February 16, 2017

Enjoy a Fabulous February this Weekend

This weekend is full of fun and adventure! You can feel like a kid again and even take them with you to the circus, or solve a murder mystery as it unfolds on stage. Your little princesses and superheroes have a party just for them. Enjoy concerts, photography and art shows, and even brush up on your survival skills.

Circus Oz

A two-hour array of physical feats, spectacular skills, and hilarious antics await at Circus Oz. Aerialists defy gravity, jugglers propel unlikely objects in complicated cacophonies, acrobats fall up and stand over.
February 15, 2017 – February 19, 2017
Walton Arts Center
505 W. Spring St
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Admission: tickets start at $25
479-443-5600

Not A Clue

Come join us for OBU’s original production of Not a Clue! Based on the classic board game Clue, this improv murder mystery will keep everyone guessing – including the cast! The show is different every night, so come experience this hilarious show over and over again! This murder mystery was created and directed by senior musical theatre major Hannah Fender. Performances will run Thursday, February 16th to Tuesday, February 21 at 7:30 p.m. except on Sunday, February 19, which will run at 2:30 p.m.
February 16, 2017 – February 18, 2017, 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Verser Theatre
410 Ouachita St.
Arkadelphia, AR 71998
Admission: $8
http://www.obu.edu/boxoffice

Fifth Annual Princess & Superhero Weekend

Don’t Miss Out! You won’t want to miss this magical weekend of events with your favorite princess or superhero. Children are encouraged to dress as their favorite character. Space is limited! Order online and receive an additional $5 in Party Bucks to use at the event. You will receive Party Bucks when you arrive. For more information, call (501) 279-4276, ext. 1 or email women@harding.edu
Friday and Saturday, February 17 and 18. Friday, 7 and 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, 9 – 11:30 a.m.
Harding University
David B. Burks American Heritage Bldg.
915 E. Market Avenue
Searcy, AR
http://www.harding.edu/alumni/women

Heartbreak in Peanuts

This exhibit features 50 high-quality digital reproductions of original Peanuts comic strips which focus on narratives of lost love. These one-sided love stories include Sally and her “Sweet Babboo,” Snoopy left standing at the altar, Lucy throwing Schroeder’s piano in the sewer, and Charlie Brown’s mission to meet the Little Red-Haired Girl. The opening reception is February 14 and is free for members or $5 for non-members.
Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, February 15, 2017 – April 16, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Fort Smith Regional Art Museum
1601 Rogers Ave.
Fort Smith, AR 72901
Admission: Free
fsram.org

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Amplify Fest 2017

Barrett Baber

Barrett Baber returns as part of the, “A Room Full of Fighters,” 2017 tour. After graduating from Marion High School, Barrett went on to success as a finalist on NBC’s The Voice. He has since performed with such artists as Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker, Cole Swindell, A Thousand Horses and many more.
February 17, 2017, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Marion Performing Arts Center
1 Patriot Dr.
Marion, AR 72364
Admission: $15,$25,$75
http://www.marionarpac.com

Opening Exhibition Lecture: Richard Misrach on Border Cantos

In this opening lecture, photographer Richard Misrach, provides an overview about the artistic process of the exhibition, Border Cantos, and the collaboration with artist Guillermo Galindo. The lecture features commentary on his photography while discussing inspirations found on the Mexican-American border, the stories he collected from migrating peoples, and the role of art in political discourse.
February 17, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
600 Museum Way
Bentonville, AR 72712
Admission: Free
crystalbridges.org

Survival Skills Weekend

Start or add to your knowledge of surviving in the great outdoors. This weekend will be filled with survivor skills workshops such as map and compass, fire starting, shelter building, and more! Contact the park for a workshop schedule. Advance payment and registration required.
February 18, 2017 – February 19, 2017
Pinnacle Mountain State Park
Little Rock, AR 72223
Admission: Contact the Park Superintendent
501-868-5806

*Header Image Courtesy of Arkansas Parks and Tourism

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Jeanetta Darley

Arkansas Women Blogger member Jeanetta Darley is an artist, blogger, and sometimes homesteader. A native Arkansan, she creates art and writes about the day to day victories & failures with family, farming, gardening, cooking & life in general at www.jeanettadarley.com.

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