Consider your halls decked.
Thursday, Dec. 20
"Gremlins" Screening at Ron Robinson Theater: Leave the water at home. This '80s flick is coming to the big screen as part of the Not-Quite-Holiday Film Fest hosted by CALS, wrapping up the series with these perfectly angelic creatures. Showtime is 6:30 p.m. For more info, click here.
More festive flicks: Where to Watch Classic Christmas Movies in Little Rock
Hot Chocolate Pajama Run at Go! Running: Button up those jammie-jams, this weekly group run is getting festive. The Heights and Hillcrest will get the perfect view of your best flannels as you complete 2, 3, 4 or 5.5 miles through the neighborhoods at your own pace. To help you warm up, there will be hot chocolate waiting for you when you get back. BYO-Christmas "spirits," if you catch our (snow)drift. The pack sets out at 6 p.m. For more info, click here.
Reindeer Games at Stickyz Rock 'N' Roll Chicken Shack: Sorry, Rudolph, you're still not invited. Humans, however, can come try their hand at giant Connect Four, giant Jenga, Baggo and gnome bowling with hopes of taking home prizes and trophies. But don't worry, everyone can get in on the adult beverages. It starts at 6 p.m. For more info, click here.
Friday, Dec. 21
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, Laman Library, StudioMain, Barry Thomas Fine Art & Studio, Core Bewing and The Joint Theater & Coffee Shop. The Art Walk runs from 5-8 p.m. For more info, click here.
Haunted Argenta presents The Spirits of Christmas at The Elks Lodge: Dickens would be proud. After a successfully spooky debut last week, this event returns to help g\you discover the eerie legends of Krampus, La Befana and Mr. Claus himself. You may even be able to conjure up a few actual Christmas spirits. It all starts at 8 p.m. For more info, click here.
Sunday, Dec. 23
Holiday Brunch & Browse Pop-Up at Lost Forty: Things are about to get delicious. Snag a savory Lost Forty brunch and get your hands on mini brew'mosas and snacks, then peruse the brewhouse for specialty beers, apparel and more, and stick around for giveaways. While you're there, donate a new or gently-used and clean sleeping bag for The Van and get a $10 Lost Forty gift card; or bring in five or more canned goods for the Arkansas Foodbank and get $5 to spend at the pop-up. Stop in 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. For more info, click here.
Saturday & Sunday, Dec.22 & 23
"Finding Neverland" at the Robinson Center: You've never seen Neverland quite like this before. Based on the Academy Award-winning film and the play "The Man Who Was Peter Pan" this musical follows the story of playwright J.M. Barrie and the family that inspired Peter Pan, or "The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up." Expect a whole lot of magic. Your have four chances to see the show: at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. both days. For more info, click here.
Thursday - Sunday, Dec. 20-23
Winter Cocktail Specials at The Fold: It's a Christmas miracle. Coming at perhaps exactly the right moment, The Fold has your back this weekend. The limited-time menu offers some mouthwatering beverages, each ringing in at $6 a piece. Here's the lineup: Thick Mint, Christmas Castle, Apocalyptic Christmas and Gingerbread Man. Cheers, friends. Hours are 11 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Thursday and Sunday, 11 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. For more info, click here.
Monday, Dec. 24
Christmas Eve Sunrise Hike at Pinnacle Mountain: Time to put the holiday craziness behind you, if only for a bit. Join this group of hikers on their annual trek up the West Summit Trail for sunrise on Christmas Eve. Christmas attire encouraged. Hiking starts at 6:30 a.m. sharp. For more info, click here.
The Nighty Night Before Christmas Brunch at Lost Forty: After hiking comes brunch, but you knew that already. To celebrate the launch of the Nighty Night Before Christmas triple barrel-aged imperial stout, come get your fill of the brewery's signature beer brunch with special holiday offerings and stock up on last-minute gift merch for your Lost Forty-lovin' friends. Stop in between 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. For more info, click here.
Christmas Eve Brunch at Rebel Kettle Brewing: So. Much. Brunch. But hey, we're not complaining. Come have a cup of cheer and get in on brunch specials (we have our eye on the crab cake benedict). Brunch hours are 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. For more info, click here.
Fifth Annual Christmas Eve Karaoke at Stone's Throw Brewing: Up for a little singing, but need some liquid Christmas courage to get the pipes running? Done and done. Stone’s Throw Brewing's annual carol-oke is back on Christmas Eve. Grab your friends, take the stage and enjoy the brew. Once you sing your little heart out, we know it’ll grow three sizes that day. The fun lasts from 7-10 p.m. For more info, click here.
For post-Christmas Christmas fun:
Thursday, Dec. 27
Moscow Ballet's "Great Russian Nutcracker" at the Robinson Center: Miss Ballet Arkansas' annual "Nutcracker" performance? Here's your chance to see the show a la the world-famous Moscow Ballet. You have two chances to catch the magic: 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. For more info, click here.
If you're looking for more seasonal goodness, check out these holiday guides:
- 12 Ways to Have an Iconic Little Rock Christmas
- Where to See Holiday Lights in Little Rock
- 5 Things to Do With Your Kids Over Winter Break
- A Guide to New Year's Eve in Little Rock