The Friday 5: Fun things to do this weekend in Northwest Arkansas

Friday 5

1. Zing Adventures, Amazeum Saturday, 9-10 am; Encore workshop at 11 am-Noon

PrintJanuary’s theme is Fiber Fun, inspired by the mural in yarn, “Biking in Bentonville” by artist London Kaye.  Adult and child partners will become more familiar with a variety of MAKING techniques and tools using yarns, threads and fabrics.

$10 Amazeum member child + adult caregiver
$15 non-member child + adult caregiver

Ages 4-6 years old and a caregiver. Open to all guests: Amazeum members and non-members. Adult, age 18 or older, must accompany child during the workshop. Advanced registration and payment required.

Register here for January 28  9-10 am Zing Adventures; Register here for January 28 11 am-Noon Zing Adventures encore workshop

2. Super Saturday: Winter Artsy Craft, Fayetteville Public Library. Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to noon.

crayons, fplGet creative at FPL! Families can drop in any time between 10:30 and noon on January 28th in the Children’s Library to enjoy a wide array of fun, self-guided craft projects. Volunteers will be available for assistance.

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3. It’s Great to Skate event, The Jones Center. Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Ozark Figure Skating Club is hosting the annual It’s Great to Skate event to celebrate National Skating Month. It will feature skating exhibitions from noon to 12:15 p.m. and FREE skating lessons at center ice from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. Those who take lessons will need to pay $5 for admission to the skating session and $2 to rent skates. There will be an Ozark Figure Skating Club information table and door prizes for skaters while supplies last.

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4. 3rd Annual Afternoon of Fairytales to benefit Restoration Village. Saturday, 1-3 p.m.

Children and children at heart are invited to an Afternoon of Fairytales at Avondale Chapel and Gardens in Bentonville. The program will feature an interactive storytelling experience presented by Trike Theater, music, fairytale themed crafts and food. Come dressed as your favorite prince, princess or fairytale character.

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5. Cookbook Swap, Honeycomb Kitchen Shop, Rogers. Saturday, 1 p.m.

Is your cookbook shelf overflowing? Then this is the event for you! So fun!

Have a few cookbooks you love to look at but rarely use? Or perhaps a stack of foodie magazines piling up on your coffee table? Need some new recipe inspiration? You are not alone! Gather up those books and come participate in a cookbook swap at the shop on Saturday, January 28th from 1pm – 4pm. We’ll put on a pot of coffee and provide some tasty snacks. Bring your gently used cookbooks, food memoirs, cooking reference books, or food magazines to swap and go home with a new treasure to add to your shelf! Bring as many as you’d like – we’ll encourage a one for one swap so participants will be able to take as many books as they contribute. Any books or magazines remaining a the end of the event will be donated.

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