Sunday, September 10  11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Legacy Lunch

Attend the Legacy Lunch, where NASAO will recognize past state directors with whom attendees will have the opportunity to mingle. We will also have a fun trivia game with prizes.

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Sunday, September 10  1:30 – 4:30 pm

Afternoon Visit to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has a world-class collection of American art and stunning architecture, nestled in 120 acres of Ozark woods with over five miles of trails. The Museum Store offers a wide selection of unique gifts, works by regional artists, and art prints from the Crystal Bridges collection.

A bus will depart the hotel at 1:30pm for the museum.

Monday, September 11  9:00 am – 2:00 pm (Guest Event)

Meet in Hotel Lobby at 9:00am
Guests will travel from Springdale to Winslow on the Arkansas Missouri train, and see the scenic views of the Boston Mountain range of the Ozarks. Click here for details.

Monday, September 11  5:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Thaden Field BBQ

Unwind Monday night for a casual evening at the Fieldhouse at Louise Thaden Field. A basecamp for aerial adventure, a portal to backcountry flying in the Ozarks, and a gathering place for all that love aviation.  The Fieldhouse is home to a flight school, an exhibition hangar, an FAA knowledge testing center, scenic flights, discovery flights, lawn games, fuel, provisions, and a full service, all day menu at cafe Louise.

Thaden Field is named after Louise M. Thaden who took to the skies in 1927. By 1928 she was setting records in the air and breaking barriers for women on the ground. Louise was the first woman to win a National Air Race, the first to take a Bendix Trophy.

Come enjoy the natural surroundings where you can walk the trails, venture onto the lake in a kayak, and enjoy a traditional barbecue dinner. Please add, if you are interested in kayaking, please click here to fill out the waiver.

Attendees are also invited to play pickle ball at the nearby tennis courts.

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Tuesday, September 12  10:30 am – 1:00 pm (Guest Event)

Meet in lobby at 10:00am
Guests will visit downtown Rogers and Bentonville, for  lunch and a sightseeing excursion. Click here for details.

Tuesday, September 12  5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Tuesday Patio Party

Enjoy dinner and entertainment on the hotel patio while networking with convention attendees.

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