Homegrown

April 30, 2022

Business

Walmart Launches Outdoor Living Collection With Bentonville Duo

Walmart Inc.

Earlier this week, Walmart announced a launch of a local collaboration between itself and local, famous TV builder/designer duo, Dave and Jenny Marrs.

  • Outdoor essentials: The collection features 30 outdoor home and décor items including furniture, rugs, pendants, lanterns and planters preserving the couples rustic barn, neutral, refurbished look.
  • On air: Dave and Jenny Marrs are local Bentonville icons with their own show, Fixer to Fabulous, on its 3rd season with HGTV. The couple continues to invest their time and talents into NWA and with this latest partnership, they receive a little help from their friendly neighbor, Walmart.

Read more about the line of products and announcement HERE.

Sponsored by University of Arkansas Athletics

Topgolf Live Coming To Razorback Stadium

University of Arkansas Athletics

If you’re a fan of golf and Razorback football, or just fun in general, this is for you. The Topgolf Live Stadium Tour is coming to the Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium on May 5-8! 

  • Above the field: The Topgolf Live experience is making stops at some of the country’s most iconic venues and offering fans a one-of-a-kind opportunity to tee it up in their favorite stadiums. Attendees will be able to hit golf balls from a tee box at on-field targets placed between 60-140 yards out to earn points. 
  • Tee off: Toptracer technology accurately traces the flight path of golf balls, instantly scoring every shot in an interactive, in-stadium game. If you're not a golfer, don't worry, games are designed for all skill levels. Individual tickets are on sale now, so grab yours and go have some fun!

Click HERE for tickets. 

Health

Benton And Washington County Healthiest In The State

NWA Daily

According to a recent study by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, Benton and Washington County's are the healthiest counties in the state.

  • Metrics used for measuring: The County Health Rankings model takes in to account factors such as education, employment, and quality of life to create a system that compares health across counties.
  • How they compare: Washington and Benton County stand out on not only physical health metrics, but also the emotional health side. This includes general quality of life standards impacting nearly all metrics considered within the study.

Read more about the study HERE.

Events

Weekend Roundup

NWA Daily

There is a TON happening this weekend. With the beautiful weather and season, it was tough to narrow down our recommendations, but here is where we will be spending our time:

  • Makers Market: Happening on Saturday 5th Street Studio will host its spring Makers Market from 2-7p as well as a Makers Market at Mt. Sequoyah in Fayetteville from 10a-4p.
  • Pup stop: Speaking of Fayetteville, the Dickson Street Pup Crawl is scheduled for this Saturday from 2-6p. Registration is required.
  • Wheels hot: Rogers Cycling Festival is this Saturday. It includes a kids crit, a group ride, and several vendors in the downtown Rogers.
  • Under the roof: Home Sweet Home Festival begins tonight in Bentonville and includes over 40 artists in two nights! Tickets are required, but totally worth it.
  • Head on: One the most unique annual events in NWA, the Ozark Demolition Derby is this weekend in Springdale.
  • Green thumb: Botanical Garden of the Ozark's annual plant sale is this weekend down in Fayetteville. The event runs Friday-Saturday.
  • On beat: If you ever are in doubt, check out KUAF's weekend music recap of all the live events in NWA here.
  • Home grown: Finally, several if not all of the local Farmers' Markets are in full swing. Shop local this weekend and check them out here.

Have a wonderful weekend and we will talk to you Monday!

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