Kitten yoga, Harry Potter and stargazing all made the list.
Thursday, June 21
Alley Party between the Museum of Discovery and Zetêo: It's back, y'all. The Downtown Little Rock Partnership event series returns for the season, bringing parties to the "tucked away portions of downtown." This time the fun will take place in the River Market, which will be packed with craft beer from Stone's Throw Brewing, food truck eats and music selected by DJ Mike Poe. Be there 5-8 p.m. For more info, click here.
Read on: Alley Parties Return to Downtown
The Meteor After Dark: Harry Potter Trivia Night at The Meteor: Pass the pumpkin juice. It's getting magical at this bike/coffee shop. Come test your knowledge on The Boy Who Lived with prizes and bragging rights for the winning team. Bonus: Potter props and costumes get you extra points. It kicks off at 7 p.m. For more info, click here.
"Doga" at Bark Bar: Is there any better way to spend International Yoga Day than with dog yoga? We highly doubt it. All levels of expertise are welcome, and class will be led by Valerie Talburt (you know her from Rebel Kettle's beer yoga sessions). Your entrance fee also gets you a free beer. Class starts at 6 p.m. For more info, click here.
Summer Solstice Sale and Happy Hour at The Green Corner Store: Somehow we've already reached the longest day of the year and we plan on enjoying the extra sunlight. This SoMa shop is celebrating with store specials and iced strawberry enchanted forest tea, as well as free local beer and and bites. Stop in from 4-6 p.m. For more info, click here.
Friday, June 22
Foundations of Tiki Cocktails at Eggshells Kitchen Co.: Why can't all lessons be this tasty? Next up for the shop's chef-taught classes is this session led by Mark Hooper, bartender at The Pizzeria. Students will learn about classic tiki cocktails featuring Arkansas-made simple syrups from Pink House Alchemy. Class starts at 6 p.m. For more info, click here.
Saturday, June 23
Eighth Anniversary and Grand Opening at Rock Town Distillery: We'll drink to this. Arkansas' first legal distillery since Prohibition recently made the move to SoMa and is marking the its birthday and the new digs with a party for friends and supporters. Expect distillery tours, food trucks, cocktails, craft beer in the new tasting room and Rock Town's 8th Anniversary Whiskey. There's also a seated tasting on the schedule. Learn more about that here. Be there anytime from 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. For more info, click here.
Humane Society Dog Wash at Kroger in The Heights: The long and short of it is that Fido stinks. To help you through the smelly summer months, the Humane Society of Pulaski County is offering to wash your dog with all proceeds going right back to the no-kill shelter. Get Fido freshened-up from from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. For more info, click here.
Speaking of fresh pups … Which of these dogs do you think deserves the Soirée's Cutest Dog crown?
Family Fun Day at the Blue Canoe Brewing Warehouse: So when you think "family fun," you may not think "warehouse," but this is changing all that. The kid-friendly lineup includes a bounce house, snow cones, food trucks and live music from The Cons of Formant, as well as a Yoga on Draft class in the beer garden. The fun lasts from noon - 10 p.m. For more info, click here.
Kitten Yoga 2.0 at Blue Yoga Nyla: We're not kitten you, it's back. This ArkanPaws Animal Rescue fundraiser/adopt-a-thon will let you get your downward dog on with some furry felines. Yoga classes will be at 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. For more info, click here.
Great Arkansas Beer Festival at the Statehouse Convention Center: With a high of 88 degrees in the forecast for Saturday, you're going to need a cold one. Lucky for you, 103.7 The Buzz's Great Arkansas Beer Festival returns to the Statehouse Convention Center featuring plenty of local and national brews. Get your buzz on from 4:30 - 8:30 p.m. For more info, click here.
Sunset at the Summit at Pinnacle Mountain State Park: Time to outsmart the sun. End your Saturday right with the best view of your city starting at the West Summit Trailhead. Just make sure to tag #heysoiree on all those amazing Instagram pics you post. The hike starts at 7 p.m. For more info, click here.
Friday & Saturday, June 22 & 23
Turtle Creek Chorale Tour throughout Little Rock: This world-class, all-male chorus is making the most of its time in our fair city. You can catch the group's "Friendship" tour in concert on Friday at 7 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral and on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Clinton Presidential Center and 7 p.m. at the Second Presbyterian Church. For more info, click here.
Sunday, June 24
Stargazing Cruise at Pinnacle Mountain State Park: Pass the DEET, please. Continuing its summer lineup of evening/nighttime activities, the park has put together a guided tour that sets out from the Jolly Rogers Marina on Lake Maumelle where you’ll learn about stars, constellations, satellites and more. Advance payment and registration are required. They set sail at 9 p.m. For more info, click here.
Ditch the SPF. Check out Pinnacle's full lineup of nighttime adventures.
Thursday - Sunday, June 21 - 24
Stone's Throw Stifft Station Taproom at 3016 W. Markham St.: You deserve a Stifft drink. (We'll be here all week, folks.) As part of PopUp in the Rock 2018's transformation of the Stifft Station neighborhood, Stone's Throw is setting up shop in the former Unity Martial Arts space. The pop-up taproom will offer delicious brews and activities like beer yoga, Bingo and a spelling bee for grownups. Stop in 5 - 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday and noon - 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more info, click here.