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Calendar of events around Arkansas

By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This article was published June 20, 2013 at 3:37 a.m.

13 through Sunday, The Weekend Theater, Seventh and Chester streets. Show times: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $20, ages 65 and older and students $16. (501) 374-3761.

Events are free unless otherwise noted.

Art & Exhibits

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

ARGENTA ART WALK 5-8 p.m. third Friday of the month, downtown North Little Rock. Music, art, food. (501) 993-1234.

ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. “Time Travelers,” through Aug. 4. “Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: The Treasures of Kenwood House, London,” through Sept. 8; admission $12, senior citizens $10, youth/students $6. “Bauhaus Twenty-21: An Ongoing Legacy,” photographs by Gordon Watkinson, through Sept. 22. Interwoven: Craft, through November 17. “Foundation Collection,” “Masterworks” and “Paul Signac,” continuing. 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. arkansasartscenter.org or (501) 372-4000.

ARKANSAS ARTS COUNCIL CALL FOR ENTRIES submissions by Arkansas artists for 2014 Small Works on Paper exhibition. Deadline: July 26.

arkansasarts.org or (501) 324-9766.

ARKANSAS LEAGUE OF ARTISTS 7 p.m. last Tuesday of the month, North Little Rock Community Center, 2700 Willow St., North Little Rock.

Demonstration by Emily Wood. Yearly membership: $30. Visitors free. (501) 779-1475.

ARKANSAS REPERTORY THEATRE 601 Main St. Works by Arkansas artists, through June 30. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, 9 a.m.-curtain Tuesday-Friday, 1 p.m.-curtain Saturday-Sunday. (501) 378-0405.

ARKANSAS SCULPTURE INVITATIONAL 6-9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Argenta Community Theater, 405 Main St., North Little Rock. Sculpture only show and sale. (501) 991-3886.

ARKANSAS STATE TREASURER’S OFFICE Room 220, state Capitol.

Works by Jared Vaughn and Mildred Lasiter-Cross through June 30.

Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 682-1423.

BUTLER CENTER FOR ARKANSAS STUDIES 401 President Clinton Ave.

“Creative Expressions,” through Aug. 25. “Get a Simple Landscape,” drawings by Jerry Phillips, through Sept. 29. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 320-5790.

CANTRELL GALLERY 8206 Cantrell Road. Mid-Southern Watercolorists Special Open Membership Exhibit, through Saturday. John Wooldridge, “Painting Arkansas,” June 28-Aug. 17; opening reception 6-8 p.m. June 28. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, or by appointment.

(501) 224-1335.

CENTRAL ARKANSAS LIBRARY SYSTEM’S MAIN LIBRARY Level 4 Teen Center, 100 Rock St. “Old School: Remembering the Brinkley Academy,” through June 29. Hours: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday.

(501) 918-3000.

CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH 509 Scott St. “Dream Weavers,” works by Sandra Marson, through June 30.

Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-noon Sunday. (501) 375-2342.

CLINTON PRESIDENTIAL CENTER 1200 President Clinton Ave.

“Jazz: Through the Eyes of Herman Leonard,” through July 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 6-17 $3; active military and children under 6 free.

(501) 374-4242.

COX CREATIVE CENTER, 120 River Market Ave. Arkansas League of Artists Spring Members Show, through June 28. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m.

Sunday. (501) 918-3093.

GALLERY 26 2601 Kavanaugh Blvd., Suite 1. “Prehistoric Daydreams,” Brad Cushman and Amy Edgington, through July 13. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

(501) 664-8996.

GREG THOMPSON FINE ART 429 Main St., North Little Rock. “Best of the South” exhibition and sale, through July 9. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. gregthompsonfineart.com or (501) 664-2787.

HISTORIC ARKANSAS MUSEUM 200 E. Third St. “The Curious World of Patent Models,” through Sept. 29. “Reflected by Three: William Detmers, Scott Lykens and G. Tara-Casciano,” through Aug. 4.

“Painting in the Open Air: Day and Night,” through July 7. “Treasures of Arkansas Freemasons, 1838-2013,” through July 12. “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. “Go West, Young Man!,” through June 30. Hours: 10-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 660-4006.

LOCAL COLOUR 5811 Kavanaugh Blvd. Artist co-op studio gallery. “A Summer of Art,” works by Nancy Dickins, through June 30. Exhibit of 26 local artists, continuing. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

(501) 265-0422.

MACARTHUR MUSEUM OF ARKANSAS MILITARY HISTORY 503 E. Ninth St. “Undaunted Courage, Proven Loyalty: Japanese-American Soldiers in World War II,” through February. “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. Monday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. (501) 376-4602.

MARKET STREET CINEMA 1504 Merrill Drive. “Time & Beauty,” through-Sept. 7. Hours: 1-10 p.m. daily. (870) 501-0616.

MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY 500 President Clinton Ave. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $10, children 1-12 $8. museumofdiscovery.

org or (501) 396-7050.

OLD STATE HOUSE MUSEUM 300 W. Markham St. “Lights! Camera!

Arkansas!,” a celebration of Arkansas’ role in Hollywood, through March 1, 2015. “Things You Need to Hear: Memories of Growing Up in Arkansas From 1890 to 1980,” through Jan. 1. 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.

PAINT BOX GALLERY 705 Main St., North Little Rock. Hand-crafted jewelry by P.J. Bryant, Friday-Aug. 1. “Taste of Jazz,” Angela R. Green, through July 15. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. paintboxgallerynlr.com (501) 374-2848.

THE SHOWROOM 2313 Cantrell Road. “First Signs of Spring,” artists include Cathy Burge, JimCheadle, Wayne Fowler, Jan Gartrell, Steve Griffi th, Gino Hollander, Sandy Hubler, Ron Logan, Vivian Noe, Tom Tull, Catron Williams, continuing. Hours: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Monday-Friday. (501) 372-7373.

THEA FOUNDATION 401 Main St., North Little Rock. Recent works by Nick Leopoulos, 5-8 p.m. Friday.

Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 379-9512.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK GALLERIES 2801 S. University Ave. Gallery I: “Sacred Symbols in Sequins,” through July 26. Gallery II and III: “Flow,” through July 26. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday.

(501) 569-8977.

AROUND ARKANSAS

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-BEEBE ENGLAND CENTER ART GALLERY, Center and Orange St., Beebe. “Beating Hooves,” works by Mary Shelton, through June 28.

Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 882-4495.

ART GALLERY & STUDIO FAIRFIELD BAY 120 Village Place Suite 1, Fairfi eld Bay. Works by Charlotte Rierson, Robbie Miller, Van Swink, Doris Sexson, Karen Gehl.

Demonstrations by artists, 1-3 p.m. daily.

Hours: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 680-2740.

THE ARTS & SCIENCE CENTER FOR SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS 701 Main St., Pine Bluff. Call for entries: Irene Rosenzweig Juried Exhibition, through Sept. 13. Tinkering Jr., 9-11 a.m. Monday-June 28, ages 5-11; Tinkering Sr.,1-4 p.m. Monday-June 28, ages 12-17; members $60, nonmembers $80. “Dreams and Disaster,” David Bailin, through July 28. “Expressions From the Permanent Collection,” continuing.

Education and art 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.

CALICO ROCK MUSEUM & VISITOR CENTER 104 Main St., Calico Rock. Watercolors by Ruby Schaaf, through July. “The Jot ’Em Down Store” and “One-Room School,” continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (870) 297-4129.

CRYSTAL BRIDGES MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART 600 Museum Way, Bentonville. “American Encounters: Genre Painting and Everyday Life,” and “American Experience: Genre Scenes on Paper From Crystal Bridges,” through Aug. 12. “Angels & Tomboys: Girlhood in 19th-Century American Art” and “Surveying George Washington,” June 29-Sept. 30. 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.

FAIRFIELD BAY LIBRARY 369 Dave Creek Parkway, Fairfi eld Bay. Pastel and charcoal works by Van Swink Jr., through Aug. 1. Hours: 1-4 p.m. Monday-Tuesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday and Friday; 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday.

(501) 884-6476.

FORT SMITH MUSEUM OF HISTORY 320 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. “Boston Store Tea Room,” noon today, $20. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission: adults $5, ages 6-15 $2, under 6 free. (479) 783-7841.

FORT SMITH REGIONAL ART MUSEUM, 1601 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. “High Fiber: Women to Watch 2013,” through July 7.

“Bridging the Past, Present and Future: Recent Works by Sandra Ramos,” through July 7. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $8, students and senior citizens $6.

(479) 784-2787.

GARVAN WOODLAND GARDENS 550 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs.

“Splash of Glass,” the art glass of James Hayes, through Sept. 30.

Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Admission: $8.75, ages 55 and older $7.75, children 6-12 $4.50. garvangardens.org or (800) 366-4664.

HEMINGWAY-PFEIFFER MUSEUM AND EDUCATIONAL CENTER 1021 W. Cherry St., Piggott. “View From the Hill,” honoring the Pfeiffer family, through Aug. 31. “Into the Wild,” “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.

HOT SPRINGS FINE ARTS CENTER 626 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Call for entries: photography competition for ages 16 and older; submit JPG fi les by July 9. hsfac.org/ photography or (501) 624-0489.

LAKEPORT PLANTATION 601 Arkansas 142, Lake Village. “Arkansas African American Legislators, 1868-1893,” through June 30.

Hours: tours 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. (870) 265-6031.

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

“The Art of Abandonment,” through September. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-3 p.m. Sunday. (501) 609-9966.

OZARK HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER U.S. 65, Clinton. Still life and fl oral art exhibit, through July 15. Hours:8 a.m.-9:30 p.m. daily. (501) 745-6615.

RIVER VALLEY ARTS CENTER 1001 E. B St., Russellville. Works by the Lemley House Art Guild, through June 28. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday. (479) 968-2452.

ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM 322 S. Second St., Rogers.

Summer story times for ages 4-8, 10 a.m. Fridays through July 26.

“To Cap It All Off,” through June 29. “Benton County Crime Stories,” through 2013. “More to See … More to Do.” Exhibits on area history, hands-on area for children.

Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. rogersarkansas.com/museum or (479) 621-1154.

SOUTH ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER 110 E. Fifth St., El Dorado. “Art Is My Life,” works by Doris Williamson Mapes, through June 27.

Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Fri-day, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, weekends by appointment. saacarts.org or (870) 862-5474.

Dance

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

AMERICAN LEGION POST 1 DANCES 315 E. Capitol Ave. 7 p.m.

Fridays-Saturdays. Band music, 6:30 p.m. Sundays. Admission: $7.

(501) 372-2608.

ARKANSAS SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE SOCIETY every Monday, Park Hill Presbyterian Church, 3520 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. Beginners class, 7-8 p.m.

Intermediate and advanced class, 8-9 p.m. No partner or experience required. Cost: $5 per night. (501) 821-4746.

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; blsdance.org, (501) 221-7568. Little Rock Bop Club, 7-10 p.m. every Wednesday; beginning swing-dance lessons (free with admission), 7-8 p.m.; members$4, guests $7; littlerockbopclub.com or (501) 350-4712. Square Dance, 2-4 p.m. every Thursday, $4. (501) 490-1197.

COUNTRY DANCE SOCIETY Park Hill Presbyterian Church, 3520 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock.

Dance 7:30-9:30 p.m. every first, third and fifth Friday of the month.

Admission: society members $4, nonmembers $5. All ages, no experience needed. (501) 603-5305.

LET’S DANCE STUDIO Tanglewood Center, 7509 Cantrell Road.

Ballroom dance, 7-10 p.m. second Saturday of the month, $12, first visit $5. Latin and swing dance, lesson 7 p.m., dance 8-11 p.m. third and fifth Fridays, $13. Group classes, 7-9 p.m. Mondays, $10.

(501) 663-7724.

PARENTS WITHOUT PARTNERS 6200 Aerie St. Line dancing 6 p.m.;

Warren Crow and the Classics 7 p.m. Saturdays, $6. (501) 837-6766 or (501) 944-7194.

AROUND ARKANSAS

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.

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. spacitydanceclub.com or (501) 760-7375.

WARD COUNTRY DANCE Hickory Street and Arkansas 319, off U.S.

67/167, Ward. Ward Country Playboys, 7 p.m. Fridays. The American Pride Band, Saturday. Admission: $6. (501) 605-3251.

Film

CENTRAL ARKANSAS GATHR FILM SERIES Market Street Cinema, 1521 Merrill Drive. Broke, 7 p.m. Tuesday. Members free, nonmembers $10. (501) 312-8900.

INDEPENDENT FILM TRIPLE FEATURE 3, 5, and 7 p.m. Sunday, Riverdale 10 Theater, 2600 Cantrell Road. Chipped, Oak’s Past, Farewell; presented by Rine/Chandler Productions and Dark Image Films.

Tickets: advance $5, door $7. (870) 872-0616.

THE MET: SUMMER ENCORE SCREENINGS Breckenridge Village Stadium 12, 1200 Breckenridge Drive. Il Trovatore, 7 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets: $12.50. (501) 224-0992 or fathomevents.com.

MOVIES IN THE PARK dusk Wednesday nights through Aug. 7, First Security Amphitheatre.

The Notebook, Wednesday. (501) 375-2552.

AROUND ARKANSAS

CALL FOR ENTRIES Five Minute Film Fest, June 28, Basin Spring Park, Eureka Springs. Films no longer than 5 minutes, including credits, must be submitted by 5 p.m. today. Must be family-friendly and made by Arkansas residents. Entry form:eurekaspringsdowntown.com/film-fest/. (479) 244-5074.

EXHIBITION: MUNCH 150 7:30 p.m. June 27, Cinemark Towne Centre, 201 Skyline Drive, Conway.

Tickets: $11.50, student and senior citizen $10.50, child $9.50. (501) 450-7558.fathomevents.com

MOVIES ON THE RIVER Friday nights at dusk through Aug. 9, Riverwalk Amphitheatre, 405 Washington St. S.E., Camden. Wreck It Ralph, Friday. (870) 837-5500.

Letters

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

FICTION WRITERS OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS 9 a.m.-noon fourth Saturday of every month, Dining Room 3, Baptist Medical Center, 9601 Interstate 630, Exit 7. All interested parties welcome. Membership: $20. fwca.org or (501) 982-1793.

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.

AROUND ARKANSAS

MEMOIR WORKSHOP 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Holiday Island Clubhouse, 13 Buckskin Lane, or Tuesday, Garden Bistro, 119 N.

Main St., Eureka Springs. Taught by Rebecca Mahoney, offered by The Village Writing School. Cost: $45.

(479) 292-3665.

Music

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

ARKANSAS RIVER BLUES SOCIETY 8 p.m. third Friday of each month, Cornerstone Pub & Grill, 314 Main St., North Little Rock. Admission: members $3, nonmembers $5.

(870) 833-3498.

IRISH TRADITIONAL MUSIC 5-7 p.m. Friday, Dugan’s Irish Pub, Third and Rock streets. Cory Winters and Peg Roach Loyd. (501) 244-0542.

JAZZ IN THE PARK 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through July 31.

Riverfront Park, 202 La Harpe Blvd.

Bob Boyd Sounds, Wednesday.

Lawn chairs and blankets welcome, no coolers. (501) 375-2552.

JUICY J 11 p.m. Friday, The Metroplex, 10800 Colonel Glenn Road.

Also featuring Young Dolph, LilCam, Kronic, and Beatking. Tickets: advance $30. arkansaslivemusic.com or (501) 516-2150.

ROCKIN’ DOPSIE, JR. & THE ZYDECO TWISTERS 8 p.m. June 27, Wildwood Park for the Arts, 20919 Denny Road. Gates open at 6 for outdoor picnicking. Refreshments available. Tickets: $35, VIP $65. wildwoodpark.org or (501) 821-7275.

AROUND ARKANSAS

CONCERT VIOLINIST OKSANA 6:30 p.m. Friday, Ed and Kay’s Restaurant, 15228 Interstate 30, Benton.

(870) 405-6856.

KASEY RAUSCH AND THE BUTTERMILK BOYS 6-9 p.m. Saturday, The Frontporch Stage, courthouse lawn, Mount Ida. Chairs or blankets recommended. (870) 867-2761.

KENNY LOGGINS 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Orchards Park, N.E. J Street and John DeShields Blvd., Bentonville. (479) 715-6100.

MAGIC SPRINGS CONCERT SERIES 8 p.m. Saturday, Timberwood Amphitheater, Magic Springs Theme Park, 1701 E. Grand Ave., Hot Springs. Little Big Town. Park admission: online $49.99, at the gate $54.99; under 48 inches or ages 55 and older $33.99. (501) 624-0100.

MUSIC ON THE LAWN 6-8 p.m.Saturdays through Aug. 3, Pinnacle Hills Promenade, 2303 Promenade Blvd., Rogers. Uncrowned Kings, Saturday. (479) 936-2160.

OZARK FOLK CENTER STATE PARK 1032 Park Ave., Betse Ellis and Violet Hensley, 7 p.m. Saturday; tickets $12, children $7. Next Generation Concert with musicians and dancers under age 21, 7 p.m. June 28, $12. Rhonda Vincent and The Rage, 7 p.m. June 29, $25-$37.50.

Mountain View. (870) 269-3851.

BLUEGRASS MONDAY 7 p.m. Monday, Collins Theatre, 120 W. Emerson St., Paragould. Tennessee Mafi a Jug Band. Donations. (870) 972-2367.

Special Events

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

FLAPJACK FUNDRAISER 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Applebee’s, 6 Mabelvale Plaza Lane. Proceeds will sponsor Arkansas Heat youth basketball team. Tickets: $7. (501) 952-3422.

FURR YARD SALE 7 a.m.-dark Friday-Saturday, Kavanaugh Boulevard and Cedar Street. Benefi ts Feline Rescue & Rehome. (501) 661-0956.

GREAT WAR MEMORIAL BALLOON RACE 4-10 p.m. Friday, 6:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday and 6:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, War Memorial Stadium, 1 Stadium Drive. Hot air balloon festival, music, food trucks, children’s activities. Cost: $5.

Parking: $5. (501) 351-9478.

HEALTHCARE IN ARKANSAS HISTORY 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Arkansas State Capitol, Room 171.

Arkansas History Commission seminar. Lunch provided with registration by today. state.archives@arkansas.gov or (501) 682-6900.

JACKSONVILLE FESTIVILLE noon-7 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, Dupree Park, Jacksonville.

Carnival rides and games, food vendors, fishing derby, karaoke contest. (501) 982-0818.

LITTLE ROCK ZOO Jonesboro Drive, War Memorial Park. Safari tours, educational programs and more, continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: $10; ages 60 and older and children 1-12, $8. (501) 666-2406.

THE LONGEST DAY BRIDGE EVENT Friday, Curtis Finch Bridge House, 7415 Indiana Ave. All-day Little Rock Duplicate Bridge Club event for Alzheimer’s Association. Fees: $4.50 per game. (501) 666-9841 or (501) 454-6085.

NATIONAL UNDERGROUND RAILROAD CONFERENCE through Saturday, Doubletree Hotel, 424 W. Markham St. Speakers, panel discussion, exhibit hall, tours. Registration: per day $100, banquet $50. (402) 661-1588 or (402) 661-1590.

PINNACLE MOUNTAIN STATE PARK 11901 Pinnacle Valley Road. Anniversary event, 11 a.m.-noon June 29, west summit picnic area. Star-gazing cruise, 9-10:30 p.m. June 30, $12, age 6-12 $6; advance payment required. Hikes, nature programs, games. (501) 868-5806.

PULASKI COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY DOG WASHES 9 a.m.-2 p.m. first Saturdays through September, Trinity United Methodist Church, Evergreen and Mississippi streets; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. second Saturdays through September, Highland Valley United Methodist Church, 15524 Chenal Valley; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. third Saturdays through September, Kroger, Cantrell Road and Polk Street; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. fourth Saturdays through August, First United Methodist Church, 6501 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock.

Cost: $15. (501) 258-4580.

UNITED STATES TENNIS ASSOCIATION ADULT LEAGUE STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS 8 a.m. Friday and Sunday, Burns Park Tennis Center, North Little Rock. (501) 227-7611.

AROUND ARKANSAS

ALL WHITE PARTY 9 p.m. June 28, Pine Bluff Convention Center, 500 E. Eighth St., Pine Bluff. Hosted by the Pine Bluff Black Fire Fighters Association. Tickets: advance $10, door $15.

(870) 489-2325 or (870) 692-2953.

ARKANSAS BIKERS FOR CHILDREN SUMMER POKER RUN 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sunrise Motorsports, 800 Truman Baker Drive, Searcy. Entry fee: $10. Proceeds go to Arkansas Children’s Hospital. (501) 305-2900 or (501) 920-3830.

ARKANSAS SALUTES THE TROOPS 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, Greystone Country Club, 57 Greystone Blvd., Cabot. Family acitivities, concessions available. Golf tournament registration at 7:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., four-man team $300. Concert by River Billy Band and Tragikly White, 7 p.m., free. Benefits Arkansas military families. (501) 259-9903.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-BEEBE Abington Library, Palm and Center streets, Beebe. Summer reading program for children preschool and younger, 10:30-11 a.m. Thursdays through Aug. 15. (501) 882-8807.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY DELTA CENTER FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 319 University Loop West, Jonesboro. Workshop: “Website in a Day,” 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 27.

Registration: $50. (870) 972-3517.

E-MAIL MARKETING MADE EASY 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, Baxter County Regional Library, 300 Library Hill, Mountain Home. Offered by Arkansas State University-Jonesboro and Mountain Home Chamber of Commerce. Registration: $35. (870) 972-3517.

ARTOSPHERE FESTIVAL through June, Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Music, visual art, children’s and family events.

Ticket prices vary by event, many events free. artospherefestival.org or (479) 443-5600.

BLUEBERRY PICKING 7 a.m.-noon Monday-Saturday, Wye Mountain Flowers and Berries, 20309 Arkansas 113, Wye. (501) 330-1906.

DRINK COCKTAILS & CURE ON 6:30 p.m. Friday, 5930 Wells Circle, Springdale. Dinner, silent auction, music; benefit for Maddie’s Wish Foundation. Cost: $25. (479) 200-1046.

THE GREAT RACE 11:55 a.m. Wednesday, Pruett St., downtown Paragould. Lunch stop for cross-country race of more than 90 cars. (870) 236-7684.

HOBBS STATE PARK-CONSERVATION AREA 20201 E. Arkansas 12, Rogers. Backpacking workshop, 1-4 p.m. June 30, $35. Registration and prepayment required. (479) 789-5000.

JACKSONPORT STATE PARK Newport. Pioneer Days day camp, 9 a.m.-noon Wednesday-June 28, ages 7-12, $15. (870) 523-2143.

LAKEPORT LEGACIES 5:30 p.m. June 27, Lakeport Plantation, 601 Arkansas 142, Lake Village. Presentation: Blake Wintory, “Arkansas African American Legislators.” (870) 265-6031.

MONDAY NIGHT SPEAKER SERIES 7 p.m. Monday, Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 W. Wedington, Fayetteville.

Vincent Genna, “GPS for Your Path.” (479) 442-0680.

MOTORCYCLE AND SCOOTER SHOW 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Visitor Center, 121 Cordoba Center, Hot Springs Village. Music, food, motorcycle awareness. (501) 922-5565.

PLANTATION AGRICULTURE MUSEUM Scott, at the junction of U.S. 165 and Arkansas 161. Anniversary event, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, free Dutch oven desserts and homemade ice cream. Tours all day, $4, children $3.

(501) 961-1409.

POWHATAN HISTORIC STATE PARK Arkansas 25, Powhatan. Victorian Toys Workshop, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, $10. (870) 878-6765.

PROJECT APPLESEED MARKSMANSHIP AND REVOLUTIONARY WAR HISTORY CLINIC 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, White River Valley Sportsman’s Association, 407 CR 2197, Berryville. Rifl e safety, marksmanship, guest speakers. Cost: $20-$80. (479) 253-8223.

SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY 100 E. University Road, Magnolia.

Senior Wellness water exercise class, 9-9:45 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday through Aug. 1. Cost: $40.

(870) 235-4140.

Theater

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM 6 p.m. Sunday, Ottenheimer Market Hall East Pavilion, River Market, 400 President Clinton Ave. A “Shakespeare in the Park” production. Tickets: $7, age 12 and younger $5. (501) 320-3503.

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Argenta Community Theater, 405 Main St., North Little Rock. Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre.

(501) 852-0702.

SOUTHERN CROSSROADS through July 20, 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: $31-$35; children 15 and under $23; show only $25; children 15 and under $15.

murrysdinnerplayhouse.com or (501) 562-3131.

13 through Sunday, The Weekend Theater, Seventh and Chester streets.

Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $20, ages 65 and older and students $16.

(501) 374-3761.

WIENER DAY AT THE ROLLERCADE 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, The Joint, 301 Main St., North Little Rock.

Musical sketch comedy. Tickets: $20.

(501) 372-0205.

AROUND ARKANSAS

ELIXIR OF LOVE 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 28 and July 1, 5, 11, 13, 19, Inspiration Point Fine Arts Colony Theatre, 16514 U.S. 62, Eureka Springs; 4 p.m. July 7, Arend Arts Center, 1901 S.E. J St., Bentonville.

Tickets: $20-$25. opera.org or (479) 253-8595.

KING LEAR 7:30 p.m. today, Sunday, Wednesday, June 27 and 29 and 2 p.m. June 30, Reynolds Performance Hall, University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre. Tickets: $27. (501) 450-3265.

MADAMA BUTTERFLY 7:30 p.m. Friday, Wednesday, June 29 and July 3, 6, 9, 17, Inspiration Point Fine Arts Colony Theatre, 16514 U.S. 62, Eureka Springs; 4 p.m. July 14, Arend Arts Center, 1901 S.E. J St., Bentonville.

Opera in the Ozarks. Tickets: $20-$25.

opera.org or (479) 253-8595.

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM 2 p.m. Wednesday -June 27, June 29, Reynolds Performance Hall, University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre. Tickets: $10.

(501) 450-3265.

OLIVER! 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 28 and 2 p.m. Tuesday and June 28, University of Central Arkansas, Reynolds Performance Hall, 223 Beatrice Powell St., Conway. Arkansas Shakespeare Theater production.

Tickets: $27. (501) 450-3265.

OLIVER! June 28-July 7, Batesville School Auditorium, Seventh and Water streets, Batesville. Batesville Community Theatre. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets: $8, age 12 and younger $5.

(870) 307-3314.

PIRATES OF PENZANCE 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 27 and July 2, 8, 10, 12, 18, Inspiration Point Fine Arts Colony Theatre, 16514 U.S. 62, Eureka Springs; 4 p.m. June 30, Arend Arts Center, 1901 S.E. J St., Bentonville. Opera in the Ozarks.

Tickets: $20-$25. opera.org or (479) 253-8595.

SPANK! THE FIFTY SHADES PARODY 8 p.m. June 29, Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville.

Tickets: $20-$45. waltonartscenter.org or (479) 443-5600.

SUMMER THEATRE WORKSHOP 2-3 p.m. Monday-June 28, Ritz Civic Center, 306 W. Main St., Blytheville.

Offered by The Arts Council of Mississippi County. Ages 7-12. artsmissco.org or (870) 762-1744.

TWO DUMB DOGS through Friday, Arkansas State University Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. Summer Children’s Theatre production. Showtimes: 10 a.m. Wednesday-Friday, 2 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Tickets: advance, $5, day of show, $7.

tickets.astate.edu or (870) 972-2781.

THE WIZARD OF OZ Friday-June 30, The Center for the Arts, 2209 S. Knoxville Ave., Russellville. Presented by The River Valley Arts Center.

Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m Sunday. Tickets: ArtsCenter members, $16, over age 60, ages 13-17 $12, ages 4-12 $8, under age 3 free. Opening night reception 6-7 p.m., $25, age 4-17 $18, age 3 and under free. (479) 968-2452.

Clubs

CENTRAL ARKANSAS THE AFTERTHOUGHT 2721 Kavanaugh Blvd. Karaoke with Larry the Table Guy, Thursdays. Vieux Carre Jazz Brunch with Ted Ludwig and Friends, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays.

Jazz @ The Afterthought, Mondays, $5. Carl Mouton, Tuesdays, free.

Open Mike Acoustic Showcase, Wednesdays, free. Shows at 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday. afterthoughtbar.com or (501) 663-1196.

CAJUN’S WHARF 2400 Cantrell Road. Dean Agus, Mayday By Midnight, today. Lyle Dudley, Katmandu, Friday. Bass and Brown, Rustenhaven, Saturday. Richie Johnson, Monday. Brian and Nick, Tuesday. Lee and Betty Tomboulian, Wednesday.

Happy hour bands start at 5:30 p.m. Friday-Tuesday, 6 p.m. Thursday, headline bands at 8:30 or 9 p.m. Friday-Tuesday, 9:30 p.m. Thursday.

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 Paramedic, 7 p.m. Monday, $8. Palisades, 7 p.m. Tuesday; advance $8, at the door $10. (501) 376-1819.

THE JOINT 301 Main St., North Little Rock. Rodney Block, 9 p.m. today, $10. (501) 372-0210.

JUANITA’S 614 President Clinton Ave.

Companion & The Evangelicals, 9 p.m. today, $3. Johnny Winter, 9:30 p.m. Friday, $25. Bow Wow Wow, Gene Loves Jezebel, 8 p.m. Monday, $15. Simo, 9 p.m. Tuesday, $8. (501) 372-1228.

THE LOONY BIN COMEDY CLUB 10301 Rodney Parham Road. Open Mike Night, 7 p.m. Wednesdays.

Ladies Night, Thursdays, free for women. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays. Cover charge: Wednesday-Thursday $7, Friday-Saturday $10. loonybincomedy.com or (501) 228-5555.

THE REV ROOM 300 President Clinton Ave. New Music Test, Dear Karma, 9 p.m. today; $5, under 21 $10. Canopy Climbers CD release party with Midwest Caravan, Knox Hamilton, Futuro Boots, 9 p.m. Saturday, $6. Tell Romeo I Hate Him, The Supporting Cast, Southbound Drive, Siversa, 7 p.m. Sunday, $10.

(501) 823-0090.

STICKYZ 107 River Market Ave. Eric Sardinas, 9 p.m. today, $10. Ryan Cabrera with Jason Castro and Deleasa, 9 p.m. Friday; advance $12, day of show $15. Backroad Anthem, 9 p.m. Saturday, $7. Black Taxi, 8 p.m.

Tuesday, $5. Touch: Grateful Dead Tribute, 8 p.m. Mondays, $5. (501) 372-7707.

WEST END SMOKEHOUSE AND TAVERN 215 N. Shackleford Road.

Mayday By Midnight, Friday. Jet 420, Saturday. (501) 224-7665.

AROUND ARKANSAS MAXINE’S 700 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Daniel Amedee, Gold Beneath the Highway, James Rose, 8 p.m. today. Foul Play Cabaret, 8 p.m. Friday; advance $10, at the door $12. The Southern Renaissance, The Paranormals, The See, 8 p.m. Saturday; advance $5, at the door $7.

New Music Tuesdays, free. Poetry and karaoke, Wednesdays, free.

Andrew Anderson, Thursdays, free.

maxineslive.com or (501) 321-0909.

Weekend, Pages 33 on 06/20/2013

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