Events

‘Deliverance’ Meets Music For Folk Fun

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For the last 65 years the citizens of Eureka Springs have celebrated their cultural history with music, dance and crafts. If you have grown up in Eureka springs for the last 70 years you were a hedgehopper in third grade and square danced on the stage of the auditorium. Eureka Springs’ 2012 Original Ozark Folk Festival will feature the legendary Ronny Cox., who first made his mark in American culture when he played “Dueling Banjos” on his guitar in the movie “Deliverance,” and the role of ill fated Drew.

Live Music

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  THURSDAY   Chelsea’s Corner Cafe, Eureka Springs: Brown Chicken Brown Cow Cherokee Casino, West Siloam Springs, Okla.: Derryl Perry Foghorn’s on College, Fayetteville: Jamie Wolf Fresco Cafe and Pub, Fayetteville: Juke Joint with Anthony Ball and Friends George’s Majestic Lounge, Fayetteville: Rough Draftz, Admirals JJ’s Grill, Fayetteville: Austin Miller JJ’s Grill, Prairie Creek Marina:…

Special Events

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BENTONVILLE CULINARY FESTIVAL — through Friday at participating restaurants in Bentonville. Special tastings and dishes inspired by James Beard benefiting the James Beard Foundation Scholarship for chefs of tomorrow. DowntownBentonville.org/ArtsFest.   FIRST THURSDAY ART WALK — 5 p.m. today on the Square in Fayetteville. Art, live music, charity beer garden and more. Black Music Month…

Live Music

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The Carper Family will be playing at George’s Majestic Lounge Wednesday. Courtesy Photo

THURSDAY   Boar’s Nest BBQ, Fayetteville: Effron White Chelsea’s Corner Cafe, Eureka Springs: Baby Jason and the Tramps Cherokee Casino, West Siloam Springs, Okla.: Heath Wright and the Hangmen Foghorn’s on College, Fayetteville: Darren Ray Fresco Cafe and Pub, Fayetteville: Juke Joint with Anthony Ball and Friends JJ’s Grill, Fayetteville: Keith Nicholson JJ’s Grill, Prairie…

SPECIAL EVENTS

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The Afrique Aya Dance Troupe will perform at the First Thursday Art Walk on June 7. Staff Photo by Blair Jackson

GI RIGHTS HOTLINE CONFERENCE — today through June 3 at Mount Sequoyah in Fayetteville. Public Potluck and Fun Night 4:45 p.m. June 1. OmniCenter.org.   ARTS FETE — 6 to 9 p.m. today at the Peel Mansion in Bentonville. Features Art Walk Artist Preview Show, food by Basil’s Cafe, and music by Lagniappe. $50-$75. Downtown…