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

Friday 5

1. Bentonville Baking Company Grand Opening
All of Bentonville Baking Company will now be under one roof. Stop by for samples and treats for the kids. All of their pastries, cookies, freshly baked bread, decorated cookies, and lunch specials will all be in one place.
Date: Saturday, February 4, 2017
Time: 9am to 1pm.
Location: Bentonville Baking Company, 406 Southeast 5th Street, Bentonville, AR 72712
More info: Click here

2. 2017 Eagles & Icicles Float
The weather is cold and perfect for Bald Eagle sightings in Northwest Arkansas. Come out and join the Arkansas Canoe Club- Northwest Chapter and Ozark Mountain Trading Company for the 7th annual Eagles & Icicles trip to the Kings River on Saturday February 4th. There will be a short 4-5 mile float trip if there is ample water. If there’s not enough water on the Kings, plans will change to floating the White River. Everyone is welcome to meet at OMTC starting at 9 a.m. with plans to depart the shop by 10 a.m. Extra trailers will be in use from OMTC to help with shuttle. There will also be coffee and donuts provided at the shop before departure.
Date: Saturday, February 4, 2017
Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Ozark Mountain Trading Company, Garfield, Arkansas
More info: Click here

3. Super Saturday: Fenner Russell Music Series Family Concert with Shannon Wurst
Visit the Fayetteville Public Library and enjoy a free family concert with local award-winning musician Shannon Wurst. This concert is part of the Fenner Russell Memorial Music Series.
Date: Saturday, February 4, 2017
Time: 10:30am
Location: Fayetteville Public Library
More info: Click here

4. Handmade Valentines with Art Feeds + Shindig Paperie
Stop by Shindig Paperie on Sunday for afternoon of handmade Valentine Cards with the best in the biz, Shindig Paperie and Art Feeds. Limited to 15 spots so grab yours quick!
For children Kindergarten-5th Grade, each ticket to the event includes:
5 cards and 5 envelopes
All the supplies to customize each Valentine card and envelope
A cookie and drink
All the supplies to create one “Spread the Love” confetti popper
An Art Feeds tote with treats inside!
Parents are welcome to stay and watch or drop their kiddos off!
If you have any questions about the workshop, please email Meg Bourne

Date: Sunday, February 5, 2017
Time: 2 to 3pm.
Location: Shindig Paperie
More info + registration: Click here

Print5. Living the Dream! at the Scott Family Amazeum
Do you dream of taking your musical talent to the next level? The Scott Family Amazeum is partnering with Anthony Gomes, award winning blues rock singer/songwriter/guitarist to offer a workshop for young adults ages 14-25. These budding musicians will learn how to make a living from the arts by investigating the creative process and business aspects of a career in music. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to rub elbows with Anthony and discover the pathway to start living the dream.
Date: February 5, 2017
Time: 11am to 4pm.
Location: Scott Family Amazeum
Ages: 14-25
$30 Amazeum members/$40 non members*
*This event requires preregistration.
More info + registration: Click here