Things to do This Week

Things to do This Week


LIFE STYLES HOLIDAY SALE — 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today and Friday at the Blair Center in Springdale. Benefits Life Styles Inc. or 521-3581.

ELISE TAYLOR ARTIST’S RECEPTION — 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Arsaga’s, 2418 N. Gregg Ave. in Fayetteville. or 444-6557.


BRIAN KINDER FAMILY CHRISTMAS MUSICAL SHOW — 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. For kids and families. Free. or 856-7000.

CHRISTMAS IN EUREKA SPRINGS — Christmas Shows through Saturday at the Pine Mountain Theater, and Friday and Saturday 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. Free Christmas Movies for kids 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Gem so adults can shop without their kids. or 253-7333.


FREE FLIX BEFORE SIX: “RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES” — 5 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free. Popcorn provided. or 856-7000.

“IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE” — Thursday and Friday 7:30 p.m., Saturday 2 and 7:30 p.m. and Sunday 2 and 7 p.m. through Jan. 1. Additional performances Dec. 21 at 2 and 7 p.m. No performance on Dec. 25. At TheatreSquared at Nadine Baum Studios in Fayetteville. $22-$28. or 443-5600.

HOLIDAY COCKTAILS WITH LARRY MILLER — 8 p.m. Friday at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $16-$26. or 443-5600.

SATURDAY MORNING ANIME — 11 a.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. For kids. Free. or 856-7170.

THE NUTCRACKER — 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. With the Moscow Classical Ballet. $32-$46. or 443-5600.

PHUNBAGS COMEDY IMPROV — 8 p.m. Saturday at the UARK Ballroom, 644 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. 21 and older. $5, cash bar. Also Jan. 14, Feb. 11, March 17, April 7, May 5 and June 2.

CIVIL WAR TWILIGHT ZONES — 1 p.m. Sunday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Watch the episodes “Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge,” “The Passerby,” and “Still Valley” as part of the “Beyond Battlefields: Making Sense of the Civil War” series. Free. or 856-7000.


WOMEN’S OPEN MIC — 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Nightbird Books. Meets third Sunday each month. 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. or 790-2588.

DRAMATIC BOOK CLUB — 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Fayetteville Public Library. With Trike Theatre. For preschoolers. Free. or 856-7000.

JAM SLAM — 7 p.m. Tuesday at Rogue Pizza, 402 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. Musicians who can improvise, poets and lyricists are encouraged to perform. With the Ozark Poetry Slam. Open to everyone. Free.

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.

PLAYS OF PEACE: A READER’S THEATRE (POP-ART) — 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the OMNI Center in Fayetteville. Reading “A Part of Me Dies.” Open to the public.

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. or 966-5935


MANHATTAN TRANSFER HOLIDAY SHOW — 7 p.m. today at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $28-$54. or 443-5600.

SONGS IN THE VILLE — 7:30 to 10 p.m. today at the UARK Ballroom, 644 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. Effron White hosts. Third Thursdays each month. Benefiting Make a Wish Foundation. $10, ages 12 and younger free.

UUFF HOLIDAY CONCERT — 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Fayetteville, 901 W. Cleveland St. Swing carols with Claudia Burson Quartet, including Ben Harris. $25. or 521-8422.

CHRISTMAS WITH THE ARKANSAS PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA — 7:30 p.m. Saturday 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. or 841-4644.

ARSAGA’S SONGWRITER’S CIRCLE — 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Arsaga’s on Crossover Road in Fayetteville. or 527-0690.

ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL — 7:30 p.m. Dec. 22 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $16-$28. or 443-5600.


NATURE PHOTOGRAPHER TIM ERNST — 2 p.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum in Springdale. Slide show of his latest book, “Arkansas Portfolio III.” or 750-8165.

CONTRADANCE TO LIVE MUSIC — 7:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the VA Auditorium, Building 3 at the VA Medical Center, 1100 N. College Ave. in Fayetteville. Live music by The Olds 78’s. Snacks available or BYO. $5 suggested donation. Every third Saturday.

FAMILY CENTERED CAREGIVING SUPPORT GROUP — 6 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Schmieding Center in Springdale. Meets third Monday of the month. or 751-3043.

PROSTATE CANCER SURVIVORS SUPPORT MEETING — 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Springdale Country Club. Meets third Tuesday of the month., 501-748-1293 or 1-800-338-1383.

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.

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. or 756-8090 ext. 518.

BOSTON MOUNTAIN QUILTERS — 10 a.m. Mondays at Ozark Folkways in Winslow. 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 to 2 p.m., Ages 11-18 from 2 to 3 p.m. $5. or 634-3791.


FOUNDATIONS CLASS — 5:30 to 8 p.m. through Wednesday at the Center for Spiritual Living in Northwest Arkansas. $20 per class, or $200 for full session. Registration required. Contact Kim at 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. 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. or 888-909-1110.

SUPPORT GROUPS — The NWA Center for Equality offers a variety of support groups for the LGBTQ community.

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@ or 888-391-9222.
PILATES CLASSES — 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesday, and from 10 to 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. or 444-3461.

HEALING MEDITATION — 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ozark Research Institute in Fayetteville. 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. or 439-0149.

WATER EXERCISE CLASSES — 9 to 9:50 a.m., from 10 to 10:50 a.m. and from 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. or 756-8090 ext. 3518.


AARP DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM — 8:30 a.m. Monday at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. Brush up on the rules of the road and learn defensive driving techniques while you qualify for premium discounts. No test; minimal fee. Contact Ralph Ellis at, 871-9117, or 571-2920.

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. or 756-8090.

YOGA — 9 a.m. Mondays and YOGA STRETCH — 1 p.m. Tuesdays; 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; MUSCULAR STRENGTH RANGE MOVEMENT — 2 p.m. Tuesdays and 2:30 p.m. Thursdays; USE IT OR LOSE IT WITH JIMMY CULP — 11 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays; CARDIO CIRCUIT — 1:30 p.m. Thursdays; TAI CHI — 10 a.m. Fridays, MEDIATION CIRCLE — 10 a.m. Mondays; ACRYLIC PAINTS — 10 a.m. Tuesdays; BEAN BAG BASEBALL — 9 a.m. Wednesdays, WII BOWLING LEAGUE — 11 a.m. Tuesdays; CANASTA — 12:15 p.m. Wednesdays, BINGO — 10 a.m. Thursdays, MAHJONG: 1 p.m. Thursdays; MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOS — 1 p.m. Thursdays; BRIDGE — Noon. Fridays at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. 571-2920.


“THE OUTSIDERS” AUDITIONS — 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Arts Live Theatre, 818 N. Sang Ave. in Fayetteville. Production dates March 7-11, 2012. No appointment needed. For ages 10-18 years old. or 521-4932.

CALL FOR PET FOOD — Through Tuesday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Help fill the shelves for Ranger’s Pantry, a city service for furry friends whose owners are down on their luck. or 856-7121.

CALL FOR WINTER HOLIDAY PHOTOS OF FAYETTEVILLE — For the Project Fayetteville Digital Archive collection at the Fayetteville Public Library. 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 St., Fayetteville, 72701. Tournament runs Jan. 18 through March 7. $250 per team; late registration Dec. 23 through 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. 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. or 631-8988.

LIVE ACTION ROLE PLAY (LARP) — Noon Sundays at Charles J. Finger Park, behind Walmart on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard/Sixth St. 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. 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: or 750-8165.

“NO SEX PLEASE, WE’RE BRITISH” AUDITIONS — 7 p.m. Feb. 13 and Feb. 15 at the Rogers Little Theater. or 631-8988.

“HONK!” AUDITIONS — Feb. 18-19 at Arts Live Theatre, 818 N. Sang Ave. in Fayetteville. No appointment needed. or 521-4932.

VOLUNTEERS AND DONATIONS FOR FEED MY STARVING CHILDREN MOBILE PACK — Feb. 23-26 at Northwest Arkansas Reigional Airport’s Regional Jet Center, 12344 Tower Drive in Bentonville. Food packs will be used to feed starving children in the developing world.,, 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 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. or 501-372-4000.

“GOD OF CARNAGE” AUDITIONS — 7 p.m. April 16-17 at the Rogers Little Theater. or 631-8988.

“CHICAGO” AUDITIONS — 7 p.m. June 4-5 at the Rogers Little Theater. or 631-8988.


ANNE KITTRELL ART GALLERY — Arkansas Union, Fayetteville. 575-5255.

ARSAGA’S — 1582 Crossover Road Suite 2, Fayetteville. or 527-0690. “Art for Food: Feeding Northwest Arkansas Through Art” by Bobbie Sue Yeager, 50 percent of proceeds benefit the Northwest Arkansas Food Bank, through Jan. 1.
ARSAGA’S — 2418 N. Gregg Ave., Fayetteville., or 444-6557. “Elise the Artist” by Elise Taylor through December.

ARTIFACTS GALLERY — 184 N. Main St., Eureka Springs. or 363-6660.

ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS — 214 S. Main St., Springdale. or 751-5441.

BENTONVILLE CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU — 104 E. Central St. on the square in Bentonville. 271-9153.

BOTANICAL GARDEN OF THE OZARKS — 4703 N. Crossover Road, Fayetteville. or 750-2620.

CENTER FOR ART AND EDUCATION — 104 N. 13th St., Van Buren. or 474-7767.

THE COMMON GROUNDS — 412 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. 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. or 418-5700.

FAYETTEVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY — 401 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville. or 856-7105.

FAYETTEVILLE UNDERGROUND — East Square Plaza Basement, 1 E. Center St., Fayetteville. 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. or 521-5776.

THE FRENCH DOOR AT ROCKY CREEK GALLERY — Armstrong Road in Fayetteville. 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. or 575-4704.

MAYAPPLE — 546 W. Center St., Fayetteville. 206-715-3271.

MULLINS LIBRARY — University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. exhibit.asp or 575-6702.

OZARK FOLKWAYS — 22733 N. U.S. 71, Winslow. or 634-3791.

OZARK NATURAL FOODS — 1554 N. College Ave., Fayetteville. or 521-7558.

THE PERK — 3980 W. Wedington Drive, Fayetteville. 251-7375.

POOR RICHARD’S ART — 116 S. First St., Rogers. or 636-0417.

ROGERS LITTLE THEATER — 116 S. Second St., Rogers. or 631-8988.

TEATRO SCARPINO — 329 N. West Ave., Fayetteville. 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. or 935-4040.



UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS STUDENT GALLERY (sUgAR) — 114 Central Ave., Bentonville. 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.

WHITE LOTUS SALON AND MASSAGE — 4750 E. Mission Blvd., Fayetteville. 582-4806. Open Tuesday through 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. or 501-372-4000.


GRAVETTE HISTORICAL MUSEUM — 503 Charlotte St. S.E., Gravette. 787-7334. Early 1900s restored home with displays representing Gravette’s history.

MUSEUM OF NATIVE AMERICAN ARTIFACTS — 202 S.W. O St., Bentonville. 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. or 877-424-2424.

ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM — 322 S. Second St., Rogers. 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 — 118 W. Johnson Ave., Springdale. 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. “Roadside Attractions” Tuesday through May 12.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS DISCOVERY ZONE — 1564 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Fayetteville. or 575-3875.


CHRISTMAS CANDLELIGHT SERVICE — 6 p.m. Dec. 24 in Whitney Mountain Chapel on Lodge Drive in Garfield. Come sing Christmas carols and listen to the story of Jesus’ birth with Alan Tyson and the Lost Bridge Village Community Church. No sermon, no offering. Interdenominational church; all are welcome. or 621-0758.

WINTER BREAK MOVIE FESTIVAL — 2 p.m. Dec. 27-30 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Dec. 27: “Cars 2,” Dec. 28: “Smurfs,”, Dec. 29: “Mr. Popper’s Penguins,” Dec. 30: “Kung Fu Panda 2.” For kids and families. Free. or 856-7000.

TEEN GAMERS CLUB — 4 p.m. Dec. 27 at the Fayetteville Public Library. or 856-7000.

SILENT LIBRARY IV: FLASHBACK EDITION — 5 p.m. Dec. 29 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Teens silently take on challenges based on news events of the year. Free. 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.

THE ARTIST’S LABORATORY THEATRE’S “FOUND FAYETTEVILLE” — 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. Dec. 31 at Kathy P. Thompson’s Studio, 3 E. Mountain St. in Fayetteville. Part of Last Night Fayetteville.

FIRST DAY HIKE — 2 to 4 p.m. Jan. 1 along Devil’s Den Trail in West Fork. With Park Interpreter Terry. 1.5-mile, moderately strenuous hike. or 761-3325.

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. or 751-5441.

BRIAN REGAN: LIVE IN CONCERT — 7:30 p.m. Jan. 5 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $43.75. or 443-5600.

“WIT” — 8 p.m. Jan. 6-7 and 2 p.m. Jan. 8 at the Rogers Little Theater. $10. or 631-8988.

MILKSHAKE — 2 p.m. Jan. 7 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. For kids. 8-$16. or 443-5600.

KIDS CLAY CLASS — 4 to 5 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays Jan. 9 through Feb. 15 at Faulkner Studio, 204 W. Cleveland St. in Prairie Grove. Home school sessions also available. Registration required. $50, plus material and firing fees. or 966-0596.

ADULT CLAY CLASS — 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and 9 a.m. to noon Thursdays Jan. 10 through March 1 at Faulkner Studio, 204 W. Cleveland in Prairie Grove. Registration required. $175, plus glaze and firing fee. or 966-0596.

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. 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. or 751-5441.

PONCHO SANCHEZ AND HIS LATIN JAZZ BAND — 8 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $10-$25. or 443-5600.

LET’S TALK ABOUT IT: MAKING SENSE OUT OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR: “MAKING SENSE OUT OF SHILOH” — 2 to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 15 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free six-part reading and discussion series with the University of Arkansas’ Dr. Daniel Sutherland using one or more common texts as a foundation to explore different facets of the Civil War. Also Feb. 19: The Shape of War; March 18: War and Freedom; April 15: A Savage Conflict/ End of War. or 856-7250.

PONCHO SANCHEZ AND HIS LATIN JAZZ BAND — 8 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $10-$25. or 443-5600.

SYMPHONY OF NORTH ARKANSAS: MASTERWORKS II — 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $25-$45. or 443-5600.

ANON(YMOUS)   — 8 p.m. Feb. 24-25 and Feb. 29 through March 3, and 2 p.m. Feb. 26 and March 4-9 at the University Theatre in Fayetteville. Directed by Kiara Pipino. $7-$16 for the public; free to $3 for University of Arkansas students with ID. or 575-4752.

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