FYI - Weekend event calendar


Sept. 14 (Friday)

Ozark Mountain Artists Fall Tour — Now in its 12th year with eight locations around Newton County, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 14-15, noon-5 p.m. Sept. 16. Maps available by emailing mwinnatart@yahoo.com or call 870-715-7182.

The Good Life Experience — A downtown festival, Sept. 14-15, downtown Rogers. 636-1240 or rogerslowell.com.

“Plaza Suite” — Neil Simon’s comedy of three unrelated acts, all set in the same luxurious suite of New York’s Plaza Hotel, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14-15; 3 p.m. Sept. 16, Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. $20. 751-5441.

“Once” — The story of five days in the lives of two musicians, a Dublin songwriter and a Czechoslovakian immigrant, 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; 2 & 7:30 p.m. Saturday, through Sept. 23, TheatreSquared in Fayetteville. $17-$48. theatre2.org or 443-5600.

“Sunset Boulevard” — Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical about reclusive, delusional Hollywood legend Norma Desmond, 8 p.m. Sept. 14-15; 2 p.m. Sept. 16; again Sept. 20-23 & Sept. 27-30, Arkansas Public Theatre at the Victory in Rogers. $28-$39. 631-8988.

Sept. 15 (Saturday)

Walk on the Wild Side — An edible trees and plants workshop with Tamara Walkingstick, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Hobbs State Park near Rogers. $15. Reservations at 789-5000.

Living Lively Fall Festival — A fundraiser with games, music & more, noon-5 p.m., Outside the Box Flea Market in Rogers. $5 adults. Email Melissa@livinglively.org.

Hispanic Heritage Month Story Time Celebration — 2 p.m., Bentonville Public Library. For families. Free. 271-6713.

Chess at the Library — An introduction for K-12 with Ryan Billingsley, Chess Coach at Lincoln Middle School, 2 p.m., Fayetteville Public Library. Free. faylib.org.

Beyond The Streets — An immersive fashion and music event, debuting the apparel collection of artist Tigersasha in collaboration with Rock City Kicks and BLK MKT ARK, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., North Block Avenue in Fayetteville. $5-$30. beyondthestreetsnwa.com.

Sept. 16 (Sunday)

Orchid Auction — Noon, Northwest Technical Institute (South Door), 709 S. Old Missouri Road in Springdale. Hosted by Orchid Society of the Ozarks. Free admission. 619-4310.

Discover the Grounds Workshop — Creating moss terrariums with Annie Martin, 1-3 p.m., Crystal Bridges Museum. $30. 657-2335.

International Festival — With music, dance, displays and activities from all corners of the world, 2-7:30 p.m., Botanical Garden of the Ozarks in Fayetteville. Free. 750-2620.

Lyrique Quintette CD Release Party — 8 p.m., 21c Museum Hotel in Bentonville. Free. 286-6500.

Sept. 17 (Monday)

LifeWriters — A group for people interested in writing the stories of their own lives or those of family and friends, 10 a.m., Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in downtown Springdale. June Jefferson at 790-2588 or shilohmuseum.org.

Trail of Tears Motorcycle Ride — From Bridgeport, Ala., estimated arrival noon, Museum of Native American History in Bentonville. Free. 273-2456.

An Evening With Sam Pickering — Author of “Parade’s End,” 7 p.m., the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow in Eureka Springs. Free. 253-7444.

— Becca Martin-Brown


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