Count down to 2016 with these Northwest Arkansas events!

new years evenoon year's eve, crystal bridgesRing in the New Year (without staying up past bedtime!) at Crystal Bridges Museum’s first-ever, family-friendly Noon Year’s Eve celebration. Enjoy a toast at noon after a special Noon Year’s Eve countdown, a new marionette show from StoneLion Puppet Theatre, music, dancing, magic, art-making, and more.

Just down the street, the Scott Family Amazeum are celebrating Noon Year’s as well, so you can plan to spend the afternoon with both.

Free at Crystal Bridges, no registration required, at noon, on December 31st.

If you’ve got older kids or you’re going to let your littles stay up late tonight, you can also visit the Last Night Fayetteville event for activities and the Hog Drop at midnight with fireworks.

last nightHere’s a full list of activities and here’s a list of kid-friendly activities.