Learning to dance

April 12, 2022

Events

Local Publisher Releases Summer Camp Guide

NWA Daily

Summer is a couple of months away, but we’re all starting to dream about it a little bit, right? There are numerous options in Northwest Arkansas for summer camps for kids that can potentially start funneling those dreams into fun summer plans!

  • The guide: Macaroni Kid, a Fayetteville Publisher, recently published a 2022 NWA Summer Camp Guide that includes over a dozen camps for kids ranging from 5 to 18 years old.
  • The camps: TheatreSquared will be hosting multiple theatre camps throughout the summer. The NWA Martial Arts Academy and the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks will be hosting day camps, and the Young Chefs Academy is offering multi-day camps weekly from May-August. 

See Macaroni Kid’s Summer Camp Guide HERE

Food & Drink

Breweries Coming & Going, Brew Events In NWA

NWA Daily

The Arkansas beer scene is better than ever before, but it’s also going through some changes. 

Read the full Fayetteville Flyer story HERE

Sports

Monster Truck Show Coming To Bentonville

Monster Truckz

For all of you who played with monster trucks as kids and have never seen one in real life, your time has come. The Monster Truckz Extreme Tour is coming to the Benton County Fairgrounds this weekend and discounted tickets are available!

  • Launching cars: The Monster Truckz Extreme Tour just might be the wildest thing you ever witness with trucks destroying cars and flying over jumps. The Nuclear Motocross Team will be present also, performing thrilling tricks and soaring 75 feet above your head. 
  • Action-packed: Get tickets for a show Friday-Sunday for you and your child aged 3-13 for only $16.50! Each show will be an hour and a half and is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat. 

Learn more and get your tickets HERE

Highlight

Eureka Springs Makes Top Spot In Best Mountain Town List

Eureka Springs, Arkansas on Facebook

Southern Living recently released another article in its annual South’s Best series, and Eureka Springs was featured in one of the top spots on the list of The South’s Best Mountain Towns 2022. 

  • The list: The South’s Best series celebrates the most noteworthy places and communities, and Eureka Springs made the No. 5 spot in the mountain towns category. 
  • The town: Eureka Springs is a town with a population of just over 2,000 people, nestled in the Ozark Mountains near Beaver Lake. It’s known for its art culture and architecture, and its downtown is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. 

See the full list of The South’s Best Mountain Towns HERE

Arts & Entertainment

Dance Company Presents Workshop And Performance At WAC

Walton Arts Center

This Thursday, Los Angeles-based Activist Dance Theatre company CONTRA-TIEMPO is coming to Northwest Arkansas for a week-long residency, which includes a free dance masterclass and a public dance performance at the Walton Arts Center.

  • A workshop: The masterclass will be rooted in CONTRA-TIEMPO’s unique dancing style which incorporates Salsa, Afro-Latinx social movement forms, and improvisation. The class is scheduled for Thursday, April 14 in Star Theater, and registration is required to participate. 
  • A show: The performance will be on Saturday, April 16 as a participatory experience featuring several dancers from NWA. The experience is called joyUS justUS and is based on personal truths about the power of hope, faith, and family. 

Learn more and register for the masterclass HERE

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