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Entertainment calendar featuring Bentonville artwork

July 31st (Sun)

Mountain Street Stage — Will Johnson, 2 p.m., Fayetteville Public Library Event Center. free. faylib.org.

“Annie” — July 31st at 2pm. August 3-6, 7:30 p.m. August 7th at 2pm. 7:30 p.m. August 11-13, Fort Smith Little Theater, 401 N. Sixth Street, Fort Smith. $20 for all performances. Half-price children’s tickets will go on sale while supplies last on his August 4th and 11th. fslt.org or 783-2966.

“Annie Jr.” — 2:00 p.m., 2 E. Center Street, University of Arkansas Global Campus, Fayetteville. Provided by Arts Live Theater. $12 to $15. Arts Live Theater.com.

“Disaster” — Jukebox musical based on the 1970s scourge, July 31st at 2pm. August 4-6, 8:00 p.m. August 7th at 2pm. Again he performed August 11–14 at Rogers’ Victory at the Arkansas Public Theater. $25 and up. 631-8988, arkansaspublictheatre.org.

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Monday, August 1

Drop-In Tours: Collection Highlights — Monday, Thursday, Sunday 11:30am, Saturday 2:00pm, Garrison Lobby of the Crystal Bridges Museum. free. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

Drop-In Tour: Architecture — Garrison Lobby of the Crystal Bridges Museum at 1:00 PM on Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays. free. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

Yoga at FPL — 6 p.m. Fayetteville Public Library. free. faylib.org.

Evening Book Talk — 6:30 PM, Fayetteville Public Library. free. faylib.org.

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Tuesday, August 2nd

National Coloring Book Day — 2-4pm, Fort Smith Central Library. fortsmithlibrary.org.

Author Story — Brian Thompson, author of “Save the Buffalo River … Again!”, 6 p.m. Fayetteville Public Library. free. faylib.org.

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August 3 (Wednesday)

Drop-In Tour: The Big Picture — Art, Architecture, Nature, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday at 11:30 am, Garrison Lobby of the Crystal Bridges Museum. free. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

3/30 minutes — 3 pieces in 30 minutes, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at 12:30pm, Garrison Lobby of the Crystal Bridges Museum. free. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

Under the Covers Book Club — 1:00 p.m., Bella Vista Public Library. free. bvpl.org.

Wild Wednesday — Arkansas Circus Art, 1:30 PM, Fayetteville Public Library. free. faylib.org.

Let’s Talk Art — Artist Feedback Session with Diane Stinebaugh, 5:30-7:30pm, The Art Gallery, NWA Mall, Fayetteville. Registration required. facebook.com/NWAMallArtisanGallery.

Sci-Fi Book Club — 6pm, Bella Vista Public Library. free. bvpl.org.

Young at Heart Book Club — “Auschwitz Librarian” by Antonio Iturbe, 6 pm, Bentonville Public Library. free. bentonvillelibrary.org.

Adult Chess Club — 6 pm, Bentonville Public Library. free. bentonvillelibrary.org.

Books & Brews — “Hell in the Heartland,” 6 p.m., Apple Blossom Brewing Co., Fayetteville. Hosted by the Fayetteville Public Library. free. Register at faylib.org.

Homegrown Tales — hosted by Zeek Taylor and Sandra Spotts with storytellers Crescent Dragonwagon brewing at 6pm in Eureka Springs. free. Email zeek.taylor@cox.net.

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August 4 (Thursday)

We’re hooked — knitting and crocheting club, 1:00 p.m., Bella Vista Public Library. free. bvpl.org.

CB To You Mobile Art Lab — 3pm-6pm, Fort Smith Public Library. Free; hosted by Crystal Bridges Museum. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

“Threads of Identity” — The first Thursday event and public reception from 5-8pm will feature pieces about fashion and style. artventures-nwa.org.

Eleven at Night — 5:00 and 6:30 p.m., Eleven Restaurant at the Crystal Bridges Museum. $89. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

Apple Computer Group — 5:30 p.m. Bella Vista Public Library. free. bvpl.org.

Mindfulness Meditation — 5:30 p.m. Fayetteville Public Library. free. faylib.org.

Cocktail Tour — Beautiful Flowers, 6pm, Garrison Lobby of the Crystal Bridges Museum. $15. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

First Thursday Movie — Make Way for Tomorrow (1937), 6 p.m., Fort Smith Central Library. free. fortsmithlibrary.org.

Neurodiverse Night — “We the People,” 6-8pm, Crystal Bridges Museum. free. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

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Friday, August 5th

Yards & Yards of Yard Sales — August 5-6 during Eureka Springs. eurekaspringschamber.com.

Drop-In Tour: Art Trail — Sculpture and Nature, 1pm, Garrison Lobby of the Crystal Bridges Museum. free. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

Summer Family Movies — “Muppet Treasure Island,” 2:00 PM, Fayetteville Public Library. free. faylib.org.

Eleven at Night — 5:00 and 6:30 p.m., Eleven Restaurant at the Crystal Bridges Museum. $89. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

Evening Art Trail — 8-11pm South Lawn Art Trail, Crystal Bridges Museum. free. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

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Saturday, August 6th

Game Day Saturday — All day, Fort Smith Miller Branch Library. free. fortsmithlibrary.org.

68th Annual Decatur Barbecue — From 7am to 10pm at Decatur’s Veterans Park with a fun run, arts & crafts, chicken dinner, car show, parade and more. Call Kim or Debbie at 752-3912, option 4.

CB To You Mobile Art Lab — 9am at the Yvonne Richardson Center in Fayetteville. free. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

Pilates — 10am Fayetteville Public Library. free. faylib.org.

Discover the grounds — Buffalo River and Thomas Hart Benton, 11am, Great Hall of the Crystal Bridge Museum. free. Register at 657-2335 or Crystalbridges.org.

Screening — “First River: How Arkansas Saved a National Treasure,” 12:30 PM, Great Hall of the Crystal Bridges Museum. free. Register at 657-2335 or Crystalbridges.org.

Adult Workshop — Printmaking by Stephen Wise, 1-4pm, Durand/Estes Room, Crystal Bridges Museum. $55. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

Paulownia — Musical Lectures on Landscapes by James Harrison Monaco on August 6th at 8pm and August 7th at 1pm at Momentary’s Fermentation Hall in Bentonville. $10 to $20. themomentary.org.

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on show

Private Classes — For 4-10 including Pinch Pot, Troll Head Night Lights, Polymer Clay Creatures, Clay Rabbits, Clay Dogs or Cats, Big Mouth Clay Creatures, $25+ Per Person, Durham Terra Studios. Private tours are also offered. 643-3185 or usingart.org.

“Dupatta: Journeys of Life and Cultural Identity” — Artwork by Shabana Kauser, through September 11, Fort Smith Regional Art Museum, 1601 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith. free. fsram.org and shabanakauserart.com.

“Let’s Talk: Art of the West” — Until Sept. 12, Early American Gallery at the Crystal Bridges Museum. Free; no ticket required. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

“Fractured Landscape” — The European-American artist painted a version of the world that he wanted others to see. What’s left behind—footprints, fences, military trenches, deeds, handshakes, broken treaties, blood—till The Momentary in Bentonville on September 25 tells a darker and more accurate story. free. themomentary.org.

“Worst-Scenario Survival Experience” — Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Thursday, Friday and Saturday from noon to 8pm. His JTL shop on Emma His Avenue in downtown Springdale from noon to 6pm Sunday through October 14th. $6-$12. thejonescenter.net.

“Benton County Civil War: The Untold Story” — Until Nov. 12, Rogers Museum of History. free. 621-1154 or rogershistoricalmuseum.org.

“Ken Smith’s Buffalo River Country” — Springdale’s Shiloh Ozark Historical Museum (until December) commemorates the founding of the National Rivers. free. 750-8165 or shilohmuseum.org.

“Digi Know” — Shows a time when photography was precious, how historical photography was digitized, how historical photography was digitized, and the stories of our people and the past. A photo exhibition that shows visitors what they are preserving. Held during the summer at the Shiloh Ozark Historical Museum in Springdale. free. shilohmuseum.org.

“Math Moves! Experiencing Ratio and Proportation” — The Scott Family Amazeum in Bentonville allows children and families to “play with their bodies and gestures to explore ratios and proportions.” 10 dollars. amazeum.org.

“A Dash of Apple Vinegar” — a celebration of Rogers’ apple industry, runs through December 31st at the Rogers Historical Museum. free. 621-1154 or rogershistoricalmuseum.org.

“We the People: The Radical Concept of Democracy” — Until Jan. 2, Crystal Bridges Museum. free. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

— Becca Martin-Brown

bmartin@nwaonline.com

The Bentonville branch of NWA’s First National Bank hosts an art exhibition through mid-October, including works by Leona Hunter Wade, Shelby Nichols, Jeremy McGraw and Richard Lorenz. The art can be seen by him 24 hours a day, in the bank’s store hours, through the bank’s storefront windows. A reception honoring exhibiting artists will be held on August 4 from 5-6:30 pm at 402 SW A St. in Bentonville. For more information, please contact his Director of Banks His Art, his Zeek Taylor (zeek.taylor@cox.net). (courtesy image)
Photo The Bentonville branch of NWA’s First National Bank hosts an art exhibition through mid-October, including works by Leona Hunter Wade, Shelby Nichols, Jeremy McGraw and Richard Lorenz. The art can be seen by him 24 hours a day, in the bank’s store hours, through the bank’s storefront windows. A reception honoring exhibiting artists will be held on August 4 from 5-6:30 pm at 402 SW A St. in Bentonville. For more information, please contact his Director of Banks His Art, his Zeek Taylor (zeek.taylor@cox.net). (courtesy image)