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Every year your mom insists that she doesn't want you to make a big fuss for Mother's Day, but you know better. Plan a Mother's Day getaway that includes a day at the spa, plant shopping or a superb brunch. Here are some fun Fayetteville ways to treat mom to something special this Mother's Day. Mother’s Day Peony Party If your mom loves flowers, consider attending Chotkowski Gardens’ Annual Mother's Day Peony Party. Tour the grounds and see the stunning blooms at Chotkowski Gardens (16142 Pin Oak Road, 479-587-8920) from 1 to 5 p.m. on Mother’s Day. A limited supply of potted roots of peonies will be for sale, and refreshments will be served. Sweet Spa Treatment Pamper mom with a cup of hot tea and a foot massage in the Barefoot Spa Room at I.M. Spa or a skin-soothing facial at Revive Medical Spa. Fancy Brunch Start the day by treating mom to a delicious meal. With over 300 restaurants, Fayetteville has a dining option for every mom. Emelia’s Kitchen and Ella’s Restaurant are both offering fabulous Mother’s Day brunches this year. Make your reservations now!
Beer lovers rejoice, the third annual Fayetteville Foam Fest is set for this Saturday, May 3, in the Walton Arts Center Parking lot! Local and regional distributors will have sample booths set up  from 5 to 9 p.m., and attendees are given a small tasting cup to try as many craft brews as they can. Organizers expect to have over 250 local, regional, and national brews available this year. A handful of local food trucks will also be on hand. This year’s event will also include live music from local bands Basement Brew and Honeyshine. Tickets are $40 ($75 VIP tickets including food pairings from local restaurants and live music by Cutty Rye and John Henry and Friends are also available), and $20 for designated drivers (includes meal ticket), on sale now at fayettevillefoamfest.com. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit Feed Fayetteville.
Cyclists will take over Northwest Arkansas this weekend as the Joe Martin Stage Race will reunite the top players on the NRC at a four-day stage race held from April 24-27 in Fayetteville. The race kicks off with a four-kilometre time trial on Thursday, followed by a 176km road race on Friday, a 175km road race on Saturday and a closing criterium on Sunday. Hincapie Sportswear Development Team is leading the elite men’s team standings and Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies is leading the elite women’s team standings after the first two rounds at the Redlands Bicycle Classic and Winston-Salem Cycling Classic.The Joe Martin Stage Race is a nationally contested cycling (bicycle) race comprised of a four-day, four-event professional and a two-day, three-event amateur race. The race is ranked as one of the top races on the National Racing Calendar (NRC), which is the pro and elite amateur cycling tour in the United States.
Spring is in the air, and that means exciting things for Northwest Arkansas! Springfest will return to Fayetteville on Saturday, April 19, with the popular pancake breakfast, bed races, live music, and other activities on Dickson Street. The longstanding festival was successfully revived last year by new board members and the Dickson Street Merchant Association. Proceeds from the event benefit the local chapter of Habitat for Humanity. This year’s festival will take place on Saturday, April 19, and will kick off with a pancake breakfast at 7 a.m. at Jose’s and the second annual Springfest 5k at 8 a.m. Following the breakfast will be a full day of fun including live music, a dog parade, belly dancers, a pub crawl, the bed races and lots of other activities along Dickson Street.
In 1992, a small group of friends and Cajun enthusiasts got to thinking and decided they missed their beloved annual Mardi Gras celebration. Folks transplanted from their native Louisiana to Fayetteville wanted to embrace their culture here in Northwest Arkansas. Though small at first, the group celebrated that first Fayetteville Mardi Gras at the Ozark Mountain Smokehouse, then located on Dickson Street, with a dinner worthy of New Orleans. Chef Jean Button created a Cajun feast fit for a king and thus began what has now become an annual tradition.             At 2 p.m. on March 1, the annual Fat Saturday Food of Parades will be held beginning on the Fayetteville Square. Look for colorful floats and plenty of beads and candy to be tossed to delighted onlookers. The parade will then proceed north on Block Street and east on Dickson Street, ending at West Avenue.             But the fun doesn’t stop there! At 7 p.m. March 4, better known as Fat Tuesday, the Fayetteville Krewes will converge on Dickson Street for a night of revelry. The crowning of the royalty of the Demented Krewe will be held somewhere around 8 p.m. (or when they feel like it!). Afterward, the…
Join us for a Mardi Gras celebration, Fayetteville-style! In 1992, a small group of friends and Cajun enthusiasts got to thinking and decided they missed their beloved annual Mardi Gras celebration. Folks transplanted from their native Louisiana to Fayetteville wanted to embrace their culture here in Northwest Arkansas. Though small at first, the group celebrated that first Fayetteville Mardi Gras at the Ozark Mountain Smokehouse, then located on Dickson Street, with a dinner worthy of New Orleans. Chef Jean Button created a Cajun feast fit for a king and thus began what has now become an annual Northwest Arkansas tradition. At 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 14, the annual Fat Saturday Parade of Fools will be held on the Fayetteville Square. Look for colorful floats and plenty of beads and candy to be tossed to delighted onlookers! The parade will then proceed north on Block Street and east on Dickson Street, ending at West Avenue. But the fun doesn’t stop there! At 7 p.m. February 17, better known as Fat Tuesday, the Fayetteville Krewes will converge on Dickson Street for a night of revelry. The crowning of the royalty of the Demented Krewe will be held somewhere around 8 p.m. (or…
The cold and dreary weather can be a bummer this time of year. But hang in there, spring is just around the corner, and Fayetteville is full of spring break activities that will make you forget about all of that pesky snow and ice. We’ve compiled a list of our top 10 favorite spring break activities in Fayetteville. Call us to plan your trip today! 1. Catch a Razorback Baseball Game at Fayetteville’s renowned Baum Stadium. The Diamond Hogs (as they’re known by the locals) open conference play at home on March 21 against Alabama. 2. Celebrate the luck of the Irish at Fayetteville’s St. Patrick’s Day on the Hill festival. Don’t miss the parade, bagpipe band, or craft beer garden!3. Visit the land of fairy tales and handmade art at Terra Studios. Watch glassblowers make the iconic Bluebirds of Happiness, then head outdoors to explore the outdoor labyrinth or play a giant game of chess.
Looking for something special to do on Valentine’s Day? Treat your sweetheart to a weekend getaway in Fayetteville! Whether you are a sports fan, a foodie, or just looking for some relaxation, there is plenty to keep you and your loved one entertained.Celebrate love with a swing (of the bat) at the opening season Arkansas Razorback Baseball game against Appalachian State at 3:05 p.m. Friday, February 14. For more information or tickets, visit arkansasrazorbacks.comIf sports aren't your thing, join Ella’s Restaurant on the historic University of Arkansas Campus for a romantic Valentine's Day Dinner. They are offering a limited menu available Friday, February 14 and Saturday, February 15 for $75/person; $100/with wine pairings. Clck here for more information. Craft beer more your style? Pick up a passport (or request one online) and hit up a few of the local breweries on the Fayetteville Ale Trail. We hear sharing a flight can be quite romantic...
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