It’s going to be another busy week, amigos.
It looks like all of the rain is finally going to stop for at least a few days, which is a total relief (if you’re tired of rain.)
Cinco de Mayo is on Thursday, and it also happens to be First Thursday on the Fayetteville Square.
Sports-wise, there’s Razorback Baseball all week at Baum Stadium (Tuesday-Sunday), the Naturals are at Arvest Ballpark for a week straight (Tuesday-Tuesday), and The Joe Martin Stage Race is happening this weekend (Thursday-Sunday) as well.
Finally, don’t forget that Sunday is Mother’s Day. Get your Mom something awesome/give her a hug/take her out to brunch or something if you can. She gave birth to you, after all.
That’s not even half of it. Here’s what’s new from our sponsors this week.
Arts & Events
The Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce will hold the annual Spring Swing Golf Tournament on Friday, May 6 at Fayetteville Country Club.
George’s has Puddle of Mudd, Ryan Burton, Paul Thorn, Ben Miller Band, Fools For Rowan, Kory Montgomery, and a Restore Humanity benefit featuring The Commoners this week. There’s more, too.
Greenhouse Grille has Madame Ren Lovely on Wednesday, Mountain of Venus on Friday, and Alex Lewis Jazz Trio for Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday. Busy week.
Hugo’s will be open Sunday, May 22 for the Block Street Block Party. They’re hosting a “Baggo for Burgers” competition, too. Win some free food!
JJ’s Grill is hosting a big Cinco De Mayo party on Thursday, with $1.99 margaritas, free live music by Cook County, and more awesome specials.
Think you can move faster than a Little Bread Co. employee? Sign up at the restaurant for the Block Street Block Party waiters’ race, coming up May 22. There’s a cash prize for the winner.
Ozark Natural Foods is hosting an artist reception for Mark Cartwright at 10 a.m. on May 7, followed by a Lunch & Learn about how to deal with allergies at noon.
Powerhouse is hosting NAMA winners The Neta Band for a special Cinco de Mayo version of Party on the Patio this week.
There’s a big show at Smoke & Barrel Wednesday night, with Austin, TX’s La Snacks, and Niall.
Phunbags Comedy Improv are back at the UARK Ballroom on Saturday, May 7. Set an email or text message reminder.
Les Miserables opens at Walton Arts Center this week. Do you have your tickets yet?
Buster Belly’s has $2 domestics, and $2.50 wells Thursday night for Cinco de Mayo.
Flying Burrito Co. has $2 Mexican beers Thursday night for their Cinco de Mayo party.
Kingfish has $1 beers every day, and giant 32-oz. beers for just $3.
Have you heard about Mickey Finn’s new Wednesday special? Get a shot of whiskey and a can of Old Style for $3. More specials.
Food & Dining
The Fayetteville Clarion Inn is serving a Mother’s Day buffet from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 8. Reservations are strongly recommended.
Better make some reservations for Mother’s Day Brunch at Ella’s. It starts at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 8.
Emelia’s Kitchen has a new Mazza Menu, featuring $3.99 appetizers, and $5.99 entrees. Served Monday-Wednesday from 4-6 p.m., and Saturday from 2-6 p.m.
The weather is looking great for dinner and drinks on the patio overlooking the Fayetteville square at Hjem Restaurant this week. Stop by before First Thursday.
Get down to Lucky Luke’s Wing Wednesday early this week for 40¢ wings, $1 drafts, and a seat on the patio.
Penguin Ed’s is hosting a kids drawing contest. Kids 12 and under can enter their best penguin drawing, for a chance to win a Penguin Pillow Pet.
Sassy’s Red House has all-you-can-eat ribs, $2 bottled beers, and $4 Bushhawgs every Thursday night.
Tuesday night is student night at Slim Chickens. Get 25% off your meal from 4-close with a student ID.
Heads up. A two-bedroom, one-bath duplex located at 112 Boles Street (just a block off Dickson Street) is available June 1 from AMA.
Need to move out of the dorms for the summer? Templeton Place apartments from BR Management are just $400/mo.
Tons of brand name purses and handbags are in at Eco Chic Resale this week, and at a fraction of the cost of buying them new.
Need some new shades for Spring? New Tom Ford sunglasses are in stock at Masons this week.
Riffraff is hosting a Summer Sneak Peak event during First Thursday this week, featuring drinks, snacks, door prizes, and an early look at summer must-haves.
Don’t want to miss the next big sale at Something Urban? Follow them on Twitter to stay in the loop.
More Sales & Specials
Did you know that Austin Vision Care can recycle your contact lens packaging? Recycle six pairs of contact lens packaging, and get $5 off your next contact purchase.
The Eye Center has extended its 25% off sunglass sale through the month of May. You’re gonna need some this week.
If you’re having trouble finding the exact Subaru you want, contact Justin in the Internet Department at Adventure Subaru. He’ll make it happen.
Clubhaus Fitness is introducing Tai Chi classes beginning Monday, May 2 for just $5 for members, and $10 for non-members.
At Ozark Urgent Care, the fee schedule is posted right on their website, so there are never any billing surprises.
Who’s been to Shine Salon recently? See for yourself.
Did you purchase Adobe Create Suite 5 at the UA Computer Store & Service Center? Free upgrades to CS5.5 are now available at the store.
Dalai Lama shirts are available at Zortees this week, and 100% of the proceeds from the sale of them go to the Tibetan children refugees in India.