Art and Music
VISITING ARTIST LECTURE AND RECEPTION FOR MICHAEL PLATT — 4:30 p.m. Thursday at FNAR 213 at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. 575-7987.
RED, WHITE, AND BLUE BINGO — 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Thursday at the Dickson Theater in Fayetteville. Drag Bingo Divas and other local gay celebrities. Reservations required. $10. nwacenterforequality.org or www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=218500778198649.
41ST ANNUAL EUREKA SPRINGS ANTIQUE AUTOMOBILE FESTIVAL — Friday and Saturday at the Pine Mountain Village in Eureka Springs. Car show, parade and bank robbery reenactment. eurekaspringschamber.com or 253-8737.
WOODCARVERS JAMBOREE — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. At Pine Mountain Village in Eureka Springs. Wood carvers, turners and burners will exhibit their work. eurekasprings.org or 253-7333.
TERRA STUDIOS FALL MUSIC FESTIVAL — noon to 6 p.m. Saturday at Terra Studios in Durham. Song Circles and sing-alongs with many area musicians. Performance by Brick Fields, Marshal Mitchell, Papa Rap and Bruce Allen. Benefits Meals on Wheels. terrastudios.com or 571-2920.
31ST COWIE WINE FEST — 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at 101 N. Carbon City Road, 3 miles west of Paris on Arkansas 22. Blessing of the wine, grape stomping, live music games, tours, food and more. Free. cowiewinecellars.com or 963-3990.
ROYAL WADE KIMES TRAIL RIDE AND CONCERT — Concert gates open at 6 p.m. Saturday in Chester, AR, and Chuck wagon dinners will be available for $15. Concert at 7 p.m. with Royal Wade Kimes, Laurie Canaan, Larry and Ryan Crowley and Yesterday’s Wine. Concert Tickets are $14 at the gate and $12 in advance by phone; children 6 and younger are free. Benefits Backpacks for Kids. Trail ride is Friday through Sunday. BYO horse, no stallions. $140-$185. royalwadekimes.com or 615-351-3167.
TIRED IRON ANTIQUE TRACTOR AND ENGINE SHOW — Friday through Sunday in Gentry. Antique tractors, old-time sawmilling, blacksmithing, home related antiques and more. tiredironoftheozarks.org or 736-2841.
ARKANSAS HOT AIR BALLOON STATE CHAMPIONSHIP — Friday through Sunday at the North Arkansas College South Campus in Harrison. Balloons participate in Ring Grabs, Hare and Hound race, and a balloon glow. $5 tethered balloon rides, all other events are free. arkansasballoonfest.com or 870-741-2659.
CHILL WITH THE HILLS — 7 p.m. Friday at the Arkansas Air Museum at Drake Field, 4290 S. School Ave., in Fayetteville. Benefits Seven Hills. BBQ, pig drop with prizes, and live music by Big’Uns. $50. 7hillscenter.org or 251-7776, ext. 751.
34TH OZARK QUILT FAIR — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum. Shout Lulu performs 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free to spectators. shilohmuseum.org or 750-8165.
ARKANSAS CHAPTER OF THE TRAIL OF TEARS ASSOCIATION INSTALLATION — 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Evansville Volunteer Fire Department, 20943 Arkansas 59. Performance by members of the Cherokee Nation Youth Choir and Native American flute player Tommy Wildcat along with the installation of a Trail of Tears interpretive panel. 751-7125.
POLO IN THE OZARKS — 4 p.m. Saturday at the Buell Farm near Goshen. Tailgate party, dinner by Springs Street Grill, dancing, children’s activities, live and silent auctions. Live music with Darren Ray. Benefits LifeStyles, Inc. $10-$75. lifestylesinc.org or 521-3581.
NWA SHRINE CIRCUS — 7 p.m. Wednesday, and 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at Parson Stadium in Springdale. Featuring the James Cristy Cole Circus. Two bikes given away at each performance. Elephants, tigers and more. $7-$12; children 12 and younger are free. rodeooftheozarks.com or 756-0464.
CHEFS IN THE GARDEN — 6 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks in Fayetteville. Cooking demonstrations, sampling and wine tasting. Napa Valley Wine Country Tour auction. $35-$45. bgozarks.org or 750-2620.
SONGS IN THE VILLE — 7:30-10 p.m. Sept. 15 at the UARK Ballroom, 644 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. Effron White hosts featuring Dana Cooper, and duo Lynn Adler and Lindy Hearne. $10, ages 12 and younger free. myspace.com/songsintheville.
Stage and Screen
“THE BRIGHT BLUE MAILBOX SUICIDE NOTE” — 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Arts Live Theatre, 818 N. Sang Ave. in Fayetteville. $6-$8. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
“BOEING-BOEING” — 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Friday, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15-17, 22-24, and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, 25 at the Walton Arts Center. Directed by Morgan Hicks. $22-$28. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
“FUNNY BITCHES” — 8 p.m. Friday at the UARK Ballroom, 465 N. Arkansas Ave., Fayetteville. All female comedy showcase. $8, cash bar. 258-5282.
TWILIGHT TALES — Sunday at Basin Spring Park in Eureka Springs. Free open air theatre performance on the history of Eureka Springs. eurekasprings.org or 253-9703.
BOOK SIGNING WITH “RHYME FROM THE FIELD & FARM” POET PAULA SISK — 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Coffee Creations, 56 Yukon Place, Ste. 1, in Farmington. 267-5300.
OZARK WRITERS LIVE — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Writing workshops, author discussions and more. Free. ozarkwriterslive2011.com or 856-7207.
LIFE WRITERS — 10 a.m. Monday and Sept. 26 at the Shiloh Museum. For people interested in writing the stories of their own lives or those of family and friends. shilohmuseum.org or 790-2588.
“CHICKEN JOE FORGETS SOMETHING IMPORTANT” AUTHORS TROUT FISHING IN AMERICA — 5:30 p.m. Monday at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
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.
“RODE” AUTHOR THOMAS AVERILL — 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
FALL THEATRE CLASSES — Monday through Nov. 17 at Arts Live Theatre, 818 N. Sang Ave. in Fayetteville. Classes meet Monday through Thursday. For Pre-K to Grade 12. Days, times and content vary. $75-$150. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS GEM AND MINERAL SOCIETY FALL TAILGATE SALE AND AUCTION — Saturday and Sunday in Siloam Springs. Public invited. Equipment, wire wrap jewelry, fossils, geodes and more. nwarockhounds.org or 524-3084.
OMNI CLIMATE CHANGE TASK FORCE — 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the OMNI Center, 3274 N. Lee Ave., in Fayetteville. Building a network of committed individuals around the state to help promote a sound and sane energy plan for Arkansas. omnicenter.org or 925-4422.
NATIONAL RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S BOSTON MOUNTAIN CHAPTER — 7 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Shiloh Museum. shilohmuseum.org or 750-8165.
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.
BOSTON MOUNTAIN QUILTERS — 10 a.m. Mondays at Ozark Folkways in Winslow. ozarkfolkways.org or 634-3791.
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.
CREATIVE WRITING CLASSES — 1-3 p.m. Wednesdays at Ozark Folkways in Winslow. Ages 7-10 from 1-2 p.m., Ages 11-18 from 2-3 p.m. $5. ozarkfolkways.org or 634-3791.
Mind, Body, Spirit
DRIVE-BY DINNER — 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Wilson Park Pavilion in Fayetteville. Benefits the Tibetan Cultural Institute of Arkansas’s new retreat center in Madison County. Traditional Indian-style dahl, rice, and dessert with Geshe Thupten Dorjee. In case of rain, pick up dinner on the south side of Wilson Park at 253 Louise St. $6. 387-2528.
11TH ANNUAL HEALTH FAIR — 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Jones Center. Free screenings for a variety of health issues will be available. jonesnet.org or 756-8090.
CULINARY HERBALISM CLASS — 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Blue Mountain Bakery & Deli, 207 Stone St. (Arkansas 7) in Jasper. Featuring basil with herbalist D’Coda. Monthly event. $25. 870-446-2345.
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, 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), 3274 Lee Ave. in Fayetteville. fayettevillefriends.org or 888-909-1110.
FREE CONFIDENTIAL HIV TESTING — Mondays at NWA Center for Equality, 179 N. Church Ave. Suite 10 in Fayetteville. By appointment. nwaequality.org.
PILATES CLASSES — 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesday, and 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays beginning Sept. 12 at the Yvonne Richardson Community Center, 240 E. Rock St. in Fayetteville. With Lisa Webb. $5-$7; $30 for six classes. accessfayetteville.org/government/yvonne_richardson_center/index.cfm or 444-3461.
HEALING MEDITATION — 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ozark Research Institute in Fayetteville. ozarkresearch.org or 582-9197.
NWA CENTER for SPIRITUAL LIVING STUDY GROUP — 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Jones Center For Families, Room 135 in Springdale. firstname.lastname@example.org or 439-0149.
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.
SCHMEIDING C.A.R.E.S. — delivering aging services for older adults to help negotiate the Age Maze with free information and referrals. schmiedingcenter.org or 751-3043.
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.
LIFT WITH FRANCES — 9 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; BEGINNING LINE DANCING — 9 a.m. Tuesdays; WII BOWLING
LEAGUE and ACRYLIC PAINTS — 10 a.m. Tuesdays; USE IT OR LOSE IT WITH JIMMY CULP — 11 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays; BRAIN AEROBICS — 10 a.m. Wednesdays, CANASTA — 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, BINGO — 10 a.m. Thursdays, MAHJONG — 12:30 p.m. Thursdays; TAI CHI — 10 a.m. Fridays; BRIDGE — 12:30 p.m. Fridays at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. 571-2920.
FARMLAND ADVENTURES CORN MAZE AND PUMPKIN PATCH — Friday through Nov. 5 at 5355 Parson Road in Springdale. Giant and mini corn mazes, pumpkin patch, pony rides, petting zoo and more. $7-$9; free for kids younger than 2. farmlandadventures.com or 799-5033.
LEE CREEK CLEANUP — 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Devil’s Den State Park. Check in at Day Use Horse Parking Area. Free lunch and door prizes. firstname.lastname@example.org or 444-1755.
HIV AWARENESS WALK — 2 p.m. Saturday at the Jones Center for Families in Springdale. Benefits local HIV clinics, and national and state HIV research organizations. nwapositivelinks.org or 888-802-3332.
BUTTERFLY HOUSE — opens Sunday through Sept. 25 at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks in Fayetteville. bgozarks.org or 750-2620.
BEAVER LAKE MEETING — 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Rogers Public Library. “Partnership for Fish Friendly Waters” with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services. Public encouraged to attend for input and involvement. 621-1152.
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, on the Fayetteville square. MILL DISTRICT FARMERS’ MARKET — 4 to 7 p.m. Thursdays through October, 525 S. School St., Fayetteville. FARMERS’ MARKET AT BGO — 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays through October at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks. SNAP/EBT accepted. 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, at 354. W. Main St., Farmington.
Auditions, Entries, Volunteers
ENTRIES FOR VEGETABLE SCULPTING COMPETITION — due before 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Farmers’ Market on the Square. Must be G rated for family viewing. Open to individuals or groups. fayettevillefarmersmarket.org.
VOLUNTEER WITH EBAY SKILLS — needed for the NWA Center for Equality. Ability to organize an eBay account, list, photograph and mail items. Contact Chris at email@example.com.
“TEENAGERS FROM OUTER SPACE” AUDITIONS — 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Arts Live Theatre, 818 N. Sang Ave. in Fayetteville. Production dates Oct. 27-30. No appointment needed. For ages 10-18. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
CHORAL GROUP AUDTITIONS — 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sept. 17 at the Bentonville High School Choir Room. Symphony of Northwest Arkansas is auditioning for new group. Barrett Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 521-4166 (email preferred).
WINSLOW HALF MARATHON AND 5K RUN — Sep. 17. $40 for half marathon before Sep. 1. After Sep. 1, $45. Winslowrun.com.
“DISNEY’S CINDERELLA KIDS” AUDITIONS — 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 17 and 2-5 p.m. Sept. 18 at Arts Live Theatre, 818 N. Sang Ave. in Fayetteville. Production dates Nov. 17-20. No appointment needed. For ages 6-18. Script reading and acapella song of your choice. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
PEER FACILITATOR TRAINING — 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 24 with NWA Center for Equality, 179 N. Church Ave., Ste. 101, Fayetteville. Consider becoming a peer-to-peer support group facilitator to help LGBTQ community members in a positive and engaging environment. nwaequality.org or 888-391-9222.
ORIGINAL SONGWRITERS’ CONTEST — Entries must be postmarked by Sep. 30. For 64th Annual Ozark Folk Festival in Eureka Springs. $25 entry fee. theaud.org or 253-7333.
FIBER ARTS — due Sep. 30. Categories include knit and crochet, spinning and weaving, quilting, clothing art. Children under 12 may compete in each category as well. 12 and older compete with adults. Show and Festival 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 8. Ozark Folkways, Winslow. $5 per entry, may enter 3 pieces. 634-3791.
DARE2DREAM ENTRIES — due by Oct. 1. Open to individuals and groups ages 14-21. Post short video about your dream for the future to youtube.com/superfuturestv. 10 Finalists chosen by most viewed submission win iPad2, textbooks and more. Grand prize winner package includes a trip to Hollywood and lunch with Glee’s Iqbal Theba. superfutures.com for complete instructions.
TOUR DE CURE — Oct. 22 at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale. Benefiting the American Diabetes Association with various length bike rides, 5K family fun ride and 5K walk/run. diabetes.org/nwatour or 464-4121.
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.
ARTIFACTS GALLERY — 184 N. Main, Eureka Springs. artifactseureka.com or 363-6660. “Artifacts for Animals”, benefiting 5 area animal shelters, features works by Diana Smith, Sheila Cantrell, Anne Mitchell and Andrea Burris through September.
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, 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.
FAYETTEVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY — 401 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville. faylib.org or 856-7105.
FAYETTEVILLE UNDERGROUND — East Square Plaza Basement, 1 E. Center St., Fayetteville. FayettevilleUnderground.com or 387-1534. Four separate galleries inside. “Dog and Monkey Show” by Texas artist Linda Sheets, “Sometimes I love you and other stories” by Megan Chapman, “The World Without Us” by UK artist Steven Heaton and “Feu d’artifice” by Martha Molina through September.
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.
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.
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.
OZARK NATURAL FOODS — 1554 N. College Ave., Fayetteville. ozarknaturalfoods.com or 521-7558. Multimedia works by Robin L. Roberts through September.
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 — Free admission. Experience a wonderland of art. Explore the 10-acre art park with sculptures, fountains, murals and a stone labyrinth. 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.
ULTRA STUDIOS — 118 W. South St., Fayetteville. ultrastudios.org or 935-4040.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FINE ARTS CENTER GALLERY — Fayetteville. 575-7987. “The Journey” by Michael Platt through September. “Chalk Dust and Bare Feet” by Cathy Padgett through Friday.
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. facebook.com/pages/sUgAR or 273-5305. “Garage Sale” by Joel Armstrong 2 to 6 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays Sept. 15 through Oct. 9. All day event and closing reception Oct. 1.
WHITE LOTUS SALON AND MASSAGE — 4750 Mission, Fayetteville. 582-4806. Open Tuesday-Saturday. 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.
CLINTON HOUSE MUSEUM — 444-0066 or clintonhousemuseum.org.
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. rogersarkansas.com/museum or 621-1154. “Buried Dreams” “Coin” Harvey and Monte Ne” and “Building Rogers” through 2011.
SHILOH MUSEUM — 118 W. Johnson Ave., Springdale. springdalear.gov/shiloh or 750-8165. Exhibits of early life in the Ozarks. Original buildings on the grounds. “Working Dawn to Dark” through Jan. 16, 2012. “In-Car Nation” through Sept. 17.
SILOAM SPRINGS MUSEUM — 112 N. Maxwell St. Siloam Springs. 524-4011.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS DISCOVERY ZONE — 1564 W. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Fayetteville. cmase.uark.edu/UADZ/BYS/BYS.htm or 575-3875.
EQUALITY WEEKEND — Sept. 16-18 in Eureka Springs. Drumming, Art, Parade, pub crawl and more.
‘”ON THE ROAD TO EQUALITY” HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN BUS TOUR — Sept. 18 in Eureka Springs. Spreading a message of equality, educating and empowering LGBT people and families. hrc.org/roadtoequality/arkansas.html.
OZARK MOUNTAIN ARTISTS TOUR — Sept 16-18 in Jasper. Self-guided tour of artists’ studios in scenic and remote areas of Newton County. ozarkmountainartists.com or 870-861-5853.
OZARK CORN MAZE — 4 to 9 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays and 1 to 6 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 16 through 30 at 1125 S. Main St (Arkansas 112), in Cave Springs. October and November hours TBD. 2 corn mazes, cow train ride, corn cannon, pumpkin patch and more. $7; free for kids ages 2 and younger. ozarkcornmaze.com or 366-6246.
JAMES GALEA — I HATE RABBITS — 8 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Walton Arts Center. $16 – $26. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
2ND ANNUAL ALL-AMERICAN WEEKEND — Sept. 16-Sep. 18. Pine Mountain Village, Eureka Springs. Car show, carnival rides, street dance, chili cook-off and more. allamericanweekend.com or 239-4562.
“INHERIT THE WIND” — 8 p.m. Sept. 16, 17, 22, 23, 24; 2 p.m., Sept. 18, 25 at the Rogers Little Theater. rogerslittletheater.org or 631-8988.
PLEIN AIR ART CLASS — 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 17 and 24 at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks in Fayetteville. With Leilani Law. Two sessions. Materials included. For ages 13-17. Registration required. $60. bgozarks.com or 750-2620.
ARKANSAS CHAPTER OF THE TRAIL OF TEARS ASSOCIATION MEETING — 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 17 at Lake Dardanelle State Park in Russellville. Includes a new Trail of Tears interpretive panel installation. 751-7125.
PHOTO IDENTIFICATION PROJECT — 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Shiloh Museum. Help identify people, places and events from the last 40 years in NWA. shilohmuseum.org or 750-8165.
LATINO DAILY LIFE IN NORTHWEST ARKANSAS — 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Shiloh Museum in Springdale. With panel of local Latino/as. 750-8165.
MARIA MCDANIEL — 2:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at NWACC’s White Auditorium in Bentonville. National Federation of Music Clubs’ 2011 Young Artist Audition Winner. Free. 619-4261.
BOOK SIGNING, READING, PERFORMANCE WITH “140 GOATS AND A GUITAR” AUTHOR DAVID BERKELEY — 4 p.m. Sept. 18 at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. For all ages. $15 suggested donation. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
THE HUNTSVILLE MASSACRE — noon Sept. 21 at the Shiloh Museum in Springdale. With Dr. Kevin Hatfield. 750-8165.
ARTISTS STUDIO TOUR — Sept.23-25. Eureka Springs. Sixteen artists open their studios to the public. EurekaSpringsStudioTour.com or 363-9402.
LORETTA LYNN — 8 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Walton Arts Center. $49 – $79. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
EUREKAPALOOZA MUSIC FESTIVAL & FUN TRAIL RUN — 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sept. 24 at Lake Leatherwood City Park in Eureka Springs. Family event with music, camping, food. Benefits Clear Spring School. Benefits Clear Spring School in Eureka Springs. Race fees are $15-$25. Festival fees are $10-$15. eurekapalooza.com or 253-7888.
MOVING PLANET DAY FAMILY RIDE — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 24 from Fayetteville Town Center to Old Main Lawn. Moving Planet Day Celebration with interactive Arts and Entertainment. Free. Bconwa.com.
LOCAL, FRESH PASTA — 2 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks in Fayetteville. $5-$10. bgozarks.com or 750-2620.
PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING AND EDUCATION — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 26 in the Allen’s Grocery Store parking lot, 60 Sugar Creek Center in Bella Vista. Free. arprostatecancer.org or 501-748-1249.
KOKOCI CHAPTER MEETING — 7 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Arkansas Archeological Survey building, 2475 N. Hatch Ave., in Fayetteville. Dr. Jamie Brandon presents “Preliminary Results of the 2011 Arkansas Archeological Society Summer Training Program at Historic Washington County”. Free. 575-3556.
BENEFIT SUPPER — 4:45 and 6 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Shiloh Museum in Springdale. $8; Bean and cornbread, cobbler, drink. 750-8165.
NATIONAL SOLAR TOUR — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Wright residence, 2303 Aspen Drive, and at the Coody residence, 1419 E. Rogers Drive in Fayetteville. Solar electric panels and system at the Wright’s, hot water and radiant floor system at the Coody’s. With the Arkansas Renewable Energy Association. Free. nationalsolartour.org/location/directory/AR or 877-575-0379.
“UP” — Sept. 30-Oct. 9 at the University Theatre. By Bridget Carpenter.
WEST FEST — Oct. 8 on The Green in West Fork. 5k and Fun Run, Pie Baking Contest, Jams, Jellies, Preserves and Relish Contest, Ugly Truck Contest, Float contest and Parade. Arts and Crafts, Kids activities. Live music and Karaoke. West Fest 2011 Facebook page or 839-2342.
FALL FIBER ARTS SHOW AND FESTIVAL — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 8 at Ozark Folkways, Winslow. Live music, food. 634-3791
HARVEST MUSIC FESTIVAL — Oct. 13-16 at Mulberry Mountain in Ozark. yonderharvestfestival.com.
VOICES FROM EUREKA’S SILENT CITY CEMETERY TOUR — Oct. 14-15 and Oct. 28-29 at the city cemetery in Eureka Springs. Walking tours leave every 20 minutes from 5:30 to 8 p.m. With living history actors in period costumes. Free shuttle from the former Victorian Inn on Hwy 62 East. $5-$10. 253-9417.
5TH ANNUAL EQUALITY BALL — 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Center for Nonprofits. at St. Mary’s in Rogers. nwacenterforequality.org.
“ELIZABETH BISHOP AND THE NEW YORKER” AUTHOR JOELLE BEILE — 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
NWA GAMECON — Oct. 21-23 at the NWA Convention Center in Springdale. 24 hour a day gaming with LAN parties, tournaments and more. nwagamecon.com.
“TEENAGERS FROM OUTER SPACE” — Oct. 27-30 at Arts Live Theatre, 818 N. Sang Ave. in Fayetteville. $6-$8. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
REBA MCENTIRE — Nov. 4 at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. $27-$71.50. bokcenter.com or 866-7-BOKCTR.
FOLK FESTIVAL ANTIQUE AND CRAFT SHOW — 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Pine Mountain Village in Eureka Springs. 253-2583.
“THE ADDING MACHINE” — by Elmer Rice — Nov. 11-20 at the University Theatre.
“DISNEY’S CINDERELLA KIDS” — Nov. 17-20 at Arts Live Theatre, 818 N. Sang Ave. in Fayetteville. $6-$8. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
“ANON(YMOUS)” — by Naomi Iizuka — Feb. 24 to March 4 at the University Theatre.
“CABARET” — April 20-29 at the University Theatre.