FALL CRAFTS FAIRS — through Saturday in Bella Vista, through Sunday at Spanker Creek Farm, 8464 W. McNelly Road in Bentonville and at the War Eagle Mill near Rogers. bellavistafestival.org or 655-2064. spankercreekfarm.com or 685-5655. wareaglemill.com or 866-492-7324.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS WOMEN’S SHELTER SILENT AUCTION — 9:30 a.m. today through 8:30 p.m. Friday 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 — today through Sunday at Mulberry Mountain in Ozark. yonderharvestfestival.com.
DREAM BIG — Friday at the Fayetteville Town Center. Dinner, drinks, auction, raffle, live music with Boom Kinetic. Benefits Children’s Safety Center. $50. ChildrensSafetyCenter.org.
VOICES FROM EUREKA’S SILENT CITY CEMETERY TOUR — Friday and Saturday 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. Informative and entertaining; not scary. Free shuttle from the former Victorian Inn on Hwy 62 East. $5-$10. 253-9417.
FALL CRAFT EXTRAVAGANZA — 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday on the Square in Fayetteville. Demonstrations and works for sale by professional, juried artists and crafts people from NWA. Free. fayettevillefarmersmarket.org or 236-2910.
FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY BOOK SALE — 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Rock Street entrance of the Fayetteville Public Library. Paperbacks, 25¢ Hardbacks, 50¢. Funds support library programs and purchase items for the library. faylib.org or 856-7104.
BENTON COUNTY CRIME STORIES GRAND OPENING — 10 a.m. Saturday at the Rogers Historical Museum. Ribbon cutting with Rogers Police Chief James Allen. Speakers include Capt. Mike Jones of the Benton County Sheriff’s Department, Jessica Hayes from the U.S. Marshalls Museum, and Michael Lindsey, author of “The Big Hat Law” about the Arkansas State Police. RogersArkansas.com/museum or 621-1154.
EQUALITY BALL — 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday at the Center for Nonprofits. at St. Mary’s in Rogers. nwacenterforequality.org.
OZARK DEMOLITION DERBY — 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Parson Stadium in Springdale. Gates open at 6 p.m. $5-$12. RodeoOfTheOzarks.com or 756-0464.
NATIONAL VETERANS CREATIVE ARTS FESTIVAL — Monday through Oct. 23 at the John Q. Hammonds Convention Center in Rogers. Talent competitions in art, creative writing, dance, drama, and music for Veterans. va.gov/opa/speceven/caf/index.asp or 444-4064.
CERAMIC BOWL SALE — 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Little Bread Company, 116 N. Block Ave. in Fayetteville. $15 buys soup and a bowl made by students of the University of Arkansas Department of Ceramics. Benefits ACE programs including guest artists and workshops. firstname.lastname@example.org or 527-0622.
OPEN BOOK AFFAIR WITH “WINTER’S BONE” AUTHOR DANIEL WOODRELL — 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 20 at Pratt Place Barn in Fayetteville. Benefits the Ozark Literacy Council.$50-$60. ozarkliteracy.org or 521-8250.
STAGE AND SCREEN
STEP AFRIKA — 7 p.m. today at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $18-$30. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
“GHOSTBUSTERS” — 7 p.m. today, Oct. 20 and Oct. 27 at the Razorback Cinema in Fayetteville. See a classic on the big screen again. Regular ticket prices. malco.com.
OPERA ARKANSAS GALA CONCERT — 7:30 p.m. Friday at Mermaids in Fayetteville, and 2 p.m. Sunday at Arend Arts Center in Bentonville. With Stephen Mark Brown, Mary Jane Johnson, David Malis, Leona Mitchell, and Richard Crist. arkansasphilharmonic.org or 283-1079.
SATURDAY MORNING ANIME: — 11 a.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. For kids. Free. faylib.org or 856-7170.
“CHERNOBYL HEART” AND “CLIMATE OF HOPE” —1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Films about nuclear power. omnicenter.org.
INSTITUTE OF JUGGLOLOGY — 7 p.m. Saturday in the Verizon Ballroom at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. Free. sites.google.com/site/jugglingrsoclub/.
“WEST SIDE STORY” — 1 p.m. and “WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE’S ROMEO & JULIET” — 4:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free. faylib.org or 856-7000.
INTRIGUE THEATER — 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, through Oct. 31 at the AUD in Eureka Springs. Magical demonstrations, feats of mental capabilities, elements of spiritualism reminiscent of Victorian era entertainment. $24.95. intriguetheater.com or 253-7788.
TELLERS OF TALES STORYTELLING GROUP — 10 a.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum. Shilohmuseum.org or 750-8165.
CLIMATE CHANGE BOOK FORUM — 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Fayetteville Public Library. “World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse” by Lester Brown. faylib.org or 856-7120.
WOMEN’S OPEN MIC — 6:30-8 p.m. Sunday at Nightbird Books. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
LIFE WRITERS — 10 a.m. Monday 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.
PLAYS OF PEACE – A READER’S THEATRE (POP-ART) — 6:30 to 8:30 Wednesdays at the OMNI Center in Fayetteville. Reading “A Part of Me Dies”. Open to the public. omnicenter.org.
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.
GUEST ARTIST HEIDI LUCAS, FRENCH HORN — 8 p.m. today at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. music.uark.edu or 575-4701.
RENE MARIE — 8 and 10 p.m. Friday at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $10-$35. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
GRETCHEN RENSHAW TUBA AND EUPHONIUM RECITAL — 2 p.m. Saturday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. music.uark.edu or 575-4701.
GUEST ARTIST KYUNG-WON ON ORGAN RECITAL —3 p.m. Sunday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. music.uark.edu or 575-4701.
GUEST ARTIST ANDREW PARR PIANO RECITAL — 8 p.m. Monday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Reception to follow. Free. music.uark.edu or 575-4701.
ARSAGA’S SONGWRITER’S CIRCLE — 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Arsaga’s on Crossover Road in Fayetteville. arsagas.com or 527-0690.
SACRED HARP SINGING SCHOOL — 6:30 to 9 p.m. Oct. 20-21 at the Mount Comfort Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville. shilohmuseum.org or 530-0509.
SONGS IN THE VILLE — 7:30-10 p.m. Oct. 20 at the UARK Ballroom, 644 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. Effron White hosts with different local guest songwriters. Third Thursdays each month. $10, ages 12 and younger free. uarkballroom.com.
JEREMIAH GRIFFIN VOICE RECITAL — 7 p.m. Oct. 20 at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. music.uark.edu or 575-4701.
AFTERSCHOOL WORKSHOPS: CHEMISTRY — 4 to 5 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Public Library. For grades K-5. Also 10/20: Pumpkin Decorating, 10/27: International Kids. Free, registration required. faylib.org or 856-7170.
HERB SOCIETY OF NWA — 7 p.m. today at the Shiloh Museum. shilohmuseum.org or 770-6080.
THE BUTTERFIELD OVERLAND EXPRESS — 8 p.m. Friday in the Amphitheater at Devil’s Den State Park in West Fork. Learn about John Butterfield who brought the longest stagecoach route in history through Northwest Arkansas. Rebekah.email@example.com or 761-3325.
ART CLASSES — at the Northwest Arkansas Community Creative Center in Fayetteville. For adults: Water color 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; Creative Saturdays 10 to noon; Wheel 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays Oct. 19 through Nov. 16; Oil Bar Painting 6:30 to 8:30 Wednesdays Nov. 2 through Dec. 14. For kids: A, B, C, Art 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays through Nov. 3; Drums, Chimes and Whistles in Clay 4:15 to 6:15 p.m. Tuesdays Oct. 25 through Nov. 22; Birdhouses in Clay 4:15 to 6:15 p.m. Thursdays Oct. 27 through Nov. 17; Charcoal and Pastels 4:15 to 6:15 p.m. Mondays Nov. 21 through Dec. 12; Youth Wheel 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 21 through Nov. 18; Parent Child Mornings 9:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays through Oct. 25 and Wednesdays Nov. 2 through Nov. 30. Ages and costs vary. nwaccc.org or 443-9216.
GENEALOGY 101 — 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free. Registration required. faylib.org or 856-7250.
WOOL AND WHEEL HAND SPINNERS — 10 a.m. Saturday at the Heritage Center, Ozark Folkways, Winslow. ozarkfolkways.org or 634-3791.
PROSTATE CANCER SURVIVORS SUPPORT MEETING —6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Springdale Country Club. Meets third Tuesday of the month. ArProstateCancer.org, 501-748-1293 or 1-800-338-1383.
OZARK TOMBSTONE CARVERS PROGRAM— noon Wednesday at the Shiloh Museum in Springdale. “Art, Artistry, and Eccentricity: Stories of Ozark Tombstones” with Abby Burnett. shilohmuseum.org or 750-8165.
BLUE GOLD FROM AUSTRALIA TO ARKANSAS: LESSONS LEARNED — noon to 1 p.m. Oct. 20 at the OMNI Center in Fayetteville. Comparing the water lessons from Queensland to the water plan for Arkansas. BYO lunch. omnicenter.org.
NATIONAL RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S BOSTON MOUNTAIN CHAPTER — 7 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Shiloh Museum. shilohmuseum.org or 750-8165.
RAZORBACK JUGGLERS — 6 to 7 p.m. Mondays at the Student Union or Gym 1 at the HPER building at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. Free lessons and new members are welcome. sites.google.com/site/jugglingrsoclub/.
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., Ages11-18 from 2-3 p.m. $5. ozarkfolkways.org or 634-3791.
MIND, BODY, SPIRIT
FOUNDATIONS CLASS — 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Dec. 21 at the Center for Spiritual Living in Northwest Arkansas. $20 per class, or $200 for full session. Registration required. Contact Kim at firstname.lastname@example.org or 439-0149.
HOLISTIC LIVING AND HEALING — 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays through Nov. 17 at Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 Wedington Drive in Fayetteville. Learn to enjoy life, increase your energy, and feel happy. With Lilian Bern. $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 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 in Fayetteville. By appointment. nwaequality.org or 888-391-9222.
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. email@example.com 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. firstname.lastname@example.org or 756-8090 ext. 3518.
MEMORY LOSS IN OLDER ADULTS: WHAT IS NORMAL? — 2 to 3 p.m. today at the Schmieding Center, 2422 N. Thompson St. in Springdale. With Dr. Kristin Bosc. schmiedingcenter.org or 751-3043.
MEDICARE MADE CLEAR WORKSHOP III — 1 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. 571-2920.
AARP DRIVERS SAFETY TRAINING — 8:30 a.m. Monday at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. 571-2920.
AARP MEDICARE COMPLETE PLUS — 12:30 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Schmieding Center, 2422 N. Thompson St. in Springdale. An overview of the expected changes for 2012 with United Healthcare. schmiedingcenter.org or 751-3043.
SILVER SNEAKERS : YOGA — 1 p.m., and MUSCULAR STRENGTH AND RANGE OF MOVEMENT — 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. With Cindy Mix. Free for Silver Sneaker members; $1 per class for non-members. 571-2920.
AARP’S DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM — 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Schmieding Center in Springdale. Designed for drivers over 50; no test given, AARP membership not required. $14. Registration required. 751-3333.
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.
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.
CHILE PEPPER CROSS COUNTRY FESTIVAL — Saturday in Fayetteville. Amateur, collegiate, high school and junior high races with runners from across the country. chilepepperfestival.org or 521-7766.
B2 BIKE BLAST — 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the parking lot at SW A Street and SW 3rd Street in Bentonville. Bicycle rodeo for kids focused on safety drills and skills. BMX stunt shows with the DK Team and local Team Self Destruct. Raffles, prizes and more. Free. bconwa.com.
ANNIVERSARY HIKE — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday from the suspension bridge below the dam at Devil’s Den State Park in West Fork. Rebekah.email@example.com or 761-3325.
EAGLE WATCH — 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. daily except Thursdays through Oct. 31 from Starkey Park. Boat tour on Beaver Lake. $8-$12, reservations required. estc.net/belle or 253-6200.
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.
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 through October at 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
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED — for the OMNI Center in Fayetteville. Librarian, office help, plant people and more. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 935-4422.
ENTRIES FOR CIVIL WAR IN THE ARKANSAS OZARKS PODCAST CONTEST — submit Saturday 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.
ENTRIES FOR ARKANSAS BEEF AMBASSADOR COMPETITION — due Nov. 7 to Wendy Pettz, Arkansas Beef Ambassador Chair, 3258 Madison 6060, Huntsville, AR 72740. Competition is 9 a.m. Nov. 19 at the Community School of Cleburne County, 74 Cleburne Park Road in Heber Springs. Check in begins at 8:30 a.m. Open to Arkansas youth ages of 9-20. For a packet or more information, email@example.com or 738-6581.
“HAIRSPRAY” AUDITIONS — 7 p.m. Jan. 2-3 at the Rogers Little Theater. rogerslittletheater.org or 631-8988.
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.
ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS — 214 S. Main St., Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441. 5 X 5 Exhibition through Nov. 4.
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. “Nature and the World Around Us” by Bill and Gloria Garrison through Oct. 28.
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. “Life’s Little Cakes” by Kelley Hatfield Wilks, “Set My Watch Against the City Clock” by Sabine Schmidt, “Metal Transitions” by Teresa Hall, and “Animal Technology” Flannery Grace Horan and Becki Lamascus through October.
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.
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. Works by Sarah Norsworth through Oct. 21. “Mark Dion: Process and Inquiry” through Nov. 18.
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. “Altered and Folded”, a bookmaking project by students of Laura Terry Friday through Oct. 28.
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. “Benton County Crime Stories” Saturday through 2012. “Buried Dreams” “Coin” Harvey and Monte Ne” and “Building Rogers” through 2011. “Quilting a Memory: Friendship and Commemorative Quilts” through Nov. 19
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.
SILOAM SPRINGS MUSEUM — 112 N. Maxwell St. Siloam Springs. 524-4011. “Whatever You Do, Stay in Print” on the life of journalist, educator and historian Ernie Deane through July 21, 2012.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS DISCOVERY ZONE — 1564 W. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Fayetteville. cmase.uark.edu/UADZ/BYS/BYS.htm or 575-3875.
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.
JOHN TWO-HAWKS’ MENDING MEDICINE RETREAT — Oct. 21-23 at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center in Eureka Springs. Retreat Banquet Oct. 21 with keynote speaker Morten Storeide, creator of the World Drum. John Two-Hawks Concert Oct. 22. $15-$20. Multicultural World Drum Ceremony 2 p.m. Oct. 23 in Basin Spring Park is free and open to the public. $160 for retreat. johntwohawks.com.
GRANT-SEEKING TRAINING — 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Second session 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 3. Free to GPA members; $10 for non-members. Registration required. faylib.org or 856-7250.
“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.
“ELIZABETH BISHOP AND THE NEW YORKER” AUTHOR JOELLE BEILE — 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
TOUR DE CURE AND STEP OUT WALK — 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Arvest Ballpark in Springdale. 100 mile, 50 mile, 20 mile, and family ride, plus 5K Walk/Run. Health festival follows sporting events. Registration required. $15 for rides; Walk/Run is free. bconwa.com, diabetes.org/nwatour or 464-4121.
ART IN THE PARK — 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 22 on the North side of Wilson Park in Fayetteville. Area artists demonstrating their work. Art Activity Tent for children accompanied by an adult. artistnwarkansas.org or 571-3581.
PUPPETS IN THE PARK — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 22 on the south lawn at Wilson Park in Fayetteville. Puppet making workshop, presentations and a giant puppet pageant grand finale. 966-1950.
SURVIVAL SKILLS DAY: ART OF FIRE — 9 a.m. to5 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Mary and Murray Looney Education and Research Center in Colcord, Okla. $35. ozarktrackers.org or 267-0420.
ACCIDENT SCHOOL REUNION — 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 22at the Shiloh Museum in Springdale. shilohmuseum.org or 750-8165.
HAUNTED BATTLEFIELD — 7 to 10:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park. Guided tours leave from the amphitheater every 20 to 30 minutes; last tour leave at 10 p.m.. $1-$2. 846-2990.
STAR PARTY — Dusk Oct. 22 at Withrow Springs State Park’s Crossbow Pavilion in Huntsville. With the Northwest Arkansas Astronomical Society. Telescopes will be available. BYO lawn chairs and binoculars. Free. 559-2593.
TOAST THE GHOST MURDER AND MAYHEM TROLLEY TOUR — 7 p.m. Oct. 22, Oct., 29 and Oct. 31 from the Fort Smith Museum. Visits historic homes and sites. For ages 21 and older only. $25. fortsmithmuseum.com or 783-7841.
ARKANSAS HAUNTED HISTORICAL SITES — 8 p.m. Oct. 22 at Devil’s Den State Park in West Fork. With Amanda Sobel Driver. Rebekah.firstname.lastname@example.org or 761-3325.
LAKE LEATHERWOOD CLEANUP — 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 23 at Lake Leatherwood Park in Eureka Springs. Lake and trail cleanup. BYO bike, kayak and walking shoes. Trash bags and a limited number of canoes provided. Register for a canoe at email@example.com.
MAKING STRIDES AGAINST BREAST CANCER — 2 p.m. Oct. 23 at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale. Registration starts at 1 p.m. 5K walk for individuals or teams. makingstridesnwar.org or 246-0002.
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.
PROSE AND POETRY CLASSES — 10:30 a.m. Oct. 24 at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. With instructors from the University of Arkansas. 571-2920.
DRAMATIC BOOK CLUB — 10:30 a.m. Oct. 24 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Also Nov. 9, Nov. 28, Dec. 13 and Dec. 19. With Trike Theatre. For Preschoolers Free. faylib.org or 856-7000.
CHILI COOK OFF — 5 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Keller Williams Office, 2418 E. Joyce in Fayetteville. Lots of chili and a silent auction. Benefits the Fayetteville Senior Center’s Meals on Wheels Program. 571-2920.
ARKANSAS PLAYWRIGHTS WORKSHOP PERFORMANCE — 6:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Fayetteville Public Library. New short plays inspired by Colin Beavan’s “No Impact Man”. Free. faylib.org or 856-7000.
TEEN GAMERS CLUB — 4 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Fayetteville Public Library. faylib.org or 856-7170.
“WEST SIDE STORY“ — 7 p.m. Oct. 25-27 and Oct. 30, 8 p.m. Oct. 28-29, and 2 p.m. Oct. 29-30 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $49-$73. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
LUNCH AND LEARN: HEARING LOSS — noon to 1 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Schmieding Center, 2422 N. Thompson St. in Springdale. Free; lunch provided for those who register at least seven days in advance. schmiedingcenter.org or 800-734-2024.
GUEST ARTIST JUDY FOX — Oct. 27 in FNAR 213 at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. 575-7987.
“TEENAGERS FROM OUTER SPACE” — Oct. 27-30 at Arts Live Theatre, 818 N. Sang Ave. in Fayetteville. $6-$8. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
FALL DIVERSITY WEEKEND — Oct. 28-30 in Eureka Springs. Live music, drag show, costumed motorcycle parade, and much more. OutInEureka.com or 253-2555.
FALL COLOR TOUR — 9 a.m. Oct. 28 from the Newton County Courthouse. Returns around 2:30 p.m. BYO lunch, jacket and comfortable shoes. $6. 284-3150.
GATHERING OF THE GROUPS — 11:30 a.m. Oct. 28 at the Fayetteville Public Library. With “No Impact Man” author Colin Beavan. Registration required. faylib.org or 856-7250.
MAD HATTER’S BALL — 6:30 to 11 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs. Dinner buffet, dance and auction. Live music by Red Ambition. Hats required, costumes encouraged. Benefits Eureka Springs School of the Arts. $50. esartschool.com or 253-5384.
AN EVENING WITH AUTHOR LEE CHILDS — 7 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Rogers Little Theatre. Conversations Fundraiser for the Rogers Public Library. $50, includes food, drink, and a signed copy of “The Affair”. rplfoundation.org or 544-2794.
OZARK ADVENTURE RACE — Oct. 29-30 in Springdale. Orienteering, mountain biking, trekking, canoeing, rope events and mystery events. Individual and two-person teams. ozarkadventurerace.com or 521-7766.
“PINOCCHIO: VAMPIRE SLAYER” AUTHOR DUSTY HIGGINS — 2:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Fayetteville Public Library. For teens Free. faylib.org or 856-7000.
RENAISSANCE AND FANTASY FAIRE OF THE OZARKS — 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 29-30 at the Riding Arena next to the Washington County Fair Grounds in Fayetteville. firstname.lastname@example.org or 287-4583.
WAKE UP WITH AUTHOR RICK RIORDAN — 10 a.m. Oct. 29 at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers. Conversations Fundraiser for the Rogers Public Library. $20-$75. rplfoundation.org or 544-2794.
LIVE BIRDS OF PREY — 5 p.m. Oct. 29 at Devil’s Den State Park in West Fork. With Lynn Sciumbato of Morning Star Rehabilitation. Rebekah.email@example.com or 761-3325.
ARTISTS IN SITU RECEPTIONS — 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Box, 184 N Main, 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 5 at WillowSpring Gallery, 33 White St., and 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 13 at The Space, 2 Pine St. in Eureka Springs. Works by Drew Gentle, Charles Pearce, John Rankine, Carol Saari, Mary Springer and John Willer. 703-400-6090.
MUNICH SYMPHONY — 7 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $39-$55. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
EUREKA SPRINGS FOLK FESTIVAL — Nov. 2-5 in Eureka Springs. Queen’s Contest Nov. 2 at the AUD. Barefoot Ball Nov. 4 with music by the Hogscalders and Big Smith. $10-$15. Arts and Crafts Fairs at Basin Spring Park and the Pine Mountain Village 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 5. Songwriters’ Contest noon to 2 p.m. Nov. 5 in Basin Spring Park with members of Still On the Hill and 3 Penny Acre judging. Folk Parade 2 p.m. Nov. 5 through downtown, music by Still On the Hill and 3 Penny Acre at Basin Spring Park before and after the parade. Music 7 p.m. Nov. 5 at the AUD. With 2010 Songwriters’ Contest winner Nick Rorick, 3 Penny Acre, Still On the Hill and Split Lip Rayfield $15-$17.50. ozarkfolkfestival.com.
CARLOS AND AUDREY VELASQUEZ — 5:30 p.m. Nov. 2 at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville; 6 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Fayetteville Public Library; 6 p.m. Nov. 4 at the Universalist Unitarian Fellowship in Eureka Springs; 1:30 p.m. Nov. 5 at the OMNI Center in Fayetteville. OMNI Climate Change Task Force hosts the Native American couple and environmental educators. omnicenter.org.
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.
SCOTCH TASTING — 6 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $75. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
JOHN OATES — 8 p.m. Nov. 3 at the UARK Bowl, 644 W. Dickson in Fayetteville. $20-$22. starrsguitars.com or 301-2030.
REBA MCENTIRE — Nov. 4 at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. $27-$71.50. bokcenter.com or 866-7-BOKCTR.
“A BAD YEAR FOR TOMATOES” — 8 p.m. Nov. 4-5 and Nov. 10-12, and 2 p.m. Nov. 6 and Nov. 13 at the Rogers Little Theater. $9.50-$42, additional fee for dinner. rogerslittletheater.org or 631-8988.
FOLK FESTIVAL — 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Pine Mountain Village, and 10 a.m. Nov. 5 in Basin Spring Park in Eureka Springs. Arts and Crafts demonstrations in Basin Spring Park include lampwork glass beads, hand tied brooms, homemade soap, weaving, old time printing, corn shuckery, spinning, wood carving blacksmithing and hand built pottery drums. 253-2583.
BOOK SALE — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 5 at the OMNI Center, 3274 Lee Ave. in Fayetteville. Buy holiday gifts and support the OMNI Center. omnicenter.org.
ALICE IN WONDERLAND — 10 a.m. Nov. 5 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. With Teatre Tout a Trac. An infant friendly event. $8-$16. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING ERNEST — 8 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. With the Aquila Theatre Company. $10-$25. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
KNUFFLE BUNNY: A CAUTIONARY MUSICAL — 2 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. With the Kennedy Center Theater for Young Audiences. $8-$16. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE CONCERT — 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $5. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
CHRISTMAS IN EUREKA SPRINGS — Christmas Shows Thursdays through Saturdays Nov. 10 through Dec. 10 at the Pine Mountain Theater, and Fridays and Saturdays Nov. 18 through Dec. 10 at the Ozark Mountain Hoe-Down. Candyland Christmas in the Village Nov. 26 through Dec. 24 at Pine Mountain Village. Christmas Festival Dec. 1-12 in the downtown district. Free Christmas Movies for kids 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 26, Dec. 3, Dec. 10 and Dec. 17 at the Gem so adults can shop without their kids. eurekasprings.org or 253-7333.
HUBBARD STREET BALLET MASTERCLASS — 5 to 6 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. For ages 14 and older, with at least one year of ballet. $25. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
PINK TRASH BALL — 6 to 10:30 p.m. Nov. 10 at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville. Live music by Vocal Trash. Benefits Susan G. Komen for the Cure. $25-$35. komenozark.org or 750-PINK.
“THE ADDING MACHINE” — 8 p.m. Nov. 11-12 and Nov. 16-19, and 2 p.m. Nov. 13 and Nov. 20 at the University Theatre in Fayetteville. Directed by Esteban Arevalo Ibanez. $7-$16 for the public; free to $3 for UA students with ID. drama.uark.edu or 575-4752.
HOMEBUYERS EDUCATION CLASS — 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Ozark Electric Coop in Fayetteville. Free, registration required. CCOAcares.com or 521-8877.
AUTHOR MONTE HARRIS — noon to 2 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Shiloh Museum in Springdale. Presentation and booksigning for his new book “Bentonville” a pictorial history. shilohmuseum.org or 750-8165.
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.
HAROLD & THE PURPLE CRAYON: A DANCE ADVENTURE BY HUBBARD STREET 2 — 2 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. An infant friendly event. $8-$16. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
HUBBARD STREET 2: REPERTORY NIGHT — 8 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $10. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FALL CHORAL SHOWCASE — 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $5. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
ROCK OF AGES — 7 p.m. Nov. 15-17 and Nov. 20, 8 p.m. Nov. 18-19, and 2 p.m. Nov. 19-20 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $39-$59. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
CHILDREN’S AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR JIM ARNOSKY READING AND BOOKSIGNING — 6:30 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free. faylib.org or 856-7000.
“DISNEY’S CINDERELLA KIDS” — Nov. 17-20 at Arts Live Theatre, in the Continuing Education Auditorium on the Square in Fayetteville. $8-$12. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
FALL ANTIQUE SHOW AND SALE — Nov. 18-20 at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks in Eureka Springs. EurekaSpringsAntiqueShows.com.
THEATRESQUARED GALA FOR EDUCATION — 6:30 p.m. Nov. 18 at *********. Dinner and wine reception, wine raffle and cabaret performance by Chris Crawford. Benefits the T2 for Education outreach program. $100 and up. theatre2.org/gala/
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS SYMPHONY BAND AND WIND SYMPHONY CONCERT — 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $5. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
ESSA WINTERFEST FINE ARTS SHOW — noon to 6 p.m. Nov. 25 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 26 at the Inn of the Ozarks in Eureka Springs. 253-5384.
SANTA AND ELVES — 3 p.m. Nov. 25 at Basin Springs Park in Eureka Springs. Santa arrives at 5 p.m. to visit with children and give out goodie bags. Santa also available 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 26, Dec. 3 and Dec. 10. 244-5074.
SHAMELESS SEQUIN SOIREE — 7 to 11 p.m. Nov. 25 at The Queen Anne Mansion in Eureka Springs. Black tie optional. Benefits Eureka Springs School of the Arts. Advance purchase tickets required. 253-5384.
VILLAGE HOLIDAY LIGHTS — 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 26 at Pine Mountain Village in Eureka Springs. Christmas music, shopping, decorations, Santa and more. 253-2583.
HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE — 12:30 to 4 p.m. Nov. 27 at the Rogers Historical Museum. Refreshments, crafts and exhibit opening. rogersarkansas.com/museum or 621-1154.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS INSPIRATIONAL CHORALE — 7:30 p.m. Nov. 29 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $5. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
ARNOLD BEZUYEN AND JURA MARGULIS DUO RECITAL — 8 p.m. Nov. 29 at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Reception to follow. Free. music.uark.edu or 575-4701.