Wish Upon A Star

November 12, 2022


Walmart Headquarters Reveals Plans For Sam Walton Hall


As progress continues on the new Walmart Home Office, plans were announced for Sam Walton Hall, a gathering place and auditorium meant to bring people together to share and celebrate ideas. 

  • Gather big: The two-story auditorium will hold 1,500 associates, doubling the capacity of the current Home Office’s auditorium. 
  • Gather small: Sam Walton Hall will also include over 60,000-sq-ft of conference rooms, classrooms, and additional collaboration spaces. 

Read more about the Sam Walton Hall development HERE

Sponsored by NWA Boutique Show

NWA's Most Popular Shopping Event Happening Next Week

NWA Boutique Show

The most popular shopping event in Northwest Arkansas, the NWA Boutique Show, is back for its 16th year on Nov 18-19 at the Rogers Convention Center.

  • VIP: The show's VIP event is on Nov 18 from 9a-11a where shoppers can get first dibs on thousands of unique gifts from 180 merchants. The VIP shoppers will also get freebies from Kellogg, Loreal, TruSkin, and Big Orange, get to hear some live jazz, and have access to the general shopping event later that day and on Nov 19.
  • Shop 'til you drop: General Admission tickets give you access to shop from all the fabulous merchants from 11a-4:30p on Nov 18 and 9a-6p on Nov 19. The Girls Night Out event is Friday evening from 5p - 9p and will include fun tunes, a photo booth, and a cash bar while you shop.

A portion of the proceeds will go to the Junior Civic League and the Junior League of NWA. Get more info on the event HERE.


Weekend Roundup

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It’s Friday! Here are a few ideas for your weekend: 

  • Folk out: Enjoy three days of the best regional and national folk music during The Ozark Folk Festival this weekend, Nov 10-12, in Eureka Springs. 
  • We salute you: Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park will present a Veterans Day ceremony on Nov 11 from 8-9a. 
  • Starships: Multiple meteor showers will be visible this Saturday, Nov 12, and Hobbs State Park is hosting a viewing party beginning at 4:30p. 
  • Kickin it: Razorback Soccer earned its seventh straight bid to the NCAA Tournament and will face Missouri State in the first round tonight at 6:30. 
  • Jingle jangle: Shop, mingle, and maybe even have a Hallmark moment during the NWA Holiday Market this weekend, Nov 11-12 at the NWA Convention Center in Springdale. 

Stay warm out there! See you on Monday. 

Restaurant News

Hawaiian Bros Island Grill Coming To Springdale

Hawaiian Bros Island Grill

Kansas City-based fast food company, Hawaiian Bros Island Grill plans to open its first Arkansas location in Springdale. 

  • Order up: Paying homage to the Hawaiian plate lunch, Hawaiian Bros menu includes white rice, macaroni salad, and a choice of proteins like grilled chicken and slow-roasted pork. 
  • Sweet tooth: Hawaiian Bros also serves dole, a frozen, dairy-free soft-serve dessert, that is sure to satisfy a sweet tooth. 

Check out other restaurants coming to Northwest Arkansas HERE

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