Reap the University of Arkansas at Little Rock's theater arts and dance department's Dance Harvest 2018, featuring choreography by dance students and faculty, 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the University Theatre in the Center for Performing Arts, 5900 University Drive, Little Rock. Tickets are $10, $5 for children, students, senior citizens, military, UALR faculty and staff. Call (501) 569-3456 or visit visit ualrarts.tix.com.
Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons bring their catalog of chart-topping hits, including "Sherry" and "Big Girls Don't Cry," to North Little Rock's Verizon Arena, 8 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $45-$100. Call (800) 745-3000 or visit ticketmaster.com.
Guest conductor Sara Ioannides will be on the podium as the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra plays Edward Elgar's "Enigma" Variations and works by Bedrich Smetana and Joan Tower, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Robinson Center Performance Hall, 426 W. Markham St. at Broadway, Little Rock. "Symphony Local," a new festival preceding each concert (5:30-7 p.m. Saturday, 1-2:30 p.m. Sunday), features arts and crafts vendors, food trucks and drink vendors. Admission is free with concert tickets -- $16-$68, $10 for students and active duty military; free for K-12 students to the Sunday matinee with a paying adult. Call (501) 666-1761, Extension 100, or visit ArkansasSymphony.org. See story on Page 4E.
Opera in the Rock will present two one-act comic operas in English -- Igor Stravinsky's Mavra and Liam Wade's Part of the Act -- on one bill for "Double Feature: A 1950s Night of Comic Opera," 7:30 p.m. Friday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Studio Theatre, 320 W. Seventh St., Little Rock. Tickets are $30, $20 for for students; $50 Friday-night VIP tickets (including a drink ticket, priority seating and a third one-act, Gian Carlo Menotti's The Telephone, at 6:30) are sold out. Visit oitr.org or centralarkansastickets.com.
5 SHOPPING I
Thousands of shoppers will swarm the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock during the annual Junior League of Little Rock Holiday House. Main shopping hours are noon-9 p.m. today, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $10. There are also special events like Ladies' Night, 5-9 p.m. today, $40; and the children's Doughnuts With Santa, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Call (501) 375-5557 or visit jllr.org.
6 SHOPPING II
The Bernice Garden, 1401 Main St., Little Rock, hosts the season's second Vintage and Craft Market, this one with more of a Christmas theme, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, featuring vintage collectors' items, crafts by area artisans, restored furniture and home decor, antique collectibles, jewelry, children's clothes and accessories, acoustic music and a food truck. Admission is free. Call (501) 410-3938, email email@example.com or visit thebernicegarden.org or the Facebook event page, facebook.com/events/240416799955131.
The United States Air Force Band of Mid-America Mobility Brass Ensemble, on a tour of Arkansas, sets the following free performances, mostly at colleges and universities:
• 1:40 p.m. today, McAlister Hall Lawn Veterans Day Ceremony pre- and post-ceremony music, University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway.
• 7:30 p.m. Friday, UCA, Snow Fine Arts Center, Conway.
• 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Fine Arts Center, University of Arkansas at Monticello, U.S. 425, Monticello.
• 3 p.m. Sunday, Veterans Day concert, Brown Chapel, Lyon College, 2300 Highland Road, Batesville.
• 11 a.m. Tuesday, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, 1200 University Drive, Pine Bluff.
• 10 a.m. Wednesday, Arkansas Veteran's Home, 2401 John Ashley Drive, North Little Rock.
Search the Central Arkansas Library System's Main Library, 100 Rock St., Little Rock, for literary bargains (paperbacks for 50 cents and hardbacks for $1) at the FOCAL Used Book Sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Friends of Central Arkansas Libraries members and those who buy a $5 wristband can get a head start, 5-7 p.m. today and at 9 a.m. Friday-Saturday. Call (501) 918-3000 or visit cals.org.
9 PAINTING, ETC.
The annual Arkansas League of Artists Exhibition opens with a 2nd Friday Art Night reception, 5-8 p.m. Friday in the galleries of the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, 401 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock. Musicians Jeff & Louisa from eclectic rock duo The Floor Also Rises will perform. The exhibition will be up through Feb. 23. Admission to reception and the galleries are free. Call (501) 320-5700 or visit butlercenter.org.
Music in the park, dancing, crafts and concerts highlight the 71st annual Ozark Folk Festival, Friday-Sunday in Eureka Springs. Headliners Funky Feat will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday in The Auditorium, 36 S. Main St. Tickets are $20-$40. Many other activities are free. Visit eurekasprings.org/folk.
Weekend on 11/08/2018
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