While outdoor activities abound this weekend with off-road biking, drive-in movies and a local farmers market, those wanting to stay indoors can still enjoy themselves at socially distanced bar celebrations.


Experience Fayetteville invites cyclists of all skill levels to ride the Joe Martin Gran Fondo, a biking course with seven different course options. The rides will start at noon on Friday and run through noon on Sunday. Registration will be open until midnight Thursday.

In celebration of their second anniversary, Prairie St. Bar & Tap will be open to the public from 6-9 p.m. for a tequila & salsa tasting benefit in support of the New Beginnings Bridge Housing Community. The unique tasting experience will be socially distanced, with masks required.

Lovers of classic ‘80s films can enjoy a retro themed night under the stars at 112 Drive-In with back-to-back showings of “Sixteen Candles” and “The Breakfast Club” at 8:00 p.m. and 10:10 p.m. respectively, Friday-Sunday. Tickets are $10 for ages 13 and older.


NWA residents looking for their weekly fix of fresh flowers, local produce and local vendors can gather at The Fayetteville Farmers Market from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Masks and social distancing are both required.


Maxine’s Tap Room is partnering with Branca Bikes to raffle off bicycles and more with chances to find extra raffle tickets through the Block Street scavenger hunt from 5-8 p.m. Masks are required for entry.

Raegan Holland is the lifestyles editor for The Arkansas Traveler, where she previously worked as a staff reporter.

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