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 firstname.lastname@example.org, at least two weeks prior to event. Submissions are printed as space allows. Photographs and art are also considered.
BIKE TO WORK WEEK: Through Saturday in Fayetteville. bconwa.com.
EUREKA SPRINGS MAY FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS EVENTS: WHITE STREET ART WALK: Friday at studios and homes on White Street. GALLERY STROLLS: 6 to 8 p.m. Saturdays through May. A TASTE OF ART: May 28 local restaurants host artists and their works, and serve culinary delights. MUSTANG SHOW: May 29. Festival closes with the Eureka Springs Blues Weekend June 3-6. Complete calendar at mayfestivalofthearts.com.
THIRD FRIDAY TWILIGHT ART WALK AND SALE: 5 to 9 p.m. Friday in historic downtown Rogers. Dave Clark artist’s reception at Julie Wait Designs Gallery. Jim Young pottery demo at Poor Richards. mainstreetrogers.com, juliewaitdesigns.com, poorrichardsart.com.
BIKES, BLUES & HOT RODS TOO: Friday and Saturday at the AMP at the Northwest Arkansas Mall in Fayetteville. Friday music by Charliehorse, LaFuSo and Oreo Blue. Saturday will be Blue Oyster Cult and the Georgia Satellites. bikesbluesandhotrods.com.
Stage and Screen
“THE WIZARD OF OZ”: 7 p.m. today through Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the UARK Ballroom, 644 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $8-$12. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
“PLAY IT AGAIN, SAM”: 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. $89-$16. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
24 HOUR PLAY-OFF: 6 p.m. Sunday at the Walton Arts Center. TheatreSquared vs. Ceramic Cow Productions, who write, direct, rehearse and produce an original ten-minute script in 24 hours. $10. ceramiccowproductions.org.
“BELLE IN THE SLOUCH HAT” AUTHOR MIMI MATHIS: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Nightbird Books on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. Reading and booksigning. Music by champion fiddler Will Bush. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
POETRY SLAM-OFF: 7 p.m. Saturday at Rogue on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. Fayetteville’s Ozark Poetry Slam vs. Little Rock’s Rock Town Slam. Open mic before the match. $5. houstonRH7@yahoo.com.
OZARK POETS AND WRITERS COLLECTIVE: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Nightbird Books, 205 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. This month features Kelly Mulholland. Open mic. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
ARTOSPHERE”S “THE NATURE OF GUITAR”: Guitarist Virginia Luque and flutist Lauren Ausubel: 6 p.m. today at Thorncrown Chapel, and 6 p.m. Friday at The Stone Chapel at Matt Lane Farm. Guitarist and pianist Tim Callobre at 6 p.m. Sunday at St. Catherine’s at Bell Gable, 6 p.m. Monday at the Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel and 6 p.m. Tuesday at Thorncrown Chapel. Guitarist Pablo Sainz Villagas and vocalist Laetitia Spitzer at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel, 6 p.m. May 27 at St. Catherine’s at Bell Gable and 6 p.m. May 28 at the Eureka Springs First Presbyterian Church. Tickets are free; reservations required. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
KUAF/FULBRIGHT SUMMER CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL: 7:30 p.m. today at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Six consecutive Thursdays through June 24. Featuring Jesse Collett, viola, Stephen Gates, cello, Er-Gene Kahng, violin, Miho Oda Sakon, violin and other guest artists. Free. music.uark.edu or 575-4701.
SONGS IN THE VILLE: 7:30 to 10 p.m. today at the UARK Ballroom, 644 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. Effron White hosts Lynn Adler, Lindy Hearne and Emily Kaitz. Third Thursdays each month. $5. myspace.com/songsintheville.
MUSIC ON THE LAWN: Luda will perform at 6 p.m. Saturday at Pinnacle Promenade in Rogers as part of the summer Music on the Lawn series. Free.
BIKELAHOMA: Friday through Sunday in Pryor, Okla. Flat Track racing, guitar auction, bike games and stunt shows. Marshall Tucker Band, Jackyl and SteelHeart, American Horse, A Good Fight, plus others. $20-$65. bikelahoma.com or 866-310-2288.
JIM BRICKMAN’S BEAUTIFUL WORLD: 8 p.m. Saturday at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $21-$100. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
NWA SACRED HARP SINGERS: 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
MEGAN SLANKARD AND JEFF CAMPBELL: Will do an in-store performance at Flying Possum Leather on Dickson Street at 5 p.m. Wednesday. Free.
THE INDIGO GIRLS: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the AMP at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. An Artosphere event. $15-$75. amptickets.com.
GULLEY PARK SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: Big’uns: 7 p.m. May 27 at Gulley Park in Fayetteville. Free. accessfayetteville.org or 575-8328.
NATIONAL RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S BOSTON MOUNTAIN CHAPTER: 7 p.m. today at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
FINDERS KEEPERS: 1 p.m. Friday at the Rogers Historical Museum Annex, 120 W. Poplar St. in Rogers. Antique show and tell; no appraisals. Free. rogersarkansas.com/museum or 621-1154.
TEA TALK AND TASTING: 2 p.m. Saturday at Trailside Cafe & Tea Room, 546 W. Center St. in Fayetteville. Tea Migration Westward, with Red Teas Keemun, Lapsang Souchong, and Smokey Russian Caravan. Free; Registration required. trailsidetea.com or 966-4945.
OZARK WIRELESS SOCIETY: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum. 4th Saturdays. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
DANCE LESSONS: Intermediate Plus Line Dance 6 to 7 p.m., Beginner Line Dancing 7 to 8 p.m., and Beginner Couples 8 to 9 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays at Country Dance Club, 1400 S. Young St. in Springdale. Two-step, double two-step, waltz, cha-cha and more. Family friendly, non-smoking. $5 per person. countrydanceclub.org or 751-9845.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS GEM AND MINERAL SOCIETY: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at their clubhouse 2 miles north on Arkansas 43 in Siloam Springs. 918-422-5867.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE: 7 p.m. May 27 at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.
“INTERTRIBAL WARFARE BETWEEN THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI SOUTH AND THE SOUTHERN PLAINS” WITH BARBARA A BURNETT: 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Arkansas Archeological Survey building, 2475 N. Hatch Ave. in Fayetteville. Free. 575-3556.
WATER QUIZ: Test your knowledge for a chance at prizes and an appearance in a video through May 31 at bwdh2o.org.
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
EFFECTIVE AND COMPASSIONATE COMMUNICATION: 5:15 p.m. Tuesdays through May 25 at Unity of Fayetteville. $10-$18 per class. With Lilian Bern, holistic psychotherapist. Registration required. 387-2108.
SHINING THE LIGHT OF AWARENESS ON OUR LIVES: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and May 26 at Nature’s Water, 275 Huntsville Road in Fayetteville. Meditation and discussion with Dharmacharya Therese Fitzgerald. Donation. 466-7146.
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.
ZUMBA: 5:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. 571-2920.
OZARK NATURE CONNECTION SERIES: Introduction to Nature Connection. Increasing Comfort in the Wild at 4 p.m. Friday through 2 p.m. Sunday at the Ozark Plateau National Wildlife Refuge at the Mary and Murray Looney Education and Research Center in Colcord, Okla. Seven-part series, one weekend a month through December. Motivating Species: Awakening the Hunter-Gatherer: June 25-27; From the Animal to the Rack: Skunk to Scat: July 23-25; Art of Wandering: Knowing Your Plants and Finding Your Way: Aug. 27-29; Ecological Indicators: Reading the Ecological Landscape: Sept. 24-26; Art of Mentoring: Wisdom of Our Ancestors: October; Earth Living Skills: Surviving with Style: Nov. 26-28; Beyond Birding: Messengers of the Wilderness: Dec. 17-19. Registration required. $95-$595, includes food and camping. ozarktrackers.org.
GARDEN CLUB PLANT SALE: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot at the Eureka Springs High School. 253-7078.
SPRING GARDEN TOUR: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in Eureka Springs. 253-7078.
FREE2WALK AND 5K FUN RUN: 9 a.m. Saturday from the Razorback Theater in Fayetteville. Benefits Not For Sale Arkansas, combating human trafficking. $20. notforsalear.org.
HIKE AND OVERNIGHT PRIMITIVE-CAMP: Saturday and Sunday with park staff at Hobbs State Park in Rogers. Hike the Pigeon Roost Trail. For adults. Also June 5-6 for parents with children 12 years and older. $50, includes food. 789-5000.
FRIENDS OF HOBBS GUEST SPEAKER SERIES: 2 p.m. Saturday at the New Hobbs State Park Visitor-Conservation Area on Arkansas 12 in Rogers. “Dragonflies“ with Bob Thompson. Free. friendsofhobbs.com or 789-5006.
NATURE WALK AT MURPHY PARK: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. May 27 at the Springdale Public Library, 1205 W. Maple St. With Steve Dunlap from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. springdalelibrary.org or 750-8180.
SUPER SATURDAYS: Mississippi River blues musician Tas Cru at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free for children and families. faylib.org or 856-7000.
CLICK/STITCH TEEN FIBER ARTS GROUP: 5 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Public Library. With Sarah Jo and Jessica. For beginning and experienced teens; knitter, crochet, embroider, macrame, cross-stitch quilt and sew; needles and yarn supplied for first timers. faylib.org or 856-7170.
“THE MAN WHO PLANTED TREES”: 7 p.m. Friday, and 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. Puppet show for ages 7 and older. An Artosphere event. $6. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
FPL GAMERS CLUB: 4:30-7 p.m. Tuesday at the Fayetteville Public Library. For teens. Wii, card and board games. Next meeting: June 29. faylib.org or 856-7170.
TPO FARFALLE (BUTTERFLIES): 5 and 7 p.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m., 2 and 6 p.m. May 29, and 2 and 4 p.m. May 30 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. For ages 3-8. $6. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
SUMMER READING CLUBS: June 5 through August at the Fayetteville Public Library. faylib.org or 856-7170.
SUMMERTIME: will be here before you know it, so find out about camps, classes, swimming and more. Arts Live Theatre: artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932. Fayetteville Boys & Girls Club: fayettevillekids.org or 442-9242. Northwest Arkansas Community Creative Center: nwaccc.org or 200-0663. Wilson Pool: accessfayetteville.org/government/parks_and_recreation/wilson_pool/index.cfm or 444-3471.
SILVER DOLLAR CITY DAYTRIP: 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. June 14 from the Jones Center in Springdale. Also June 28 and July 12. WHITEWATER DAYTRIP: 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. June 21 and July 19. For ages 12-17. $25 per person, per trip includes admission, lunch meal and transportation. Registration and permission forms required. thejonescenter.org/youth or 756-8090, ext. 214.
1800s HISTORY DAY CAMPS: 9 a.m. to noon June 21-25 and July 19-23 at Shiloh Museum in Springdale. For ages 6-9. Registration and pre-payment required. $45-$50. 750-8165.
SUMMER MUSIC CAMP: Junior High Band Camp July 11-16, Senior High Band Camp and Junior/Senior High Orchestra Camp July 18-23 at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. $275-$370 per camp. Application form and requirements at globalcampus.uark.edu or 800-952-1165.
T TAURI MOVIE CAMP: July 19-31 in Batesville. Third grade through under 21. $40-$200. Information at ttauri.org.
SENIOR SERIES: Maintain Your Brain: 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Springdale Public Library, 1205 W. Maple St. Free. springdalelibrary.org or 750-8180.
TWILIGHT BLENDERS: Monday at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. 571-2920.
BINGO: 10 a.m. to noon. Wednesday at the Jones Center for Families in Springdale. Next week: MOVIE AND LUNCH: “Cocoon.“ jonesnet.org or 756-8090.
LIFT WITH FRANCES: 9 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, WII BOWLING LEAGUE: 12:30 a.m. Tuesdays, ZUMBA: 5:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, USE IT OR LOSE IT WITH JIMMY CULP: 11 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, TAI CHI: 10 a.m. Fridays, LINE DANCING and ACRYLIC PAINTS: 10 a.m. Tuesdays, BRAIN AEROBICS: 10 a.m. Wednesdays, CANASTA: 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, BINGO: 10 a.m. Thursdays, MAHJONG: 12:30 p.m. Thursdays, BRIDGE: 12:30 p.m. Fridays at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. 571-2920.
BALANCED BODIES: 9 a.m. to 9:50 a.m. Fridays; STRETCH AND FLEX: 9 to 9:50 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Jones Center in Springdale. Free. 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. thejonescenter.org or 756-8090.
Auditions, Call For Volunteers, Entries
“SOUTH PACIFIC” AUDITIONS: 7 p.m. June 7-8 at the Rogers Little Theater. RogersLittleTheater.org or 631-8988.
CALL FOR PHOTOGRAPHS: through June 30for the National Geographic Energizer Ultimate Photo Contest. Categories are animals/wildlife, nature, travel, peoples/cultures, weather and action/energy. Open to amateur and experienced photographers. nationalgeographic.com/lithium or 314-727-5700, ext. 105.
CALL FOR ARTISTS: for a streetside art walk program to take place during First Thursday on the Square in downtown Fayetteville. Applications due the 20th of the month through November. Artists must be available to show and present their works from 5 to 8 p.m. for the entire First Thursday event. firstThursdayfayetteville.com/apply or 521-5776.
ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS: 214 S. Main St., Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441. Works by Matt Coburn, and Small Works on Paper through May 29.
BANK OF EUREKA SPRINGS HISTORICAL MUSEUM: Eureka Springs. Exhibit of amateur photographs of Jacob’s Ladder, Cold Spring, Laundry Spring and Cave Spring through May 31.
CITIZENS BANK GALLERY: 116 E. Buchanan St., Prairie Grove. 790-0342 or 846-2738. Contemporary ceramics, sculpture, paintings, prints, photography.
THE COMMON GROUNDS: 412 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. commongroundsar.com or 442-3515. Greg Mack, Tiffany Foster and Ryan Shell through June.
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. “Looking at Our Landscape” through May 31.
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. “Django” by Leilani, “We’ve Been Holding This Moment for You” by Sabine Schmidt, Drawings by Chris Mostyn and Glassworks by Ed Pennebaker for May.
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.
JAMMIN JAVA: 21 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville, 443-2233. “Art to Benefit Homeless Animals”, with 100 percent of sales going to the Fayetteville Animal Shelter and the Humane Society of the Ozarks, through May.
JULIE WAIT DESIGNS ART GALLERY: 318 S. First St., Rogers. juliewaitdesigns.com or 631-8706. Abstract works by Dave Clark through June 10.
OMNI CENTER: 3274 N. Lee Ave, Fayetteville. 935-4422. “The Art of Mothering” by WWAM (Women with a Message) 5 to 7 p.m. Sundays through out May.
OZARK FOLKWAYS: 22733 N. U.S. 71, Winslow. ozarkfolkways.org or 634-3791. Works by Susan Shore through Wednesday.
POOR RICHARD’S ART: 116 S. First St., Rogers. poorrichardsart.com or 636-0417. Pottery by Jim Young through May.
QUEEN ANNE MANSION GARDEN LEVEL GALLERY: 115 W. Van Buren, U.S. 62, Eureka Springs. 253-6164. Eureka Springs Invitational Art Show through May.
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. Home of the original Bluebird of Happiness.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS STUDENT GALLERY (sUgAR): 114 Central Ave., Bentonville. 236-1667. “Crafting Place” through May 29.
WALTON ARTS CENTER: 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600. “Beyond Sublime: Changing Nature, Works by Emmet Gowin, Eileen Neff, Paula Winokur, Eric Aho and Stacy Levy” through May 30.
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. 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.
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. “Answering the Call,” the history of the Springdale Fire Department, through Sept. 18. “Carl Smith’s Fayetteville,” images from the 1910s through 1950s, through Aug. 21.
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/BYS/BYS.htm or 575-3875. “Backyard Science” through September.
ROCKLAHOMA: May 28-30 at the Catch the Fever Festival Grounds in Pryor, Okla. With ZZ Top, Godsmack, Tesla, Buckcherry, Cinderella, Sevendust, Fuel, Saliva and many more. Miss Rocklahoma contest. Camp sites available. Tickets start at $35. rocklahoma.com.
RIVERFEST: May 28-30 in Little Rock and North Little Rock. Visual and performing arts. With Ludacris, Blake Shelton, Little River Band, the Robert Cray Band, Gary Allan, the Black Crowes and the Steve Miller Band. Free-$15. riverfestarkansas.com or 501-255-3378.
CELEBRATION OF HUMANITY: May 28-30 at the Open-Air Meditation Sanctuary, 268 CR 3027 in Eureka Springs. Honoring the human aspiration to learn, live wisely and build a more just and loving world. Drum circle, torchlight tour, herb walk, yoga and more. Donation. 28rites.com or 363-7024.
WORDCAMP: May 29-30 at the Fayetteville Town Center and the New Design School in Fayetteville. Bootcamp for bloggers and online publishing, with programming instructions for WordPress developers. $30. wordcampfayetteville.com.
AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT: 10 a.m. to noon May 29 at Nightbird Books on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. Dianne Siller, Jim Young, and Carolyn Bayley. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
GREGG ALLMAN: 8 p.m. May 30 at The Venue at Downstream Casino Resort in Quapaw, Okla. Rain or shine event. $15-$50. protix.com or 888-396-7876.
SEQUOYAH SONGWRITER’S ROUND CONCERTS: 7 p.m. June 1 at Parker Hall at Mount Sequoyah Conference Center in Fayetteville. With Chase Missy. Free. First Tuesday of each month. Next month: 7/6 Alan Castleberry. mountsequoyah.org or 443-4531.
SENIOR HEALTH FAIR: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 2 at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. With area healthcare providers, games, prizes, screenings, guest speakers, and more. 571-2920.
EUREKA SPRINGS BLUES WEEKEND: June 3-6 at various venues in Eureka Springs. With John Hammond, Charlie Musselwhite with The Tablerockers, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Bob Margolin, Arkansas Red, Shaun Murphy, Kelley Hunt, Super Chikan & The Fighting Cocks, Grady Champion, Otis Taylor, Shawn “Lil’ Slim” Holt, Marquise Knox, Albert Castiglia, Fast Johnny Ricker, Buddy Shute, Isayah’s All Stars, Doghouse Daddies, Derral Gleason Trio, Gospel Blues Bunch, John Walter Morrison, Earl & Them, Eef & The Groovy Blues Express, Levee Town, Mark Montgomery, Patrick Sweany, Penelope and The Usual Suspects, Rich Berry, The Americans, The Jug Band, and other local and regional musicians. Complete listings of venues and acts at EurekaSpringsBlues.com.
WAKARUSA: June 3-6 at Mulberry Mountain near Ozark. Widespread Panic, Robert Randolph, Blues Traveler, Ivan Neville & Dumpstaphunk, Fishbone, STS9 and more. wakarusa.com.
CIVIL WAR STORY TIME: 6:30 p.m. June 3 at the Rogers Public Library, and 2 p.m. June 12 at Border’s at Pinnacle Hills in Rogers. For kids ages 5 and older. rogersarkansas.com/museum or 621-1154.
DIVE-IN MOVIE: Dusk June 4, June 18, July 16 and July 30 at the Wilson Park Pool. Free. accessfayetteville.org or 444-3471.
“IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY”: 8 p.m. June 4-5 and June 10-12, and 2 p.m. June 6 and June 13 at the Rogers Little Theater. $9.50-$42. RogersLittleTheater.org or 631-8988.
HERB FESTIVAL: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 5 at the L.A. Cann Memorial Botanical Gardens in Ponca City, Okla. Live music, seminars, pie baking contest and more. Free. poncacityherbfestival.net or 580-765-4400.
WEST FORK WATERSHED CELEBRATION AND RIVER CLEANUP: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 5 at Riverside Park, off Arkansas 170 in West Fork. BBQ chicken lunch for first 150 people. Door prizes, live music, booths and tours. 422-1014.
INDIVIDUAL WORLD POETRY SLAM QUALIFIER: 7 to 9 p.m. June 8 at Rogue on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. Top state poets compete for the right to represent Arkansas in national competition. With Jori Costello. Open mic before and after the match. $5. houstonRH7@yahoo.com.
RINGLING BROTHER AND BARNUM & BAILEY CIRCUS: June 10-13 at the BOK Center in Tulsa. ringling.com OR 866-7-BOK-CTR.
ART OF WINE: THE WINEMAKER’S DINNER: 6 p.m. June 10, UNCORKED! FRIDAY NIGHT WINE TASTING: 7 p.m. June 11, WINE LOVER’S BRUNCH: 11 a.m. June 12, RIEDEL GLASS TASTING SEMINAR: 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. June 12, and PREMIER TASTING: 6 p.m. June 12 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $65-$200. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
GOO GOO DOLLS: 7 p.m. June 11 at the AMP at the Northwest Arkansas Mall in Fayetteville. $15-$75. amptickets.com.
CELEBRATION OF LITERACY AND ARTS: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 12 at the Rogers Public Library. Chalk Walk drawings, read alouds, children’s authors and illustrators, and more. Summer reading program registration; First 1,000 K-8th grade kids get free tote with a book. Chalk Walk winners get to reproduce their work in semi-permanent paint for year long viewing. mainstreetrogers.com or 936-5487.
OMNI’S PEACE GARDENS TOUR: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 12 at eight gardens in Fayetteville. Self-guided tour. $10. omnicenter.org or 442-4600.
RALLY AROUND THE FLAG: 10:30 a.m. June 12 at Pea Ridge National Military Park. A history of flags associated with the Battle of Pea Ridge. rogersarkansas.com/museum or 451-8122.
M.C. HAMMER: 7 p.m. June 12 at the AMP at the Northwest Arkansas Mall in Fayetteville. With Hardaway & The Commoners. $20-$100. amptickets.com.
“THE GOOD DOCTOR”: June 18-27 at University Fine Arts Center in Fayetteville. Directed by Jae-Hyeong Sim. $5-$14. uark.edu/~drama/ or 575-4752.
OPERA IN THE OZARKS: 7:15 p.m. June 18-July 16 at Inspiration Point in Eureka Springs. This season offers “Tosca,” “Carmen” and “Don Giovanni.” “Tosca”: 3 p.m. June 27, and “Carmen”: 3 p.m. July 10 at Arend Arts Center in Bentonville. Gala Finale July 17 at the AUD in Eureka Springs. opera.org or 253-8595.
AMERICA WITH CHRISTOPHER CROSS: 8 p.m. June 18 at The Venue at Downstream Casino Resort in Quapaw, Okla. $15-$50. protix.com or 888-396-7876.
CIVIL WAR FAMILY DAY: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 19 at the Rogers Historical Museum. Demonstrations and activities for families. With collectors C.W. and Ann Webb. Music by Clarke Buehling. Free. rogersarkansas.com/museum or 621-1154.
NWA ROLLER GIRLS: Backwoods Betties Regional Tournament: 7 p.m. June 19 at the Starlight Skatium, 612 N. College Ave. in Fayetteville. $10-$15; kids 12 and younger free with paying adult. nwarollergirls.com or 444-7827.
MIKE RAYBURN’S SOME STRINGS ATTACHED: 7 p.m. June 24 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $16-$23. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
RED, WHITE & BABY BLUE FUNDRAISER: 7 to 10 p.m. June 25 at the Garden Room on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. Casual Chic attire. Benefit’s the Jackson L. Graves Foundation. Live music by Leah & the Mojo Doctors. Silent auction. $30. jacksongraves.org or 466-6103.
TED NUGENT: 7 p.m. July 2 at the AMP at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $15-$75. amptickets.com.
THREE DOG NIGHT AND THE GUESS WHO: 8 p.m. July 4 at The Venue at Downstream Casino Resort in Quapaw, Okla. $20-$60. protix.com or 888-396-7876.
“SOUTH PACIFIC”: 8 p.m. July 30-31, Aug. 5-7 and Aug. 12-14, and at 2 p.m. Aug. 1, Aug. 8 and Aug. 15 at the Rogers Little Theater. $9.50-$42. RogersLittleTheater.org or 631-8988.
LEE ANN WOMACK: 8 p.m. July 30 at The Venue at Downstream Casino Resort in Quapaw, Okla. protix.com or 888-396-7876.