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SPECIAL EVENTS

FIRST THURSDAY RECEPTION   — 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Underground, East Square Plaza Basement, 1 E. Center St., Fayetteville. “Art for the Holidays” exhibition. FayettevilleUnderground.com or 387-1534.
ONE NIGHT SHOW AND ARTISTS RECEPTION — 5 to 8 p.m. today at the studio behind The Art Experience, 541 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Fayetteville. “Soma: An Exploration into Architecture and Decay” featuring works by Jeff Bauman, Kaity Davis, Eric Jackson, Luke Knox, Thomas Krapausky, Ashley Lindsey, Justin Luzius, Paul Skains, Ron Watson, and Ven Yates. Parking available next door at Fastenal. facebook.com/somashow.
SCHOLASTIC HOLIDAY BOOK SALE   — Friday through Sunday at the Fayetteville Public Library. faylib.org or 856-7000.
FIRST FRIDAY — 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Ozark Folkways in Winslow. Featuring works by WWAM!, Women With A Message. OzarkFolkways.org or 634-3791.
BLOCK STREET HOLIDAY ART SALE   — 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at GoodFolk, 229 N. Block St. in Fayetteville. Works by local artists including Don House, Marie Demeroukas, Karen Chotkowski, Michelle Berg-Vogel, Debra DuBois, Susan Shore, Victoria McKinney, Cindy Arsaga, Elizabeth Nevin, Faye Alter, and Vajra Engber. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted. debradee@cox.net.
ARTISTS FOR PEACE AT HOME SHOW — 2 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Tanglewood Branch Beer Company, 1431 S. School Ave. in Fayetteville. Holiday gifts, paintings, photography and jewelry by local artists Holly Dupps Ertel, Ray Russell, Ashley King and Trista McVey. 10 percent of proceeds benefit the shelter. ArtistsForPeaceAtHome.vpweb.com.
PRESERVATION SOCIETY TOUR OF HOMES — 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday in Eureka Springs. With costumed docents to discuss homes and decorations. 253-9582.
MFA EXHIBITION ARTISTS RECEPTION — 4:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Center Gallery in Fayetteville. Show runs through Dec. 14. art.uark.edu/fineartsgallery or 575-7987.
SCHMOOZE JAZZ: MEET THE ARTIST ANAT COHEN — 7 p.m. Dec. 8 at Temple Shalom of Northwest Arkansas in Fayetteville. Fundraiser for Temple Shalom. Contact Gene Tweraser at tweraser@uark.edu or 521-1453.

HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS AND SEASONAL FESTIVITIES

SILVER TEA — Today at the Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs. With the Women of St. James, benefiting Hospice Angels. Reservations required. 253-7333.
CHRISTMAS IN THE OZARKS WITH GRANDMA: FROM THE LAND OF USED-TO-BE — 2 p.m. Friday at the Fayetteville Public Library. A Civil War living history presentation with Linda Doede and John Winkler. For elementary kids and their families. Free. faylib.org or 856-7122.
LIVING WINDOWS — 3 p.m. and LIGHTED CHRISTMAS PARADE — 6 p.m. Friday in downtown Eureka Springs. Costumed characters in windows, and floats, band and more in the parade. 253-8737.
CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Prairie Grove Battlefield. Period reenactments include cooking, lace making, spinning, weaving, military camp life, drills and more. Free. ArkansasStateParks.com/PrairieGroveBattlefield or 846-2990.
HOLIDAY BAZAAR — 10 a.m. to noon Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Nadine Baum Studios at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. nwaccc.org or 200-0663.
TRAILSIDE HOLIDAY BAZAAR — Saturday 4p.m. to 8p.m. 546 W. Center St. in the hut beside the bike trail. Karaoke, crafts, happy hour, bicycles and massages.
SANTA — 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday and Dec. 10 at Basin Springs Park in Eureka Springs. 244-5074.
CHRISTMAS IN THE OZARKS WITH GRANDMA — 2 p.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. For kids and families. Free. faylib.org or 856-7000.
CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY — 6 p.m. Saturday at the Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs. Thirty trees decorated by local nonprofit groups. Also free Christmas films and live holiday music Sunday through Dec. 10. 253-9766.
ALTERNATIVE GIFT MARKET — Monday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Fayetteville. Shop for gifts and support local nonprofit groups. omnicenter.org.
GINGERBREAD DECORATING WORKSHOP — 4 to 5 p.m. Dec. 8 at the Fayetteville Public Library. For kids and families. Free; registration required. faylib.org or 856-7170.
CHRISTMAS IN EUREKA SPRINGS — Christmas Shows Thursdays through Saturdays through Dec. 10 at the Pine Mountain Theater, and Fridays and Saturdays through Dec. 10 at the Ozark Mountain Hoe-Down. Candyland Christmas in the Village through Dec. 24 at Pine Mountain Village. Lighted Victorian snow village with antique train sets 2 to 7 p.m. through Christmas at the Inn of the Ozarks. Christmas Festival today through Dec. 12 in the downtown district. Free Christmas Movies for kids 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10 and Dec. 17 at the Gem so adults can shop without their kids. Candles and Carols 5 p.m. Saturday and Dec. 10 at the Queen Anne Mansion with Mrs. Claus reading Christmas stories. eurekasprings.org or 253-7333.

STAGE AND SCREEN

“THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER” — 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $9-$20. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
A CHRISTMAS STORY — 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Dec. 8-10, and 2 p.m. Sunday and Dec. 11 at the Rogers Little Theater. $7.50-$15. rogerslittletheater.org or 631-8988.
SATURDAY MORNING ANIME — 11 a.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. For kids. Free. faylib.org or 856-7170.
“WIND IN THE WILLOWS” — 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at NWACC’s Shewmaker Center in Bentonville. With the Chamber Ensemble directed by Miles Fish. Free; reservations required. nwaccChamberSingers.org or 619-2237.
“THE SANTALAND DIARIES” BY DAVID SEDARIS — 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8-10 at the UARK Ballroom in Fayetteville. For adults. $10; cash bar. CeramicCowProductions.org.
“IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE” — 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8-10, Dec. 15-17, Dec. 22-24, and Dec. 29-31, 2 p.m. Dec. 10-11, Dec. 17-18, Dec. 21, Dec. 24, Dec. 31 through Jan. 1, and 7 p.m. Dec. 11, Dec. 18 and Jan. 1 at TheatreSquared at Nadine Baum Studios in Fayetteville. No performance Dec. 25. $22-$28. theatre2.org or 443-5600.

WORDS

FAMILY STORYTIME — 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Facepainting, crafts, stories and more with University of Arkansas Pi Phi students. faylib.org or 856-7000.
LOCAL AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT — 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
LIFE WRITERS — 10 a.m. Monday at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History. For people interested in writing the stories of their own lives or those of family and friends. shilohmuseum.org or 790-2588.
JODY’S LIVING ROOM OPEN MIC — 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the Rowdy Beaver on Dickson Street, and 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Maxine’s Tap Room in Fayetteville. facebook.com/JodysLivingRoom.
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.
CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP — 1 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays in Rogers and 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays in Fayetteville. For aspiring and experienced authors. With author and teacher Gabrielle Idlet. $15 per class. gidlet@gmail.com or 966-5935

MUSIC

U OF A SAXOPHONE CHAMBER ENSEMBLE RECITAL — 7:30 p.m. today at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. music.uark.edu or 575-4701.
NILSON MATTA AND BRAZILIAN VOYAGE — 7:30 p.m. today at Second Street Live, 101 N. Second St. in Fort Smith. 719-8783.
CHRISTMAS CONCERT — Saturday at AUD in Eureka Springs. With John Two-Hawks and the Benton County School of the Arts Choir. theaud.com or 253-7788.
KALVIN HENDERSON PERCUSSION RECITAL — 1 p.m., MATTHEW BEACH BASS TROMBONE RECITAL — 3 p.m., EMILY MCPHERSON FLUTE RECITAL — 7 p.m. Saturday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. music.uark.edu or 575-4701.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS CHORAL “WINTERFEST” — 7:30 p.m. Saturday, UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS “HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS” — 4 p.m. Sunday, and UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT WITH MASTER CHORALE AND SCHOLA CANTORUM — 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $5 for each show. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA HOLIDAY CONCERT — 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Aud in Eureka Springs. Popular Christmas songs. Daniel Hodge conducting. Benefits the orchestra’s scholarships for high school musicians. $4-$6. CarrollOrchestra.com.
JOE WILHELM TROMBONE RECITAL — 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. music.uark.edu or 575-4701.
JONES VOICE STUDIO RECITAL — 6 p.m., and GUITAR STUDIO RECITAL — 8 p.m. Tuesday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. music.uark.edu or 575-4701.
KENNY ROGERS CHRISTMAS AND HITS — 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $50-$90. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
KELSEY CRAWFORD AND MARIE ERICKSON FLUTE RECITAL — 7 p.m., and RECITAL IN HONOR OF FRANZ LISZT PERFORMED BY PIANIST OLGA ZELEVINSKAJA — 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. music.uark.edu or 575-4701.
JURA MARGULIS PIANO STUDIO RECITAL — 8 p.m. Dec. 8 at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Reception to follow. Free. music.uark.edu or 575-4701.

LEARNING

PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY OF NWA — 7 p.m. today at the PSNWA Facility, 101 N. Mill St. in Springdale. Holiday potluck dinner. Open to the public. psnwa.org or 417-827-5031.
CHRISTMAS BASKET WEAVING WORKSHOP — 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Ozark Folkways in Winslow. For teens and adults. $45, includes materials for one basket. Registration required. OzarkFolkways.org or 634-3791.
ART CLASSES — at the Northwest Arkansas Community Creative Center in Fayetteville. For adults: Creative Saturdays 10 to noon Saturdays. For kids: Charcoal and Pastels 4:15 to 6:15 p.m. Mondays through Dec. 12. Ages and costs vary. nwaccc.org or 443-9216.
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., Ages 11-18 from 2-3 p.m. $5. ozarkfolkways.org or 634-3791.

MIND, BODY, SPIRIT

LIBER XV: THE GNOSTIC MASS — Sunday at Rosa Mundi Sanctuary in Durham. Meets first Sunday of the month. solinvictus-oto.org or 966-9827.
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 livinginthepresence@yahoo.com or 439-0149.
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.
SUPPORT GROUPS — The NWA Center for Equality offers a variety of support groups for the LGBTQ community. nwaEquality.org.
FREE CONFIDENTIAL HIV TESTING — 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays at NWA Center for Equality, 179 N. Church in Fayetteville. By appointment only. NWAHOPE@ 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. livinginthepresence@yahoo.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. dhenders@jcf.jonesnet.org or 756-8090 ext. 3518.

SENIORS

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; USE IT OR LOSE IT WITH JIMMY CULP — 11 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays; TAI CHI — 10 a.m. Fridays; YOGA STRETCH — 1 p.m. Tuesdays; MUSCULAR STRENGTH RANGE MOVEMENT — 2 p.m. Tuesdays and 2:30 p.m. Thursdays; CARDIO CIRCUIT — 1:30 p.m. Thursdays; WII BOWLING LEAGUE — 11 a.m. Tuesdays, ACRYLIC PAINTS — 10 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.

OUTDOORS

BATTLE OF PRAIRIE GROVE RE-ENACTMENT — Today and Friday at Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park. Tours through Union, Confederate and civilian camps, and other period demonstrations. Battle begins at 1 p.m. both days. Free. $5 per vehicle for parking. ArkansasStateParks.com/PrairieGroveBattlefield or 846-2990.
SANTA’S FUN RUN — 8 a.m. Saturday from Basin Park Hotel in Eureka Springs. 244-5074.
HOLIDAY FARMERS MARKET — 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks in Fayetteville. SNAP/EBT accepted. Visit with Santa. Fresh seasonal local produce and meats, holiday baked good, handcrafted items and more. fayettevillefarmersmarket.org.

AUDITIONS, ENTRIES, VOLUNTEERS

ENTRIES FOR CHARITY DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT — Through Saturday at hillbilly5k.com. Single elimination tournament with five-person teams. $15 per person; $20 late registration. Tournament starts at noon Dec. 10 at the Immaculate Conception Church Gymnasium, 22 N. 13th St. in Fort Smith. Benefits the Salvation Army Angel Tree. hillbilly5k.com.
CALL FOR WINTER HOLIDAY PHOTOS OF FAYETTEVILLE — For the Project Fayetteville Digital Archive collection at the Fayetteville Public Library. faylib.org or 856-7250.
WINTER CO-ED VOLLEYBALL REGISTRATION — Through Dec. 22 to the Parks and Recreation office, 1455 Happy Hollow Road, or mail to 113 W. Mountain, Fayetteville, 72701. Tournament runs Jan. 18-March 7. $250 per team; late registration Dec. 23-Jan. 6, plus $10 more. Seven games and a spot in the tournament played at the Yvonne Richardson Center, 240 E. Rock St. in Fayetteville. AccessFayetteville.org or 444-3474.
“HAIRSPRAY” AUDITIONS — 7 p.m. Jan. 2-3 at the Rogers Little Theater. Audition packets available online. For more information call director Ed McClure at 479-906-6546. rogerslittletheater.org or 631-8988.
LIVE ACTION ROLE PLAY (LARP) — Noon Sundays at Charles J. Finger Park, behind Walmart on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Fayetteville. Historically and fantasy based. Padded weapons used. Participants must be 14 years or older and sign a release. Free. Open to individuals and families. amtgard-eh.com or 318-299-9661.
ENTRIES FOR CIVIL WAR IN THE ARKANSAS OZARKS PODCAST CONTEST — Submit 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.
“NO SEX PLEASE, WE’RE BRITISH” AUDITIONS — 7 p.m. Feb. 13 and Feb. 15 at the Rogers Little Theater. rogerslittletheater.org or 631-8988.
VOLUNTEERS AND DONATIONS FOR FEED MY STARVING CHILDREN MOBILE PACK — Feb. 23-26 at XNA’s Regional Jet Center, 12344 Tower Drive in Bentonville. Food packs will be used to feed starving children in the developing world. facebook.com/1MMeals, fmsc.org/mobilepack, or 295-9191.
CALL FOR POETS — for Ekphrastic Poetry Slam and Formal Poetry Competition Feb. 25 at the Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock. Ekphrastic describes something that is inspired by a work of art, therefore all entries must be inspired by from pieces in the Arkansas Arts Center Collection. Art can be viewed at the Center or online. High school students compete at 3:30 p.m.; Adults at 7 p.m. ArkArts.com or 501-372-4000.
“GOD OF CARNAGE” AUDITIONS — 7 p.m. April 16-17 at the Rogers Little Theater. rogerslittletheater.org or 631-8988.
“CHICAGO” AUDITIONS — 7 p.m. June 4-5 at the Rogers Little Theater. rogerslittletheater.org or 631-8988.

ART

ANNE KITTRELL ART GALLERY — Arkansas Union, Fayetteville. 575-5255.
ARSAGA’S — 1582 Crossover Road Suite 2, Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 527-0690. “Art for Food: Feeding Northwest Arkansas Through Art” by Bobbie Sue Yeager, 50 percent of proceeds benefiting the Northwest Arkansas Food Bank, Sunday through Jan. 1.
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. “The Poetry of Pastels” by the Ozark Pastel Society through Dec. 16.
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. “Art for the Holidays” through December.
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.
THE FRENCH DOOR AT ROCKY CREEK GALLERY — Armstrong Road in Fayetteville. Open Wednesday through Saturdays in November. 879-5987.
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. art.uark.edu/fineartsgallery or 575-7987. “untitled/ MF Exhibition” today through Dec. 14. Works by Megan Williamson through Dec. 14.
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. Open 2 to 6 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. “Finer Things: A Juried Contemporary Craft Exhibit” through Dec. 12.
WHITE LOTUS SALON AND MASSAGE — 4750 Mission, Fayetteville. 582-4806. Open Tuesday-Saturday. Featuring local artists and handmade gifts.

MUSEUMS

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” through 2012. “Buried Dreams” “Coin” Harvey and Monte Ne” and “Building Rogers” through 2011. “A Daisy of a Christmas” through 2011.
SHILOH MUSEUM OF OZARK HISTORY — 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.

COMING SOON

DINNER CHRISTMAS SHOW — 6 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. 571-2920.
ANAT COHN — 7 and 9 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $10-$35. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
CHRISTMAS BALL — 7 to 11 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Basin Park Hotel in Eureka Springs. Benefits the Eureka Springs Historical Museum. Wine, hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, and dancing with the Jack Mitchell Band. 253-9417.
JOE NEAL BOOKSIGNING AND SLIDESHOW — 7 p.m. Dec. 9 at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. Fayetteville author and birders new book “In the Province of Birds”. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
SWEET TREATS TOUR — Dec. 10 at Bed and Breakfasts in Eureka Springs. Sample delicious cookies and other treats (recipes provided) on this self-guided tour. allianceofbetterbandbs.com/eureka-springs-cookie-tour.htm.
HANNUKAH FAMILY STORYTIME — 10:30 a.m. Dec. 10 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Stories, music, games and more. For kids and families. Free; registration required. faylib.org or 856-7120.
CHARITY DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT — Starting at noon Dec. 10 at the Immaculate Conception Church Gymnasium, 22 N. 13th St. in Fort Smith. Benefits the Salvation Army Angel Tree. Donations encouraged. hillbilly5k.com.
SHREKTASTIC WINTER WHITEOUT — 2 to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Winter themed crafts, face painting and a screening of “Shrek The Halls” at 2 p.m. For kids and families. White clothing encouraged. Free; registration required. faylib.org or 856-7170.
BOBBIE SUE YEAGER ARTISTS RECEPTION — 4 to 6 p.m. Dec. 10 at Arsaga’s, 1582 Crossover Road, Ste. 2 in Fayetteville. 50% of proceeds benefit Northwest Arkansas Food Bank. arsagas.com or 527-0690.
MERRY MUSIC & HOLIDAY CHEER — 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $8-$16. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
SYMPHONY OF NORTHWEST ARKANSAS: CHRISTMAS POPS — 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. With vocal soloists Chantry Dean and Echo Sibley, and debuting the SoNA Singers. $25-$45. SoNAmusic.org, waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
A BROWN BEAR, A MOON AND A CATERPILLAR: TREASURED STORIES BY ERIC CARLE — 1 p.m. Dec. 11 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $8-$16. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
LET’S TALK ABOUT IT: MAKING SENSE OUT OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR — 2 to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 11 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free six-part reading and discussion series with UA’s Dr. Daniel Sutherland using one or more common texts as a foundation to explore different facets of the Civil War. Also 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sundays Dec. 11: Choosing Sides; Jan. 15: Making Sense of Shiloh; Feb. 19: The Shape of War; March 18: War and Freedom; April 15: A Savage Conflict/ End of War. faylib.org or 856-7250.
BENTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY — 2:30 p.m. Dec. 11 at the 1866 School House, 306 N.W. Second St. in Bentonville. “Ernie Deane’s Benton County” with Susan Young from Shiloh Museum. 273-3561.
VIDEO UNDERGROUND — 6:30 p.m. Dec. 11 at the OMNI Center, 3274 Lee Ave. in Fayetteville. Showing “A Force More Powerful”. omnicenter.org.
ARKANSAS WINDS HOLIDAY CONCERT — 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. Free. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
CHRISTMAS PARTY — 10 a.m. Dec. 13 at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. 571-2920.
DRAMATIC BOOK CLUB — 10:30 a.m. Dec. 13 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Also Dec. 19. With Trike Theatre. For Preschoolers Free. faylib.org or 856-7000.
GEORGE BALANCHINE’S THE NUTCRACKERS — 5 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Razorback Cinema in Fayetteville. Performed by the New York City Ballet. $16-$20. malco.com.
ROCK TOWN SLAM — 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14 at the Arkansas Arts Center, Ninth and Commerce streets in Little Rock. Open to the public. Poets judged on the delivery of written poetry. Poet entry fee is $10, sign up at the door. $5 to listen. 501-541-0681.
MANHATTAN TRANSFER HOLIDAY SHOW — 7 p.m. Dec. 15 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $28-$54. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
HOLIDAY COCKTAILS WITH LARRY MILLER — 8 p.m. Dec. 16 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $16-$26. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
BRIAN KINDER FAMILY CHRISTMAS MUSICAL SHOW — 10:30 a.m. Dec. 17 at the Fayetteville Public Library. For kids and families. Free. faylib.org or 856-7000.
NATURE PHOTOGRAPHER TIM ERNST — 2 p.m. Dec. 17 at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in Springdale. Slide show of his latest book, “Arkansas Portfolio III” ShilohMuseum.org or 750-8165.
CHRISTMAS WITH THE ARKANSAS PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA — 7:30 p.m. Dec. 17 at Arend Arts Center, 1901 S.E. J St. in Bentonville. With the Ozark Bronze Handbell Ensemble, The Bella Vista Women’s Chorus, and The Bella Vista Men’s Chorus. $5-$20. ArkansasPhilharmonic.org or 841-4644.
THE NUTCRACKER — 8 p.m. Dec. 17 and 2 and 7 p.m. Dec. 18 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. With the Moscow Classical Ballet. $32-$46. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL — 7:30 p.m. Dec. 22 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $16-$28. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
WINTER BREAK MOVIE FESTIVAL — 2 p.m. Dec. 27-30 at the Fayetteville Public Library. For kids and families. Free. faylib.org or 856-7000.
LAST NIGHT FAYETTEVILLE — 6 p.m. Dec. 31 on the square in Fayetteville. Artists, actors, musicians, comedians, puppet parade and more. Beer and champagne garden, hog drop, fireworks. Family friendly event. $5-$50. LastNightFayetteville.EventBrite.com.
NAPOLEON DEZALDIVAR AND SHANE BEYER ARTISTS RECEPTION — 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 5 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
BRIAN REGAN: LIVE IN CONCERT — 7:30 p.m. Jan. 5 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $43.75. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
“WIT” — 8 p.m. Jan. 6-7 and 2 p.m. Jan. 8 at the Rogers Little Theater. $10. rogerslittletheater.org or 631-8988.
MILKSHAKE — 2 p.m. Jan. 7 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. For kids. 8-$16. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
BLUE MAN GROUP  — 7 p.m. Jan. 10-12 and Jan. 15, 8 p.m. Jan. 13-14, and 2 p.m. Jan. 14-15 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $49-$69. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
JIM COSGROVE AND THE HICCUPS — 10 a.m. Jan. 14 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. “Kid Rocker Extraordinaire” performs. For Kids. $8-$16. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
PONCHO SANCHEZ AND HIS LATIN JAZZ BAND — 8 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $10-$25. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
SYMPHONY OF NORTH ARKANSAS: MASTERWORKS II — 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $25-$45. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
LEWIS BLACK: IN GOD WE RUST — 8 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $40-$65. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
AUTUMN BROWN, AND GOLDEN, KLING & WISEMAN ARTISTS RECEPTION — 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 2 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
“DIAL M FOR MURDER” — 7:30 p.m. Feb. 3-4 and Feb. 12-11, and 3 p.m. Feb. 5 and Feb. 12 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $9-$20. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
“HAIRSPRAY” — 8 p.m. Feb. 10-11, Feb. 16-18 and Feb. 23-25, and 2 p.m. Feb. 12, Feb. 19 and Feb. 26 at the Rogers Little Theater. Valentine’s Spectacular on Feb. 14. $9.50-$25. rogerslittletheater.org or 631-8988.
ANON(YMOUS) — 8 p.m. Feb. 24-25 and Feb. 29 through March 3, and 2 p.m. Feb. 26 and March 4 at the University Theatre in Fayetteville. Directed by Kiara Pipino. $7-$16 for the public; free to $3 for UA students with ID. drama.uark.edu or 575-4752.

EKPHRASTIC POETRY SLAM AND FORMAL POETRY COMPETITION  — Feb. 25 at the Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock. Ekphrastic describes something that is inspired by a work of art, therefore all entries must be inspired by from pieces in the Arkansas Arts Center Collection. High school students compete at 3:30 p.m.; Adults at 7 p.m. $3. ArkArts.com or 501-372-4000.

“IF YOU GIVE A MOUSE A COOKIE”  — 3 p.m. March 3-4 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. For Kids $8-$16. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.

KISS A PIG GALA — March 3 at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers. diabetes.org/nwakissapig.

HARMONY: ARKANSAS STORIES, MUSIC AND THEN SOME — 7:30 p.m. March 9 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $8-$16. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.

“NO SEX PLEASE, WE’RE BRITISH” — 8 p.m. April 13-14 and April 19-21, and 2 p.m. April 15 and April 22 at the Rogers Little Theater. Valentine’s Spectacular on Feb. 14. $9.50-$42, additional fee for dinner. rogerslittletheater.org or 631-8988.

WASHINGTON CONCERT SERIES — 6 p.m. April 18 at Washington Elementary School in Fayetteville. Featuring 3 Penny Acre. Also May 16: Shannon Wurst. Benefits school music program. BYO blanket or lawn chair. Food and drinks available. $5, kids are free. 466-6164.

“BOOK OF DAYS” — 7:30 p.m. April 20-21 and April 26-27, and 3 p.m. April 22 and April 28 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $9-$20. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.

CABARET — 8 p.m. April 20-21 and April 25-28, and 2 p.m. April 22 and April 29 at the University Theatre in Fayetteville. Directed by Amy Herzberg. $7-$16 for the public; free to $3 for UA students with ID. drama.uark.edu or 575-4752.

“WHY TORTURE IS WRONG, AND THE PEOPLE WHO LOVE THEM” — 8 p.m. April 27-28 and 2 p.m. April 29 at the Rogers Little Theater. $10. rogerslittletheater.org or 631-8988.

SPRING SING — 7:30 p.m. May 5 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. With the ACO Chorale and Youth Choir. $8-$16. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.

MADE IN THE USA — 3 p.m. May 6 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. Pieces by American composers with the Arkansas Winds Community Concert Band. $8-$16. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.

“GOD OF CARNAGE” — 8 p.m. June 1-2 and June 7-9, and 2 p.m. June 3 and June 10 at the Rogers Little Theater. $9.50-$42, additional fee for dinner. rogerslittletheater.org or 631-8988.

“RANT” — 8 p.m. June 15-16 and 2 p.m. June 17 at the Rogers Little Theater. $10. rogerslittletheater.org or 631-8988.

“CHICAGO” — 8 p.m. July 1-2, Aug. 2-4 and Aug. 9-11, and 2 p.m. July 29, Aug. 5 and Aug. 12 at the Rogers Little Theater. $9.50-$25, additional fee for dinner. rogerslittletheater.org or 631-8988.

“OLIVER” — 7 p.m. May 10-11, 2 and 7 p.m. May 12, and 2 p.m. May 13 at the Rogers Little Theater. Special Mother’s Day Brunch Sunday. $9.50-$25, additional fee for dinner. rogerslittletheater.org or 631-8988.

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