THURSDAY, NOV. 4
Art and Music
FRIENDS OF THE FAYETTEVILLE ANIMAL SHELTER ART FUNDRAISER — 5 to 9 p.m., Bank of America Building on the Fayetteville Square. Art by Julie Koehring Brents. 479-466-8219 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
63RD ORIGINAL OZARK FOLK FESTIVAL — Nov. 4-6, Eureka Springs. ozarkfolkfestival.com
FACULTY SHOWCASE CONCERT — 7:30 p.m., Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, UA campus. Free. 479-575-4701.
FRIDAY, NOV. 5
ARTIST’S LABORATORY THEATRE FUNDRAISER — 8 p.m., Fayetteville Town Center, 21 W. Mountain. 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 take their play “Bombs, Babes & Bingo” to New Orleans. $20. artlabtheatre.comor email@example.com.
BACK TO THE OZARKS CRAFT SHOW — noon to 6 p.m, Basin Park, Eureka Springs. Craftsmen display and demonstrate their art.
Art & Music
THE BAREFOOT BALL — Barefoot Ballroom, 1905 Basin Park Hotel, Eureka Springs. Doors open at 6 p.m. Cletus Got Shot perfroms 7 p.m., Big Smith performs 8 p.m. ozarkfolkfestival.com
Stage & Screen
TREY MCINTYRE PROJECT — dance troupe, 8 p.m., Baum Walker Hall, Walton Arts Center. $10-$25. 479-443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.
FLYING TOMATO CABARET — 7 p.m. Nov. 5-7, 12-14, Shewmaker Center’s Walmart Auditorium, NWACC campus. NWACC Chamber Singers and Jazz Ensemble dinner theater. All profits benefit the students’ continuing education and travel. $18. nwaccChamberSingers.org or 479-619-2237.
SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS — 7:30 p.m. Nov. 5-6, 12-13. Berry Performing Arts Center, John Brown University. $10 adults, $8 seniors, $6 students. 479-524-7382.
“WHERE THE MOCKINGBIRD SANG: A NOVEL OF THE CIVIL WAR” — with author David Atwood. 7 p.m., Nightbird Books, Fayetteville.
SATURDAY, NOV. 6
CASINO NIGHT — 6:30 p.m. Aloft Hotel, Rogers. Benefits the Children’s Miracle Network. crossmark4kids.com.
CHRISTMAS BAZAAR — 8 a.m. to noon, Nov. 6, Riordan Hall, Bella Vista. 479-855-8170 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FUN RUN FOR THE KIDS — Nov. 6. Biker’s Against Child Abuse. Silent auction proceeds will purchase presents for kids. Ride starts at 9 a.m. at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale.
REBUILDING DAY — volunteers will build wheelchair ramps, paint interior, put siding on the exterior and landscape the home of a Korean War veteran. Sponsored by Rebuilding Together of NWA and Choice Hotels. 479-725-2488 or 479-790-3988.
SAM’S CLUB POKER RUN — 8 a.m. Sam’s Club, Fayetteville. Proceeds will benefit Toys for Tots. $20 for first hand, $10 for second. email@example.com.
Art & Music
ELIZA GILKYNSON — 8:45 p.m. The Auditorium, Eureka Springs. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. 3 Penny Acre performs at 7 p.m., West Castro performs at 8 p.m. ozarkfolkfestival.com
KENNY BARRON TRIO — with David Sanchez, 8 p.m., Walton Arts Center. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
THE MOUNTAIN DULCIMER IN THE OZARKS — 10 a.m. to noon. Nov. 6, Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale. Workshop for those interested in learning to play the dulcimer. Presented by Bob Madison. Free. 479-750-8165
Mind, Body, Spirit
HAWAIIAN TEMPLE STYLE LOMI LOMI WORKSHOP — 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 6-9. Lomi Lomi integrates physical and energetic healing techniques with flowing forearm movements, breath, presence, aloha and sacred space. $425 for all four days. 479-790-9899.
EAGLE WATCH TOURS — 3 p.m. Nov. 6, 11, 13, 14, 18, 20, 21, 26-28. Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area. Two hour pontoon cruises. $10 adults, $5 children age 6-12. Tours depart from Rocky Branch Marina. Reservations required. 479-789-5000.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS FANTASY FAIRE — 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov 6-7, Washington County Fairgrounds. Renaissance festival. Adults $5, 12 and younger free.
“WHERE THE MOCKINGBIRD SANG” — with author David Wilson Atwood, 2 p.m., Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale. 479-750-8165.
SUNDAY, NOV. 7
TONTITOWN POLENTA SMEAR — ninth annual event, 1 to
4 p.m., St. Joseph Parish Hall, Tontitown. Free. 479-750-8165.
Art & Music
DVORAK: RUSALKA — 2 p.m., Nov. 7, Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, UA campus. Presented by the John Harrison Opera Foundation. Free.
OZARK MOUNTAINS BRITISH BRASS BAND — 3 p.m. White Auditorium, NWACC campus. Concert to honor veterans. $8 in advance, $10 at the door, $5 for students w/ID, children younger than 12 free. 479-855-0591.
TUESDAY, NOV. 9
RAIN GARDEN ACADEMY — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sam’s Club Community Room, Arvest Ballpark, Springdale. $25. 479-238-4671 or irwp.org.
CPR TRAINING — noon to 4 p.m., Schmieding Center, Springdale. Graduates will receive CPR certification. $35. Registration required. 479-751-3043 ext 221.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 10
Art & Music
FALL JAZZ ENSEMBLE CONCERT — 7:30 p.m. Union Theater, UA campus. Free. 479-575-4190.
MERLE HAGGARD — 7 p.m. Nov. 10, Baum Walker Hall, Walton Arts Center. $40.50 to $80.50. 479-443-5600. waltonartscenter.org.
NWACC ART CLUB — lecture by artist Mary Beth Haas, 7 to 9 p.m., NWACC Student Center, Room 108 A/B. Free. 479-619-4261 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
THURSDAY, NOV. 11
TOP CHEFS & ROCK STARS: GONE GREEN — 7 to 10 p.m. 1 E. Square Plaza, Fayetteville. Benefits the Peace at Home Family Shelter. The public will vote on food from local restaurants. Silent auction. $65 per person or $675 for a table of 10. 479-225-2152.
Art & Music
BRANDON HEATH, JARS OF CLAY — 7 p.m. Alma Performing Arts Center. almapac.org or 479-632-2129.
UA SAXOPHONE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA AND SAXOPHONE QUARTET — 7:30 p.m. Stella Smith Boyle Concert Hall, UA campus. Free.
COMPOSTING FOR BEGINNERS — 7 p.m. Botanical Garden of the Ozarks. Free. www.bgozarks.org or 479-750-2620.
Stage & Screen
THE PRETTY THINGS PEEPSHOW — 10 p.m., Smoke & Barrel Tavern, Fayetteville. Burlesque and vaudeville show. $10. prettythingspeepshow.com or 479-521-6880.
SPRING AWAKENING — 8 p.m. Nov. 11-12, Baum Walker Hall, Walton Arts Center. $39 to $49. 479-443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.
FRIDAY, NOV. 12
Art & Music
OUTSIDE THE LINES HOUSE CONCERT — Suggested donation of $10 benefits Ride to the End. 7:30 p.m., 1837 N. Rupple Road, Fayetteville. Limited seating, reservations encouraged. 479-530-0280.
ARKANSAS AUDUBON SOCIETY CONVENTION — Nov. 12-13. Lake Point Conference Center, Lake Dardanelle, Russellville. arbirds.org.
Stage & Screen
“BOMBS, BABES & BINGO” — 8 p.m., Whole Earth Organic Lounge, Fayetteville. Artist’s Laboratory Theatre presentation. $15. artlabtheatre.com.
ARKANSAS PLAYWRIGHTS WORKSHOP — 6:30 p.m., two Mondays a month, Fayetteville. Free. Actors, directors, walk-ins welcome. Dates and locations vary. email@example.com 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. firstname.lastname@example.org or 966-5935.
OZARK POETS AND WRITERS COLLECTIVE — 7 p.m., last Tuesday of the month, Nightbird Books, Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com
FAYETTEVILLE FARMERS’ MARKET — 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays through Nov. 20 on the Fayetteville Square..
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. Fayetteville Tournaments: July 24, and Aug. 14. arkansashorseshoepitching.com or 871-4948.
Mind, Body, Spirit
FAYETTEVILLE QUAKERS — 9 to 10:15 a.m. Sundays and 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the Bennett House (Omni Center), 3274 Lee Ave., Fayetteville. fayettevillefriends.org or 888-909-1110.
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.
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, Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 Wedington Drive, Fayetteville. 442-0680.
BUDDHIST MEDITATION AND SPIRITUAL SUPPORT GROUP — 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Arkansas Yoga Center, Fayetteville. 479-521-2395.
DHARMA TALK — 11 a.m. Sundays, Dramis Hardwood Floors, 2275 S. School Ave., Fayetteville. With Tibetan Buddhist Monk Ven. Geshe Thupten Dorjee. artibet.net or 587-8920.
HEALING MEDITATION — 7:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Ozark Research Institute, Fayetteville. 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, 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, Jones Center, Springdale. Beginners welcome. jonesnet.org or 756-8090 ext. 518.
MORE FOR YOUR MONDAYS TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOPS — 6 to 7 p.m. Mondays, Community Access Television, 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 through 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. 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. firstname.lastname@example.org, 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. email@example.com.
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.
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.
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 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.
White Lotus Salon and Massage — 4750 Mission, Fayetteville. Open Tues-Sat. 582-4806. Featuring local artists and handmade gifts.
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.
ANGEL FEST — 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 13-14, Terra Studios, Durham. Proceeds will benefit numerous local children’s charities. Live music both days. $10 per day.
NOTES FROM ALL OVER — with author Bill Bryson, 7 p.m., Nov. 15. Baum Walker Hall, Walton Arts Center. $34-48. 479-443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.
“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 479-521-4932.
BOSTON MOUNTAIN POTTERS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL HOLIDAY SALE — 5 to 9 p.m. Nov. 19, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 21, Parker Hall, Mount Sequoyah, Fayetteville. thebmpa.org.
THEATRE SQUARED’S GALA FOR EDUCATION — 6:30 p.m. Nov. 19, Savor Restaurant, Fayetteville. Dinner and drinks provided. $100. 479-445-6333 or theatre2.org.
THE BIRDSIDE BAPTIST — 7 p.m. Nov. 20, Nightbird Books, Fayetteville. Book signing with author Joe Neal.