Event Calendar


ARTISTS STUDIO TOUR — Friday through Sunday in Eureka Springs. Sixteen artists open their studios to the public. EurekaSpringsStudioTour.com or 363-9402.
ART D’VINE — 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Garner home, 3390 W. Mission Blvd. in Fayetteville. Silent auction, live music, hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine. Benefits the Northwest Arkansas Community Creative Center $50. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
WALK TO CURE DIABETES — Saturday at the University of Arkansas Gardens in Fayetteville. jdrf.org/nwark.
MOVING PLANET DAY FAMILY RIDE — 9:30 a.m. Saturday from Fayetteville Town Center to Old Main Lawn on Arkansas Avenue. MOVING PLANET DAY CELEBRATION: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Old Main Lawn. Explore sustainable options. With interactive educational activities for kids, live music, speakers on smart energy use. Bring any gently used items for a Free Cycle. Free. Bconwa.com or moving-planet.org/events/us/fayetteville/654.
EUREKAPALOOZA MUSIC FESTIVAL & FUN TRAIL RUN — 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday at Lake Leatherwood City Park in Eureka Springs. Family event with music, camping, food. Benefits Clear Spring School. Race fees are $15-$25. Festival fees are $10-$15. eurekapalooza.com or 253-7888.
LOCAL, FRESH PASTA — 2 p.m. Sunday at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks in Fayetteville. $5-$10. bgozarks.com or 750-2620.
BIKES, BLUES AND BBQ — Wednesday through Oct. 1 in and around Fayetteville. Poker run, Parade rides, Battle of the Bikes, Rally rides, Circus Una, Lawn Mower Pulls, Balloon rides, BBQ contest, live music and more. Supports local charities. bikesbluesandbbq.org.


“NO IMPACT MAN” — 6 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Public Library. Author Colin Beavan’s radical lifestyle change minimizing his environmental impact, and its affects on his relationship with his wife. faylib.org or 856-7000.
“INHERIT THE WIND” —8 p.m. today through Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Rogers Little Theater. $9.50-$42. rogerslittletheater.org or 631-8988.
“MISS ELECTRICITY” BY KATHRYN WALAT — 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. For kids. $8-$16. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
“THE ADJUSTMENT BUREAU” — Sunday at Basin Spring Park in Eureka Springs. With trivia and games starting at 6:30 p.m. 10/2: “FUNNY GIRL”, 10/9: “TRUE GRIT”. Free family friendly events. eurekaspringsdowntown.com.
FREE TO READ — 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Dramatized readings and dialogue from banned books. With members of Theatre Squared and KUAF. Free and open to the public. faylib.org or 856-7120.
INTRIGUE THEATER — 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, Sept. 29 through Oct. 31 at the AUD in Eureka Springs. Magical demonstrations, feats of mental capabilities, elements of spiritualism reminiscent of Victorian era entertainment. $24.95. intriguetheater.com or 253-7788.


BOOKS GONE WILD — noon to 2 p.m. today at the Fayetteville Public Library. Record a two-minute reading from your favorite banned book to be uploaded to You Tube as part of Banned Book Week Virtual Read-Out. faylib.org or 856-7000.
BANNED BOOK WEEK — Saturday through Oct. 1. Events today and Tuesday at the Fayetteville Public Library. faylib.org or 856-7000.
CHILDREN’S AUTHOR TAMMY BRONSON — 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Public Library. faylib.org or 856-7000.
SCIENCE FICTION BOOK CLUB — 7 p.m. Monday of the month at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
OZARK POETS AND WRITERS COLLECTIVE — 7 p.m. Tuesday at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080
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.
CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP — 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, 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.


JAZZ FESTIVAL — 4 p.m. Friday, noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Basin Spring Park in Eureka Springs. National and regional Jazz acts. Free. 253-7333.
LORETTA LYNN — 8 p.m. Friday at the Walton Arts Center. $49 – $79. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
NWA SACRED HARP SINGERS — 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Shiloh Museum. shilohmuseum.org or 750-8165.


TRIKE THEATRE CLASSES — through Nov. 17 at Kaleidoscope Dance Academy Studios, 106 NW 2nd St. in Bentonville. 10 week session. Pre-K through grade 12. Dates, times and cost vary. triketheatre.org or 866-331-3681.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE — 7 p.m. today at the Shiloh Museum. shilohmuseum.org or 750-8165.
COYOTE MENTORING WORKSHOPS — Friday through Sunday at MMLERC in Colcord, OK. $25; registration required. ozarktrackers.org.
BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE NONPROFIT WITH ACE —11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Registration and prepayment required. acenonprofit.org or 501-375-1223.
OZARK WIRELESS SOCIETY —10 a.m. Saturday at the Shiloh Museum. shilohmuseum.org or 750-8165.
SCRATCHBOARD CLASS — noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Fayetteville Underground. With Linda Sheets. $15, includes materials. Registration required. Sign up during regular Underground hours or email lcsheets@blue-eyedponystudio.com or 512-825-1546.
10X10 COUNTDOWN CONVERSATION SERIES — 2 p.m. Sunday at the Fayetteville Public Library. With Martin Nedbal discussing the Emerson String Quartet. Free. faylib.org.
GAMERS’ CLUB — 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Fayetteville Public Library. For teens. faylib.org or 856-7000.
KOKOCI CHAPTER MEETING —7 p.m. Tuesday at the Arkansas Archeological Survey building, 2475 N. Hatch Ave., in Fayetteville. Dr. Jamie Brandon presents “Preliminary Results of the 2011 Arkansas Archeological Society Summer Training Program at Historic Washington County”. Free. 575-3556.
DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS MOBILE SERVICE OFFICE — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Oct. 1 at the Pig Trail Harley-Davidson, 2409 Hudson Road in Rogers. Learn about benefits and services available to veterans. Free to Veterans and their families. 501-370-3838.
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.
BOSTON MOUNTAIN QUILTERS — 10 a.m. Mondays at Ozark Folkways in Winslow. ozarkfolkways.org or 634-3791.
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.
CREATIVE WRITING CLASSES —1-3 p.m. Wednesdays at Ozark Folkways in Winslow. Ages 7-10 from 1-2 p.m., Ages 11-18 from 2-3 p.m. $5. ozarkfolkways.org or 634-3791.


THE Q EFFECT — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 Wedington Drive in Fayetteville. With Rev. Gary Simmons, Th.D, Rev. Jane Simmons, Th.D, and Rima E. Bonario, MA. Suggested offering, $75. theqeffect.com/fayetteville or 442-0680.
PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING AND EDUCATION — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday in the Allen’s Grocery Store parking lot, 60 Sugar Creek Center in Bella Vista. Free. arprostatecancer.org or 501-748-1249.
MINDFULLNESS BASED STRESS REDUCTION — 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 Wedington Drive in Fayetteville. $115 includes 8 weekly classes, day long Saturday retreat, workbook and CDs. Registration required by Sept. 16. nwamindfulness@gmail.com or 409-6059.
HOLISTIC LIVING AND HEALING — 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays through Nov. 17 at Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 Wedington Drive in Fayetteville. Learn to enjoy life, increase your energy, and feel happy. With Lilian Bern. $15-$20 per class. 387-2108.
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.
MEDIATION PRACTICE — 7 p.m. Fridays and 4:30 p.m. Sundays at Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 Wedington Drive in Fayetteville. 442-0680.
DHARMA TALK — 10:30 a.m. Sundays at Mojo Hot Yoga Studio, 908 Rolling Hills Drive Suite #2 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), 3274 Lee Ave. in Fayetteville. fayettevillefriends.org or 888-909-1110.
FREE CONFIDENTIAL HIV TESTING — Mondays at NWA Center for Equality, 179 N. Church in Fayetteville. By appointment. nwaequality.org or 888-391-9222.
PILATES CLASSES — 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesday, and 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays beginning Sept. 12 at the Yvonne Richardson Community Center, 240 E. Rock St. in Fayetteville. With Lisa Webb. $5-$7; $30 for six classes. accessfayetteville.org/government/yvonne_richardson_center/index.cfm or 444-3461.
HEALING MEDITATION — 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ozark Research Institute in Fayetteville. ozarkresearch.org or 582-9197.
NWA CENTER for SPIRITUAL LIVING STUDY GROUP — 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Jones Center For Families, Room 135 in Springdale. livinginthepresence@yahoo.com or 439-0149.
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.


WINSTON AND BILL — Monday at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. 571-2920.
SCHMEIDING C.A.R.E.S. — delivering aging services for older adults to help negotiate the Age Maze with free information and referrals. schmiedingcenter.org or 751-3043.
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.
FUN 2 B FIT — 9 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; EXERCISE WITH DANCE LEVEL I: 9:15 a.m. Tuesdays and EXERCISE WITH DANCE LEVEL II: 10 a.m. Tuesdays; 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; WII BOWLING LEAGUE: 11 a.m. Tuesdays, BEAN BAG BASEBALL: 9 a.m. Wednesdays, CANASTA: 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, BINGO: 10 a.m. Thursdays, MAHJONG: 12:30 p.m. Thursdays; MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOS: 1 p.m. Wednesdays; BRIDGE: 12:30 p.m. Fridays at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. 571-2920.


BUTTERFLY HOUSE — open through Sunday at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks in Fayetteville. bgozarks.org or 750-2620.
OZARK CORN MAZE — 4 to 9 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays and 1 to 6 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 30 at 1125 S. Main St. (Arkansas 112), in Cave Springs. October and November hours TBD. 2 corn mazes, cow train ride, corn cannon, pumpkin patch and more. $7; free for kids ages 2 and younger. ozarkcornmaze.com or 366-6246.
FARMLAND ADVENTURES CORN MAZE AND PUMPKIN PATCH — through Nov. 5 at 5355 Parson Road in Springdale. Giant and mini corn mazes, pumpkin patch, pony rides, petting zoo and more. $7-$9; free for kids younger than 2. farmlandadventures.com or 799-5033.
FAYETTEVILLE FARMERS’ MARKET — 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 19, on the Fayetteville square. MILL DISTRICT FARMERS’ MARKET: 4 to 7 p.m. Thursdays through October, 525 S. School St., Fayetteville. FARMERS’ MARKET AT BGO: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays through October at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks. SNAP/EBT accepted. fayettevillefarmersmarket.org.
SPRINGDALE FARMERS MARKET — 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, East Emma Street, Springdale. 751-3352.
FARMINGTON FARMERS’ MARKET — 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through October, at 354. W. Main St., Farmington.


PEER FACILITATOR TRAINING —1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday with NWA Center for Equality, 179 N. Church Ave., Ste. 101, Fayetteville. Consider becoming a peer-to-peer support group facilitator to help LGBTQ community members in a positive and engaging environment. nwaequality.org or 888-391-9222.
“A CHRISTMAS STORY” AUDITIONS — 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the Rogers Little Theater. rogerslittletheater.org or 631-8988.
ORIGINAL SONGWRITERS’ CONTEST — Entries must be postmarked by Sept.. 30. For 64th Annual Ozark Folk Festival in Eureka Springs. $25 entry fee. theaud.org or 253-7333.
FIBER ARTS — due Sept.. 30. Categories include knit and crochet, spinning and weaving, quilting, clothing art. Children under 12 may compete in each category as well. 12 and older compete with adults. Show and Festival 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 8. Ozark Folkways, Winslow. $5 per entry, may enter 3 pieces. 634-3791.
DARE2DREAM ENTRIES — due by Oct. 1. Open to individuals and groups ages 14-21. Post short video about your dream for the future to youtube.com/superfuturestv. 10 Finalists chosen by most viewed submission win iPad2, textbooks and more. Grand prize winner package includes a trip to Hollywood and lunch with Glee’s Iqbal Theba. superfutures.com for complete instructions.
ENTRIES FOR CIVIL WAR IN THE ARKANSAS OZARKS PODCAST CONTEST — submit Oct. 15 through Feb. 3. For K-12 students in Benton, Boone, Carroll, Madison, Newton and Washington counties. For rules and more information: shilohmuseum.org/education/podcast-contest.php or 750-8165.
TOUR DE CURE — Oct. 22 at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale. Benefiting the American Diabetes Association with various length bike rides, 5K family fun ride and 5K walk/run. diabetes.org/nwatour or 464-4121.
“HAIRSPRAY” AUDITIONS — 7 p.m. Jan. 2-3 at the Rogers Little Theater. rogerslittletheater.org or 631-8988.


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.
ARTIFACTS GALLERY — 184 N. Main, Eureka Springs. artifactseureka.com or 363-6660. “Artifacts for Animals”, benefiting 5 area animal shelters, features works by Diana Smith, Sheila Cantrell, Anne Mitchell and Andrea Burris through September.
ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS — 214 S. Main St., Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441. Photographic Society of Northwest Arkansas “2011 Ozark Photographic Challenge” through September.
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, 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 — East Square Plaza Basement, 1 E. Center St., Fayetteville. FayettevilleUnderground.com or 387-1534. Four separate galleries inside. “Dog and Monkey Show” by Texas artist Linda Sheets, “Sometimes I love you and other stories” by Megan Chapman, “The World Without Us” by UK artist Steven Heaton and “Feu d’artifice” by Martha Molina through September.
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.
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.
OZARK NATURAL FOODS — 1554 N. College Ave., Fayetteville. ozarknaturalfoods.com or 521-7558. Multimedia works by Robin L. Roberts through September.
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 labyrinth. 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. “The Journey” by Michael Platt through September.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS STUDENT GALLERY (sUgAR) — 114 Central Ave., Bentonville. facebook.com/pages/sUgAR or 273-5305. “Garage Sale” by Joel Armstrong 2 to 6 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 9. All day event and closing reception Oct. 1.
WHITE LOTUS SALON AND MASSAGE — 4750 Mission, Fayetteville. 582-4806. Open Tuesday-Saturday. Featuring local artists and handmade gifts.


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.
CLINTON HOUSE MUSEUM — 444-0066 or clintonhousemuseum.org.
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. rogersarkansas.com/museum or 621-1154. “Buried Dreams” “Coin” Harvey and Monte Ne” and “Building Rogers” through 2011. “Quilting a Memory: Friendship and Commemorative Quilts” through Nov. 19
SHILOH MUSEUM — 118 W. Johnson Ave., Springdale. springdalear.gov/shiloh or 750-8165. Exhibits of early life in the Ozarks. Original buildings on the grounds. “Working Dawn to Dark” through Jan. 16, 2012.
SILOAM SPRINGS MUSEUM — 112 N. Maxwell St. Siloam Springs. 524-4011.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS DISCOVERY ZONE — 1564 W. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Fayetteville. cmase.uark.edu/UADZ/BYS/BYS.htm or 575-3875.


AMXA ARENACROSS — 6:30 p.m. Sept. 30, and 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Parson’s Arena in Springdale. Professional and amateur heat events, and exhibition riding with “Cowboy” Kenny Bartram. Autograph session Friday. $6-$12. Children 5 and younger are free. bikesbluesandbbq.org.
SHILOH MUSEUM BENEFIT SUPPER — 4:45 and 6 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Shiloh Museum in Springdale. $8; Bean and cornbread, cobbler, drink. 750-8165.
“UP” — 8 p.m. Sept. 30-Oct. 1 and Oct. 5-8, and 2 p.m. Oct. 2 and Oct. 9 at the University Theatre in Fayetteville. Directed by Amy Herzberg. $7-$16 for the public; free to $3 for UA students with ID. drama.uark.edu or 575-4752.
FORT SMITH REGIONAL AIR SHOW — Oct. 1-2 at the Fort Smith Regional Airport. Air Force Thunderbirds, aerial and acrobatic stunts, parachutist team, USAF F15-E Strike Eagle, vintage Thunderbird, and more. Free. airshowfortsmith.com or 783-8888.
NATIONAL SOLAR TOUR — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Wright residence, 2303 Aspen Drive, and at the Coody residence, 1419 E. Rogers Drive in Fayetteville. Solar electric panels and system at the Wright’s, hot water and radiant floor system at the Coody’s. With the Arkansas Renewable Energy Association. Free. nationalsolartour.org/location/directory/AR or 877-575-0379.
FALL FESTIVAL — Oct. 1 at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area in Rogers. From 10 a.m. to noon Historic Van Winkle Trail is alive with Civil War Soldiers, spinners, blacksmiths and more. Live music with Harmony at 1:30 p.m. Free. 789-5000.
“PRAIRIE STORM” AUTHOR DARCY PATTISON — 10:30 a.m. Oct. 1 at the Fayetteville Public Library. faylib.org or 856-7170.
“WEINER TAKES ALL” DACHSHUND RACES AND CHAMPIONSHIP EVENT — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Loch Lomond Recreation Complex off Glasgow Road in Bella Vista. Benefits the Bella Vista Animal Shelter. Dogs must be registered to race. Free for spectators. Oct. 8 rain date. 855-6020.
EAGLE WATCH — 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. daily except Thursdays, October 1-31 from Starkey Park. Boat tour on Beaver Lake. $8-$12, reservations required. estc.net/belle or 253-6200.
MEET AUTHOR CHARLAINE HARRIS — 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs. $50, includes buffet and cash bar. AN EVENING WITH CHARLAINE HARRIS: 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Peel Mansion in Bentonville. $125-$750; includes full course dinner and all cocktails and beverages. Benefits the Writers Colony. Ticketed events. director@writerscolony.org or 253-7444.
FIRST THURSDAY — 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 1 in Fayetteville. Live music, visual and performing arts, charity beer garden, and more. Opening reception for Kelley Hatfield Wilks, Sabine Schmidt, Teresa Hall, and Flannery Grace Horan and Becki Lamascus at the Fayetteville Underground. firstthursdayfayetteville.com or 521-5776.
MENTAL ILLNESS CANDLELIGHT VIGIL — 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 224 N. East St. in Fayetteville. 273-3016.
UA SYMPHONIC BAND AND WIND SYMPHONY CONCERT — 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. With guest saxophonist, Dr. Lawrence Gwozdz, and performances by the UA Schola Cantorum and Master Chorale. $1-$10. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
UNIVERSITY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA — 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. “Enduring Heroes” in honor of 9/11. Dr. Robert Mueller conducts. $1-$5. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
AUTHOR LESLIE DANIELS — 7 p.m. Oct. 5 in Giffels Auditorium in Old Main at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. Reading and book signing. uark.edu/depts/english/PCWT.html or 575-4301.
CORVETTE WEEKEND — Oct. 6-9 in Eureka Springs. Parade, car show and more. eurekaspringscorvette.org or 417-862-7232.
MARTHA GRAHAM DANCE COMPANY — 7 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $25-$45. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
FALL FESTIVAL ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR — Oct. 7-9 on historic Main Street in Van Buren. Fine artwork, handcrafted items, antiques, collectibles, children’s carnival and more. Live music Friday night. vanburen.org or 410-3026.
YESTERDAZE FESTIVAL — Oct. 7-8 at 289 Jayroe St. in Elm Springs. Chili supper 5:30 p.m. Friday. Pancake breakfast 7:30 a.m. Friday Children’s pageant, Civil War reenactments, live entertainment and more. Free. elmsprings.net or 750-9444.
DALA — 8 and 10 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $10-$35. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
WEST FEST — Oct. 8 on The Green in West Fork. 5k and Fun Run, Pie Baking Contest, Jams, Jellies, Preserves and Relish Contest, Ugly Truck Contest, Float contest and Parade. Arts and Crafts, Kids activities. Live music and Karaoke. West Fest 2011 Facebook page or 839-2342.
PEA RIDGE MULE JUMP — Oct. 8 at Pea Ridge High School, 781 W. Pickens. Mule barrel race, boot race and professional jump. Car show, inflatables, and more. $2-$5, kids 5 and younger are free. pea-ridge-ar.com or 903-1520.
PUMPKINS IN THE PARK — 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 8 in Basin Spring Park in Eureka Springs. Display of artist created pumpkins and paint your own to take home. Free. EurekaSpringsArtAdventures.com or 253-9318.
FALL FIBER ARTS SHOW AND FESTIVAL — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 8 at Ozark Folkways, Winslow. Live music, food. 634-3791.
EMERSON STRING QUARTET — 3 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $10-$25. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
FALL CRAFTS FAIRS — Oct. 12-16 at Spanker Creek Farm, 8464 W. McNelly Road in Bentonville. spankercreekfarm.com or 685-5655. Oct. 13-15 in Bella Vista. bellavistafestival.org or 655-2064. Oct. 13-16 at the War Eagle Mill near Rogers. wareaglemill.com or 866-492-7324.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS WOMEN’S SHELTER SILENT AUCTION — 9:30 a.m. Oct. 13 through 8:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at Poor Richard’s Art, 116 S. First St., in Rogers. All proceeds go to shelter. Winning bidders will be notified if not present. poorrichardsart.com or 636-0417.
HARVEST MUSIC FESTIVAL — Oct. 13-16 at Mulberry Mountain in Ozark. yonderharvestfestival.com.
STEP AFRIKA — 7 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $18-$30. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
VOICES FROM EUREKA’S SILENT CITY CEMETERY TOUR — Oct. 14-15 and Oct. 28-29 at the city cemetery in Eureka Springs. Walking tours leave every 20 minutes from 5:30 to 8 p.m. With living history actors in period costumes. Informative and entertaining; not scary. Free shuttle from the former Victorian Inn on Hwy 62 East. $5-$10. 253-9417.
RENE MARIE — 8 and 10 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $10-$35. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
CHILE PEPPER CROSS COUNTRY FESTIVAL — Oct. 15 in Fayetteville. Amateur, collegiate, high school and junior high races with runners from across the country. chilepepperfestival.org or 521-7766.
FALL CRAFT EXTRAVAGANZA — 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 15 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 16 on the Square in Fayetteville. Demonstrations and works for sale by professional, juried artists and crafts people from NWA. Free. fayettevillefarmersmarket.org or 236-2910.
5TH ANNUAL EQUALITY BALL — 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Center for Nonprofits. at St. Mary’s in Rogers. nwacenterforequality.org.
CLIMATE CHANGE BOOK FORUM — 2 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Fayetteville Public Library. “World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse” by Lester Brown. Next month: “******”. faylib.org or 856-7120.
NATIONAL VETERANS CREATIVE ARTS FESTIVAL: — Oct. 17-23 at the John Q. Hammonds Convention Center in Rogers. Talent competitions in art, creative writing, dance, drama, and music for Veterans. va.gov/opa/speceven/caf/index.asp or 444-4064.
“ELIZABETH BISHOP AND THE NEW YORKER” AUTHOR JOELLE BEILE — 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com or 443-2080.
CERAMICS SALE — Oct. 20 at the Little Bread Company, 116 N. Block Ave. in Fayetteville. Works by students and faculty of the University of Arkansas Department of Ceramics. rsniego@uark.edu.
NWA GAMECON — Oct. 21-23 at the NWA Convention Center in Springdale. 24 hour a day gaming with LAN parties, tournaments and more. nwagamecon.com.
“I’M SORRY, THE BRIDGE IS OUT, YOU’LL HAVE TO STAY THE NIGHT” — 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21-22 and Oct. 28-29, and at 2 p.m. Oct. 23 and Oct. 30 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale. $9-$20. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
HAUNTED BATTLEFIELD — Oct. 22 at the Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park. Guided tours leave from the amphitheater every 20 to 30 minutes; last tour leave at 10 p.m.. $1-$2. 846-2990.
STAR PARTY — dusk Oct. 22 at Withrow Springs State Park’s Crossbow Pavilion in Huntsville. With the Northwest Arkansas Astronomical Society. Telescopes will be available. BYO lawn chairs and binoculars. Free. 559-2593.
TOAST THE GHOST MURDER AND MAYHEM TROLLEY TOUR — 7 p.m. Oct. 22, Oct., 29 and Oct. 31 from the Fort Smith Museum. Visits historic homes and sites. For ages 21 and older only. $25. fortsmithmuseum.com or 783-7841.
MAKING STRIDES AGAINST BREAST CANCER — 2 p.m. Oct. 23 at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale. Registration starts at 1 p.m. 5K walk for individuals or teams. makingstridesnwar.org or 246-0002.
10X10 COUNTDOWN CONVERSATION SERIES — 2 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Fayetteville Public Library. With Jodi Beznoska and Morgan Hicks discussing Aquila Theatre. Free. faylib.org or 856-7000.
“WEST SIDE STORY“ — 7 p.m. Oct. 25-27 and Oct. 30, 8 p.m. Oct. 28-29, and 2 p.m. Oct. 29-30 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $49-$73. waltonartscenter.org or 443-5600.
“TEENAGERS FROM OUTER SPACE” — Oct. 27-30 at Arts Live Theatre, 818 N. Sang Ave. in Fayetteville. $6-$8. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.
FALL DIVERSITY WEEKEND — Oct. 28-30 in Eureka Springs. diversitypride.com or 253-2555.
FALL COLOR TOUR — 9 a.m. Oct. 28 from the Newton County Courthouse. Returns around 2:30 p.m. BYO lunch, jacket and comfortable shoes. $6. 284-3150.
MAD HATTER’S BALL — Oct. 28 at the Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs. Dinner buffet, dance and auction. Benefits Eureka Springs School of the Arts. esartschool.com or 253-5384.
OZARK ADVENTURE RACE — Oct. 29-30 in Springdale. Orienteering, mountain biking, trekking, canoeing, rope events and mystery events. Individual and two-person teams. ozarkadventurerace.com or 521-7766.
RENAISSANCE AND FANTASY FAIRE OF THE OZARKS — 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 29-30 at the Riding Arena next to the Washington County Fair Grounds in Fayetteville. 3cronesandapirate@gmail.com or 287-4583.

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