Paper Airplanes June 28, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. *FREE admission - 30-minute timed reservations required* Did you know Benton County was home to an aviation pioneer and national flight record holder? In 1929, Louise Thaden won the first National Women’s Air Derby, beating the famous flier Amelia Earhart! Learn how to make a paper airplane and then fly it in the Museum Paper Airplane Derby for a chance at becoming your own flight champion. Kids of all ages.
Apple Slime July 12, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. *FREE admission - 30-minute timed reservations required* Apples and apple products, such as apple cider vinegar, once played a big part in our local economy. Learn more about the history of the sweet to sour apple industry in Benton County and then make some fun apple slime. Kids of all ages.
Tie Dyeing July 26, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. *FREE admission - 30-minute timed reservations required* Dyeing cloth is a craft that has been practiced for thousands of years. Ingredients found in nature, such as berries, plants and soil were sourced to create different color dyes. Learn how this art was used by Native Americans and early settlers in Northwest Arkansas to dye cloth. Create your own dyed cloth using a tie dye technique. Kids of all ages.