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October 22, 2022

Highlight

Coler Mountain Bike Preserve Wins International Award For Architecture

NWA Daily

Coler Mountain Bike Preserve was awarded “Best of Best” in the recreational category by the Architecture MasterPrize

  • Another one: Coler was designed by Modus Studio, A Fayetteville based firm that continues to rake in awards for their visionary designs across NWA and beyond. 
  • A symbol: Coler Mountain Bike Preserve was completed in 2020, and has quickly become a defining feature of the mountain biking mecca that is NW Arkansas. 

Read more about the project’s design HERE

Events

Weekend Roundup

NWA Daily

Great work this week, everyone! Let’s wrap up this Friday and get out there for some fun. 

  • It's in the game: An action-packed weekend of gaming, panels, celebrity events, and music begins tonight at the ReWired Fest
  • Digital DJ: Catch the last three nights of Momentous, the electronic music festival happening this weekend at the Momentary. 
  • Wish upon a star: Witness the Orinonid meteor shower over the Buffalo River during the Dark Sky Festival which starts today at 4p. 
  • Training wheels optional: Cheer kids on in OZ Kids Fat Tire Criterium and Fall Fest in Downtown Bentonville on Saturday at 3p. 
  • Howdy farmer: The first 180 shoppers to stop by the Downtown Bentonville Inc tent at the Bentonville Farmers Market will be gifted $10 in Market Cash. 
  • Happy doggone day: Celebrate National Make a Dog Day on Saturday in Downtown Rogers with a morning dog walk then “Barktoberfest” at City Pump Food Trucks at 4p.  
  • Talking trees: Hobbs State Park is hosting an interactive hike experience called Living Forest on Saturday from 1-4p 

Enjoy the weekend! We'll be back Monday.

Small Business

DWNT Now Features Story About Sober Sidekick App

Sober Sidekick

Downtown Bentonville Inc. featured Bentonville resident Chris Thompson on DWNT Now about his recovery from addiction and how he went on to create Sober Sidekick App, an app designed to help recovering addicts. 

  • Empathy empowers: The app provides a tool to track sobriety, daily motivations, 24/7 access to virtual AA meetings, and chat rooms with others on the road to recovery. 
  • Everyone profits: In the interview, Thompson described the founders’ dedication to only earn profit from partners that benefit from addicts’ continued sobriety rather than their continued relapse. 

Watch the interview with Chris Thompson HERE. (Starts at 8:02) 

Sponsored by Walton Arts Center

Broadway Hit Chicago Coming To Walton Arts Center  

Walton Arts Center

One of the greatest Broadway productions to ever hit the stage, Chicago is sure to have audiences roaring like the ‘20s at Walton Arts Center Nov 8-13. 

  • All that jazz: After 25 years, Chicago has all the quintessential elements of a Broadway classic: a universal tale of fame and fortune, amazing dancing, and one show-stopper after another. 
  • The razzle-dazzle: Chicago has been honored with six Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy, and is widely recognized from the Academy Award-winning movie adaptation released in 2002. 

It would be a crime to miss it! Get your tickets HERE

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