Experience Fayetteville and Fayetteville Parks and Recreation will host the Kessler Mountain Jam, a mountain biking festival and race at the Kessler Mountain Regional Park on Nov. 3-4.
Randy Noojin brings Woody Guthrie to life at the Faulkner Center On Saturday, May 5.
Hop on a boxcar through the Dustbowl with Woody Guthrie and commune with the spirit, stories and songs of America's iconic folksinger, saint-of-the-workingman and poet-of-the-people in Randy Noojin’s critically acclaimed, award-winning multimedia solo show ‘Hard Travelin with Woody’. Packed with Guthrie’s spirit, music and artworks, Noojin’s performance brings this tumultuous period of American history to life in an event that is both entertaining and culturally educational.
For the third year in a row, Fayetteville made the top five in U.S. News & World Report's rankings of the best places to live in America.
According to U.S. News, the report ranks the 125 largest metropolitan areas in the country "based on affordability, job prospects and quality of life." Addtional factors included in a nationwide public survey and data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, as well as U.S. News' own rankings of the Best High Schools and Best Hospitals.
Fayetteville came in fifth place for the second year in a row. Other cities included in the top five were Austin, Texas; Colorado Springs, Co.; Denver, CO.; and Des Moines, IA.
Of course, everything that makes Fayetteville a great place to live also makes it one of the best weekend getaways! With the best live music and nightlife in Northwest Arkansas, an amazing culinary scene, year-round events include music and film festivals, and attractions for all ages, it's no surprise to see Fayetteville garnerning national attention as on the of the best cities in the country.
People visit and stay in Fayetteville for a lot of reasons, from shows on Dickson Street to Razorbacks games to weekend getaways with friends and family. One of the most popular things to do in Fayetteville is enjoying the outdoors, since Fayetteville has so many offerings for those wanting to play outside and get in touch with nature.
Do you like beer? Do you like bluegrass music? Would you like to combine both for an awesome time? Well, you’re in luck!
The third annual Arkansas Brewgrass Fest will be held Sunday, April 29, 1-7 p.m. at the Washington County Fairgrounds. The event welcomes everyone to come out and enjoy bluegrass music, local food, tons of fun and, of course, great beer.
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.
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 Arkansas Times’ 2018 Readers Choice Awards have been announced, and several Fayetteville restaurants took home best-of honors in the “Around the State” categories or were included as finalists.
Fayetteville’s culinary scene is one of the main reasons people enjoy visiting, as the city’s restaurants feature a wide range of offerings, from classic staples to innovative cuisine to farm-to-table.
Fayetteville is home to one of the few remaining drive-in theaters left in Arkansas. In fact, there are only about 330 left in the entire United States.
Located at 2552 Highway 112, the 112 Drive-In Theatre is one of the most popular things to do in Fayetteville, as it harks back to an almost-forgotten era of cinema history, allowing guests to travel back in time while enjoying the newest movies from Hollywood, as well as some of its classics.
The 2018 season starts March 16, and will run through October.
This week, Mockingbird Kitchen’s Chef Chrissy Sanderson was included on USA Today’s list “50 States: 50 Female Chefs.”
Mockingbird Kitchen in Fayetteville, which celebrates its second anniversary this month, serves new American cuisine and is regularly listed among the best restaurants in Northwest Arkansas.
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