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Art & Exhibits

Central Arkansas

ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. "Art of Fashion: Dallas Shaw," reception 5:30 p.m., lecture 6 p.m. today, non-members $10. Super Sunday Free Family Funday, noon-3 p.m. Sunday. "Delta Through the Decades Deux: Selections from the Collection," through Nov. 4. "Through Our Eyes," through Nov. 11. "Reveal/Conceal: Exploring Identity in Contemporary Art," Tuesday-Oct. 28. 60th Anniversary Delta Exhibition, through Aug. 26. "Robert Baines: Living Treasure and Fabulous Follies," through Oct. 7. "Paul Signac Watercolors and Drawings: The James T. Dyke Collection," through Nov. 25. "Art Together" for early-stage Alzheimer's patients and caregivers, 10 a.m. third Monday of each month. "Foundation Collection" and "Masterworks," continuing. Museum School art classes and workshops for children and adults; call or visit website for schedule and costs. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. arkarts.com or (501) 372-4000.

THE ART GROUP GALLERY 11525 Cantrell Road. Works by local artists. Satellite gallery in lobby of the Little Rock Marriott. Second Friday Art Night at the Marriott with live painting by Bob Snider and Shelley Gentry, works by Marie Weaver, Ned Perme and Ann Presley. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 690-2193.

BOSWELL MOUROT FINE ART 5815 Kavanaugh Blvd. "M.A.D.E.," Matthew Lopas, Alice Andrews, Dennis McCann, Eleanor Dickinson, Saturday-Sept.1; reception, 6-9 p.m. Saturday. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and by appointment. (501) 664-0030.

BUTLER CENTER FOR ARKANSAS STUDIES 401 President Clinton Ave. "Landscapes," Andrew Rogerson, through Aug. 25. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. www.butlercenter.org or (501) 918-3033.

CANTRELL GALLERY 8206 Cantrell Road. "The Value of Light," Megan Lewis, through Sept. 1. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 224-1335.

CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH 509 Scott St. New exhibition by Sue Henley, Glenda Josephson, Herb Monoson, Patty Monoson, Dee Schulten, Sherrie Shepherd, Scotty Shively, through Sept. 30. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon Friday, all day Sunday. (501) 375-2342.

CLINTON PRESIDENTIAL CENTER 1200 President Clinton Ave. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $10; retired military, college students and ages 62 and older, $8; children 6-17, $6; active military and children under 6, free. (501) 374-4242.

ESSE PURSE MUSEUM 1510 Main St. "You May Kiss the Bride," through Aug. 19. "What's Inside: A History of Women and Handbags, 1900-1999," continuing. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Admission: $10; military, ages 5-18 or 60 and older $8; under 5 free. (501) 916-9022.

GREG THOMPSON FINE ART 429 Main St. North Little Rock. New summer exhibition through Saturday. "Best of the South," Third Friday Art Walk, 5-8 p.m. Aug. 17. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. gregthompsonfineart.comor (501) 664-2787.

HEARNE FINE ART 1001 Wright Ave, Suite C. "Identity Theft" by Chukes, through Sept. 8. Artist's talk, 2-6 p.m. Aug. 18. Closing reception, 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 7. Hours: Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. hearnefineart.com or (501) 372-6822.

HISTORIC ARKANSAS MUSEUM 200 E. Third St. "Space Between Teeth: Linda Lopez + Marc Mitchell," Friday-Nov. 4; reception, 5-8 p.m. Friday. "Justin Bryant: That Survival Apparatus," through Oct. 7. Knife Gallery, "We Walk in Two Worlds: The Caddo, Osage and Quapaw in Arkansas," Arkansas Made Gallery, continuing. Hourly tours (except noon) 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Store hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $2.50, ages 65 and over $1.50, children 17 and under $1. (501) 324-9351.

JACKSONVILLE MUSEUM OF MILITARY HISTORY 100 Veterans Circle, Jacksonville. Local and regional military history from the Civil War to current conflicts. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Admission: $3, $2 for senior citizens and military, $1 for under 18, children under 5 free. (501) 241-1943.

L&L BECK ART GALLERY 5705 Kavanaugh Blvd. August exhibit: "Impersonating the Impressionists." Giclee drawing, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 30. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 660-4006.

LITTLE ROCK CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE 2120 Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive. Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday-Saturday. (501) 374-1957.

LOCAL COLOUR GALLERY 5811 Kavanaugh Blvd. Featuring Kristen Vaughan Hess's Sunset in Saint Tropez, through Wednesday. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 265-0422.

MATT MCLEOD FINE ART GALLERY 108 W. Sixth St. Arkansas League of Artists Members' Show, through Aug. 17. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. (501) 725-8508.

MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY 500 President Clinton Ave. "Diamonds," through Oct. 21. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission $10, children 1-12 $8. museumofdiscovery.org or (501) 396-7050.

OLD STATE HOUSE MUSEUM 300 W. Markham St. Lectures: "The War to End All Wars: The Legacies of WWI and Arkansas," 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 18, $15. "A Piece of My Soul: Quilts by Black Arkansans," through March 2019; "Cabinet of Curiosities," through fall 2018. Permanent exhibits: 1836 House of Representatives Chamber; "Pillars of Power," history of the Old State House; "On the Stump: Arkansas Politics, 1819-1919"; "First Families of Arkansas." Little Beginnings toddler program, 10:30 a.m. each Wednesday. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 324-9685.

PULASKI TECHNICAL COLLEGE 3000 W. Scenic Drive, North Little Rock. "Perspectives on Modernism," Monday-Oct. 19; reception and gallery talk, 6-8 p.m. Aug. 17. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. (501) 812-2324.

RED DOOR GALLERY 3715 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. reddoorgalleryonline.com or (501) 753-5227.

THEA FOUNDATION 401 Main St., North Little Rock. "The Mind Unveiled," Carmen Alexandria Thompson, through Aug. 31. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 379-9512.

WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. "Backstage Pass: Baron Wolman & The Early Years of Rolling Stone," through Friday. Hours: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday. lamanlibrary.org or (501) 758-1720.

WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY ARGENTA BRANCH 420 Main St., North Little Rock. Mixed media by Michael Castellano, through Saturday. Hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. (501) 687-1061.

WINDGATE GALLERY The Center for Humanities and Arts, University of Arkansas Pulaski Technical College, 3000 W. Scenic Drive, North Little Rock. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday. (501) 812-2715.

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ARKADELPHIA ARTS CENTER 625 Main St., Arkadelphia. Stitchery Spectacle, through Aug. 17. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. (870) 245-7982.

ARKANSAS RIVER VALLEY ARTS CENTER 1001 E. B St., Russellville. Art classes for adults, teens, children; call for schedule and prices. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday. rivervalleyartscenter.org or (479) 968-2452.

ARTISTS' WORKSHOP GALLERY 610 Central Ave., Hot Springs. 30-member co-op featuring works by Arkansas artists. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 623-6401.

ARTS AND SCIENCE CENTER FOR SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS 701 Main St., Pine Bluff. "UAPB and ASC: Five Decades of Collaboration," through Nov. 3. "Expressions From the Permanent Collection," continuing. Education and art programs for adults and children; call for schedule and tuition. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 1-4 p.m. Saturday. (870) 536-3375.

ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS 214 S. Main St., Springdale. "Our Natural State," through Aug. 17. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. (479) 751-5441.

BAUM GALLERY OF FINE ART University of Central Arkansas, McCastlain Hall 145, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday. (501) 450-5793.

CALICO ROCK MUSEUM & VISITOR CENTER 104 Main St., Calico Rock. "The Jot 'Em Down Store" and "One-Room School," continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (870) 297-4129.

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

CRYSTAL BRIDGES MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART 600 Museum Way, Bentonville. Artinfusion's Summer Fling with music, food trucks, beer garden, 8-11 p.m. Aug. 18, $45. Alfred Stieglitz Collection, through December, 2019. "The Beyond: Georgia O'Keeffe and Contemporary Art," through Sept. 3. Demonstrations, classes, art talks. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, Saturday-Sunday; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday-Friday. crystalbridges.org or (479) 418-5700.

FENIX GALLERY 16 W. Center St., Fayetteville. "Wishful Misgivings," Kevin Arnold, through Sept. 30. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. (479) 422-5374.

FORT SMITH MUSEUM OF HISTORY 320 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. Admission: $7, veterans and active military $5, ages 6-16 $2. fortsmithmuseum.org or (479) 783-7841.

FORT SMITH REGIONAL ART MUSEUM 1601 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. "Todd Gray: Pop Geometry," through Oct.31."It's Alive!" RAM Annual Invitational, through Sept. 2. The Touch Gallery, through Dec. 19. Drop in and Draw, noon-4 p.m. each Thursday; live models and studio space provided, take materials. Art classes noon-4 p.m. every Saturday. RAM Saturdays 1-4 p.m. each Saturday, hands-on art lessons. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (479) 784-2787.

HEMINGWAY-PFEIFFER MUSEUM AND EDUCATIONAL CENTER 1021 W. Cherry St., Piggott. "Into the Wild," "The Piggott Connection," "Celebrating the Hemingways: Best Wishes From Piggott," continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday; 1-3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Admission: $5, groups and ages 65 and older $3. (870) 598-3487.

JUSTUS FINE ART GALLERY 827-A Central Ave., Hot Springs. "Fourteener," featuring various artists, through Aug. 31. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and by appointment. (501) 321-2335.

MID-AMERICA SCIENCE MUSEUM 500 Mid-America Blvd., Hot Springs. DinoTrek, continuing. Classes for adults, 5-7 p.m. last Saturday of the month, $5 plus museum admission. Continuing hands-on learning exhibits. Girls in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), for ages 8 and older, 10 a.m.-noon every first Saturday of the month, $5 plus general admission. Techno Gramp Camp, 10 a.m. every second Saturday of the month, $5 plus general admission. Science Society, 5-7 p.m. every last Saturday of the month, $5 plus general admission. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-6 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $10; 65 and older and children 3-12, $8. (501) 767-3461.

MUSEUM OF NATIVE AMERICAN HISTORY 202 S.W. O St., Bentonville. Storytime at the Museum: Game On!, 10:30 a.m. Saturday. "The Jim and Nancy Blair Meso-American Art Collection," continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (479) 273-2456.

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

NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS ARTIST LEAGUE 100 Greenwood Road, Fairfield Bay. Richard Stephens Watercolor Workshop for any skill level, 9:30-4:00 p.m. Aug. 20-21. Registration: $100. (501) 745-6615.

ROBERT MANN GALLERY POP-UP SHOW 102 E Central Ave., Bentonville. Hours: noon-8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. (212) 989-7600.

SOUTH ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER 110 E 5th St., El Dorado. "2018 Small Works on Paper," Monday-Aug. 28; reception, 6-8 p.m. Aug. 18. Hours: Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Weekends by appointment. (870) 862-5474.

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

WALTON ARTS CENTER 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. "The Bleak and the Burgeoning," various artists, through Oct. 7. Hours: noon-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 1 hour before most performances. waltonartscenter.org or (479) 571-2762.

Dance

Central Arkansas

ARKANSAS SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE SOCIETY every Monday, Park Hill Presbyterian Church, 3520 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. Beginners class, 7-8 p.m. Intermediate and advanced class, 8-9 p.m. No partner or experience required. Cost: $5 per night. (501) 821-4746.

COUNTRY DANCE SOCIETY Park Hill Presbyterian Church, 3520 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. Dance 7:30-9:30 p.m. every first, third and fifth Friday of the month. Admission: society members $4, nonmembers $5. All ages, no experience needed. (501) 603-5305.

LET'S DANCE STUDIO Tanglewood Center, 7509 Cantrell Road. Ballroom dance, 8-10:30 p.m. first Friday of the month, $10. Latin and swing dance: lesson, 7 p.m., $5; dance, 8-10:30 p.m., $10; third and fifth Friday of the month. Group classes, 7-9 p.m. Mondays, $10. (501) 663-7724.

LITTLE ROCK SALSA 7:30-10:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Fridays, Club 27, 614 President Clinton Ave. $5-$10. littlerocksalsa.com or (501) 414-0400.

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DENIM AND DIAMONDS 7-10 p.m. every Saturday and Tuesday, 359 C.W. Road, Building A, Judsonia. Music and dancing. (501) 288-1842.

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.

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

Film

Central Arkansas

CLASSIC MOVIE SERIES 7 p.m. select Tuesdays, Riverdale 10 Cinema, 2600 Cantrell Road. The Wizard of Oz, Tuesday. Tickets: $9. riverdale10.com or (501) 296-9955.

Letters

Central Arkansas

ARKANSAS BOOK AND PAPER SHOW 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Jacksonville Community Center, 5 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville. Admission: $5, students and school employees $2. (501) 985-1663.

BATMAN WRITERS' WORKSHOP 2-3 p.m. Saturday, William F. Laman Public Library Main Branch, 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. Bring 2-3 pages of original work dealing with heroism or bravery; works will be read aloud and reviewed by peers. (501) 758-1720.

PEN TO PODIUM LECTURE SERIES 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 21, Diamond Room, Department of Arkansas Heritage, 1100 North St. Author and journalist Michael Hibblen. arkansasheritage.com or (501) 324-9150.

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

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NIGHTBIRD MYSTERY BOOK CLUB MONTHLY MEETING 6:30-7:30 p.m. second Thursday of the month, Nightbird Books, 205 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. (479) 443-2080.

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

WRITERS NIGHT OUT 5-7 p.m. every second and fourth Tuesday, Pizza Hut, U.S. 62 East, Eureka Springs. Meet up and discuss writing, open to everyone. villagewritingschool.com or (479) 292-3665.

Music

Central Arkansas

ACAPELLA RISING REHEARSALS 7-10 p.m. Mondays, Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1402 E. Ave., Sherwood. Barbershop quartet rehearsals open to all. acapellarising.com or (501) 791-7464.

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

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.

GODSMACK & SHINEDOWN 7 p.m. Tuesday, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. Tickets: $39.50-$99.50. (501) 340-5660.

RICKY SKAGGS & KENTUCKY THUNDER 7 p.m. Saturday, The Center for Humanities and Arts (CHARTS), University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College, 3000 W. Scenic Drive, North Little Rock. Tickets: $35-$120. uaptc.edu/charts or (501) 812-2715.

THE ROOTS OF AMERICAN MUSIC CONCERT 7 p.m. Friday, Central Arkansas Library System's Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Ave. Tickets: $10. (501) 918-3048.

SOUNDS IN THE STACKS 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Fletcher Library, 823 N. Buchanan St. (501) 918-3048.

TOP OF THE ROCK REHEARSALS 7-10 p.m. Tuesdays, Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1402 E. Kiehl Ave., Sherwood. Ladies barbershop chorus rehearsals open to all women. (501) 580-7835.

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BOOMTOWN OPRY 7 p.m. Saturday, El Dorado Municipal Auditorium, 100 W. Eighth St., El Dorado. Performers: Kristina Fisher, Nancy Nelson, Brandon Gabbert, comedian Frank Cheek and Buddy Jewell. Tickets: advance $15, at the door $20. (870) 665-9315.

EUREKA SPRINGS BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL Aug. 17-18, Basin Spring Park, 4 Spring St., Eureka Springs. eurekasprings.org or (479) 253-7333.

JUSTIN MOORE 4 p.m. Sunday, Bank of the Ozarks Arena, 134 Convention Blvd., Hot Springs. FLWFishing.com or (501) 620-5001.

MAGIC SPRINGS SUMMER CONCERT SERIES 8-10 p.m. Magic Springs Theme & Waterpark, 1701 E. Grand Ave., Hot Springs. En Vogue, Saturday. Price: concert reserved seating $8, $64.99 (season pass price). info@magicsprings.com or (501) 624-0100.

MUSIC IN THE PARK "HEMPSTEAD COUNTY MELODIES" 7:30-9:30 p.m. Aug. 18, Historic Washington State Park, 103 Franklin St., Washington. Band competition with Hempstead County topic. Bluegrass Reunion also performs. historicwashingtonstatepark.com or (870) 983-2684.

OLD-TIME FIDDLE WEEKEND today-Saturday, Ozark Folk Center State Park, 1032 Park Ave., Mountain View. All-day fiddle "master class" and evening music shows from 7-9 p.m. Concert tickets: $12. Concert and Craft Village: $19.50. ozarkfolkcenter.com or (870) 269-3851.

OZARK FOLKWAYS 22733 N. U.S. 71, Winslow. Mountain Music for Beginners, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, $50. Ozark Highballers, 7 p.m. Aug. 17; suggested donation $5. (479) 634-3791.

STAGE 18 18 E. Center St., Fayetteville. Comedians NWA Open Mic, 8-11 p.m. today. Bring Your Own Vinyl Night, 8-11 p.m. Friday. Foggy Bobcat album release, 8-11 p.m. Saturday, $5. (479) 310-0153.

WALMART ARKANSAS MUSIC PAVILION 5079 W. Northgate Road, Rogers. G-Eazy, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, $39.50-$79.50. Slayer, 5 p.m. Monday, $49.50-$89.50. (479) 571-2762.

Special Events

Central Arkansas

ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE FALL BRIDAL SHOW 12:30-5 p.m. Sunday, Statehouse Convention Center, 101 E. Markham St. Tickets: online $10, at the door $15, VIB $35. (501) 918-4539.

ART IS IN CAKES 9807 W. Markham St. Baking and decorating classes. Cost: $65. artisincakes.com or (501) 240-6102.

BOOSTERS AND BIG RIGS 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, University of Arkansas at Little Rock Jack Stephens Center, 2801 University Ave. Dental, vision and wellness screenings for children, opportunity to explore ambulances, fire trucks, police cars; free school supplies to first 400 children. (501) 425-2641.

EASTERSEALS WALK WITH ME 5K AND FAMILY FUN WALK 7-9:30 a.m. Aug. 18, Easterseals Arkansas, 3920 Woodland Heights Road. Cost: $25, children $10. (501) 227-3706.

FAMILY CAREGIVER WORKSHOP 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 16, Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church, 4823 Woodlawn Ave. Learn about caring for an adult with dementia or Alzheimer's disease, lunch provided. (501) 978-0510.

FINDING FAMILY FACTS 3:30-5 p.m. Monday, Bobby L. Roberts Library of Arkansas History & Art, 401 President Clinton Ave. Butler Center event. (501) 918-3048.

HEIFER VILLAGE 1 World Ave. Heifer Hour activities geared for children K-5, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. second Saturday of the month. heifer.org/village or (501) 907-2952.

LIP SYNC BATTLE 7 p.m. Saturday, Robinson Center Performance Hall, 426 W. Markham St. Tickets $30. Benefits Make-A-Wish Mid-South. (501) 244-8800.

LITTLE ROCK CHESS CLUB 7 p.m. Fridays, Southwestern Bell Room, CHI St. Vincent Infirmary, Markham Street and University Avenue. (501) 224-2439.

LITTLE ROCK ZOO Jonesboro Drive, War Memorial Park. Safari tours, educational programs and more, continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: $12.95, ages 60 and older $10.95, children 3-12 $9.95. Parking: $3. (501) 666-2406.

LUNCH AND LEARN: CRISIS PLANNING noon-1 p.m. Aug. 21, First United Methodist Church, 6701 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. Speaker: Kimbro Stevens of Jurist Law Group. RSVP by Aug. 17. (501) 224-0021.

MEET AND GREET WITH BASSMASTER MIKE DELVISCO 6-8 p.m. today, Texas Roadhouse, 2620 S. Shackleford Road. texasroadhouse.com or (864) 380-3653.

PARK PLAZA 30TH ANNIVERSARY: PARTY LIKE IT'S 1988 7 p.m. Friday, Park Plaza Mall, 6000 W. Markham St. Concert by Tiffany, meet-and-greet 1980s cartoon characters, 80s make-up sessions. Canned good donations encouraged. parkplazamall.com or (501) 664-4956.

QUEST QUILTERS GUILD INC. 9 a.m. second Monday of the month, Darragh Room, Central Arkansas Library System's Main Library, 100 S. Rock St. Monthly meetings. (501) 318-0947.

SCHOOL SUPPLIES DRIVE Remington College Little Rock Campus, 10600 Colonel Glenn Road, Suite 100. Hours: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday; donations collected through Friday. Benefits Brady Elementary School. remingtoncollege.edu or (800) 208-1950.

WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY 2801 Orange St, North Little Rock. Cyber Saturday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday and Aug. 25. Brawlhalla Tournament, 1-3:30 p.m. Saturday. Special programs, crafts, performances, classes for all ages. lamanlibrary.org (501) 758-1720.

WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY ARGENTA BRANCH 420 Main St., North Little Rock. Special programs, performances, classes for all ages. (501) 687-1061.

WINGSTOCK noon-3 p.m. Aug. 18, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. Wings and beer festival. Tickets: advance $20, day of event $25. ticketmaster.com or (800) 745-3000.

A WOMAN EMPOWERED 5:30-7 p.m. today, Club 27, 614 President Clinton Ave. An evening with Sarah Catherine Gutierrez. Tickets: $10. womensfoundationarkansas.org or (501) 244-9740.

WWI CENTENNIAL COMMEMORATION EVENTS through September, Department of Arkansas Heritage. Exhibits and events across the state. wwiarkansas.com/calendar-events or (501) 324-9880.

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1894 CITY MARKET SECOND SATURDAY TRADE DAYS 8-5 p.m. second Saturday of every month, 1894 City Market, 105 Olive St., Texarkana. Handmade crafts, food, fun. Guided tours will be given on the hour. (870) 772-5026.

CHEROKEE GENEOLOGY SEMINAR 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Aug. 18, visitor center Lakeview Room, Lake Dardanelle State Park, 100 State Park Drive, Russellville. Presentations on conducting research. Registration fees: Cherokee National Historical Society Members $40, non-CNHS members $50. (479) 967-5516.

COMPTON CONSERVATION DAY 9 a.m.-noon, 4-7 p.m. Friday, Compton Gardens, 312 N. Main St., Bentonville. Conservation and stewardship, activities, food trucks. (479) 254-3870.

MOSAIC MAKING WORKSHOP 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 21-22, Garvan Woodland Gardens, 550 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs. Design and create mosaic garden-planter art piece. Cost: members $35, non-members $60. garvangardens.org or (800) 366-4664.

NWA YOUNG PROFESSIONALS SUMMIT 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday, Walton Arts Center, 255 N. School Ave., Fayetteville. Registration required. Tickets: $50. nwaypsummit.com or (479) 636-1240.

PINK FOR PEITZ BENEFIT RODEO various times Friday-Saturday, Saddle Club Arena, 2476 Rodeo Drive, Mountain Home. Tickets: advance $5, day of the event $8, children ages 5-12 $5. Benefits Peitz Cancer Support House. pinkforpeitz.org or (870) 508-1457.

RIVER VALLEY ALZHEIMER'S WALK 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 18, Russellville Boys and Girls Club, 600 E. 16th St., Russellville. (501) 224-0021.

SCOTT SETTLEMENT 15525 Alexander Road, Scott. Tours 10 a.m.-3 p.m. every Friday and Saturday through Nov. 17. Admission: $6, children 6 and under free. (501) 804-6420.

Theater

Central Arkansas

BARE: A POP OPERA through Sunday, The Weekend Theater, 1001 W. Seventh St. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $22, students $18. weekendtheater.org or (501) 374-3761.

BIRTHDAY FROM HELL through Aug. 31, The Joint, 301 Main St., North Little Rock. The Main Thing comedy trio production. Show times: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Tickets: $24. thejointargenta.com or (501) 372-0210.

GREASE through Aug. 25, Murry's Dinner Playhouse, 6323 Colonel Glenn Road. Dinner: 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Showtime: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 12:45 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $33-$37, children 15 and under $23, show only $25 and $15. (501) 562-3131.

SOUVENIR: A FANTASIA ON THE LIFE OF FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS 7:30 p.m. Aug. 17, 2:30 p.m. Aug. 19, The Studio Theater, 320 W. Seventh St. Presented by Opera In The Rock. Tickets: $30. oitr.org or (501) 681-9640.

Around Arkansas

ANNIE Friday-Sunday, Pocket Community Theatre, 170 Ravine St., Hot Springs. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $20, children 12 and under $5. pockettheatre.com or (501) 623-8585.

ANYTHING GOES today-Sunday, Aug. 16-19, Royal Theatre, 111 S. Market St., Benton. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $15; ages 60 and older, military, college students $12; high school students and younger $6. theroyalplayers.com or (501) 315-5483.

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING COLOR TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT through Sunday, Victory Theater, 116 S. Second St., Rogers. Showtimes: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: cabaret seats $35, two-person table $60, balcony seats $23. arkansaspublictheatre.org or (479) 631-8988.

SHREK THE MUSICAL through Sunday, Red Curtain Theatre, 913 W. Oak St., Conway. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $22; students, military, seniors $17; children 10 and under $12. redcurtaintheatre.com or (501) 499-9776.

Auditions

Central Arkansas

THE STUDIO THEATRE 320 W. Seventh St. Evil Dead The Musical, by appointment Wednesday-Aug. 16. Blackbird, by appointment, Aug. 21. A Christmas Story -- The Musical, by appointment, Aug. 21-22. studiotheatreauditions@gmail.com or (501) 374-2615.

Clubs

Central Arkansas

CAJUN'S WHARF 2400 Cantrell Road. Memphis Yahoos, Nerd Eye Blind, today. Andy Tanis, Memphis Yahoos, Friday. Greg Madden, Just Sayin, Saturday. Happy hour bands start at 5 or 5:30 p.m., headline bands at 9. Cover: $5 after 8:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; free Monday-Wednesday. (501) 375-5351.

THE JOINT 301 Main St., North Little Rock. Punch Line Stand-Up Comedy, 8-10 p.m. Tuesdays, $5. The Joint Venture comedy improv, 8-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays, $8. Artist Series, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. (501) 372-0210.

THE LOONY BIN COMEDY CLUB 10301 N. Rodney Parham Road. Ladies Night, first Thursday of the month, free for women. Show times: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Cover charge: Wednesday-Thursday $8, Friday-Saturday $12. loonybincomedy.com or (501) 228-5555.

THE REV ROOM 300 President Clinton Ave. Cabin Fever 4 featuring Tyrannosaurus Chicken, 7 p.m. Sunday, $10. Karaoke & Dance with DJ Greg, 8:30-11:30 p.m. Saturdays. (501) 823-0090.

STICKYZ 107 River Market Ave. The Steel Woods with The Great Whiskey Rendezvous, 9:30 p.m. today, $12. Ha Ha Tonka, 8:30 p.m. Friday; advance $10, day of show $13. Calliope Musicals, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, $8. The Pink Spiders with Dangerous Idiots, 8 p.m. Monday; advance $10, day of show $12. The Brook & The Bluff, 8 p.m. Wednesday, $10. (501) 372-7707.

STONE'S THROW BREWING 402 E. Ninth St. New Brew Friday, 4-10 p.m. Fridays. Randall Beer Infusion, 4 p.m. Saturdays. Better With Beer Free Movie Series, 6 p.m. Wednesdays. (501) 244-9154.

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