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April Showers Cocktail Class at Pink House Alchemy

04/25/2024 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Learn how to craft delicious cocktails using Pink House Alchemy's unique syrups. Our experienced mixologists will guide you through the process, sharing tips and tricks along the way. Whether you're a cocktail connoisseur or a beginner, this class is perfect for anyone looking to up their mixology game. Don't miss out on this fun and interactive event! Tickets include:

All materials and guided instruction to craft 3 Spring cocktails
Delicious snacks and treats
10 % shopping discount on all products storewide
Stock up on your favorite Pink House Alchemy products and bar tools to outfit your home bar!

This in-person event will be held at 928 N College Ave.

  • This is a 21+ event; please be ready to show proof of ID

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BGO Plant Sale

04/26/2024 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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The Garden marks the arrival of spring each year with our annual BGO Plant Sale!

Guests can peruse a diverse selection of unique items, including handmade grass baskets and plant-themed rugs, eco-printed journals, propagation stations, jewelry made with dried flowers, and, of course, all kinds of indoor and outdoor plants for beginners and experts alike! Additionally, attendees can enjoy Smith & Betts BBQ on both Friday and Saturday, as well as Wholesome Smoothies all day Saturday.

Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy the arrival of spring and enhance your garden & home with exceptional finds, all while supporting local businesses at the BGO Plant Sale!

Vendors: Agana Baskets | Art From My Heart | Boston Mountain Candles | By and By Studio | Carroll County Master Gardeners | Color Me Happy Watercolors | The EverGreene Heart | Foxglove Studio | Get Baked with Me Bakery | LA Ranch Gardens | Love Lavern | Northwest Arkansas Florist | NWA Daylily Society | NWA Master Naturalists | Orchid Society of the Ozarks | Ozark Compost | Ozark Roots Native Plants, Seeds & Foods | Ozark Soul Native Plants | Pink Fern Plant Co. | Pleasant Acres Garden | Railside Vintage | Ray’s Honey | Red Bird Naturals | Rutherford Farm | Sacred Hollow Farm | Solaramic Stoneware | The Tea Horse | Terra Handmade | U of A Ceramics | ValleyNHills

On Friday, Garden Members get the first opportunity to shop!
The event is open to the public on Saturday.

April 26 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm | Members Only
April 27 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm | Open to Public

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Fayetteville Farmers Market

04/27/2024 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Every Week until 12/22/2024

Welcome to the Fayetteville Farmers Market, where our commitment to fresh, locally grown produce and goods has helped Northwest Arkansas grow into a healthier and greener community.

Since 1973, the market has offered the finest in locally produced vegetables, fruits, flowers, plants, meats, baked goods, honey, eggs, jams, juried crafts, and fine art from the four-county area. All producers at our market grow and make their products within 60 miles of Fayetteville, AR. This is why we are hyper local and ALL Arkansas Grown and Arkansas Made. 100% Local and Loved!

The Fayetteville Farmers’ Market operates year round making locally grown and locally made items available during every season.

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BGO Plant Sale

04/27/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
This event does not repeat

The Garden marks the arrival of spring each year with our annual BGO Plant Sale!

Guests can peruse a diverse selection of unique items, including handmade grass baskets and plant-themed rugs, eco-printed journals, propagation stations, jewelry made with dried flowers, and, of course, all kinds of indoor and outdoor plants for beginners and experts alike! Additionally, attendees can enjoy Smith & Betts BBQ on both Friday and Saturday, as well as Wholesome Smoothies all day Saturday.

Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy the arrival of spring and enhance your garden & home with exceptional finds, all while supporting local businesses at the BGO Plant Sale!

Vendors: Agana Baskets | Art From My Heart | Boston Mountain Candles | By and By Studio | Carroll County Master Gardeners | Color Me Happy Watercolors | The EverGreene Heart | Foxglove Studio | Get Baked with Me Bakery | LA Ranch Gardens | Love Lavern | Northwest Arkansas Florist | NWA Daylily Society | NWA Master Naturalists | Orchid Society of the Ozarks | Ozark Compost | Ozark Roots Native Plants, Seeds & Foods | Ozark Soul Native Plants | Pink Fern Plant Co. | Pleasant Acres Garden | Railside Vintage | Ray’s Honey | Red Bird Naturals | Rutherford Farm | Sacred Hollow Farm | Solaramic Stoneware | The Tea Horse | Terra Handmade | U of A Ceramics | ValleyNHills

On Friday, Garden Members get the first opportunity to shop!
The event is open to the public on Saturday.

April 26 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm | Members Only
April 27 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm | Open to Public

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Solare Vintage Market

04/27/2024 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
This event does not repeat

Come join us for a vintage market with various secondhand resellers! They will be bringing clothes, shoes and lots of fun accessories!

You don't want to miss this great event! 

Taking place in the Center Street parking lot, behind Signora Solare Vintage Store, off of the Fayetteville Square. 

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Independent Bookstore Day Celebration at Pearl's Books

04/27/2024 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
This event does not repeat

What's not to celebrate about a bookstore? Independent bookstores support independent thought, make our city unique, and support our local economy. Plus, who doesn't love to cozy up with a great read?

Come celebrate the place Pearl's Books has in Fayetteville this independent bookstore day. This special day will feature sweet treats from Sugar Apple Baking Co. and non-alcoholic bevs from The Dirty Barista, samples of the Pearl's coffee blend by Arsaga's, advanced reader's copies (ARC) giveaways, 25% off Pearl's Book Club books and staff picks, and more.

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Paws Off 2024

04/27/2024 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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PAWS OFF will kick off at 11 am with a group Dog Walk, but the fun doesn't end there! We planned plenty of activities for you to enjoy all day with your best pal.

  • One - Mile Family Dog Walk
  • Dog Agility Show hosted by The Canine Connection
  • Paw Print Makin' Station
  • Crystal Bridges Mobile Art Lab
  • PAWS OFF Survivor Mural
  • Canine Costume Contest
  • PAWS OFF Survivor Mural (community participation)
  • Dachshund Races
  • Doggie Bobbin' for Hot Dogs
  • Vendor/Resource Fair - local businesses and non-profits
  • Off Leash Zone

+ MORE!

Pre-Registration before April 12, 2024: $25/adult (ages 0-17 FREE)
Register on or after April 12, 2024: $30/adult (ages 0-17 FREE)

*The first 50 guests to pre-register will receive a PAWS OFF t-shirt!

Efforts support the survivor services provided by the NWA Center for Sexual Assault. Because You're Not Alone.

To ensure accessibility to educational resources and promote a sense of community belonging, portions of this event will be available for FREE:

  • Crystal Bridges Mobile Art Lab
  • Vendor / Non-Profit Resource Fair
  • Add your hand (or paw!) print to the PAWS OFF Survivor Mural

Thank you to our community partners for collaborating in this vision for a brighter NWA.

We hope you'll come enjoy this day in the park with us however you can!

  • All dogs must remain leashed, except in the designated off-leash zone.

Email questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Front Porch Session: March to August

04/27/2024 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This event does not repeat

Join us at Ozark Natural Foods for folk music from the duo, March to August, and some beautiful spring weather!

You don’t want to miss this.
Shop Local ~ Shop Ozark Natural Foods.

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Mini Makers' Market at Fairgrounds

04/28/2024 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
This event does not repeat

The Northwest Arkansas Makers club is an inclusive group of local makers spanning a wide range of mediums, business sizes, and product offerings.

Come to see over 40 local makers, 8a-3:30p, free admission.

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First Thursday - Elemental

05/02/2024 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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First Thursday returns to the Historic Downtown Square in Fayetteville with a series of festivals each month from May to October.

First Thursday transforms the square into an outdoor arts and music celebration from 5:30 to 9:00 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month. The free, family-friendly events include a diverse lineup of live music, artist demonstrations and installations, food trucks, group bike rides and an arts market featuring more than 40 independent artists who create items in a variety of media.

The season kicks off Thursday, May 2nd with the theme “Elemental” inviting festivalgoers to explore the elements of Fire, Earth, Water, and Air. Mainstage music will feature Shannon Wurst, March to August, and 1oz Jig. Bike Fayetteville and Trailblazers will present a Slow Roll bike ride in celebration of Movement May and Art Experience will lead a festive puppet parade. Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s mobile aquarium brings visitors face to face with Arkansas native fish. 

May’s presenting sponsor is Walton Arts Center’s Artosphere.

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Other themes for the season include:

June 6thAvant Garden, a celebration of all things green and blooming, where art meets nature with innovative art, music, and fashion.

August 1stGame On, with games of all shapes and sizes, where everyone can play.

September 5th - Dog Daze: Pretty up your pooch for the return of the dog pageant and tons more fun for you and your best friend.

October 3rd - Technicolor: The Square will shine in full spectrum with dreamy lighting and activations inspired by the cinema.

Note that there will be no First Thursday on July 4th.

First Thursday is supported by community sponsors including South by Northwest Hospitality, who sponsor the food court, Gearhead Outfitters, who sponsor waste-diversion efforts, and Lewis Automotive Group, who sponsor the Kids Zone.

First Thursday takes place within an Outdoor Refreshment Area (ORA). Alcoholic beverages from ORA restaurants and bars may be carried throughout the square and the ORA designated area.

For more details, including vendor applications and sponsorship opportunities, please visit https://www.experiencefayetteville.com/experience/first-thursday

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