Weekly Sponsor Deals & More: Aug. 9-15

This town never ceases to amaze me.

Just when I think it can’t get any more awesome around here, one local bar goes and books an interdimensional wizard (interest=piqued), and another local bar has started a regular Wii Bowling League.

Those things, and a lot more awesome things from Local540 are below. Enjoy.

Arts & Entertainment

Ella’s has live music this weekend with Matt Smith on Friday night, and Sarah Hughes Saturday night.

Marcy Playground, Atom Smash, Ben Miller Band, and more are at George’s this week.

Candy Lee & The Sweets and Alex Lewis Jazz Duo are at Greenhouse Grille this week. You know what else is there? Those sweet potato fries with magic catsup.

There’s free music six nights this week at JJ’s with Mike & Grady, Will Brand, Quinntalkin, and more.

Smoke & Barrel debuts its new Wii Bowling League Night this Wednesday.

Arts Live, Ceramic Cow, Comedy Improv, and Songs in the ‘Ville return to UARK Bowl & Ballroom this fall. Stay tuned.

The Walton Arts Center announced its 10×10 Arts Series last week, with 10 jazz, classical, world music and dance shows for only $10 per ticket.

Prepare to be amazed at Zooloo’s this week at Wicked Wednesday, featuring Zamarath the Interdimensional Wizard from 8-10 p.m.

Drink Specials

The only thing more refreshing than a cold glass of sangria from Buster Belly’s on Thursday night is the fact that they’re only $3.

Students and faculty get 20% off their entire tab at Common Grounds Thursday night with a student ID.

Ladies drink for 50¢ until midnight Friday nights at Dickson Theater.

Margaritas and draft beers are just $2 every Tuesday night at Flying Burrito.

Everything is $1 off at Kingfish during happy hour, every day from 4-7 p.m.

LIT has a new happy hour, with $2 wells from 8-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights.

Every Monday night is wing night at Mickey Finn’s, with 25¢ wings, and $5 pitchers.

Health & Body

During the month of August, students can save $15 off an exam and contact lens fitting at Austin Vision Care. Just bring in a class schedule or student ID.

Want to try Clubhaus Fitness for free? There are one-day passes available on their website.

New patients can get $5 off their first visit to The Eye Center with this coupon.

Home & Garden

AMA has several fully-furnished condos near the UA available to rent for football weekends this year. Call Sheree for details.

BR Management has office space for rent that is already furnished, with no lease agreement. No hassle, and no commitment.


During the month of August, kids 12 and under eat free at the Fayetteville Clarion during the Friday night Seafood & Prime Rib Buffet, and Sunday brunch.

El Sancho has free parking weekdays during lunch (11 a.m. – 3 p.m.) right in front of the restaurant.

“Wine down” at Emelia’s on Wednesdays, with lots of great wines for only $5 a glass.

Take a friend to Grub’s Tuesday night, and get two beers and two burgers for $12.

Hog Haus is welcoming the students and faculty back with 20% off their entire meal Thursday nights with a valid student ID.

Try a Bruschetta Burger at Hugo’s on Wednesday for $7.50.

If you can’t find your friends Wednesday night, chances are they’re at Lucky Luke’s eating 40¢ wings, and enjoying $1 drafts.

Sausage rolls, crepes, cinnamon rolls, salads, muffins and more are made from scratch daily at Ed’s Penguin Cafe, inside Penguin Ed’s on Mission.

Sassy’s Red House has a new menu. Now you can get half orders of their delicious nachos. Don’t worry. Full orders are still available.

Kids 12 and under eat free all day every day in August at Slim Chickens.


What will everyone be wearing this Fall? Here’s a sneak peek at the Fall fashions coming to Masons.

Riffraff has all new lamps, tables, chairs and wall art that will make the perfect gift for new UA students on your shopping list.

Ultra Studios is having a one-day sale Saturday, Aug. 14 featuring 30-75% off their entire store. Here’s a peek at the sale items


If you’re interested in driving the most fuel efficient all-wheel drive car on the planet, you should call Justin at Adventure Subaru. He can get you into one.

Reason #15 to join the Fayetteville Chamber: The GreeNWAy Initiative. Learn more about the Chamber’s sustainability certification program here.

Looking for a fun way to advertise your business? Halloween treat bags with custom logos start at just 34¢ at Insty-Prints.

Do you have a sweet idea for a t-shirt? Stop by Zortees new location on Township, and make your idea a reality.