Memorial Day Concert Floating Parade and Lots of Music

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Memorial Day

FAYETTEVILLE NATIONAL CEMETERY MEMORIAL DAY PROGRAM: At 10 a.m. Monday at the cemetery, 700 Government Ave. 444-5051. Free.

ARKANSAS WINDS COMMUNITY CONCERT BAND MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT: 7 p.m. Monday at the Clapp Auditorium at the Mount Sequoyah Center, 150 Skyline Drive in Fayetteville. Free.

FLOATING PARADE: Canoes and kayaks decorated in honor of Memorial Day float the Elk River. 9 a.m. Monday in Pineville, Mo., starting at Kozy Kamp. 417-223-4586.

Special Events

ROCKLAHOMA: Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Catch the Fever Festival Grounds in Pryor, Okla. ZZ Top, Godsmack, Tesla, Buckcherry, Cinderella, Sevendust, Fuel, Saliva and more. Camp sites available. Tickets start at $35.

RIVERFEST: Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Little Rock and North Little Rock. Visual and performing arts. With Ludacris, Blake Shelton, Little River Band, Robert Cray Band, Gary Allan, Black Crowes, Steve Miller Band and more. Free-$15. or 501-255-3378.

FIRST THURSDAY: 5 to 8 p.m. June 3 at galleries in downtown Fayetteville. Hank, Jo Anne, Jesse and Daniel Kaminsky, and Samuel Gray Artist’s Reception at the Fayetteville Underground. or 521-5776.

EUREKA SPRINGS MAY FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS EVENTS: GALLERY STROLLS: 6 to 8 p.m. Saturdays through May. Beaver Bridge photo reception and closing party 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at Eureka Thyme. A TASTE OF ART: Friday local restaurants host artists and their works, and serve culinary delights. MUSTANG SHOW: Saturday. Festival closes with the Eureka Springs Blues Weekend June 3-6. Complete calendar at

Stage & Screen

COMEDY NIGHT: Angry Patrick, Marcus Lane, Julio Gonzales with emcee Reagan Dalby at 9 p.m., Friday at Teatro Scarpino in Fayetteville.


AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Nightbird Books on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. Dianne Siller, Jim Young and Carolyn Bayley. or 443-2080.


“THE NATURE OF GUITAR” CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES: Guitarist Pablo Sainz Villagas and vocalist Laetitia Spitzer at 6 p.m. today at St. Catherine’s at Bell Gable, and 6 p.m. Friday at the Eureka Springs First Presbyterian Church. Tickets are free; reservations required. or 443-5600.

GULLEY PARK SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: Big ’uns: 7 p.m. today at Gulley Park in Fayetteville. Free. Seth James, June 10; Sarah Hughes Band, June 24; Joseph Isreal, July 8; Ben Miller Band, July 29; Full House, Aug. 12. or 575-8328.

KUAF/FULBRIGHT SUMMER CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL: 7:30 p.m. today at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall. Six consecutive Thursdays through June 24. Featuring Jesse Collett, viola, Stephen Gates, cello, Er-Gene Kahng, violin, Miho Oda Sakon, violin and guest artists. Free. or 575-4701.

GREGG ALLMAN: 8 p.m. Sunday at The Venue at Downstream Casino Resort in Quapaw, Okla. $15-$50. or 888-396-7876.

SEQUOYAH SONGWRITER’S ROUND CONCERTS: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Parker Hall at Mount Sequoyah Conference Center in Fayetteville. With Chase Missy. Free. or 443-4531.

EUREKA SPRINGS BLUES WEEKEND: June 3-6 at various venues in Eureka Springs. John Hammond, Charlie Musselwhite with The Tablerockers, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Bob Margolin, Arkansas Red, Shaun Murphy, Kelley Hunt, Super Chikan & The Fighting Cocks, Grady Champion, Otis Taylor, Shawn “Lil’ Slim” Holt, Marquise Knox, Albert Castiglia, Fast Johnny Ricker, Buddy Shute, Isayah’s All Stars, Doghouse Daddies, Derral Gleason Trio, Gospel Blues Bunch, John Walter Morrison, Earl & Them, Eef & The Groovy Blues Express, Levee Town, Mark Montgomery, Patrick Sweany, Penelope and The Usual Suspects, Rich Berry, The Americans, The Jug Band, and other local and regional musicians. Complete listings of venues and acts at

WAKARUSA: June 3-6 at Mulberry Mountain near Ozark. Widespread Panic, Robert Randolph, Blues Traveler, Ivan Neville & Dumpstaphunk, Fishbone, STS9 and more.


WORDCAMP: Saturday and Sunday at the Fayetteville Town Center and the New Design School in Fayetteville. Bootcamp for bloggers and online publishing, with programming instructions for WordPress developers. $30.

DANCE LESSONS: Intermediate Plus Line Dance 6 to 7 p.m., Beginner Line Dancing 7 to 8 p.m., and Beginner Couples 8 to 9 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays at Country Dance Club, 1400 S. Young St. in Springdale. Two-step, double two-step, waltz, cha-cha, and more. Family friendly, non-smoking. $5 per person. or 751-9845.

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

Mind, Body, Spirit

SHINING THE LIGHT OF AWARENESS ON OUR LIVES: 6:30 p.m. today at Nature’s Water, 275 Huntsville Road in Fayetteville. Meditation and discussion with Dharmacharya Therese Fitzgerald. Admission by voluntary donation. 466-7146.

CELEBRATION OF HUMANITY: Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Open-Air Meditation Sanctuary, 268 CR 3027 in Eureka Springs. Honoring the human aspiration to learn, live wisely and build a more just and loving world. Drum circle, torchlight tour, herb walk, yoga and more. Admission by donation. or 363-7024.

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

COURSE IN MIRACLES: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 Wedington Drive in Fayetteville. 442-0680.

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.


NATURE WALK AT MURPHY PARK: 5:30 p.m. today at the Springdale Public Library, 1205 W. Maple St. With Steve Dunlap from the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission. or 750-8180.

FAYETTEVILLE HORSESHOE PITCHING: Late afternoon until dark Mondays at the Walker Park horseshoe pits in Fayetteville. $8-$16 membership per year. Fayetteville Tournaments: June 5, July 24, and Aug. 14. or 871-4948.

FAYETTEVILLE FARMERS’ MARKET: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays through November 20 on the Fayetteville Square. Music by Bill Dollar and Loose Change this Saturday. FARMINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays in Downtown Farmington. or 236-2910.

Minor Matters

SUPER SATURDAYS: Mr. Mozart: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free, for children and families. or 856-7000.

TPO FARFALLE (BUTTERFLIES): 10 a.m., 2 and 6 p.m. Saturday, and 2 and 4 p.m. Sunday at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. For ages 3-8. An Artosphere event. $6. or 443-5600.

CIVIL WAR STORY TIME: 6:30 p.m. June 3 at the Rogers Public Library, and 2 p.m. June 12 at Border’s at Pinnacle Hills in Rogers. For kids ages 5 and older. or 621-1154.

SUMMER READING CLUBS: June 5 through August at the Fayetteville Public Library. or 856-7170.

SUMMERTIME: will be here before you know it, so find out about camps, classes, swimming and more. Arts Live Theatre: or 521-4932. Fayetteville Boys & Girls Club: or 442-9242. Northwest Arkansas Community Creative Center: or 200-0663. Wilson Pool: or 444-3471.

REGISTER FOR SUMMER THEATRE CAMPS: June 14 through Aug. 13 at Arts Live Theatre, 818 N. Sang Ave. in Fayetteville. Ages, dates, subjects vary. One and two-week classes. $120-$200. or 521-4932.

SILVER DOLLAR CITY DAYTRIP: 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. June 14 from the Jones Center in Springdale. Also June 28 and July 12. WHITEWATER DAYTRIP: 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. June 21 and July 19. For ages 12-17. $25 per person, per trip includes admission, lunch meal and transportation. Registration and permission forms required. or 756-8090, ext. 214.

1800S HISTORY DAY CAMPS: 9 a.m. to noon June 21-25 and July 19-23 at Shiloh Museum in Springdale. For ages 6-9. Registration and pre-payment required. $45-$50. or 750-8165.

SUMMER MUSIC CAMP: Junior High Band Camp: July 11-16, Senior High Band Camp and Junior/Senior High Orchestra Camp: July 18-23 at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. $275-$370 per camp. Application form and requirements at or 800-952-1165.

T TAURI MOVIE CAMP: July 19-31 in Batesville, Ark. Five workshops offered. Ages vary; Third grade through under 21. $40-$200 per workshop. Forms and full information at


BRAIN GAMES: 11 a.m. noon Tuesday at the Springdale Senior Center at 203 Park St. 751-3043.

MOVIE AND LUNCH: “Cocoon 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Jones Center for Families in Springdale. Next week: BINGO!. or 756-8090.

SENIOR HEALTH FAIR: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. With area healthcare providers, games, prizes, screenings, guest speakers, and more. 571-2920.

Auditions, Call for Volunteers, Entries

“SOUTH PACIFIC” AUDITIONS: 7 p.m. June 7-8 at the Rogers Little Theater. or 631-8988.

CALL FOR PHOTOGRAPHS: through June 30 for the National Geographic Energizer Ultimate Photo Contest. Categories are animals/wildlife, nature, travel, peoples/cultures, weather and action/energy. Open to amateur and experienced photographers. or 314-727-5700, ext. 105.

CALL FOR ARTISTS: for a streetside art walk program to take place during First Thursday on the Square in downtown Fayetteville. Applications due the 20th of the month through November. Artists must be available to show and present their works from 5 to 8 p.m. for the entire First Thursday event. or 521-5776.


ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS: 214 S. Main St., Springdale. or 751-5441. Works by Matt Coburn, and Small Works on Paper through Saturday.

BANK OF EUREKA SPRINGS HISTORICAL MUSEUM: Eureka Springs. Exhibit of amateur photographs of Jacob’s Ladder, Cold Spring, Laundry Spring and Cave Spring through Monday.

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

THE COMMON GROUNDS: 412 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. or 442-3515. Works by Greg Mack, Tiffany Foster and Ryan Shell through June.

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. “Looking at Our Landscape” through Monday.

FAYETTEVILLE UNDERGROUND GALLERY: East Square Plaza Basement, 1 E. Center St., Fayetteville. or 387-1534. “Django” by Leilani, “We’ve Been Holding This Moment for You” by Sabine Schmidt, Drawings by Chris Mostyn and Glassworks by Ed Pennebaker for May.

FOUR SQUARE FINE ART GALLERY: 3996 Frontage Road Suite 2 in Fayetteville. or 422-8607. Works by Timothy C. Tyler, Robert Andes, Golsa Yaghoobi, 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 Lanier.

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.

JAMMIN JAVA: 21 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville, 443-2233. “Art to Benefit Homeless Animals,” with 100 percent of sales going to the Fayetteville Animal Shelter and the Humane Society of the Ozarks, through June.

JULIE WAIT DESIGNS ART GALLERY: 318 S. First St., Rogers. or 631-8706. Abstract works by Dave Clark through June 10.

MULLINS LIBRARY: University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. or 575-6702. “God Willin’ and the Creek Don’t Rise: Arkansas Historic Bridges” through June.

OMNI CENTER: 3274 N. Lee Ave., Fayetteville. 935-4422. “The Art of Mothering” by WWAM (Women with a Message) 5 to 7 p.m. Sundays through out May.

OZARK FOLKWAYS: 22733 N. U.S. 71, Winslow. or 634-3791.

OZARK NATURAL FOODS: 1554 N. College Ave. Fayetteville. 521-7558. Acrylic-water colored designs by Bill Corbin through June.

POOR RICHARD’S ART: 116 S. First St., Rogers. or 636-0417. “Arkansas Through the Lens of Our Photographers,” photographs by Kathy Mayhue, Helen Thomas, Silas Byers, Stephen Ironside, Jenn Collins, Ginny Lutrell, David Berry, John Murdoch, through June. Pottery by Jim Young through May.

QUEEN ANNE MANSION GARDEN LEVEL GALLERY: 115 W. Van Buren, U.S. 62, Eureka Springs. 253-6164. Eureka Springs Invitational Art Show through May.

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

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 Happiness.

WALTON ARTS CENTER: 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. or 443-5600. “Beyond Sublime, Changing Nature, Works by Emmet Gowin, Eileen Neff, Paula Winokur, Eric Aho and Stacy Levy” through Sunday.

WHITE LOTUS SALON: 4750 E. Mission Blvd., Fayetteville. 582-4806. “Mamatoto,” meaning “motherbaby” in Swahili, by Women With A Message (WWAM.) members Shelley Duchesne, Bobbie Yeager, Julie Jeannene, Mary Long, Renee Reed, Allison Hess and Margaret Hoskins through May.


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. 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. “Rogers Auto-Biography An Automotive History of Rogers” through 2011. “The Civil War, A Nation Divided” Tuesday through June 30. “Of Promise and Pain, Life Between the Wars” through June.

SHILOH MUSEUM: 118 W. Johnson Ave., Springdale. 750-8165. . Exhibits of early life in the Ozarks. Original buildings on the grounds. “All Dressed Up” on clothing finery, through Jan. 22, 2011. “Answering the Call” the history of the Springdale Fire Department, through Sept. 18. “Carl Smith’s Fayetteville” images from the 1910s through 1950s, through Aug. 21.

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

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS DISCOVERY ZONE: 1564 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Fayetteville. or 575-3875. “Backyard Science” through September.

Coming Soon

COME TO THE QUIET: June 4-6 at Little Portion Retreat Center in Eureka Springs. With John Michael Talbot. or 253-7370.

“IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY”: 8 p.m. June 4-5 and June 10-12, and 2 p.m. June 6 and June 13 at the Rogers Little Theater. $9.50-$42. or 631-8988.

HERB FESTIVAL: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 5 at the L.A. Cann Memorial Botanical Gardens in Ponca City, Okla. Live music, seminars, pie baking contest and more. Free. or 580-765-4400.

WEST FORK WATERSHED CELEBRATION AND RIVER CLEANUP: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 5 at Riverside Park, off Arkansas 170 in West Fork. BBQ chicken lunch for first 150 people. Door prizes, live music, booths and tours. 422-1014.

HIKE AND OVERNIGHT PRIMITIVE-CAMP: June 5-6 with park staff at Hobbs State Park in Rogers. Hike the Pigeon Roost Trail. For parents with children 12 years and older. $50, includes food. 789-5000.

INDIVIDUAL WORLD POETRY SLAM QUALIFIER: 7 p.m. June 8 at Rogue on Dickson Street. Top state poets compete for the right to represent Arkansas in national competition. Open mic before and after the match. $5.

RINGLING BROTHER AND BARNUM & BAILEY CIRCUS: June 10-13 at the BOK Center in Tulsa. or866-7-BOK-CTR.

ART OF WINE: THE WINEMAKER’S DINNER: 6 p.m. June 10, UNCORKED! FRIDAY NIGHT WINE TASTING: 7 p.m. June 11, WINE LOVER’S BRUNCH: 11 a.m. June 12, RIEDEL GLASS TASTING SEMINAR: 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. June 12, and PREMIER TASTING: 6 p.m. June 12 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $65-$200. or 443-5600.

GOO GOO DOLLS: 7 p.m. June 11 at the AMP at the Northwest Arkansas Mall in Fayetteville. $15-$75.

CELEBRATION OF LITERACY AND ARTS: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 12 at the Rogers Public Library. Chalk Walk drawings, read alouds, children’s authors and illustrators, and more. Summer reading program registration; First 1,000 K-8th grade kids get free tote with a book. Chalk Walk winners get to reproduce their work in semi-permanent paint for year long viewing. or 936-5487.

OMNI’S PEACE GARDENS TOUR: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 12 at eight gardens in Fayetteville. Self-guided tour. $10. or 442-4600.

RALLY AROUND THE FLAG: 10:30 a.m. June 12 at Pea Ridge National Military Park. A history of flags associated with the Battle of Pea Ridge. or 451-8122.

M.C. HAMMER: 7 p.m. June 12 at the AMP at Northwest Arkansas Mall in Fayetteville. With Hardaway & The Commoners. $20-$100.

LITERACY SYMPOSIUM: “Differentiated Literacy for Diverse Learners” June 17-18 at the Fayetteville Town Center. With children’s author Jack Gantos, Valerie Ellery and Ruth Culham. Qualifies for 12 hours professional development credit for teachers. Registration required. $75-$185. or 575-3605.

WESTARK AREA BOY SCOUT COUNCIL: 1 p.m. June 17 at Camp Orr near Jasper. Hot air balloons, live music by the Mount Sherman Boys, games, tours, Dutch oven cooking demonstrations and more. Open to the public. 495-2273.

UNIVERSITY THEATRE”S “THE GOOD DOCTOR”: June 18-27 at University Fine Arts Center in Fayetteville. $5-$14. or 575-4752.

OPERA IN THE OZARKS: 7:15 p.m. June 18-July 16 at Inspiration Point in Eureka Springs. This season offers “Tosca,” “Carmen” and “Don Giovanni.” “Tosca” also at 3 p.m. June 27 and “Carmen” at 3 p.m. July 10 at Arend Arts Center in Bentonville. Gala Finale July 17 at The AUD in Eureka Springs. or 253-8595.

AMERICA WITH CHRISTOPHER CROSS: 8 p.m. June 18 at The Venue at Downstream Casino Resort in Quapaw, Okla. Rain or shine event. $15-$50. or 888-396-7876.

CIVIL WAR FAMILY DAY: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 19 at the Rogers Historical Museum. Demonstrations and activities for families. With collectors C.W. and Ann Webb. Music by Clarke Buehling. Free. or 621-1154.

MIKE RAYBURN’S SOME STRINGS ATTACHED: 7 p.m. June 24 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $16-$23. or 443-5600.

RED, WHITE & BABY BLUE FUNDRAISER: 7 p.m. June 25 at the Garden Room on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. Benefit’s the Jackson L. Graves Foundation. Live music by Leah & the Mojo Doctors. Silent auction. $30. or 466-6103.

TED NUGENT: 7 p.m. July 2 at The AMP at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $15-$75.

THREE DOG NIGHT AND THE GUESS WHO: 8 p.m. July 4 at The Venue at Downstream Casino Resort in Quapaw, Okla. $20-$60. or 888-396-7876.

SEQUOYAH SONGWRITER’S ROUND CONCERTS: 7 p.m. July 6 at Parker Hall at Mount Sequoyah Conference Center in Fayetteville. With Alan Castleberry. Free. First Tuesday of each month. or 443-4531.

ASTRONOMY PROGRAM: 7:45 p.m. July 17 at Hobbs State Park, Arkansas 12 in Rogers. or 789-5006.

“SOUTH PACIFIC“: 8 p.m. July 30-31, Aug. 5-7 and Aug. 12-14, and at 2 p.m. Aug. 1, Aug. 8 and Aug. 15 at the Rogers Little Theater. $9.50-$42. or 631-8988.

LEE ANN WOMACK: 8 p.m. July 30 at The Venue at Downstream Casino Resort in Quapaw, Okla. or 888-396-7876.

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