NWA SHRINE CIRCUS: 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. today 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. today 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. today 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.
THE EXPENDABLES OF COMEDY: 9 p.m. Friday at the UArk Bowl, 644 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. With Seth Dees, Marcus Lane, Anthony Waits and Doug Shadell. $5-$10. expendablesofcomedy.com/tickets or 582-0400.
EQUALITY WEEKEND: Saturday through Sunday in Eureka Springs. Social Justice Committee presents “For My Wife” at 2 p.m., and “Fag Bug” at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 17 Elk St. Pub crawl, drumming, parade and more. eurekasprings.org.
“ON THE ROAD TO EQUALITY” HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN BUS TOUR: Sunday in Eureka Springs. Spreading a message of equality, educating and empowering LGBT people and families. hrc.org/roadtoequality/arkansas.html.
OZARK MOUNTAIN ARTISTS TOUR: Friday through Sunday in Jasper. Self-guided tour of artists’ studios in scenic and remote areas of Newton County. ozarkmountainartists.com or 870-861-5853.
SECOND ANNUAL ALL-AMERICAN WEEKEND: Friday through Sunday. Pine Mountain Village, Eureka Springs. Car show, carnival rides, street dance, chili cook-off and more. allamericanweekend.com or 239-4562.
MARIA MCDANIEL: 2:30 p.m. Sunday at NWACC’s White Auditorium in Bentonville. National Federation of Music Clubs’ 2011 Young Artist Audition Winner. Free. 619-4261.
Stage and Screen
“BOEING-BOEING”: 7:30 p.m. today through Friday, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22-24, and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Walton Arts Center. Directed by Morgan Hicks. $22-$28. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
“PAINTING CHURCHES” BY TINA HOWE: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $9-$20. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
JAMES GALEA: I HATE RABBITS: 8 p.m. Friday at the Walton Arts Center. $16-$26. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
“INHERIT THE WIND”: 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sept. 22-24; 2 p.m. Sunday and Sept. 25 at the Rogers Little Theater. $9.50-$42. rogerslittletheater.org or 631-8988.
“SOME LIKE IT HOT”: Sunday at Basin Spring Park in Eureka Springs. With trivia and games starting at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 25: “THE ADJUSTMENT BUREAU,” Oct. 2: “FUNNY GIRL,” Oct. 9: “TRUE GRIT.” Free family friendly events. eurekaspringsdowntown.com.
“GREEN FIRE: ALDO LEOPOLD AND A LAND ETHIC FOR OUR TIME”: 6 p.m. Monday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Arkansas premiere of this documentary film about the famed conservationist Aldo Leopold. Skype interview with director Dan Steinke before screening at 5 p.m. Free. faylib.org or 856-7250.
“NO IMPACT MAN”: 6 p.m. Monday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Author Colin Beavan’s radical lifestyle change minimizing his environmental impact, and its affects on his relationship with his wife. faylib.org or 856-7000.
TELLERS OF TALES STORYTELLING GROUP: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History. Shilohmuseum.org or 750-8165.
BOOK SIGNING WITH NBA ALL-STAR AND AUTHOR SIDNEY MONCRIEF: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. faylib.org or 856-7250.
CLIMATE CHANGE BOOK FORUM: 2 p.m. Sunday at the Fayetteville Public Library. “Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet” by Bill McKibben. Dr. Stephen Boss from the University of Arkansas Environmental Dynamics Program moderates. Next month: “World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse” by Lester Brown. faylib.org or 856-7120.
BOOK SIGNING, READING, PERFORMANCE WITH “140 GOATS AND A GUITAR” AUTHOR DAVID BERKELEY: 4 p.m. Sunday at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. For all ages. $15 suggested donation. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
WOMEN’S OPEN MIC: 6:30-8 p.m. Sunday at Nightbird Books. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
POETRY SLAM: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Rogue Pizza in Fayetteville. Featuring Leah Gould. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. An open mic for poetry or acoustic music. 571-5200.
BOOKS GONE WILD: Noon to 2 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Record a two-minute reading from your favorite banned book to be uploaded to YouTube at part of Banned Book Week Virtual Read-Out. faylib.org or 856-7000.
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.
TRIKE THEATRE CLASSES: Through Nov. 17 at Kaleidoscope Dance Academy Studios, 106 NW 2nd St. in Bentonville. 10 week session. Pre-K through grade 12. Dates, times and cost vary. triketheatre.org or 866-331-3681.
NATIONAL RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S BOSTON MOUNTAIN CHAPTER: 7 p.m. today at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History. shilohmuseum.org or 750-8165.
HAPPY HOOKERS: Rug hooking class, 10 a.m. Friday at Ozark Folkways, in Winslow. ozarkfolkways.org or 634-3791.
PLEIN AIR ART CLASS: 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday and Sept. 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. Saturday at Lake Dardanelle State Park in Russellville. Includes a new Trail of Tears interpretive panel installation. 751-7125.
WOOL AND WHEEL HAND SPINNERS: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Heritage Center, Ozark Folkways, Winslow. ozarkfolkways.org or 634-3791.
PHOTO IDENTIFICATION PROJECT: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History. Help identify people, places and events from the last 40 years in Northwest Arkansas. shilohmuseum.org or 750-8165.
SATURDAY MORNING ANIME: 11 a.m.. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free, for teens and kids. faylib.org or 856-7170.
VINETAS LANTINAS: LATINO DAILY LIFE IN NORTHWEST ARKANSAS: 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in Springdale. With Spanish Media radio host Alvin Lopez (“Papa Rap”), Margarita Solozano of the Hispanic Women’s Organization and Ben Aldama of NWACC. 750-8165.
YOUTH CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP: 4 p.m. Monday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Mondays through Oct. 24. For grades 4-6. Free, registration required. faylib.org or 856-7170.
WRITER’S WORKSHOP: 3:45 p.m. Tuesday at Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 W. Wedington Drive. Meets for 8 Tuesday sessions. For ages 6-12. $120, registration required. unityfay.org or 442-0680.
TEEN CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP: 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Tuesdays through Oct. 25. For grades 7-12. Free, registration required. faylib.org or 856-7170.
THE HUNTSVILLE MASSACRE: Noon Wednesday at the Shiloh Museum in Springdale. With Dr. Kevin Hatfield. 750-8165.
ARSAGA’S SONGWRITER’S CIRCLE: 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Arsaga’s on Crossover Road in Fayetteville. arsagas.com or 527-0690.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE: 7 p.m. Monday at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History. 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: 6-7 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
HOLISTIC LIVING AND HEALING: 7-9 p.m. today at Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 Wedington Drive in Fayetteville. With Lilian Bern. Thursdays through Nov. 17. $15-$20 per class. 387-2108.
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.
MEDIATION PRACTICE: 7 p.m. Fridays and 4:30 p.m. Sundays 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: 9:30-10:45 a.m. Sundays (followed by social hour) and 6-7 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 in Fayetteville. By appointment. nwaequality.org or 888-391-9222.
PILATES CLASSES: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesday, and 10-11 a.m. Wednesdays 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: 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Jones Center For Families, Room 135 in Springdale. email@example.com or 439-0149.
WATER EXERCISE CLASSES: 9-9:50 a.m., 10-10:50 a.m. and 11-11:50 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 ext. 3518.
WHAT’S NEW FOR YOU: 10:30 a.m. today at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. City of Fayetteville presentation on services with Julie McQuade and Lindsley Smith. 571-2920.
STAYING HEALTHY TOGETHER DINNER AND COOKING DEMO: 5-8 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. 571-2920.
AARP DRIVERS SAFETY CLASS: 8:45 a.m. Monday at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. 571-2920.
TWILIGHT BLENDERS: Monday at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. Next week: Winston and Bill. 571-2920.
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: 9-9:50 a.m. Fridays; STRETCH AND FLEX: 9-9:50 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.
FUN 2 B FIT: 9 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; EXERCISE WITH DANCE LEVEL I: 9:15 a.m. Tuesdays and EXERCISE WITH DANCE LEVEL II: 10 a.m. Tuesdays; 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; WII BOWLING LEAGUE: 11 a.m. Tuesdays, BEAN BAG BASEBALL: 9 a.m. Wednesdays, CANASTA: 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, BINGO: 10 a.m. Thursdays, MAHJONG: 12:30 p.m. Thursdays; MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOS: 1 p.m. Wednesdays; BRIDGE: 12:30 p.m. Fridays at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. 571-2920.
WINSLOW HALF MARATHON AND 5K RUN: Saturday in Winslow. $45. Winslowrun.com.
OZARK CORN MAZE: 4-9 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturdays and 1-6 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 30 at 1125 S. Main St (Arkansas 112), in Cave Springs. October and November hours TBD. Two corn mazes, cow train ride, corn cannon, pumpkin patch and more. $7; free for kids ages 2 and younger. ozarkcornmaze.com or 366-6246.
FARMLAND ADVENTURES CORN MAZE AND PUMPKIN PATCH: 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.
BUTTERFLY HOUSE: Open through Sept. 25 at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks in Fayetteville. bgozarks.org or 750-2620.
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
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.
CHORAL GROUP AUDTITIONS: 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Walton Arts Center McBride Studios in Fayetteville. Symphony of Northwest Arkansas is auditioning for new group. Barrett Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 521-4166 (email preferred).
“DISNEY’S CINDERELLA KIDS” AUDITIONS: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday and 2-5 p.m. Sunday 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.
“A BAD YEAR FOR TOMATOES” AUDITIONS: 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the Rogers Little Theater. rogerslittletheater.org or 631-8988.
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.
“A CHRISTMAS STORY” AUDITIONS: 7 p.m. Sept. 26-27 at the Rogers Little Theater. rogerslittletheater.org or 631-8988.
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.
ENTRIES FOR CIVIL WAR IN THE ARKANSAS OZARKS PODCAST CONTEST: submit Oct. 15 through Feb. 3. For K-12 students in Benton, Boone, Carroll, Madison, Newton and Washington counties. For rules and more information: shilohmuseum.org/education/podcast-contest.php or 750-8165.
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. Photographic Society of Northwest Arkansas “2011 Ozark Photographic Challenge” through September.
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.
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 today 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 Saturday.
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.
ARTISTS STUDIO TOUR: Sept. 23-25 in Eureka Springs. Sixteen artists open their studios to the public. EurekaSpringsStudioTour.com or 363-9402.
COYOTE MENTORING WORKSHOPS: Sept. 23-25 at MMLERC in Colcord, OK. $25; registration required. ozarktrackers.org.
BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE NONPROFIT WITH ACE: 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Registration and prepayment required by Sept. 19. acenonprofit.org or 501-375-1223.
ART D’VINE: 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Garner home, 3390 E. Mission Blvd. in Fayetteville. Silent auction, live music, hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine. Benefits the NWACCC. $50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
LORETTA LYNN: 8 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Walton Arts Center. $49 – $79. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
BANNED BOOK WEEK: Sept. 24 through Oct. 1. Events on Sept. 22 and 27 at the Fayetteville Public Library. faylib.org or 856-7000.
WALK TO CURE DIABETES: Sept. 24 at the University of Arkansas Gardens. jdrf.org/nwark.
THE Q EFFECT: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 24 at Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 Wedington Drive in Fayetteville. With Rev. Gary Simmons, Th.D, Rev. Jane Simmons, Th.D, and Rima E. Bonario, MA. Suggested offering, $75. theqeffect.com/fayetteville or 442-0680.
CHILDREN’S AUTHOR TAMMY BRONSON: 10:30 a.m. Sept. 24 at the Fayetteville Public Library. faylib.org or 856-7000.
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.
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.
SCRATCHBOARD CLASS: noon to 3 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Fayetteville Underground. With Linda Sheets. $15, includes materials. Registration required. Sign up during regular Underground hours or email email@example.com or 512-825-1546.
“MISS ELECTRICITY” BY KATHRYN WALAT: 3 p.m. Sept. 24-25 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. For kids. $8-$16. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
LOCAL, FRESH PASTA: 2 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks in Fayetteville. $5-$10. bgozarks.com or 750-2620.
10X10 COUNTDOWN CONVERSATION SERIES: 2 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Fayetteville Public Library. With Martin Nedbal discussing the Emerson String Quartet. Free. faylib.org or 856-7000.
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.
MINDFULLNESS BASED STRESS REDUCTION: 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 26 at Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 Wedington Drive in Fayetteville. $115 includes 8 weekly classes, day long Saturday retreat, workbook and CDs. Registration required by Sept. 16. firstname.lastname@example.org or 409-6059.
GAMERS’ CLUB: 4 to 6 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Fayetteville Public Library. For teens. faylib.org or 856-7000.
FREE TO READ: 7 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Dramatized readings and dialogue from banned books. With members of Theatre Squared and KUAF. faylib.org or 856-7000.
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.
BIKES, BLUES AND BBQ: Sept. 28 through Oct. 1 in and around Fayetteville. Poker run, Parade rides, Battle of the Bikes, Rally rides, Circus Una, Lawn Mower Pulls, Balloon rides, BBQ contest, live music and more. Supports local charities. bikesbluesandbbq.org.
AMXA ARENACROSS: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 30, and 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Parson’s Arena in Springdale. Professional and amateur heat events, and exhibition riding with “Cowboy” Kenny Bartram. Autograph session Friday. $6-$12. Children 5 and younger are free. bikesbluesandbbq.org.
SHILOH MUSEUM BENEFIT SUPPER: 4:45 and 6 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Shiloh Museum in Springdale. $8; Bean and cornbread, cobbler, drink. 750-8165.
“UP”: Sept. 30-Oct. 9 at the University Theatre. By Bridget Carpenter.
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.
“WEINER TAKES ALL” DACHSHUND RACES AND CHAMPIONSHIP EVENT: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Loch Lomond Recreation Complex off Glasgow Road in Bella Vista. Benefits the Bella Vista Animal Shelter. Dogs must be registered to race. Free for spectators. Oct. 8 rain date. 855-6020.
MEET AUTHOR CHARLAINE HARRIS: 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs. $50, includes buffet and cash bar. AN EVENING WITH CHARLAINE HARRIS: 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Peel Mansion in Bentonville. $125-$750; includes full course dinner and all cocktails and beverages. Benefits the Writers Colony. Ticketed events. email@example.com or 253-7444.
MENTAL ILLNESS CANDLELIGHT VIGIL: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 224 N. East St. in Fayetteville. 273-3016.
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.
PUMPKINS IN THE PARK: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 8 in Basin Spring Park in Eureka Springs. Display of artist created pumpkins and paint your own to take home. Free. eurekasprings.org.
FALL FIBER ARTS SHOW AND FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 8 at Ozark Folkways, Winslow. Live music, food. 634-3791.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS WOMEN’S SHELTER SILENT AUCTION: 9:30 a.m. Oct. 13 through 8:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at Poor Richard’s Art, 116 S. First St., in Rogers. All proceeds go to shelter. Winning bidders will be notified if not present. poorrichardsart.com or 636-0417.
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.
CERAMICS SALE: Oct. 20 at the Little Bread Company, 116 N. Block Ave. in Fayetteville. Works by students and faculty of the University of Arkansas Department of Ceramics. firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
“I’M SORRY, THE BRIDGE IS OUT, YOU’LL HAVE TO STAY THE NIGHT”: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21-22 and Oct. 28-29, and at 2 p.m. Oct. 23 and Oct. 30 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $9-$20. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
10X10 COUNTDOWN CONVERSATION SERIES: 2 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Fayetteville Public Library. With Jodi Beznoska and Morgan Hicks discussing Aquila Theatre. Free. faylib.org or 856-7000.
“TEENAGERS FROM OUTER SPACE”: Oct. 27-30 at Arts Live Theatre, 818 N. Sang Ave. in Fayetteville. $6-$8. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
9TH ANNUAL 5X5 EXHIBITION RECEPTION: 5:55 to 7:55 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. Ticketed reception. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
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.
OZARK PASTEL SOCIETY RECEPTION: 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. Ticketed reception. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
“DISNEY’S CINDERELLA KIDS”: Nov. 17-20 at Arts Live Theatre, 818 N. Sang Ave. in Fayetteville. $6-$8. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
“A CHRISTMAS STORY”: 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays Dec. 2-4 and De. 8-11 at the Rogers Little Theater. $9.50-$25. rogerslittletheater.org or 631-8988.
“ANON(YMOUS)”: by Naomi Iizuka : Feb. 24 to March 4 at the University Theatre.
“CABARET”: April 20-29 at the University Theatre.
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