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The Symphony of Northwest Arkansas (SoNA) has announced several virtual holiday performances and a new partnership with Ballet Arkansas.

Due to the pandemic, SoNA has to reimagine their 2020-21 season. You can catch all December performances on SoNA's Facebook page, YouTube channel and website

On December 10, catch the SoNA singers featuring collaborative pianist Lisa Auten and paired with drone photography by Kevin Dooley.

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  • Event date Thursday, 10 December 2020

Enjoy the amazing winter wonderland of lights on the Downtown Square beginning with the Lights of the Ozarks lighting ceremony! Celebrate with us virtually Friday, November 20th as we flip the switch! 

The lights illuminate the square each evening from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. and remain on through January 1, 2021.  Winter treats, hot cocoa, and festive music make the Lights of the Ozarks an event that cannot be missed.

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  • Event date Friday, 20 November 2020

POP-UP PATIO: Looking to get a little fresh air this week? Experience Fayetteville is setting up a pop-up lounge so that you can do just that this Wednesday evening from 5 -10 p.m. off of Dickson St. and Campbell Ave.

Gather your small quarantine crew and pick up your favorite food and drinks from nearby restaurants and bars and then pop into our patio space for a safe night out.

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  • Event date Wednesday, 18 November 2020

UPDATE! Due to inclement weather, the Little Sprouts Costume Parade at Botanical Garden of the Ozarks has been moved to Friday, October 30, at 1pm.

Join in the fun at the Botanical Gardens on Tuesday, October 27 (rain date Friday, Oct. 30)  for the Little Sprouts Costume Parade for preschoolers.

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  • Event date Friday, 30 October 2020

From the Lake Wedington Recreation Area just west of Fayetteville, the Chinkapin Hollow Gravel Grinder is the region's newest gravel focused event – featuring a day full of gravel racing in the Ozark National Forest!

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  • Event date Sunday, 25 October 2020