THURSDAY, JAN. 6
WHOLE LIVING CELEBRATION & GRAND OPENING GALA — 5 to 9 p.m., Matt Miller Studio, 21 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville. Reception for local jewelry designer, Lauren Embry.
SATURDAY, JAN. 8
ANNUAL KING’S DAY MARDI GRAS KICK OFF — 5 p.m., Rowdy Beaver Restaurant and Tavern, Eureka Springs. Free food and music for anyone masked or in costume.
BEGINNER’S ASTRONOMY CLASS — 4 p.m. Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area visitor’s center. Free. Participants are asked to bring a folding chair and a flashlight with a red balloon or red cloth tied over the lens. 479-789-5000.
CO-OP KIDS HOT CHOCOLATE SOCIAL — 2 to 4 p.m. Ozark Natural Foods, Fayetteville. Free hot chocolate for kids.
HOMEBUYER EDUCATION CLASS — 9 a.m. Jones Center for Families, Springdale. Free. Register at ccoacares.com or 479-521-8877.
Mind, Body, Spirit
DANCE WORKSHOP — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Dance Coalition at University of Arkansas HPER Building. Variety of classes. $15 per class or $60 for all day. For list of classes, go to dancecoalition.com.
INTRODUCTION TO BELLY DANCE WORKSHOP — 9:30 to
11 a.m. Jan. 8, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Jan. 10, Miraj Studio, 6302 S. Wilkerson St. Suite C, Fayetteville. Ages 13 and older, $15. MirajDanceStudio.com or 479-595-4506.
MONDAY, JAN. 10
OZARK MODERN ART EXHIBIT — 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 2 to 5 p.m. Saturdays from Jan. 10 to Feb. 16, University of Arkansas Fine Arts Center Gallery. Exhibition featuring mid-century modern furniture designed by architect Edward Durell Stone. 479-575-4704.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 12
ASK ME ANYTHING — 5 to 7 p.m. NWA Center for Equality, 179 N. Church Ave. Suite 10, Fayetteville. Question, answer session about female to male transsexuals. nwaequality.org or 888-391-9222.
THURSDAY, JAN. 13
FOOD TASTING DEMO — 3:30 to 5 p.m., Ozark Natural Foods, Fayetteville.
SATURDAY, JAN. 15
CABIN FEVER RELIEVER — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale. Open house display from local collectors. Displays for kids and door prizes.
479-750-8165 or springdalear.gov/Shiloh.
Art & Music
OZARK PLANTATION BAND — 7 p.m. Dickson Theater, Fayetteville. $25. Benefits Arkansas Support Network. www.supports.org.
WINTER PUPPET CLASS — 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays from Jan. 15 to Feb. 19. Learn puppet construction and puppeteering skills. Art Experience, 641 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Fayetteville. Ages 8 and older. $135 for six week lesson.
Mind, Body, Spirit
CONTRADANCE TO LIVE MUSIC — Beginner instruction
7 p.m. and all dances taught from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Jan. 15, VA Medical Center Building 3, 11 N. College Ave., Fayetteville. Music by The Old 78s. Meet new partners at the dance or bring your own. $5 suggested donation. Snacks available and bring some to share. theold78s.com
ARKANSAS APPLE HISTORY — noon, Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale. Slide program by Dr. Roy Rom.
479-750-8165 or springdalear.gov/Shiloh.
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, 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 every month, Nightbird Books, Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com
Mind, Body, Spirit
BUDDHIST MEDITATION AND SPIRITUAL SUPPORT GROUP — 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Arkansas Yoga Center in Fayetteville. 521-2395.
COURSE IN MIRACLES — 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 Wedington Drive in Fayetteville. 442-0680.
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.
DRUM AND DANCE CLASSES — Monday evenings drum class 6; dance class 7; drum circle 8:30 with Angelo Yao. $10 per class. Whole Earth Organic Lounge. 283.2449 or 587.0262. afriqueaya.org.
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.
FREE CONFIDENTIAL HIV TESTING — 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. every Monday, NWA Center for Equality, 179 N. Church Ave. Suite 10, Fayetteville. nwaequality.org.
HEALING MEDITATION — 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Ozark Research Institute, Fayetteville. 582-9197 or www.ozarkresearch.org.
MULTICULTURAL DANCE CLASSES — Miraj Studio, 6302 S. Wilkerson St. Suite C, Fayetteville. Classes for adults and children in Middle Eastern dance. MirajDanceStudio.com or 479-595-4506.
SOUL RHYTHMS FOR MOMS AND MOMS-TO-BE — 8:30 a.m. Mondays, Whole Earth Organic Lounge, Fayetteville.
SPIRITUAL LIVING GROUP — 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Ozark Research Institute, 221 S. Locust Ave., Fayetteville. anewdawnspirituallivingcenter.bbnow.org or 200-6319.
STRONGWOMEN EXERCISE PROGRAM — 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from January to March, Westwood Health and Rehabilitation, 802 S. West End St., Springdale.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Screen and Stage
FIRST FRIDAY FILM — 1 to 3 p.m. first Friday of each month, Schmieding Center auditorium, 2422 N. Thompson, Springdale.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Blvd., Fayetteville. Open Tues-Sat. Featuring local artists and handmade gifts. 582-4806
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. S.E., 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.
THE EXPENDABLES OF COMEDY — 9 p.m. Jan. 21, Eddie Haskell’s, Rogers. Stand-up comedy of Marcus Lane, Anthony Waits and Brett Robinson.
JASON ALDEAN — 7:30 p.m. Jan 22., Barnhill Arena, Fayetteville. $30.75 to $44.75. waltonartscenter.org or 479-443-5600.
RANDY NEWMAN — 8 p.m. Jan 22. Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville. $32 to $65. waltonartscenter.org or 479-443-5600.
WONDERS OF WINTER WILDLIFE — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 22-23, Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area. Hikes, crafts, programs and eagle cruise. Eagle cruise requires registration. $10 adults, $5 children 6-12. 479-789-5000.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS ROLLER DERBY — 6 p.m. Jan. 23, Starlight Skatium, Fayetteville. Heartbreak Rollers vs. Hardwood Hustlers and Pistol Whips vs. Gatling Girls. $10 online or $12 at door. nwarollerderby.com
ARTS LIVE THEATRE CLASSES — Jan 24 to April 11. Artslivetheatre.com for a complete list of classes offered. 479-521-4932.
ROOTS OF ROCKABILLY: RONALD “SLIM” WALLACE — Feb. 5 to March 12. Rogers Historical Museum.
ROCKABILLY CONCERT — 7 p.m. Feb. 5, Rogers Little Theater. Ramon Maupin, Sin City Scoundrels, Mark Wallace and the Dusters. $25-$35. 631-8988 or rogerslittletheater.org.