EUREKA GRAS NIGHT PARADE — Feb. 18th in downtown Eureka Springs. More info at http://www.eurekasprings.org/events/
REPEAT OF ALLIES FOR EQUALITY WORKSHOP — February 16, 5:30 – 8 p.m., at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Fayetteville.Training workshop that will help equip you to have difficult conversations about racial inequality . In this 2.5 hour training session, we will provide an overview of the history of racial injustice, discuss how our current economic system perpetuates previous racial injustice, and share nonviolent communication strategies. For more info contact Heather Pratt at email@example.com.
LIFELONG HOUSING: HOMES FOR ALL AGES — Feb. 16th, 5:30 – 8 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall in Fayetteville. Public panel for those nearing retirement, as well as their family and caretakers. Panel members include Mayor Lionel Jordan and U of A Assistant Dean, Alishia Ferguson. For more info contact Mark Swafford at firstname.lastname@example.org or 479-313-1259.
MILL STREET MARKET — February 18th on Mill Street in Springdale. Farm products, crafts, and baked goods, handmade products, pastries, and cookies also treats for the family pet.
MONDAY NIGHT TRIVIA — Monday nights at Black Apple Crossing in Springdale. https://www.facebook.com/Black-Apple-Crossing
STAGE AND SCREEN
YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN — Feb. 10-26 at the Arkansas Public Theatre in Rogers. For showtimes, tickets, and more info visit ArkansasPublicTheatre.org
RODEO BOOK CLUB: EDUCATIONDPRTMNT — January 26th, 10 p.m. at Backspace in Fayetteville.
THE BOCKETY WORLD OF HENRY & BUCKET — Feb. 18 at Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. For tickets and more info visit WaltonArtsCenter.org
CIRCUS OZ: STRAIGHT UP — Feb. 15-19 at Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. For tickets and more info visit WaltonArtsCenter.org
DETROIT — Feb. 1-26 at Theatre Squared in Fayetteville. Tickets and more info available at Theatre2.org
COMEDIANS NWA: OPEN MIC COMEDY — Feb. 16th and 23rd, 9 p.m. at Nomads Music Lounge in Fayetteville. More info at https://www.facebook.com/nomadsmusiclounge/
SOUTHTOWN COMEDY SERIES — Feb. 17th, 7:30 p.m. at Nomads Music Lounge in Fayetteville. More info at https://www.facebook.com/nomadsmusiclounge/
CHRIS CASH READING & BOOKSIGNING — Feb 18th, 1 p.m. at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. NightbirdBooks.com
WRITING WORKSHOP — Feb 17th, 10 a.m. at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. NightbirdBooks.com
HOWL: FEMALE OPEN MIC — Feb 19th, 6:30 p.m.. at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. NightbirdBooks.com
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*****STANDING MUSIC LISTINGS********
PICKIN’ ON THE SQUARE — 6 p.m. Fridays April through October in Bentonville. Moves to Dave Peel Park during First Fridays. Meets 5 to 11 p.m. Fridays October through April at the Downtown Activity Center, 215 SW A St. No meeting Friday after Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s Day. DowntownBentonville.org.
STARTING YOUR GARDEN INDOORS — Feb. 18, 10 a.m., at Tri Cycle Farms in Fayetteville. Presented by Herb Culver. $10 suggested donation. More info at http://www.tricyclefarms.org/
WEST AFRICAN DANCE AND DRUM CLASSES — Led by Angelo Yao of Afrique Aya. Mondays Dun Dun class 8 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays Drum Class 6 to 7 p.m. and Dance class from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Saturdays Dance class 10:30 a.m. to noon. $13 drop-ins, $40/month for 1 class a week, $60/month for two a week and $75/month for three classes a week. Karas Healthcare Studio, 1041 North Garland Ave. Fayetteville. http://bit.ly/AfriqueAya
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DANCE WITH LILIETH — Bellydancing classes available, Tuesdays 7:30-8:30 p.m. in Fayetteville. More info at DancewithLileith.com
STUDIO LEILANI ART MENTORSHIP PROGRAM — Enrollment Open Now. Offered on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Wednesdays, 3:45 to 5:15 p.m. at at Studio Leilani, 254 N. Olive Ave. in Fayetteville. Classes begin the week of Sept. 12 and run through the week of May 22nd. Workshops are open for ages 7-14. $100 per month. Register at StudioLeilani.com or 442-4396.
WEST AFRICAN DRUMMING CLASS — 6 p.m., and DANCE CLASS — 7 p.m. Thursdays at the Washington Elementary School Gym, and BEGINNER’S DANCE CLASS — 11 a.m.Saturdays at Trailside Yoga, 600 W. Center St. in Fayetteville. With Angelo Yao. $13-$60. AfriqueAya.org or 363-6262.
SALSA AND LATIN DANCE LESSONS — 9 p.m. Fridays, TANGO TUESDAYS – 7pm $10,
RETRO THURSDAYS – Swing, Line Dancing, etc – 7pm $10 and SWING DANCE LESSONS —7 p.m. Tuesdays at Teatro Scarpino, 329 N. West Ave. in Fayetteville. $10, includes dancing from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Fridays. Scarpino.com or 966-7363, or 879-1655.
MIND, BODY, SPIRIT
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BUDDHIST MEDITATION AND SPIRITUAL SUPPORT GROUP —7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Arkansas Yoga Center, 1949 Green Acres in Fayetteville. Free, open to all. ArYoga.com.
HEALING ENERGY SHARE —1 p.m. third Sunday of the month, HEALING CIRCLE MEDITATION — 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ozark Research Institute, 744 W. Skelton St. in Fayetteville. Free. OzarkResearch.org or 582-9197.
FAYETTEVILLE QUAKERS — 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Sundays at the OMNI building, 3274 Lee Ave. Everyone welcome. For information: FayettevilleFriends.org or Facebook at Fayetteville Friends Meeting.
QIGONG OF THE OZARKS PRACTICE GROUP — 6 p.m. Mondays at Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 W. Wedington Drive. With Rick Blough. 313-3269.
YOGA CLASS — 6 p.m. Mondays at the Fayetteville Public Library. Beginning and intermediate Hatha style with Jack Kayser and Kalli Vimr. For adults. Free. faylib.org or 856-7000.
ROOTED VISION HEALING DRUMS — 1 to 5 p.m. first Sunday of the month at the Omni Center in Fayetteville. OmniCenter.org.
FITNESS CLASSES — available at the Jones Center in Springdale. Indoor and outdoor walking tracks and trails, and the Fitness Center has weights and equipment for use. Fees vary. TheJonesCenter.net or 757-4106.
COUNTRY YOUR WAY: MUSIC AND DANCE — Every 3rd and 4th Tuesday of every month at the Senior Center in Springdale, 7 p.m. Admission is free, snacks available, all ages are welcome.
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BINGO — 10 a.m. Thursdays, MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOS — 1 p.m. Thursdays, KNIGHT SHIFT BAND — 9:30 a.m. Fridays, BRIDGE — noon Fridays, QIGONG — 2 p.m. Fridays, CARDIO CIRCUIT — 9:15 a.m. Mondays and Fridays, WATER COLORS — 10 a.m. Mondays and 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, SWING DANCING — 1 p.m. Mondays, FUN TO BE FIT — 9 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, ACRYLIC PAINTING — 10 a.m. Tuesdays, USE IT OR LOSE IT — 11 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and TULARE DUST BAND — 5:30 p.m. second Tuesday each month, CANASTA, BEAN BAG BASEBALL, AND WII BOWLING — 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. Also Yoga, Stretching, Drumming Circle, Pilates, Silver Sneakers classes, and Exercise with Gail Maxwell Mondays through Fridays. 571-2920.
BINGO —9:30 a.m. Thursdays, BEAN BAG BASEBALL — 10 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOS — noon Mondays, PITCH — noon Tuesdays and Thursdays, LINE DANCING — 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, MOVE WITH BALANCE — 1 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, PEPPI — 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, WALK WITH EASE — 8:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; AF EXERCISE — noon Wednesdays and Fridays, SUPER NOGGIN — 10:30 a.m. Mondays, MUSIC — 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays, GOSPEL SING — 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Farmington Senior Activity Center, 340 W. Main St. 267-5709.
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RAZORHILLS — 4 p.m. Sundays at the Agri Park in Fayetteville. Local Amtgard LARP chapter. No fees. Must be over 16 years to play. Amtgard-eh.com, aMcKaskle@gmail.com or337-940-2689.
GREEN FORK FARMERS’ MARKET — 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. NightbirdBooks.com or 443-2080.
AUDITIONS, ENTRIES, VOLUNTEERS
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FRESH MEAT ROLLER DERBY BOOT CAMP — 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sundays at the Starlight Skatium, 612 N. College Ave. in Fayetteville. Skaters, referees, and pencil pushers needed. All levels welcome. $5. nwaRollerDerby.com or 501-615-3548
ONE NITE STANDARD — Feb. 16, 6 p.m. at LaLa Land in Fayetteville. Works by Jessica Baldivieso, Wanbli Gamache, Dana Holroyd, and Michael Ramirez. https://www.facebook.com/onenitestandard/
CARROLL COUNTY PHOTO EXHIBIT — December 12th through May 2017 at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in Springdale. For more information, call 750-8165 or visit shilohmuseum.org.
ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS — 214 S. Main St., Springdale. acOzarks.org or 751-5441.
FAYETTEVILLE UNDERGROUND — 101 W. Mountain, Ste. 222, Fayetteville. Open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Local non-profit supporting area artists and encouraging education and public engagement in the arts. FayettevilleUnderground.com or 871-2722.
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.
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. TerraStudios.com or 643-3185.
ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER — Ninth and Commerce streets, Little Rock. ArkArts.com or501-372-4000
CLINTON HOUSE MUSEUM — 930 W. Clinton Drive, Fayetteville. $8 admission. ClintonHouseMuseum.org or 877-BIL-N-HILL.
CRYSTAL BRIDGES MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART — 600 Museum Way, Bentonville. CrystalBridges.org or 418-5700.
FORT SMITH REGIONAL ART MUSEUM — 1601 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. fsram.org or 784-2787
ILLINOIS RIVER WATERSHED LEARNING CENTER — 221 W. Main St., Cave Springs. Irwp.org or 238-4671MUSEUM OF NATIVE AMERICAN HISTORY — 202 S.W. O St., Bentonville. monah.com or 273-2456. Free self guided audio tours of Paleo, Archaic, Woodland, Mississippian and tribal artifacts.
ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM — 322 S. Second St., Rogers. RogersArkansas.com/Museum or 621-1154. “
SHILOH MUSEUM — 118 W. Johnson Ave., Springdale. ShilohMuseum.org or 750-8165. Exhibits of early life in the Ozarks. Original buildings on the grounds.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FINE ARTS CENTER GALLERY — Fayetteville.Art.uArk.edu/FineArtsGallery or 575-7987. “18 Verticals, 70 Horizontals” sculpture on the southeast lawn through 2017.
WALTON ARTS CENTER — 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. WaltonArtsCenter.org or 443-5600.
MINORITY PLUG (POWER, LEADERSHIP, UNITY, GAIN) — February 24, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the Pryor Center for Oral and Visual History in Fayetteville: Business history for NWA will be presented as well as “spotlights”- (entrepreneurs speak briefly on their products). There will be live music, food. Focus on Fayetteville as “start-up city of the south”. For more info contact Elston Forte email@example.com
ARKANSAS COLLEGE FAIR — February 25, 9 am – 1 pm at the Fayetteville High School West Campus (ALLPS Center), Learn about Historic Black Colleges: Importance,
Application process, Benefits, etc. Speakers to share info on Black College experience, training for counselors, etc. Reaching out to all Greek organizations to participate.
For more info email Lindsey Leverett-Higgins at firstname.lastname@example.org
CELEBRATION DAY — February 26, 3-5 pm, at the St. James Missionary Baptist Church in Fayetteville. A celebration of black lives in Fayetteville, past, present, and future in the spirit of unity, inclusion, and compassion. For more information contact D’Andre Jones at email@example.com
A CALL TO ACTION: NWA BLACK ADVANCEMENT PROJECT — February 28, 5 – 8pm: Fayetteville Public Library Walker Room, 401 W. Mountain, Fayetteville: A Call to Action 2017: NWA Black Advancement Project, This session is designed to gather all people of African descent living in the Northwest Arkansas communities and create measurable goals for the year 2017. In efforts to promote a real sense of community, there will be no formal speakers. A call to action will also survey and understand what may be hesitations in Black participation in local events and what as a collective we can do to create and sustain active community engagement. For more info contact Raven Cook at firstname.lastname@example.org.