THURSDAY, AUG. 26
PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY OF NWA ARTISTS RECEPTION — 6 to 8 p.m., Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St., Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
RAZORBASH — 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Union Mall in front of Arkansas Union, University of Arkansas.
TEEN BOOK CLUB — 4 p.m. at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. Meets fourth Thursdays. “The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy” by Douglas Adams. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
JONES CENTER JUGGLING CLUB — 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Jones Center. Beginners welcome. jonesnet.org or 756-8090 ext. 518.
WE SING TO HIM — recital with Janice Yoes, vocalist, and Mark Smidt, pianist, 7:30 p.m., Stella Boyle Smith Fine Arts Concert Hall, University of Arkansas.
ART TALK — Gregory Moore on “Reclaimed Surfaces” and Leilani Law on “Continental Shift,” 6:30 p.m., Fayetteville Underground, 1 E. Center St. B-200. 925-8862 or www.fayettevilleunderground.com.
Mind, Body, Spirit
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.
FRIDAY, AUG. 27
VW WEEKEND — Volkswagon vehicles, through Aug. 29, Inn of the Ozarks in Eureka Springs. nwavwa.com or 253-9768.
“LEAVING A MARK” ARTISTS RECEPTION — 5 to 8 p.m., sUgAR Gallery, 114 Central Ave., Bentonville. 236-1667.
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.
Stage and Screen
ARTS LIVE THEATRE ALTY AWARDS — 7 p.m., UARK Ballroom in Fayetteville. $10. ArtsLiveTheatre.com or 521-4932.
FRIDAY NIGHT MOVIE — dusk, Lewis Soccer Fields in Fayetteville. Free. accessfayetteville.org or 444-3471.
“TWELVE” BENEFIT SCREENING — through Sept. 7, Fiesta Square 16, Fayetteville. A Joel Schumacher film about wealthy youth ensnared in the Manhattan drug trade. $2 passes benefit Youth Bridge. www.12-themovie.com or www.youthbridge.com or www.hannoverhouse.com.
“SECRETS OF THE ZONA ROSA” AUTHOR ROSEMARY DANIELS — 7 to 8 p.m., Nightbird Books, Dickson Street, Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
BACKYARD BLUEGRASS — Lonesome Road, 7 p.m., Botanical Garden of the Ozarks. Free. www.bgozarks.org.
AUSTIN LOUNGE LIZARDS — 8 p.m., GoodFolk Productions, 229 N. Block St., Fayetteville. $20. 521-1812 or www.goodfolk.org.
FATTY LUMPKIN — 6:30 p.m., Sound Warehouse, Fayetteville.
SATURDAY, AUG. 28
ACO CASINO NIGHT POKER TOURNAMENT — 7:30 p.m., Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St., Springdale. $25-$75. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
TOTAL WOMAN WORKSHOP & LUNCHEON — 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Clarion Inn, Fayetteville. $25. 601-1443, 521-8188 or email@example.com. Proceeds go to Othelia Paul Memorial Scholarship.
Auditions, Call For Entries, Volunteers
COLGATE COUNTRY SHOWDOWN NATIONAL TALENT CONTEST — 2 p.m., Pine Mountain Theater, Eureka Springs. $10.
VOLUNTEER ROUND-UP OPEN HOUSE — informal meet and greet, 2 to 4 p.m., Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area, Arkansas 12. firstname.lastname@example.org or 789-5009.
OZARK WIRELESS SOCIETY — 10 a.m., Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale. 750-8165.
SUNDAY, AUG. 29
FAYETTEVILLE ROOTS FESTIVAL — at Greenhouse Grille, featuring 3 Penny Acre, The Honey Dewdrops, Anthony Da Costa, Raina Rose, John Elliott, Nora Jane Struthers, Doug and Telisha Williams, Shannon Wurst, David Glaser, Johann Wagner, Ryan Spearman, Effron White and Charile Roth. Free preview from 10:30 to 2 p.m. during brunch. Show starts at 5 p.m. Advance tickets $22, at the door $25. www.wix.com/3pennyacre/3pennyacre
Stage and Screen
“MICHAEL” — free movie, 8:30 p.m., Basin Spring Park, Eureka Springs. Bring lawn chair or blanket.
Mind, Body, Spirit
FAYETTEVILLE QUAKERS — 9 a.m. music, 9:15 a.m. worship, 10:30 a.m. coffee hour, United Campus Ministries Building, Fayetteville.
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.
BOUNTIFUL BUTTERFLIES — program and garden walk with Dr. Rita Littrell, 1 p.m., Botanical Garden of the Ozarks. $20 family of four. www.bgozarks.org.
MONDAY, AUG. 30
Stage and Screen
“CITIZEN ARCHITECT: SAMUEL MOCKBEE AND THE SPIRIT OF THE RURAL STUDIO” — screening and lecture, 5:30 p.m., Giffels Auditorium, Old Main, University of Arkansas. Co-producers Sam Wainwright Douglas and Jack Sanders will attend and speak. Free, limited seating. citizenarchitectfilm.com or 575-4704.
WOMEN’S BICYCLE REPAIR WORKSHOP — 1 to 7 p.m., Bike City Recyclery, Fayetteville. Monthly DIY workshop for women who would like to learn bicycle repair or maintenance. Free, donations accepted. bikecityrecyclery.org or 521-2020.
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.
TUESDAY, AUG. 31
LIFE DRAWING SUPER SESSIONS — Saturdays from Sept. 11 to Oct. 2, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 501 W. Whillock St., Fayetteville. $50 fee covers all sessions, pay by Tuesday, Aug. 31. 575-0594.
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.
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MINIATURE BOOK EDITION & EXCHANGE — class limited to 12 participants, 6 to 9 p.m., Little Mountain Bindery, Fayetteville. $130. Classes also held Sept. 7, 14 and 21. 587-0238 or email@example.com.
BEGINNING LINE DANCING — 9 a.m. Tuesdays starting in September at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. 571-2920.
Mind, Body, Spirit
HEALING MEDITATION — 7:30 p.m., Ozark Research Institute. 582-9197 or www.ozarkresearch.org.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 1
Mind, Body, Spirit
SPIRITUAL LIVING GROUP — 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Ozark Research Institute, 221 S. Locust Ave., Fayetteville. anewdawnspirituallivingcenter.bbnow.org or 200-6319.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 2
STS9, GHOSTLAND OBSERVATORY — Arkansas Music Pavilion, Fayetteville. $23. 616-6323 or www.arkansasmusicpavillion.com.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 3
WHEELS ART & MUSIC — benefiting Safe Routes to School program, 7 to 9 p.m., Omni Center for Peace, Justice and Ecology. Silent art auction from contributors, including Emily Kaitz, JoAnn Kaminsky, Cindy Arsaga, Effron White, Kelly Mulhollan, Donna Stjerna and more. Live music. www.bconwa.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stage and Screen
ALFRED HITCHCOCK’S “THE 39 STEPS” — TheatreSquared presentation, Sept. 3-19, Nadine Baum Studios, Fayetteville. 571-2728 or theatre2.org.
CROSS CANADIAN RAGWEED, RECKLESS KELLY — AMP, Fayetteville. 616-6323 or www.arkansasmusicpavilion.com.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 4
CLOTHESLINE FAIR — 59th annual event, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 4-5, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 6, Prairie Grove Battlefield Park.
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. email@example.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, firstname.lastname@example.org or 445-6333.
FAYETTEVILLE FARMERS’ MARKET — 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays through Nov. 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.
Richard Davis 8/20/10 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.Mind, Body, Spirit
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.
LUNCH AND LEARN — Staying ahead of Chronic Pain: noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at United Lutheran Church, 100 Cooper Road in Bella Vista, or noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Schmieding Center, 2422 N. Thompson St. in Springdale. Lunch provided; registration required. schmiedingcenter.org or 800-734-2024.
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. email@example.com or 756-8090 ext. 3518.
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.
EFFECTIVE AND COMPASSIONATE COMMUNICATION — nine-week course, 5:15 to 7:15 p.m., Tuesdays starting Aug. 31, Unity of Fayetteville. Reservations needed. 397-2108.
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,
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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 Entries, Volunteers
WORKS FOR “THE ART OF SURVIVAL 2011” — Central Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute calendar due Aug. 31. For entry form and information, carti.com.
OZARK BLUES SOCIETY’S BLUES CHALLENGE — submit CD or website link along with photo by Sept. 10 for Blues Challenge competition, to be held Sept. 30. Send to Ozark Blues Society, 38 Merritt Drive, Bella Vista, AR 72714 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
DELTA EXHIBITION — due Sept. 13. Annual 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, email@example.com, arkarts.com or 501-372-4000.
TOYS DESIGNED BY ARTISTS EXHIBITION — Annual 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, firstname.lastname@example.org, arkarts.com or 501-372-4000.
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.
FIRST THURSDAY ART PROGRAM — for a street sidewalk art 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.
SCREENPLAYS FOR OZARK FOOTHILLS FILMFEST — 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.
MOVIES FOR OZARK FOOTHILLS FILMFEST — due Jan. 1 for the Ozark Foothills FilmFest, 195 Peel Road, Locust Grove, AR 72550. Filmmakers 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.
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 student artists of 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 Aug. 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 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.
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.
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.
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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. “Down By The Old Mill Stream,” photo exhibit of area grist mills, through Dec. 18.
SILOAM SPRINGS MUSEUM — 112 N. Maxwell St., 524-4011.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS DISCOVERY ZONE — 1564 W. Martin Luther King Blvd. Jr., Fayetteville. cmase.uark.edu/UADZ/BYS/BYS.htm or 575-3875. “Backyard Science” through September.
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, AMP at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. amptickets.com.
KEVIN WELCH — 8 p.m., GoodFolk Productions, 229 N. Block St., Fayetteville. $15. 521-1812 or www.goodfolk.org.
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.
POWER OF THOUGHT — five full-day classes on using focused thought to create positive change, Ozark Research Institute, Fayetteville. 582-9197 or www.ozarkresearch.org.
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. email@example.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.
TERRA STUDIOS FREE FALL MUSIC FEST — 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 11 grand opening Bluebird of Happiness Gallery, Durham, five miles past Elkins. 10:30 a.m. children’s show with Marshall Mitchell. Candy Lee Long at noon. Pope County Bootleggers 1:30 p.m. 3 Penny Acre 3 p.m. Strange Heroes 4:30 p.m. 800-255-8995.
DESPERATE HOUSECATS & DUBIOUS DOGS — benefiting Spay Arkansas, 5 to 8 p.m., Sept. 11, Whole Earth Organic Lounge, Fayetteville. Silent acution. Live music with Candy Lee and Susan Shore. Vegan dinner for $5. www.spayarkansas.org or 442-7472.
CHILDREN’S COOKING CLASS — ages 7-12, noon to 2 p.m., Sept. 11, Nibbles Academy of Cooking, Fayetteville.Ages 7-12. $25. Register at 966-4499 or 601-6429.
BENTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY — 2:30 p.m., Sept. 12, Conference Centre at Compton Gardens, Bentonville. 273-3890.
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.
CHEFS IN THE GARDEN — samplings from local restaurants, live music, silent auction. 6 to 8 p.m., Sept. 16, Botanical Garden of the Ozarks. $35 in advance, $45 at event. www.bgozarks.org or 750-2620.
BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL TOUR — 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Sept. 17, University of Arkansas Global Campus, 2 E. Center St., Fayetteville. $14. fayettevillebanff.com or 879-6386.
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.
GUMBO YA YA! — cook-off and festival, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., St. Joseph’s, Fayetteville. Music, vendors, kid’s activities, power tool drag racing, creole beer and wine garden. $5, $2 for children younger than 10. 871-0376 or www.ozarkgumbo.weebly.com.
KENNY G — Sept. 19, Walton Arts Center. 443-5600 or www.waltonartscenter.com.
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.
EUREKAPALOOZA — music festival benefiting Clear Spring School, noon until after dark, Lake Leatherwood City Park, Eureka Springs. Featuring The Ariels, Kory Montgomery Band, Cool Clear Water, David Singleton, Fossils of Ancient Robots, Honky Suckle and more. $15, free for children younger than 12. 253-7888 or www.eurekapalooza.com.
ANNUAL BRIDAL EVENT — 12:30 to 5 p.m. Sept. 26, John Q. Hammons Convention Center, Rogers. Showcase of vendors. Grand giveaway, doorprizes and a runway fashion show. Tickets available at the door. Doors open at noon.
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.
OZARK BLUES SOCIETY’S BLUES CHALLENGE — 2 to 7 p.m., Sept. 30, Crown Royal Stage, Northwest Arkansas Mall. www.ozarkbluessociety.org.
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.
HEALING EXPO — three-day alternative healing event, Oct. 8-10, Retreat at Sky Ridge, Eureka Springs. Each workshop has its own fee and prices vary. An expo ticket (three days for $25 online or $35 at the door) must be purchased with or before workshop tickets. www.healingpathexpo.com or 479-981-3911.
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.
PEA RIDGE MULE JUMP — 22nd annual event. Oct. 9, Pea Ridge High School. 7:30 a.m. 5k run. 9 a.m. opening ceremonies. 903-1520 or www.pea-ridge-ar.com/mulejump.
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.
TREY MCINTYRE PROJECT — 8 p.m., Nov. 5, Walton Arts Center. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
KENNY BARRON TRIO — with David Sanchez, 8 p.m., Nov. 6, Walton Arts Center. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
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.