Something tells us the next few days are going to be pure magic.
Friday, Feb. 2
S'Mores & Pours at Stone's Throw Brewing: Now this is how you toast the weekend. Gather 'round the campfire in the biergarten and perfect your s'more technique with Izard Chocolate bark and Loblolly Creamery Shamus Stout Mallows, then wash it all down with your favorite Stone's Throw brew. You can also get in on hot chocolate, games and a raffle to round out the night. Stop in from 5-9 p.m. For more info, click here.
The Art Department Presents Yang Luo-Branch at the Thea Foundation: In this installment of the quarterly series for Thea, we celebrate the work of Benton-based architectural illustrator Yang Luo-Branch. Her new exhibit titled The Art of Place in Arkansas combines her background in architecture, sociology and urban planning with her eye for meaningful bonds people make with their surroundings. The opening reception includes food, drinks and the chance to win an original work by Luo-Branch. The art starts at 6:30 p.m. For more info, click here.
Saturday, Feb. 3
National Ice Cream for Breakfast Day at Loblolly Creamery: Fact: This holiday is a real thing and is celebrated on the first Saturday of February. Fact: Will's Cinnamon Shop and Loblolly Creamery are taking things up a notch with cinnamon roll ice cream sandwiches and sundaes. Fact: We may die of excitement. Come get the goods from 9 a.m. - noon, and show up in PJs for free coffee and hot cocoa. For more info, click here.
The Illusionists at the Robinson Center: The show the New York Times calls "a high-tech magic extravaganza" is headed to our fair city. With performers named The Trickster, The Inventor, The Deductionist, The Manipulator and The Daredevil, something tells us this show is going to make your jaw drop. The one-night-only performances will take place back to back at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. For more info, click here.
Saints & Sinners Gala at the Statehouse Convention Center: We're in full on gala mode, y'all. The Arkansas Repertory Theatre's annual black-tie event returns with even more sparkle and spunk, complete with dinner, drinks, live entertainment, music, dancing and live and silent auctions. It all starts at 6 p.m. For more info, click here.
Sunday, Feb. 4
Made With Love: a Handmade Arts and Crafts Market at Boulevard Bake House: Leave the bad candy to the rookies. Peruse items from local artisans and snag Valentine's Day gifts for the ones you love (including yourself) at this SoMa event. Expect everything from art prints to jewelry to clothing and more. The shopping lasts from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info, click here.
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