Local540 News: Artosphere, Springfest, & a Knockoff Tourney

Want some good news? Here’s some.

1. The Razorback Baseball team has won 11 straight games, and moved up to #9 in the nation in the latest baseball America poll.

2. Thursday is Earth Day. Happy Earth Day, everyone.

3. Mother nature is gonna water your plants this week for free.

If that’s not enough, here are some live music, drink specials, food specials, and other deals from around town. Woo hoo.

Arts & Entertainment – Live Music

The Walton Arts Center kicks off their Artosphere Festival this month, with Beyond Subline: Changing Nature Works opening in the Joy Pratt Markham Gallery opening on Thursday, April 22.

Celebrate Earth Day with local and organic food from Greenhouse Grille, and music by Jeff Kearney.

Candy Lee & The Sweets, Jeff Kearney, Grown Folks Night, and the Pope County Bootleggers are at Smoke & Barrel Tavern this week.

George’s presents Levon Helm at the AMP on Thursday, and Pretty Lights at the Town Center on Friday. There’s more.

Jerrod Mounce, Jeff Fox, Mo Brothers, Tim Meitzen, Jamie Wolfe and Will Brand are at JJ’s Grill-N-Chill this week.

Lorrie Morris and Raja are at Ella’s during dinner this weekend.

Phunbags Comedy Improv are at UARK Bowl this weekend. Also, set your reminder for American Graffiti movie night!

Zooloo’s will open early at 11 a.m. Saturday for Springfest. Also, they have Karaoke every Friday & Saturday night beginning at 9:30 p.m. Party.

Unique and affordable local art is on sale Thursday-Sunday from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Heartwood Gallery.

Drink Specials

The patio is open at Buster Belly’s. Get $2 domestics and $3 sangrias on Thursday nights!

Mickey Finn’s is the place to be on Sunday nights. Drinks are half price from 8 p.m. to close.

Drafts are $1.25 at Grub’s during happy hour from 4-10 p.m.

Kingfish has $1 beers and the most addictive video game in town: Knockoff! Tuesday nights are league nights. Sign up by 7 p.m.

LIT has Red Stripes for $2.50 every night.

Drinks are just $1 on Sunday nights at the Dickson Theater until 11 p.m.

21st Amendment has $2 domestic bottles and $3 well cocktails Mon-Sat until 8 p.m.

Restaurant Specials

Mention Earth Day at Hog Haus during the week of April 17-24 and get half price, locally brewed Pilsners.

Eat as many ribs as you want on one of the best patios in town during All-You-Can-Eat Rib Night every Thursday on Sassy’s back porch.

Cafe Rue Orleans has daily lunch specials for under $10. Stop by Tue-Fri from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Graduates and promgoers can get a free hummus from Emelia’s Kitchen this week. Plus, students get 10% off their meal. (Limit one discount and hummus per table)

Mother’s Day is coming up on May 9th, and the Clarion is taking reservations for their annual Mother’s Day Buffet.

Wanna win $250 cash plus $250 in Penguin Ed’s gift cards? Keep an eye out for this giant penguin.

Get a Black & Bleu Burger from Hugo’s on Tuesday for $7.25.

Flying Burrito is opening their first store outside of Arkansas at the end of May. Introduce your Tulsa friends to the Flying Burrito!

Kids eat free Tuesday nights at Lucky Luke’s BBQ.

How do your friends know about the crazy deals at Slim Chickens? They’re text subscribers. Text “slim” to 839863 to get in the loop.

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

Come enjoy a grilled cheese and a beer on the patio at the new Hammontree’s on West Avenue.

Health & Body

The Eye Center is hosting a Spring Open House and Trunk Show on April 30. 25% off Gucci & Saks 5th Avenue sunglasses, half off Microdermabrasion, 15% off all optical goods, and more!

Know someone without health insurance? Tell them about the 40/25 plan from TruHealth Family Care.

There are two ways to join Curves right now: Try it with no obligation for 30 days for $30, or join for 50% off the joining fee, and the first 30 days free!

Want to get some exercise, and take advantage of this beautiful spring weather? Check out the Clubhaus Fitness Spring Outdoor Series!

Does your eye doctor recycle contact lens packaging? Austin Vision Care does, and they’ll give you $5 off your next contact purchase for recycling six pair of lens packages with them.


Good Things Boutique is giving 10% off to customers who bring their own shopping bag in during Earth Day week.

Lauren Embree of LE Custom Design is hosting a jewelry party on Friday from 6-8 p.m. at Ultra Studios.

Boyfriend Jeans (any brand) are 20% off at Mason’s this week. You’ve gotta have this coupon, though.

Home & Garden

Wanna live in a red house? This one from Alexander Merry-Ship & Alt has 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths and almost 2,000 square feet for just $199,900.

Don’t forget to plant some flower seeds— you’ll be so glad you did in a couple months.  Happy Wildflowering. 479-643-2622


Have an embarrassing photo of your friend Steve? Stop by Zortees and put it on a t-shirt.

Get 10 % off a summer reservation, (for your dog’s vacation) if you book before April 28 at Ernie Boudreax’s Doggie Dude Ranch! (Holiday weeks are excluded, 50% deposit required)

Heading to a trade show soon? Full-color retractable banners are 10% off at Insty-Prints this week!

Fully furnished, executive office space is still available from BR Management for $500/mo in Springdale. Your first month’s rent would be free.

The Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for the Spring Swing golf tournament on Friday, May 7. Better register your team!

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