☘️ Get geared up for St. Patty's Day in NWA tomorrow
The Bigger, The Better in Bentonville Bond Extension
On Feb. 9, 2021, The Bentonville, Arkansas City Council asked voters to consider a bond extension that will allow infrastructure, public safety, and efficiency improvements without a tax increase - utilizing the extension of a city 1% sales tax. Among those improvements are a new radio system, new police training facilities and a library expansion.
More to come on this as the vote approaches next month, but in the meantime you can read the current statement HERE.
Arts & Culture
The Momentary Reveals Summer Exhibition Schedule
The Momentary museum in Bentonville, located in the former Craft Cheese facility, just had its one year celebration in late February. The museum announced on Monday its 2021 summer exhibitions schedule and a new outdoor installation. 2021 is already beginning to look totally different than 2020 did for this museum.
As a reminder, these art experiences come at no cost to the public and the museum is free to enter.
Land Trust Adds 700 Acres to Scenic Corridor
NWA Daily (Rural Washington County)
On March 8, the Northwest Arkansas Land Trust announced that 700 acres of forest north of Devil's Den has been donated by Fayetteville lawyer Jack Butt as part of an expansion of the wildlife corridor project, which now includes more than 1,700 acres overall.
Read more about the announcement and other works by the NWA Land Trust, HERE.
Lady Hogs Land No. 4 Seed in NCAA Tournament
San Antonio Bound: The Arkansas Women's Basketball Team has been selected to compete in the 2021 NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2015.
Correction: There was a typo in yesterday's article about the Men's Basketball team. Their game is this Friday, March 19 at 11:45a CT, not Thursday. Thanks for the subscribers to caught this!
How to Spend St. Patty's Day - in a Pinch!
St. Patrick's Day is a holiday that one deeply loves or never remembers. I tend to fall into the latter category; however, I am looking to change that and have found some events happening in the region that even someone like me would enjoy.
If none of these events caught your eye, you can view more local happenings HERE.
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