Local540 News: Farmers Market, Easter Specials, & First Thursday

As I type this, it’s 62 degrees and sunny in Fayetteville. Tomorrow, the forecast calls for 73 degrees and more sunshine.

This Thursday is First Thursday on the Fayetteville Square.

The Farmers’ Market starts this weekend as well. In other words, life is good right now in Fayetteville.

Here are some deals. Party.

Restaurant Specials

Cafe Rue Orleans has a Fayetteville Flyer special this week. Buy 1 entree, get the second for 1/2 price, this week only after 3 p.m. Mention the Flyer to get the deal!

Come try a “Sex on Pacific Beach” for $5 at Emelia’s Kitchen before South Pacific this week.

The Fayetteville Clarion will serve their annual Easter Buffet on Sunday, with roast leg of lamb, baked virginia ham, poached whole salmon, spring vegetables, and more. Seating at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 1:30 p.m.

Spring break is over, and that means Tuesday night at Slim Chickens will be packed for 1/2 price student night from 4-close.

The 3rd annual Where’s Oreo contest at Penguin Eds kicks off April 12. The grand prize winner will win $500 this year!

Do you know what CSTS stands for? If not, you haven’t been to Hugo’s enough.

Kids eat free at Flying Burrito every Mon-Wed.

Wing Wednesday. 40¢ wings. $1 drafts. Lucky Luke’s. Trust me.

Mention Earth Day April 17-24 at Common Grounds, and get the Basil Mushroom Cap for $6.

It’s patio season in Fayetteville. Check out Sassy’s patio on Thursday for all-you-can-eat rib night.

Mention Earth day April 17-24 at Hog Haus, and get a glass of Pilsner for 1/2 price.

Get $5 off your cover at Dickson Theater Friday & Saturday w/ a student ID.

Drink Specials

Kingfish has $1 cans of beer, and $5 shots of American Honey (chilled) every day.

Zooloo’s happy hour features $1 drafts, $2 wells, and $3 premium drafts, every day from 6-8 p.m.

Mickey Finn’s has 25¢ wings, and $5 pitchers every Monday night.

Thursday is ladies night at Buster Belly’s with $3 Sangria for the ladies all night long.

Wednesday is Fiesta Night at Grub’s. Get $2 mexican beers, and $1 Frozen Margaritas all night long!

Arts & Entertainment – Live Music

The Walton Arts Center announced their 2010-11 Broadway Series. Tickets for new subscribers go on sale April 5!

Scott Leeper, Daniel Francis Doyle, Perpetual Werewolf, TIMBER!, M.S.G., Rochelle Bradshaw, and Charliehorse are at Smoke and Barrel this week. Here’s the schedule.

G-Love & Special Sauce, Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, Ben Miller Band, Nace Brothers, Boom Kinetic, Charlie Robinson & more are at George’s this week. Set your reminders.

Jeff Pratt, Jeff Fox, Mo Brothers, Will Gunselman, and Jamie Wolfe are at JJ’s Grill-N-Chill this week, along with $1.99 margaritas all day, every day.

Lorrie Morris and Matt Smith are at Ella’s this weekend.

PhunBags return to the UARK Bowl this weekend. Their mission? To make you fall out of your chair laughing.

If you’ve never been to Heartwood Gallery, you can check out several of the artists’ work on display on the square during First Thursday this week.

Ultra Studios has an artist reception for a new show “The Rainbow Dream: Recent Paintings by Artist Nanci Ballew” on Friday. Set your reminder.

Sarah Hughes, Grace Askew Band, and Pat Pathoumthong and Jed Clampit are at Greenhouse Grille this week. Also, check out their Easter menu.

Every Sunday night, LIT hosts Jody’s Living Room, featuring open mic music and poetry, $2 Sam Adams Seasonal, and free pizza while it lasts.

21st Amendment has live music featuring Jovan Arellano on Thursday night and Brandy Armstrong on Sunday night.


The Farmers’ Market opens on Saturday, and Good Things Boutique has a jewelry show featuring handmade jewelry made with vintage beads, stones & charms by Bella Vita jewelry from 9:30 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Masons on Joyce just got a shipment of ZinaEva handbags. Real leather and suede in tons of versatile styles. Custom orders available!

Want a unique Razorback t-shirt for baseball season? Stop by Zortee’s on Garland and check out their selection.

Home & Garden

Lots of individual wildflower and seed mixes are available locally at Holland Wildflower Farm. Now is the time to plant wildflowers!

Get your first month’s rent for free on fully furnished, executive office space from BR Management.

Free MLS Searches for all of Northwest Arkansas are available from Alexander Merry-Ship & Alt.

Health & Body

Need some shades for summer? Buy one pair, get the second for 1/2 price at the Eye Center.

There’s a reason Curves is the largest fitness franchise in the world. It works. Join Curves now for 50% off and 30 days absolutely free!

Get a one-hour massage at Clubhaus Fitness for just $50.

Healthcare overhaul for local businesses too? Fayetteville businesses of any size can afford their own staff physician/medial team with Truhealth Family Care’s 40/25 plan. Find out how much your company can save by answering the 5 question challenge.

Walk-ins are always welcome at Austin Vision Care, located inside Sam’s Club in Fayetteville.


If you’re headed out of town for the weekend, Ernie Boudreaux’s Doggie Dude Ranch will pick your dog in Fayetteville for a weekend of fun w/ lots of other friendly dogs.

Get ready for summer with custom tote bags, on sale at Insty Prints this week. Prices start at only $1 each.

Hundreds of dollars worth of discounts are available as part of the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce’s M2M discount program. Find out more.

Kirsty’s Place is now enrolling for summer. Full time, part time, and drop-in rates are available!

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