Downtown Update 10/26/18- Cornbread, Alley Party and More!

 
 
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downtown Little Rock, Arkansas
 
 
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Bella Vita Jewelry will celebrate ten years of jewelry-making on November 9th, during 2nd Friday Art Night. Be sure to stop by their shop for music, sweet treats, champagne, and more!
 
Don't miss the final Main Street Food Truck Friday of 2018! Here's the lineup for October 26 at Capitol Plaza:
 
Jefferson Mobile Grilling
Katmandu Momo
Middle Matters
The Rock - Brick Oven Pizza
 
 
What's happening?
 
 
 
Main Street Creative Corridor
Main Street, Markham south to I-630
NOV 9: 2nd Friday Art Night - Bella Vita 10th Anniversary Party, Bella Vita Jewelry, 523 South Louisiana, Suite 175, 5:00 p.m.-8:00 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
OCT 27: The 2018 Cornbread Festival, SoMa, Main Street, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 27: Monster Morphis South on Main Beware!, Mister Morphis, South on Main, 1304 Main Street, 9:00 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 28: Concert Series: The Steel Wheels, Oxford American, South on Main, 1304 Main Street, 7:00 p.m. Learn more.
Ongoing through OCT 28: Temporary Exhibit: Up in Smoke, ESSE Purse Museum & Store, 1510 Main Street. Learn more.
OCT 30: Scary Stories Told Live, The Yarn, South on Main, 1304 Main Street, 8:00 p.m. Learn more.
NOV 1: Jazz Series: Fabian Almazan Trio, Oxford American, South on Main, 1304 Main Street, 8:00 p.m. Learn more.
NOV 15: John Paul White - Solo Acoustic, South on Main, 1304 Main Street, 7:00 p.m. 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: 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.
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
Verizon Arena
In Downtown North Little Rock,
1 Verizon Arena Way. For ticket information link here 
(Verizon Arena) or here (Ticketmaster).
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
FEB 15: James Taylor & Bonnie Raitt
FEB 17: Dwight Yoakham
MAY 4: Carrie Underwood
Argenta Arts District
In Downtown North Little Rock. For more information link here.
OCT 26-27: Haunted Argenta Ghost Tours, Haunted Argenta, the Gazebo at Main and Washington, 8:00 p.m. Learn more.
NOV 8: Annual Meeting & Leadership Luncheon, North Little Rock Young Professionals, North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce, Bank OZK Conference Center, 100 Main Street, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
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. 
Nearby Member Events
OCT 30: Oktoberfest and Open House, UA-Pulaski Tech, Little Rock - South, 13000 I-30 Frontage Road, 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 31: "Halle-boo-jah" - A Halloween-themed Concert, UA Little Rock, Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, 2801 South University Avenue, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
NOV 1: UA Little Rock Men's Basketball - Exhibition Game against LeMoyne Owens, UA Little Rock, Jack Stephens Center, 6:30 p.m. Fans are encouraged to bring canned goods to support the Trojan Food Pantry.
NOV 13: Winthrop Rockefeller Distinguished Lecture Series: Pulitzer Prize winner Matthew Desmond, UA Little Rock, University Theatre and Fine Arts Building, 2801 South University Avenue, 4:30 p.m. Learn more.
Ongoing through NOV 16: Exhibit: "Day of the Dead Altar", UA Little Rock, Manners / Pappas Gallery, Fine Arts Building, 2801 South University Avenue, Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
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.
River Market District
Ongoing through OCT 27: Made by Few Conference, Few, Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Avenue, various times, speakers, and events. 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.
 
OCT 30: Halloween Alley Party, Downtown Little Rock Partnership, Ernie Biggs, Central Arkansas Library System, 100 South Rock Street, 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 30: Boos & Booze: Hocus Pocus, Central Arkansas Library System, Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Avenue, 6:00 p.m. Learn more.
NOV 1: Speaker Series: Finding Your Voice: Empowering Educators and Students through Passion & Poetry, Clinton School of Public Service, Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Avenue, 6:00 p.m. Learn more.
NOV 2: 9th Annual Vegas on the Rocks: A Chance for Change, Women & Children First, Cache Restaurant, 425 President Clinton Avenue, 6:30 p.m.-11:00 p.m. Learn more.
NOV 7: Legacies & Lunch: Patricia Blick, QQA, Central Arkansas Library System, Darragh Center, 100 Rock Street, 12:00 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.
NOV 7: Books, Bourbon & Boogie featuring Arlo & Sarah Lee Guthrie, Oxford American, Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Avenue, 6:00 p.m. Learn more.
NOV 8-10: FOCAL Used Book Sale, Central Arkansas Library System, 100 Rock Street, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Learn more.
NOV 9: Charlie Hunter Trio, Arkansas Sounds, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Avenue, 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.
Little Rock (LRCVB) event listings also posted here.
East Village 
East of I-30, from Clinton Center south to 9th Street  
OCT 28: Spooky Beer Yoga, Cheers and Namaste Yoga, Rebel Kettle Brewing Co., 822 East 6th Street, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 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.
Around Downtown
For Live Music in the Metro (Little Rock Soiree), link here.
OCT 26-27: Red Octopus Presents: Straight Outta Coffin, Red Octopus Theater Co., The Public Theater, 616 Center Street, 7:30 p.m. Learn more.
Ongoing through OCT 28: If/Then, The Weekend Theater, 1001 West 7th Street, 7:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. Learn more.
OCT 29: 2018 Friends of Children Annual Luncheon, Arkansas Advocates for Children & Families, The Doubletree Hotel, 424 West Markham Street, 11:30 a.m. Learn more.
NOV 1: Labor & Employment Law Seminar: Surveillance in the Workplace, Wright Lindsey Jennings, Bank of America Building, 200 West Capitol Avenue, Suite 2300, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Learn more.
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.
NOV 9, 11: Opera in the Rock, Double Feature: A 50's Night of Comic Opera, Opera in the Rock, The Studio Theater, 320 West 7th Street, 7:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. Learn more.
Ongoing: 2nd Friday Art Night, various locations, every second Friday, 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn more.
 
     
Downtown Little Rock Partnership, 523 S. Louisiana Street, Suite 305, P.O. Box 1937, Little Rock, AR 72203
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Published Date: Oct 31, 2018