8 Days A Week

Eureka Gras, Artists’ Receptions

All events listed in 8 Days a Week are open to the public. To submit a listing, send to Fayetteville Free Weekly, P.O. Box 1607, Fayetteville 72702, or e-mail sporter@nwaonline.com, at least two weeks prior to event. Submissions are printed as space allows. Photographs and art are also considered.

Special Events

DAVID BAILIN ARTIST’S RECEPTION: 5-7 p.m. today at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Center Gallery in Fayetteville. 575-7987.

C.E. NELSON AND KAT WILSON ARTISTS’ RECEPTION: 5-8 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Underground Gallery, East Square Plaza Basement, 1 E. Center St. in Fayetteville. fayettevilleunderground.com or 387-1534.

EUREKA GRAS EVENTS: Coronation Ball at 6 p.m. today, $30, costumed or formal dress required. Hookers and Jokers Masquerade Ball at 6 p.m. Friday at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center; $15-$20; costume themes are Gay ’90s, Guys and Dolls or Freakin’ Eurekan; Music by Jazz Mafia; 253-7788. Parade at 2 p.m. Saturday after party with costume contest and prizes at New Delhi Cafe. Jazz brunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Crescent Hotel; $25, 253-9766. Arti-Gras from, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Feb. 14-16 at the Rowdy Beaver; Artists reception 6-8 p.m. Feb. 15. Second Line Krazo Krawl at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 16 from the Pied Piper Tavern through downtown. Fat Tuesday benefit pancake supper from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Best Western Eureka Inn; benefits Habitat for Humanity; $3-$6; 253-9119. Krazo.Ureeka.org or 981-9551.

NWA ROLLER GIRLS: Backwoods Betties vs. Mo-Kan Roller Girlz: 7 p.m. Saturday at the Starlight Skatium, 612 N. College Ave. in Fayetteville. $10-$12; kids 12 and younger free with paying adult. nwarollergirls.com or 444-7827.

FIRST LADY GINGER BEEBE: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Fayetteville Public Library. AAUW meeting; open to the public.

KRISTIN MUSGNUG ARTIST’S RECEPTION AND GALLERY TALK: 5-7 p.m. Feb. 11 at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Center Gallery in Fayetteville. 575-7987.

CINDY WISEMAN AND THE PROFESSIONAL ARTS NETWORK ARTISTS’ RECEPTION: 6-8 p.m. Feb. 11 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.

Stage And Screen

“THE DROWSY CHAPERONE”: 7 p.m. today at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $38.50-$48.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

FILM “FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH”: 6:30 p.m. Friday at the UARK Ballroom, 644 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $15-$25. uarkballroom.com or 582-0401.

“LAURA”: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Feb. 12-13, and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. Pre-show dinner Feb. 5-6. $9-$20. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.

“GOODNIGHT MOON AND THE RUNAWAY BUNNY”: 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. For ages 2-7. $10.50-$18.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

“SIMON BOCCANEGRA”: Noon Saturday at Razorback 12 Theatres in Fayetteville. Conducted by James Levine, featuring Placido Domingo, Adrianne Pieczonka, Marcello Giordani and James Morris. malco.com or 521-4080.

FILM “NUMEN, THE HEALING HERBS”: at 7 p.m. Feb. 6 at Herbal Simplicity, 317 E. Huntsville Road in Fayetteville. Q&A to follow. (479) 225-8130.

FILM “SACRED SPACES, THE ARCHITECTURE OF FAY JONES”: 2 p.m. Sunday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Q&A with filmmakers Larry Foley and Dale Carpenter. Free. faylib.org or 856-7250.

FRONT ROW: 8:30 p.m. Wednesday on Jones TV, Cox channel 22. With Kyle Brown. myspace.com/frontrownwa.


COVER TO COVER READING FESTIVAL: Kicks off at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Community reading and discussion of “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind.” Festival closes 7 p.m. April 20 with a talk by “Push” (inspiration for the movie “Precious”) author, Sapphire. For ages 18 and older. Gifts and prizes. faylib.org or 856-7250.

POETRY SLAM: Featuring Clayton Scott at 7 p.m. Sunday at Opal Fly’s, 40 E. Center St. in Fayetteville. $5.

OMNI’S OPEN MIC FOR PEACE: 7 p.m. Sunday at the OMNI Center, 3274 Lee Ave. in Fayetteville. With Kelly and Donna of Still on the Hill. omnicenter.org or 582-2291.

LIFE WRITERS: 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. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 790-2588.

ARKANSAS PLAYWRIGHTS WORKSHOP: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Nadine Baum Studios at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. Second Mondays with Bob Ford. Free; actors, directors and walk-ins welcome. bob@theatresquared.org or 582-4448.


CYRO BAPTISTA’S BANQUET OF THE SPIRITS: 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Saturday at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $15.50-$32.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

PAIGE GRILLIOT VOICE RECITAL: 3 p.m. Sunday at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Free. music.uark.edu or 575-4701.

AARON TIPPIN: 7 p.m. Feb. 11 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. Free tickets for veterans. fayettevillear.va.gov or 444-4097.

MUSIC THEORY FOR SONGWRITERS: 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays at Opal Fly’s Feel Good Lounge, 40 E. Center St. in Fayetteville. Followed by music/comedy/spoken word Open Mic with Joe Credit III, and Zam the Illusionist. opalfly.com or 981-1290.


CHAMPION TREES: Botanist Burnetta Hinterthuer will speak about champion trees and old growth trees at 11 a.m. Friday at Crystal Bridges at the Massey in Bentonville. Massey.crystalbridges.org.

HOMEBUYER EDUCATION: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday at the Jones Center for Families in Springdale. Free, registration required. Meets Arkansas Development Finance Authority requirements for first-time homebuyers. ccoacares.com or 800-889-4916.

VALENTINE CRAFT CLASS: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Rogers Historical Museum Annex, 120 W. Poplar in Rogers. Free. rogersarkansas.com/museum or 621-1154.

PAPER CRAFT SERIES-STATIONARY BOX: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday at Little Mountain Bindery in Fayetteville. Registration required. $30. LittleMountainBindery.com or 587-0238.

SENSUAL FOODS 101 COOKING CLASS: Tuesday and Wednesday at Soul Restaurant and Lounge, 3878 N. Crossover Road in Fayetteville. Reservations required. soulrl.com or 442-0800.

OMNI CENTER VEGETARIAN POTLUCK: 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the OMNI Center Building, 3274 N. Lee St. in Fayetteville. Bring a dish to share and discuss how dietary choice impact peace, justice and ecology. omnicenter.org or exequals@hotmail.com.

FLAT PICK GUITAR: March 19-20 at GoodFolk in Fayetteville. All levels workshop with Steve Kaufman. $90. 521-1812.


EAGLE WATCH CRUISES: 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays through mid-February from Rocky Branch Marina. Pre-registration required. $5-$10. friendsofhobbs.com or 789-5000.

Minor Matters

AFTER SCHOOL WORKSHOPS: At the Fayetteville Public Library. Black History Month at 4 p.m. today. Feb. 14, art workshop. Feb. 15 and Feb. 18 bookbinding workshop. Registration required; free; for grades K-5th. faylib.org or 856-7170.

GOODNIGHT MOON PAJAMA PARTY: 3:30 p.m. Friday at the Fayetteville Public Library. For ages 2-7. BYO stuffed animals or blanket. faylib.org or 856-7170.

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

ENTRIES FOR STUDENT POETRY CONTESTS: The Manningham Student Poetry Trust Award for grades 6-8 and grades 9-12 due Monday. The Sybil Nash Abrams Memorial Student Contest for grades 6-8 and grades 9-12, and The National Federation of State Poetry Societies Youth Contest Award for grades 9-12 due March 15. Arkansas Writers Conference Student Award for grades 9-12 due April 30. Each contest has separate rules; no entry fees for any contest. For information visit poetsroundtable.com or 501-868-1233.

REGISTER NOW FOR PUPPET CLASS: March 27 at the Art Experience, 641 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Fayetteville. Make a puppet and learn to use it. For ages 8 and older. 6-week course. $135. joannkaminsky.com or 442-0557.

Auditions, Entries, Call For Volunteers

“THE MIRACLE WORKER” AUDITIONS: 7 p.m. Feb. 15-16 at the Rogers Little Theater. RogersLittleTheater.org or 631-8988.

ENTRIES FOR DANCE COALITIONS “SO YOU THINK YOU KNOW HOW TO DANCE?” COMPETITION: through Feb. 16 at dancecoalition.com. $25 for solos and duos; groups add $5 for each additional person.

SPRING BREAK MUSICAL THEATER CAMP AUDITIONS: 7 p.m. Feb. 22-23 at the Rogers Little Theater. Camp is March 22-26. RogersLittleTheater.org or 631-8988.

VOLUNTEERS FOR KISS A PIG GALA: Orientation 6 p.m. Feb. 16 at NWACC’s Shewmaker Center in Bentonville. adavolunteers@yahoo.com or 464-4121.

“FOOLS” AUDITIONS: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22-23 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.

“HONK” AUDITIONS: 1-4 p.m. Feb. 27 and 2-5 p.m. Feb. 28 at Arts Live Theatre, 818 N. Sang Ave. in Fayetteville. Grades K-12. Musical production based on “The Ugly Duckling.” artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.

“THE SECRET GARDEN” AUDITIONS:7 p.m. March 1-2 at the Rogers Little Theater. RogersLittleTheater.org or 631-8988.

Coming Soon

TYSON INVITATIONAL TRACK MEET: Feb. 12-13 in Fayetteville. arkansasrazorbacks.com.

MARDIGRAS: Parade of Pearls Feb. 12 at the City Hospital in Fayetteville. Family Friendly Fat Parade of Fools from the Square to Dickson Street Grand Marshall Mayor Lioneld Jordan Feb. 13. Fat Tuesday Cajun dinner with live music and coronation of the new king and queen Feb. 16 at Jose’s on Dickson Street. fayettevillemardigras.com or 236-4794.

SPAYARKANSAS GUMBO SUPPER: 5-8 p.m. Feb. 13 at 1833 Applebury Drive in Fayetteville. Follows Fayetteville Mardi Gras Parade at 3 p.m. $5. spayarkansas.org.

“PEARL’S SIXTH WHITE TRASH WEDDIN’”: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 12-13 at the UARK Ballroom, 644 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. Reception follows nuptials. Cash bar. $17-$20. ceramiccowproductions.org or 571-4879.

“BIG RIVER THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN”: 8 p.m. Feb. 12-13, Feb. 18-20 and Feb. 25-27, and 2 p.m. Feb. 14, Feb. 21 and Feb. 28 at the Rogers Little Theater. Valentine Spectacular Feb. 13; Valentines Luncheon Feb. 14. $9.50-$42. RogersLittleTheater.org or 631-8988.

BAND OF THE IRISH GUARDS WITH PIPES AND DRUMS OF THE ROYAL REGIMENT OF SCOTLAND: 8 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $23.50-$43.50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

MEET THE JEWELERS: Feb. 13 at Poor Richard’s Art, 116 S. First St. in Rogers. poorrichardsart.com or 636-0417.

SWEETHEART WEEKEND: Feb. 13 and 14 at Hobbs State Park. Cruise on Beaver Lake, lunch at War Eagle Mill, hike on Hidden Diversity Multi Use Trail $60 per couple; reservations and pre-payment required. 789-5000.

CHOCOLATE LOVERS FESTIVAL: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks in Eureka Springs. $6-$10. eurekachocfest.com or 253-9768.

FREAKIN EUREKAN 15K RACE: 10 a.m. Feb. 13 at Lake Leatherwood City Park on U.S. 62 in Eureka Springs. active.com or 445-4228.

ARKANSAS PHILHARMONIC: 7 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $18. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

FAYETTEVILLE COMMUNITY SEED SWAP: 1:30-4:30 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Trade and distribution of open-pollinated, heirloom, old-timey seeds for food crops, herbs and ornamentals. Free. faylib.org or 409-4431.

THEATRESQUARED’S “UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL” PREVIEW: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free. faylib.org or 856-7250.

UNIVERSITY THEATRE’S MOLIERE’S “THE LEARNED LADIES”: 8 p.m. Feb. 19-20 and Feb. 24-27, and 2 p.m. Feb. 21 and Feb. 28 at University Fine Arts Center in Fayetteville. Directed by Emily Jones. $5-$14. uark.edu/~drama/ or 575-4752.

PHUNBAGS COMEDY IMPROV: 8 p.m. Feb. 19 at the UARK Ballroom, 644 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. $5. Cash bar, ages 21 and older. phunbags.org or 799-9294.

5X5 ART DASH AND AUCTION: 6 p.m. Feb. 23 at Fantasy at the Fort, 12201 Ward Ave. in Fort Smith. Benefits Center for Art and Education in Van Buren. $100 per couple. art-ed.org or 474-7767.

GREEN YOUR LIFE SERIES: 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 20 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Simple ways to be more energy efficient. This month: watershed, rain gardens, rain barrels and rain catchment systems for the home. Also 3/20 and 4/17. Free. faylib.org or 856-7250.

TEA TALK AND TASTING: 2-3 p.m. Feb. 20 at Trailside Cafe & Tea Room, 546 W. Center St. in Fayetteville. Tea in China preparation and ceremony. Free; Registration required. trailsidetea.com or 966-4945.

ACO’S BALL AND AUCTION: THE BEACH BALL: Feb. 20 at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.

“UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL”: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25-27, March 4-6, and March 11-13, and 2 p.m. Feb. 27-28, March 5-6 and March 13-14 at TheatreSquared at Nadine Baum Studios in Fayetteville. $10-$22. theatresquared.org or 445-6333.

SEC TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS: Feb. 26-18 in Fayetteville. arkansasrazorbacks.com.

SPAY DAY USA CELEBRATION: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Washington County Sheriff’s Annex, 1155 Clydesdale Drive in Fayetteville. Free microchipping of first 100 animals, low cost vaccinations, spay/neuter vouchers for qualifying residents, adoptable animals from Springdale Animal Service, agility and obedience demonstrations, Law enforcement, fire and therapy animals.


ANNE KITTRELL ART GALLERY: Arkansas Union, Fayetteville. 575-5255. “Headliners” by Scott Flanagin through Feb. 12.

ARSAGA’S: 1582 Crossover Road Suite 2, Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 527-0690. Paintings by Julie Mayser through Sunday.

ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS: 214 S. Main St., Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441. “Panache” by the Professional Arts Network, and “The Ties That Bind” by Cindy Wiseman Friday through Feb. 26.

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

THE COMMON GROUNDS: 412 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. commongroundsar.com or 442-3515. Works by Jan Gosnell, Katharine Tully and Alli Woods through March.

CRYSTAL BRIDGES AT THE MASSEY: 125 W. Central Ave., Bentonville. massey.crystalbridges.org or 418-5700. “Heroes of Horticulture” through March 21.

DDP GALLERY: 7 E. Mountain St., Fayetteville. Salon I group show. ddpgallery.com or 442-0001.

FAYETTEVILLE UNDERGROUND GALLERY: 1 E. Center St., Fayetteville. fayettevilleunderground.com or 387-1534. Works by C.E. Nelson and Kat Wilson today through Feb. 27.

FOUR SQUARE FINE ART GALLERY: 3996 Frontage Road Suite 2 in Fayetteville. FourSquareFineArt.com or 422-8607.

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. juliewaitdesigns.com or 631-8706. Photographs by Steven Ironside through Feb. 19.

MULLINS LIBRARY: University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. uark.edu or 575-6702. “She Who Is Brown” by Delita Martin through February.

THE PERK: 3980 W. Wedington Drive, Fayetteville. 251-7375. Paintings by Stephanie Petet through February.

POOR RICHARD’S ART: 116 S. First St., Rogers. poorrichardsart.com or 636-0417. Featuring jewelers for February.

TERRA STUDIOS, MUSE GALLERY AND COFFEEHOUSE: 12103 Hazel Valley Road in Durham. terrastudios.com or 800-255-8995. Thirty-five regional artists, 10-acre art park.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FINE ARTS CENTER GALLERY: Fayetteville. 575-7987. “Un-Natural Histories — Paintings of Invasive Species” by Kristin Musgnug Wednesday through March 11.


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. 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. museumofnativeamericanartifacts.org 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. rogersarkansas.com/museum. “Rogers Auto-Biography: An Automotive History of Rogers” through 2011. “Of Promise and Pain: Life Between the Wars” through June. “Day at the Museum: How History Comes to Life” through April 24. “Virgil Lovelace and Life on the Farm” through March 27.

SHILOH MUSEUM: 118 W. Johnson Ave., Springdale. 750-8165. springdaleark.org/shiloh. Exhibits of early life in the Ozarks. Original buildings on the grounds. “All Dressed Up,” on clothing finery, through Jan. 22, 2011. “DISASTER!” through April 19. “What’s Its,” common items from that past that look strange today, through March 27.

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

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS DISCOVERY ZONE: 1564 W. Martin Luther King Blvd., Fayetteville. cmase.uark.edu/UADZ/UADZ.htm or 575-3875. “Arkansas Rocks, Rivers and Roadcuts,” a hands-on exhibit about Arkansas’ geology, through February.

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