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Art & Exhibits

Central Arkansas

ARGENTA ART WALK 5-8 p.m. third Friday of the month, downtown North Little Rock. Music, art, food. (501) 993-1234.

ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. 60th Anniversary Delta Exhibition, through Aug. 26. Young Arkansas Artists Exhibition, through Sunday. "Robert Baines: Living Treasure and Fabulous Follies," Friday-Oct. 7. "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. or (501) 372-4000.

THE ART GROUP GALLERY 11525 Cantrell Road. New works by Susan Plunkett, Vonda Rainey, Bob Snider, Holly Tilley, Marie Weaver. Satellite gallery in lobby of the Little Rock Marriott. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 690-2193.

BOSWELL MOUROT FINE ART 5815 Kavanaugh Blvd. New works by Michael Warrick and Elizabeth Weber, through July 31. 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. 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. "Louder Than Words: Rock, Power and Politics," through Aug. 5. 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 Aug. 11. Hours: Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.-4 p.m. gregthompsonfineart.comor (501) 664-2787.

HISTORIC ARKANSAS MUSEUM 200 E. Third St. "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. July exhibit: "The Wild Ones." Giclee drawings, 5:30 p.m. July 26. 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. Works by Amanda Kella, now-July 30. 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. or (501) 396-7050.

OLD STATE HOUSE MUSEUM 300 W. Markham St. "A Piece of My Soul: Quilts by Black Arkansans," through March 2019; "Cabinet of Curiosities," through fall 2018. "True Faith, True Light: The Devotional Art of Ed Stilley," through early 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. third Wednesday of the month. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 324-9685.

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

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK GALLERIES 2801 S. University Ave. "Fresh Coat of Paint," "Works from the Permanent Collection," through Friday. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 569-8977.

WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. "Backstage Pass: Baron Wolman & The Early Years of Rolling Stone," through Aug. 10. Hours: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday. or (501) 758-1720.

WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY ARGENTA BRANCH 420 Main St., North Little Rock. Mixed media by Michael Castellano, Friday-Aug. 11; reception, 5-8 p.m. Friday. 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. "Champion Trees of Arkansas," Linda Williams Palmer, through July 27. 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. 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. "Fire & Fiber: New Works by Sofia V. Gonzalez and David Clemons," through July 28. "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. "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. or (479) 418-5700.

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

FORT SMITH REGIONAL ART MUSEUM 1601 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. "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. 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. "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. Reception and Silver Anniversary Celebration, 6-8 p.m Tuesday. New works by painters, sculptors, photographers, potters and stained-glass artists. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 680-2741.

ROBERT MANN GALLERY POP-UP SHOW 102 E Central Ave., Bentonville. Julie Blackman, "Midwest Materials," through July 28. Hours: noon-8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. (212) 989-7600.

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. or (479) 571-2762.

YUN KIM PAINTING DEMONSTRATION 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Arkansas Craft Gallery, 104 East Main St., Mountain View. (870) 269-4120.


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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.

BALLROOM LATIN AND SWING DANCE 7-10:30 p.m. every second and fourth Friday, , Care Link Center, 1200 S. Cleveland St. Free lessons at 7 p.m., dance starts at 8 p.m. Members are $10, guests $15, and students $7. (501) 673-4090.

CARELINK FITNESS AND WELLNESS CENTER 12th and Cleveland streets. Little Rock Country Dancers, 7-10 p.m. first and third Fridays; lessons 7-7:45 p.m.; members $5, guests $8, students $3;, or (501) 821-9353. Ballroom, Latin and Swing Social Dance Association, 8-10:30 p.m. second and fourth Fridays; free dance lessons with admission, 7-8 p.m.; members $10, guests $15, students $7;, (501) 673-4090. Little Rock Bop Club, 7-10 p.m. every Wednesday; beginning swing-dance lessons (free with admission), 7-8 p.m.; members $4, guests $7; or (501) 350-4712.

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

LET'S DANCE STUDIO Tanglewood Center, 7509 Cantrell Road. Ballroom dance, 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. 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.

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE MERRY MIXERS 7 p.m. every third Saturday of the month, Coronado Center, Hot Springs Village. Admission: $10. Season discount for members. (501) 915-8111.

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

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


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CLASSIC MOVIE SERIES 7 p.m. Tuesday, Riverdale 10 Cinema, 2600 Cantrell Road. Jurassic Park. Tickets: $9. or (501) 296-9955.

MOVIES IN THE PARK sundown (approximately 8:30 p.m.) every Wednesday in July, First Security Amphitheater, 400 President Clinton Ave. July 25: Beauty and the Beast (PG, 2017). or (501) 375-2552.

TWO DOLLAR TERROR TUESDAYS 6 p.m. every Tuesday in July, Ron Robinson Theater, Central Arkansas Library System, 100 River Market Ave. Tickets: $2. or (501) 320-5715.

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SPRINGDALE PARKS AND RECREATION DIVE-IN AND SPLASH PAD SUMMER MOVIE SERIES Coco, begins at dusk, July 27, C. L. "Charlie" and Willie George Park, 4023 Hylton Rd, Springdale. or (479) 750-8185.

T TAURI MOVIE CAMP "Brickfilms," 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, Grades 4-12, University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville, 2005 White Drive, Batesville; $60. or (870) 251-1189.


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ARKANSAS ROOTS 6 p.m. July 27, Philander Smith, Elders Lecture Hall, Kendall Science Center, 800 W. Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive. Author A'lelia Bundles. or (501) 683-3593.

BARNES & NOBLE BOOKSELLERS 11500 Financial Center Pkwy. Summer Game Night Series, 7 p.m. today. Story time and activities featuring Happy Dreamer, 11 a.m. Saturday. Story time and activities featuring Doll-E, 11 a.m. July 28. Kids' Book Hangout, 2 p.m. July 28. (501) 954-7646.

FICTION WRITERS OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS 9 a.m.-noon fourth Saturday of every month, Dining Room 3, Baptist Medical Center, 9601 Interstate 630. Membership: $20. 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.

POTLUCK AND POISON IVY'S SILVER ROOF SPECIAL 7 p.m. July 26, The Joint Theater and Coffeehouse, 301 Main St., North Little Rock. Storytelling by NUNU Culture Collective's George Marks and live music by Karen Jr. Tickets: $35 (dinner and show).

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MAX MILAM LIBRARY 25th ANNIVERSARY 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Max Milam Library, 609 Aplin Ave., Perryville. Crafts, refreshments, Sound in the Stacks concert, historian Tim Nutt to speak. (501) 889-2554.

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


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

AMP OUT ALZ 7 p.m. Saturday, The Rev Room, 300 President Clinton Ave. Music, silent auction, benefits Alzheimer's Arkansas. Tickets: $25, reserved seats $75. (501) 224-0021.

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

BONE THUGS-N-HARMONY 8 p.m. July 27, Metroplex Live, 10800 Colonel Glenn Road. Tickets: $35-$49. or (501) 681-7552.

DYNAMQ 9 p.m.-1 a.m. , 109 & Co., 109 Main St. Reggae party series every other weekend through September. Admission: $7. (501) 744-8842.

LIVE @ LAMAN 7 p.m. third Thursday of every month, William F. Laman Public Library, 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. or (501) 758-1720.

MICHAEL BURKS TRIBUTE 7 p.m. July 27, CALS Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Ave. Live performances and recollections by family and friends. Tickets: $10. (501) 918-3048.

RICHARD SMITH 7:30 p.m. today, 301 Main St., North Little Rock. Tickets: $25. or (501) 425-1528.

SELWYN BIRCHWOOD 8 p.m. July 26, The Rev Room, 300 President Clinton Ave. Tickets: $10. or (501) 823-0090.

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.

WILDWOOD PARK FOR THE ARTS 20919 Denny Road. Satia Spencer & Friends, 7:30 p.m. today. Suggested donation: $15. or (501) 821-7275.

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CATE BROTHERS 6 p.m. Saturday, Basin Spring Park, 4 Spring St., Eureka Springs. or (479) 253-7333.

COHEED AND CAMBRIA 7:30 p.m. July 31, Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion, 5079 W. Northgate Road, Rogers. Tickets: $29.50-$59.50. or (479) 443-5600.

HENDERSON CHINESE MUSIC FESTIVAL 7 p.m. July 30, Henderson Harwood Recital Hall, 604 North 12th St., Arkadelphia. edu/internationalprograms/festival or (870) 230-5019.

THE KODY NORRIS SHOW 7 p.m. Monday, Collins Theatre, 120 West Emerson St., Paragould. Suggested donation: $5. (870) 972-2367.

LAKE STREET DIVE 8 p.m. today, George's Majestic Lounge, 519 Dickson St., Fayetteville. Tickets: $30. or (479) 527-6618.

MAGIC SPRINGS SUMMER CONCERT SERIES 8-10 p.m. Magic Springs Theme & Waterpark, 1701 E. Grand Ave., Hot Springs. Seether, Saturday. Price: concert only $8-$10; $36.99-$59.99; season pass $74.99.(501) 624-0100.

MELODY POND IN CONCERT 7-8:30 p.m. July 27, Ozark Folkways, 22733 US-71, Winslow. Suggested donation $5. or (479) 634-3791.

MUSIC ON THE MEADOW 5-7 p.m. each Sunday, Ozark Folkways, 22733 N. U.S. 71, Winslow. or (479) 634-3791.

SELDOM SCENE 7-9 p.m. July 27, Ozark Folk Center State Park, 1032 Park Ave., Mountain View. Tickets: $12. (423) 620-7177.

STARDUST BIG BAND 3-5:45 p.m. Sunday, Arlington Resort Hotel, 239 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Admission: $10, students free. (501) 767-5482.

TURNBOW TUNES ROUTE 358 7-8:30 p.m. July 26, Walter Turnbow Park, 125 Mill St., Springdale. Family-friendly live music. (479) 799-7844.

WALMART ARKANSAS MUSIC PAVILION 5079 W. Northgate Road, Rogers. Modest Mouse, 7:30 p.m. today, $39.50-$61.50. Halsey, 8 p.m. Friday, $30-$65. Niall Horan, 7 p.m. Saturday, $29.50-$107. Kidz Bop, 4 p.m. Sunday, $25-$49.50. Pentatonix, 8 p.m. Wednesday, $35-$99.50. Weezer with The Pixies 7:30 p.m. July 29, Tickets: $34.50-$75., or (479) 443-5600.

Special Events

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ARKANSAS CONNECTIONS ACADEMY MEET AND GREET 6 p.m. July 26. Altitude Trampoline Park, 15707 Chenal Pkwy. Meet teachers and other families considering virtual public school. RSVP at (800) 382-6010.

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

CENTRAL ARKANSAS COIN CLUB 6 p.m. third Thursday of each month, Parkway Place Baptist Church, 303 Parkway Place. Buying, selling, swapping, appraisals, auctions, programs. (501) 351-3114.

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.

A CENTURY AT THE CORNISH 5:30-8 p.m. today, Cornish House, 1800 Arch St. Tours of the home, snacks, full bar, raffle to win 3-night stay at the Cornish House. Tickets: $50-$75. or (501) 372-4757.

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

COMPUTER COURSES AND WORKSHOPS through July 26, Room 2156, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging, 629 Jack Stephens Drive, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Classes: $60. Workshops: $20-$35. or (501) 951-7260.

FAMILY TENNIS NIGHT 6:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Burns Park Tennis Center, 4000 Joe Poch Road, North Little Rock. Introducing families to tennis. Pizza, water, rackets and balls provided. or (770) 368-8200.

GEM AND MINERAL CLUB 6:30 p.m. fourth Tuesday of the month, Terry Library, 2015 Napa Valley Drive. Central Arkansas Gem, Mineral and Geology Society. Children welcome. (501) 772-4325.

GENEALOGY RESEARCH DAY 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 28, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, 501 President Clinton Ave. Independent or assisted research on family history. RSVP required to or (501) 765-9854.

GENEALOGY WORKSHOP 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, CALS Ron Robinson Theater, 100 Rock St. Keynote speaker-Juliana Szucs of (501) 320-5700.

HERITAGE SEEKERS GENEALOGY CLUB 6:30-8 p.m. fourth Monday of the month, Second Presbyterian Church, 600 Pleasant Valley Drive. or (501) 765-9854.

"HISTORY IS SERVED" 6:30-9:30 p.m. July 26, Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E. Third St. Dinner series: German and Scottish influences on Territorial Arkansas foodways. Tickets: $45, $35 for museum members. or (501) 324-9351.

ICCC CONVENTION CAR SHOW 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. U.S. Bank, 1 Riverfront Place, North Little Rock. or (501) 612-7575.

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.

MARTIAL ARTS FOR WOMEN AS A SPIRITUAL PRACTICE 10 a.m.-11 a.m. every Thursday in July, Christ Episcopal Church, 509 Scott St. Based on Vietnamese mixed martial art Cuong Nhu. Cost: $10 per class. (501) 507-3642.

MOUNT HOLLY GARDEN SERIES 9 a.m. Saturday, Mount Holly Cemetery, 1200 S. Broadway. "Shady Characters" presented by Rand Retzolff. Bring a lawn chair. Suggested donation: $5. (501) 372-3372.

SUMMER STORY TIME SERIES 1 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 6, The Outlets of Little Rock, 11201 Bass Pro Drive. Costumed book characters read, coloring, snacks. or (501) 455-9100.

WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY 2801 Orange St, North Little Rock. Special programs, crafts, performances, classes for all ages. (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.

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

WYE MOUNTAIN BERRY PICKING 7 a.m.-noon Monday-Saturday through July 28, Wye Mountain Flowers and Berries, LLC, 20309 Arkansas 113, Roland. Pick your own blueberries and blackberries, fresh cut flowers, fun land and barn animals for children. Pay for what you pick $7-$20. (501) 330-1906.

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EMPLOYING POSSIBILITIES STATEWIDE JOB FAIR 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, St. Bernard's Auditorium, 225 E. Jackson Ave., Jonesboro. (479) 644-7346.

MARS BLOCK PARTY 6-11 p.m. Friday, Kathleen Johnson Memorial Park, 307 Bellview Road, Lowell. Talks from local experts on Mars exploration history. (479) 770-2185.

MAX MILAM LIBRARY 25TH ANNIVERSARY RECEPTION 1 p.m. Saturday, Max Milam Library, 609 Aplin Ave., Perryville. Musical performances at 1 and 3 p.m, historical presentation by Tim Nutt at 2 p.m, refreshments. (501) 889-2554.

ROGERS CYCLING FESTIVAL July 27-29, 301 W. Chestnut St., Rogers; nine races, opportunities for all skill levels, includes events for road cyclists and mountain bike enthusiasts. Tickets: $5-$20. or (479) 619-3197.

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.


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"BARE: A POP OPERA" 7:30 p.m. July 27-Aug. 12, Sunday matinees at 2:30 p.m., The Weekend Theater, 1001 W. 7th St. Tickets: adults $22, students $18. or (501) 374-3761.

BIG RIVER: A GREAT AMERICAN MUSICAL through July 28, Argenta Community Theater, 405 Main St., North Little Rock. Show times: 7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $20-$30. or (501) 353-1443.

BIRTHDAY FROM HELL through Aug. 31, The Joint, 301 Main St., North Little Rock. The Main Thing comedy trio production. Showtimes: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Tickets: $24. 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.

MARK TWAIN: IN HIS OWN WORDS 6 p.m. today, William F. Laman Public Library, 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. One-man show with Bill Oberst Jr. (501) 758-1720.

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM 6:30 p.m. July 20-22. Clinton Center Ampitheater, 1200 President Clinton Ave. Bring blankets and pillows for best seating. Concessions available. (501) 663-2287.

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JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING COLOR TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT 8 p.m. Thursday -Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, July 27-29, Aug.2-5 and 9-12, Victory Theater, 116 S. 2nd St., Rogers. Tickets: cabaret seats $35 per person or $60 a table for two, balcony seats $23. or (479) 631-8988.

MADAGASCAR 7 p.m. July 27-28, 2 p.m. July 29, Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St., Springdale. Tickets: $12-$15. or (479) 751-5441.

MADAGASCAR JR. 6 p.m. July 27, 10 a.m. July 28, 2 p.m. July 29. The Forum, 115 E. Monroe Ave., Jonesboro. Tickets: $10, children 12 and under $8. or (870) 935-2726.

OPERA IN THE OZARKS through Friday, Opera in the Ozarks Theater, U.S. 62, Eureka Springs; Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St., Springdale; Basin Park Hotel, downtown Eureka Springs; The Auditorium, downtown Eureka Springs; 1886 Crescent Hotel, downtown Eureka Springs. Productions of Die Fledermaus, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, The Ballad of Baby Doe, Broadway Cabaret, opera scenes, chamber music. Tickets: $10-$65. or (479) 253-8595.

ROBIN HOOD 7 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, Grand Prairie Center, 2709 U.S. 165 S., Stuttgart. Tickets: $10; children five years old and younger free. (870) 673-4201.

SINGIN' IN THE RAIN 7:30 p.m. through Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, South Arkansas Arts Center, 110 East Fifth St., El Dorado. Tickets: $30, SAAC members $20, students $10. or (870) 862-5474.

SISTER ACT 7:30 p.m. July 26-28 and 2 p.m. July 29, The Arts and Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 South Main St., Pine Bluff. Tickets: $18 members, $22 nonmembers, $10 students. or (870) 536-3375.


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IF/THEN 10 a.m.-1 p.m. July 28, and Aug. 4, The Weekend Theater, 1001 W. 7th St.; anyone auditioning should bring a head shot and sheet music, be prepared to sing a song from the show or the style of the show. or (501) 374-3761.

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PLAZA SUITE 6-8:30 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St., Springdale. Reading scenes from script. Scripts available for $10 deposit. (479) 751-5441.

SUNSET BOULEVARD 7 p.m. July 31, Victory Theater, 116 S. 2nd St., Rogers. Production dates: Sept. 14-16, 20-23, and 27-30. Auditions based on script readings, singing, and a dance combination. Audition packets available at (479) 631-8988.


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CAJUN'S WHARF 2400 Cantrell Road. 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. or (501) 228-5555.

THE REV ROOM 300 President Clinton Ave. Karaoke & Dance with DJ Greg, 8:30-11:30 p.m. Saturdays. (501) 823-0090.

STICKYZ 107 River Market Ave. (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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