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This article was published June 23, 2016 at 1:56 a.m.


“Traditional Arts of the Bedouin,” including this mask with coins and beads, is on display through Aug. 5 at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s galleries, 2801 S. University Ave. Admission is free. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Call (501) 569-8977.

Events are free unless otherwise noted.

Art & Exhibits

Central Arkansas

ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Art Together for early-stage Alzheimer’s patients and caregivers, 10 a.m. third Monday of each month. “Flow: Recent Works by Ceramics Resident Julia Baugh” through Sept. 24. “Delta Exhibition,” 52 works by 30 artists, through Aug. 8. Renoir’s Madame Henriot in Costume, through Sept. 11. “Young Arkansas Artists,” Arkansas students in kindergarten-grade 12, through July 24. “Paul Signac Drawings and Watercolors, the James T. Dyke Collection,” through July 17. “Foundation Collection” and “Masterworks,” 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 7 p.m. last Tuesday of the month, North Little Rock Community Center, 2700 Willow St., North Little Rock. Yearly membership: $30. Visitors free. (501) 779-1475.

THE ART GROUP GALLERY 11525 Cantrell Road. Works by Ron Almond, Ned Perme, Terri Haugen, Michelle Moore, Debby Hinson. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-6 p.m. Sunday. (501) 690-2193.

BOSWELL MOUROT FINE ART 5815 Kavanaugh Blvd. “Akin” works on paper by Cynthia Kresse and blown glass with mixed media by Kyle Boswell, Saturday-July 16; reception, 6-9 p.m. Saturday. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. (501) 664-0030.

BUTLER CENTER FOR ARKANSAS STUDIES 401 President Clinton Ave. “Culture Shock: Shine Your Rubies, Hide Your Diamonds,” Melissa Cowper-Smith and others, through Aug. 27. “School’s Out: An Exhibition of Student Work by the Arkansas Arts Educators,” through Aug. 27. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 918-3033.

CANTRELL GALLERY 8206 Cantrell Road. “Black Box,” Kae Barron, through July 2. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 224-1335.

CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH 509 Scott St. “Interconnections,” Maria and Jorge Villegas, through June 30. “Instant Magic,” July 1-Sept. 30. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon Friday and Sunday. (501) 375-2342.

CLINTON PRESIDENTIAL CENTER 1200 President Clinton Ave. Super Summer Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays through July 30. “American Champions: The Quest for Olympic Glory,” through Sept. 11. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $10; retired military, college students and ages 62 and over, $8; children 6-17, $6; active military and children under 6, free. (501) 374-4242.

ESSE PURSE MUSEUM 1510 S. Main St. “Changing Tides: 100 Years of Iconic Swimwear,” through Aug. 7. “What’s Inside: A History of Women and Handbags, 1900-1999,” continuing. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Admission: $10; military, ages 5-18 or 60 and older $8; under 5 free. (501) 916-9022.

GALLERY 221 Second and Center streets. Works by Edmond “Chuck” Blouin, through Tuesday. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and by appointment. (501) 801-0211.

GREG THOMPSON FINE ART 429 Main St., North Little Rock. “Magic Realism,” through July 9. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. (501) 664-2787.

HEARNE FINE ART 1001 Wright Ave., Suite C. “AfriCOBRA NOW: Works on Paper,” through Sept. 17; reception, 5:30-8 p.m. Friday. 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. Works by Sally Nixon, through Sept. 4. Exhibit by Robert Lemming and Louis Watts, through Aug. 7. “Hugo and Gayne Preller’s House of Light,” through October. “A Diamond in the Rough: 75 Years of Historic Arkansas Museum,” through February 2017. 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. June exhibit: “Go West, Young Man!” Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. landlbeckartgallery.comor (501) 660-4006.

MACARTHUR MUSEUM OF ARKANSAS MILITARY HISTORY 503 E. Ninth St. “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” and 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.

MATT McLEOD FINE ART GALLERY 108 W. Sixth St., Suite A. “Art Craft Art: An Exploration of the Definition of Craft and Where the Lines Blur,” through July 21. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. (501) 725-8508.

MOSAIC TEMPLARS CULTURAL CENTER 501 W. Ninth St. “African-American Treasures From the Kinsey Collection,” through July 2. “Foot Soldiers for Freedom: The Struggle for Civil Rights in Arkansas” through July 13. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 683-3593.

MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY 500 President Clinton Ave. “Imaginate,” through Oct. 2. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission $10, children 1-12 $8. or (501) 396-7050.

NEW DEAL GALLERY 2003 S. Louisiana St. “Solastalgia,” Susan Chambers and Louise Halsey, continuing; opening reception, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday. Open by appointment. (501) 376-0632.

OLD STATE HOUSE MUSEUM 300 W. Markham St. “Different Spokes: Bicycling in Arkansas,” through July 31. Permanent exhibits: 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.” 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.

THEA FOUNDATION 401 Main St., North Little Rock. “Delta des Refuses” through July 17. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 379-9512.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK GALLERIES 2801 S. University Ave. “Traditional Arts of the Bedouin,” through Aug. 5. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 569-8977.

Around Arkansas

ARKANSAS RIVER VALLEY ARTS CENTER 1001 E. B St., Russellville. Lego Art, 1-4 p.m. Monday-Tuesday; members $30, nonmembers $40. Summer Art Camps: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. July 18-22, Aug. 8-12; members $75, nonmembers $90. Art classes for adults, teens, children; call for schedule and prices. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday. or (479) 968-2452.

THE ARTS & SCIENCE CENTER FOR SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS 701 Main St., Pine Bluff.Art camp for ages 6-11, 9-11 a.m. Monday-July 1; $60-$80. Filmmaking Camp II for ages 12-17, 1-4 p.m. Monday-July 1; $60-$80. Education and art programs for adults and children; call for schedule and tuition. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 1-4 p.m. Saturday. (870) 536-3375.

BAUM GALLERY OF FINE ART University of Central Arkansas, McCastlain Hall 145, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. “First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare,” through July 12. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday. (501) 450-5793.

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) 297-4129.

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. Children’s summer camps, through Friday, various times and costs. Seated Woman in Chemise, Pablo Picasso, through July 2017. “The Four Seasons,” through September. “Black Unity,” through Sept. 5. Demonstrations, classes, art talks. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, Saturday-Sunday; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday-Friday. or (479) 418-5700.

FORT SMITH MUSEUM OF HISTORY 320 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. “Roots, Rhythm and Rock — Music That Moved Fort Smith: Second Movement, 1945-1995,” opening reception and concert, 6-10 p.m. June 30. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission: $7, ages 6-16 $2. fortsmithmuseum.orgor (479) 783-7841.

FORT SMITH REGIONAL ART MUSEUM 1601 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. “Photographic Journeys,” Beverly Conley, through Saturday. Drop in and Draw, noon-4 p.m. each Thursday; human models and studio space provided, take materials. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (479) 784-2787.

GARVAN WOODLAND GARDENS 550 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs. “America’s Splendid Beauty,” Tim Gorman, Magnolia Room, through June 30. “Brushwood Dance,” Gary Smith, Garden Grounds, through Dec. 31. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission: $15, children 6-12 $5. (501) 262-9606.

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

JUSTUS FINE ART GALLERY 827-A Central Ave., Hot Springs. “Family,” Laura Raborn, Rebecca Thompson and Emily Wood, through Wednesday. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and by appointment. (501) 321-2335.

MID-AMERICA SCIENCE MUSEUM 500 Mid-America Blvd., Hot Springs. “Dinosaurs Revealed,” through Sept. 5. Continuing hands-on learning exhibits. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-6 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $10; 65 and older and children 3-12, $8. (501) 767-3461.

MUSEUM OF NATIVE AMERICAN HISTORY 202 S.W. O St., Bentonville. “The Jim and Nancy Blair Meso-American Art Collection,” continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (479) 273-2456.

NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS ART GALLERY Fairfield Bay Conference Center, 110 Lost Creek Parkway, Fairfield Bay. New artworks by painters, sculptors, photographers, potters, stained-glass artists. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 680-2741.

PAINTING BY HEART noon-2 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Nov. 29, Art on the Green, 1100 Bob Courtway, Suite 1, Conway. Oil and acrylic painting class. $135 for four classes. (501) 205-1922.

ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM 322 S. Second St., Rogers. Summer Storytime, 10 a.m. Fridays through July 29. Finders Keepers, 5-8 p.m. Friday. Tuesday ’Til Eight, 5-8 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 30; historic downtown walking tour, Tuesday. “Crazy Quilts,” through July 10. Finders Keepers, 1 p.m. last Friday of the month. Exhibits on area history, hands-on area for children. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. or (479) 621-1154.

SOUTH ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER 110 E. Fifth St., El Dorado. “Familiar Spark,” Heather Griffin and Abigail Syltie and “Sometimes, Less Is Not More,” Ann Trimble, through Saturday. Visual and performing arts classes for grades K-12; call for schedule and tuition. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. or (870) 862-5474.

SPRING RIVER ART GALLERY 112-B Main St., Hardy. Works by members of Spring River Artists Guild. Hours: noon-4 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. (870) 856-2507.

21C MUSEUM HOTEL 200 N.E. A St., Bentonville. “Pop Stars! Popular Culture and Contemporary Art,” through Jan. 30, 2017. Hours: 24 hours daily; docent tours 5 p.m. Wednesday and Friday. (479) 286-6500.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS-FORT SMITH 5210 Grand Ave., Fort Smith. Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center: Textiles by Jennifer Libby Fay, through June 30. Hours: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday. (479) 788-7300.

WINTHROP ROCKEFELLER INSTITUTE 1 Rockefeller Drive, Morrilton. “Champion Trees,” Linda Williams, through Aug. 31. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. (866) 972-7778.


Central Arkansas

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.

ART OF MOTION: SWING 7-9 p.m. today, Arkansas Arts Center, 501 E. Ninth St. Tickets: $10. (501) 372-4000.

BESS CHISUM STEPHENS COMMUNITY CENTER 12th and Cleveland streets. Little Rock Country Dancers, 6-8:30 p.m. second, third and fourth Sundays most months, some exceptions; lessons 6-7 p.m.; members $5, guests $6;, lrcd.president.2016@gmail.comor (501) 821-9353. Ballroom, Latin and Swing Social Dance Association, 7-11 p.m. first, second and fourth Fridays; free dance lessons with admission, 7-8 p.m.; members $10, guests $13;, (501) 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; or (501) 350-4712.

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.

Around Arkansas

LEGENDS OF RHYTHM 7 p.m. Saturday, Grand Prairie Center Riceland Auditorium, 2709 U.S. 165, Stuttgart. Presented by Untapped. Tickets: $25. or (870) 673-4201.

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

SWING WITH THE STARDUST BIG BAND 3 p.m. Sunday, Crystal Ballroom of the Arlington Resort Hotel, 239 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Admission: $10. Attire: casual-Sunday best. (501) 767-5482.

WARD COUNTRY DANCE Hickory Street and Arkansas 319, off U.S. 67/167, Ward. Ward Country Playboys, 7 p.m. Fridays. Admission: $6. (501) 605-3251.


Central Arkansas

MOVIES IN THE PARK Sundown Wednesdays, First Security Amphitheater, 400 President Clinton Ave. Lego Movie, Wednesday. (501) 375-2552.

Around Arkansas

CAMDEN’S AMAZING MOVIES ON THE RIVER SERIES dusk Fridays through July 29, The Riverwalk Amphitheater, 405 W. Washington St., Camden. Viewing moves to Saturday in case of rain. or (870) 837-5500.


Central Arkansas

BOOK RELEASE AND SIGNING 5:30 p.m. Friday, Pyramid Art, Books and Custom Framing, 1001 Wright Ave. Down Home in Arkansas: A Family Reunion Story, author Maria Hoskins and illustrator Wade Hampton. (501) 372-5824.

CLINTON CENTER GOES “OFF SCRIPT” 5 p.m. Tuesday, Clinton Presidential Center Choctaw Station, 1200 President Clinton Ave. Book signing with Josh King, author of Off Script: An Advance Man’s Guide to White House Stagecraft, Campaign Spectacle, and Political Suicide. Reservations required. (501) 370-5050.

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 are welcome. Membership: $20. or (501) 982-1793.

LECTURE: PRAYERS THAT COUNTERACT TERRORISM 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Argenta Branch Public Library, 420 Main St., North Little Rock. With Kari Mashos. (501) 687-1061.

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.

STORY TIME 11 a.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 3, Book Warehouse, Outlets of Little Rock, 11201 Bass Pro Drive. (501) 455-6399.

Around Arkansas

HARD TO GET THERE FROM HERE 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Boone County Library, 221 W. Stephenson Ave., Harrison. Author Susan Young speaks about the history of modes of travel in the Arkansas Ozarks. (870) 741-5913.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT POETRY READINGS 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Kollective Coffee + Tea, 110 Central Ave., Hot Springs. (501) 617-1238.


Central Arkansas

ARKANSAS ACCORDION ASSOCIATION 2-5 p.m. last Sunday of the month, Franke’s Cafeteria, 11121 N. Rodney Parham Road. (501) 228-7166.

ARKANSAS CELTIC MUSIC SOCIETY 2:30-5 p.m. every Sunday, Hibernia Irish Tavern, 9700 N. Rodney Parham Road. Irish traditional music session. Musicians, dancers, storytellers, listeners welcome. or (501) 246-4340.

JIMMY DOYLE’S COUNTRY CLUB 11800 Maybelline Road, North Little Rock. Dale Watson, 9 p.m. Friday, $10. (501) 945-9042.

WILDWOOD PARK FOR THE ARTS 20919 Denny Road. WAMA in Concert, 5 p.m. Friday. Curtis Sullivan and Kyung-Eun Na, 7:30 p.m. June 30, $15. (501) 821-7275.

Around Arkansas

ALTHEIMER BLUES FESTIVAL noon Saturday, Cook Family Park, 4500 Kemp Road, Pine Bluff. Sir Charles, Bishop Bullwinkle and more. (501) 413-7683.

ARKANSAS WINDS COMMUNITY CONCERT BAND 7 p.m. Tuesday, Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, 4703 N. Crossover Road, Fayetteville. or (479) 750-2620.

BLUEGRASS MONDAY: HIGH FIDELITY 7 p.m. Monday, Collins Theatre, 120 W. Emerson St., Paragould. Suggested donation: $5. (870) 972-2367.

COURT SQUARE CONCERT SERIES 2-4 p.m. first Sunday of every month through October, Ozark Folk Center State Park, 1032 Park Ave., Mountain View. Hog Wild, July 3. (870) 269-3851.

CURTIS SALGADO 9 p.m. Monday, Meteor Guitar Gallery, 128 W. Central Ave., Bentonville. Tickets: $20. (479) 268-1500.

GORDON LIGHTFOOT 7:30 p.m. today, Eureka Springs Auditorium, 36 S. Main St., Eureka Springs. Tickets: $55-$65. or (888) 695-0888.

GULLEY PARK SUMMER CONCERT SERIES 7-9 p.m. alternate Thursdays, Gulley Park, 1850 E. Township St., Fayetteville. Blue Healer, today. (479) 443-7275.

THE HOT SPRINGS CONCERT BAND 6:30 p.m. Monday, Whittington Park, downtown Hot Springs. “Around the World in 60 Minutes.” (501) 984-1678.

LIVE BAND KARAOKE FOR THE ARTS 6-8 p.m. today, Kings Live Music, 1020 Front St., Conway. Suggested donation: $20. or (501) 205-8512.

MAGIC SPRINGS CONCERT SERIES 1701 E. Grand Ave., Hot Springs. Cheap Trick, 8 p.m. Saturday. Park tickets: $59.99; ages 55 and older and children under 4 feet, $36.99. Reserved seating: online $8, at the door $10. (501) 624-0100.

MURPHY USA SHOWTIME CONCERT SERIES Union Square, downtown El Dorado. William Michael Morgan, 7 p.m. Saturday. or (870) 862-4747.

OPERA IN THE OZARKS 7:30 p.m. through July 15, Inspiration Point, 16311 U.S. 62 W., Eureka Springs and Arend Arts Center, 1901 S.E. J St., Bentonville. Tickets: $10-$150. or (479) 253-8595.

THE SOUTHERN PLAINSMEN QUARTET 6 p.m. July 3, Old Austin United Methodist Church, Arkansas 38 and Ray Sowell Road, Austin. or (501) 413-9341.

SWEET SOUNDS OF DOWNTOWN 6 p.m. July 2, Saracen Landing, 200 Lake Saracen, Pine Bluff. Dave Sadler, Platinum Hitz Band, $CTC$ Band and more. Admission: advance $5, at the gate $10, VIP and meal $25. (870) 536-0576.

WALMART ARKANSAS MUSIC PAVILION 5079 W. Northgate Road, Rogers. Fourth of July Spectacular with Symphony of Northwest Arkansas, 7:30 p.m. July 4, $3-$35. or (479) 443-5600.

THE WHEEL WORKERS WITH SIBERIAN TRAPS 9 p.m. Saturday, Maxine’s, 700 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Tickets: $7. Must be 21 or older. (501) 321-0909.

Special Events

Central Arkansas

AMERICAN TAEKWONDO ASSOCIATION WORLD EXPO Monday-July 3, Statehouse Convention Center and H.U. Lee International Gate and Garden, 101 E. Markham St. Tickets: $10-$20. or (501) 568-2821.

BEGINNER’S YOGA 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 11:30 a.m. Saturdays. Adolphine Fletcher Terry Library, 2015 Napa Valley Drive. Registration required. (501) 918-3086.

BERRY PICKING ON WYE MOUNTAIN 7 a.m.-noon Monday-Saturday through July, Wye Mountain, Roland. Costs vary. (501) 330-1906.

BIG BANG ON THE RANGE 6 p.m. July 4, Jacksonville Shooting Sports Complex, 2800 Graham Road, Jacksonville. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. (501) 982-4171.

BIG BASS BONANZA 6 a.m. Friday-Sunday, Riverfront RV Park Pavilion, 250 S. Locust St., North Little Rock. Entry: $80 each day. or (501) 340-5312.

BOBBY’S BIKE HIKE TOURS 9-11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturdays, 400 President Clinton Ave. Tours of Little Rock landmarks. 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. includes food sampling. Tickets: 9 a.m. $9-$27.50, 11:30 a.m. $38.50-$50. (501) 613-7001.

BUSINESS AFTER HOURS 5-7 p.m. June 30, Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum, 120 Riverfront Park Drive, North Little Rock. Evening will include tours of the museum and the USS Razorback. Tickets: advance $10, at the door $15. (501) 372-5959.

CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE OF ARKANSAS 7 p.m. every fourth Tuesday, Second Presbyterian Church, 600 Pleasant Valley Drive. (501) 327-9222.

DOGTOWN FARMERS MARKET 7 a.m.-noon Saturdays through Oct. 29, 410 Main St., North Little Rock. (501) 425-1988.

FARMERS MARKET 3-6 p.m. Wednesdays through July 20, Winfield United Methodist Church, 20100 Cantrell Road. (501) 868-4225.

FIREWORKS FRENZY 8 p.m. July 4, Marriott Grand Ballroom Terrace, 3 Statehouse Plaza. View of fireworks show with snacks, music and cash bar. Tickets: $25, children 12 and under $10. or (501) 906-4000.

FOOD, ENRICHMENT AND EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT SUMMER MEALS PROGRAM 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday through Aug. 12, 6124 Baseline Road. Free breakfast and lunch for anyone under 18. or (866) 526-2265.

HOPS AND HOPE 4-9 p.m. Tuesday, Stone’s Throw Brewing, 402 E. Ninth St. Sales benefit Firehouse Hostel and Museum. (501) 244-9154.

LITTLE BRUSHES KIDS ART CAMP 10 a.m.-1 p.m. today, 1-4 p.m. Friday, Pinot’s Palette Little Rock, 11525 Cantrell Road, Suite 607. Admission: $40 per day. (501) 588-1661.

LITTLE ROCK ZOO Jonesboro Drive, War Memorial Park. Safari tours, educational programs and more, continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: $12.95, ages 60 and older and children 1-12 $9.95. (501) 666-2406.

ROCK TOWN DISTILLERY ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION TASTINGS 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Rock Town Distillery, 1216 E. Sixth St. Tickets: $40. (501) 907-5244.

SANDWICHING IN HISTORY noon July 1, All Souls Church, 4701 Walkers Corner Road, Scott. Hosted by Arkansas Historic Preservation Program. or (501) 324-9880.

SCIENCE CAFE LITTLE ROCK: THE SCIENCE OF FOOD 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, U.S. Pizza Co., 2710 Kavanaugh Blvd. (501) 686-7418.

SEERSUCKER SOCIAL 7-9:30 p.m. today, Old State House Museum, 300 W. Markham St. Hosted by the 1836 Club. Tickets: $45. (501) 324-9685.

SOUTH MAIN VINTAGE MARKET 9 a.m.-3 p.m. second Saturday of every month, through October, Bernice Garden, 1401 Main St. or (501) 410-3938.

Around Arkansas

AN AFFAIR OF THE HEART 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Conway Expo Center, 2505 E. Oak St., Conway. Artisans, crafters and boutiques. Admission: $7. or (918) 935-1582.

AGRI-ADVENTURE DAY CAMP 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 30-July 1, Plantation Agriculture Museum, U.S. 165 South, Scott. Admission: $36. (501) 961-1409.

AMBETTER COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, The Jones Center, 922 E. Emma Ave., Springdale. Free health screenings and education. (501) 519-6949.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY CAMP AWESOME KIDS’ COLLEGE CAMP For grades 2-7. ASU-Beebe, 1000 W. Iowa St., Beebe. Session 1: July 11-15, Session 2: July 18-22, Session 3: July 25-29. ASU-Heber Springs, 101 River Crest, Heber Springs Session 1: July 11-15. Fees and times vary. or (501) 230-7902.

BEEBE’S FOURTH OF JULY EXTRAVAGANZA 5:30 p.m. July 4, Beebe Ballpark, 321 N. M St., Beebe. (501) 882-8143.

BEGINNER’S KNITTING WORKSHOP 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Powhatan Historic State Park, 31 S. Second St., Powhatan. Reservation required. (870) 878-6765.

BITE NW ARKANSAS FOOD FESTIVAL today-Friday, Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion 5079 W. Northgate Road, Rogers. Tickets: $15-$50. or (479) 443-5600.

BUFFALO RIVER ELK FESTIVAL 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Bradley Park, 109 E. Court St., Jasper. Arts, sports, music, talent shows, fireworks and more. (870) 688-2341.

COMPOSTING AND RECYCLING SUSTAINABILITY TWO DAY WORKSHOP 5:30-7 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, Farmington Public Library, 175 W. Cimarron Place, Farmington. (479) 267-2674.

COWBOY ACTION SHOOTING 9 a.m.-1 p.m. every second and fourth Saturday, Frisco City, near Rogers. or (479) 422-8554.

DEWITT COMMERCIAL HISTORIC DISTRICT WALKING TOUR 9 a.m. Saturday, 101 Court Square, DeWitt. (501) 324-9788.

FAMILY CAREGIVER WORKSHOP 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Center, 2813 Forest Home Road, Jonesboro. Learn to care for those struggling with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. (870) 336-5095.

FOURTH OF JULY BIRTHDAY STROLL 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. July 3, Carnegie Library, 194 Spring St., Eureka Springs. Learn about the history of Eureka Springs and enjoy a boxed chicken dinner. Tickets: $25. or (479) 253-9417.

GARVAN WOODLAND GARDENS 550 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs. Health walks, 9-10 a.m. Monday, $15. Starstuff Story Time and Starstuff Reader’s Theater, ages 5-8 10 a.m. and ages 9-12 11 a.m. July 2, $10. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission: $15, children 6-12 $5. (501) 262-9606 or (800) 366-4664.

THE GREAT PIG OUT 8 a.m. Sunday, Magic Springs Water and Theme Park, 1701 E. Grand Ave., Hot Springs. Bacon-themed events. Tickets: $39.99. (501) 375-3003.

HOBBS STATE PARK DAY CAMPS 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 13-15 (ages 6-8), and July 20-22 (ages 9-12), Hobbs State Park, 20201 Arkansas 12, Rogers. Cost: $50 plus tax per child; includes snacks and T-shirt. Kayak workshop, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, 31, Aug. 5, 7, 16, 31; $50. (479) 789-5000.

INDEPENDENCE DAY CHUCKWAGON RACES July 1-3, Posey Hollow Horsecamp, 243 Polk 306, Mena. Chuckwagon races, Moe Bandy, open rodeo, trailriding and camping. Admission: $20-$50, free children under 10. (479) 216-7552.

LAKE DARDANELLE STATE PARK 100 State Park Drive, Russellville. Trash to Treasure Tuesday crafting event, 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, $5. (479) 967-5516.

MULTI-STATE GUN PERMIT CLASS 3-6 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 2, Hampton Inn Van Buren, 1916 N. Sixth St., Van Buren; 3-6 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 3, Cabela’s, 2300 S. Promenade Blvd., Rogers; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 2, Comfort Inn & Suites Conference Room, 6500 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith; 5:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays through Dec. 5, American Legion Post 341, 1889 Bella Vista Way, Bella Vista. Must be 21 or older; 19 or older if active or honorably discharged military. Fee: $99. (866) 371-6111.

OZARK FOLK CENTER STATE PARK 1032 Park Ave., Mountain View. Kids Day Camp for ages 8-12, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. July 18-22, $60. (870) 269-3851.

PLANTATION AGRICULTURE MUSEUM U.S. 165, Scott. 27th Anniversary, 2-4 p.m. Saturday; Guided tours: $4, $3 children. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 961-1409.

POWHATAN HISTORIC STATE PARK 31 S. Second St., Powhatan. Beginner’s Knitting Workshop, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Canning Workshop, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 9. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (870) 878-0032.

RANCH RODEO FAMILY CELEBRATION 1 p.m. July 2, CrossRoads Cowboy Church 3071 AR-5, El Paso. Cake and pie auction, bronco riding, etc. Fees vary depending on the event. Dinner included. (501) 681-2255.

SILOAM SPRINGS HERITAGE FESTIVAL 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, City Park and Community Building, 110 N. Mount Olive St., Siloam Springs. Enjoy musical performances, history presentations, craft demonstrations, food vendors and more. (479) 524-41011.

SPRINT THE BEND TRIATHLON 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Prairie Creek, 9300 N. Park Road, Rogers. Arkansas State Sprint Championship. Registration: $80-$205. or (479) 200-7718.

SWIMMING LESSONS 11-11:30 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.-noon July 11-21, Pine Bluff Arsenal Recreation Center, Dayton Road, White Hall. For children. Admission: $80. (870) 540-3621 or (870) 540-3778.

YOUTH THEATRE OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS SUMMER INTENSIVE PROGRAMS Monday-Friday through July 16, Snow Fine Arts Center, University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. Junior Theatre (ages 10-13), 9 a.m.-noon; Senior Theatre (ages 14-18), 1-4 p.m.; Film (ages 10-18), 11 a.m.-2 p.m. or (501) 450-5092.


Central Arkansas

FOREVER HOLD YOUR PEACE 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Sept. 2, The Joint, 301 Main St., North Little Rock. Tickets: $22. or (501) 372-0205.

GREY GARDENS: THE MUSICAL 7:30 p.m. today, The Weekend Theater, 1001 W. Seventh St. Tickets: $16-$20. (501) 374-3761.

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES 7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, July 21-30, Sally Riggs Insalaco Theater, 405 Main St., North Little Rock. Tickets: $15-$50. (501) 353-1443.

Around Arkansas

ARKANSAS NEW PLAY FESTIVAL through Sunday, Great Hall at Crystal Bridges, 600 Museum Way, Bentonville and Walton Arts Center’s Nadine Baum Studios, 505 W. Spring St., Fayetteville. Tickets: $45. or or (479) 443-5600.

THE BOXCAR CHILDREN 7 p.m. today-Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Arts Live Theatre, 818 N. Sang Ave., Fayetteville. Tickets: $8, $6 children 12 and under. artslivetheatre.comor (479) 521-4932.


Central Arkansas

CAJUN’S WHARF 2400 Cantrell Road. Brian Ramsey, Ace’s Wild, today. Chris DeClerk, Rock Candy, Friday. Chris Henry, Rustenhaven, Saturday. Richie Johnson, Monday. Brian & Nick, Tuesday. Ben Byers, Wednesday. Happy hour bands start at 5 or 5:30 p.m., headline bands at 9. Cover: $5 after 8:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; free Monday-Wednesday. (501) 375-5351.

THE JOINT 301 Main St., North Little Rock. Argenta Arts Acoustic Music Series: 7:30 p.m. third Thursday of the month through November. Hogging the Mic (stand-up comedy), 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, $5. The Joint Venture comedy improv, 8 p.m. Wednesdays, $8. Artist Series, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. (501) 372-0210.

THE LOONY BIN COMEDY CLUB 10301 Rodney Parham Road. Todd Yohn, through Saturday. Drew Thomas, Wednesday-July 2. Ladies Night, first Thursday of the month, free for women. Show times: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 10 p.m. Friday-Satur

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