Charity event Pickleball and other local stories
Here’s a look at what’s happening in NWA Sponsored Dr. Pepper’s Sugar Free Variety Pack.
Here’s a reminder not to “throw your shot” to see “Hamilton” at the Walton Arts Center.
You can participate in a lottery for the chance to win the most popular tickets in town. The final lottery ends Thursday, March 24 at noon for performances from March 29 through April 3. If you don’t win the ticket lottery, there are still a few available for purchase.
Also in progress, you are invited to a series of lunches and empowered learning by women. Join the Black Action Collective for a virtual event starting at noon focused on amplifying Black voices and leadership.
Black Action Collective affirms, promotes and celebrates the contributions of African Americans in our community.
We talked about how pickleball is becoming a popular sport, across the country and even here in the NWA.
Gather your friends for a game of pickleball for a good cause. Child Safety Center is hosting a charity pickleball event on Saturday, April 16 in Springdale. If you wish to register to play, Friday March 25 is the last day to do so. Registration is $40 and includes a t-shirt and pickleballs. Space is limited.
The FreshGrass Music Festival returns to The Momentary on May 20 and 21. We’ve already mentioned the artists you can see at this year’s festival, including 14-time Grammy winner Emmylou Harris and The Red Dirt Boys. Additional festival headliners include Amos Lee and Dispatch (Acoustic), and to celebrate The Dirty South, the festival is also adding hip-hop and rap star power with Outkast’s Big Boi and Run the Jewels July 16.
And don’t forget the Idle Class Magazine is hosting the Black Apple Awards on Friday, March 25 at 6:00 p.m. in Springdale. The event recognizes creatives in the visual, performance, and culinary arts in the state of Arkansas. There will be food, performances, art installations and more. Tickets start at $20 for general admission and $40 for VIP.
Also occurring, the Creative Arkansas Community Hub and Exchange or CACHE hosts “It’s in the air”. The event will feature artists from Arkansas who are pioneers in jazz, gospel, rock and blues.
On Saturday March 26, artists Yuni Wa and the Rodney Block Jazz Project will take the stage.
“It’s In The Air” begins at 6:30 p.m. at CACHE Studios in Bentonville.