8 Days: April 1 & Beyond

And More in
& Beyond


PET FOOD DRIVE — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Walmart, Mall Avenue, Fayetteville. Donations of any brand dog or cat food for Ranger’s Pantry. 575-8260.

Art and Music

Images of works by Kelley Wilks of the Boston Mountain Potters, the featured artists this month at Ozark Folkways. www.ozarkfolkways.com

BOSTON MOUNTAIN POTTERS — artists reception, 6 to 8 p.m., Ozark Folkways, Winslow. Locally made pottery on display through April 23. ozarkfolkways.com.
RE-ART PARTY — 7 p.m., Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center, Eureka Springs. Music, food, silent auction. Proceeds benefit Eureka Springs School of the Arts. 479-253-5384.
YIN YANG FRIDAYS — with host Tiffany Christopher and guest Benjamin Del Shreve, 8 p.m., Mojo’s Pints & Pies, Fayetteville. Monthly event with TC trading off songs with her guest and asking questions about their musical influences.

Stage and Screen

“THE DUMB WAITER” — presented by The Step 1 Theatre, 8 p.m. tonight and April 2, B-Unlimited Theatre, 612 W. Center St., Fayetteville. A portion of the proceeds benefits Seven Hills Homeless Shelter. www.step1theatre.org.



FAYETTEVILLE FARMERS’ MARKET KICKOFF — beginning 9 a.m., Fayetteville square with Mayor Lioneld Jordan, giant puppets, singers, dancers and more than 60 vendors offering local produce, cut flowers, plants, meat, eggs, baked goods, fine art and handcrafts. SNAP/EBT now accepted. www.fayettevillefarmersmarket.org.

Auditions, Entries, Volunteers

OMNI GARDEN — work day to build vegetable garden, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Omni Center, Fayetteville. www.omnicenter.org.

Art and Music

ART RECEPTION — 10 a.m. to noon, Ozark Natural Foods, Fayetteville. Featuring artist Denise Greathouse. Refreshments provided
“LET’S MOVE FAYETTEVILLE!” — 11:30 a.m. Fayetteville Public Library.  Kid’s trail tour with Mayor Lioneld Jordan. Meet at the library with a parent and healthy snack lunch. Frisco Trail to Wilson Park.


OZARK MIDWIFE HISTORY — 2 p.m., Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale. Shawn House will present a program on the history of midwifery in NWA. 750-8165

Stage and Screen

“BRIDGE TO WAR EAGLE” — 2 p.m. Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area. Documentary by Larry Foley and Dale Carpenter.

Mind, Body, Spirit

WELLNESS RITUALS — 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., Herbal Simplicity, 317 E. Huntsville Road, Fayetteville. $60. Register at 206-437-0686 or wildsunmassage@gmail.com.


RUDY GIULIANI — 8:10 p.m., Barnhill Arena, UA campus. Free. No ticket required.

ESSENTIALS OF AYURVEDIC COOKING — 3 to 8 p.m., Herbal Simplicity, Fayetteville. Practical kitchen wisdom and creating healthy foods. $100. Register at 206-437-0686 or wildsunmassage@gmail.com.


“HEALTHY DINNER ON A BUDGET” — 6 to 7:30 p.m. Root Elementary Cafeteria, Fayetteville. Family cooking class. 957-0700 or beth@appleseedinc.org.
“WATER: THE KEY TO SUSTAINABLE DESIGN” — 5:30 p.m. Ken Shollmier Hall, Vol Walker Hall, UA campus. Lecture by James Patchett. 575-4704 or architecture.uark.edu.
“CHANGE: WHY HISTORY HAPPENS” — with professor Felipe Fernandez-Armesto, 4 p.m., Giffels Audiotorium, Old Main, UA campus.

Art and Music

HONORS RECITAL — 7 p.m., Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, UA campus. 575-4701 or music.uark.edu.



SPRING WRAP-UP SEXUAL HEALTH SUMMIT — hosted by NWA Planned Parenthood Action Board and UA Health Center, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Union Theater, UA campus.

Art and Music

LIVE AND FREE ON THE MOUNTAIN — singer-songwriter Effron White, 7 p.m., Mount Sequoyah Retreat and Conference Center, Fayetteville.


Art and Music

SPRING CONCERT — 7:30 p.m., April 6. Arkansas Student Union Ballroom, UA campus. UA Percussion Ensemble. Free. 575-4702.


Art and Music

FIRST THURSDAY — 5 to 8 p.m., Fayetteville Underground and the square. Art, performances, fun and more. www.fayettevilleunderground.com.
WORST THURSDAY — starting 5 p.m., Uncle Gaylord’s, Fayetteville. Numerous art works in photography, painting, 3D, print, sound, video. Live music with Nathan Mcleod Group, Messy Sparkles and Acid of the East. DJ XiumapeldaveQ will close the evening.
ART OPENING & RECEPTION — featuring student works, 5 to 7 p.m., Studio Leilani, 112 W. Center St. Suite 220, Fayetteville. studioleilani.com or 442-4396.


NEW AND UNDERUSED PLANTS — with Janet Carson, 6:30 p.m., Botanical Garden of the Ozarks. $20-$25. Register at www.bgozarks.org or 750-2620.
IDENTIFYING INVASIVE SPECIES — 5:30 p.m., south end of Frisco Trail, Fayetteville, with UA professor of entomology Don Steinkraus and Washington County Cooperative Extension head of staff Berni Kurz.


NWA DANCE FESTIVAL — choreography showcase, 7:30 p.m. April 8, Old High Middle School, Bentonville. $15, $8 for 12 and younger. Dance workshops, all day, April 9, HPER Building, UA campus. Age 7 and older. $15-$30. Register at www.dancecoalition.com.

Art and Music

MACEO PARKER — 8 p.m., Walton Arts Center. $25-75. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.


PLANT SALE — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Ozark Natural Foods, Fayetteville.

Art and Music

THE CANADIAN TENORS — 2 p.m., Walton Arts Center. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.


SO, YOU WANT TO BE AN ACTOR WORKSHOP — 10 a.m., Arts Live Theatre, Fayetteville. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.


Art and Music

John Pizzarelli Quartet and Kurt Elling Quintet  — 7 p.m., April 10. Walton Arts Center. $25-75. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.


Auditions, Entries, Volunteers

“STUDENT SELECTS: YOUNG FILMMAKERS SHOWCASE” — AETN accepting K-12 student film entries through April 8. Four $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors in screenwriting, directing, cinematography and editing. www.aetn.org/studentselects.


HOWL OPEN MIC — third Sunday of the month, 6:30 p.m., Nightbird Books, Fayetteville.
ARKANSAS PLAYWRIGHTS WORKSHOP — 6:30 p.m. two Mondays a month in Fayetteville. Free; actors, directors and walk-ins welcome. Dates and locations vary. For current information, bob@theatresquared.org or 445-6333.
MYSTERY BOOK CLUB — first Monday of the month, 7 p.m., Nightbird Books, Fayetteville.
SCIENCE FICTION BOOK CLUB — fourth Monday of the month, 7 p.m., Nightbird Books, Fayetteville.
PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S NETWORK — third Tuesday of the month, 11:30 a.m., Nightbird Books, Fayetteville.
CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP — 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays in Fayetteville. For aspiring and experienced authors. With author and teacher, Gabrielle Idlet. $15 per night. gidlet@gmail.com or 966-5935.
OZARK POETS AND WRITERS COLLECTIVE  — 7 p.m. Last Tuesday of every month. Nightbird Books, Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com.
DATE NIGHT BOOK CLUB — last Friday of the month, 8 p.m., Nightbird Books, Fayetteville.

Mind, Body, Spirit

BUDDHIST MEDITATION AND SPIRITUAL SUPPORT GROUP — 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Arkansas Yoga Center in Fayetteville. 521-2395.
COURSE IN MIRACLES — 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 Wedington Drive in Fayetteville. 442-0680.
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.
FAYETTEVILLE QUAKERS — 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Sundays (followed by social hour) and 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the Bennett House (Omni Center) on 3274 Lee Avenue in Fayetteville. fayettevillefriends.org or 888-909-1110.
FREE CONFIDENTIAL HIV TESTING — 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays, NWA Center for Equality, 179 N. Church Ave. Suite 10, Fayetteville. nwaequality.org.
HEALING MEDITATION — 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Ozark Research Institute, Fayetteville. 582-9197 or www.ozarkresearch.org.
MULTICULTURAL DANCE CLASSES — Miraj Studio, 6302 S. Wilkerson St. Suite C, Fayetteville. Classes for adults and children in Middle Eastern dance. MirajDanceStudio.com or    595-4506.
SPIRITUAL LIVING STUDY GROUP — 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Ozark Research Institute, 221 S. Locust Ave., Fayetteville. Positive living skills taught to all ages. livinginthepresence@yahoo.com.
STRONGWOMEN EXERCISE PROGRAM — 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, January to March, Westwood Health and Rehabilitation, 802 S. West End St., Springdale.
TRIBAL BELLY DANCE CLASSES — Miraj Studio, Fayetteville TerraNovaTribal.com or MirajDanceStudio.com. 316- 444-0529.
WATER EXERCISE CLASSES — 9 to 9:50 a.m., 10 to 10:50 a.m. and 11 to 11:50 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Jones Center. $25 per month. Water Movement, Arthritis Aqua and Fibro Fit. The Jones Center in Springdale has indoor and outdoor walking tracks and trails, and the Fitness Center has weights and equipment for use, all for free. dhenders@jcf.jonesnet.org or 756-8090 ext. 3518.


FAYETTEVILLE INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCERS — 7:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Mount Comfort Presbyterian Church Hall. First 30-minutes devoted to teaching/learning. $3; first time free. 283-9947.
JONES CENTER JUGGLING CLUB — 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Jones Center for Families. Beginners welcome. jonesnet.org or 756-8090 ext. 518.
MORE FOR YOUR MONDAYS TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOPS — 6 to 7 p.m. Mondays at Community Access Television in Fayetteville. Technological problems demystified; subject matter directed by attendees. Free; no registration. No class on fifth Mondays. 444-3433.
PARENT AND CHILD CREATIVE MORNINGS — 9:30-11 a.m. Tuesdays, April 5-26, ages 4-5, Northwest Arkansas Community Creative Center, Fayetteville. 4 weeks, $45. whereartstakeform@nwaccc.org or 927-2491 or nwaccc.org.
BASIC DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY — 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays, April 5-May 10, ages 13 and older, Northwest Arkansas Community Creative Center, Fayetteville. 6 weeks, $95+basic supplies. whereartstakeform@nwaccc.org or 927-2491 or nwaccc.org.
EXPRESSIVE CREATIVITY — 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, April 7-28. Northwest Arkansas Community Creative Center, Fayetteville. 4 weeks, $55 + supplies. whereartstakeform@nwaccc.org or 927-2491 or nwaccc.org.
UNIQUE CARD MAKING — 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays, April 9-30. Northwest Arkansas Community Creative Center, Fayetteville. 4 weeks. $55, supplies included. whereartstakeform@nwaccc.org or 927-2491 or nwaccc.org.


BALANCED BODIES — 9 a.m. to 9:50 a.m. Fridays; STRETCH AND FLEX — 9 to 9:50 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Jones Center in Springdale. Free. The Jones Center in Springdale has indoor and outdoor walking tracks and trails, and the Fitness Center has weights and equipment for use, all for free. thejonescenter.org or 756-8090.
BEGINNING LINE DANCING — 9 a.m. Tuesdays at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. 571-2920.
BRIDGE — 12:30 p.m. Fridays at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. 571-2920.
LIFT WITH FRANCES — 9 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; WII BOWLING LEAGUE, LINE DANCING and ACRYLIC PAINTS — 10 a.m. Tuesdays; USE IT OR LOSE IT WITH JIMMY CULP — 11 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays; TAI CHI — 10 a.m. Fridays; BRAIN AEROBICS — 10 a.m. Wednesdays, CANASTA — 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, BINGO — 10 a.m. Thursdays, MAHJONG — 12:30 p.m. Thursdays, BRIDGE — 12:30 p.m. Fridays at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. 571-2920.

Screen and Stage

FIRST FRIDAY FILM — 1 to 3 p.m. first Friday of each month, Schmieding Center auditorium, 2422 N. Thompson, Springdale.


ANNE KITTRELL ART GALLERY — Arkansas Union, Fayetteville. 575-5255.
ARSAGA’S — 1582 Crossover Road Suite 2, Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 527-0690.
ARSAGA’S — 2418 N. Gregg Ave., Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 444-6557.
ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS — 214 S. Main St., Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
BENTONVILLE CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU — 104 E. Central St. on the square in Bentonville. 271-9153.
BOTANICAL GARDEN OF THE OZARKS — 4703 N. Crossover Road in Fayetteville. bgozarks.org or 750-2620.
CENTER FOR ART AND EDUCATION — 104 N. 13th St., Van Buren. art-ed.org or 474-7767.
THE COMMON GROUNDS — 412 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. commongroundsar.com or 442-3515.
CORNER GIFT SHOP — 3582 N. Arkansas 112, Fayetteville. 521-2674. Art by more than 15 local artists and craftsmen.
CRYSTAL BRIDGES AT THE MASSEY — 125 W. Central Ave., Bentonville. massey.crystalbridges.org or 418-5700.
FAYETTEVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY — 401 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville. faylib.org or 856-7105.
FAYETTEVILLE UNDERGROUND — four seperate galleries inside, East Square Plaza Basement, 1 E. Center St., Fayetteville. FayettevilleUnderground.com or 387-1534.
FIRST THURSDAY ART PROGRAM — First Thursday on the square in downtown Fayetteville. 5 to 8 p.m., Fayetteville Underground, East Square Plaza. FirstThursdayFayetteville.com or 521-5776.
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.
JAMMIN JAVA — 21 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville, 443-2233.
JOY PRATT MARKHAM GALLERY — Walton Arts Center. 443-5600. “Watermarks” by local artist Bethany Springer through April 13.
LONG GALLERY — Vol Walker Hall, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Architecture.uark.edu or 575-4704.
MAYAPPLE — 546 W. Center St., Fayetteville. 206-715-3271.
MULLINS LIBRARY — University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. libinfo.uark.edu/info/art exhibit.asp or 575-6702.
OZARK FOLKWAYS — 22733 N. U.S. 71, Winslow. ozarkfolkways.org or 634-3791.
THE PERK — 3980 W. Wedington Drive, Fayetteville. 251-7375.
POOR RICHARD’S ART — 116 S. First St., Rogers. poorrichardsart.com or 636-0417.
ROGERS LITTLE THEATER — 116 S. Second St., Rogers. rogerslittletheater.org or 631-8988.
TEATRO SCARPINO — 329 N. West Ave., Fayetteville. scarpino.com or 409-3772.
TERRA STUDIOS, MUSE GALLERY AND COFFEEHOUSE — Free admission. Experience a wonderland of art. Explore the 10-acre art park with sculptures, fountains, murals and a stone labrynth. Watch glassblowers make the world-famous Bluebird of Happiness. Enjoy treats in the coffee house. Visit the gallery representing more than 70 local artists. Wonderful handmade gifts.  Music at Terra 1 to 4 p.m. in the gallery every Sunday. (Find us on Facebook for news, events, and music listings.) Check out the new event center for your special gathering. Open daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 13 miles east of Fayetteville off Arkansas 16 at 12103 Hazel Valley Road. 800-255-8995.
ULTRA STUDIOS — 118 W. South St., Fayetteville. ultrastudios.org or 935-4040.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FINE ARTS CENTER GALLERY — Fayetteville. 575-7987. “Interwoven: Global Concord/Entretejido:Concordia Global,”collection of drawings by Fayetteville artist LaDawna Whiteside through April 29.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS STUDENT GALLERY (sUgAR) — 114 Central Ave., Bentonville. 236-1667.
WHITE LOTUS SALON AND MASSAGE — 4750 Mission, Fayetteville. Open Tues-Sat. Featuring local artists and handmade gifts. 582-4806.


ARKANSAS AIR MUSEUM — Drake Field, 4290 S. School Ave., Fayetteville. 521-4947. Aircraft from all eras of aviation history.
ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER — Ninth and Commerce streets, Little Rock. ArkArts.com or 501-372-4000.
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. 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.
PRICE TOWER ARTS CENTER — 510 Dewey Ave., Bartlesville, Okla. pricetower.org or 877-424-2424.
ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM — 322 S. Second St., Rogers. 621-1154. rogersarkansas.com/museum. “Rogers Auto-Biography: An Automotive History of RogersÓ 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.
SILOAM SPRINGS MUSEUM — 112 N. Maxwell St., 524-4011.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS DISCOVERY ZONE — 1564 W. Martin Luther King Blvd. Jr., Fayetteville. cmase.uark.edu/UADZ/BYS/BYS.htm or 575-3875.


CHOPPED IN THE OZARKS — 6 p.m., Walton Arts Center. $100-$125. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.
11TH ANNUAL ART OF WINE FESTIVAL — 6 p.m. April 11, Walton Arts Center. $100-$125. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.
“AN EVENING WITH DAVID SEDARIS” — 7 p.m. April 12, Walton Arts Center. For mature audiences only. $33-$49. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.
SCULL CREEK CLEANUP — 4 to 8 p.m. April 12, Wilson Park to Mud Creek, Fayetteville. Sign up at Wilson Park, the parking lot at Appleby and Gregg St. or Sycamore Apartments. 444-1770 or Jhpennington@uaex.edu.
“APPROXIMATIONS” — architecture lecture with Monica Ponce de Leon, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, Vol Walker Hall, UA campus. 479-575-4704 or architecture.uark.edu.
“THE SECRET GARDEN” — 7 p.m. April 13-15 and 2 and 7 p.m. April 16, Arts Live Theatre, Fayetteville. Special performance 2 p.m. Sunday, April 17 at Botanical Garden of the Ozarks. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
“THE MIGHTY SAMURAI AND THE EVIL BIRD DEMON ETSUSHI” — directed and written by student Justin Blasdel, 8 p.m. April 14-16, Kimpel Hall Room 404, UA campus. jblasdel@uark.edu.
“REASONS TO BE PRETTY” — Neil LaBute play presented by TheatreSquared, April 15-17, April 21-24 and April 28-May 1, Walton Arts Center. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org or theatre2.org.
BATTLE OF FAYETTEVILLE 2011 — Washington County Historical Society event on Saturday, April 16, Headquarters House Museum. Reception honoring Bill and Karen Lavoie 9 a.m., awards 10:45 a.m., commemoration 11 a.m., taste of history with Civil War beans noon. 409-9654.
YOGA WORKSHOP — 9 to 10:15 a.m. April 16, B-Fit Studio, 25 Block Ave. Suite A, Fayetteville. “Open Your Heart: A Journey Into Backbends.” $12. millenniumlifecenter@gmail.com.
3RD ANNUAL “THE SOCIETY’S TEA” — 2 to 4 p.m April 17, Crescent Hotel Conservatory, Eureka Springs. $20 by reservation only. 253-6756 or 363-6290. eurekaspringspreservationsociety.org
HISTORY OF SUSTAINABILITY — noon April 20, Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale. Michele Halsell will present “Sustainability: Voices from the Past, Promise for the Future.” 750-8165.
“TAKING NOTES FROM MOTHER NATURE” — 2 p.m. April 23, Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area visitor center. Lecture by Fred Paillet. 789-5006 or friendsofhobbs.com.
U.S. POET LAUREATE ROBERT HASS — 7 p.m. April 28, Giffels Auditorium, Old Main, UA campus. Hass will read from his work and sign books. www.uark.edu/depts/english/PCWT.html.
“THOMAS & FRIENDS LIVE! ON STAGE”  — 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. April 29, Walton Arts Center. $19-33. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.
“FARENHEIT 451” — 7 p.m. April 29-30 and May 6-7 and 2 p.m. May 1 and 8, White Auditorium, NWACC campus. $8, $6 students. Bring an item to help area animal shelters for $1 off. 619-4228.
LUCINDA WILLIAMS AND BILLY JOE SHAVER — 8 p.m. May 1, The AMP, Fayetteville. $17-$77. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.
REALGREEN CONFERENCE & EXPO — May 20-21, John Q. Hammons Convention Center, Rogers. www.real-green.info or www.nwagreenexpo.com.

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