Outlaw Music Festival Tour, fireworks at Walmart AMP
Willie Nelson & Family, Sheryl Crow, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Margo Price and Lukas Nelson & Promise to Northwest Arkansas, with a 7 p.m. show Thursday at the Walmart AMP, 5079 W. Northgate Road, Rogers.
The festival will also feature area cuisine, craft beers and crafts by area artisans. Gates open at 6. Tickets are $46-$155.50. Call (479) 4435600 or visit the website, amptickets.com.
Also at the Walmart AMP this week, the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas and conductor Paul Haas will be at the center of the Fourth of July Spectacular, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. The festivities will include a patriotic concert, family activities and a 15-min- ute firework display, spon- sored by the city of Rogers, at 9:15. Gates open at 6 p.m. Advance ticket prices range from $3 to $35, $5 to $40 at the door. Call (479) 443-5600 or visit the website, amptickets.com.
The Glenn Miller Orchestra will perform at 6 p.m. Saturday at Lyric Theater, 113 W. Rush Ave., Harrison. Tickets are $25 and $30. Call (870) 391-3504 or visit thelyricharrison.org.
Procter & Gamble is hosting community get-togethers, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today in Northwest Arkansas Wal-Mart parking lots to honor area WalMart employees and locally made products with games, free hot dogs and other refreshments (while supplies last), free activity books and free product samples. The lots are at 4208 Pleasant Crossing and 2110 W. Walnut St., Rogers; 2004 S. Pleasant St. and 4870 Elm Springs Road, Springdale; 406 S. Walton Blvd., Bentonville; and 2875 W. Martin Luther King Blvd. and 3919 N. Mall Ave., Fayetteville.
Legacy of slavery
Blake Wintory, assistant director of Arkansas State University’s heritage site at the Lakeport Plantation, will describe important new findings in the history of slavery at Lakeport and in Chicot County in a talk titled “Slavery at Lakeport,” noon Wednesday in the Darragh Center, Central Arkansas Library System Main Library, 100 Rock St., Little Rock.
It’s part of the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies’ monthly Legacies & Lunch series, sponsored in part by the Arkansas Humanities Council. Admission is free. Provide your own sack lunch; the Butler Center will provide drinks and dessert. Call (501) 918-3033 or visit butlercenter.org.
The United States Air Force Freedom Winds will perform at 7 p.m. Monday at Ritz Civic Center, 306 W. Main St., Blytheville. Admission is by free ticket. Call (870) 762-1744 or visit artsmissco.org.
The Arts Council of Mississippi County is holding two free summer workshops at Ritz Civic Center in Blytheville that require advance registration:
■ “Stage and Special FX Makeup for Beginners,” 1:30-3 p.m. July 17-21, open to adults and students 12 and older. Registration closes Friday. Participants will learn about professional products, how to design makeup with a character in mind and techniques of applying stage makeup and special effects makeup, including basic enhancements, fantasy makeup, cuts and bruises, old age and simple prosthetics. The workshop will include the use of liquid latex and other latex products. Candie Groves is the instructor.
■ Photography for Beginners, 9-10:30 a.m. July 24-27, open to anyone age 8 and older. Registration closes July 14. Participants will need to provide their own digital camera with removable memory disc. Students will use parks, a fire station, churches and historic buildings as subject matter and attend daily discussions on aspects of photography. Instructor will be David Lyttle. An exhibit of workshop-produced photos and photos of students involved in the Stage Makeup Workshop will be on display in the Ritz Gallery during August.
Call (870) 762-1744 or visit artsmissco.org.
Willie Nelson (from left), Sheryl Crow and Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit perform as part of the Outlaw Music Festival Tour on Thursday at Walmart AMP in Rogers.