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Siloam Springs Farmers Market—Thru Oct. 14

Find fresh, local foods and goods at this outdoor market running from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays. Memorial Park. Siloam Springs.


Bentonville Art Market—Thru Oct. 28

This market offers unique and fine art by local artists. Saturdays from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Downtown Bentonville Square.


Bentonville Farmer’s Market—Thru Oct. 28

Weekly market featuring fresh local fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses and crafts. Saturdays from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Thursdays from 5 to 8 p.m. Downtown Bentonville Square.


Rogers Farmers Market—Thru Oct. 28

Offering fresh from the farm produce, brilliant flowers, mouthwatering food and live music, each Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Frisco Plaza. Downtown Rogers.


Bella Vista Farmer’s Market—Thru Oct. 29

Offering fresh produce, locally grown flowers, products by local artists, plus live music and entertainment featuring a variety of cultural experiences. Sundays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. 1 Mercy Way. Bella Vista.


Fayetteville Farmers Market—Thru Nov. 18

This award-winning market includes a wide variety of seasonal vegetables, fruits, foods, fresh-cut flowers, a variety of plants, fine art and handmade crafts. Saturdays 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Downtown Fayetteville.


The Original Rogers Farmers Market—Thru Nov.

Serving Rogers for more than 30 years, offering locally grown produce, handmade crafts, baked goods, jams and jellies, local honey, meats, eggs and more. Market will be open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Frisco Station Mall Parking Lot. Rogers.


First Thursday—Oct. 5

Enjoy local arts, culture, music, food and beer. Guests can also take advantage of the Outdoor Refreshment Area. Guests that are 21 and older can sip and stroll their way through the event. Downtown Fayetteville Square.


First Fridays—Oct. 6

The Bentonville Square will be turned into a giant neighborhood block party from 3 to 9 p.m. with food, activities and family fun. October is the last event for the 2023 season and the theme will be “Oktoberfest.” Downtown Bentonville Square.


Art on the Bricks—Oct. 12 & Nov. 9

Enjoy artwork from local and regional artists featured in local businesses and shops from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Downtown Rogers.



The Auditorium—Upcoming Concerts

Oct. 1: Robert Cray, 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 12: Neal McCoy, 7:30 p.m.; Nov. 10: Trout Fishing in America, 7 p.m.; and Nov. 11: John Fulbright and The Melissa Carper, Brennen Leigh, Kelly Willis Trio, 7 p.m. The Auditorium. Eureka Springs.


Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art—Current Exhibitions & Upcoming Events

Currently on display thru Oct. 2: Sonic Blossom by LEE Mingwei; running thru Nov. 27: Dear Friend; running thru Dec. 31: Listening Forest by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer; running thru Jan. 1, 2024: Seeing One Another: New Views on the Alfred Stieglitz Collection; running thru Jan. 22, 2024: Beeple: HUMAN ONE; running thru Jan 29, 2024: Annie Leibovitz’s at Work; running thru March 6, 2024: Architecture at Home; and running thru April 22, 2024: Marie Bannerot McInerney: Trace Me Back. Special events include Oktoberfest on Oct. 1, Sarah Belle Reid Gallery Performance on Oct. 5, Art Trail at Night: Glow Party on Oct. 6, and live music by Vadym Kholodenko on Oct. 15. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Bentonville.


The Momentary—Current Exhibitions & Upcoming Events

Currently on display thru Oct. 8: The Momentary Flag Project: Kat Richards and [Siccer] Will Rawls; running thru Oct. 13: Dark Waters: Kristine Potter; running thru Oct. 15: Yvette Mayorga: What a Time to Be and The Big Free Picture: Rumwolf; and running thru Nov. 12: N.I. (Natural Intelligence): Amos Cochran. Special events include musical performances by Rina Sawayama on Oct. 6, Wilco on Oct. 27, and Wu-tang Clan on Oct. 28. The Momentary. Bentonville.


Rogers Historical Museum—Current Exhibitions

Currently on display thru Oct. 28: A Parade of Apple Blossoms; and running thru Jan. 13, 2024: Toys Well Played. Rogers Historical Museum.


Shiloh Museum of Ozark History—Current Exhibitions

Currently on display thru Dec. 31: Ozark Home, Beyond the Frame and Housing the Human and the Sacred. Shiloh Museum of Ozark History. Springdale.


TheatreSquared—Upcoming Shows

Oct. 11 thru Nov. 5: The Band’s Visit; and Oct. 14 thru Nov. 4: Miss Mouse’s Birthday. TheatreSquared. Fayetteville.


Walmart AMP—Upcoming Concerts

The 2023 season continues on Oct. 5 for Shinedown, 6:40 p.m.; Oct. 6 for ODESZA, 6:30 p.m.; Oct. 10 for The All-American Rejects, 7 p.m.; and Oct. 12 for Sting, 8 p.m. Walmart AMP. Rogers.


Walton Arts Center—Upcoming Performances

Oct. 1: PAW Patrol Live! Heroes Unite, 2 p.m.; Oct. 4: Tanya Tucker, 7 p.m.; Oct. 5 & 6: Leanne Morgan, 7 p.m.; Oct. 13: Jeff Lorber Fusion Trio, 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 14 & 15: Johnny Cash – The Official Concert Experience, 8 & 2 p.m.; Oct. 19: Danielle Nicole Band, 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 20: The Comedy Zone: And Woodhull, 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 26: The Capitol Fools, 7 p.m.; Oct. 28: SoNA’s Haunted Harmonies: A Halloween Concert, 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 30: The Rocky Horror Picture Show, 8 p.m.; Nov. 1: Joe Bonamassa, 8 p.m.; and Nov. 4: As We Speak: Bela Fleck, Zakir Hussain & Edgar Meyer, 8 p.m. Visit the Joy Pratt Markham Gallery to see the Our Art, Our Region, Our Time exhibition celebrating Northwest Arkansas visual artists and on display through Oct. 29. Baum Walker Hall, Walton Arts Center. Fayetteville.


Weekend Start Series—Thru Oct. 28

This compact creativity festival features new musicians and artists every Friday and is in partnership with the University of Arkansas Department of Music. Event takes place from 5 to 7 p.m. Lower Ramble. Fayetteville.


ArkanSalsa Fest—Oct. 7

An eclectic art and music festival to raise money for scholarships, the family bilingual reading program, and to inspire community leaders. The festival celebrates the rich diversity of Northwest Arkansas by bringing people together and offering them a chance to meet new amigos while listening to music, dancing, eating delicious food and visiting with local nonprofit organizations and businesses that benefit the area. Downtown Springdale.


Fayetteville Film Fest—Oct. 12 thru 14

This festival attracts films, filmmakers and audiences from all over the world as it strives to connect audiences with world-class independent cinema in an intimate setting, and provide filmmakers the opportunity to build community and share their passion for the moving image. Global Campus Theatre. Fayetteville.


True Lit Literary Festival—Oct. 14 thru 26

This 10th annual literature festival is meant to spark the creativity in everyone. The event will feature author events, writing workshops designed to help new talent find publishers, poetry readings, art classes and more. Fayetteville Public Library.


Bear State of Mind—Oct. 21 & 22

Lost in the woods, an Arkansas Black Bear seeks his family on a journey through the state. Bear meets new Arkansas native friends and uses his senses to navigate home and reunite with his family. Trike Theatre. Bentonville.


Grit Mountain Bike Festival—Thru Oct. 1

A three-day festival for trans men and women, cis women and non-binary riders of all abilities and backgrounds. Grit Fest is the annual fundraiser for All Bikes Welcome. Centennial Park. Fayetteville.


#NWAChampionship Week—Thru Oct. 1

The Ladies of Professional Golf compete for the championship cup. Weeklong events include Pro-Am events, tournament viewing, hospitality tents, Fassi’s Friends Juniors Clinic, 5K @ the LPGA, Yoga on the Green, Bite NW Arkansas and more. Full schedule and ticket prices available online. Pinnacle Country Club. Rogers.


Kessler Mountain Jam—Oct. 1

Part of the Arkansas Mountain Bike Championship Series. A USA Cycling sanctioned race with categories for all ages and levels. Kessler Mountain. Fayetteville.


Bentonville/Bella Vista Chamber Challenge Golf Scramble—Oct. 2

The greater Bentonville area business community will convene on the greens for a well-deserved break from the offices for a fun, best-ball game on a beautiful golf course. Bella Vista Country Club. Bella Vista.


The Golf Event—Oct. 2

Featuring a variety of hole contests, premium prizes, snacks and beverages on the course, and a sit-down luncheon. Proceeds support youth and family programming at The Jones Center. 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. flight times. Springdale Country Club.


Blessings Collegiate Invitational—Oct. 2 thru 4

Presented by Tyson Foods, This annual event is expected to feature 10 of the top men’s and women’s collegiate golf teams from across the country. The tournament will be broadcast live on GOLF Channel. Blessings Golf Club. Fayetteville.


Northwest Arkansas Finest Golf Tournament—Oct. 4 thru 6

Benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation with several flights of golf offered, great food and libations, games and much more. Shadow Valley Country Club. Rogers.


Havenwood Golf Tournament—Oct. 5

A round of golf to help support Havenwood’s mission to help single moms and their children move from crisis to self-sufficiency. Dogwood Hills Golf Course. Bella Vista.


Mobile 1 Fall Classic—Oct. 6

A fundraising event for golfers and non-golfers alike to raise funds for Boys & Girls Club of Benton County. Guests will have an opportunity to engage in tournament play in groups of three or more and enjoy a delicious breakfast bar. Topgolf. Rogers.


Rogers-Lowell Chamber Golf Tournament—Oct. 6

A four-person scramble with shotgun start times of 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The tournament is a fun day for chamber members to come together, compete for prizes and network with other players. The Creeks Golf & RV Resort. Cave Springs.


Scholarship Golf Classic—Oct. 6

Hosted by Providence Classical Christian Academy, this fundraising event will include an 18-hole scramble. Golfers will receive a boxed lunch, drinks and goody bag. Highlands Golf Course. Bella Vista.


United Way Golf Tournament—Oct. 6

Event includes a morning and afternoon flight and all participants will also receive lunch. Money raised benefits the United Way of Northwest Arkansas. Springdale Country Club.


Outdoor Invitational—Oct. 6 & 7

A guided fly fishing and clay shooting competition all rolled into one fabulous event. Brought to you by Mercy Health Foundation, this event benefits patients with Cystic Fibrosis right here at home. Spring Valley Rod and Gun Club. Gravette.


Northwest Arkansas Heart Walk—Oct. 7

A walk good for all ages and fitness level who want to support the American Heart Association. Participants help lifesaving research that leads to medical breakthroughs and saving lives right here in the community. Festivities begin at 7:30 a.m. and walk begins at 8 a.m. Unilever Parking Lot. Rogers.



Help raise critical funds for Susan G. Komen to support breast cancer patients, advance research and provide patient navigation services to better serve those impacted by the disease. Gates will open at 7 a.m., walk begins at 8:30 a.m. Pinnacle Hills Promenade. Rogers.


Square 2 Square—Oct. 7

A family-friendly experience that allows participants to take in the scenery and camaraderie of the Razorback Greenway. Just want to cheer on the riders? No problem. The Halfway Halt at Shiloh Square in Downtown Springdale will be featuring music, vendors, and beer and cider from Social Project Brewing Company and Black Apple Hard Cider from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The fall ride will start in Downtown Bentonville and end in Fayetteville.


Golftoberfest—Oct. 7 thru 22

This mini golf tournament is a family-friendly event raising awareness and funds for Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Northwest Arkansas. Choose your team, choose your date and choose your location. Gator Golf in Fayetteville and Golf Mountain in Lowell.


Out of the Darkness NWA Walk—Oct. 8

Help save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide. Funds raised benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Check-in begins at 12:30 p.m. Walk begins at 2 p.m. Orchards Park. Bentonville.


Golftoberfest VIP—Oct. 13

Another option to the Single Parent Scholarship Fund of NWA’s annual event, where limited teams can play, enjoy breakfast and lunch and unlimited nonalcoholic beverages. 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Topgolf. Rogers.


Bentonville Bikeboom—Oct. 13 thru 16

This second annual deaf cycling event is a three-day social gathering event with clinics, ride tours, volunteering and just having a good time with the deaf community. Coler Mountain Bike Preserve. Bentonville.


Hero Half Marathon—Oct. 14

Hosted by The Spark Foundation in partnership with Fayetteville Firefighters’ IAFF – Local 2866. Race proceeds benefit organizations that meet important community needs, increase fitness opportunities for the community, and make Fayetteville and Arkansas a great place to live, work and play. 303 W. Center St. Fayetteville.


Lifetime Big Sugar Classic—Oct. 15 & 21

This two-day event includes the Lifetime Little Sugar Mountain Bike Ride and the Lifetime Big Sugar Gravel Ride. Each ride offers a different experience and various length options for riders. Coler Mountain Bike Preserve and Downtown Bentonville.


NWA CycleNation—Oct. 26

Join a movement empowering people to be healthy while funding vital research to eradicate stroke and heart disease. Ride for those who can’t, those who have lost their lives and for those who are still writing their comeback stories. Thaden Field. Bentonville.


Pagnozzi Parker Ultimate Tailgate & Golf Tournament—Oct. 27 & 28

Annual tournament and social event raising funds for Pagnozzi Parker Charities. Take a swing at the golf tournament in morning or afternoon flights at Paradise Valley Golf Course in Fayetteville, and then enjoy some tailgating fun and a silent auction the next day at Fayetteville Town Center.


Chinkapin Hollow Gravel Grinder—Oct. 28

A gravel-racing experience not to be missed, this event winds through the hardwood timber forests of the Ozarks before crossing into Oklahoma, offering a two-state dirt road adventure. Lake Wedington Recreational Area. Fayetteville.


Purple for a Purpose Run—Oct. 28

This 8th annual event includes a 10K run, a 5K run and 1-mile fun run/walk. The purpose of this event is to bring awareness to the issue of domestic violence in Northwest Arkansas. Activities begin at 8 a.m. Veterans Memorial Park. Fayetteville.


Step Up for Down Syndrome Walk—Oct. 28

This year’s Down Syndrome Connection of Northwest Arkansas annual walk will also include carnival games, characters, crafts, inflatables, a photo booth and entertainment. The event, which helps bring awareness and acceptance for Down syndrome in our community, will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. The Jones Center. Springdale.


Aim for Advocacy—Nov. 4

This annual fall event encourages individuals and businesses to form teams in a healthy clay shooting competition to empower the Children & Family Advocacy Center to walk alongside those impacted by trauma and provide the resources necessary for them to heal. Event begins at 8 a.m. Spring Valley Rod and Gun Club. Gravette.


JDRF One Walk—Nov. 12

Walk to help raise money for life-saving research that could create a world free of Type 1 Diabetes. The walk will include a variety of other fun, family-friendly activities. JB Hunt Campus. Lowell.


Turkey Trot for Heroes—Nov. 23

Sheep Dog Impact Assistance is getting you up early Thanksgiving morning for its 16th annual 5K. Additionally, there will be a Wild Gobbler 5K as well as a 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk. Center for Nonprofits. Rogers.


Turkey Trot-n-Trek—Nov. 23

Join in for a new family tradition by gathering to move your feet before gathering to eat. This event offers either a 5K "trot" or 1K "trek" perfect for families and little ones. Ozark Natural Foods. Fayetteville.


Arkansas State Parks—Upcoming Events

Three local parks feature a variety of experiences from guided hikes to educational workshops: Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, Devil’s Den State Park and Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area. Search for fun activities and ways you can get involved to make Arkansas State Park memories to last a lifetime.


BITE Experience @ LPGA—Thru Oct. 1

This festival will be hosted in a centralized location at the golf course during the NW Arkansas Championship featuring golf viewing as well as 30 local restaurants and brand activations. Food and beverage samplings begin at 11 a.m. and viewing deck closes at 5 p.m. Pinnacle Country Club. Rogers.


Ozark Media Arts Festival—Oct. 4 & 5

This event is focused on connecting education to industry in multimedia, including filmmaking, broadcast journalism, photography, graphic design, marketing, production and more. The event will include an expo, workshops, competitions and more. Downtown Springdale.


Big Business Brunch—Oct. 4 & 19

This is a lunch-and-learn-style event featuring top executives speaking about the retail industry. Guest speaker on Oct. 4 will be Jane Ewing, then David Guggina and Cedric Clark on Oct. 19. 21c Museum Hotel. Bentonville.


Art of Hospice—Oct. 6

Enjoy an evening of honor and elegance featuring a black-tie dinner and wine pairings. All funds raised will support programs such as Meals that Matter, Charity Care and the Center for Grief. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Bentonville.


Northwest Arkansas Finest & Wine Opener Party—Oct. 6

This is a party like no other with wine tasting, cocktails, beer and food tastings from the area's top restaurants and caterers. Festivities will include celebrating the Finest Honorees, entertainment, exciting live auction and an incredible week-long online silent auction. Proceeds benefit Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Heroncrest Event Center. Elm Springs.


Winetopia—Oct. 6

From top-tier wines to local craft beers as well as other beverages from local distilleries, this event has so much to offer. Food and desserts will also be of access with the purchase of a ticket. 7 to 10 p.m. Stone Chapel at MattLane Farm. Fayetteville.


Rewired Festival—Oct. 6 & 7

An immersive Esports and tech experience designed to inspire and encourage young minds to pursue passions in science, technology, engineering, arts and math. Rewired’s online Esports qualifier tournament kicks off with unbeatable prizes and leads up to an in-person championship finale and two-day festival celebration featuring retro gameplay, music and action sports. Noon to 7 p.m. Bud Walton Arena. Fayetteville.


Evening at the Farm—Oct. 7

Enjoy a curated, seasonal dining experience and an enchanting evening at Apple Seeds Teaching Farm from 6 to 9:30 p.m. A different chef will be featured for each course using produce from the garden and local ingredients. Apple Seeds Teaching Farm. Fayetteville.


Kiss A Pig Gala—Oct. 7

This formal affair hosts guests to an evening of dinner, dancing, live entertainment, auctions and the famous pig kissing ceremony. 6 to 11 p.m. Rogers Convention Center.


Pottery on the Patio—Oct. 7

Filled with music, food and drinks, free ice cream, live music, hands-on art activities, live demonstrations, studio tours and a gallery open house. 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Community Creative Center. Fayetteville.


American Legion Pancake Breakfast—Oct. 7 & Nov. 4

Enjoy pancakes, waffles, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, coffee and juice — all while supporting the programs offered by Post 139. 7 to 10:30 a.m. American Legion Post 139. Springdale.


Ozark Catholic Academy BBQ—Oct. 9

Fundraising for the third year, all of Northwest Arkansas is invited to this event including an “Off the Grill” BBQ dinner, live entertainment from Full House and a can’t-miss live auction. 6 to 10:30 p.m. Ozark Catholic Academy. Springdale.


Courage Award Luncheon—Oct. 12

Celebrate Domestic Violence Awareness Month and join in for a lunch and inspiring program about the families helped at Peace at Home Shelter. This event honors individuals or groups who have shown fortitude, strength, and dedication to empowering domestic violence survivors and their families. 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Fayetteville Public Library.


Imagining the Future: Anything is Possible—Oct. 13

The Hispanic Women’s Organization of Arkansas’ annual conference will discuss relevant issues surrounding women, education, politics and representation, LGBTQ+, and youth initiatives. The Jones Center. Springdale.


Suits & Sneakers Gala—Oct. 13

This American Cancer Society gala, chaired by University of Arkansas basketball coach Eric Musselman and his wife Danyelle, raises funds to support childhood cancer research, services, awareness, prevention efforts and access to care. Fayetteville Town Center.


Arkansas PBS Family Day NWA—Oct. 14

This year’s theme is “I is for Imagination.” Proceeds from the event benefit Arkansas PBS children’s programming and educational services. Event is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Jones Center. Springdale.


Bentonville Tequila Fest—Oct. 14

This is a cultural experience where agave lovers, enthusiasts, novices and connoisseurs gather to learn. General admission will be 4 p.m. and a VIP event will be from 3 to 4 p.m. Peel Mansion. Bentonville.


Miracle League Burger Competition—Oct. 14

The competition is open to food enthusiasts, home cooks and professional chefs. These competitors will step up to the plate in hopes of making the best burger. Shiloh Square & Turnbow Park. Springdale.


Pea Ridge Mule Jump—Oct. 14

Come enjoy a great day of family fun at this 34th annual event. Along with the mule jump competition, there will be various food vendors available and crafts. 975 Weston Street. Pea Ridge.


University of Arkansas Alumni Awards Celebration—Oct. 20

This 78th annual celebration honors the accomplishments of 13 alumni, faculty and friends and includes recipients in seven award categories. Cocktail reception begins at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and awards ceremony at 7 p.m. Fayetteville Town Center.


Bear Hollow Hootenanny—Oct. 20 thru 22

Come support the Ozark Natural Science Center during this inaugural fundraiser. This event will feature live music, food and drinks, and activities. Ozark Natural Science Center. Huntsville.


Maker Faire NWA—Oct. 21

A day-long celebration of creativity, learning and innovation. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, this is a venue for makers to showcase their hobbies, experiments, and projects in a family-friendly setting. Explore an extensive lineup of makers, engaging presentations, and workshops during the event. There will be interactive activities for all ages featuring innovative and emerging technologies. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fayetteville Public Library.


Hog Wild Tailgates—Oct. 21 & Nov. 11

Complete with the Razorback Marching Band, U of A Spirit Squads, student athlete visits, live music, big screens, life member lounge and more. All tailgates begin 2 1/2 hours before kickoff and conclude 30 min. prior to kickoff. Janelle Y. Hembree Alumni House. Fayetteville.


Light the Night NWA—Oct. 27

At this event benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the community comes together to celebrate, honor and remember those touched by blood cancers. Event is from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Butterfield Stage at Railway Park. Rogers.


Locale Fashion Show—Oct. 27

Join in for an exclusive look at the holiday collections for six of your favorite local boutiques, hors d’oeuvres, exclusive shopping and more. Hosted by First National Bank of NWA, this event benefits the Children’s Safety Center of Washington County. First National Bank of NWA. Fayetteville.


Top Chef NWA—Oct. 27

Join in for gourmet cuisine, specialty drinks and a cultivated culinary experience to raise money for the Rogers Public Library. Metro Appliances & More. Lowell.


Celebrity Waiter Fundraiser Gala—Oct. 28

Phi Alpha Omega Chapter, in partnership with the Tea Rose Foundation of Northwest Arkansas, hosts this annual event which helps provide college scholarships for deserving high school, undergraduate, and graduate students from the community, as well as support health, education, social justice and poverty initiatives. This black-tie event begins at 7 p.m. Embassy Suites. Rogers.


Fresh Start—Oct. 28

Join the NWA Women’s Shelter for a night of honoring the courage of its clients and raising money to support the programs. There will be casino game tables featuring poker, blackjack, roulette and craps. In addition to gaming, there will be complimentary wine and beer, heavy hors d’oeuvres, a jam-packed silent auction, and more. 21c Museum Hotel. Bentonville.


Havana Nights—Oct. 28

Join in for a fun, culturally immersive evening benefiting Northwest Arkansas home builds by Habitat for Humanity of Washington County. Enjoy Cuban cuisine and drinks, music, live and silent auctions, and more. First National Bank of NWA. Fayetteville.


NWA Tech Summit—Oct. 29 thru Nov. 1

Join the Heartland’s premier technology conference. Every year the summit grows and changes, demonstrating the capabilities of the Northwest Arkansas tech community. Rogers Convention Center and Downtown Bentonville.


In It to End It—Nov. 2

Join the Children & Family Advocacy Center for an evening of food, drinks and fun(draising). At this mix-and-mingle event the community is invited to be In It to End It to work to break the cycle of trauma and build resilient families. Holland Barn. Gentry.


Big Night—Nov. 3

One of Northwest Arkansas’s signature galas where guests will enjoy networking, entertainment, a live auction, and a curated meal with select wine pairings and specialty cocktails. This year’s celebration features Sneaker Chic attire and live music by Dial Up ‘90s band as everyone is invited to “party like it’s 1999.” Proceeds support The Jones Center’s membership and activity scholarship programs. The Jones Center. Springdale.


Cops 4 Kids Denim and Diamonds Gala—Nov. 3

Join the Fayetteville Fraternal Order of Police Foundation for a night of food, drinks and dancing as it raises money to benefit kids in the community. All proceeds from this event support Shop with a Cop, Youth Citizens Police Academy, scholarships and more. Fayetteville Public Library.


St. Bernard Women’s Club Holiday Bazaar—Nov. 4

This annual bazaar, hosted by the women’s club, will include handmade holiday gifts, raffle items and a 50/50 drawing, trinkets, treasures and jewelry. Breakfast, lunch and carryout available. St. Bernard Parish Hall. Bella Vista.


Light of Hope Breakfast—Nov. 7

This annual fundraiser for Court Appointed Special Advocates of Northwest Arkansas will feature guest speaker Greg Cathey, senior vice president of transformation and support for Walmart U.S. Stores. Event begins at 7:30 a.m. Rogers Convention Center.


March of Dimes Signature Chefs Feeding Motherhood—Nov. 9

Presented by Kenvue, March of Dimes Signature Chefs Feeding Motherhood adds flavor to fundraising by bringing guests together alongside the most talented local chefs. The Barn at the Springs. Springdale.


Uptown Hoedown—Nov. 9

It's time to pull on your cowboy and cowgirl boots to get ready for this Saving Grace fundraiser. It’s a night filled with fun and a purpose — to give "Grace" a safe home and provide her with the support she needs to become fully independent. Grace Farms. Bentonville.


Murder Mystery in the Garden—Nov. 9, 11 & 12

This is an interactive, audience participation, “who done it” that will keep guests moving throughout the garden as they try to solve who committed the murder in the garden. Have the acting bug? Be one of the celebrity guests involved in the mystery. Botanical Garden of the Ozarks. Fayetteville.


NWA Holiday Market—Nov. 10 & 11

Shop with a purpose. All door proceeds help children of Northwest Arkansas. Market will include gifts, clothing, jewelry, health and beauty, food, handcrafted items and more. Open Friday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Northwest Arkansas Convention Center. Springdale.


National Philanthropy Day—Nov. 15

Hosted by the National Fundraising Professionals Northwest Arkansas chapter, this event celebrates philanthropy in our community. Event begins at 11:30 a.m. Fayetteville Town Center.


NWA Boutique Show—Nov. 17 & 18

Enjoy fabulous shopping all day long from local boutiques all under one roof. Event will include more than 185 vendors, fun tunes, a photo booth and cash bar for the Girls Night Out portion of the event. Rogers Convention Center.


Fall has arrived in Northwest Arkansas and seasonal attractions are taking place across the area’s communities. From pumpkin patches to corn mazes, carnivals, festivals and parades, haunted houses to craft fairs and even a Goblin 5K — there is an activity or event to keep you and your family in a festive autumn spirit!

Fall on the Farm—Thru Oct. 29

Enjoy live music, corn mazes, haystacks, an apple blaster, barrel train, bounce pillows, a barn chute, combine slides, pumpkin patch, sunflower patch, hayrides, bumper cars, corn pit, ziplines, concessions and more. McGarrah Farms Rivercrest Orchard. Fayetteville.


The Expelled Haunted House—Thru Oct. 31

Located in a former slaughterhouse, this event strives to bring new levels of fear to its patrons. Please be advised, this attraction is NOT for the faint of heart. Special events include Unleashed Night, Sissy Hour and Family Nights. 29555 Hwy 23. Huntsville.


McGarrah Farms Pumpkin Patch—Thru Oct. 31

Pick your own pumpkin. Admission includes entry to the farm, hayride, bounce pads, ball zone, barrel train ride, tall grass maze, play area and more. Prices for pumpkins vary depending on size and variety. McGarrah Farms. Pea Ridge.


Nightmares Haunted House—Thru Oct. 31

This intense, high-energy attraction has been scaring NWA since 1987 with cutting-edge technology, all while giving back to the community. Proceeds of the haunted house benefit the Bentonville Breakfast Lions Club. Haunts start each Friday and Saturday evening at dusk and ticket sales end at 11 p.m. 3706 NWA Frontage Rd. Bentonville.


Farmland Adventures—Thru Nov. 4

Offering a variety of fall attractions including a nine-acre giant corn maze, a pumpkin patch, pony rides, wagon rides, farm animals, pig races, pedal karts, a kids play area and more. In the evenings, join in on the flashlight nights and campfires. Farmland Adventures. Springdale.


Exeter Corn Maze—Thru Nov. 5

This 8-acre kid friendly corn maze offers fun for all ages and is sure to keep you busy during the day and night. So much to do including go-karts, axe throwing, hayrides, petting zoo, corn pit, corn cannons, combat archery, spinning pumpkin and much more. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings beginning at 6 p.m., there will be haunted activities including a haunted barn tour, zombie paintball and more. State Hwy MM. Exeter, Missouri.


Fayetteville Falltoberfest—Oct. 1

The Downtown Fayetteville Coalition is bringing a new downtown festival to celebrate all things fall. Event includes live music, local Arkansas beer, a dog show, local vendors, a mocktail competition, pumpkin rolling, pretzel eating contests and more family fun. Noon to 6 p.m. Dickson Street. Fayetteville.


Oktoberfest—Oct. 1

Celebrate this traditional German festival featuring beers from local breweries, German food from Bauhaus Biergarten, art, games and live polka music. 1 to 5 p.m. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Bentonville.


Scarecrow Showdown Kick-off Night—Oct. 1

A temporary art installation and competition, from Oct. 1 to 31, showcasing handcrafted scarecrows created by the Northwest Arkansas community. Individuals, families, artists, schools, organizations, businesses and more can register to partake in creating scarecrows that are unique, spectacular, spooky and everything in between. Event is from 5 to 7 p.m. Botanical Garden of the Ozarks. Fayetteville.


Harvest Moon Festival—Oct. 4 thru 8

This annual event returns with an amazing musical lineup of rock, bluegrass and funk music. The Farm Campground & Events. Eureka Springs.


Rodeo of the Ozarks Fall Carnival—Oct. 4 thru 15

Pride Amusement is bringing back the family-friendly fun complete with rides, games and concessions. Armbands available for purchase. Rodeo of the Ozarks. Springdale.


Here's Johnny 5K RedRun—Oct. 7

Racers will navigate the eerie woods of Coler, starting in the misty valley heading through parts of the “Here’s Johnny” trail and back to The Homestead. Awards will be given out to the top overall runners as well as the top three in each age group. Coler Mountain Bike Preserve. Bentonville.


Siloam Springs Homegrown Festival—Oct. 7

Showcasing locally handmade and repurposed goods, art, print making, jewelry, curated vintage, food trucks and live music. Event is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Downtown. Siloam Springs.


Autumn Harvest—Oct. 10

A reimagined event celebrating the changing of the seasons and benefiting the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks. This year there will be no reserved seating, but there will be seasonal ales, barbecue from Wright’s BBQ, mums and hay bales, surrounded by a pumpkin patch, pumpkin art installation and scarecrows from the Scarecrow Showdown. 5:30 to 9 p.m. Botanical Garden of the Ozarks. Fayetteville.


Flowers & Film: Friday the 13th­­­—Oct. 13

Part of the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks movie series, Friday the 13th will be showing on its namesake from 7 to 10 p.m. Food and drinks, including alcoholic beverages for guests 21 and older, will be available for purchase. Botanical Garden of the Ozarks. Fayetteville.


Rogers Oktoberfest Beer Festival—Oct. 13

A festival of craft beers and good cheer supporting the community works of the Rogers Optimist Club and the Downtown Rogers Rotary Club. More than 25 craft breweries will be pouring their seasonal beers, including Oktoberfest and fall flavors. New this year will be a wine hut. German food along with fair favorites will be available on site. Butterfield Stage at Railyard Park. Downtown Rogers.


Ozarktober—Oct. 13 & 14

Come to downtown Springdale to celebrate fall in the Ozarks. Event includes free family-friendly music, fall games and activities, hayrides, and small bonfires that can be used for cooking smores and free food provided by The City Church NWA on Oct. 13 at Turnbow Park from 6 to 9 p.m. Ticketed event includes live music, local beer and food by Wright’s BBQ on Oct. 14 at Magnolia Gardens from 2 to 9 p.m. Downtown Springdale.


Vintage Market Days—Oct. 13 thru 15

An upscale vintage-inspired market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings, consumable yummies, seasonal plantings and more. Benton County Fairgrounds. Bentonville.


A Boo-tiful Zombie High School Reunion—Oct. 19 thru 22

What happens when rival schools, Zombie High and Casper High, share a ten-year reunion? Come find out at this Arts Live original production. Arts Live Theatre. Fayetteville.


It’s Fall Y’all Craft Fair—Oct. 19 thru 22

Four fun-filled days of shopping with local artisans and small business owners. Benton County Fairgrounds. Bentonville.


Ozark Regional Arts & Crafts Festivals—Oct. 19 thru 21

These premier craft shows have been recognized as one of the top 100 craft fairs in the United States. Craft shopping enthusiasts can find a diverse and unique venue of holiday gift ideas, quality art and home spun crafts, home décor, fashion apparel, antiques, vintage and much more. Washington County Fairgrounds in Fayetteville and Northwest Arkansas Convention Center in Springdale.


Sharps’ Show—Oct. 19 thru 22

Fall craft fair offering a wide array of handmade crafts from a variety of skilled artisans. 11022 War Eagle Rd. Rogers.


War Eagle Fair—Oct. 19 thru 22

A family-friendly fair featuring more than 250 booths of all handcrafted products displayed by their creators in the beautiful fall setting of the Ozarks. 11037 High Sky Inn Rd. Hindsville.


War Eagle Mill Fall Craft Fair—Oct. 19 thru 22

Mark your calendars and join your neighbors for one of the best craft fairs in the country. Revel in the sights, sounds and aromas of the Ozark’s while enjoying live entertainment, food trucks and handcrafted work from national artisans. War Eagle Mill. Rogers.


Voices from Eureka’s Silent City—Oct. 19-21 & 27-28

Benefiting the Eureka Springs Historical Museum, this living history tour of the city cemetery brings in former residents of Eureka Springs to entertain you with anecdotes from their lives and pasts. City Cemetery. Eureka Springs.


Nightmare Immersive Art Experience—Oct. 21

This event includes everything to complete a horrifying artwork and exclusive access to the horror studio and gallery, as well as hors d’oeuvres, character interactions and dancing. For adults 18 and over only. Rogers Experimental House.


Dracula. Here. Now–Oct. 27 & 31

A young English businessman travelled to Transylvania to complete the sale of a new English home for the mysterious Count. As he arrives, he is terrorized by the vampire and his count, but is it reality, fantasy or both? The Auditorium in Eureka Springs and The Medium in Springdale.


Wicked Whiskers Halloween Comedy Night—Oct. 27

Join for a night of comedy and fun to raise funds for Mew Cat Rescue. Proceeds from this event will help fund vet bills and continue the Mew mission of helping local cats and kittens in Northwest Arkansas. Best Friends Pet Resource Center. Bentonville.


Goblin Run—Oct. 28

This family-friendly event will include both a 5K run and a kids fun run. Prizes will be available for the best costume. 5K begins at 7:30 a.m. with fun run to follow. Downtown Bentonville.


Haunted Harmonies—Oct. 28

Guest conductor Lawrence Loh will be partnering with SoNA for the spookiest concert of the year. Costumes are welcomed for this evening of music starting at 7:30 p.m. Baum Walker Hall, Walton Arts Center. Fayetteville.


Howling 5K and Dog Walk—Oct. 28

Hosted by and benefiting Service Dogs of Distinction, this is a family-friendly and dog-friendly event. There will be a 5K for avid runners and a 1K dog walk for walkers. Wilson Park Playground. Fayetteville.


Trick or Trot 5K & 1K—Oct. 28

This is a family-friendly 5K and 1K with proceeds going to Siloam Springs public school's health and fitness education programs. Bob Henry Park. Siloam Springs.


Zombie Crawl—Oct. 28

Watch as thousands of zombies walk the streets of Eureka Springs, or become a zombie yourself! This event is family-friendly and benefits the local food bank. Eureka Springs.


The Rocky Horror Picture Show Halloween Party—Oct. 30

Fasten your garter belt, come up to the lab and see what’s on the slab! Head on over for the perfect Halloween flick, and don’t forget your costumes and props. Baum Walker Hall, Walton Arts Center. Fayetteville.


Goblin Candy Crawl—Oct. 31

Join thousands of goblins on the streets of Downtown Rogers this Halloween. Local businesses will be handing out candy starting at the Rogers Historical Museum from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Downtown Rogers.


Halloween in the Park—Oct. 31

The city of Tontitown is hosting this annual event. Bring your superheroes, ghosts, goblins, and cartoon characters and enjoy the community festivities. Harry Sbanotto Park. Tontitown.

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