Northwest Arkansas Calendar of Events: June 2012

Northwest Arkansas Calendar for June!

Malco Kids Summer Film Fest

The annual Summer Film Festival is on tap at Malco Theatres in Fayetteville and Pinnacle Hills. Tuesdays through Aug. 1. $2 per ticket. Get there early. Seating is limited!

Date: June 5 – Aug. 1

Time: 10 a.m.

Location: Malco theatres (Fayetteville and Rogers)

For more info: Click here to see the Razorback Theatre shows/Click here to see the Pinnacle Hills Theatre shows

Summer Art Classes, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Crystal Bridges has added several workshops and classes for children and teens.

Date: June 6 to July 29

Time: Varies

Location: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

More info: Click here to see a list of classes.

Cocktails in the Garden

Cocktails in the Garden is a casual, social event that pairs a special beverage with a garden feature that includes light hors d’oeuvers. Please Call 479-750-2620 or visit  for more information.

Date: June 7

Time: 5:30 PM

Location: Botanical Gardens of the Ozarks- 4703 Crossover Road Fayetteville

More info: Contact phone: 479-750-2620/Website:

Art of Wine: Wine Tasting 101

Date: June 8

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Location: Walton Arts Center; 495 W. Dickson Street, Fayetteville

More info: WAC website

Arts Live Theatre Summer Camps

Date: Monthly camps June to August

Time: 9 a.m.

Location: Arts Live Theatre, 818 N Sang Avenue, Fayetteville

More info: Click here to visit the website.

Dive-In Movies, Wilson Park

Wilson Park Pool will host four Dive-In Movies each season. These events are free and open to the public. Doors will open at 7:15pm with the movie starting at dark. Movies are sponsored by the Fayetteville Fire Fighters Association. Dive-In movies will be on the following dates. (Click here for more info)

June 1: The Muppets                  June 15: Cars
July 6: The Adventures of TinTin                          July 20: Up

Fayetteville Farmers’ Market

38th Annual Kids Day on the Square, Thursday, June 14. For over 35 years, the downtown square market has offered the finest in locally produced vegetables, fruits, flowers, plants, meats, baked goods, honey, eggs, jams, crafts, and  fine art from the NWA area. Each market day is a feast for the eyes, ears and palate, with a riot of color, aromas, and sounds — street performers, tourists, and the residents of Northwest Arkansas visiting with over 60 vendors around the beautiful square gardens.

Date: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays

Time: 7am – 2pm

Location: Downtown Square (Fayetteville)

More Info:

3rd Annual “Singing for Spays” Picnic

Hosted by SpayArkansas benefiting NWA Spay/Neuter clinic. BBQ chicken and hot dogs with all the fixings plus beer and wine. Live music by the Shulertown band also featuring surprise guests including parts of the fabulous Ultra Suede. Vaccinated and dog friendly dogs welcome. Wading pools provided!  Cash or checks preferred. $20 per person and dogs are free! Come out and help homeless pets!

Date: June 16

Time: 9 p.m.

Location: Dog party USA (912 S Maestri-Hwy 112- Tonitown)

More info: Click here to visit Dog Party USA/Click here to visit Spay Neuter Clinic

Colbie Caillat/Gavin DeGraw

Date: June 17

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Arkansas Music Pavilion (The AMP)

More info: Click here to visit the WAC site


Date: June 19

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Arkansas Music Pavilion (The AMP)

More info: Click here to visit the WAC site and buy tickets.

First Thursdays – Fayetteville

First Thursday Fayetteville is a monthly event held on the Downtown Fayetteville Square. It features various works of art, live music, outdoor movies and other cultural arts representations. Free and open to the public.

Date: First Thursday of the month

Time: 5 – 8pm

Location: Downtown Fayetteville Square

More Info:

First Fridays – Bentonville

Activities, food and live music for the whole family! Held on the Bentonville square March through November.

Date: First Fridays of the month

Time: 11:30am-1pm and 5-8pm

Location: Downtown Bentonville Square

More Info:

Springdale Farmers’ Market

Fruits, vegetables, herbs, honey, eggs, baked goods, plants and crafts. All items sold are produced by members of the market.

Date: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

Time: 7am – 1pm

Location: Memorial Walk of the Jones Center for Families (Springdale)

More Info: Free admission. Call 479.751.3352 with questions.

Little Sprouts

Join the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks for a short nature-based activity, weather permitting. Activities include a story, game or a take-home craft. Wednesdays May thru October.

Date: Wednesdays, May thru October

Time: 10am

Location: Botanical Garden of the Ozarks (Fayetteville)

More Info: Check website for weekly theme! Tickets – Kids over 13 $5, Ages 5-13 $2.50 and kiddos under 5 are free.


Fayetteville – for a full calendar.

Bentonville – for a full calendar.

Springdale – for a full calendar.

Rogers – for a full calendar.