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story.lead_photo.caption COURTESY PHOTO "Peanut" is adopted after being rescued and spayed at Spay Arkansas. "Spayghetti and No Balls" on June 3 will help the group continue altering rescue animals such as Peanut for free.


Pig Trail Mud Run 5K

Springdale Rotary Club

2 8 a.m. to noon -- The Springdale Rotary Club will hold its annual "Pig Trail Mud Run" 5K fundraiser on undeveloped, rustic land in Springdale. Runners will start and finish the race at Marchant Arena, with a "Recovery Party" to follow the run. Information : (479) 871-4928 or

Spay Arkansas

Spayghetti and No Balls

3 3 to 7 p.m. -- "Spayghetti and No Balls" to benefit Spay Arkansas will be at Fred's Hickory Inn in Bentonville. The outdoor event will include dinner, drinks, silent auction and live music. The menu will include an Italian buffet. Tickets for the casual attire evening are $50. Information: (479) 756-1100 or

Picnic on the Farm

Apple Seeds Teaching Farm

3 4 a.m. to 7 p.m. -- The fourth annual "Summer Picnic at the Farm" to benefit Apple Seeds Teaching Farm will be at the farm in Fayetteville. The family friendly picnic will include live music, farm games and food and drinks available for purchase. Admission is $5 for adults and free for children younger than 3. Information:

Catfish, Corndogs and Cornhole Tournament

Mercy Health Foundation

8 noon to 5 p.m. -- Mercy Health Foundation will host "Catfish, Corndogs and Cornholes" on the Mercy campus in Rogers. The afternoon will include lunch, cornhole tournament and prizes. Registration for a two-person team is $50. Tickets are $10 for nonplayers and include all you can eat and drink. Sponsorships are available. Information:

Charity Weekend

Bowling Tournament, Gala

Ronnie Brewer Foundation

8 7 to 9 p.m. -- The Ronnie Brewer Foundation will kick off its "Charity Weekend" with a bowling tournament at Ozark Bowling Lanes in Fayetteville.

9 7 p.m. to midnight -- "A Night with the Stars: The Best of Northwest Arkansas" gala will be at Pratt Place Barn in Fayetteville. The evening will include music, dancing, local food and silent auction.


Art of Wine Festival

Walton Arts Center

8 7 to 11 p.m. -- The 2018 Art of Wine festival to benefit the Walton Arts Center will begin with "Uncorked!" at the arts center in Fayetteville. The evening will offer a selection of wines from around the world, food from area restaurants, live music and games. Tickets are $75 or $150 for VIP access and premium wines.

9 6 to 9 p.m. -- The "Winemaker's Dinner" on the stage of the center's Baum Walker Hall will feature a six-course tasting dinner from Bordino's Restaurant and Wine Bar, with wine pairings from E&J Gallo Winery. Tickets for the cocktail-attire event are $225 and limited. The evening also will include a silent auction. Information: (479) 443-5600 or

Outdoor Street Dinner

Downtown Springdale Alliance

9 5:30 to 9 p.m. -- The Downtown Springdale Alliance will host the third annual "Outdoor Street Dinner" on Emma Avenue. The dinner will feature a menu created by Chef Miles James. Tickets are $67. Information:

Skydive for Kids

Children's Advocacy Center of Benton County

13-17 9:30 a.m. -- The ninth annual "SkyDive for Kids" at Skydive Fayetteville will benefit the Children's Advocacy Center of Benton County. Participants are asked to raise at least $1,000 in pledges. Lunch will be available for $5. Information: (479) 621-0385 or

Welcome Home

Judge Parker's Stickpin Party and Dance

Fort Smith Museum of History

14 6 p.m. -- The Fort Smith Museum of History will celebrate Fort Smith's bicentennial and the return of Judge Parker's stickpin that was stolen from the museum. The evening at the museum will feature food from Fry Daddy's food truck, wine, beer, soft drinks, storytelling and dancing to live music by Robert Huston and the Western Swing Rules Band. Tickets are $30. Information: (479) 783-7841 or

Sunnyside of Leadership


4 7 to 8:30 a.m. -- Havenwood will open the day with its "Sunny Side of Leadership" benefit breakfast at the DoubleTree Suites in Bentonville. The morning will feature networking opportunities, breakfast and a panel discussion. Panelists will discuss "The Importance of Empathy." Panelists are Josh Hall of Hark at the Center for Collaborative Care; Jules Gianneschi of Walmart; Dawn Spragg of the Teen Action Support Center and Namrata Collins of Walmart. Tickets are $15 for 10 for $120. Information:

All-Star Tailgate

Cancer Challenge

15 6 to 11 p.m. -- The Cancer Challenge Social "All-Star Tailgate" will be held at the Northwest Arkansas Convention Center in Springdale. The evening will feature entertainment, dinner, drinks and live and silent auctions. Attire for the event is casual. Tickets are $150. Information: (479) 273-3172 or

Art and Cocktails in the Garden

Botanical Garden of the Ozarks

15 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. -- The Botanical Garden of the Ozarks will host "Art and Cocktails in the Garden." The casual evening will feature local art, live music, hors d'oeuvres and cocktails. Tickets are $35 for members and $45 for nonmembers. Information: (479) 750-2620 or

Beach Bingo Bash

Elizabeth Richardson Center

16 7 to 10 p.m. -- The Elizabeth Richardson Center's sixth annual "Beach Bingo Bash" will be at the Hilton Garden Inn in Fayetteville. The event will include tropical food and drinks, silent auction and Bingo games for prizes. Tickets are $70 for an individual, $117 per couple or $524 for a table for 10. Information: (479) 872-1800 or

Garden Party

Friends of Washington Regional Hospice

16 7 to 11 p.m. -- The 26th Washington Regional Friends of Hospice "Summer Garden Party: A Lawn Soiree" will be hosted by Kathy and Jim Counce at their home in Springdale. The event will include heavy hors d'oeuvres, drinks, yard games, music from Ultra Suede Party Band and live, premium and silent auctions. Tickets for the event begin at $75. Sponsorships are available. Information: (479) 463-4483.

Summer Salsa

EOA Children's House

16 7 to 11 p.m. -- The 16th annual "Summer Salsa" will be at the Fayetteville Town Center. The benefit for EOA Children's House will include a silent auction, heavy hors d'oeuvres, beverages, live music and a salsa tasting competition. Tickets are $75 or $800 for VIP table for eight. Information: (479) 872-7479 ext. 221 or

Spark of Hope

Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Northwest Arkansas

21 6 p.m. -- The Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Northwest Arkansas will host its "Spark of Hope Campaign" and awards ceremony at the Fayetteville Town Center. The evening includes dinner, awarding of endowed scholarships and the presentation of the "Spark of Hope" awards. The featured speaker will be Cara Brookins. Sponsorships are available. Information: (479) 935-4888 or

Laugh Out Loud

Arts Live Theatre

23 6:30 p.m. -- Arts Live Theatre will play host to the "Laugh Out Loud" gala at the Fayetteville Town Center to benefit the theater group's arts education program and scholarship fund. The evening will include food, live and silent auctions and entertainment from Phunbags Comedy Improv. Tickets are $50. Information: (479) 521-4932 or

Uniquely Crafted

Down Syndrome Connection of Northwest Arkansas

23 5 to 9 p.m. -- "Uniquely Crafted," a beer tasting to benefit Down Syndrome Connection of Northwest Arkansas, will be held at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks in Fayetteville. The event will feature local dishes and a brew mile. Information: (443) 924-0604 or

Reinert Cup Golf Classic

Ozark Guidance Foundation

25 7 a.m. -- The 23rd annual "Reinert Cup" Golf Classic to benefit Ozark Guidance Foundation will be played at Springdale Country Club. Information: (800) 234-7052 or

Red, White and Baby Blue

Jackson T. Graves Foundation

29 7 to 10 p.m. -- The 14th annual "Red, White and Baby Blue" fundraiser for the Jackson L. Graves Foundation will be at the Garden Room in Fayetteville. The evening will include food, drinks, silent auction and live music. Tickets for the casual chic attire event are $50, $90 per couple or $450 for a table for 10. Information: (479) 799-9592 or

FILE PHOTO/DAVID GOTTSCHALK Willa Thomason, farm assistant at Apple Seeds Teaching Farm in Gulley Park, works in April with students of Monitor Elementary School in Fayetteville. The "Picnic on the Farm" on June 3 will help support the group's programs.

NAN Our Town on 05/31/2018

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