Weekly Sponsor Deals & More: August 23-29

The fact that this list is full of student discounts, Razorback apparel, and tailgating supplies this week is a good sign that Fall is on the way, and cooler temperatures are around the corner.

I don’t know about you guys, but that’s cause enough to celebrate for me. Looking over the 10 day forecast, I even saw some upper 50’s for evening lows. Bring it.

Here’s a snapshot of entertainment options, drink specials, food specials, and more cool things from Local540 this week.

Arts & Entertainment

There’s a wine tasting coming up at Ella’s Sept. 20 featuring wines to pair with tailgating foods. Set a reminder.

It’s a big week at George’s this week with Goose (Colbie Calliat after party), The Glitch Mob & Cornmeal, Last Waltz Ensemble, a 1 oz. Jig CD release party, and more.

There’s a free preview of the Fayetteville Roots Festival during brunch at Greenhouse Grille on Sunday at 11 a.m. The inaugural festival starts at 5 p.m. It will be awesome.

Jeff Fox, Derek Van Lynn, Darren Ray, Jamie Wolfe and Wes & Karl are at JJ’s this week.

LIT hosts “Jody’s Living Room” open mic night every Sunday.

Smoke & Barrel has a Candy Lee CD release on Thursday, Flatland Travelers on Friday, and DJ Chicken George on Saturday. There’s more.

Comedy Improv with Phunbags returns to the UARK Bowl & Ballroom Sept. 11. Set a reminder.

Blue Man Group will debut in Fayetteville at the Walton Arts Center Sept. 2.

Drink Specials

23-oz. Mason jar drafts are just $2.50 at Buster Belly’s on Tuesday.

Friday night is ladies night at Dickson Theater, with no cover and 50¢ drinks for ladies until 11 p.m.

Tuesday is Razorback Spirit Night at El Sancho. UA students, grad students, and faculty get 10% off their meal, and $1 drafts from 5-10 p.m. with UA ID.

Frozen margaritas and draft beers are $2 all night on Tuesdays at Flying Burrito Co.

Kingfish has American Honey, pre-chilled and ready to drink every day for just $5.

All bottles and wells are just $2.50 at Mickey Finn’s on Thursday nights.

Get any mixed drink or shot for $4 at Zooloo’s on Thursday evening during You-Call-It night. Also, show off your singing pipes with Karaoke every Friday and Saturday night at 9:30 p.m.

Health & Body

The new Bausch & Lomb Biotrue contact solution is in stock at Austin Vision Care.

Clubhaus Fitness has over 10 flavors of meal-replacement smoothies available at the front desk.

The Eye Center wants to help you see well and look your best. Check out the cosmetic procedures available.

Home & Garden

Want a mobile application to search local real estate listings? Download the free app from AMA.

If you are looking for a duplex or condo to rent in Northwest Arkansas, call BR Management.


UA students, faculty, and staff can get 20% off their entire ticket at Common Grounds every Thursday night with a UA ID.

Emelia’s Kitchen has a new back-to-school special: Get a half mediterranean chicken salad sandwich, tuna salad sandwich or mini burgers and a salad for $6.99 during lunch.

The Sunday brunch buffet at the Fayetteville Clarion is just $9.95. Kids 12 and under eat free during the month of August.

Get two burgers and two beers for $12 at Grub’s on Tuesdays.

Try Hammontree’s new beer brat and an Old Style for $7 every day, if you want.

Wednesday is 1/2 price wing night at Hog Haus after 6 p.m.

Friday is Buffalo Catboy day at Hugo’s. Get one for $7.25.

Pulled pork, beef brisket, and hot links topped with cheese and BBQ sauce, served on a soft bun. It’s called the Rusty Shackleford, and it’s only available at Lucky Luke’s BBQ.

Whoopie Pig Sooie! Ed’s Penguin Cafe has perfected the recipe for Whoopie Pie, a delicious blend of cookie and cake in one. Try one.

Sassy’s Red House has a new express menu for lunch. Choose from some great lunch items for $5.99, and get it in 10 minutes or less.

Slim Chickens is always offering crazy deals for their text message subscribers. Text “slim” to 839863 to get in the loop.


Need a new pair of Frye boots for back-to-school season? Masons has them.

Riffraff can help you get ready for football season, with new Razorback wine glasses, shot glasses, tote bags, wall art, pillows, and tailgating accessories in stock this week.

Ultra Studios has brand new fashions for fall arriving this week. Stop in to see what’s new.


The Subaru Forrester was just named a top pic for dog owners by AAA last week. You can get one at Adventure Subaru.

Reason #9 to join the Fayetteville Chamber: Networking opportunities. At 7:30 a.m. this Thursday, the Chamber is hosting a Business Before Hours event at Rick’s Bakery.

Get your own personalized tailgating koozies this year from Insty-Prints for only 69¢ each (Minimum order is 300).

Zortees has lots of Hog apparel at their new store at 10 E. Township. Stock up for football season.