apple, Something Urban, Private Gallery, Monroe Boutique, Corazon, Handheld, Lola, Inscriptions. 444-0888.
SILVER TEA: 1:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs. Coffee, tea, light snacks. Well-behaved children should be accompanied by an adult. Benefits the Eureka Springs Carnegie Library. Admission by donation. stjameseurekasprings.org.
SLAAP (SUPPORT LOCAL ART AND PRODUCTS) HAPPY TWO: 5-8 p.m. Dec. 3 at Kathy Thompson’s Studio, 3 E. Mountain St. in Fayetteville. Work by Annie McClure, Cindy Arsaga, Laurie Foster, Joseph Brajcki, Kathy Thompson, Pam Pemberton, Mary Thompson, Cynthia Parker, Ansel Ogle and Gibson baskets. 521-1502.
A DUPONT WHITE TRASH CHRISTMAS: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3,4,5 and Dec. 1, 12,13 at the UARK Ballroom, 644 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. An original comedy production by Fayetteville’s Mark Langdon Smith. $12. Late Night Comedy Improv with Phunbags after the Dec. 4 and Dec. 5 shows ($5). ceramiccowproductions.org or 571-4879.
LIGHTS OF THE OZARKS: through Dec. 31 in downtown Fayetteville. Choirs performing from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday are Sharon Long and Martha Robinson, Prairie Grove High School Choir, Harmony of Faith and Testify. Performing from 6 -7:30 p.m. Dec. 3 are Oakdale Junior High Choir, Ozark Girls Chorus, First Baptist Rogers Christian School choir. lightsoftheozarks.com or 800-766-4626.
BLOCK STREET ART SALE: 7-9 p.m. Dec. 4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 5, and noon-5 p.m. Dec. 6 at GoodFolk house, 229 N. Block St. in Fayetteville. Marie Demoroukas, Victoria McKinney, Karen Chotkowski, Michelle Berg-Vogel, Greg Mitchell, Faye Alter, Susan Shore, Elizabeth Nevin, Vajra Engber, Cindy Arsaga, Don House and Debra DuBois. 442-6541.
CHRISTMAS PARADE OF LIGHTS: 6 p.m. Dec. 4 down Spring Street in Eureka Springs. Floats, bands, walkers and thousands of lights. eurekaspringschamber. com or 253-8737.
“IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE”: 7 p.m. Dec. 4,5 and Dec. 10,11,12, and 2 p.m. Dec. 6 and Dec. 13 at Rogers Little Theater. $9.50$42. RogersLittleTheater.org or 631-8988.
CHRISTMAS BALL AND SILENT AUCTION: Dec. 4 at the Basin Park Hotel in Eureka Springs. Benefits the Eureka Springs Historical Museum. 253-9417.
“THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER”: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4,5 and 3 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. $9-$20. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 7515441.
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA AND MRS. CLAUS: Dec. 5 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
CHRISTMAS BAZAAR: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Elkins Community Center. Christmas and craft items, jewelry and more. Serving breakfast and lunch. 443-2107.
CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS TRAIN: Departures at 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., noon, 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m., 4:45 p.m. Dec. 5 from the Arkansas & Missouri station at 306 E. Emma St. in Springdale. Santa, games and more. Benefits The Children’s Safety Center. $5-$10. 725-4017.
HOLIDAY BAZAAR at Northwest Arkansas Community Creative Center: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 5 at NWACCC, 505 West Spring St. in Fayetteville. Gifts by local artists. Every child gets to decorate a free handmade ornament! nwaccc.org or 571-2706.
HOLIDAY FARMER’S MARKET: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, 4703 N. Crossover Road in Fayetteville. Santa and Mrs. Claus, arts and crafts, children’s choir. bgozarks.org or 750-2620.
WINTERFEST PAGEANT: 2 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Rogers Little Theater. WinterFest Queen and Princess Pageant crowned. rogerslittletheater.org or mainstreetrogers.com.
CHRISTMAS TOUR OF HOMES: 3-8 p.m. Dec. 5 in Eureka Springs. Visit Christmas past at Preservation Society homes filled with carolers and ladies and gentlemen in Victorian attire. Self guided. $15-$20. 253-9582.
JOHN TWO-HAWKS CHRISTMAS CONCERT: Dec. 5 at The AUD in Eureka Springs. johntwohawks.com or 253-5826.
CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING: Dec. 5 at Basin Spring Park in Eureka. Santa will be in attendance. eurekaspringschamber.com or 253-8737.
HANDEL’S MESSIAH: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Arkansas Best Corporation Performing Arts Center, 55 S. Seventh St. in Fort Smith. $13-$30. FortSmithSymphony.org or 452-7575.
HANDEL’S MESSIAH: 8 p.m. Dec. 5 and 2 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. With UA’s Schola Cantorum, Master Chorale and Symphony Orchestra. $18.50-$28-50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
CHRISTMAS AT THE CRESCENT: Dec. 6-11 at the Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs. Sunday Brunch with Santa 11 a.m.-2 p.m. crescent-hotel.com or 253-9766.
ROGERS COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS PARADE: 7 p.m. Dec. 7 through historic downtown Rogers. mainstreetrogers.com.
UA WINTERFEST CHORAL CONCERT: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $1-$10. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
THE RAT PACK IS BACK FOR THE HOLIDAYS: 7 p.m. Dec. 8, 9, 10 and Dec. 13, 8 p.m. Dec. 11, 12, and 2 p.m. Dec. 12,13 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $30.50-$48.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
“TWAS THE NIGHT”: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10, 11, 12, Dec. 17, 18, 19, Dec. 22, 23 and Dec. 26, and 2 p.m. Dec. 12, 13, Dec. 19, 20 and Dec. 26, 27 at TheatreSquared at Nadine Baum Studios in Fayetteville. $10-$22. theatresquared.org or 445-6333.
HUNTSVILLE COMMUNITY ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 11 and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Assembly of God Church on Arkansas 74 West in Huntsville. Works by area crafters. 456-2650.
SANTA IN THE PARK: 5-7 p.m. Dec. 11 and Dec. 18, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 12 and Dec. 19 at Centennial Park in Rogers. Photo-op with St. Nick in a special Santa House. Santa will accept letters. mainstreetrogers.com.
YULETIDE FEAST: Dec. 11 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Eureka Springs. Live music, fine dining by chef Fr. Shaun Wesley. $75. 253-2222.
CLAUDIA BURSON TRIO HOLIDAY JAZZ CONCERT: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11 at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Fayetteville. $25. fayettevilleunitarian.org or 521-8422.
WINTERFEST: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 12 in the Rogers Historic District. Santa in the Park, Elf House Gift Store, WinterFest Bazaar with baked goods and crafts, performances on the Frisco Stage, Christmas train and carriage rides. mainstreetrogers.com or 936-5487.
SWEET TREATS COOKIE TOUR: 1-6 p.m. Dec. 12 at 12 Bed and Breakfast establishments in Eureka Springs. $20. allianceofbetterbandbs.com.
ARKANSAS WINDS HOLIDAY CONCERT: 3 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. Free. arkansaswinds.org or 751-5441.
OZARKS CHORALE: Dec. 12 at The AUD in Eureka Springs. 253-7788.
HOLIDAY GALLERY STROLL: 6-9 p.m. Dec. 12 in Eureka Springs. 253-7679.
HOLIDAY IN MUSIC CONCERT: 3 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. Youth Choir and Chorale. $8-$12. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 7515441.
CHRISTMAS PARTY: 10 a.m. Dec. 15 at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. in Fayetteville. 571-2920.
CHRISTMAS MUSIC OF MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER BY CHIP DAVIS: 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. 4 p.m. show added. $45-50-$75.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
EUREKA HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS CONCERT: 7 p.m. Dec. 18 at The AUD in Eureka Springs. Admission by donation. 253-2586.
STILL ON THE HILL WINTER CONCERT: 8 p.m. Dec. 19 at GoodFolk Concerts, 229 N. Block St. in Fayetteville. Reservations required. $15. goodfolk.org or 521-1812.
FIRST NIGHT FAYETTEVILLE: “Dancing into the Decade” from 6 p.m.-midnight Dec. 31 at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. Music, theatre, dance, visual arts, puppetry, storytelling, magic. Free to $10. firstnightfayetteville.org.
EUREKA SPRINGS FALL ART SHOW: 9 a.m.7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday at the Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center in Eureka Springs. $2. 253-5826.
SPAY ARKANSAS BENEFIT: 2-5 p.m. Sunday at Arsaga’s on Crossover Road in Fayetteville. Silent auction fundraiser. Music by Susan Shore, Emily Kaitz, Candy Lee and Tiffany Christopher. 442-7472.
A.E. FOURNET ARTIST’S RECEPTION: 5 p.m. Dec. 3 at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Center Gallery. 575-7987.
BLUES IN THE NATURAL STATE: 6 p.m. Dec. 5 at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville. Michael Burks, R.J. Mischo and His Red Hot Blues Band, Cherry Brooks,
Blues Challenge winners Buddy Shute and Isayah Warford’s blues trio, and youth showcase artists Nathan Aronowitz and Marquise Knox. $10-$12. georgesmajesticlounge.com.
PETRUS LAI NGUYEN AND DERLYNE GIBSON: Book-signing and reading at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080. SARAH PALIN: Book-signing from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 3 at Sam’s Club, 3081 N. Arkansas 112 in Fayetteville.
BOOK-SIGNINGS: Dec. 5 at Shiloh Museum in Springdale. “Not A Good Sign” by Don House at 11 a.m.; “Historic Monte Ne” by Allyn Lord at noon; “So Big, This Little Place” by Susan Young at 1 p.m.; and “Arkansas/Arkansaw: How Bear Hunters, Hillbillies and Good Ol’ Boys Defined a State” by Brooks Blevins at 2 p.m.. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
READING AND BOOK-SIGNING: 5 p.m. Dec. 5 at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. With Brook Blevins. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
JODY’S LIVING ROOM: 8 p.m. Sundays at On the Rocks, 339 West Ave. in Fayetteville. Open mic for musicians, poets and performance artists. 527-9090
PAM OLSEN VOICE RECITAL: 3 p.m. Saturday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. music.uark.edu or 575-4701.
PIANO STUDIO RECITAL: 8 p.m. Monday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. music.uark.edu or 5754701.
GUITAR STUDIO RECITAL: 8 p.m. Tuesday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. music.uark.edu or 575-4701.
TUBA/EUPHONIUM ENSEMBLE CONCERT: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. music.uark.edu or 575-4701.
BEANS & CORNBREAD: Perform an instore show at 6 p.m. Dec. 3 at Sound Warehouse in Fayetteville.442-4822.
UA SAXOPHONE AND CLARINET ENSEMBLES RECITAL: 7 p.m. Dec. 3 at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. music.uark.edu or 575-4701.
MASTER YOUR MONEY: 6 p.m. and Financial Freedom at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday at Credit Counseling of Arkansas-Bentonville, 1732 Moberly Lane. Expense tracking, budgeting, savings and debt reduction. Free. ccoacares.com or 800-889-4916.
QUILT: With Marge Langanke at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Holiday Inn in Springdale. quiltguildnwa.org or 273-7153.
Mind, Body, Spirit
FAYETTEVILLE FREE THINKERS: 2 p.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. fayfreethinkers.com or 442-6738.
DEMENTIA SEMINARS: 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Schmieding Center, 2422 N. Thompson in Springdale. Communication & Behavior Management on Dec. 9 and Resources, Planning & Legal Issues on Dec. 16. Registration required. 751-3043.
ARKANSAS VS. LSU: Saturday in Little Rock. arkansasrazorbacks.com.
EAGLE WATCH TOURS: 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday from Hobbs State Park on Beaver Lake. Reservation requested. $5-$10. 7895000.
ELECTRA PROJECT: 5 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Group to meet first Thursdays of the month to read plays and discuss strong female characters. For teen girls ages 12-18. Free, registration required. faylib.org or 856-7170.
Auditions, Call For Volunteers, Entries
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Substitute relief drivers needed for Meal on Wheels from the Senior Activity Center, 945 S. College Ave. in Fayetteville. Contact Krissi at 571-2920.
ENTRIES FOR WINTERFEST PAGEANT: Due Dec. 3. Pageant at 2 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Rogers Little Theater. WinterFest Queen and Princess Pageant crowned and winners ride in parade and preside over WinterFest. rogerslittletheater.org. CALL FOR DONATIONS: New unwrapped toys needed for children in foster care through Dec. 7 at CASA of NWA, 5322 Bleaux Ave. in Springdale. nwacasa.org or 725-2213.
“LAURA” AUDITIONS: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1415 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
“BIG RIVER, THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN” AUDITIONS: 7 p.m. Jan. 4-5 at the Rogers Little Theater. RogersLittleTheater.org or 631-8988.
“WINNIE THE POOH” AUDITIONS: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25-26 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
“THE MIRACLE WORKER” AUDITIONS: 7 p.m. Feb. 15-16 at the Rogers Little Theater. RogersLittleTheater.org or 6318988.
SPRING BREAK MUSICAL THEATER CAMP AUDITIONS: 7 p.m. Feb. 22-23 at the Rogers Little Theater. Camp is March 22-26. RogersLittleTheater.org or 631-8988.
“FOOLS” AUDITIONS: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 2223 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
“HONK” AUDITIONS: 1-4 p.m. Feb. 27 and 2-5 p.m. Feb. 28 at Arts Live Theatre in Fayetteville. Grades K-12. Musical production based on “The Ugly Duckling.” artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
ANNE KITTRELL ART GALLERY: Arkansas Union, Fayetteville. 575-5255. “Creative Evolution” show by UA alumni Robert Andes, Kyle McKenzie and Golsa Yaghoobi through Dec. 4.
ARSAGA’S: 1582 Crossover Road., Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 527-0690. “Mandalas as Personal Symbols” by WWAMWomen With a Message through Dec. 6.
ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS: 214 S. Main St., Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441. Works by the Ozark Pastel Society through Dec. 16.
CENTER FOR ART AND EDUCATION: 104 N. 13th St., Van Buren. art-ed.org or
474-7767. Paintings by Annie Schuchart, and “Three Artists, Three Views” through Dec. 20.
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. “Inspired by Place: The Illustrations of Cara Armstrong and Ard Hoyt” through Jan. 3, 2010.
DDP GALLERY: 7 E. Mountain St., Fayetteville. ddpgallery.com or 442-0001. Small works exhibit opens Dec. 3.
FAYETTEVILLE UNDERGROUND GALLERY: 1 E. Center St., Fayetteville. fayettevilleunderground.com or 387-1534. Works by Leon Niehues 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. “I Love Trees” by Szilvie Kadas today through Dec. 19.
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. Photographs by John Murdoch through Jan. 5.
OZARK NATURAL FOODS: 1554 N. College Ave., Fayetteville. 521-7558. Photographs by Diane Beilby through November.
POOR RICHARD’S ART: 116 S. First St., Rogers. poorrichardsart.com or 636-0417. New works by Todd Whetstine, Tim Jones and Lisa Bauer.
ROGERS LITTLE THEATER: 116 S. Second St., Rogers. RogersLittleTheater.org or 631-8988. “Winter” featuring 12 Artists, through Dec. 31.
TERRA STUDIOS, MUSE GALLERY AND COFFEEHOUSE: 12103 Hazel Valley Road in Durham. terrastudios.com or 800255-8995. 35 regional 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. 5757987. “Sticks, Stones & Bones/Images from Transient Landscapes” by A.E. Fournet Monday through Dec. 18.
WHITE LOTUS SALON: 4750 E. Mission Road, Fayetteville. 582-4806. Art by Karl Killian through December.
ARKANSAS AIR MUSEUM: 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” through July 5, 2010. “Collectors Show and Sale” Wednesday through Jan. 3. 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. Paleo, Archaic, Woodland, Mississippian and tribal artifacts.
PEA RIDGE NATIONAL MILITARY PARK: 15930 U.S. 62, Garfield. 451-8122. Selfguided 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.
PRICE TOWER ARTS CENTER: 510 Dewey Ave., Bartlesville, Okla. pricetower.org or 877-424-2424. “UK to OK: Exploring Traditions in Contemporary Design” through Jan. 3.
ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM: 322 S. Second St., Rogers. 621-1154. rogersarkansas.com/museum. “A World War I Christmas” Saturday through Jan. 2. “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. Historic buildings on the grounds. “What’s Its” common items from that past that look strange today, through March 27. “Squeaky Clean” on the history of hygiene through Jan. 16.
SILOAM SPRINGS MUSEUM: 112 N. Maxwell St., 524-4011.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS DISCOVERY ZONE: 1564 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Fayetteville. cmase.uark.edu/ UADZ/UADZ.htm or 575-3875. “Arkansas Rocks, Rivers and Roadcus,” a hands-on exhibit about Arkansas’ geology, through February.
BEAR TO ROCK: Dec. 12 at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville. A Teddy Bear Run Benefit. Bring a teddy bear for police and emergency personnel to give
to kids in distressed situations to get entered in the raffles. With local bands Calling Tokyo, Fade to Fall, Well, Well, Well, Anomaly, After the Scars, Affectus. $6. georgesmajesticlounge.com or 442-4226.
JOE NICHOLS: 8 p.m. Dec. 19 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $20.50-$35.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
“TRIBUTE TO THE LEGENDS OF TAP”: 7 p.m. Jan. 20-21 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $25.50-$40.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
MARK O’CONNOR’S HOT SWING QUARTET: 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $20.50-$35.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
“THE DROWSY CHAPERONE”: 7p.m. Feb. 2-4 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $38.50-$48.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
“LAURA”: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5-6 and Feb. 1213, and 3 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. Pre-show dinner Feb. 5-6. $9-$20. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
“GOODNIGHT MOON AND THE RUNAWAY BUNNY”: 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. For ages 2-7. $10.50-$18.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
CYRO BAPTISTA’S “BANQUET OF THE SPIRITS”: 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $15.50-$32.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
BAND OF THE IRISH GUARDS WITH PIPES AND DRUMS OF THE ROYAL REGIMENT OF SCOTLAND: 8 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $23.50-$43.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.