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Oct 21

Get Crafty at Bentonville Public Library

Oct 21st @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Bentonville Public Library

Come celebrate Autumn with us as adults are invited to Bentonville Public Library to a craft night October 21st at 6 PM in the Rotary Conference Room. This month’s craft is turning an old book into a pumpkin decoration!  Adults will get to learn how to make the craft and then make their own! All supplies will be provided.

This program is for adults 18+. The program is free but registration is required and limited. To sign up, please visit www.bentonvillelibrary.org/calendar and click on the event or call or visit the Reference Desk at BPL.

For more information about this event or Bentonville Public Library, please call 479-271-5976 or visit www.bentonvillelibrary.org.

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Oct 22

Children's Creative Writing Workshop

Oct 22nd
Location: Bentonville Public Library

Want to learn more about writing? How about write your own stories? Students grades 4-6 are invited to join us the fourth wednsday of each month from 4-5pm. Registration will open the 1st of each month.

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Oct 22

Let's Lego

Oct 22nd
Location: Bentonville Public Library

Elementary and middle School students are invited to bring their legos and a blanket to the Read Aloud Area of the Children's Library to design and create Lego models with their friends.

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Oct 22

Artinfusion @ Culture Hour in Eleven

Oct 22nd @ 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Crystal Bridges of American Art

Artinfusion Members and guests are invited to come together on the fourth Wednesday of each month to meet and mingle during Culture Hour in Eleven.  Enjoy great company and special $5 drinks and appetizers. We’ll reserve a seating area for artinfusion Members and their guests from 5 to 7 p.m.  Special pricing on drinks and appetizers will be extended for artinfusion Members (with proof of membership) until 9 p.m.! Artinfusion is sponsored by Blue Moon Brewing Company. Artinfusion is especially for ages 21-40s.

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Oct 22

Spotlight Lecture | State of the Art artist Adonna Khare’s Story—A Return to Drawing

Oct 22nd @ 5:30pm - 9:30pm
Location: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Hear Adonna Khare’s inspiring story of family life, teaching, and returning to the art field as an artist. Khare started out as an elementary school art teacher who left teaching to start a family. In 2012, she submitted work to Art Prize, a populist competition held annually in Michigan, in which she won a first-prize award of $200,000.  Free with online registration.

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Oct 22

Theatre Performance: The Artist’s Journey

Oct 22nd @ 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

The Artist's Journey combines theatre and visual arts to explore the personal struggles and triumphs of various artists. The Artist’s Journey is directed by Fayetteville-based artist Mark Landon Smith and produced by Lucky Clover Productions, a division of Actors Casting Agency of Fayetteville, Arkansas. $5 (Free for Members). Register online or by calling Guest Services at 479.657.2335.

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Oct 23

Afterschool Art Class | More Artists of Today

Oct 23rd @ 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Location: Crystal Bridges of American Art

Discover contemporary art in this fun, multi-media afterschool class! Media and projects will be inspired by the work of contemporary artists in the State of the Art exhibition. $45 ($36 for Members)/3 classes. Register online or by calling Guest Services at 479.657.2335.  

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Oct 23

Teen Book Club: The Fault in Our Stars

Oct 23rd @ 5:30pm

Teens are invited to talk, discuss, snack and share ideas about The Fault in Our Stars by John Green in the Teen Zone of Bentonville Public Library. Books are provided by the AR State Library and are available for pick-up at BPL. For more information, view the library calendar at bentonvillelibrary.org or contact 273-7755.

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Oct 23

Notes at Night: Pedaler's Pub

Oct 23rd @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Pedaler's Pub

Join the Dan Martin Trio Thursday night for some Jazz music at Pedaler's Pub!

Notes at Night is a free music series by Downtown Bentonville, Inc. It offers a wide array of styles from artists all over the region in various downtown venues. Plan on having dinner in downtown and staying late. Have a great night in Downtown Bentonville! The Notes at Night Music series is sponsored by Signature Bank of Arkansas, Bentonville / Bella Vista.

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Oct 24

Art Talk | State of the Art artist Angela Drakeford

Oct 24th @ 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Hear from Omaha, Nebraska-based artist Angela Drakeford as she discusses the social commentary on race and identity found in her paper constructions.  Craftsmanship and beauty are essential elements in Drakeford’s work. In Self Portrait II, the artist uses black tar paper, a utilitarian and “ugly” material with toxic properties, to craft hundreds of elegantly shaped flowers.  Discuss with Drakeford how this work seduces with its beauty and confronts us with social message. Sponsored by the Crystal Bridges Art Now Fund.Free, no registration required.

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