Downtown Update 09/14/18 - Art Night, Tinkerfest, and more!

 
 
A weekly look at what's happening in
downtown Little Rock, Arkansas
 
 
All the news that's fit to copy...
 
 
Don't miss Museum of Discovery's 7th Annual Tinkerfest tomorrow, September 15! Flex your family's creative muscles from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with over 40 hands-on interactive activities and more.
 
Get those Mickey Mouse ears ready - Clinton National Airport is adding a nonstop flight to Orlando! Frontier Airlines will begin the new direct service on November 16.
On Saturday, September 22, tour the world at Heifer Village and Urban Farm for Barnaroo! Enjoy the hands-on crafts, international food and activities, and meet some new barnyard friends.
 
 
What's happening?
 
 
 
Main Street Creative Corridor
Main Street, Markham south to I-630
SEP 14: 2nd Friday Art Night: Open House, Downtown Little Rock Partnership, 101 East Capitol Avenue, Suite 106, Sliding door on the east side of Main Street, 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 20-21: 2018 ACANSA: Kevin Doyle, ACANSA, Arkansas Repertory Theater Annex, 518 Main Street, 9:30 p.m. Learn more.
Ongoing: Lift the Rock, The Venture Center, Little Rock Technology Park, 417 Main Street, every Tuesday, 9-10 a.m. Networking for the startup and business community. Doors open at 8:30. Learn more.
Ongoing: 2nd Friday Art Night, various locations, every second Friday, 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn more.
SoMa
SEP 15: Class: Watercolor 101 with Leana of May We Fly, South Main Creative, 1600 Main Street, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 16-17: Class: Sustainable Wardrobe Workshop: Slow Fashion Refashion, South Main Creative, 1600 Main Street, 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 18: Class: Macrame with Hannah, South Main Creative, 1600 Main Street, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 22: The Bernice Garden Vintage and Craft Market, The Bernice Garden, 1401 Main Street, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 22: Class: Needle-Felted Wool Mini Bear Rug, South Main Creative, 1600 Main Street, 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 23: Class: Embellished Embroidery Sampler, South Main Creative, 1600 Main Street, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Learn more.
Ongoing through OCT 28: Temporary Exhibit: Up in Smoke, ESSE Purse Museum & Store, 1510 Main Street. Learn more.
Ongoing: The Bernice Garden Farmers' Market, The Bernice Garden, 1401 Main Street, every Sunday, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Learn more.
MacArthur Park
Historic District
SEP 19: MacPark Happy Hour, MacPark Group, MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History, Stone's Throw Brewing, 402 East 9th Street, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 20: Paws in the Park Yappy Hour!, Little Rock Parks & Recreation, MacArthur Unleashed Dog Park, 601 East 9th Street, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 21 - OCT 7: Curious George: The Golden Meatball, Arkansas Arts Center, Children's Theatre, 501 East 9th Street, 7:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 25: June Freeman Lecture Series: City Leaders as Urban Designers: Planning for Rapid Change, Architecture + Design Network, Arkansas Arts Center, 501 East 9th Street, 5:30 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 28: Fall Altheimer Law Symposium, "Cooper v Aaron: Still Timely at Sixty Years", William H. Bowen School of Law, Friday Courtroom, 1201 McMath Avenue, 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
SEP 29: MacArthur Park 125th Anniversary, MacPark Group, MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History, Arkansas Arts Center, Stone's Throw Brewing, MacArthur Park, 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 25: 6th Annual Fountain Fest, Arkansas Arts Center, 501 East 9th Street, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Learn more.
Ongoing: Women in Networking Meetings, WIN of Pulaski, Arkanas Arts Center - CANVAS, every fourth Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Ongoing: #HOPSandHOPE, Stone's Throw Brewing, 402 East 9th Street, every Tuesday, 4:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. $1 of each house brew sold is donated to Lucie's Place. Learn more.
Ongoing: All Night Happy Hour, Stone's Throw Brewing, 402 East 9th Street, every Wednesday, 4:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Learn more.
Ongoing: #ArkiePubTrivia, Stone's Throw Brewing, 402 East 9th Street, every Thursday, 6:30 p.m. Learn more.
Ongoing: Free Brewery Tour, Stone's Throw Brewing, 402 East 9th Street, every Saturday, 1:00 p.m. Learn more.
Ongoing: Randall Beer Infusion, Stone's Throw Brewing, 402 East 9th Street, every Saturday, 4:00 p.m. Learn more. 
 
Robinson Center
For tickets, unless noted otherwise, link here.
SEP 29-30: Sorcerer's Apprentice, Arkansas Symphony Orchestra
OCT 9: Trixie Mattel
OCT 11: Disney Junior Dance Party
OCT 12-14: Jersey Boys, Celebrity Attractions
OCT 20-21: The Music of Star Wars, Arkansas Symphony Orchestra
NOV 3: Ray LaMontagne
NOV 20-25: Love Never Dies, Celebrity Attractions
DEC 22-23: Finding Neverland, Celebrity Attractions
FEB 12-17: The Book of Mormon, Celebrity Attractions
MAR 15-17, 2019: Evita, Celebrity Attractions
MAY 24-26, 2019: The Sound of Music, Celebrity Attractions
Verizon Arena
In Downtown North Little Rock,
1 Verizon Arena Way. For ticket information link here 
(Verizon Arena) or here (Ticketmaster).
SEP 22: The Comedy Get Down feat. Cedric The Entertainer, Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, and George Lopez
SEP 25-26: The Fall Electronic Waste Collection Drive
OCT 9: Fall Out Boy with Machine Gun Kelly
OCT 10: Lauren Daigle - Look Up Child Tour
OCT 11: Thomas Rhett
OCT 28: MercyMe - Imagine Nation Tour
NOV 1: Keith Urban
NOV 9: Frankie Valli
NOV 30: Steve Martin and Martin Short - An Evening You Will Forget For the Rest of Your Life
JAN 17: Justin Timberlake
JAN 20: METALLICA
May 4: Carrie Underwood
Argenta Arts District
In Downtown North Little Rock. For more information link here.
SEP 15: Grease Sing-A-Long, Party With A Heart, Argenta Community Theater, 405 Main Street, 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 20: 2018 ACANSA: Laurence Juber, ACANSA, The Joint, 301 Main Street, 7:30 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 20-21: 2018 ACANSA: The Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company, ACANSA, Argenta Community Theater, 405 Main Street, 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 22: 2018 ACANSA: The Glow, ACANSA, Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub, 201 East Broadway Street, 8:00 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 7: Arkansas Times R&B BBQ Competition, Argenta Arts District, 301 Main Street, 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Learn more.
Ongoing through NOV 17: The Lighter Side of the Apocalypse, The Joint, 301 Main Street, every Friday and Saturday, 8:00 p.m. Learn more.
Ongoing: Third Friday Argenta Art Walk, every third Friday, 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn more. 
River Market District
SEP 15: Seventh Annual Tinkerfest, Museum of Discovery, 500 President Clinton Avenue, Suite 150, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 16: Film Screening of "The Giants Wore White Gloves" - Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Women's Emergency Committee, The Butler Center, Clinton School of Public Service, Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Avenue, 2:00 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 18: 2018 ACANSA: Festival Opening featuring A Rowdy Faith, ACANSA, Butler Center, 401 President Clinton Avenue, 5:30 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 18: 2018 ACANSA: MilkDrive, ACANSA, Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Avenue, 7:30 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 19: 2018 ACANSA: Steve Azar and The Kings Men, ACANSA, Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Avenue, 7:00 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 22: Rocky Horror Picture Show, Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Avenue, 8:00 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 23: IndiaFest 2018, Friends of India of Central Arkansas, First Security Amphitheater, 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 26: 2018 Banned Books Week: American Psycho, Central Arkansas Library System, Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Avenue, 6:00 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 27: James Fallows - "Our Towns", Central Arkansas Library System, Clinton School of Public Service, Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Avenue, 6:30 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 29: 4th Annual President's Scholarship Gala, Philander Smith College, Statehouse Convention Center, 7:00 p.m. Learn more.
Ongoing: 2nd Friday Art Night, various locations, every second Friday, 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn more.
Ongoing: Farmers' Market, Little Rock Farmers' Market, River Market, 400 President Clinton Avenue, every Saturday, 7:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Learn more.
Little Rock (LRCVB) event listings also posted here.
East Village 
East of I-30, from Clinton Center south to 9th Street 
SEP 15: Little Rock Paper Airplane Championship, Lymphomaniac Society, Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, 10:00 a.m. Learn more.
SEP 15-16: Craft Artist Pop-Up Shop, Clinton Presidential Center, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 22: Barnaroo, Heifer Village and Urban Farm, 1 World Avenue, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 22: 2018 ACANSA: Chuchito Valdes, ACANSA, The Rail Yard, 1212 East 6th Street, 7:00 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 24: Speaker Series: United States Supreme Court Update, Clinton School of Public Service, Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, 12:00 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 2: Mozart & Schumann, Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, 7:00 p.m. Learn more.
Around Downtown
For Live Music in the Metro (Little Rock Soiree), link here.
SEP 14: 2nd Friday Art Night: "First Ladies of Arkansas" Exhibit Opens, Old State House Museum, 300 West Markham, 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 15: Mount Holly Garden Series: Ancient Botanical Wonders in Arkansas, Downtown Dames, Mount Holly Cemetery, 1200 Broadway Street, 9:00 a.m.
SEP 15: Paul Laurence Dunbar Community Festival, Dunbar Historic Neighborhood Association, Dunbar Community Center, 1001 West 16th Street, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 15: The AABP's 3rd Annual Black Food Truck Festival, The Arkansas Association of Black Professionals, Philander Smith College, 900 West Daisy L Gatson Bates Drive, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 15: Fassler Hall Oktoberfest, Fassler Hall, 311 East Capitol Avenue, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 a.m. Learn more.
Ongoing through SEP 15: The House That Will Not Stand, The Weekend Theater, 1001 West 7th Street, 7:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m. Times vary by show date. Learn more.
SEP 18: 5th Annual Nonprofit Board Institute: Session Three, Junior League of Little Rock, 401 South Scott Street, 5:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 20: Celebrating 50 Years of Africobra, Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, 501 West 9th Street, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 21, 23: 2018 ACANSA: Warriors Don't Cry, ACANSA, Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, 501 West 9th Street, 7:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 21: 2018 ACANSA: Tatiana Roitman Mann, ACANSA, New Deal Salon, 2003 South Louisiana Street, 7:00 p.m. Learn more.
Ongoing through SEP 22: Chukes: Fired Clay Sculpture & Mixed Media Paintings, Hearne Fine Art, 1001 Wright Avenue, 10:00 a.m., 6:00 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 25: 5th Annual Nonprofit Board Institute: Session Four, Junior League of Little Rock, 401 South Scott Street, 5:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 25: Art on the Rocks - Drink & Draw, Art on the Rocks, Fassler Hall, 311 East Capitol Avenue, 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 28: Third Annual Gears and Beers, Lost Forty Brewing, Old State House Museum, 300 West Markham, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 2: 5th Annual Nonprofit Board Institute: Session Five, Junior League of Little Rock, 401 South Scott Street, 5:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 20: Mount Holly Garden Series: Earths Bounty - Planning Your Pollinator Garden, Downtown Dames, Mount Holly Cemetery, 1200 Broadway Street, 9:00 a.m.
NOV 3: 2018 Komen Arkansas Race for the Cure, Susan G. Komen Arkansas, Broadway Street between Capitol Avenue and 4th Street, 7:00 a.m. Learn more.
Ongoing: 2nd Friday Art Night, various locations, every second Friday, 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn more.
Nearby Member Events
SEP 19: 2018 ACANSA: Jimmy Abegg - Gallery Reception & Performance, ACANSA, UA Little Rock, Stella Boyle Smith Theater, 2801 South University Avenue, 5:30 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 20: 2018 ACANSA: VoicePlay, ACANSA, UA-Pulaski Tech, Center for Humanities and Arts, 3000 West Scenic Drive, North Little Rock, 8:00 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 22: Superhero Dash-N-Bash, Arkansas Children's, War Memorial Stadium, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 22: Festival in the Park, Pulaski County, Two Rivers Park, 6900 Two Rivers Park Drive, 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 22: 2018 ACANSA: MOMIX, ACANSA, UA-Pulaski Tech, Center for Humanities and Arts, 3000 West Scenic Drive, North Little Rock, 8:00 p.m. Learn more.
SEP 29-30: Greater Little Rock Mid-Century Modern Reception & Tour, Quapaw Quarter Association, Arkansas State University System Office and various locations, 5:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 4: Mixers - Explore Grad Programs in the Rock, UA Little Rock, Jack Stephens Center, 2801 South University Avenue, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Learn more.
Ongoing through NOV 30: Exhibit: "Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation's Armed Forces", UA Little Rock, Sequoyah National Research Center, 5820 Asher Avenue, Suite 500, North Little Rock, 8:00 p.m.
 
     
Downtown Little Rock Partnership, 523 S. Louisiana Street, Suite 305, P.O. Box 1937, Little Rock, AR 72203
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Published Date: Sep 17, 2018