MONDAY, MARCH 7
Eureka Gras ExtravaganzA
▲ Arti Gras — 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 7, Basin Park Hotel. Fifteen artists display “Tastefully Risque” work.
Art and Music
UA CAMPUS BAND — 7:30 p.m. March 7-8, Walton Arts Center. Tickets $10, $5 seniors, $1 students. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.
TUESDAY, MARCH 8
Fayetteville Mardi Gras
▲ Fat Tuesday on Dickson Street — 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 8. Festivities begin about 7 p.m. at Jose’s. Crowning of the royalty of the Demented Krewe of Dickson about 8 p.m. Demented Krewe and Krewe of Olympia parades with the Billy Zydeco Band through sponsoring clubs on Dickson Street.
Eureka Gras ExtravaganzA
▲ Eureka Gras 2nd Line Krazo Krawl — 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 8. Rendezvous at Pied Piper Tavern. Costumes and/or masks a must.
▲ Saint ’Lizbeth’s King Cake Ball and Mardi Gras Dinner — 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, Parish Center on Passion Play Road. Music by Naturally Brass Jazz Combo. Tickets $25 single,
“LEAVE TOWN AND NEVER RETURN: RACIAL CLEANSING IN ARKANSAS” — 7 p.m., Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale. Lecture by Dr. Guy Lancaster. 750-8165.
Wednesday, March 9
GODDESS FESTIVAL — March 10-27, 637 E. Joyce Blvd. near CiCi’s Pizza, Fayetteville. The theme is “Restoring the Balance.” Wednesday, March 9, 6 to 8 p.m.: pre-festival volunteer orientation, sign up and receive training in area of interest; Thursday, March 10, open house, open mic with Jori Costello, comedy with Louise Halsey and Christy Hall; Friday, March 11, 5 p.m., grand opening, artist’s reception, ritual; Saturday, March 12, 7:30 p.m., Goddess Festival CD release party featuring Liz Lottmann, Candy Lee, Big Bad Gina, Ginger Doss and more, $5; Sunday, March 13, 7 p.m., readers theater with Cat Donnelly and Diana Rivers.
THURSDAY, MARCH 10
2011 GODDESS FESTIVAL — March 10-27. goddessfestival.com.
Stage and Screen
“OLIVER TWIST” — Arts Live Theatre production, 7 p.m. March 10-12 and 2 p.m. March 12-13, UArk Ballroom, Fayetteville. $8 for 12 and younger, $12 for 13 and older. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
FRIDAY, MARCH 11
UA Juggling Show — with Matt Hall, Jay Gilligan and Wes Peden, 8 p.m. March 11, HPER Building, UA campus.Open juggling from 3 to 7 p.m. prior to show. Additional show at 7 p.m. March 12, Jones Center for Families chapel, Springdale. Juggling games, races, prize and raffle in center’s indoor track before and after show. firstname.lastname@example.org or sites.google.com/site/jugglingrsoclub.
SATURDAY, MARCH 12
St. Patrick’s Day & Krawls
▲ St. Patrick’s Day Parade — 2 p.m. March 12, downtown Eureka Springs.
▲ Kazoo Pub Krawl — 4:30 p.m. March 12, Eureka Springs. Starts at the Cat House and ends at Chelsea’s Corner Cafe.
SOUPER SOUP — 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Best Western Inn, Eureka Springs. $6 adults, $3 children younger than 12. Benefits Eureka Springs Historical Museum. 479-253-9417 or eshm999.@sbcglobal.net.
Art and Music
ARKANSAS WINDS COMMUNITY CONCERT BAND — 7:30 p.m., Arts Center of the Ozarks, Springdale. Free. arkansaswinds.org.
FABULOUS FLOOR CLOTHS — 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays, March 12 to April 2, Northwest Arkansas Community Creative Center, Fayetteville. $55 plus basic email@example.com or 479-927-2491 or
“THE HEALING POWERS OF BEING IN NATURE” —
2 p.m. March 12, Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area visitor center. Lecture by Donald Eugene Wleklinski. 789-5006.
Stage and Screen
“THE MIKADO” — 8 p.m., Walton Arts Center. $28-$42. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.
Auditions, Entries, Volunteers
“THE JUNGLE BOOK” AUDITIONS — 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 12, Arts Live Theatre, Fayetteville. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
SUNDAY, MARCH 13
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS ROLLER DERBY GIRLS — 6 p.m. March 13, Starlight Skatium, Fayetteville. 1st Half: Gatling Girls vs. Hardwood Hustlers; 2nd Half: Heartbreak Rollers vs. Pistol Whips. nwarollerderby.com
THURSDAY, MARCH 17
St. Patrick’s Day & Krawls
▲ St. Patrick’s Day Pub Krawl — 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 17, Eureka Springs. Starts at Chelsea’s Corner Cafe and ends at the Cat House.
SATURDAY, MARCH 19
St. Patrick’s Day & Krawls
▲ Freekin’ Eurekan Krawl — 4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 19, Eureka Springs. Starts at Chelsea’s Corner Cafe and ends at the Cat House.
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.
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.
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 — 6 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays with Angelo Yao. $10 per class. Whole Earth Organic Lounge. 283.2449 or 587.0262 or afriqueaya.org.
FAYETTEVILLE QUAKERS — 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Sundays (followed by social hour) and 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the Bennett House (Omni Center) on 3274 Lee Avenue in Fayetteville. fayettevillefriends.org or 888-909-1110.
FREE CONFIDENTIAL HIV TESTING — 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays, 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 595-4506.
SOUL RHYTHMS FOR MOMS AND MOMS-TO-BE —
8:30 a.m. Monday through Saturday, 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, 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. firstname.lastname@example.org or 756-8090
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
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.
SPRING BREAK THEATRE CAMPS — March 21-25, Arts Live Theatre, Fayetteville. Musical theatre, age 9-12, 9 to 11 a.m. Create-A-Play, age 5-8, 1 to 3 p.m. Register at artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
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.
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.
FIRST THURSDAY ART PROGRAM — First Thursday on the square in downtown Fayetteville. 5 to 8 p.m., Fayetteville Underground, East Square Plaza. FirstThursdayFayetteville.com or 521-5776.
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. 443-5600.
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.
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 — Free admission. Experience a wonderland of art. Explore the 10-acre art park with sculptures, fountains, murals and a stone labrynth. Watch glassblowers make the world-famous Bluebird of Happiness. Enjoy treats in the coffee house. Visit the gallery representing more than 70 local artists. Wonderful handmade gifts. Music at Terra 1 to 4 p.m. in the gallery every Sunday. (Find us on Facebook for news, events, and music listings.) Check out the new event center for your special gathering. Open daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 13 miles east of Fayetteville off Arkansas 16 at 12103 Hazel Valley Road. 800-255-8995.
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, email@example.com, 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, 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. 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 RogersÓ 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.
SILOAM SPRINGS MUSEUM — 112 N. Maxwell St.,
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS DISCOVERY ZONE — 1564 W. Martin Luther King Blvd. Jr., Fayetteville. cmase.uark.edu/UADZ/BYS/BYS.htm or 575-3875.
“VAN WINKLE HOLLOW AND THE CIVIL WAR IN NORTHWEST ARKANSAS” — 2 p.m. Saturday, March 19 Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area visitor center. 789-5006.
THE ART AND HISTORY OF GLASSBLOWING — noon March 16, Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale.
ADULT MOSAIC CLASS — 7 to 9 p.m. Fridays, March 18 to April 15, Northwest Arkansas Community Creative Center, Fayetteville. $69 includes supplies. firstname.lastname@example.org or 479-927-2491 or nwaccc.org.
HARVARD GLEE CLUB — 7 p.m. March 14, Walton Arts Center. $10-$25. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.
SONGS IN THE ’VILLE — 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 17, UArk Ballroom, Fayetteville. 16th show with Effron White and three Arkansas songwriters: Charlie Crow, Charley Sandage and Keith Vire. $10. Nonsmoking with full bar.
SYMPHONY OF NORTHWEST ARKANSAS — 7 p.m. March 17, Walton Arts Center. $15-$35. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.
ARLO GUTHRIE — 8 p.m. March 19, Walton Arts Center. $26-$52. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.
BEAN MOUNTAIN FARM PLANT SALE — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 19, Ozark Natural Foods, Fayetteville.
NATURE EXPLORATION DAY CAMP: SPRING BREAK EDITION — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 22-24, Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area visitor center. $50 per child. Registration due by March 15. 789-5000.
JULIAN LAGE GROUP — 8 p.m. March 26, Walton Arts Center. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.
“100 YEARS OF BROADWAY” — March 29 to April 3, Walton Arts Center. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.