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May 6, 2023

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FoodCorps partners with schools to provide nourishing meals, food education, and culturally affirming experiences with food that celebrate and nurture the whole child. We are on a mission to provide access to food education and nourishing food in every school by 2030. Learn more HERE.


Cool Jobs In NWA

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

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


Weekend Roundup

Main Street Siloam Springs

Happy Friday, Northwest Arkansas! Here's a look at some exciting this happening around town this weekend.

  • Off the rails: The 2023 Railyard Live concert season will kick off this weekend with a two-night Cinco de Mayo Fiesta on Friday, May 5, at 7p and Saturday, May 6, at 8p.
  • Pet-friendly: Bentonville's May First Friday theme is Pet-A-Palooza, on Friday, May 5, from 11a-9p on the Bentonville Square.
  • Front porch pickin': Front Porch Sessions at the Ozark Natural Foods Co-Op in Fayetteville, with live music and more on Friday, May 5, from 6-9p.
  • Let's feast: Carmelitas' Grand Opening is Friday, May 5, at their new Springdale location, including delicious Mexican cuisine and live music.
  • Fresh finds: Find fresh produce and handcrafted goods at the Rogers Local Food Market, beginning this Saturday, May 6, at the Frisco Plaza in Downtown Rogers!
  • Fiesta de la Victoria: Join HWOA for the Annual Cinco de Mayo Festival at the Jones Center in Springdale on Saturday, May 6, from 12-7p.
  • Off to the races: Equestrian Bridges' 11th Annual Mini Derby fundraiser is set for Saturday, May 6, from 4-8p. 
  • Spring time: Siloam Springs Farmers Market begins this Saturday, May 6, at Memorial Park from 8a-12p, with live music from Jacob McCoy at 9a.
  • The land before time: Jurrasic Empire will set up its interactive dinosaur exhibit at the Benton County Fairgrounds this weekend, May 6-7.
  • Ninja warrior: A ninja warrior event for kids, Young Lions Obstacle Course NWA 2023 is at JB Hunt Park on Saturday, May 6, from 9a-1p.
  • Get moving: Join the year's first Movement Class at the Dickson Street ArtCourt on Saturday, May 6, at 10:30a.
  • Lots of pots: The 2nd annual Arkansas Pottery Festival is this weekend, May 5-7, featuring work by over 50 potters from around the state.

Have a great weekend, friends! We'll see you back here next week.

Restaurant News

Explore NWA's Fantastic Mexican Eateries This Cinco De Mayo

NWA Daily

Northwest Arkansas isn't lacking when it comes to delicious Mexican cuisine. We've compiled a list of our favorite spots for local, authentic Mexican restaurants to help you nail down some plans to celebrate Cinco de Mayo!

Find our complete guide HERE.


Arkansas Track & Field Hosts Final Home Meet Today

NWA Daily

Arkansas Twilight, the last home meet of the season for Arkansas Track & Field, begins today at 10:30a at John McDonnell Field in Fayetteville.

  • The lineup: Field Events begin at 10:30a with the Women's Hammer Throw, and Running Events start at 5p with the Men's 4 x 100 Meters Relay following the recognition of senior athletes at 4:15p.
  • The finish line: Next week, the team will head to Baton Rouge for the SEC Outdoor Championships, with high hopes to sweep the outdoor tournament as they did both SEC and NCAA Indoor Championships earlier this year.

Get tickets for Arkansas Twilight HERE.

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  • Roll on up: Whether you're hosting a summer soirée, wedding, corporate event, grand opening, or birthday, Travel & Tap will keep your guests' glasses full with mocktails, beer, custom cocktails, and more on tap, and the built-in photo booth gives your guests the perfect party favor.
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