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8 Days: Aug. 11

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THURSDAY, AUG. 11

 

 

Art and Music

 

Uncrowned Kings will close out the Gulley Park summer concert series from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11 in Fayetteville.

UNCROWNED KINGS — 7 to 9 p.m., Aug. 11, Gulley Park, Fayetteville. Summer concert series finale. 575-8639.

 

Stage and Screen

 

“NUNSENSE II” — 7:30 p.m. Aug. 11-13 and 2 p.m. Aug. 14, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Fayetteville. $10, $5 younger than 12. www.stpaulsfay.org.

“THE SOUND OF MUSIC” — 8 p.m. Aug. 11-13 and 2 p.m. Aug. 14, Rogers Little Theater. 631-8988 or rogerslittletheater.org.

 

Mind, Body, Spirit

 

"Mother Nature" will read "Who Lives in the Stream?" at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13 at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area.

“PLANNING FOR LONG-TERM CARE” — 10:30 a.m. Schmeiding Center, Springdale. Dr. Marion Somers will offer tips on planning long-term care. Free. 751-3043.

 

Learning

 

TAKE THYME TO PLANT AND USE HERBS — With Colleen Brown, Herb Society of NWA, 7 p.m., General Store, Shiloh Museum, Springdale. 750-8165.

 

 

FRIDAY, AUG. 12

 

 

EUREKAN TRIATHLON — Aug. 12-14, sprint-distance triathlon today; road bike tour rides and races Saturday; and running races Sunday, Eureka Springs. “The Eurekan” is not only the name of the festival, but an honorary title to be conferred on any athlete who completes the challenge. 521-7766.

 

Art and Music

 

ARTIST RECEPTION — 5 to 8 p.m., I.M. Spa, Fayetteville. Reception for local artist Carol Florida. 251-7422.

CLASSICAL OUTREACH CONCERT — With Bulgarian/Viennese violinist Bojidara Kouzmanova and Spanish classical and flamenco guitar virtuoso Virginia Luque, 7 p.m., Covenant Church, Fayetteville. Free. 442-5267.

 

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 13

 

 

Art and Music

 

MIKE BLOCK & THE RANCH CAMP MUSICIANS — 2 p.m., Fayetteville Public Library. 856-7170 or faylib.org.

DANCING IN THE RAIN ART ADVENTURE — with artist Valerie Palafox, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Basin Spring Park in Eureka Springs. Free. www.EurekaSpringsArtAdventures.com.

SATURDAY TWEEN PROGRAM — line painting, 2 p.m., Rogers Public Library. Age 10-12. 621-1152.

SECOND SATURDAY GALLERY STROLL — celebrating the art of Eureka Springs, 6-9 p.m., galleries all over town. 253-7679.

MUSIC ON THE LAWN — with Barbed Wire, 6 p.m., Pinnacle Hills Promenade, Rogers. www.pinnaclehillspromenade.com.

 

Learning

 

SUSTAINABLE LIVING TOUR — 9:30 to 11 a.m., Major Ways, Garfield. See how to build an Earthbag Dome house, grow an organic garden, how to raise free-range chickens and more. $7 adult, younger than 12 free. 409-9115 or majorsway@ymail.com

 

Words

 

MOTHER NATURE READING — 10:30 a.m.,  Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area. Mother Nature will be reading “Who Lives in the Stream?”

 

 

SUNDAY, AUG. 14

 

 

Words

 

“POLAR BEARS VS. CLIMATE CHANGE” — 2 p.m. Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area visitor center. Program presented by Denis Dean. 789-5006.

 

 

TUESDAY, AUG. 16

 

 

INDIVIDUAL WORLD POETRY SLAM QUALIFIER — 7 p.m., Rogue (indoors stage), Fayetteville. Ozark Poetry Slam will host a competition to find the best performance poet in Northwest Arkansas, who will then be sent to the Individual World Poetry Slam. The competitors will face off in four rounds of competition, each with a different time limit, and the audience will pick the winner. Slam poet and former Ozark Poetry Slam member Thomas French will perform a feature set at halftime.

 

Learning

 

COMPUTER CLASS — 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Fayetteville Public Library. Free class on the basics of Microsoft Word. Registration required. Must have current library card. 856-7250.

FIND IT, FUND IT: INTRO TO FINDING FUNDERS — 6:30 p.m. Fayetteville Public Library. Learn to search for compatible grant makers, grants, charitable companies and 990 tax forms. Register at 856-7250 or questions@faylib.org.

 

 

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 17

 

 

DROP BIKES NOT BOMBS — fundraiser with Jacob George of Ride ’Till The End to send bikes to Afghanistan, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Aug. 17, 1837 N. Rupple Road, Fayetteville. $5. Vegetarian potluck. Poetry and live music with Dan Dean and the Heart Heroes, Geoff Oelsner, more. 495-0248.

 

Learning

 

COMPUTER CLASS — 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Fayetteville Public Library. Free class on Internet safety and advance features of Google. Registration required. Must have current library card. 856-7250.

 

Words

 

THE FOLKLORE OF NATIVE PLANTS — noon to 1 p.m. Aug. 17. Shiloh Museum, Springdale. Presented by Dr. Al Einert. 750-8165 or shilohmuseum.org.

MOTHER NATURE READING — 10:30 a.m., Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area. Mother Nature will be reading “Who Lives in the Stream?”

 

 

FRIDAY, AUG. 19

 

EUREKA SPRINGS BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL — Aug. 19-21. All concerts will be held in Basin Spring Park. Free. 253-7333 or eurekasprings.org.

NAVAL AIRCRAFT EXHIBIT — noon to 5 p.m.,Fayetteville Executive Airport. Aircraft display with military personnel who fly the aircraft available for questions. Refreshments provided by Neon Ice and Hammontree’s Grillineum Falcon. 443-4343 or millionair.com.

 

Art and Music

 

THIRD FRIDAY WALK — Rogers Historical Museum open until 9 p.m. 621-1154 or rogersarkansas.com/museum.

 

Stage and Screen

 

THE MIDTOWN MEN — 8 p.m. Aug. 19 and 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Aug. 20, Walton Arts Center. $38-$54. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.

 

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 20

 

 

Art and Music

 

TERRY BIG BAND BENEFIT CONCERT — 7 p.m., Riordan Hall, Bella Vista. Free Donations accepted to benefit Court Appointed Special Advocates of Northwest Arkansas for abused and neglected children. 725-2213.

 

Outdoors

 

SECCHI DAY — 8:30 a.m., Prairie Creek on Beaver Lake. Volunteers needed to collect water samples. 717-3807 or bwdh2o.org.

 

Stage and Screen

 

EXPENDABLES OF COMEDY — 8 p.m., UARK Ballroom, Fayetteville. $10.  Expendablesofcomedy.com.

 

 

TUESDAY, AUG. 23

 

 

Learning

 

COMPUTER CLASS — 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Fayetteville Public Library. Free class on how to keep email boxes organized and spam free. Registration required. Must have current library card. 856-7250.

 

Words

 

THEATRESQUARED ARTISTS’ FORUM — 6:30 p.m., Fayetteville Public Library. Join “Ozarks at Large” host Kyle Kellams for an intimate conversation with the cast and director of TheatreSquared’s comedy “Boeing-Boeing.” 856-7150.

 

OTHER

 

 

Auditions, Entries, Volunteers

 

INDIVIDUAL WORLD POETRY SLAM QUALIFIER  — 7 p.m., Aug. 16. Rogue.  Ozark Poetry Slam will be hosting a competition to find the best performance poet in northwest Arkansas, who will then be sent to the Individual World Poetry Slam.

BLUES CHALLENGE — Ozark Blues Society competition. Entries must be received by Aug. 20. Competition will be held at 6 p.m. Sept. 7, George’s Majestic Lounge, Fayetteville. ozarkbluessociety.org for submission guidelines.

FAYETTEVILLE CITY SOFTBALL REGISTRATION — Entries for adult softball must be received by Aug. 19. $425 per team for 16 games. 718-7681 or jmorrow@ci.fayetteville.ar.us.

ORIGINAL SONGWRITERS’ CONTEST — Entries must be postmarked by Sept. 30. For 64th Annual Ozark Folk Festival, Eureka Springs. $25 entry fee. 253-7333 or theaud.org.

WINSLOW HALF MARATHON AND 5K RUN — Sept. 17. $40 for half marathon before Sept. 1. After Sept. 1, $45. Winslowrun.com.

OZARK FOOTHILLS FILMFEST SCREENWRITING COMPETITION — Entry deadline Dec. 1. $20 fee. $600 prize for best feature screenplay and $400 for best short screenplay. Winners announced at 11th annual Ozark Foothills FilmFest, March 18 to April 1 in Batesville. www.ozarkfoothillsfilmfest.org or bobpest@wildblue.net.

OZARK FOOTHILLS FILMFEST ENTRIES — entry deadline Dec. 16 in two categories: “Official Selection,” narrative or documentary films 40 minutes or longer, and “Indie Film Showcase,” narrative, documentary, animated or experimental less than 40 minutes. $10 fee. Submissions must be on DVD. www.ozarkfoothillsfilmfest.org or 870-251-1189 or ozarkfilm@wildblue.net.

 

 

Outdoors

 

FAYETTEVILLE FARMERS’ MARKET — 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 19, Fayetteville square. SNAP/EBT accepted. www.fayettevillefarmersmarket.org.

FARMERS’ MARKET AT BGO — 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays through October, Botanical Garden of the Ozarks. SNAP/EBT accepted. www.fayettevillefarmersmarket.org.

MILL DISTRICT FARMERS’ MARKET — 4 to 7 p.m. Thursdays through October, 525 S. School St., Fayetteville. SNAP/EBT accepted. www.fayettevillefarmersmarket.org.

SPRINGDALE FARMERS MARKET — 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, East Emma Street, Springdale. 751-3352.

FARMINGTON FARMERS’ MARKET — 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through October, 354. W. Main St., Farmington

 

Words

 

HOWL OPEN MIC — third Sunday of the month, 6:30 p.m., Nightbird Books, Fayetteville.

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.

MYSTERY BOOK CLUB — first Monday of the month, 7 p.m., Nightbird Books, Fayetteville.

SCIENCE FICTION BOOK CLUB — fourth Monday of the month, 7 p.m., Nightbird Books, Fayetteville.

PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S NETWORK — third Tuesday of the month, 11:30 a.m., Nightbird Books, Fayetteville.

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.

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 — 10:30 a.m. Sundays at Mojo Hot Yoga Studio at 908 Rolling Hills Drive, Suite 2 in Fayetteville. With Tibetan Buddhist Monk Ven. Geshe Thupten Dorjee. artibet.net or 587-8920.

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 p.m., Tuesdays, Ozark Research Institute, Fayetteville. 582-9197 or www.ozarkresearch.org.

SPIRITUAL LIVING GROUP — 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Ozark Research Institute, 221 S. Locust Ave., Fayetteville. anewdawnspirituallivingcenter.bbnow.org or 200-6319.

SPIRITUAL STUDY GROUP — 6:30 to 8 p.m., Wednesdays. Jones Center, Springdale. livinginthepresence@yahoo.com or 439-0149

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. dhenders@jcf.jonesnet.org or 756-8090 ext. 3518.

 

 

Learning

 

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.

BELLY DANCE CLASSES — Miraj Studio, 6302 S. Wilkerson St. Suite D, Fayetteville. Classes for adults and children in Middle Eastern dance. MirajDanceStudio.com or 595-4506.

SUMMER ART CLASSES — Tuesdays and Thursdays. Studio Leilani, Fayetteville. $90-$150 for 2 week session, fees include materials. Children and adult classes. 442-4396 or lleilanil@yahoo.com. Studioleilani.com.

TRIBAL BELLY DANCE CLASSES — En Fuego Fitness, 2317 Green Acres, Colt Square, Fayetteville. TerraNovaTribal.com or 316- 444-0529.

HAPPY HOOKERS — rug hooking class, 10 a.m. third Friday of the month, Ozark Folkways, Winslow. 634-3791 or www.ozarkfolkways.org.

BOSTON MOUNTAIN QUILTERS — 10 a.m. Mondays, Ozark Folkways, Winslow. 634-3791 or www.ozarkfolkways.org.

WOOL AND WHEEL HAND SPINNERS — 10 a.m. third Saturday of the month, Heritage Center, Ozark Folkways, Winslow. 634-3791 or www.ozarkfolkways.org.

CREATIVE WRITING CLASSES — for age 7-10, 1-2 p.m. and for age 11-18, 2-3 p.m. Wednesdays, Ozark Folkways, Winslow. 634-3791 or www.ozarkfolkways.org. $5.

 

 

Seniors

 

SCHMEIDING C.A.R.E.S. — delivering aging services for older adults to help negotiate the Age Maze with free information and referrals. 361-8880 or 855-361-8880.

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.

 

 

COMING SOON

 

 

KIDS BELLY DANCE AND FREE FORM — 8 week-dance workshop for age 6-12, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 25 to Oct. 16, Miraj Studio, 6302 S. Wilkerson St. Suite D, Fayetteville. mirajdancestudio.com or 595-4506.

ART AMISS FASHION EVENT — 6 p.m. Aug. 25, Matt Miller Studio, Fayetteville. $10 including food from Trailside Café and Tea Room. 540-2340.

WARREN WOLF — 8 p.m. Aug. 26, Walton Arts Center. $15-$25. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.

FAYETTEVILLE ROOTS FESTIVAL — three-day music, food, culture festival Aug. 26-28, Fayetteville. Limited to 200 for Aug. 26 Friend of the Festival concert with Chatham County Line. www.fayettevilleroots.com or 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.

RAIN BARREL WORKSHOP — 10:30 a.m to noon Aug. 27, Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale. $20 members, $25 nonmembers. 750-8165 or shilohmuseum.org.

CIVIL WAR EXHIBIT — Aug. 29  – Sept. 11. Clinton House Museum. Discover the Natural State’s important role in the Civil War. 444-0066 or clintonhousemuseum.org.

“BOEING-BOEING” — 7:30 p.m. Sept. 1-3, 8-10, 15-17, 22-24 and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Sept. 4, 11, 18, 25, Walton Arts Center. $19.50. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.

EUREKA SPRINGS BANJO RALLY — Aug. 31-Sept. 3, Best Western Inn of the Ozarks, Eureka Springs. For rally events and times, 309-263-2518 or banjorally.org.

41ST ANNUAL EUREKA SPRINGS ANTIQUE AUTOMOBILE FESTIVAL — Sept. 9-10, Eureka Springs. Car show, parade and bank robbery reenactment. 253-8737 or eurekaspringschamber.com.

WOODCARVERS JAMBOREE — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 9 and 10, Pine Mountain Village, Eureka Springs. Wood carvers, turners and burners will exhibit their work. 253-7333 or eurekasprings.org.

HEALTH FAIR — 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 14, Jones Center, Springdale. Free screenings for a variety of health issues will be available. 756-8090 or jonesnet.org.

LUCERO — with Cody Canada & the Departed, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16, The AMP, Fayetteville. $22. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.

JAMES GALEA: I HATE RABBITS — 8 p.m. Sept. 16, Walton Arts Center. $16-$26. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.

ALL-AMERICAN WEEKEND — Sept. 16-18, Pine Mountain Village, Eureka Springs. Car show, carnival rides, street dance, chili cook-off and more. 239-4562 or allamericanweekend.com.

LORETTA LYNN — 8 p.m. Sept. 23, Walton Arts Center. $49-$79. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.

CANDLEBOX — 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29, The AMP, Fayetteville. $12 -$42. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.

“UP” — by Bridget Carpenter, University Theatre, Sept. 30 to Oct. 9.

JAMEY JOHNSON — 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30, The AMP, Fayetteville. $27-$52. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.

NWA GAMECON — 24 hour a day gaming with LAN parties, tournaments and more, Oct. 21-23, NWA Convention Center, Springdale. www.nwagamecon.com.

REBA MCENTIRE — Nov. 4. BOK Center, Tulsa, Okla. $27-$71.50. 866-7-BOKCTR or bokcenter.com.

“THE ADDING MACHINE” — by Elmer Rice, University Theatre, Nov. 11-20.

“ANON(YMOUS)” — by Naomi Iizuka, University Theatre, Feb. 24 to March 4.

“CABARET” — University Theatre, April 20-29.

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