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July 23, 2022

Events

Weekend Roundup

NWA Daily

Happy Friday! Here are some happenings this weekend you might enjoy:

  • Book sale: The Friends of Fayetteville Public Library will host a book sale Saturday and Sunday inside the library’s lobby. 
  • Market: The City Pump Market is tomorrow from 4-8p. Go shop small and show some local love. 
  • At the game: The Naturals are playing at Arvest Ballpark this weekend, and it’s a bobblehead giveaway day tomorrow.
  • Music & movie: It’s Soul Night at The Jones Center tonight as a part of its themed, monthly series of film, food, and live entertainment.
  • Booths: Hit up your local farmers market and stock up on some local goods. 
  • Bike culture: A celebration of the “world’s best bike films” will be in Downtown Rogers tomorrow, featuring short film selections from the Filmed By Bike festival
  • On the square: The Johnson Square Summer Series continues this evening, featuring music, food, drinks, and community. 
  • Free concerts: Head over to the Railyard in Downtown Rogers for some good live tunes this weekend. 

Have fun, stay safe, and we'll see you next week!

Small Business

Candy Store In Gravette Offers Themed Shopping Experience

Can Do Hardware

Have you taken a drive out to Gravette to experience Can Do Hardware yet? Everyone should! 

  • Variety shop: The Can Do Hardware store is a themed shopping experience for everyone. From gifts, candies, and toys to hardware and building materials, there’s everything you need and more! It’s a half retro candy store, half hardware store, and walking through almost feels like you’re in the world of Harry Potter
  • A day adventure: You’ll find items you won’t find anywhere else at Can Do Hardware, with over 450 types of soda and an ever-growing list. You must go check out the hundreds of favorite novelty candies and be amidst the sweet aromas while discovering what else you need. 

Learn more HERE

Art

Crystal Bridges Adds Interactive Installation To North Forest Attraction

Antimodular Studio

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art just announced the addition of an interactive and immersive installation to its popular North Forest attraction. 

  • Lights and sound: The installation is called Listening Forest, consisting of eight site-specific audiovisual artworks installed along the North Forest trail. It is designed to be experienced at night and will be on view beginning August 31 through January 1, 2023. 
  • Moving art: Listening Forest is artwork designed to sense visitors, respond, and “interact playfully and poetically with their participation.” Exhibition tickets are $15-27 for adults and $7-15 for children. Prices will vary based on the day and membership status. 

Click HERE for more information. 

Community

Hunt Family Gifts NWA Salvation Army Permanent Endowment

NWA Daily

The Hunt family recently gifted the Salvation Army of Northwest Arkansas a permanent endowment of $750,000. 

  • For homes: The Salvation Army will use the endowment for sheltering homeless individuals and families in NWA, and the annual generated income will go toward housing-focused shelter programs. Jane Hunt gave an additional $250,000 to support the growing capacity of staff and resources at headquarters and the Fayetteville shelter.
  • Helping community: The Hunt family’s support will enable the Salvation Army to retain the most highly-trained case workers, which will benefit clients in the long-term goals of permanent housing. The funds will aid in meeting the needs of the community most at risk. 

Learn more HERE

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