Northwest Arkansas Calendar of Events: January 2017


First Day Hikes First Day Hikes originated over 20 years ago at the Blue Hills Reservation, a state park in Milton, Massachusetts.  The initiative targeted the first of January, the start of a new year, to promote both healthy lifestyles throughout the year and the year-round recreation that can be experienced locally in state parks. [...]

Northwest Arkansas Calendar of Events: December 2016


Grandma’s Story Quilt When Grandpa is sick, he loves to get covered up in Grandma’s quilt and tell its stories. The audience sits on the bed and helps Grandpa bring the familiar story to life. A lively tale is sewn into Grandma’s quilt and is activated through interactive storytelling, puppetry and music. Performances @Trike Theatre: [...]

2016 Northwest Arkansas Holiday Events Guide


Happy November! It’s time to kick off the holiday FUN season in Northwest Arkansas! We’ve got the big list of things to do with your family in November and December. Click on the name of any event below, highlighted in red, for more information. CLICK HERE to see a printer-friendly version of this list so [...]

Calendar of Events in Northwest Arkansas: November 2016


Bentonville First Friday The Bentonville Square is transformed into a dream children’s playground where vendors offer all the newest toys for kids (and adults) to play with and decide what might go on their list for Santa. Disney will sponsor the Mainstage with music, entertainment and superstar surprises. Amazing food and lots of other activities. [...]

Halloween 2016 Guide: Family-friendly events/activities in Northwest Arkansas


It’s Halloween weekend! LOTS happening this weekend before the big event on Monday, the 31st! If you’re looking for something fun to do in Northwest Arkansas, scroll down and take your pick! Oct. 7: First Friday Fall Fest, Bentonville Square, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The Bentonville Square is transformed into a Fall Fest blockparty [...]

Make some art on Saturdays at the Community Creative Center


One of our sponsors here at nwaMotherlode, Community Creative Center, always has something fun going on for kids — and adults! We especially love Super Saturdays where kids ages 6 can take part in fun and creative hands-on workshops. With Halloween just days away, THIS SATURDAY they can create a unique and personalized candy bag. [...]

Help fight the Zombie Epidemic at Modern Mission in Fayetteville


The 2016 Zombie event has arrived at one of our coolest sponsors, Modern Mission Tactical Laser Tag (indoor and outdoor). This year it’s the Undead Carnival. That means, gulp, Clown Zombies. Take your terror to another level this month with “infected” clowns running around on the battlefield. Zombie Event Dates: October 14 & 15 October [...]

Northwest Arkansas Calendar of Events: October 2016


CLICK HERE to see our Family-Friendly Halloween Guide! It’s the big list of trick-or-treating & Halloween events in Northwest Arkansas! Chix with Stix NWA Polo Club is partnering with Saving Grace for their first annual “Chix with Stix” event.  It’s on Saturday and/or Sunday, October 1-2 at the Benton County Fair Grounds! Saving Grace will benefit from ticket [...]

Mark Your Calendar: Amazeum’s Tinkerfest is coming up Saturday, Oct. 1st!


Tinkerfest is back! Tinkerfest is a one-day festival that celebrates “the creative, curious, and innovative spirit in all of us”. The 2016 event will be at the Scott Family Amazeum from 9 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1st. If you have a membership it’s free, or you can just pay regular admission at the [...]

Northwest Arkansas Calendar of Events: September 2016

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Note from the mamas: Be sure to take a look at our Fall Fun Guide for more ideas for things to do this season in Northwest Arkansas! Click here to see the post! First Thursday Fayetteville Break up your back-to-school routine and join us on the Downtown Square for First Thursday in September. Celebrate with [...]