Let’s see here. Friday, April 22 is Earth Day. The AMP Kicks off its 2011 season with Pretty Lights Friday night as well.
Also, the resurrected Gulley Park Cow Paddy Run is on Friday night, and so is Walton Arts Centers’ Artosphere festival kick off party.
The Naturals take on the Arkansas Travelers this weekend. Easter is on Sunday.
That’s not even half of it, either. Look at all this stuff.
Happy spring in NWA, everyone.
Arts & Events
Ella’s hosts Concert on the Lawn, a benefit for Habitat for Humanity on Monday, May 2, with music by Jonathan Story. Set an email or text message reminder.
Need a job? The Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Job Expo on Friday, April 29 from 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Clarion Inn.
Ayurveda, Uncle Kracker, Full House, Martin Sexton, Jason Boland & The Stragglers, The Cate Brothers, Nace Brothers and Earl & Them are all at George’s this week.
Greenhouse Grille is celebrating Earth Day this week with live music from Brandon White, Kevin Baker, Teddy Sablon, Alex Jazz Trio, and Melody & Morty. Also, get 10% off when you bring in your Eco Passport.
Ozark Natural Foods will be attending the Earth Day Fair, at the central quad of the UA campus Saturday at 9 a.m. Saturday is also Co-op Kids Clean-up Day at Scull Creek Trail.
The Heat will be playing Party on the Patio at Powerhouse this Thursday.
Matt & Gus Smith and The OneUps will be releasing new albums at Smoke & Barrel this week. There’s more, too.
Phunbags Comedy Improv is set to return to the UARK Ballroom on Saturday night.
Walton Arts Center will kick off the 2011 Artosphere Festival with an opening reception for the Garden as Muse exhibit in the Joy Pratt Markham Gallery, and music by The DePue Brothers Band and Shannon Wurst.
Any beer, well drink, margarita, or summer brew is just $2 every day from 4-7 p.m. at Buster Belly’s.
Frozen margaritas and draft beers are just $2 every Tuesday night at Flying Burrito Co.
Grub’s has $1.25 drafts and $6 domestic pitchers every day from 4-10 p.m.
All bottles and well drinks are just $2.50 every Thursday night at Mickey Finn’s.
Wanna hang out on a nice deck drinking $1 beers this week? Kingfish has both of those things.
Food & Dining
The Fayetteville Clarion is doing a weekly ticket drawing for tickets to the NWA Naturals game of your choice for folks who dine at their Park Place Grill.
Tiger Prawn shrimp-stuffed mushrooms are back at Emelia’s Kitchen this week. Bloody mary’s are on special all weekend, including Belvedere Bloody Mary’s for $6.50.
Little Bread Company is now on Twitter. Give them a follow, if you want.
Have you tried the Wagyu Beef burger at Hjem Restaurant? It will change your life. Here’s a picture.
Get a Buffalo Catboy with a side of chips and a pickle at Hugo’s on Friday for $7.25.
Wanna run in this year’s Race for the Cure? Looking for a team? The staff at JJ’s Grill has one, and it’s open to anyone.
If you’ve been dreaming about 40¢ wings and $1 drafts, your dreams come true every Wednesday night at Lucky Luke’s Wing Wednesday.
Have you been following along with the Penguin Ed’s Where’s Oreo contest? The big $500 prize drawing is coming up on Saturday, April 23 at the Farmers’ Market.
Sassy’s Red House has all-you-can-eat ribs, and $2 domestic bottles every Thursday night.
Tuesday is student night at Slim Chickens. Get 25% off your meal from 4-close with a student ID.
More sales & specials
Buy a 2011 model car at Adventure Subaru, and get a free 2-year, 24,000-mile maintenance plan.
Items marked with a red tag this week at Eco Chic are 50% off.
Get 25% off a pair of sunglasses at The Eye Center during the month of April. Some exclusions may apply.
If you’ve always wanted your own swimming pool, you should check out the house for rent at 2127 Winwood from AMA.
Need to reduce your rent? Templeton Place apartments from BR Management are just $400/mo.
Austin Vision Care’s Earth Day Special: Recycle 6 pairs of contact lens packaging, 3 lens cases, or 2 solution bottles, and get $5 off your next contact purchase.
Clubhaus just launched new group fitness classes, including BodyPump, RPM, BodyCombat and BodyFlow.
Spring Tanos are now in stock at both Masons on Joyce and at the NWA Mall location.
Do you suffer from spring allergies? Ozark Urgent Care can help. Walk-ins are welcome, too.
Colorful spring dresses, rompers, tank-tops, and more are new at Riffraff this week. Wanna see?
Wanna see who’s been at Shine Salon recently? Check out their new photo set, “Anatomy of a Haircut.”
Sandals, heels, wedges, and more shoes for spring are in at Something Urban this week. Have a look right here.
The University of Arkansas Computer Store & Service Center carries the full line of Beats by Dr. Dre products. They will change the way you hear music forever.
Zortees has new organic Hog shirts in stock for Earth Day, using their brand new brighter, softer, formaldehyde-free inks!