Pizza and ice cream included.
Thursday, Feb. 15
Third Thursday in The Heights: It's a wonderful day in the neighborhood at this weekend pregame. During this monthly event, shops and restaurants in The Heights extend hours while guests enjoy business open houses, music, hors d’oeuvres and drinks, sales and specials. For more info on Third Thursday, click here.
ASO Designer House Bare Bones Party at 8 Valley Creek View, Little Rock: This is where it all begins. The signature fundraising event of the ASO Guild brings interior designers from across the state to one house, each decorating their own space. But before the masterpiece begins, this party offers a tour of the grounds pre-transformation and the chance to meet the designers. The bash begins at 6:30 p.m. For more info, click here.
Friday, Feb. 16
Third Friday Argenta Art Walk in North Little Rock: It's time to go on a walk, everybody. Lace up your comfy shoes because this fun walk is all about strolling through the Argenta Arts District’s monthly lineup of special exhibits. This month's walkable galleries include Greg Thompson Fine Art, Thea Foundation, Barry Thomas Fine Art & Studio, Laman Library, Mugs Café, Core Brewery, Argenta Gallery, StudioMain and the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub.. The Art Walk runs from 5-8 p.m. For more info, click here.
Partners Yoga at Arkansas Yoga Collective: This yoga class is all about the post-Valentine's Day vibes. Individual and partner stretches are designed to teach participants collaboration and trust in a class led by Sarah and Wesley Pilcher. Bonus: You'll even get to learn about Thai massage techniques, and can sample chocolates, drinks and other snacks after the session. It starts at 6:30 p.m. For more info, click here.
CRE8 at UA Little Rock: Time to celebrate the new. This signature scholarship fundraiser will celebrate the newly opened Windgate Center of Art and Design on the college campus, honoring the Windgate Charitable Foundation. Check out the new digs and watch live demonstrations by students while enjoying bites from Trio's and Roxor Artisan Gin, all to raise funds for art student scholarships. The evening's activities begin at 7 p.m. For more info, click here.
Saturday, Feb. 17
Beer, Burgers and Bots at The Innovation Hub: Come one and all to watch robots fight to the death, or to final error, at least. Yes, this "robot wrestling spectacular" really is exactly what it sounds like. Teams have been working to make their bots ready for the ring, and now we get to see it all go down, and with plenty of beer and burgers to go around. Doors open at noon. For more info, click here.
Argenta Reading Series with Molly McCully Brown at Argenta United Methodist Church: This Argenta's regular meetup has a goal to "connect writers directly with their audience" by inviting the two into an intimate space (and for free!). This month, author and poet Molly McCully Brown will present her work to the crowd, with Jordan Hickey performing the opening reading. The night starts with wine at 6:30 p.m., and readings start at 7 p.m. For more info, click here.
Third Anniversary Party at Raduno Brick Oven & Barroom: Confetti cannons at the ready, boys. The SoMa pizzeria is marking three years of business with all kinds of deliciousness, including a brunch special featuring Mr. Mason’s Pit Bar-B-Q and fan-favorite menu items from years past. Restaurant hours are 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. For more info, click here.
Vegan Foods Workshop at Mosaic Templars Cultural Center: Speaking of deliciousness, the MTCC will be serving up its own good eats with a little help from Melanie Lacy, owner of Harambee Market. Lacy will teach workshop attendees vegan recipes, food prep and more. Class starts at 10 a.m. For more info, click here.
Friday - Sunday, Feb. 16 - 18:
Ballet Arkansas presents "Tour de Force" at UA Pulaski Tech: The dancers of Ballet Arkansas return to Pulaski Tech's Center for Humanities and Arts theater to offer viewers a unique blend of classical and contemporary dance. The four pieces are works by George Balanchine, Michael Fothergill, Kiyon Gaines and Marius Petipa. You have three chances to see the show: 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. For more info, click here.
Thursday - Sunday, Feb. 15-18:
Gallontine's Day at Loblolly Creamery: The sweet stuff doesn't have to end on the 14th. Loblolly is continuing its annual ice cream special through the weekend so you don't miss out on a bucket with 10 scoops of ice cream, 10 toppings and a cherry on top. Whoa. Shop hours are 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Sunday. For more info, click here.