8 days a week – The free weekly


August 25 (Thursday)

Adult Recreation — Index Cards, 11 a.m., Fort Smith Library, Windsor Branch. Free. fortsmithlibrary.org.

Gallery Conversation — Exploring Helen Frankenthaler, 1 p.m., Crystal Bridges Museum Contemporary Art Gallery. Free. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

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

Magical Marshallese Story Time – 6 p.m., Springdale Public Library. Free. springdalelibrary.org.

Fabulous Fiction Book Club — 6:30 p.m., Rogers Public Library. Free. rogerspubliclibrary.org.

Live at Turnbow – Duo Divinas, followed by the Irie Lions, 6:30 p.m., Turnbow Park in downtown Springdale. Free. A chalk art workshop will be held from 5-8 p.m. in Shiloh Square. www.downtownspringdale.org.

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August 26 (Friday)

Fort Smith International Film Festival — Friday 5 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m., TempleLive in Fort Smith. $10 to $30. fortsmithfilm.com.

Walk-in Tour: Art Trail—Sculpture & Nature, 1 p.m., Garrison Lobby at Crystal Bridges Museum. Free. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

Used Book Sale – Non-Fiction, 4-7 p.m., Fort Smith Main Library. fortsmithlibrary.org.

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August 27 (Saturday)

Hula Hooping for Kids – 10 a.m., Ozark Folkways in Winslow. $15. ozarkfolkways.org.

Sew Simple — Learn to sew with professional instructors and the library’s sewing machines, 10 a.m. to noon, Springdale Public Library. Free. Register at springdalelibrary.org.

MUFON — The local chapter of the Mutual UFO Network, 10am-12pm, Explore Scientific, just behind the Cracker Barrel restaurant in Springdale. 422-9586.

Introduction to Genealogy — 10 a.m. to noon, Ann Henry Board Room at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free. faylib.org.

Used Book Sale – Non-Fiction, 10am-5pm, Fort Smith Main Library. fortsmithlibrary.org.

NWA Pipe & Tobacco Show – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Ash & Ember and Creekside Taproom in Siloam Springs. Hosted by Ash & Ember. facebook.com/AshEmberPipes.

Meditation and Art — 10:30 a.m., Contemporary Art Gallery at Crystal Bridges Museum. $5. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

Artist Demo — With Holly Roomsburg, 11 a.m., Terra Studios in Fayetteville. Free. using art.org.

Family Story Time — 11:15 a.m., Bentonville Public Library. Free. bentonvillelibrary.org.

Gallery Conversation — Celebrating LGBTQ+ Artists, 1 p.m., Gallery of Contemporary Art at Crystal Bridges Museum. Free. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

Victory Film Series – ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,’ 2:00 p.m., and ‘Grease,’ 8:00 p.m., Arkansas Public Theater at Victory in Rogers. $12 per person per movie. www.arkansaspublictheatre.org/tickets.

‘Collision: When Visions Come’ – Eight local artists create and perform together for one night, 5-9pm, throughout the Momentary in Bentonville. Free. themomentary.org.

In Concert — Buddy Shute & The Motivators, 6 p.m., Ozark Folkways in Winslow. $10. ozarkfolkways.org.

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August 28 (Sunday)

Sunday Music — With Woven, 1 p.m., Terra Studios in Fayetteville. Free. using art.org.

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August 29 (Monday)

Walk-in Tour: Collection Highlights — 11:30 a.m. Monday, Thursday and Sunday, 2 p.m. Saturday, Garrison Lobby at Crystal Bridges Museum. Free. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

Self-guided tour: Architecture — 1 p.m. Monday, Thursday, Sunday, Garrison Lobby at the Crystal Bridges Museum. Free. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

Yoga at FPL — 6 p.m., Art & Movement Room at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free. faylib.org.

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August 30 (Tuesday)

CB to You Mobile Art Lab — Thank you celebration with artist Lynette Thrower, 3-6 p.m., Fort Smith Main Library. Free. fortsmithlibrary.org.

Mindfulness Meditation — 5:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m., Art and Movement Room at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free. faylib.org.

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August 31 (Wednesday)

Walk-in Tour: Big Picture—Art, Architecture and Nature, 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, Garrison Lobby at Crystal Bridges Museum. Free. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

3 in 30 — Three works in 30 minutes, 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, Garrison Lobby at the Crystal Bridges Museum. Free. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

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September 1 (Thursday)

Tiny Art Show Registration – Sign up for a free canvas, paint it at home, then bring it back to be displayed throughout October at the Bentonville Public Library. For 6-12 year olds. bentonvillelibrary.org.

Bookmark Decorating Craft – Until September, Fort Smith Dallas Branch Library. Free. fortsmithlibrary.org.

Artist of the Month – Sandra Dixon, through September, Fort Smith Miller Branch Library. Free. fortsmithlibrary.org.

We’re Hooked — A Knitting and Crochet Club, 1 p.m., Bella Vista Public Library. Free. bvpl.org.

Neurodiverse Night – In “We the People”, 6-8 p.m., Gallery of Modern Art at the Crystal Bridges Museum. Free but timed tickets required. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

Latin Dance Night — 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., Crystal Bridges Museum Great Hall. Free. Get tickets at 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

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September 2 (Friday)

GED Course in Spanish – 10 a.m. to noon, Ann Henry Board Room at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free. Register at faylib.org.

BPL in the Community – Family Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Bentonville Community Center, 1101 SW Citizens Circle. Free. bentonvillelibrary.org.

Walk-in Tour: Art Trail—Sculpture & Nature, 1 p.m., Garrison Lobby at Crystal Bridges Museum. Free. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

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September 3 (Saturday)

Craft Around the World — Japan, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Springdale Public Library. Free. springdalelibrary.org.

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September 4 (Sunday)

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September 5 (Labour Day)

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On display

Private Lessons – For four to 10 people, including pinch pot, troll head nightlight, polymer clay creatures, clay bunny, clay dog ​​or cat, and big mouth clay creature, $25 per person and up, Terra Studios in Durham. Private tours are also offered. 643-3185 or using art.org.

“Dupatta: Journeys of Life and Cultural Identity” – Work by Shabana Kauser, through 9/11, Fort Smith Regional Art Museum, 1601 Rogers Ave. at Fort Smith. Free. fsram.org and shabanakauserart.com.

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

“Process/Experience/Place” – Showing the art of Mary Elkins, Jarrod Cluck and Owen Buffington, through September 18, The District Art Galleries by UAFS at the Bakery District in Fort Smith. Free. uafs.edu/academics/colleges-and-schools/college-of-arts-and-sciences/departments/art-and-design.php.

Feng Zikai: Selections from the Permanent Collection — Until September 22, Fort Smith Regional Art Museum. Free. fsram.org.

‘A Divided Landscape’ – European American artists painted a version of the world they wanted others to see. What was left behind – the footprints, the fences, the military trenches, the deeds, the handshakes, the broken treaties and the blood – tells a darker and more accurate story, until September 25, The Momentary in Bentonville. Free. themomentary.org.

Fresh From the Studio – Referring to the “emotional connections and exuberant creativity” of an artist working in his studio, through September 30, Fenix ​​Art Gallery, 150 N. Skyline Drive, Fayetteville. Gallery hours 12-5 p.m. Thursday, Friday; noon-6 p.m. Saturday. fenixarts.org.

Elevate – Showing the work of Danielle Hatch, Sarah Turner and Linda Lopez, through September, 21C Museum Hotel in Bentonville. Free. 21cmuseumhotels.com/museum/exhibit/elevate-bentonville-2022/.

“The Worst-Scenario Survival Experience” – Tuesday and Wednesday 12-6pm; Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.; and Sundays from noon to 6 p.m. through October 14, The JTL Shop on Emma Avenue in downtown Springdale. $6 to $12. thejonescenter.net.

“Civil War in Benton County: Untold Stories” – Until Nov. 12, Rogers Historical Museum. Free. 621-1154 or rogershistoricalmuseum.org.

“Ken Smith’s Buffalo River Country” – Remembering the Creation of the National River, through December, Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in Springdale. Free. 750-8165 or shilohmuseum.org.

“Digi Know” – A photography exhibit that illustrates a time when a photo was a precious thing and shows visitors how historic photos are digitized to preserve these stories of our people and our past, all summer long, Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in Springdale. Free. shilohmuseum.org.

“Maths move! Experimenting with Ratios and Proportions” – Allows children and families to “playfully investigate ratios and proportions using their bodies and gestures,” year-round, Scott Family Amazeum in Bentonville. $10. amazeum.org.

“A Dash of Apple Vinegar” – A celebration of the apple industry at Rogers, through Dec. 31, Rogers Historical Museum. Free. 621-1154 or rogershistoricalmuseum.org.

“We the People: The Radical Notion of Democracy” – Until January 2, Crystal Bridges Museum. Free. 657-2335 or crystalbridges.org.

— Becca Martin-Brown

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