8 Days a Week

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

Special Events

BREAKFAST BOOGIE BLUES STYLE: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at East Square Plaza in Fayetteville. Benefits Youth Bridge. $35-$50. 575-9471.

PEACE & JUSTICE HEROES AWARDS BANQUET: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Fayetteville. Honoring Barbara Harmony, Dr. Art Hobson, Donna Massey, Dr. McAfee, and the NWA Workers Justice Center. $25. omnicenter.org or 935-4422.

SECOND SATURDAY STROLL: 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday in Eureka Springs. artofeureka.com or 253-7679.

Stage and Screen

“CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON” AND “SWAMP THING“: 5:30 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free. faylib.org or 856-7170.

“WATERHORSE”: 10 a.m. Friday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free. faylib.org or 856-7170.


WHODUNITS BOOK GROUP: noon Saturday at Gaylord’s in Fayetteville. With representative from “Let’s Bring Them Home”. 756-6169.

“A JOURNEY TO DIE FOR” WITH AUTHOR RADINE TREES NEHRING: 4 p.m. Saturday at Nightbird Books on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.

“BIRDS ON FORMER PRAIRIE GRASSLANDS IN THE WESTERN ARKANSAS OZARKS” WITH AUTHOR JOE NEAL: 7 p.m. Saturday at Nightbird Books on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.

BOOK TALK “LET THE GREAT WORLD SPIN” BY COLUM MCCANN: 1 to 2 p.m. Monday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Registration required. faylib.org or 571-2222.

OZARK POETRY SLAM: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Rogue Pizza on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. $5 cover. 422-1978.


GULLEY PARK SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: Joseph Israel: 7 p.m. today at Gulley Park in Fayetteville. Free. Also Ben Miller Band: July 29; Full House: Aug. 12. accessfayetteville.org or 575-8328.

HOUSE CONCERT: SHANNON WURST: 8 p.m. Friday at Herbal Simplicity, 317 E. Huntsville Road in Fayetteville. Doors open at 7 to tour the gardens. Kids program while parents enjoy the concert. $12. herbalsimplicity.com or 225-8130.

THE TALLEY TRIO AND THE WILLIAMSONS: 7 p.m. Friday at Phillips Chapel Freewill Baptist Church, 3074 S. 45th St. in Springdale. phillipschapel.org or 756-5687.

KUAF SUMMER JAZZ CONCERT SERIES: The Composer’s Showcase: 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $12-$25. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

WOODY GUTHRIE FOLK FESTIVAL: Wednesday through July 18 in Okemah, Okla. Arlo Guthrie, David Amram, Stoney LaRue, Emily Kaitz, Randy Crouch, Terri Hendrix, Lloyd Maines, Ellis Paul, Jimmy LaFave, Joel Rafael and many more. Children’s events, songwriting workshops. Free. woodyguthrie.com.

SONGS IN THE VILLE: 7:30 to 10 p.m. July 15 at the UARK Ballroom, 644 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. Effron White hosts with different local guest songwriters. Third Thursdays each month. $5. myspace.com/songsintheville.

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


CONFEDERATE HISTORY WEEKEND: Saturday and Sunday at Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park. Living history activities and re-enactments. 846-2990.

WASHINGTON COUNTY ARKANSAS GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY: 2 p.m. Sunday at the Headquarters House on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. rootsweb.com/~arwcags.

DEVELOPING OUTCOME MEASURES FOR NON-PROFITS: 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free; registration required. faylib.org or 872-7250.

FAYETTEVILLE INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCERS: 7:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Mt. Comfort Presbyterian Church Hall. First 30-minutes devoted to teaching/learning. $3; first time free. 283-9947.

Mind, Body, Spirit

INNER HERMIT: Friday through Sunday at the Little Portion Retreat Center in Eureka Springs. With John Michael Talbot. Also August 6-8. littleportion.org or 253-7370.

OMNI CENTER VEGETARIAN POTLUCK: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the OMNI Center Building, 3274 N. Lee St. in Fayetteville. Also every 2nd Wednesday. Bring a dish to share and discuss how dietary choice impact peace, justice and ecology. omnicenter.org or exequals@hotmail.com.

SPIRITUAL LIVING STUDY GROUP: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at the Ozark Research Institute, 221 S. Locust in Fayetteville. anewdawnspirituallivingcenter.bbnow.org or 200-6319.

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

BUDDHIST MEDITATION AND SPIRITUAL SUPPORT GROUP: 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. fayettevillefriends.org or 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. artibet.net or 587-8920.


BEAVER LAKE CRUISES: 9 a.m. July 15, July 18, July 25, July 29, Aug. 5 and Aug. 8, and 6 p.m. July 22 and Aug. 12 from Hobbs State Park Conservation Area. Reservation and prepayment required. $5-$10. 789-5000.

ADULT SOFTBALL REGISTRATION: through Aug. 6 with Fayetteville Parks and Rec. First 96 paid teams fills the league. accessfayetteville.com or 718-7681.

ADULT KICKBALL: Monday through 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. accessfayetteville.org or 575-8330.

Minor Matters

“BEAUTY AND THE BEAST” WITH TRIKE THEATER: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. faylib.org or 856-7170.

STORY TIME: 1:30 p.m. Saturdays at Nightbird Books on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. Ages and books vary. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.

SUMMER MUSIC CAMP: Junior High Band Camp: Sunday through July 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 globalcampus.uark.edu or 800-952-1165.

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

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

TEEN ANIME CLUB: 5 to 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Fayetteville Public Library. For Manga and Anime fans ages 13-18. Free. faylib.org or 856-7170.

YOUTH SONGWRITING WORKSHOP: Tuesday through July 16 at the Jones Center in Springdale. With Shannon Wurst and J. Wagner. 756-8090.

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. malco.com.

PAINTING IN WATERCOLOR: 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday through July 15 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Registration required. For grades 3-5. faylib.org or 856-7170.

YOU BE THE DJ: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Fayetteville Public Library. faylib.org or 856-7170.

MAGICIAN TOMMY TERRIFIC: 1 and 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Fayetteville Public Library. faylib.org or 856-7170.

CLICK/STITCH TEEN FIBER ARTS GROUP: 5 to 6:30 p.m. July 15 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. faylib.org or 856-7170.

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 ttauri.org.

KIDSWRITE II: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 19-23 at the University of Arkansas ROTC building, 775 W. Maple St. in Fayetteville. With Jon Medders, Ellie Esrey and Brian Lee. For students who have completed eighth grade and above. Registration required by July 12. $115. coehp.uark.edu.

SUMMER ART CAMP: 9 a.m. to noon July 26-30 at Ozark Folkways, 22733 N. U.S. Hwy 71 in Winslow. With Erin Chapman, Tracie Slattery, and staff from the Center for Arts and Education. For ages 5-12. Registration required by July 9. $20. 634-3791.

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. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.

SUMMER ART CLASSES: 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3:30 p.m. through August 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. nwaccc.org or 200-0663.

Auditions, Call For Volunteers, Entries

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS: to read certain books on the Middle East and the Afghan war, and U.S. Presidential Power, and then participate in an OMNI panel discussions. “The American Way of War: How Bush’s War Became Obama’s” by Tom Engelhardt, “In the Graveyards of Empires” by Seth Jones, “A Woman Among War Lords” by Malalai Joya, “Ending the US War in Afghanistan: A Primer” by David Wildman and Phyllis Bennis; “Selling War in a Media Age: The Presidency and Public Opinion in the American Century“ by Kenneth Osgood and Andrew Frank, “BOMB POWER: The Modern Presidency and the National Security State“ by Gary Wills. Contact Dick Bennett at jbennet@uark.edu.

CALL FOR BOOK DONATIONS: to help create a library at Port Fourchon for the beach cleaners, boat crews, wildlife and oil rig workers. Used paperbacks and hardbacks, fictions, how-to’s, hunting and fishing magazines, games and cards. Drop-off donations through July at the Bank of Fayetteville on the Square and also the north Fayetteville branch. For more information, call 255-1559.

CALL FOR ENTRIES: for Ozark Quilt Fair Sept. 11 at the Shiloh Museum in Springdale. $10 for exhibitors. New and antique quilts for show and sale. Cash prizes for Viewers Choice awards. springdalear.gov/shiloh or 750-8165.

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. firstThursdayfayetteville.com/apply 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. ozarkfoothillsfilmfest.org 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, ttauri.org. Several genres and specifications. $10 entry fee. For full details, ozarkfoothillsfilmfest.org or 870-251-1189.


ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS: 214 S. Main St., Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.

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. commongroundsar.com or 442-3515. Window decorations by The New School students of artists Christina Mariatti throughout 2010.

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. massey.crystalbridges.org 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. fayettevilleunderground.com or 387-1534. “A Place to Drown” by Institute Du Loop, “The Super Cute Show” by Kelly Price-Colston, ceramic works by Gailen Hudson, and “Poor Traits & Land Scapegoats” by Matthew Lyman through July.

FOUR SQUARE FINE ART GALLERY: 3996 Frontage Road, Ste. 2 in Fayetteville. FourSquareFineArt.com 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: – An Artists’ Collective. 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.

INSPIRATION POINT: Eureka Springs. eurekaspringsstudiotour.com or 981-3073. Art in Opera Group Show, with pieces by 31 local artists, through July 16.

JULIE WAIT DESIGNS ART GALLERY: 318 S. First St., Rogers. juliewaitdesigns.com or 631-8706. Paintings by Karrie Evenson Monday through Aug. 13. “American Realist” Tim Jones through Friday.

OZARK FOLKWAYS: 22733 N. U.S. Highway 71, Winslow. ozarkfolkways.org or 634-3791. Works by Rebecca Buchanan through July.

THE PERK: 3980 W. Wedington Drive, Fayetteville. 251-7375. Photography by Sarah Tomlin through July.

POOR RICHARD’S ART: 116 S. First St., Rogers. poorrichardsart.com or 636-0417. Watercolors by Zeek Taylor through July

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

ULTRA STUDIOS: 118 W. South St., Fayetteville. ultrastudios.org or 935-4040.


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 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. 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., US Hwy. 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.

SHILOH MUSEUM: 118 W. Johnson Ave., Springdale. 750-8165. springdalear.gov/shiloh . 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. cmase.uark.edu/UADZ/BYS/BYS.htm or 575-3875. “Backyard Science” through September.

Coming Soon

FAT TIRE MOUNTAIN BIKE FESTIVAL: July 16-18 in Eureka Springs. Competitive and non-competitive events. fattirefestival.com or 422-7654.

KUAF SUMMER JAZZ CONCERT 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. waltonartscenter.org 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. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN’S “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. RogersLittleTheater.org or 631-8988.

LEE ANN WOMACK: 8 p.m. July 30 at The Venue at Downstream Casino Resort in Quapaw, OK. Rain or shine event. $15-$50. protix.com or 888-396-7876.

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP CARDBOARD BOAT RACES: July 31 at Sandy Beach in Heber Springs. For adults and kids. heber-springs.com or 501-362-2444.

TONTITOWN GRAPE FESTIVAL: Aug. 3-7 in Tontitown. Grape stomp, carnival rides, live entertainment. Spaghetti dinners. 927-2295.

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

KUAF SUMMER JAZZ CONCERT 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. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

BLAKE SHELTON: 8 p.m. August 13 at The Venue at Downstream Casino Resort in Quapaw, OK. Rain or shine event. $15-$50. protix.com or 888-396-7876.

FAMILY BLUEGRASS WEEKEND: August 19-22 at Basin Spring Park in Eureka Springs. Free. eurekaspringschamber.com.

TASTE OF THE INNS: August 21 at 12 different Bed and Breakfasts in Eureka Springs. Self-guided tour. allianceofbetterbandbs.com/eureka-springs-taste-of-the-inns.htm.

VW WEEKEND: August 27-29 at the Inn of the Ozarks in Eureka Springs. nwavwa.com or 253-9768.

“SECRETS OF THE ZONA ROSA” WITH AUTHOR ROSEMARY DANIELS: Aug. 27 at Nightbird Books on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.

BLUE MAN GROUP: 7 p.m. Sept. 2, Sept. 5 and Sept. 9, 8 p.m. Sept. 3 and Sept. 10-11, and 2 p.m. Sept. 5 and Sept. 11 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. Best for ages 8 and older. $46-$69. waltonartscenter.com or 443-5600.

B.B. KING: 7 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. Tickets go on sale July 14. $58-$100. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.

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