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Things To Do on Bikes Blues & BBQ Weekend in Northwest Arkansas

It’s Bikes Blues & BBQ weekend folks!   NWA is in for a “wild ride” and that’s for sure.  Events and activities of every description are available as this event literally takes over Northwest Arkansas.  Whether you own a motorcycle or not, there’s plenty to enjoy for everyone.  Check here for the complete schedule of events.

Additionally, live music can be found all across Northwest Arkansas, Art in the Park is happening in Bentonville, Dog Days of Summer is scheduled for Bella Vista and much more.  Check out the fun list of things to do below, and don’t forget to attend some of the terrific Bikes Blues & BBQ events:

Friday, Sept 22nd

Bentonville
Event: Live Music Friday – Rozenbridge EP Fundraiser Finale
Time: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Location: Two25 Gallery & Wine Bar
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Event: Downtown Springdale’s Barn Party Summer Series
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Location: Shiloh Museum’s rustic Cooper Barn
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Saturday, Sept 23rd

Bella Vista
Event: Dog Days of Summer
Time: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location: Kingsdale Pool, 2 Riordan Rd
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Bentonville
Event: Blue Muse at Two25 Gallery & Wine Bar
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: Two25 Gallery & Wine Bar
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Event: Comedy Night (FREE) At Bike Rack Brewing!
Time: 8:00 pm
Location: Bike Rack Brewing
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Event: Northwest Arkansas Emergency Perparedness Fair
Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location:NE McCollum Dr, Bentonville, AR 72712, United States
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Event: Art in the Park
Time:
8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Location:
Dave Peel Park – 206 E. Central Ave.
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Fayetteville
Event: Bikes Blues & BBQ
Time: Click here for schedule
Location: Throughout Northwest Arkansas
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Hiwasse
Event: Hiwasse Fall Festival
Time: 11:00 am- 2:00 pm
Location: Bank of Gravett
211 Main St SE, Gravette, Arkansas 72736
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Rogers
Event: Astronomy Day at Hobbs State Park
Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: Hobbs State Park, 20201 E Highway 12
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Event: 4th Annual Vintage Motorcycle Show
Time:
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location:
 Frisco Park – 1st & Walnut
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Sunday, September 24th

Fayetteville
Event: Bikes Blues & BBQ
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Location: Throughout Northwest Arkansas
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Top 10 Bakeries in Northwest Arkansas

Who doesn’t smile when they recall the delicious aromas wafting from a bakery?
They are places that produce wonderful breads, pies and cakes and other scrumptious
baked goods.  Without even knowing why, we automatically feel all warm and fuzzy inside, we feel nostalgic. The bakeries we’ve listed below all have that ability to return us to a happier time, and besides that they all have the very best bakery items in NWA:

Bentonville

Bentonville Baking Company $
401 SW A Street, Unit 101, (479) 250-9973

Bentonville Baking Company offers delicious artisan baked goods, custom cookies and cakes and more. Have a special occasion on the horizon? Just name the theme, and the helpful staff will come up with a delightful creation to make your celebration perfect. They also offer private baking lessons and decorating parties for those interested in learning how to bake like an expert.

Bentonville Baking company Arkansas

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Eureka Springs

Oscars $
17 White St, (479) 981-1436

Open for breakfast, brunch and lunch. A visit to Oscars is a delight whenever you choose to go. Unique, delicious homemade treats like all sorts of quiche, breakfast bagels, biscuits and baguettes are served and the service is both friendly and efficient. Situated on famous White Street in Eureka Springs, it’s an eclectic spot with an interesting clientele.

Oscar's Cafe Bakery Eureka Springs

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Farmington

Briar Rose Bakery & Deli $
28 E Main St, (479) 300-6027

If dining in an old fashioned cottage, and feasting on fresh baked goods including European-style pastries like cinnamon rolls, scones, cupcakes, custom cakes and fresh made sandwiches and soups appeals to you, then you must make plans to visit Briar Rose Bakery and Deli. Sample the lemon cheesecake while you’re there. Your taste buds will thank you.

Briar Rose Bakery

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Fayetteville

Dirty Apron BakeHouse $
245 North Church Ave

At the Dirty Apron BakeHouse, a breakfast, brunch and lunch eatery tucked away just off Dickson and close to Fayettechill, they make naturally leavened small batch sourdough.. Specialties like the ham and cheese croissants, sourdough bread and rotating pastries are the talk of the town.

Dirty Apron Bakehouse Bakery Fayetteville Arkansas

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Golden Kolache Bakery $
3327 W Wedington Dr, (479) 439-0835

Serving breakfast and brunch, Golden Kolache Bakery turns out some of the best Kolache items you will ever put in your mouth. What the heck is a Kolache anyway? It is a warm, slightly sweet fresh-baked pastry that has been filed with fruit, meat or cheese. Works great as a delightfully different handheld for people on the go.

Golden Kolache Bakery Fayetteville Arkansas

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Little Bread Company $
116 N Block Ave, (479) 527-0622

A community bakery/restaurant offering dozens of different fresh homemade items each day. Choose from a wide selection of delicious fresh baked goods including 9 varieties of bread, muffins, cookies, croissants, danishes, biscotti, cream puffs, Bavarian cream tarts, brownies, pinwheels and more. Open for breakfast and lunch. Great neighborhood spot!

Little Bread Company Fayetteville Arkansas

Little Bread Company

Rick’s Bakery $$
1220 N College Ave, (479) 442-2166

Rick’s is a full service bakery that is also open for breakfast, brunch and sandwiches. While Rick’s specializes in amazingly beautiful wedding cakes and many other unique shaped cakes for special occasions, that is just the beginning of their large and varied baked goods menu selection. They also offer doughnuts, pastries, cookies, muffins, bagels, cupcakes and petit fours.

Rick's Bakery Fayetteville Arkansas

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Rockin’ Baker $
3761 N Mall Ave
(479) 313-6767

The Rockin’ Baker is a social enterprise that not only makes homemade, naturally leavened bread and European-style pastries, but also helps transform lives by offering immersive entrepreneurial education and on-the-job skills training to deserving people on the path to self-sufficiency. Bread choices include Frisco, Grateful Bread, Betta Chedda, Dark Side, Not-Your-Nana’s Banana, Sun Kissed, Don’t Rye for Me Venezuela and Wholey Wheaty Sourdough.

Rockin' Baker Fayetteville Arkansas

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The Fayetteville Pastry Shop $$
6315 W Wedington Dr STE#1, (479) 530-3349

This delightful little find in Fayetteville caters to dietary restrictions, and it also specializes in gourmet edible art, hand crafted chocolates and fresh gelato. Anything you try will be delicious, but do give the Orange Cinnamon Rolls a try. They have just the right amount of icing and they literally melt-in-your-mouth. If you’re there for lunch, the Carrot Ginger is delish.

Fayetteville Pastry Shop Fayetteville Arkansas

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Prairie Grove

Fat Rolls $$
116 N Mock St, (479) 846-0846

Fat Rolls is a from-scratch bakery featuring such tasty items as bready cinnamon rolls, orange rolls, fresh baked breads, scrumptious sugar cookies, lemon loaf, oatmeal cream cookies and much, much more. Fat Rolls also has regularly scheduled live music, wonderful owners and friendly service.

Fat Rolls Prairie Grove

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Things To Do in Northwest Arkansas September 8th -10th 2017

Making plans for the weekend?  Here are some awesome things to do in Northwest Arkansas Sept 8th – 10th.

First off, the various farmer’s markets are still going on. These are terrific opportunities to get out to meet your neighbors while experiencing the bounty of NWA.  Music events like LIVE Music Fridays with Harley Hamm & Jimmy Jamm at Two25 Gallery & Wine Bar, Cool Water Music Fest in Gravette, Come Together Inclusion Concert at the Record, Fall Music & Art Festival at Terra Studios and much more – check the list below.  Additionally, there are many other exciting events happening all over our beautiful corner of the state including the 47th Annual Eureka Springs Antique Car Festival, 40th Annual Quilt Fair, Pop Up Shop at the Meteor Gallery September 9th and much, much more.

You’re going to love it out there in NWA this weekend and that’s for sure.  All you have to do is get up, get out and enjoy.

Friday, September 8th

Bentonville
Event: Community Outreach Meeting: The Momentary
Time: 4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Location: 507 SE E St, Bentonville, AR 72712-6049
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Event: LIVE Music Fridays with Harley Hamm & Jimmy Jamm
Time: 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm
Location: Two25 Gallery & Wine Bar
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Event: Happy Happy Joy Joy Art Opening
Time: 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm
Location: 410 SW A Street, Bentonville, Arkansas 72712
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Eureka Springs
Event: 47th Annual Eureka Springs Antique Car Festival
Time:
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location:
Eureka Springs
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Gravette
Event: Cool Water Music Fest
Time: Check Schedule For Events
Location: Gravette Arkansas
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Rogers
Event: Ribbon Cutting & Grand opening
Time: 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: The Urban Tub
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Ozark
Event: Pig Trail Gravel Grinder
Time: 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm
Location: Mulberry Mountain Lodging & Events
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Saturday, September 9th

Bentonville
Event: Pop Up Shop at the Meteor Gallery September 9th
Time: 9:00 am- 2:00 pm
Location: Meteor Guitar
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Event: Come Together Inclusion Concert
Time: 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Location: Record
More Information: Click here – Get Tickets here

Centerton
Event: Centerton Days!
Time: 10:00 am- 110:00 pm
Location: Centerton City Park
290 N. Main Street, Centerton, Arkansas 72719
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Fayetteville
Event: Razorback Football vs. TCU
Time: 2:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium
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Event: Sept. Phunbags Comedy Improv Show
Time: 8:00 pm- 9:30 pm
Location: Stage Eighteen
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Gravette
Event: Cool Water Music Fest
Time: Check Schedule For Events
Location: Gravette Arkansas
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Ozark
Event: Pig Trail Gravel Grinder
Time: Check Schedule for Times
Location: Mulberry Mountain Lodging & Events
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Rogers
Event: Wet Whiskers at Wet Willy’s
Time: 9:00 am- 12:00 pm
Location: Rogers Aquatics Center
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Springdale
Event: 40th Ozark Quilt Fair
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
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Event: The Stand-Up/Stay-Up Comedy Show w/ Jeff Zenisek
Time: 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Location: Black Apple Crossing
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Sunday, September 10th

Bentonville
Event: Welcoming Party! The House of Songs Ozarks
Time: 3:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Location: The Preacher’s Son
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Fayetteville
Event: Fall Music & Art Festival
Time: 12:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Location: Terra Studios
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Ozark
Event: Pig Trail Gravel Grinder
Time: Check Schedule For Times
Location: Mulberry Mountain Lodging & Events
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Springdale
Event: Wags & Waves: Pool Day for the Dogs
Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Springdale Aquatic Center
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Northwest Arkansas Top 10 Best Pubs (With Food) That ROCK!

Looking for Northwest Arkansas Top 10 Best Pubs? Pubs offer the atmosphere of a friendly neighborhood bar, yet most of them serve tasty pub fare, and some of them have full service kitchens that offer extended menus. Most offer plenty of TVs for relaxing with friends around a sporting event. Northwest Arkansas has many pubs, but when you select from the Top 10 list below, you’ll be choosing one of NWA’s very best:

Bentonville

Beef ‘O’ Brady’s $$
2500 SW 14th St #108, Bentonville, AR 72712
(479) 268-4545

Beef’s is a family-friendly neighborhood pub and sports bar. There are plenty of TVs throughout for viewing games and hanging with friends. The wings are simply delicious, and the rest of the food is pretty darn good too. You’ll love Beef’s!

Beef 'O' Brady's Pub Bentonville Arkansas

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Scotch and Soda $$
121 W Central Ave, (479) 319-6874

Scotch and Soda has over 300 different whiskeys including a wide variety of bourbon, scotch and other whiskeys. They also have craft beer with one or two local brews on tap. The eats menu is limited, but you can still find something for everyone. A beautiful new addition to downtown Bentonville.

Scotch & Soda Pub Bentonville Ar

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The Forge $$
407 SW A St, (479) 254-3699

This is an Irish restaurant and pub. Beautiful decor and furnishings are uniquely hand forged owners. Authentic Irish food is beyond delicious, especially White Chocolate Bread, Shepherds Pie and Reuben Rolls. Draft beer is cold, really cold with a good selection on tap. place to gather with family and friends. Service is exceptional, and
there is a kid’s menu.

The Forge Bentonville

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Pedaler’s Pub $$
410 SW A St, (479) 268-3285

Has screaming good wood-fired oven pizzas, salads and sandwiches,indoor and dog friendly patio seating, cold brews and friendly, helpful service. All around great atmosphere and a good place to enjoy an outing with friends.

Peadler's Pub

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Fayetteville

Apple Blossom Brewing Company $$
1550 E Zion Rd, Ste 1, (479) 287-4344

With seating for 250, this is the largest brewpub in Arkansas. Produces 12 different brews including the flagship beer, Armstrong American Pale Ale, Mockingbird Black IPA, Sturdy Hippie IPA and others. Serves soups, salads and sandwiches. Bread is baked fresh every day.

Apple Blossom Brewing Company Fayetteville Arkansas

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Cork and Keg $$
509 W Spring St, (479) 966-4383

Located next to Walton Arts Center Parking lot. This is a terrific spot for dinner and drinks before a show and happy hour through the week. Wine, cocktails and draft beer are served, and the menu consists of light pub fare. Atmosphere is relaxing and intimate, and the service is excellent. Try the spinach artichoke dip for a taste sensation.

Cork & Keg Fayetteville Arkansas

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Rogers

Foster’s Pint & Plate $$
2001 South Bellview Road Suite 2, (479) 621-0093

Foster’s is a lively, modern upscale gastropub sporting 84 taps of craft brew. They pride themselves on flatbreads and handhelds made from only the freshest of ingredients, including organic meats, vegetables and cheeses. Catch the live music on the patio, but get there early to save your spot.

Foster's Pint & Plate Rogers Arkansas

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Growler USA $$
4204 S JB Hunt Dr #40,  (479) 633-8233

With 100+ taps of local, regional and specialized microbrews, you’ll be sure to find several beers that suite your taste buds at Growler’s. Has a full-service kitchen which turns out exceptional food including a variety of beer bites, salads,handhelds and main dishes. Also has outdoor seating.

Growlers USA - Rogers

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Levi’s Gastropub $$
224 S 2nd St, (479) 372-6640

Located in the basement, Levi’s has gourmet bar food including appetizers, salads, sandwiches, burgers, steaks and made-to-order donuts for dessert. It provides a truly different bar experience in a fun atmosphere and has live music on the weekends. Terrific place to enjoy a night out with friends and family.

Levi's Gastrolounge & Low Bar

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Springdale

Saddlebock Brewery $
18244 Habberton Rd, (479) 419-9969

Offers a wide range of beers including ales, lagers, porters, stouts and bocks. Steaks prime rib and burgers are simply out of this world, and are made from the grain fed beef raised right on the owner’s land. Service is friendly and efficient. Housed in a barn, it’s a fun atmosphere.

Saddlebock Brewery Fayetteville Arkansas

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Things To Do in Northwest Arkansas Labor Day Weekend 2017

Looking for fun things to do in Northgest Arkansas Labor day weekend 2017.  This weekend is top heavy with live music events including LIVE Music Friday- Woodland at Two25 Gallery & Wine Bar,  Brad Paisley at the AMP, Benjamin Del Shreve at Hapas, Jesse Davis: Live on the bricks at Brick Street Brews, Mary-Heather and the Sinners At JJ’s Fayetteville and much more.  Additionally, The Washington County Fair, First Friday: Sugar Creek Days in Bentonville, Clothesline Fair 2017 at Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park and Coffee & Cars – September in Downtown Springdale are all happening.  Remember the farmer’s markets are still going strong.  There’s a Kid’s Day /Carnival going on at the Downtown Rogers Farmer’s Market.

In short, get out there and experience some of the many opportunities to have fun in NWA this early September weekend.  There truly is something for everyone.

Friday, Sept 1st

Bentonville
Event: First Friday: Sugar Creek Days
Time: 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Bentonville Square
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Event: Pop-Up Bourbon Bar
Time: 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: The Hive
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Event: LIVE Music Friday- Woodland
Time:
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location:
Two25 Gallery & Wine Bar
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Event: Light Night Party
Time:
8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Location:
Crystal Bridges
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Event:  
First Friday Flix: The Jungle Book
Time:
8:30 pm- 11:30 pm
Location: 
Lawrence Plaza
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Fayetteville
Event: Washington County Fair
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 am
Location: Washington County Fair
2536 N McConnell Ave, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72704
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Rogers
Event:
Benjamin Del Shreve at Hapas
Time: 8:00 pm- 11:00 pm
Location: Hapa’s Hawaiian
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Event: Jesse Davis: Live on the bricks
Time:
7:00 pm
Location:
Brick Street Brews
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Event: Brad Paisley
Time: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Location: Walmart AMP
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Saturday, Sept 2nd

Bentonville
Event: Live Music Saturday with Scale House Blues
Time: 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm
Location: Two25 Gallery & Wine Bar
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Eureka Springs
Event: Drumming in the Park
Time:
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location:
Basin Park
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Fayetteville
Event: Mary-Heather and the Sinners At JJ’s Fayetteville
Time: 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Location: JJ’s Grill Fayetteville, 1271 N Steamboat Dr,
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Event: Washington County Fair
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 am
Location: Washington County Fair
2536 N McConnell Ave, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72704
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Prairie Grove
Event: Clothesline Fair 2017
Time: 8:30 am- 5:00 pm
Location: Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park
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Rogers
Event: Kid’s Day | Carnival
Time: 10:00 am -12:00 pm
Location: Downtown Rogers Farmers Market
101 E. Cherry Street, Rogers, Arkansas 72756
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Event: Free Brewery Tour
Time: 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: New Province Brewing Company
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Springdale
Event: Coffee & Cars – September
Time: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: 203 E Emma Ave
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Event: Q’N 4 The VETS 2017
Time:  11:00 am – 3:30 pm
Location: Downtown Springdale, 110 W. Emma Ave
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Event: Geometric Art Workshop with James Handmade Goods
Time: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Location: Perrodin Supply Co.,509 Success Ave,
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Event :Holy Smokes! at BAX with Camp Life
Time: 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Location: Black Apple Crossing
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Sunday, Sept 3rd

Fayetteville
Event: Fayetteville Fire & Flow Jam
Time: 8:00 pm- 11:00 pm
Location: West Luck Ridge
West Wiles Road, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701
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Prairie Grove
Event: Clothesline Fair 2017
Time: 8:30 am- 5:00 pm
Location: Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park
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Monday, Sept 4th

Prairie Grove
Event: Clothesline Fair 2017
Time: 8:30 am- 5:00 pm
Location: Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park
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Best Top 10 Barbecue in Northwest Arkansas - Bentonville/Rogers/Fayetteville/EurekaSprings 2017

Barbecue, one of the best loved foods in Northwest Arkansas, is widely represented throughout the area.  Slow, perfectly cooked, smoked beef, chicken, pork and sausages are served up practically everywhere.   Regardless of how you like your barbecue, you’ll find a favorite spot from the Top 10 list below.

Bella Vista

Rhythm and Q $
1721 Forest Hills Blvd, (479) 268-6858

Many customers drive from miles around just to enjoy the unique barbecue served at the local chef owned and operated Rhythm and Q. It’s been open only a few months, but has already established a rabid fan base. Diners love the perfectly smoked meats, delicious sides and flavorful sauces. The

Baby Back Ribs are meaty, tender and tasty. For you music lovers, there’s live music on Friday and Saturday nights. Note: The hours are a little tricky.

Rhythm and Q Bella Vista Arkansas BBQ

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Bentonville

Fred’s Hickory Inn $$
1502 N Walton Blvd, (479) 273-3303

If you are craving a memorable Pit Bar B-Q experience in NWA, take your family, friends and visitors to Fred’s. You just can’t get better friendly service, atmosphere or real pit BBQ. They are also known for their mouthwatering steaks and authentic Italian food.

Fred's Hickory Inn Bentonville

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Smokin Joe’s Ribhouse $$
2504 E Central Ave, Bentonville, AR 72712
(479) 621-0181

Particularly known for its award-winning genuine pit barbecue, Smokin Joe’s Ribhouse offers specialty sandwiches, burgers, ribs, pulled pork, BBQ plates and classic sides.  This is BBQ at its best, taste it once and you’ll be hooked for life.

Smokin Joe's Ribhouse Bentonville Arkansas

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Whole Hog Cafe $$
1400 SE Walton Blvd, (479) 271-6566

Award-winning, World Champion BBQ – Menu includes some of the best pork, chicken and beef BBQ. Try the jumbo pulled pork sandwich, which is always a hit!

Whole Hog Cafe Bentonville AR BBQ

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Eureka Springs

Rockin’ Pig Saloon $$
2039 E Van Buren, (479) 363-6248

A full service dining, drinking and entertainment establishment serving BBQ, burgers and wood-fired pizzas in a fun atmosphere. Try the pork ribs and baked beans.

Rockin Pig Saloon Eureka Springs AR

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Fayetteville

Herman’s $$
2901 N. College Rd, (479) 442-9671

Everything at Herman’s is fresh and handmade. The ribs are juicy and tender, the kind that fall off the bone and melt in your mouth. The steaks are hand-cut and aged to perfection, and Nick’s Shrimp Remoulade with homemade sauce is delicious beyond words. Open for both lunch and dinner with a deck where you can watch the BBQ being grilled, Herman’s has 45 years of experience cooking and serving up delicious BBQ.

Lucky Luke’s BBQ $$
1220 N Garland Ave, (479) 521-7550

Stoked for a really good BBQ sandwich? Some say this is the best pulled pork in the region. Their pork, kielbasa sausage and chicken is premium quality and smoked right on the premises. Lucky Luke’s is a friendly, very casual, BBQ joint that specializes in good food and knowledgeable, efficient service. A favorite with the U of A crowd, they are also a good choice for your catering needs. Try the rib or pulled pork sandwich once, and you’ll be hooked.

Lucky Lukes BBQ

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Sassy’s Red House $$
708 N College Ave, (479) 856-6366

Known far and wide for having the perfect BBQ sauce. Try the barbecue nachos as an entree instead of an appetizer. Service is terrific too.

Rogers

Pit Master’s BBQ $
Frisco Station Mall 100 N Dixieland, (479) 202-5344

The entire menu is made fresh daily, and no smoked meats are precooked, frozen and eventually thawed out. Pit Master’s BBQ maintains the integrity and just smoked flavor of meats by slow smoking every morning. Don’t miss the all-you-can-eat ribs deal on Thursdays, and get there early as folks begin to line up early for this tasty special.

Pit Masters BBQ

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The Big Rub Urban Eatery $
Inside Walmart Supercenter
4208 South Pleasant Crossing, (479) 282-1405

Delicious urban BBQ, sandwiches, homemade sides, and street tacos made from the freshest ingredients to be found anywhere. Smokehouse and Brisket taco are awesome as is the Jordan (large portion) sandwich. Great tasting barbecue, convenient location and reasonable prices make this a regional favorite.

Big Rub Urban Eatery BBQ Bentonville and Rogers Arkansas

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Honorable Mention

Pop’s BBQ $
318 W Walnut St, Rogers, AR 72756, (479) 633-8150

Get ready to be WOWED when you first taste the BBQ ribs from Pop’s. These are ribs that make you feel like you’ve died and gone to heaven. Pop’s is operating as a food truck directly across the street from the Rogers Chamber. If you haven’t yet sampled Pop’s BBQ, you absolutely must give it a try.

Tyler’s Craft BBQ $
109 N. Arkansas, Rogers, AR 72756 (479) 409-7423

If your idea of BBQ is tender, moist pork with a light pecan smoked flavor, you simply must try one of the handcrafted BBQ sandwiches served out of this local food truck. Slaw lovers, this is your chance to try some of the most delicious Wasabi slaw you will ever put in your mouth.

Locations To Watch The McGregor vs. Mayweather Fight in Bentonville ~ Rogers ~Eureka Springs~ Fayetteville Arkansas

Looking for a place to watch the McGregor vs. Mayweather fight tonight? Here is a list of locations in Northwest Arkansas where you can watch.

Bentonville

Bentonville Beef ‘O’ Brady’s  Seats are $30 a person or $40 at the door the day of the fight.
Bentonville Butcher & Pint   $30.00 per person

Eureka Springs
2 Wheels on the Pig Trail $15.00

Fayetteville
Malco Razorback Cinema $41.00 per person
Sassy’s Barbecue and Grille (Wedington Location) $25.00 per person

Rogers
Twin Peaks $20.00 per person, first come first serve

Northwest Arkansas Things To Do This Weekend August 25-27th

This is mega events weekend across Northwest Arkansas.  WOW!  There’s so much to choose from including the hugely popular Fayetteville Roots Festival, 33rd Annual Frisco Festival, Eureka Springs VW Show Weekend 25th Anniversary, 3rd Annual Dickson Street Slide and Terra Studios Fire & Flow Jam to name just a few.  Live music is also alive and well in several venues including LIVE Music with Photosphere at Two25 Art & Wine Gallery and StrapJacket Live at The Meteor.  Additionally, there’s a wide variety of other activities and events to choose from.  Get up, get out and take advantage of some of them!  NWA is rockin’, don’t you agree?

Scroll down the list below and schedule now to attend some of these fun things to do in NWA.

Friday, August 25th

Bentonville
Event: Barista Sport
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: Onyx Coffee Lab
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Event: LIVE Music with Photosphere
Time: 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm
Location: Two25 Gallery & Wine Bar
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Event: StrapJacket Live at The Meteor
Time:
8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Location:
Meteor Guitar
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Eureka Springs

Event: Eureka Springs VW Show Weekend 25th Anniversary
Time:
12:00 pm – 
Location:
Eureka Springs
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Fayetteville
Event: Fayetteville Roots Festival
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Event: 2017 KUAF Ice Cream Social
Time: 2:00 pm- 3:00 pm
Location: 9 S School Ave, Fayetteville, AR
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Rogers
Event: 33rd Annual Frisco Festival
Time: 5:00 pm
Location: Downtown Rogers
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Springdale
Event:Open Mic and Art Exhibit!
Time: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Location: Arts Center of the Ozarks
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Saturday, August 26th

Bella Vista
Event: Champions on Wheels – Fundraiser For NWA Women’s Shelter
Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Bella Vista Lake
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Bentonville
Event: Dogs Days at the Farmer’s Market
Time: 10:00 am- 2:00 pm
Location: Downtown Bentonville Square
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Event: Our 2nd Birthday Bash!
Time:
10:00 am- 12:00 pm
Location:
Three Dog Bakery
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Event: Giant Telescope “First View”
Time: 11:00 am- 1:00 am
Location: 801 SE 8th St,
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Event: Artinfusion Excursion » 211 Café Exhibition with Demara Titzer
Time:
3:00 pm- 5:00 pm
Location:
211 Cafe’
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Event: House of Songs Ozarks Opening
Time: 4:00 pm- 9:00 pm
Location: 508 SE C street Bentonville Arkansas
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Event: Eureka Springs VW Show Weekend 25th Anniversary
Time:
12:00 pm – 
Location:
Eureka Springs
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Fayetteville
Event: Fayetteville Roots Festival
Time: Check schedule for times
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Event: 80s Night at the 112 DriveIn
Time:
8:15 pm – 12:30 am
Location: 
112 Drive-In, Inc., 3352 N Highway 112
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Rogers
Event: 33rd Annual Frisco Festival
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Location: Downtown Rogers
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Sunday, August 27th

Eureka Springs
Event:Eureka Springs VW Show Weekend 25th Anniversary
Time:
12:00 pm – 
Location:
Eureka Springs
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Fayetteville
Event: Fayetteville Roots Festival
Time: Check schedule for times
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Event: 3rd Annual Dickson Street Slide
Time: 10:00 am- 8:00 pm
Location: W Dickson St
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Event: Terra Studios Fire & Flow Jam
Time:
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Location: 
12103 Hazel Valley Rd
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Best Food Trucks in Bentonville, Bella Vista & Rogers Arkansas UPDATED

In a hurry, but don’t want to settle for fast food? The amazing food trucks – North offer taste tempting food that rival the best in brick and mortar restaurants. Many are chef driven, and post a menu to please even the most discriminating taste. Don’t forget most offer catering as well.

Check out the Top 10 list below to find a food truck near your home or work space.

Bella Vista

Main Bite $
13467 Lookout Drive
Bella Vista, Arkansas 72714
Serves excitingly different breakfast burritos and tacos. Place your order before you leave home for work and your breakfast will be ready for pick up when you get there. Consistent, delicious food and champion service characterize this Ozark jewel.

The Main Bite Food Truck Bella Vista AR

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Bentonville

Big Rub BBQ $$
801 SE 8th St, (479)282 -1405

Visit Big Rub, and treat your taste buds to a taste-treat-delight that you won’t soon forget. They have awesome BBQ, sandwiches, tacos, and subs. The outdoor seating area is a place where you can enjoy eating your meal in the open-air, but it is also a place to make new friends. In addition to the Big Rub food truck, catering is available for any event, party, dinner or celebration.

Big Rub BBQ

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Crazy Pear $
903 SW A St, (479) 445-2103

Crazy Pear has delicious, real food creations including amazing wraps, adult grilled cheese, fresh wholesome salads, fresh healthful smoothies and Gourmet Mac & Cheese. Looking for a catering service for your next event? Look no more, Crazy Pear’s chef, Randy McGuffin, a Graduate of Culinary Arts School has over 30 years experience. Leave your next catering event to Chef Randy.

Crazy Pear Food Truck Bentonville AR

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Crepes Paulette $
213 NE A St, (479) 250-1110

What could be better than authentic French Crepes served in an open-air setting? A warm, cozy canopy wall provides comfortable seating unless the weather turns really foul. The delicious crepe menu is varied, and offers something for everyone. While Crepes Paulette is a food truck, don’t expect typical fast food, you can look forward to gourmet crepes made to perfection. Try the Spicy Piggy and for a sweet crepe, try the La Foster.

Crepes Paulette Bentonville Arkansas

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Dough Zone $
715 SW A St, (479) 790-2988

This Bentonville food truck specializes in Asian cuisine with street food specialties from many cities in Asia. With a commitment to using only the freshest of ingredients, the truck dishes up flavorful food consistently. The Dan Dan noodles and the Satay Chicken are highly recommended.

Dough Zone Asian Food Truck Bentonville Arkansas

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Kind Kitchen $
801 SE 8th Street, (479) 787-8560

If you haven’t been to Kind Kitchen, you’ve definitely been missing out on some of the best street food in all of NWA.  Specialties include breakfast burritos, foot-long corn dogs,fry-bread tacos, loved-filled smoothies, fresh-made limeade, Moniker Ferments, and many vegan and GF options across the menu.  Check their FB page for where they will be during the day, but you can always find them in the evenings Tues – Saturday at the 8th Street Market in Bentonville. The folks that run the place make you feel as welcome as family, and they offer a top-notch catering service too.

Priato Pizzaria $
213 NE A St

Open 7 days a week, Priato Pizzaria specializes in artisan crafted, Neopolitan-style pizzas with delicious crust. Create your own or choose from 13 menu pizzas. These folks definitely know how to make pizza crust, their crusts both gluten free and regular are what pizza dreams are made of. They also offer kid’s 5-inch pizzas, and 5-inch sweet pizzas. For a lovely pizza meal, you can’t beat Priato Pizzaria.

Priato Pizza Food Truck Bentonville Arkansas

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Yeyo’s Mexican Grill $
122 W Central Ave, (479) 381-1726

Yeyo’s is the home of authentic Mexican food including awesome
street tacos. Produce used in the food is grown locally at the the Rios
Family Farm. If you love south-of- the-border food, you will be a rabid
fan of Yeyo’s.

Yeyo's Mexican Grill Food Truck Bentonville Arkansas

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Rogers

Pop’s Hog Wild BBQ $
121 1/2 E. Poplar, (479) 633-8150

In the food truck industry, it is difficult to maintain consistency, but Pop’s is one food truck that has met and conquered that challenge. The BBQ at Pop’s is raving good every time, the sides are delicious, and the service is both friendly and professional. Stop by and enjoy eating a meal on their cool patio. You’ll become a regular after just one visit.

Pop's BBQ Ribs Rogers AR

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Tyler’s Craft BBQ $
109 N Arkansas St
(479) 409-7423

Located at Ozark Beer Company and with a goal to provide Northwest Arkansas its best BBQ, Tyler’s Craft BBQ, a local family owned food truck, has their work cut out for them, but it seems they are up to the task. Many NWA BBQ enthusiasts have already gone out on the limb to proclaim that Tyler’s makes the best BBQ sandwich in the region. The meats are tender and moist, the accompanying slaw is heavenly and the service is friendly and efficient.

Tyler's Craft BBQ

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Northwest Arkansas Things To Do This Weekend August 18th - 20th

Farmer’s Markets are hopping, and live music is all up and down NWA this weekend including performances by Roger Thomas at Two25 Gallery, Randall Shreve live at Meteor Gallery (live recording), Grassfed at Chelsea’s and much, much more.  Additionally there is a wide variety of other events including the Frank Broyles Celebration of Life at the Bud Walton Arena on Saturday, Chocolate and Beer Pairing with Hello Cocoa at Perrodin Supply Co., Tincturing and Extracting Herbs at Natural Grocers, Secchi Day (Science Day) on Beaver Lake at Prairie Creek Public Use Area and an Ice Cream Social at Washington County Historical Society and that’s just for starters.

Check out the fascinating things to do below and schedule now to make sure you don’t forget:

Friday, August 18th

Bentonville
Event: Artist Reception with Leah Cowden
Time: 5:00 pm- 7:00 pm
Location: Two25 Gallery
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Event: Roger Thomas LIVE! at Two25!
Time: 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm
Location: Two25 Gallery & Wine Bar
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Event: Randall Shreve live at Meteor Gallery (live recording)
Time: 9:00 pm- 11:30 pm
Location: Meteor Guitar
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Eureka Springs
Event: Grassfed at Chelsea’s!
Time:
9:30 pm – 12:00 am
Location: 
Chelsea’s Corner Cafe & Bar
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Rogers
Event: Big Sexy Food + Music Friday
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: New Province Brewing Company
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Event: Movie Night | Finding Dory
Time: 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Location: Downtown Rogers Farmers Market
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Springdale
Event:  Chocolate and Beer Pairing with Hello Cocoa
Time: 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm
Location: Perrodin Supply Co.
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Saturday, August 19th

Bentonville
Event: Stemposium 2017
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Location: NWACC Shewmaker Center For Global Business Development
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Event:Vinyl Village Bash
Time: 7:30 pm – 12:00 am
Location: Meteor Guitar
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Eureka Springs
Event: 3rd Saturday Music in the Park with the Cate Brothers
Time:
5:00 pm- 7:00 pm
Location:
Basin Park
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Fayetteville
Event: Cooking Local Demo
Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Location: Fayetteville Farmer’s Market
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Event: Tincturing and Extracting Herbs
Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Location: Natural Grocers
4116 N College Ave, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72703
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Event: Grand Opening! Uptown Apartments
Time: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Uptown Fayetteville Apartments + Shops
3959 N. Steele Blvd. Suite 102, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72703
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Event: Frank Broyles Celebration of Life
Time: 2:00 pm- 4:00 pm
Location: Bud Walton Arena
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Event: Ice Cream Social
Time: 3:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Location: Washington County Historical Society
118 E Dickson St, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701
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Event: NWARD Double Header
Time: 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Location: Starlight Skatium
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Rogers
Event: Secchi Day (Science Day) on Beaver Lake
Time: 7:00 am – 11:00 am
Location: Prairie Creek Public Use Area
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Event: Geek
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 am
Location: Rogers Public Library
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Event: Open House ! Free Event !
Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Young Chefs Academy of Rogers, AR
5208 W Village Pkwy, Rogers, Arkansas 72758
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Springdale
Event:1 Year Anniversary Party!
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Emma Ave. Bar & Tap
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Sunday, August 20th

Event: Stemposium 2017
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Location: NWACC Shewmaker Center For Global Business Development
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Rogers
Event: Blue Muse at Hapa’s
Time: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Location: Hapa’s Hawaiian Bar & Grill
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