It’s a strange week in Fayetteville. Besides the fact that there was no Monday, the students have vanished, the Walmart shareholders have appeared, and the Wakarusans are slowly passing through town on their way to Mulberry Mountain.
Now that it looks like Wakarusa is here to stay, we’re probably set to experience a week like this every year. Can you handle it? Of course you can. You’re Fayetteville. You can deal with anything.
Except snow and ice. That stuff freaks you the freak out.
Speaking of Walmart, if you’re an associate (or just a lucky (?) member of the public), you could try seeing REO Speedwagon and Barenaked Ladies at Bud Walton Arena. They typically let the public in on a first-come-first-served basis. They also typically turn a lot of folks away who didn’t stand in line all night. There’s a lot of people who work at Walmart, y’know?
And speaking of Wakarusa, there are a couple of pre parties planned for tonight. Smoke & Barrel has Carrie Nation & The Speakeasy. If you can’t be on Mulberry Mountain Sunday, check ’em out tonight.
Here’s that plus what else we know of: