8 Days A Week Calendar

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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 rdavis@nwaonline.com, at least two weeks prior to event. Submissions are printed as space allows. Photographs and art are also considered.

SPECIAL EVENTS

MICHAEL GAULDIN MEMORIAL — 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the McIlroy Room in the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Fayetteville. For adults. Cash bar. kshurlds@uark.edu.

SECOND SATURDAY STROLL — 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday in Eureka Springs. artofeureka.com or 253-7679.

SUMMER BOOK SALE — 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Carnegie Public Library in Eureka Springs. 253-8754.

STATE AND SCREEN

RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN’S “SOUTH PACIFIC” — 8 p.m. today through Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Rogers Little Theater. $9.50-$42. RogersLittleTheater.org or 631-8988.

FRIDAY MORNING MOVIES: “NIM’S ISLAND” — 10 a.m. Friday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free. faylib.org or 856-7170.

“THE SURE POP OIL WELL SCANDAL” MURDER MYSTERY WEEKEND — Friday and Saturday at the Crescent Cottage Inn and the Bridgeford House Bed and Breakfast in Eureka Springs. $399-$539. 1881crescentcottageInn.com or 800-223-3246; bridgefordhouse.com or 888-567-2422.

WORDS

WOMEN’S OPEN MIC — 6:30 to 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.

“PEPPER JACK” AUTHOR JON PENDERGRASS — 7 p.m. Saturday at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.

LIFE WRITERS — 10 a.m. Monday at the Shiloh Museum. For people interested in writing the stories of their own lives or those of family and friends. springdalear.gov/shiloh or 790-2588.

SCIENCE FICTION BOOK CLUB — 7 p.m. Tuesday at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. Meets third Tuesdays. “The Windup Girl” by Paolo Bacigalupi. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.

CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP — 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays in Fayetteville. For aspiring and experienced authors. With author and teacher, Gabrielle Idlet. $15 per night. gidlet@gmail.com or 966-5935.

ARKANSAS PLAYWRIGHTS WORKSHOP — 6:30 p.m. two Mondays a month in Fayetteville. Free; actors, directors and walk-ins welcome. Dates and locations vary. For current information, bob@theatresquared.org or 445-6333.

MUSIC

GULLEY PARK SUMMER CONCERT SERIES — Full House: 7 p.m. today at Gulley Park in Fayetteville. Free. Parking in the lot off Old Wire Road is now reserved, $150 per space. AccessFayetteville.org or 575-8328.

GARY ALLAN — 7 p.m. Friday at the AMP at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $20-$100. amptickets.com.

KUAF SUMMER JAZZ CONCERT SERIES — The Frank Vignola Hot Club Trio: 7:30 p.m. Friday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall in Fayetteville. $12-$15. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

BLAKE SHELTON — 8 p.m. Friday at The Venue at Downstream Casino Resort in Quapaw, Okla. Rain or shine event. $15-$50. DownstreamCasino.com or 888-396-7876.

MIKE SORENSON GUITAR RECITAL — 7 p.m. Wednesday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. music.uark.edu or 575-4701.

ARSAGA’S SONGWRITER’S CIRCLE — 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Arsaga’s on Crossover Road in Fayetteville. arsagas.com or 527-0690.

EUREKA SPRINGS BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL — Aug. 19-22 at Basin Spring Park and the AUD in Eureka Springs. Watermelon Social 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 19 at Basin Spring Park. Event at Basin Spring Park are free; $10 at the AUD. EurekaSpringsBluegrassFestival.com or 888-582-2220.

SONGS IN THE VILLE — 7:30 to 10 p.m. Aug. 19 at the UARK Ballroom, 644 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. Effron White hosts with different local guest songwriters. Third Thursdays each month. $5. myspace.com/songsintheville.

LEARNING

PUPPET CAMP — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday at The Art Experience, 641 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Fayetteville. $60 each day, includes lunch and materials. For ages 8 through adult. kjo_ann@hotmail.com or 442-0557.

OZARK HERBS AND MEDICINAL PLANTS — 2 p.m. Saturday at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area in Rogers. With author and photographer Steven Foster. Free. friendsofhobbs.com or 789-5006.

GROWING THE GREEN ECONOMY: SOLUTIONS THROUGH GRASSROOTS LEADERSHIP — 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Fayetteville Public Library. With Timothy DenHerder-Thomas. omnicenter.org or 935-4422.

GREENDRINKS — 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday at Smiling Jack’s in Fayetteville. Green Drinks is a gathering of community members interested in promoting a sustainable Fayetteville. 879-7922.

ASIAN COOKING DEMO — 10 to 11 a.m. and LOCAL FOODS COOKING DEMO — 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the Fayetteville Farmer’s Market on the Square. With Serena Caffrey. fayettevillefarmersmarket.org or 236-2910.

MANUFACTURING CHALLENGE SEMINAR: “DRIVE DOWN ENERGY COSTS AND INCREASE PROFITS” — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Clarion Inn in Fayetteville. $25; includes lunch. arkansas-quality.org or 501-372-2222.

“BEEN A BUSY DAY” — noon Wednesday at the Shiloh Museum in Springdale. Diary of a Madison County Farmer. With Susan Young. springdalear.gov/shiloh or 750-8165.

NATIONAL RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S BOSTON MOUNTAIN CHAPTER — 7 p.m. Aug. 19 Shiloh Museum. springdalear.gov/shiloh or 750-8165.

JONES CENTER JUGGLING CLUB — 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Jones Center for Families. Beginners welcome. jonesnet.org or 756-8090 ext. 518.

MORE FOR YOUR MONDAYS TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOPS — 6 to 7 p.m. Mondays at Community Access Television in Fayetteville. Technological problems demystified; subject matter directed by attendees. Free; no registration. No class on fifth Mondays. 444-3433.

FAYETTEVILLE HORSESHOE PITCHING — late afternoon until dark Mondays at the Walker Park horseshoe pits in Fayetteville. $8-$16 membership per year. Fayetteville Tournaments: July 24, and Aug. 14. arkansashorseshoepitching.com or 871-4948.

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, nonsmoking. $5 per person. countrydanceclub.org or 751-9845.

FAYETTEVILLE INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCERS — 7:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Mount Comfort Presbyterian Church Hall. First 30-minutes devoted to teaching/learning. $3; first time free. 283-9947.

MIND, BODY, SPIRIT

LUKE, THE GOSPEL OF AMAZEMENT — Friday through Sunday at the Little Portion Retreat Center in Eureka Springs. With Michael Card. littleportion.org or 253-7370.

HOSPICE: SO MUCH MORE THAN END OF LIFE — 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the Schmieding Center in Springdale. For families, caregivers and patients. With Circle of Life Hospice. Free, registration required. 751-3043 ext. 232.

WATER EXERCISE CLASSES — 9 to 9:50 a.m., 10 to 10:50 a.m. and 11 to 11:50 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. dhenders@jcf.jonesnet.org or 756-8090 ext. 3518.

SPIRITUAL LIVING STUDY GROUP — 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at the Ozark Research Institute, 221 S. Locust Ave. in Fayetteville. anewdawnspirituallivingcenter.bbnow.org or 200-6319.

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. 521-2395.

FAYETTEVILLE QUAKERS — 9 to 10:15 a.m. Sundays and 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the United Campus Ministries Building, 902 W. Maple St. in Fayetteville. fayettevillefriends.org or 888-909-1110.

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.

OUTDOORS

BEAVER LAKE CRUISES — 6 p.m. today from Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area. Reservation and prepayment required. $5-$10. 789-5000.

ASTRONOMY CRUISE — 6 to 11 p.m. Friday from Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area. Reservation and prepayment required. $50, includes Galileo scope for you to assemble and keep. $10 for additional boat seats; kids younger than 6 are free. 789-5000.

ASTRONOMY WORKSHOP — 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area. $35, includes one Galileo scope for up to four people to assemble and keep; $5 per person after the fourth. Reservations required. Night sky viewing at 8:15 p.m. is free to all. BYO lawn chair, binoculars and covered flashlight. Free ice cream from the Good Humor/Breyers Truck. 789-5000.

ADULT KICKBALL — through Aug. 26 at Walker Park in Fayetteville. Games are 6 to 6:45 p.m. and 7:30 to 8:15 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays. Chill Out recreational league or Game On competitive league. accessfayetteville.org or 575-8330.

FAYETTEVILLE FARMERS’ MARKET — 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays through November 20 on the Fayetteville Square. Music by Odis Elevator & The Flights this Saturday. FARMINGTON FARMERS MARKET — 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays in downtown Farmington. FayettevilleFarmersMarket.org or 236-2910.

MINOR MATTERS

DAYTIME LOCK IN — 11 am to 2 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Public Library. For grades K-2. Registration required. $10. faylib.org or 856-7170.

FUN AFTER 5: MINUTE TO WIN IT — 5 to 7 p.m. today at Basin Spring Park in Eureka Springs. For kids and families. 244-5074.

OVERNIGHT LOCK IN — 8:30 p.m. Friday to 8 a.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. For grades 3-5. Registration required. $20. faylib.org or 856-7170.

CLICK/STITCH TEEN FIBER ARTS GROUP — 5 to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 19 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. Current project is Pooch Pads for the Fayetteville Humane Society. faylib.org or 856-7170.

SENIORS

MEET THE PHARMACIST — 9 to 11 a.m. today at First Baptist Church, 1709 Johnson Road in Springdale. Bring your over-the-counter prescriptions, herbals, dietary supplements and topical creams and ointments. Free, appointments requested. 751-4310.

GAME DAY VS. LINCOLN — Baseball 10 a.m. and Wii Bowling 12:30 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. 571-2920.

BRAIN GAMES — 10 to 11 a.m. today at the Schmieding Center in Springdale. 751-3043.

MUSIC WITH WINSTON HARVEY — 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. 571-2920.

SENIOR DEMOCRATS — 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Western Sizzlin Steakhouse in Springdale. Third Tuesdays. With U.S. House of Representatives candidate David Whitaker and Arkansas Supreme court judge candidate Tim Fox. 442-5212.

BEGINNING LINE DANCING — 9 a.m. Tuesdays starting in September at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. 571-2920.

LIFT WITH FRANCES — 9 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; WII BOWLING LEAGUE, LINE DANCING and ACRYLIC PAINTS — 10 a.m. Tuesdays; USE IT OR LOSE IT WITH JIMMY CULP — 11 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays; TAI CHI — 10 a.m. Fridays; 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, ENTRIES, VOLUNTEERS

AMERICAN GIRL FASHION SHOW AUDITION — 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. Girls sized 6x and 10 for rehearsals and performances Oct. 1-3. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS — for Secchi Day Aug. 21 from the Prairie Creek boat ramp on Beaver Lake. Water quality sampling and educational events. Registration required. bwdh2o.org.

“BANG, BANG YOU’RE DEAD” AUDITION — 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 24 at Arts Live Theatre, 818 N. Sang Ave. in Fayetteville. For ages 12 to 18 years old. Show dates are Sept. 23-26. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.

CALL FOR ARTISTS — Works for “The Art of Survival 2011” Central Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute calendar due Aug. 31. For entry form and information, carti.com.

NWACC CHAMBER SINGERS AUDITION — for college students of all ages. Solo and ensemble opportunities. 2011 proposed tour to NYC for a week of master class studies and performances funded by dinner theatre event featuring arrangements from “Glee.” mfish@nwacc.edu.

CALL FOR ENTRIES — for Ozark Quilt Fair Sept. 11 at the Shiloh Museum in Springdale. $10 for exhibitors. New and antique quilts for show and sale. Cash prizes for Viewers Choice awards. springdalear.gov/shiloh or 750-8165.

CALL FOR ENTRIES — for the Annual Delta Exhibition due Sept. 13. Show runs Dec. 17 through Feb. 20. Open to artists born in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas. Up to three original works per artist created within the last two years and not previously submitted. $15 for first entry, $10 for each additional entry. For complete information, delta@arkarts.com, arkarts.com or 501-372-4000.

CALL FOR ENTRIES — for the Annual Toys Designed by Artists Exhibition. Show runs Dec. 17 through Feb. 20, 2011. Up to three original works per artist created within the last two years and not previously submitted. $15 for first entry, $10 for each additional entry. For complete information, toys@arkarts.com, arkarts.com or 501-372-4000.

CALL FOR ENTRIES — for World Cheese Dip Championship. Compete in amateur or professional categories in the first ever cheese dip championship to be Oct. 9 at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock. Register online at cheesedip.net.

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.

ART

ANNE KITTRELL ART GALLERY — Arkansas Union, Fayetteville. 575-5255.

ARSAGA’S — 1582 Crossover Road Suite 2, Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 527-0690.

ARSAGA’S — 2418 N. Gregg Ave., Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 444-6557.

ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS — 214 S. Main St., Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441. Photographic Society of Northwest Arkansas Friday through Sept. 10

BENTONVILLE CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU — 104 E. Central St. on the square in Bentonville. 271-9153.

BOTANICAL GARDEN OF THE OZARKS — 4703 N. Crossover Road in Fayetteville. bgozarks.org or 750-2620.

CENTER FOR ART AND EDUCATION — 104 N. 13th St., Van Buren. art-ed.org or 474-7767. Works by Nora Ruth Hall and Jeffery Holcomb through Aug. 27.

CITIZENS BANK GALLERY — 116 E. Buchanan St., Prairie Grove. 790-0342 or 846-2738. Contemporary ceramics, sculpture, paintings, prints, photography and gifts.

THE COMMON GROUNDS — 412 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. commongroundsar.com or 442-3515. Window decorations by The New School students of artists Christina Mariatti throughout 2010.

CORNER GIFT SHOP — 3582 N. Arkansas 112, Fayetteville. 521-2674. Art by more than 15 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 August 29.

DDP GALLERY — 7 E. Mountain St., Fayetteville. ddpgallery.com or 442-0001.

FAYETTEVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY — 401 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville. faylib.org or 856-7105.

FAYETTEVILLE UNDERGROUND GALLERY — East Square Plaza Basement, 1 E. Center St., Fayetteville. FayettevilleUnderground.com or 387-1534. Works by Christian Demare, Karan Freeman, Gregory Moore and Shift Gallery of Seattle, Wash., exchange through August.

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 — An Artists’ Collective. 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.

JULIE WAIT DESIGNS ART GALLERY — 318 S. First St., Rogers. JulieWaitDesigns.com or 631-8706. Watercolors by Beth Woessner Monday through Sept. 14. Paintings by Karrie Evenson through Friday.

LONG GALLERY — Vol Walker Hall, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Architecture.uark.edu or 575-4704.

MAYAPPLE — 546 W. Center St., Fayetteville. 206-715-3271.

MULLINS LIBRARY — University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. libinfo.uark.edu/info/art exhibit.asp or 575-6702.

OZARK FOLKWAYS — 22733 N. U.S. 71, Winslow. ozarkfolkways.org or 634-3791.

THE PERK — 3980 W. Wedington Drive, Fayetteville. 251-7375.

POOR RICHARD’S ART — 116 S. First St., Rogers. poorrichardsart.com or 636-0417. Works by Helen Thomas and Hank Barnes through August.

ROGERS LITTLE THEATER: 116 S. Second St., Rogers. rogerslittletheater.org or 631-8988.

TEATRO SCARPINO — 329 N. West Ave., Fayetteville. scarpino.com or 409-3772.

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. Home of the original Bluebird of Happiness.

ULTRA STUDIOS — 118 W. South St., Fayetteville. ultrastudios.org or 935-4040.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FINE ARTS CENTER GALLERY — Fayetteville. 575-7987.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS GLOBAL CAMPUS CENTER FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION — 2 E. Center St., Fayetteville. 575-6489.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS STUDENT GALLERY (sUgAR) — 114 Central Ave., Bentonville. 236-1667. “Leaving a mark: en el barro Dejando la marca: in clay” through Sept. 18.

WALTON ARTS CENTER — 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

WHITE LOTUS SALON — 4750 E. Mission Blvd., Fayetteville. 582-4806.

MUSEUMS

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. “The Miniature Worlds of Bruce Metcalf” and “Degrees of Density: Selections from the Flatfiles of the Kentler International Drawing Space” through Aug. 22.

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.

PRICE TOWER ARTS CENTER — 510 Dewey Ave., Bartlesville, Okla. pricetower.org or 877-424-2424.

ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM — 322 S. Second St., Rogers. 621-1154. rogersarkansas.com/museum. “Rogers Auto-Biography: An Automotive History of Rogers” through 2011.

SHILOH MUSEUM — 118 W. Johnson Ave., Springdale. 750-8165. springdalear.gov/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 August 21.

SILOAM SPRINGS MUSEUM — 112 N. Maxwell St., 524-4011.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS DISCOVERY ZONE — 1564 W. Martin Luther King Blvd., Fayetteville. cmase.uark.edu/UADZ/BYS/BYS.htm or 575-3875. “Backyard Science” through September.

COMING SOON

ELI YOUNG BAND, COREY SMITH, INGRAM HILL — 7 p.m. Aug. 20 at the AMP at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $15-$75. amptickets.com.

“BRINGING NATURE HOME: HOW TO SUSTAIN WILDLIFE IN YOUR BACK YARD” AUTHOR DOUGLAS TALLAMY — 7 p.m. Aug. 20 at the UA Continuing Ed in Fayetteville. $10-$15. 521-0934.

SECCHI DAY — Aug. 21 on Beaver Lake. Water quality monitoring. Hands on activities and games, boat tours, live music and more. Build-a-Rain Barrel workshops require pre-registration and payment, $45. Most events free. bwdh2o.org.

PHOTO IDENTIFICATION PROJECT — 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 21 at the Shiloh Museum. Help identify people, places and events from the last 40 years in NWA. springdalear.gov/shiloh or 750-8165.

TASTE OF THE INNS — 3 to 7 p.m. Aug. 21 at 12 different Bed and Breakfasts in Eureka Springs. Two appetizers, a ‘mock’tail and tour at each inn. Self-guided tour. $25. allianceofbetterbandbs.com/eureka-springs-taste-of-the-inns.htm or 800-494-4921.

TRI TO REMEMBER — Aug. 21 in Bella Vista. 500 meter swim, 15 mile bike, 5K run. Benefits the Alzheimer’s Association of NWA. TriToRemember.com or 200-3088.

TEA TALK AND TASTING — 2 to 3 p.m. Aug. 21 at Trailside Cafe & Tea Room, 546 W. Center St. in Fayetteville. British Empire and Tea with Red Teas iced Assam Mangalam Estate and Darjeeling Coomtee Estate. Free; Registration required. Next month: Properties of Tea: Chemistry, Human Health with Green Teas Yunnan Silver Tips and Sencha Extra Fine; Sept. 18. trailsidetea.com or 966-4945.

BASIC COMPUTER BOOT CAMP — 10 to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 23-26 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Learn basic Internet, e-mail and computer skills. Library card and registration required. faylib.org or 856-7250.

LUNCH AND LEARN — Staying ahead of Chronic Pain: noon to 1 p.m. Aug. 24 at United Lutheran Church, 100 Cooper Road in Bella Vista, or noon to 1 p.m. Aug. 25 at the Schmieding Center, 2422 N. Thompson St. in Springdale. Lunch provided; registration required. schmiedingcenter.org or 800-734-2024.

SOLAR PROJECT DISCUSSION — 6:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Fayetteville Public Library. faylib.org or 856-7000.

COLBIE CAILLAT — 7 p.m. Aug. 24 at the AMP at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $20-$75. amptickets.com.

TEEN BOOK CLUB — 4 p.m. Aug. 26 at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. Meets fourth Thursdays. “The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy” by Douglas Adams. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.

PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY OF NWA ARTISTS RECEPTION — 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. ArtsCenteroftheOzarks.org or 751-5441.

VW WEEKEND — Aug. 27-29 at the Inn of the Ozarks in Eureka Springs. nwavwa.com or 253-9768.

“LEAVING A MARK” ARTISTS RECEPTION — 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 27 at the sUgAR Gallery, 114 Central Ave. in Bentonville. 236-1667.

ARTS LIVE THEATRE ALTY AWARDS — 7 p.m. Aug. 27 at the UARK Ballroom in Fayetteville. $10. ArtsLiveTheatre.com or 521-4932.

ACO CASINO NIGHT POKER TOURNAMENT — 7:30 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $25-$75. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.

OZARK NATURE CONNECTION SERIES — Art of Wandering: Knowing Your Plants and Finding Your Way: 4 p.m. Aug. 27 to 2 p.m. Aug. 29 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. 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.

“SECRETS OF THE ZONA ROSA” AUTHOR ROSEMARY DANIELS — 7 to 8 p.m. Aug. 27 at Nightbird Books on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.

FRIDAY NIGHT MOVIE — dusk Aug. 27 in Lewis Soccer Fields in Fayetteville. Free. accessfayetteville.org or 444-3471.

WOMEN’S BICYCLE REPAIR WORKSHOP — 1 to 7 p.m. Aug. 30 at Bike City Recyclery in Fayetteville. Monthly DIY workshop for women who would like to learn bicycle repair or maintenance. Free, donations accepted. bikecityrecyclery.org or 521-2020.

BLUE MAN GROUP — 7 p.m. Sept. 2, Sept. 5 and Sept. 9, 8 p.m. Sept. 3 and Sept. 10-11, and 2 p.m. Sept. 5 and Sept. 11 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. Best for ages 8 and older. $46-$69. WaltonArtsCenter.com or 443-5600.

STS9 AND GHOSTLAND OBSERVATORY — 8 p.m. Sept. 2 at the AMP at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $23. amptickets.com.

CROSS CANADIAN RAGWEED AND RECKLESS KELLY — 7 p.m. Sept. 3 at the AMP at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $25. amptickets.com.

ALFRED HITCHCOCK’S “THE 39 STEPS” — 7:30 p.m. Sept. 3-4, Sept. 9-11 and Sept. 16-18, and 2 p.m. Sept. 4-5, Sept. 11-12 and Sept. 18-19 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. For all ages. $10-$28. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

PRAIRIE GROVE CLOTHESLINE FAIR — Sept. 4-6 at Battlefield Park in Prairie Grove. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.

HEART — 8 p.m. Sept. 5 at The Venue at Downstream Casino Resort in Quapaw, Okla. Rain or shine event. $20-$60. downstreamcasino.com or 888-396-7876.

SEQUOYAH SONGWRITER’S ROUND CONCERTS — 7 p.m. Sept. 7 at Parker Hall at Mount Sequoyah Conference Center in Fayetteville. With Effron White. Free. First Tuesday of each month. Next month: Reese Neal. mountsequoyah.org or 443-4531.

LUKE BRYAN — 7 p.m. Sept. 9 at the AMP at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. amptickets.com.

WOODCARVERS JAMBOREE — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 10-11 at the Pine Village Shopping Center in Eureka Springs. Free. 918-251-8734.

“SEEING STARS IN DIXIE” — 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10-11 and Sept. 17-18, and 3 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $9-$20. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.

PUPPET CLASS — Saturdays beginning Sept. 11 at The Art Experience, 641 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Fayetteville. Make a puppet for Puppets in the Park on Oct. 9. kjo_ann@hotmail.com or 442-0557.

OZARK QUILT FAIR — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Shiloh Museum in Springdale. springdalear.gov/shiloh or 750-8165.

ASTRONOMY PROGRAM — 6:45 p.m. Sept. 11 at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area, Arkansas 12 in Rogers. Next session: 4:15 p.m. Nov. 27. friendsofhobbs.com or 789-5006.

SUSAN WERNER — 7 and 9 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $16-$30. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

BRET MICHAELS — 7 p.m. Sept. 16 at the AMP at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $25-$100. amptickets.com.

MEALS ON WHEEL POKER RUN — Sept. 18 in Northwest Arkansas. Benefits Springdale and Fayetteville Meals on Wheels. 751-1521.

“WEEKEND RETREAT” AUTHOR BRENDA HYSLIP — Sept. 18 at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.

TEQUILA TASTING — 6 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. With Ambassador Jennifer Muenzenmayer. $75. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

BLUES LEGEND B.B. KING — 7 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. Tickets go on sale July 14. $58-$100. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

FALL ARTISTS STUDIO TOUR — 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 24-25, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 25 in Eureka Springs. Artist demonstrations, works for sale, Free self-guided tour. eurekaspringsstudiotour.com.

BANNED BOOK WEEK — Sept. 25-Oct. 2 at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.

“CHARLOTTE’S WEB” — 3 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.

CITIZEN COPE — 7 p.m. Sept. 29 at the AMP at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $25. amptickets.com.

EASTON CORBIN — 7 p.m. Sept. 30 at the AMP at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $10-$30. amptickets.com.

AMERICAN GIRLS FASHION SHOW — Oct. 1-3 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.

PAT TRAVERS & RICK DERRINGER — 7 p.m. Oct. 1 at the AMP at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $10-$50. amptickets.com.

THE BLACK CROWES — 7 p.m. Oct. 2 at the AMP at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $20-$100. amptickets.com.

CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER: GREAT QUINTETS — 8 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $10-$25. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

TIERNEY SUTTON BAND — 8 and 10 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $16-$30. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

WORLD CHEESE DIP CHAMPIONSHIP — Oct. 9 at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock. cheesedip.net.

OMARA PORTUONDO: 80TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION — 8 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $10-$25. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

GINA FERRARA — Oct. 15 at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.

STEP OUT 5K WALK/RUN and TOUR DE CURE BIKE RIDE — Oct. 16 at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale. diabetes.org/nwastepout, diabetes.org/nwatour.

“GIGGLE, GIGGLE QUACK” — 2 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. For all ages. $9-$17. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

“THE COLOR PURPLE” — 7 p.m. Oct. 19-21 and Oct. 24, 8 p.m. Oct. 22-23, and 2 p.m. Oct. 23-24 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $39-$73. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

LARRY SHUE’S “THE FOREIGNER” — 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22-23 and Oct. 29-30, and 3 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $9-$20. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.

“URINETOWN: THE MUSICAL” — 8 p.m. Oct. 22-23 and Oct. 27-30 and 2 p.m. Oct. 24 and 31 at the University Theater in Fayetteville. Free-$14. uark.edu/~drama or 575-4752.

ACADEMY OF ST. MARTIN IN THE FIELDS WITH JONATHAN BLISS — 8 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $39-$55. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

WRITING WORKSHOP — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 30 at Ozark Folkways, 22733 N. U.S. 71 in Winslow. With author Velda Brotherton on story telling from experiences versus from imagination. $25, registration required. ozarkfolkways.org or 634-3791.

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