Only 72 More Days

October 15, 2022

Community

Fayetteville Receives New E-Bikes For Micromobility Program

NWA Daily

Spin delivered a new fleet of 100 e-bikes to Fayetteville, adding electric bicycles back into the city’s micromobility program. 

  • New bikes: Veo recently pulled their e-bikes from Fayetteville due to maintenance issues and minimal usage compared to e-scooters; Spin feels confident about their S-300 model taking over the e-bike market.
  • Micromobility: Fayetteville’s e-scooter program, including Veo and Spin, has a combined fleet of 1,000 scooters for rent that can be used over a 20 sq. mile service area. 

Learn more about Fayetteville micromobility program HERE

Sponsored by Peel Compton Foundation

Begin Your Holiday Season With A Christmas Feast At Peel Museum

Peel Compton Foundation

Welcome the holiday season and support Peel Compton Foundation's community programs during Christmas at Peel Museum on Friday, December 2 from 6-9p.

  • Delicious cuisine: This annual fundraiser centers around a one-of-a-kind fine dining experience by Chef Matt Cooper of CONIFER
  • Merry and bright: The evening will feature seasonal music by The Reyes Trio and opportunities to bid on unique experience packages from local businesses!

Tickets are on sale now for $150. Get yours HERE

Events

Weekend Roundup

NWA Daily

Hooray for Friday! Here’s a look at the fun awaiting you this weekend. 

  • Psycho for cyclo-cross: The OZCX cycle-cross festival begins today at Centennial Park in Fayetteville and will conclude with the 2022 UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup on Sunday. 
  • Hydrate for life: Run or cycle in the Race to Hydrate 5k, 13k, and youth runs on Saturday morning at the Pinnacle Hills Promenade.
  • You’re killing me, smalls: Roast s’mores and enjoy live music during the Ozarktober Fall Bonfire at Shiloh Square in Downtown Springdale tonight from 6-9p. 
  • Pink as a pig: Get a look at the Razorback Men’s Basketball Team during the Red-White Game on Sunday, Oct 16 at 2p. Attendees can claim free tickets to the Oct 24 exhibition game.
  • Raise a stein: Celebrate Oktoberfest in Downtown Rogers at the craft beer festival on Saturday from 2-6p. 
  • Handmade: You could get a 72-day-head-start on Christmas gift purchases at the War Eagle Fair this weekend (that’s right folks, 72 days til Christmas). 

Have a great weekend, NWA! We’ll be back on Monday. 

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Community

NWA Food Bank Receives $3.5m Grant

Northwest Arkansas Food Bank

The Alice L. Walton Foundation has granted $3.5m to the NWA Food Bank, ensuring greater access to healthy foods for those facing hunger across our cities. 

  • Capital campaign: The Alice L. Walton Foundation will match donations up to $3m for the 'Food for Today. Hope for Tomorrow' campaign, which will provide a new distribution and operations center in Lowell. 
  • Foods to encourage: The remaining $500,000 of the grant will go towards a two year initiative to promote food choices that lead to healthier lifestyles.

Read more on the story HERE

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