With more than 180 festivals throughout the year, Fayetteville allows visitors to experience the city’s unique taste and culture.
Fayetteville will host the 41st annual Joe Martin Stage Race and Gran Fondo on April 12-15. The event is one of the longest and continually held races in the country, and has become one of the premiere events on the professional cycling tour.
Along with celebrating its 41st anniversary as an amateur race, this will be the 16th year the Joe Martin Stage Race is included on the USA Cycling Professional Race Tour and the fourth year on the Union Cycliste International America's Tour calendars. The PRT is the pro and elite amateur cycling tour of USA Cycling.
The fourth annual VoiceJam A Capella festival will take place at Walton Arts Center April 5-7. But this is not your grandmother’s a cappella. This is current music and old music made current by extreme vocal range and control, tight harmonies, sick beats and vocal percussion.
Produced in conjunction with Vocal Asia Festival, VoiceJam features a full weekend of a cappella, including workshops, concerts and an intense competition. Whether you want to compete, learn or listen, VoiceJam has something for everyone.
The University of Arkansas School of Art is presenting a student exhibition through April 7 at the Walker Stone House. “Milk,” the thesis exhibition by Lindsey Heiden, is free and open to the public 6:30-8 p.m. April 5 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 7.
A reception with the artist will be held at 6:30 p.m. April 5.
It’s darty season in Fayetteville! The annual Ales & Tails — an all-you-can-eat crawfish boil — will be held Saturday, April 7, at the Washington County Fairgrounds. The event is a fundraiser for our local furry friends at the Humane Society of the Ozarks, Lib Horn Animal Shelter and Ranger’s Pantry Pet Food Bank.
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