Weekly deals & more: May 16-22

The question on pretty much everyone’s mind is whether or not the rain in the forecast for later this week will be out of the way in time for sunny skies during the first ever Block Street Block Party on Sunday.

I’m going to think positive, and say yes.

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Arts & Events

Emelia’s Kitchen is hosting a wine tasting on Wednesday, May 18. The menu is up, too. Check it out.
Turnpike Troubadours, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Michael Burks, Patrice Pike, Elephant Revival, and Tony Furtado are at George’s this week. There’s more.
Richard Burnett, Stevie Tombstone, & Madame Ren Lovely are at Greenhouse Grill this week.
Are you good at Baggo? Hugo’s is hosting a “Baggo for Burgers” competition during the Block Street Block Party on Sunday. Win some free food!
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 demo with Chef Lou Rice on Thursday, and a workshop “Living Without Paper Clutter” on Saturday.
Powerhouse has karaoke on Mondays, and Party on the Patio this Thursday features local favorites Full House.
Smoke & Barrel has Scott Leeper, Charliehorse, Egyptr and Holy Shakes this week.
Arts Live Theatre presents “The Jungle Book” Thursday through Sunday at UARK Ballroom. Here’s the schedule.
Walton Arts Center has performances by the Artosphere Festival Orchestra, the Fulbright Concerto Competition, and more this week.

Drink Specials

Buster Belly’s has $2.50 wells, and $2 domestic bottles on Thursday nights.
Do you like cheap beer? Kingfish has $1 cans every day.
Whiskey Wednesday at Mickey Finn’s: Get a can of Old Style, and a shot of whiskey for $3.

Food & Dining

Do you like Indian food? Ella’s has an Indian buffet every Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Fayetteville Clarion Inn is offering 15% off Memorial Day brunch May 29 for all Veterans.
Kids eat free every Monday through Wednesday at Flying Burrito Co.
Get the amazing Wagyu burger and a Blue Moon for $13 this week at Hjem Restaurant.
40¢ wings + $1 drafts = Wing Wednesday at Lucky Luke’s.
Get a rib combo, including four spare ribs, two sides and Texas Toast for just $8.99 Friday nights at Penguin Ed’s on Mission.
Wanna win tickets to see Widespread Panic at the BOK Center in Tulsa? Wanna help Salvation Army of NWA? Bring a canned foot item to Sassy’s Red House.
Pick up a punch card next time you’re at Slim Chickens, and get your 11th meal free when you buy 10.

More Sales & Specials

You’ve got a couple weeks left to get 25% off your sunglass purchase at The Eye Center. Offer expires May 31.
Don’t buy a Subaru without checking out the internet specials at AdventureSubaru.com.

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 per month.


Eco Chic Resale has name brand, designer jeans for as low as $26.
OrYany Handbags are finally available in Northwest Arkansas, and they’re exclusively at Masons.
Fayetteville Flag tank tops will be available at Riffraff this week. New red Love Fayetteville tanks are already in stock. Represent.
Some great summer tops, dresses, and tank tops are in at Something Urban this week. Check these photos out.
The new Samsung Galaxy S Tablet is in stock and available for purchase at the UA Computer Store & Service Center.
Want your logo printed on the chest pocket of your t-shirt? Zortees can do as many colors as you want, for as low as $2.50.


May is Healthy Vision Month. Head over to Austin Vision Care, and get your eyes checked.
Exercise is a lot more fun with friends. Check out the group class schedule at Clubhaus Fitness.
The Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce’s Teen Leadership group set a world record for the largest toilet paper pyramid this weekend. They collected over 14,000 rolls for local charities.
JJ’s On the Lake is now open at Prairie Creek Marina. They serve breakfast on Saturday and Sunday, too.
Got a general health question? Leave a comment on the Ozark Urgent Care Facebook page. Dr. Rob is taking suggestions for his next article.
Need inspiration for a new hairstyle? Check out this look from Shine Salon, inspired by the film “Water for Elephants.”