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FRIDAY (8/11)

SECOND SATURDAY GALLERY STROLL — Including works by multi-media artist Barbara Kennedy, a new member at the Eureka Fine Art Gallery, joining John Will...

“THE WEDDING SINGER” — A musical based on the 1988 movie, 8 p.m. today & Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, Arkansas Public Theatre at the Victory in Rogers. Fi...

Friday Morning Movie -- "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul," 10 a.m., Fayetteville Public Library. Free. faylib.org.

Gallery Conversation -- Adonna Khare, creator of "Elephants," 1 p.m., Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville. Free. 657-2335.

Closing Reception -- For "Vi Machina: Drawings and Ideations Towards a New American Power" by designer David L. Murphree, 4:30 p.m., Fred and Mary Smith Exhibition Gallery at Vol Walker Hall on the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville. 575-4704.

Sunset Kayak Tour -- Recreational kayaks, paddles and lifejackets provided, 7:30 p.m., Hobbs State Park near Rogers. $6-$12. Register at 789-5000.

"The Secret Garden" -- The musical version of the beloved classic children's book, 7:30 p.m. today & Saturday, Fort Smith Little Theatre. Final weekend. $15. 783-2966.

"The Wedding Singer" -- A musical based on the 1988 movie, 8 p.m. today & Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, Arkansas Public Theatre at the Victory in Rogers. Final weekend. $23-$35. 631-8988.

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SATURDAY (8/12)

Second Saturday Trade Days -- End of Summer Blast with a kids' zone, 10 a.m.; concessions, 11 a.m.; live music, 3-9 p.m.; downtown Prairie Grove. Free. Email lktabor@gmail.com.

Discover the Grounds -- Arkansas Champion Trees, 10-11:30 a.m., Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville. Free. Register at 657-2335.

Mother Nature Reads -- "Herps at Hobbs: Snakes, Turtles and Lizards," 10:30 a.m., Hobbs State Park near Rogers. Free; intended for ages 3-6. 789-5000.

Community Under the Canopy -- With the Natural History Educational Community of the MidSouth, 10:30 a.m., Fayetteville Public Library. Free. faylib.org.

Beginning Your Cherokee Genealogy -- 1 p.m., Fayetteville Public Library. Register at faylib.org.

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SUNDAY (8/13)

Sacred Harp Singers -- 1:30 p.m., Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in downtown Springdale. 750-8165 or shilohmuseum.org.

Second Sunday Local Author Series -- Michael Hoerman, author of "Disoriented Fashion," his latest book of poetry, 2 p.m., Fayetteville Public Library. Free. faylib.org.

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MONDAY (8/14)

Sacred Sounds at Mercy -- An August concert series featuring Lori Fay, violin, and Barbara Godette, cello, 10 a.m., the atrium of Mercy Hospital Fort Smith's Medical Building. Free. Email Jennifer.Cook@Mercy.Net.

BookTalk -- "Another Brooklyn" by Jacqueline Woodson, 1 p.m., Fayetteville Public Library. Free. faylib.org.

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TUESDAY (8/15)

Booked for Lunch -- "The Complete Maus" by Art Spiegelman, noon, Springdale Public Library. 750-8180.

Tyson Tuesday Night -- Garden education programs, a documentary film titled "Mike the Birdman" & yoga, plus Music by Still on the Hill, 5-8 p.m., Botanical Garden of the Ozarks in Fayetteville. Free. 750-2620.

Eleven Tips & Two Cautions for Choosing Art -- With Kim Brecklein, 5:30 p.m., Boone County Library in Harrison. Free. 870-741-5913.

Books on Tap -- "Run the World" by Becky Wade, 7 p.m., Black Apple Crossing in Springdale. Hosted by the Springdale Public Library. 750-8180.

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WEDNESDAY (8/16)

Sacred Sounds at Mercy -- An August concert series featuring Tom Ware on guitar, 10 a.m., the atrium of Mercy Hospital Fort Smith's Medical Building. Free. Email Jennifer.Cook@Mercy.Net.

Try FPL -- Podcasting with Matt McGowan of "Short Talks From the Hill," 6 p.m., Fayetteville Public Library. Free. faylib.org.

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THURSDAY (8/17)

In Concert -- The U.S. Navy Band Cruisers, 7 p.m., Gulley Park in Fayetteville. Free. Email navyoutreach@navy.mil.

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Aug. 19

Secchi Day -- A water appreciation science festival, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Prairie Creek Recreation Area on Beaver Lake. Free. Email AWilson@bwdh2o.org.

Shiloh Saturday -- "A Garden Harvest," 10-11 a.m., Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in downtown Springdale. Free. 750-8165 or visit shilohmuseum.org.

A Whole Latte Books -- "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr, 2 p.m., Onyx Coffee Lab in Springdale. Hosted by the Springdale Public Library. 750-8180.

Third Saturday Music -- With the Cate Brothers, 5-7 p.m., Basin Spring Park in Eureka Springs. Free. 253-7333.

-- Becca Martin-Brown

bmartin@nwadg.com

NAN What's Up on 08/11/2017

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