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The first weekend in September is filled with many exciting and fun things to do for every member of the family.  Take a look at this week’s activities listed below, your sure to find something that piques your interest and motivates you to get out and enjoy our beautiful corner of the state.

Be sure to check out the UPDATED 2017 Things To Do in NWA over Labor Day Weekend blog post.

Bentonville

Event:  First Fridays ~ Sugar Creek Days
Date: Sept 4-5
Time: 11:00 am -11:00 pm
Location:  Bentonville Square
Description: Western theme for First Friday, complete with bank robbery re-enactment, along with Egg and Spoon Races, Sack Races, Apple Bobbing, Face Painting, Prince & Princesses, Balloon Animals, super Amazing prizes, don’t miss out! First Friday Flicks will be showing The Lego Movie.  Movie will begin at approx. 8:00pm and isFREE to the public!

Event: Light Night
Date: Sept 4th
Time: 8:30- 11:30 pm
Location: Crystal Bridges
Description:Join Crystal Bridges for a turn-of-the-century urban experience inspired by the 1893 World’s Fair! This steampunk-Vaudevillian party will feature live musical performances.  For more information , click here

Event: Bentonville Farmers Market
Date: Saturday, Sept. 5th
Time: 7 am
Location: Downtown Square, Bentonville, AR
Description Fresh food available to the community, along with performances, arts, crafts, and more!  Don’t miss out on the local farmers market located in the different towns of NWA! (Bentonville, Rogers, Fayetteville, Springdale, and Siloam Springs)

Event:  TriFest for MS
Date: Sat and Sun Sept 5th – 6th
Time: 7:00 am
Location:Melvin Ford Pool, Memorial Park – MLK Drive
Bentonville, Arkansas
Description: TRIFEST for MS features three triathlon distances, a 5k, and a dedicated night of kids triathlon, with a course for kids ages 5-8 and another for kids ages 9-14. Register as an individual or as part of a relay team. Click Here for more information.

Fayetteville

Event: First Thursday
Date: Thursday, Sept 3rd
Time: 5:00 – 8:00 pm
Location: Fayetteville Square
Description:  Monthly celebration on the beautiful Fayetteville Downtown Square.

Event: Fayetteville Farmers Market
Date: Saturday, September 5th
Time: 7 a.m.
Location: 101 W Mountain St. Fayetteville, AR
Description: Fresh food available to the community, along with performances, arts, crafts, and more!  Don’t miss out on the local farmers market located in the different towns of NWA!  (Bentonville, Rogers, Fayetteville, Springdale, and Siloam Springs)

Event:Prairie Grove Clothesline Fair
Date: Sept 5-7th
Time: 8:30 am
Location:Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park
Description: Arts, crafts, food and entertainment at this much loved fair.

Event: Washington County Fair
Date: Sept 1-5th
Time:  Midway opens at 5 pm
Location:  2536 N McConnell Ave. 
Description:Games, funnel cakes, cute animals and, of course, the ferris wheel.

Event: Arkansas Razorbacks vs UTEP
Date: Sept 5th
Time: 2:30 pm
Location: Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium, Fayetteville, Arkansas
Description: Opening game for the 2015 University of Arkansas Razorbacks

Rogers

Event: Rogers Farmers Market
Date: Saturday, Sept  5th
Time: 7 a.m.
Location: Corner of Arkansas and Elm St. Rogers, AR
Description: Fresh food available to the community, along with performances, arts, crafts, and more!  Don’tmiss out on the local farmers market located in the different towns of NWA! (Bentonville, Rogers, Fayetteville, Springdale, and Siloam Springs)

Event: Labor Day Celebration at War Eagle Mill
Date: Monday, Sept 7th
Time: 8:30 – 2:00 pm
Location: War Eagle Mill
Description:Live music, food and crafts. Bean Palace cafe will be offering pulled pork sandwiches until 4:00 pm.

Siloam Springs

Event: Siloam Springs Farmers Market
Date: Saturday, Sept. 5th
Time: 7 a.m.
Location: 103 E Alpine St. Siloam Springs, AR
Description: Fresh food available to the community, along with performances, arts, crafts, and more! Don’t miss out on the local farmers market located in the different towns of NWA! (Bentonville, Rogers, Fayetteville, Springdale, and Siloam Springs)

Springdale

Event: Springdale Farmers Market
Date: Saturday, Sept. 5th
Time: 7 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Jones Center for Families, Springdale, Arkansas 72764
Description: Fresh food available to the community, along with performances, arts, crafts, and more!  Don’t miss out on the local farmers market located in the different towns of NWA! (Bentonville, Rogers, Fayetteville, Springdale, and Siloam Springs)