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2024 Pro Cup, NCAA Gymnastics Regional, FamJam, and the NWA White Party

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Arts & Culture Monthly Spotlight

Keep up with Northwest Arkansas’s vibrant arts & culture scene with the Arkansas Creative Calendar by CACHE. Here are a few events we’re excited about this April:

  • 🎷 Jazzy Fresh: Join the next Jazz Jam Night at the Music Depot in Downtown Rogers on Tuesday, Apr 2.

  • 📺️ Pilot: Be part of the first “test audience” to hear a reading of the TV adaptation of Teen Dad by local playwright Adrienne Dawes this Sunday, Apr 7, at 5p.

  • 🌞 Suns Out: Experience the Great North American Eclipse at the Memorial Park Chautauqua Amphitheater in Siloam ​Springs on Monday, Apr 8.

  • 🏝️ Islands In The Ozarks: Join a Marshallese History and Culture Training at The Jones Center in Springdale on Friday, Apr 12, from 9a-12p.

  • 🎸 Live! in Springdale: The first LIVE! At Turnbow concert of the 2024 season will feature jazz fusion groups Los Veleros and MEZCLAVE on Thursday, Apr 25, from 6:30-9p.

Find other events happening this month on the CACHE Creative Calendar HERE.


Arkansas Seeded 10th In NCAA Fayetteville Regional

Arkansas Razorbacks Gymnastics will host eight teams from around the nation for the NCAA Fayetteville Regional this week, with sessions from Apr 3-6.

  • Matched Up: Vaulting into the competition at Bud Walton Arena are No. 2 LSU, No. 7 Kentucky, No. 10 Arkansas, No. 15 Minnesota, Arizona, Nebraska, Oregon State, Boise State, and BYU. All sessions of the regional competition will be streamed live on ESPN+.

  • The Rundown: The regional begins with a play-in meet featuring BYU vs. Boise State this Wednesday, Apr 4, at 2p. Thursday’s schedule includes two semifinal rounds at 1p and 7p. The top two teams from each semi will advance to the Regional Final on Saturday, Apr 6, at 5p.

Single-session and all-session tickets are available HERE.


3-2-1…Blast Off! Don’t Miss Tommy Terrific’s Space Magic Show At The Jones Center

Ignite your curiosity about the universe during a space-themed magic show with Tommy Terrific at The Jones Center this Saturday, Apr 6, at 2p.

  • Get Moving: FamJam Saturday offers families a low-cost day of fun with monthly themed events centered around a live performance that combines learning, entertainment, and fun! Tickets include access to indoor swimming (12-6p), ice skating (12:30-2:30p & 7-9p), and family craft time following the show.

  • Celestial Journey: Tommy Terrific’s Space Magic Show teaches kids and families about the galaxy, planets, stars, and extraordinary phenomena like the solar eclipse that will cross over North America on April 8. The show is geared toward kids aged 3-12.

Tickets are $5 per person. Reserve yours HERE.


Fayetteville Hosts 2024 U.S. Pro Cup At Centennial Park

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Cross-country mountain bikers from around the globe will be dropping into Fayetteville this week for the 2024 U.S. Pro Cup at Centennial Park, April 3-7.

  • Pushing For Paris: Cross-country mountain bikers will compete across all levels throughout the four-day event, including past and present Olympians, world champions, and national champions competing for critical points to qualify for the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris.

  • Roll Up: Spectating is free, but paid parking at Centennial Park is limited. Free parking is available at Event 62 off of MLK Blvd., where you can shuttle, walk, or ride your bike 1 mi to the park.

Find more information and a full schedule of events HERE.


Join Habitat For Humanity For The NWA White Party Fundraiser

Support Habitat for Humanity of Washington County by joining in the elegant White Party Fundraiser, presented by First National Bank of NWA at the generously donated CR Crawford Airplane Hangar in Springdale on Saturday, May 11, from 7-10p.

  • Pardon My French: Originating in French culture with the "Dîner en Blanc," a White Party can symbolize unity and the power of collective action to bring about positive change. Funds raised by the event go directly towards providing stability through shelter for families in need in Washington County.

  • Just Wear White: Don your finest white attire and come ready to enjoy hors d’oeuvres and cocktails while networking with the community in support of an incredible cause. DJ Brock Entertainment will provide the beats, and guests can witness the mesmerizing speed-painting talents of Jared Emerson.

Reserve individual tickets or a table HERE.

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In other news…

  • 😆 Weekend Whimsy: Laugh your face off at The Grove Comedy Club this weekend with YouTube sensation and America’s Got Talent semifinalist Greg Morton — tickets start at $20, with three showtime options available from Apr 5-6.*

  • 💼 Yo Pros Unite: Connect with like-minded individuals, enhance work-life integration, refine personal and professional skills, and engage with philanthropic organizations during the 7th annual Northwest Arkansas Young Professionals Summit, returning to Downtown Bentonville's Record on Apr 26, 2024.*

  • 🍖 Barbecue: Score free tickets to the NWA Home & Outdoor Living Expo this weekend by joining Burnett Home Improvement for a Barbecue Happy Hour at their showroom in Springdale this Wednesday, Apr 3, from 3-6p.

  • 🧹 Spring Cleaning: A 7-5 win over No. 8 LSU on Saturday secured a series sweep for the No. 1 Razorbacks this weekend!

  • 🚚 Incoming: United Van Lines’ 47th Annual National Movers Study revealed Arkansas was the fourth most moved-to state in the nation last year for inbound migration.

  • 🦶Bear or Bigfoot? Over the past month, officials in Bentonville have received over 17 reports of a “large creature” in the woods around the Slaughter Pen mountain bike trail. One of our readers sent us this photo after a recent sighting.

  • 📅 NWA Calendar: Stay up to date with events mentioned in the newsletter, or post your own upcoming events on our Events Calendar!

  • 🚀 Launch Your Message: Share your message with our growing community of 35,000+ readers. We have several advertising opportunities to help you share your story with Northwest Arkansas.

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