8 Days A Week Calendar

8 Days A Week

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On the Scene: Joseph Villar, 2, looks at a butterfly Thursday, Oct. 7 during the 11th Insect Festival at the Pauline Whitaker Center in Fayetteville. Children from all across Northewest Arkansas traveled to Fayetteville to learn about insects from University of Arkansas entomology falculty and students. (Photo: Brooke McNeely Galligan)


WORLD FOOD DAY OBSERVANCE — noon to 1 p.m. at the Verizon Ballroom in the Arkansas Union. Free lunch and lecture by Curt Rom. 575-7422 or laura@uark.edu.

Art and Music

CRAFT EXTRAVAGANZA — 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 14 and 16 at the Fayetteville Square Market and  9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Botanical Gardens of the Ozarks Market. fayettevillefm@gmail.com.
HARVEST MUSIC FESTIVAL — Oct. 14-16, Mulberry Mountain, Ozark. Artists include Yonder Mountain String Band, Ben Miller Band, Mountain Sprout, Cletus Got Shot, Leftover Salmon, Elephant Revival and many more. www.yonderharvestfestival.com.
MAKING MEMORIES ART EXHIBIT — entire month of October. Queen Anne Mansion, Eureka Springs. Benefit for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 363-6233.
STRAIGHT NO CHASER — Male a cappella group, 7 p.m., Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville. $35-$75. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org. All proceeds benefit the Arkansas Educational Television Network Foundation.
WAR EAGLE MILL CRAFT FAIR — arts, crafts and live music Oct. 14-17 at War Eagle Mill between Arkansas 412 and 12. wareaglemill.com or 866-492-7324.


FORCING BULBS FOR SPRING BLOOM — with Gerald Klingaman, 6 p.m. Botanical Garden of the Ozarks. $25 members, $30 nonmembers. 750-2620 or www.bgozarks.org.
WHY OUR DRUG LAWS HAVE FAILED — 4 to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 14, lecture by Judge Jim Gray, University of Arkansas Law School Courtroom. Another lecture is scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. University of Arkansas Union Ballroom. Both events hosted by Students For Sensible Drug Policy & NORML. sdpuark@gmail.com


“A LITTLE LAZARUS” — with Ozark poet Mendy Knott, 7 p.m., Nightbird Books, Fayetteville


Art and Music

FALL ART FOLK FAIRE — 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 15, The Art Colony, 185 N. Main St., Eureka Springs. Traditional arts and crafts with demonstrations. eurekaartcolony.com or info@eurekaartcolony.com.


EARLY BIRD EAGLE WATCH — Belle of the Ozarks. 800-552-3803 or viator@ipa.net.


“THINKING TOWARD SURVIVAL” — 7 p.m. Oct. 15, 2582 N. Jimmie Ave., Fayetteville. Book reading and reception for Coralie Koonce. Hosted by Dick Bennett.  livanlern2002@yahoo.com.


3RD ANNUAL BLUES AT THE BENTONVILLE LIBRARY  — noon to 4 p.m., family event with Marquise Knox and RJ Mischo.
DICKSON STREET OKTOBERFEST FAMILY FESTIVAL — 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Oct. 16, Walton Arts Center parking lot, Fayetteville. Camel rides, pumpkin painting, craft vendors, local live music, home brew competition and more. dicksonstoktoberfest.com
FAYETTEVILLE CITY WIDE FOOD DRIVE — Place nonperishable food items in a bag or box and set them outside your front door no later than 10 a.m. on Saturday.  Volunteers will collect donations from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Or drop off donations between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the following: City Fire Stations (except Station 3), Ozark Natural Foods, Farmers’ Market on the Fayetteville Square, Walmart on MLK, Marvin’s on College, Marvin’s on South School. 575-8302 or jmcquade@ci.fayetteville.ar.us.
MYSTERY MOTORCYLE RIDE — hosted by Pig Trail Harley-Davidson. Riders will meet at Pig Trail Harley-Davidson at 11 a.m.. $5 donation to ride. Benefits the Ozark Chapter of the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Riders are encouraged to wear pink. 636-9797 or pigtrailhd.com.
RANGER’S PANTRY PET FOOD DRIVE — donations can be dropped off  9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the city of Fayetteville parking lot on Church Street (south of the intersection of Church and Mountain). 575-8260.
STRUT FOR A MUTT FASHION SHOW — 9:30 p.m., Starlight Skatium, Fayetteville.  $50 or $500 for a table. strutforamutt.com.
VFW MULTI-COUNTY PARKING LOT SALE  — 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., VFW Post 2952, 1006 N. Thompson, Springdale.

Art and Music

ART D’VINE — 5 to 8 p.m. Dromberg Castle, 1351 Morningside Drive, Fayetteville. An evening of art, food and wine. Live and silent auction, shopping spree, custom designed clothing and live music. $50 or $75 for a couple. Benefits the NWACCC scholarship fund. whereartstakeform@nwaccc.org or 200-0663.
HERITAGE HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND COMPETITION — noon at Gates Stadium in Rogers. Marching bands from three states will compete. $5 for adults, $2 for students. 903-1433 or trishlove@laboroflovegraphics.com.

Mind, Body, Spirit

CONTRADANCE TO LIVE MUSIC — 7 p.m. for beginners, then 7:30 to 10 p.m., VA Auditorium, Building 3 at VA Medical Center, Fayetteville. Dances taught by Dan and Harold. Fiddle and banjo music by The Old ’78s with guest musicians Ray and Melanie Palmer. $5 suggested donation. 665-2146.
STEP OUT 5K WALK/RUN and TOUR DE CURE BIKE RIDE — Arvest Ballpark in Springdale. diabetes.org/nwastepout, diabetes.org/nwatour.


GINA FERRARA — 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Poetry reading at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.


CONGO AWARENESS WEEK — Oct. 17-23 at First Christian Church in Fayetteville. 442-4674
OZARK GHOST STORIES RETOLD — 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 17 Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale. The Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, KUAF and Northwest Arkansas Newspapers want to hear your ghost story. The event will be taped for a museum podcast, a KUAF segment and a Halloween story in Northwest Arkansas Newspapers. 750-8165.
WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP LUNCHEON — noon at Carnall Hall, University of Arkansas campus. $15. 839-3346 or dianastrange@windstream.net.

Art and Music

REVIVAL ART RECEPTION — 3 to 5 p.m. Arsaga’s on Crossover, Fayetteville. Reception for artists George Holley Jones and Julie Jeannene.

Stage and Screen

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



VISIONING WORKSHOP — 6 to 8 p.m., City Council Chamber, City Hall, Rogers. With Greg Phillips, assistant state director for Main Street Arkansas. 936-5487 or kjensen@rogersark.org.



KICKBALL PLAYOFF’S — 6:15 p.m. Oct 19-21, Walker Park, Fayetteville. lsmith@ci.fayetteville.ar.us.

Stage and Screen

“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, Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville. $39-$73. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.


Art and Music

TRUMPET STUDIO RECITAL — 7:30 p.m. Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall. University of Arkansas Fulbright College department of music recital. 575-4701 or music.uark.edu.


Art and Music

NWACC MUSIC FALL RECITAL — 7 p.m. Walmart Auditorium, Shewmaker Workforce Center, NWACC campus.

Stage and Screen

LARRY SHUE’S “THE FOREIGNER” — 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22-23 and Oct. 29-30, and 3 p.m. Oct. 24, Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St., 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, University Theater, University of Arkansas. Free-$14. uark.edu/~drama or 575-4752.


ACCIDENT SCHOOL REUNION — 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale. All former Accident school students, teachers, family and friends are invited. 750-8165.
OZARK COUTURE FALL WEARABLE ART EVENT — 6 to 8 p.m. Fayetteville Underground near the square. Seven regional designers will show their fashion collections. lleilanil@yahoo.com or 442-4396.
UPSTAIRS DOWNTOWN TOUR AND TEA — self-guided tour of upstairs homes and spaces not accessible to the regular visitor. Proceeds benefit the Eureka Springs Downtown Network. $20. Tickets available at the Basin Park Hotel. 244-5074 or director@eurekaspringsdowntown.com.

Art and Music

HEROES AND  PROTAGONISTS — 7 p.m. Omni Art Space at Omni Center for Peace, Justice and Ecology, 3274 N. Lee, Fayetteville. Exhibit of artist Alex White.  Proceeds benefit Seven Hills Homeless Shelter. 935-4422.


MOSAIC WEEKEND — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 23, noon to 3 p.m. Oct 24. Great for beginning mosaic artists. All supplies included. $89. NWA Community Creative Center, 505 W. Spring St., Fayetteville. nwaccc.org.
TRAFFIC SKILLS 101 — 9 a.m to 6 p.m. Learn to bike safely, confidently and comfortably. Bring a sack lunch, bicycle and helmet. $25. Genesis Technology Incubator, 700 W. Research Center Blvd., Fayetteville. bco@bconwa.com. 521-4619.


DEVIL’S DEN STATE PARK HAUNTED HIKE — 7 to 9 p.m. Meet at the pavilion. $1. Volunteers also needed. rebekah.spurlock@arkansas.gov or 761-3325.


Art and Music

SNOOP DOGG — 8 p.m. Barnhill Arena, Fayetteville. $29.50. Tickets may be purchased through the Walton Arts Center. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.



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.
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.


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.
FAYETTEVILLE HORSESHOE PITCHING — late afternoon until dark Mondays at the Walker Park horseshoe pits in Fayetteville. $8-$16 membership per year. arkansashorseshoepitching.com or 871-4948.
HAUNTED HAY RIDES — every night at dusk for the month of October. Bear Mountain Log Cabins, Eureka Springs. 253-6185 or 800-805-8005.

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. On Nov. 1, meetings will move to the Bennett House (Omni Center) on 3274 Lee Avenue in Fayetteville.
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 GROUP — 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Ozark Research Institute, 221 S. Locust Ave., 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.
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.
HEALING MEDITATION — 7:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Ozark Research Institute. 582-9197 or www.ozarkresearch.org.


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.
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.


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

FOSTER HOMES FOR DOGS — About 125 foster homes, plus 50 to 75 standby foster homes, needed for Fayetteville Animal Shelter dogs Oct. 9 to Nov. 17 during renovations. Application at www.accessfayetteville.org/government/animal_services or 444-3456.
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, toys@arkarts.com, arkarts.com or 501-372-4000.
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.
OMNI CENTER FOR PEACE, JUSTICE AND ECOLOGY — volunteers needed for table on Saturdays at Fayetteville Farmers’ Market. jbennet@uark.edu.


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.
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.
CITIZENS BANK GALLERY — 116 E. Buchanan St., Prairie Grove. 790-0342 or 846-2738.
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.
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.
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.
JOY PRATT MARKHAM GALLERY — Walton Arts Center. 479-443-5600.  The sculpture of Anita Huffington through Dec. 23.
JULIE WAIT DESIGNS ART GALLERY — 318 S. First St., Rogers. JulieWaitDesigns.com or 631-8706.
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.
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 STUDENT GALLERY (sUgAR) — 114 Central Ave., Bentonville. 236-1667.


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.
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. “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.


OZARK POETS AND WRITERS COLLECTIVE — 7 p.m. Oct. 26. Nightbird Books, Fayetteville.  nightbirdbooks.com
ANCIENT FABRIC AND FIBER LECTURE — 7 p.m., Oct. 26, Dr. Elizabeth Horton, will present From Pawpaw Patch to Canebrake: 3,000 Years of Fabric Production and Fiber Use in the Ozark Plateau. Arkansas Archeological Survey building on the UA agricultural campus, at 2475 N. Hatch Ave., Fayetteville. Free. 575-3556.
“WIDENING THE GAP” — 6:30 p.m. Oct. 26. Jonathan Kozol, award winning author, will deliver a lecture on education disparities. Verizon Ballroom on the fifth floor of the Arkansas Union. Free admission. 575-3138 or stambuck@uark.edu.
“NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD” — 7 p.m. Oct 27, 28, 29, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 30, 2 p.m. Oct. 31, Arts Live Theater, 818 N. Sang Ave., Fayetteville. $4 for 12 and younger. $6 for 13 and older. ArtsLiveTheatre.com or 521-4932.
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 479-443-5600.
CAT 2nd ANNUAL SPOOKTACULAR — 3 to 7 p.m. Oct. 29.  Games and contests for the kids. $4. anne@catfayetteville.org, mark@catfayetteville.org or catfayetteville.org.
THE MAD HATTER BALL — 6:30 to 11 p.m. Oct. 29, Crystal Dining Room of the 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa, Eureka Springs. Hats are required. $50, includes dinner.  Proceeds benefit Eureka Springs School of the Arts. esartschool.com or 253-5384.
AARON LEWIS — 8 p.m. Oct. 30, Fort Smith Convention Center. fortsmithar.gov/ConventionCenter or 788-8932.
AUTUMN’S END FAIRE — 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 30-31. Showcasing an eclectic mix of mediums and artists. The Art Colony, 185 North Main Street, Eureka Springs.  eurekaartcolony.com or info@eurekaartcolony.com.
EUREADKA PRIDE — 1:30 p.m. Oct. 30. Authors Paul Harris, Davina Kotulski, Bryan Borland will perform readings. Carnegie Library Annex, Eureka Springs. PoeticGrin@aol.com or alassenamos@yahoo.com.
FLY TYING WORKSHOP — with Sallyann Brown, noon to 4 p.m., Oct. 30. Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area Visitor Center. $35. Minimum age 12. 789-5000.
TURPENTINE CREEK WILDLIFE REFUGE HOWL-O-WEEN PARTY — 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 30, Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, Eureka Springs. $15 for adults. $10 for seniors and ages 3-12. Three and younger free. 253-5841.
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 479-634-3791.
FAYETTEVILLE QUAKERS COFFEE HOUR — 9 a.m. worship hour, 10:30 a.m. coffee hour, Oct. 31, United Campus Ministries Building,  902 W. Maple, Fayetteville.
HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR — 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 31, Bella Vista Library.  Games, crafts, storytelling and a parade of costumes for children of all ages. 855-5073.
TRIBAL BELLYDANCE CLASSES — starts Nov. 1 at the new Miraj Studio in Fayetteville. Classes include beginning and intermediate American tribal style, bellydance basics and tribal for kids. Schedules and online registration at mirajdancestudio.com or terranovatribal.com. 530-9775 for details.
ARTIST’S LABORATORY THEATRE FUNDRAISER — 8 p.m. Nov. 5. Staged reading of Charles Mee’s “Time to Burn” along with a cash bar and silent auction.  Proceeds will help the Artist’s Laboratory Theatre to take their play “Bombs, Babes and Bingo” to New Orleans. $20. artlabtheatre.com. erika@artlabtheatre.com.
FLYING TOMATO CABARET — 7 p.m. Nov. 5-7 and 12-14. NWACC Chamber Singers and Jazz Ensemble dinner theater. All profits benefit the students’ continuing education and travel. $18. Shewmaker Center’s Walmart Auditorium. NwaccChamberSingers.org or 619-2237.
TREY MCINTYRE PROJECT — 8 p.m. Nov. 5, Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
CHRISTMAS BAZAAR — 8 a.m. to noon, Nov. 6, Riordan Hall, Bella Vista. 855-8170 or conniew@bellavistapoa.com.
HAWAIIAN TEMPLE STYLE LOMI LOMI WORKSHOP — 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Nov. 6-9. $425 for all four days. 790-9899.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS FANTASY FAIRE — 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov 6-7. Washington County Fairgrounds. Adults $5. 12 and younger, free.
KENNY BARRON TRIO — with David Sanchez, 8 p.m., Nov. 6, Walton Arts Center. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
DVORAK: RUSALKA — 2 p.m. Nov. 7. Presented by the John Harrison Opera Foundation. Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, University of Arkansas.
MERLE HAGGARD — 7 p.m. Nov. 10. Baum Walker Hall. $40.50-$80.50. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.
BRANDON HEATH, JARS OF CLAY — 7 p.m., Nov. 11, Alma Performing Arts Center. almapac.org or 632-2129.
“BOMBS, BABES, AND BINGO” — 8 p.m., Nov. 12, Whole Earth Organic Lounge, Fayetteville. Artist’s Laboratory Theatre production. $15. artlabtheatre.com.
“WILLY WONKA” — 7 p.m. Nov.18-19, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Nov. 20, 2 p.m. Nov. 21.  Arts Live Theatre. UArk Ballroom, 644 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. $8 for 12 and younger. $10 for 13 and older. ArtsLiveTheatre.com or 521-4932.

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