Holiday Events in Full Swing this Weekend in NWA

November 28, 2020

History

This Day in Arkansas History

On November 27, 1957 the “last elements” of the 101st Airborne, United States Army, departed Little Rock after standing guard at Little Rock Central High School. Inside the school, a rock was thrown at a hall guard by a student on their exit.

Business

NWA Girl Gang launches virtual holiday market

A local non-profit, NWA Girl Gang, launched today with efforts of hosting a Virtual Holiday Market to encourage the community to shop and spend local

  • In efforts to support artist, makers, and woman-owned businesses who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, NWA Girl Gang has put together a virtual event for locals to shop and reinvest their money into the community.
  • More information about the online event can be found on their Facebook Page

Holiday

Holiday weekend plans

Here is whats happening this weekend in Northwest Arkansas

Friday (today)

Saturday

  • Morning - The Winter Market on the Bentonville square

Sunday

Community

Sanctioned camp supporting the homeless

The site called Safe Camp, located on the Southeast side of town is about 13 acres of city land used as a sanctioned and registered site to assist Fayetteville residence who are struggling with homelessness.

  • "7 Hills Homeless Center established the camp in late July using about $85,000 in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Securities Act money administered through the city's Community Resources Division." - NWA Democrat Gazette
  • As of earlier this week, there were approximately 35 residents of the facility.
  • More information about the New Beginnings Bridge Housing or ways you can support can be found HERE

Community

Miracle on 2nd Street pop-up bar returns

A Christmas pop-up bar makes a return stop to Bentonville

  • The Christmas pop-up bar, located at The Undercroft bar in Bentonville, will have a special cocktail list with over-the-top decorations for the holiday season
  • The bar is open Tuesday-Saturday between 4-11p. More information about making reservations can be found HERE

City

Bentonville City Council approves 2021 budget

Earlier this week, the Bentonville City Council approved the 2021 general fund budget of $51.4 million. This is up 3.7% from the 2020 budget

  • A break down of how the $51.4 million will be allocated across the different entities, can be found HERE

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