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September 29, 2022

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Native Tree And Shrub Sale At Compton Gardens In Bentonville

Peel Compton Foundation

Discover ways to prepare your garden for this fall with beautiful Arkansas native plants at the Dr. Compton Native Tree & Shrub Sale this Saturday, Oct 1, from 7a to 12p. 

  • Plant native: The sale will offer 13 varieties of native plants, with perennials and shrubs ranging from $8-$25 and $35 for trees. The plant sale will take place at Compton Gardens Maintenance, located at 407 NE B St in Bentonville.
  • Learn from the experts: Don’t have a green thumb? Sign up for the T.R.E.E. program and learn how to properly plant, prune, and preserve a tree. 

Learn more about Compton Gardens HERE

Restaurant News

The Meteor Announces Fayetteville Location

Meteor Cafe

The Meteor, an all-day cafe and bike shop, announced its newest location is set to open in the spring of 2023 at Fayetteville’s South Yard

  • Munch: The Meteor serves an expansive selection of natural wine and craft beer, house-made baked goods, ingredient-driven food, and specialty coffee – including breakfast tacos, delectable burgers, and their famous sourdough-crust pizza. 
  • Peddle: Their bike shop offers a boutique retail environment that specializes in expert service and a carefully vetted selection of bikes, apparel, and accessories.  

Learn more about The Meteor HERE.


Nightmare On Block St. Is Back And Bigger Than Ever

Pinpoint Fayetteville

Pinpoint Fayetteville is closed this week in order to prepare its space for a month-long, Halloween spooktacular - Nightmare on Block Street

  • Meet the Count: Bo Counts, owner of Pinpoint, has always gone big for Halloween in Fayetteville, and this year, the party will span multiple venues for the entire month of October. 
  • Haunted happenings: In addition to the spooky transformation at Pinpoint, the former Nines Alley space will host a haunted theatre experience, Mount Sequoyah will host screenings of locally produced horror films on Oct 5th and Oct 12th, and Ballet Arkansas of Little Rock will bring their performance of Bram Stoker’s Dracula to the Fayetteville Public Library. 

Find more information about the event HERE

Small Business

Natural State Beverage Co. Moves To Downtown Rogers

NWA Daily

Natural State Beverage Company, founded 2021 by Krista and Ty Cloud, recently moved into a larger facility in Downtown Rogers to increase the production of their popular drinks. 

  • Pour a cup: The company manufactures a variety of natural sodas and kombucha that are currently distributed to over 20 locations, including coffee shops, health food stores, and tap rooms. 
  • Take a sip: Look out for Natural State Beverage Company at the Bentonville Farmers Market every Saturday. Mention NWA Daily and enjoy a 15% discount on canned products. 

Follow Natural State Beverage Co. for updates HERE


Benton County Fair Brings The Community Together

Benton County Fair

The 118th Benton County Fair kicked off last night and will last through Saturday, bringing the community together for fun and providing a gathering place for the community to showcase their products and skills.

  • Education: Experience livestock shows, home arts, horticulture, and agronomy exhibits as county residents compete for honors and awards. Through programs like Pasture to Plate, youth can learn about direct-to-consumer marketing and purchases and the community can reward future producers for their success in raising locally grown food.
  • Entertainment: Get your funnel cakes, hop on the Ferris wheel, and enjoy nightly performances by bands like Butler Creek Boys, Divas on Fire, Kevin Upshaw & One Night Stand, and Midnight South

Find more info and a fair schedule HERE

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