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New sushi restaurant in Springdale, NWA Fashion Week starts tomorrow, and a perfect tulip farm for tiptoeing through this weekend!

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NWA Spring Fashion Week Begins Tomorrow!

Northwest Arkansas Fashion Week, presented by local nonprofit INTERFORM, kicks off tomorrow at the Ledger in Downtown Bentonville, featuring collections from Project Runway designers, engaging panel discussions, and free educational programs from Mar 28-30.

  • In Fashion: Centered around three thematic evenings, Community, Art, and Industry, the show will feature runway shows by Project Runway Alumni and regional designers like Alynwonderland, Rulli Torres, Korto Momolu, Asthon Hall, Nakota Style, and Brittany Allen. Tickets are sold out, but the events can be live-streamed at interform.art.

  • Social Fabric: A free panel discussion on the Cultural Relationship to Textiles and Fashion will take place at the Ledger, featuring Zipporah Barasa, Korto Momolu, Srividya Venkatasubramanya, and Basana Chhetri, on Saturday, Mar 30, at 2p.

RSVP for the free panel HERE.


True Colors Tulip Farm Open For Easter Weekend

Every year, True Colors Farm by PerspectAbility in Bentonville plants over 100,000 tulips to brighten the spring season and empower neurodiverse adults toward independent living.

  • New Perspectives: PerspectAbility is dedicated to bridging gaps in opportunities for neurodiverse adults, providing support for independent living, promoting self-advocacy, and educating the public about neurodiversity. One of the ways they accomplish their mission is through True Colors Farm, Northwest Arkansas’s only non-profit tulip farm.

  • Support Inclusion: The tulip fields will be open this Easter Weekend, Mar 28 - Apr 1, so pack your blankets, pick a bouquet, and take photos with the Easter Bunny!

Find price information HERE.

Spark Your Personal Development During The NWAYP Summit

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 April 26, 2024.

  • Lead Innovation: This year’s keynote speaker is Latriece Watkins, Chief Merchandising Officer at Walmart U.S. With over two decades of transformative leadership, Latriece has propelled Walmart to the forefront of innovation.

  • Forge Friendships: Immerse yourself in dynamic discussions on AI, career mobility, community engagement, and staying connected in today's fast-paced world. Engage with industry leaders, startup pioneers, and nonprofit champions, forging new connections and friendships. Arrive early for headshots and stay late for a lively happy hour!

Register for a day of inspiration, networking, and growth HERE.

Restaurant News

Rein Hibachi & Sushi Bringing The Flavors Of Japan To Downtown Springdale!

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Rein Hibachi & Sushi is serving up a delicious menu of Japanese flavors at 101 W Johnson Ave. every Monday through Saturday from 11a-2p and 5p-11p.

  • Interest: Joining the ranks of excellent eateries in Downtown Springdale, Rein Hibachi & Sushi was founded by a group of friends who shared a passion for food and a desire to bring the flavors of Japan to our NWA community.

  • Let It Rein: The review from Hangry Pedaler NWA has our mouths watering, and we can’t wait to sink our teeth into the Rice Crispy Tuna and the Crab Rangoon Nachos.

Take a look at some of their dishes HERE.


NWA Sales Tax Revenue Up 0.62% In March Report

According to February's report, Northwest Arkansas sales tax revenue growth remained positive overall, though its pace of growth has slowed.
Bentonville, Fayetteville, Rogers, and Springdale brought in a combined total of $8.734m — a 0.62% increase over March 2023.

  • The Slow March: According to March reports, Bentonville collected $1.729m, a 24.54% decrease over last year. Fayetteville reported sales tax revenue of $2.368m, down 2.52% from the previous year. Springdale saw a 6.24% decrease, with total revenue reaching $1.748m.

  • Rogers Rallies: Rogers’ strong March earnings kept the region in the positive collectively, bringing in $2.887m with a 37.9% increase over the same period last year. Despite a slower month, year-to-date totals are positive across the four cities, with a cumulative revenue of $28.312m — up 2.75%.

Find the full report in Talk Business & Politics HERE.

NWA Daily Picks

In other news…

  • ☀️ Discover Summer: Make it a Summer of Discovery at The Jones Center, with over 20 camp themes being offered in areas of arts and performance, sports and fitness, or STEM and adventure. Camps begin Jun 3. Register today!* 

  • 🏋️‍♀️ Feel Stronger: The Exercise Coach in Bentonville uses bio-sensitive training technologies to help you take back your health and energy with just two 20-min workouts per week based on your unique muscular and metabolic makeup. Get started with two free sessions.*

  • 🍳 Scrambled Eggs: At least 11 of 20 hidden eggs have been found in our NWA Daily Egg Hunt — may today’s warmer temps and clearer skies make for happy hunting!

  • 🌎️ Globe Theater: Celebrate World Theatre Day by grabbing tickets to the newly renovated Arkansas Public Theatre’s grand reopening production of Into the Woods — show dates running from Apr 5-14.

  • 🎂 Happy Birthday: The University of Arkansas was founded 153 years ago on Mar 27, 1871.

  • 🦷 Telling The Tooth: The Springdale Public Library will host a Community Health Fair, offering resources and health screenings for all ages, this Saturday, Mar 30, from 10a-3p. The Tooth Fairy will also be there for storytime at 10a.

  • 🧑‍⚕️ Send The Nurses: Help the Student Nursing Association of NWACC reach its goal of raising $10,000 to send eight nursing students to the National Student Nurses Association Convention in Orlando, Florida, this year.

  • 📅 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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