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EVENTFUL ARTS Music, drama, visual and culinary arts meld together for unique art-based events taking place throughout the year in Northwest Arkansas.

BENTONVILLE FILM FESTIVAL

FIRST FRIDAYS IN BENTONVILLE

Founded by Academy Award™ winner Geena

During the months of April through

Davis and filmmaker Trevor Drinkwater in

November, the Bentonville square is

2015, BFF is steeped in a mission focusing

transformed into a themed community

on content that exemplifies the growing

block party with live music, outstanding

diversity of the American landscape.

culinary and family friendly activities.

Research and social action are deeply

Thousands gather to celebrate during First

rooted in the objectives of the festival and

Fridays, so don’t miss it!

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its leadership. BFF provides a platform to significantly increase the commercial value of content produced by minorities and women. The festival is set for various locations around Bentonville on May 7-11, 2019.

FIRST THURSDAYS IN FAYETTEVILLE

MAY FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS IN EUREKA SPRINGS

eurekaspringsfestivalofthearts.com With more than 400 artists working in all mediums in Eureka Springs, the May Festival of the Arts in downtown is packed with

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one-of-a-kind art exhibits, demonstrations,

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performances, culinary arts, free music in

Produced by Experience Fayetteville, First

the park, and the wildest street party thrown

Thursday transforms the city’s historic

by artists – The White Street Walk.

downtown square into a vibrant festival atmosphere. Each month’s festivities follow a specific theme and feature visual artists, live music, street performances, children’s activities, food trucks, a craft beer garden and more. Festivities are free and take place May through October, from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

ARTOSPHERE: ARKANSAS’ ARTS AND NATURE FESTIVAL waltonartscenter.org 479-443-5600 This annual festival across NWA celebrates artists, influenced by nature, who inspire us to live more sustainable lives. This year’s festival in June will offer low cost and free events featuring dance, symphony, visual art, live chamber and folk music, family activities, workshops, community conversations and more.

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Clockwise from the top: photos courtesy Visit Bentonville; Eureka Springs A&P; Walton Arts Center

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2019 Northwest Arkansas Visitors Guide  

2019 Northwest Arkansas Visitors Guide