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Things to Do in NWA This Summer

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Yay! It’s summer! Time for quality family time and time to find things to do. Camps? Workshops? Places to go? At a loss? We found some cool stuff for you to do in NWA this summer.

Events and Attractions

** UPDATE: Malco Kids Summer Film Fest

Need a break from the heat? Go the movies! These movies available in Fayetteville and Rogers on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for $2.

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Walton Arts Center

With perfomances of Chuggington, ballet classes, Young Playwright’s Showcase, and Wine Tastings (for when you need to get away!), Walton Arts Center has something for everyone.

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Fayetteville Parks

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Gulley Park Concert Series

Dive-in Movies at Wilson Park

Jones Center

Ice skating, indoor pool, basketball, a gym…this place has it all!

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Wild Wilderness Drive-Through Safari

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Amazeum

Opening July 15th!

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 War Eagle Cavern

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Where Kids Eat Free

NWAmotherlode.com has a list of places where kids eat free…GREAT resource.

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Art Camps

Have you checked out our posts with Alex? How to Draw a Desert and How to Paint a Tree are right here for you to view! He has a camp this June, too! Check it out!

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 Crystal Bridges Summer Camps

Mixed media, videos, painting, even Andy Warhol…it’s all here at Crystal Bridges.

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Day Camps

Camp Kanukuk DAY Camps!

Kanakuk is coming to a day camp near you! There is one on Mt. Sequoyah, several in Little Rock, and others scattered close by. Check out this link to see if there’s a day camp near you.

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List of a ton of camps!

 

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Kamp Kyya

Learn how to make chocolate from bean to bar!

 

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Bowling and Arcades

On Tuesdays at Ozark Lanes and Rogers Bowling Alley – $1.00 games and shoe rental, $1.00 hot dogs, and $1.00 for 12 oz drinks

Other specials throughout week!

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Fast Lane has all kinds of bowling, video, and laser tag specials.

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Arcadia

$5.00 unlimited play…sounds good, huh?

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Swimming

Besides tons of creeks, backyard pools, and Beaver Lake, we have several other attractions in NWA.

Rogers Aquatic Center

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Springdale Aquatic Center

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Slide the City

 

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Mt. Sequoyah Pool

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Libraries

Because libraries are free and air conditioned….and have a ton of summer activities for kids

Fayetteville Public Library

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Bentonville Public Library

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Rogers Public Library

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Springdale Public Library

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Barnes and Noble 

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Feel free to add to this list! Just comment below and we’ll get it added.

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