Local540 News: Wynton Marsalis, Girls Night Out, & St. Patty’s Day

The weather is getting warmer (please tell me you went outside this weekend), and there are about a million things going on in town right now.

Here’s a cheat sheet on some of the live music, drink specials, restaurant specials, and more on Local540 this week.

Arts & Entertainment – Live Music

Cody Belew, Randy Rogers, Lort T. & Eloise and more are at George’s this week. Here’s the rest.

Scott Leeper, The Fox Hunt, and Sarah Hughes, Slow Trucks, Amo Joy, and Guta are at Smoke and Barrel. There’s more.

Kevin Baker, Matt & Gus Smith, and Beth Stockdell are at Greenhouse Grille this week. Also, check out this week’s specials.

Two sweet Nashville bands are at LIT on Friday. Heypenny, and How I Became the Bomb.

Wynton Marsalis, otherwise known as the most outstanding jazz musician of his generation, will be at Walton Arts Center on Thursday.

Arts Live Theatre presents Annie this week at the UARK Bowl & Ballroom. Here’s the full schedule of performances.

Over 25 local artists are showcasing their work at Heartwood Gallery. Have you stopped in?

Restaurant & Drink Specials

Cafe Rue Orleans has $1 drafts in their Avenue Seafood Bar Every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

Frequent Flyers at the Flying Burrito get $10 in credit for every $100 they spend. It’s free to join!

Surely you’ve heard about Lucky Luke’s Wing Wednesday by now. 40¢ wings, $1 drafts every Wednesday!

Wednesday is Wine Down Wednesday at Emelia’s Kitchen. Before you head out to Hairspray at the WAC, have a glass of the wine of the week for just $5.

Every Friday night from 5-9 p.m., the Fayetteville Clarion has a delicious seafood and prime rib buffet. Prime rib, snow crab legs, boiled shrimp, smoked oysters and more.

Feed a family of 4 for under $14 with a Family Pack from Penguin Ed’s. Get a pound of brisket or pork and two pints of side items for just $13.95.

St. Patty’s day is just over a week away and Mickey Finn’s is already celebrating with all-you-can-drink wells and domestics for $10 during happy hour. Don’t miss the St. Patty’s Eve party with live music by David Malm on the 16th.

Ella’s has an Indian lunch buffet every Tuesday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Get a blackened blue cheese burger at Hugo’s every Tuesday for $7.25.

Get 1/2 price wings at Hog Haus every Wednesday from 6 p.m. – close.

Zooloo’s is offering $3.00 Crown, Cuervo, Absolute, Bacardi or Tanqueray, plus 6 – 10 p.m. Happy Hour specials on Wednesday for Girls Night Out before Hairspray at the Walton Arts Center.

Common Grounds has Cosmos for $4.25 and a special appetizer menu for the ladies for Girls Night Out before and after Hairspray at the Walton Arts Center.

It’s Irish Nacho Month at Sassy’s Red House. Full orders of BBQ nachos are $5.99, or you can get a 1/2 order for $3.99.

Grub’s has $1 small domestic drafts, $2.50 large domestic drafts, and $2 house wines Monday-Saturday for happy hour from 4pm-10pm.

Well drinks are $2, and Coronas are $2.50 until midnight Saturday nights at the Dickson Theater.

Sangria is $3 for the ladies every Thursday night at Buster Belly’s.

Do you have a Slim Chickens’ punch card yet? For every 10 visits, you get the 11th free.

21st Amendment has $2 domestic bottles, and $3 well cocktails Monday-Saturday until 8 p.m.

For those who haven’t heard, Hammontree’s Grilled Cheese is moving to the old Gullet’s Gourmet location in April.


Take wing into Spring at Masons on Joyce with CJ shorts, fun floral dresses, and Yellow Box sandals. Also, Yellow Box Kids shoes are in! 

Blank Denim Shorts are in at Masons at the Mall! Get ready for Spring Break with American Apparel Tees and Yellowbox Flip Flops!

Mae’s Emporium is bursting with one-of-a kind vintage finds. Stop by and see our latest discoveries!

Need some new kicks? Good Things Boutique received a new shipment of Simple Shoes and each pair comes with a 3 Penny Acre download while they last.

Ultra Studio’s Brooke Benham is one of just nine Arkansas designers chosen to participate in Tyson Beckford and Korto Momolu’s Designers Choice Fashion Preview in Little Rock. Stop by Ultra Studios and see the latest in Brooke’s collection.

Health & Body

Need an eye exam? Walk-ins are always welcome at Austin Vision, located inside Sam’s Club in Fayetteville.

Looking for affordable health care? Check out the 40/25 Plan from TruHealth. $40 month, and just $25 a visit for access to their primary care team.

Everyone deserves at least one massage a month. Right? Check out the wellness packages at Clubhaus Fitness.

The Eye Center is offering $30 off Microdermabrasion treatments during the month of March.

Curve’s annual food drive has begun. From March 8-20, Curves will waive the joining fee in exchange for a donation of groceries, which will then be given to local charities. Call for more details or to schedule an appointment

Home & Garden

Looking for a new home? Alexander Merry-Ship & Alt has free MLS searches for all of Northwest Arkansas on their website.

Need some new carpet, tile, laminate, or wood flooring? Clayton Tile has a huge selection.

Planning your spring garden? Hundreds of seed varieties are available locally from Holland Wildflower Farm.


Did you know Integris Tech does custom software development? Well, they do.

BR Management is offering fully furnished executive office space in Springdale for only $500/mo.

Need some printed material for your non-profit event? Insty-Prints offers 25% off for NWA based non-profit organizations.

The Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce is now offering SCORE services to their members. Every Wednesday from 11 a.m. – noon, help is available to perspective entrepreneurs for free.

Afterschool care is just $50 per week for children who can ride a bus to Kirsty’s Place on Wedington.

Headed out of town for Spring Break? Let your dog vacation at Ernie Boudreax’s Doggie Dude Ranch.

Want to design your own t-shirt? Want it in full color? Don’t want to order more than you need? Design your own t-shirt at Zortees, and order as many or as few as you need in full, photographic color.

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