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Let's Get Down To The Nitty Gritty

More details on Blue Crane's Bella Vista land deal, Ozark Folk Jamboree, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, and More!

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Blue Crane Shares More Details On Bella Vista Land Acquisition

More information has emerged from Blue Crane and Runway Group regarding the 2,700-acre land acquisition in Bella Vista.

  • Plans Pending: Over the next 18 months, Blue Crane will work closely with city officials to study development considerations for the properties. No official plans are in place, but mentions have been made of some commercial development and a stream restoration project at Sugar Creek.

  • Peak Properties: The Sunset Hotel and the historic Wonderland Cave are among the unique properties included in the acquisition. Blue Crane may use the Artist Retreat Center as a hub for meetings and design consultants.

Find more information on NWA Look HERE.


Get Your Folk On During Ozark Folk Jamboree In Downtown Rogers

City of Rogers

Enjoy two nights of great music during the Ozark Folk Jamboree in Downtown Rogers this weekend, Jul 12-13, featuring acts like National Park Radio, Eureka Strings, and more!

  • Just Park It: Ozark Folk Jamboree kicks off Friday, Jul 12, at 6p with Dominic Bryan Roy, Jesse Dean, and headliner National Park Radio, a nationally touring indie-folk “power duo” based in the Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas.

  • Allstar Americana: The fun continues Saturday, Jul 13, at 5 with Dandelion Heart, Gary Lawrence, Front Porch, and the evening’s headliner, Eureka Strings, featuring an all-star lineup that gracefully glides across multiple genres from Country and Ozark Folk to Psychedelic.

Tickets are free, and tables can be reserved for $30 HERE.

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Lake Street Dive, and More Coming To The Momentary

the Momentary

The top talent-packed 2024 season of Live On The Green continues next week at the Momentary, with performances by Nitty Gritty Dirt Band on Sunday, Jul 14, and Lake Street Drive on Wednesday, Jul 17.

  • Down To The Nitty Gritty: Known for iconic hits like Fishin in the Dark and Mr. Bojangles, the three-time Grammy Award-winning country and Americana band Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is bringing their final farewell tour through Bentonville for a night of unforgettable outdoor music you won’t want to miss.

  • Dive Into Soul: Take a melodic journey with Lake Street Dive as the dynamic quintet mesmerizes the Momentary Green with its genre-transcending blend of jazz, pop, folk, and R&B.

Purchase tickets and see the remaining summer lineup HERE.


University Of Arkansas Earns Top Ranks For Supply Chain Management Programs

The supply chain management programs at the U of A’s Sam M. Walton College of Business have been named among the best in North America in the latest review by Gartner.

  • Comprehensive Ratings: Gartner releases its review of supply chain programs every other year, ranking programs in terms of industry value, program scope, and program size.

  • Consistently At The Top: Walton College’s undergraduate programs in supply chain management ranked No. 1 for the third consecutive time, and the graduate program ranked No. 2 for the second consecutive time.

Learn more about Aransas’s Supply Chain Department HERE.

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  • 🚣 Lake Day: Military members, veterans, first responders, and their immediate families are invited to Lake Fayetteville for Heroes On The Water this Saturday, Jul 13, from 10a-2p, including free kayaking, fishing, and lunch!

  • 💄 Spa Day: Blush Aesthetics in Johnson is hosting a Mid-Summer Bash Pop-Up featuring local boutiques this Saturday, Jul 13, from 10a-2p.

  • 💃 Gotta Dance: Crystal Bridges is hosting a Tropical Dance Night, including a beginner’s bachata class with Raza Dance Studios this Friday, Jul 12, from 7p to midnight!

  • 📚️ Off The Shelf: The Friends’ Bookstore at Fayetteville Public Library will host a Book Sale featuring children's books, cookbooks, biographies, travel, history, popular fiction, and more—most priced under $1— this Saturday, Jul 13, from 9a-4p.

  • 🌊 Pool Party: Head out to Prairie Grove Aquatic Center for a Community Appreciation Pool Party, including prizes, concessions, and fun activities this Saturday, Jul 13, from 7:15-9:15p.

  • 🛶 Without A Paddle: Join 37 North Expeditions for a fun day of kayaking the Illinois River, followed by a stop at Creekside Taproom in Siloam Springs for a refreshing brew this Sunday, Jul 14, beginning at 8a.

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