Burns Night, ‘Thank You, Gregory,’ Songs in the Ville
All events listed in 8 Days a Week are open to the public. To submit a listing, send to Fayetteville Free Weekly, P.O. Box 1607, Fayetteville, 72702, or e-mail email@example.com, at least two weeks prior to event. Submissions are printed as space allows. Photographs and art are also considered.
MUSIC AND PHOTOGRAPHY: Wade Ogle CD release party and John Moore photography exhibit today at Dickson Theater in Fayetteville. Ogle will perform with The Sea Shall Free Them band and Pope County Bootleggers will open. Doors open at 7 p.m. for the photo exhibit. Music starts at 9 p.m. 575-0500 or wadeogle.com.
HARLEM AMBASSADORS VS. HABITAT HOOPSTARS: 7 p.m. today at Har-Ber High School in Springdale. Benefits Habitat for Humanity of Washington County. $5-$7; children 5 and younger are free. habitatwashco.org or 575-9696.
HELP HAITI: Silent auction and benefit for Haiti will be at 7 p.m. Friday at Speakeasy, 509 W. Spring St. in Fayetteville. Bring spare change for a donation. Money raised will go the the Yele Haiti Earthquake Fund. 443-3279.
TONY BOYD ARTIST’S RECEPTION: 4-6 p.m. Saturday at the White Lotus Salon, 4750 E. Mission Blvd. in Fayetteville. 582-4806.
STEPHANIE PETET ARTIST’S RECEPTION: 5-7 p.m. Saturday at the Perk, 3980 W. Wedington Drive in Fayetteville. 251-7375.
ROBERT BURNS NIGHT: Saturday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Fayetteville. ozarkhighlanders.org or 444-0746.
EUREKA ROBERT BURNS NIGHT: 6 p.m. Saturday at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks in Eureka Springs. Feast at 7 p.m.; Scottish attire encouraged. eurekasprings.org or 253-9768.
NWA ROLLER GIRLS: Killbillies vs. Memphis: 7 p.m. Saturday at the Starlight Skatium, 612 N. College Ave. in Fayetteville. $10-$12; kids 12 and younger free with paying adult. nwarollergirls.com or 444-7827.
Stage and Screen
“THANK YOU GREGORY, A TRIBUTE TO THE LEGENDS OF TAP”: 7 p.m. today at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $25.50-$40.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
GRAVITY RADIO: Experimental music and multi-media performance by Mikel Rouse with Matthew Gandolfo and the SET String Quartet. 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Walton Arts Center’s Starr Theater. $10-$15.
FRONT ROW’S ULTIMATE METAL FEST: 8:30 p.m. Wednesday on Jones TV, Cox channel 22. Two-part series with Calling Tokyo, Black Leaf Clover, Silverstone. myspace.com/frontrownwa.
DAN’S PARTY-COMEDY IMPROV: 9 p.m. Saturday at Teatro Scarpino in Fayetteville. $5; for ages 21 and older. scarpino.com or 409-3772.
OZARK POETS AND WRITERS COLLECTIVE: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Nightbird Books, 205 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. With Geoff Oelsner and Kelly Mulhollan. Open mic limited to 4 minutes per performer. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
SONGS IN THE VILLE: 7:30 p.m. today at the UARK Ballroom, 644 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. Effron White hosts Nashville’s Brice Long and Ken Hart, and NWA’s Marshall Mitchell. Third Thursdays each month. $5. myspace.com/songsintheville.
MARK O’CONNOR’S HOT SWING QUARTET: 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Friday at the Walton Arts Center. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600. This show is sold out.
EMPIRE BRASS: 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Arkansas Best Corporation Performing Arts Center, 55 S. Seventh St. in Fort Smith. $13-$30. FortSmithSymphony.org or 452-7575.
NWA SACRED HARP SINGERS: 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
NATTAPON BANJATAMMANON CLARINET RECITAL: 7:30 p.m. Monday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. music.uark.edu or 575-4701.
ANTJE DUVEKOT: 7 p.m. Tuesday at RZ’s Coffeehouse at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. Free. uark.edu or 575-INFO.
MUSIC THEORY FOR SONGWRITERS: 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Opal Fly’s Feel Good Lounge, 40 E. Center St. in Fayetteville. Followed by music, comedy, spoken word open mic with Joe Credit III and Zam the Illusionist. opalfly.com or 981-1290.
PAINTING FOR ADULTS: 1 p.m. today at the Art Experience, 641 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Fayetteville. The six-week course is $135 plus materials. joannkaminsky.com or 442-0557.
NATIONAL RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY BOSTON MOUNTAIN CHAPTER: 7 p.m. today at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
OZARK WIRELESS SOCIETY: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
TEA TALK AND TASTING: 2 p.m. Saturday at Trailside Cafe & Tea Room, 546 W. Center St. in Fayetteville. Tea origins, botany, geography, legend and culture featuring the White Tea, Silver Needle. Free; registration required. Next class on Feb. 20 about green teas, Gunpowder and Dragon Well. trailsidetea.com or 966-4945.
VISION PROTECTION AND EYE PROBLEMS: Noon Tuesday at the United Lutheran Church, 100 Cooper Road in Bella Vista and at noon Wednesday at the Schmieding Center in Springdale. Lunch provide, registration required. 800-734-2024.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS GEM AND MINERAL SOCIETY: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at their clubhouse in Siloam Springs. 918-422-5867.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE: 7 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Shiloh Museum.springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
BASKET WEAVING WORKSHOP: With Freda Miller at 10 a.m. Jan. 30 at Ozark Folkways in Winslow. $30. Call 634-3791 to register.
JONES CENTER JUGGLING CLUB: 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Jones Center for Families. Beginners welcome. jonesnet.org or 756-8090, ext. 518.
DANCE LESSONS: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 1 E. Center St. in Fayetteville. $8-$100. Registration required. elaynesdance.com or 595-9595.
Mind, Body, Spirit
WATER EXERCISE CLASSES: 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Jones Center. $25 per month. Water Movement, Arthritis Aqua and Fibro Fit. The Jones Center in Springdale has indoor and outdoor walking tracks and trails, and the fitness center has weights and equipment for use, all for free. firstname.lastname@example.org or 756-8090, ext. 3518.
COURSE IN MIRACLES: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 Wedington Drive in Fayetteville. 442-0680.
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. artibet.net or 587-8920.
EAGLE WATCH CRUISES: 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays from Rocky Branch Marina on Beaver Lake. Pre-registration and payment required. $5-$10. friendsofhobbs.com or 789-5000.
TEEN KNITTING GROUP: 5 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Public Library. With Sarah Jo. faylib.org or 856-7170.
PATHFINDERS ART GROUP: 2 p.m. Saturday at the Art Experience, 641 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Fayetteville. For ages 13-17. A six-week course exploring different art media. $120. joannkaminsky.com or 442-0557.
ORIGAMI WORKSHOP: 2 p.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free; for ages 10 and older. Also 1/30. faylib.org or 856-7170.
FAMILY DAY: 1 p.m. Sundays at Opal Fly’s Feel Good Lounge, 40 E. Center St. in Fayetteville. Playtime, social hour, movement and music class, Zam the Illusionist. Live music at 5 and 7 p.m. opalfly.com or 981-1290.
“KEEP ARKANSAS BEAUTIFUL” POSTER ENTRIES: Showing clean and green parks and public areas in Arkansas. Standard size 8”x11” two-dimensional works due Feb. 8 to Sarah Wruck, Keep Arkansas Beautiful, 1 Capitol Mall, Ste. 4A-109, Little Rock, AR 72201. For grades K-5. KeepArkansasBeautiful.com or 888-742-8701.
REGISTER NOW FOR THEATER CLASSES: Feb. 22 through May 8 at Arts Live Theatre, 818 N. Sang Ave. in Fayetteville. 10-week sessions for K-12. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
REGISTER NOW FOR PUPPET CLASS: March 27 at the Art Experience, 641 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Fayetteville. Make a puppet and learn to use it. For ages 8 and older. Six-week course. $135. joannkaminsky.com or 442-0557.
“PRESERVE OUR PAST” ARTWORK ENTRIES: Based on any Arkansas property that is at least 50 years old, focusing on how these places reflect Arkansas history or why preservation of state historic places is important. Entries must be postmarked by April 15 to the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program Art and Essay Invitational, 1500 Tower Building, 323 Center St., Little Rock, AR 72201. For fifth- and seventh-grade students. email@example.com or 501-324-9786.
FAMILY READING CLUB: 10:30 a.m. Saturdays at the Fayetteville Public Library. For families with children in fifth grade or younger. Through April. faylib.org or 856-7170.
MOVIE NIGHT: 6 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Senior Center, 945 S. College Ave. 571-2920.
MORNING MUSIC: Monday at the Fayetteville Senior Center, 945 S. College Ave. 571-2920.
HOUSING OPTIONS: 8:30 a.m.-noon Jan. 28 at the Schmieding Center in Springdale. Discussion of how housing options and needs change for healthy living after age 50. Free, refreshments. 751-3043.
FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS AND MEET THE EXPERTS: During January at the Schmieding Center in Springdale. Topics and speaker vary each week. 751-3043.
Auditions, Call for Volunteers, Entries
FAYETTEVILLE MARDI GRAS MARCHING BAND: Looking for musicians to be part of the 2010 Mardi Gras marching band. e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
“WINNIE THE POOH” AUDITIONS: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
ENTRIES FOR WORKSHOPS, PERFORMANCES AND EVENTS: Deadline is Jan. 31 for the Goddess Festival in March. goddessfestival.com.
CALL FOR FLOATS, BANDS, COSTUMED WALKERS AND VOLUNTEERS: For the Demented Krewe of Dickson’s Parade of Fools, Feb. 13 in Fayetteville. E-mail email@example.com.
CALL FOR FLOATS, BANDS AND COSTUMED GROUPS: For the Eureka Gras Parade, 2 p.m. Feb. 6, in Eureka Springs. “Umbrellas and Second Line” theme. Krazo.Ureeka.org or 981-9551.
“THE MIRACLE WORKER” AUDITIONS: 7 p.m. Feb. 15-16 at the Rogers Little Theater. RogersLittleTheater.org or 631-8988.
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. 22-23 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, 818 N. Sang Ave. in Fayetteville. Grades K-12. Musical production based on “The Ugly Duckling.” artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
“THE SECRET GARDEN” AUDITIONS: 7 p.m. March 1-2 at the Rogers Little Theater. RogersLittleTheater.org or 631-8988.
CALL FOR ARTISTS: To donate work for Art to Benefit Homeless Animals event in March. Contact Stephanie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ANNE KITTRELL ART GALLERY: Arkansas Union, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. 575-5255. “Headliners” by Scott Flanagin through Feb. 12.
ARSAGA’S: 1582 Crossover Road, Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 527-0690. Paintings by Julie Mayser through Feb. 7.
ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS: 214 S. Main St., Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441. “Views from the Journey” by Charles Peer and “The Continuum Project for Humanity” by Lawrence Robertson through Jan. 28.
CENTER FOR ART AND EDUCATION: 104 N. 13th St., Van Buren. art-ed.org or 474-7767. “Black and White to Color” by Laura Wattles and “The Way I See It” by Sanniemarie Slabbert through Jan. 28.
CITIZENS BANK GALLERY: 116 E. Buchanan St., Prairie Grove. 790-0342. Contemporary ceramics, sculpture, paintings, prints, photography.
THE COMMON GROUNDS: 412 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. commongroundsar.com or 442-3515. Works by Jan Gosnell, Katharine Tully and Alli Woods through March.
CRYSTAL BRIDGES AT THE MASSEY: 125 W. Central Ave., Bentonville. massey.crystalbridges.org or 418-5700. “Heroes of Horticulture” through March 21.
DDP GALLERY: 7 E. Mountain St., Fayetteville. ddpgallery.com or 442-0001. Salon I.
FAYETTEVILLE UNDERGROUND GALLERY: 1 E. Center St., Fayetteville. fayettevilleunderground.com or 387-1534. Pottery by Don Nibert, and “Matters of Consequence” by Pedigree (Hot Springs artists Christopher Baber and Michael Shaeffer) through Jan. 30.
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: 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 Steven Ironside through Feb. 19.
THE PERK: 3980 W. Wedington Drive, Fayetteville. 251-7375. Paintings by Stephanie Petet through February.
POOR RICHARD’S ART: 116 S. First St., Rogers. poorrichardsart.com or 636-0417. Pottery by Jim Young, Gail Howard, Mike Waldie, Jerry Faulkner, Jill York, Mark Redemacher, Phyllis Anderson and Maura Miller through January.
TERRA STUDIOS, MUSE GALLERY AND COFFEEHOUSE: 12103 Hazel Valley Road in Durham. terrastudios.com or 800-255-8995. Thirty-five 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. 575-7987. “Paper Trails” by David Bailin through Feb. 4.
WHITE LOTUS SALON: 4750 E. Mission Blvd., Fayetteville. 582-4806. “Water and Stone” photographs by Tony Boyd through January.
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” through July 5.
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. “Rogers Auto-Biography: An Automotive History of Rogers” through 2011. “Of Promise and Pain: Life Between the Wars” through June. “Day at the Museum: How History Comes to Life” through April 24. “Virgil Lovelace and Life on the Farm” through March 27.
SHILOH MUSEUM: 118 W. Johnson Ave., Springdale. 750-8165. springdaleark.org/shiloh. Exhibits of early life in the Ozarks. Original buildings on the grounds. “Disaster!” through April 19. “What’s Its,” common items from that past that look strange today, through March 27. “Squeaky Clean” on the history of hygiene through Saturday.
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 Roadcuts,” a hands-on exhibit about Arkansas’ geology, through February.
UA BUSINESS FORECAST LUNCHEON: 11:30 a.m. Jan. 29 at the John Q. Hammons Convention Center in Rogers. With panelists David Wood, Abdul Shaikh, Chris Varvares and Kathy Deck. Registration required. cber.uark.edu/383.asp or 575-4151.
“THE DROWSY CHAPERONE”: 7 p.m. Feb. 2-4 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $38.50-$48.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600. SEQUOYAH
SONGWRITERS IN THE ROUND CONCERTS: 7 p.m. Feb. 2 at Parker Hall at Mount Sequoyah Conference Center in Fayetteville. With Emily Kaitz. Free. First Tuesday of each month. Next month Justin Brasher. mountsequoyah.org or 443-4531.
“LAURA”: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5-6 and Feb. 12-13, 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.
EUREKA GRAS PARADE: 2 p.m. Feb. 6 in Eureka Springs. After party with costume contest at New Delhi. Krazo.Ureeka.org or 981-9551.
NWA ROLLER GIRLS: Backwoods Betties vs. Mo-Kan Roller Girlz: 7 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Starlight Skatium, 612 N. College Ave. in Fayetteville. $10-$12; kids 12 and younger free with paying adult. nwarollergirls.com or 444-7827.
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.
FIRST LADY GINGER BEEBE: 5:30 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Fayetteville Public Library. AAUW meeting; open to the public.
TYSON INVITATIONAL TRACK MEET: Feb. 12-13 in Fayetteville. arkansasrazorbacks.com.
MARDIGRAS: Parade of Pearls Feb. 12 at the City Hospital in Fayetteville. Family-friendly Fat Saturday Parade of Fools through Dickson Street and the Fayetteville square with Grand Marshall Mayor Lioneld Jordan on Feb. 13. Fat Tuesday Cajun dinner with live music and coronation of the new King and Queen Feb. 16 at Jose’s on Dickson Street. Second line parade down Dickson Street. fayettevillemardigras.com or 236-4794.
“BIG RIVER, THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN”: 8 p.m. Feb. 12-13, Feb. 18-20 and Feb. 25-27, and 2 p.m. Feb. 14, Feb. 21 and Feb. 28 at the Rogers Little Theater. Valentine Spectacular Feb. 13; Valentines Luncheon Feb. 14. $9.50-$42. RogersLittleTheater.org or 631-8988.
BAND OF THE IRISH GUARDS 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.
CHOCOLATE LOVERS FESTIVAL: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks in Eureka Springs. $6-$10. eurekachocfest.com or 253-9768.
FREAKIN EUREKAN 15K RACE: 10 a.m. Feb. 13 at Lake Leatherwood City Park on Arkansas 62 in Eureka Springs. active.com or 445-4228.
ARKANSAS PHILHARMONIC: 7 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $18. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
UNIVERSITY THEATRE: MOLIERE’S “THE LEARNED LADIES”: 8 p.m. Feb. 19-20 and Feb. 24-27, and 2 p.m. Feb. 21 and Feb. 28 at University Fine Arts Center in Fayetteville. Directed by Emily Jones. $5-$14. uark.edu/~daram/ or 575-4752.
ACO’S BALL AND AUCTION: THE BEACH BALL: Feb. 20 at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
LADYSMITH BLACK MOMBAZO: 8 p.m. Feb. 20 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $28-50-$45.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
UA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $1-$10. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
NCAA TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS: March 12-13 in Fayetteville. arkansasrazorbacks.com.