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This article was published October 26, 2007 at 4:37 a.m.

— Art & Exhibits

CENTRAL ARKANSAS AEROSPACE EDUCATION CENTER 3301 E. Roosevelt Road. Oasis in Space program. Hours: 7, 8 and 9 p.m. today, noon-9 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $5.50. (501) 376-4629.

ANTIQUES ON KAVANAUGH AND CABBAGE ROSE 5701 Kavanaugh Blvd. Barry Thomas exhibit, continuing. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 664-7746. FREE ARGENTA ADVENTURE 5-8 p.m. second Friday of the month, downtown Main Street, North Little Rock. Gallery walk with vendor booths. (501) 975-8777. FREE ARGENTA HOLIDAY SHOW AND SALE

5-9 p.m. Nov. 9, Main and Maple streets, North Little Rock. Gallery shows and sales. (501) 374-3515.

FREE ARKANSAS ART GALLERY Fifth and Main streets, North Little Rock. Works by Joe Ralston, through Wednesday. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday. (501) 687-5959.

FREE ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Museum School classes and workshops, $20-$220; Museum School workshops available for children and adults; call for schedule. Puppet Play: 12:30, 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Nov. 25. Puppets and Stuff Family Workshop, 2-5 p.m. Nov. 18. "Jim Henson's Fantastic World," through Nov. 25; $6, ages 65 and older and ages 12 and under $4. "Jane Hammond: Paper Work," through Nov. 11. "Documenting a Not So Distant Past," through Nov. 4. "Foundation Collection," "Masterworks," "Expanding Boundaries," Paul Signac, continuing. Tours available by appointment for groups of six or more. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. www.arkarts. com or call (501) 372-4000. ARKANSAS COMMUNITY ARTS COOPERATIVE 1419 S. Main St. Works by Arkansas artists. Call for hours. aca carkansas.org or (501) 244-2365. ARKANSAS FLOWER & GARDEN SHOW DESIGN CONTEST Search for 2008 show, "Gardening is Healthy." For high school students. Deadline: Nov. 2. www.arflowerandgardenshow. org or (501) 821-4000. ARKANSAS INLAND MARITIME MUSEUM 120 Riverfront Park Drive, North Little Rock. Tours of USS Razorback, exhibits on submarine history, Pearl Harbor. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, Monday; 1-6 p.m. Sunday. Tours: $6, ages 65 and older, children 12 and under, active military $4. Museum: $2. (501) 371-8320. ARKANSAS LEAGUE OF ARTISTS 7 p.m. last Tuesday of the month, North Little Rock Community Center, 2700 Willow St., North Little Rock. Monthly meeting. Yearly membership: $25. Visitors free. (501) 851-7409.

ARKANSAS NATIONAL GUARD MUSEUM

Camp Robinson, Sixth and Missouri streets, North Little Rock. Exhibits on history of Arkansas National Guard and Camp Robinson, continuing. Hours: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. first weekend of the month. (501) 212-5215. FREE ARKANSAS PASTEL SOCIETY Arkansas Pastel Society meeting, 6-8 p.m. first Tuesday of every month, St. Vincent Doctors Hospital, Sister Janis Campbell Conference Room, 6601 St. Vincent Circle. Demonstrations, shows, workshops, meetings. Yearly membership: $25. Visitors free. (501) 221-3559.

ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF HISTORICAL MUSEUM 2400 W. Markham St. Exhibits and artifacts relating to deaf culture and the school's history, continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Wednesday or by appointment. (501) 324-9530.

FREE ART & SOUL Kovaleski Gallery, 10020 N. Rodney Parham Road. Children and adult art classes. Works by artists Vicki Kovaleski, Kelly Furr, Joan Crews, Robin Bishop-Hazard, Lisa Krannichfeld, Nancy Sanders, Lisa Powell, continuing. Hours: 1-5 p.m. Tuesday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 1-4 p.m. Saturday. (501) 954-9222. ART AT ST. JAMES St. James United Methodist Church, 321 Pleasant Valley Drive. Paintings by Arlette Miller, through Nov. 6. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (501) 221-3559. FREE THE ARTS SCENE 201 Maple St., North Little Rock. Art party, gallery and market 8 p.m.-1 a.m. second Friday of the month; admission $5, admission and supplies $10. Gallery and market, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, free. www. thesceneon line.org or (501) 372-2130. CANTRELL GALLERY 8206 Cantrell Road. "Above the Sleeping Fire: Hawaii and Yellowstone," Barry D. Lindley, through Saturday. "A Glimpse Into the Past," Josephine Graham, Nov. 2-Dec. 24. Reception, 6-8 p.m. Nov. 2. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 224-1335. FREE CHRIST CHURCH 509 Scott St. Six Arkansas Printmakers, through Nov. 5. Guided labyrinth walks. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon Sunday. (501) 375-2342. FREE CHROMA GALLERY 5707 Kavanaugh Blvd. Works by Kathy Owens, Sally A. Williams, Laura Fanning, continuing. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. (501) 664-0880. FREE CLINTON PRESIDENTIAL CENTER 1200 President Clinton Ave. "The Long Struggle: Presidential Actions and African Civil Rights," through May 20. Speaker James Baker, Nov. 8. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $7; retired military, college students and ages 62 and over $5; children ages 6-17 $3; active military and children under 6 free. (501) 374-4242.

THE COTTAGE AT KANIS & DENNY ROAD 18624 Kanis Road. Works by Matt Coburn, Linda Barg, Jane Ellen Boehm, Belinda Eley, Michael Fournier, Nancy Parker, Marion Rice, Leslie Sue McCaslin Toler, continuing. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, weekends by appointment. (501) 821-5598. FREE COX CREATIVE CENTER 120 Commerce St. "Glass: Hot, Molten & Moving," and "Looking Back, Looking Ahead: Commemorating 50 Years of Integration," through Saturday. Works by 27 Arkansas artists, continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. (501) 918-3090. FREE GALAXY OFFICE FURNITURE AND INTERIORS 304 Main St., North Little Rock. "Art for You" with works by 25 Arkansas artists, continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. (501) 375-3375. FREE GALLERY 26 2601 Kavanaugh Blvd., Suite 1. Works by James Hayes, Lauren McEntire, Lan Tze Sheung, through Nov. 3. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 664-8996. FREE GUITAR MUSEUM Jacksonville Guitar Center, 1105 Burman Drive, Jacksonville. Vintage guitars, continuing. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 982-4933. FREE HEARNE FINE ART 500 President Clinton Ave., Suite 110. "The Art of Dean Mitchell: An Exhibition of Etchings, Watercolor and Oil Paintings," through Dec. 12. Reception, 5-8 p.m. Nov. 9. Gallery talk, 2 p.m. Nov. 10. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Satur- day, by appointment Sunday. (501) 372-6822. FREE HISTORIC ARKANSAS MUSEUM 200 E. Third St. "The Great Arkansas Quilt Show II," through March 25. "Media Gratification," through Nov. 11. "Arkansas Made: An Exhibit of Historic and Contemporary Decorative, Mechanical and Fine Arts Produced in Arkansas." "Spectacular Spectacles," more than 300 spectacles and vision aids from around the world, through Dec. 30. "The Arkansas-Born Bowie Knife and Modern Bladesmithing"; interactive children's exhibits, puppet theater and more, all continuing. Step Back Saturdays: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays through October. Hourly tours except noon, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Store hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $2.50, ages 65 and older $1.50, children 17 and under $1. (501) 324-9351. HURST GALLERY 5811-B Kavanaugh Blvd. Works by Arkansas artists: Bill Lewis, Guido Frick, Susan Hurst, Virgil Johnson, Elisa Shuman, continuing. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 614-9250. FREE JACKSONVILLE MUSEUM OF MILITARY HISTORY 100 Veterans' Circle, Jacksonville. Exhibits on military from Civil War to present. Based on Jacksonville's Arkansas Ordnance Plant from World War II. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $3, current and retired military $2, students $1. (501) 241-1943.

LITTLE ROCK CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE 2125 Daisy Gatson Bates Drive. Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (501) 374-1957. LOCAL COLOUR 5813 Kavanaugh Blvd. Artist co-op studio gallery. Exhibit of 20 local artists, continuing. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 265-0422. FREE LOUIE'S UNIQUE FRAMING AND GALLERY 1509 Mart Drive, Suite A. "Buffalo River Bluff" by watercolorist Doris Williamson Mapes, oils by Harry Buckley, continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. (501) 907-6240. FREE MACARTHUR MUSEUM OF ARKANSAS MILITARY HISTORY 503 E. Ninth St. "Rendezvous with Destiny: The 101st Airborne and the Central High Crisis of 1957," through Dec. 31. "By the President in the Name of Congress," "From Turbulence to Tranquility: The Little Rock Arsenal," "The Sun Never Sets on the Mighty Jeep," "War and Remembrance: The 1911 United Confederate Veterans Reunion," "Through the Camera's Eye: The Allison Collection of World War II Photographs," continuing. Ongoing exhibits depict Arkansas' military heritage. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. (501) 376-4602.

FREE MEDIUMS ART GALLERY 3000 Kavanaugh Blvd., Suite D. Live Wire Poetry, 10 p.m. Fridays, $5. Art, wine and cheese, 3-6 p.m. Saturdays. Chess tournament, 3-5 p.m. Saturdays. Hours: 1-8 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 1-6 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday. (501) 612-7914. FREE MEMPHIS MUSEUM TRIP 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday. Fine Arts Club of Arkansas Memphis museum tour: Brooks Museum and Dixon Gallery and Gardens. Leave from Arkansas Arts Center. Cost: $65. Deadline: Tuesday. (501) 396-0351. MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY 500 President Clinton Ave. Saturday Discoveries for grades K-6, 1-4 p.m. second Saturday of each month, $15. Creature Feature, Nov. 10. Uncorked: The Science of Wine, 7-10 p.m. today, $100. Bewitching Chemistry, through Saturday. "Little Rock's Other High School," through March 31. Space Adventures, through Jan. 6. "Paws, Claws and Tails," 11 a.m.-2 p.m. first Saturday of the month through May. "Imagination Station," continuing. "Wiggle Worm Tales," 10 a.m. Tuesday. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $8, ages 65 and older and ages 1-12 $7, children under 1 admitted free. (501) 396-7050. OLD STATE HOUSE MUSEUM 300 W. Markham St. "Piece of My Soul: Quilts by Black Arkansans," continuing. "Sam Dellinger: Raiders of the Lost Arkansas," through Dec. 31. "As Long as Life Shall Last: The Legacy of Arkansas Women," continuing. Permanent exhibits: "Pillars of Power," history of the Old State House; "First Families of Arkansas"; "From the State House to the White House: Clinton Campaign Years." Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 324-9685. FREE CHERE AND A.J. PAYNE PHOTO GALLERY 323 Center St., Suite 104. "From the Golden Gate to the Old Mill in Photographs," continuing. Hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 375-6455. FREE PHILANDER SMITH COLLEGE Donald W. Reynolds Library and Technology Center, Chester Street and Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive. Permanent collection of black artists. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 370-5281. FREE PLANTATION AGRICULTURE MUSEUM

Scott, at the junction of U.S. 165 and Arkansas 161. Exhibits of past agricultural equipment, continuing. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Regular admission is $3 adults and $2 for children 6-12, plus tax. (501) 961-1409. RIVER MARKET ARTSPACE 301 President Clinton Ave. "The Way I See It: The Paintings of Kendall Stallings," through Nov. 3. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 324-2787. FREE ST. VINCENT DOCTORS HOSPITAL

Third floor, West Capitol and University avenues. Works by Arkansas artist breast cancer survivors, through December. Hours: 8 a.m.-10 p.m. daily. (501) 552-2383. FREE SCOTT PLANTATION SETTLEMENT Alexander Road, Scott. Settlement tours, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, including log cabins, tenant houses, artifacts from early Arkansas farm life and more. Admission: $3; children under 6 free. (501) 351-5737. SECOND FRIDAY ART NIGHT 5-8 p.m. second Friday of the month, downtown art galleries and museums. Open house, new exhibits, entertainment. (501) 324-9351. FREE SHOWCASE ARKANSAS GALLERY Cox Creative Center, 120 Commerce St. "Looking Back, Looking Ahead: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the 1957 Integration of Little Rock Central High School," through Saturday. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. (501) 918-3090. FREE STEPHANO'S FINE ART GALLERY 5501 Kavanaugh Blvd., Suite C. Works by various artists. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and by appointment. (501) 563-4218. STUDIO 51 ART GALLERY 17501 Arch Street Pike. Art for sale by Trudy Kaye Lynch, continuing. En Plein Air with free vendor space. Hours: Thursday-Saturday by appointment. (501) 888-3842. FREE TERRY HOUSE COMMUNITY GALLERY Seventh and Rock streets. Arkansas Pastel Society show, Thursday-Dec. 2. Reception, 5-7 p.m. Nov. 8. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 372-4000. FREE UNDERDOG ART 1816 Arkansas 161 S., Jacksonville. Gallery and gift shop featuring local art. Featured artists: John Heavrin, Tim Byrnz, Christi Jacobs. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and by appointment. (501) 838-6418. FREE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK GALLERIES 2801 S. University Ave. "Cosmos," Clarence Morgan, through Nov. 21. Faculty biennial, Thursday-Dec. 14. Senior exhibitions, Nov. 8-20. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 569-8977.

AROUND ARKANSAS 1875 PEEL MANSION AND HISTORIC GARDENS 400 S. Walton Blvd., Bentonville. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Mansion tours: $3. (479) 273-9664. ALLISON PARSONS GALLERY 802 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Works by Parsons, continuing. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and by appointment. (501) 625-3001.

FREE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY MUSEUM 110 Cooley Drive, Jonesboro. Crowley's Ridge mastodon, "Living Off the Land," "Ancient Arkansas Ancestors," Mary E. Stack collection, "Mother Goose Revisited," "Old Town Arkansas," "Earthquake!" Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 1-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Admission: $2 donation. (870) 972-2074.

ART EXPO NORTHWEST ARKANSAS

6:30-9 p.m. Nov. 2, 401 Watson St., Fayetteville. Admission: $10. (479) 361-1211. ART IN THE ATRIUM Arkansas Educational Television Network's Telecommunications Complex, 350 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway. "In Their Words: AETN's WWII Oral Histories Project," through December. Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 682-4131. FREE THE ARTS & SCIENCE CENTER FOR SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS 701 Main St., Pine Bluff. Mystery of the Mayan Medallion, through Dec. 12. "Las Artes de Mexico," through Nov. 4. "Expressions From the Permanent Collection," continuing. Fall Education Programs, call for schedule and prices. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 1-4 p.m. Saturday. (870) 536-3375. FREE ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS 214 S. Main St., Springdale. Art, dance, acting classes for all ages. Call for schedules, costs. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. (479) 751-5441.

FREE ART WALK 6-9 p.m. each first and third Saturday, historic district, Van Buren. Displays, demonstrations and discussions. (479) 474-4114.

FREE BATESVILLE AREA ARTS COUNCIL ART GALLERY 246 E. Main St., Batesville. Paintings, pottery, photography and woodcarvings by local artists, continuing. Hours: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. (870) 793-3382. BLUE MOON GALLERY 718 Central Ave., Hot Springs. "Necessary Adjustments," DebiLynn Fendley, through Wednesday. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 318-2787. FREE BRADBURY GALLERY Fowler Center, Arkansas State University, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. "Simple Truths," through Nov. 16. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday. (870) 972-2567. FREE CLARK COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM

750 S. Fifth St., Arkadelphia. Permanent displays on county history including Caddo Indian canoe and artifacts. Hours: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday. (870) 230-1360. FREE CLINTON HOUSE MUSEUM 930 California Drive, Fayetteville. Bill Clinton photographs, displays, memorabilia, continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and by appointment. Admission: $5. (479) 444-0066. CONWAY ARTWALK 5-8 p.m. third Thursday of the month, downtown Conway. (501) 329-8249. FREE CRYSTAL BRIDGES AT THE MASSEY

Downtown Bentonville. "Thoreau's Walden: A Journey in Photographs by Scott Miller," through Nov. 25. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (479) 418-5700. DALLAS COUNTY MUSEUM 221 N. Main St., Fordyce. Exhibits include T.E. Rhine, Paul "Bear" Bryant and the Fordyce Redbugs, the War Room, geology, forestry, pioneer days. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. (870) 352-5262. FREE DELTA CULTURAL CENTER 141 Cherry St., Helena-West Helena. "Rhythm and Roots: Items and Images for the Delta Cultural Center Permanent Collection," continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (870) 338-4350 or (800) 358-0972.

FREE DELTA CULTURAL CENTER MUSEUM DEPOT 95 Missouri St., Helena-West Helena. "Helena and Beyond: The Civil War in the Arkansas Delta," permanent. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (870) 338-4350 or (800) 358-0972. FREE EUREKA SPRINGS HISTORICAL MUSEUM 95 S. Main St., Eureka Springs. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $5, students $2.50, children under 6 free. (479) 253-9417. FAIRFIELD BAY PUBLIC LIBRARY 369 Dave Creek Parkway, Fairfield Bay. "Mystic," exhibit of works by Anne Strawn. Hours: 1-4 p.m. Monday and Friday, 2-5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday. (501) 884-7575. FAULKNER COUNTY MUSEUM Courthouse Square, Oak and Locust streets behind the fire station, Conway. Hours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Thursday. (501) 329-5918.

FREE FINE ARTS CENTER 610 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Works by Stanley Rames for auction, through Dec. 7. Auction tickets: $5, three for $10. Christmas workshops: watercolor cards or 8-by-10 painting, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, $25; glass glaze painting, 9 a.m.-noon Nov. 3, $2-$15. Art Jam, 6-9 p.m. third Tuesday of each month. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 624-0489.

FIRST FRIDAY DOWNTOWN ART WALK

5-8 p.m. first Friday of the month through November, downtown Russellville. (479) 967-1437 or (479) 968-2452. FREE FRESH AIR YOGA STUDIO AND ART GALLERY 652 Main St., Clinton. Antique quilts and works by Roxie Williams, Patricia Munson, Fred Garcia and Carol Corning, through Dec. 21. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 745-2266.

FREE GALLERY DRIVE 5-8 p.m. last Saturday of the month, galleries around Heber Springs. Call for details. Maps available at Chamber of Commerce, 1001 W. Main St., Heber Springs. (870) 251-1189 or (501) 206-2233. FREE GANN MUSEUM 218 S. Market St., Benton. Early Saline County exhibit, continuing. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday or by appointment. (501) 778-5513. FREE GOOD OLD DAYS VINTAGE MOTORCAR MUSEUM 501 W. Main St., Hardy. Antique, classic and collectible cars. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-4:30 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $5, children 12 and under $2.50. (870) 856-4884. GRANT COUNTY MUSEUM 521 Shackleford Road, Sheridan. Civil War and World War II collections, continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-noon, 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission for groups: $3 per person. (870) 942-4496. FREE GREERS FERRY LIBRARY 8249 Edgemont Road, Greers Ferry. Works by Julie Caswell, Jan Cobb, Dorothy Hendrickson, Wendy Ianziti, Ellen Kelly, Ruby Krimm, Anne Strawn, Charlotte Rierson, continuing. Hours: noon-4:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 9 a.m.-noon Saturday. (501) 825-7084. FREE HEMINGWAY-PFEIFFER MUSEUM AND EDUCATIONAL CENTER 1021 W. Cherry St., Piggott. "Celebrating the Hemingways: Best Wishes From Piggott," continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday; 1-3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Admission: $5, groups and ages 65 and older $3. (870) 598-3487. HOMESTEAD FINE ART GALLERY 8475 Edgemont Road, Greers Ferry. Works by Sandra Seaton, Vernon and Alice Driskill, Keith Conaway, Charlotte Rierson, Sheila Parsons, Colin Wetherelt, Mary Ann Stafford and Richard Scarbourgh, continuing. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. (501) 825-7944. FREE HOPE VISITOR CENTER AND MUSEUM

South Main and Division streets, Hope. Restored 1912 train depot and railroad memorabilia, President Clinton memorabilia and Hope's famous watermelons. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. (870) 722-2580. FREE HOT SPRINGS MALL 4501 Central Ave., Hot Springs. "Survivors: Portraits of Hope Photographic Exhibit," through Monday. (501) 321-9226. INDIAN ROCK VILLAGE 265 Dave Creek Drive, Fairfield Bay. Doris Sexson and Jeanne Homuth, through Monday. Hours: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. daily. (501) 884-6652. FREE LOW KEY ARTS 118 Arbor St., Hot Springs. Bomb's Away Art, after-Gallery Walk party, 8 p.m. Nov. 2, $5. Bang! Bang! performance, 9 p.m. Nov. 15, $5. (501) 282-9057.

MATILDA AND KARL PFEIFFER MUSEUM AND STUDY CENTER 1071 Heritage Park Drive, Piggott. Tours include early 1930s Tudor Revival home, natural gardens, American Indian artifacts and mineral collection, library, A Face in the Crowd storyboard, continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. (870) 598-3228. FREE MID-AMERICA SCIENCE MUSEUM 500 Mid-America Blvd., Hot Springs. "Caged Lightning," continuing. Continuing hands-on learning exhibits. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Admission: $7; ages 62 and older and children ages 4-12, $6; children under 3 admitted free. (501) 767-3461. MITCHELL'S FOLLY 130 Spring St., Eureka Springs. Drawings, prints, paintings and sculpture by Arkansas artists and more, continuing. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Sunday. (479) 253-7030. FREE MUSEUM OF THE ARKANSAS GRAND PRAIRIE 921 E. Fourth St., Stuttgart. Museum Christmas, Thursday-Dec. 31. Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. (870) 673-7001. THE MUSEUM OF AUTOMOBILES Petit Jean Mountain, Morrilton. Antique, classic and collectible automobiles. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Admission: $7, ages 65 and over $6.50, students ages 6-17 $3.50, children 5 and under free with adult. (501) 727-5427. MUSEUM OF REGIONAL HISTORY 219 N. State Line Ave., Texarkana. Scott Joplin exhibit, permanent. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission: $5, ages 65 and older $4, students $3.50. (903) 793-4831.

NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS ART GALLERY Indian Hills Country Club, 337 Snead Drive, Fairfield Bay. "Watercolors Aglow," Gloria Garrison, through November. Hours: 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 884-6100. FREE OLD INDEPENDENCE REGIONAL MUSEUM 380 S. Ninth St., Batesville. Boy Scouting in Independence County exhibit, on display through October. Farm Life Family Day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. "Farm Life: A Century of Change for Farm Families and Their Neighbors," through Nov. 30. History and culture of north Arkansas. Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 1:30-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $3; ages 55 and older $2; children ages 6-12 $1; children under 6 admitted free. (870) 793-2121. OZARK HERITAGE ARTS CENTER 410 Oak St., Leslie. Harvest Faire with music, comedy show, games, book drive, 3-9 p.m. today; concert $4, ages 65 and older and ages 6-12 $2. Basic drawing classes, 10 a.m. Saturdays, $12 per class. Earth clay sculpture classes, 5:45 p.m. Mondays, $12 per class. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (870) 447-2500. FREE OZARK MEDICAL CENTER U.S. 65 South, Clinton. Works by 14 area artists, through mid-November. (501) 745-6615.

PINE BLUFF ART LEAGUE GALLERY

Donald W. Reynolds Community Services Center, 300 W. Second Ave., Pine Bluff. Works by Pine Bluff Art League members, continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. (870) 534-1699.

FREE PINE BLUFF/JEFFERSON COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM 201 E. Fourth St., Pine Bluff. Exhibits on the Civil War, World Wars I and II, waterfowl, the Victorian era, pioneer days, American Indians, black history and dolls. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. (870) 541-5402. FREE ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM 322 S. Second St., Rogers. "The Healing Power of Plants," through Wednesday. "Indians of Northwest Arkansas," through fall 2008. Exhibits on area history, hands-on area for children, guided tours of 1895 Hawkins House, research library. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. www.rogersarkansas.com/museum or (479) 621-1154. FREE ST. FRANCIS COUNTY MUSEUM 603 Front St., Forrest City. American Indian pottery, prehistoric artifacts, black history, military history. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. (870) 261-1744. FREE SEVIER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM 717 N. Maple St., De Queen. Historic artifacts and crafts from Arkansas, continuing. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 2-4 p.m. Sunday; groups by appointment only. (870) 642-6642.

FREE SHILOH MUSEUM OF OZARK HISTORY

118 W. Johnson Ave., Springdale. Accidental School Reunion, 11 a.m. Saturday. "Open Season" hunting exhibit, through Jan. 19. "Ozarks at Play" photo exhibit, through Dec. 20. Meetings: Sacred Harp Singers, 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (479) 750-8165. FREE SOUTHERN TENANT FARMERS UNION MUSEUM Chicago and Frisco streets, Tyronza. Exhibits on tenant farming. Hours: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, by appointment Saturdays. Admission: $5, ages 65 and older $3. (870) 972-2803.

SOUTH WEST ARTISTS INC. STUDIO GALLERY 607 Mena St., Mena. Continuing display of paintings, photography, woodcarving, pottery and other art. Hours: 1-4 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. (479) 394-3880. FREE STUTTGART AGRICULTURAL MUSEUM

921 Fourth St., Stuttgart. Exhibits on the history of agriculture on the prairie. Hours: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. (870) 673-7001. FREE TEX-ARK ANTIQUE AUTO MUSEUM

217 Laurel St., Texarkana. Display of vehicles. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, 1-4 p.m. Sundays, or by appointment. (870) 772-2886 or (870) 542-7725. FREE

Dance

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

BALLROOM DANCE 7509 Cantrell Road. Arkansas Ballroom Dance Association, 8-11 p.m. second and fourth Saturdays; ballroom, nightclub, swing and Latin dancing. Dress code: dressy casual. Admission: members $7, guests $10. (501) 227-7858 or (501) 821-2086. Beginner ballroom class, 8-9 p.m. every Monday. Latin & Swing Party, 8-11 p.m. every third and fifth Friday; lesson, 7:05 p.m.; dance $10, dances with lesson $13. (501) 663-7724. BESS CHISUM STEPHENS YWCA 12th and Cleveland streets. Little Rock Country Dancers, 7-9 p.m. first, second and fourth Sundays; lessons 6-7 p.m.; $5; (501) 821-9353. Ballroom, Latin and Swing Social Dance Association, 7-11 p.m. first, second and fourth Fridays; free dance lessons with admission, 7-8 p.m.; dress: dressy evening; members $7, guests $10; blsdance.org, (501) 851-3947. Little Rock Bop Club, 7-10 p.m. every Wednesday; beginning swing dance lessons (free with admission), 7-8 p.m.; members $2, guests $5; (501) 753-7396. Square Dance, 1:30-3:30 p.m. every Thursday, $3. (501) 490-1197. COUNTRY DANCE SOCIETY Park Hill Presbyterian Church, 3520 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. Dance 7:30-9:30 p.m. every first, third and fifth Friday of the month. Admission: society members $4, nonmembers $5. All ages, no experience needed. (501) 603-5305.

GERMAN AMERICAN CLUB DANCE

7:30 p.m. every third Saturday of the month, Burns Park Hospitality House, Military Road, North Little Rock. Meeting and dance. Admission: members $5, guests $8. (501) 562-3388. HANK'S STATION COUNTRY HALL 7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Arkansas 107, across from Little Rock Air Force Base. With Farris Holliman and Young at Heart Band. Family entertainment, line dancing. No alcohol. Call for directions. Admission: $4. (501) 397-5583 or (501) 730-5013. per month. (501) 834-1479. JACKSONVILLE SENIOR CENTER 100 Victory Circle, Jacksonville. Weekly dance, 7-9:30 p.m. every Tuesday. Cost: $4. (501) 982-7532. THE LEGION 315 E. Capitol Ave. Dance with Warren Crow, 8 p.m.-midnight every Friday, 7-11 p.m. every Sunday. Swing, Latin, waltz and ballroom lessons with Bruce Eliser 7-8 p.m. every Monday, dancing 8-10 p.m. Karaoke with Richard Estes, 7-10 p.m. Thursdays, free. Smoke-free. Parking lot attendant on duty. All events $5 unless otherwise indicated. (501) 372-8762. OAK GROVE JAMBOREE 7-10 p.m. Fridays, 10502 MacArthur Drive, North Little Rock. Boogie, linedancing, waltzing for senior citizens. Music by Roy and the Uptown Country Band. No drinking or smoking. Donations accepted. (501) 690-4190. FREE PARENTS WITHOUT PARTNERS 8-11 p.m. Saturdays, 4521 W. 65th St., quarter-block west of Patterson Street. Visitors welcome. Admission: members $5, guests $6. BYOB. Parking lot attendant on duty. (501) 568-4476. SINGLES HALLOWEEN DANCE 7 p.m. today, Sherwood Forest, 1111 W. Maryland Ave., Sherwood. Costume party and dance with DJ Jay Scott. Tickets: advance $15, at the door $20. (501) 666-7510.

Film

CENTRAL ARKANSAS IMAX AEROSPACE EDUCATION CENTER AND EPISPHERE PLANETARIUM 3301 E. Roosevelt Road (near Little Rock National Airport). IMAX: India: Kingdom of the Tiger; Alaska - Spirit of the Wild; call for show times. Center hours: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. EpiSphere: Oasis in Space. Hours: same as IMAX. (501) 376-4629. REEL EVENINGS 8 p.m. second Friday of the month, Central Arkansas Library System's Main Library, 100 Rock St. (501) 324-2787. FREE

AROUND ARKANSAS

HOT SPRINGS DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL through Sunday, Malco Theater, 817 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Workshops, screenings. Admission: one film $5, one day $20, three days $50, full festival $150. (501) 321-4747.

Letters

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

BOOK PARTY 10 a.m. Nov. 6, Chenal Country Club, 10 Chenal Club Blvd. Project demonstrations from Living in the Garden Home with P. Allen Smith. Benefits Little Rock Garden Club. Tickets: $40. (501) 663-1557.

CENTRAL ARKANSAS LIBRARY SYSTEM'S MAIN LIBRARY 100 Rock St. Mark Doty on E.E. Cummings, 6:30 p.m. Thursday. (501) 918-3032. FREE FICTION WRITERS OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS 9 a.m.-noon fourth Saturday of every month, Gilbreath Conference Center, Baptist Medical Center, 9601 Interstate 630, Exit 7. Speaker Gabe Gentry, Saturday. All interested parties welcome. www.fwca.org or (501) 664-8067. FREE PENPOINT GROUP WRITERS CLUB 2 p.m. fourth Saturday of the month, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 4000 McCain Blvd., North Little Rock. Discussions, readings, critiques. First three visits free, $15 per year. (501) 982-1793.

PYRAMID ART, BOOKS & CUSTOM FRAMING The Museum Center, 500 President Clinton Ave. (East Markham Street). Book signing:

The Long Shadow of Little Rock, Daisy Bates: In Her Own Words, Deborah Robinson, 2 p.m. Saturday. (501) 372-5824. FREE READ WITH THE REP Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main St. Breakfast at Tiffany's, 7 p.m. Thursday. (501) 378-0445.

STANLEY JEWELERS GEMOLOGIST

3422 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. Book signing and tips: Jewelry Savvy, Caroline Stanley, 4-6:30 p.m. Thursday. (501) 753-1081. USED BOOK SALE 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 10, Lutheran High School, 6711 W. Markham St. (501) 954-9281.

Music

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

CATHEDRAL CONCERTS SERIES Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 310 W. 17th St. Organist Philip Scriven, 7:30 p.m. today. (501) 372-0294. FREE COFFEE BEANERY CAFE 17200 Chenal Parkway. Dolores Alfieri, 8-10 p.m. Tuesday, free. (501) 821-7747. MICHAEL CARENBAUER 6:30-9:30 p.m. today, Gypsy's Grill, 11401 Rodney Parham Road. Solo classical and jazz guitar in an intimate dining setting. (501) 225-4152.

FREE NORTH LITTLE ROCK COMMUNITY CONCERT BAND 3 p.m. Nov. 4, Patrick Henry Hays Center, 401 W. Pershing Blvd., North Little Rock. (501) 758-2576. OAK GROVE JAMBOREE 6-10 p.m. Saturdays, 10502 MacArthur Drive, North Little Rock. Country music and dancing, family fun with Oak Grove Jamboree Band. No alcohol or smoking. Donations accepted. (501) 563-0681. FREE ORCHESTRA SHOWCASE 8 p.m. Nov. 3, 3 p.m. Nov. 4, Robinson Center Music Hall, Markham Street and Broadway. Arkansas Symphony Orchestra performance. Tickets: $16-$55. (501) 666-1761. RACKENSACK FOLKLORE SOCIETY 7 p.m. first Monday of every month, Arkansas Arts Center, Ninth and Commerce streets. Folk music concerts. (501) 765-1131. FREE TOBYMAC 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Church at Rock Creek, 11500 W. 36th St. Tickets: advance $25, day of show $30. (501) 514-1717. TOP OF THE ROCK CHORUS 7-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Woolly Auditorium, Arkansas School for the Blind, 2500 W. Markham St. Weekly rehearsals. Free to visitors. (501) 517-0059.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, 2801 S. University Ave. Scholarship auditions, 3-6 p.m. today. Piano pedagogy colloquium, Thursday-Nov. 2. Trombone day, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 6. (501) 569-3294.

WINDSONG PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

7318 Windsong Drive, North Little Rock. John Bayless, 8:30 p.m. Thursday-Nov. 2, $45. (501) 753-8694.

AROUND ARKANSAS

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. Jennifer Blyth, 3 p.m. Nov. 4, Riceland Hall. (870) 972-2308. BACH TO THE FUTURE 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10, Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St., Springdale. "The Bach That Rocks." Member tickets: $12, students $7. Non-member tickets: $15, students $8. (479) 751-5441.

BENEFIT CONCERT AND SILENT AUCTION 6:30 p.m. Saturday, National Guard Armory, 801 SW A St., Bentonville. Performances by local musicians. Benefits for Logan Jeffers. Minimum donation: $5. (479) 685-7343.

CIVIC SYMPHONY OF BENTON COUNTY 3 p.m. Nov. 4, Arend Arts Center, 1901 SE J St., Bentonville. "American Music ... And All That JAZZ." Cost: $5-$20. (479) 619-2237. THE COMMODORES 8 p.m. Wednesday, Harding University, 900 E. Center St., Searcy. U.S. Navy Band jazz ensemble. Tickets required. (501) 279-4343. FREE HENDRIX COLLEGE 1600 Washington Ave., Conway. "Musical Portraits from Heber Springs: Bill Frisell's Disfarmer Project," 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2, Staples Auditorium. (501) 450-4545. GEORGE'S MAJESTIC LOUNGE 519 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Blues Jam with Oreo Blue, 8 p.m.-midnight first Wednesday of every month, $3. (479) 527-6618. IN TWO 1:30-3:30 p.m. Nov. 10, Jitterbug Coffeehouse, 109 Main St., Heber Springs; 1-5 p.m. Nov. 11, Bob's Grill, 1112 Oak St., Conway. (870) 447-2810. FREE KASU BLUE MONDAY CONCERTS 7 p.m. first Monday of the month, Sheffield's Restaurant, Main Street, downtown Jonesboro. (870) 972-2200. FREE LYRIC THEATER 113 W. Rush Ave., Harrison. Jazz Xtreme jazz and big band concert, 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets: $12.50, students $10. (870) 391-3504. WILLIE NELSON 8 p.m. today, City Auditorium, 36 S. Main St., Eureka Springs. Tickets: $116.50. (800) 737-4040. O'SUSANNA CONCERTS 7 p.m. Nov. 2, That Bookstore in Blytheville, 316 W. Main St., Blytheville. The Cantrells. Tickets: $10. (870) 763-3333.

PINE BLUFF SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

4 p.m. Sunday, Pine Bluff Convention Center Auditorium, Convention Center Plaza, Pine Bluff. "Explorations of the Macabre: A Halloween Extravaganza." Preferred tickets: $30, students $12. General tickets: $25, students $8. (870) 536-7666. CHRIS TOMLIN 7 p.m. Nov. 10, Randal Tyson Track Center, University of Arkansas, 1380 S. Beechwood Ave., Fayetteville. With speaker Louie Giglio. Tickets: $20-$26. (800) 954-9324.

WOODSONGS OLD TIME RADIO HOUR

7:30 p.m. today, Arkansas State University, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. Tickets: $20-$30; ages 65 and older, non-ASU students, ASU faculty and staff, $15-$23; ASU students $6-$10. (870) 972-2781 or (888) 278-3267.

Special Events

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

ARKANSAS CERAMIC ASSOCIATION'S TRADE AND DOLL SHOW 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, North Little Rock Community Center, 2700 Willow St., North Little Rock. (501) 623-6585, (501) 247-2422 or (501) 825-7558. ARKANSAS QUEEN CRUISES 100 Riverfront Park Drive, North Little Rock. Fall color cruises, Saturday, Sunday, Nov. 3-4 and 10. Civil War gunboat mystery cruise, Nov. 4 and Dec. 2. Thanksgiving on the river, Nov. 22. Christmas music dinner cruise, Nov. 26, Dec. 3, 10 and 17. (501) 372-5777. ARKANSAS WOMEN'S NETWORK 7:30-9 a.m. Wednesdays, Starbucks, 7525 Cantrell Road. Networking opportunities for professionals. (501) 455-8538. FREE ARKANSAS WOMEN'S NETWORKNORTH 7-8:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Starbucks, 4824 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. Coffee and networking for professional women. (501) 771-6838. FREE AUTUMN FESTIVAL 3-7 p.m. Sunday, Unitarian Universalist Church of Little Rock, 1818 Reservoir Road. Crafts, games, treats. (501) 225-1503. FREE AUTUMN LIGHTS GALA AND SILENT AUCTION 6:30-9 p.m. Nov. 6, Doubletree Hotel, 424 W. Markham St. Benefits Alzheimer's Association. Tickets: $150. (501) 265-0027. BAZAAR AND TURKEY DINNER 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 2, Oak Forest United Methodist Church, 2415 Fair Park Blvd. Dinner: $7.50, children 6-12 $2, preschool children free. (501) 663-9407. BIG BOO!-SEUM BASH 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, downtown Little Rock museums. Trick-or-treating, activities, games. (501) 324-9685. FREE BIG CRUISEFEST 9 a.m. today-Saturday, River Market district. Tickets: $1. www.bigcruisefest.com or (501) 376-4781.

CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL DINNER AND AUCTION 6:30 p.m. Nov. 10, Catholic High School, 6300 Father Tribou St. Tickets: $35. (501) 834-6065 or (501) 661-1946. CUPID PREDATING Nov. 13, Rumba Revolution Room, 300 President Clinton Ave. Speed dating for singles. Ages 37-47, 6 p.m. Ages 24-34, 8 p.m. Tickets: $35. (501) 454-0412.

FALLFEST INVITATIONAL SOCCER TOURNAMENT Saturday-Sunday, Burns Park Soccer Complex, North Little Rock. Spectators free. Parking: $5. (501) 753-4937. FALL FUNDRAISER 6-8:30 p.m. Nov. 9, Levy Christian Kindergarten, 5124 Camp Robinson Road, North Little Rock. Chili supper and silent auction. Cost: $5, families $15. (501) 758-5466. FARMERS MARKET 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays through October, River Market. (501) 375-2552. FESTIVAL OF TREES Nov. 15-17, Clear Channel Metroplex Event Center, 10800 Colonel Glenn Road. Central Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute Auxiliary event. Call for schedule and tickets. www. carti.com or (501) 660-7634. FOR THE LOVE OF AFRICA: A ROYAL BENEFIT BALL 7-11 p.m. Nov. 3, Clear Channel Metroplex Event Center, 10800 Colonel Glenn Road. Art exhibit, fashion show, music. Benefit for African women and children with HIV/AIDS. Tickets: $35, couples $50. (501) 343-5780 or (501) 804-3212.

FULL MOON HORROR CONVENTION AND FILM FESTIVAL today-Sunday, Statehouse Convention Center and Market Street Cinema. Music, celebrities, contests, autographs, movies. (501) 312-8900 or (501) 374-3660. HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL 5-7 p.m. Sunday, First United Methodist Church, 723 Center St. Face painting, games, costume contest, haunted house. Cost: $4, families $15. (501) 372-2256.

HALLOWEEN DANCE PARTY AND COSTUME CONTEST 7 p.m. today, The Arts Scene Gallery & Art Market, 201 Maple St., North Little Rock. With Zydeco Wild. Tickets: advance $40, at the door $50. (501) 374-0622. HAUNTED HAYRIDE 7-11 p.m. today-Saturday, 7-9 p.m. Sunday, Immaculate Heart of Mary School, 7006 Jasna Gora Drive, North Little Rock. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus. Cost: $6, ages 6-12 $3, ages 5 and under free. (501) 851-2763. HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 10, Trinity Presbyterian Church, 4501 Rahling Road. (501) 868-5848. FREE HOLIDAY HOUSE noon-9 p.m. Nov. 8, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Nov. 9, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 10, Statehouse Convention Center. Benefits Junior League of Little Rock community projects. Admission: $6, ages 65 and older $5; three-day pass $10. (501) 375-5557. LIFEQUEST 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays through Nov. 7, Second Presbyterian Church, 600 Pleasant Valley Drive. Series of classes for active adults. Basic computer classes at Neighborhood Resource Center, Twelfth and Pine streets. Registration: $35. (501) 225-6073.

LITTLE ROCK COUNCIL OF GARDEN CLUBS 10 a.m. first Wednesday of the month, Hillcrest Hall, 1501 Kavanaugh Blvd. (501) 663-7515.

FREE MUD RUN 9 a.m. Saturday, Two Rivers Park. Sponsored by Alltel Wireless. Registration: $25. www. mudrun.org or (501) 371-4639. PICNIC IN THE PAVILION noon Sunday, Wildwood Park for the Performing Arts, 20919 Denny Road. Guided walks, picnic. Box lunches: $9, children 11 and under $3. (501) 821-7275. FREE PINPEX STAMP SHOW 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Jacksonville Community Center, 5 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville. (501) 753-5662. FREE PROFESSIONAL HEADSHOT AND RESUME WORKSHOP AND PHOTO SHOOT 4-6 p.m. Monday, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Integrity Models, Inc., 415 Maple St., North Little Rock. Photo shoots, Nov. 3-5 by appointment. Cost: $200. (501) 993-8454. REIGNING CATS & DOGS 7-10 p.m. Nov. 3, Doubletree Hotel Ballroom, 424 W. Markham St. Auction, music, food. Benefits Humane Society of Pulaski County. Tickets: advance $50, at the door $60. (501) 227-6166.

SANDWICHING IN HISTORY TOURS

noon Nov. 2, Dec. 7; various locations. Tours of historic buildings. Bring your lunch. (501) 324-9880. FREE TINY HANDS MONSTER BASH 7 p.m. Saturday, Pavilion in the Park, 8201 Cantrell Road. Auction, music, refreshments. Benefits UAMS Family Home and UAMS Medical Center Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Tickets: advance $50, at the door $55. (501) 987-2903. TRICK OR TREAT 5-6 p.m. Wednesday, Park Plaza Mall, Markham Street and University Avenue. Trick or treating at participating merchants. (501) 664-4956.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS CLINTON SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE LECTURE SERIES William J. Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave. Lectures: Craig Minassian, noon Monday; Joseph Wu, noon Tuesday. (501) 683-5239. FREE A VERY SPECIAL BAZAAR 6-9 p.m. Nov. 9, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 10, Immaculate Conception Church, 7000 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. (501) 833-2235.

WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. Good Gardens: Native Arkansas Plants, Bob Byers, 10 a.m. Nov. 10. (501) 758-1720. FREE WORLD SERVICES FOR THE BLIND VISION AWARD 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 5, Doubletree Hotel, 424 W. Markham St. Tickets: $100. (501)

664-7100.

AROUND ARKANSAS ALL-BREED DOG SHOW 9 a.m. Saturday, 8 a.m. Sunday, Saline County Fairgrounds, Interstate 30, Sevier Street Exit, Benton. Saline County Kennel Club of Arkansas event. (501) 888-3626 or (501) 517-0940.

ARKANSAS HALL OF FAME INDUCTION

Nov. 16, Pine Bluff Convention Center, 1 Convention Center Plaza, Pine Bluff. Gail Davis, Sonny Burgess and the Pacers, Gil Gerard, Beth Brickell. Tickets: $50. (870) 536-7600.

ARKANSAS POST NATIONAL MEMORIAL 1741 Old Post Road, Gillett. Ghosts of the Past, 6-9 p.m. Saturday, reservations recommended. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (870) 548-2207. FREE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. Lectures: "Debating Race," Michael Eric Dyson, 7 p.m. Nov. 2. (870) 972-2308.

BEAN FEST AND CHAMPIONSHIP OUTHOUSE RACE through Saturday, Mountain View. Arts and crafts, music, dancing, parade, bean cook-off, races. (870) 269-8068.

FREE BOO ON THE BAYOU 6-9 p.m. today-Saturday, Delta Rivers Nature Center, Regional Park, Pine Bluff. Games, crafts, face painting, animal programs, trick-or-treating. (870) 534-0011. FREE CENTRAL ARKANSAS SPORT FLYERS BREAKFAST 8:30-10:30 a.m. every second Saturday, 165 Country Air Lane, Lonoke. Admission: $5 donation. (501) 676-7767.

DEGRAY LAKE RESORT STATE PARK

Bismarck, six miles north of Interstate 30, Exit 78. Civil War Weekend, Saturday-Sunday. www.degray.com or (501) 865-2809. FREE DIXIE CAR CLUB 6 p.m. first Thursday of the month, Western Sizzlin' Steak House, 1916 Congo Road, Benton. Dinner and meeting. (501) 778-9656.

DOWNTOWN FALL FESTIVAL & CHILI COOKOFF Saturday, downtown Russellville. Arts and crafts, chili, food, music, bike ride, costume contest, dog show, rides, games, petting zoo. (479) 967-1437.

DUCK DUCK GOOSE CHILDREN'S CLOTHING CONSIGNMENT SALE 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-Nov. 3, Conway Town Centre, U.S. 65 N., Conway. www.duckduckgoosesale. com or (501) 804-6762. FREE FALL GUN & KNIFE SHOW 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 3, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 4, Main Street, Hardy. Admission: $3, children under 12 free. (870) 856-3571.

FAMILY HEALTH FAIR EXTRAVAGANZA

10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Congo Road Baptist Church, 7193 Congo Road, Benton. Screenings, information, exams. (501) 794-9507.

FREE FARMERS MARKET 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through October, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 17, downtown square, Fayetteville. (479) 236-2910. FORT SMITH HERITAGE U.S. Marshals Service Symposium, 6-10 p.m. today, U.S. Marshals Service Museum, Fort Smith, reservations required. Descendants Day, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Frisco Station Depot and riverfront, Fort Smith. Frontier Fest, Saturday-Sunday, downtown Fort Smith. www.fortsmithfrontierfest.org or (479) 783-8888 or (479) 783-0229. GOBLIN PARADE 3:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, downtown Rogers. (479) 936-5487. FREE GREERS FERRY BASS CHALLENGE 5 a.m. Nov. 3, Bentley's Restaurant, Greers Ferry. Entry: $50 per twoperson boat. (501) 825-7188. HARVEST FESTIVAL Saturday, Wynn Park, downtown Corning. Exhibits, demonstrations, arts and crafts, children's activities, quilt show, music. (870) 857-3429. FREE HEARTS & HOOVES HOEDOWN 5-8 p.m. Nov. 4, Hearts & Hooves, 2308 Kellogg Acres Road, Sherwood. Food, music, equestrian fashion show, auctions, master of ceremonies Craig O'Neill. Benefits therapeutic riding programs. Tickets: $50. (501) 834-8509.

HISTORIC WASHINGTON STATE PARK

U.S. 278, nine miles north of Hope. Civil War Weekend, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 3-4. Tickets: $8, children under 12 $4. Preschool Days, Nov. 13 and Dec. 4, $3. (870) 983-2684. HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE PLAYERS 7 p.m. first Tuesday of the month, Ouachita Building, Woodlands Auditorium, De Soto Boulevard, Hot Springs Village. Monthly meeting, skits, programs. Membership: $5. (501) 922-9482 or (501) 922-6070. IRON MOUNTAIN FALL FESTIVAL Saturday, downtown Walnut Ridge. Arts and crafts, music, car show, games, train rides, pony rides, haunted house. (870) 886-3232.

FREE JACKSONPORT STATE PARK 205 Avenue St., Newport. Dutch oven workshop, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Saturday, $25. (870) 523-2143.

KOUNTRY KUZINS PUMKIN PATCH AND GENERAL STORE through Wednesday, Arkansas 89 South, 10 miles east of Mayflower. Wagon rides, hay maze, pumpkins. Weekend events: contests, greased pig chase, music. Admission: $5, weekends $6. (501) 269-1450. LAKE CHICOT FALL FESTIVAL Saturday, downtown Lake Village. Music, chili cook-off, cardboard boat races, fishing derby, dog show. www.lakevillagechamber.com or (870) 265-5997. LOGOLY STATE PARK Arkansas 79, McNeil. Hunter education course, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Registration required. (870) 695-3561. FREE MAGIC SCREAMS through Sunday, Magic Springs & Crystal Falls Park, Hot Springs. Street dance and costume contest, 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Hours: noon-11 p.m. Saturdays, noon-9 p.m. Sundays. Admission: before 5 p.m. $44.99, ages 55 and older or under 52 inches tall $34.99; after 5 p.m. $34.99. (501) 624-0100. NATURE TOURISM WORKSHOP 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Brinkley Convention Center, Brinkley. Cost: $20, couples $30. (870) 747-3397. OZARK FOLK CENTER Mountain View. Young Pioneers for ages 7-14 and Folk Kids for ages 6 and under, hands-on craft programs; 11 a.m., 2 and 3:30 p.m. Saturdays through October. Harvest Festival, through Saturday. Craft grounds admission: $9, children ages 6-12 $6. (870) 269-3851.

OZARK FOOTHILLS CHILI COOK-OFF

Saturday, Speedway RV Park and Outpost Restaurant, Desha. Car show, music, arts and crafts, exhibits. Entry fee: $10. Admission: $2, children 18 and under free. (870) 251-1008. PETIT JEAN STATE PARK Morrilton. Creepy Creatures of the Night, 6-9 p.m. Saturday. www.petitjeanstatepark.com or (501) 727-5441. FREE PRAIRIE GROVE BATTLEFIELD STATE PARK 506 E. Douglas St., Prairie Grove. Haunted Battlefield Tour, Saturday. Tours every 15-20 minutes 7-10 p.m. (479) 846-2990.

FREE RAYCLIFF MANOR - CASTLE FEAR

7 p.m.-midnight today-Sunday, Wednesday, Nov. 2-3, Raycliff Manor, 132 Huntsville Road, Eureka Springs. Haunted house. Tickets: $13, VIP pass $20, scare pass $25, season pass $50. www. eurekascreams.com or (479) 253-7887.

RETURN TO THE HAUNTED THEATER through Wednesday, Ritz Civic Center, 306 W. Main St., Blytheville. Admission times: 7-10 p.m. weekdays, 7-11 p.m. weekend. Tickets: $5. (870) 762-1744.

SCHAEFERS FARM CORN MAZE

through Nov. 4, 863 Lollie Road, near Mayflower and Conway. Tickets: $7, ages 65 and older $6, ages 6-12 $5, ages 3-5 $3. Kids Maze $2.50. Hayride $3. www. schaeferscornmaze.com or (501) 329-9381. THE SILVER RING THING 6:30-9 p.m. Saturday, Municipal Auditorium, 100 W. Eighth St., El Dorado. Admission free; commitment rings $15. (866) 749-6636.

SPICE UP YOUR SOUTHERN ACCENT CHILI COOK-OFF 3-8 p.m. Saturday, Saracen Landing, Pine Bluff. Music, food. Presented by Junior League of Pine Bluff. Ages 21 and older only. Admission: $10. (870) 535-0181. SYMPHONY FEST 6:30 p.m. Nov. 8, The Old Gin, 1016 Markham St., Conway. Dinner, auctions. Benefits Conway Symphony Orchestra. Tickets: $10. (501) 269-1066. TOUR DA' DELTA 8 a.m. Saturday, Helena River Park, Helena-West Helena. Bike ride. Registration: online $25, on-site $40. www.tourdadelta.org or (870) 816-1148. TRUNK R TREAT 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, First Baptist Church, 409 Johnson Ave., Lowell. Candy, refreshments. (479) 770-0151. FREE TURKEY TASTING Nov. 3, Basil's Cafe, Rogers. Heritage turkeys. Tasting, 4 p.m. $10. Dinner, 6:30 p.m. $30. (479) 263-3950. WALKS THROUGH HISTORY TOURS 11 a.m. Nov. 3, Dec. 8, various locations around Arkansas. Walking tours of historic locations. (501) 324-9880. FREE WOOL AND WHEEL HANDSPINNING GUILD 10 a.m.-noon third Saturday of every month, Ozark Folkways Heritage Center, Winslow. (479) 634-3791. WOOLLY HOLLOW STATE PARK 82 Woolly Hollow Road, north of Greenbrier. Herb workshop with Teresa Passmore and Julie Lovett, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 7, $20; deadline Nov. 2. (501) 679-2098.

Theater

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

BECOMING MEMORIES Nov. 9-11, 16-18, Community Theatre of Little Rock, Woolly Auditorium, Arkansas School for the Blind, 2600 W. Markham St. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $14, students and ages 65 and older $12. www.communitytheatreoflittlerock.com or (501) 663-9494. THE BOXCAR CHILDREN through Nov. 4, Arkansas Arts Center, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Children's Theatre production. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Fridays, 3 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $14, children under 12, $11. (501) 372-4000. CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD through Sunday, SecondStage, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main St. Young artist program presentation. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Wednesday, 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $10. (501) 378-0405. THE CORONATION OF POPPEA 8 p.m. Nov. 9, 3 p.m. Nov. 11, Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 S. University Ave. Tickets: $10, UALR students free. (501) 569-8993. DOODLEBOPS LIVE 3 and 6:30 p.m. today, Alltel Arena, 1 Alltel Arena Way, North Little Rock. Tickets: $15.75-$42.75. (501) 975-7575. IMPROV LITTLE ROCK Improv workshops, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, The Public Theatre, 616 Center St. Cost: $20 per session. (501) 374-7529.

MURDER AT MACARTHUR PARK

6:15 p.m. Saturday and Monday, MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History, 503 E. Ninth St. Murder mystery dinner theater. Tickets: $42. (501) 868-7287. NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD 10 p.m. today, 8 p.m. Saturday-Tuesday, Studio Theatre, Arkansas Arts Center, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Tickets: $7. (501) 372-4000. SMOKE AND MIRRORS through Nov. 18, Murry's Dinner Playhouse, 6323 Colonel Glenn Road. Dinner 6 p.m., curtain 7:45 Tuesday-Saturday; lunch 11 a.m., curtain 1 p.m. Sunday matinee; dinner 5:30 p.m., curtain 6:45 Sunday. Tickets: $26-$30. (501) 562-3131.

WALKING WITH DINOSAURS: THE LIVE EXPERIENCE 7 p.m. Nov. 7-10, 10:30 a.m. Nov. 9, 3 p.m. Nov. 10, 2 p.m. Nov. 11, Alltel Arena, 1 Alltel Arena Way, North Little Rock. Tickets: $31.75-$66.75. (501) 975-7575. WIT 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays Nov. 2-17, The Weekend Theater, Seventh and Chester streets. Tickets: $14, students and ages 65 and older $10. (501) 374-3761.

AROUND ARKANSAS

ALADDIN AND THE WONDERFUL LAMP

3 p.m. Nov. 3-4, Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St., Springdale. Member tickets: $9, students $5. Non-member tickets: $10, students $6. (479) 751-5441.

ARKANSAS KENNEDY CENTER AMERICAN COLLEGE THEATRE FESTIVAL

Nov. 6-10, Reynolds Performance Hall, University of Central Arkansas, 201 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway. www.uca.edu/theatre or (501) 450-5092. FREE BEAUTIFUL BODIES 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9-10, 13-14, Fowler Center, Arkansas State University, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. Tickets: advance $8, at the door $10. (870) 972-2781. BLITHE SPIRIT through Nov. 4, Center on the Square, 111 W. Arch St., Searcy. Dinner: 6:30 p.m. through Saturday, Nov. 2-3; 12:30 p.m. Nov. 4. Showtimes one hour after dinner. Tickets: $27, ages 65 and older $24; matinee $24, ages 65 and older $21. Show only $13.50. (870) 368-1111. CHRISTMAS BELLES 7 p.m. Nov. 15-16 and 30, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 1, 2 p.m. Dec. 2, Rialto Theatre, 215 E. Broadway, Morrilton. Tickets: $10. Dinner and show, Dec. 1, $20. (501) 477-9955. COSI FAN TUTTE (ACT I) 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8-9, Fine Arts Center Auditorium, University of Arkansas at Monticello. Musical Theatre Workshop. (870) 460-1060. FREE GUYS & DOLLS 7 p.m. Nov. 14-17, 2 p.m. Nov. 18, Woodlands Theater, DeSoto and Balboa boulevards, Hot Springs Village. Tickets: $10. (501) 922-6070. KIDFRIENDS 10 a.m.-noon every second Saturday, Victory Theater, 116 S. Second St., Rogers. Rogers Little Theater group for students ages 8-18. Lessons in theater work. Meeting times may vary. (479) 631-8988. MOON OVER BUFFALO Nov. 2-3, 8- 10, 15-18, Victory Theater, 116 S. Second St., Rogers. Dinner: 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 1 p.m. Sunday. Showtimes one hour later. Dinner and show: $42. Show only $15, children under 12 and students $7.50. (479) 631-8988. THE PILLOWMAN 7:30 p.m. today, Wednesday, Thursday-Nov. 2, Bridges/Larson Theatre, University of Central Arkansas, 201 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway. Tickets: $8, two free with UCA identification. (501) 450-5092. SHAKESPEARE FEST 7 p.m. Nov. 5-6, Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St., Springdale. Scene performances by schoolchildren. (479) 751-5441. FREE

AUDITIONS

ELSON, THE FIRST CHRISTMAS ELF 6 p.m. Monday, Stanley Russ Hall, University of Central Arkansas, 201 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway. Performances Dec. 13-14. (501) 455-6222. THE NORTH FORTY Improvisational comedy troupe looking for musicians. Deadline Nov. 25. isaacslawoffice@gmail.com or (336) 402-3854. SING, DANCE, REPEAT! 5-8 p.m. Nov. 5, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main St. Prepare one-minute monologue, 16 bars of a song. Call to schedule appointment. For ages 10-23. Performance: March 13-23. (501) 378-0445. THE WEEKEND THEATER Seventh and Chester streets. Dancing at Lughnasa and Fat Pig, read from scripts; 10 a.m. Nov. 3, 7 p.m. Nov. 4. Urinetown, bring sheet music, read from script; 10 a.m. Nov. 10, 7 p.m. Nov. 11. (501) 374-3761.

Clubs

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

THE AFTERTHOUGHT 2721 Kavanaugh Blvd. Shows at 8 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday and 9 p.m. Friday and Saturdays. Brenda & Ellis, today-Saturday, $7. Bluesdays, 9 p.m. Tuesdays, free. Blues Boy Jag, Tuesday. First Wednesday bluegrass/Americana night, first Wednesday of the month. Monday Night Jazz, 8 p.m. every Monday, $5 unless otherwise indicated. Jam session, Monday, jammers $1. www. afterthoughtbar.com or (501) 663-1196. CAJUN'S WHARF 2400 Cantrell Road. Ben & Doug, Quadraphonic, today. Greg Madden, Ramona Smith & the Soul Rhythms, Saturday. Halloween Costume Contest and DJ Chucky P, Wednesday. Richie Johnson, The Gettys, Thursday. Some Guy Named Robb, Mean Green Music Machine, Nov. 2. Happy-hour bands start at 5 p.m., headline bands at 8:30 or 9. Cover: free Sunday-Wednesday, $5 after 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. (501) 375-5351.

CORNERSTONE PUB AND GRILL

312 Main St., North Little Rock. Arkansas River Blues Society fundraiser with Dan & Al, Brethren, Cosmic Biscuit, Ending In a Jam, 8 p.m. Saturday, $5. Acoustic singer and guitar, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, free. Ladies night and '80s-retro disc jockey, Thursdays. (501) 374-1782.

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