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Weekend Calendar

by The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | January 20, 2011 at 6:29 a.m.

— The Weekend Calendar lists events from around the state that are occurring the weekend after publication. To submit an event for publication please use our calendar form at www.arkansasonline.com/events/submit. For more event check our searchable events database at www.arkansasonline.com/events/.

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. Museum School Faculty Exhibition: Past and Present, through Feb. 27. Toys Designed by Artists; Delta Exhibition, through Feb. 20. Museum School classes and workshops, $20-$220; Museum School workshops available for children and adults; call for schedule. “Foundation Collection,” “Masterworks,” “Currents in Contemporary Art,” Paul Signac, continuing. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. arkarts.com or call (501) 372-4000.

ARKANSAS HISTORY COMMISSION 1 Capitol Mall. “Blue and Gray: Documenting Civil War Arkansas, 1861-1865,” through January. (501) 682-6900.

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) 833-8062.

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, St. Vincent Doctors Hospital, Sister Janis Campbell Conference Room, 6601 St. Vincent Circle. Demonstrations, shows, workshops, meetings. Yearly membership: $25. Visitors free. (501) 221-3559.

ARKANSAS REPERTORY THEATRE 601 Main St. Featured Artists at The Rep: Rex Deloney, Otto Duecker, Jodi Eaton, Rene Hein, Rita Henry, J. David Lochala, Elaine Luber, Sarah Merkle, Gerri Much, Drew Posey, Molly Rector, Millie Steveken, Celia Storey, through Feb. 6. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, and before performances of A Raisin in the Sun. (501) 378-0405. FREE

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. “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” through Jan. 28. 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

THE ART GROUP 10840 Maumelle Blvd., North Little Rock. Artist co-op studio and gallery. Works by local artists, continuing. Painting classes available. Call for appointment. theartgroupmaumelle.com 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

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.

CANTRELL GALLERY 8206 Cantrell Road. “People, Places & Things,” Doug Gorrell, Friday-March 5; reception, 6-8 p.m. Friday. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 224-1335. FREE

CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH 509 Scott St. January exhibit: “Love & Light,” artists include Austin Grimes, Larry Hare, Lauryn Rayburn, Mary Shelton, Brandye Sneade, Elizabeth Weber, Betsy Woodyard, David Bell, Kathryn Alderfer, Melverue Abraham. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 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. “Haiti: Building Back Better,” through Feb. 6. “Revolution and Rebellion: Words, Wars & Figures,” through May 22. 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. Works by Julie Holt, Susanna Kirk, Fred Nash, Jason Smith, through March 12. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 664-8996. FREE

GREG THOMPSON FINE ART 429 Main St., North Little Rock. 15th Anniversary Exhibition, Friday-March 12; reception, 5-8 p.m. Friday. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.

gregthompsonfineart.com 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. “Pioneers of the Paint: Masters of the 19th Century,” through Feb. 20. 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. “Adrienne Cullins: Black Market Kidney Factory,” through Feb. 6. “All in the Touch: Diana B. Ashley and Scinthya Edwards,” through Jan. 30. “Eclectic Collector: The Model Trains of Bill Albright,” through March 14. “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. Works by local artists. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. (501) 529-6330. FREE

LAMAN LIBRARY EXHIBIT HALL 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. “The Painted Word: Calligraphic Paintings by Charles Pearce,” Wednesday-March 13. 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. FREE

LITTLE ROCK CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE 2125 Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive. Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (501) 374-1957. 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. FREE

LOUIE’s UNIQUE FRAMING AND GALLERY 1509 Mart Drive, Suite A. Works by Doris Williamson Mapes and landscapes by Harry Buckley, continuing. Hours: 9 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

MID-SOUTHERN WATERCOLORISTS 7-9 p.m. third Wednesday of each month, Arkansas Arts Center, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Membership: $35. midsouthernwatercolorists.com, watercolorist03@yahoo.com or (501) 224-2730. FREE

MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY 500 President Clinton Ave. Saturday Discoveries for grades K-6, 1-4 p.m. second Saturday of each month, $20. Apollo 11 exhibit and moon rock, through April 2. “Illusion Confusion,” through March. “Tech Lab,” “Imagination Station,” “Room to Grow,” animal shows, electric shows continuing. Paws, Claws and Tails, first Saturday of the month. Museum hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $8, ages 65 and older and ages 1-12 $7, children under 1 admitted free. Pay What You Can Second Sundays. amod.org or (501) 396-7050.

OLD STATE HOUSE MUSEUM 300 W. Markham St. Digital Shorts Arkansas History Webcast Competition, through Feb. 28. ardigitalshorts.com. Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series: showing of Dogpatch USA with filmmakers Dixie Kline and Matthew Rowe, noon Jan. 28. “Early Arkansas Medicine,” with speaker E. Mitchell Singleton. “Arkansas/Arkansaw: A State and Its Reputation,” through March 4, 2012. “Badges, Bandits and Bars: Arkansas Law & Justice,” through March 6. 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.” Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 324-9685. FREE

PHILANDER SMITH COLLEGE DONALD W. REYNOLDS LIBRARY AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER Chester Street and Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive. Permanent collection of works by black artists. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 370-5281. FREE

PLANTATION AGRICULTURE MUSEUM Scott, at the junction of U.S. 165 and Arkansas 161. 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. Replica 1850s homestead, battlefield tours. Hours: daylight, daily. (501) 241-1943. FREE

SCOTT PLANTATION SETTLEMENT Alexander Road, Scott. Settlement tours, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, including log cabins, tenant houses, artifacts from early Arkansas farm life and more. Admission: $3; children $1; children under 6 free. (501) 351-0300 or (501) 351-5737.

SECOND FRIDAY ART NIGHT 5-8 p.m. second Friday of the month, downtown art galleries and museums. Open house, new exhibits, entertainment. (501) 324-9351. FREE

THE SHOWROOM 2313 Cantrell Road. Local artists: Cathy Burge, Jan Gartrell, Maryam Moeeni, Wayne Fowler, Sandy Hubler, Lyle Cogbill, Doug Gorrell and international artist Gino Hollander. Hours: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 372-7373. FREE

STATE CAPITOL GALLERIES “Call of Duty: Arkansans at War,” continuing. Hours: 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. (501) 683-3187.

STEPHANO’S FINE ART GALLERY 5501 Kavanaugh Blvd., Suite C. Works by various artists. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. (501) 563-4218. FREE

STUDIO 51 ART GALLERY 17501 Arch Street Pike. Art for sale by Trudy Kaye Lynch, continuing. En Plein Air with free vendor space. Hours: Thursday-Saturday by appointment. (501) 888-3842. FREE

THEA FOUNDATION Fourth and Main streets, North Little Rock. Arkansas Children’s Hospital Exhibition, through Jan. 28; reception, 5:30-8 p.m. Friday. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 379-9512. FREE

UNDERDOG ART 1816 Arkansas 161 S., Jacksonville. Gallery and gift shop featuring local art. Featured artists: John Heavrin, Tim Byrnz, Christi Jacobs. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and by appointment. (501) 838-6418. FREE

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK GALLERIES 2801 S. University Ave. “A Spectacle and Nothing Strange,” photos by Rebecca Sittler Schrock, through Feb. 13. “Women Call for Peace: Global Vistas,” through March 10. Scholarship Exhibition, Monday-Feb. 15. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 569-8977. FREE

Around Arkansas

1875 PEEL MANSION AND HISTORIC GARDENS 400 S. Walton Blvd., Bentonville. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Mansion tours: $3. (479) 273-9664.

ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION NETWORK ATRIUM AETN Telecommunications Complex, 350 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway. “Small Works on Paper,” through Jan. 27. Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 682-4131. FREE

ALLISON PARSONS GALLERY 802 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Works by Parsons, continuing. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and by appointment. (501) 625-3001. FREE

ARKANSAS MUSEUM OF NATURAL RESOURCES Arkansas 7, south of Smackover. Exhibits and displays on oil and the south Arkansas oil boom. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (870) 725-2877. FREE

ARKANSAS RIVER VALLEY ARTS CENTER 1001 E. B St., Russellville. January artist of the month: Marlene Gremillion. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday. (479) 968-2452.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY MUSEUM 320 University Loop West Circle, Jonesboro. “Portals of the Soul,” through July. Crowley’s Ridge mastodon, “Living Off the Land,” “Ancient Arkansas Ancestors,” Mary E. Stack collection, “Mother Goose Revisited,” “Old Town Arkansas,” “Earthquake!” Hours: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Donations accepted. (870) 972-2074.

ART CHURCH STUDIOS 301 Whittington Ave., Hot Springs. Knitter group, 6-8 p.m. Mondays. Art in Motion Art classes for all ages and skill levels, call for schedules and prices. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, 5-9 p.m. first and third Fridays of the month. artchurch.org or (501) 282-8342 or (501) 282-8343. FREE

ART GALLERY & STUDIO 120 Village Place, Suite I, Fairfield Bay. Artwork and demonstrations by Charlotte Rierson, Robbie Ingle, Van Swink, Doris Sexson, Karen Gehl, continuing. Hours: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 884-6433.

THE ARTS & SCIENCE CENTER FOR SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS 701 Main St., Pine Bluff. “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

ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS 214 S. Main St., Springdale. Art, dance, acting classes for all ages. Call for schedules, costs. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. (479) 751-5441. FREE

ART WALK 6-9 p.m. each first and third Saturday, historic district, Van Buren. Displays, demonstrations and discussions. (479) 474-4114. FREE

BATESVILLE AREA ARTS COUNCIL ART GALLERY 246 E. Main St., Batesville. Paintings, pottery, photography and woodcarvings by local artists, continuing. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. (870) 793-3382.

BAUXITE MUSEUM 6707 Benton Road, Bauxite. Domestic and industrial exhibits on company-owned town and industry. Hours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, 1:30-4 p.m. Sunday. (501) 557-9858. FREE

BAYSIDE ART GALLERY Arkansas 330 and Greenwood Road, Fairfield Bay. Works by 30 local artists. Watch North Central Arkansas Artist League members at work. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-noon Monday. (501) 825-7084.

CARMEN’S ART AND ANTIQUES 1022 Oak St., Conway. Works by artists including Weldon Ball, Kevin Bell, Andrew Dycus, Lois Girogis, Gene Hatfield, Renee James, Pat Larsen, Maryann Schigur, Gary Scroggs, Cecilia Sloat, Rand Smith. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 327-6978.

CHAFFEE CROSSING MUSEUM DISTRICT 803 Terry Road, Fort Chaffee, near Fort Smith. District includes Fort Chaffee Barbershop Museum, Vietnam Veterans Museum and Enchanted Doll Museum. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday and Friday. (479) 783-8888. free

CLARK COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM 750 S. Fifth St., Arkadelphia. Permanent displays on county history including Caddo Indian canoe and artifacts. Hours: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday. (870) 230-1360. FREE

CLINTON HOUSE MUSEUM 930 California Drive, Fayetteville. 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

DALLAS COUNTY MUSEUM 221 N. Main St., Fordyce. Exhibits include T.E. Rhine, Paul “Bear” Bryant and the Fordyce Redbugs, the War Room, geology, forestry, pioneer days. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. (870) 352-5262. FREE

DELTA CULTURAL CENTER 141 Cherry St., Helena-West Helena. “Rising High Water Blues: The 1927 Flood in the Arkansas Delta,” “Rhythm and Roots: Items and Images for the Delta Cultural Center Permanent Collection,” continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (870) 338-4350 or (800) 358-0972. FREE

DELTA CULTURAL CENTER MUSEUM DEPOT 95 Missouri St., Helena-West Helena. “Helena and Beyond: The Civil War in the Arkansas Delta,” permanent exhibit. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (870) 338-4350 or (800) 358-0972. FREE

EAST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE, 1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City. “George Fisher: Presidential Cartoons,” through Feb. 28. Hours: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. (870) 633-4480.

fairfield bay library 369 Dave Creek Parkway, Fairfield Bay. Hours: 1-4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday and Friday; 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday. (501) 884-6476. FREE

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

FIRE OM EARTH STUDIO 872 Mill Hollow Road, Eureka Springs. Tai chi, bellyogachi, drumming, shoemaking, raku classes; call for prices and schedules. (479) 363-9402.

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

fort smith museum of history 320 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. “Return to the Commissary,” through May 31. Admission: adults $5, ages 6-15 $2, ages 6 and under free. (479) 783-7841.

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

GANN MUSEUM 218 S. Market St., Benton. Early Saline County exhibit, continuing. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday or by appointment. (501) 778-5513. FREE

GARVAN WOODLAND GARDENS 550 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Admission: $8.75, ages 55 and older $7.75, children 6-12 $4.50. garvangardens.org or (800) 366-4664.

GOOD OLD DAYS VINTAGE MOTORCAR MUSEUM 501 W. Main St., Hardy. Antique, classic and collectible cars. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-4:30 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $5, children 12 and under $2.50. (870) 856-4884.

GRANT COUNTY MUSEUM 521 Shackleford Road, Sheridan. Civil War Red River Expedition gallery, World War II gallery, Arkla Gas gallery, Vietnam War exhibit, Grant County History exhibit, antique cars. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission: $3, students $1. (870) 942-4496.

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

HENDERSON STATE UNIVERSITY Arkadelphia. Huie Library: hours: 7:30 a.m.-midnight Monday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m.-midnight Sunday. (870) 230-5036. FREE

HOMESTEAD FINE ART GALLERY 8475 Edgemont Road, Greers Ferry. Works by Sandra Seaton, Vernon and Alice Driskill, Keith Conaway, Charlotte Rierson, Sheila Parsons, Colin Wetherelt, Mary Ann Stafford and Richard Scarbourgh, continuing. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. (501) 825-7944. FREE

HOPE VISITOR CENTER AND MUSEUM South Main and Division streets, Hope. Restored 1912 train depot and railroad memorabilia, President Clinton memorabilia and Hope’s famous watermelons. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. (870) 722-2580. FREE

LINDA PALMER GALLERY 800 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Works by Doyle Young, Peter Lippincott, Ellen Alderson, Sara Tole, Jan Leek and Linda Palmer. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 620-3063. FREE

MATILDA AND KARL PFEIFFER MUSEUM AND STUDY CENTER 1071 Heritage Park Drive, Piggott. Tours include early 1930s Tudor Revival home, natural gardens, American Indian artifacts and mineral collection, library, A Face in the Crowd storyboard, continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. (870) 598-3228. FREE

MID-AMERICA SCIENCE MUSEUM 500 Mid-America Blvd., Hot Springs. Continuing hands-on learning exhibits. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Admission: $8; ages 62 and older and children ages 2-12, $7. (501) 767-3461.

MITCHELL’S FOLLY 130 Spring St., Eureka Springs. Drawings, prints, paintings and sculpture by Arkansas artists and more, continuing. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Sunday. (479) 253-7030. FREE

THE MUSEUM OF AUTOMOBILES Petit Jean Mountain, Morrilton. Antique, classic and collectible automobiles. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Admission: $7, ages 65 and over $6.50, students ages 6-17 $3.50, children age 5 and under free with adult. (501) 727-5427.

MUSEUM OF REGIONAL HISTORY 219 N. State Line Ave., Texarkana. Scott Joplin exhibit, permanent. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission: $5, ages 65 and older $4, students $3.50. (903) 793-4831.

PINE BLUFF ART LEAGUE GALLERY Donald W. Reynolds Community Services Center, 300 W. Second Ave., Pine Bluff. Works by Pine Bluff Art League members, continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. (870) 534-1699. FREE

PINE BLUFF/JEFFERSON COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM 201 E. Fourth St., Pine Bluff. Exhibits on the Civil War, World Wars I and II, waterfowl, the Victorian era, pioneer days, American Indians, black history and dolls. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. (870) 541-5402. FREE

QUEEN ANNE MANSION HOUSE MUSEUM 115 W. Van Buren St., Eureka Springs. Decorative arts, art gallery, architecture. Tours: self-guided $15, docent-led $25. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Monday, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. (479) 363-6291.

RICIANO ART GALLERY 833 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Paintings, drawings, photographs and sculpture by local, national and international artists. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. (501) 339-3751. free

ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM 322 S. Second St., Rogers. “Roots of Rockabilly: Ronald ‘Slim’ Wallace,” Feb. 5-March 12. “Rogers Auto-Biography: An Automotive History of Rogers,” “Buried Dreams,” through 2011. “Building Rogers,” through December. 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. rogersarkansas.com/museum or (479) 621-1154. FREE

ST. FRANCIS COUNTY MUSEUM 603 Front St., Forrest City. American Indian pottery, prehistoric artifacts, black history, military history. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. (870) 261-1744. FREE

SEVIER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM 717 N. Maple St., De Queen. Historic artifacts and crafts from Arkansas, continuing. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 2-4 p.m. Sunday; groups by appointment only. (870) 642-6642. FREE

SHILOH MUSEUM OF OZARK HISTORY 118 W. Johnson Ave., Springdale. “All Dressed Up,” through Saturday. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (479) 750-8165. FREE

SOUTHERN TENANT FARMERS UNION MUSEUM Chicago and Frisco streets, Tyronza. Exhibits on tenant farming. Hours: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, noon-3 p.m. Saturday. Admission: $5, ages 65 and older $3. (870) 972-2803.

SOUTH WEST ARTISTS INC. Studio Gallery 607 Mena St., Mena. Continuing display of paintings, photography, woodcarving, pottery and other art. Hours: 1-4 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. (479) 394-3880. FREE

STUTTGART AGRICULTURAL MUSEUM 921 Fourth St., Stuttgart. Exhibits on the history of agriculture on the prairie. Hours: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. (870) 673-7001. FREE

SUDS GALLERY 312 Aplin Ave., Perryville. Works by local artists. Hours: noon-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, noon-6 p.m. Wednesday-Friday. (501) 766-7584.

TEX-ARK ANTIQUE AUTO MUSEUM 217 Laurel St., Texarkana. Display of vehicles. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, 1-4 p.m. Sundays, or by appointment. (870) 772-2886 or (870) 542-7725. FREE

WALTON ARTS CENTER 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. “Watermarks,” Bethany Springer, through April 13; reception, 4:30-7 p.m. Feb. 3. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. (479) 443-5600.

Dance

Central Arkansas

ALICE IN WONDERLAND AUDITIONS Feb. 5, Arkansas Festival Ballet/Arkansas Academy of Dance Studio, 10301 Rodney Parham Road. For ages 7 and older. Ages 12 and older with minimum 5 years’ experience, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; ages 7-11 with 3 years, 1-2:30 p.m. Registration 30 minutes prior. Production dates: May 20-22. Audition fee: $20. (501) 554-2695.

ARKANSAS CHAPTER PARENTS WITHOUT PARTNERS 4521 W. 65th St. Weekly dance, 8-11 p.m. every Saturday. Dance instruction and social hour, 7 p.m. Cost: members $5, nonmembers $6. (501) 568-4476.

BELLY DANCE CLASSES Unity Church, 2610 Reservoir Road. Beginner belly dance with Raye, 6-7 p.m. $10 an hour for six weeks. captivegoddess@yahoo.com or (501) 554-1200.

BESS CHISUM STEPHENS COMMUNITY CENTER 12th and Cleveland streets. Little Rock Country Dancers, 7-9 p.m. first, second and third Sundays; lessons 6-7 p.m.; $5; (501) 821-9353. Ballroom, Latin and Swing Social Dance Association, 7-11 p.m. first, second and fourth Fridays; free dance lessons with admission, 7-8 p.m.; members $10, guests $13; blsdance.org, (501) 664-4268. Little Rock Bop Club, 7-10 p.m. every Wednesday; beginning swing-dance lessons (free with admission), 7-8 p.m.; members $2, guests $5; (501) 690-0864. Square Dance, 1:30-3:30 p.m. every Thursday, $3. (501) 490-1197.

BURNS PARK DANCING 7-10 p.m. third Saturday of the month, Burns Park Hospitality House, Burns Park, North Little Rock. Polka, waltz and potluck supper. Admission: $10. (501) 680-2994.

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.

THE COUNTRY PLACE 101 Hudson St., Jacksonville. Dancing, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Family entertainment, no alcohol. Admission: $3. (501) 539-0448 or (501) 680-9415.

GERMAN AMERICAN DANCE CLUB 7:30 p.m. every third Saturday of the month, Burns Park Hospitality House, Military Road, North Little Rock. Meeting and dance. Admission: members $5, guests $8. (501) 562-3388.

HANK’S STATION COUNTRY HALL 7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Arkansas 107, across from Little Rock Air Force Base. Family entertainment, line dancing. No alcohol. Call for directions. Admission: $4. (501) 397-5583 or (501) 730-5013.

IRISH DANCE CLASSES every Wednesday and Thursday, Parkwood Center, 6805 W. 12th St., Suite C. Beginning to advanced, hard and soft shoe; children, adults. Instructor: Judy McCafferty. Cost: $10 per week. (501) 851-3979.

IRISH DANCE CLASSES 7:30 p.m. every Thursday, 3411 Idlewild Ave., North Little Rock; 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. every Saturday, 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Dancers’ Studio, 3515 Old Cantrell Road; 6 p.m. every Thursday, 11:30 a.m. every Saturday, 22 Campden Hill Road, Sherwood. Beginning to advanced adults, teens, children, soft shoe, hard shoe, group. Country set dancing for adults Tuesday nights, $10 per class. Instructor: Mary Rose O’Donovan Fansler. Cost: $40 per month. (501) 834-1479.

JACKSONVILLE SENIOR CENTER 100 Victory Circle, Jacksonville. Weekly dance, 7-9:30 p.m. every Tuesday. Cost: $4. (501) 982-7532.

THE LEGION 315 E. Capitol Ave. Dance with Warren Crow, 7-11 p.m. every Sunday. Pig & Whistle with Alex Ward, 3 p.m. every second Sunday. Bop at the Legion with Scotty Mack, 3 p.m. every fourth Sunday. Smoke-free. Parking-lot attendant on duty. All events $5 unless otherwise indicated. (501) 372-8762.

LET’S DANCE 7509 Cantrell Road. Beginner Country Western Two-Step Class, 7 p.m. Mondays. Silver Waltz for couples, 7 p.m. Wednesdays. (501) 663-7724. Arkansas Ballroom Dance Association, 8-11 p.m. second and fourth Saturdays. Latin dancing, third and fifth Fridays. Admission: members $7, guests $10. (501) 227-7858 or (501) 821-2086. Beginner ballroom class, 7-8 p.m. every Monday, intermediate class 8-9 p.m. Mondays. (501) 663-7724.

NATIONAL SOCIETY OF ARTS & LETTERS CHOREOGRAPHY COMPETITION 1 p.m. Feb. 27, Arkansas Academy of Dance, 10301 N. Rodney Parham Road. Entry deadline, Feb. 1. Cost: $20. arts-nsal.org or (501) 686-5720.

OAK GROVE JAMBOREE 7-10 p.m. Saturdays, 10502 MacArthur Drive, North Little Rock. Uptown country and old-time rock ’n’ roll. No drinking or smoking. Admission $4. (501) 690-4190.

POLKAS AND WALTZES 7-10 p.m. third Saturday of the month, Hospitality House, Burns Park, North Little Rock. German American Club event. Dancing and potluck supper. Admission: $10. (501) 680-2994.

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BENTON SENIOR ADULT CENTER South and Jefferson streets, Benton. Dance 7-10 p.m. every Tuesday. Admission: $5; no alcohol. (501) 776-0255.

BILL’S COUNTRY DANCE U.S. 67, Exit 25, to Arkansas 319, Ward. CMC Band, 7-10 p.m. Fridays, $5. Alcohol-free. (501) 726-3657 or (501) 327-2396.

COMMUNITY DANCE first and third Fridays of the month, Quapaw Community Center, 500 Quapaw Ave., Hot Springs. Lessons, 7 p.m. Dancing, 8 p.m. (501) 617-6042.

CORONADO CENTER Hot Springs Village. Village A-Team square dancers, 7-9 p.m. every Wednesday. Level: advanced. Cost: $5. DeSoto Square Dance Club, 7:30-9:30 p.m. every Thursday. Level: Mainstream/Plus. Cost: $5. Both with caller Dave Towry. hsvsquaredance.org or (501) 922-3513.

COUNTRY DANCE 7 p.m. Fridays, American Legion, Olive Street, Malvern. Classic country and early rock music. No alcohol, drugs, smoking. (870) 718-9440.

COUNTRY MUSIC CONNECTION 173 Arkansas 11, between Morning Sun and Higginson. Dancing, 7-10 p.m. Saturdays. Cost: $5. (501) 593-5372.

DANCE LESSONS 7:30-9:30 p.m. every Friday, North Forty Club, Interstate 40 and Arkansas 7, Russellville. Swing, ballroom, Cajun, line, circle and couples dances. Bands follow at 9:30 p.m. for open dancing. Taught by Joy Murphy. Admission: $4. (479) 968-1620.

FAULKNER COUNTY SENIOR CENTER 1620 Donaghey Ave., Conway. Country dance, 6:30-9 p.m. Fridays. Family atmosphere. Country and rockabilly music by Route 66. Potluck dinner third Friday of the month. Admission: $4. (501) 327-2895.

HAPPY FEET DANCE CLUB 7-10 p.m. every Friday, Senior Center, Dave Creek Parkway and Snead Drive, Fairfield Bay. For singles, families, senior citizens. Donations accepted. (501) 884-6662. FREE

HOME FOLKS’ JAMBOREE 7-10 p.m. Saturdays, 1410 N. Beech St., Beebe. Country music, two-step, waltz, 1950s rock ’n’ roll. Cover: $4, children under 12 $1.50. (501) 882-3597.

HOUSTON COUNTRY DANCE 7-10 p.m. Saturdays, Houston Country, 2268 Arkansas 60 E., Houston. Dance with Houston Country Band. Admission: $5. (501) 759-2056.

HULA DANCE 11 a.m. Saturdays, outside Lost Springs golf area, 2501 N. 22nd St., Rogers. For active adults. (941) 323-6565.

KACICO DANCE 7:30 p.m. Jan. 27, Staples Auditorium, Hendrix College, 1600 Washington Ave., Conway. Modern dance company. (501) 505-2947. FREE

MERRY MIXERS DANCE CLUB Coronado Center, Hot Springs Village. The Mullens Band, 7-10 p.m. first Saturday of the month, $7.50. Third Saturday of the month, 7:30-10:30 p.m. $10. (501) 922-1709.

NEW HOT SPRINGS SINGLES CLUB 6 p.m. every Friday, Margarita’s Mexican Restaurant, 1607 Albert Pike, Hot Springs. Dinner followed by socializing and dancing. (501) 922-9221. FREE

NORTH PLAZA DANCE 1515 N. Business 9, Morrilton. Farris Holliman and the Rhythm Masters, 7-10 p.m. every Saturday. No smoking or alcohol. Admission: $4. (501) 354-1667.

SOPHISTICATED LADIES TAP AND JAZZ Mondays and Wednesdays, Riordan Hall, Bella Vista. Men and women of all skill levels. Call for class schedules. (479) 876-1324, (479) 876-5654 or (479) 876-1355.

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

SUGARLOAF DANCE CENTER 7-10 p.m. every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, Arkansas 110 East, Heber Springs. Country and rock music. Family atmosphere. No drinking or smoking. Donations accepted. (501) 206-0826. FREE

Film

Central Arkansas

CLASSIC FILM SERIES 7 p.m. second Tuesday of the month. Market Street Cinema, 1521 Merrill Drive. Admission: $5, children under 12 free. (501) 312-8900.

COMMUNITY CINEMA 6 p.m. Jan. 31, Roosevelt Thompson Library, 38 Rahling Circle. For Once in My Life. Presented by AETN and KUAR-FM, 98.1, UALR Public Radio. (800) 662-2386.

DIGITAL SHORTS WEBCAST COMPETITION through Feb. 28, Old State House Museum. Webcast entries accepted for students grades 5-12 and adults. ardigitalshorts.com or (501) 324-9685.

LUNAFEST 7 p.m. Feb. 3, Riverdale 10 Cinema, 2600 Cantrell Road. Hosted by Stroller Strides. Reception, silent auction, festival of short films by, for and about women. Benefits Women’s Foundation of Arkansas and the Breast Cancer Fund. Tickets: $25. lunafest.org or (888) 335-4041.

THE METROPOLITAN OPERA Breckenridge Village, 1200 Breckenridge Drive; Tinseltown Benton, 17314 Interstate 30, Benton. La Fanciulla del West, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Breckenridge tickets: $18. Benton tickets: $20, ages 65 and older $18, children $14. fathomevents.com or (501) 224-0990 (Breckenridge) or (501) 776-2282 (Benton).

Around Arkansas

COMMUNITY CINEMA 6 p.m. today, Murphy Building, Hendrix College, 1600 Washington Ave., Conway. Screening of For Once in My Life. Presented by Hendrix College and AETN. Community discussion follows. (800) 662-2386. FREE

NOSFERATU 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29, Rialto Theatre, 117 E. Cedar St., El Dorado. Silent film with music by West Edge String Quartet. Tickets: $15, ages 65 and older $10. southarkansassymphony.org or (870) 862-0521.

Letters

Central Arkansas

BARNES & NOBLE BOOKSELLERS 11500 Financial Centre Parkway. Storytime, 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday. Orient Express Club, 6 p.m. first Sunday of every month. Churlish Knaves Book Club, 7 p.m. last Monday of every month. The Reel Bookclub, 7:30 p.m. last Wednesday of every month. (501) 954-7646. FREE

CENTRAL ARKANSAS LIBRARY SYSTEM’S MAIN LIBRARY 100 Rock St. Super Family Fun Night with Civil War songs performed by Judy Warner, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 27. It’s Always Something Tuesday lunch series, noon-1 p.m. Tuesdays. Family Fun Night, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. After-School Antics, 4 p.m. Thursdays. Toddler Storytime, 9:30 a.m. Fridays. Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Fridays. Saturday Afternoon Fun, 3 p.m. Saturdays. (501) 918-3000. FREE

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

PENPOINT WRITERS GROUP 2 p.m. fourth Saturday of the month, Amy Sanders Library, 31 Shelby Drive, Sherwood. Discussions, readings, critiques. First three visits free, $15 per year. (501) 982-1793.

RIVER MARKET POETS 10 a.m.-noon every second Saturday, Central Arkansas Library System’s Main Library, 100 Rock St. (501) 603-0290. FREE

THEA FOUNDATION CREATIVE WRITING SCHOLARSHIP through Feb. 25, Thea Foundation, 401 Main St., North Little Rock. For Arkansas high school students. theafoundation.org or (501) 379-9512.

WINTER WONDERSLAM 6 p.m. Tuesday, Donaghey Student Center, University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Poetry slam. Tickets: $3. (501) 366-4130 or (501) 681-8210.

WORDSWORTH BOOKS & CO. 5920 R St. Book signing: Fingerpainting in Psych Class, Jay Morgan, 1-2 p.m. Saturday. (501) 663-9198. FREE

Around Arkansas

JITTERBUG COFFEEHOUSE 111 W. Main St., Heber Springs. Poetry readings, 7 p.m. second Friday of the month. (501) 827-0363. FREE

THAT BOOKSTORE IN BLYTHEVILLE 316 W. Main St., Blytheville. Uplifting Book Club meeting, 2 p.m. every second Sunday. (870) 763-3333. FREE

YOUNG ADULT AUTHOR SERIES Friday-Saturday, Harding University, 915 E. Market Ave., Searcy. With Gary Schmidt. Cost: $125. (501) 279-5107.

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. arcelts.com or (501) 602-5508. FREE

ARKANSAS DULCIMER SOCIETY 2-4 p.m. second Saturday of the month, Pulaski Heights Baptist Church, 2200 Kavanaugh Blvd. Mountain dulcimer and hammered dulcimer players. Annual membership: $12. Meeting free. (501) 661-1129.

ARKANSAS RIVER BLUES SOCIETY FUNDRAISER 8 p.m. today, White Water Tavern, 2500 W. Seventh St. Billy Jones, Clover Blues Band and jam session. Cover: $5, members $3. (501) 920-7783 or (501) 766-3958.

ARKANSAS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 8 p.m. Jan. 29, 3 p.m. Jan. 30, Robinson Center Music Hall, Markham Street and Broadway. “Reformation.” Tickets: $14-$48, students $10, children free Sunday with paying adult. (501) 666-1761.

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.

CITYWIDE QUARTET MUSICAL 6 p.m. Sunday, First Baptist Church, 811 S.A. Jones Drive, North Little Rock. Featuring Bishop Kenneth Robinson & Chosen, the Rev. Timothy Rogers, Eternal Life Singers, Shaw Boys. firstbaptistsajones.com or (501) 374-9394. FREE

FIDDLE CHAMPION MATTHEW HARTZ 7 p.m. Friday, Wildwood Park for the Arts, 20919 Denny Road. Concert benefits Wildwood’s Pickin’ and Fiddlin’ workshop series. Pay what you can. (501) 821-7275.

JASON ALDEAN 7:30 p.m. Friday, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. Tickets: $20.75-$47.75. (800) 745-3000.

KID ROCK 7 p.m. Feb. 9, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. With Jamey Johnson. Tickets: $25-$89. (800) 745-3000.

LIVE AT LAMAN 7 p.m. second Thursday of the month, William F. Laman Library, 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. (501) 758-1720. FREE

QUAPAW QUARTET 30TH ANNIVERSARY 7 p.m. Feb. 1, Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave. Arkansas Symphony Orchestra River Rhapsodies Chamber Series concert. Tickets: $22, students $10. (501) 666-1761.

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

ST. OLAF CHOIR 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9, Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church, 4823 Woodlawn Drive. Tickets: $30, students $15. (800) 363-5487.

TOP OF THE ROCK CHORUS AUDITIONS 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays through Feb. 15, Cornerstone Bible Fellowship Church, 7351 Warden Road, Sherwood. Women’s a cappella chorus. (501) 868-7661.

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. arcelts.com or (501) 602-5508. FREE

ARKANSAS JAZZ EXPERIENCE 6-8:15 p.m. fourth Friday of every month, Quapaw Bathhouse, downtown Hot Springs. Admission: $10. (501) 767-5482.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-BEEBE Owen Center Theater, Beebe. Anna Maria Cardinalli-Padilla, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 27; $10; students, ages 65 and older, military and educators $5. (501) 882-8951.

BEN COULTER 5-9 p.m. Fridays, Crosswalk, 2714 Central Ave., Hot Springs. (870) 918-4166. FREE

BLUEGRASS MONDAY Collins Theatre, 120 W. Emerson St., Paragould. Presented by KASU-FM, 91.9. Monroe Crossing, 7 p.m. Monday, $5. (870) 972-2367.

BLUESDAY TUESDAYS 7 p.m. second Tuesday of each month, Newport Country Club, 703 Walker Drive, Newport. (870) 972-3486. FREE

CALL FOR MEMBERS Pine Bluff Community Band. Rehearsals 5:30-7 p.m. Thursdays, First United Methodist Church, Sixth and Chestnut streets, Pine Bluff. pbcb.org or (870) 543-9917 or (870) 718-7087.

CALL FOR MEMBERS Van Buren County Community Band. Rehearsals every Monday, Clinton High School band room, 851 Yellowjacket Lane, Clinton. (501) 745-3633.

DAVE BRUBECK’S MUSIC FOR PEACE 2 p.m. Feb. 6, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 228 Spring St., Hot Springs. Presented by Hot Springs Music Festival. Tickets: $10, students $5. (501) 623-4763.

DAVID NEWBOULD 7 p.m. Saturday, R. Landry’s New Orleans Cafe, 613 Garrison Ave., Fort Smith. (432) 262-0034. FREE

FIDDLE CHAMPION MATTHEW HARTZ Concert and jam session, 6:30 p.m. today, 1740 John Bryant Drive, Conway, $8. Music workshop, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Good Folk Productions, 229 N. Block St., Fayetteville, $25. Matthew Hartz and the Hobknobbers performance, 8 p.m. Saturday, Good Folk Productions, $12. (501) 730-5138.

GEORGE’S MAJESTIC LOUNGE 519 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Robert Randolph and the Family Band, today. Blues Jam with Oreo Blue, 8 p.m.-midnight first Wednesday of every month, $3. (479) 527-6618.

JASON ALDEAN 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Barnhill Arena, 1 Stadium Drive, Fayetteville. Tickets: $30.75-$44.75. (479) 443-5600.

KORNER KAFE 20204 U.S. 62, Gateway. Jazz, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Fridays. (479) 721-5370. FREE

LIVE AT FIVE 5-7 p.m. first Friday of the month, Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 S. Main St., Pine Bluff. Admission: members $5, nonmembers $10. (870) 536-3375.

MENA COMMUNITY CHOIR 6:30-8 p.m. every Monday, First Presbyterian Church, Ninth and Church streets, Mena. Call for members. (479) 243-0042.

RANDY NEWMAN 8 p.m. Saturday, Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Tickets: $32-$65. (479) 443-5600.

THE REMIX 9 p.m. Jan. 29, Michelangelo’s, 1117 Oak St., Conway. DJs Dr. Feel Good, Cain the Ladies Man and One Eye. (501) 246-3708.

ROCKABILLY CONCERT 7 p.m. Feb. 5, Rogers Little Theater, 116 S. Second St., Rogers. With Ramon Maupin, the Sin City Scoundrels, Slim Wallace and the Dixie Ramblers, The Dusters. Tickets: $25-$35, ages 12 and under $10-$15. (479) 631-8988.

SAMITE: THE SOUL OF AFRICA 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29, Perot Theatre, 219 Main St., Texarkana. African flute performance. Tickets: $16-$26. (903) 792-4992.

SPENCER’S CORNER 801 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Real Thing jazz trio, 7-10 p.m. first Friday of every month. (501) 624-4976. FREE

WALTON ARTS CENTER 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. 10 x 10 Arts Series: Remember Me: Parsons Dance Company and East Village Opera Company, 8 p.m. Friday, $10; Philharmonia Quartett Berlin, 2 p.m. Sunday, $20-$25. Joshua Bell classical music concert, 8 p.m. Jan. 28, $48-$72. Drumline Live, 4 and 8 p.m. Jan. 29, $30-$44. Kurt Elling Quintet, 8 and 10 p.m. Feb. 5, $20. (479) 443-5600.

Special Events

Central Arkansas

AARP cHAPTER 34, 5505 W. Markham St. Contract bridge, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Fridays. Bridge games, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Mondays, 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays. Duplicate bridge, 10 a.m.-2:45 p.m. third Friday of the month and fourth Thursday of the month. Canasta, 1:30 p.m. first and third Thursdays of the month. Newcomers 50 and older welcome. Cost: national AARP dues $12.50, local dues $8. First two visits free. (501) 661-0274 or (501) 851-6828.

ARGENTA MARKET 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 521 N. Main St., North Little Rock. argentamarket.com or (501) 379-9980.

ARGENTA RESTAURANT WEEK through Saturday, restaurants in downtown North Little Rock. argentarestaurantweek.com or (501) 993-1234.

ARKANSAS CIVIL WAR SESQUICENTENNIAL GRANT APPLICATIONS through Feb. 18, ACWS Grants, 1500 Tower Building, 323 Center St., Little Rock, Ark., 72201. Arkansas Historic Preservation Program project. (501) 324-9667.

ARKANSAS MARINE EXPO 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Statehouse Convention Center. Admission: $5, children 12 and under free. (501) 225-6177 or (501) 765-1423.

ARKANSAS WOMEN’S NETWORK 7:30-9 a.m. Wednesdays, Hampton Inn, 1301 S. Shackleford Road. Coffee and networking opportunities for professionals. (501) 455-8538. FREE

ARKANSAS WOMEN’S NETWORK-NORTH 7-8:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Starbucks, 4824 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. Coffee and networking for professional women. (501) 771-6838. FREE

BIG BUCK CLASSIC 1-9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Arkansas State Fairgrounds, 2401 W. Roosevelt Road. Hunting event with contests, exhibits, demonstrations. Cost: $10, children 5-12 $5. bigbuckclassic.com or (501) 985-1533.

BODY, MIND & SPIRIT EXPO 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 29, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 30, 2700 Willow St., North Little Rock. Registration: $3, some additional fees for services. (501) 955-2063 or (501) 351-0962.

CENTRAL ARKANSAS COIN CLUB 6:15 p.m. third Thursday of each month, Parkway Place Baptist Church, 303 Parkway Place. (501) 372-3686. FREE

CENTRAL 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

CHRIST LUTHERAN SCHOOL SILENT/LIVE AUCTION “GET YOUR GAME ON” 6 p.m. Feb. 5, Pleasant Valley Country Club, 1 Pleasant Valley Drive. Tickets: $30. (501) 663-5212.

CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE OF ARKANSAS 7 p.m. every fourth Tuesday, Second Presbyterian Church, 600 Pleasant Valley Drive. (501) 843-9090. FREE

COMMUNITY WELLNESS CENTER 323 S. Cross St. Prenatal yoga with Jeff Dempsey, 6-7 p.m. Thursdays, $7-$10. Beginner Kundalini Yoga with Caren Shantz, 6-7 p.m. Mondays, $5-$7. Chi Kung/acupressure with Mala Daggett, 5:15-6 p.m. Wednesdays, $10-$14. Inner Integration With Yoga, Meditation and Relaxation with Katherine Friday, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, $7-$10. Total Integration With Intermediate Kundalini Yoga with Katherine Friday, 8-9 p.m. Wednesdays, $7-$10. Veggie People Potluck, 5-6 p.m. third Tuesday of the month. Radiant Gathering with Pamela Mosley, 6-7 p.m. third Tuesday of the month. (501) 658-1135.

DESIGNERS CHOICE FASHION PREVIEW MODEL CASTING 2 p.m. Sunday, Metroplex Event Center, 10800 Colonel Glenn Road. Audition for Designers Choice Fashion Preview, April 2. Bring head shot or comp card. Ladies bring heels. (501) 952-9239.

DIAMOND BEAR BREWING CO. TOURS 3 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday, 323 Cross St. (501) 708-2739 or (877) 642-2739. -FREE

THE EMPRESS OF LITTLE ROCK 2120 S. Louisiana St. High Tea, 3 p.m. Sundays, $35. Reservations required. (501) 374-7966.

FIRST CLASS TOASTMASTERS 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday, DeSoto Room (Terrace Room, first Tuesday of the month), St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center, University Avenue and Markham Street. Group teaches public speaking and leadership skills. (501) 604-5234. FREE

FITNESS BOOT CAMP Tuesdays and Thursdays, Immanuel Baptist Church, 501 N. Shackleford Road. Faith-based exercise training. Beginner class, 5 p.m. Regular class, 6 p.m. Cost: $30. (501) 416-1897.

FRIDAY NIGHT TAILGATE 9 p.m. Jan. 28, Club Heat, 14519 U.S. 165, Scott. Party, pictures and autographs with Hosea Chanchez of The Game. Tickets: $20, tables $50, VIP room $100. (501) 940-3107.

GRANT-WRITING WORKSHOP 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, 501 W. Ninth St. Arkansas Historic Preservation Program event for County Courthouse Restoration and Historic Preservation Restoration programs. (501) 324-9883. FREE

GREATER LITTLE ROCK CAMERA CLUB 6 p.m. second Thursday of the month, Central Arkansas Library System’s Main Library, 100 Rock St. Speakers, discussions. Digital and film cameras. (501) 614-9098. FREE

GUN SHOW 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 29, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 30, Metroplex Event Center, 10800 Colonel Glenn Road. Admission: $8. (918) 659-2201.

HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS 7 p.m. Feb. 8, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. 4 Times the Fun tour. Tickets: $21.75-$108.75. (800) 745-3000.

LITTLE ROCK COUNCIL OF GARDEN CLUBS 10 a.m. first Wednesday of the month, Hillcrest Hall, 1501 Kavanaugh Blvd. (501) 663-7515. FREE

LITTLE ROCK TOASTMASTERS CLUB 6:30 p.m. Mondays, DeSoto Room, St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center, 2 St. Vincent Circle. The art of speaking, listening and thinking. (501) 224-3064. FREE

LITTLE ROCK ZOO Jonesboro Drive, War Memorial Park. Giraffe Encounter, 1:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; $10, children 1-12 $5. Safari tours, educational programs and more, continuing. Naked mole rat colony on display. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: $10; ages 65 and older and children 1-12, $8. (501) 666-2406.

MAUMELLE GARDEN CLUB 6:30 p.m. first Thursday of the month, Maumelle Senior Services Center, 550 Edgewood Drive, Maumelle. Topics and speakers. (501) 349-7212. FREE

MCCAIN MALL 3929 McCain Blvd., North Little Rock. Baptist Health Medical Center health screenings, 7:30-9:30 a.m. first Friday of the month. (501) 758-6317. FREE

MID-SOUTH TRIVIA LEAGUE 7 p.m. Mondays, Zack’s Place, 1400 S. University Ave.; 7:30 p.m. Mondays, Thirst N’ Howl, 14710 Cantrell Road; 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Touchdown Sally’s Sports Grill, 17332 Interstate 30, Benton; 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Luigi’s Pizza & Pasta, 22000 Interstate 30, Bryant; 8 p.m. Wednesdays and Sundays, Gusano’s, 313 President Clinton Ave.; 8 p.m. Mondays and 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Gusano’s, 2915 Dave Ward Drive, Conway; 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Centennial Valley Country Club, 1600 Centennial Club Drive, Conway; 9 p.m. Thursdays, T.G.I. Friday’s, 2820 Lakewood Village Drive, North Little Rock; 7 p.m. Saturdays, Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar, 3201 Bankhead Drive. Team trivia challenges, competing for League Championship. (501) 766-2330. FREE

MILITARY ORDER OF THE PURPLE HEART MEETINGS 1 p.m. third Thursday of the month, 315 E. Capitol Ave. (501) 455-6200. FREE

MONSTER JAM 7:30 p.m. Jan. 28-29, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. Tickets: advance $21.75-$26.75, day of show $23.75-$28.75, children 2-12 $6.75. (800) 745-3000.

NORTH LITTLE ROCK FRIENDS OF ANIMALS 6:30 p.m. second Tuesday of every month, North Little Rock Community Center, 2700 Willow St., North Little Rock. Yearly membership: $25. (501) 758-5482.

PINNACLE MOUNTAIN STATE PARK 11901 Pinnacle Valley Road. Dutch oven cooking workshop, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 29, $35. Eagle Lake Cruises, Saturdays in January; $10, children 6-12 $5. Hikes, nature programs, games. (501) 868-5806.

QUEST QUILTERS GUILD INC. 9:30 a.m. second Monday of the month, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, 100 S. Rock St. Monthly meetings. (501) 791-3984. FREE

SHOP-N-SIP 5-8 p.m. first Thursday of each month, Kavanaugh Boulevard in Hillcrest neighborhood. Music, open house events, food. (501) 231-8132.

SUPERBOWL PARTY 4 p.m. Feb. 6, Hall of Stars/TriState Building, 5001 W. 34th St. Admission: $10. (501) 838-0205 or (501) 590-0177.

TOLTEC MOUNDS ARCHEOLOGICAL STATE PARK 490 Toltec Mounds Road, Scott. Navajo Sandpainting Workshop, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, $5. Artifact ID Day, 1-3 p.m. Feb. 5. (501) 961-9442.

TWIN CITY TOASTMASTERS CLUB 11:59 a.m. every Tuesday, St. Vincent Medical Center/North, 2215 Wildwood Ave., Sherwood. Public speaking, communication and leadership skills. (501) 568-5492. FREE

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS CLINTON SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave. Lectures: The Blair Rockefeller Poll, noon today; Alec Ross, 6 p.m. Tuesday. Lecture and book signing: Power in Words, Josh Gottheimer, 6 p.m. Monday. (501) 683-5239. FREE

WHOLE FOODS MARKET 10700 N. Rodney Parham Road. Gluten-Free Tasting, 1-2 p.m. last Saturday of the month. Eating Healthy on a Budget, 1 p.m. first and last Saturday of the month. Music at the Market & Grilling Time, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, 12:30-3 p.m. Sundays; hot dogs $2, burgers $5. (501) 312-2326. FREE

WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. Movie Mondays, 6 p.m. second Monday of every month. (501) 758-1720. FREE

WINTER BRUISERLAND 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Skate World, 521 N. J.P. Wright Loop, Jacksonville. Roller derby presented by Girls Rollin’ in the South. Breakneck Brawlers vs. Sisterhood of Steel. Tickets: $7, military ID $5. (501) 831-3203 or (501) 259-4397.

WOMEN AND GIRLS ICE HOCKEY 7:15-8:15 p.m. every Monday, Arkansas Skatium, 1311 S. Bowman Road. $10 per session. (501) 666-4625.

YOUTH SOFTBALL REGISTRATION 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 29, Feb. 5, 12 and 26, Jacksonville Community Center, 5 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville. (501) 982-4171.

ZUMBA WITH CASA 5:30 p.m. Mondays, Juvenile Justice Complex, 3001 W. Roosevelt Road. Court Appointed Special Advocates exercise class. Cost: $5; CASA advocates free. (501) 340-6778.

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ARKANSAS CRAFT SCHOOL Mountain View. Classes and workshops in traditional crafts. Call for schedule and registration fees. arkansascraftschool.org or (870) 269-8397.

ARKANSAS FAMILY RIGHTS COALITION 7 p.m. second Monday of the month, IHOP, 7809 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith; 7 p.m. third Monday of the month, Denny’s, 5910 Rogers Ave. Community meetings. (479) 420-5504.

ARKANSAS MASTER NATURALISTS TRAINING 9 a.m. Saturdays through May 7, locations throughout Arkansas. Cost: $160. Deadline, Friday. (870) 688-0961.

BULL SHOALS-WHITE RIVER STATE PARK 153 Dam Overlook Lane, Bull Shoals. Tours of the Bull Shoals Dam, 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays, and 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Sundays. Admission: $2.50, $1.50 for ages 6-12. (870) 455-3629.

CANE CREEK STATE PARK 50 State Park Road, Star City. Flapjack 20, 20-mile night hike followed by pancake breakfast, 8 p.m.-6 a.m. Jan. 28-29. (870) 628-4714.

CENTRAL ARKANSAS SPORT FLYERS BREAKFAST 8:30-10:30 a.m. every second Saturday, 165 Country Air Lane, Lonoke. Admission: $5 donation. (501) 676-7767.

CULINARY CLASSES Eureka Springs. Demonstration class, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 4; $30, with wine $35. Hands-on class, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 5; $40, with wine $45. (479) 253-7461.

DEGRAY LAKE RESORT STATE PARK State Park Entrance Road, Bismarck. Eagles Et Cetera, Jan. 28-30. (501) 865-5810.

DIXIE CAR CLUB 6 p.m. first Thursday of the month, Western Sizzlin Steak House, 1916 Congo Road, Benton. Dinner and meeting. (501) 778-9656.

FAULKNER COUNTY LIBRARY 1900 Tyler St., Conway. Beginner’s yoga group, 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. (501) 327-7482. FREE

FIRST THURSDAY SHOPPING downtown Paragould. Local businesses offer extended hours, demonstrations and music. (870) 240-0544. FREE

FLEA & FARMERS MARKET 8 a.m.-noon first and third Saturday of the month, Clinton City Park, downtown Clinton. (501) 745-1495.

FUN AFTER FIVE 5-7 p.m. Thursdays, Basin Spring Park, 12 Spring St., Eureka Springs. Family activities sponsored by the Eureka Springs Downtown Network. (479) 224-5074. FREE

GUN SHOW 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 5, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 6, Independence County Fairgrounds, 55 White Drive, Batesville. Admission: $6. (918) 659-2201.

HISTORIC WASHINGTON STATE PARK, U.S. 278, nine miles northwest of Hope. Historic building tours: $8, children 6-12 $4. (870) 983-2684.

HOBBS STATE PARK — CONSERVATION AREA 20201 E. Arkansas 12, Rogers. Wonders of Winter Wildlife with cruises, hikes and programs, Saturday-Sunday. Mother Nature readings for children, 10:30 a.m. every second Saturday and third Wednesday of the month. (479) 789-5000.

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE PLAYERs 7 p.m. first Tuesday of the month, Ouachita Building, Woodlands Auditorium, DeSoto Boulevard, Hot Springs Village. Monthly meeting, skits, programs. Membership: $5. (501) 922-9482 or (501) 922-6070.

LAKE CATHERINE STATE PARK 1200 Catherine Park Road, Hot Springs. Nature programs, hikes, demonstrations. (501) 844-4205. FREE

LAKE DARDANELLE STATE PARK 100 State Park Drive, Russellville. Wilderness Adventure Camp for ages 10-14, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 5, $35. Eagle Tours, through February. Educational and nature programs. Nature tales, 2 p.m. Saturdays. (479) 967-5516.

LAKE OUACHITA STATE PARK 5451 Mountain Pine Road, Mountain Pine. Eagle Watch Tours, 3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday and selected Wednesdays through February; $9, children 6-12 $5. (501) 767-9366. FREE

LYON COLLEGE Batesville. Quapaw String Quartet, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 3, Bevens Music Room. (870) 307-7000.

MASTER GARDENER TRAINING PROGRAM 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Thursdays, Feb. 17-March 17, White County Extension Service, 411 N. Spruce St., Searcy. Cost: $50. Deadline, Feb. 9. (501) 268-5394.

MINDFULNESS MEDITATION CLASS 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 9 Oak St., Rogers. (479) 616-8043. FREE

OAKLAWN Hot Springs. Music in Pop’s Lounge, after races Fridays and Saturdays, free. Live racing, through April 16. (800) 625-5296.

PARKIN ARCHEOLOGICAL STATE PARK U.S. 64 and Arkansas 184, Parkin. Primitive weapons workshop, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, $25. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $3, children 6-12 $2. (870) 755-2500.

PEKING ACROBATS 7 p.m. Feb. 1, Baum Walker Hall, Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson Ave., Fayetteville. Tickets: $18-$30. (479) 443-5600.

POLAR BEAR PLUNGE Jan. 29, Pine Bluff Regional Park, U.S. 65, Pine Bluff. Benefits Special Olympics Arkansas. Registration, 1 p.m. Plunge, 2 p.m. Minimum donation or fundraising: $50. (870) 489-3881.

POWHATAN HISTORIC STATE PARK Arkansas 25, Powhatan. Learning to Quilt: A Sampler Quilt Workshop, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, $30. Pearl Stringing Workshop: Necklaces, Bracelets and Earrings, 9 a.m.-noon Jan. 29, $5-$20. (870) 878-6765.

PRAIRIE GROVE BATTLEFIELD STATE PARK 506 E. Douglas St., Prairie Grove. Spin-A-Round meetings, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. first Wednesday of the month. Exhibit admission: $3, children 6-12 $2, families $10. House tours: $5, children 6-12 $3, families $15. (479) 846-2990.

SOUTHWEST SERVICE DOGS 1 p.m. first Saturday of the month, Jones Center for Families, 922 E. Emma St., Springdale. Service-dog demonstrations. (479) 646-0886. FREE

WOOL AND WHEEL HANDSPINNING GUILD 10 a.m.-noon third Saturday of every month, Ozark Folkways Heritage Center, Winslow. (479) 634-3791.

ZUMBA CLASSES 5 p.m. Monday and Thursday, Community Outreach Center, 400 Confederate St., Lake Village. (870) 265-2878. FREE

Theater

Central Arkansas

ARMADILLO RODEO 8 p.m. Saturday, Public Theatre, 616 Center St. Teen improv comedy troupe performance. Fundraiser for trip to Teen Comedy Fest. Tickets: $8. (501) 374-7529.

THE COLOR PURPLE 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 7 p.m. Sunday, Robinson Center Music Hall, Markham Street and Broadway. Tickets: $22-$52. (501) 244-8800.

THE JUNGLE BOOK Friday-Feb. 6, Arkansas Arts Center, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Friday, 3 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $14; children, $11. (501) 372-4000.

A RAISIN IN THE SUN Friday-Feb. 6, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main St. Artwork on display. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday and Sunday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $25-$40; advance tickets $10 off A seating and $5 off B seating. Preview performances with pre-show director talk, 6:15 p.m. today. (501) 378-0405.

ROOM SERVICE through Feb. 5, Murry’s Dinner Playhouse, 6323 Colonel Glenn Road. Dinner: 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Showtime: 7:45 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 12:45 and 6:45 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $28-$32; children 15 and under, $22. murrysdinnerplayhouse.com or (501) 562-3131.

SPEECH & DEBATE 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Jan. 28-29, The Weekend Theater, Seventh and Chester streets. Tickets: $14, students and ages 65 and older $10. (501) 374-3761.

SWEET THUNDER: DUKE & SHAK 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1, Robinson Center Music Hall, Markham Street and Broadway. Theatrical jazz production with Delfeayo Marsalis. Tickets: $30-$42.50, students $17.50. (501) 244-8800.

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BELL BOOK AND CANDLE today-Saturday, Jan. 28-30, Center on the Square, 111 W. Arch St., Searcy. Dinner: 6:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 12:30 p.m. Sunday. Curtain one hour later. Tickets: $27, ages 65 and older $24; matinee $24, ages 65 and older $21; Pizza Playhouse, today, $18; show only $13.50, ages 65 and older and students $10. (501) 368-0111.

CIRQUE SHANGHAI BAI XI 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5, Arkansas Best Corp. Performing Arts Center, Fort Smith Convention Center, 55 S. Seventh St., Fort Smith. Tickets: $29-$32. (479) 788-7300.

FERDINAND THE BULL 2 p.m. Jan. 30, Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Tickets: $10-$16. (479) 443-5600.

LITTLE WOMEN Jan. 28-29, Feb. 4-5, Centerstage Playhouse, 204 N. First St., Cabot. Cabot Community Theatre production. Dinner: 6:30 p.m. Curtain: 7:30 p.m. Tickets: dinner $25, children 12 and under $20; show only $15, children $10. cabotcommunitytheatre.org or (501) 941-2266.

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.

THE SPIDER AND THE BEE 7:30 p.m. Jan. 28, 10 a.m. Jan. 29, Reynolds Performance Hall, University of Central Arkansas, 201 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway. Presented by UCA’s Cadron Company. (501) 450-5092. FREE

SUNDOWN TOWN Feb. 3-20, Nadine Baum Studios, 505 W. Spring St., Fayetteville. TheatreSquared production with 3 Penny Acre. Showtime: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Tickets: $22-$24. theatre2.org or (479) 571-2728.

THEATRESQUARED ADULT ACTING CLASSES E.J. Ball Building, Suite 440, downtown square, Fayetteville. Intermediate Acting, 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 9-March 9. Intermediate Comedy Improv, 6-8 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 7-March 7. Cost: $150 per course. (479) 445-6333.

WAR CHRONICLES I: INDEPENDENCE COUNTY’S CIVIL WAR, 1861-1862 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Jan. 28-29, 2 p.m. Sunday, Independence Hall, University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. Readers theater. Tickets: $7, children 18 and under $5. (870) 698-1061.

THE WHITE CAT WITH THE CRYSTAL BLUE EYES 7 p.m. today-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Royal Theatre, 111 S. Market St., Benton. Tickets: $10, ages 65 and older $8, students $5. (501) 315-5483.

Auditions

Around Arkansas

ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Feb. 5, Reynolds Performance Hall, University of Central Arkansas, 201 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway. Shows: Othello, As You Like It, The Tortoise and the Hare, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Prepare monologue (and 16 bars of song if auditioning for Joseph). E-mail chiorim@lemoyne.edu to schedule appointment. Production internship interviews, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 5. Dates: June 16-July 2. arkshakes.com or (501) 269-4815.

GODSPELL 7 p.m. Sunday-Monday, Royal Theatre, 111 S. Market St., Benton. Prepare song and sheet music, dress to dance. Production: March 10-13, 17-20. (501) 315-5483.

Clubs

Central Arkansas

THE AFTERTHOUGHT 2721 Kavanaugh Blvd. Wine tasting with Bruce Cochran, 5:30 p.m. today, $10. Winston Family Orchestra with Mandy McBryde & the Unholy Ghost, today, $5. Rodney Block & the Real Music Lovers, Friday, $10. The Smittle Band, Saturday, $7. Science Cafe, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. Vieux Carre Jazz brunch with Ted Ludwig, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays. Monday Night Jazz, every Monday, $5 unless otherwise indicated. Jam session with Carl Mouton, Tuesdays, free. Kat Hood’s Open Mike Acoustic Showcase, Wednesdays, free. Shows at 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. afterthoughtbar.com or (501) 663-1196.

ARENA BILLIARDS BAR & GRILL 314 Maple St., North Little Rock. Karaoke contest, 8 p.m. every Saturday, free. Pool tournaments 7 p.m. every Thursday, 8 p.m. every Friday, $10 entry fee. (501) 374-7665.

ARKANSAS PARENTS WITHOUT PARTNERS 8-11 p.m. Saturdays, 4521 W. 65th St., quarter-block west of Patterson Street. Visitors welcome. Dance instruction and social hour, 7-8 p.m. Admission: members $5, guests $6. (501) 568-4476.

BASELINE PIT STOP BAR-B-QUE AND LOUNGE 5506 Base Line Road. Nine-ball tournament, 7 p.m. Sundays. Eight-ball tournament 6:30 p.m. Mondays. Pool league 7 p.m. Monday-Tuesday. Shuffleboard various times daily. Horseshoe pit. Full bar and grill. Happy hour 4-6 p.m. daily. Entry fees vary. (501) 562-9635.

BOGIE’S 920 W. Pershing Drive, North Little Rock. Karaoke, 8 p.m.-midnight Tuesdays, free. (501) 758-1851.

CAJUN’S WHARF 2400 Cantrell Road. Lyle Dudley, Typhoid Mary, today. Richie Johnson, PG-13 The Band, Friday. Fire & Brimstone, Covershot, Saturday. Brian & Nick, 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.

CHIEFS 6708 Arkansas 161, North Little Rock. Band, 8:30 p.m.-1 a.m. every Friday. Pool tournament, 8 p.m. every Friday. (501) 833-9110. FREE

CLUB COUNT PULASKI New Howard Johnson Inn, T.P. White Drive, Jacksonville. Karaoke contest with the Karaoke Cowboy, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, finals Saturday. No cover. Contest entry: $10. Dance lessons with Lil, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, free. Jam session, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, free. (501) 982-2183 or (501) 606-9529.

THE COFFEE BEANERY CAFE 17200 Chenal Parkway. Open Mike Night, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Thursdays. (501) 821-7747. FREE

CORNERSTONE PUB AND GRILL 312 Main St., North Little Rock. Acoustic singer and guitar, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, free. Ladies night and ’80s-retro disc jockey, Thursdays. (501) 374-1782.

COUNTERPOINT 3605 MacArthur Drive, North Little Rock. Pingpong tournament, 9 p.m. Mondays. Music, 10 p.m. Tuesdays. Karaoke with Paul, 10 p.m. Wednesdays. Open mike with Stacy Mackey, 8:30 p.m. Thursdays. Disc jockey, 10 p.m. Fridays. Music, 11 p.m. Saturdays. Customer appreciation, Sundays. Hours: 8 p.m.-5 a.m. daily. (501) 771-5515.

DHS STUDIOS 9700 Rodney Parham Road. Red Saturdays: reggae and world music, 10 p.m. Saturdays, $10. (501) 253-2523 or (501) 328-5248.

Downtown music Hall and records 215 W. Capitol Ave., Little Rock. Zero Knight B-Day Bash, 8 p.m. Saturday, $6. Mobile Deathcamp, 8 p.m. Sunday, $7. (501) 376-1819.

ELECTRIC COWBOY 9515 Interstate 30. Ladies night, Wednesdays. Rockin’ the Rock Karaoke with Chuxster, Thursday. All events start at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise indicated. Call for cover charges. (501) 562-6000.

THE FLYING SAUCER 323 President Clinton Ave. Beer dinner with Goose Island Beer Company, 6 p.m. Feb. 3; members $25, nonmembers $30. (501) 372-7468.

GRUMPY’S NEIGHBORHOOD BAR AND GRILL 1801 Green Mountain Drive. Music, 9 p.m. every Monday. (501) 225-9650. FREE

HONEY HUT RESTAURANT 3723 MacArthur Blvd., North Little Rock. Karaoke with D&T, 8 p.m. every Friday. (501) 753-0991. FREE

JERE’S PLACE SPORTS BAR 8500 Castle Valley Road, Mabelvale. Sports, pool, golf. Music and dancing, 6 p.m. Fridays; $5, ladies free until 10. (501) 562-1814.

JIMMY DOYLE’S COUNTRY CLUB 11800 Maybelline Drive, Galloway exit, North Little Rock. Karaoke 9 p.m.-2 a.m. every Thursday, free. Arkansas Riverbottom Band, 9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday, $5. (501) 945-9042.

JUANITA’S 1300 S. Main St. West End Motel, Fiend Without a Face, 7:30 p.m. Friday; advance $8, at the door $10. Afternoon Delight, 9 p.m. Saturday. Against Me!, 8:30 p.m. Sunday; advance $15, at the door $18. (501) 372-1228.

THE KARAOKE KORNER 5223 Willow Springs Road. Open 8 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday, $5. Available for private parties. (501) 888-5911.

KHALIL’S PUB & GRILL 110 S. Shackleford Road. Terrific Tuesdays, 6-10 p.m. first and third Tuesdays of the month, $10, discount with work badge. (501) 246-3708.

KNIGHT PLAY COMEDY CLUB 8500 Castle Valley Road, Mabelvale. Comedy, 8 p.m. Saturday. Cover: $10. (501) 562-1814.

LEVY VFW 4400 Lynn Lane, Levy. Shuffleboard, 7 p.m. Fridays, free. Steak fry, 5-7 p.m. first Saturday of the month, $6. Pool tournament, 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, $6. Karaoke, 7-11 p.m. Sundays, free. (501) 753-5538.

LONG BRANCH SALOON 8419 Scott Hamilton Drive. Eight-ball tournament, 8 p.m. Monday and Thursday, $5. Ladies night, Wednesday. Band, 8 p.m. every other Saturday, $5, couples $7. (501) 568-5547.

THE LOONY BIN COMEDY CLUB 10301 Rodney Parham Road. Scott White, through Saturday. Steve Kramer, Wednesday-Jan. 29. Will Marfori, Feb. 2-5. 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.

LUCKY’S SPORTS BAR & GRILL 1101 Murphy Drive, Maumelle. Ladies night every Tuesday. Eight-ball tournament, 8 p.m. every Wednesday. Karaoke, 8 p.m. every Thursday and Friday. Bands, Saturdays. (501) 803-4898. FREE

PEABODY LITTLE ROCK HOTEL 3 Statehouse Plaza. Wine and Roses, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 7-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, lobby bar, free. (501) 906-4000.

QUIET STORM SOCIAL CLUB 1724 Wright Ave. Saturday Night Rhythm & Blues with open mike and disc jockey, 9 p.m. every Saturday, $2. (501) 612-1776.

REVOLUTION ROOM 300 President Clinton Ave. Cody Canada & The Departed, Good Time Ramblers, 9 p.m. today; advance $10, day of show $12. DJ Titan, Andy Sadler, Jeremy Sayre, 9 p.m. Friday; $5, under 21 $10. Latin Night, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday; $5, under 21 $7. No Age, Rene Hell, 9 p.m. Wednesday; advance $12, day of show $15. (501) 823-0090.

ROSE CITY VFW POST 10442 6101 U.S. 70, North Little Rock. Shuffleboard tournaments, 6:30 p.m. Fridays, $10. Karaoke, 7-11 p.m. Sundays, free. (501) 945-4116.

RUDY’S CAFE & OYSTER BAR 2695 Pike Ave., North Little Rock. Texas hold ’em poker tournaments, 7 and 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. (501) 771-0808. FREE

ROBERTS SPORTS BAR AND GRILL 7212 Geyer Springs Road. Soul Fridays with Soul on Ice, 8 p.m. Fridays, $5. (501) 568-2566.

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. Bush Hawg, 9 p.m. today, $5. Col. Bruce Hampton & The Quark Alliance, 9 p.m. Friday, $8. That 1 Guy, 8:30 p.m. Sunday, $8. (501) 372-7707.

SU-BURBON INN Interstate 30 at Base Line Road exit. Music 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Fridays, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Saturdays. Cover: $2, couples $3. (501) 562-4863.

TON’S PLACE 18814 MacArthur Drive, Little Rock. Convertible Cowboy, 8 p.m. every Friday. (501) 851-9987. FREE

TONY’S SPORTS BAR AND STEAKHOUSE 5201 Asher Ave. Pool tables, TVs, projection screens for big games. Blues set with Walter T., 3-8 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Disc jockey after 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, $5. (501) 907-7757.

TROY’S IRONHORSE SALOON 9125 Mann Road. Horseshoes, pool, shuffleboard and karaoke, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday. (501) 562-4464. FREE

THE UNDERGROUND 500 President Clinton Ave. Drink and food specials, Monday-Tuesday. Way Back Wednesday with Power 92. Live music, 10 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 9 p.m. Saturday; cover Friday-Saturday $5. All-night Happy Hour, Saturdays. Happy Hour, 4-7 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 375-2537.

WEST END 215 N. Shackleford Road. Downstroke, Friday-Saturday. Call for times and cover charges. (501) 224-7665.

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THE BAY VIEW CLUB & GRILL 155 Chelsea Drive, Fairfield Bay. Steven Robb, 8-11 p.m. every Wednesday and Friday, free. (501) 884-6009.

BEEBE VFW CLUB 1405 E. Center St., Beebe. Music, 8 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday, $5. Steak night, 6-8 Fridays, $10. (501) 882-7769.

BUZZY’S BAR 210 Rhinehart Road, Pine Bluff. Jam Nite with JT Flood band and karaoke, 7 p.m. every Thursday. (870) 535-7087. FREE

THE CLUB 709 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Music, 10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays. (501) 624-7474. FREE

COUNTRY MUSIC JAMBOREE Arkansas 367 N., Judsonia. Dance, music, 7-10 p.m. every Friday-Saturday, $5. Smoke- and alcohol-free. (501) 729-1212.

DYLAN’S ACOUSTIC 1021 Front St., Conway. Open mike night, 7 p.m. every Thursday. (501) 697-0841.

EDENS EDGE 2895 Bill Foster Memorial Highway, Cabot. Christian music venue. (501) 941-3997.

GIFFORD COUNTRY MUSIC 288 Opal Road, El Paso. Karaoke, 7-10 p.m. every Friday-Saturday, donations accepted. Bingo, 6:30-11 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday. No alcohol or smoking; children welcome. (501) 882-3493.

THE GOAL POST 7607 John Harden Drive, Cabot. Music 9 p.m.-midnight Fridays, 8-11 p.m. Saturdays. Membership: $5 a year. (501) 982-2900.

LOW KEY ARTS 118 Arbor St., Hot Springs. The Toasters, 8 p.m. Saturday, $10. (501) 282-9057.

MAXINE’S 700 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Izzy Cox, 9 p.m. Saturday, $5. Geri X, 9 p.m. Jan. 28, $5. New Music Tuesdays, free. Paul Sammons, Wednesdays, free. Andrew Anderson, Thursdays, free. (501) 321-0909.

MONTICELLO VFW 145 Veterans Drive, Monticello. Dance with Chapter 4 Band, 7:30-10:30 p.m. every Friday. Cover: $5. (501) 367-5267.

MOOSE LODGE 2567 Saline County 11485 U.S. 67 S., Benton. Rockin’ Randy’s Karaoke, 8 p.m. Fridays, free. Dances, 8 p.m.-midnight Saturdays, $4. (501) 860-6740.

ODIE’S HOUSE OF BLUES 3413 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Chuck Dodson piano, 6-10 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Mike Dollins and the Cruize Brothers blues jam, 8:30 p.m. Thursdays. (501) 815-2939. FREE

PLANET BOOGIES 421 Broadway, Hot Springs. T’s Tunes Karaoke and Dance, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. every Thursday-Monday. (501) 623-5152. FREE

2720 2720 Albert Pike, Hot Springs. Ladies Night, Thursdays. Tommy Roeck, 9 p.m. Fridays and all-request dance with DJ Debbi T, 10 p.m., after midnight $5. Retro with Diggit Johnson, 9 p.m. Saturdays, and DJ Debbi T, 10 p.m., $5. Recovery Sundays, 6 p.m. Sundays and Joel Strotman and Tommy Roeck, 9 p.m. (501) 760-2505.

VFW POST 2256 5323 Sleepy Village Road, Benton. Karaoke, 7 p.m.-midnight Wednesdays. NASCAR watching. Band, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday, $4, couples $7. (501) 778-9876.

VFW POST 2278 2231 E. Grand Ave., back of KOA Campgrounds, Hot Springs. Music 7-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday, free. Fish fry 5-7 p.m. Friday, $6. (501) 767-9362 or (501) 623-5190.

VFW POST 7769 1405 E. Center St., Beebe. Ladies night, Fridays, men $5. Saturday nights, $5. Bingo and shuffleboard, 6:30 p.m. Mondays. Shuffleboard, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays. Pool tournament and jam sessions, Wednesdays. Bingo, 1 p.m. Saturdays. (501) 882-7769.

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