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Sunday (May 13)

Drop-In Art Making -- 1-4 p.m., Crystal Bridges Museum. Free. 657-2335.

The Bridge of Love -- Bring fresh flowers or buy them there from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to decorate the Basin Bath House Bridge in honor of Mother's Day, Eureka Springs. Proceeds go to the Eureka Springs School of the Arts. Photo at 1:30 p.m. Part of the May Festival of the Arts. Email

Mother's Day Concert -- With Lakota Sioux musician John Two-Hawks and special guests, 2 p.m., Eureka Springs City Auditorium. $12; moms admitted free. 253-1732.

"Ann" -- The inspiring, funny, down-to-earth story of former Texas Gov. Ann Richards, 2 p.m., Arkansas Public Theatre in Rogers. $17-$40. Final show. 631-8988.

"The Hound of the Baskervilles" -- A sublimely funny re-imagining of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's story, 2 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2 & 7:30 p.m. Saturday, through May 27, TheatreSquared at the Nadine Baum Studios in Fayetteville. $17-$47. 443-5600.


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Tuesday (May 15)

"Chicken Story Time" -- Presented by Trike Theatre, 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. May 15-19, Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. $6. 464-5084.

"Happy Birthday, Shiloh!" -- A photo exhibit exploring the first 50 years of the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, opens at the museum in downtown Springdale. The exhibit is part of the museum's 50th anniversary celebration in 2018 and will be on view through Dec. 15. Free. 750-8165 or


Wednesday (May 16)

Veterans Oral History Project -- With Col. (Ret.) Anita Deason, senior military and veterans liaison for U.S. Sen. John Boozman, noon, Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in Springdale. Free. 750-8165.

Play With Passion -- An evening of nature-inspired fun with Play with Passion, a volunteer organization through the Bentonville Schools, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Crystal Bridges Museum. Free. 657-2335.

Speaker's Series -- With former Arkansan Thuhang Tran, author of "Standing Up After Saigon: The Triumphant Story of Hope, Determination, and Reinvention," 5:30 p.m., Center for Nonprofits at St. Mary's in Rogers. Email


Thursday (May 17)

Gallery Conversation -- "The Garden" with curatorial assistant Dylan Turk, 1 p.m., Crystal Bridges Museum. Free. 657-2335.

Chalk Street Art Fest -- Chalk art featuring national artist Craig Thomas, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. May 17-19; free workshop, noon & 6 p.m. May 17, Courthouse parking lot in Eureka Springs. Free. Email

Arkansas Fiddlers Convention -- May 17-20, North Arkansas College South Campus in Harrison. Free. 870-429-6174.


Friday (May 18)

White Street Walk -- Part of the May Festival of the Arts, 4-10 p.m., White Street studios and galleries in Eureka Springs. Free; art will be for sale. Email

Eureka Springs 'Then & Now' -- Interactive, 3D/360 art wall installation, unveiling 5 p.m., First Street in Eureka Springs. Free. Email

Greening of the Garden -- With dinner, music & live and silent auctions, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Botanical Garden of the Ozarks in Fayetteville. $125. 750-2620.

Dogpatch Documentary Film Premiere -- 6-10 p.m., North Arkansas College Durand Center in Harrison. $30. 268-7768.

Dance Nights -- Salsa Beats with DJ Flex, 8-11 p.m., Crystal Bridges Museum. Free. Register at 657-2335.


Saturday (May 19)

"Coded Letters" -- Based on ways Civil War soldiers wrote secret letters during wartime, kids of all ages are invited to make their own coded letter to send to a relative or special friend, 10-11 a.m., Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in Springdale. 750-8165 or

Story Time at the Museum -- With Cherokee storyteller Gayle Ross, 10:30 a.m., Museum of Native American History in Bentonville. Free. 273-2456.

Introduction to Genealogy -- 1 p.m., Fayetteville Public Library. Free.

Chess at the Library -- With Lincoln Middle School chess coach Ryan Billingsley, 2 p.m., Fayetteville Public Library. Free for teens.

Harmon Park Mural Project -- Watch muralist Doug Myerscough paint and carve a large building mural, 2-4 p.m., Harmon Park in Eureka Springs. Free. Email

Washington Elementary Tour of Homes -- With six homes and one business, noon-5 p.m., downtown Fayetteville. Tickets $20 in advance at Washington Elementary, The Gift House, French Metro & the downtown Bank of Fayetteville. $25 day of event. Email

Music in the Park -- With Jonathan Byrd & the Pickup Cowboys, 5-7 p.m., Basin Spring Park in Eureka Springs. Free. Email

Native Conversations -- "From Creation Myths to Trickster Tales" with Gayle Ross, 5:30-7 p.m., Museum of Native American History in Bentonville. Free. 273-2456.

Lawn Social -- With wine and beer bar, ice cream, an art auction and other activities to raise funds for landscaping, 6-9 p.m., Fort Smith Regional Art Museum. $25. 784-2787 or email


Sunday (May 20)

Books in Bloom -- With voice actress Susan Ericksen and authors Kent Bonar, Mohja Kahf, Martin Philip, Anita Paddock, Lisa See and Lisa Wingate, noon-5 p.m., Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs. Free; books will be available for purchase.

-- Becca Martin-Brown

NAN What's Up on 05/13/2018

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