Joe Martin Stage Race

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.

Special Events

JOE MARTIN STAGE RACE: Bicycle racers from around the world compete for prizes today, Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Fayetteville. For schedule go to

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

OPENING RECEPTION NOW & AGAIN: Selections from gallery artists at ddp gallery from 5-8 p.m. today at 7 E. Mountain St., Fayetteville. or 442-0001.

CHERI WOLLENBERG’S ART STUDENTS ARTISTS’ RECEPTION: 6-8 p.m. today at Arsaga’s on Gregg Ave. in Fayetteville. or 444-6557.

ADAM CAMPBELL ARTIST’S RECEPTION: 6-8 p.m. Friday at Arsaga’s on Crossover Road in Fayetteville. or 527-0690.

RIDE FOR HOSPICE: 8 a.m. Saturday at Markets Unlimited, 5148 N. Thompson in Springdale. Live music by Ruckus at 1:30 p.m. 751-6646.

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

ARTISTS’ RECEPTION: 6-8 p.m. Saturday at Zark’s Gallery, 67 Spring St. in Eureka Springs. Announcement of People Choice winner of “The Brooch” Invitational Theme Show. or 253-2626.

THE EARTH SCHOOL FUNDRAISER: 6 p.m. Saturday 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.

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

“THROUGH THE NEEDLE’S EYE” OPENING RECEPTION: 5-7 p.m. May 14 at Crystal Bridges at the Massey, 125 W. Central Ave. in Bentonville. or 418-5700.

EUREKA SPRINGS MAY ARTS FESTIVAL: All month long in Eureka Springs. Studio walks, music and more. or 866-947-4387.

Stage & Screen

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

“DISNEY’S ALICE IN WONDERLAND JUNIOR”: 7 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Fayetteville High School Auditorium, 1001 Stone St. in Fayetteville. $8-$12. or 521-4932.

“GRACE & GLORY”: Friday through Sunday at the Rogers Little Theater. $7.50-$42. or 631-8988.

“FOOD, INC.” FILM SCREENING: 2-4 p.m. Monday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free. or 856-7250.

“FIDDLER ON THE ROOF”: 7 p.m. Tuesday through May 14 and May 17, and 8 p.m. May 15-16, and 2 p.m. May 16-17 at the Walton Arts Center. $30-$63. or 443-5600.

“SMOKE ON THE MOUNTAIN”: 7:30 p.m. May 14-16, and 3 p.m. May 17 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. $9-$20. or 751-5441.

“TEMPERANCE TANTRUMS”: 8 p.m. 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.


BOOKTALK “APPALOOSA”: 1-2 p.m. Monday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Registration required. or 856-7250.

OZARK POETRY SLAM: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Smiling Jack’s in Fayetteville. $5 cover. 466-6006.


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

NEW HIGHWAY: 7 p.m. Friday in the Chapel at the Jones Center in Springdale. Traditional and gospel bluegrass recording session. Free; for ages 16 and older . RSVP to or 871-2967.

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

SHILOH SACRED HARP SINGERS: 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Shiloh Museum. or 750-8165.

BOULDER ACOUSTIC SOCIETY: 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Eureka Springs Unitarian Church, 17 Elk St. in Eureka Springs. $12..

PICKIN’ IN THE PARK: 6 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 24 at Frisco Park in Rogers. Free. or 636-8204.

MUSIC IN THE PARK: Noon-6 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through October in Basin Springs Park in Eureka Springs. 253-2586.


COMMUNITY CURRENCY DISCUSSION WITH PAUL GLOVER: 7 p.m. Saturday at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 901 W. Cleveland in Fayetteville. Free. 445-6567.

OMNI VEGETARIAN POTLUCK: 6 p.m. Wednesday at the United Campus Ministry, 902 W. Maple St. in Fayetteville. Also every second Wednesday. Bring a dish to share. or 442-4600.

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

COOKING CLASSES: Nibbles Academy of Cooking, 3290 N. Lee Ave. in Fayetteville. With Chef Suzie Stephens. Wine and food pairings, couples classes, world foods and more. or 966-4499.

POTTERY CLASSES: 6 p.m. Tuesdays, and 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesdays at aPotteryStudio, 2002 S. School Ave.. in Fayetteville. $79-$95 per month. Saturday Workshops. or 521-3171.


EUREKA SPRINGS GARDEN CLUB PLANT SALE: 8 a.m.-noon Saturday at the Eureka Springs High School parking lot. 253-9021.

DOG DAY: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Frisco Park in Rogers. Pets will be available for adoption. or 936-5487.

Minor Matters

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

MUSIC WITH SHANNON WURST: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free. For elementary children and families. or 856-7170.

TEEN ANIME CLUB: 5 p.m. Monday at the Fayetteville Public Library. For Manga and Anime fans ages 13-18. Free. or 856-7170.

FAMILY SATURDAYS: 11 a.m. Saturdays at the Northwest Arkansas Community Creative Center in Fayetteville. For ages 4 and up; $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 up. $17. or 256-8033.

Coming Soon

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

LAKE ATALANTA: “Nature in our downtown” Festival: May 16 at Lake Atalanta in Rogers. or 936-5487.

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

MID-AMERICA PHOTOGRAPHIC SYMPOSIUM: May 16-17 at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks in Eureka Springs. or 800-552-3785.

DARIUS RUCKER: 6 p.m. 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.

USO CANTEEN DANCE: 6:30-11:30 p.m. May 23 at the Arkansas Air Museum in Fayetteville. Wear your favorite military uniform or vintage era outfit. Benefits the Arkansas Air Museum and the Ozark Military Museum. $45. or 725-4016.

RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES: 7 p.m. May 26-28 and May 31, 8 p.m. May 29-30, and 2 p.m. May 30-31 at the Walton Arts Center. $20-$48 or 443-5600.

QUEENSRYCHE: 6 p.m. May 27 at Arkansas Music Pavilion at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $20.

SPRING BLUES WEEKEND: May 28-30 in Eureka Springs. With Guitar Shorty, Hubert Sumlin and the Buddy Flett Band, Joe Louis Walker, David “Honeyboy” Edwards and others.

BEN FOLDS: 6 p.m. May 29 at the Arkansas Music Pavilion at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $15-$50.

“MACHOMER”: 8 p.m. May 29-30 and 2 p.m. May 30-31 at the Walton Arts Center. $25. The Simpson’s meet Shakespeare. For kids. 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.



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. ACO Competition for NWA High School Students, 9-12 Grades 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. Works by Jason Hudson, 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.

DDP GALLERY: 7 E. Mountain St., Fayetteville. Group show opens today. or 442-0001.

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.

OZARK NATURAL FOODS: Greg Moore through May. 1554 N. College Ave.., Fayetteville. 521-7558.

POOR RICHARD’S ART: 116 S. First Ave., Rogers. or 636-0417. Works by Maura Miller and Phil Leonard through May.

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

ROGERS LITTLE THEATER: 116 S. Second St., in Rogers. or 631-8988. Plein Air Paintings by Joanne Hall Wednesday through June 30. Paintings by Joann Lacey through Wednesday.

TEATRO SCARPINO: 329 N. West Ave. in Fayetteville. or 409-3772. Paintings by Martin Newman through May.

TERRA STUDIOS, MUSE GALLERY & COFFEEHOUSE: 12103 Hazel Valley Road in Durham. 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 CENTER FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION: 2 E. Center St., Fayetteville. 575-6489. Watercolors by Springdale Centenarian Myrtle Laabs through June.

WALTON ARTS CENTER: 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. or 443-5600.


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

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.

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