Weekly Deals & More: May 9-15

This week is gonna rule. How do I know? Let me count the ways.

The weather is absolutely incredible right now. Go outside right now if you don’t believe me.

The Dalai Lama is coming to town for a panel discussion, and a keynote address at Bud Walton Arena on the University of Arkansas campus on Wednesday.

It’s University of Arkansas Graduation weekend, and a lot of hard-working students will be getting their well-earned degrees. They’ll also be celebrating their butts off.

There’s a ton of good live music to see in town, the Block Street Block Party is coming up, and if you’re a University of Arkansas student, finals will be over on Friday (if not before).

There are a lot more reasons this week is going to be amazing below. See for yourself.

Arts & Events

The Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce is hosting a “Good Morning Fayetteville” networking event at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday at Arkansas Physical Health & Rehab.
Slightly Stoopid, Dumstaphunk, Bob Schneider, Big Uns, The Odds, Jon Shorter Band, Randall Shreve, Memphis Pencils, and more are at George’s this week. Schedule.
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 has Wiley Seeger, Jeff Fox, Cook County, Russ Hutchison, Clint Scrivner, and Maud Crawford this week. Free live music!
Little Bread Co. is still looking for contestants in the Block Street Block Party waiters race. Sign up at the restaurant to participate. There’s a cash prize for the winner, FYI.
Ozark Natural Foods is hosting a cooking demonstration with Daniel Klein of the Perennial Plate at 5 p.m. on May 13. The Old 78s will play before the demonstration, starting at 3:30 p.m.
Powerhouse Seafood has Karaoke in the Boars Head Pub on Monday night, and LaFuso is playing Party on the Patio this Thursday night.
Smoke & Barrel Tavern has Basement Brew, The Brothel Sprouts, Memphis Pencils, Messy Sparkles, and Black Pearl this week. Badical.
Songs in the ‘Ville is coming up May 26, featuring Connie Mims, Donna Frost, Emily Kaitz, and host Effron White. Set an email or text message reminder.
Walton Arts Center has the puppet show, “Swimmy, Frederick and Inch By Inch,” on Saturday at 10 a.m.

Drink Specials

The patio is open at Buster Belly’s. They’ve got $2 beers, well drinks, margaritas and summer brews every day from 4-7 p.m., too.
Frozen margaritas and draft beers are just $2 every Tuesday night at Flying Burrito Co.
Kingfish has $1 beers every day, and giant 32-oz. beers for just $3.
All bottles and well drinks are $2.50 every Thursday night at Mickey Finn’s. More specials.

Food & Dining

Try a new Crabby Pot, served every Friday night at the Fayetteville Clarion Inn. There are four to choose from, including Snow Crab, Dungeness Crab, King Crab, or The Triple (including all three).
Do you like Indian food? Ella’s has an Indian Buffet every Tuesday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
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.
Hjem Restaurant will be set up in front of the restaurant during the Fayetteville Farmers’ Market Saturday from 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Stop by for something delicious.
Pulled pork, brisket, chicken breast, hot links and Kielbasa sausage, topped with coleslaw, jalapenos, and cheese on one sandwich? It’s called the Mennacke, and it’s only at Lucky Luke’s.
Did you know that in addition to delicious BBQ, Penguin Ed’s can also cater your party with burgers, fried catfish, vegetarian dishes, and more? Well, they can.
Bring a canned food item to Sassy’s Red House, and be entered into a drawing to see Widespread Panic at the BOK Center in Tulsa. The food drive is benefiting Salvation Army of NWA.
Have you tried the new Slim Chickens on Joyce Boulevard in Fayetteville? It’s pretty fancy.

Now Hiring

Greenhouse Grille is now hiring experienced servers with open availability, and great attitudes. Apply in person at 481 S. School Avenue.

Real Estate

A couple units will be available at Molly Court Apartments from AMA on June 1. They are just two blocks from Wilson Park, and start at $375 per month.
Looking for a new apartment? Templeton Place apartments from BR Management are just $400/mo.


Select spring styles of TOMS have been marked down at Masons this week. Lilac/black Passport, and Journey TOMS are $10 off, too.
Lots of new summer dresses, shorts, t-shirts and more are in at Riffraff. Here are pictures, to prove it.
Bandeau tops, in assorted colors are now available at Something Urban for just $12.99 each.
Get your Dalai Lama shirt at Zortees this week, and 100% of the proceeds go to the Tibetan children refugees in India. Here’s the design.

More Sales & Specials

The Eye Center has extended its 25% off sunglass sale through the month of May. You’re gonna need some this week.


Pretty sure that Adventure Subaru has found the worst weatherman ever. Or the best. Watch the videos right here.
Can’t take off work for your eye appointment? Austin Vision Care is open every other Saturday for your convenience.
Clubhaus Fitness is now offering Tai Chi classes. They’re only $5 for members, and $10 for non-members.
Don’t sit around through allergy season feeling sorry for yourself. Stop by one of Ozark Urgent Care’s two locations in Northwest Arkansas. They can help.
Shine Salon is now carrying Redken shampoo and conditioner sets. Stop in and grab one.
The University of Arkansas Computer Store is now demoing the new Jawbone Jambox wireless speakers. They’ve been getting great reviews lately.