It's A Bird, It's A Plane, It's Santa Claus

December 10, 2022

Employment

Cool Jobs in NWA

Looking for a job? Check out these positions posted to our community board:

Have a job you're looking to fill? Post it here!

Events

Weekend Roundup

Downtown Bentonville Inc.

Happy Friday, Northwest Arkansas! Here are a few ways to enjoy your weekend and keep getting into the holiday spirit:

  • Colors of the season: Line the streets downtown and enjoy the Bentonville Christmas Parade on Saturday, Dec 10, beginning at 6p.
  • Just dropping in: Watch Santa Claus skydive into NWA at the Arkansas Air & Military Museum this Saturday, Dec 10, at 11a.
  • Fa la la la la: Celebrate the magic of the season with A Very SoNA Christmas at Walton Arts Center this Saturday, Dec 10, with performances at 2p and 7:30p. Or enjoy The Snowman: A Family Concert experience on Sunday, Dec 11, at 2p.
  • Run, run, Rudolph: Run into the holiday season during the White Elephant 5K & 1 Mile at the Fayetteville Square this Saturday, Dec 10, beginning at 8a.
  • On the rails: Enjoy hot cocoa and watch The Polar Express at the Arkansas Public Theatre in Downtown Rogers this Saturday, Dec 10, from 1-4p.
  • Holiday Whobee Whatee? Take an interactive trip to Whoville and meet the Grinch at the second annual Whoville Holiday Extravaganza
  • Concerts everywhere: Here's a list of all the opportunities to hear live music around NWA this weekend and into next week!
  • Window shopping: Knock out some holiday shopping in Eureka Springs and add your vote to the Holiday Window Decorating Contest.

We'll see you Monday! Have a great weekend.

Restaurant News

Meet The Face Of Yeyo's Restaurant

NWA Daily

Arkansas Times recently highlighted Chef Rafael Rios, who is becoming one of Northwest Arkansas's most well-respected chefs after being highlighted for his restaurant Yeyo's in the NY Times Restaurant List and receiving nominations for two James Beard Awards for best chef in the south region.

  • Tastes like home: The son of migrant farmers, Chef Rafael Rios now calls Northwest Arkansas home and has impacted the region's food scene by serving delicious cuisine that combines locally grown flavors inspired by his Mexican family's heritage.
  • Growing: What began in 2012 in a yellow food truck in Downtown Bentonville has evolved into a "Mexican food empire," including Yeyo's El Alma de Mexico restaurant in Bentonville, Yeyo's Mezcaleria y Taqueria in Downtown Rogers, and the addition of another food truck.

Learn more about Yeyo's HERE.

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Natural Threads Is Back In Business

Natural Threads

After a two-year hiatus, Natural Threads is back in business and ready to pack your closet full of quality apparel inspired by all that makes the Ozarks great. 

  • Unique designs: Natural Threads designs apparel and products that represent the beauty of the Natural State, and they'd love to custom design something that uniquely represents you! 
  • Thoughtful process: Staying true to their name, Natural Threads keeps the planet in mind during production, using recycled and organic materials and only shipping with biodegradable packaging. 

Find your next favorite shirt HERE. Use the code NWADAILY at checkout to enjoy 20%.  

Sports

Razorback Soccer And Volleyball Seasons Come To A Close

University of Arkansas

Women's Sports at Arkansas have been keeping fans on their feet this year, and as the Lady Razorbacks Basketball team continues an undefeated 11-0 start to their season, the Volleyball and Soccer seasons have come to an end.

  • Kick: Razorback Soccer finished the 2022 campaign with a 13-4-5 record, the season coming to an end after a loss to Florida State in the NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals.
  • Bump, set, spike: Razorback Volleyball closed out the season with a 21-9 record, ending their run in the second round of the NCAA tournament with a loss to the #3 seed, Oregon.

Keep up with all Razorback athletics HERE.

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