DOWNTOWN UPDATE September 28, 2018- Pumpkin Patches and More!

 
 
A weekly look at what's happening in
downtown Little Rock, Arkansas
 
 
All the news that's fit to copy...
 
 
 AUTUMN DAYS
Fall is upon us, and it's time finally for pumpkins and those annual trips to the pumpkin patches. Check out this list from Little Rock Family featuring Central Arkansas pumpkin distribution centers!
 
 
 
 
What's happening?
 
 
 
Main Street Creative Corridor
Main Street, Markham south to I-630
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 29: Bourbon and BBQ Celebration, Rock Town Distillery, 1201 Main Street, 11:00 a.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
Ongoing through 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 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 9: June Freeman Lecture Series - Johanna Hurme: 5468796 Architecture Inc., Architecture + Design Network, Arkansas Arts Center, 501 East 9th Street, 5:30 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 16: June Freeman Lecture Series - Made, Modern Make-Believe: Starting a Critical Design Practice in the South, Architecture + Design Network, Arkansas Arts Center, 501 East 9th Street, 5:30 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 4: The Moth
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
JAN 21, 2019: The Beach Boys
FEB 12-17, 2019: The Book of Mormon, Celebrity Attractions
MAR 15-17, 2019: Evita, Celebrity Attractions
MAY 24-26, 2019: The Sound of Music, Celebrity Attractions
Around Downtown
For Live Music in the Metro (Little Rock Soiree), link here.
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.
SEP 29: Hip Hop Speaks to Children - read by The Writeous Poets, Pyramid Art, Books & Custom Framing, 1001 Wright Avenue, Suite C, 10:30 a.m.
SEP 29: Bridging the Need, The Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance, Doubletree Hotel, 424 West Markham Street, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 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 4: Annual Dinner & Candidate Forum, Downtown Neighborhood Association, First Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, Eighth and Center Streets, 6:00 p.m.
OCT 4: 4th Annual FriendRaiser, Celebrate! Maya Project, Trapnall Hall, 423 East Capitol Avenue, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 8: Baptist Health Clinics, Second Baptist Church Downtown, Second Place, 222 East Eighth Street, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
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.
Verizon Arena
In Downtown North Little Rock,
1 Verizon Arena Way. For ticket information link here 
(Verizon Arena) or here (Ticketmaster).
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.
OCT 4: Festival of Wines, American Heart Association, Arkansas Heart Hospital, Dickey-Stephens Park, 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 6: 4th Annual Cupcakes for Goodness Sake, CareLink, 401 North Main Street, 4:00 p.m.-7:00 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.
OCT 11: Regional Young Professional Networking Event, North Little Rock Young Professionals, The North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce, Argenta Place Rooftop, 301 Main Street, 5:00 p.m.-7:00 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 29: 4th Annual President's Scholarship Gala, Philander Smith College, Statehouse Convention Center, 7:00 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 2: Boos & Booze: The Exorcist, Central Arkansas Library System, Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Avenue, 5:00 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 6: Screening: Poor Boy, Arkansas Cinema Society, Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Avenue, 6:00 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 7: Screening: The Opera House: Making the New Met, Arkansas Cinema Society, Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Avenue, 2:30 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 10: Speaker Series: Save the Parks, Clinton School of Public Service, Central Arkansas Library System, Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Avenue, 12:00 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 11: Locally Labeled 3rd Annual Pavilion Party, Locally Labeled, River Market Pavilions, 400 President Clinton Avenue, 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 27-28: BrickUniverse Lego Fan Convention, Statehouse Convention Center, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. or 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Learn more.
NOV 7-10: Holiday House, Junior League of Little Rock, Arkansas Children's Hospital, Statehouse Convention Center, various times. 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  
OCT 2: Brewhaha, Easterseals Arkansas, Lost Forty Brewing, 501 Byrd Street, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 2: Mozart & Schumann, Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, 7:00 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 3: Speaker Series: Patricia Blick, Dan Fowler, Stacy Hurst, and Chad Young - Revitalizing Communities, Clinton School of Public Service, Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, 12:15 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 4: Speaker Series: Dr. Carlos Rodriguez-Diaz - Update on Puerto Rico, Clinton School of Public Service, Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, 12:00 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 5: Speaker Series: Joe David Rice - "Arkansas Backstories: Quirks, Characters, and Curiosities of the Natural State", Clinton School of Public Service, Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, 12:00 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 8: Speaker Series: Stories that Change Hearts, Minds, and Policies, Clinton School of Public Service, Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, 12:00 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 8: Public Program featuring Secretary Henry Cisneros, Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, 6:00 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 11: Speaker Series: Dwayne Estes - The Southeastern Grasslands Initiative, Clinton School of Public Service, Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, 12:00 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 17: Speaker Series: Debby Schriver - "Whispering in the Daylight", Clinton School of Public Service, Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, 12:00 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 18: Speaker Series: Ken Thomas - The White House and the 2018 Midterm Elections, Clinton School of Public Service, Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, 6:00 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 20: Festival of Darkness: Nighty Night 2018 Release Party, Lost Forty Brewing, 501 Byrd Street, 4:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 22: Speaker Series: Raymond Arsenault - "Arthur Ashe: A Life", Clinton School of Public Service, Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, 6:00 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 25: Speaker Series: Mark Updegrove - "The Last Republicans", Clinton School of Public Service, Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, 6:00 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 30: Speaker Series: Workplace Equity in Arkansas, Clinton School of Public Service, Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, 12:00 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 30: Speaker Series: Alex Holland - Introduction to Creative Placemaking: Community Revitalization Fund, Clinton School of Public Service, Sturgis Hall, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, 6:00 p.m. Learn more.
Nearby Member Events
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.
SEP 30: Festival in the Park, Pulaski County, Two Rivers Park, 6900 Two Rivers Park Drive, 11:00 a.m.-6:00 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.
OCT 10: Big Rock on the Map: Q&A with Ballet Arkansas, UA-Pulaski Tech, CHARTS Theater, 3000 West Scenic Drive, North Little Rock, 6:00 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 10-14: As You Like It, UA Little Rock, Haislip Theatre in the Center for Performing Arts, 2801 South University Avenue, 7:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 19-21: Dracula, Ballet Arkansas, UA-Pulaski Tech, CHARTS Theater, 3000 West Scenic Drive, North Little Rock, 7:00 p.m., 2:00 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.
 
     
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Published Date: Oct 02, 2018