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December 17, 2022

Events

Weekend Roundup

NWA Daily

Take a look at these ideas to make the most of the last weekend before Christmas!

  • Pass the popcorn: This weekend, Malco Razorback Cinema will host a limited release of Mindcage, a crime thriller filmed in Fayetteville starring Martin Lawrence and John Malkovich.
  • Gift Shopping: Take advantage of the last weekend of holiday markets in Fayetteville to wrap up your gift list.
  • Holly Joggy Christmas: The Botanical Garden of the Ozarks is hosting the 10th annual Jingle Bell Jog on Saturday, Dec 17, with a 5K beginning at 9a and a Children's Fun Run at 10a.
  • Merry Chrysler: Enjoy cookies, cocoa, and free crafts with Santa and Santa Paws therapy dogs at Lewis Automotive Group in Fayetteville this Saturday, Dec 17, from 10a-1p.
  • Wreaths of honor: The Fayetteville National Cemetary will decorate memorial stones for Wreaths Across America on Saturday, Dec 17, from 10a-12p. Sign up here if you want to place your own wreath on the grave of a loved one.
  • Swing, batter, batter: Reserve an indoor batting cage with friends at Arvest Ball Park, and try not to strike out!
  • Concert hopping: Take a look at these exciting shows happening at venues all over NWA this weekend.
  • Last chance: Fifteen local makers are hosting a Last Minute Market full of locally crafted goods at 6302 Wilkerson Street in Fayetteville from 10a-4p on Sunday, Dec 18.

Enjoy yourselves, Northwest Arkansas! We'll see you Monday.

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Business

NBA Star Jimmy Butler And Onyx Coffee Labs Partner On Specialty Drink

NWA Daily

Six-time All-Star NBA player and coffee entrepreneur Jimmy Butler has partnered with Onyx Coffee Labs on a limited edition coffee release for his BIGFACE coffee brand.

  • The process: Butler and Onyx co-founders Jon and Andrea Allen chose an award-winning Gesha coffee from the La Palma y El Tucán farm in Columbia that uses a unique process involving a 100-hour pre-fermentation resulting in a complex cup with tropical notes.
  • Box out: The limited edition BIGFACE x ONYX Gesha coffee box set is $200 and includes an 8 oz bag of coffee and a 12 oz mug.

Read more about the collaboration HERE.

Outdoors

Bentonville Selected As Home Of USA National Mountain Bike Team

USA Cycling

USA Cycling announced Bentonville as the official home of the United States National Mountain Bike Team.

  • Preparation: The extensive network of singletrack trails and gravel roads in Northwest Arkansas will serve as training grounds as athletes prepare to take gold at the 2028 Olympic Games.
  • Start em young: Along with serving as the center for mountain bike operations, the Bentonville-based office of USA Cycling will also become the national base for its collegiate cycling operations, developing up-and-coming riders for the future of the sport.

Read the full story on Business Wire HERE.

Development

Northwest Arkansas On Top Ten Watchlist For Real Estate In 2023

NWA Daily

The National Association of Realtors released their 2023 housing forecast, naming Northwest Arkansas among the top ten markets to watch in 2023.

  • Moving up: Demand continues to outpace supply in the housing market, and economic conditions in the top 10 markets suggest home prices could rise by at least 5% in 2023.
  • Reasoning: The NAR chose its top ten, of which NWA ranked fourth, based on economic indicators like housing affordability, job growth, population growth, and more.

Read more on the story HERE.

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