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By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This article was published May 1, 2014 at 2:39 a.m.

Events are free unless otherwise noted.

Art & Exhibits


ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Carroll Cloar Bike Tour from Crittenden County Museum. Car caravan to museum begins at Arts Center 7 a.m. Saturday. 53rd Young Arkansas Artists Exhibition, May 9-July 27; family festival and awards ceremony, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. May 10; free for members and exhibition artists, nonmember $5, nonmember family $20. “InCiteful Clay,” through June 29; reception and lecture, 5:30 p.m. today. “The Crossroads of Memory: Carroll Cloar and the American South,” through June 1. “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. or (501) 372-4000.

ARKANSAS LEAGUE OF ARTISTS Spring Members’ Show, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. through May 31, Cox Creative Center, 120 River Market Ave. Artist demonstration 5-8 p.m. May 9. (501) 779-1475.

THE ART GROUP GALLERY 11525 Cantrell Road. Works by Loren Bartnicke, Debby Hinson, Ned Perme and Bob Snider, continuing; reception with special guest Russian artist Ludmila Pawlowska, 4-8 p.m. Friday. Hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1-6 p.m. Sunday. (501) 690-2193.

BOSWELL MOUROT FINE ART 5815 Kavanaugh Blvd. “New Works,” by Hans Feyerabend, Rod McGehee and Michael Warrick through May 10. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and by appointment. (501) 664-0030.

BUTLER CENTER FOR ARKANSAS STUDIES 401 President Clinton Ave. “Drawn In: New Art From the WWII Camps at Rohwer,” through Aug. 23; “Jerome and Detachment: An Exhibition of Robert Reep,” through June 28. “Southern Voices,” textile works by the Studio Art Quilt Association, through May 24. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 918-3033.

CANTRELL GALLERY 8206 Cantrell Road. “Painting Arkansas-Finale,” by John Wooldridge, Friday-June 21; reception, 6-8 p.m. Friday. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, or by appointment. (501) 224-1335.

CLINTON PRESIDENTIAL CENTER 1200 President Clinton Ave. 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. “The Milliner’s Art,” vintage hats from the collections of Anita Davis and Catherine Nugent, through June 8. “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. Recent works by Ben Krain, Logan Hunter and Jason Smith, through May 10. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 664-8996.

GALLERY 360 900 S. Rodney Parham Road. “Turnings: The Art and Function of Turned Wood,” through May 30. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 993-0012.

GREG THOMPSON FINE ART 429 Main St., North Little Rock. “Southern Women Artists,” through June 14. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. or (501) 664-2787.

HEARNE FINE ART 1001 Wright Ave., Suite C. “Words and Pictures: Illustrated Works by Kadir Nelson,” through June 7. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, by appointment Sunday. (501) 372-6822.

HISTORIC ARKANSAS MUSEUM 200 E. Third St. “Patterns From the Ozarks: Contemporary Ceramics, Quilts and Folk Art Painting,” through June 8. “A Sure Defense: The Bowie Knife in America,” through June 22. “Heeding the Call: The Firefighter Collection of Johnny Reep,” through June 8. 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.

LOCAL COLOUR GALLERY 5813 Kavanaugh Blvd. “The Art of Spring,” featuring the work of Nancy Dickins, today-May 14, and the work of Lisa Rowland May 15-31. 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. Dedication of Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Marker depicting the Camden Expedition, 1 p.m. Saturday. History on the Run 5K, 7 p.m. May 9, to benefit museum programs; cost: $25-$35. “First Call: American Posters of World War I,” through Nov. 30. “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.

MUGS CAFE 515 Main St., North Little Rock. Works by V.L. Cox, through May 13. (501) 442-7778.

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. or (501) 396-7050.

OLD STATE HOUSE MUSEUM 300 W. Markham St. Brown Bag Lecture: “Louis Jordan: Son of Arkansas, Father of R&B,” noon May 14. “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. Spring Fling with new works by artists, music by Ted Ludwig Trio, refreshments, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. (501) 753-5227.

STEPHANO’S FINE ART GALLERY 1813 N. Grant St. Works by actor/ sculptor Tony Dow and painter Stephano Sutherlin, through June 1; reception, 7:30-10 p.m. Saturday. Works by various artists. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. (501) 563-4218.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK GALLERIES 2801 S. University Ave. Gallery I: Student Competitive Exhibition, through Monday. Gallery II: “Revision, Missing, Listen, Light, Fly,” drawings by David Bailin, through May 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.


2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. American Stories: “A Piece of My Mind,” through June 8. (501) 758-1720.



1700 Port Road, Pine Bluff. “Preserving Food Along the Railroad,” 9 a.m.-2 p.m. today-May 31. (870) 535-8819.

THE ARTS & SCIENCE CENTER FOR SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS 701 Main St., Pine Bluff. Arkansas Arts Center Artmobile, through Friday. Family Fun Day: make landscape accordion books, 1-3 p.m. May 10. “Arkansas Champion Trees: An Artist’s Journey,” through May 21. “Shaping Our World,” through Aug. 31. “A Deep Sense of Place: the Arkansas Delta,” through Oct. 1. “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.

COSSATOT ARTS AND CRAFTS ASSOCIATION ART SHOW 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 12:30-4 p.m. Sunday, CACA Art Center, 6 miles north of De Queen, on King Road east of U.S. 71. (870) 642-2419 or (870) 642-7170.

CRYSTAL BRIDGES MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART 600 Museum Way, Bentonville. Outdoor movie screening: Beasts of the Southern Wild, 7:30 p.m. and Creole concert at 9 p.m. Friday; lawn chairs and blankets welcome, concessions available. The Great Reveal: Prang’s Album Cards, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Monday, registration required. Tulsa Opera presents The Great Gatsby, 8 p.m. Wednesday, registration required. “The William S. Paley Collection: A Taste for Modernism,” through July 7. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, Thursday, Saturday-Sunday; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday and Friday. or (479) 418-5700.

EMERGENT ARTS 341 Whittington Ave., Hot Springs. “Tohoku: Through the Eyes of Japanese Photographers,” through May 30; outdoor Japanese tea room, 5-9 p.m. Friday. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. (501) 655-0836 or

FORT SMITH MUSEUM OF HISTORY 320 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. “Ready to Rodeo,” today-Sept. 1; program, 5-7 p.m. today. Luncheon with Mrs. Parker and the Fortnightly Ladies, noon May 10, cost: $20. “Building a Region: A Century of Local Architecture,” through May 31. Admission: $5, children $2. (479) 783-7841.

FORT SMITH REGIONAL ART MUSEUM 1601 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. “An Art Affair,” RAM Gala, 7-10 p.m. today; tickets: $75-$100. “Carol Dickie: An Artist’s Journey,” May 9-Aug. 10; opening reception 5-7 p.m. May 8; cost: members free, nonmembers $5. “Coin,” an installation by Dayton Castleman, through May 25. Call for works: River Valley Invitational, theme “personal landscapes”; deadline for entries May 9. Drop in and Draw, noon-4 p.m. each Thursday; live models and studio space provided, take materials. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (479) 784-2787.

JUSTUS FINE ART GALLERY 827-A Central Ave., Hot Springs. Works by Tony Saladino and Taimur Cleary, Friday-May 31; reception, 5-9 p.m. Friday. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and by appointment. (501) 321-2335.

OLD INDEPENDENCE REGIONAL MUSEUM 380 S. Ninth St., Batesville. “Hugo and Gayne Preller’s House of Light,” through May 31. “Making a Living,” continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1:30-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $3, over age 65 or under age 12 $1. (870) 793-2121.

ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM 322 S. Second St., Rogers. “Regional Foodways,” Saturday-May 31. “Hog Wild: Our Area’s Love Affair With the Pig,” through Aug. 9. “Benton County Crime Stories,” through 2014. Exhibits on area history, hands-on area for children. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. or (479) 621-1154.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT FAYETTEVILLE Mullins Library, 365 N. McIlroy Ave., Fayetteville. “Wisdom of the Ages Athenaeum,” exhibit of rare books and materials from the Remnant Trust, through May 12. Hours: 10-11 a.m., 2-3 p.m. Monday-Friday; 2-3 p.m. Saturday. (479) 575-4104.

WALTON ARTS CENTER 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. “Translating Earth, Transforming Sea,” through June 21; reception and curator talk, 5-7 p.m. today. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, noon-4 p.m. Saturday. (479) 443-5600.



THE NEW BLACK 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, William F. Laman Public Library, 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. Community discussion following. (800) 662-2386.



LOCAL LIVE 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, South on Main, 1304 Main St. Tom Cox Quintet. (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.


BILLY CURRINGTON “WE ARE TONIGHT” TOUR 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Fort Smith Convention Center, 55 S. Seventh St., Fort Smith. With Brett Eldredge and Chase Rice. Tickets: $29.50-$34.50. (800) 745-3000. WALTON ARTS CENTER 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Mariachi Los Camperos, 8 p.m. Saturday; tickets: $10-$25. Lyle Lovett, 7 p.m. Tuesday; tickets: $49-$79. (479) 443-5600.

WARFIELD CONCERT SERIES 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Lily Peter Auditorium, Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas, 1000 Campus Road, Helena-West Helena. Nashville Chicks with Hits. Free with ticket. (870) 338-8327.

Special Events


ARKANSAS BIKERS AIMING TOWARDS EDUCATION FREEDOM RALLY 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Arkansas State Capitol. (501) 317-1832.

ARKANSAS FILMMAKERS AND ACTORS BALL 6 p.m. May 10, Little Rock Marriott, 3 Statehouse Plaza. Formal dinner, silent auction, entertainment, after party. Tickets: $30-$50. A portion of the proceeds go to Not For Sale Arkansas. (501) 837-0700.

ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF SPRING CARNIVAL 5-8 p.m. today, 2400 W. Markham St. Petting zoo, train rides, bounce houses, photo booth. Admission: $5. (501) 324-9543.

ART AFTER DARK 7-10 p.m. Friday, Argenta Community Theater, 405 Main St., North Little Rock. Silent auction, music, live art, food and drinks. Tickets: advance $20, door $25. (501) 554-9998.

BICYCLE SCAVENGER HUNT 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, West Pavilion, Riverfront Park. Clues placed around downtown Little Rock. Family and competitive divisions. Cost: $5, family team $12, competitive team $15. (501) 320-3503.

BLOGGER BAKE SALE 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Sixth and Main streets, North Little Rock. Proceeds benefit No Kid Hungry. (501) 416-9363.

CAR SEAT CHECK 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, southeast corner of parking lot, McCain Mall, 3929 McCain Blvd., North Little Rock. (501) 771-4042.

DISNEY ON ICE PRESENTS ROCKIN’ EVER AFTER Wednesday-May 11, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Wednesday-May 9, 11 a.m., 3 p.m., 7 p.m. May 10, 2 p.m. May 11. Tickets: $16-$51. (501) 975-9000 or (800) 745-3000.

FANTASY HAIR DREAMS HAIR SHOW 5 p.m. May 10, Metroplex 10800 Colonel Glenn Road. Hair, makeup and fashion event, hosted by Nene Leakes. Tickets: $30, VIP $60. (501) 786-6454.

GIRL SCOUT MAY DAYZ 10 a.m.-1 p.m. May 10, Hillary Rodham Clinton Children’s Library, 4800 W. 10th St. Learn about food growth from a Master Gardener and about getting involved in Girl Scouting. Cost: $5. (501) 758-1020.

HALANA’S PSYCHIC FAIR 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, North Little Rock Community Center, 2700 Willow St., North Little Rock. Admission: $5. (501) 843-5982.

HARMONY HEALTH WALK GRAND OPENING 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Harmony Health Clinic, 201 E. Roosevelt Road. New one-tenth mile walking path. Free pedometers and water bottles. (501) 375-4400.

JACKSONVILLE FARMERS’ MARKET 7 a.m.-noon Saturday, 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, 9 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville. Open Saturday and Tuesday through Oct. 25. (501) 982-4171.

LITTLE ROCK ZOO Jonesboro Drive, War Memorial Park. Wild Wines of the World and More, 7-10 p.m. Saturday, $65; reserve room 6 p.m., $100. 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.

PRESERVATION CRUSTACEANS 6-8:30 p.m. today, Argenta Plaza, 520 Main St., North Little Rock. Crawfish and shrimp boil; fundraiser for The Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas. Tickets: $45, ages 9-17 $10, age 8 and younger free. VIP party at 5:30, tickets $70. (501) 372-4757.

SISTER FRIENDS UNITED WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE AWARDS 6 p.m. May 10, Wyndham Riverfront Hotel, 2 Riverfront Drive, North Little Rock. Tickets: $25. (501) 786-1801.

SOUTH MAIN VINTAGE MARKET 9 a.m.-3 p.m. second Saturday of the month through October, 1401 S. Main St. (501) 410-3938. SUGAR ARTS SHOW 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute, 13000 Interstate 30. Student chefs compete in beginner and advanced categories. (501) 812-2324.

’TIQUES AND FLEAS IN THE PARK 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Lake Willastein Park, Maumelle. Flea market, children’s activities, food. (501) 993-8867.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS CLINTON SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Ave. David Lane, 6 p.m. today. Phillip Howard, noon Tuesday. Alex Jones, noon May 12. John Hibbing, 6 p.m. May 13. (501) 683-5238.


ARKANSAS FALLEN RIDERS BREAKFAST 9:15 a.m. Saturday, Sulphur Springs United Methodist Church, 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 through May 8. Free, $25 fee for graduation event 5K run/walk. (870) 512-7872 or (870) 512-7861.

ARTRAGEOUS PARADE 6 p.m. Saturday, Spring St., Eureka Springs. Kickoff of the May Festival of the Arts. (479) 253-7333.

BRINGING IT BACK: BASIC CEMETERY MAINTENANCE 6 p.m. May 8, Newton County Library, Jasper. Cleaning, repairing and documenting gravestones. (501) 324-9148.

CAR AND MOTORCYCLE SHOW 9 a.m.-noon May 10, Northwest Technical Institute, 709 S. Old Missouri Road, Springdale. Entry fee: $15. (479) 751-8824.

CORVETTE WEEKEND today-Saturday, Hot Springs. Parade, 4 p.m. Friday, downtown. Show competition 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Summit Arena, 134 Convention Blvd. (501) 851-8550.

FORT LINCOLN FREEDOMFEST 9 a.m.-9 p.m. May 10, DeValls Bluff Community Center and Museum, 710 E. Sycamore St., DeValls Bluff. Free, fees for some activities. (870) 998-2012.

GIRL SCOUT MAY DAYZ 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Delta Rivers Nature Center, 701 S. Main St., Pine Bluff. Guided tour of nature trail and information about involvement in Girl Scouting. Cost: $5. (501) 758-1020.

HISTORIC WASHINGTON STATE PARK U.S. 278, nine miles northwest of Hope. “Trial by Jury,” dinner at Williams’ Tavern, followed by dramatic recreation of an 1844 murder trial, 6-9 p.m. Saturday; $25, age 14 and younger $20; reservations required. (870) 983-2684.

HOBBS STATE PARK-CONSERVATION AREA 20201 E. Arkansas 12, Rogers. Friends of Hobbs Speaker Series: Leah Whitehead, “Visiting Some of the Most Outstanding Historical Events That Have Happened in Benton County, Arkansas,” 2 p.m. Saturday. Birds and Breakfast, 9-11 a.m. Saturday. (479) 789-5000.

KAY DODDRIDGE MEMORIAL SPAGHETTI SUPPER 4-7 p.m. Saturday, First Methodist Church, 127 E. Page Ave., Malvern. Benefits Stop Animal Cruelty in Hot Spring and Garland counties. Cost: $6, vegetarian option and carryout available. (501) 276-7570.

LAKE DARDANELLE STATE PARK 100 State Park Drive, Russellville. Bicycle rally, 10 a.m. Saturday, registration begins at 9:30; for ages 2-13, helmets required. (479) 967-5516.

LAKE OUACHITA STATE PARK 5451 Mountain Pine Road, Mountain Pine. Kayak Campout Adventure, overnight May 3-4, $85, reservations. Bird Island Tours, through August; $9, children 6-12 $5. (501) 767-9366.

MAYHAW ON THE SQUARE 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, Union Square, 200 N. Jefferson Ave., El Dorado. Farmers market, music, vendors. (870) 863-4547.

MASTER GARDENER PLANT SALE 8:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, Hot Springs County Fairgrounds, U.S. 270, Malvern. (501) 332-5267. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. May 10, Conway Expo Center, 2502 E. Oak St., Conway. (501) 679-7676.'

OZARKA COLLEGE 218 College Drive, Melbourne. Frog listening workshop, 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesday and May 13. (870) 368-2083.

OZARK FOLK CENTER STATE PARK 1032 Park Ave., Mountain View. Spring Extravaganza National Herb Day with herbal refreshments, tours, seed swap, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Cooking classes, 10 a.m. Wednesdays through May 28; cost: $30, includes admission. (870) 269-3851.

PIONEER DAYS: THE HISTORY AND HERITAGE OF GARLAND COUNTY 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Garland County Fairgrounds, 4831 Malvern Ave., Hot Springs. Exhibits and live demonstrations, artisans and vendors, activities; blacksmiths, one-room schoolhouse, pioneer homestead. Community church services, 1 p.m. Sunday. Admission: per car $5. (501) 991-3522.

SOUTHERN FOLK FESTIVAL May 9-10, Union Square, El Dorado. Music, food, arts and crafts. (870) 862-4747.

VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION 5:30-7 p.m. May 8, Performing Arts Center on the Square, 219 W. Arch St., Searcy. General information for all areas of volunteering. (501) 368-0111.



RIPPED AND WRINKLED through May 31, The Joint, 301 Main St., North Little Rock. Showtimes: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. An original rock musical, presented by The Main Thing. Tickets: $20, reservations recommended. (501) 372-0210.

THE SECOND CITY HAPPILY EVER AFTER TOUR through May 10, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main St. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday, 9:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Tickets: $30-$35. (501) 378-0405.

SLEEPING BEAUTY through May 11, Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre, MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Admission: members $10, nonmembers $12.50. (501) 372-4000.


Friday-May 17, The Weekend Theater, 1001 W. Seventh St. Showtime: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Tickets: $12-$16. (501) 374-3761.

THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL through May 10, North Little Rock Freshman Campus, 2400 Lakewood Drive, North Little Rock. Presentation of the Community Theatre of Little Rock. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $16, military and age 65 and older $14. (501) 410-2283.


CRIMES OF THE HEART Friday-Sunday, May 8-11, Victory Theater. 116 S. Second St., Rogers. Presented by Rogers Little Theater. Showtimes: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; dinner theater seating 90 minutes before curtain, balcony seating 30 minutes before curtain. Tickets: dinner theater $48, balcony $17. (479) 631-8988.

FOOTLOOSE through Sunday, Lyric Theater, 113 W. Rush St., Harrison. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: premium seating $18, general seating $12; age 65 and older or student, $16 and $10; children, $14 and $8. (870) 391-3504.

THE GREAT PASSION PLAY opening night 8:30 p.m. Friday, 935 Passion Play Road, Eureka Springs. Tickets: $25, ages 12-16 $15, ages 4-11 $11, under age 4 free. (800) 882-7529.

HAMLET through Sunday, Walton Arts Center’s Nadine Baum Studio, 505 W. Spring St., Fayetteville. Presented by TheatreSquared. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 7 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $15-$36. (479) 443-5600.

THE NERD today-Saturday, Cabot Community Theatre, 204 N. First St., Cabot. Proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society. Showtimes: 7 p.m. today; dinner show 7:30 p.m. Friday, dinner served 6:30; 1 p.m. Saturday. Tickets: Thursday $15, under age 12 $10; Friday dinner show $25, under age 12 $15, show only $15 and $10; Saturday $10. (501) 941-2266.

OUACHITA BAPTIST UNIVERSITY Verser Theatre 410 Ouachita St., Arkadelphia. One-act play festival, 8 p.m. today-Friday, (870) 245-5522.



ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Summer Theatre Academy, 5 p.m. Sunday. Bring photo and be prepared to dance. Tuition for three-week session: members $575, nonmembers $719, scholarships available. or call (501) 372-4000.


OLIVER 6 p.m. today, Witherspoon Auditorium, Arkansas Tech University, 407 W. Q St., Russellville. Ages 6 and older. (479) 968-2452.

WAIT UNTIL DARK 7 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, Victory Theater, 116 S. Second St., Rogers. Rogers Little Theater. Performance dates: June 6-8, 12-15. (479) 631-8988.



CAJUN’S WHARF 2400 Cantrell Road. Dean Agus, Tragikly White, today. Trey Johnson, Shari Bales, Friday. R&R, Say It Ain’t So, Saturday. Richie Johnson, Monday. Brian & Nick, Tuesday. 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 LOONY BIN COMEDY CLUB 10301 Rodney Parham Road. Dan Chopin, through Saturday. Lucas Bohn, Wednesday-May 10. Open Mike Night, 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Ladies Night, first Thursday of the month, free for women. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays. Cover charge: Wednesday-Thursday $7, Friday-Saturday $10. or (501) 228-5555.

VINO’S Seventh and Chester streets. Cedric Burnside, 10 p.m. Friday, $8. Something to Stand For, Motives, Bitter Times, Terminal Nation, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, $7. (501) 375-8466.

WT BUBBA’S 500 President Clinton Ave. Alan Hunt, today. Crawfi sh Boil Spectacular featuring Billy B, Friday, $5. Jamie Wolfe, Saturday, $5. (501) 244-2528.

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