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Filming begins this week in NWA for new film and a spectacular Soup Sunday awaits you this weekend.
Roses are red. Sapphires are blue. Help us share the love with a gift for two. We’ve teamed up with our friends at Underwoods Fine Jewelers for a fun Galentine’s Giveaway — head over to Instagram to enter today before 10a!
Unlock Your Magic With The University of Wonder & Imagination At The Jones Center
Interactive theater company Cahoots from Belfast, Northern Ireland, will perform The University of Wonder & Imagination during the next FamJam at The Jones Center this Saturday, Feb 17, at 2p.
Get Moving: FamJam Saturday offers families a low-cost day of fun with monthly themed events. Start the morning with a movement class at 10a, then cool down with ice skating or swimming. At 2p, families gather for a live performance that combines learning, entertainment, and fun!
School of Magic: Join your fellow students at the most unusual university, embarking on a journey with the mysterious Professor Bamberg. The choices you and the audience make will shape your unique course as you encounter all kinds of problems and puzzles and unlock your magical powers along the way.
Tickets are $10 per person. Reserve yours HERE.
Explore Local Flavors For A Great Cause During NWA Soup Sunday
Northwest Arkansas Soup Sunday returns this weekend, showcasing some of the best flavors in the region for a great cause! Join the fun at the Rogers Convention Center this Sunday, Feb 18, from 4:30-6:30p.
Souper Heros: Soup Sunday is an annual fundraiser benefiting Arkansas Advocates for Children & Families, a group founded in 1977 that promotes reforms to improve the lives of Arkansas children.
Local Flavors: Bid on fantastic auction items while sampling the biggest selection of soups in town, including recipes from the folks behind local favorites like Cafe Rue Orleans, Confier, Farmer’s Table, The Hive, Spring Street Grill, Tula, Yeyo’s, and many more!
Find a list of participating restaurants and buy tickets HERE.
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Honor Local Sports Hero & Support Student-Athlete Safety At Exclusive Lunch
Join the Kendrick Fincher Memorial Foundation to celebrate Dean Weber’s invaluable contributions to the University of Arkansas and athlete safety during an exclusive Legacy Luncheon at Sterling Bank-Fayetteville on Wednesday, Feb 28, from 11:30a-1p.
Legacy: Currently serving as Assistant Director of the Razorback Foundation, Dean Weber has an extensive history with Arkansas Athletics, including stints as Head Athletic Trainer and Director of Equipment Services. He served as U.S. Olympic Team Trainer in ‘84 and was inducted into the UA Sports Hall of Honor in ‘00.
Golden: Limited seating is available for this special event, featuring inspiring speakers, a room full of fabulous people, and an engaging Golden Heads or Tails game for a chance to win an incredible beach or mountain vacation!
Reserve your seat now to honor a true community champion HERE.
New Film Project Begins Shooting This Week In Northwest Arkansas
Filming will begin this week for In Fortune’s Shadow, the latest project by David L. Hunt — who directed the 2016 film Greater based on Razorback legend Brandon Burlsworth.
George Bailey Gone Wild: A rush casting call went out last week for two male roles in the film, which the post describes as “It’s a Wonderful Life with Guns” — a combination we’ve all been waiting on, right? Filming will take place in Northwest Arkansas from Feb 13 to Mar 16.
The Perfect Plot Doesn’t Exi…: Set to be the first of The Underneath series, In Fortune’s Shadow tells the story of a hitman who is given three days to find the mythical figure known as “The Man with the Answers,” dine with him at a Chinese restaurant, and receive the meaning to life in the fortune cookie at the end of the meal… 🤯
If you’re as intrigued as we are, learn more HERE.
Arts & Culture
The SoNA Season Continues With Defying Expectations
The Symphony of Northwest Arkansas’s 2023-24 Season continues at Walton Arts Center with a performance titled Defying Expectations this Saturday, Feb 17, at 7:30p.
From the Vault: Featuring music that, well, defies expectations, SoNA will perform Symphony No. 3 by the 1800s female French composer Louise Farrenc, Darius Milhaud’s Le Boeuf sur le toit — inspired by America’s prohibition era, and Max Bruch’s beloved and romantic Violin Concerto in G Minor.
Sweet Symphony: Enjoy these great works of music and discover sounds you may have never heard, as SoNA brings these masterpieces to life. Single tickets range from $36 to $61.
Go Inside the Music with musician interviews and more HERE.
NWA Daily Picks
In other news…
🍻 Gemutlichkeit: Gather with family and friends over an excellent selection of German-inspired beer and delicious wood-fired pizzas at GoatLab Brewery. Stop by this week for another Note-able Wednesday, featuring live music and a cozy, communal vibe.*
🌹 Better Than Roses: Surprise your Valentine by finishing that home project you've been putting off. Interior, exterior, cabinets, wallpaper, drywall repair, decks, and more — 360° Painting of NWA does it all. Schedule a free estimate and get 10% off any quote and job booked in February after Valentine’s Day.*
🚂 The Love Train: Check out the great train ride events being offered by the A&M Railroad in Springdale during the month of February, including the Valentine’s Day “Love Train” or the “Oops, I Forgot” ride the following weekend.
💡 Meet Your Maker: Join the Amazeum for its monthly Maker Meetup in the Wonder Lab of Shaw Elementary in Springdale tomorrow night, Feb 13, from 6:30-8p.
🛻 Hauled Off: The City of Fayetteville will host four bulky waste cleanup days this spring to help you clear out some big trash items: Mar 23, Apr 6, Apr 13, and May 4.
📄 Resumes Welcome: Registration is open for employers looking to meet hundreds of job seekers during the 2024 NWA Spring Job Fair — meeting at the Rogers Activity Center on Apr 24.
📅 NWA Calendar: Stay up to date with events mentioned in the newsletter, or post your own upcoming events to our events page!
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