Blues, Quilts, Art, Wine…

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, 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

SPRING BLUES WEEKEND: Today Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Eureka Springs. With Guitar Shorty, Hubert Sumlin & the Buddy Flett Band, Joe Louis Walker, David “Honeyboy” Edwards and others. Special Kory Montgomery and Hubert Sumlin at The AUD on Friday. or 888-855-7823.

KATHY THOMPSON STUDENT ART SHOW: Mixed media art by students from age 6 to 70. 5 to 8 p.m. today at Studio 3, 3 E. Mountain St. in Fayetteville and next door at the ddp gallery.

AIRING OF THE QUILTS: 6 p.m. today outside the home of Loneta Blevins, 3302 W. Perry Road in Rogers. Potluck supper. or 273-7153.

JUNE BUG JAM: 3 p.m. Saturday at the Headwaters School in Red Star, 50 miles east of Fayetteville on Arkansas 16. Music by Magic Mama and Opal Fly and The Faery Pranksters. Juggling and twirling workshop, fire-twirling show, face painting, parade, raffles, food and more. $5, kids 12 and younger free. or 665-2882.

WAKARUSA MUSIC & CAMPING FESTIVAL: June 4-7 at Mulberry Mountain in Ozark.

ART OF WINE FESTIVAL: June 4-6 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $50-$150. or 443-5600.

Stage & Screen

MACHOMER: The Simpsons meet Shakespeare in this one-man comedy show with Rick Miller today, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Walton Arts Center. $25. 443-5600.

DAN’S PARTY COMEDY IMPROV: 8-9:30 p.m. today at Teatro Scarpino, 329 N. West Ave. in Fayetteville. $5. or 409-3772.

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


MATT BAIRD READING: 9 p.m. today at Arsaga’s on Gregg Street in Fayetteville. or 444-6557.

STORIES OF OUR NATURAL HERITAGE: 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum. 750-8165.

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.


JASON D. WILLIAMS: 7 p.m. today in Gulley Park in Fayetteville. Free. 444-3471.

RAIN, A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES: 7 p.m. today and Sunday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Walton Arts Center. $20-$48 or 443-5600.

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

MIHO SAKON VIOLIN CONCERT: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. For kids. or 856-7170.

NATHAN HAMILTON: 7 p.m. June 4 in Gulley Park in Fayetteville. Free. 444-3471.

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

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


NORTHWEST ARKANSAS CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE: 7 p.m. today at the Shiloh Museum. or 750-8165.

FINDERS KEEPERS: 1 p.m. Friday at the Rogers Historical Museum Annex. Free. or 621-1154.

WEST COAST SWING WORKSHOPS: 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Friday with Tulsa champion dancer Jeanne DeGeyter. Salsa, swing lessons at 8:30 p.m. Open dance at 9:30 p.m. Fridays at Teatro Scarpino in Fayetteville. $10-$15. or 409-3772.

POTTERY CLASSES: 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays, and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays at aPotteryStudio, 2002 S. School Ave. in Fayetteville. $79-$95 per month. Saturday Workshops. or 521-3171.

Mind, Body, Spirit

FAYETTEVILLE FREE THINKERS: 2 p.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. or 442-6738.

WATER EXERCISE CLASSES: 9-9:50 a.m. and 10-10:50 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Jones Center. $25 per month. Water Movement, Arthritis Aqua, and Fibro Fit. 756-8090, ext. 2526.

BUDDHIST MEDITATION: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Arkansas Yoga Center in Fayetteville. 422-6526.

DHARMA TALK: 11 a.m. Sundays at Dramis Hardwood Floors, 2275 S. School Ave. in Fayetteville. With Tibetan Buddhist Monk Ven. Geshe Thupten Dorjee. or 587-8920.


BALANCED BODIES: 9 a.m. Fridays at the Jones Center in Springdale. Free. Designed for seniors who may need to sit to exercise. 756-8090, ext. 2526.

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

Auditions, Entries, Call For Volunteer

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

RECORDING & MUSIC BUSINESS: Scholarship applications due June 15. For ages 16-25. July 19-26 with Eric T. Schabacker.


Then and Now, a group show is on display

at the ddp gallery in downtown Fayetteville.


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

ARSAGA’S: 1582 Crossover Road Suite 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. Works by Amanda Solov, and Pottery by Norie Allen through May 30.

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. Arkansas 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. “Through the Needle’s Eye” through Aug. 9.

DDP GALLERY: 7 E. Mountain St., Fayetteville. or 442-0001. “Then and Now” group show through May.

FAYETTEVILLE UNDERGROUND GALLERY: East Square Plaza Basement, 1 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 Monday.

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

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

RICHLAND NURSERY AND ART GALLERY: Arkansas 23 South, Huntsville. 738-5305. Young artists show through May 29.

ROGERS LITTLE THEATER: 116 S. Second St. in Rogers. or 631-8988. “Have Easel, Will Travel” Plein Air Paintings by Joanne Hall through June 30.

TEATRO SCARPINO: 329 N. West Ave. in Fayetteville. or 409-3772. Paintings by Holly Harbin and Martin Newman through June.

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.

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

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.

ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM: 322 S. Second St., Rogers. 621-1154. “Of Promise and Pain: Life Between the Wars,” “Virgil Lovelace and Life on the Farm,” and “Rogers Auto-Biography: An Automotive History of Rogers” 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

BARKS, BLUES & BBQ: 3-6 p.m. June 6 at Blowing Springs Park in Bella Vista. OBS’s Bluesbuilder Youth Jam Band, Mr. Rob’s children’s music, gospel with Ocie Fischer, Nathan Aronoqitz & Friends, and a BlueZoo instrument petting zoo. Free. Benefits the Benton County Humane Society and the Ozark Blues Society.

NWA ROLLER GIRLS: ARKANSAS KILLBILLIES VS. KC ROLLER WARRIORS: 7 p.m. June 6 at Roller City in Springdale. $10-$12; kids 12 and younger free. or 756-3866.

GREATER TUNA: 8 p.m. June 5-6, June 12-13, and June 18-20 and 2 p.m. June 14 and June 21 at the Rogers Little Theater. $7.50-$42. or 631-8988.

DOWN IN LITTLETOWN: 8 p.m. June 10-11 at the Dickson Street Theater, 227 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. Written by Fayetteville’s Poet Laureate Clayton Scott; directed by Chris Plummer; music by Kelly & Donna. For ages 16 and older. $10-$15. 414-5116.

MOZART AND BEETHOVEN IN THE GARDEN: 7-8:30 p.m. June 11 at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, 4703 N. Crossover Road in Fayetteville. With the Lyrique Quintette. or 750-2620.

BAT-O-RAMA: June 12-14 at Devil’s Den State Park in West Fork. Free. or 761-3325.

SPENCER’S THEATRE OF ILLUSION: 7 p.m. June 12 and 2 p.m. June 13 at the Walton Arts Center. $18-$25. or 443-5600.

XTERRY TRIATHLON: June 13 in Eureka Springs.

LEVON HELM BAND: 8 p.m. June 18 at the Walton Arts Center. $45-$125. or 443-5600.

OPERA IN THE OZARKS: June 19-July 17 at Inspiration Point, U.S. 62 West in Eureka Springs. “Manon” by Massenet, “Albert Herring” by Britten, “Pagliacci” by Leoncavallo and “Hansel & Gretel” by Humperdinck.

FIREFLY FESTIVAL: June 21 at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, 4703 N. Crossover Road in Fayetteville. Musicians, dancers, puppeteers, crafts and more. or 750-2620.

EUREKA SPRINGS GARDEN TOUR: June 27 in Eureka Springs. 487-7257.

RED, WHITE AND BLOOMS!: 6:30 p.m. July 1 at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, 4703 N. Crossover Road in Fayetteville. Arkansas Winds Community Concert Band. or 750-2620.

OLD WEST FILM FEST: July 4 at the Shiloh Museum. Classic silent westerns. Free popcorn and lemonade. or 750-8165.

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