WWW.CITISCAPES.COM | 43 N O R T H W E S T A R K A N S A S C O M M U N I T Y C A L E N D A R u 44 COMMUNITY 44 THEATER & FILM 45 MUSIC & DANCE 47 MUSEUMS & GALLERIES 48 SPORTS & RECREATION 50 OTHER EVENTS JUNE 26-28 FROM 6 TO 9 P.M. 8TH STREET MARKET, 801 S.E. 8TH ST., BENTONVILLE #NWAChampionship Week’s food festival event will return this year to 8th Street Market in downtown Bentonville. The three-night event offers unique experiences for attendees to taste, sip, sample and discover the best of Northwest Arkansas’ culinary scene and beyond. Tickets for each night of #BITENWA are $30, which benefits the Northwest Arkansas Food Bank and Brightwater: A Center for the Study of Food.   BITE | Spark • Wednesday, June 26 • 6-9 p.m. BITE | Spark challenges attendees to spark a new love for different cuisines and flavors inspired by Walmart’s own international reach. Embrace the unique flavors that define cultures by taking a bite beyond our region. Featured restaurants include: Con Quesos, Havana Tropical Grill, Kalye Manila, Local Lime, Louisiana Influence, Southern Food Company and Yeyo’s Mexican Grill. BITE | Discover • Thursday, June 27 • 6-9 p.m. Attendees are invited to explore the innovative personalities and cutting edge culinary culture at BITE | Discover. Enjoy unlimited sample-size menu items prepared by the top restaurants, chefs and brands from throughout the region at BITE’s signature night. In addition to a bevy of great restaurants, the evening will feature the Chef’s Table Experience curated by the James Beard Foundation with demonstrations by featured local and national chefs. Featured restaurants include: Ella’s Table, Fork & Crust, Fred’s Hickory Inn, Oven & Tap, Pressroom, The Preacher’s Son, The Hive and Wood Stone Craft Pizza.   BITE | Craft • Friday, June 28 • 6-9 p.m. BITE | Craft celebrates the artisans and spirit that make up the landscape of the Northwest Arkansas culinary scene. Guests are invited to revel in the local, playful side of the region while enjoying what’s hot right here at home – from craft burgers to artisan snacks curated by your favorite local food makers and everything in between. Featured participants include: Big Orange, Crackerjack, Hill City Popcorn, Levi’s Gastrolounge and Lowbar, Louise, Pedal Pops, Pure Joy Ice Cream and The Holler. Visit BITENWA.com for tickets and more information