Out­law Mu­sic Fes­ti­val Tour, fire­works at Wal­mart AMP

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - STYLE - ERIC E. HAR­RI­SON

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.

SoNA Fourth

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.

Miller time

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.

Com­mu­nity meet-ups

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.

Free­dom Winds

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.

Blytheville work­shops

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.

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