September 26, 2018

Come enjoy the beautiful weather again as you help us serve the children of Benton County. Thanks to your generosity Sharing & Caring was able to provide clothing and Christmas wishes to over 3,900 children in 2017!

Challenge Cup: September 26th, 2018

Dogwood Hills Golf Course

Dinner/Auction: September 26th, 2018

Benton County Fairgrounds


September 27, 2018 - April 27, 2019

The Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra (APO) was founded in 2008 by a group of music lovers and musicians to provide professional performance opportunities for local musicians, educational concerts for young people, and an after school string program. The APO will celebrate its 10th anniversary beginning on September 29 with Halloween Fantasia.

Prior to the season kickoff, APO will host a limited seating "An Evening with the Maestro." The event will take place on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at one of NWA's finest establishments.

Maestro Steven Byess will exquisitely pair music and wine with a four course meal accompanied by the APO String Quartet. Join us for an exciting evening for all of your senses. These dinners sell out quickly so don't delay in purchasing today. $125 per person.

For individual or season tickets or for tickets to "An Evening with the Maestro" visit


September 29, 2018

Prizes for top three runners in all age/gender groups as well as Overall Top Three Male & Female

Every Runner will receive a Finisher Medal made by a child with Special Needs.

First 200 runners to receive a swag bag

Register by Spet 13th to receive an Event T-Shirt

Bentonville West High School

Preregister online at


September 29, 2018 3pm

The APO kicks off the 2018-2019 season with an exciting and fun family-friendly program. Dress in costume and experience some of your favorite Halloween-themed music. We will have a costume contest and prizes for different ages!

Program to include:

WILLIAMS Devil’s Dance from The Witches of Eastwick

GRIEG In the Hall of the Mountain King from Peer Gynt

WILLIAMS Witches, Wands, and Wizards from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

WAGNER Ride of the Valkyries from Die Götterdämmerung

STRAVINSKY Infernal Dance, Berceuse, and Finale from The Firebird

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October 6, 2018 9am - October 6, 2018 4pm

Tinkerfest, a one-day festival that celebrates the creative, curious, and innovative spirit in all of us, returns to Northwest Arkansas on Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 9 am until 4 pm. The 2018 event will be held at the Scott Family Amazeum and is included with your paid admission or your membership.

Each year, the Amazeum brings together makers, artists, tinkerers, craftspeople, educators, and creatives to showcase their work while inviting families to join in the DIY (do it yourself) fun and learn from each other. Whether a beginner or an avid tinkerer, Tinkerfest is a great family activity where all can experiment and learn things together. Ages 4-104 will find a tinkering experience to explore.

Returning to Tinkerfest this year is the popular car take apart activity. Other activity stations include 3D printing, technology dissection and upcycling, and interactive activities created by students at regional schools. ...


October 12, 2018 - October 14, 2018

Vintage Market Days® is an upscale vintage-inspired indoor/outdoor market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings, consumable yummies, seasonal plantings and a little more. Vintage Market Days® events are so much more than a flea market. Each Vintage Market Days® event is a unique opportunity for vendors to display their talents and passions in creative venues. Featured in Country Living Magazine as "One of the Top Flea Markets & Barn Sales Not To Miss". For more information visit:

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October 20, 2018 8am

On October 20, 2018, tens of thousands of people will gather all over the world for a fundraising and awareness event called #WalkForFreedom. Walks will take place in hundreds of cities across dozens of nations. This event is operated by a global anti-human trafficking organization, A21. The purpose of the walk is to raise awareness about the millions of men, women and children who are still trapped in slavery today. By fundraising and rallying thousands of people around the cause, the belief is that this event will be the catalyst for the rescue and restoration of human beings who are being exploited. Join us in Northwest Arkansas on October 20 at Wilson Park in Fayetteville. Online registration: For additional information email:

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October 25, 2018 7:30pm

Open Avenues' 2nd annual Halloween Costume Contest Event, Ghouls Night Out, is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 25, at Meteor Guitar Gallery. Come dressed to party on the dance floor and compete for best costume ($500 prize value).

General Admission: $50; VIP Tickets: $65

**** Use code CELEBRATE18 on the checkout page for $15 off your ticket.



November 2, 2018

The Bill Fleeman Gentlemen of Distinction Gala is an annual fundraising event benefiting families served through Hope Cancer Resources. The gala includes our renowned men’s fashion show featuring local gentlemen, a silent auction and the presentation of the Bill Fleeman Gentleman of Distinction Award given to a Northwest Arkansas gentleman who has made a difference in the treatment and/or support of cancer patients in our community.

For more information visit:


November 3, 2018

Enjoy an evening at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art featuring an elegant black-tie dinner and wine pairings inspired by artworks selected from the museum's collection.

All funds raised through the Art of Hospice will stay right here in Northwest Arkansas! The funds will be used to support capital campaign efforts of our Legacy Village Hospice Home and to support programs such as Meals that Matter, Charity Care and The Center for Grief.


November 3, 2018 - May 4, 2019

SoNA brings great music to life in Northwest Arkansas! The 2018-19 season is almost here. Tickets and subscriptions are on sale now. For concert date, tickets and general information, visit us at


November 3, 2018

Join the Jones Center for its 6th Annual Big Night Gala on Saturday, November 3rd. This year guests will enjoy an exclusive cocktail hour, Grand Casino experience and steak dinner and a Vegas-inspired after dinner show in the Stardust Lounge featuring a tribute to Frank Sinatra. Honorary chairs Jason Nichol (Tyson) and Corey Bender (Walmart).


November 16, 2018

Please join us for an evening of dinner, dancing, silent and live auctions on Friday, November 16, 2018, at our annual Jewels of Giving Gala benefitting the NWA Food Bank. This event serves as our main fundraiser each year and we greatly appreciate your consideration to become a sponsor. With your help we can provide the much needed food for our neighbors. Nourishment which is necessary for them to be good workers or good students. Nourishment which is necessary for them to have good health.

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