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By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This article was published February 27, 2014 at 3:04 a.m.

Events are free unless otherwise noted.

Art & Exhibits

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER

MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. “The Crossroads of Memory: Carroll Cloar and the American South,” Friday-June 1; member preview and reception, 6:30-8:30 p.m. today, nonmembers $15. Silk Shibori Scarf Workshop, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, members $75, nonmembers $94. “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 PASTEL SOCIETY 6 p.m. Tuesday, St. Vincent’s Infirmary Medical Center Education Building, 2 St. Vincent Circle. Demonstration of pastel techniques and artistic concepts. (501) 224-2443.

ARKANSAS STATE TREASURER’S OFFICE Room 220, state Capitol. Works by Paloma Anderson, through Friday. Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 682-1423.

ARKANSAS STUDIES INSTITUTE BUTLER CENTER GALLERIES 401 President Clinton Ave. “Unusual Portraits: New Works by Michael Warrick and David O’Brien,” through March 22. (501) 918-3033.

THE ART GROUP GALLERY 11525 Cantrell Road. Spring works by Diana Shearon, Ron Almond, Jeff McKay and Louise Harris, today through March 6. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-6 p.m. Sunday. (501) 690-2193.

ART SHOW AND EXHIBITION 6:30 p.m. March 6, Little Rock Eye Clinic, 201 Executive Court. “Vision,” art by students from central Arkansas high schools. (501) 352-0342.

BOSWELL MOUROT FINE ART 5815 Kavanaugh Blvd. “Growing Moss,” new works by Layla Moss, through March 8. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. (501) 664-0030.

BUTLER CENTER FOR ARKANSAS STUDIES 401 President Clinton Ave. “Native Arkansas,” Saturday-March 15; examples of Arkansas flora, fauna and geology. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 918-3033.

CANTRELL GALLERY 8206 Cantrell Road. “Music, Myth and the Hard Travelin’ Man,” prints by Neal Harrington, through Saturday. “Arkansas Weather Report,” paintings by Daniel Coston, March 7-April 27; reception, 6-8 p.m. March 7. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, or by appointment. (501) 224-1335.

CLINTON PRESIDENTIAL CENTER 1200 President Clinton Ave. “Presidential Pets” and “Spies, Traitors and Saboteurs: Fear and Freedom in America,” through April 27. 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.

ESSE PURSE MUSEUM 1510 S. Main St. “What’s Inside: A History of Women and Handbags, 1900-1999,” continuing. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Admission: $10; military, 5-18 or 60 and older $8; under 5 free. (501) 916-9022.

ESTHER DEWITT NIXON LIBRARY 703 W. Main St., Jacksonville. “Prehistory of the Jacksonville Area,” continuing. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. (501) 457-5038.

GALLERY 26 2601 Kavanaugh Blvd., Suite 1. “Finishing Touches,” recent works by Erin Lorenzen, through March 8. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 664-8996.

GALLERY 360 900 S. Rodney Parham Road. “Fascination,” works by Kelley Naylor and Anna Tanner, through April 5. (501) 993-0012.

GREG THOMPSON FINE ART 429 Main St., North Little Rock. “Carroll Cloar: A Road Less Traveled,” through April 12; lecture by Greg Thompson, 1 p.m. March 15, cost: $10, reservations. 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. Mid-Southern Watercolorists Juried Exhibition, through April 6. “A Sure Defense: The Bowie Knife in America,” through June 22. “Heeding the Call: The Firefighter Collection of Johnny Reep,” through June 8. “Chasing the Light: The Photography of Brian Chilson,” through March 10. Knife Gallery, “We Walk in Two Worlds: The Caddo, Osage and Quapaw in Arkansas,” Arkansas Made Gallery, 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 over $1.50, children 17 and under $1. (501) 324-9351.

L&L BECK ART GALLERY 5705 Kavanaugh Blvd. “Ducks in Arkansas,” through Friday. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 660-4006.

LOCAL COLOUR 5811 Kavanaugh Blvd. “A Winter’s Tale of Art,” Tom Tull, through Friday. 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. “First Call: American Posters of World War I,” through Nov. 30. “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 1521 Merrill Drive. “Dreams and Visions — Restoring Today and Hope for Tomorrow,” through Friday. Hours: 1:30-10 p.m. daily. (501) 766-1132.

MOSAIC TEMPLARS CULTURAL CENTER 501 W. Ninth St. Voices Without Borders, children’s choir, 10 a.m. today. “Repurposed Wonders: The Sculpture of Danny Campbell,” through April 26. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 683-3593.

MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY 500 President Clinton Ave. “Tech City,” engineering exhibits and interactive stations, through May 11. 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. Brown Bag Lunch Lecture: Mark Christ, “An Eagle on His Button: African-American Soldiers in Arkansas,” noon today. “Lights! Camera! Arkansas!” a celebration of Arkansas’ role in Hollywood, through March 1, 2015. 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.

RED DOOR GALLERY 3715 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. Works by Bob Crane and 20 other local artists, continuing. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. (501) 753-5227. THE SHOWROOM 2313 Cantrell Road. “Winterscapes,” artists include Rose Harrington, Cathy Burge, Jim Cheadle, Wayne Fowler, Jan Gartrell, Steve Griffith, Gino Hollander, Sandy Hubler, Vivian Noe, Tom Tull and Catron Williams, through February. Hours: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 372-7373.

THEA FOUNDATION 401 Main St., North Little Rock. “Specifically Universal,” paintings by Emily Wood, through 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: “Say It With Snap!’: Motivating Workers by Design, 1923-29,” through March 16. Gallery III: Arkansas Ceramic Artists, through March 27. The Erudite, Sunday-March 17; reception 5-7 p.m. March 14. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 569-8977.

WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. “The Evolving Universe,” through April 6. 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.

AROUND ARKANSAS

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY Bradbury Gallery, Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. Delta National Small Prints Exhibition, through Friday. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday. (870) 972-2567.

ART ON THE GREEN 1900 Bob Courtway Drive, Suite 1, Conway. Paintings by Linda Flake, through April 1. Drawing classes for children begin Saturday: grades K-2, 10-11:30 a.m.; grades 3-5, 2-4 p.m; cost: $20. (501) 733-0238.

THE ARTS & SCIENCE CENTER FOR SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS 701 Main St., Pine Bluff. Family Fun Day: Chain Reactions, March 8. Photography 2 with Eric Maynard, 5:45-7:45 p.m. Thursdays March 6-April 10; members $85, nonmembers $120. “Shaping Our World,” through Aug. 31. “Mud Pies and Other Stories,” works by Megan Sue Collins, through April 25. “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.

BARTON LIBRARY 200 E. Fifth St., El Dorado. “Fought in Earnest: Civil War Arkansas,” through March 6. (870) 863-5447.

CALICO ROCK MUSEUM & VISITOR CENTER 104 Main St., Calico Rock. “The Jot ’Em Down Store” and “One-Room School,” continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (870) 297-6100.

CLINTON HOUSE MUSEUM 930 Clinton Drive, Fayetteville. “Clinton Meets Kennedy,” continuing. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Admission $8. (479) 444-0066.

CRYSTAL BRIDGES MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART 600 Museum Way, Bentonville. “Born of Fire: Ceramic Art in Regional Collections,” through Sunday. Unplugged concert: Candy Lee and the Sweets, 7 p.m. Friday. Film series: The Rape of Europa, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday; free, ticket required. “At First Sight: Collecting the American Watercolor” and “Edward Hopper: Journey to Blackwell’s Island,” through April 21. 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.

FINE ARTS CENTER OF HOT SPRINGS 626 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Arkansas Society of Printmakers Exhibition, through March 17. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday-Saturday. (501) 624-0489.

HENDRIX COLLEGE 1600 Washington Ave., Conway. Art Building A Gallery: “UMI,” recycled materials sculpture by Sayaka Ganz, through Friday. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 505-1652.

MID-AMERICA SCIENCE MUSEUM 500 Mid-America Blvd., Hot Springs. Continuing hands-on learning exhibits. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $9; 65 and older and children 3-12, $7. (501) 767-3461.

RIVER VALLEY ARTS CENTER 1001 E. B St., Russellville. High school competition and exhibition entry deadline, today. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday. (479) 968-2452.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF Leedell Moorehead-Graham Fine Arts Gallery, 1200 N. University Drive, Pine Bluff. The works of Basil Watson, contemporary figurative sculpture, today; closing reception, 5:30-7 p.m. today. (870) 575-8236.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS Baum Gallery, 201 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway. 2014 Student Art Competitive Exhibition, Sunday-March 16; reception 2-4 p.m. Sunday. 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 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. “Divide Light: Operatic Performance Costumes of Lesley Dill,” through April 13; reception, 5-7 p.m. March 6. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, noon-4 p.m. Saturday and during performances. (479) 443-5600.

Film

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

THE FORGOTTEN KINGDOM 7 p.m. today, Central Arkansas Library System’s Ron Robinson Theater, 1 Pulaski Way. Tickets: $10. (501) 320-5715.

THE TRIALS OF MUHAMMAD ALI 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, William F. Laman Library, 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. (501) 758-1720.

Music

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

ARKANSAS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA POPS IV: WIZARD OF OZ WITH ORCHESTRA 8 p.m. March 8, 3 p.m. March 9, Robinson Center Music Hall, 426 W. Markham St. Screening of the film The Wizard of Oz, with score performed live. Tickets: $10-$59. (501) 666-1761.

BENEFIT ORGAN RECITAL 8 p.m. March 7, First Presbyterian Church, 800 Scott St. Alan Morrison, organist. Benefits Pediatric Injury Prevention Program at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. Donations. (501) 372-2512.

BILLY CURRINGTON “WE ARE TONIGHT” TOUR 7:30 p.m. March 8, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. Tickets: $45-$49. (800) 745-3000.

AN EVENING OF JAZZ 6 p.m. every second Sunday, 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. LOCAL LIVE 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, South on Main, 1304 Main St. Julia Buckingham Group, Wednesday. (501) 244-9660.

RACKENSACK FOLKLORE SOCIETY 7 p.m. first Monday of every month, Arkansas Arts Center, Ninth and Commerce streets. Folk music concerts. (501) 765-1131.

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.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, 2801 S. University Ave. Artspree: Chinese Folk Orchestra from Qingdao, 3 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $15, student $10. (501) 569-3294.

AROUND ARKANSAS

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-JONESBORO Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. Thomas Brown, pianist, 3 p.m. Sunday. (870) 972-2094.

BILLY JOE SHAVER 7 p.m. March 8, Calico Rock School District Auditorium, 301 College St., Calico Rock. Tickets: $15-$50. (870) 373-0487.

OZARK FOLK CENTER STATE PARK 1032 Park Ave., Mountain View. Auditions for 2014 season, 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, noon-2:30 p.m. Saturday. (870) 269-3851.

SYMPHONY OF NORTHWEST ARKANSAS MASTERWORKS II CONCERT 7:30 p.m. March 8, Walton Arts Center, 495 Dickson St., Fayetteville. Tickets: $28-$48. (479) 443-5600.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. The Haifa Symphony Orchestra from Haifa, Israel, 7:30 p.m. Monday. (501) 450-3265. Snow Fine Arts Center: Percussion Festival, 11:30 a.m. Saturday. (501) 450-5263.

WALTON ARTS CENTER 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Soweto Gospel Choir, 7:30 p.m. March 6. Tickets: $10. (479) 443-5600.

Special Events

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

ADOPTION INFORMATION MEETING 6 p.m. March 11, Dillon International, 4702 W. Commercial Drive Suite B1, North Little Rock. (501) 791-9300.

BARD BALL 6:30 p.m. March 7, Junior League of Little Rock Building, 401 Scott St. Benefit for Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre. Music, dancing, live and silent auctions. Tickets: advance $75, door $90. (501) 450-5092.

BROADWAY JOE’S CHARITY WEEKEND CELEBRATION Friday-Saturday, Doubletree Hotel, 424 W. Markham St. Old School Party, 9 p.m. Friday; benefit for Independent Youth Football League, tickets: advance $15, day of show $25. Concert featuring Evelyn “Champagne” King and Willie P., 9 p.m. Saturday; tickets: advance $25, day of show $35. (501) 982-2563.

CITYWIDE CLEANUP KICKOFF 8 a.m. March 8, Western Hills Park, 5207 Western Hills Ave. Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola and other speakers, followed by cleanup locations and activities. (501) 765-3530.

DILLON INTERNATIONAL’S TRIVIA NIGHT 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Sherwood Forest, 1111 W. Maryland Ave., Sherwood. Benefit for children and families served by Dillon International. Trivia tournament, games, raffle, door prizes. Tickets: $20-$160. (501) 791-9300.

JUST COMMUNITIES OF ARKANSAS’ ANNUAL GATHERING OF FRIENDS 5:30-7 p.m. March 12, Darragh Center, Central Arkansas Library System’s Main Library, 100 S. Rock St. Admission: $50, reservations. (501) 372-5129.

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.

PICASSO’S 6:30-9 p.m. March 8, Museum of Discovery, 500 President Clinton Ave. Fundraiser for Pulaski Heights Elementary School. Music, food and drinks, silent and live auctions. Tickets: advance $15, door $25. (501) 519-1914.

RIVER CITY COMIC EXPO 10 a.m.-6 p.m. March 8, The Metroplex, 10800 Colonel Glenn Road. Admission: $5. (501) 492-9007. SANDWICHING IN HISTORY noon March 7, Christ Episcopal Church, 509 Scott St. Sack lunch. (501) 324-9880.

SENIOR NET COMPUTER CLASSES Monday-March 28, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Institute on Aging, 629 Jack Stephens Drive. Fundamentals for Beginners, 10 a.m.-noon Mondays and Wednesdays. Introduction to Computers — Windows 8, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Fee: $45, student manual $15. (501) 603-1262.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS CLINTON SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Ave. Lecture: “Two Presidents Are Better Than One,” David Orentlicher, 6 p.m. today; book signing will follow. (501) 683-5238.

WWE SMACKDOWN 7 p.m. March 11, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. Tickets: $17.50-$97.50. (800) 745-3000.

AROUND ARKANSAS

ARKANSAS FALLEN RIDERS BREAKFAST 9:15 a.m. first Saturday of the month, Sulphur Springs United Methodist Church Community Center, 9238 Sulphur Springs Road, Pine Bluff. Donations. (870) 247-2522.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-NEWPORT 7648 Victory Blvd. Newport. Running/walking clinic for women, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday for 10 weeks beginning Tuesday. Free, $25 fee for graduation event 5K run/walk. (870) 512-7872 or (870) 512-7861.

BEGINNING WEB DEVELOPMENT, 5:30-7 p.m. Mondays through March 31, University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. Basics of HTML, graphic design Web principles. Cost: $100-$150. (501) 450-5811.

BOOTLEGGER DAZE 11 a.m.-4 p.m. March 8, Main St., Calico Rock. Vendors, artisan demonstrations, antique cars, music. (870) 297-4129.

ERTH’S DINOSAUR ZOO 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, East Arkansas Community College, 1700 New Castle Road, Forrest City. Cost: $12. (870) 633-4480.

EUREKA GRAS MARDI GRAS EXTRAVAGANZA through March 22, Eureka Springs. Parades, balls, brunch. Costs vary. krazo.ureeka. org or (479) 981-9551.

HARDING UNIVERSITY Ganus Athletic Center 915 E. Market Ave., Searcy. Arkansas Regional

FIRST Robotics Competition, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 6-8. (501) 230-3997.

HEALTHRYTHMS DRUMMING CLASSES 1 p.m. Fridays, Carroll County Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 202 W. Madison Ave., Berryville. (870) 423-3265.

HENDRIX COLLEGE Mills Library, 1600 Washington Ave., Conway. Lecture: Theory From the South: Or, How Euro-America Is Evolving Toward Africa, 7 p.m. today; refreshments, 8-9 p.m. (501) 450-1373.Performance and lecture: “Plautine Fides: Parody of Cults to Divine Qualities in Roman Comedy,” 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. (501) 450-4597.

HOBBS STATE PARK-CONSERVATION AREA 20201 E. Arkansas 12, Rogers. Program series: Birds and Breakfast, 9-11 a.m. Saturday. Mother Nature readings for children, 10:30 a.m. every second Saturday and third Wednesday of the month. Hikes, nature programs. (479) 789-5000.

HOT SPRINGS BOAT, TACKLE AND RV SHOW 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Hot Springs Convention Center, Hot Springs. (501) 765-1423.

INFORMED BUSINESSES: NAVIGATING THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT 11 a.m.-1 p.m. March 7, Baxter County Library, 424 W. Seventh St., Mountain Home. Preregistration required. (870) 972-3517.

LAKE DARDANELLE STATE PARK 100 State Park Drive, Russellville. Boater Education Course, 6-9 p.m. Monday-Tuesday; preregistration required. (479) 967-5516.

MARDI GRAS — THE BEST PARTY IN TOWN 6 p.m. Friday, Immaculate Conception Church, 22 N. 13th St., Fort Smith. Fundraiser for the Fort Smith Museum of History. Cocktails, music, Cajun dinner, live auction. Tickets: $75. (479) 783-7841.

PETIT JEAN STATE PARK 1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road, Morrilton. Archaeology Day, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. March 8. (501) 727-5441.

PLANTATION AGRICULTURE MUSEUM Scott, at the junction of U.S. 165 and Arkansas 161. Advanced crochet workshop, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 8; $10, preregistration required. 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.

POWHATAN HISTORIC STATE PARK Arkansas 25, Powhatan. Hooked Rugs Workshop, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Fee: $20; reservations, sack lunch. (870) 878-6765.

RHEA LANA’S KIDS CONSIGNMENT SALE noon-7 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-March 8, 1080 W. Henri De Tonti Blvd., Springdale. (479) 799-7335.

RUN FOR THE HILLS AND RACE TO THE ROCK 5K 8 a.m. March 8, downtown Calico Rock. Registration and packet pick-up 7 a.m. Registration fee: before Saturday $25, after $30, student $15. (870) 297-6100.

SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY 100 E. University Road, Magnolia. Lecture: “Some Symbols of the Great Russian Empire,” Elena Kovaleva, visiting Russian professor, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. (870) 235-4027.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS GLOBAL CAMPUS Barnhill Arena 2 E. Center St., Fayetteville. Lecture: Condoleezza Rice, 7 p.m. Wednesday. (479) 575-4545. UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. First-Time Homeowner Seminar, 5:30-8 p.m. Monday, March 6 and 10; must attend all three sessions to receive certificate. (501) 450-3265.

Theater

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

BABY through Sunday, The Public Theatre, 616 Center St. Community Theatre of Little Rock production. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $18, military, students and age 65 and over $16, ages 4-9 $8. (501) 410-2283.

FANTASTIC MR. FOX Friday-Sunday, Northwest Arkansas Community College, One College Drive, Bentonville. Showtimes: 6:30 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Tickets: $8, age 65 and older or student $6. (479) 381-1900.

LES MISERABLES Wednesday-April 6, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main St. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 7 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $25-$40. (501) 378-0405.

WEEKEND COMEDY through March 8, 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.

WINTER SUCKS! 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday through March 8, The Joint, 301 Main St., North Little Rock. Main Thing comedy trio production. Tickets: $20. (501) 372-0205.

AROUND ARKANSAS

THE FANTASTICKS 7 p.m. Tuesday, Arkansas State University-Mountain Home, Vada Sheid Community Development Center, 1600 S. College St., Mountain Home. Tickets: $35, students 18 and under $17.50, additional fees. (870) 508-6280.

GOOD PEOPLE through March 9, TheatreSquared, Studio Theatre, Walton Arts Center, 505 W. Spring St., Fayetteville. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $15-$36. (479) 443-5600.

LES MISERABLES through Sunday, Victory Theater, 116 S. Second St., Rogers. Presented by Rogers Little Theater. Showtimes: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Dinner seating 90 minutes before curtain. Tickets: dinner theater $48, show only $17-$25. (479) 631-8988.

SUMMER BRAVE through Sunday, Performing Arts Center on the Square, 219 W. Arch St., Searcy. Dinner 6:30 p.m., curtain 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday; dessert 6:30 p.m., curtain 7 p.m. Thursday; lunch 12:30 p.m., curtain 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: dinner and show $29, age 65 and over and students $24; dessert theater $18; brunch and matinee $27, age 65 and over or student $21; show only $15. (501) 368-0111.

Auditions

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

ARKANSAS FESTIVAL BALLET Breckenridge Village, Interstate 430 and N. Rodney Parham Road, will host auditions for Joffrey Ballet, Saturday. Ballet registration, 1:30-2:30 p.m., jazz registration, 5-6 p.m. Ages 10-25. (501) 227-5320.

ARKANSAS REPERTORY THEATRE SUMMER MUSICAL THEATRE INTENSIVE 4:30-8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, by appointment. Ages 10-23. Program tuition: $575, scholarships available. education@therep.org or (501) 378-0405.

AROUND ARKANSAS

OZARK FOLK CENTER STATE PARK 1032 Park Ave., Mountain View. Musicians for 2014 season, 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, noon-2:30 p.m. Saturday by appointment. Perform at least three songs written prior to 1941 and bonus song of choice. Piano provided, bring instruments; no microphones or sound equipment will be used. (870) 269-3851.

Clubs

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

THE AFTERTHOUGHT 2721 Kavanaugh Blvd. Karaoke with Larry the TableGuy, Thursdays. Jazz @ The Afterthought, Mondays, $5; Carl Mouton, Tuesdays. Open Mike Acoustic Showcase, Wednesdays. 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. The Dixon Project, Mr. Lucky, today. Richie Johnson, Katmandu, Friday. 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.

THE JOINT 301 Main St., North Little Rock. Collin vs Adam, 9:30 p.m. today, $5. (501) 372-0210.

JUANITA’S 614 President Clinton Ave. Trout Fishing in America, 7:30 p.m. today, $12. Right Back on Hard Tour Presents: DJ Paul, 10 p.m. today , $20. Mic Feelz, 8 p.m. Sunday, $8. Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band, 10:30 p.m. Tuesday; advance $10, day of show $12. Salsa dancing, 9 p.m. Fridays, $8. (501) 372-1228.

THE REV ROOM 300 President Clinton Ave. Monsters of Todd: A Tribute to Todd Mills, 9 p.m. Saturday, $20. American Aquarium, 9 p.m. Tuesday, $10. Keller Williams with More Than a Little, 9 p.m. March 8, advance $20, day of show $22. (501) 823-0090.

STICKYZ 107 River Market Ave. Musicians Showcase Semifinals Round 5, 9 p.m. today. Ben Miller Band & Trampled Under Foot, 8:30 p.m. Friday; advance $10, day of show $15. Charlie Virgo & The Damn Choir, 9 p.m. Saturday, $6. (501) 372-7707.

VINO’S Seventh and Chester streets. Carnifex, Betraying the Martyrs, I Declare War, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, $15. The Sound of the Mountain, Lehnen, Maps for Travelers, 8:30 p.m. Monday, $6. Orbweaver, Shroudeater, Sumokem, Crankbait, 8 p.m. Tuesday, $6. (501) 375-8466.

WT BUBBA’S 500 President Clinton Ave. “Crawfi sh Boil Spectacular” featuring The Hooker Boys, Friday. Jeff Coleman and the Feeders, Saturday. (501) 244-2528. Big Gigantic, 9 p.m. Wednesday, tickets: $23. (479) 527-6618.

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