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By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This article was published October 4, 2012 at 3:41 a.m.

— Art & Exhibits

CENTRAL ARKANSAS ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. “Formed from Fire: American Studio Glass from the Permanent Collection,” through Nov. 4. “Building the Collection: Art Acquired in the 2000s,” through Nov. 11. “Multiplicity,” through Jan. 6.

“50 for Arkansas: The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection,” through Jan. 6. “Foundation Collection,” “Masterworks” and “Paul Signac,” continuing. Gallery talk with David Warren, 2 p.m. Sunday. Art of Motion: Tango, 7-10:30 p.m. Oct. 11, $10. Museum School art classes and workshops for children and adults;

call or visit website for schedule and costs. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sunday. arkarts.com or call (501) 372-4000.

CANTRELL GALLERY 8206 Cantrell Road. “A Photographic Celebration: The 40th Anniversary of the Buffalo National River,” Paul Caldwell, through Oct. 20. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, or by appointment. (501) 224-1335. FREECLINTON PRESIDENTIAL CENTER 1200 President Clinton Ave. “Dorothy Howell Rodham & Virginia Clinton Kelley,” through Nov. 25. 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 6-17 $3;

active military and children under 6 free. (501) 374-4242.

GALLERY 26 2601 Kavanaugh Blvd., Suite 1. Recent works of Jennifer Bryant, V.L. Cox, and David O’Brien, through Oct. 27. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 664-8996. FREE GREG THOMPSON FINE ART 429 Main St., North Little Rock.

“Southern Landscapes,” through Nov. 10. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Saturday. gregthompsonfineart.com or (501) 664-2787.

HEARNE FINE ART 1001 Wright Ave., Suite C. “Power of Art: Establishing Generational Wealth,” through Oct. 11. “American Spring: A Cause for Justice,” through Oct.

  1. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, by appointment Sunday. (501) 372-6822. FREEHISTORIC ARKANSAS MUSEUM 200 E. Third St. “Arkansas Contemporary,” through Nov. 4.

“Barbie: The 11 1/2-Inch American Icon,” through Jan. 6. “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.

L&L BECK ART GALLERY 5705 Kavanaugh Blvd. October exhibit: “Portraits.” Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 660-4006.

FREE M2 GALLERY 11525 Cantrell Road Suite 918. “Lifelines,” artists including Brian Fender and KathyBay, through Oct. 13. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and by appointment. (501) 225-6257.

OLD STATE HOUSE MUSEUM 300 W. Markham St. Hands-on Saturday history programs, hourly Saturdays.

“Battle Colors of Arkansas,” through Feb. 1. “Things You Need to Hear: Memories of Growing Up in Arkansas From 1890 to 1980,” through Jan. 1, 2014. 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.” Little Beginnings toddler program, 10:30 a.m. third Wednesday of the month. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday.

(501) 324-9685. FREEPULASKI TECHNICAL COLLEGE OZARKS GALLERY Ottenheimer Library 3000 W. Scenic Drive, North Little Rock. Small Works on Paper: 2006-2011 Retrospective, through Oct. 24. Hours: 7:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.

Monday-Thursday; Friday 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

(501) 324-9349.

RED DOOR GALLERY 3715 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock.

Holiday Open House, 5-8 p.m. today.

Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. (501) 753-5227.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK GALLERIES 2801 S.

University Ave. Works from the UALR Permanent Collection, through Oct.

  1. “Faces of the Delta,” A.J. Smith, through Nov. 16. “Photographing the Landscape,” Oct. 16-Dec. 5. 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 WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. Fighting the Fires of Hate: America and the Nazi Book Burnings, through Oct. 28. 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

AROUND ARKANSAS ARKANSAS RIVER VALLEY ARTS CENTER 1001 E. B St., Russellville.

“Quilts: The Fabric of Our Lives,” Sunday-Oct. 30; reception, 1-3 p.m. Sunday. Oil painting class with Darlene McNeely, 6-9 p.m. Tuesday-Nov. 27, $75. Watercolor painting class, 9 a.m.-noon through Nov. 21, $75. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Friday. (479) 968-2452.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITYBEEBE England Center Art Gallery, Center and Orange St., Beebe, “Illuminated Lessons” and “Spontaneous Discernment,” Carey W. Roberson, through Friday. Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.

(501) 882-4495. FREE ARTCHURCH STUDIO 301 Whittington Ave., Hot Springs.

“Day of the Dead” Friday-Nov. 16;

opening, 5-9 p.m. Friday; guided tours: $3-$7. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Thursday-Saturday. (501) 655-0836 or artchurch.org.

ARTISTS WORKSHOP GALLERY 810 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Works by Jim Oberst and June Lamoureux.

Opening reception 5-9 p.m. Friday.

Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 623-6401.

CRYSTAL BRIDGES MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART 600 Museum Way, Bentonville. Make your own graphic novel hands-on workshop, 1-5 p.m.

Oct. 6. Ages 18 and older. “Seethe Light: The Luminist Tradition in American Art,” “Moshe Safdie: The Path to Crystal Bridges.” Oct.13-Jan.

  1. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, Thursday, Saturday-Sunday; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday and Friday.

crystalbridges.org or (479) 418-5700. FREE EAST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE, 1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City. “People, Places &Things,” Ed Wade, through Oct.

  1. Hours: 10 a.m.-noon Monday, Wednesday and Friday. (870) 633-4480.

FAIRFIELD BAY LIBRARY 369 Dave Creek Parkway, Fairfield Bay. Works by Jane Huner, through Oct. 30.

Hours: 1-4 p.m. Monday-Tuesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdayand Friday; 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Saturday. (501) 884-6476. FREE GRANT COUNTY MUSEUM 521 Shackleford Road, Sheridan. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

Admission: $3, students $1. (870) 942-4496.

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART 425 Central Ave., Hot Springs.

“The Lost Highway,” through Oct.

  1. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-3 p.m. Sunday. (501) 609-9966.

NORMAN HALL GALLERY OF ART 203 W. Q St., Russellville. Biannual Tech Art Faculty Exhibition, through Oct. 26; reception, 2:30 p.m. today.

Hours: 8:30 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m.

Monday-Friday. (479) 964-3237.. ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM 322 S. Second St., Rogers. “Benton County Crime Stories,” through 2013.” More to See... More to Do.” 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. rogersarkansas.

com/museum or (479) 621-1154.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS Baum Gallery, 201 S.

Donaghey Ave., Conway. “So Tiny: An Exhibition of Small Works in 3-D,” “Juried Bodies of Work: The Baum MFA Biennial,” “Small Talk: Works on Paper by Heather Gordon,” through Oct. 25. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday, 1-5 p.m.

Sunday. (501) 450-5793.

WALTON ARTS CENTER 405 W.

Dickson St., Fayetteville. “Treasures and History: A Gallery Open House,” 5:30-8 p.m. today. “Twenty Years” and “My Folklore: The Art of Letitia Huckaby” through Jan. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and during performances.

(479) 443-5600. FREE Dance

CENTRAL ARKANSAS AT THE BARRE 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11-12, 2 p.m. Oct. 14, Studio of Arkansas Academy of Dance/Arkansas Festival Ballet, Breckenridge Village, Interstate 430 and Rodney Parham Road.

Arkansas Festival Ballet performance.

Reception, one hour before performances. Tickets: $20, students and children $15. (501) 227-5320.

JAZZ DANCE WORKSHOP Oct.

13, Center for the Performing Arts, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 S. University Ave. Thea Foundation event with Bill Hastings.

Ages 9-13, 9:30 a.m.-noon. Ages 14 and up, 12:30-3 p.m. Cost: $20, deadline Wednesday. (501) 379-9512. Film

CENTRAL ARKANSAS CLASSIC FILM SERIES Market Street Cinema, 1521 Merrill Drive. The Blob 7 p.m. Tuesday. Tickets: $5. (501) 312-8900.

DEATH BY CHINA 7 p.m. Friday, Market Street Cinema, 1521 Merrill Drive. Documentary screening.

Reservations required. (501) 262-8128. FREE

AROUND ARKANSAS HOT SPRINGS DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL Oct. 12-21, Arlington Hotel,downtown Hot Springs. hsdfi.org or (501) 538-2290.

Letters

CENTRAL ARKANSAS AUTHOR BOOK DISCUSSION 6 p.m.

today, St. Vincent Infirmary Education Building, Two St. Vincent Circle. The Gluten Syndrome, Rodney Ford.

Tickets: $10. (501) 821-0111.

ROCKTOWN SLAM 7:30 p.m. second Wednesday of the month, Arkansas Arts Center, 501 E. Ninth St. Poetry slam. Cover: $5. Competition fee: $10. (501) 541-0681.

AROUND ARKANSAS BOOK SIGNING 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W.

Mountain St., Fayetteville. Her Blood’s Warning, Kymberley Cook. (479) 856-7000.

Music

CENTRAL ARKANSAS AMERICAN STRING QUARTET 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 1000 N. Mississippi Ave. Tickets: $25, students $10. (501) 912-9867 or chambermusiclr.com.

ARKANSAS CHAMBER SINGERS 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12, St. James United Methodist Church, 321 Pleasant Valley Road; 3 p.m. Oct. 14, Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave. “How Can I Keep From Singing.” Tickets: advance $15, ages 65 and older and students $10; at the door $18, $12. (501) 377-1121.

BILL CARTER AND THE PRESBYBOPS 6 p.m. Oct. 14, Trinity United Methodist Church 1101 N.

Mississippi Ave. Gospel jazz quartet.

(501) 666-2813. FREE BRAD PAISLEY 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock.

Tickets: $35.50-$64.50. (800) 745-3000.

JOURNEY WITH PAT BENATAR AND LOVERBOY 7 p.m. Tuesday, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. Tickets: $66-$87.50. (800) 745-3000.

LITTLE ROCK WIND SYMPHONY 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11, Second Presbyterian Church, 600 Pleasant Valley Drive. “Carmen and a Clarinet.” Tickets: $10, ages 65 and older $8, students free. (501) 666-0777.

LIVE AT LAMAN 7 p.m. second Thursday of the month, William F.

Laman Library, 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. SteelCat Steel Drum Band, Oct. 11. (501) 758-1720. FREE NATURAL STATE BRASS BAND 3 p.m. Sunday, Maumelle High School, 100 Victory Drive, Maumelle. Tickets: $5. (501) 217-8785.

NEEDTOBREATHE 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Robinson Center Music Hall. With Parachute and Drew Holcomb.

Tickets: $31.50-$37.50. (800) 745-3000.

TRADITIONAL IRISH MUSIC SESSION 2:30-5 p.m. first and third Sundays of the month, Hibernia Irish Tavern, 9700 Rodney Parham Road.

(501) 246-4340. FREE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK 2801 S. University Ave. The Brock McGuire Band, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, $10. (501) 569-8993.

AROUND ARKANSAS ARKANSAS MUSIC PAVILION Washington County Fairgrounds, Fayetteville. Hell on Wheels Tour with Brantley Gilbert, Uncle Kracker, Greg Bates, Brian Davis, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12, $22-$37. (479) 443-5600.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY Convocation Center, 2105 Aggie Road, Jonesboro, Johnny Cash Music Festival 7 p.m. Friday. Roseanne Cash, Willie Nelson, Dierks Bentley, The Civil Wars. Tickets: $37.50-$150.

(870) 972-3780.

DAVIDSONVILLE HISTORIC STATE PARK 7953 Arkansas 166 S., Pocahontas. U.S. Navy Underway Brass Band 5:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 13.

Eight-piece New Orleans style brass band. (870) 892-4708.

I’LL FLY AWAY FOUNDATIONSHINDIG 7 p.m. Oct. 13, John Q.

Hammons Center, 3303 Pinnacle Hills Parkway, Rogers. With The Oak Ridge Boys, Daily & Vincent, Blackwood Brothers Quartet. Tickets: $40-$100.

(888) 462-6718.

JOHN BROWN UNIVERSITY Bill George Arena, 2000 W. University St., Siloam Springs. TobyMac Eye On It tour with Chris August and Jamie Grace 7:30 p.m. Friday. Tickets: $30.25-$44.75 advance, day of show $35.50-$50; VIP, additional $35.

(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. Messenger 7, Friday. Admission: members $5, nonmembers $10. (870) 536-3375.

THE SOUTH ARKANSAS SYMPHONY 3:30 p.m. Sunday, El Dorado Municipal Auditorium, 100 W.

Eighth St., El Dorado. Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, conducted by Kermit Poling. Tickets: $20-$25, senior citizens $15, college students $10, children $5. (800) 792-0521 or southarkansassymphony.org.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11.

Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band in concert. (501) 450-3265.FREE WALTON ARTS CENTER 405 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Don Williams, 7 p.m. Tuesday, $35-$65.

(479) 443-5600. FREE

Special Events

CENTRAL ARKANSAS ALZHEIMER’S ARKANSAS WALK 7 a.m. Saturday, Little Rock Zoo. No registration fee. (501) 224-0021.

AMAZING JOURNEYS 6 p.m. Oct. 11, River Market. Music, refreshments.

Benefits Center for Women in Transition. Tickets: $50. (501) 372-5522.

APPLE PIE BAKING CONTEST 1:30-3 p.m. Monday, BJ Plants and Produce, North Hills Boulevard and Country Club, Sherwood. Amateur chefs and home bakers compete. (501) 945-5222.

ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE JOB FAIR 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 16, Statehouse Convention Center. (501) 378-3807. FREE ARKANSAS WALK NOW FOR AUTISM SPEAKS 10 a.m. Saturday, Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave. Registration, 8:30 a.m. walknowforautismspeaks.

org or (501) 951-0115.

CHAIR-ITY EVENT 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, Cathedral of St. Andrew, 617 S. Louisiana St. Benefit for St.

Joseph Center of Arkansas. (501) 993-4560.

COLUMBUS DAY PATRIOTISM RUN 5K 8 a.m. Oct. 13, Soccer Complex, Burns Park, North Little Rock. Hosted by Knights of Columbus Assembly 2054. T-shirt and bib pick-up, 2-7 p.m. Oct. 12, Knights of Columbus Hall, 6253 Camp Robinson Road.

Registration: $25. (501) 766-6144.

CREAM OF THE CROP 5 p.m.

Sunday, Asbury United Methodist Church, 1700 Napa Valley Drive. Chili cook-off, dessert contest, children’s activities, music. (501) 225-9231.

FESTIVAL OF WINES 6 p.m. today, Dickey-Stephens Park, North Little Rock. Benefits American Heart Association. Tickets: $60-$75. (501) 375-9148.

GEM AND MINERAL SHOW 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Jacksonville Community Center, 5 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville. Minerals, fossils, beads, kid’s dig, door prizes. (870) 255-3679 or centralarrockhound.org. FREE HARMONY BAZAAR 5-8 p.m. Oct. 11, McCain Mall food court, 3929 McCain Blvd., North Little Rock. Specialty vendors, performance by Top of the Rock Chorus. (501) 922-4733.

HARVESTFEST 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct.

13, noon-6 p.m. Oct. 14, Wildwood Park for the Arts, 20919 Denny Road.

Hay rides, railroad displays, crafts, music. Tickets: $10, children 6-12 $5. American Images Ballet Arkansas performances, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12, $30, children 12 and under $15; 4 p.m. Oct. 13 and 2 p.m. Oct. 14, $25, children $15. Paws on the Pavement Run WILD 5K and Paws on the Path WILD Fun Run 1K, 8 a.m. Oct. 13, $20-$30. (501) 821-7275.

THE HAUNTED EVENING TOUR, 7 p.m. Fridays through Nov. 2, MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History. Tour of some of the city’s most haunted places. Tickets: $30, reservations required. (501) 681-3857.

HEARTS & HOOVES HOEDOWN 6 p.m. Oct. 13, Hearts & Hooves, 2308 Kellogg Acres Road, Sherwood.

Dinner, dancing, auctions, fashion show. Tickets: $65. (501) 834-8509.

JUNCTION BRIDGE REGATTA EXHIBITION AND WATCH PARTY 3:30-7 p.m. Saturday, on the Arkansas River, downtown. Sailing and rowing events, music by Mojo Depot. (501) 975-9243 or (501) 975-3737. FREE KIDS’ FISHING DERBY 1:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 14, Lake Valencia, Maumelle. Central Arkansas National Wild Turkey Federation event for children 7-12. (501) 907-0636. FREE LITTLE ROCK COMIC CONVENTION 5-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Saturday, La Quinta Inn & Suites, 617 Broadway. Admission: $3. (501) 786-9951.

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 MAXIMIZED LIVING MAKEOVER: CANCER KILLERS 6-8 p.m. Oct. 11, Family Life 5800 Ranch Drive. Cancer prevention. (501) 223-8663.

MY DAY WITH A HORSE 4-7 p.m.

Saturday, I Can! Dance Studio, 1040 Angel Court. Petting, brushing, photos. Donations encouraged, children and youth with disabilities free. (501) 580-8356.

THE OLD HAUNTED WAREHOUSE 8:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Oct. 12-14, 19-21, 26-28, 30-31, 3400 Brown St. Tickets: $10, speed pass $20.

(501) 442-4971.

OPEN HOUSE FOR RECRUITS 7 p.m. Wednesday, Maumelle Fire Station No. 1, 2000 Murphy Drive, Maumelle. Register in advance. (501) 851-1337, Extension 200.

PAWS IN THE VINEYARD 6-9 p.m.

Oct. 11, 1700 Winslow St. Wine tasting, hors d’oeuvres. Benefits Central Arkansas Rescue Effort for Animals. Tickets: $50. (501) 603-2273.

RONALD’S NIGHT OF DANCING STARS 7 p.m. Oct. 13, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. North Little Rock Civitan Club fundraiser for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkansas. Ten local celebrities and business owners dance. Tickets: $45.

(501) 758-5560 or rmhclittlerock.org.

SANDWICHING IN HISTORY TOURS noon Friday, Fred and Lucy AlexanderSchaer House, 2021 S. Arch St.

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program event. (501) 324-9880.

FREE TALES OF THE CRYPT 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Mount Holly Cemetery, 1200 Broadway. Student actors portray historic Arkansans. (501) 804-6239. FREE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS CLINTON SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave. Lecture: “From Death Row to Freedom,” Ray Krone, 6 p.m. today. Lectures and book signings: The Triple Agent, Joby Warrick, noon Monday; The Victory Lab, Sasha Issenberg, noon Tuesday.

(501) 683-5239. FREE ZUMBATHON 6:30-9 p.m. Friday, Lakewood Village 2851 Lakewood Village Drive, North Little Rock. Party in Pink to end breast cancer with Zumba instructors. Cost: $10. (501) 258-7212.

AROUND ARKANSAS A HOUSE IN MOURNING Rogers Historical Museum 322 S. Second St., Rogers. Tours of the 1895 Hawkins House. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday through Nov.

  1. (479) 621-1154. FREE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITYMOUNTAIN HOME Gaston Lobby Roller Hall, 1600 S. College St., Mountain Home. Gaston Lecture Series: film and TV producer Peter Giuliano, 7 p.m. Tuesday. (870) 508-6280. FREE ARTISAN MARKET 7 a.m.-noon Tuesdays and Saturdays through October, farmers market, Transportation Depot, downtown Hot Springs. (501) 624-0489.

BARK IN THE PARK 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Saturday, Riverside Park, 1 River Bank Road, Batesville. Humane Society of Independence County event with contests, parade, games, challenges. (870) 793-0090 or (870) 307-5305.

BISCUIT JAM 2-8 p.m. Saturday, Bentonville Skate Park, 401 N.E.

Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Bentonville. Skate and BMX competition. (479) 619-9612. FREEBOWLING FOR KIDS’ SAKE 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 4:30-6:30 p.m. or 7-9 p.m. Oct. 11, Conway Family Bowl, 1010 E. Oak St., Conway. Benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Central Arkansas. Minimum fundraising: $25. (501) 336-9505.

CEMETERY PRESERVATION WORKSHOP 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Bellwood Cemetery, 2122 W. Pullen St., Pine Bluff. Arkansas Historic Preservation Program event. (501) 324-9880. FREE DAVIDSONVILLE HISTORIC STATE PARK 7953 U.S. 166 S., Pocahontas.

Ghosts of Davidsonville Fall Festival, 2-9 p.m. Oct. 13. (870) 892-4708.

DOWN IN THE HOLLER 7 p.m.

Tuesday, Arkansas Archeological Survey Building, University of Arkansas, 2475 N. Hatch Ave., Fayetteville. Roots of the Ozark dialect with Susan Young. (479) 575-3556.

FREEFALL FEST 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Bishop Park, Bryant. Arts and crafts, duct tape boat race, children’s activities, hayride, fishing derby, car show. (501) 847-4702. FREE FAULKNER COUNTY PET FAIR 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Faulkner County Courthouse lawn, 801 Locust St., Conway. Yard sale and pet activities, micro-chipping, nail trimming, dog wash. (901) 371-7191. FREE FIREFIGHTERS FOR THE CURE 5 p.m. Oct. 12-Oct. 13, downtown Conway. Pasta dinner at Mike’s Place, block party, fire truck pull, 5 p.m. Friday. Men for Mammaries 5K, 8 a.m., survivors parade, noon, activities, entertainment, Oct. 13.

(501) 514-0237.

FLYING JAM 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Saturday, Searcy County Airport, Marshall. C-130 flyby, flying machines, music. Free parking. (870) 448-5289. FREEGREYHOUND 5K WALK/RUN 9 a.m.

Saturday, Mid-South Community College North Campus, 2000 W.

Broadway, West Memphis. Fee: $25.

400-meter Pup Dash for children, $10. (901) 626-4088.

HOPE AND JUSTICE DICE RUN 9 a.m. Saturday, downtown Clinton.

Open to all vehicles. Benefits Children’s Advocacy Alliance.

Registration, 8 a.m. Entry: $10-$15.

(501) 745-3038.

IMPACT WRESTLING LIVE 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Summit Arena, Hot Springs. Tickets: $20-$50. (501) 321-2027.

JACKSONPORT STATE PARK Newport. Campfire cooking workshop, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, $5. “Tour of the Universe,” 6 p.m.

Oct. 13. “Earth, Wind, Water, Fire: Elements of Disaster,” through Feb. 1. (870) 523-2143.

JANE GOODALL LECTURE 7 p.m.

Friday, Barnhill Arena, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. “Making a Difference: An Evening with Jane Goodall.” (479) 575-2024. FREE JUNKFEST 2012 FESTIVAL 8 a.m-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, downtown Bradley. Antiques, collectibles, coon dogs, and everything else. Music and food. (870) 894-3935. FREELESLIE MOUNTAIN MAN RENDEZVOUS 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 12-13, 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 14, Leslie. Reenactments, demonstrations. (501) 941-4828.

MAGIC SCREAMS Saturday-Sunday in October, Magic Springs, Hot Springs. Hours: 4-11 p.m. Saturday, 4-9 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $44.99, ages 65 and older and children under 48 inches, $29.99. (501) 624-0100.

MCRAE COMMUNITY FEST 9 a.m.

Saturday, Grand Avenue, McRae.

Parade, games, cake walk, vendors.

(501) 230-2118.

OZARK CORN MAZE 4-9 p.m. Friday-Sunday through Nov. 11, 12880 Arkansas 112 at Wagon Wheel Road, Cave Springs. Three mazes, petting zoo, haunted maze. Tickets: $8-$12.

(479) 366-6246.

PLANTATION AGRICULTURE MUSEUM Scott, at the junction of U.S. 165 and Arkansas 161.

“The General Store’s 100th Year (1912-2012),” through May 2013.

“Bacon, Eggs and More”; exhibits of past agricultural equipment, continuing. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday.

Admission: $4, children 6-12 $3, plus tax. (501) 961-1409.

PUMPKIN PATCH Saturday-Oct. 27, Good Faith Carr United Methodist Church, 3703 Ryburn Road, Pine Bluff. Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (870) 879-3360.

QUILTS OF ILLUSION WORKSHOPS Wednesday-Oct. 12, St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 511 Coley Drive, Mountain Home. Hill ’N Hollow Quilt Guild event with Karen Combs.

Combing Through Your Scraps, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday; members $45, nonmembers $50. Patchwork Illusions, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 11;

members $45, nonmembers $50.

Sweet Hearts, 1-4 p.m. Oct. 12;

members $25, nonmembers $30.

Lecture: You Bought That Where?, 9:30 a.m. Oct. 12, $5. (870) 492-6958.

SAVING PAWS FUNDRAISER 6-10 p.m. Oct. 12, Fort Smith Riverfront Pavilion, Front and North B streets, Fort Smith. Music, magic, auctions.

Benefits Ahimsa Rescue Foundation.

Tickets: $50. (918) 427-5087.

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 UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS 201 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway. Lecture: “Campaign 2012: Political Cynicism When We Need it the Least,” Roderick P. Hart, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11. (501) 450-3293.

Theater

CENTRAL ARKANSAS 12 ANGRY MEN through Sunday, Community Theatre of Little Rock, 616 Center St. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets: $14, military, students, senior citizens $12. (501) 410-2283.

BUSYBODY Tuesday-Nov. 4, Murry’s Dinner Playhouse, 6323 Colonel Glenn Road. Dinner: 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Sunday. Showtimes: 7:45 p.m.

Tuesday-Saturday, 12:45 and 6:45 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $29-$33;

children 15 and under $20; show only $25; children 15 and under $15.

murrysdinnerplayhouse.com or (501) 562-3131.

CHURCH BASEMENT LADIES 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. Showtimes: 7:45 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 12:45 and 6:45 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $29-$33;

children 15 and under $20; show only $25; children 15 and under $15.

murrysdinnerplayhouse.com or (501) 562-3131.

AROUND ARKANSAS THE CAPITOL STEPS 7:30 p.m.

Monday, Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall University of Central Arkansas, Conway. Musical and political satire group. Tickets: $30-$40, UCA students free with current student identification. (501) 450-3265 or (866) 810-0012.

DUKE ELLINGTON 7 p.m. Saturday, Ritz Civic Center, 306 W. Main St., Blytheville. Tickets: $15. (870) 762-1744.

Auditions

CENTRAL ARKANSAS A 1940’S RADIO CHRISTMAS CAROL 2 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m.

Monday, The Public Theatre, 616 Center St. Community Theatre of Little Rock production. Cold readings from the script. Prepare a song;

bring 2 copies of sheet music. ctlract.org or (501) 410-2283.

Clubs

CENTRAL ARKANSAS THE AFTERTHOUGHT 2721 Kavanaugh Blvd. Butterfly with Irie Soul, Friday, $7. Weakness for Blondes, Saturday, $7. Geoffery Robson, Monday. Karaoke with Larry the Table Guy, Thursdays. Vieux Carre Jazz Brunch with Ted Ludwig and Joe Cripps, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Sundays. Jazz @ The Afterthought, Mondays, free unless otherwise indicated. Carl Mouton, Tuesdays, free. Open Mike Acoustic Showcase, Wednesdays, free. Shows at 8 p.m.

Monday-Thursday and 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. afterthoughtbar.com or (501) 663-1196.

CAJUN’S WHARF 2400 Cantrell Road. Dean Agus, Mudpuppies, today. Richie Johnson, Big John Miller, Friday. Brian Ramsey, Moonshine Mafia, Saturday. Brian & Nick, Wednesday. Happy-hour bands start at 5:30 p.m. Friday-Tuesday, 6 p.m. Thursdays, headline bandsat 8:30 or 9 Friday-Tuesday, 9:30 Thursdays. Cover: $5 after 8:30 p.m.

Thursday-Saturday; free Monday-Wednesday. (501) 375-5351.

DOWNTOWN MUSIC HALL AND RECORDS 215 W. Capitol Ave. The Browning, Casino Madrid, Amhyst, As Tall as Giants, 7 p.m. Friday; advance $8, at the door $10. Lit, 8 p.m.

Sunday; advance $10, at the door $15. Ballet, Reachout, The Science of Sleep, Vespers, 7 p.m. Wednesday, $7. (501) 376-1819.

JUANITA’S 614 President Clinton Ave.

Eric Johnson, today. (501) 372-1228 THE LOONY BIN COMEDY CLUB 10301 Rodney Parham Road. Dan Chopin, through Saturday. The Sandman, Oct. 16-21; Wednesday-Thursday and Sunday $8, Friday-Saturday $13. Open Mike Nite, 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Ladies Night, Thursdays, free for women.

Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays unless otherwise indicated. Cover charge: Wednesday-Thursday $7, Friday-Saturday $10 unless otherwise indicated. loonybincomedy.com or (501) 228-5555.

THE REV ROOM 300 PresidentClinton Ave. Tragikly White Band, 9:30 p.m. Friday. Mac Powell, 9 p.m. Saturday, $10-$60. Latin Night, 7 p.m. Tuesday; $5, under 21 $7.

Bassnectar after party, 11 p.m.

Wednesday; $5-$15. (501) 823-0090.

STICKYZ ROCK ’N’ ROLL CHICKENSHACK 107 River Market Ave.

Mountain Sprout, 9:30 p.m. Friday, $8. Turbo Fruits, Sunday. River City Extension, 8 p.m. 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, $8. Touch: Grateful Dead Tribute, 8 p.m. Mondays, $5. (501) 372-7707.

VINO’S Seventh and Chester streets.

Vista Cruz, 8 p.m. Friday, $5. Dr.

Orpheus Project, The Muddlestuds, Killcrazies, 9 p.m. Saturday, $5. (501) 375-8466.

WEST END SMOKEHOUSE AND TAVERN 215 N. Shackleford Road.

Big Stack, Friday. Third Degree featuring Scott Carey, Saturday. (501) 224-7665.

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