Parks And Recommendations

November 18, 2022

Development

Walmart Museum Temporarily Relocated To The Ledger

NWA Daily

The Walmart Museum is currently under renovation with plans to develop a more inclusive, accessible, and interactive way to tell the Walmart story. 

  • Evolving: The reinvention will result in a larger exhibit space, new educational spaces, and an enhanced rooftop patio.
  • Temporary relocated: During the renovation project, the Walmart Museum exhibit will be displayed down the road at The Ledger

See the full story from Walmart HERE

Community

Fayetteville Seeking Input For Parks Master Plan

NWA Daily

Fayetteville residents are invited to share feedback on the the city’s drafted Park System Master Plan

  • Map it out: The Master Plan will serve as a vision and guide for the Parks, Natural Resources, and Cultural Affairs Department’s efforts for the next 10 years. 
  • Be heard: The Parks Advisory Board and Parks Master Plan Advisory Committee will meet via zoom on Nov 16 to discuss and explain the drafted plan, and the window to provide feedback will be open to the public until Nov 23. 

Take the survey to voice your opinions HERE

Economy

Northwest Arkansas Tourism Industry Seeing Major Growth

NWA Daily

Arkansas’s tourism industry has seen some major gains across the state, with Northwest Arkansas at the front of the charge. 

  • Revenue: Tourism tax revenue for Benton County was $1.93m, up 60.1% from last year. Washington County collected $1.346m, a 40.8% increase. 
  • Jobs: The monthly employment average for tourism related jobs in Northwest Arkansas was 27,350 from Jan-Aug this year, up 6% compared with the same period in 2021.  

See the full report from Talk Business & Politics HERE

Business

Juniper Hill Opens Holiday Pop Up Shop At Promenade Mall In Rogers

NWA Daily

More than just a one-stop-shop for all your Christmas needs, Juniper Hill Home turns shopping into a Christmas Experience. 

  • Holiday cheer: Find the perfect decor for your holiday season while sipping mulled cider, and don’t be afraid to bring the kids! They can enjoy Christmas story time while you shop. 
  • In the workshop: Check out Juniper Hill's great class opportunities like cookie baking, wreath classes, charcuterie workshops, and more. 

Learn more about Juniper Hill Home HERE

Sponsored by The Little Candle of NWA 

Get A Whiff Of Winter At The Little Candle Of NWA 

The Little Candle of NWA

The Little Candle of NWA will release its winter collection during a Holiday Open House on Nov 19 from 11-5p in their Downtown Rogers storefront located at 112 N 3rd St.

  • Smells like Christmas: Enjoy cookies from Rad and Butter and Java Dudes coffee while you browse the store and smell your way into the holiday season. 
  • Smells like home: The Little Candle’s locally inspired NWA Collection will be marked down to $25 for the holiday event, so don’t miss it! 

Follow The Little Candle on social for updates about candle workshops and private events HERE

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