Oh, there you are, fall.
Thursday, Oct. 11
"Aliens" Screening at Crush Wine Bar: In space, no one can hear you ask for seconds. Get in on this month's free Classics on the Patio screening — the last of the season — with a great glass of wine in hand. The movie starts at sundown, or about 8 p.m. For more info, click here.
Locally Labeled Pavilion Party at the River Market Pavilions: Cheers to drinking like a local! The LRCVB's Locally Labeled campaign launched three years ago this month, so obviously it's time to celebrate this spirit loving program. Stop in for free live music, food trucks, games and tastes of local craft breweries, wineries and distilleries. For more info, click here.
"Evil Dead the Musical" Opening NIght at The Studio Theatre: You've never seen Ash Williams quite like this before. This comedic — and yes, musical — take on the iconic '80s flick has every creepy turn you remember from the movie and a whole lot more. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. For more info, click here.
Friday, Oct. 12
Second Friday Art Night in downtown Little Rock: Bring on the 2FAN. It’s time for the monthly roundup of downtown businesses opening their doors for an after-hours gallery walk. Highlights include an exhibits opening at The Rep, Historic Arkansas Museum and The Bookstore at Library Square. The fun lasts until 8 p.m. For more info, click here.
WOWapalooza at the Governor's Mansion: Calling all ladies. This fifth annual event — wherein WOW stands for Women's Own Worth — is dedicated to raising awareness about and supporting victims of domestic violence and violent crimes. The night includes dinner, entertainment and live and silent auctions. The evening begins at 5:30 p.m. For more info, click here.
Saturday, Oct. 13
Arkansas Razorbacks vs. Ole Miss Rebels at War Memorial Stadium: Oh, you knew this was coming. There’s only one Hogs game in Little Rock, so it’s kind of a big deal. If you bleed Razorback red, you probably already have your plans for Saturday nailed down. If not, don’t worry. There’s plenty of tailgating to go around. Kickoff is 6:30 p.m. For more info, click here.
Cornbread Razorback Brunch at Raduno Brick Oven & Barroom: Whether you're pregaming for the Hogs or for the Arkansas Cornbread Festival later this month, this brunch is a game-winner. Get in on specials like mini cornbread bloody marys and thank us later. Brunch is served from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. For more info, click here.
Fall Fest at Hocott's Garden Center: Enjoy the *finally* fall weather at this neighborhood staple. Check out all the seasonal goods while cheering on the Hogs (wearing Razorback gear gets you 20 percent off) and enjoying family-friendly activities. Stop in 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. For more info, click here.
Free Yoga at Barefoot Studio: Time to take a moment to destress. Yogis are welcome to get in on a variety of free sessions, but are encouraged to bring canned goods donations for the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance. The first class starts at 8:15 a.m. For more info, click here.
Star Party at Pinnacle Mountain State Park: More stars, please. Weather permitting, you can try your hand at amateur astronomy from one of the region's best viewing spots. Telescopes will be provided by the Central Arkansas Astronomical Society, so all you have to do is show up to the Pinnacle visitor center and bring your eyeballs. The party starts at 7:30 p.m. For more info, click here.
Sunday, Oct. 14
Jazz Brunch in the Garden at Dunbar Garden: This one's for you, brunch lovers. All to raise funds for the garden, guests can get their fill of eats from local restaurants like Boulevard Bread, Community Bakery, South on Main and Trio's, as well as live jazz, bottomless mimosas and beer from Flyway Brewing and Hey Kid Homebrew. The fun starts at 11 a.m. For more info, click here. Update: Due to weather concerns, this event has been rescheduled for Oct. 21.
35th Annual Fish Fry at Camp Aldersgate: Clear eyes, full stomachs can’t lose. That’s the motto we’re riding in on for this family-friendly fundraiser. As Camp Aldersgate's signature event, people come from all over for the delicious catfish and all the fixin’s, not to mention a fishing derby for kids and live entertainment. Proceeds from the event go toward the camp's programs for youth with special needs or medical conditions, as well as senior adults. The fry starts at 11:30 a.m. For more info, click here.
Read more: A Walk in the Woods at Camp Aldersgate
Fall Canoe Float at Pinnacle Mountain State Park: Thank the seasonal gods for cool, crisp, river air. This guided trip through Pinnacle Mountain’s lowlands hopes to give paddlers a glimpse of the start of fall colors. Meet at the Little Maumelle Boat Launch to set sail at 9 a.m., and advance payment and registration are required. For more info, click here.
Pumpkin Festival at the Bernice Garden: Your favorite Sunday farmers market just got a lot more awesome. This week's meetup will be specially pumpkin-themed with pumpkins for sale (obviously), games, a pumpkin-carving and painting table, food and drinks, pumpkin-themed items, music, cooking demos and more. Be there 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. For more info, click here.
Friday-Sunday, Oct. 12-14
"Jersey Boys" at the Robinson Center: We're working our way back to this Tony Award-winning show that follows the story of Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Expect to hear favorites like "Big Girls Don’t Cry," "Can’t Take My Eyes Off You" and "December, 1963." You have four chances to see the show: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more info, click here.
Thursday-Sunday, Oct. 11-14
Arkansas State Fair at the state fairgounds: Some things never change, and one of those things is the fair. The lights, the sights and the deep fried perfection are all waiting for you. All you have to do is answer their siren call get yourself a corndog. For more info, click here.