There are about a million things happening this time of year in Northwest Arkansas. Maybe zillions.
The Fayetteville Farmers’ Market is in full swing. The Diamond Hogs are obliterating the competition over at Baum Stadium (How’d you like them apples, LSU?)
The Razorback football team is having their spring game this Saturday.
The weather rules. The parks are full. We’ve got local festivals and non-profit events coming out our wazoos.
That’s not even half of it. There’s ton more fun to be had below. Enjoy as much of it as you can.
Arts & Events
The Fayetteville Clarion Inn is hosting a business after-hours meeting on Thursday, April 14. One attendee will win a two-night stay at the Dallas Hilton.
Jon Shorter Band, Greensky Bluegrass, Randy Rogers Band, a Michael & Janet Jackson Tribute, and a Wakarusa Interstellar DJ Night are on the calendar at George’s this week.
Clarke Buehling & The Skirtlifters, Oona Love and Beth Stockdell are at Greenhouse Grille this week.
Powerhouse Seafood’s Party on the Patio opens the 2011 season with Boom Kinetic on Thursday. Get yourself a Kilowatt.
Smoke & Barrel has Wii bowling, Crazy Neighbor, Cletus Got Shot, and The Twilight Sloan this week. Here’s the schedule.
UARK Ballroom has Songs in the ‘Ville Thursday night with Jubal Lee Young, Justin Brasher, Shannon Wurst & Effron White. There’s also comedy Friday night with Greg Warren.
Walton Arts Center presents An Evening with David Sedaris on Tuesday, April 12 at 7 p.m.
Buster Belly’s has $2 domestic bottles and $2.50 wells every Thursday night.
Wednesday is Fiesta Night at Grub’s. Mexican beers are $2, and frozen margaritas are just $1.
Mickey Finn’s is the place to be on Monday nights. $5 pitchers, 25¢ wings.
It’s patio season. Kick it on the deck at Kingfish with your favorite $1 beer.
Food & Dining
Want some Indian food? Ella’s serves an Indian Buffet every Tuesday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Monday and Tuesdays are falafel/gyro nights at Emelia’s Kitchen. Also, select wines are $4 Tuesday and Wednesday nights.
Are you a regular at Flying Burrito? Sign up for the Frequent Flyer program, and get $10 free for every $100 you spend.
Don’t let springtime pass you by without having a garlic grilled cheese (or another awesome sandwich) on the deck at Little Bread Co.
This week at Hjem Restaurant: Soy Honey Cloudberry Glazed Bandera Quail, and Rosemary’s Baby Martini’s (featuring homemade rosemary-infused vodka).
Stop by Hugo’s on Saturday for an Ultimate Bacon Cheeseburger.
Don’t forget that kids eat for free all day, every day at JJ’s Grill.
Where can you get 40¢ wings and $1 drafts every week in Fayetteville? Lucky Luke’s Wing Wednesday, that’s where.
The annual Penguin Ed’s Where’s Oreo contest has begun. Look for clues on their Facebook page, and watch for giant penguins around town for a chance to win $500 in cash and prizes.
Sassy’s has $5 burgers every Wednesday, with $3 Long Island Iced Teas and Boulevard beers to wash them down.
Slim Chickens’ new Fayetteville store will open this Wednesday on Joyce Boulevard. Check it out.
More Sales & Specials
Adventure Subaru is celebrating National Car Care month by offering a free service inspection through April 30.
Eco Chic is having a huge spring sale. Lots of items are 50% off, and a ton of new furniture and clothing are hitting the floor this week.
Get 25% off a pair of sunglasses at The Eye Center during the month of April. Some exclusions may apply.
Ozark Natural Foods is hosting an owner appreciation weekend April 16-17. Owners get 10% off their entire purchase all weekend long.
Looking for a place with a pool? Check out the house for rent at 2127 Winwood from AMA.
Need to reduce your rent? Templeton Place apartments from BR Management are just $400/mo.
If you need some contact lenses today, chances are good they’re in stock at Austin Vision Care.
Wanna join a gym? Afraid of commitment? There’s never a contract at Clubhaus Fitness.
The Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Job Expo on Friday, April 29 from 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Clarion Inn.
90s fashions are coming back in 2011? According to the Masons style blog, they are.
Are you poison ivy prone? Check out this great article about what to do about it by Dr. Rob at Ozark Urgent Care.
More colors and styles of Riffraff’s Fayetteville t-shirts are in stock this week. Here are some pictures.
Wanna see what Emily and Sunshine at Shine Salon can do? Here are some of their most recent clients. See anyone you know?
If you need a fun dress for spring, have a look at the amazing new arrivals at Something Urban.
GreenSmart laptop bags, made from recycled materials, are now available at UA Computer Store & Service Center.
Wanna see some photos of Ultra Studios owner Brooke Benham’s recent exhibition at Anne Kittrell Art Gallery? Check them out on Flickr.
In addition to being your one-stop shop for printing t-shirts, banners, and more, Zortees is now doing custom embroidery.