It’s so hot out there. Miserably hot. Hades hot.
Unless of course you are one of those people who love heat indexes in excess of 112 degrees, in which case, it’s perfect.
Here’s some cool things from Local540 this week. They probably won’t prevent you from sweating, though. Sorry.
Arts & Entertainment
Alexander Merry-Ship & Alt is sponsoring an art, design and wine event upstairs at East Square Plaza during First Thursday this week. The art show is free to attend, and you can try food from Ella’s and taste over 45 wines for $25.
Sunday night is Club Xanadu at Dickson Theater, with a live drag show, and $1 drinks until 11 p.m.
Charliehorse, Crazy Neighbor, Randall Shreve, Chase Pagan, Monte Montgomery, and more are at George’s this week. Check it.
Greenhouse Grille has live music this week with Sleepy Lou featuring Paul McGowen, Matt Smith Jazz, Miles Ralston, and some new Farmers’ Market specials scheduled for First Thursday this week.
There’s a Knockoff tournament at Kingfish every Tuesday at 7 p.m. Show off your shuffleboard skills.
Smoke & Barrel debuts its local version of The Gong Show on Wednesday. It’s an open mic night, with a twist.
Beauty and the Beast is playing through Aug. 8 at Walton Arts Center. Check out what people are saying about the show.
23-oz. Mason jar drafts are just $2.50 at Buster Belly’s every Tuesday night.
Get a pint of the beer-of-the-week every Thursday night during Common Grounds’ Pint Night, and keep the signature glass.
Liberate any Mexican beer at Flying Burrito Thursday night for just $2.
Get $1.25 drafts, $2.50 big drafts, and $2 house wines at Grub’s Mon-Sat from 4-10 p.m.
Get a 23-oz. pilsner for $2.63 at Hog Haus during happy hour.
JJ’s Grill & Chill in Fayetteville has a late night happy hour. Wells, wines, and domestic pints are just $2 after 10 p.m.
LIT is now serving pints of PBR for $2 everyday, and they’ve got a new happy hour special, with $2 wells Friday & Saturday from 8-10 p.m.
Mickey Finn’s is the place to be on Sunday night. All drinks are 1/2 price from 8 to close.
Happy hour at Zooloo’s has been extended every night! Get $1 drafts domestic drafts (including Shiner Bock), $2 wells, and $3 premium drafts.
Health & Body
During the month of August, students can get $10 off a comprehensive eye exam from Austin Vision Care, or $15 off an exam and contact lens fitting. Here’s how.
Members and non-members can get a one-hour deep tissue massage at Clubhaus Fitness for just $50.
Check out the featured brands at The Eye Center optical department: Prada, Burberry, Ralph Lauren, Vogue, Armani, and more.
Home & Garden
Need some new office space? Get a free month’s rent with no lease from BR Management.
The Fayetteville Clarion is offering a buy-one-get-one-half-off special on their lunch buffet Mon-Fri this week. Print this coupon.
Every Tuesday, Ella’s serves their locally-famous Indian Buffet from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Get 3 tacos or enchiladas, beans, a drink, and chips & salsa every day during lunch at El Sancho for just $5.99. Also, there’s free parking in front of the restaurant during lunch hours.
Present your Beauty and the Beast ticket at Emelia’s Kitchen, and get $5 off any entree through 8/7/10.
Have you tried all six of the new gourmet hot dogs from Hammontree’s yet?
Get a Burger of the Damned on Thursday at Hugo’s for $7.25.
Kids eat for free every Tuesday night at Lucky Luke’s BBQ with the purchase of an adult meal.
Specialty coffees, crepes, scones, cinnamon rolls, muffins, salads, cupcakes and more are at Ed’s Penguin Cafe, inside Penguin Ed’s BBQ on Mission. Have you tried it yet?
Sassy’s Red House just released a new menu, featuring a new catfish po’ boy, a B.L.T.R. sandwich (that’s brisket, lettuce, tomato & ranch), and more!
Kids eat free for the entire month of August at Slim Chickens!
Want a sneak preview of some of the fall fashions coming to Masons? Check out their new “lookbook.”
Check out all the new jewelry arrivals at Riffraff this week.
Summer clothes are 30-75% off at Ultra Studios this week, and new fall arrivals are already coming in. Stop by the store to see what’s new!
Reason #15 to join the Fayetteville Chamber: The GreeNWAy Initiative. Learn more about The Chamber’s sustainability certification program here.
Halloween treat bags with custom logos start at just 34¢ at Insty-Prints.
Planning a big wedding? UARK Bowl & Ballroom can accommodate as many as 450 people for a reception.
Zortees is now open in their new location at 10 E. Township in Fayetteville with some new capabilities. In addition to t-shirt printing, they now offer banners, canvas, stickers, decals, and more. Look for the red & white awning.