Bentonville

Toyland on the Square, the First Friday celebration set for Friday, Nov. 6 on the Bentonville square, is a sneak peek into Santa’s workshop. Walmart toy vendors attend from around the country to showcase their new toy lines. It’s the best way to show mom and dad exactly what you want for Christmas and make …
Slaughter Pen Jam Mountain Bike Festival takes place Oct. 2-4 in Bentonville, and is jam packed with biking events, vendors, music, and food. This three-day festival for riders of all ages kicks off at 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 2 with BMX events on the downtown square and vendors set up on the lawn. Watch riders …
Opening July 15, the Scott Family Amazeum is a hands-on, interactive museum for children and families in Northwest Arkansas. It is another layer enriching the lives of those who live in and visit this growing metropolitan area. The nearly 50,000-square-foot space is located in Bentonville at the intersection of J Street and Museum Way, which …
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville has acquired five new artworks: two sculptures and two paintings are by artist Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010), and Jasper Johns’ Flag. The works by Bourgeois are: Maman, 1999 (bronze, stainless steel, and marble), Quarantania, 1947-1953 (bronze, painted white with blue and black, and stainless steel), Connecticutiana, 1944-1945 (oil …
The Bentonville Art and Culinary Festival is officially underway. Running the entire month of June, the big kickoff event is First Friday, taking place from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, June 5 on the Bentonville square. Numerous art and culinary vendors and interactive art booths for children fill the square during the event. Plus, …
Walmart is a ubiquitous piece of our national landscape, yet it started from humble beginnings. The story of America’s largest retailer is chronicled on the small town square of Bentonville at The Walmart Museum, which will celebrate its 25th anniversary on Saturday, May 16. Known as the Walmart Visitors Center until 2012, the museum is …
If you’re a fan of Billy Sims, former Detroit Lions running back and Heisman Trophy winner, you have a chance to meet him this weekend. Sims will host a Guest Appreciation Day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 2 at Billy Sims BBQ in Bentonville. Founder of the restaurant, he will be there …
Individual tickets go on sale today (April 13) for the Bentonville Film Festival taking place May 5-9. While I highly recommend that you get tickets, I have one warning for you as you go to the website to make that purchase. Whatever you do, don’t go to the Bentonville Film Festival website and start watching …