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June 9, 2022

Arts & Entertainment

WAC Announces Create Your Own Subscription For 2022-23 Season

NWA Daily

Just announced, you can now individualize your own Walton Arts Center 2022-23 membership and save by curating specific shows you want to see with your subscription. 

  • Included: The Create Your Own subscription still incorporates all the perks of the regular season tickets like having early access to tickets and the best seats, early access to new shows added throughout the year, and discounts on most shows including Broadway. 
  • Take your pick: To make your packages, you will be able to select from the P&G Broadway Series, Coca-Cola Night Out Series, Land O’Lakes Concert Series, Arkansas BlueCross and BlueShield Family Fun Series, 10x10 Arts Series, Kids Series, LOL@WAC, and a few more shows. 

Learn more HERE

Highlight

Biker Intends To Break Guinness World Record In Bentonville

NWA Daily

This month, Bentonville just might become the home of the new official Guinness world record for the longest ramp to dirt mountain bike jump!

  • Going farther: With help from local bike company Hellion Bikes, a sponsored downhill mountain bike racer and former professional motocross competitor from Seattle, Washington, is in Bentonville to beat the current Guinness world record of 116ft 11in set in 2000. He intends to achieve at least 120ft. 
  • For the record: The jump will be happening at the Benton County fairgrounds over a few days without a live audience. But don't worry, a video of the feat will be presented at Bike Fest next weekend. 

For an inside look at the process with the biker and a couple of team members, listen to an interview HERE

Business

Tech Solutions Integrator Expands In Lowell

Kelly L

A nationwide technology solutions integrator is expanding its operations in Lowell, bringing an additional 116 new employees to the area. 

  • Building the future: Wachter, Inc. has over 90 years of technology innovation expertise combining leading-edge technologies and integrations with traditional systems to meet the real-world business needs of today and grow them into the future. 
  • Enhancing NWA: The expansion of the Lowell facility will enable Wachter to “remain agile and competitive” in its industry, conceiving, designing, installing, and maintaining innovative technology solutions for Northwest Arkansas.

Read the full story HERE

Music

Gulley Park Summer Concert Series Begins Tomorrow

NWA Daily

You may want to start clearing your calendar for Thursday evenings because the Fayetteville's Gulley Park Concert Series starts tomorrow.

  • Tunes in the air: The 26th annual Gulley Park Summer Concert Series kicks off tomorrow, June 9th, with concerts every Thursday evening until July 14th. Shows start at 7p around the Gulley Park Gazebo, and there will be a local food truck rally for those attending the concerts.
  • Tomorrow's band: Route 358 will be performing at the first event of the summer. The band is known for "bending and blending" American music, staying true to their acoustic roots, and bringing listeners along a journey of storytelling. 

Click HERE for more information.

Sponsored by Arthur Murray Dance Studio

Dance Studio In Rogers To Host Grand Opening Celebration

Arthur Murray Dance Studio

There’s a new Woman-owned, Black-owned dance studio in Rogers, and the owners invite you to the grand opening celebration! 

  • Dance party: Arthur Murray Dance Studio is designed to resemble a 1920s ballroom lounge complete with a baby grand piano. The celebration on June 11 will have food, music, and promises lots of fun on the dance floor — even if you have two left feet and no rhythm. 
  • Learn to dance: If you sign up for the Grand Opening Special before June 11, you will receive one free personal dance lesson; no dance partner or experience is required. Start your dance journey connected by joining the DanceNWA Facebook Group

Click HERE to learn more about the grand opening. 

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