Half The Sky

March 16, 2022

Event

Pup Crawl Returning To Dickson Street

NWA Daily

The Dickson Street Pup Crawl is coming back to Fayetteville next month. 

  • All included: The event is exactly what it sounds like — a pub crawl on which you can bring your dog along. The crawl is a benefit for Fayetteville Animal Services with a registration fee of $38.77, which includes fees, a t-shirt, a bandana, and access to participating bars’ drink specials. 
  • Sign up: The crawl is on April 30, and registration is open now. There is a maximum of 275 participants, who are allowed one dog each to participate in the crawl. 

For tickets and more information, click HERE

Community

Arkansas Women's Commission Meeting Today

NWA Daily

The Arkansas Women’s Commission will meet at the Pryor Center in Fayetteville at 1p today. 

  • Research: The Commission is studying and analyzing women’s labor participation rates, women’s entry into STEM fields, entrepreneurship, and the barriers women face when entering the workforce. 
  • Worker contribution: According to the Arkansas governor’s executive order, research on women’s role in the labor market and economy is needed to help better direct policies and lawmaking. The meeting will be available to watch on YouTube as well. 

More information HERE.

Arts & Entertainment

Local Artist Curates Pop-up Show Inside NWA Mall

Alex Bodishbaugh

A local artist has leased the old Banana Republic in the Northwest Arkansas Mall for a pop-up show titled Nostalgia that will take place one month from now, April 14-16. 

  • The show: The leased space for the show is 7k sq/ft and it will feature over 100 works by 28 artists. The show will be primarily local. The idea behind the show is to connect local artists and people interested in buying art through an enjoyable and memorable experience. Tickets for the show go on sale today at 10a.
  • Additionally: Adding to the nostalgia, this year is the 50th anniversary of the NWA Mall, and Officials will open a time capsule on March 17 to commemorate the occasion. 

For tickets and more information about Nostalgia, click HERE

Sponsored by Explore Eden

Explore Eden Highlights Osage Escape Campsite

Explore Eden

Explore Eden is a service that provides exclusive outdoor camping experiences with ease. Private weekend adventures with your family have never been so accessible. 

  • Outdoor experience: Get away with your loved ones to a 10-acre private campsite called Osage Escape for a weekend of fun and new experiences. Enjoy the use of a fire pit, picnic table, and a creek perfect for fishing and recreation when you book the campsite through the Explore Eden app
  • Close wilderness: Osage Escape is one of the greatest places in the Ozarks. It is kid and pet friendly and has an upgrade to Glamping (glamorous camping) for a luxury camping experience. The campsite is very central, less than 20min away from Rogers, Bentonville, and Tontitown. 

Find this campsite and more like it through the Explore Eden app HERE (Google) or HERE (iOS).

Development

Rogers Aims To Make Itself An Art Hub

NWA Daily

The Rogers City Council members recently unanimously voted to adopt a city cultural plan for developing the arts. 

  • Incorporating community: The plan is the first of its kind, outlining development for public art, wellness and culinary arts, music, and performing arts. It was created with the help of WXY Architecture and Urban Design and Creative Arkansas Community Hub and Exchange.
  • Making it happen: The plan has short-, medium-, and long-term goals for each cultural area. Public policy, building partnerships, programming, and capital projects are some of the strategies for achieving the set goals. 

Read the full story HERE

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