BOWL FOR KIDS SAKE: 6 p.m. today at Ozark Lanes in Fayetteville, 6 p.m. Feb. 25 at Arkoma Lanes in Siloam Springs, 6 p.m. March 4 at Fast Lanes in Lowell, and 1 p.m. March 13 at Ozark Lanes in Fayetteville. Fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Arkansas. Form a team of five and collect pledges for this organization. bfksnwa.kintera.org or 756-5683.
PRESIDENT RICARDO MARTINELLI OF PANAMA: The Panamanian President will speak at 10 a.m. Saturday at the University House, 1002 W. Maple St. in Fayetteville. Following the presentation, the president will pitch the first ball at the Arkansas vs. Ball State game.
CATHERINE BRIMBERRY ARTIST’S RECEPTION: 4-6 p.m. Saturday at White Lotus Salon, 4750 E. Mission Blvd. in Fayetteville. 582-4806.
5X5 ART DASH AND AUCTION: 6 p.m. Saturday at Fantasy at the Fort, 12201 Ward Ave. in Fort Smith. Benefits Center for Art and Education in Van Buren. $100 per couple. art-ed.org or 474-7767.
ACO’S BALL AND AUCTION, THE BEACH BALL: Saturday at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
Stage and Screen
“BIG RIVER, THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN”: 8 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday, and Feb. 25-27, and 2 p.m. Sunday, and Feb. 28 at the Rogers Little Theater. $9.50-$42. RogersLittleTheater.org or 631-8988.
FILM “MAXED OUT”: 5:30 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Public Library. A disturbing look at hard times resulting from mismanaged easy credit and predatory lending. Representatives from Legal Aid of Arkansas and Credit Counseling of Arkansas will answer questions. Free. faylib.org or 856-7250.
“ONE NIGHT OF QUEEN”: 8 p.m. today and Friday at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $20.50-$60.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
UNIVERSITY THEATRE’S “THE LEARNED LADIES”: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and Feb. 24-27, and 2 p.m. Sunday and Feb. 28 at University Fine Arts Center in Fayetteville. $5-$14. uark.edu/~drama/ or 575-4752.
PHUNBAGS COMEDY IMPROV: 8 p.m. Friday at the UARK Ballroom, 644 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $5. Cash bar, ages 21 and older. phunbags.org or 799-9294.
CHINESE NEW YEAR: 6 p.m. Saturday at Downstream Pavilion in Quapaw, Okla. Variety of Asian performers. $10. downstreamcasinos.com or 918-919-6099.
FRONT ROW VAULT: 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and March 10 on Jones TV, Cox channel 22. Two part series with Candy Lee, Sam Walker, Randy Soller, Christmas Fuller Project, 3 Penny Acre, Marca, Adele & The Matts, Kyle Brown. myspace.com/frontrownwa.
“UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL”: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25-27, March 4-6, and March 11-13, and 2 p.m. Feb. 27-28, March 5-6 and March 13-14 at TheatreSquared at Nadine Baum Studios in Fayetteville. A small town librarian’s quest to figure out the return of a book 113 years overdue . $10-$22. theatresquared.org or 445-6333.
TELLERS OF TALES STORYTELLING GROUP: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
D. SHANE ANDREWS: Author of “An Impossible Cast: Glen Andrews and the Birth of Professional Bass Fishing” at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum in Springdale.
COACH NOLAN RICHARDSON: And Rus Bradburd, author of “Forty Minutes of Hell: The Extraordinary Life of Nolan Richardson” will sign copies of the book from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Sam’s Club, 3081 N. Arkansas 112 in Fayetteville.
JOHN SINCLAIR: Poet, author, musician and activist John Sinclair who founded the White Panthers will be at Opal Fly’s with David Kimbrough and the Pope County Bootleggers at 6 p.m. Saturday. $20.
WOMEN’S OPEN MIC: 6:30-8 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.
OZARK POETS AND WRITERS COLLECTIVE: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Nightbird Books, 205 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. Featuring nature writer Will LaPage. Open Mic. limited to four minutes per performer. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
DISCUSSION & AUTHOR RECEPTION: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at Nightbird Books on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. With Eve Agee, author of “The Uterine Health Companion: A Holistic Guide to Lifelong Wellness.” nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
COVER TO COVER READING FESTIVAL: Community reading and discussion of “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind” by William Kamkwamba. Festival closes 7 p.m. April 20 with a talk by New York Times bestseller “Push” author, Sapphire. For ages 18 and older. Gifts and prizes. faylib.org or 856-7250.
SONGS IN THE VILLE: 7:30-10 p.m. today at the UARK Ballroom, 644 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. Effron White hosts Mike Bewley, Candy Lee and Carter Sampson. $5. myspace.com/songsintheville.
LADYSMITH BLACK MOMBAZO: 8 p.m. Saturday at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $28-50-$45.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
UA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA’S “TRANSFIGURATION“: 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. Dr. Robert Mueller conducting. $1-$10. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
KEB’ MO’: 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. Full House opens. $28.50-$48.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
JANICE YOES VOICE RECITAL: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. music.uark.edu or 575-4701.
AN EVENING OF CHAMBER MUSIC: 7 p.m. Tuesday at NWACC’s Shewmaker Center, and 8 p.m. Wednesday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. With Er-Gene Kahng, Miho Sakon, Jesse Collett, Stephen Gates and Jura Margulis. Free. music.uark.edu, 575-4701 or 619-4261.
ARKANSAS SAXOPHONE QUARTET CONCERT: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Andy Wen, Caroline Taylor, Brent Bristow and Jackie Lamar perform selections from Bach and modern composers Desenclos, Flory, Ter Veldhuis and Sonny Burnette. Free. music.uark.edu or 575-4701.
NATIONAL RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S BOSTON MOUNTAIN CHAPTER: 7 p.m. today at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
GREEN YOUR LIFE SERIES: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Simple ways to be more energy efficient. This month: watershed, rain gardens, rain barrels and rain catchment systems for the home. Free. faylib.org or 856-7250.
TEA TALK AND TASTING: 2 p.m. Saturday at Trailside Cafe & Tea Room, 546 W. Center St. in Fayetteville. Tea in China, featuring the Green Teas, Gunpowder and Dragon Well. Free; Registration required. trailsidetea.com or 966-4945.
PERSONAL FINANCES WITH AUTHOR PETER BIELAGUS: 7 p.m. Monday at the Union Connections Lounge at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. Free. uark.edu/up or 575-INFO.
MASTER YOUR MONEY: 6 p.m. and financial freedom at 7:15 p.m. Feb. 25 at CCOA, 1732 Moberly Suite A, in Bentonville. Free, registration required. Money management, credit, budgeting, savings and wealth building. ccoacares.com or 800-889-4916.
Mind, Body, Spirit
FILM “THE LIVING MATRIX”: 1 p.m. Sunday at Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 Wedington Drive in Fayetteville. Discussion and workshop follow with holistic psychotherapist, Lilian Bern. $15 suggested donation. unityfay.org or 442-0680.
LUNCH AND LEARN: Heart health at noon Tuesday at United Lutheran Church, 100 Cooper Road in Bella Vista, or at noon Wednesday at the Schmieding Center, 2422 N. Thompson St. in Springdale. Lunch provided; registration required. schmiedingcenter.org or 800-734-2024.
“MYSTICISM & A COURSE IN MIRACLES”: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 W. Wedington Drive in Fayetteville. Comparing the insight of Mystics with A Course in Miracles with standup philosopher Jon Mundy. $15-$20 suggested donation. unityfay.org or 442-0680.
FAMILY CAREGIVER WORKSHOP: Noon Feb. 25-26 at the Schmieding Center in Springdale $20. Registration required. 751-3043.
COURSE IN MIRACLES: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 Wedington Drive in Fayetteville. 442-0680.
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. artibet.net or 587-8920.
HI AND LOW TECH NAVIGATION WORKSHOP: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area. Low-tech map and compass navigation with Mark Clippinger. Hi-tech with Eureka Springs High School E.A.S.T Lab. Registration required. Rescheduled from Jan. 30. $50, includes lunch and handouts. 789-5000.
AL EINERT: Speaks on “Folklore of Ozark Plants” at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hobbs State Park Visitor Conservation Area on Arkansas12 in Rogers. Free. friendsofhobbs.com or 789-5006.
BOOK BINDING: With Lesha Shaver of Little Mountain Bindery: 4 p.m. today and Feb. 25 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Registration required; free; for grades K-5. faylib.org or 856-7170.
CLICK/STICK TEEN FIBER ARTS GROUP: 5 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Public Library. With Sarah Jo and Jessica. For beginning and experienced teens; knit, crochet, embroider, macrame, cross-stitch quilt and sew; needles and yarn supplied for first timers. faylib.org or 856-7170.
FAMILY DAY: Noon 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. Not just for kids. opalfly.com or 981-1290.
THEATRE CLASSES: Start Monday through May 8 at Arts Live Theatre, 818 N. Sang Ave. in Fayetteville. Classes are after school Mondays through Thursdays. Musical Theatre, Improv, Production and more. 10-week session for K-12. $110-$150 per class. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
REGISTER NOW FOR SPRING BREAK THEATRE CAMP: Musical theatre for ages 5-8: 10 a.m.-noon March 22-26, and Reader’s Theatre for ages 9-12: 1-3 p.m. March 22-26 at Arts Live Theatre, 818 N. Sang Ave. in Fayetteville. With Jules Taylor. $100. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
REGISTER NOW FOR SPRING BREAK THEATRE ACADEMY: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. March 22-26 at Theatre Squared at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. For ages 10 to 17. $65. Registration required. theatresquared.org or 571-2728.
REGISTER NOW FOR PUPPET CLASS: 10 a.m.-noon 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. 6-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.
BALANCE WORKSHOP: 10 a.m. Friday at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. 571-2920.
MUSIC: Monday at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center. Free. 571-2920.
ZUMBA CLASS: 5:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Tuesday at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. Registration required. $25-$45 for six months of classes. 571-2920.
Auditions, Call For Volunteers, Entries
SPRING BREAK MUSICAL THEATER CAMP AUDITIONS: 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the Rogers Little Theater. Camp is March 22-26. RogersLittleTheater.org or 631-8988.
“FOOLS” AUDITIONS: 7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
“THE WIZARD OF OZ” 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 1-12. 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 VOLUNTEERS: for the Great Highway 71 Classic March 7 from the Mill District in Fayetteville. Help with event day check in, food and drink donation pickup, rest area attendants, sag wagon, picture taking and more. bconwa.com or 521-4619.
ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS: 214 S. Main St., Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441. “Panache” by the Professional Arts Network, and “The Ties That Bind” by Cindy Wiseman through Feb. 26.
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.
FAYETTEVILLE UNDERGROUND GALLERY: East Square Plaza Basement, 1 E. Center St., Fayetteville. fayettevilleunderground.com or 387-1534. Works by C.E. Nelson and Kat Wilson through Feb. 27.
FOUR SQUARE FINE ART GALLERY: 3996 Frontage Road Suite 2 in Fayetteville. FourSquareFineArt.com or 422-8607.
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. Abstracts by Mike Kious Monday through March 31. Photographs by Steven Ironside through Friday.
MULLINS LIBRARY: University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. uark.edu or 575-6702. “She Who Is Brown” Delita Martin through February.
OZARK NATURAL FOODS: 1554 N. College Ave., Fayetteville. 521-7558. “The Monastery Called Wilson Park” a black and white photo exhibit by Michael Hartsock through February.
POOR RICHARD’S ART: 116 S. First St., Rogers. poorrichardsart.com or 636-0417. Featuring jewelers for February.
TERRA STUDIOS, MUSE GALLERY AND COFFEEHOUSE: 12103 Hazel Valley Road in Durham. terrastudios.com or 800-255-8995. 35 regional artists, 10-acre art park with murals and sculpture installations.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FINE ARTS CENTER GALLERY: Fayetteville. 575-7987. “Un-Natural Histories-Paintings of Invasive Species” by Kristin Masgnug through March 11.
WHITE LOTUS SALON: 4750 E. Mission Blvd., Fayetteville. 582-4806. Works by Catherine Brimberry through February.
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. 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. “All Dressed Up,” on clothing finery, through Jan. 22, 2011. “DISASTER!” through April 19. “What’s Its,” common items from that past that look strange today, through March 27.
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.
SEC TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS: Feb. 26-18 in Fayetteville. arkansasrazorbacks.com.
“ON GOLDEN POND”: Feb. 26-28 and March 5-7 at NWACC White Auditorium. $12. bvvillageplayers.org or 876-1481.
THE ARTIC CLASSIC: Feb. 27 at the Gary Hampton Sports Complex in Fayetteville. Adult Softball Tournament, USSSA sanctioned. $190 for teams. 444-3471.
SPAY DAY: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Washington County Sheriff’s Annex, 1155 Clydesdale Drive in Fayetteville. Free microchipping for first 100 animals, low-cost vaccinations, spay/neuter vouchers for qualifying residents, adoptable animals from Springdale Animal Service, agility and obedience demonstrations, Law enforcement, fire and therapy animals.
6TH STREET STUDIO STUDENT ART SHOW: 1-4 p.m. Feb. 27 at Poor Richard’s Art, 116 S. First St. in Rogers. poorrichardsart.com or 636-0417.
“THE HOBBIT”: 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. Theatre Sans Fils Gigantic Puppet adaptation. $12.50-$20.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
KISS A PIG GALA: 6 p.m. Feb. 27 at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers. Keynote speaker Sean Algaier, contestant from The Biggest Loser. $150-$1500. diabetes.org/nwakissapig or 464-4121.
DANCE COALITION FUNDRAISER “SO YOU THINK YOU KNOW HOW TO DANCE?”: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Clarion Inn, 1255 S. Shiloh Drive in Fayetteville. $10-$25. dancecoalition.com or 422-6132.
HIROMI: 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $15.50-$32.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
GODDESS FESTIVAL: Throughout March at East Plaza Building in Fayetteville. Workshops, performances, events celebrating the divine feminine in all creation. goddessfestival.com.
FLYING TOMATO CABARET: 7 p.m. March 5-7 and March 12-14 at NWACC’s Shewmaker Center. Spaghetti dinner served to popular Broadway songs. Fundraiser for NWACC Chamber Singers’ Spring Concert Tour. Reservations required. $17. 619-4261 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
“WINNIE THE POOH”: 3 p.m. March 6 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. $8-$16. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
“HAIRSPRAY”: 7 p.m. March 10 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $55.50-$75.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
WYNTON MARSALIS: 7 p.m. March 11 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $55.50-$78.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
NCAA TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS: March 12-13 in Fayetteville. arkansasrazorbacks.com.
RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN’S “SOUTH PACIFIC”: 7 p.m. March 30-April 1 and April 4, 8 p.m. April 2-3, and 2 p.m. April 3-4 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $35.50-68.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.