Do you want the good news, or the good news?
Let’s start with the good news. Christmas is less than two weeks away. It’s party time.
How about some more good news? It’s freezing out there, but that’s great because it allows us an opportunity to break out and wear our Christmas scarves and hats. (Let’s look on the bright side, wanna?)
More good news is that there are about a zillion things happening this time of year all over the area. Here are a lot of those things. Merry-almost-Christmas.
Arts & Entertainment
Set a reminder for a whiskey tasting, coming up at Ella’s on Jan. 17. Tickets are just $25.
Soulfly, Straightline Stitch, Bright Shade, The Nace Brothers, Silverstone and Speakeasy are at George’s this week.
Dave Malm, Alex Lewis, and Clarke Buehling are at Greenhouse Grille this week. Also, get ready for a weekend-long New Year’s Eve celebration. Details are coming soon.
Jeff Fox, Jon Shorter, Jamie Wolfe, TJ Scarlett and Jovan Arellano are at JJ’s this week.
Ozark Natural Foods is hosting a food sampling event on Thursday, Dec. 16 from 5-6 p.m. Sample holiday catering items in their deli!
Devil’s Promenade, Tyrannosaurus Chicken and Matt Smith Group are at Smoke & Barrel this week. Schedule.
Ceramic Cow’s new Christmas show “I’m Dreaming of a Dupont Christmas” opens this week at UARK Ballroom.
Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein is at Walton Arts Center this week. Check out the schedule of performances.
Buster Belly’s has 23-oz Mason jars for $2.50, and $2 wells all night on Tuesdays.
Do you like wine? Emelia’s Kitchen has select glasses for $5 every Wednesday night.
Wednesday is fiesta night at Grub’s, with $2 Mexican beers, and $1 frozen margaritas from 4-close.
Mickey Finn’s has $5 pitchers, and 25¢ wings every Monday night.
Food & Dining
El Sancho has 99¢ tacos all day on Tuesday, and $5.99 taco plates with free parking until 3 p.m. every day for lunch.
Need to feed a lot of people? Flying Burrito can set up a taco or burrito bar for any size group.
Get a Burger of the Damned on Thursday at Hugo’s, and warm yourself up from the inside-out.
It’s Christmas cookie time at Little Bread Company. Better get your order in, pronto.
If you’ve been dreaming about 40¢ wings, and $1 drafts, you’ll be happy to know your dream is a reality at Lucky Luke’s Wing Wednesday.
Penguin Ed’s is now taking orders for Christmas ham, turkey, or salmon. Orders need to be in by Dec. 19!
You won’t find a better deal on crab legs than the one at Powerhouse on Sunday nights. Get a pound of snow crab legs and a baked potato for $13.50.
Get an unbelievable burger for $5 every Wednesday at Sassy’s Red House. Y’all don’t even know. (Unless you do).
Mini quiches, and cheese cubes are cool and all, but when you’re looking for something a little more substantial for your guests, try Slim Chickens’ catering.
Health & Beauty
Bring in two cans of food or one child’s toy and receive $5 OFF your exam or purchase at Austin Vision Care during the month of December.
Hot Yoga at Clubhaus Fitness was a success! The next class is on Sunday, Dec. 19, and is just $5 for members.
Time is running out to get $50 off your eye-glasses purchase at The Eye Center. Better get down there.
Get $15 off your cut, and $20 off your style appointment when you book with Emily at Shine Salon this week.
Home & Garden
HOME & GARDEN
If you lived in this place from AMA, you could admire the Lights of the Ozarks from your bedroom window.
Templeton Place Apartments from BR Management could be your new home for the holidays. They’re just $400/mo with water paid.
Does your friend love hanging out at Kingfish? Maybe you should get him/her a Kingfish t-shirt for Christmas.
If you’re not following along with the Masons holiday deals on Facebook, you’re missing some crazy deals this week.
Lots of great Christmas decorations, shoes, handbags, home decor, and clothing are available at Eco Chic this week, and it’s all 20% off.
If you’ve haven’t knocked out all of your Christmas gifts yet, let the fine folks at Riffraff help you finish off your shopping list.
Looking for certified vegan gifts this year? Something Urban has you covered with great belts, wallets, purses, clutches and more.
The University of Arkansas Computer Store & Service Center has academic pricing on some awesome items like the new Beats by Dr. Dre headphones, Apple Macbook Pros, etc.
Check out this amazing local creation by Ultra Studios’ Brooke Benham, modeled by Ren Lovely.
Here’s a holiday gift idea: design your own t-shirt, and let Zortees print as many, or as few as you need.
New year-end sale prices are up at adventuresubaru.com. Check these deals out.
The Clarion Inn offers gift certificates in any denomination that can be used toward their Sunday Brunch, Seafood and Prime Rib Buffet, sleeping rooms and restaurant. They make great stocking stuffers!
Get your personalized picture calendar for $24.95 for the first one and $19.95 for each additional (with the same pictures) at Insty-Prints.
Want to score some free advertising with the Fayetteville Chamber? Refer a new chamber member this month, and get 90 days of free advertising on the Chamber’s website during the Each One Reach One event!