Is your calendar empty this weekend? It shouldn’t be! The next few days are packed full of amazing events, so get out there! Our founders, Kasie + Leslie, will be out and about this weekend as well, so introduce yourself if you see them.
Friday, October 13
Pagnozzi Golf Tournament:
This golf tournament features morning and afternoon flights with a shotgun start. There will also be an awards ceremony and Golfer’s Happy Hour sponsored by McBride Distributing immediately following the afternoon flight. The event will be held at Springdale Country Club from 7a.m. to 6p.m.
5×5 Art Exhibition:
A tradition since 2002, this event features local artists and their support the local arts programs. 5×5 works of art in various media are donated by these artists, and are put on exhibition for one month before they go on auction for one night only. The event goes from October 3-26 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks.
Vintage Market Days:
Vintage Market Days is an upscale vintage-inspired market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings consumable yummies, seasonal plantings and a little more. It’s a three-day event held several times a year that lends s a unique opportunity for vendors to display their talents and passions in different venues. Market Days will be held at the Benton County Fair Grounds, October 13-15.
Saturday, October 14
Respect Run 5K:
The 5K will be chip timed by Race Wizard and we are sponsored by Rush Running with awards and/or medals for the top three in each age group. The race will begin at 8a.m. at Arvest Ballpark.
When you participate in the JDRF One Walk, the money you raise supports life-changing breakthroughs that give hope to everyone impacted by this disease. And you’ll have a great time doing it! That’s because you’ll walk with a committed community that is passionate about doing whatever it takes to help turn Type One into Type None. The One Walk will be held at the Gardens at the University of Arkansas beginning at 8:30a.m.
Each year families and friends of the Down Syndrome Connection of Northwest Arkansas take part in this fun 1-mile walk. The Inclusion Walk features music, games, crafts, vendor booths and more to raise awareness for Down syndrome in our community. This year’s event will be held at Arvest Ballpark from 10a.m. to 1p.m.
Sweetest Day is a celebration reminding us that a thoughtful word or deed enriches life and gives it meaning. This is especially true to the children who are served at the Children’s Advocacy Center. Attendance to this event is made possible through sponsorships and is hosted at the lovely Pinnacle home of John and Karen Scholes, from 6-10p.m.
Fresh StART is the signature fundraising event of the year for the Northwest Arkansas Women’s Shelter. It perfectly aligns with the mission and programs of the NWAWS as advocates incorporate art as a therapeutic process to help clients (victims), both adult and children, connect with the emotions they have suppressed as a result of abuse they have suffered.
Pagnozzi Ultimate Tailgate & Auction:
Enjoy food, drinks, music, silent & live auctions, and more for Pagnozzi Charities’ annual Ultimate Tailgate. Pagnozzi Charities will present the Pagnozzi Make a Difference Award to a nominated coach in Northwest Arkansas who has gone above and beyond to make a difference in the lives of our youth. This event will be held at the Fayetteville Town Center at 7p.m.
Beer, music, and tech are the main event for AMP Fest this year. There will be unlimited samples from over 60 eateries around the area, as well as beer samples from more than 20 local breweries, and live music. The event is designed to raise awareness for Arts Education programming at the Walton Arts Center.
Sunday, October 15
Hero Half Marathon:
The Hero Half Marathon is a fundraising race and community event hosted by The Spark Foundation in partnership with Fayetteville Firefighters’ IAFF – Local 2866. Race proceeds benefit organizations that meet important community needs, increase fitness opportunities for the community, and make Fayetteville and Arkansas a great place to live, work and play. The race is held every year to coincide with Fire Safety Week, and will begin at 8a.m.