All events listed in 8 Days a Week are open to the public. To submit a listing, send to FFW, 203 N. College Ave., Fayetteville, AR 72701, or fax to 444-7289, at least two weeks prior to event. Submissions are printed as space allows. Photographs and art are also considered. 


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Special Events 

BEAD & GEM TRUNK SHOW: Today, Friday and Saturday at Dark Star Visuals, 106 N. Block St. in Fayetteville. or 443-2323. 

HISPANIC WOMEN’S CONFERENCE: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday at the Jones Center for Families in Springdale. Keynote speaker Arturo Vargas. 

EUREKA SPRINGS MAY ARTS FESTIVAL: May 1-31. Studio walks, art show, car show, concerts and theater. Live music in Basin Spring Park Saturdays and Sundays. Eureka Springs Blues Weekend May 28-31. or 866-947-4387. 

  SPRING ART AND MUSIC FESTIVAL: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at Terra Studios, 12103 Hazel Valley Road in Durham. Hosta, 3 Penny Acre, Jori Costello, Victims of Comfort, Darlene and Strange Heroes. Glassblowers and potters demonstrating. Free. or 643-3185. 

  OMNI CENTER DEMONSTRATION FOR US TROOP WITHDRAWAL FROM IRAQ: 1 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Mall Avenue and Joyce Boulevard in Fayetteville. or 586-2053. 

  ROLLER DERBY: Arkansas Killbillies vs. Ft. Wayne Derby Girls at 7 p.m. Saturday at Roller City, 1007 Century St. in Springdale. $10-$12; 12 and younger free. or 756-3866. 

  BOOKS IN BLOOM: Sunday at the Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs. With authors Jennifer Chiaverini, Jory Sherman, Mara Leveritt, John Brummett and Laura Castoro Parker. Free. or 870-423-5300. 

JOE MARTIN STAGE RACE: May 7-10 in Fayetteville. 

GRAND OPENING: E Street Gallery of Fine Arts from 5 -8 p.m. May 7 at Fayetteville Underground on the Fayetteville Square. 387-1534.

  ARTISTS RECEPTION: Students of Cheri Wollenberg from 6-8 p.m. May 7 at Arsaga’s on Gregg Ave. in Fayetteville. or 444-6557. 


Benefit Events

FASHION SHOW: 7 p.m. today at Ultra Studios, 118 W. South St. in Fayetteville. Benefits Children’s House. or 236-8570. 

LEANNE SCAGGS’ “LA SOIREE DE L’ANNEE”: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 224 N. East Ave. in Fayetteville. Fundraiser to help Scaggs with expenses to the Franco-American Vocal Academy in France. $15 suggested donation., 575-4701. 

SMOKING’ IN THE OZARKS COOK-OFF: Noon Friday through 3 p.m. Saturday at Fairfield Inn & Suites in Rogers. BBQ sampler plates. Benefits HomeAidNWA. or 248-1722. 

DOGWOOD WALK: Saturday at Gulley Park in Fayetteville. Benefits the Humane Society of the Ozarks. 444-7387. 

LUNCHEON AND FASHION SHOW: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Bella Vista. Benefits the Bella Vista Library. $25. 876-5818. 

CALL OF THE WILD: 6 p.m. Saturday at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers. Music by 3 Penny Acre, live and silent auctions. Benefits the Ozark Natural Science Center. $100. or 789-2754. 

  CASINO NIGHT: 7 p.m. Saturday at the Doubletree in Bentonville. Hors d’oeuvres, James Bond attire. Benefits the Arkansas Crisis Center. $50-$250. or 756-1995. 

LA FIESTA: 7 p.m. Saturday at the New School, 2514 N. New School Place in Fayetteville. Food, live and silent auctions, music by Tragikly White. $40. Benefits the New School. 521-7037. 

  LASAGNA DINNER: 4:30 p.m. Monday at Lingle Middle School, 901 N. 13th St. in Rogers. Dine in or drive through. Benefits Altrusa of Rogers. $5. 619-2527. 

FASHION SHOW: 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Masons, 1350 E. Joyce Blvd. in Fayetteville. With UA Apparel Studies Students; Benefits United Way of NWA. $35. 750-1221. 

Stage & Screen 

“RUMORS”: 8 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Rogers Little Theater. $7.50-$42. or 631-8988. 

  “THE DRAWER BOY”: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 7-9 and May 14-16, and 2 p.m Sunday and May 10 and 17 at Nadine Baum Studios in Fayetteville. $22. or 445-6333. 



CRIMES AND CLUES BOOKCLUB: 10 a.m. Friday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Registration required. or 571-2222. 

USED BOOK SALE: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at the Fort Smith Public Library, 3201 Rogers Ave. in Fort Smith. or 783-0229.   

OMNI’s OPEN MIC FOR PEACE: 7 p.m. Sunday at Nightbird Books, 205 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. With Kelly and Donna of Still on the Hill. or 582-2291. 

  LIFEWRITING: 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. 

  BOOKTALK@NIGHT: 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Registration required. or 571-2222.  

  BEYOND WORDS: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Arsaga’s on Crossover Road in Fayetteville. or 527-0690. 



KATIE PRIEST VIOLIN RECITAL: 8 p.m. today at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. or 575-4701. 

CAKE: 6 p.m. Friday at the Arkansas Music Pavilion at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $15-$25. 

TROUT FISHING IN AMERICA: 1:30 p.m. at the Northwest Arkansas Mall in Fayetteville. Free. 

ACO CHORALE “SPRING SONGFEST”: 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. $4-$8. or 751-5441. 

ACO YOUTH CHOIR “SPRING SING CONCERT”: 3 p.m. Sunday at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. $4-$8. or 751-5441. 

AURELIEN BOCCARD CONCERT: 3 p.m. Sunday at the St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Fayetteville. With Christopher Lacy, Jacob Funk and Echo Sibley. Free. or 575-4701. 

  THE TEN TENORS: 7 p.m. May 7 at the Walton Arts Center. $25-$45. or 443-5600.  

  PICKIN’ IN THE PARK: 6 p.m. Saturdays at Frisco Park in Rogers. Free. or 636-8204. 



BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS: 10 a.m. Monday through May 7 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Registration required. or 856-7250. 

JEWELRY BEADING CLASS:6 p.m. May 7 and Thursdays through May at Riordan Hall in Bella Vista. Registration required; for adults. $30. or 256-8033. 

HANDBUILDING: 6 p.m. Tuesdays and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays, Wheel throwing 6 p.m. Wednesdays at aPotteryStudio, (formerly Flat Rock Studio) 2002 S. School Ave. in Fayetteville. $79-$95 per month. or 521-3171. 

DANCE LESSONS: 8:30 p.m. Fridays at Teatro Scarpino in Fayetteville. With Adam Richardson. $10. or 409-3772. 

ART CLASSES FOR ALL AGES: through May at Citizen Bank Gallery in Prairie Grove. $70 per month, includes materials 790-0342 or 846-2738. 

JONES CENTER JUGGLING CLUB: 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Jones Center for Families. Beginners welcome. or 756-8090, ext. 518. 

TV TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOPS: 6 p.m. Mondays at Community Access Television in Fayetteville. Free; no registration. No class on 5th Mondays. 444-3433. 

OPEN DARKROOM WITH DIANA HAUSAM: 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month through May, at NWACCC at Nadine Baum Studios in Fayetteville. $15; For ages 16 and older. or 927-2491. 

FAYETTEVILLE INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCERS: 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays at Trinity United Methodist Church. 756-3298. 



LAKE FAYETTEVILLE CLEAN-UP: 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at the Environmental Study Center, 511 E. Lakeview in Springdale. Bring a canoe, old clothes and gloves. Lunch provided. or 750-2620. 

BIRDERS’ WEEKEND: Saturday and Sunday at Devil’s Den State Park in West Fork. Free. or 761-3325.  

FAYETTEVILLE FARMERS’ MARKET: 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays on the Fayetteville Square. Evening market 4-7 p.m. Thursdays at the Mill District on the corner of School Avenue and Sixth Street. Spring Craft Showcase Saturday; Flower arranging May 7. or 236-2910. 


Minor Matters 

DIA DE LOS NINOS: 4 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Public Library. Stories, music, games and snacks. or 856-7170. 

AUTHOR KATE KLISE: 6:30 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free. or 856-7170. 

SUMMER READING CLUB SIGN-UP: Friday at the Fayetteville Public Library. 10-week program begins June 6. Free. or 856-7170. 

THE POWER OF BLACK AND WHITE: 5 p.m. Friday at Crystal Bridges at the Massey, 125 W. Central Ave., Bentonville. Free, for children 5-12 with an adult. or 418-5700. 

SPRING KITE FEST: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday across from the Washington County Fairgrounds in Fayetteville. Free kite kits for kids. 841-3791. 

“ALICE IN WONDERLAND” PREVIEW: 10:30 Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free. or 856-7170. 

FAMILY SATURDAYS: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays at the Northwest Arkansas Community Creative Center in Fayetteville. For ages 4 and older; $10 per child. or 927-2491. 

CRAFT CLASSES:12:30 p.m. Saturdays in May at Riordan Hall in Bella Vista. Registration required; for ages 9 and older. $17. or 256-8033. 

REGISTER FOR T TAURI FILM FEST & MOVIE CAMP: July 20-Aug. 1 in Batesville. Classes for filmmakers aged 18 and younger. $40-$100 per class. or 870-251-1189. 

REGISTER FOR SUMMER ART CAMPS: at the NWA Community Creative Center, at Nadine Baum Studios in Fayetteville. For ages 5 to 16. Clay, photography, mixed media, puppets and drawing. $75; June 8-Aug. 14. or 927-2491. 

REGISTER FOR SUMMER THEATRE CAMPS: at Arts Live Theatre in Fayetteville. Improv, singing, dancing, movie making and play making. June 15-Aug. 14. or 521-4932. 



BALANCED BODIES: 9 a.m. Fridays at the Jones Center in Springdale. Free. or 756-8090, ext. 2526. 

STRETCH & FLEX: 9 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Jones Center in Springdale. Free. or 756-8090, ext. 2526. 


Auditions, Call for Volunteers, Entries   

VOLUNTEERS: For OMNI’s Farm to Garden booth at Springfest. Help needed with set up and tear down. Laura Kelley,  

  “MUSIC MAN” AUDITIONS: 7 p.m. June 8-9 at the Rogers Little Theater. or 631-8988. 



ANNE KITTRELL ART GALLERY: Arkansas Union, Fayetteville. 575-5255. Campus Fashion Exhibit through Sept. 9. 

ARSAGA’S: 1582 Crossover Road., Ste. 2, Fayetteville. or 527-0690. Paintings by Adam Campbell through May. 

ARSAGA’S: 2418 N. Gregg Ave., Fayetteville. or 444-6557. Paintings by Cheri Wollenberg’s art students through May. 

ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS: 214 S. Main St., Springdale. or 751-5441. NWA high school students through May 9. 

CITIZENS BANK GALLERY: 116 E. Buchanan St., Prairie Grove. 790-0342 or 846-2738. Contemporary ceramics, sculpture, paintings, prints, photography and gifts. 

THE COMMON GROUNDS: 412 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. or 442-3515. Jason and Kori Hudson and Mark Stavely through June 30. 

CORNER GIFT SHOP: 3582 N. Highway 112, Fayetteville. 521-2674. Art by more than 30 local artists and craftsmen. 

CRYSTAL BRIDGES AT THE MASSEY: 125 W. Central Ave., Bentonville. or 418-5700. “Proof Positive: Master Prints from the Collection of Fisk University Galleries” through Sunday. 

DDP GALLERY: 7 E. Mountain St., Fayetteville. or 442-0001. Works by Michael Graves Anderson through Thursday. 

FAYETTEVILLE UNDERGROUND GALLERY: East Square Plaza Basement, One E. Center St., Fayetteville. or 422-8607. 

FOUR SQUARE FINE ART GALLERY: 112 W. Center St., Fayetteville. or 422-8607. Paintings by Timothy Tyler, Robert Andes, Golsa Yaghoobi, MM Kent, Robert Glick, pastels by David Mudrinich, Photography by Kirk Lanier and Illuminated Boxes by Tanya Johnston. “Art of War” through May 25. 

HEARTWOOD GALLERY: 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. 

JULIE WAIT DESIGNS ART GALLERY: 318 S. First St., Rogers. or 631-8706. Pastels by Julie Mayser through June 12. 

MULLINS LIBRARY: University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. 575-6702. “Picture Boxes” by Ben Strawn through Thrusday.  

THE PERK: 3980 W. Wedington Drive, Fayetteville. 251-7375. “365 1/4 to Helen” by Jon Schulke through April. 

POOR RICHARD’S ART: 116 S. First St., Rogers. or 636-0417. Photography by John Murdoch and Pottery by Sally Bowen through April. 

RICHLAND NURSERY AND ART GALLERY: Hwy 23 South, Huntsville. 738-5305. 

ROGERS LITTLE THEATER: 116 S. Second St., in Rogers. or 631-8988. Paintings by Joann Lacey through May 13. 

TERRA STUDIOS, MUSE GALLERY & COFFEE HOUSE: 12103 Hazel Valley Road in Durham. Work by more than 30 artists, 10-acre art park with murals and sculpture installations. Home of the original Bluebird of Happiness. or 1-800-255-8995.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FINE ARTS CENTER GALLERY: Fayetteville. 575-7987. Hank Kaminsky through May. 

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS CCE: 2 E. Center St., Fayetteville. 575-6489. Watercolors by Springdale Centenarian Myrtle Laabs through June. 



ARKANSAS AIR MUSEUM: Drake Field, 4290 S. School Ave., Fayetteville. 521-4947. Aircraft from all eras of aviation history. 

CLINTON HOUSE MUSEUM: 930 California Drive, Fayetteville. or 444-0066. 

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. or 273-2456. Free self guided audio tours of Paleo, Archaic, Woodland, Mississippian and tribal artifacts. 

PEA RIDGE NATIONAL MILITARY PARK: 15930 U.S. Hwy. 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., US Hwy. 62, Prairie Grove. 846-2990. Civil War battlefield with original buildings. 

ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM: 322 S. Second St., Rogers. 621-1154. “Of Promise and Pain: Life Between the Wars” and “Virgil Lovelace and Life on the Farm” through December. 

SHILOH MUSEUM: 118 W. Johnson Ave., Springdale. 750-8165. Exhibits of early life in the Ozarks. Original buildings on the grounds. “Squeaky Clean” on the history of hygiene through Jan. 16, 2010. “Carry On” featuring baskets, purses, trunks and other artifacts for transport and containment through Sept. 26. “Bridging The Gap” featuring historic bridges in the Arkansas Ozarks through Aug. 8. 

SILOAM SPRINGS MUSEUM: 112 N. Maxwell St., 524-4011. 


Coming Soon 

“DISNEY’S ALICE IN WONDERLAND JUNIOR”: May 8-10 at the Fayetteville High School Auditorium, 1001 Stone St. in Fayetteville. $8-$12. or 521-4932. 

ARKANSAS PHILHARMONICS “NEW WORLD” CONCERT: 7:30 p.m. May 8 at the Walton Arts Center. $5-$15. or 443-5600. 

“GRACE & GLORY”: May 8-10 at the Rogers Little Theater. $7.50-$42. or 631-8988. 

RIDE FOR HOSPICE: 8 a.m. May 9 at Markets Unlimited, 5148 N. Thompson in Springdale. 751-6646. 

DOG DAY: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. May 9 at Frisco Park in Rogers. or 936-5487. 

WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY TOUR OF HOMES FUNDRAISER: Noon-5 p.m. May 9 in Fayetteville. Benefits the school library remodel. Homes of Jan and Stacey Sturner, Ray Niblock, Jack and Anne Butt, UA Chancellor Dave and Jane Gearhart, Terry and Renee Hunt, John and Jennifer Lewis and Philip and Jennifer Maynard. $20-$25. 409-8425. 

THE EARTH SCHOOL FUNDRAISER: 6 p.m. May 9 at St. Paul’s in Fayetteville. Silent auction of blessed Medicine Shield art. Mexican dinner, music by Steve and the Recliners. or 870-861-5629.  

PAUL GLOVER: 7 p.m. May 9 at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 901 W. Cleveland in Fayetteville. On the development of a legal, taxable community-based exchange currency. Free. 445-6567. 

“FIDDLER ON THE ROOF”: May 12-17 at the Walton Arts Center. $30-$63. or 443-5600. 

GREENING OF THE GARDEN: 6 p.m. May 14 at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, 4703 N. Crossover Road in Fayetteville. $50-$60. or 750-2620. 

“SMOKE ON THE MOUNTAIN”: 7:30 p.m. May 14-17 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. $9-$20. or 751-5441. 

“TEMPERANCE TANTRUMS”: May 14-16 at The Grand Central Hotel, 37 N. Main St. in Eureka Springs. Musical dinner theatre/improv with period songs. Dinner at 7 p.m. $50. or 253-6756. 

SPRING GOLF TOURNAMENT: May 15 at Lost Springs Golf Club in Rogers. or 936-5487. 

NATURE IN OUR DOWNTOWN FESTIVAL: May 16 at Lake Atalanta in Rogers. or 936-5487. 

MARCH OF DIMES FOR BABIES: May 16 at HarBer Meadows in Springdale. or 751-5475. 

HEARTBEAT OF THE OZARKS CHARITY CAR SHOW: May 16 in Downtown Rogers., or 936-5487. 

ROGERS AUTO-BIOGRAPHY FAMILY DAY: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 16 at the Rogers Historical Museum. Free. or 621-1154. 

PAGNOZZI CHARITIES FUNDRAISER: 6:30 p.m. May 16 at the Pagnozzi’s home in Fayetteville. $75; or 443-2550. 

DARIUS RUCKER: May 22 Arkansas Music Pavilion at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $20-$40. 

CHALLENGE FOR SIGHT 5K: 8 a.m. May 23 at Vandergriff Elementary School in Fayetteville. 

RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES: May 26-31 at the Walton Arts Center. $20-$48 or 443-5600. 

QUEENSRYCHE: May 27 at Arkansas Music Pavilion at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $20. 

SPRING BLUES WEEKEND: May 28-30 in Eureka Springs. Guitar Shorty, Hubert Sumlin, Buddy Flett Band, Joe Louis Walker, David “Honeyboy” Edwards. or 888-855-7823. 

BEN FOLDS: May 29 at the Arkansas Music Pavilion at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $15-$50. 

“MACHOMER”: May 29-31 at the Walton Arts Center. $25. The Simpson’s meet Shakespeare. or 443-5600. 

GRANNY’S VICTORY GARDEN: WWII ON THE HOME FRONT: 3 p.m. May 31 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. $8-$16. or 751-5441. 

NWA ROLLERGIRLS: Arkansas Killbillies vs KC Roller Warriors at 7 p.m. June 6 at Roller City in Springdale. $10-$12. or 756-3866. 

MOZART AND BEETHOVEN IN THE GARDEN: 7 p.m. June 11 at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, 4703 N. Crossover Road in Fayetteville. With the Lyrique Quintette. or 750-2620.

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