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.
RIVERFRONT BLUES FESTIVAL: At Riverfront Park in downtown Fort Smith. Friday at 6 p.m. Copesetic, at 7 p.m. Wisebird, at 8:20 p.m. Band of Heathens, at 10 p.m. Wide Open and Grace Potter & The Nocturnals; Saturday at 4:15 p.m. Copesetic, at 5 p.m. J.P. Soars and The Red Hots, at 6 p.m. Mark May, at 7:05 p.m. Honey Island Swamp Band, at 8:20 p.m. JJ Grey & Mofro, at 10 p.m. Delbert McClinton. Tickets $10 a day at the gate.
RED, WHITE & BABY BLUE FUNDRAISER: 7 p.m. Friday at the Garden Room on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. Benefit’s the Jackson L. Graves Foundation. Music by Leah & the Mojo Doctors. Silent auction. $30. jacksongraves.org or 466-6103.
SILOAM SPRINGS HERITAGE FESTIVAL: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday. Inter-Tribal Pow Wow at 10 a.m. at City Park. Kids Zone with inflatables, face painting, cotton candy and snow cones. Arts and crafts, Civil War and Frontier era re-enactors. siloamspringsheritagefestival.org or 524-4011.
ALL OUT JUNE EVENTS: PRIDE PARADE at 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. BLOCK PARTY at 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday on Dickson Street. WHITE PARTY at 8 p.m. Saturday at Uncle Gaylord’s in Fayetteville. DJ and live entertainment. UUFF PRIDE SERVICE, POTLUCK AND DANCE at 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Fayetteville, with Big Bad Gina. VIDEO UNDERGROUND at “You Don’t Know Dick” at 7 p.m. Sunday at the OMNI Center, 3274 N. Lee Ave. in Fayetteville, a documentary on gender perceptions and Transmen. alloutjune.com.
FIRST THURSDAY: 5 to 8 p.m. July 1 at galleries in downtown Fayetteville. Shannon Wurst live on the Square. Institute Du Loop, Kelly Price-Colston, Gailen Hudson, and Matthew Lyman artists’ reception at the Fayetteville Underground. fayettevilleunderground.com. firstthursdayfayetteville.com or 521-5776.
Stage and Screen
UNIVERSITY THEATRE’S “THE GOOD DOCTOR”: through Wednesday at University Fine Arts Center in Fayetteville. $5-$14. uark.edu/~drama/ or 575-4752.
DIVE-IN MOVIE: “Monsters vs. Aliens” at dusk Friday at the Wilson Park Pool. Free. 444-3471.
OZARK POETS & WRITERS COLLECTIVE: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Nightbird Books, 205 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. With poet, editor and web designer, Johnathon Williams, plus an open mic. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
OPERA IN THE OZARKS: Through July 16 at Inspiration Point in Eureka Springs. This season offers “Tosca,” “Carmen” and “Don Giovanni.” “Tosca” — 3 p.m. Sunday, and “Carmen” — 3 p.m. July 10 at Arend Arts Center in Bentonville. Gala Finale July 17 at the AUD in Eureka Springs. $10-$25. opera.org or 253-8595.
MIKE RAYBURN’S SOME STRINGS ATTACHED: 7 p.m. today at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $16-$23. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
SARAH HUGHES BAND: at 7 p.m. today at Gulley Park in Fayetteville. Free. Joseph Israel on July 8; Ben Miller Band on July 29 and Full House on Aug. 12. accessfayetteville.org or 575-8328.
CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL: 7:30 p.m. today at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. 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.
NWA SACRED HARP SINGERS: 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Shiloh Museum. springdalear.gov/shiloh or 750-8165.
FPL MUSIC SERIES: Tiffany Christopher: 2 p.m. Sunday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free. faylib.org or 856-7250.
OZARK BLUES SOCIETY FREE CONCERT: Performances by Indigenous and Kory Montgomery at 8 p.m. Wednesday at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville.
ARKANSAS WINDS: A free concert with Independence Day favorites, movie tunes and a salute to veterans at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, 4703 N. Crossover Road. Bring seating. Picnic dinners, soda, beer and wine for purchase. No pets, no carry-in drinks. Rain date July 1. 799-6165.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE: 7 p.m. today at the Shiloh Museum. springdalear.gov/shiloh or 750-8165.
OZARK WIRELESS SOCIETY: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum. 4th Saturdays. springdalear.gov/shiloh or 750-8165.
HERITAGE TRAIL PROGRAM: “Bullets, Ballads, and Bandages: Civilians and Soldiers in the Civil War Ozarks” noon to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Prairie Grove Battlefield Historic State Park. With Steve Burgess, Doug Kidd, and members of the Shiloh Museum. Free. springdalear.gov/shiloh or 750-8165.
BENTON COUNTY DEMOCRATIC WOMEN: Monday at the Bentonville Clarion Hotel. With Larry DeLashmit from Veterans for American Power Tour. Reservations required, buffet lunch. $12. 876-2178.
FAYETTEVILLE INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCERS: 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Mount Comfort Presbyterian Church Hall. First 30-minutes devoted to teaching/learning. $3; first time free. 283-9947.
SALSA & BACHATA LESSONS: 7 p.m. Wednesdays in June at Teatro Scarpino, 329 N. West Ave. in Fayetteville. With Boyd and Jocelyn. $15. scarpino.com or 409-3772.
SPECIAL INTEREST SERIES: “Poultry in Motion: History of Arkansas Poultry Industry” Wednesday at the Jones Center in Springdale. jonesnet.org or 756-8090.
ADULT ART CLASSES: at Northwest Arkansas Community Creative Center in Fayetteville. Clay, painting, dance and more. $75-$89. nwaccc.org or 200-0663.
JONES CENTER JUGGLING CLUB: 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Jones Center. Beginners welcome. jonesnet.org or 756-8090, ext. 518.
DANCE LESSONS: At Country Dance Club, 1400 S. Young St. in Springdale. Two-step, double two-step, waltz, cha-cha, and more. $5 per person. countrydanceclub.org or 751-9845.
Mind, Body, Spirit
REFLECTIONS OF ST. FRANCIS: Friday through Sunday at the Little Portion Retreat Center in Eureka Springs. With John Michael Talbot. Also July 23-25. littleportion.org or 253-7370.
MASKS FOR CHANGE: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Art Experience, 641 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Fayetteville. Personal growth group experience with Jo Ann Kaminsky. For adults. $135. 442-0557.
FAYETTEVILLE FREE THINKERS: 2 p.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. fayfreethinkers.com or 442-6738.
BUDDHIST MEDITATION: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Arkansas Yoga Center in Fayetteville. 422-6526.
FAYETTEVILLE QUAKERS: 9 a.m. Sundays and 6 p.m. Wednesdays at United Campus Ministries, 902 W. Maple St. in Fayetteville. 888-909-1110.
DHARMA TALK: 11 a.m. Sundays at Dramis Hardwood Floors, 2275 S. School Ave. in Fayetteville. With Ven. Geshe Thupten Dorjee. artibet.net or 587-8920.
CANCER CHALLENGE EVENTS: Today through Sunday in Bella Vista. Golf Tournament, Trap Shoot, Tennis Tournament, 10K/5K run and one-mile walk, Motorcycle Poker Run and show. Social event with live and silent auctions Friday at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers. Benefits Community Clinic, Hope Cancer Resources and Washington Regional Cancer Support Home. cancerchallenge.com or 273-3172.
FAYETTEVILLE HORSESHOE PITCHING: late afternoon until dark Mondays at the Walker Park horseshoe pits in Fayetteville. Fayetteville Tournaments: July 24 and Aug. 14. arkansashorseshoepitching.com or 871-4948.
OZARK NATURE CONNECTION SERIES: Motivating Species, Awakening the Hunter-Gatherer Friday through Sunday at the Ozark Plateau National Wildlife Refuge in Colcord, Okla. Seven-part series, one weekend a month through December. Registration required. $95-$595, includes food and camping. ozarktrackers.org.
BEGINNING BACKPACKING: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area. For all ages. BYO lunch Registration required. $25. 789-5000.
ADULT SOFTBALL REGISTRATION: Monday through Aug. 6 with Fayetteville Parks and Rec. accessfayetteville.com or 718-7681.
ADULT KICKBALL: July 12-Aug. 26 at Walker Park in Fayetteville. Chill Out recreational league or Game On competitive league. accessfayetteville.org or 575-8330.
TEEN BOOK CLUB: “Alice in Wonderland” by Lewis Carroll: 4 p.m. today at Nightbird Books on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. Meets fourth Thursdays. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
PUPPET CAMP: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Friday the Art Experience, 641 W. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. in Fayetteville. Making a different puppet each day, and learn to use it. With Jo Ann Kaminsky. For ages 8 and older. $60 per day; $250 per week. Includes lunch and materials. 442-0557.
BASIC BACK COUNTRY HIKING AND CAMPING TRAINING: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Hobbs State Park Conservation Area. For ages 12 and older. Registration and pre-payment required. $10-$25. 789-5000.
STORY TIME: 1:30 p.m. Saturdays at Nightbird Books on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. This week: “Shark vs Train” by Chris Barton and Tom Lichtenheld. For grades K-3. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
FPL GAMERS CLUB: 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Fayetteville Public Library. For teens. Wii, card and board games. faylib.org or 856-7170.
SILVER DOLLAR CITY DAYTRIP: 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday and July 12, from the Jones Center in Springdale.
WHITEWATER DAYTRIP: 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. 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.
“OLD BLACK FLY” AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR JIM AYLESWORTH: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Fayetteville Public Library. faylib.org or 856-7250.
FANTASY REALMS MONTH & TEEN GAMERS CLUB: 4 p.m. Tuesday. For Manga and Anime fans ages 13-18. Free. faylib.org or 856-7250.
“SHAKESPEARIENCE“: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 5-16 at Riordan Hall in Bella Vista. Full-day session for grades 4-8; 12:30 to 4 p.m. half-day session for grades 9-12. $199-$299. theatre2.org or 595-8590.
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. globalcampus.uark.edu or 800-952-1165.
1800s HISTORY DAY CAMPS: 9 a.m. to noon July 12-16 at Shiloh Museum in Springdale. For ages 6-9. Pre-registration required. $45-$50. springdalear.gov/shiloh or 750-8165.
KIDS SUMMER FILM FEST: 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays through July 28 at Malco’s Razorback, Sunset and Towne Center Cinemas. Benefits Children’s Hospitals. $2 admission. malco.com.
T TAURI MOVIE CAMP: July 19-31 in Batesville. Five workshops offered. Ages vary; third grade through under 21. $40-$200 per workshop. Forms and full information at ttauri.org.
SUMMER THEATRE CAMPS: through Aug. 13 at Arts Live Theatre, 818 N. Sang Ave. in Fayetteville. Ages, dates, subjects vary. One- and two-week classes. $120-$200. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
SUMMER ART CLASSES: through Aug. 13 at Northwest Arkansas Community Creative Center in Fayetteville. Clay, drawing, multimedia, creative play costuming, and more. $80 per class; $25 to include lunch break. nwaccc.org or 200-0663.
Auditions, Call for Volunteers, Entries
CALL FOR ARTISTS: for a street side 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.
CALL FOR SCREENPLAY ENTRIES: due Dec. 15 for the Ozark Foothills FilmFest Screenwriting Competition. For writers who have not yet had a work produced or optioned. $20. ozarkfoothillsfilmfest.org or 870-251-1189.
CALL FOR FILM ENTRIES: due Jan. 1 for the Ozark Foothills FilmFest, 195 Peel Road, Locust Grove, AR 72550. Filmmaker age 18 and younger, please submit works to T Tauri Youth Film Festival, ttauri.org. Several genres and specifications. $10 entry fee. For full details, ozarkfoothillsfilmfest.org or 870-251-1189.
TED NUGENT: 7 p.m. July 2 at the AMP at Northwest Arkansas Mall. $15-$75. amptickets.com.
FREEDOM-FEST: 4 p.m. July 3 . Live music, food, Beauty contest, Carnival Kids Zone, Farm. Firework display at 9 p.m. $2-$3. farmingtonareakiwanis.org or 200-7055.
FIREWORKS DISPLAY: 9 p.m. July 3 at the Loch Lomond Dam in Bella Vista. Rain date is July 5. Shrimpman’s Yacht Club Extravaganza of dinner, dancing, live music and dancing for $25. bellavistapoa.com or 855-8110.
INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 4 in Basin Spring Park in Eureka Springs. Patriotic music, flag making, watermelon seed spitting contest and more. Free family fun. 244-5074.
THREE DOG NIGHT AND THE GUESS WHO: 8 p.m. July 4 at The Venue at Downstream Casino Resort in Quapaw, Okla. Rain or shine event. $20-$60. protix.com or 888-396-7876.
SEQUOYAH SONGWRITER’S ROUND CONCERTS: 7 p.m. July 6 at Parker Hall at Mount Sequoyah Conference Center in Fayetteville. With Alan Castleberry. Free. First Tuesday of each month. mountsequoyah.org or 443-4531.
PEACE & JUSTICE HEROES AWARDS BANQUET: 5:30 p.m. July 10 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Fayetteville. Honoring Barbara Harmony, Art Hobson, Donna Massey, Robert McAfee and the NWA Workers Justice Center. $25. omnicenter.org or 935-4422.
SUMMER JAZZ: Composers’ Showcase: 7:30 p.m. July 10 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $12-$25. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
BEAVER LAKE CRUISES: 9 a.m. July 15, July 18, July 25, July 29, Aug. 5 and Aug. 8, and 6 p.m. July 22 and Aug. 12 from Hobbs State Park Conservation Area. Reservation and prepayment required. $5-$10. 789-5000.
FAT TIRE MOUNTAIN BIKE FESTIVAL: July 16-18 in Eureka Springs. Competitive and non-competitive events. fattirefestival.com or 363-6146.
SUMMER JAZZ: The Fayetteville Jazz Collective with guest vocalist Tom Tiratto at 7:30 p.m. July 24 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $12-$25. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
“BEAUTY AND THE BEAST”: 7 p.m. July 27-29, Aug. 1-5 and Aug. 8, 8 p.m. July 30-31 and Aug. 6-7, and 2 p.m. July 31-Aug. 1 and Aug. 7-8 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $39-$59. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
“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 Downstream Casino Resort in Quapaw, Okla. $15-$50. protix.com or 888-396-7876.
ASTRONOMY CRUISE: 6 to 11 p.m. Aug. 13 from Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area. Reservation required. $50, includes Galileo scope for you to assemble and keep. $10 for additional boat seats; kids younger than 6 are free. 789-5000.
GARY ALLAN: 7 p.m. Aug. 13 at the AMP at Northwest Arkansas Mall. $20-$100. amptickets.com.
SUMMER JAZZ: Frank Vignola Hot Club Trio at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 13 at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall in Fayetteville. $12-$15. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
BLAKE SHELTON: 8 p.m. Aug. 13 at Downstream Casino Resort in Quapaw, Okla. 15-$50. protix.com or 888-396-7876.
FAMILY BLUEGRASS WEEKEND: Aug. 19-22 at Basin Spring Park in Eureka Springs. Free. eurekaspringschamber.com.
ARSAGA’S: 1582 Crossover Road Suite 2, Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 527-0690. Watercolors by Diane Adams through June.
ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS: 214 S. Main St., Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441. “Altered Perceptions” by Sean Fitzgibbon, and “Mediated Consciousness” by Gerry Holstein through July 2.
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. Works by 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. “Transforming Tradition: The Pottery of Mata Ortiz” through Aug. 29.
FAYETTEVILLE UNDERGROUND GALLERY: 1 E. Center St., Fayetteville. fayettevilleunderground.com or 387-1534. “A Place to Drown” by Institute Du Loop, “The Super Cute Show” by Kelly Price-Colston, ceramic works by Gailen Hudson, and “Poor Traits & Land Scapegoats” by Matthew Lyman for July. Works by Samuel Gray, and Hank, Jo Anne, Jesse and Daniel Kaminsky through June.
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. “American Realist” Tim Jones through July 9.
MULLINS LIBRARY: University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. libinfo.uark.edu/info/artexhibit.asp or 575-6702. “God Willin’ and the Creek Don’t Rise: Arkansas Historic Bridges” through June.
OZARK FOLKWAYS: 22733 N. U.S. 71, Winslow. ozarkfolkways.org or 634-3791. Multimedia crafts and quilts by Toni Fenton and Jennie Wehrenberg through June.
OZARK NATURAL FOODS: 1554 N. College Ave., Fayetteville. 521-7558. Acrylic-water colored designs as an expression of the dance of interwoven line and form by Bill Corbin through June.
THE PERK: 3980 W. Wedington Drive, Fayetteville. 251-7375. Photography by Sarah Tomlin for the month of July. Photography by Dee Moore, Kelsey Strode and Lexi Spencer through June.
POOR RICHARD’S ART: 116 S. First St., Rogers. poorrichardsart.com or 636-0417. Watercolors by Zeek Taylor for July.
TERRA STUDIOS, MUSE GALLERY AND COFFEEHOUSE: 12103 Hazel Valley Road in Durham. terrastudios.com or 1-800-255-8995. 35 regional artists, 10-acre art park with murals and sculpture installations.
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.