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Weekend Calendar

By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This article was published October 7, 2010 at 6:24 a.m.

— The Weekend Calendar lists events from around the state that are occurring the weekend after publication. To submit an event for publication please use our calendar form at For more event check our searchable events database at

Art & Exhibits

Central Arkansas

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 ART WALK 5-8 p.m. third Friday of the month, downtown North Little Rock. (501) 340-5305. FREE

ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Art on Tap, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 14; members $15, nonmembers $25. Museum School classes and workshops, $20-$220; Museum School workshops available for children and adults; call for schedule. “Bigger, Better, More: The Art of Viola Frey,” through Nov. 28; $7, children $4. “A Century of Revolution: Mexican Art Since 1910,” through Nov. 21. “Foundation Collection,” “Masterworks,” “Currents in Contemporary Art,” Paul Signac, continuing. Mexican Film Festival, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10. Lectures: “A Century of Revolution,” Sarah Holian, 6 p.m. Oct. 21, $5; Friends of Contemporary Craft with Tom Spleth, 6 p.m. Oct. 24; members $15, nonmembers $20. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. or call (501) 372-4000.

ARKANSAS INLAND MARITIME MUSEUM 120 Riverfront Park Drive, North Little Rock. Tours of USS Razorback, exhibits on naval and submarine history, Pearl Harbor. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday; 1-6 p.m. Sunday. Tours: $6; ages 62 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: $30. Visitors free. (501) 833-8062.

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 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-Thursday. (501) 324-9530. FREE

ARKANSAS STUDIES INSTITUTE 401 President Clinton Ave. Central Arkansas Genealogical and Historical Society: tour with Chris Stewart, 6 p.m. Oct. 14. (501) 320-5711. “Raices,” by x3mex, through Nov. 30. Rotating exhibits from Central Arkansas Library System’s art program with works by Arkansas artists and works related to the state. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 320-5791. FREE

ARKANSAS TREASURER’S OFFICE Room 220, state Capitol. Pottery by Judy Henderson and paintings by Laura Adkins Jones, through Oct. 31. Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 682-1423. FREE

THE ART GROUP 10840 Maumelle Blvd., North Little Rock. “A Taste of Art & Wine,” fall open house with demonstrations, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 14, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Oct. 15-16, noon-4 p.m. Oct. 17. Artist co-op studio and gallery. Works by local artists, continuing. Painting classes available. Call for appointment. (501) 690-2193.

Artistic Edge 10020 N. Rodney Parham Road. Art classes for children and adults. Works by Joan Crews and Vicki Kovaleski. Hours: 1-5 p.m. Tuesday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 1-4 p.m. Saturday. (501) 975-2515 or (501) 554-3950. free

BOSWELL MOUROT FINE ART 5815 Kavanaugh Blvd. Works by the Ebrahimifar family, Saturday-Oct. 30; reception, 6-10 p.m. Saturday. Works by local, national and international artists. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and by appointment. (501) 664-0030.

CALL FOR ENTRIES through Nov. 5, Arkansas Arts Council, 1500 Tower Building, 323 Center St. Performing and visual artists for Arts on Tour roster. (501) 324-9768.

CANTRELL GALLERY 8206 Cantrell Road. “L’esprit de la Fleurs and the People I Have Known,” Rhonda Hicks and Sarah Noebels, through Oct. 30. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 224-1335. FREE

CANVAS COMMUNITY ART GALLERY 1111 W. Seventh St. October exhibit: Young Artist Art Exhibit. Hours: 5-7 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday and by appointment. (501) 940-9018.

CHROMA GALLERY 5707 Kavanaugh Blvd. Works by Robin Roberts, Robert Reep, 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. Headed to the White House, through Nov. 21. 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.

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

GALERIE BAILEY 27 Rahling Circle. More than 30 artists featured. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 804-0194. free

GALLERY 26 2601 Kavanaugh Blvd., Suite 1. “95 Percent in the Moment,” Adrienne Taylor, Rita Henry, Nancy Nolan, through Oct. 30. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 664-8996. FREE

GREG THOMPSON FINE ART 429 Main St., North Little Rock. “Arkansas Landscapes,” Barry Thomas, through Nov. 13. Southern Regionalists: Carroll Cloar, William Dunlap, Glennray Tutor, Donald Roller Wilson, Louis Freund. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. or (501) 664-2787.

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

THE HEIGHTS GALLERY 5801 Kavanaugh Blvd. “Three Women Who Paint,” through Oct. 15. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 664-2772. FREE

HISTORIC ARKANSAS MUSEUM 200 E. Third St. “Eclectic Collector: The Model Trains of Bill Albright,” Friday-March 14; reception, 5-8 p.m. Friday. “Natural Wonders: Paintings and Drawings by Laura Terry,” through Dec. 5. “Aspects of Abstraction: Donnie Copeland and Gene Sparling,” through Oct. 31. “We Walk in Two Worlds: The Caddo, Osage and Quapaw in Arkansas,” “The Arkansas-Born Bowie Knife and Modern Bladesmithing”; interactive children’s exhibits, puppet theater and more, all continuing. 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.

JACKSONVILLE MUSEUM OF MILITARY HISTORY 100 Veterans Circle, Jacksonville. Exhibits on the military from Civil War to present. Based on Jacksonville’s Arkansas Ordnance Plant from World War II. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Admission: $3, current and retired military $2, ages 5-18 $1. (501) 241-1943.

JETTY BONES GALLERY 16928 Colonel Glenn Road. “The Old West.” Hours: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Fridays. (501) 821-3448. FREE

THE KAVANAUGH CO. 2017 Kavanaugh Blvd. American Art by 10 local artists. Art classes offered. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 372-3270.

THE KETZ GALLERY 705 Main St., North Little Rock. Recent works by Rene Hein, through Nov. 1. Works by local artists. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. (501) 529-6330. FREE

LAMAN LIBRARY EXHIBIT HALL 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. “Small Works on Paper: Retro Works,” through Monday. Hours: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 758-1720. FREE

LITTLE ROCK CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE 2125 Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive. Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (501) 374-1957. FREE

LOCAL COLOUR 5811 Kavanaugh Blvd. Artist co-op studio gallery. Exhibit of 27 local artists, continuing. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 265-0422. FREE

LOUIE’s UNIQUE FRAMING AND GALLERY 1509 Mart Drive, Suite A. Works by Doris Williamson Mapes and landscapes by Harry Buckley, continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. (501) 907-6240. FREE

M2 GALLERY Pleasant Ridge Town Center, 11525 Cantrell Road, Suite 918. Works by Danny Broadway, Lauren Embree jewelry, Todd Williams, David Walker, Chad Demoro and Morgan McMurry. Hours: 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and by appointment. or (501) 225-6257.

MACARTHUR MUSEUM OF ARKANSAS MILITARY HISTORY 503 E. Ninth St. “In Search of Pancho Villa,” 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. Alger Cadet Gun exhibit, continuing. Ongoing exhibits depict Arkansas’ military heritage. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. (501) 376-4602. FREE


WATERCOLORISTS 7-9 p.m. third Wednesday of each month, Arkansas Arts Center, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Membership: $35., or (501) 224-2730. FREE

MOSAIC TEMPLARS CULTURAL CENTER 501 W. Ninth St. “The Fine Art of Jazz,” through Jan. 7. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 683-3593. FREE

MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY 500 President Clinton Ave. Uncorked: Mad Scientist Mash!, 7 p.m. Oct. 21, $100. Professor Bob’s Brain Stew, Oct. 28-30. Saturday Discoveries for grades K-6, 1-4 p.m. second Saturday of each month, $20. “Harry’s Big Adventure: My Bug World!” through Jan. 9. “Illusion Confusion,” through March. “Tech Lab,” “Imagination Station,” “Room to Grow,” animal shows, electric shows continuing. “Wiggle Worm Discoveries,” 10 a.m. Tuesday. Paws, Claws and Tails, first Saturday of the month. Museum 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. Pay What You Can Second Sundays. or (501) 396-7050.

OLD STATE HOUSE MUSEUM 300 W. Markham St. “Early Arkansas Medicine,” with speaker E. Mitchell Singleton. “Arkansas/Arkansaw: A State and Its Reputation,” through March 4, 2012. “Badges, Bandits and Bars: Arkansas Law & Justice,” through March 6. Permanent exhibits: “Arkansas’ First Ladies Gowns”; 1836 House of Representatives Chamber; “Pillars of Power,” history of the Old State House; “On the Stump: Arkansas Politics, 1819-1919”; “First Families of Arkansas”; “As Long as Life Shall Last: The Legacy of Arkansas Women.” Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 324-9685. FREE

PHILANDER SMITH COLLEGE DONALD W. REYNOLDS LIBRARY AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER Chester Street and Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive. Permanent collection of works by 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. Admission: $3, children ages 6-12 $2, plus tax. (501) 961-1409.

REED’S BRIDGE BATTLEFIELD Arkansas 161 and South First Street, Jacksonville. Replica 1850s homestead, battlefield tours. Hours: daylight, daily. (501) 241-1943. 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 $1; children under 6 free. (501) 351-0300 or (501) 351-5737.

SCULPTURE AT THE RIVER MARKET INVITATIONAL SHOW AND SALE 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 17, River Market Pavilion. Free admission. Preview party, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 15, $100. or (866) 661-7876.

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

THE SHOWROOM 2313 Cantrell Road. Local artists: Cathy Burge, Jan Gartrell, Maryam Moeeni, Wayne Fowler, Sandy Hubler, Lyle Cogbill, Doug Gorrell and international artist Gino Hollander. Hours: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 372-7373. FREE

STATE CAPITOL GALLERIES “Call of Duty: Arkansans at War,” continuing. Hours: 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. (501) 683-3187.

STEPHANO’S FINE ART GALLERY 5501 Kavanaugh Blvd., Suite C. Works by various artists. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. (501) 563-4218. FREE

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

THEA FOUNDATION Fourth and Main streets, North Little Rock. “Images of the American South Exhibition and Sale: The Art of V.L. Cox,” 6-9 p.m. today, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday. (501) 379-9512. FREE

THEA PAVES THE WAY 8:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave. Sidewalk chalk art event. (501) 379-9512.

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. “El Grito (The Cry for Independence),” through Sunday. Arkansas Arts Council Small Works on Paper, through Oct. 31. “Nosotras: Portraits of Latinas,” Oct. 21-Nov. 30. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 569-8977. FREE

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 MUSEUM OF NATURAL RESOURCES Arkansas 7, south of Smackover. Exhibits and displays on oil and the south Arkansas oil boom. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (870) 725-2877. FREE

ARKANSAS RIVER VALLEY ARTS CENTER 1001 E. B St., Russellville. October exhibit: The Porcelain Club of Russellville. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday. (479) 968-2452.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY MUSEUM 320 University Loop West Circle, Jonesboro. “GPS Adventures Arkansas,” 10:30 a.m. Saturday. “Portals of the Soul,” through July 2011. 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.-7 p.m. Tuesday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Donations accepted. (870) 972-2074.

ART CHURCH STUDIOS 301 Whittington Ave., Hot Springs. October Exhibit: “Altered Egos,” exhibit of tribal masks. Knitter group, 6-8 p.m. Mondays. Art in Motion Art classes for all ages and skill levels, call for schedules and prices. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, 5-9 p.m. first and third Fridays of the month. or (501) 282-8342 or (501) 282-8343. FREE

THE ARTS & SCIENCE CENTER FOR SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS 701 Main St., Pine Bluff. 3-D costume workshop for grades 3-10, 1-4 p.m. Oct. 16 and 23; members $50, nonmembers $85. “Science & Art,” through Dec. 30. Family Fun Day, 1-4 p.m. Saturday. Autumn Adult Cooking Classes, call for schedule and location; per class, members $25, nonmembers $60. “Expressions From the Permanent Collection,” continuing. Education programs for adults and children; call for schedule and tuition. 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: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. (870) 793-3382.

BAUXITE MUSEUM 6707 Benton Road, Bauxite. Domestic and industrial exhibits on company-owned town and industry. Hours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, 1:30-4 p.m. Sunday. (501) 557-9858. FREE

BAYSIDE ART GALLERY Arkansas 330 and Greenwood Road, Fairfield Bay. Works by 30 local artists. Watch North Central Arkansas Artist League members at work. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-noon Monday. (501) 825-7084.

BRADBURY GALLERY Fowler Center, Arkansas State University, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. “Este Caballo/Esta Familia,” Shelley Gipson and Kimberly Boyd Vickery, Oct. 14-Nov. 19; reception, 5-7 p.m. Oct. 14. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday. (870) 972-2567. FREE

CARMEN’S ART AND ANTIQUES 1022 Oak St., Conway. Works by artists including Weldon Ball, Kevin Bell, Andrew Dycus, Lois Girogis, Gene Hatfield, Renee James, Pat Larsen, Maryann Schigur, Gary Scroggs, Cecilia Sloat, Rand Smith. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 327-6978.

CHAFFEE CROSSING MUSEUM DISTRICT 803 Terry Road, Fort Chaffee, near Fort Smith. District includes Fort Chaffee Barbershop Museum, Vietnam Veterans Museum and Enchanted Doll Museum. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday and Friday. (479) 783-8888. 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.

COLOR FEST 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Oct. 22-23, Ponca Elk Education Center, Arkansas 43, Ponca. Outdoor art exhibit with Arkansas artists, local schools, photography workshop. (870) 861-2432. FREE

CONWAY ARTWALK 5-8 p.m. third Thursday of the month, downtown Conway. (501) 329-8249. FREE

CROSS COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL 5-7 p.m. Oct. 19, Cross County Library, 410 Merriman Ave., Wynne. Presenting artist Pam Hinchey Gaskin. (870) 238-9669.

CRYSTAL BRIDGES AT THE MASSEY 125 W. Central Ave., Bentonville. “Danny Lyon: The Bikeriders,” through Oct. 31. Lunchtime Movie at the Massey: Art21: Contemporary Photographers, noon-1 p.m. Friday. ArtBuzz: Through the Eye of the Camera, 11 a.m.-noon Oct. 22. 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. FREE

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. “Rising High Water Blues: The 1927 Flood in the Arkansas Delta,” “Rhythm and Roots: Items and Images for the Delta Cultural Center Permanent Collection,” continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-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 exhibit. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (870) 338-4350 or (800) 358-0972. FREE

EAST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE, 1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City. Works by Jim Gatling, through Dec. 18. Hours: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. (870) 633-4480.

fairfield bay library 369 Dave Creek Parkway, Fairfield Bay. Works by Anne Strawn today. Hours: 1-4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday; 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday. (501) 884-6476. FREE

FINE ARTS CENTER 610 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Art Jam, 6-9 p.m. third Tuesday of each month. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon-4 p.m. Saturday. (501) 624-0489. FREE

FIRE OM EARTH STUDIO 872 Mill Hollow Road, Eureka Springs. Tai chi, bellyogachi, drumming, shoemaking, raku classes; call for prices and schedules. (479) 363-9402.

FORT SMITH ART CENTER 423 N. Sixth St., Fort Smith. Artistry in America discussion group, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. second and fourth Tuesday of each month. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (479) 784-2787. FREE

fort smith museum of history 320 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. “Boom and Slash!: Weapons From the Museum’s Collection,” through Oct. 14. “Return to the Commissary,” Oct. 21-January. Admission: adults $5, ages 6-15 $2, ages 6 and under free. (479) 783-7841.

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

GARLAND COUNTY LIBRARY 1427 Malvern Ave., Hot Springs. “Darfur: Photojournalists Respond,” through Sunday. Hours: 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday, Friday, Saturday; 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 12:30-5:30 p.m. Sunday. (501) 623-4161 or (501) 922-4483. FREE

GARVAN WOODLAND GARDENS 550 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Admission: $8.75, ages 55 and older $7.75, children 6-12 $4.50. or (800) 366-4664.

GEORGE DOMBEK OPEN STUDIO 2-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 844 Blue Springs Road, Goshen. or (479) 442-8976.

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 Red River Expedition gallery, World War II gallery, Arkla Gas gallery, Vietnam War exhibit, Grant County History exhibit, antique cars. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission: $3, students $1. (870) 942-4496.

GUACHOYA CULTURAL ART CENTER 1625 U.S. 65 at the intersection of U.S. 82 south, Lake Village. Student art exhibit, through Nov. 30. Pumpkin Contest, drop-off Oct. 26, judging 5 p.m. Oct 28. Yoga classes: ages 10-15, 3:45-4:45 p.m.; ages 16 and up, 5:15-6:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday through Nov. 4. Guitar and bass lessons: ages 10-16, 3:45-4:45 p.m.; ages 16 and up, 5:15-6:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday through Nov. 4. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. (870) 265-6077. FREE

HEMINGWAY-PFEIFFER MUSEUM AND EDUCATIONAL CENTER 1021 W. Cherry St., Piggott. “The Piggott Connection,” “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.

HENDERSON STATE UNIVERSITY Arkadelphia. Huie Library: Hours: 7:30 a.m.-midnight Monday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m.-midnight Sunday. (870) 230-5036. FREE

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

INDIAN ROCK VILLAGE 265 Dave Creek Drive, Fairfield Bay. Exhibit by Charlotte Rierson and Melva King, through October; reception, 2-4 p.m. Oct. 17. Hours: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. daily. (501) 884-3283. FREE

LINDA PALMER GALLERY 800 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Works by Doyle Young, Peter Lippincott, Ellen Alderson, Sara Tole, Jan Leek and Linda Palmer. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 620-3063. FREE

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. Continuing hands-on learning exhibits. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Admission: $8; ages 62 and older and children ages 2-12, $7. (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

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 age 5 and under free with adult. (501) 727-5427.

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART 425 Central Ave., Hot Springs. A Taste of Fall wine and food, 3-5 p.m. Sunday, $30. “Living in Three Centuries,” Mark Story, through November. Works by Hessam Abrishami, through October. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Admission: $5, 12 and under free. (501) 609-9966.

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. North Central Arkansas Artist League, through October. Hours: 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 884-6100. FREE

OUACHITA ART TRAILS STUDIO TOUR 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, around Mena. Register at Mena Art Gallery, 607 Mena St., Mena. (479) 394-3880. FREE

OZARK HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER U.S. 65, Clinton. North Central Arkansas Artist League, through Nov. 7. Hours: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. daily. (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

QUEEN ANNE MANSION HOUSE MUSEUM 115 W. Van Buren St., Eureka Springs. Decorative arts, art gallery, architecture. Tours: self-guided $15, docent-led $25. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Monday, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. (479) 363-6291.

REGIONAL ARTS CENTER Fourth Street and Texas Boulevard, Texarkana. “The Art of Scouting: A BSA Centennial Celebration,” through Jan. 5. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday. (903) 792-4992. FREE

RICIANO ART GALLERY 833 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Paintings, drawings, photographs and sculpture by local, national and international artists. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. (501) 339-3751. free

ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM 322 S. Second St., Rogers. “Honky Tonk: Portraits of Country Music 1972-1981,” through Nov. 6. “Rogers Auto-Biography: An Automotive History of Rogers,” “Buried Dreams,” through 2011. “Building Rogers,” through December 2011. Exhibits on area history, hands-on area for children, guided tours of 1895 Hawkins House, research library. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. or (479) 621-1154. FREE

ROUND ABOUT ARTIST STUDIO TOUR 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 15-16, 1-4 p.m. Oct. 17, studios in Arkadelphia area. or (870) 245-3612.

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. “All Dressed Up,” through Jan. 22. 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.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, noon-3 p.m. Saturday. 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

SUDS GALLERY 312 Aplin Ave., Perryville. Works by local artists. Hours: noon-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, noon-6 p.m. Wednesday-Friday. (501) 766-7584.

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

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS 201 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway. Baum Gallery of Fine Art, McCastlain Hall, Room 145: “Baum MFA Biennial Competitive Exhibition: Paintings by Balingit-Lefils and McFarlane,” through Oct. 28; “Fatalistic Realities: Photography by Julie Blackmon,” and “Aqua Bomb,” Sandra Luckett, through Oct. 28. McCastlain Hall Fireplace Room: “Exuberant Color: Paintings and Ceramic by Allie Maxwell Nottingham,” through Oct. 30; reception, 4-6 p.m. Oct. 28. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday. (501) 450-5793. FREE


Central Arkansas

ARKANSAS CHAPTER PARENTS WITHOUT PARTNERS 4521 W. 65th St. Weekly dance, 8-11 p.m. every Saturday. Dance instruction and social hour, 7 p.m. Cost: members $5, nonmembers $6. (501) 568-4476.

ARKANSAS FESTIVAL BALLET STUDIOS Breckenridge Village, 10301 Rodney Parham Road. Pre-professional and professional classical ballet training, auditions free; 6 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m. Saturday, $10 per class. (501) 227-5320.

AT THE BARRE 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14-15, Arkansas Festival Ballet studios, Breckenridge Village, 10301 N. Rodney Parham Road. Arkansas Festival Ballet performances. Wine bar opens 6:30. Tickets: $15. (501) 227-4320.

BALLROOM DANCE 7-10 p.m. every third Thursday of the month, Senior Citizen Center, 401 Pershing Road, North Little Rock. Warren Crow Band. Admission: $7. (501) 753-5202.

BELLY DANCE CLASSES Unity Church, 2610 Reservoir Road. Beginner belly dance with Raye, 6-7 p.m. $10 an hour for six weeks. or (501) 554-1200.

BESS CHISUM STEPHENS COMMUNITY CENTER 12th and Cleveland streets. Little Rock Country Dancers, 7-9 p.m. first, second and third 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.; members $10, guests $13;, (501) 664-4268. 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) 690-0864. Square Dance, 1:30-3:30 p.m. every Thursday, $3. (501) 490-1197.

BURNS PARK DANCING 7-10 p.m. third Saturday of the month, Burns Park Hospitality House, Burns Park, North Little Rock. Polka, waltz and potluck supper. Admission: $10. (501) 680-2994.

THE CALL 7 p.m. Oct. 22, First Baptist Church, 62 Pleasant Valley Drive. Petra Ballet Company production. (501) 227-0010. FREE

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.

THE COUNTRY PLACE 101 Hudson St., Jacksonville. Dancing, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Family entertainment, no alcohol. Admission: $3. (501) 539-0448 or (501) 680-9415.

Dancing Into Dreamland Dance Contest Auditions 6 p.m. Oct. 25, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main St. For gala event, entries due Oct. 20. or (501) 255-5700.

GERMAN AMERICAN DANCE CLUB 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. Family entertainment, line dancing. No alcohol. Call for directions. Admission: $4. (501) 397-5583 or (501) 730-5013.

IRISH DANCE CLASSES every Wednesday and Thursday, Parkwood Center, 6805 W. 12th St., Suite C. Beginning to advanced, hard and soft shoe; children, adults. Instructor: Judy McCafferty. Cost: $10 per week. (501) 851-3979.

IRISH DANCE CLASSES 7:30 p.m. every Thursday, 3411 Idlewild Ave., North Little Rock; 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. every Saturday, 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Dancers’ Studio, 3515 Old Cantrell Road; 6 p.m. every Thursday, 11:30 a.m. every Saturday, 22 Campden Hill Road, Sherwood. Beginning to advanced adults, teens, children, soft shoe, hard shoe, group. Country set dancing for adults Tuesday nights, $10 per class. Instructor: Mary Rose O’Donovan Fansler. Cost: $40 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.

JAZZ DANCE WORKSHOP 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, University of Arkansas at Little Rock Dance Studios, 2801 S. University Ave. Thea Foundation, Dance Coalition and Arkansas Dance Network event. With Broadway star Bill Hastings. Ages 14-22. Cost: $20. or (501) 681-2556.

THE LEGION 315 E. Capitol Ave. Dance with Warren Crow, 7-11 p.m. every Sunday. Karaoke with Richard Estes, 7-10 p.m. Thursdays, free. Ballroom dancing with Lisa Kirkpatrick; lessons 7-8 p.m. and dancing 8-10 p.m. Mondays, $7. Smoke-free. Parking-lot attendant on duty. All events $5 unless otherwise indicated. (501) 372-8762.

LET’S DANCE 7509 Cantrell Road. Beginner Country Western Two-Step Class, 7 p.m. Mondays. Silver Waltz for couples, 7 p.m. Wednesdays. (501) 663-7724. Arkansas Ballroom Dance Association, 8-11 p.m. second and fourth Saturdays. Latin dancing, third and fifth Fridays. Admission: members $7, guests $10. (501) 227-7858 or (501) 821-2086. Beginner ballroom class, 7-8 p.m. every Monday, intermediate class 8-9 p.m. Mondays. (501) 663-7724.

OAK GROVE JAMBOREE 7-10 p.m. Saturdays, 10502 MacArthur Drive, North Little Rock. Uptown country and old-time rock ’n’ roll. No drinking or smoking. Admission $4. (501) 690-4190.

POLKAS AND WALTZES 7-10 p.m. third Saturday of the month, Hospitality House, Burns Park, North Little Rock. German American Club event. Dancing and potluck supper. Admission: $10. (501) 680-2994.

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BENTON SENIOR ADULT CENTER South and Jefferson streets, Benton. Dance 7-10 p.m. every Tuesday. Admission: $5; no alcohol. (501) 776-0255.

BILL’S COUNTRY DANCE U.S. 67, Exit 25, to Arkansas 319, Ward. CMC Band, 7-10 p.m. Fridays, $5. Alcohol-free. (501) 726-3657 or (501) 327-2396.

THE CALL 7 p.m. Oct. 24, James H. Clark Auditorium, First Baptist Church, 2300 Prince St., Conway. Petra Ballet Company production. (501) 329-5648. FREE

COMMUNITY DANCE first and third Fridays of the month, Quapaw Community Center, 500 Quapaw Ave., Hot Springs. Lessons, 7 p.m. Dancing, 8 p.m. (501) 617-6042.

CORONADO CENTER Hot Springs Village. Village A-Team square dancers, 7-9 p.m. every Wednesday. Level: advanced. Cost: $5. DeSoto Square Dance Club, 7:30-9:30 p.m. every Thursday. Level: Mainstream/Plus. Cost: $5. Both with caller Dave Towry. or (501) 922-3513.

COUNTRY DANCE 7 p.m. Fridays, American Legion, Olive Street, Malvern. Classic country and early rock music. No alcohol, drugs, smoking. (870) 718-9440.

COUNTRY MUSIC CONNECTION 173 Arkansas 11, between Morning Sun and Higginson. Dancing, 7-10 p.m. Saturdays. Cost: $5. (501) 593-5372.

DANCE LESSONS 7:30-9:30 p.m. every Friday, North Forty Club, Interstate 40 and Arkansas 7, Russellville. Swing, ballroom, Cajun, line, circle and couples dances. Bands follow at 9:30 p.m. for open dancing. Taught by Joy Murphy. Admission: $4. (479) 968-1620.

FAULKNER COUNTY SENIOR CENTER 1620 Donaghey Ave., Conway. Country dance, 6:30-9 p.m. Fridays. Family atmosphere. Country and rockabilly music by Route 66. Potluck dinner third Friday of the month. Admission: $4. (501) 327-2895.

HAPPY FEET DANCE CLUB 7-10 p.m. every Friday, Senior Center, Dave Creek Parkway and Snead Drive, Fairfield Bay. For singles, families, senior citizens. Donations accepted. (501) 884-6662. FREE

HOME FOLKS’ JAMBOREE 7-10 p.m. Saturdays, 1410 N. Beech St., Beebe. Country music, two-step, waltz, 1950s rock ‘n’ roll. Cover: $4, children under 12 $1.50. (501) 882-3597.

HOUSTON COUNTRY DANCE 7-10 p.m. Saturdays, Houston Country, 2268 Arkansas 60 E., Houston. Dance with Houston Country Band. Admission: $5. (501) 759-2056.

HULA DANCE 11 a.m. Saturdays, outside Lost Springs golf area, 2501 N. 22nd St., Rogers. For active adults. (941) 323-6565.

JAZZ DANCE WORKSHOP 1:30-6:30 p.m. Sunday, University of Arkansas HPER Building, Room 220, 155 Stadium Drive, Fayetteville. Thea Foundation, Dance Coalition and Arkansas Dance Network event. With Broadway star Bill Hastings. Ages 14-22. Cost: $20. or (501) 681-2556.

NEW HOT SPRINGS SINGLES CLUB 6 p.m. every Friday, Margarita’s Mexican Restaurant, 1607 Albert Pike, Hot Springs. Dinner followed by socializing and dancing. (501) 922-9221. FREE

NORTH PLAZA DANCE 1515 N. Business 9, Morrilton. Farris Holliman and the Rhythm Masters, 7-10 p.m. every Saturday. No smoking or alcohol. Admission: $4. (501) 354-1667.

SOPHISTICATED LADIES TAP AND JAZZ Mondays and Wednesdays, Riordan Hall, Bella Vista. Men and women of all skill levels. Call for class schedules. (479) 876-1324, (479) 876-5654 or (479) 876-1355.

SPA CITY BOP AND SWING DANCE CLUB 7 p.m. every second, fourth and fifth Friday of the month, VFW, 2231 E. Grand Ave., Hot Springs. Social dancing. Free lessons with $20 membership, 7 p.m. Thursdays. Friday admission: $2. or (501) 760-7375.

SUGARLOAF DANCE CENTER 7-10 p.m. every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, Arkansas 110 East, Heber Springs. Country and rock music. Family atmosphere. No drinking or smoking. Donations accepted. (501) 206-0826. FREE


Central Arkansas

CLASSIC FILM SERIES 7 p.m. second Tuesday of the month. Market Street Cinema, 1521 Merrill Drive. Friday the 13th, Tuesday. Admission: $5, children under 12 free. (501) 312-8900.

IMAX AEROSPACE EDUCATION CENTER AND EPISPHERE PLANETARIUM 3301 E. Roosevelt Road (near Little Rock National Airport). Family Night, 7, 8 and 9 p.m. shows Fridays, $5.50, popcorn and soda free. 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. Admission: IMAX $5.50-$7.50; EpiSphere $5.50. (501) 376-4629.

THE METROPOLITAN OPERA Breckenridge Village, 1200 Breckenridge Drive; Tinseltown Benton, 17314 Interstate 30, Benton. Das Rheingold, noon Saturday. Tickets: $24, ages 65 and older $22, children $18; or (501) 776-2282 (Benton) or (501) 224-0990 (Breckenridge).

Around Arkansas

CAPTURED LIVE FROM THE MET Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall, University of Central Arkansas, 201 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway. Transmissions of Metropolitan Opera productions: Das Rheingold, 2 p.m. Sunday; Boris Godunov, 2 p.m. Oct. 24. Tickets: $15, students $5. (501) 450-2365.

COPS 7 p.m. Oct. 19, Administration Auditorium, Harding University, 915 E. Market Ave., Searcy. Silent film with live score performance by Harding Wind Ensemble. (501) 279-4343. FREE

HOT SPRINGS DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL Oct. 15-24, Malco Theatre Complex, 819 Central Avenue, Hot Springs. Tickets: single film $5, 1-day pass $25, 3-day pass $50, festival pass $150. or (501) 321-4747.


Central Arkansas

BARNES & NOBLE BOOKSELLERS 11500 Financial Centre Parkway. Storytime, 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday. Orient Express Club, 6 p.m. first Sunday of every month. Churlish Knaves Book Club, 7 p.m. last Monday of every month. The Reel Bookclub, 7:30 p.m. last Wednesday of every month. (501) 954-7646. FREE

BOOKS-A-MILLION 2747 Lakewood Village Drive, North Little Rock. Book signing: Surviving in an Angry World, Charles Stanley, noon Oct. 14. (501) 771-7581.

CENTRAL ARKANSAS LIBRARY SYSTEM’S MAIN LIBRARY 100 Rock St. Family History Month: genealogy course for adults and children, 3:30-5 p.m. Oct. 19, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Oct. 23. J.N. Heiskell Distinguished Lecture: Nick Basbanes, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 14. Lincoln Cabinet Meeting recreation, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 28. One Community One Book: Across Five Aprils, Irene Hunt, reading, music, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 30. It’s Always Something Tuesday lunch series, noon-1 p.m. Tuesdays. Family Fun Night, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. After-School Antics, 4 p.m. Thursdays. Toddler Storytime, 9:30 a.m. Fridays. Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Fridays. Saturday Afternoon Fun, 3 p.m. Saturdays. (501) 918-3000. 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. All interested parties welcome. Membership: $20. or (501) 982-1793.

IF ALL ARKANSAS READ THE SAME BOOK 7 p.m. Oct. 29, R.J. Wills Lecture Hall, Pulaski Technical College, North Little Rock. An evening with Charlaine Harris. Reservations required. or (501) 682-2874.

PENPOINT WRITERS GROUP 2 p.m. fourth Saturday of the month, Amy Sanders Library, 31 Shelby Drive, Sherwood. Discussions, readings, critiques. First three visits free, $15 per year. (501) 982-1793.

RIVER MARKET POETS 10 a.m.-noon every second Saturday, Central Arkansas Library System’s Main Library, 100 Rock St. (501) 603-0290. FREE

WORDSWORTH BOOKS & CO. 5920 R St. Book signing: A New Strategy for the War on Cancer, Terry Thompson, 3 p.m. Oct. 25. (501) 663-9198. FREE

Around Arkansas

GATHERING OF AUTHORS 2-8 p.m. Oct. 23, Four State Fairground, Texarkana. Book signings, kid’s corner. Benefits St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. (903) 701-1205.

JITTERBUG COFFEEHOUSE 111 W. Main St., Heber Springs. Poetry readings, 7 p.m. second Friday of the month. (501) 827-0363. FREE

ONE BOOK, ONE COMMUNITY 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 19, University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton, University Boulevard, Morrilton. Book discussion groups about Belle in the Slouch Hat, by Mimi Mathis. (501) 977-2033.

THAT BOOKSTORE IN BLYTHEVILLE 316 W. Main St., Blytheville. Uplifting Book Club meeting, 2 p.m. every second Sunday. (870) 763-3333. FREE

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS Fayetteville. Winthrop Rockefeller Distinguished Lecture Series: Jonathan Kozol, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 26, Verizon Ballroom, Arkansas Union. (479) 575-3138.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS 201 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway. Reading: Sick of Nature and Return of the Osprey, David Gessner, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, College of Business building. (501) 450-3293. FREE


Central Arkansas

AMERICAN GUILD OF ORGANISTS CONCERT 8 p.m. Friday, First Presbyterian Church, 800 Scott St. Jonathan Ryan performs. (501) 519-1256. FREE

ARKANSAS CELTIC MUSIC SOCIETY 7-9 p.m. second and fourth Mondays of the month, Khalil’s Pub, 110 S. Shackleford Road. Musicians welcome. Must be 21. or (501) 602-5508. FREE

ARKANSAS DULCIMER SOCIETY 2-4 p.m. first Saturday of the month, Pulaski Heights Baptist Church, 2200 Kavanaugh Blvd. Mountain dulcimer, hammered dulcimer and autoharp players. Annual membership: $12. Meeting free. (501) 661-1129.

ARKANSAS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Robinson Center Music Hall, Markham Street and Broadway. Halloween Spookfest, 8 p.m. Oct. 16, 3 p.m. Oct. 17; $16-$65, students $10, children free with paying adult Sunday. “Titan”: Mozart, Strauss, Mahler; 8 p.m. Oct. 30, 3 p.m. Oct. 31; tickets: $14-$48, students $10; children free with paying adult Sunday. (501) 666-1761.

CARRIE UNDERWOOD 7 p.m. Tuesday, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. Tickets: $45.55-$67.15. (800) 745-3000.

AN EVENING OF JAZZ 7:30 p.m. every fourth Friday, Hall of Stars, 5001 W. 34th St. With Lorenzo “Ren” Smith and friend. Admission: $10. (501) 590-0177 or (501) 838-0205.

AN EVENING WITH AL GREEN 6 p.m. Oct. 28, Statehouse Convention Center. Gala for Hope benefiting Arkansas Baptist College Capital Campaign Fund. Tickets: $250. (501) 244-5139.

FORWARD AND BACH AGAIN 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1000 N. Mississippi St.; 3 p.m. Oct. 17, Clinton Presidential Center. Arkansas Chamber Singers concert. Tickets: advance $15, ages 65 and older and students $10; at the door $18, senior citizens and students $12. (501) 377-1121.

JAZZ LOVERS 6 p.m. every second Sunday, 7:30 p.m. every fourth Friday, Hall of Stars, Tri-State International Building, 5001 W. 34th St. With Lorenzo “Ren” Smith. (501) 838-0205 or (501) 590-0177.

NATURAL STATE BRASS BAND 3 p.m. Sunday, St. James United Methodist Church, 321 Pleasant Valley Drive. (501) 217-8785. FREE

NICKELBACK 6 p.m. Sunday, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. With Buckcherry. Tickets: $55.95-$80.35. (800) 745-3000.

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

ROB ZOMBIE AND ALICE COOPER Oct. 21, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. Tickets: $39.75-$49.75. (800) 745-3000.

ROCKSTAR LOUNGE 6:30-10:30 p.m. today, Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave. Music by Aerosmith tribute band Draw the Line, food, drinks. Benefits Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. Tickets: $75. (501) 526-2277.

THURSDAYS ON THE PLAZA 7 p.m. second Thursday of the month, William F. Laman Library, 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. Susan Shore and Michael Cockram, Oct. 14. (501) 758-1720. FREE

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK 2801 S. University Ave. Faculty and guest artists recital, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21; free but tickets required. Arkansas Saxophone Quartet, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22. Halle-boo-ya! by UALR Community Chorus, noon Oct. 29. UALR Percussion Ensemble, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29. (501) 569-3294. FREE

Around Arkansas

THE ACOUSTICATZ 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15, Woodlands Auditorium, Hot Springs Village. Hot Springs/Hot Springs Village Symphony Guild event. Tickets: $10. (501) 922-2567.

ARKANSAS BLUES AND HERITAGE FESTIVAL today-Saturday, downtown Helena. Performers include B.B. King, Dr. John and Taj Mahal. General admission: $25. or (870) 338-8327.

ARKANSAS CELTIC MUSIC SOCIETY 7-9 p.m. first Wednesday of the month, Something Brewing, 1156 Front St., Conway; 7-9 p.m. third Wednesday of the month, Mickie’s Bluefish Grill, 755 Club Lane, Conway. Musicians welcome. or (501) 602-5508. FREE

ARKANSAS JAZZ EXPERIENCE 6-8:15 p.m. fourth Friday of every month, Quapaw Bathhouse, downtown Hot Springs. Admission: $10. (501) 767-5482.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. Barrage, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14. Tickets: $20-$30, faculty and staff $16-$24, ages 65 and older and students $15-$23, ASU students $6-$10. (870) 972-2781.

BARTLETT FLUTE CHOIR 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Woman’s Progressive Club, 333 Merriman Ave., Wynne. (870) 238-5566. FREE

BEN COULTER 5-9 p.m. Fridays, Crosswalk, 2714 Central Ave., Hot Springs. (870) 918-4166. FREE

BLUESDAY TUESDAYS 7 p.m. second Tuesday of each month, Newport Country Club, 703 Walker Drive, Newport. (870) 972-3486. FREE

CALL FOR MEMBERS Pine Bluff Community Band. Rehearsals 5:30-7 p.m. Thursdays, First United Methodist Church, Sixth and Chestnut streets, Pine Bluff. or (870) 543-9917 or (870) 718-7087.

CALL FOR MEMBERS Van Buren County Community Band. Rehearsals every Monday, Clinton High School band room, 851 Yellowjacket Lane, Clinton. (501) 745-3633.

CASTING CROWNS 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22, Summit Arena, 134 Convention Blvd., Hot Springs. Tickets: $24.55-$53.75. (800) 745-3000.

CHRIS ISAAK 7 p.m. Tuesday, Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Tickets: $48-$88. (479) 443-5600.

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.

GOSPEL TALENT EXTRAVAGANZA Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 Main St., Pine Bluff. Auditions for gospel competition for ages 15 and older. Application deadline: Oct. 15. Audition fee: $5. or (870) 536-3375.

Harding University 915 E. Market Ave., Searcy. Mostly Mozart concert by Harding String Quartet and Community Orchestra, 7 p.m. Tuesday. (501) 279-4343. FREE

JAZZ CABARET 6 p.m. Friday, Quapaw Community Center, 500 Quapaw Ave., Hot Springs. Silent auction. Performers Jay Payette Trio featuring Fedett “Lady J” Johnson. Cost: advance $15, at the door $20. (501) 623-9922.

KASU BLUE MONDAY CONCERTS 7 p.m. first Monday of the month, Sheffield’s Restaurant, Main Street, downtown Jonesboro. (870) 972-2200. FREE

KORNER KAFE 20204 U.S. 62, Gateway. Jazz, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Fridays. (479) 721-5370. FREE

LITTLE BIG TOWN 7 p.m. Sunday, Arkansas State University at Mountain Home, Mountain Home. With Riverbilly. Tickets: advance $25-$85, day of show $30-$90. or (800) 965-9324.

LIVE AT FIVE 5-7 p.m. first Friday of the month, Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 S. Main St., Pine Bluff. Admission: members $5, nonmembers $10. (870) 536-3375.

MENA COMMUNITY CHOIR 6:30-8 p.m. every Monday, First Presbyterian Church, Ninth and Church streets, Mena. Call for members. (479) 243-0042.

RICKY SKAGGS AND KENTUCKY THUNDER 7 p.m. Oct. 15, East Arkansas Community College Forrest City, 1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City. Tickets: $50. or (870) 633-4480.

SPENCER’S CORNER 801 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Real Thing jazz trio, 7-10 p.m. first Friday of every month. (501) 624-4976. FREE

STRAIGHT NO CHASER 7 p.m. Oct. 14, Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. AETN Foundation presentation. Tickets: $35-$75. (479) 443-5600.

10 X 10 ARTS SERIES Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: Great Quintets, 8 p.m. Friday. Omara Portuondo: 80th Birthday Celebration, 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets: $10-$25. (479) 443-5600.

TIERNEY SUTTON BAND 8 and 10 p.m. Friday, Starr Theater, Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson Ave., Fayetteville. Tickets: $16-$30. (479) 443-5600.

TONY WITT 7 p.m. Saturday, Dardanelle Community Center, 2011 Arkansas 22, Dardanelle. Elvis tribute show benefiting Dennis and Brenda Gist. Tickets: $15. (501) 952-6005.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS 201 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway. UCA Wind Ensemble, 7:30 p.m. today, Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. (501) 450-5764. FREE

VOCALIS 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Har-Ber High School, 300 Jones Road, Springdale. Tickets: $5. (479) 531-8743.

WOODSONGS 6:30 p.m. second Saturday each month, Red Goose Deli, 117 N. Pruett St., Paragould. Original blues and jazz performers. (870) 240-0544. FREE

Special Events

Central Arkansas

AARP cHAPTER 34, 5505 W. Markham St. Contract bridge, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Fridays. Bridge games, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Mondays, 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays. Duplicate bridge, 10 a.m.-2:45 p.m. third Friday of the month and fourth Thursday of the month. Canasta, 1:30 p.m. first and third Thursdays of the month. Newcomers 50 and older welcome. Cost: national AARP dues $12.50, local dues $8. First two visits free. (501) 661-0274 or (501) 851-6828.

ADOPTION INFORMATION MEETING 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dillon International, 4702 W. Commercial Drive, North Little Rock. (501) 791-9300. FREE

ARGENTA MARKET 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 521 N. Main St., North Little Rock. or (501) 379-9980.

ARKANSAS HISTORIC PRESERVATION PROGRAM TRAINING SESSION 9 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Room 170, Tower Building, 323 Center St. For information on nominating properties. (501) 324-9880.

ARKANSAS STATE FAIR Friday-Oct. 17, State Fairgrounds, 2600 Howard St. Performers include The Guess Who, Joe Diffie, Bucky Covington, Easton Corbin and Loverboy. Tickets: advance $7; advance parking $4. or (501) 372-8341.

ARKANSAS WOMEN’S NETWORK 7:30-9 a.m. Wednesdays, Hampton Inn, 1301 S. Shackleford Road. Coffee and networking opportunities for professionals. (501) 455-8538. FREE

ARKANSAS WOMEN’S NETWORK-NORTH 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

ARTWORKS 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main St. Drinks, music, auctions. Tickets: $50. (501) 378-0405.

BACH, BEER AND BRATS 6:30 p.m. Oct. 22, Pinnacle Mountain State Park, 11901 Pinnacle Valley Road. German food, music by Itinerant Locals. Benefits Arkansas Chamber Singers. Tickets: $50. or (501) 377-1121.

CARFIT 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Maumelle Senior Center, 550 Edgewood Drive, Maumelle; 1-3 p.m. Oct. 16, Park Hill Baptist Church, 201 E. C Ave., North Little Rock. Driver and car information for older drivers. (903) 276-8166. FREE

CENTRAL ARKANSAS COIN CLUB 6:15 p.m. third Thursday of each month, Parkway Place Baptist Church, 303 Parkway Place. (501) 372-3686. FREE

CENTRAL ARKANSAS FREETHINKERS DISCUSSION GROUP 1-5 p.m. third Saturday of each month, Central Arkansas Library System’s Main Library, 100 Rock St. (501) 351-4980. FREE

CENTRAL ARKANSAS ROLLER DERBY 5 p.m. Oct. 16, Skate World, 6512 Mabelvale Cutoff. El Dia de los Muertos event. Junior Varsity Rock-n-Renegades vs. Twin City Knockers and Varsity Rock-n-Renegades vs. Women of Mass Destruction. Tickets: $12, children 10 and under free. (501) 758-9269.

CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE OF ARKANSAS 7 p.m. every fourth Tuesday, Second Presbyterian Church, 600 Pleasant Valley Drive. (501) 843-9090. FREE

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 19, Willie L. Hinton Neighborhood Resource Center, 3805 W. 12th St; 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 26, Clinton School of Public Service. Talking Together When Race & Ethnicity Pull Us Apart. Presented by Clinton School, UALR Center for Public Collaboration, Just Communities of Arkansas and Little Rock Racial and Cultural Diversity Commission. (501) 683-5239. FREE

DIAMOND BEAR BREWING CO. TOURS 3 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday, 323 Cross St. (501) 708-2739 or (877) 642-2739. -FREE

FI(GH)T FOR THE CURE 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today, Dillard’s, McCain Mall, 3929 McCain Blvd., North Little Rock; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Dillard’s, Park Plaza Mall, Markham Street and University Avenue. Wacoal bra fitting event. Benefits Susan G. Komen for the Cure. (501) 771-4100 or (501) 660-1300.

FESTIVAL OF WINES 6-9 p.m. today, Dickey-Stephens Park, North Little Rock. American Heart Association event. Tickets: advance $60, at the door $75. or (501) 379-1198.

FINE ARTS CLUB OF ARKANSAS FUNDRAISER 11 a.m. Oct. 28, Governor’s Mansion, 1800 Center St. With designer Eddie Ross. Deadline Oct. 20. Tickets: members $60, nonmembers $75. (501) 396-0322.

FIRST CLASS TOASTMASTERS 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday, DeSoto Room (Terrace Room, first Tuesday of the month), St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center, University Avenue and Markham Street. Group teaches public speaking and leadership skills. (501) 604-5234. FREE

GREATER LITTLE ROCK CAMERA CLUB 6 p.m. second Thursday of the month, Central Arkansas Library System’s Main Library, 100 Rock St. Speakers, discussions. Digital and film cameras. (501) 614-9098. FREE

HAUNTED EVENING TOUR dusk Fridays through Oct. 30, MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History, 503 E. Ninth St. Tour of sites in Little Rock and North Little Rock. Tickets: $25, reservations required. (501) 681-3857.

HIGH TEA 3 p.m. Sundays, The Empress of Little Rock, 2120 S. Louisiana St. Cost: $35. Reservations required. (501) 374-7966.

HOMEBUILDERS RETREAT Oct. 15-16, Arkansas 4-H Center, 1 Four-H Way. Advice on marriage, parenting, finances, health. Comedian Dennis Swanberg, Uncommon Worship Band perform. Cost: $25-$240. (318) 397-2558.

HORSE AND CARRIAGE TOUR AND FUNDRAISER 1 p.m. Sunday, 2101 Barber St. Tickets: $20, advance purchase required. (501) 255-0839.


JACKSONVILLE FARMERS MARKET 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays through Oct. 30, 9 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville. (501) 982-4171.

LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE AIR SHOW 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Little Rock Air Force Base, Jacksonville. Air show performers include the Thunderbirds, the Golden Knights, Canadian Skyhawks, The Alabama Boys. or (501) 987-3601.

LITTLE ROCK COMIC CON 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 30, La Quinta Inn, 617 Broadway. After party with Halloween theme, 6-11 p.m. Admission: $3 each event. (501) 786-9951.

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

LITTLE ROCKERS KIDS MARATHON KICK-OFF 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, War Memorial Stadium. Healthy snacks, music, obstacle course activities. or (501) 371-4639.

LITTLE ROCK FARMERS MARKET 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays through October, River Market. or (501) 375-2552.

LITTLE ROCK TOASTMASTERS CLUB 6:30 p.m. Mondays, DeSoto Room, St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center, 2 St. Vincent Circle. The art of speaking, listening and thinking. (501) 224-3064. FREE

LITTLE ROCK ZOMBIE WALK & FUNDRAISER PARTY 7 p.m. Sunday, The Revolution Room, 300 President Clinton Ave. Walk and after-party with costume and dance contests, screening of Night of the Living Dead with Evelle LeChat. Benefits animal-rescue charities. Cost: zombie walk $1 and can of pet food, no pet food $2, party $10. RSVP requested. or (501) 352-6552.

LITTLE ROCK ZOO Jonesboro Drive, War Memorial Park. Boo at the Zoo, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 21-24, 28-31; $7, advance $6. Wild Wonders Animal Show, 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Friday-Sunday through Oct. 31. Giraffe Encounter, 1:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; $10, children 1-12 $5. Safari tours, educational programs and more, continuing. Naked mole rat colony on display. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: $10; ages 65 and older and children 1-12, $8. (501) 666-2406.

MARKETPLACE CONNECTION 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Summit Church, 6600 Crystal Hill Road, North Little Rock. Market, music. The Male Factor: The Unwritten Rules, Misperceptions and Secret Beliefs of Men in the Workplace, Shaunti Feldhahn. Tickets: $20. (501) 690-9986.

MAUMELLE GARDEN CLUB 6:30 p.m. first Thursday of the month, Maumelle Senior Services Center, 550 Edgewood Drive, Maumelle. Topics and speakers. (501) 349-7212. FREE

MCCAIN MALL 3929 McCain Blvd., North Little Rock. Baptist Health Medical Center health screenings, 7:30-9:30 a.m. first Friday of the month. (501) 758-6317. FREE

MID-SOUTH TRIVIA LEAGUE 7 p.m. Mondays, Zack’s Place, 1400 S. University Ave.; 7:30 p.m. Mondays, Thirst N’ Howl, 14710 Cantrell Road; 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Touchdown Sally’s Sports Grill, 17332 Interstate 30, Benton; 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Luigi’s Pizza & Pasta, 22000 Interstate 30, Bryant; 8 p.m. Wednesdays and Sundays, Gusano’s, 313 President Clinton Ave.; 8 p.m. Mondays and 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Gusano’s, 2915 Dave Ward Drive, Conway; 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Centennial Valley Country Club, 1600 Centennial Club Drive, Conway; 9 p.m. Thursdays, T.G.I. Friday’s, 2820 Lakewood Village Drive, North Little Rock; 7 p.m. Saturdays, Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar, 3201 Bankhead Drive. Team trivia challenges, competing for League Championship. (501) 766-2330. FREE

MILITARY ORDER OF THE PURPLE HEART MEETINGS 1 p.m. third Thursday of the month, 315 E. Capitol Ave. (501) 455-6200. FREE

MOUNT HOLLY GARDEN SERIES 9 a.m. Oct. 16, Mount Holly Cemetery, 1200 S. Broadway. Houseplants 101 with Debra Redding. Donation: $5. (501) 607-0954.

MUD RUN 9 a.m. Oct. 23, Two Rivers Park, County Farm Road off Pinnacle Valley Road. Cost: advance $15-$25, day of race $25-$35. (501) 371-4639.

NORTH LITTLE ROCK FRIENDS OF ANIMALS 6:30 p.m. second Tuesday of every month, North Little Rock Community Center, 2700 Willow St., North Little Rock. Yearly membership: $25. (501) 758-5482.

OCTOBER BIKE SHOW & SWAP MEET noon-4 p.m. Oct. 30, St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 4600 Baseline Road and Doyle Springs. Benefits Toys for Tots. Registration, 9-11 a.m. Motorcycle registration: $15. Swap meet registration: $20. or (501) 590-8763.

PINNACLE MOUNTAIN STATE PARK 11901 Pinnacle Valley Road. Traveling Educational Nature Trailer overnight camping, Friday-Sunday; $22, children 6-12 $11. Hikes, nature programs, games. (501) 868-5806. FREE

PINPEX STAMP SHOW 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 30, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 31, Jacksonville Community Center, 5 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville. Pinnacle Stamp Club of Arkansas stamp show. (501) 868-4553. FREE

PLACE, PARKS AND POLITICS River Market Pavilion. Outdoor speaking series from Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau and Clinton School. “Building Vibrant Urban Areas, One Brick at a Time,” Mike Carrier, noon Wednesday. “Parks’ Place in the Urban Environment,” Jodie Adams, noon Oct. 20. “Creating a Culture of Good Health,” Chip Johnson, noon Oct. 27. (501) 683-5239. FREE

PUMPKIN PATCH SALE 11 a.m.-7 p.m. through Oct. 31, Asbury United Methodist Church, 1700 Napa Valley Drive. Pumpkins, gourds, Indian corn. Benefits youth group. (501) 580-3515.

QUEST QUILTERS GUILD INC. 10 a.m. second Monday of the month, Central Arkansas Library System’s Main Library, 100 Rock St. Monthly meetings. (501) 835-8721. FREE

RUNWILD 5K 8 a.m. Saturday, Wildwood Park for the Arts, 20919 Denny Road. 5K race, 1K fun run. Race starts at Promenade at Chenal, shuttle service from Wildwood. Celebration after includes music, games, hayrides, pumpkins for children. Children and dogs welcome for 1K. Registration: 5K advance $25, day of race $30; 1K advance $10, day of race $15. (501) 821-7275.

SHOP-N-SIP 5-8 p.m. first Thursday of each month, Kavanaugh Boulevard in Hillcrest neighborhood. Music, open house events, food. (501) 231-8132.

6TH K CAFE 9 a.m. Oct. 16, Junior League of Little Rock building, 401 S. Scott St. Brunch, fashion show, remarks by oncologist Christiano Boneti. Follows Race for the Cure. Tickets: advance $20, at the door $25. (501) 375-5557.

SPECTACUALR 6:30 p.m. Oct. 14, Jack Stephens Center, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 S. University Ave. Benefit for UALR’s Trojan Athletic Scholarships. Auctions, refreshments, honors Jack Vander Schilden. Tickets: $50. (501) 565-8257.

SPIRITS AT DREAMLAND 8 p.m. Oct. 23 and 30, Arkansas Flag & Banner, 800 W. Ninth St. Paranormal investigation, haunted history, food with Arkansas Paranormal Research Association. Benefits Friends of Dreamland programs. Tickets: $50. or (501) 255-5700.

TALES OF THE CRYPT 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Mount Holly Cemetery, 1200 Broadway. Living history presented by Mount Holly Cemetery Association, Parkview Arts-Science Magnet High School, First Presbyterian Church. School Jazz Ensemble performs. Donations accepted. (501) 529-3802.

TASTE OF T STREET FESTIVAL 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Miss Selma’s Schools, 7814 T St. Music, tasting booths, auctions, crafts, games, petting zoo, inflatables. Tickets: $15, children $10, family of four $40. or (501) 225-0123.

TINY HANDS MONSTER BASH 7-11:30 p.m. Oct. 16, Next Level Events, 1400 W. Markham St. Cocktails, auctions, dancing, costumes. Benefits UAMS Family Home and neonatal intensive care unit. Tickets: $50. (501) 920-2328.

TOLTEC MOUNDS ARCHEOLOGICAL STATE PARK 490 Toltec Mounds Road, Scott. Pottery workshop, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, $15. (501) 961-9442.

TRADE AND PORCELAIN DOLL SHOW AND SALE 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 20, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 21, Jacksonville Community Center, 5 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville. Admission: $1. (501) 247-2422.

TWIN CITY TOASTMASTERS CLUB 11:59 a.m. every Tuesday, St. Vincent Medical Center/North, 2215 Wildwood Ave., Sherwood. Public speaking, communication and leadership skills. (501) 568-5492. FREE

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK 2801 S. University Ave. Immigration panel: noon-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Donaghey Student Center. (501) 372-6933.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS CLINTON SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave. Lectures: Hamlet From Page to Stage, noon Monday; Taegan Goodard, 6 p.m. Tuesday; Mike Carrier, noon Wednesday; Jackson Kaguri, 6 p.m. Oct. 14; Arkansas Puzzle Day, 2 p.m. Oct. 16; David Von Drehle, Oct. 19; Jodie Adams, noon Oct. 20. Lectures and book signings: Herding Donkeys, Ari Berman, noon Friday; Supreme Power, noon Oct. 18. (501) 683-5239. FREE

WHOLE FOODS MARKET 10700 N. Rodney Parham Road. Gluten-Free Tasting, 1-2 p.m. last Saturday of the month. Eating Healthy on a Budget, 1 p.m. first and last Saturday of the month. Music at the Market & Grilling Time, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, 12:30-3 p.m. Sundays; hot dogs $2, burgers $5. (501) 312-2326. FREE

WOMEN AND GIRLS ICE HOCKEY 7:15-8:15 p.m. every Monday, Arkansas Skatium, 1311 S. Bowman Road. $10 per session. (501) 666-4625.

WORLD CHEESE DIP CHAMPIONSHIP noon-9 p.m. Saturday, Dickey-Stephens Park, North Little Rock. Music, crafts, children’s entertainment area. Benefits Harmony Health Clinic. Admission: $5, children under 12 free. or (501) 993-7502.

Around Arkansas

ADOPTION INFORMATION MEETING 2-4 p.m. Oct. 17, Grand Avenue Baptist Church, 324 Autumn St., Hot Springs. Dillon International meeting. (479) 651-0418. FREE

ARKANSAS CRAFT SCHOOL Mountain View. Classes and workshops in traditional crafts. Call for schedule and registration fees. or (870) 269-8397.

ARKANSAS FAMILY RIGHTS COALITION 7 p.m. second Monday of the month, IHOP, 7809 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith; 7 p.m. third Monday of the month, Denny’s, 5910 Rogers Ave. Community meetings. (479) 420-5504.

ARKANSAS MARATHON AND BOONEVILLE 10K 7:30 a.m. Oct. 16, Booneville High School, 947 Plum St., Booneville. Cost: $60-$90. (479) 675-2666.

ARKANSAS RICE FESTIVAL 10 a.m. Saturday, downtown Weiner. Parade, tastings, rides, arts and crafts, music. or (870) 684-7343.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. Lecture-Concert Series: Hellhound On His Trail: The Stalking of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the International Hunt for His Assassin, Hampton Sides, 7 p.m. today. (870) 972-2094.

AUTUMN ANTIQUE AND CRAFTS FESTIVAL 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 22-23, downtown Batesville. (870) 793-4632.

BEGINNING TAI CHI CLASSES 10:15 a.m. Monday and Wednesday through November, Carder Buick building, Hartsfield Road and Hawkins Drive, Searcy. Cost: $20. (501) 268-5394.

BELLA VISTA ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL Oct. 14-16, Forest Hills Boulevard and Arkansas 340, Bella Vista. (479) 855-2064.

BIBLE WALK & FALL FESTIVAL 5 p.m. Oct. 31, First Church of the Nazarene, 4911 W. Pleasant Grove Road, Rogers. Games, box maze, chili, costumes. (479) 636-1050.

BOOKCASE FOR EVERY CHILD 6:30 p.m. Oct. 21, Bob Courtway Middle School, 1200 Bob Courtway Drive, Conway. Bookcase Literacy Banquet with dinner, performance by Ward Family Singers & Friends. Tickets: $15.95. (501) 450-7743 or (800) 242-2618.

BULL SHOALS-WHITE RIVER STATE PARK 153 Dam Overlook Lane, Bull Shoals. Tours of the Bull Shoals Dam, 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays, and 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Sundays. Admission: $2.50, $1.50 for ages 6-12. (870) 455-3629.

CALICO ROCKIN’ BLUFF CITY BASH 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 23, Calico Rock. (870) 373-2215. FREE

CARFIT noon-2 p.m. Wednesday, Conway Faulkner County Senior Center, 1620 N. Donaghey Ave., Conway. Driver and car information for older drivers. (903) 276-8166. 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.

COMMUNITY YARD AND BAKE SALE 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 16, Greenland Community Center, Letitia St., Greenland. Benefits Friends of the Greenland Library. (479) 582-5992.

CONWAY SYMPHONY DESIGNER HOUSE through Oct. 16, 1105 Reynolds Ave., Conway. In The Village at Hendrix. Tickets: advance $10, at the door $15; run-of-show $30. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. or (501) 269-1066.

DAVIDSONVILLE HISTORIC STATE PARK 7953 U.S. 166 S., Pocahontas. Ghost of Davidsonville Fall Festival with music, games, costume contests, hayride, 2-9 p.m. Saturday; $5, ages 62 and older and children 6-12 $3. From Pumpkin to Pumpkin Pie, 1-4 p.m. Oct. 23, $10. (870) 892-4708.

DINNER WITH MONKEYS 6 p.m. Saturday, World Garden, 2905 S. Walton Blvd., Bentonville. Sock Monkey Comedy Improv Troupe, dinner, family comedy. Tickets: $20. (479) 372-3886.

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.

FAULKNER COUNTY LIBRARY 1900 Tyler St., Conway. Charlaine Harris Book Club, 6 p.m. last Wednesday of the month through December. Beginner’s yoga group, 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. (501) 327-7482. FREE

FIRST THURSDAY SHOPPING downtown Paragould. Local businesses offer extended hours, demonstrations and live music. (870) 240-0544. FREE

FLEA & FARMERS MARKET 8 a.m.-noon first and third Saturday of the month, Clinton City Park, downtown Clinton. (501) 745-1495.

FUN AFTER FIVE 5-7 p.m. Thursdays, Basin Spring Park, 12 Spring St., Eureka Springs. Family activities sponsored by the Eureka Springs Downtown Network. (479) 224-5074. FREE

GRAND PRAIRIE RICE FESTIVAL 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 30, Hazen Park, U.S. 70 and 63, Hazen. Antique farm equipment parade, music, quilt show, mini-tractor pull, children’s events. (870) 255-3042.

GREAT ARKANSAS CLEANUP through Oct. 30, around Arkansas. Statewide cleanup effort. (501) 682-3507.

HARMONY OF HOMES TOUR 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Monday, homes in Hot Springs Village. Tour tickets: tour $20, tour and luncheon $30. (501) 922-2567.

HENDRIX COLLEGE 1600 Washington Ave., Conway. Lecture: “The Language of the Stand-Up Comic: Reflecting and Affecting Society,” Costaki Economopoulos, 8:30 p.m. Oct. 20. An Evening of Humor With Lydia Davis, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28. (501) 450-4597.

HISTORIC WASHINGTON STATE PARK, U.S. 278, nine miles northwest of Hope. Historic building tours: $8, children 6-12 $4. (870) 983-2684.

HOBBS STATE PARK-CONSERVATION AREA 20201 E. Arkansas 12, Rogers. War Eagle Day Camp for children 7-12, 9 a.m. Oct. 16, $40, registration required. Living Forest, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 22-23, 1-4 p.m. Oct. 24, $5, registration required. Mother Nature Reads program for children, 10:30 a.m. second Saturday and third Wednesday of the month. Hikes and nature programs. (479) 789-5000.

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE PLAYERs 7 p.m. first Tuesday of the month, Ouachita Building, Woodlands Auditorium, DeSoto Boulevard, Hot Springs Village. Monthly meeting, skits, programs. Membership: $5. (501) 922-9482 or (501) 922-6070.

JACKSONPORT STATE PARK 205 Avenue St., Newport. Dutch oven workshops, 9:30 a.m.-noon Oct. 16 and 23; including oven $40, no oven $12, ages 12 and under $6. (870) 523-2143. FREE

JOHN 3:16 VARIETY NIGHT 5 p.m. Oct. 16, University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville, 2005 White Drive, Batesville. Dinner, auctions, performances. Tickets: $10. (870) 799-2525.

K-LIFE ANNUAL FALL BANQUET 6:30 p.m. Oct. 17, Pratt Barn, 2231 W. Markham Road, Fayetteville. Dinner, auctions. Benefits youth mentoring program. Tickets: $25. (479) 973-4252.

LAKE CATHERINE STATE PARK 1200 Catherine Park Road, Hot Springs. Nature programs, hikes, demonstrations. (501) 844-4205. FREE

LAKE CHICOT FALL FEST 5 p.m. Oct. 14-15, 7 a.m. Oct. 16, downtown Lake Village. Music, carnival, music, arts and crafts, performances, demonstrations, games, cooking competitions. Fees for some activities. (870) 265-5997.

LAKE DARDANELLE STATE PARK 100 State Park Drive, Russellville. Educational and nature programs. Nature Tales, 2 p.m. Saturdays. (479) 967-5516. free

LYON COLLEGE Batesville. St. Louis Brass Quintet, 7:30 p.m. Friday. Japan Lecture Series: “Bamboo and Silk: The Art Music of Japan,” Stan Kakudo Richardson and Fumiko Coburn, 2 p.m. Saturday, Brown Chapel. Nature photography program with Larry Jernigan, 7 p.m. Oct. 19, Nucor Auditorium. Brother Guy Concolmagno, Vatican astronomer, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21, Derby Lecture Hall. Kirkin’ o’ the Tartans Service, 10:30 a.m. Oct. 24, Brown Chapel. (870) 307-7000.

MAGIC SPRINGS & CRYSTAL FALLS Hot Springs. Hours: noon-10 a.m. Saturdays, noon-8 p.m. Sundays. Admission: $44.99, 48 inches and under $29.99. or (501) 318-5370.

MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION VOLUNTEER TRAINING 11 a.m. Saturday, Courtyard by Marriott, 600 E. Van Asche Drive, Fayetteville. Registration: $10. (501) 376-9474.

MEL’S FARMERS’ MARKET 1-6 p.m. Fridays, 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays through October, Main Street, Lake Village. (870) 265-9990.

MINDFULNESS MEDITATION CLASS 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 9 Oak St., Rogers. (479) 616-8043. FREE

MISTLETOE MARKET 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, L.V. Williamson Boys and Girls Club, 600 E. 16th St., Russellville. Benefits Boys and Girls Club. Suggested donation: $5. Preview party, 6-8 p.m. today, $25. (479) 968-7819.

NEWTON COUNTY SINGLE PARENT SCHOLARSHIP FUND FALL HOME TOUR noon-5 p.m. Oct. 16, homes around Jasper. Tickets: advance $18 for two, $10 each at door. Tickets available in Harrison: Harrison Flower and Gift, Caspian’s Flower and Gifts; in Jasper: Lisa’s Flowers and Gifts and Boardwalk Cafe. (870) 391-3129 or (870) 446-6097.

OAKLAWN Hot Springs. Spa City Poker Classic, Mondays and Wednesdays through Nov. 10. Alabama Blues Brothers, Oct. 23. Music in Pop’s Lounge, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, free. (800) 625-5296.

OWLFEST through Saturday, downtown McGehee. Parade and bonfire today. Homecoming and street dance Friday. Saturday: crafts, 5K, contests, tournaments, games, magic, music. or (870) 222-4451.

OZARK CORN MAZE through Nov. 14, Arkansas 112, Cave City. Corn maze, corn cannon, cow train, pumpkin patch. Hours: 4-9 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 1-6 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $7, groups of 10 or more $5 each. (479) 366-6246.

OZARK FOLK CENTER 1032 Park Ave., Mountain View. Hammerfest, Saturday. Admission unless otherwise indicated: $10, children ages 6-12 $6. (870) 269-3851.

OZARK MEDIEVAL FORTRESS 1671 Arkansas 14, Lead Hill. View traditional construction methods. Admission: $12, children ages 6-12 $8. Call for times and prices. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. through Nov. 30. or (870) 436-7625.

PARKER PIONEER HOMESTEAD 16944 Homestead Road, Harrisburg. Homestead Festival: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Oct. 16, 1-5 p.m. Sunday and Oct. 17; $7, ages 65 and older and under 12 $5. Haunted Homestead, 7 p.m. Oct. 23, 29-30, $7. or (870) 578-2699.

PARKIN ARCHEOLOGICAL STATE PARK U.S. 64 and Arkansas 184, Parkin. “Hope and Despair: FSA Photography in Arkansas During the Great Depression,” through Dec. 31; presentation by Marjorie J. Hunter, 7 p.m. Tuesday. Soul Food Workshop, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 16, $25. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $3, children 6-12 $2. (870) 755-2500.

PAWS FOR THE CAUSE 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 23, Mountain View Centennial Bank Park, Main Street, Mountain View. Auctions, games, pet contests. Benefits Stone County Humane Society. (870) 746-4500.

PEA RIDGE MULE JUMP 9 a.m. Saturday, Pea Ridge High School, 781 W. Pickens St., Pea Ridge. Mule beauty pageant, stick mule event, barrel and flag races, pole bending, jumping competition. Admission: $5, ages 6-12 $3., (479) 903-1520 or (479) 451-1101.

PEEBLES FARM through Oct. 31, Augusta. Corn maze, play area, hayrides, pumpkin and cotton patches, petting zoo. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, noon-8 p.m. Sunday. or (870) 919-6162.

PEEK-A-BOO CHILDREN’S CONSIGNMENT EVENT 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 14, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 15-16, 2213 N. Reynolds Road, Bryant. 25 percent off Saturday. Eight-hour volunteers, 75 percent off. (501) 472-7453 or (501) 590-5763.

PIE SUPPER 6 p.m. Saturday, Foothills Little Theater, 12th and School street, Ozark. Ozark American Legion event. Music by The Riverblenders barbershop quartet. (479) 667-4451 or (479) 209-0197.

POWHATAN HISTORIC STATE PARK Arkansas 25, Powhatan. Ghost Walks, 7-10 p.m. Oct. 22; $2, children 6-12 $1. (870) 878-6765.

PRAIRIE GROVE BATTLEFIELD STATE PARK 506 E. Douglas St., Prairie Grove. Spin-A-Round meetings, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. first Wednesday of the month. Exhibit admission: $3, children 6-12 $2, families $10. House tours: $5, children 6-12 $3, families $15. (479) 846-2990.

PUMPKIN HOLLOW through Oct. 31, 671 County Road 336, Piggott. Corn maze, Pumpkin Hollow Express, farm animals, Friendly Forest, hayrides, Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-6 p.m. Sunday. Horror in the Hollow, 7-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Halloween. Tickets: daytime $7. Horror in the Hollow: $12-$25. or (870) 598-3568.

QUARTZ, QUILTZ AND CRAFTZ FESTIVAL Montgomery County Fairgrounds, Mount Ida. World Championship Crystal Dig, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. today-Saturday, $100. Quartz, Quiltz and Craftz including Montgomery County EHC quilt show, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. or (870) 867-2723.

RAILROAD DAY 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Boone County Heritage Museum, 124 S. Cherry St, Harrison. Tours. Meeting with program by Bill Baily begins at 2 p.m. (870) 741-3312.

RHYTHM & ROOTS FESTIVAL 6 p.m. Friday, 7 a.m. Saturday, McCloy Park, Monticello. Chicken cook-off, music, Friday. 5K run/walk, youth fishing derby, antique car show, bike show, silent auctions, marketplace, music, Saturday. (870) 367-6741.

SAVING PAWS 6-10 p.m. Friday, River Park Pavilion, 100 N. B St., Fort Smith. Chris Cameron Band, comedian Doug Shadell, magician Joey Williams. Benefits Ahimsa Rescue Foundation, animal rescue. Tickets: $50. (479) 650-1229 or (479) 462-1026.

SCHAEFERS’ CORN MAZE through Oct. 31, 863 Lollie Road, Mayflower. Hours: noon-8 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 1-8 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $7, over 60 $6, 3-12 $5; kid’s maze $3, hayrides $3, corn maze express $3. or (501) 269-7903.

SOUTHWEST SERVICE DOGS 1 p.m. first Saturday of the month, Jones Center for Families, 922 E. Emma St., Springdale. Service-dog demonstrations. (479) 646-0886. FREE

STRONG WOMEN PROGRAM 9-10 a.m. Monday and Wednesday through December, Carder Buick Building, Hartsfield Road and Hawkins Drive, Searcy. Exercise program for middle-aged and older women. Cost: $12. (501) 268-5394.

360 LEADERSHIP SERIES LUNCHEON noon first Thursday of the month through December, Phoenix Expo Event Center, 4600 Towson Ave., Fort Smith. Tickets: $15. (479) 285-5233 or (479) 719-1262.

TURKEY TROT Friday-Saturday, Yellville. Parade, quilt show, 5K, contests, art show, crafts, music. Fees for some activities. or (870) 449-4676.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS 201 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway. Distinguished Lecture Series: Dave Barry, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19. Tickets: $10; students, children, UCA faculty and staff $5; UCA students free. (501) 450-3265.

VOICES FROM EUREKA’S SILENT CITY 5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 15-16 and 29-30, Eureka Springs. Living history cemetery tour. Shuttle service from Eastgate Shopping Center. Benefits Eureka Springs Historical Museum. Cost: $10, children 12 and under $5. (479) 253-9417.

walks through history tours 11 a.m. Saturday, historic Hampton. Arkansas Historic Preservation Program event. (501) 324-9880. FREE

WAR EAGLE FAIR 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 14-16, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 17, War Eagle Mills Farm, off Arkansas 303, War Eagle. Craft Fair. or (479) 789-5398.

WEINFEST 8:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, Wiederkehr Village. Music, grape stomp, arts and crafts, dancing, car show, wine, games. Admission free. Festival evening show: $25, at the door $27. or (800) 622-9463.

WIGGINS CABIN FESTIVAL 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Crossett. 5K, games, crafts, music. or (870) 364-6591.

WINETOPIA 7 p.m. Oct. 15, Pratt Place Barn, 2231 W. Markham Road, Fayetteville. Wine-tasting event, food, music, silent auction. Benefits Kenyan orphanage. Tickets: $75. (479) 841-2841.

WOLF PEN GAP MANAGEMENT WORKSHOPS Presented by Ouachita National Forest. Community Issues, 6:30 p.m. today, Mena Regional Hospital, Mena. (501) 321-5202 or (479) 394-2382.

WOOL AND WHEEL HANDSPINNING GUILD 10 a.m.-noon third Saturday of every month, Ozark Folkways Heritage Center, Winslow. (479) 634-3791.


Central Arkansas

CHICAGO Friday-Sunday, Oct. 14-17, 21-24, The Weekend Theater, Seventh and Chester streets. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $18, ages 65 and up and students $14. (501) 374-3761.

THE GIANT AND THE BEANSTALK Oct. 22-Nov. 7, Arkansas Arts Center, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Friday, 3 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $14, children $11. (501) 372-4000.

THE LADIES MAN 8 p.m. today-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, University Theatre, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 S. University Ave. Tickets: $7, students $5. (501) 569-3456.

NIGHT OF THE LIVING PAGANS 8 p.m. today-Saturday, Oct. 14-16, The Public Theatre, 616 Center St. Red Octopus production. Tickets: $10; ages 65 and older, students and people in costume $8. (501) 626-0153 or (501) 291-3896.

PHANTOM OF THE PHARAOH 6:15 p.m. Oct. 29, MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History, 503 E. Ninth St. Murder mystery dinner theatre. Costumes encouraged; costume contest. Tickets: $69. (501) 868-7287.

DEATH BY FATAL MURDER Tuesday-Nov. 14, Murry’s Dinner Playhouse, 6323 Colonel Glenn Road. Dinner: 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Showtime: 7:45 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 12:45 and 6:45 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $28-$32, children 15 and under $22. or (501) 562-3131.

SMOKE ON THE MOUNTAIN through Sunday, Murry’s Dinner Playhouse, 6323 Colonel Glenn Road. Dinner: 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Showtime: 7:45 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 12:45 and 6:45 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $28-$32, children 15 and under $22. or (501) 562-3131.

Around Arkansas

THE BACCHAE 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28-29, Nov. 3-5, Bridges/Larson Theatre, Snow Fine Arts Center, University of Central Arkansas, 201 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway. Tickets: $10. (501) 450-5092.

THE COLOR PURPLE 7 p.m. Oct. 19-21 and 24, 8 p.m. Oct. 22-23, 2 p.m. Oct. 23-24, Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Tickets: $39-$73. or (479) 443-5600.

CURIO 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15-16, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 17, 3 p.m. Oct. 31, Owen Center Theater, Arkansas State University at Beebe, 1000 Iowa St., Beebe. Tickets: $10; military, students and ages 65 and older $5. (501) 882-8951.

CURIOUS GEORGE 7 p.m. Oct. 15, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Oct. 16, 2 p.m. Oct. 17, Fort Smith Convention Center, 55 S. Seventh St., Fort Smith. Tickets: $15-$50. (800) 745-3000.

DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE Oct. 14-24, Royal Theatre, 111 S. Market St., Benton. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $10, ages 65 and older $8, students $5. (501) 315-5483.

DRACULA Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 15-16, 22-24, 29-31, Nov. 5-6, Imperial Dinner Theatre, 1401 Arkansas 304 E., Pocahontas. Show times: 7:30 Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Meals one hour earlier. Tickets: $21.95, students $19.95; show only $12, students $10. (870) 892-0030.

GIGGLE, GIGGLE, QUACK 2 p.m. Oct. 17, Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Tickets: $9-$17. (479) 443-5600.

THE GREAT PASSION PLAy through Oct. 30, Passion Play Road, Eureka Springs. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Saturday through Oct. 30. Tickets: $26, children 6-15 $13. or (800) 882-7529.

HOCUS POCUS through Oct. 17, Center on the Square, 111 W. Arch St., Searcy. Dinner: 6:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 12:30 p.m. Sunday. Curtain one hour later. Tickets: $27, ages 65 and older $24; matinee $24, ages 65 and older $21; show-only $13.50. (501) 368-0111.

LOST IN YONKERS through Oct. 17, Ouachita Little Theatre, 610 Mena St. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Dinner at Branding Iron Restaurant, 5:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Tickets: dinner and show $15, show only $8, ages 60 and older and students $5. (479) 243-0186.

rogers little theater Victory Theater, 116 S. Second St., Rogers. Kidfriends 10 a.m.-noon every second Saturday, Rogers Little Theater group for students 8-18. Lessons in theater work. Meeting times may vary. (479) 631-8988.

SORRY! WRONG CHIMNEY! through Sunday, Pocket Community Theatre, 170 Ravine St., Hot Springs. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $10, students $5. (501) 623-8585.

SOUTHERN GIRLS 8 p.m. Oct. 23-24, 27-28, Holloway Theatre, Lyon College, Batesville. (870) 307-7000.

StEEL MAGNOLIAS, 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Spinelli’s Cafe, 1411 Arkansas 71 N., Mena. Ouachita Little Theatre. Tickets: $25 including prime-rib dinner. (479) 243-0186.

THEATRESQUARED ADULT ACTING CLASSES TheatreSquared, E.J. Ball Building, Suite 440, downtown square, Fayetteville. Beginning Acting: 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays through Oct. 27, $150. Beginning Comedy Improv: 6-8 p.m. Mondays through Oct. 25, $150. (479) 445-6333.

WONDER OF THE WORLD 7:30 p.m. through Saturday, Fowler Center, Arkansas State University, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. Tickets: advance $8, at the door $10. (870) 972-2781.

YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday, Henderson State University, Arkadelphia. Tickets: $8. (870) 230-5291.


Central Arkansas

THE AFTERTHOUGHT 2721 Kavanaugh Blvd. Dr. Rex Bell and Company Jazz, today, $5. Tonya Leeks and Company, Friday, $7. William Staggers, Saturday, $7. Bill Harris with Dave Rogers and Joe Vick, Monday. Smokin’ Wine Dinner, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, $49. After Work @ The Afterthought Wine Tasting, 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 21, $10. Vieux Carre Jazz brunch with Ted Ludwig, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays. Monday Night Jazz, every Monday, $5 unless otherwise indicated. Jam session with Carl Mouton, Tuesdays, free. Kat Hood’s Open Mike Acoustic Showcase, Wednesdays, free. Shows at 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. or (501) 663-1196.

ARENA BILLIARDS BAR & GRILL 314 Maple St., North Little Rock. Karaoke contest, 8 p.m. every Saturday, free. Pool tournaments 7 p.m. every Thursday, 8 p.m. every Friday, $10 entry fee. (501) 374-7665.

ARKANSAS PARENTS WITHOUT PARTNERS 8-11 p.m. Saturdays, 4521 W. 65th St., quarter-block west of Patterson Street. Visitors welcome. Dance instruction and social hour, 7-8 p.m. Admission: members $5, guests $6. (501) 568-4476.

BASELINE PIT STOP BAR-B-QUE AND LOUNGE 5506 Base Line Road. Nine-ball tournament, 7 p.m. Sundays. Eight-ball tournament 6:30 p.m. Mondays. Pool league 7 p.m. Monday-Tuesday. Shuffleboard various times daily. Horseshoe pit. Full bar and grill. Happy hour 4-6 p.m. daily. Entry fees vary. (501) 562-9635.

BOGIE’S 920 W. Pershing Drive, North Little Rock. Karaoke, 8 p.m.-midnight Tuesdays, free. (501) 758-1851.

CAJUN’S WHARF 2400 Cantrell Road. Steve Bates, Typhoid Mary, today. Fjard Mustang, Jill Stringham Band, Friday. Greg Madden, Chant, Saturday. Brian & Nick, Wednesday. Happy-hour bands start at 5:30 p.m. Friday-Tuesday, 6 p.m. Thursdays, headline bands at 8:30 or 9 Friday-Tuesday, 9:30 Thursdays. Cover: $5 after 8:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; free Monday-Wednesday. (501) 375-5351.

CHIEFS 6708 Arkansas 161, North Little Rock. Band, 8:30 p.m.-1 a.m. every Friday. Pool tournament, 8 p.m. every Friday. (501) 833-9110. FREE

CLUB COUNT PULASKI New Howard Johnson Inn, T.P. White Drive, Jacksonville. Karaoke contest with the Karaoke Cowboy, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, finals Saturday. No cover. Contest entry: $10. Dance lessons with Lil, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, free. Jam session, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, free. (501) 982-2183 or (501) 606-9529.

THE COFFEE BEANERY CAFE 17200 Chenal Parkway. Open Mike Night, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Thursdays. (501) 821-7747. FREE

CORNERSTONE PUB AND GRILL 312 Main St., North Little Rock. Acoustic singer and guitar, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, free. Ladies night and ’80s-retro disc jockey, Thursdays. (501) 374-1782.

COUNTERPOINT 3605 MacArthur Drive, North Little Rock. Pingpong tournament, 9 p.m. Mondays. Music, 10 p.m. Tuesdays. Karaoke with Paul, 10 p.m. Wednesdays. Open mike with Stacy Mackey, 8:30 p.m. Thursdays. Disc jockey, 10 p.m. Fridays. Music, 11 p.m. Saturdays. Customer appreciation, Sundays. Hours: 8 p.m.-5 a.m. daily. (501) 771-5515.

DHS STUDIOS 9700 Rodney Parham Road. Red Saturdays: reggae and world music, 10 p.m. Saturdays, $10. (501) 253-2523 or (501) 328-5248.

Downtown music Hall and records 215 W. Capitol Ave., Little Rock. Mushroomhead, Sunday; advance $18, day of show $22. Call for times and cover charges. (501) 376-1819.

ELECTRIC COWBOY 9515 Interstate 30. Ladies night, Wednesdays. Rockin’ the Rock Karaoke with Chuxster, Thursday. All events start at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise indicated. Call for cover charges. (501) 562-6000.

GRUMPY’S NEIGHBORHOOD BAR AND GRILL 1801 Green Mountain Drive. Music, 9 p.m. every Monday. (501) 225-9650. FREE

HONEY HUT RESTAURANT 3723 MacArthur Blvd., North Little Rock. Karaoke with D&T, 8 p.m. every Friday. (501) 753-0991. FREE

JERE’S PLACE SPORTS BAR 8500 Castle Valley Road, Mabelvale. Sports, pool, golf. Music and dancing, 6 p.m. Fridays; $5, ladies free until 10. (501) 562-1814.

JIMMY DOYLE’S COUNTRY CLUB 11800 Maybelline Drive, Galloway exit, North Little Rock. Karaoke 9 p.m.-2 a.m. every Thursday, free. Arkansas Riverbottom Band, 9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday, $5. (501) 945-9042.

JUANITA’S 1300 S. Main St. Adam Hambrick, Benjamin’s Army, 9:30 p.m. today, $7. Jamaica Me Crazy, 8 p.m. Friday, $10. The Sword, Iron Tongue, San Antokyo, 8 p.m. Sunday, $10. Afton Push Play, 5 p.m. Sunday, $9-$12. The Verve Pipe, 8 p.m. Tuesday, $12-$15. Ume, 9 p.m. Wednesday, $7. (501) 372-1228.

THE KARAOKE KORNER 5223 Willow Springs Road. Open 8 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday, $5. Available for private parties. (501) 888-5911.

KHALIL’S PUB & GRILL 110 S. Shackleford Road. Terrific Tuesdays, 6-10 p.m. first and third Tuesdays of the month, $10, discount with work badge. (501) 246-3708.

LEVY VFW 4400 Lynn Lane, Levy. Shuffleboard, 7 p.m. Fridays, free. Steak fry, 5-7 p.m. first Saturday of the month, $6. Pool tournament, 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, $6. Karaoke, 7-11 p.m. Sundays, free. (501) 753-5538.

LONG BRANCH SALOON 8419 Scott Hamilton Drive. Eight-ball tournament, 8 p.m. Monday and Thursday, $5. Ladies night, Wednesday. Band, 8 p.m. every other Saturday, $5, couples $7. (501) 568-5547.

THE LOONY BIN COMEDY CLUB 10301 Rodney Parham Road. Jake Iannorino, through Saturday. The Sandman, Wednesday-Oct. 17; Sunday show 8 p.m., $6; Friday and Saturday $12. David Testaroet, Oct. 20-23. Showtimes: 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Fridays, 7, 9 and 11 p.m. Saturdays unless otherwise indicated. Cover charge: Wednesday-Thursday $6, Friday-Saturday $9 unless otherwise indicated. Thursday, ladies night with free admission. or (501) 228-5555.

LUCKY’S SPORTS BAR & GRILL 1101 Murphy Drive, Maumelle. Ladies night every Tuesday. Eight-ball tournament, 8 p.m. every Wednesday. Karaoke, 8 p.m. every Thursday and Friday. Bands, Saturdays. (501) 803-4898. FREE

PEABODY LITTLE ROCK HOTEL 3 Statehouse Plaza. Wine and Roses, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 7-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, lobby bar, free. (501) 906-4000.

QUIET STORM SOCIAL CLUB 1724 Wright Ave. Saturday Night Rhythm & Blues with open mike and disc jockey, 9 p.m. every Saturday, $2. (501) 612-1776.

REVOLUTION ROOM 300 President Clinton Ave. Randy Rogers Band, Wade Bowen, 8 p.m. today; advance $15, day of show $20. Paul Thorn, Matt Stell & The Crashers, 9 p.m. Friday; advance $12, day of show $15. Sub kulture, Shawn Lee, Wolf E Wolf, Red Sox, 9 p.m. Sunday, $8. Latin Night, 7 p.m. Tuesday; $5, under 21 $7. Jason Jones, Cody Ives Band, 8:30 p.m. Wednesday; advance $10, day of show $15. (501) 823-0090.

ROSE CITY VFW POST 10442 6101 U.S. 70, North Little Rock. Shuffleboard tournaments, 6:30 p.m. Fridays, $10. Karaoke, 7-11 p.m. Sundays, free. (501) 945-4116.

RUDY’S CAFE & OYSTER BAR 2695 Pike Ave., North Little Rock. Texas hold ’em poker tournaments, 7 and 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. (501) 771-0808. FREE

ROBERTS SPORTS BAR AND GRILL 7212 Geyer Springs Road. Soul Fridays with Soul on Ice, 8 p.m. Fridays, $5. (501) 568-2566.

THE SHIP 26611 Arkansas 365 N., North Little Rock. Pool tournament, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Karaoke, 7 p.m. Thursdays. (501) 803-4014. FREE

STICKY FINGERZ CHICKEN SHACK 107 S. Commerce St. Fundamental Elements, 9:30 p.m. Saturday, $5. Lucious Spiller Band, 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, $5. (501) 372-7707.SU-BURBON INN Interstate 30 at Base Line Road exit. Music 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Fridays, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Saturdays. Cover: $2, couples $3. (501) 562-4863.

TON’S PLACE 18814 MacArthur Drive, Little Rock. Convertible Cowboy, 8 p.m. every Friday. (501) 851-9987. FREE

TONY’S SPORTS BAR AND STEAKHOUSE 5201 Asher Ave. Pool tables, TVs, projection screens for big games. Blues set with Walter T., 3-8 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Disc jockey after 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, $5. (501) 907-7757.

TROY’S IRONHORSE SALOON 9125 Mann Road. Horseshoes, pool, shuffleboard and karaoke, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday. (501) 562-4464. FREE

UNDERGROUND PUB 500 President Clinton Ave. Acoustic music 7-10 p.m. every Wednesday. Karaoke 7 p.m. every Thursday. Music 9 p.m. Friday, 8:30 p.m. Saturday. (501) 707-2537. FREE

THE VILLAGE Asher and University avenues. An Evening of Smooth Jazz and Soul with Kirk Whalum and Lalah Hathaway, 5 p.m. Sunday, $25-$35. or (501) 570-0300.

VINO’S Seventh and Chester streets. Ted Leo and The Pharmacists, today. (501) 375-8466.

WEST END 215 N. Shackleford Road. Mr. Happy, Friday. The Gettys, Oct. 15. Call for times and cover charges. (501) 224-7665.

WHITE WATER TAVERN Seventh and Thayer streets. KABF 88.3 benefit with Family Dogs, Unseen Eyes, Joe Pitts Band, 4 p.m. Sunday; donations accepted. (501) 375-8400.

Around Arkansas

THE BAY VIEW CLUB & GRILL 155 Chelsea Drive, Fairfield Bay. Steven Robb, 8-11 p.m. every Wednesday and Friday, free. (501) 884-6009.

BEEBE VFW CLUB 1405 E. Center St., Beebe. Music, 8 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday, $5. Steak night, 6-8 Fridays, $10. (501) 882-7769.

BUZZY’S BAR 210 Rhinehart Road, Pine Bluff. Jam Nite with JT Flood band and karaoke, 7 p.m. every Thursday. (870) 535-7087. FREE

THE CLUB 709 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Music, 10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays. (501) 624-7474. FREE

COUNTRY MUSIC JAMBOREE Arkansas 367 N., Judsonia. Dance, music, 7-10 p.m. every Friday-Saturday, $5. Smoke- and alcohol-free. (501) 729-1212.

DYLAN’S ACOUSTIC 1021 Front St., Conway. Open mike night, 7 p.m. every Thursday. (501) 697-0841.

EDENS EDGE 2895 Bill Foster Memorial Highway, Cabot. Christian music venue. (501) 941-3997.

GIFFORD COUNTRY MUSIC 288 Opal Road, El Paso. Karaoke, 7-10 p.m. every Friday-Saturday, donations accepted. Bingo, 6:30-11 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday. No alcohol or smoking; children welcome. (501) 882-3493.

THE GOAL POST 7607 John Harden Drive, Cabot. Music 9 p.m.-midnight Fridays, 8-11 p.m. Saturdays. Membership: $5 a year. (501) 982-2900.

LOW KEY ARTS 118 Arbor St., Hot Springs. Arkansas Rocks! Entertainment Halloween party and costume contest, Oct. 29, $5. (501) 282-9057.

MAXINE’S 700 Central Ave., Hot Springs. New Music Tuesdays, free. Paul Sammons, Wednesdays, free. Andrew Anderson, Thursdays, free. (501) 321-0909.

MONTICELLO VFW 145 Veterans Drive, Monticello. Dance with Chapter 4 Band, 7:30-10:30 p.m. every Friday. Cover: $5. (501) 367-5267.

MOOSE LODGE 2567 Saline County 11485 U.S. 67 S., Benton. Rockin’ Randy’s Karaoke, 8 p.m. Fridays, free. Dances, 8 p.m.-midnight Saturdays, $4. (501) 860-6740.

ODIE’S HOUSE OF BLUES 3413 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Chuck Dodson piano, 6-10 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Mike Dollins and the Cruize Brothers blues jam, 8:30 p.m. Thursdays. (501) 815-2939. FREE

PLANET BOOGIES 421 Broadway, Hot Springs. T’s Tunes Karaoke and Dance, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. every Thursday-Monday. (501) 623-5152. FREE

2720 2720 Albert Pike, Hot Springs. Ladies Night, Thursdays. Tommy Roeck, 9 p.m. Fridays and all-request dance with DJ Debbi T, 10 p.m., after midnight $5. Retro with Diggit Johnson, 9 p.m. Saturdays, and DJ Debbi T, 10 p.m., $5. Recovery Sundays, 6 p.m. Sundays and Joel Strotman and Tommy Roeck, 9 p.m. (501) 760-2505.

VFW POST 2256 5323 Sleepy Village Road, Benton. Karaoke, 7 p.m.-midnight Wednesdays. NASCAR watching. Band, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday, $4, couples $7. (501) 778-9876.

VFW POST 2278 2231 E. Grand Ave., back of KOA Campgrounds, Hot Springs. Music 7-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday, free. Fish fry 5-7 p.m. Friday, $6. (501) 767-9362 or (501) 623-5190.

VFW POST 7769 1405 E. Center St., Beebe. Ladies night, Fridays, men $5. Saturday nights, $5. Bingo and shuffleboard, 6:30 p.m. Mondays. Shuffleboard, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays. Pool tournament and jam sessions, Wednesdays. Bingo, 1 p.m. Saturdays. (501) 882-7769.


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