Celebrating Compton Days

August 3, 2021


Celebrating Compton Days

NWA Daily

Starting today, Compton Gardens and Arboretum is hosting a week of activities to honor Bentonville native Dr. Neil Compton, an annual celebration.

  • Dr. Compton Days: With trail activities, free ice cream, garden tours, and more, the event offers beautiful sights and fun for all ages.
  • Native masterpiece: Compton Gardens is home to Crystal Spring and the "hillside where [Dr. Compton] cultivated native plants." In addition, his work to preserve the Buffalo River and the beauty of NWA is remembered by an exhibit in museum.

Find out more about the Dr. Compton Days celebrations HERE.

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