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600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States

May 2018

TEN » Hammock Hang

May 12, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
Free

Stressed by exams? Bring your study materials, or take a break during this hammock hang…

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June 2018

Forest Concert Series » Digging Roots + Museum of Native American History Artists

June 16, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
$10

7 to 8:15 pm: Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, Brooke Mills Simpson, and live painter Bunky Echo-Hawk 8:30…

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Gallery Conversation » Dancing in Nigeria by Melvin Edwards

June 21, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
Free
North Forest Trail

Join curator Lauren Haynes for a discussion on the outdoor sculpture by artist Melvin Edwards,…

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Forest Concert Series » Latin Flavors with Cuñao + Christian Serrano-Torres and Friends

June 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
$10

7 to 8:15 pm:  Christian Serrano-Torres and Friends 8:30 to 10 pm:  Cuñao Groove to…

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Forest Concert Series » Crescent City Combo for Great American Picnic Day + The Campaigners

June 30, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
$10

7 to 8:15 pm:  The Campaigners 8:30 to 10 pm:  Crescent City Combo Celebrate the…

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July 2018

Forest Concert Series » Dom Flemons, Featuring the Annual Lightning Bug Hunt

July 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
$10

7 to 8:15 pm:    Ashtyn Barbaree +  Ayleen O’Hanlon + Friends in collaboration with House…

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Forest Concert Series » Beatles Tribute with The Liverpool Legends + Friends in collaboration with House of Songs Ozarks

July 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
$10

7 to 8:15 pm:    Lost John + Ayleen O'Hanlon in collaboration with the House of…

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Forest Concert » Amasa Hines + Rozenbridge

July 21, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
$10

7 to 8:15 pm:  Rozenbridge 8:30 to 10 pm  Amasa Hines Enjoy the cool Afrobeats…

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Forest Concert Series » Soul Night with Funk Factory + The Crusades and the Big Hog Band

July 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
$10

7 to 8:15 pm:    The Crusades and the Big Hog Band 8:30 to 10 pm:…

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August 2018

Forest Concert Series » Island Party with The Irie Lions + Dana Louise and Friends in collaboration with the House of Songs Ozarks

August 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
$10

7 to 8:15 pm:  Dana Louise and Friends in collaboration with the House of Songs…

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Canceled – Forest Concert Series » Dog Days of Summer featuring 1 Oz Jig + Jamie Lou and Friends in collaboration with the House of Songs Ozarks

August 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
$10

7 to 8:15 pm:  Jamie Lou and Friends in collaboration with the House of Songs…

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September 2018

Fall Forest Fun » Nature Night: Fibonacci in the Forest

September 5, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
Free

How much math can you find in the forest? Join us for discovery and artmaking…

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Forest Concert Series » Opal Agafia & The Sweet Nothings, The Bergamot

September 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
$10

Kick off the fall concert season with two acts fronted by strong female singers: Northwest…

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Forest Concert Series » Cha Cha Cha! From Mambo to Salsa presented by Son Sin Gnero

September 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
$10

Northwest Arkansas's newest salsa band, Son Sin Gnero, takes the main stage for an evening…

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Gallery Conversation » Scattering Screen by Alyson Shotz

September 22, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
Free

Join Associate Curator Allison Glenn for an outdoor conversation on Scattering Screen by Alyson Shotz,…

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Forest Concert Series » Kiran Ahluwalia Celebrates Love and Diversity!

September 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
$10

Two-time JUNO award winner Kiran Ahluwalia graces the Forest Concert Series fresh from her  "LOVEfest"…

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Fall Forest Fun » Nature Night: Hammock Hang & Outdoor Skills

September 27, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
Free

Meet us in the North Forest for an evening with our friends from Pack Rat…

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Forest Concert Series » AHI

September 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
$10

Indie-soul-folk songwriter AHI (pronounced ‘I’) is a rare talent who independently toured over 50,000 miles…

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October 2018

Forest Concert Series » Orchestral Pow Wow Project celebrates Indigenous music collaboration with the House of Songs Ozarks

October 6, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
$10

For the final forest concert of the season, we are celebrating the opening of the…

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Fall Forest Fun » Forest Sunset Meditation

October 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
Free

Plan to wind down from your busy day and join us this evening in our…

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Gallery Conversation » Tempest by Brian Tolle

October 18, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
Free

Join Assistant Curator Alejo Benedetti  for a discussion in the North Forest on Tempest by…

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Fall Forest Fun » Trick Art Treat

October 28, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
Free

Have a ghoulishly good time during Trick Art Treat in the forest!  Enjoy pumpkin painting…

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November 2018

Fall Forest Fun » Nature Night: Owl Prowl

November 7, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
Free

Give a whoot-whoot during this owl prowl. Learn an owl call and see if a…

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April 2019

Forest Fun » Happy Earth Week!

April 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
Free

Celebrate Earth Week in the museum's North Forest! Take a walk barefoot in the grass,…

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High South Moments » F.I.R.E.

April 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
$60
Chef cooking on a grill

Inspired by our popular WOW programs, High South Moments invites you to experience the ingredients…

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May 2019

Member Preview » Color Field

May 31 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
Free
Back to Kansas by Spencer Finch

Members! Be among the first to take a whimsical romp through the North Forest and…

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June 2019

Forest Concert Series » Yarn

June 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
$12

Opening: The Vine Brothers Return to the woods this summer with our first 2019 Forest…

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Color Field Tour

June 8 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2019

North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
Free
Claire Helen Ashley, Close Encounters: Adam's Madam

Take a whimsical (guided) romp through Color Field, our outdoor sculpture exhibition located in the…

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Forest Concert Series » Dawson Hollow

June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
$12

Opening: The Lauren McClinton Band Missouri native Dawson Hollow is an indie-folk, Americana band based…

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Color Field Tour

June 15 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2019

North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
Free
Claire Helen Ashley, Close Encounters: Adam's Madam

Take a whimsical (guided) romp through Color Field, our outdoor sculpture exhibition located in the…

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Forest Concert Series » The Werks

June 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
$12

Opening: Friends of the Phamily The Spaceberry Festival in Eureka Springs brings popular band, The…

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Sold Out – Summer Campout

June 21 @ 5:30 pm - June 22 @ 10:00 am
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
$50

Bring your whole crew to our first overnight campout! On June 21, meet us under…

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Color Field Tour

June 22 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2019

North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
Free
Claire Helen Ashley, Close Encounters: Adam's Madam

Take a whimsical (guided) romp through Color Field, our outdoor sculpture exhibition located in the…

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Cancelled due to possible storms – Forest Concert Series » Arkansauce

June 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
$12

Opening: Delta Blues Musicians Arkansauce is a genre-hopping, four-piece string band from northwest Arkansas, bending…

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Color Field Tour

June 29 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2019

North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
Free
Claire Helen Ashley, Close Encounters: Adam's Madam

Take a whimsical (guided) romp through Color Field, our outdoor sculpture exhibition located in the…

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Forest Concert Series » Black Pumas

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
$12

Opening: The Alisha Pattillo Quartet Austin’s hottest new band, Black Pumas, is a beat-heavy soul…

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July 2019

Color Field Tour

July 6 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2019

North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
Free
Claire Helen Ashley, Close Encounters: Adam's Madam

Take a whimsical (guided) romp through Color Field, our outdoor sculpture exhibition located in the…

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Cancelled due to possible storms – Forest Concert Series » Audiopharmacy

July 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
$12

Opening: Still on the Hill Audiopharmacy, a Bay Area-based live music ensemble uses globally infused…

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Color Field Tour

July 13 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2019

North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
Free
Claire Helen Ashley, Close Encounters: Adam's Madam

Take a whimsical (guided) romp through Color Field, our outdoor sculpture exhibition located in the…

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Forest Concert Series » Flor De Toloache

July 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
$12

Opening: Papa Rap and Arkansalsa 2017 Latin Grammy winner, Flor De Toloache has been making…

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Color Field Tour

July 20 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2019

North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
Free
Claire Helen Ashley, Close Encounters: Adam's Madam

Take a whimsical (guided) romp through Color Field, our outdoor sculpture exhibition located in the…

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Forest Concert Series » Big Chief Juan Pardo and the Golden Comanche Mardi Gras Indians

July 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
$12

Big Chief Juan Pardo, a Mardi Gras Indian from New Orleans, will bring a soulful…

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Color Field Tour

July 27 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2019

North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
Free
Claire Helen Ashley, Close Encounters: Adam's Madam

Take a whimsical (guided) romp through Color Field, our outdoor sculpture exhibition located in the…

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Forest Concert Series » Charlie Hunter Trio

July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
$12
Charlie H Trio

The Fayetteville Roots Festival & NW Arkansas Jazz Society Showcase: CHARLIE HUNTER TRIO. Intermission: Lightning…

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August 2019

Color Field Tour

August 3 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2019

North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
Free
Claire Helen Ashley, Close Encounters: Adam's Madam

Take a whimsical (guided) romp through Color Field, our outdoor sculpture exhibition located in the…

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Color Field Tour

August 10 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2019

North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
Free
Claire Helen Ashley, Close Encounters: Adam's Madam

Take a whimsical (guided) romp through Color Field, our outdoor sculpture exhibition located in the…

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Color Field Tour

August 17 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2019

North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
Free
Claire Helen Ashley, Close Encounters: Adam's Madam

Take a whimsical (guided) romp through Color Field, our outdoor sculpture exhibition located in the…

Find out more »

Color Field Tour

August 24 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2019

North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
Free
Claire Helen Ashley, Close Encounters: Adam's Madam

Take a whimsical (guided) romp through Color Field, our outdoor sculpture exhibition located in the…

Find out more »

Color Field Tour

August 31 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2019

North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
Free
Claire Helen Ashley, Close Encounters: Adam's Madam

Take a whimsical (guided) romp through Color Field, our outdoor sculpture exhibition located in the…

Find out more »

September 2019

Color Field Tour

September 7 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2019

North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
Free
Claire Helen Ashley, Close Encounters: Adam's Madam

Take a whimsical (guided) romp through Color Field, our outdoor sculpture exhibition located in the…

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Poetry Reading » NaTosha DeVon

September 12 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States

Inspired by the outdoor exhibition, Color Field, join us in the North Forest for a…

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Color Field Tour

September 14 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2019

North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
Free
Claire Helen Ashley, Close Encounters: Adam's Madam

Take a whimsical (guided) romp through Color Field, our outdoor sculpture exhibition located in the…

Find out more »

Color Field Tour

September 21 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2019

North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
Free
Claire Helen Ashley, Close Encounters: Adam's Madam

Take a whimsical (guided) romp through Color Field, our outdoor sculpture exhibition located in the…

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Autumnal Equinox: A Color Field Performance Program

September 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
Free

Celebrate the Autumnal Equinox with a special dance performance in the North Forest. Autumnal Equinox…

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Canceled – Autumnal Equinox: A Color Field Performance Program

September 22 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
Free

Celebrate the Autumnal Equinox with a special dance performance in the North Forest. Autumnal Equinox…

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Art Night Out

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
Free

Join us for a Color Field celebration in the forest with site-specific performances, a main…

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Color Field Tour

September 28 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2019

North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
Free
Claire Helen Ashley, Close Encounters: Adam's Madam

Take a whimsical (guided) romp through Color Field, our outdoor sculpture exhibition located in the…

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October 2019

Forest Fun » Trick Art Treat

October 27 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
North Forest, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, 72712 United States
Free

Join us in the North Forest for our second-annual celebration of all things spooky! Have…

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