Local540 News: St. Patrick’s Day edition

Wednesday is St. Patrick’s Day, and as a result, almost everyone is doing something special to celebrate quite possibly the best holiday ever.

Seriously. What a great idea. No stress, no gifts to give, just an excuse to drink irish whiskey and Guinness and hang out with your friends at your favorite pub. Good idea, Irish people.

Here’s the St. Patty’s Day news from Local540 this week.

Arts & Entertainment – Live Music

Mickey Finn’s starts celebrating St. Patty’s Day on Tuesday with a St. Patty’s Day Eve celebration featuring David Malm, aka Patty O’Grill. Also, they open at 11am on St. Patty’s Day.

Smoke and Barrel Tavern has 25% off whiskey, $1 off Guiness all day, and Cletus Got Shot for free on St. Patty’s Day Wednesday.

Buster Belly’s is offering $1.50 off all drinks for St. Patty’s Day on Wednesday.

There’s a St. Patrick’s Day pub crawl on Dickson St. Wednesday night. Zooloo’s will extend their happy hour specials until 10 p.m., and offer $3 Absolute, Bacardi, Crown, Cuervo and Tanqueray.

Greenhouse Grill doesn’t have to get dressed up for St. Patty’s Day. They’re always green. This week, Dave Malm is playing on Wednesday. Still on the Hill and 3 Penny Acre play Friday night.

Miller Williams reads poetry at the Walton Arts Center on Thursday to the music of the Walter Savage Trio. Also, wanna win a broadway package for the 2010/11 season? Check out the WAC’s South Pacific blogging contest.

Sammus Theory, Pretty Boy Convoy, Knowing Had, Open Addiction, Full House, Charliehorse, Silverstone, and Trampled by Turtles are at George’s this week. Check the schedule.

Grub’s has Boom Kinetic, $4 car bombs, $1 margaritas, and $2 import beers to celebrate St. Patty’s Day.

LIT has a free show Tuesday with Eat Sugar, the Aviation Orange and DJ Jeremy Lloyd (three SXSW bands) and $2 wells all night. Plus there’s another free show on St. Patty’s Day w/ Kory Montgomery Band.

Ella’s has live jazz every Friday and Saturday with Lorrie Morris and William Reyes this week.

The Seedling Film Association will host a St. Patty’s Day party at the UARK Ballroom on Wednesday, w/ a costume contest and a montage of clips from the cult classic horror film Leprechaun!

21st Amendment has Barret Baber Thursday night and Randall Shreve on Sunday with $2 domestic bottles and $5 martins. No cover!

The Fayetteville Clarion has Seafood & Jazz Friday Nights at Park Place Grill featuring local Alex Lewis on guitar, and classical guitarist Willaim Reyes for Sunday brunch.

Get a preview of all the great local art at Heartwood Gallery in their photo section on Local540.

Ladies drink for 50¢ every Friday night until midnight at the Dickson Theater


The St. Patty’s Day pub crawl starts at Common Grounds on Wednesday at 5 p.m. Pick up your passport and return at the end of the night for a free pub crawl t-shirt.

Mimosas are just 99¢ every Sunday from 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Cafe Rue Orleans.

Emelia’s Kitchen will host an Irish Whiskey tasting (or wine if you’re not a whiskey fan), along with an Irish Dinner on Wednesday night for $35/person.

Students eat for 1/2 price every Tuesday night at Slim Chickens from 4 p.m. – close with a valid student ID. It’s a party.

Sassy’s BBQ nachos are on sale all month long. Get a full order for $5.99, or a 1/2 order for $3.99

Get 1/2 price wings at Hog Haus Wednesday night during the St. Patty’s Day Pub Crawl!

Get a pound of brisket or pork, two pints of side items, four buns and BBQ sauce for a family of four for just $13.95 at Penguin Ed’s.

Hugo’s fries. Now you want some, don’t you?

Need to feed a lot of people? Get your event off to a flying start with catering from Flying Burrito.

Kids eat free every Tuesday night at Lucky Luke’s BBQ.


Where is Spring Break taking you? Be ready with denim shorts, white denim, studded sandals, strappy wedges, florals, stripes and pastels. Have Fun, love Masons!

Good Things Boutique just got a new shipment in from Indigenous Fair Trade & Organic. Stop by and see the new styles!

Ultra Studios keeps your measurements on file for custom fits.

Home and Garden

First time on the market, the condos in the original St. Joseph’s Church in the historic district start at $150,000. Located on the corner of Willow and Lafayette, there are eight unique 1 and 2-bedroom units now available. Call Sheree Alt for more information!  479-236-7116.

Need office space? Get a fully furnished executive office in Springdale for $500/mo from BR Management. First month free!

Not sure what type of wildflowers to plant in your garden this spring? Call the local experts at Holland Wildflower Farm.

Make your kitchen or bathroom look brand new with tile from Clayton Tile. Check out the pictures of some of our work.

Health and Body

Curves of Fayetteville and Springdale’s annual Food Drive is taking place through March 20. Join Curves w/ no joining fee and for just $34/mo when you donate a bag of groceries for local food banks.

If you own a business, you can answer 5 questions to find out if TruHealth Family Care can save you money by supplementing your employee health plan with their 40/25 plan.

Get a free guest pass to Clubhaus Fitness just by stopping by during the St. Patty’s Day Pub Crawl.

Austin Vision Care reminds us that March is Save Your Vision Month. Come get your vision healthy!

Save $30 off Microdermabrasion treatments this month at The Eye Center on Millsap.


Spring Break is on the way and Kirsty’s Place has special programs for school age children even when the schools are closed. Call for details.

Design your own t-shirts for a birthday or bachelor party, and print as many or as few as you want in full, photographic color at Zortees.

Buy 500 full-color business cards for the price of 250 this week from Insty-Prints.

If you’re headed out of town for Spring Break, better reserve a spot for your pup at Ernie Boudreax’s Doggie Dude Ranch!

The Farmers’ Market is just around the corner, and Flora will be full of locally-grown flowers. Send some to someone you love.

Is your PC running slow? Let Integris Tech speed it up for you.

The Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce is now enrolling for their GreenWay Initiative. More info is here.

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