Sing For Spay, Summer Lovin’, Juneteenth

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, at least two weeks prior to event. Submissions are printed as space allows. Photographs and art are also considered.

Special Events

SUMMER LOVIN’ TRUNK SHOW: 6 to 8 p.m. today at Ultra Studios, 118 W. South St in Fayetteville. Bella Vita Jewelry by Brandy Thomason and Esque clothing designs by Leslie Pennel. or 935-4040.

GREATER COTTER TROUT FESTIVAL: Friday and Saturday under the historic Rainbow Arch Bridge in Cotter. BBQ Lots of food. Live music by SPINRaD, Rio, Blue Dogwood, Perser Melodies and Monkey Run Boys. Arts and crafts, parade, artist’s paint out and plein-air quick draw. Family friendly. or 870-321-1243.

THIRD FRIDAY TWILIGHT ART WALK AND SALE: “Picnic in the Park” theme, 5 to 9 p.m. Friday in Historic Downtown Rogers. Tim Jones artist’s reception at Julie Wait Designs Gallery.,,

JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Jones Center in Springdale. A celebration of African- American emancipation with games and inflatables for kids, live music, ice cream, art displays and more. Keynote speaker Paul Adams. Free. 575-4825.

CIVIL WAR FAMILY DAY: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday 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.

SINGING FOR SPAY: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at DogParty USA, 912 S. Maestri St. in Springdale. For canines, kids and families. Karaoke with the Shulertown Band. drinks, BBQ chicken, hot dogs and sides. Benefits SpayArkansas. $15-$25, kids younger than 12 are free.

NWA ROLLER GIRLS: Backwoods Betties Regional Tournament at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Starlight Skatium, 612 N. College Ave. in Fayetteville. $10-$15; kids 12 and younger free with paying adult. or 444-7827.

SUMMER SOLSTICE CELEBRATION: 7 p.m. Monday at Fire Om Earth, 874 Mill Hollow Road in Eureka Springs. With Lisa Dawn. Admission by donation. or 363-9702.

Stage and Screen

“THE GOOD DOCTOR”: The University Theater production Friday through June 27 at University Fine Arts Center in Fayetteville. $5-$14. or 575-4752.

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


TELLERS OF TALES STORYTELLING GROUP: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum. or 750-8165.

WOMEN’S OPEN MIC: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Nightbird Books, 205 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. With Mendy Knott. Open to men and women to celebrate the words of women. or 443-2080.

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. or 790-2588.

POET JOHN RULE: Will read from his new chapbook, “Bird.Moon.Star.” at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Nightbird Books on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. 443-2080.

CHARLES D. WOOD BOOK SIGNING: 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Nightbird Books on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. or 443-2080.


FLATLAND TRAVELERS: Will do an in-store performance at 6 p.m. today at Sound Warehouse in downtown Fayetteville.

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

SONGS IN THE VILLE: 7:30 to 10 p.m. June 24 at the UARK Ballroom, 644 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. Effron White hosts with different local guest songwriters. Third Thursdays each month. $5.

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

NANCY COOPER MAIER MEMORIAL CONCERT AND CD RELEASE: 7 p.m. Saturday at the First United Presbyterian Fellowship Hall, 696 E. Calvin St. in Fayetteville. Free; donations benefit Heifer International and Seven Hills Homeless Shelter.

FPL MUSIC SERIES: Claudia Burson Trio at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free. or 856-7250.

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

GULLEY PARK SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: Sarah Hughes Band at 7 p.m. June 24 at Gulley Park in Fayetteville. Free. or 575-8328.



PHOTO IDENTIFICATION PROJECT: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum. Help identify people, places and events from the last 40 years in NWA. or 750-8165.

TEA TALK AND TASTING: 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Trailside Cafe & Tea Room, 546 W. Center St. in Fayetteville. Western Europe Meets China Tea with Red Teas Yunnan Imperial and Golden Monkey. Free; Registration required. Next month: July 24, American Colonies Rebel over Tea with Red Teas English Breakfast and Earl Gray. or 966-4945.

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS GEM AND MINERAL SOCIETY: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at their clubhouse 2 miles north on Arkansas 43 in Siloam Springs. 918-422-5867.

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE: 7 p.m. June 24 at the Shiloh Museum. or 750-8165.

SALSA & BACHATA LESSONS: 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays in June at Teatro Scarpino, 329 N. West Ave. in Fayetteville. With Boyd and Jocelyn. $15. or 409-3772.

ADULT ART CLASSES: at Northwest Arkansas Community Creative Center in Fayetteville. Clay, painting, dance and more. Dates, times and mediums vary. $75-$89. or 200-0663.

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

COMMUNITY MEDICINE WALK: Cuarandera Maria Christina “SunHawk” Moroles will identify local medicinal herbs and conduct ceremonies at three sacred sites on a nature walk that begins at noon Saturday at Arco Iris Earth Project near Boxley. or 870-861-5080.

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.

FAYETTEVILLE QUAKERS: 9 to 10:15 a.m. Sundays and 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the United Campus Ministries Building, 902 W. Maple St. in Fayetteville. 888-909-1110.

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.


ADULT SOFTBALL REGISTRATION: June 28-Aug. 6 with Fayetteville Parks and Rec. or 718-7681

ADULT KICKBALL: July 12-Aug. 26 at Walker Park in Fayetteville. Games are 6 to 6:45 p.m. and 7:30 to 8:15 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays. Chill Out recreational league or Game On competitive league. or 575-8330.

FAYETTEVILLE FARMERS’ MARKET: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays through Nov. 20 on the Fayetteville Square. Music by Odis Elevator & the Flights this Saturday. or 236-2910.

Minor Matters

ANI-MANGA DAZE: “Princess Mononoke” (PG-13) at 4 p.m. and “Ponyo” (G) at 6:15 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Public Library. For Teens or 856-7250.

CLICK/STITCH TEEN FIBER ARTS GROUP: 5 to 6:30 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Public Library. With Sarah Jo and Jessica. For beginning and experienced teens; knitter, crochet, embroider, macrame, cross-stitch quilt and sew; needles and yarn supplied for first timers. Current project is Pooch Pads for the Fayetteville Humane Society. or 856-7170.

BOOK & BITE: “Hole In My Life” by Jack Gantos at 12:30p.m. Friday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Discussion, pizza and soft drinks. For ages 12-18. Free. or 856-7250.

DANCE WORKSHOP: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the UA HPER Building, 155 Stadium Drive in Fayetteville. $15 per class or $75 for entire workshop. or 422-6132.

CHILDREN’S AUTHOR JACK GANTOS: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. or 856-7250.

SUMMER KIDSWORKS CAMP: Monday through June 25 at the Rogers Little Theater. or 631-8988.

SUMMER NATURE EXPLORATION DAY CAMP: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through June 24 at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area. Hikes, live animals, nature-related activities, and more. For ages 6-8. Includes T-shirt, crafts, activities and snacks. Also for ages 9-12 July 20-22. $50. Registration and pre-payment required. 789-5000.

SILVER DOLLAR CITY DAYTRIP: 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. June 28 and July 12 from the Jones Center in Springdale.

WHITEWATER DAYTRIP: 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday 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.

GIRL’S DESIGN CAMP: 8 a.m. to noon Monday through June 25 at the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville. Hands-on projects, tours, discussions and more with faculty of the Fay Jones School of Architecture. Supplies and lunch provided. For girls entering 9th grade. Free. Registration required by June 11. or 575-4907.

PUPPET CAMP: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through June 25 the Art Experience, 641 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Fayetteville. Making a different puppet each day, and learn to use it. With Jo Ann Kaminsky. For ages 8 and older. $60 per day; $250 per week. Includes lunch and materials. 442-0557.

1800S HISTORY DAY CAMPS: 9 a.m. to noon Monday through June 25 and July 12-16 at Shiloh Museum in Springdale. For ages 6-9. Registration and pre-payment required. $45-$50. or 750-8165.

FANTASY REALMS’ AUTHOR AND FILM CRITIC ETHAN GILSDORF: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday on the appeal of online gaming and role-playing games.

TEEN GAMERS CLUB: 4 p.m. June 29. For Manga and Anime fans ages 13-18. Free. or 856-7250.

KIDS SUMMER FILM FEST: 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays through July 28 at Malco’s Razorback, Sunset and Towne Center Cinemas. Benefits Children’s Hospitals. $2 admission.

SUMMER THEATRE CAMPS: 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.

SUMMER ART CLASSES: 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3:30 p.m. through Aug. 13 at Northwest Arkansas Community Creative Center in Fayetteville. Clay, drawing, multimedia, creative play costuming, and more. Dates and ages vary by class. For kids ages 5 and older. $80 per class; $25 to include lunch break. or 200-0663.


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, AR. Five workshops offered. Ages vary; 3rd grade through under 21. $40-$200 per workshop. Forms and full information at


TRUSTS AND ESTATE PLANNING: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. today at the Schmieding Center in Springdale. With attorney, Cynthia Haselhoff, Free. 751-3043.

AARP’S DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Schmieding Center in Springdale. no test given, AARP membership not required. $14. Registration required. 751-3043, ext. 221.

LIVING WITH CHRONIC DISEASE: 9 to 11:30 a.m. Monday at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. 571-2920.

BINGO: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Jones Center for Families in Springdale. or 756-8090.

Auditions, Call for Volunteers, Entries

CALL FOR ARTISTS: for a street side 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.

CALL FOR SCREENPLAY ENTRIES: due Dec. 15 for the Ozark Foothills FilmFest Screenwriting Competition. For writers who have not yet had a work produced or optioned. $20. or 870-251-1189.

CALL FOR FILM ENTRIES: due Jan. 1, 2011 for the Ozark Foothills FilmFest, 195 Peel Road, Locust Grove, AR 72550. Filmmaker age 18 and under, please submit works to T Tauri Youth Film Festival, Several genres and specifications. $10 entry fee. For full details, or 870-251-1189.


ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS: 214 S. Main St., Springdale. or 751-5441. “Altered Perceptions” by Sean Fitzgibbon, and “Mediated Consciousness” by Gerry Holstein through July 2.

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. 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. “Transforming Tradition: The Pottery of Mata Ortiz” through August 29.

FAYETTEVILLE UNDERGROUND GALLERY: East Square Plaza Basement, One E. Center St., Fayetteville. or 387-1534. Works by Samuel Gray, and Hank, Jo Anne, Jesse and Daniel Kaminsky.

FOUR SQUARE FINE ART GALLERY: 3996 Frontage Road, Ste. 2 in Fayetteville. 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. or 631-8706. “American Realist” Tim Jones through July 9.

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

OZARK FOLKWAYS: 22733 N. U.S. Highway 71, Winslow. or 634-3791. Multimedia crafts and quilts by Toni Fenton and Jennie Wehrenberg through June.

OZARK NATURAL FOODS: 1554 N. College Ave., Fayetteville. 521-7558. Acrylic-water colored designs as an expression of the dance of interwoven line and form by Bill Corbin through June.

THE PERK: 3980 W. Wedington Drive, Fayetteville. 251-7375. Photography by Dee Moore, Kelsey Strode and Lexi Spencer through June.

POOR RICHARD’S ART: 116 S. First St., Rogers. or 636-0417.

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

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

TERRA STUDIOS, MUSE GALLERY AND COFFEEHOUSE: 12103 Hazel Valley Road in Durham. or 1-800-255-8995. 35 regional artists, 10-acre art park with murals and sculpture installations.


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. 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., 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” 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 August 21.

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

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

Coming Soon

OZARK NATURE CONNECTION SERIES: Motivating Species: Awakening the Hunter-Gatherer: 4 p.m. June 25 through 2 p.m. June 27 at the Ozark Plateau National Wildlife Refuge at the Mary and Murray Looney Education and Research Center in Colcord, Okla. Seven part series, one weekend a month through December. From the Animal to the Rack: Skunk to Scat: July 23-25; Art of Wandering: Knowing Your Plants and Finding Your Way: Aug. 27-29; Ecological Indicators: Reading the Ecological Landscape: Sept. 24-26; Art of Mentoring: Wisdom of Our Ancestors: October; Earth Living Skills: Surviving with Style: Nov. 26-28; Beyond Birding: Messengers of the Wilderness: Dec. 17-19. Registration required. $95-$595, includes food and camping.

RED, WHITE & BABY BLUE FUNDRAISER: 7 to 10 p.m. June 25 at the Garden Room on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. Casual Chic attire. Benefits the Jackson L. Graves Foundation. Live music by Leah & the Mojo Doctors. Silent auction. $30. or 466-6103.

BASIC BACK COUNTRY HIKING AND CAMPING TRAINING: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 26 at Hobbs State Park Conservation Area. For ages 12 and older. Reservations required. $10-$25. 789-5000.

HERITAGE TRAIL PROGRAM: “Bullets, Ballads, and Bandages: Civilians and Soldiers in the Civil War Ozarks”: noon to 3:30 p.m. June 26 at Prairie Grove Battlefield Historic State Park. With researcher Steve Burgess, living history professional Doug Kidd, and members of the Shiloh Museum. Free. or 750-8165.

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

FREEDOM-FEST: 4 p.m. July 3 . Live music, food, Beauty contest, Carnival Kids Zone, Farm. Firework display at 9 p.m. $2-$3. or 200-7055.

THREE DOG NIGHT AND THE GUESS WHO: 8 p.m. July 4 at The Venue at Downstream Casino Resort in Quapaw, OK. Rain or shine event. $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. Next month: 8/3 Bayard Blain. or 443-4531.

SUMMER JAZZ SERIES: The Composure’s Showcase: 7:30 p.m. July 10 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $12-$25. or 443-5600.

FAT TIRE MOUNTAIN BIKE FESTIVAL: July 16-18 in Eureka Springs. Competitive and non-competitive events. or 363-6146.

ASTRONOMY PROGRAM: 7:45 p.m. July 17 at Hobbs State Park, U.S. Highway 12 in Rogers. Next session: 6:45 p.m. Sept. 11. or 789-5006.

SUMMER JAZZ SERIES: The Fayetteville Jazz Collective with guest vocalist Tom Tiratto: 7:30 p.m. July 24 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $12-$25. or 443-5600.

DISNEY’S “BEAUTY AND THE BEAST”: 7 p.m. July 27-29, August 1-5 and August 8, 8 p.m. July 30-31and August 6-7, and 2 p.m. July31-August 1 and August 7-8 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $39-$59. or 443-5600.

“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. Rain or shine event. $15-$50. or 888-396-7876.

GARY ALLAN: 7 p.m. August 13 at the AMP at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $20-$100.

SUMMER JAZZ SERIES: The Frank Vignola Hot Club Trio: 7:30 p.m. August 13 at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Concert Hall in Fayetteville. $12-$15. or 443-5600.

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