Arkansas’s oldest and longest-running live music venue and Dickson Street icon is celebrating its 90th birthday. George’s Majestic Lounge has officially been around for a full 360 seasons of great music – that is 90 wonderful years.

The Fayetteville Public library will host an event this Saturday, July 30, from 10:30a.m.-12:30p.m., to conclude their summer reading program and to celebrate 100 years of service.
The event will include live music, a juggling act, sponsored food and appearances by Mayor Lioneld Jordan and a representative from the office on Congressman Steve Womack.

Fall is the perfect time for a bike ride along the newly completed Razorback Regional Greenway, so why not go with some friends? The Square to Square Bicycle Ride will give you the opportunity to do just that on Saturday, September 12.

Participants will start the ride at the Bentonville Square between 9 to 10:30 a.m. The 30-mile fun ride will travel south along the Razorback Regional Greenway, ending on the Fayetteville Square. This organized fun ride will focus on providing cyclists a good time taking in the scenic views along the trail in addition to a festive post-race atmosphere on the Town Center Plaza. Post-ride activities – live music, kid’s activity corner, beer garden, and bike valet – can be enjoyed on the Fayetteville Town Center Plaza until 3 p.m.

The largest New Year’s eve festival in Arkansas will return to downtown Fayetteville for the 6th annual night of celebration. The festival boasts 8 stages of entertainment featuring live music, comedy, theatre, dance, kids performances, comedy, circus acts and more.  See the full lineup of acts below!

This year’s “Hog Drop” tradition will continue with a new 8.5 ft silver hog sculpture [made by artist Mike Davis] as attendees count down to midnight. The firework finale to follow is a show that you won’t want to miss!

It might be warm outside but it’s almost time for the holidays! Come kick off the holiday season by experiencing Fayetteville’s unique Lights of the Ozarks festival.

A winter wonderland, Lights of the Ozarks illuminates all downtown Fayetteville. The festival kicks off with just a flip of the switch by Mayor Jordan on Friday, November 18 at 6 p.m. and festivities continue with the lightning night parade.

The Megaphone Summit (#Megaphone16) is coming to Fayetteville the weekend of September 9 to 11 and aims to gather influencers that create amazing online content. The summit also targets brands who want to work with these influencers and also want to hone their social media skills. The Arkansas Women Bloggers (#AWBU) are behind the summit and are not new to gathering like-minded strategists and building communities.

Stephanie Buckley, owner of The Women Bloggers states “After five successful annual conferences covering blogging and social media, this conference takes our experience in building community, gathering people from all walks of life in a warm and welcoming place, and stretching attendees both as social influencers and as people.”

There’s a new place to sit and sip on delicious coffee in Fayetteville. The Grounds Coffee Shop is officially opening its doors today just in time for the cool fall and winter months. Opened by the floral masterminds behind  Pigmint and Garden Living, The Grounds will serve up local Onyx coffee with a side of plants.

The 16th annual Art of Wine Festival, Arkansas’ premier wine and food festival, is almost here! This festival is produced and presented by Walton Arts Center and will take place June 9-11. Tickets and reservations for the events can be purchased online at Art of Wine Festival or by calling The Walton Arts Center Box Office at 479.443.5600. Click read more to see the full list of events!

The Fayetteville Underground is set to host the opening reception for their new exhibition during the First Thursday Celebration on the downtown Fayetteville Square, Thursday, July 7 from 9p.m.

The show features work from different artists and media types that all aim to capture intricate details of the world.

As we embark on a new year, it’s time to dust off that wanderlust bucket-list and start making those 2017 travel plans. While you’re making a list of must-see sites and restaurants, why not plan a “beercation” too? It’s our new favorite word and with brewery themed destinations on the rise in the coming year, Fayetteville, Arkansas is right up there with the big dogs.

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