— Art & Exhibits CENTRAL ARKANSAS ANTIQUES ON KAVANAUGH AND CABBAGE ROSE 5701 Kavanaugh Blvd. Barry Thomas exhibit, continuing. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Monday-Saturday. (501) 664-7746. FREE ARGENTA ART WALK 5-8 p.m. third Friday of the month, downtown North Little Rock. (501) 340-5305. FREE ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. “Texting: Selections From the Permanent Collection,” through Sept. 11.

“In Search of Norman Rockwell’s America,” through Sept. 18;

daily tours, 1:30 p.m. “Building the Collection: Art Acquired in the 1980s,” through Oct.

  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 call (501) 372-4000.

ARKANSAS INLAND MARITIME MUSEUM 120 Riverfront Park Drive, North Little Rock. Tours of USS Razorback, exhibits on naval and submarine history, Pearl Harbor. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Wednesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Saturday; 1-6 p.m. Sunday. Tours: $6; ages 62 and older, children 12 and under, active military $4.

Museum: $2. (501) 371-8320.

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

Yearly membership: $30. Visitors free. (501) 821-4560.

ARKANSAS NATIONAL GUARD MUSEUM Camp Robinson, Sixth and Missouri streets, North Little Rock. Exhibits on history of Arkansas National Guard and Camp Robinson, continuing.

Hours: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. first weekend of the month. (501) 212-5215.

FREE ARKANSAS PASTEL SOCIETY MEETING 6-8 p.m. first Tuesday of every month, South Auditorium, Center for Health Education, St.

Vincent Infirmary, St. Vincent Circle. Demonstrations, shows, workshops, meetings. Yearly membership: $25. Visitors free.

(501) 221-3559.

ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF HISTORICAL MUSEUM 2400 W. Markham St. Exhibits and artifacts relating to deaf culture and the school’s history, continuing.

Hours: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Thursday. (501) 324-9530. FREE ARKANSAS STUDIES INSTITUTE 401 President Clinton Ave.

Rotating exhibits from Central Arkansas Library System’s art program with works by Arkansas artists and works related to the state. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Monday-Saturday. (501) 320-5791. FREE ARKANSAS TREASURER’S OFFICE Room 220, state Capitol.

Works by Ed Barham, Becki Swindell and Victor Coates, through Sept. 30. Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 682-1423. FREE THE ART GROUP 10840 Maumelle Blvd., North Little Rock. Artist co-op studio and gallery. Works by local artists, continuing.

Painting classes available. Call forappointment. or (501) 771-1027.

ARTISTIC EDGE 10020 N. Rodney Parham Road. Art classes for children and adults. Works by Joan Crews and Vicki Kovaleski.

Hours: 1-5 p.m. Tuesday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 1-4 p.m.

Saturday. (501) 975-2515 or (501) 554-3950. FREE ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Northshore Riverwalk, North Little Rock. Clint L. White Organization event. (501) 749-9021. FREE BOSWELL MOUROT FINE ART 5815 Kavanaugh Blvd. Works by local, national and international artists.

Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and by appointment. (501) 664-0030.

BUTLER CENTER GALLERIES 401 President Clinton Ave. Works by Renee Williams, through Oct. 1.

Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 320-5700.

CANTRELL GALLERY 8206 Cantrell Road. “Arkansas and the Range of Light,” photographs by Paul Caldwell, through Sept. 3. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 224-1335. FREE CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH 509 Scott St. “Studio 8 Exhibit,” Arkansas Arts Center Museum School students, through Sept.

  1. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-noon Sunday.

(501) 375-2342. FREE CHROMA GALLERY 5707 Kavanaugh Blvd. Works by Robin Roberts, Robert Reep, continuing.

Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.

(501) 664-0880. FREE CLINTON PRESIDENTIAL CENTER 1200 President Clinton Ave. Dean Kumpuris Lecture Series: Janet Napolitano, 6 p.m. Monday. (501) 683-5239. “Elvis at 21, Photographs by Alfred Wertheimer” through Sunday. “Elvis,” through Sept. 11.

Super Summer Saturdays with Elvis activities, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Saturday. 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 ages 6-17 $3;

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

GALAXY OFFICE FURNITURE AND INTERIORS 304 Main St., North Little Rock. “Art for You” with works by 25 Arkansas artists, continuing.

Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.

(501) 375-3375. FREE GALERIE BAILEY 27 Rahling Circle.

More than 30 artists featured.

Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 804-0194. FREE GALLERY 26 2601 Kavanaugh Blvd., Suite 1. Recent works of John Bridges and Baxter Knowlton, through Sept. 10. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 664-8996. FREEGREG THOMPSON FINE ART 429 Main St., North Little Rock. “Charles Harrington: A Sense of Place,” through Sept. 10. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Saturday. or (501) 664-2787.

GUITAR MUSEUM Jacksonville Guitar Center, 1105 Burman Drive, Jacksonville. Vintage guitars, continuing. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Monday-Saturday. (501) 982-4933.

FREE HEARNE FINE ART 1001 Wright Ave., Suite C. Stained glass window series: “Kaleidoscope, Remembering the Past,” Charly Palmer, Friday-Oct. 10; reception, 5-8 p.m. Sept.

  1. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, by appointment Sunday. (501) 372-6822.

THE HEIGHTS GALLERY 5801 Kavanaugh Blvd. “Summer Birds,” Rene Hein, through Sept. 3. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. (501) 664-2772. FREEHISTORIC ARKANSAS MUSEUM 200 E. Third St. “The J.V. Double: Jorge Villegas and Jim Volkert,” through Nov. 6. “Digital Exposure: Ross Burnham and Brittany McDonald,” through Oct. 9. Eclectic Collector: “Playing at War: Children’s Civil War-Era Toys,” Greg McMahon, through Jan. 10. “Reel to Real: Gone With the Wind and the Civil War in Arkansas,” through April 30, 2012. “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.

JACKSONVILLE MUSEUM OF MILITARY HISTORY 100 Veterans Circle, Jacksonville. Exhibits on the military from Civil War to present.

Based on Jacksonville’s Arkansas Ordnance Plant from World War II. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Admission: $3, current and retired military $2, ages 5-18 $1. (501) 241-1943.

JETTY BONES GALLERY 16928 Colonel Glenn Road. “The Old West.” Hours: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Fridays. (501) 821-3448. FREE THE KAVANAUGH CO. 2017 Kavanaugh Blvd. American Art by 10 local artists. Classes offered. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

(501) 372-3270.

THE KETZ GALLERY 705 Main St., North Little Rock. Matthew Castellano’s Tour de World, 5-8 p.m. Friday. Works of John Kushmaul with Tara Stickley, through August.

Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.


Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (501) 374-1957. FREE L&L BECK ART GALLERY 5705 Kavanaugh Blvd. August exhibit:“Impersonating the Impressionists.” Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 660-4006. FREE LOCAL COLOUR 5811 Kavanaugh Blvd. Artist co-op studio gallery.

Exhibit of 27 local artists, continuing. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Monday-Saturday. (501) 265-0422.


Works by Doris Williamson Mapes, Hazel Sweeney, Alice McCallum,continuing. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Saturday. (501) 907-6240. FREE 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,” continuing. Alger Cadet Gun exhibit, continuing.

Ongoing exhibits depict Arkansas’ military heritage. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. (501) 376-4602. FREE OLD STATE HOUSE MUSEUM 300 W. Markham St. Brown Bag Lecture Series: “Arkansas at the World Fair: Promoting the ‘New’ South,” Alana Embry, noon today. “An Enduring Union,” through March 1, 2012.

“Arkansas/Arkansaw: A State and Its Reputation,” through March 4.

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. FREEPLANTATION AGRICULTURE MUSEUM Scott, at the junction of U.S. 165 and Arkansas 161. Ice cream social, 2-3 p.m. Aug. 27.

Special programs, weekends. Tours, 2-4 p.m. Sundays through August.

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

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

Admission: $3, children ages 6-12 $2, plus tax. (501) 961-1409.

REED’S BRIDGE BATTLEFIELD Arkansas 161 and South First Street, Jacksonville. Re-enactment, Aug.

26-28. Replica 1850s homestead, battlefield tours. Hours: daylight, daily. (501) 241-1943. FREE ST. JAMES UNITED METHODIST CHURCH GALLERY 321 Pleasant Valley Drive. Works by Austin Grimes, through Sept. 5. Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, before and after worship services Sunday. (501) 221-3559. FREE SOMA WALL MURAL PROJECT 1201 S. Main St. Call for artist applications, deadline Aug. 31., or (501) 410-4875.


“Altarpieces - Intimate Exchanges,” through Sept. 1. “Lavender Fields - Fresh, Fragrant, Fabulous,” through Aug. 31. Works by Parsons, continuing. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and by appointment. (501) 625-3001. FREE THE ARTS & SCIENCE CENTER FOR SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS 701 Main St., Pine Bluff. Pine Bluff Art League Annual Exhibit, through Aug. 25. Entries accepted for Irene Rosenzweig 2011 Biennial Exhibition juried show, through Sept. 30.

“Astronomy: It’s a Blast,” through Sept. 25. “Expressions From the Permanent Collection,” continuing.

Education 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. FREE ART WALK 6-9 p.m. each first and third Saturday, historic district, Van Buren. Displays, demonstrations and discussions. (479) 474-4114. FREECLINTON HOUSE MUSEUM 930 California Drive, Fayetteville.

“Civil War Arkansas: 1861-1865,” Aug. 29-Sept. 11. Bill Clinton photographs, displays, memorabilia, continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and by appointment. Admission: $5. (479) 444-0066.

CONWAY ARTWALK 5-8 p.m. third Thursday of the month, downtown Conway. (501) 329-8249. FREE EAST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE, 1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City. “Whispers of Lincoln: 26 Days, Two Rivers, One Photographer and a Flatboat,” Millie Delphia Carter, through Aug.

  1. Hours: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

(870) 633-4480.

FAYETTEVILLE UNDERGROUND East Square Plaza, 1 E. Center St., Fayetteville. August exhibits: “The Fulla’ Brush Man,” Jan Gosnell;

“Fragments of Landscape,” John Humphries; “Concatenations/ Connections,” Ed Pennebaker;

“The Day After Yesterday,” Duane Gardner. First Thursday event, 5-8 p.m. first Thursday of every month.

Hours: noon-7 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.

(479) 925-8862.

FINE ARTS CENTER 610 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Art Jam, 6-9 p.m.

third Tuesday of each month. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon-4 p.m. Saturday. (501) 624-0489. FREE FORT SMITH ART CENTER 423 N. Sixth St., Fort Smith. Artistry in America discussion group, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. second and fourth Tuesday of each month. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

(479) 784-2787. FREE GALLERY DRIVE 5-8 p.m. last Saturday of the month, galleries around Heber Springs. Call for details. Maps available at Chamber of Commerce, 1001 W. Main St., Heber Springs. (870) 251-1189 or (501) 206-2233. FREE HOT SPRINGS INVITATIONAL SCULPTURE EXHIBITION through Monday, lawns along Bathhouse Row, downtown Hot Springs. (501) 321-6811. FREE JULIE WAIT DESIGNS ART GALLERY 318 S. First St., Rogers.

Works by Johnathan Harris, through Aug. 31. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, Saturday by appointment. (479) 631-8706. FREEROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM 322 S. Second St., Rogers.

“What’s Cookin’? Two Centuries of American Foodways,” through Saturday. “Rogers Auto-Biography: An Automotive History of Rogers,” through Sept. 3. “Buried Dreams” and “Building Rogers,” through 2011. Exhibits on area history, hands-on area for children, guided tours of 1895 Hawkins House, research library. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. or (479) 621-1154. FREE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FINE ARTS CENTER Fine Arts Building, Fayetteville. “The Journey,” Michael B. Platt, Monday-Sept. 30; lecture, 4:30 p.m. Sept. 8. Hours: 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 2-5 p.m.

Sunday. (479) 575-7987.


Central Ave., Bentonville. “Forming Function: Furniture Designs From the University of Arkansas Fay Jones School of Architecture,” through Sept. 2; closing reception, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 2. Hours through Saturday: 1-6 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday; starting Aug. 25: 2-6 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

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

(479) 273-5305.


AROUND ARKANSAS THE GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER AUDITIONS 6:30 p.m. Aug. 25, DanceArts Studio, 978 Airport Road, Hot Springs.

Moscow Ballet and DanceArts Studio. Performance, Nov. 20. (501) 623-3133.


CENTRAL ARKANSAS RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS LIVE: I’M WITH YOU 8 p.m. Aug. 30 and Sept. 1, Breckenridge Village, 1200 Breckenridge Drive; Tinseltown Benton, 17314 Interstate 30, Benton. Broadcast of taped concert performance. Breckenridge tickets: $20. Benton tickets: $14, ages 65 and older and students $13, children$12. or (501) 224-0990 (Breckenridge) or (501) 776-2282 (Benton).

SCARFACE 7:30 p.m. Aug.

31, Breckenridge Village, 1200 Breckenridge Drive; Tinseltown Benton, 17314 Interstate 30, Benton. Breckenridge tickets: $12.50. Benton tickets: $11.50, ages 65 and older and students $10.50, children $9.50. or (501) 224-0990 (Breckenridge) or (501) 776-2282 (Benton).

AROUND ARKANSAS RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS LIVE: I’M WITH YOU 8 p.m. Aug. 30 and Sept. 1, Cinemark Towne Centre, 201 Skyline Drive, Conway. Broadcast oftaped concert performance. Tickets: $14, ages 65 and older and students $13, children $12. fathomevents.

com or (501) 450-7558.

SCARFACE 7:30 p.m. Aug. 31, Cinemark Towne Centre, 201 Skyline Drive, Conway. Broadcast of taped concert performance. Tickets: $12.50. Benton tickets: $11.50, ages 65 and older and students $10.50, children $9.50. or (501) 450-7558.



Friday, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, 401 President Clinton Ave. Southern Gods, John Hornor Jacobs. (501) 766-2569.

Music CENTRAL ARKANSAS ARKANSAS CELTIC MUSIC SOCIETY 7-9 p.m. second and fourth Mondays of the month, Khalil’s Pub, 110 S. Shackleford Road. Musicians welcome. Must be 21. or (501) 602-5508. FREE GUCCI MANE 10 p.m. Friday, Metroplex Event Center, 10800 Colonel Glenn Road. Tickets: $10-$50. (501) 442-3945.

JAZZ BRUNCH 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Aug. 27, Nugent Hall, Philander Smith College, 900 Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive. Honoring Marquis Hunt and Rodney Block. Tickets: advance $40, at the door $50. (501) 370-5279 or (501) 370-5271.

AROUND ARKANSAS ARKANSAS CELTIC MUSIC SOCIETY 7-9 p.m. first and third Thursday of the month, Something Brewing, 1156 Front St., Conway.

Musicians welcome. or (501) 602-5508. FREE ARTCHURCH STUDIO 301 Whittington Ave., Hot Springs.

Arthouse Cafe open mic, 1-4 p.m.

Saturdays, free. House Concert Series with Andy Tanas and Ben Robbins, 6 p.m. Saturday, $10; with Royal Forest, 5 p.m. Sunday, $5. or (501) 463-9890.

BLUEGRASS MONDAY 7 p.m. fourth Monday of every month, January-November, Collins Theatre, 120 W.

Emerson St., Paragould. KASU-FM, 91.9, concert series. Suggested donation: $5. (870) 972-2367.

EAST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE, 1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City. Glen Campbell Goodbye Tour, 7 p.m. Sept. 10, $35. (870) 633-4480.

AN EVENING OF JAZZ 6 p.m. Friday, University of Arkansas Community College at Hope, 2500 S. Main St., Hope. Jazz, blues and zydeco music honoring Clinton’s 65th birthday.

Presented by President Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site. (870) 777-4455. FREE HOT SPRINGS BLUES FESTIVAL Sept. 1-3, Hill Wheatley Plaza, downtown Hot Springs. Tickets: $5-$40. or (501) 815-2939.


Sept. 3, Carlisle Civic Center, 215 S. Court St., Carlisle. With Matthew Huff. Tickets: $10. (870) 552-3637 or (870) 552-5920.


Saturday, Perot Theatre, 221 Main St., Texarkana. Featuring Jawbone.

Tickets: advance $15, day of show $20, backstage passes and preshow party $35. (903) 792-4992.

LIVE AT FIVE 5-7 p.m. first Friday of the month, Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 S.

Main St., Pine Bluff. Legoria Payton and Friends, Sept. 2. Admission: members $5, nonmembers $10.

(870) 536-3375.

MAIN STREET SINGER SEARCH AUDITIONS 7 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 25, Creekside Loft, 119 Woodland Hills Drive, Hardy.

Compete for CD recording package and release party. Fee: $25. (870) 856-3571.

MARK TRAMMELL QUARTET 7 p.m. Saturday, Stanfill Baptist Church,12905 Fortson Road, Jacksonville.

(501) 729-0474.

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL today-Saturday, Beacon Park, U.S. 65, north of Harrison. or (870) 741-1789.


10, The Ritz Civic Center, 306 W.

Main St., Blytheville. Admission: $5. Band sign-up deadline, Aug. 29.

(870) 762-1744.

TERRY BIG BAND 7 p.m. Saturday, Riordan Hall, Bella Vista. Benefits Court Appointed Special Advocates of Northwest Arkansas. Donations accepted. (479) 725-2213. FREE

Special Events CENTRAL ARKANSAS AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY’S LOOK GOOD ... FEEL BETTER EVENTS 10 a.m.-noon Monday, St. Vincent Health System, 2 St.

Vincent Circle; 10 a.m.-noon Aug.

25, Arkansas Oncology, 1000 N.

University Ave. Beauty techniques for female cancer patients. (800) 227-2345. FREE BEER, PIZZA & MUSIC FUNDRAISER 5-9 p.m. Monday, NYPD Pizza, 6015 Chenonceau Blvd. Benefits Stephano Sutherlin’s Michigan competition trip fund.

Music by Janet, Denise & Bruce.

Silent auction, food. (501) 868-3911.

BOOT CAMP STYLE FITNESS 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays starting Sept. 6, Immanuel Baptist Church, 6811 Brookview Drive. Cost: $30. (501) 416-1897.

CENTRAL ARKANSAS COIN CLUB 6 p.m. third Thursday of each month, Parkway Place Baptist Church, 303 Parkway Place. Buying, selling, swapping, appraisals, auctions, programs. (501) 351-3114. FREECENTRAL ARKANSAS FREETHINKERS DISCUSSION GROUP 1-5 p.m. third Saturday of each month, Central Arkansas Library System’s Main Library, 100 Rock St. (501) 351-4980. FREE CENTRAL ARKANSAS IRIS SOCIETY IRIS RHIZOME AND PLANT SALE 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 27, Grace Lutheran Church, Hillcrest Avenue and Kavanaugh Boulevard. (501) 455-1478. FREE DINNER OF CHAMPIONS 6 p.m.

Aug. 25, Argenta Community Theatre, 405 Main St., North Little Rock. Benefits National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Arkansas. Tickets: $150. (501) 663-8104.

GET MOTIVATED BUSINESS SEMINAR 8 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Aug. 30, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock.

Participants include Colin Powell, Bill Cosby, Rudy Giuliani. Tickets: $225, discounts available. (800) 610-7931. GIRLS ROLLIN’ IN THE SOUTH ROLLER DERBY 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Skateworld, 521 N. J.P. Wright Loop Road, Jacksonville. Breakneck Brawlers vs. East Texas Bombers.

Tickets: advance or with military ID $6, at the door $8, children 12 and under free. (501) 831-3203.

GOLF FOR FOOD TOURNAMENT 11 a.m. Aug. 29, Chenal Country Club, 10 Chenal Club Blvd. Benefits Arkansas Food Bank. Cost: $20-$500. (501) 569-4317.

LITTLE ROCK METRO ROTARY CLUB 7 a.m. Thursdays, doctor’s lounge off cafeteria, Baptist Medical Center, Exit 7 off Interstate 630.

(501) 690-9699. FREE MEET AND GREET 5-7 p.m. today, Hilton Hotel Little Rock Metro Center, 925 S. University Ave.

American Association of University Women, Little Rock Branch, event.

(501) 457-7183. FREE MILITARY ORDER OF THE PURPLE HEART MEETINGS 1 p.m. third Thursday of the month, 315 E.

Capitol Ave. (501) 455-6200. FREE MOUNT HOLLY GARDEN SERIES 9 a.m. third Saturday of the month through October, Mount Holly Cemetery, 1200 Broadway.

Carnivorous Plants, Saturday.

Suggested donation: $5. (501) 607-0954.

PHILANDER SMITH COLLEGE 900 Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive. Guest speaker: Kwame Kilpatrick, 7 p.m.

Aug. 27. (501) 374-5279 or (501) 370-5382.


Aug. 27, Clinton Presidential Center.

Easter Seals Arkansas event. 5K race, 7:15 a.m. 2K family fun walk, 8 a.m. Registration, 6:15 a.m.

Children’s play area, 8:30-10:30 a.m. Registration: advance $25, children 2-12 $10; day of race $35, children 2-12 $12. or (501) 227-3711.

SEERSUCKERS & SUNDRESSES today, Lulav, 220 W. Sixth St.

Networking event hosted by Capital City Network. Music by Marquis Hunt. Benefits Walk It Out and Single Parent Scholarship Fund.

Admission: $10, reservations recommended. (501) 374-5000.

WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. Public reading and rehearsal of First Farewell, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 30. Movie Mondays, 6 p.m.

second Monday of every month.

(501) 758-1720. FREE WWE RAW WORLD TOUR 5 p.m.

Aug. 28, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. Tickets: $17-$62. (800) 745-3000.

AROUND ARKANSAS BUFFALO NATIONAL RIVER PARTNERS Boone County Library, 221 W. Stephenson St., Harrison.

“Who Carved the Tombstones?

Tales of the Stone Carvers and Their Craft,” Abby Burnett, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Tuesday. (870) 704-9114.

CELEBRATE THE RED WHITE AND BLUE AUCTION 6 p.m. Friday, Fayetteville Town Center, 15 W.

Mountain St., Fayetteville. Veterans Employment Association event to benefit National Veterans Creative Arts Festival. Silent auction, wine tasting. (479) 443-4301, Extension 65127.

CONWAY ECOFEST WORK DAY 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 27, Independent Living Services, 1105 Deer St., Conway. Sign-ups, planning, projects. (501) 472-0901. FREE CULINARY CLASSES Eureka Springs. Demonstration class, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 26; $30, with wine $35. Hands-on class, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 27; $40, with wine $45. (479) 253-7461.


Saturday, Riverside Park, Batesville.

10-person teams compete, food, prizes. Benefits Muscular Dystrophy Association. Entry fee: pay what youcan. (870) 689-2439.


27, Fulton County Fairgrounds, 124 Arena Lane, Salem. (870) 895-5565.


Wednesday, Lifelong Learning Center, 1120 S. Walton Blvd., Bentonville.

Voice acting class. Cost: $35. (479) 926-8550.

GREERS FERRY LAKE BENEFIT POKER RUN 9 a.m. Aug. 27, depart from marinas, end at Devil’s Fork Pavilion, Greers Ferry Lake. Cost: $25-$30. (901) 212-3677.

MOUNTAINS, MUSIC & MOTORCYCLES Friday-Sunday, downtown Mountain View. Biker games, poker run, bike show, music, food. mountainsmusicmotorcycles.

com or (870) 269-8068.

NEBCO FIRE-EMS COUNTRY BREAKFAST 7:30-10 a.m. Sept. 5, Nebco Community Center, 17823 Marshall St., Garfield. Cost: $7, children 5-12 $4. (479) 359-3134.

POWHATAN HISTORIC STATE PARK Arkansas 25, Powhatan. Williamsburg Basket Weaving Workshop, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, $30. Bubble, Bubble, Toil & Trouble: Soapmaking Workshop, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 27, $20. Reservations recommended for workshops. (870) 878-6765.

PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING AND EDUCATION EVENTS 8-11 a.m. Aug. 27, Montgomery County Health Unit, 246 Luzerne St., Mount Ida. (870) 867-2331; 4-6 p.m. Aug.

30, Marion County Health Unit, 707Arkansas 202, Yellville. Appointments preferred. (870) 449-4259.

RELAY FOR LIFE SUMMER EXTRAVAGANZA 9 a.m. Saturday, Technology Center for the Delta, 1790 N. Falls Blvd., Wynne. Poker run, tournaments, shrimp, music. Benefits American Cancer Society. Poker run: $20 per driver, each passenger $10, extra hand $10. Cornhole tournament: $20 per team. Karaoke contest: $10, votes $1. Shrimp boil: $25. (870) 208-4287 or (870) 362-0362.


Aug. 28, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 29-31, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 1, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 2, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept.

3, Conway Expo Center, U.S. 64 N., Conway. (501) 499-0009. FREE RHEA LANA’S CHILDREN’S CONSIGNMENT SALE 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Aug. 25, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 26, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 27, noon-5 p.m.

Aug. 28, Hot Springs Convention Center, 134 Convention Blvd., Hot Springs. (501) 520-7527. FREE.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS 201 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway. Exploring Our World Series: Civil War Battles, 2-4 p.m. Aug. 27;

Tracing the Settlement of Arkansas With Historical Maps, 6-8 p.m. Aug.

  1. Registration encouraged. outreach or (501) 450-5261. FREE WOOL AND WHEEL HANDSPINNING GUILD 10 a.m.-noon third Saturday of every month, Ozark Folkways Heritage Center, Winslow. (479) 634-3791.


CENTRAL ARKANSAS CAGED HEAT 8 p.m. today-Saturday, The Public Theatre, 616 Center St.

Red Octopus Theater production.

Tickets: $10, ages 65 and older and students $8. (501) 291-3896.


TRAIN! 10 a.m. Tuesday-Aug. 27, Arkansas Arts Center, East Ninth and Commerce streets. For ages 6 months to 5 years. Tickets: $10;

children, $5. (501) 372-4000.


26-27, Sept. 2-3, 1 p.m. Aug. 28 and Sept. 4, Bay View Club, Dave Creek Parkway, Fairfield Bay. Tickets: $15, two for $25. (501) 884-4930 or (501) 253-4645.

ROGERS LITTLE THEATER Victory Theater, 116 S. Second St., Rogers.

Kidfriends 10 a.m.-noon every second Saturday, Rogers Little Theater group for students 8-18.

Lessons in theater work. Meeting times may vary. (479) 631-8988.


26-27, Sept. 2-3, 9-11, Center on the Square, 111 W. Arch St., Searcy. Dinner: 6:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 12:30 p.m. Sept. 11.

Curtain one hour later. Tickets: evening $27, ages 65 and older $24; matinee $24, ages 65 and older$21; show-only, $13.50, students and ages 65 and older $10. Pizza Playhouse, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 1, $18.

(501) 368-0111.

SOUL ON FIRE 7:30 p.m. Friday, Pine Bluff Convention Center, 500 E. Eighth St., Pine Bluff. Tickets: $28.50-$34.50. (870) 536-7600.

Auditions CENTRAL ARKANSAS MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING 5-8 p.m. Sept. 6-8, Old State House Museum, 300 W. Markham St.

Living History Theatre Troupe production, Nov. 7-13. Prepare 1-to-2-minute Shakespeare or similar monologue. Bring photograph. Call to schedule audition time. (501) 324-9685.

AROUND ARKANSAS ROPE 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Center on the Square, 111 W. Arch St., Searcy.

Appointments required. No preparation necessary. Production: Oct. 13-30. (501) 368-0111.

Clubs CENTRAL ARKANSAS THE AFTERTHOUGHT 2721 Kavanaugh Blvd. Wine tasting with Bruce Cochran, 5:30 p.m. today, $10. Bryan Ramsey, 8 p.m. today,$5. Dollar Fox, Friday, $7. Blue Ribbon Healers, Saturday, $7. Tiko Brooks, Monday, free. Vieux Carre Jazz brunch with Ted Ludwig and Joe Cripps, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays. Jazz @ the Afterthought, Mondays, free unless otherwise indicated. Carl Mouton, Tuesdays, free. Open Mike Acoustic Showcase, Wednesdays, free. Shows at 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. or (501) 663-1196.

CAJUN’S WHARF 2400 Cantrell Road. Crash Meadows, Tragikly White, today. Chris Henry, Crash Meadows, Friday. Greg Madden, Wes Hart Band, Saturday. Richie Johnson, Monday. Brian & Nick, Tuesday. Darryl Edwards, Wednesday. Happy-hour bands start at 5:30 p.m. Friday-Tuesday, 6 p.m. Thursdays, headline bands at 8:30 or 9 Friday-Tuesday, 9:30 Thursdays. Cover: $5 after 8:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; free Monday-Wednesday. (501) 375-5351.


Whitechapel, 6:30 p.m. Monday;

advance $15, at the door $17.

County Bucks with Mark Deutrom, 8 p.m. Tuesday, $8. Drowning Pool, 8:05 p.m. Wednesday; advance $17, at the door $20. (501) 376-1819.

JUANITA’S 614 President Clinton Ave. The Iguanas, 9:05 p.m. Friday;

advance $12, at the door $15.

Crossfade, 9 p.m. Tuesday; advance $12, at the door $15. (501) 372-1228.

THE LOONY BIN COMEDY CLUB 10301 Rodney Parham Road.

Dante, through Saturday. Open Mike Nite, 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Ladies Night, Thursdays, free for women.

Showtimes: 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays, 8 and 10:30 p.m.

Fridays, 7, 9 and 11 p.m. Saturdays unless otherwise indicated. Cover charge: Wednesday-Thursday $6, Friday-Saturday $9 unless otherwise indicated. Thursday, ladies night with free admission. loonybincomedy.

com or (501) 228-5555.

QUIET STORM SOCIAL CLUB 1724 Wright Ave. Saturday Night Rhythm & Blues with open mic and disc jockey, 9 p.m. every Saturday, $2.

(501) 612-1776.

REVOLUTION ROOM 300 President Clinton Ave. Zodiac: The Leo Edition, 9 p.m. Friday. Mimosa, 9 p.m.

Saturday; advance $12, day of show $15. Latin Night, 7 p.m. Tuesday;

$5, under 21 $7. Carter’s Chord, Jason Helms, 9 p.m. Wednesday, $8. (501) 823-0090.

THE SHIP 26611 Arkansas 365 N., North Little Rock. Pool tournament, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Karaoke, 7 p.m.

Thursdays. (501) 803-4014. FREE STICKYZ CHICKEN SHACK 107 S. Commerce St. Jackson Taylor & The Sinners, 9 p.m. today, $7.

Nappy Roots, 9 p.m. Friday; advance $10, day of show $15. Lucious Spiller Band, 9:30 p.m. Saturday, $5. Sunday Funday, 5 p.m. Sunday, free. Mayday by Midnight, 9 p.m.

Wednesday, $5. (501) 372-7707.

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