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T2 GALA: 7 p.m. Friday at Teatro Scarpino in Fayetteville. $100. or 445-6333. EUREKA SPRINGS FALL ANTIQUE SHOW AND SALE: 5:30-7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at the Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center in Eureka Springs. eurekaspringsantique- or 253-7551.

JOHN MURDOCH: Artist’s reception from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Julie Wait Design Art Gallery in Rogers. or 631-8706.

NIGHT OF LAUGHS FUNDRAISER: 8 p.m. Friday at the Clarion Hotel in Fayetteville. With Sammy Maren and John Marks. Benefits Fayetteville’s Fraternal Order of Police’s “Hooked on Fishing, Not on Drugs” program, scholarships and athlet- ics. PG-16. Tickets are $5-$10 at the door. 575-0505.

LIGHTS OF THE OZARKS: Parade and lighting at 6:15 p.m. Saturday in downtown Fayetteville. Street vendors, carriage rides and more. Parade starts at Fayetteville Public Library and travels Mountain Street to the Square. or 800-766-4626.

CELEBRITY WAITER EXTRAVAGANZA “AN EVENING IN MONTE CARLO”: 6 p.m. Sat- urday at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers. Dinner, dancing, skill and chance games, live and silent auctions. Benefits Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and the Tea Rose Foundation scholarship programs. $50. 283-2451.

RYAN MURPHY CASINO NIGHT: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Elks Lodge, 501 S. 40th St. in Rogers. Music by TJ Scarlett Band. Ben- efit the Cancer Support Home. $35. ryan- or 636-4551. ARTISTS OF NWA PEOPLES CHOICE RE- CEPTION: 4:30-6 p.m. Monday at the Wal- ton Arts Center in Fayetteville. walton- or 443-5600.

Stage And Screen

UNIVERSITY THEATRE’S “THE CRUCIBLE”: 8 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at University Fine Arts Cen- ter in Fayetteville. Directed by Kate Frank. Free-$14. or 575-4752. FILM “HOW TO DRAW A BUNNY”: 7 p.m. Friday in the White Auditorium at North- West Arkansas Community College. Docu- mentary about artist Ray Johnson. Discus- sion after film. Free. 619-4261.

DINNER AND A MOVIE “THE GODFATHER”: 6:30 p.m. Friday at the UARK Ballroom, 644 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $25-$45, includes dinner, movie and popcorn. uark- or 582-0400.

PETER AND THE WOLF: 3 p.m. Saturday at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. For ages 5-9. $10.50-$16.50. or 443-5600.


MARION SOMERS: Author of “Elder Care Made Easier” at 7 p.m. today at the Schmieding Center, 2422 N. Thompson St. in Springdale. Registration required. or 751-3043. TELLERS OF TALES STORYTELLING GROUP: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum. or 750-8165. BOOKSIGNING: 6-7:30 p.m. Saturday at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. With “The Prison and the American Imagination” au- thor Caleb Smith. or 443-2080.

BOOKSIGNING: 2:30-4 p.m. Sunday at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. With Don House author of “Not a Good Sign.” night- or 443-2080.

JODY’S LIVING ROOM: 8 p.m. Sundays at On the Rocks, 339 West Ave. in Fayette- ville. Open mic for musicians, poets and performance artists. 527-9090.

OZARK POETS AND WRITERS COLLECTIVE: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Nightbird Books in Fay- etteville. With composer and travel writer Steve Cooper. Open Mic with 4 minute limit. or 443-2080.


“AN EVENING OF OPERATIC GEMS”: 8 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday at the Univer- sity of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. $1- $10. or 575-4701.

UA VIOLIN AND VIOLA STUDIO RECITAL: 4 p.m. Friday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. music.uark. edu or 575-4701.

GEOFF OELSNER CD RELEASE PARTY: 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks in Fayetteville. With Leslie Oelsner, Kelly Mulhollan, Robin Rues and Andrew Sieff. Free.

STUDENT MUSIC RECITAL: 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Music Recital Hall, Burns Hall at NWACC in Rogers. Free. 619-4261. OBOE MANIA RECITAL: 1 p.m. Saturday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. or 575-4701.

NWA SACRED HARP SINGERS: 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Shiloh Museum. springda- or 750-8165. JAYME SPICER SAXOPHONE RECITAL: 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the University of Ar- kansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. music. or 575-4701.

BOSTON MOUNTAIN BRASSWORKS QUIN- TET: 7:30 p.m. Monday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. or 575-4701. NICK FEST: 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Omni Center location, 3274 Lee Ave. in Fayette- ville. Open Mic to honor the late Nick Masullo. Free; donations to fund energy efficient roof for Omni. or 582-2291.


NATIONAL RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCI- ETY’S BOSTON MOUNTAIN CHAPTER: 7 p.m. today at the Shiloh Museum. spring- or 750-8165.

“HOW CAN I AFFORD RETIREMENT?”: Tak- ing the Mystery Out of Retirement Plan- ning: 6:30 p.m. today or 10 a.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free, registration required at fay- or 856-7250.

FINDERS KEEPERS: 1 p.m. Friday at the Rogers Historical Museum Annex, 120 W. Poplar in Rogers. Antique show and tell; no appraisals. Free. museum or 621-1154.

CPR FOR FRIENDS AND FAMILY: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Jones Center in Spring- dale. Noncertification class; registration required. or 756-8090, ext. 2526.

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS GEM AND MIN- ERAL SOCIETY: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the clubhouse in Siloam Springs. 918-422- 5867.


SUGAR CREEK ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hobbs State Park-Con- servation Area, east of Rogers. Society members will provide high-powered tele- scopes. Bring a chair, binoculars, tele- scopes, shielded flashlight (use a red bal- loon) and star chart. 789-5000.

ARKANSAS VS. MISSISSIPPI STATE: Sat- urday in Little Rock. arkansasrazorbacks. com. FAYETTEVILLE FARMERS’ MARKET: 7 a.m.- 1 p.m. Saturday on the Fayetteville Square. Last market of the season. fayetteville- or 236-2910. OVERNIGHT HIKE: Saturday and Sunday from Big Piney to Greasy Creek in the Hurricane Wilderness Area. Registration required. or 466- 4322.

EAGLE WATCH TOURS: 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday, Wednesday and Nov. 29 from Hobbs State Park on Beaver Lake. Reser- vation requested. $5-$10. 789-5000.

Auditions, Call For Volunteers, Entries

PHOTO IDENTIFICATION PROJECT: 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum. Help identify people, places and events from the last 40 years in NWA. springda- or 750-8165. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Substitute/relief drivers for Meal on Wheels from the Se- nior Activity Center, 945 S. College Ave. in Fayetteville. Contact Krissi at 571-2920. CALL FOR DONATIONS: New unwrapped toys for children in foster care through Dec. 7 at CASA of NWA, Inc., 5322 Bleaux Ave. Suite A in Springdale. or 725-2213.

“LAURA” AUDITIONS: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14-15 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. artscenteroftheo- or 751-5441.

“BIG RIVER: THE ADVENTURES OF HUCK- LEBERRY FINN” AUDITIONS: 7 p.m. Jan. 4-5 at the Rogers Little Theater. RogersLittle- or 631-8988.

“WINNIE THE POOH” AUDITIONS: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25-26 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. or 751-5441.

Holiday Happenings

BEFORE THE BIRD SALE: Art sale Friday and Saturday at Poor Richard’s in Rogers. EUREKA SPRINGS FALL ART SHOW: 9 a.m.- 7 p.m. Nov. 28 and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 29 at the Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center in Eureka Springs. $2 donation at the door. 253-5826.

BOSTON MOUNTAIN POTTERY ASSOCIA- TION SALE: 6-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at Mount Sequoyah’s Parker Hall in Fayette- ville. Pottery by Jerry Faulkner, Andrea Guidry, Kelley Wilks, Shirley Van Horn, Karan Freeman, Becky Johnson, Martha Molina, Mary Curtis and Janet Greeson. A meet-the-artists will be on Friday night.

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sat- urday at Riordan Hall in Bella Vista. 855- 8170. SANTA IN THE PARK: 5 p.m. Nov. 27 at Basin Spring Park in Eureka Springs. Mu- sic, hot chocolate, costume carolers. eu- or 253-8737. THE NUTCRACKER: 8 p.m. Nov. 27, 2 and 8 p.m. Nov. 28, and 2 p.m. Nov. 29 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. With the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet. $28.50-$52.50. or 443-5600. TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL OF TREES: Nov. 28-Dec. 9 in Bella Vista. Different tree lit each night. Most loca- tions have activities, charitable donation drives, and more. CHRISTMAS PARADE OF THE OZARKS: 6 p.m. Nov. 28 in Springdale. Route is starts at the rodeo grounds on Emma, going west to Harris Street. Free; entries must have Christmas lights. “A Cartoon ‘N Christmas” theme. or 756-0464.

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE: 12:30-4 p.m. Nov. 29 at the Rogers Historical Museum. Crafts, workshops, refreshments and more. Free. or 621-1154.

HOLIDAY PAPER ORNAMENT WORKSHOP: 6-9:30 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Little Mountain Bindery, 7170 S. Pleasant Ridge Drive in Fayetteville. Beginners welcome, for ages 10 and older. $35, includes materials. lit- or 587-0238. SLAAP (Support Local Art and Products) HAPPY TWO: 5-8 p.m. Dec. 3 at Kathy Thompson Studio, 3 E. Mountain St., Fay- etteville. Annie McClure, vintage trans- formed; Cindy Arsaga, encaustic paint- ings; Laurie Foster, wool blankets; Joseph Brajcki, fantasy edibles; Kathy Thompson, handpainted ceramics; Pam Pemberton, holiday botanicals; Mary Thompson, hats; Cynthia Parker, hand knits; Ansel Ogle, wooden spoons; Gibson baskets. 521- 1502.

SILVER TEA: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs. Cof- fee, tea, light snacks. Benefits the Eureka Springs Carnegie Library. Admission by donation. CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT GLORIA: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at the First United Methodist Church, 200 N. 15th St. in Fort Smith. $15.

“A DUPONT WHITE TRASH CHRISTMAS”: Dec. 3-12 at the UARK Ballroom, 644 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. This local fa- vorite is back again. $12. ceramiccowpro- or 571-4879.

BLOCK STREET ART SALE: 7-9 p.m. Dec. 4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 5, and noon-5 p.m. Dec. 6 at GoodFolk house, 229 N. Block St. in Fay- etteville. Pottery and note cards by Marie Demoroukas; contemporary southeastern native American pottery and paintings by Victoria McKinney; knitted hats, scarves and gloves by Karen Chotkowski; note cards, photo books and handmade paper by Michelle Berg-Vogel; furniture by Greg Mitchell; vintage bark cloth handbags and jewelry by Faye Alter; jewelry and art as- semblages by Susan Shore; boxes and paintings by Elizabeth Nevin; hand-dyed paper and collages by Vajra Engber; En- caustic paintings by Cindy Arsaga; pho- tography and books by Don House; and handwoven wool rugs and cotton looper rugs by Debra DuBois. 442-6541. CHRISTMAS PARADE OF LIGHTS: 6 p.m. Dec. 4 down Spring Street in Eureka Springs. Floats, bands, walkers and thou- sands of lights. eurekaspringschamber. com or 253-8737.

CHRISTMAS BALL AND SILENT AUCTION: Dec. 4 at the Basin Park Hotel in Eureka Springs. Benefits the Historical Museum. 253-9417.

“THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER”: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4-5 and 3 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Spring- dale. $9-$20. or 751-5441.

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA AND MRS. CLAUS: Dec. 5 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. artscenteroftheo- or 751-5441.

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Elkins Community Center. Serving breakfast and lunch. 443-2107. CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS TRAIN: 9, 10:30 a.m., noon, 1:30, 3, 4:45 p.m. Dec. 5 from the Arkansas & Missouri train station at 306 E. Emma Ave. in Springdale. Santa, games and more. Benefits The Children’s Safety Center. $5-$10. 725-4017.

HOLIDAY FARMER’S MARKET: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, 4703 N. Crossover Road in Fayette- ville. Santa and Mrs. Claus, arts and crafts, children’s choir performs. or 750-2620.

CHRISTMAS TOUR OF HOMES: 3-8 p.m. Dec. 5 in Eureka Springs. Visit Christmas past at Preservation Society homes filled with antiques, carolers, ladies and gentle- men in Victorian attire, and more. Self guided. $15-$20; free for children ages 12 and under. 253-9582.

JOHN TWO-HAWKS CHRISTMAS CONCERT: Dec. 5 at The AUD in Eureka Springs. Ben- efits Heifer International. johntwohawks. com or 253-5826.

CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING: Dec. 5 at Ba- sin Spring Park in Eureka. Santa will be in attendance. or 253-8737.

HANDEL’S MESSIAH: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Arkansas Best Corporation Perform- ing Arts Center, 55 S. Seventh St. in Fort Smith. $13-$30. or 452-7575.

HANDEL’S MESSIAH: 8 p.m. Dec. 5 and 2 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. With UA’s Schola Cantorum, Master Chorale and Symphony Orchestra. $18.50-$28-50. or 443-5600.

CHRISTMAS AT THE CRESCENT: Dec. 6-11 at the Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs. Sunday Brunch with Santa 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Hotel decorated for the season. crescent- or 253-9766.

ROGERS COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS PA- RADE: 7 p.m. Dec. 7 through historic down- town Rogers. UA WINTERFEST CHORAL CONCERT: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $1-$10. or 443-5600.

THE RAT PACK IS BACK FOR THE HOLI- DAYS: 7 p.m. Dec. 8-10 and Dec. 13, 8 p.m. Dec. 11-12, and 2 p.m. Dec. 12-13 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $30.50- $48.50. or 443-5600. “TWAS THE NIGHT”: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10-12, Dec. 17-19, Dec. 22-23 and Dec. 26, and 2 p.m. Dec. 12-13, Dec. 19-20 and Dec. 26-27 at TheatreSquared at Nadine Baum Studios in Fayetteville. $10-$22. theatresquared. org or 445-6333.

HUNTSVILLE COMMUNITY ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 11 and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Assembly of God Church on Arkansas 74 West in Huntsville. 456-2650.

YULETIDE FEAST: Dec. 11 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Eureka Springs. Live music, fine dining by Fr. Shaun Wesley. $75. 253-2222.

SWEET TREATS COOKIE TOUR: 1-6 p.m. Dec. 12 at 12 B & B’s in Eureka Springs. $20. ARKANSAS WINDS: A HOLIDAY CONCERT: 3 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. Free. artscenteroft- or 751-5441.

OZARKS CHORALE: Dec. 12 at The AUD in Eureka Springs. 253-7788. HOLIDAY GALLERY STROLL: 6-9 p.m. Dec. 12 in Eureka Springs. 253-7679.

HOLIDAY IN MUSIC CONCERT: 3 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. Youth Choir and Chorale. $8-$12. or 751- 5441.

CHRISTMAS PARTY: 10 a.m. Dec. 15 at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. in Fayetteville. 571-2920.

CHRISTMAS MUSIC OF MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER BY CHIP DAVIS: 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. 4 p.m. show added. $45-50- $75.50. or 443-5600. EUREKA HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS CON- CERT: 7 p.m. Dec. 18 at The AUD in Eureka Springs. With local musicians. Admission by donation. 253-2586.

STILL ON THE HILL WINTER CONCERT: 8 p.m. Dec. 19 at Good Folk Concerts, 229 N. Block St. in Fayetteville. Reservations re- quired. $15. or 521-1812.

Coming Soon

SPAY ARKANSAS BENEFIT: 2-5 p.m. Nov. 29 at Arsaga’s on Crossover Road in Fayette- ville. Silent auction fundraiser. Music by Susan Shore, Emily Kaitz, Candy Lee and Tiffany Christopher. 442-7472.

BLUES IN THE NATURAL STATE: Dec. 5 at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville. LEON RUSSELL: 8 p.m. Dec. 18 at the Wal- ton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $30.50- $50.50. or 443-5600. JOE NICHOLS: 8 p.m. Dec. 19 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $20.50-$35.50. or 443-5600.


ANNE KITTRELL ART GALLERY: Arkansas Union, Fayetteville. 575-5255. “Creative Evolution” show by UA alumni Robert An- des, Kyle McKenzie and Golsa Yaghoobi through Dec. 4.

ARSAGA’S: 1582 Crossover Road Suite 2, Fayetteville. or 527-0690. “Mandalas as Personal Symbols” by WWAM-Women With a Message through Dec. 6.

ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS: 214 S. Main St., Springdale. or 751-5441. Works by the Ozark Pastel So- ciety through Dec. 16.

CENTER FOR ART AND EDUCATION: 104 N. 13th St., Van Buren. or 474-7767. Paintings by Annie Schuchart, and “Three Artists, Three Views” through Dec. 20. CITIZENS BANK GALLERY: 116 E. Buchanan St., Prairie Grove. 790-0342 or 846-2738. Contemporary ceramics, sculpture, paint- ings, prints, photography and gifts. 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. massey.crystal- or 418-5700. “Inspired by Place: The Illustrations of Cara Armstrong and Ard Hoyt” through Jan. 3, 2010.

DDP GALLERY: 7 E. Mountain St., Fayette- ville. or 442-0001. “Project Feed Local” featuring creations by lo- cal artist using brown grocery sacks and benefiting NWA Food Bank and the Fay- etteville Independent Business Alliance, through Saturday.

FAYETTEVILLE UNDERGROUND GALLERY: East Square Plaza Basement, 1 E. Center St., Fayetteville. fayettevilleunderground. com or 387-1534. Works by Leon Niehues through Nov. 29.

FOUR SQUARE FINE ART GALLERY: 3996 Frontage Road Ste. 2 in Fayetteville. Four- or 422-8607. Works by Timothy C. Tyler, Robert Andes, Golsa Yag- hoobi, Robert Glick, Cindy Wiseman, David Mudrinich, MM Kent, Doug Randall, John L Newman, Nichelle Wilson-Parish, Amber Perrodin, Suzanne Countryman, Szilvie Kadas, Hisai Kamamura Yale and Kirk La- nier. “I Love Trees” by Szilvie Kadas today through Dec. 19.

HEARTWOOD GALLERY: 428 S. Govern- ment St., Fayetteville. 444-0888. Jewelry, pottery, glass, handmade books, textiles, sculpture, photography, paintings, draw- ings, mixed media, music CDs, wood turn- ings. More than 30 local artists.

JULIE WAIT DESIGNS ART GALLERY: 318 S. First St., Rogers. or 631-8706. Photographs by John Murdoch through Jan. 5.

OZARK NATURAL FOODS: 1554 N. College Ave., Fayetteville. 521-7558. Photographs by Diane Beilby through November. POOR RICHARD’S ART: 116 S. First St., Rog- ers. or 636-0417. New works by Todd Whetstine, Tim Jones and Lisa Bauer.

ROGERS LITTLE THEATER: 116 S. Second St., Rogers. or 631-8988. “Winter,” featuring 12 Artists, Wednesday through Dec. 31. Works by Brenda Laney and Joyce Lenz through Tuesday.

TERRA STUDIOS, MUSE GALLERY AND COFFEEHOUSE: 12103 Hazel Valley Road in Durham. or 800-255- 8995. 35 regional artists, 10-acre art park with murals and sculpture installations. Home of the original Bluebird of Happi- ness.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FINE ARTS CENTER GALLERY: Fayetteville. 575-7987. “The Lost Museum: The Fate of the Worlds’ Greatest Lost Treasures” by Shaurya Ku- mar through Wednesday.

WALTON ARTS CENTER: 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. or 443-5600. Artists of NWA Membership People’s Choice Exhibition through Nov. 25 in the Nadine Baum Center.


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. clintonhousemuseum. org or 444-0066.

GRAVETTE HISTORICAL MUSEUM: 503 Charlotte St. SE, Gravette. 787-7334. Early 1900s restored home with displays repre- senting Gravette’ history.

MUSEUM OF NATIVE AMERICAN ARTI- FACTS: 202 S.W. “O” St., Bentonville. mu- or 273-2456. Free self-guided audio tours of Paleo, Archaic, Woodland, Mississippian and tribal artifacts.

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